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STAMPEDE: 'Send Me Down An Angel' Video Released

"Send Me Down An Angel", the new video from newly reformed British melodic rockers STAMPEDE, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's new studio album, "A Sudden Impulse", which was released on May 9 via Grind That Axe/Rock Candy Records. The "Having Fun" single was made available on April 11. "Having Fun" ...

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Big Dogz - NAZARETH

There are those who know NAZARETH only for 1975's "Hair of the Dog" (indeed a great album), specifically the ball bustin' title track and radio smash "Love Hurts"; just like there are those who know DEEP PURPLE only for "Smoke on the Water". Then there are those who know NAZARETH as the Scottish band that ...

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THE QUILL Signs With METALVILLE

Sweden's THE QUILL has inked a deal with Metalville for the release of the band's new album, "Full Circle". Due on June 24, the CD "is packed with heavy rock firmly rooted in the Seventies but vibrant and updated rather than retro," according to a press release. "Yes, there's a new twist to the sound. ...

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WILLIAM SHATNER Talks Metal At REVOLVER GOLDEN GODS AWARDS (Video)

BareBonesMusic.com conducted a short interview with legendary actor William Shatner on the "black carpet" of the third annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards, which was held on April 20 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles, California. You can now watch the chat below. Shatner was presented with the Honorary Headbanger Award at the Revolver Golden Gods ...

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STAMPEDE: 'Having Fun' Video Released

"Having Fun", the new video from newly reformed British melodic rockers STAMPEDE, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's forthcoming studio album, "A Sudden Impulse", which will arrive on May 9 via Grind That Axe/Rock Candy Records. The "Having Fun" single was made available on April 11. "Having Fun" is STAMPEDE's first ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP To Support BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION In U.K.

MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP (MSG) will support BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION — the Anglo-American rock supergroup featuring the talents of bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, TRAPEZE, BLACK SABBATH), blues rock guitarist/vocalist Joe Bonamassa, drummer Jason Bonham (LED ZEPPELIN), and keyboardist Derek Sherinian (DREAM THEATER) — on their U.K. tour. The dates are as follows: July 23 - ...

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ZAKK WYLDE, RITCHIE BLACKMORE, MICHAEL SCHENKER On WILLIAM SHATNER Album; Details Revealed

Los Angeles-based Cleopatra Records has inked legendary actor William Shatner to a worldwide recording deal for a space-themed concept album entitled "Searching For Major Tom" (formerly "Seeking Major Tom"), to be released later this year. Comprised of 19 "interpretations" of classic intergalactic rock anthems, the release features guest appearances by Ritchie Blackmore (RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE), ...

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DIO DISCIPLES: European Tour Dates Announced

Former DIO members Rudy Sarzo (bass), Simon Wright (drums), Craig Goldy (guitar) and Scott Warren (keyboards) will join forces with singers Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) and Toby Jepson (LITTLE ANGELS, GUN) to play a number of shows in Europe under the name DIO DISCIPLES. Because of Sarzo's commitment ...

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JAMES LOMENZO To Temporarily Replace RUDY SARZO In DIO DISCIPLES

Former DIO members Rudy Sarzo (bass), Simon Wright (drums), Craig Goldy (guitar) and Scott Warren (keyboards) will join forces with singers Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) and Toby Jepson (LITTLE ANGELS, GUN) to play a number of shows in Europe under the name DIO DISCIPLES. Because of Sarzo's commitment ...

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STRYPER: New Audio Interview With OZ FOX

Robert Williams of Metal-Rules.com recently conducted an interview with guitarist Oz Fox of Christian hard rockers STRYPER. You can now listen to the chat below. "The Covering", the new covers album from STRYPER, sold around 4,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 175 ...

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The Covering - STRYPER

Why God? Why? It seems an appropriate question to ask in the context of a new STRYPER album consisting of 12 covers of classic heavy metal and rock songs and one tepid original. Rare is the covers album that is worth its salt and it is no big surprise that this STRYPER collection isn't even ...

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FIREWIND To Tour Europe With WOLF

Greek melodic metallers FIREWIND — who feature in their ranks OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist Gus G. (real name: Kostas Karamitroudis) — will embark on a European headlining tour in September. Support on the trek will come from Swedish metallers WOLF. The dates are as follows: Sep. 09 - Southampton, UK - Talking Head Sep. 10 - ...

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STRYPER Performs KISS Classic In Nashville (Video)

Video footage of Christian hard rockers STRYPER performing a cover version of the KISS classic "Shout It Out Loudl" this past Friday (March 18) at the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville, Tennessee can be viewed below. STRYPER's new covers album, "The Covering", sold around 4,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Continues To Claim He Was Abducted By Aliens

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Sammy Hagar claims to have been abducted by aliens — multiple times. Hagar, who just published his memoir, "Red: My Uncensored Life In Rock", revealed to MTV Hive that he was first snatched by extra-terrestrials at four years old, recalling, "One time I saw what I considered to be, ...

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STRYPER Schedules Michigan Signing Session

Christian hard rockers STRYPER will take part in an autograph-signing session on March 19 at 1 p.m. at Rock Of Ages in Garden City, Michigan (approximately 20 minutes outside of Detroit). The band will be perform later that night at the Harpos concert theater in Detroit. "The Covering", the new covers album from STRYPER, sold ...

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STAMPEDE To Release 'Having Fun' Single

Newly reformed British melodic rockers STAMPEDE will release their new single, "Having Fun", on April 11. The track comes from the band's forthcoming studio album, "A Sudden Impulse", which will arrive on May 9 via Grind That Axe/Rock Candy Records. "Having Fun", which will be available in digital format only, will be STAMPEDE's first single ...

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STRYPER's 'The Covering' Lands On BILLBOARD Chart

"The Covering", the new covers album from Christian hard rockers STRYPER, sold around 4,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 175 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's previous CD, 2009's "Murder By Pride", opened with 5,900 units to land at No. 73. Produced by ...

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