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TUB RING Announces Album Title

Chicago's spazzed-out, high-energy rock ensemble TUB RING has set "The Great Filter" as the title of its debut album for The End Records, due out sometime in early 2007. The CD, co-produced by keyboardist Rob Kleiner and Neal Ostrovsky, is being recorded at B-Side Audio studios in Chicago. About the recording of the new album, ...

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Audio Interview With Original ALICE COOPER Drummer Available

Ohio radio DJ Joe Kleon has posted a two-hour interview with original ALICE COOPER drummer Neal Smith. The interview is an in-depth look into a band that changed rock music and covers the band's history through the first eight albums. Says Kleon: "Neal is very candid and presents many stories not widely told. It is ...

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DEF LEPPARD Featured In GUITAR EDGE Magazine

According to a posting on DEF LEPPARD's web site, the September/October issue of Guitar Edge magazine — "the newest and hottest magazine on the music scene" — features a seven-page article in which LEPPARD guitarists Vivian Campbell and Phil Collen, along with JOURNEY's Neal Schon, talk about the DEF LEPPARD/JOURNEY tour, their own styles of ...

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SHANE GAALAAS Goes Solo With 'Live In Osaka'

Acclaimed Canadian drummer Shane Gaalaas (GLENN HUGHES, COSMOSQUAD, DIESEL MACHINE) has released his third solo album, "Live In Osaka", on the Japanese Big M.F. label. Featuring Gaalaas on guitar and lead vocals, Schon (guitar), Akihito Tokunaga (bass) and Kaichi Kurose (drums), "Live In Osaka" contains songs from Gaalaas' two studio albums, "Primer" (2003) and "Hinge" ...

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CARMINE APPICE's 'Ultimate Guitar Zeus' Receives Official Release

Escapi Records has announces the official release of the long-awaited underground classic, "Ultimate Guitar Zeus", created, produced and co-written by drummer Carmine Appice. The CD features performances by 14 of the world's greatest guitar players, including Yngwie Malmsteen, Brian May of QUEEN, Stevie Salas, Slash of VELVET REVOLVER, Steve Morse of DEEP PURPLE, Richie Sambora ...

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B.C. RICH, MOSER CUSTOM SHOP Settle Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

B.C. Rich Guitars/Kustom Musical Amplification, Inc. and Moser Custom Shop/Neal Moser have announced a settlement of the outstanding litigation among them. The agreement includes Moser Custom Shop and Neal Moser's acknowledgment of B.C. Rich's ownership of the Bich trademarks and a trademark license from B.C. Rich to Neal Moser and Moser Custom Shop to produce ...

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DEF LEPPARD Guitarist Hoping To Jam As Tour With JOURNEY Starts

Launch Radio Networks reports: The DEF LEPPARD/JOURNEY tour gets underway tonight (Friday, June 23) at the Tweeter Center At The Waterfront in Camden, New Jersey. It's a coheadlining package, and each band will play about 80 or 90 minutes. DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen is a big fan of JOURNEY guitarist Neal Schon, and Collen ...

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TRANSATLANTIC Featuring DREAM THEATER Drummer: Two-DVD Set Out Now

TRANSATLANTIC, the supergroup project featuring Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER) on drums, Neal Morse (ex-SPOCK'S BEARD) on keyboards and vocals, Roine Stolt (THE FLOWER KINGS) on guitar, and Pete Trewavas (MARILLION) on bass, have just released a two-DVD set, "Building The Bridge" and "Live In America", on Radiant Records. The following product description was posted on ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarist Set For LES PAUL Salute Next Week

Launch Radio Networks reports: Guitarists Joe Perry from AEROSMITH and Neal Schon from JOURNEY are among those taking part in a tribute concert to music industry legend Les Paul next week. The Les Paul & Friends: 90th Birthday Salute takes place at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California, next Tuesday (February 7), and it's ...

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Vocalist JEFF SCOTT SOTO: 'SOUL SIRKUS Is Not Dead'

Less than two weeks after signaling a possible end to his SOUL SIRKUS all-star project (which also included JOURNEY guitarist Neal Schon), vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, TALISMAN) has issued a follow-up statement elaborating on the group's current status. The statement reads as follows: "There's been a lot of rumors and speculation flying about ...

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DISTURBED, MÖTLEY CRÜE, AEROSMITH 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: DISTURBED, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Venue: Royal Oak Music Theatre City/State: Royal Oak, Mich. Date: Nov. 21-22, 2005 Gross Sales: $93,492 Attendance: 2,797 Capacity: 3,400 Artist/Event: DISTURBED Venue: NOKIA Theatre Times Square City/State: New York, N.Y. Date: ...

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Imagine - STRIDE

There is something to this DREAM THEATER-meets-JOURNEY description of Houston, Texas' STRIDE. Neither as over-the-top progressive as DREAM THEATER nor as pop-flavored AOR as NEIL SCHON's bunch, the band's second full-length and first released through a record label does feature the successful construction of bridgework between the two sides. The fact that STRIDE's first release ...

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