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JUDAS PRIEST, AEROSMITH, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: JUDAS PRIEST, ANTHRAX Venue: Pengrowth Saddledome City/State: Calgary, Alberta Date: Oct. 21, 2005 Gross Sales: $255,571 Attendance: 5,824 Capacity: 7,500 Artist/Event: JUDAS PRIEST, ANTHRAX Venue: Rexall Place City/State: Edmonton, Alberta Date: Oct. 20, 2005 Gross Sales: ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, QUEENSRŸCHE, W.A.S.P., FEAR FACTORY Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, BRAND NEW SIN Venue: Newport Music Hall City/State: Columbus, Ohio Date: Nov. 4, 2005 Gross Sales: $29,250 Attendance: 1,170 Capacity: 1,400 Artist/Event: QUEENSRŸCHE Venue: Lifestyle Communities Pavilion City/State: Columbus , Ohio Date: Sept. ...

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Y&T: 'Black Tiger' And 'Mean Streak' To Be Reissued With Bonus Tracks

Legendary California hard rockers Y&T will be re-releasing their classic "Black Tiger" (1982) and "Mean Streak" (1983) albums with bonus tracks in January. "These CDs were carefully digitally re-mastered at a high sampling rate directly from the 1/2" analog master tape," reads a posting on mainman Dave Meniketti's web site. "This new CD sounds closer ...

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Original Y&T Lineup To Perform New Year's Eve Show In California

The original lineup of the legendary Californian hard rock band Y&T — vocalist/guitarist Dave Meniketti, bassist/vocalist Phil Kennemore, guitarist Joey Alves and drummer Leonard Haze — will reunite for a New Year's Eve (Dec. 31) concert at the Avalon in Santa Clara, California. Also appearing on the bill will be THE FRANK HANNON BAND (led ...

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JUDAS PRIEST, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, DANZIG, H.I.M. Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: JUDAS PRIEST, WHITESNAKE, ANGRA Venue: Arena Skol City/State: Sao Paulo, Brazil Date: Sept. 9, 2005 Attendance: 22,654 Capacity: 35,000 Artist/Event: JUDAS PRIEST, WHITESNAKE Venue: Claro Hall City/State: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil Date: Sept. 8, 2005 Attendance: ...

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OZZFEST, GIGANTOUR, MÖTLEY CRÜE Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: Ozzfest: BLACK SABBATH, IRON MAIDEN, MUDVAYNE, SHADOWS FALL, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, IN FLAMES & others Venue: Alpine Valley Music Theatre City/State: East Troy, Wis. Date: Aug. 6, 2005 Attendance: 20,575 Capacity: 35,072 Artist/Event: Ozzfest: BLACK SABBATH, ...

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TESLA, Ex-MEGADETH Members To Perform At Benefit Concert

Jimmy DeGrasso (ex-MEGADETH, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES), Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH), Troy Luccketta (TESLA), David Ellefson (ex-MEGADETH), Jeff Keith (TESLA) and Frank Hannon (TESLA) are among the musicians that will lend their time and talent at a benefit concert on September 10 for Lissa Wales, an outstanding and devoted freelance drum photographer who lives in ...

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GIGANTOUR, CINDERELLA, WHITESNAKE, DEF LEPPARD Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: Gigantour: MEGADETH, DREAM THEATER, FEAR FACTORY, NEVERMORE, LIFE OF AGONY, SYMPHONY X, DRYKILL LOGIC, BOBAFLEX Venue: Thomas & Mack Center City/State: Las Vegas, Nev. Date: July 22, 2005 Attendance: 1,312 Capacity: 6,500 Artist/Event: SYSTEM OF A ...

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W.A.S.P., UFO, QUIET RIOT, WHITESNAKE, DEF LEPPARD Concert Grosses Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert grosses, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: W.A.S.P., L.A. GUNS, STEPHEN PEARCY Venue: House of Blues City/State: San Diego, CA. Date: June 29, 2005 Gross Sales: $3,761 Attendance: 184 Capacity: 1,019 Artist/Event: UFO Venue: Trocadero City/State: Philadelphia, Pa. Date: 7/9/05 Gross Sales: $5,183 Attendance: ...

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JOE ELLIOTT: The DEF LEPPARD 'Juggernaut Is Up And Running'

DEF LEPPARD frontman Joe Elliott has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Well, we're off! As usual, there's too much to do and not enough time to do it in, but the LEPPARD juggernaut is up and running! "After Saturday's first day of rehearsals, yesterday was a day spent shooting footage ...

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TESLA To Release Covers Album

Taking time from the band's current "Five Man Acoustical Jam 2005" tour, TESLA vocalist Jeff Keith spoke with "The Hairball John Radio Show". Keith talked extensively about the current tour and how the band began in the late Eighties. Jeff gave invaluable insight regarding some of his favorite tours, songs, and memories from the TESLA ...

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DEF LEPPARD: More Headlining Tour Dates Announced

During the second half of June, right after the first leg of the Rock 'N Roll Double-Header Tour with BRYAN ADAMS, DEF LEPPARD will play another 12 shows. Two of these were already announced last week (the Music Midtown and CityStages festivals), and now it has been confirmed that the band will play another 10 ...

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TED NUGENT, TESLA To Play CHEYENNE FRONTIER DAYS

According to The Billings Gazette, TED NUGENT and TESLA will kick off the 2005 Cheyenne Frontier Days in Cheyenne, Wyoming on July 22, the only non-country music artists to perform this year's celebration. It was the final concert slot to be filled. "People want to hear some rock and roll," Cheyenne Frontier Days Contract Acts ...

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TESLA Headline Benefit Concert For Fire Victims

Rock veterans TESLA headlined a sold out show this past Friday evening at the Providence Performing Arts Center which benefited survivors of the West Warwick Station nightclub fire of two years ago. The Station Family Fund, a non-profit organization founded by fire survivors and the Wake Up To Love foundation hosted the event, which also ...

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GEORGE LYNCH Tears It Up At NAMM

Former DOKKEN guitarist George Lynch's official web site has issued the following update: "Show dates began in northern California and smoothly warmed the band up to a well-oiled machine. "Playing these shows led George into NAMM week where the first stop was a headlining gig at the Anaheim House of Blues at Disneyland. After barnstorming ...

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TESLA Promising Fan Interaction For Acoustic Tour

TESLA are promising fans a special night for their upcoming acoustic tour, which starts February 20 in Killington, Vermont. Lead singer Jeff Keith told Launch Radio Networks that there will be comfortable furniture on hand, because some audience members will be on stage with the band. "We're probably gonna have, maybe, a couple couches, maybe ...

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VH1 CLASSIC's 'Metal Mania Stripped' To Premiere On Saturday

In honor of the new "VH1 Classic Metal Mania: Stripped" CD that hits stores on Tuesday, February 8, VH1 Classic will premiere "Metal Mania Stripped" on Saturday, February 5 at 3:00 p.m. The half-hour show hosted by Eddie Trunk will feature videos from QUEENSRŸCHE, TESLA, SCORPIONS and POISON, as well as an acoustic performance of ...

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AC/DC, JUDAS PRIEST, MOTÖRHEAD Titles Among New DualDiscs Released In February and March

AC/DC's "Back in Black", JUDAS PRIEST's "Angel of Retribution", MOTÖRHEAD's "Overkill", SAMMY HAGAR's "Hallelujah", SLAUGHTER's "Then and Now", and TESLA's "Standing Room Only" are among the more than 25 additional titles set to be released on DualDisc during February and March. DualDisc is an exciting new double-sided music entertainment product that combines audio and video ...

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Singer GRAHAM BONNET To Perform With MICHAEL SCHENKER Tonight

Legendary singer Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, ALCATRAZZ, IMPELLITTERI, BLACKTHORNE) will perform with Michael Schenker tonight at approximately 11:00 p.m. PST at the NAMM "Night Of Guitar" concert at The Vault 350 in Long Beach, California. Graham will likely just sing one song, but it will be "a historic reunion just the same," according ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Bassist Produces THE NEW BLACKS: Audio Available

JUDAS PRIEST bassist Ian Hill has produced the debut EP from England's THE NEW BLACKS. A four-track affair entitled "Sound of Loud", the EP is being described as "late Eighties hard rock done 2004 style: delicate melodies delivered with passion and soul, crunchy guitars, soaring held-not solos and catchy choruses. Think TESLA, MR. BIG (album ...

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TESLA To Headline STATION FAMILY FUND Benefit Concert

TESLA, SHINEDOWN and VANILLA FUDGE (featuring Pat Travers and Carmine Appice) will take part in a benefit concert on February 25 for the survivors of the Station nightclub fire. The event, which will be hosted by the Wake Up the Love Foundation, will be held at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, Rhode Island. ...

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TESLA To Kick Off Acoustic Tour Next Month

TESLA will continue to support their latest studio album, "Into The Now", by hitting the road in early 2005 for a special acoustic tour commemorating the 15th anniversary of their groundbreaking album "Five Man Acoustical Jam". Each show on the "Five Man Acoustical Jam 2005" tour will be an evening with TESLA. There is no ...

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