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URIAH HEEP Begins Recording New Album

Legendary progressive rock veterans URIAH HEEP have entered Liscombe Park Studios in Buckinghamshire, England to begin recording their next album of all-new material for a 2011 release. URIAH HEEP recently announced plans to release a new live album, "Official Bootleg Volume II – Live in Budapest, Hungary 2010", containing recordings from the band's May 4, ...

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URIAH HEEP Preparing To Enter Studio

Legendary progressive rock veterans URIAH HEEP are tentatively scheduled to enter the studio in January to begin recording a new album for a late 2011 release. A new Christmas video message from the band can be viewed below. URIAH HEEP recently announced plans to release a new live album, "Official Bootleg Volume II – Live ...

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VAN HALEN 1981 Live Footage Posted To Promote Classic Rock Auctions

To promote their melodic rock/heavy metal-themed auctions, eBay seller EliteWorks has posted a long-lost VAN HALEN TV interview from 1981 which includes professionally shot live footage from the band's "Fair Warning" tour. The segment shows the group at the absolute peak of its live powers and perfectly illustrates that VAN HALEN really was the world's ...

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ALICE COOPER, PAUL STANLEY, GLENN HUGHES Featured On PUSHKING Album

Eagle Rock Entertainment will deliver to the masses Russia's premiere rock band PUSHKING. Their CD, "The World As We Love It", will hit the shelves on February 1. [MSRP $13.98] This new album is a 19-track celebration, composed of re-recorded selections from PUSHKING's catalogue featuring some very special guests. Paul Stanley (KISS), Billy F. Gibbons ...

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MAIDEN, SABBATH, KISS, PURPLE Classics Receive Big-Band Treatement

Finnish heavy metal musician Jarkko Ahola (TERÄSBETONI, NORTHERN KINGS) has recorded a heavy-meets-jazz album with OULU ALL STAR BIG BAND, which organizes performances in cooperation with guest stars and conductors. Due on October 29, "Big Band Goes Heavy" contains "big-band" versions of classic songs from DIO, QUEEN, KISS, IRON MAIDEN and BLACK SABBATH, among others. ...

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CLASSIC ROCK SOCIETY OF AMERICA To Debut

Rock producer and historian Denny Somach today announced the establishment of the Classic Rock Society of America. The organization will be devoted to the preservation, promotion and celebration of classic rock music by the artists, musicians, producers and fans of the most popular musical category of the past fifty years. Somach is a recognized expert ...

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ODYSSEY: 'Reinventing The Past' Audio Samples, Track-By-Track Introductions Available

Back in 1999, Toronto, Ontario, Canada-based Utopian Vision Music released a three-song self-titled EP by ODYSSEY, a band featuring Swedish multi-instrumentalist/producer Dan Swanö (NIGHTINGALE, EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH), Rick Gustafson (ex-MEMORY GARDEN), and Kenth Philipsson (DARK FUNERAL, THE PROJECT HATE). The EP has long been out of print and is a much-sought-after collector's item. On ...

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BOB DAISLEY Interviewed By AUSTRALIAN GUITAR

In March 2010, Steve Flack of Guitar Heroes conducted an interview with legendary bassist Bob Daisley (OZZY OSBOURNE, RAINBOW, BLACK SABBATH, URIAH HEEP) for Australian Guitar magazine. You can now watch the chat in three parts below. Daisley, who played bass on the first two solo albums by Ozzy Osbourne, said in a recent interview ...

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URIAH HEEP To Release 'Live in Budapest, Hungary 2010'

Legendary progressive rock veterans URIAH HEEP have announced plans to release a new live album, "Official Bootleg Volume II – Live in Budapest, Hungary 2010". The band states, "This is an official bootleg recording from our concert in the Petofi Hall, Budapest Hungary, on the 4th May 2010. "There are going to be many more ...

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LIVING LOUD Working On New Material

LIVING LOUD , which features legendary bassist Bob Daisley — of OZZY OSBOURNE, URIAH HEEP, GARY MOORE, BLACK SABBATH and RAINBOW fame — alongside Australian superstar Jimmy Barnes, the DEEP PURPLE duo of guitarist Steve Morse and keyboard player Don Airey plus URIAH HEEP drummer Lee Kerslake, is working on material for its long-awaited second ...

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Former WHITESNAKE Bassist Performs With IMPELLITTERI Drummer In Japan (Video)

Video footage of bassist Uriah Duffy (WHITESNAKE, FLAMETAL), drummer Glen Sobel (IMPELLITTERI, SIXX: A.M.), and guitarist Toshi Hiketa (DAVID LEE ROTH, HIDEOUS SUN DEMONS) from their recent clinic/performance tour of Japan can be viewed below. The trio performed and conducted master class clinics in six different cities where they discussed rock performance and technique as ...

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SPIRITUAL BEGGARS: Japanese Edition Of 'Return To Zero' To Include Bonus Track, Poster, Sticker

SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, the Swedish band featuring ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott and bassist Sharlee D'Angelo, along with new vocalist Apollo Papathanasio (FIREWIND), will release its seventh studio album, "Return To Zero", in Japan on August 25 via Trooper Entertainment Inc. — a label founded by legendary Japanese heavy metal music industry guru Tetsu Miyamoto. The ...

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URIAH HEEP Frontman Interviewed At U.K.'s HIGH VOLTAGE Festival

Baconmusic's James Allman conducted an interview with vocalist Bernie Shaw of URIAH HEEP after the band's performance at High Voltage, the U.K.'s new rock festival, which took place July 24-25, 2010 at Victoria Park in London. Watch the chat below. "Celebration", the latest album from URIAH HEEP, was released in North America on March 16, ...

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Former CRYONIC TEMPLE Members Launch FOLLOW THE FOOLS

Four-fifths of the Swedish heavy metal outfit CRYONIC TEMPLEMagnus Thurin (vocals), Leif Collin (guitar), Hans Kallin (drums) and Mika Nyyssölä (bass) — has left the band and has launched a brand new project called FOLLOW THE FOOLS. FOLLOW THE FOOLS — whose lineup is completed by guitarist Tomas Andersson — is scheduled to ...

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BENEDICTUM Signs With FRONTIERS RECORDS

Frontiers Records has announced the signing of U.S. metallers BENEDICTUM for the release of a brand new studio album in early 2011. The band is currently recording the effort with with producer Ryan Greene (MEGADETH, LITA FORD, NOFX) at his Area 52 studio in Scottsdale, Arizona. The CD will feature guest appearances by Rudy Sarzo ...

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BENEDICTUM Completes Work On New Album

San Diego/Phoenix-based metallers BENEDICTUM have finished recording their third album with producer Ryan Greene (MEGADETH, LITA FORD, NOFX) at his Area 52 studio in Scottsdale, Arizona. The CD will feature guest appearances by Rudy Sarzo (DIO, QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE) and Craig Goldy (DIO, BUDGIE). BENEDICTUM singer Veronica Freeman also worked with FOREIGNER bassist Jeff ...

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BRIAN TICHY Is Excited And Honored To Be Playing Drums For WHITESNAKE

Brian Tichy, who has previously played with FOREIGNER, BILLY IDOL, OZZY OSBOURNE, VELVET REVOLVER and LYNCH MOB, was officially announced this past week as WHITESNAKE's new drummer, replacing Chris Frazier, who was in the group for three years. Commented Tichy: "[WHITESNAKE frontman] David Coverdale put a press release out [on Friday] announcing me as the ...

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WHITESNAKE Parts Ways With DUFFY, FRAZIER; New Drummer Announced

Legendary rock band WHITESNAKE has parted ways with bassist Uriah Duffy and drummer Chris Frazier. According to a press release, "WHITESNAKE wish Uriah and Chris every success in pursuing their individual musical careers and express their sincere gratitude for the exceptional contribution they both made to the legacy of the band." Replacing Frazier as WHITESNAKE's ...

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URIAH HEEP: Start Of U.S. Tour Delayed

British hard rock legends URIAH HEEP have been forced to delay the start of their previously announced U.S. tour due to "immigration" issues. Commented the band: "URIAH HEEP wishes to inform its U.S. fans that, unfortunately, the U.S. tour is now starting in Annapolis on [June] 19th rather than Chattanooga on [June] 18th. This has ...

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