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HAWKWIND Founding Member JOHN HARRISON Dies At Age 69

Cleopatra Records has released the following statement: "With great sadness we wish to announce that John Harrison, founding bassist for legendary space rock band HAWKWIND, passed away in his sleep on May 26, 2012. John had been suffering from Huntington disease, having been diagnosed with it in 2005. At the time of his death, John ...

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'Bonzo's Birthday Bash': Interview, Rehearsal, Performance Footage Posted Online

Carmine Appice (ROD STEWART, VANILLA FUDGE, CACTUS), Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, KILL DEVIL HILL), Frankie Banali (QUIET RIOT), Fred Coury (CINDERELLA), Jimmy D'Anda (BULLETBOYS), Ray Luzier (KORN), Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, ADRENALINE MOB), Glen Sobel (ALICE COOPER), Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE, S.U.N.), Simon Wright (AC/DC, DIO), Roy Mayorga (STONE SOUR), Steven Adler ...

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KORN, QUIET RIOT, CINDERELLA, WHITESNAKE Drummers Perform At 'Bonzo's Birthday Bash'

Carmine Appice (ROD STEWART, VANILLA FUDGE, CACTUS), Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, KILL DEVIL HILL), Frankie Banali (QUIET RIOT), Fred Coury (CINDERELLA), Jimmy D'Anda (BULLETBOYS), Ray Luzier (KORN), Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, ADRENALINE MOB), Glen Sobel (ALICE COOPER), Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE, S.U.N.) and Simon Wright (AC/DC, DIO) are among the musicians who ...

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KING KOBRA Recording New Album

KING KOBRA is busy recording the follow-up to last year's successful self-titled album for an early 2013 release via Frontiers Records. Commented guitarist David Michael-Phillips: "We’ve got a high-energy combination of the classic KING KOBRA sound mixed with some of our favorite (heavy) influences: LED ZEPPELIN, WHITESNAKE, BLUE MURDER. Cool, heavy grooves, great melodies, soulful ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER Talks About Upcoming U.K. Tour On 'Rich Davenport's Rock Show' (Audio)

Legendary rock guitarist Michael Schenker was interviewed on the January 26, 2012 edition of "Rich Davenport's Rock Show". The program can be streamed using the Mixcloud player below. (Note: The Schenker interview begins around the 11-minute mark.) Michael Schenker recently announced that his brand new classic rock band TEMPLE OF ROCK will embark on a ...

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Temple of Rock - MICHAEL SCHENKER

As regretful as it is to say, it might be time for Michael Schenker to hang it up because the songwriting well has run dry, now best exemplified by "Temple of Rock". It is a forgettable album that comes off soulless, best efforts notwithstanding. Yes, the soloing is fine and he's a great guitarist; we ...

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WILLIAM SHATNER's Video For Cover Of QUEEN's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Released

The official video for legendary actor William Shatner's cover version of the QUEEN classic "Bohemian Rhapsody" can be seen below. The song comes off Shatner's new space-themed concept album entitled "Seeking Major Tom", which came out on October 11 via the Los Angeles-based label Cleopatra Records. Comprised of 19 "interpretations" of classic intergalactic rock anthems, ...

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WILLIAM SHATNER: Entire 'Seeking Major Tom' Album Available For Streaming

Legendary actor William Shatner will release his new space-themed concept album entitled "Seeking Major Tom" on October 11 via the Los Angeles-based label Cleopatra Records. Comprised of 19 "interpretations" of classic intergalactic rock anthems, the release features guest appearances by Ritchie Blackmore (RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE), Ian Paice (DEEP PURPLE), Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY ...

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