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M3: 'Classic WHITESNAKE' Tribute Band Announces U.K. Dates

M3, the "classic WHITESNAKE" tribute band featuring Bernie Marsden (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Micky Moody (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Neil Murray (ex-WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH), Jimmy Copley (drums, ex-PAUL RODGERS, GILLAN, BECK), Mark Stanway (keyboards, ex-MAGNUM) and Stefan Berggren (vocals, SNAKES IN PARADISE, COMPANY OF SNAKES, RAZORBACK), have lined up the following dates during December: Dec. 13 - Mean Fiddler ...

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ALIEN: 'Dark Eyes' Details Revealed

Frontiers Records has announced the details surrounding the highly anticipated comeback of Swedish AOR masters ALIEN. Their long-overdue new album, "Dark Eyes", will be released on Frontiers Records in Europe on October 24, 2005 with a Japanese release to happen on Marquee/Avalon. "Dark Eyes" track listing: 01. Dark Eyes 02. Don't Go Away 03. Oh ...

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ALIEN Sign With FRONTIERS RECORDS; New Album Due In The Fall

Frontiers Records have announced the signing of the freshly reunited Swedish band ALIEN for the release of their brand new album, entitled "Dark Eyes". Comprising 11 tracks touching on the great themes of rock 'n' roll (love, loss, hope and despair), "Dark Eyes" revisits the classic ALIEN sound and adds over a decade more of ...

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AGENT STEEL Film Hollywood Show For Possible Release

California-based metallers AGENT STEEL have issued the following update: "Thanks to all the metalheads who came out and showed metal support at the Key Club show on June 1st in West Hollywood; overall a real good metal show and it was nice to have Bernie Versailles back in the live mix on guitars. We had ...

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Former BLACK SABBATH/WHITESNAKE Bassist To Undergo Surgery

M3 bassist Neil Murray (ex-WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH) will be out of action during July as he has to have an operation on his left wrist for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, which affects the movement in his fingers. He will be temporarily replaced for M3's festival appearance at Open Air Hamburg Harley Days Festival on July 16 ...

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M3: European Tour Dates Announced

M3, the "classic WHITESNAKE" tribute band featuring Bernie Marsden (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Micky Moody (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Neil Murray (ex-WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH), Jimmy Copley (drums, ex-PAUL RODGERS, GILLAN, BECK), Mark Stanway (keyboards, ex-MAGNUM) and Stefan Berggren (vocals, SNAKES IN PARADISE, COMPANY OF SNAKES, RAZORBACK), have lined up the following dates during the summer: Jun. 10 - Nenzing ...

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M3: 'Rough An' Ready' DVD Track Listing Revealed

M3, the "classic WHITESNAKE" tribute band featuring Bernie Marsden (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Micky Moody (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Neil Murray (ex-WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH), Jimmy Copley (drums, ex-PAUL RODGERS, GILLAN, BECK), Mark Stanway (keyboards, ex-MAGNUM) and Stefan Berggren (vocals, SNAKES IN PARADISE, COMPANY OF SNAKES, RAZORBACK), have announced the track listing for their upcoming DVD, "Rough an' Ready" (

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M3: 'Rough An' Ready' DVD Delayed

Classic Pictures has pushed back the European release date for the new M3 DVD, "Rough an' Ready" (cover), to June 13 from the previously announced May 23. The DVD will now include an exclusive acoustic performance and interviews recorded in 2005 live at Classic T Stage, Shepperton Film Studios, U.K. featuring classic WHITESNAKE ...

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DEATH AND TAXES Putting Finishing Touches On Debut CD

Los Angeles rockers DEATH AND TAXES, who feature in their ranks Jay Link on lead vocals, Michael Cutting of HOLY SOLDIER fame on guitars, Dave Starkey on bass, and Paul Monroe of XYZ fame on drums, are finishing up the last seven tracks for their debut album, "Inevitable". The CD is expected to be released ...

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AGENT STEEL Comment On European Tour

California-based metallers AGENT STEEL have issued the following update: "Greetings! We're back in Los Angeles; special thanks to all the metalheads and loyal fans who attended the European tour! Overall, things went well for us on the road; highlights included the 'Raise Your Fist Festival' in Hardenburg, Netherlands and also the 'Keep It True Festival ...

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PAICE, ASHTON, LORD DVD To Be Released

T2 Media will release a DVD from PAL (PAICE, ASHTON, LORD) a group which emerged after the collapse of DEEP PURPLE in 1976. The band, which consisted of Ian Paice, Tony Ashton and Jon Lord, plus Paul Martinez (bass) and Bernie Marsden (guitar), didn't last long very long, having released just one studio album in ...

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M3: 'Classic WHITESNAKE' DVD Gets A Release Date

Classic Pictures has set a May 23 U.K. release date for "Rough an' Ready" (cover), the new live DVD from M3, the "classic WHITESNAKE" tribute band featuring Bernie Marsden (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Micky Moody (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Neil Murray (ex-WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH), Jimmy Copley (drums, ex-PAUL RODGERS, GILLAN, BECK), Mark Stanway (keyboards, ex-MAGNUM) and Stefan ...

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URIAH HEEP Sign New Management Deal, Seek Label Home

URIAH HEEP have signed to Simon Porter at Duroc Media Ltd. for management. The announcement, which takes place with immediate effect, sees the band reunited with Porter, who acted as HEEP's publicist for ten years during the Seventies and early Eighties when he worked as publicity director of Bronze Records. Comments Porter (who also represents ...

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AGENT STEEL: European Tour Dates Announced

California-based metallers AGENT STEEL have posted the following message on their official web site: "First of all; We’d like to thank everyone that came out to the live show in San Diego at Blue Meannie earlier this month; highlights included George Robb (original bassist on 'Skeptics Apocalypse') joined us for the anthem 'Agents of Steel' ...

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Former WHITESNAKE Guitarist Completes Work On Solo Album

Former WHITESNAKE/current M3 guitarist Bernie Marsden has posted the following message on his official web site: "The new album is finished, the working title of 'Stacks' seems to have become the finished title. I'll explain: "I wanted to record some of the songs of people that really influenced me. Many of these recordings were on ...

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REDEMPTION Complete Work On Sophomore Album

REDEMPTION's sophomore album, featuring FATES WARNING vocalist Ray Alder, has finally been completed. "Recording, mixing, and mastering are complete and the result is amazing," Nicolas van Dyk, REDEMPTION's primary songwriter and guitarist/keyboardist, writes on the group's web site. "We worked with Tommy Newton, known for his work with bands such as CONCEPTION, HELLOWEEN, ARK, UFO ...

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M3: German Tour Dates Announced

M3, the "classic WHITESNAKE" tribute band featuring Bernie Marsden (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Micky Moody (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Neil Murray (ex-WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH), Jimmy Copley (drums, ex-PAUL RODGERS, GILLAN, BECK), Mark Stanway (keyboards, ex-MAGNUM) and Stefan Berggren (vocals, SNAKES IN PARADISE, COMPANY OF SNAKES, RAZORBACK), have lined up the following dates in early 2005: Jan. 26 - The ...

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DEEP PURPLE Guitarist Checks In From The U.K.

DEEP PURPLE guitarist Steve Morse has posted the following message at this official web site: "We're getting near the end of the tour leg in the United Kingdom. This is home turf for the guys in the band, apart from me. Soccer on t.v. any time of the day, BBC programming, but some hotels carry ...

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M3 Keyboardist To Tour With THE DOGS D'AMOUR

M3 keyboardist Mark Stanway (keyboards, ex-MAGNUM) will be joining THE DOGS D'AMOUR on their upcoming U.K. tour. The next leg of THE DOGS D'AMOUR's "Heart-Shaped Tour 2004-2005" is scheduled to kick off on December 11 at The Peel in Kingston, U.K. A complete list of currently confirmed tour dates can be found here. ...

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REDEMPTION To Begin Mixing New CD

Sensory Records recording artists REDEMPTION are going to be utilizing the servives of "an amazing producer" during the mixing process for their new album, tentatively titled "The Fullness of Time", according to a posting on their web site. "Got to keep in a secret for a few more weeks but Bernie [Versailles, guitar] and I ...

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M3: DVD Preview Posted Online

M3, the "classic WHITESNAKE" tribute band featuring Bernie Marsden (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Micky Moody (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Neil Murray (ex-WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH), Jimmy Copley (drums, ex-PAUL RODGERS, GILLAN, BECK), Mark Stanway (keyboards, ex-MAGNUM) and Stefan Berggren (vocals, SNAKES IN PARADISE, COMPANY OF SNAKES, RAZORBACK), have posted a short preview of their upcoming live DVD at

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist Launches Download Site

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Buckethead has launched his own download site with full concert downloads and a free download of "Enter the Dragon" (recorded live at The Catalyst in Santa Cruz, CA on July 3, 2004). Check it out here. Buckethead will be touring the U.S. with COLONEL CLAYPOOL'S BUCKET OF BERNIE ...

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