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GUNS N' ROSES 'Millennium Tribute' To Arrive In April

In late April 2006, Versailles Records will release "It's So Easy: A Millennium Tribute to Guns N' Roses", featuring current/former members of HEART, GUNS N' ROSES, OZZY OSBOURNE, LOVE/HATE, ADLER'S APPETITE, DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW, RIOT, LILLIAN AXE, WARRANT, EVERY MOTHER'S NIGHTMARE, FASTER PUSSYCAT, PRETTY BOY FLOYD, RATT, L.A. GUNS, LITA FORD, METAL CHURCH, SLASH'S SNAKEPIT ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Singer: 'Want A Seat? Get On A Bus'

YNGWIE MALMSTEEN singer Doogie White has posted the following tour update on his official web site: "Well we rocked in Westbury Long Island and caught up with a few old friends from the RAINBOW days. Good show, odd venue for RAWK though. But it went well and Yngwie spent time off the stage in pit ...

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LIVING LOUD: Debut Album To Receive U.S. Release In January

LIVING LOUD — the new "supergroup" consisting of Bob Daisley (OZZY OSBOURNE, RAINBOW, URIAH HEEP) on bass, Steve Morse (DEEP PURPLE, KANSAS, DIXIE DREGS) on guitar, Don Airey (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW) on keyboards, Lee Kerslake (URIAH HEEP, OZZY OSBOURNE) on drums and Jimmy Barnes (COLD CHISEL) on vocals — will release their self-titled debut in ...

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JOE LYNN TURNER, BUCK DHARMA Added To 96 K-ROCK Benefit Concert

Joe Lynn Turner (RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE), Buck Dharma (BLUE ÖYSTER CULT), Robin Zander (CHEAP TRICK) have joined AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson and bassist Cliff Williams as scheduled performers at the "96 K-ROCK For Relief II" concert to benefit the victims of Hurricane Wilma. The event, which will raise funds for the Beasley Disaster Relief Fund ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Frontman Checks In From New York City

YNGWIE MALMSTEEN frontman Doogie White (CORNERSTONE, ex-RAINBOW) has posted the following message on his official web site: "Yesterday: Thanksgiving; Today: George Best died. "Well, here we are... New York City, a very fine city indeed. We have two days off and I am going to walk the streets of this city and soak up the ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Did Not Order Silicone Clone

Chris Vranian of Recre-art.com has contacted BLABBERMOUTH.NET to refute a report that Ozzy Osbourne is one of the first celebrities to order a life-size silicone clone of himself. Says Vranian: "My wife and I are the owners of Recre-art.com. We created the Ozzy sculpture that you mention in your story [originally published by ...

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New VITALIJ KUPRI CD To Feature JOE LYNN TURNER, DOOGIE WHITE And GÖRAN EDMAN

According to a posting on the RAINBOW fan site The Rainbow Fanclan Legacy, the new VITALIJ KUPRI CD, entitled "Revenge", features contributions from several world-class vocalists, including former RAINBOW singers Joe Lynn Turner (also DEEP PURPLE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) and Doogie White (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), ex-MALMSTEEN frontman Göran Edman and current FIREWIND vocalist Apollo Papathanasio. ...

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RITCHIE BLACKMORE's Son To Re-Release 'Still Holding On' CD

Jürgen Blackmore, son of DEEP PURPLE/RAINBOW guitar legend Ritchie Blackmore, will re-release his 1990 CD, entitled "Still Holding On", on December 2 via Twilight-Vertrieb. For the re-release of "Still Holding On" — which is being described in a press relase as "hard rock in classic style like BON JOVI" — a completely new cover was ...

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FEAR FACTORY To Tour Europe With SLAYER?

FEAR FACTORY are looking at possibly touring Europe with SLAYER in March 2006, the group's drummer Raymond Herrera revealed in a brand-new interview conducted by HeavyMetalSource.com. During the interview, Raymond also spoke about the group's songwriting process for their last two albums, his gaming business and his drumming influences. Raymond also said that ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Singer Checks In From U.S. Tour

YNGWIE MALMSTEEN frontman Doogie White (ex-RAINBOW) has posted the following message on his web site: "Having a day off so I thought I would give you all an update." "Well, Hurricane Wilma came in and created havoc in Miami, cutting the power and ultimately cutting rehearsal time for the band. It was kinda creepy to ...

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RIOT: Spanish Tour Dates Announced

Veteran hard rockers RIOT have lined up the following dates in March/April: Mar. 17 - Palencia, SPA @ Carabel Mar. 18 - Bilbao, SPA @ Santana 27 Mar. 19 - Madrid, SPA @ Caracol Apr. 08 - Lauda-Königshofen, GER @ Tauberfrankenhalle As previously reported, RIOT were recently joined for several shows (including a Japanese tour ...

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GRAHAM BONNET: Guest Appearances Galore

Legendary hard rock vocalist Graham Bonnet's (RAINBOW, MSG, ALCATRAZZ) official web site has been updated with the following message: "We are pleased to announce that Lion Music has released IAIN ASHLEY HERSEY's studio album 'The Holy Grail', featuring Graham on three songs: 'The Holy Grail', 'Going Down' and 'Walking The Talk'. The CD is now ...

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FEAR FACTORY Confirmed For Spain's ATARFE VEGA ROCK Festival

FEAR FACTORY have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Atarfe Vega Rock festival, set to take place March 10-11, 2006 at Nave Medina Elvira in Atarfe, Granada, Spain. Other bands scheduled to appear at the festival include TWISTED SISTER, GAMMA RAY, MASTERPLAN, BEHEMOTH, IN EXTREMO, MONSORROW and TO/DIE/FOR. More confirmations will be announced ...

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STARWOOD: Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind

Frontman Lizzy (a.k.a. Lizzy Borden) of the Los Angeles-based rock outfit STARWOOD has released the following excerpts from his journal of STARWOOD's recent promotional tour of Japan: "About six hundred girls, all screaming for a band called STARWOOD. Our first show in Japan (sold out) was one that we will never forget. We want to ...

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RIOT Confirmed For Germany's KEEP IT TRUE Festival

Veteran hard rockers RIOT will be performing at next year's Keep It True festival, set to take place April 8, 2006 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. This will be RIOT's first appearance in Germany in over five years and may turn out to be the only show that the band will play in the area ...

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