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IRON MAIDEN Drummer Talks Rock N Roll Ribs

Karen Bliss of AOL's Noisecreep recently conducted an interview with IRON MAIDEN's Nicko McBrain about the drummer's newly opened restaurant in Coral Srings, Florida, Rock N Roll Ribs. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. On the quality of the restaurant's ribs: "Steve Gadd, our tour manager, he's not a big ...

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NICKO MCBRAIN-Managed Band VOICES OF EXTREME To Release Second Album

New York and Massachusetts melodic rockers VOICES OF EXTREME (V.O.X.) will release their second album, "Break The Silence", on August 2. V.O.X. is an up-and-coming band which has caught the interest of top industry players like Nicko McBrain (IRON MAIDEN) and David Swales (Affinity Management), who co-manage the group. V.O.X. was created by childhood friends ...

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STEELWING Interviewed At SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

More-Metal.com conducted an interview with Swedish metallers STEELWING (formerly SCAVENGER) at the Sweden Rock Festival, which was held June 9-12 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. Watch the chat below. STEELWING's debut album, "Lord Of The Wasteland", was released in Europe on April 30 via Noise Art Records, a division of Rock The Nation. ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Drummer PATRICK JOHANSSON Interviewed

Kol Halev, worldwide Jewish Israeli radio, conducted an interview with Yngwie Malmsteen's drummer Patrick Johansson on May 30, 2010 at the Rock N Roll Ribs, the recently opened barbecue restaurant owned by IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain, guitarist Moby" Rick Baum and close friend Mitch Tanne. Watch the chat below. Born in Sweden in 1976, ...

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IRON MAIDEN Drummer Performs 'War Pigs' As Tribute To RONNIE JAMES DIO; Video Available

Video footage of MCBRAIN DAMAGE — the Florida-based band featuring Nicko McBrain (drums; IRON MAIDEN), Dave "The Beast" Spitz (bass; BLACK SABBATH, GREAT WHITE), Rick "Moby" Baum (guitar), and Tim "Irish" Brown (vocals) — performing cover versions of IRON MAIDEN's "The Number Of The Beast" and BLACK SABBATH's "War Pigs" (which McBrain dedicated to his ...

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STEELWING: 'The Illusion' Video Released

"The Illusion", the new video from Swedish metallers STEELWING (formerly SCAVENGER), can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's debut album, "Lord Of The Wasteland", which was released in Europe on April 30 via Noise Art Records, a division of Rock The Nation. The CD was recorded at Deep Blue Studios with producer ...

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DAVE 'THE BEAST' SPITZ's WAR PIGS Pays Tribute To RONNIE JAMES DIO

BLACK SABBATH tribute band WAR PIGS — featuring Tim Brown (RIFF RAFF, MCBRAIN DAMAGE) on vocals, Rick Baum (MCBRAIN DAMAGE) on guitar, Jim McCourt (DEAD MEN'S DREAMS, RESPONSE NEGATIVE) on drums, and Dave "The Beast" Spitz (BLACK SABBATH, LITA FORD, WHITE LION, MCBRAIN DAMAGE) on bass, performed a three-song tribute to Ronnie James Dio during ...

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STEELWING: KEEP IT TRUE Road Movie Posted Online

Swedish metallers STEELWING (formerly SCAVENGER) played their first show outside their home country at this year's Keep It True XIII festival, which was held April 23-24, 2010 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. A four-minute road movie that the band put together documenting its trip to play at last weekend's festival can be viewed below. "Lord ...

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STEELWING: 'Lord Of The Wasteland' Teaser Available

A teaser for "Lord Of The Wasteland", the debut album from the Swedish metal act STEELWING (formerly SCAVENGER), can be viewed below. Due in Europe on April 30, 2010 via Noise Art Records, a division of Rock The Nation, the CD was recorded at Deep Blue Studios with producer Nicko DiMarino. The album artwork was ...

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STEELWING: 'Roadkill (...Or Be Killed)' Video Released

"Roadkill (...Or Be Killed)", the new video from the Swedish metal act STEELWING (formerly SCAVENGER), can be viewed below. The clip was shot by Younique Films from Holland. The track comes off STEELWING's debut album, "Lord Of The Wasteland", which is scheduled for release in Europe on April 30, 2010 via Noise Art Records, a ...

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STEELWING: New Song Posted Online

Swedish metal act STEELWING (formerly SCAVENGER) will release its debut album, "Lord Of The Wasteland", in Europe on April 30, 2010 via Noise Art Records, a division of Rock The Nation. The CD was recorded at Deep Blue Studios with producer Nicko DiMarino. "Lord Of The Wasteland" track listing: 01. Enter The Wasteland 02. Headhunter ...

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IRON MAIDEN Drummer Performs At 'Rock N Roll Ribs' Grand Opening; Video Available

MCBRAIN DAMAGE, the Florida-based band featuring IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain and ex-BLACK SABBATH/GREAT WHITE bassist Dave "The Beast" Spitz, along with members of DEEPSET and FAILSAFE, performed this past Sunday (February 14) at the "grand opening" of Rock N Roll Ribs, the newly opened barbecue restaurant owned by McBrain, guitarist "Moby" Rick Baum and ...

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IRON MAIDEN's MCBRAIN, STEVE VAI, BERNIE MARSDEN Confirmed For GUITAR NATION FESTIVAL

Steve Vai, IRON MAIDEN's Nicko McBrain, TOTO's Steve Lukather and ex-WHITESNAKE guitarist Bernie Marsden are among the musicians who will take part in Guitar Nation Festival 2010, a two-day music festival of performances, demonstrations, seminars and cutting-edge debates for guitarists and musicians serious about music being held May 8-9, 2010 at the Olympia Conference Centre ...

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IRON MAIDEN Drummer To Perform At 'Rock N Roll Ribs' Grand Opening

Rock N Roll Ribs, the newly opened barbecue restaurant owned by legendary IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain, guitarist "Moby" Rick Baum and close friend Mitch Tanne, has announced its official "grand opening." Starting at noon on Sunday, February 14, the event will consist of full indoor restaurant accommodations plus outside/parking-lot events such as a live ...

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Review: Heavy Metal And Rock N Roll Ribs

Rochelle Koff of MiamiHerald.com has penned a favorable review of Rock N Roll Ribs, the Coral Springs, Florida barbecue joint owned by IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain and guitarist-chef Rick "Moby" Baum. She writes, "The place is decorated with lots of Baum's guitars and IRON MAIDEN memorabilia. If you're not up on the ...

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STEELWING: Debut Album Pushed Back To April

Swedish metal act STEELWING (formerly SCAVENGER) will release its debut album, "Lord Of The Wasteland", in Europe on April 30, 2010 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Deep Blue Studios with producer Nicko DiMarino. Commented the band: "It's mixed, mastered and DONE and it's gonna blow your minds!" STEELWING will support German ...

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IRON MAIDEN Drummer's Rib Joint Now Open

IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain — who lives in South Florida — has partnered up with close friend, guitarist, and restaurateur Rick "Moby" Baum to open Rock 'N' Roll Ribs. A barbecue joint with a musical bent, RnR Ribs showcases the pair's love for smokey Southern cooking with food like barbecued pork and chicken and ...

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STEELWING To Support BLIND GUARDIAN In Europe

Swedish metal act STEELWING (formerly SCAVENGER) will support German power metallers BLIND GUARDIAN on their fall 2010 European tour. The dates are as follows: Sep. 24 - NL - Tilburg - O13 Sep. 25 - B - Deinze (Gent) - Brielpoort Sep. 26 - UK - London - Sheperds Bush Empire Sep. 28 - F ...

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IRON MAIDEN Drummer Opens Rib Joint In Coral Springs

IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain — who lives in South Florida — has partnered up with close friend, guitarist, and restaurateur Rick "Moby" Baum to open Rock 'N' Roll Ribs. A barbecue joint with a musical bent, RnR Ribs will showcase the pair's love for smokey Southern cooking with food like barbecued pork and chicken ...

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STEELWING Preparing To Record Debut

Swedish metal act STEELWING (formerly SCAVENGER) was awarded a record deal with Boomer Entertainment and Nuclear Blast Records as part of a band contest launched by the Austrian management and booking company Rock The Nation. This unique competition was presented and promoted by all leading European metal magazines, including the German, Italian, Spanish and Greek ...

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STEVE HARRIS-Owned EDDIE'S BAR Closing Down For Good

Eddie's Bar, the Santa Barbara De Nexe, Portugal bar owned by IRON MAIDEN bassist Steve Harris, will be closing down for good at the end of this month. The bar opened in 1989 with Manu Da Silva, a former roadie for IRON MAIDEN, as manager. After Manu's death in 2005, the bar closed and reopened ...

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