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GEORGE LYNCH To Hold Two-Day Guitar Seminar In Los Angeles

Whether you're a beginning player or have already achieved shredder status as a guitarist, George Lynch knows that you always have room to improve. That's the idea behind his intensive guitar education program known as the George Lynch Dojo, a monthly instructional series that allows for students to take advantage of George's techniques via video, ...

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GENE SIMMONS Bets $100,000 On Horse At KENTUCKY DERBY

According to The Associated Press, KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons had money down on a horse at yesterday's Kentucky Derby, but it was his girlfriend, former Playmate of the Year Shannon Tweed, who placed the bet. "I'm what's called a sucker," Simmons bellowed. "This one (Tweed) bet $100,000 of my money on a horse." Neither Simmons ...

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GEORGE LYNCH: Guitar Clinics Announced

Guitar legend George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB) has lined up the following Sam Ash in-stores/clinics clinic presented by Randall and ESP: May 18 – Chicago, IL May 21 – Columbus, OH May 23 – Charlotte, NC May 24 – Nashville, TN May 29 – Tampa, FL May 30 – Orlando, FL May 31 - Ft. ...

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Ethnolution A.D. - MOB RULES

Remarkable consistency, great vocal lines, and a "less is more" approach to melodic power metal is what you get with Germany's MOB RULES. On this, their fifth album, they go the "half a concept album" route (most successfully done in recent years by RAGE) — lyrically, it's no great shakes, but the music will scratch ...

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JEFF PILSON: New Audio Interview Available

An audio interview with bassist Jeff Pilson (DOKKEN, FOREIGNER, DIO), conducted recently by The Musician's Voice, has been posted online at this location. In the interview, Pilson chats about the band chemistry in FOREIGNER, his past recording experiences with bands like DIO and MSG, and even reveals his desire to record another CD ...

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3 LEGGED DOGG Shoots 'Give And Take Away' Video

The members of one of the more promising hard rock supergroups to come along in recent times, 3 LEGGED DOGG, recently took time out of their busy schedules to shoot the inaugural video, "Give and Take Away", from their debut album, "Frozen Summer", for Perris Records. Shot in Los Angeles, CA, the clip was directed ...

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BAY AREA ROCK FEST: Video From Press Conference Posted Online

Bay Area Rock Fest has released footage from a local press conference which was shot with members from ENCHANT, ZERO HOUR and TIMELINE discussing the first annual Bay Area Rock Festival with video clips from the recent ENCHANT show in the San Francisco Bay Area. Additionally, footage from all the bands performing at the festival ...

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SPREAD EAGLE Singer Schedules California Dates

SPREAD EAGLE vocalist Ray West will perform at The Cat Club in West Hollywood, California on Sunday, May 6 and at The Joint in Beverly Hills on Wednesday, May 9. Ray's setlist will include the bulk of classic SPREAD EAGLE classics along with solo material off his soon-to-be-released RAY WEST BAND effort. West's band lineup ...

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WHITESNAKE Guitarist To Join NIGHT RANGER For Summer Dates

Guitar wizard Reb Beach (WHITESNAKE, WINGER) will replace Jeff Watson in NIGHT RANGER for the band's summer touring plans, which includes some dates in Japan as well as U.S. shows. Reb's involvement with WHITESNAKE is not affected by this decision. Reb previously played with drummer Kelly Keagy in the supergroup project THE MOB, which released ...

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HEAVEN AND HELL To Guest On SIRIUS' 'Bloody Roots'

HEAVEN AND HELL — the band featuring BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi and bassist Geezer Butler, singer Ronnie James Dio, and drummer Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, DIO) — will be the featured guests on this week's "Bloody Roots" on Sirius Satellite Radio. "Hear first hand accounts of the difficult creation of 'Heaven and Hell' and ...

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The Dio Years - BLACK SABBATH

Few debates make me as nauseated as the one concerning the worthiness of the Ozzy Osbourne versus Ronnie Jame Dio BLACK SABBATH lineups. While it is true (in my mind) that the Ozzy-era lineup cannot be touched from the standpoint of musical trailblazing and the writing of legendary tunes, to say that the Dio years ...

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RUDY SARZO, PAMELA MOORE Help Promote DONATE LIFE ROCKS CONCERT

Rudy Sarzo (QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, DIO), Tommy Asakawa (WARRIOR), Steve Lynch (AUTOGRAPH) and Pamela Moore (voice of "Sister Mary" on QUEENSRŸCHE's 1988 epic concept album "Operation: Mindcrime" and last year's epic sequel "Operation: Mindcrime II") are among the musicians that have taken part in recording sessions to to promote the Donate Life Rocks Concert ...

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HEAVEN AND HELL DVD Shoot Cut Short By Union Issue

Launch Radio Networks reports: The BLACK SABBATH offshoot HEAVEN AND HELL shot a concert DVD at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on Friday (March 30). By all accounts, the band's performance was great, with some long-time fans calling it the group's best show ever, but things didn't go as smoothly behind the ...

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HEAVEN AND HELL: Radio City 'Talking Metal' Podcast Available

TalkingMetal.com has posted episode 139 of their "Talking Metal" podcast. In this HEAVEN AND HELL concert special, hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy broadcast from pre- and post-show parties outside HEAVEN AND HELL's sold-out show at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Topics include the upcoming HEAVEN AND HELL DVD, 3 LEGGED DOGG, ...

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SPREAD EAGLE Singer Announced Touring Band Lineup Changes

SPREAD EAGLE vocalist Ray West has made the following announcement regarding his upcoming solo tour dates: "Due to scheduling conflicts, FIREBALL MINISTRY bassist Johny Chow and SEX SLAVES drummer J Bomb will not be touring with THE RAY WEST BAND. The new lineup will be Andrew Freeman (GEORGE LYNCH) and Gerry Ganaden, also from the ...

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