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MICHAEL SCHENKER With ROBIN MCAULEY: San Diego Footage Available

Singer Robin McAuley has reunited with legendary guitarist Michael Schenker (SCORPIONS, UFO) for their first full together in almost 20 years. The full band lineup for the trek is as follows: * Michael Schenker (SCORPIONS, UFO) - Guitar * Robin McAuley (SURVIVOR) - Lead Vocals * Elliot Rubinson (Dean Guitars) - Bass * Wayne Findlay ...

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STAMPEDE Unveils New Lineup

British melodic hard rockers STAMPEDE are going back to a four-piece format for their headlining appearance at Hard Rock Big Noise Transmission — a charity event in Wolverhampton on March 30. The band's lineup henceforth will consist of original songwriting duo of Reuben Archer (vocals) and Laurence Archer (guitar) alongside fellow original member Colin Bond ...

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Season Ten Of VH1 CLASSIC's 'That Metal Show': Guests Announced

Season ten of VH1 Classic's "That Metal Show" kicks off on Saturday, March 31 and featured guests include IRON MAIDEN's Adrian Smith (making his first appearance on the program), METALLICA's Lars Ulrich, MOTÖRHEAD's Lemmy Kilmister, Alice Cooper and former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted. "I've known the MAIDEN guys for a long time and been a ...

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Seven Deadly - UFO

They just can't help themselves. It seems even if UFO tried to tarnish a legacy defined by some of the best hard rock released in the last four decades the worst that they could do would probably still be better than average. Perhaps that's getting carried away. Or maybe it's just the unbridled enthusiasm of ...

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X-UFO: 'Vol.1: The LIVE Files!' Out Now

X-UFO — the band featuring card-carrying UFO members Laurence Archer, Danny Peyronel and Clive Edwards, along with Rocky Newton from UFO spin-off MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP — has just released a live album. Recorded in Hannover, Germany with producer Steve Mann, "Vol.1: The LIVE Files!" includes "blistering" new recordings of UFO classics "Lights Out", "Only You ...

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UFO Guitarist Interviewed At NAMM (Video)

Full Metal Jackie conducted an interview with UFO guitarist Vinnie Moore at the Dean Guitars booth at the 2012 NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, a massive music-products convention that took place January 19-22 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. You can now watch the chat below. UFO will release its new ...

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FATES WARNING Taps Drummer MIKE PORTNOY For Brazil Show

U.S. progressive metal icons FATES WARNING have tapped Mike Portnoy (ADRENALINE MOB, TRANSATLANTIC, DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD) to play drums for the band for their first-ever visit to South America as special guests for QUEENSRŸCHE in São Paulo, Brazil on April 14. Commented FATES WARNING: "We're pleased and excited to announce that Mike Portnoy will ...

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ROBIN MCAULEY Interviewed On WLUP-FM 97.9 (Video)

Singer Robin McAuley recently took part in an interview at the studios of Chicago's WLUP-FM 97.9 (Loop 97.9) radio station with afternoon personality Byrd. You can now watch the chat below. As previously reported, McAuley will reunite with legendary guitarist Michael Schenker (SCORPIONS, UFO) for their first full together in almost 20 years. The full ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER Talks About Upcoming U.K. Tour On 'Rich Davenport's Rock Show' (Audio)

Legendary rock guitarist Michael Schenker was interviewed on the January 26, 2012 edition of "Rich Davenport's Rock Show". The program can be streamed using the Mixcloud player below. (Note: The Schenker interview begins around the 11-minute mark.) Michael Schenker recently announced that his brand new classic rock band TEMPLE OF ROCK will embark on a ...

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MACHINE HEAD Guitarist Jams With BUTLERS In California (Photos)

MACHINE HEAD guitarist Phil Demmel joined BUTLERS — San Francisco Bay Area's favorite cover band — on stage this past Saturday, January 7 at Pine Street in Livermore, California to perform two songs: JUDAS PRIEST's version of the FLEETWOOD MAC classic "The Green Manalishi (With The Two Prong Crown)" and UFO's "Shoot Shoot". Photos of ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE: 'When I Go To A Concert, I Want To See Some Activity, Some Movement'

Jim Barber of Kingston, Ontario, Canada's daily newspaper Kingston Whig Standard recently conducted an interview with MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. On MEGADETH's upcoming shows in Canada as part of this year's Gigantour alongside MOTÖRHEAD, VOLBEAT and LACUNA COIL: Mustaine: "I think our management and ...

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UFO: New Video Interview Posted Online

Carlos Llanas of Metal-Rules.com conducted an interview with members of UFO in October 2011 in San Antonio, Texas. You can now watch the chat below. UFO will release its new album, "Seven Deadly", on February 28 (one day earlier internationally) via SPV/Steamhammer. The effort, which was recorded with producer Tommy Newton at his ...

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UFO: 'Seven Deadly' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

British rock legends UFO will release their new album, "Seven Deadly", on February 28, 2012 (one day earlier internationally) via SPV/Steamhammer. The effort, which was recorded with producer Tommy Newton at his Area 51 studio in Celle, Germany, will be made available as a limited-edition digipack (including two bonus tracks), a double gatefold LP with ...

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This Mortal Coil - REDEMPTION

REDEMPTION mainstay, guitarist/keyboardist, and primary songwriter Nicolas Van Dyk states in the liner notes of "This Mortal Coil" that while the album is dedicated to the doctor (Bart Barlogie) that saved his life, it is not about him or cancer. He then goes on to state the following: "This is an album about feelings of ...

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The Chrysalis Years (1973-1979) - UFO

This isn't just a compilation of select UFO hits from the '70s; "The Chrysalis Years (1973-1979)" is a 5-disc set that contains five outstanding hard rock albums, as well as what is widely considered among the best live LPs ever recorded, plus tons of terrific extras and bonus material. The flaws are few and far ...

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