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Ex-SCORPIONS Drummer JAMES KOTTAK: As One Chapter Closes, A Thousand New Doors Have Opened

Former SCORPIONS drummer James Kottak has thanked fans for their support after he was dismissed from the band during his well-publicized his battle with alcoholism. Back in September, SCORPIONS announced the addition of former MOTÖRHEAD member Mikkey Dee as a permanent replacement for Kottak, who was previously said to be on break while he sought ...

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Former FIREWIND Singer APOLLO PAPATHANASIO: Listen To 'Revolution For The Brave' From 'Waterdevils' Solo Album

"Revolution For The Brave", a brand new song from former FIREWIND and current SPIRITUAL BEGGARS vocalist Apollo Papathanasio, can be streamed below. The track is taken from Papathanasio's new solo album, "Waterdevils", which was released on November 18 via Escape Music. The CD was recorded and mixed at Global Musix Studio in Gothenburg, Sweden with ...

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SCORPIONS Play Game Of 'My Favorite Things' (Video)

Prior to their October 21 concert at at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre in Singapore, German hard rock veterans SCORPIONS played a game of "My Favorite Things" with "ONE FM's #1 Breakfast Show". Check out the clip below. SCORPIONS in September announced the addition of former MOTÖRHEAD drummer Mikkey Dee as a permanent ...

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Video: WARRANT Performs During 'PBR Finals Week' In Las Vegas

Fan-filmed video footage of WARRANT's November 5 performance on Toshiba Plaza outside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada during PBR's (Professional Bull Riders) PBR Finals Week can be seen below. WARRANT guitarist Erik Turner recently told the "Talking Metal" podcast about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band's long-awaited follow-up to 2011's "Rockaholic" ...

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WARRANT Preparing To Enter Studio To Record Follow-Up To 'Rockaholic'

Mark Strigl of the "Talking Metal" podcast recently conducted an interview with WARRANT guitarist Erik Turner. You can now listen to the chat using the Spreaker widget below. Asked about the progress of the songwriting sessions for WARRANT's long-awaited follow-up to 2011's "Rockaholic" album, Erik said: "I'm happy to say that Frontiers… they [were the ...

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WARRANT Drummer STEVEN SWEET Undergoes Emergency Surgery

WARRANT drummer Steven Sweet underwent emergency surgery on Thursday, October 6 after his appendix burst. According to his bandmates, "He is recovering. Everyone is grateful it did not happen on the Monsters Of Rock cruise ship earlier [last] week! We are sending good vibes to Steven!" WARRANT is next scheduled to perform on October 14 ...

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ARMORED SAINT To Release New Live Album

Having toured with METALLICA, WHITESNAKE, ALICE COOPER, SCORPIONS and many other artists since their inception in the early '80s, ARMORED SAINT has always been a highly regarded live act — not only in their hometown of Los Angeles, but also around the world. The only official release to capture this, however, is 1989's live album ...

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SCORPIONS And MIKKEY DEE Pay Tribute To MOTÖRHEAD's LEMMY With 'Overkill' Cover (Video)

German hard rock veterans SCORPIONS paid tribute to late MOTÖRHEAD frontman Lemmy Kilmister by performing a cover version of the MOTÖRHEAD classic "Overkill" Saturday night (September 3) at Citibank Hall in São Paulo, Brazil. SCORPIONS' current touring lineup includes MOTÖRHEAD drummer Mikkey Dee. Dee is filling in for James Kottak, who is currently on break ...

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Video: MICHAEL SCHENKER Performs With GARY BARDEN, GRAHAM BONNET, ROBIN MCAULEY In Osaka

Legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker completed a Japanese tour, Michael Schenker Fest, earlier this month. The concerts featured appearances by three MSG singers: Gary Barden, Graham Bonnet and Robin McAuley. They were joined by Ted McKenna on drums, Chris Glen on bass and Steve Mann on guitar/keyboards. Combined, these men are responsible for such albums ...

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Crazy Eyes - FILTER

Richard Patrick has been searching for that next great moment in FILTER, one automatically held accountable to "Short Bus" and "Title of Record". Though it's a curse no artist wishes to be burdened with, Patrick has been answerable for NINE INCH NAILS, from which he and Brian Liesegang founded this band. They hit runaway success, ...

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ROCK WOLVES Feat. SCORPIONS, MAD MAX And H-BLOCKX Members: Debut Album Details Revealed

ROCK WOLVES, the new all-star trio featuring Herman Rarebell, Michael Voss and Stephan "Gudze" Hinz, will release its self-titled debut album, on October 28 via Steamhammer/SPV in all territories except Japan. The band's first single, "Rock For The Nations", will be made available on September 9. Rarebell describes ROCK WOLVES' material as "classic rock music, ...

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SCORPIONS, MAD MAX And H-BLOCKX Members Launch ROCK WOLVES

ROCK WOLVES, the new all-star trio featuring Herman Rarebell, Michael Voss and Stephan "Gudze" Hinz, has inked a deal with Steamhammer/SPV for all territories except Japan. The band's first single, "Rock For The Nations", will be released on September 9, to be followed by the debut album on October 28. Rarebell describes ROCK WOLVES' material ...

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