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Reunited TRIUMPH At SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL; First Video Footage Surfaces

Reactivated Canadian rockers TRIUMPH Rik Emmett (vocals, guitars), Mike Levine (bass, keyboards) and Gil Moore (vocals, drums), along with Dave Dunlop from Rik Emmett's STRUNG-OUT TROUBADOURS project played their first show since reuniting Saturday night (June 7) at the Sweden Rock Festival in Slvesborg, Sweden. The group's setlist was as follows: 01. When the Lights ...

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LITA FORD: More Warm-Up Shows Revealed

'80s hard rock queen Lita Ford will play at least a couple of warm-up shows for her upcoming Rocklahoma appearance. Ford is apparently being billed as the Lita Ford "tribute" act KISS ME DEADLY for these special performances, which will kick off in late June. So far the following dates have been announced: June 28 ...

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LITA FORD Announces Lineup For 'Touring And Recording'

'80s hard rock queen Lita Ford has announced her "current lineup for touring and recording." It is as follows: Stet Howland (W.A.S.P.) - Drums Teddy Cook (DIO) - Bass Michael T. Ross (HARDLINE, ANGEL) - Keyboards Tom Cavanagh (ALMOST QUEEN, BENT PUSSYCAT) - Guitar As previously reported, Lita Ford will play at least a couple ...

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BULLETBOYS Confirmed For ROCKLAHOMA Festival

BULLETBOYS has been confirmed for the Rocklahoma festival, set to take place July 9-13, 2008 at the Catch The Fever Festival Grounds, four miles north of Pryor, Oklahoma. The band will be make a special headline appearance on Sunday night, July 13 on the Tri-Label Stage. TRIUMPH and EXTREME are among the bands reuniting with ...

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LITA FORD: Another 'Secret' Warm-Up Show Revealed

'80s hard rock queen Lita Ford will play at least a couple of warm-up shows for her upcoming Rocklahoma appearance. Ford is apparently being billed as the LITA FORD "tribute" act KISS ME DEADLY for these special performances, which will kick off in early July. So far the following dates have been announced: July 06 ...

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LITA FORD To Play New York City In July

'80s hard rock queen Lita Ford is rumored to be playing a warm-up show for her upcoming Rocklahoma appearance on July 7 at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill in New York City. According to the venue's web site, the LITA FORD "tribute" act KISS ME DEADLY is scheduled to perform that night ...

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CATAMENIA Parts Ways With Singer

Finnish melodic black metallers CATAMENIA have parted ways with singer Olli-Jukka Mustonen. Commented the group's guitarist Ari Nissil: " The fear that something negative will happen turned into reality at Montreal [on our way to start our Canadian tour], when we realized that Olli, our lead vocalist, won't show up there. Unfotunately he missed his ...

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ARMORED SAINT: Mexico City Show Postponed

Los Angeles metal veterans ARMORED SAINT have issued the following update: "ARMORED SAINT regret to announce the postponement of their [May 31] show [at Circo Volador] in Mexico City. As the show was booked on short notice, this caused us to miss advertising deadlines and not have enough time to properly promote the show. The ...

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RATT, JACKYL, ACE FREHLEY Added To ROCKLAHOMA

Lynn Hernandez of Tulsa, Oklahoma's 97.5 KMOD radio station has announced that RATT, JACKYL and the "Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp" band have been confirmed for the newly added fifth-day (Wednesday, July 9) portion of this year's Rocklahoma festival. Meanwhile, original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley will play on the festival's closing day, July 13. Rocklahoma ...

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Bid On Three-Hour Guitar Lesson With GUNS N' ROSES' BUMBLEFOOT

Rock Against Diabetes is gearing up for its upcoming event on August 23 in Las Vegas at the DeepRockDrive venue by auctioning off spectacular music memorabilia and instruments donated by celebrities and artists in support of the event. Featured items are: * A three-hour private guitar lesson with GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal ...

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SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL Subject Of Upcoming Documentary

Freelance documentary producers Mikael Eriksson and Philip Recht are icurrently working on a documentary film about the Sweden Rock Festival. The film will focus on the audience and the artists' views on heavy metal music and the Sweden Rock Festival in particular. Recht and Eriksson have chosen to focus on the festival-goer in his/her everyday ...

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TRIUMPH Taps Guitarist DAVE DUNLOP For Upcoming Shows

Reactivated Canadian rockers TRIUMPH have tapped Dave Dunlop from frontman Rik Emmett's STRUNG-OUT TROUBADOURS project to play second guitar for TRIUMPH's forthcoming shows, including next month's Sweden Rock Festival. STRUNG-OUT TROUBADOURS' debut CD was honored in the "Album of the Year" and "Best Group/Duo" categories at the 2007 Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards, where they were ...

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OPETH: 'The Candlelight Years' Box Set Due In June

An OPETH three-CD box set called "The Candlelight Years" (image), featuring the the band's first three albums, will be released in Japan on June 23. The track listing is as follows: "Orchid" (1995): 01. In Mist She Was Standing 02. Under the Weeping Moon 03. Silhouette 04. Forest of October 05. The Twilight ...

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ROCKLAHOMA 2008 Will Be Five-Day Event

Catch the Fever Music Festivals the organizers of the Rocklahoma festival have announced that due to the overwhelming response from members of the rock community and their fans, a fifth day (Wednesday, July 9) has been added to this year's event. Director of Operations of the Pryor Creek Music Festival Dave Giencke enthusiastically stated, "Rocklahoma ...

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STEELHEART Confirmed For ROCKLAHOMA Festival

STEELHEART has been confirmed for this year's Rocklahoma festival, which will be held July 10-13, 2008 at the Catch The Fever Festival Grounds, four miles north of Pryor, Oklahoma. TRIUMPH and EXTREME are among the bands reuniting with all or most of their original lineups for this year's festival, which will also feature sets from ...

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ARMORED SAINT To Play Mexico For The First Time

Los Angeles metal veterans ARMORED SAINT will play Mexico for the first time ever on May 31 at Circo Volador in Mexico City. Support at the gig will come from FUELED BY FIRE, STRIKEMASTER and VOLTAX. The ARMORED SAINT show will kick off a great week for Mexican ANTHRAX fans who will be able to ...

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QUEENSRCHE Set For ROCKLAHOMA Festival

According to the Tulsa, Oklahoma radio station 97.5 KMOD, QUEENSRCHE has been confirmed for this year's Rocklahoma festival, which will be held July 10-13, 2008 at the Catch The Fever Festival Grounds, four miles north of Pryor, Oklahoma. TRIUMPH and EXTREME are among the bands reuniting with all or most of their original ...

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DOKKEN Confirmed For ROCKLAHOMA Festival

DOKKEN has been confirmed for this year's Rocklahoma festival, which will be held July 10-13, 2008 at the Catch The Fever Festival Grounds, four miles north of Pryor, Oklahoma. TRIUMPH and EXTREME are among the bands reuniting with all or most of their original lineups for this year's festival, which will also feature sets from ...

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UFO, LIVING COLOUR Confirmed For ROCKLAHOMA Festival

According to radio personality Eddie Trunk who hosted the official Rocklahoma 2008 press conference on March 4 at the world-famous Whisky A-Go Go in Hollywood, California UFO and LIVING COLOUR have been confirmed for this year's Rocklahoma festival, which will be held July 10-13, 2008 at the Catch The Fever Festival Grounds, four miles north ...

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The Visual Art Of CELTIC FROST's TOM GABRIEL FISCHER Now Available

Alternatively subject to passionate controversy or revered as one of the most influential and revolutionary musicians of the past two decades, HELLHAMMER and CELTIC FROST singer/guitarist Tom Gabriel Fischer's creative and intriguingly enigmatic mind has helped shape the face of modern extreme metal. But Fischer's imagination has never been limited solely to music: starting as ...

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