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TED NUGENT's Wife Speaks in Support Of The Second Amendment

Shemane Nugent, wife of veteran rocker Ted Nugent, was the featured speaker at the Second Amendment Sisters rally, held on Sunday (May 9) in Washington, D.C. The Second Amendment Sisters rally was staged in response to the anti-gun Million Mom March, which was billed as the kickoff to the "Halt the Assault" tour, a nationwide ...

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GWAR, FU MANCHU Sign With DRT ENTERTAINMENT

GWAR and FU MANCHU have both inked deals with DRT Entertainment, the independent label founded last year by senior music industry executives Derek Shulman, Ron Urban and Ted Green. GWAR's forthcoming follow-up to 2001's "Violence Has Arrived" will mark the group's first release since leaving Metal Blade Records, who have issued all of the band's ...

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DOKKEN: New Album Delayed

Sanctuary Records has pushed back the projected release date of DOKKEN's new album, "Hell To Pay", to July 13. No reason was given for the delay. The recording line-up on "Hell To Pay" (view cover here) is as follows: Don Dokken (vocals), Jon Levin (guitar, ex-WARLOCK), Barry Sparks (bass, TED NUGENT, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ...

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ALICE COOPER: New Drummer Announced

24-year-old drummer Tommy Clufetos (TED NUGENT) will replace Eric Singer (who has gone on to rejoin KISS) on the ALICE COOPER 2004 world tour beginning in early June. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 04 - Dublin, IRE @ Olympia Theatre Jun. 06 - Bologna, ITA @ L'Arena Parco Nord Jun. 11 - Essen, GER ...

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JOHN SYKES: Setlist For Japanese Tour Opener Revealed

Legendary guitarist John Sykes (THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE, BLUE MURDER) has just kicked off a solo tour of Japan with a show in Osaka Friday night. Joining Sykes in his touring band are former DREAM THEATER/YNGWIE MALMSTEEN keyboardist Derek Sherinian, bassist Marco Mendoza (WHITESNAKE, BLUE MURDER, THIN LIZZY) and drummer Tommy Aldridge (OZZY OSBOURNE, TED NUGENT, ...

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DOKKEN: More 'Hell To Pay' Details Revealed

MelodicRock.com recently caught up with DOKKEN guitarist Jon Levin (ex-WARLOCK) for a quick update on the band's upcoming album, "Hell To Pay". "Jon is extremely happy with the result, as is Don apparently," according to a post on the site. "He says 'Hell To Pay' is much closer to what DOKKEN used to be and ...

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WHITESNAKE, Ex-QUIET RIOT Members Sign Copies Of 'Food That Rocks': Photos Available

Drummer Frankie Banali's (ex-QUIET RIOT, W.A.S.P.) web site is currently hosting several photos from the March 18 in-store book signing for "Food That Rocks", the rock and roll cookbook co-authored by Cindy Coverdale, wife of WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale. In addition to Cindy, David and co-author Margie Lapanja, others in attendance at the Virgin Megastore ...

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Former DREAM THEATER Keyboardist To Join JOHN SYKES On Japanese Tour

Former DREAM THEATER/YNGWIE MALMSTEEN keyboardist Derek Sherinian will be joining legendary guitarist John Sykes (THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE, BLUE MURDER) on his upcoming solo tour of Japan. Also appearing with Sykes in his backing band will be Marco Mendoza (WHITESNAKE, BLUE MURDER, THIN LIZZY) on bass and Tommy Aldridge (OZZY OSBOURNE, TED NUGENT, WHITESNAKE) on drums. ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP To Release Live DVD In May

MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP (MSG) shot a DVD in Poland during the group's recent tour of Europe. A tentative May release is expected. In other MSG-related news, the band's bassist, Rev Jones, is going to be setting in playing bass for FUEL in April while their bass player's wife has a baby. The dates are as ...

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JOHN SYKES To Tour Japan In April

Legendary guitarist John Sykes (THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE, BLUE MURDER) will be playing four solo dates in Japan in April. Joining Sykes in his backing band will be Marco Mendoza (WHITESNAKE, BLUE MURDER, THIN LIZZY) on bass and Tommy Aldridge (OZZY OSBOURNE, TED NUGENT, WHITESNAKE) on drums. The dates are as follows: Apr. 16 – Osaka, ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: 'Forever Wild' DVD Details Revealed

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has uploaded the cover image for his upcoming DVD, "Forever Wild", at his official web site. Check it out here. As previously reported, "Forever Wild" is scheduled for release on June 1 through Eagle Vision Entertainment. The complete track listing for the disc is as follows: Main ...

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TED NUGENT To Be Featured On 'Celebrity Hobbies' Show

Paul Fletcher of the Jackson Citizen Patriot is reporting that Ted Nugent's bow hunting and shooting activities will be the subject of an upcoming episode of "Celebrity Hobbies", a show in its second season on the DYI Network. Each half-hour episode spotlights celebrities at home, in the studio or workshop as they share their hobbies. ...

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COURTNEY LOVE: I Gave TED NUGENT Oral Sex At Age 12

Courtney Love phoned in to "The Howard Stern Show" on Monday (March 22) before eventually coming into the studio where she made the shocking allegation that one of the first times she had oral sex was with Ted Nugent. She said she was young and she didn't want to say exactly how old she was, ...

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TED NUGENT Chats With STEVE And DC: Audio Available

Ted Nugent phoned into "The Steve and DC Morning Show" on Wednesday (March 17). Nugent talked about the ongoing war and wanting to go to Iraq to perform for the troops, but hasn't been able to get around the logistics. He has played for returning troops though. Nugent also weighed in on the "cultural war" ...

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DOKKEN Set Release Date For 'Hell To Pay'

DOKKEN have set a May 18 release date through Sanctuary Records for their new album, "Hell To Pay". The follow-up to 2002's "Long Way Home" is expected to feature the lineup of Don Dokken (vocals), Barry Sparks (bass, TED NUGENT, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, MSG), Mick Brown (drums) and John Devin (guitar, ex-DORO). No further information is ...

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WHITESNAKE's COVERDALE Is Supportive Of Wife's New Career

When Cindy Coverdale, wife of WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale, decided to write a rock and roll cookbook, "Food That Rocks", she wasn't sure how her new career would go over with her husband. "After all," Cindy laughs, "he was used to being the one who got the attention while I did the wife and mother ...

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Virgin Megastore To Host Rock & Roll Cookbook Signing

Hollywood's Virgin Megastore will host a celebrity book signing for the rock & roll cookbook, "Food That Rocks", on Thursday, March 18, 2004 at 7:30 p.m. In addition to the authors, Cindy Coverdale (wife of WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale) and Margie Lapanja, many of the book's contributors will be there signing copies of the book ...

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Report: TED NUGENT Admits He Fathered Child

The Associated Press is reporting that Ted Nugent has admitted he fathered the 8-year-old son of a New Hampshire woman suing the 1970s rocker for child support and custody, according to her lawyer. Karen Gutowski, 43, sued Nugent for custody and support in August in Strafford County Superior Court. Her lawyer, Jeffrey Runge, said Nugent, ...

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DOKKEN Bassist To Participate In Online Chat

DOKKEN bassist Barry Sparks (TED NUGENT, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, MSG) will be participating in an online chat at the group's official web site (via the main page of the forum/message board) this Monday, February 23 at 9:00 EST / 6:00 p.m. PST. As previously reported, DOKKEN have set "Hell To Pay" as the title ...

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DOKKEN Reveal New Album Title

DOKKEN have set "Hell To Pay" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in late April. The follow-up to 2002's "Long Way Home" is expected to feature the lineup of Don Dokken (vocals), Barry Sparks (bass, TED NUGENT, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, MSG), Mick Brown (drums) and John Levin (guitar, ex-WARLOCK). No further information is ...

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