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CHRIS CAFFERY To Join DORO PESCH On Stage In New York City

Guitarist Chris Caffery (TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, SAVATAGE) will join German "metal queen" Doro Pesch on stage at her September 9 concert at the Gramercy Theatre in New York City. In conjunction with the Stateside release of the mammoth "25 Years In Rock" 2 DVD/CD set, Doro will perform two special shows in New York City on ...

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VIRGIN STEELE Singer To Guest On TOMMY VITALY Album

VIRGIN STEELE singer David DeFeis will guest on "Hanging Rock", the second solo album from Tommy Vitaly, the guitar player for the Italian power metal band SEVENGATES, Due in 2012 via IceWarrior Records , the CD will feature "fantastic cover and booklet art" by Felipe Machado Franco, who has previously worked with RHAPSODY, AXEL RUDI ...

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TESTAMENT Guitarist's ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO: 'Bollywood Jam' Video Released

"Bollywood Jam", the new video from ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO, the experimental band led by TESTAMENT/ex-SAVATAGE guitarist Alex Skolnick, can be seen at GuitarWorld.com. The song comes off the group's fourth album, "Veritas" (Latin for"Truth"), which was released in March via the innovative jazz label Palmetto Records. The 11-track album contains nine original compositions, ...

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CHRIS CAFFERY Hot Sauce Coming Soon

Guitarist Chris Caffery (TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, SAVATAGE) will soon release his first commercial hot sauce through High River Sauces. More details will be made available soon. High River Sauces was started by music industry veteran, food junkie and heavy metal cookbook author Steve "Buckshot" Seabury. His cookbook titled "Mosh Potatoes - Recipes, Anecdotes & Mayhem From ...

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ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO Performs Using AmpKit App During 'Worldwide Developer Conference' (Video)

ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO, the experimental band led by TESTAMENT/ex-SAVATAGE guitarist Alex Skolnick, played live at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis on June 8 at the Bin 55 Lobby Lounge. The group performed selections from its new album, "Veritas", and more during the week of the Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco. Bandleader and guitarist ...

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CRIMSON GLORY In Zoetermeer: Interview, Performance Footage Available

Chile's Blitzkrieg conducted an interview with guitarist Jon Drenning and vocalist Todd La Torre of reactivated Florida melodic metallers CRIMSON GLORY before the band's April 28, 2011 concert in Zoetermeer, Holland. You can now watch the chat below. Also available is performance footage from the Zoetermeer show. Support on CRIMSON GLORY's 25th anniversary tour is ...

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CRIMSON GLORY: More Eindhoven Footage Available

Reactivated Florida-based melodic metallers CRIMSON GLORY made their European live debut with new singer Todd La Torre this past Wednesday, April 27 at Dynamo in Eindhoven, Holland. More video footage of the concert can be viewed below. As previously reported, CRIMSON GLORY's tour manager Frode Johnsrud has released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "CRIMSON GLORY ...

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CRIMSON GLORY's New Lineup Performs Live In Europe For First Time; Milan Show Canceled

Reactivated Florida-based melodic metallers CRIMSON GLORY made their European live debut with new singer Todd La Torre this past Wednesday, April 27 at Dynamo in Eindhoven, Holland. Video footage of the concert can be viewed below. In other news, CRIMSON GLORY's tour manager Frode Johnsrud has released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "CRIMSON GLORY deeply ...

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FREEDOM CALL: 'Live In Hellvetia' Trailer Available

Having sold over 35,000 copies of its debut, "Stairway To Fairyland", FREEDOM CALL's tour with SAXON, ANGRA and EDGUY turned into a triumphal march. The tour culminated with memorable shows with SAVATAGE and SKEW SISKIN in August 1999 as part of the Popkomm music fair in Cologne. The band played almost fifty shows in 2000 ...

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KAMELOT Begins New Vocalist Search

The remaining members of KAMELOT have released the following statement regarding the departure of the band's frontman, Roy Khan: "With a heavy heart, we can now announce that Roy Khan has chosen to leave the band. We wanted to give him ample time for this kind of decision, due to his recent burnout and also ...

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INFERNAEON Parts Ways With Vocalist BRIAN WERNER

Florida-based blackened death metal warriors INFERNAEON have announced the departure of vocalist Brian Werner. Commented the band: "After much forethought, INFERNAEON has decided to part ways with our singer Brian Werner. He was planning on leaving the band after our appearance at the Babylon Rising festival in Puerto Rico, and it was decided afterwards that ...

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CRIMSON GLORY Preparing To Embark On 25th-Anniversary Tour

Reactivated Florida-based melodic metallers CRIMSON GLORY will celebrate their 25th anniversary by embarking on a headlining tour of Europe with support from TRIOSPHERE and CIRRHA NIVA. Like the proverbial Phoenix ascending from the embers, the return of these formerly masked prog-power pioneers marks an occasion that followers of the band across Europe are eagerly awaiting. ...

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ALEX SKOLNICK: 'I Always Hated The Concept Of Having To Be Exclusive To One Musical Genre'

Bloody-Disgusting.com recently conducted an interview with TESTAMENT/ex-SAVATAGE guitarist and leader of ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO, Alex Skolnick. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Bloody-Disgusting.com: During my first listen of [the new ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO album] "Veritas", something that popped out to me was the scope of emotion in the pieces. The ...

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