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GIRLSCHOOL Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Veteran British female hard rockers GIRLSCHOOL have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 6-9, 2012 in Slvesborg, Blekinge in southern Sweden. Around 70 bands will perform on the festival's five stages next summer. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLUE YSTER CULT BONAFIDE ...

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GIRLSCHOOL Interviewed On 'Rockulus Maximus' (Audio)

Gary Clarke, who presents the re-launched rock show "Rockulus Maximus" (described as "the most northerly rock show on the U.K. mainland") last week conducted an interview with Denise Dufort and Jackie Chambers of veteran British female hard rockers GIRLSCHOOL. You can now listen to the chat below. GIRLSCHOOL recently re-recorded its classic 1981 album "Hit ...

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THIN LIZZY: New Video Interview With DARREN WHARTON

Argentinean rock journalist Lucas H. Gordon, who currently resides in Hollywood, California, conducted an interview with THIN LIZZY keyboardist Darren Wharton when the band played at San Manuel Amphitheater in San Bernardino, Caliifornia on October 22 with JUDAS PRIEST and BLACK LABEL SOCIETY. You can now watch the chat below. For more than forty years, ...

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THIN LIZZY Interviewed On 'Shockwaves' Videocast

Shockwaves videocast episodes #5 and #6 feature a discussion with the legendary rock band THIN LIZZY. The interviews were conducted by Bob Nalbandian on October 20, 2011 at the Coach House in San Juan Capistrano, California. Episode #5 features vocalist/guitarist Ricky Warwick and guitarist Damon Johnson, while episode #6 features drummer Brian Downey. For more ...

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THIN LIZZY Names DAMON JOHNSON Permanent Member

For more than forty years, THIN LIZZY has been delivering its brand of rock 'n' roll to audiences all over the world. Even with the untimely passing of legendary frontman Phil Lynott twenty-five years ago, the band has continued on. Over the years, many rock luminaries have graced the ranks of THIN LIZZY, including the ...

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MOTRHEAD Drummer Interviewed At ROCK IN RIO Festival (Video)

Didi Wagner and Luisa Micheletti of Multishow conducted an interview with MOTRHEAD drummer Mikkey Dee after the band's performance at the Rock In Rio festival in on September 25, 2011 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. You can now watch the chat below. MOTRHEAD's new album, "The Wrld Is Yours", sold 7,000 copies in the United ...

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GLEN SOBEL Drum-Cam Footage Of Classic ALICE COOPER Tracks

Drum-cam footage of Glen Sobel (ALICE COOPER, SIXX: A.M., VIVIAN CAMPBELL, PAUL GILBERT) performing three classic ALICE COOPER tracks "Billion Dollar Babies", "Muscle Of Love" and "Halo Of Flies" can be seen below. The clips were recorded during the summer leg of Cooper's U.S. "No More Mr. Nice Guy" tour as well as the band's ...

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GIRLSCHOOL Frontwoman Comments On 'Hit And Run Revisited' Album

Veteran British female hard rockers GIRLSCHOOL recently re-recorded their classic 1981 album "Hit And Run" to celebrate the LP's 30th anniversary. "Hit And Run Revisited" will be released on September 26 via Wacken Records through UDR as a digipack, LP and digital download. "Hit And Run" was originally made available in March 1981, followed a ...

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GIRLSCHOOL: 'Hit And Run Revisited' Audio Samples Available

Veteran British female hard rockers GIRLSCHOOL recently re-recorded their classic 1981 album "Hit And Run" to celebrate the LP's 30th anniversary. "Hit And Run Revisited" is out now via Wacken Records as a digipack, LP and digital download. "Hit And Run" was originally made available in March 1981, followed a short time later by a ...

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ALICE COOPER Drummer GLEN SOBEL Schedules Columbus In-Store

ALICE COOPER drummer Glen Sobel (who has previously played with SIXX A.M., Vivian Campbell and Paul Gilbert) has scheduled an in-store appearance on Wednesday, August 17 at Columbus Pro Percussion in Columbus, Ohio. The event will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 pm, right before Alice Cooper's show that night at the LC Pavillion. ...

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MOTRHEAD: New Video Interview With LEMMY

A video interview with MOTRHEAD frontman Ian Fraser "Lemmy" Kilmister conducted at this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival on Saturday, August 6 in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany can be seen below. MOTRHEAD's new album, "The Wrld Is Yours", sold 7,000 copies in the United States in its ...

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MOTRHEAD: Pro-Shot Footage Of WACKEN OPEN AIR Performance

MOTRHEAD performed at this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival on Saturday, August 6 in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. The concert, which was broadcast live on German TV station ZDFkultur, can now be seen below. MOTRHEAD's new album, "The Wrld Is Yours", sold 7,000 copies in the United ...

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'Lemmy' Movie Certified Gold In Germany

The acclaimed documentary examining the life and career of the MOTRHEAD frontman and rock icon Lemmy Kilmister, "Lemmy: 49% Motherf**ker, 51% Son Of A Bitch", has been certified gold in Germany for sales in excess of 25,000 copies. A photo of Lemmy receiving his gold award at this past weekend's Wacken Open Air festival in ...

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MOTRHEAD Drummer Talks Hockey In New Video Interview

Derek Snider of The Score television network a Canadian specialty television service providing sports, news, information, highlights and live event programming, available across Canada spoke to MOTRHEAD drummer Mikkey Dee at the Heavy T.O. festival about the one thing he loves more than drums hockey! Check out the footage below. MOTRHEAD's new album, "The Wrld ...

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THIN LIZZY: VIVIAN CAMPBELL And SCOTT GORHAM's Rig Rundown

On April 1, Premier Guitar's Chris Kies was on location in Chicago, Illinois at the Vic Theatre where he caught up with THIN LIZZY guitar tech Coty Allinson, who walked Kies through guitarists Vivian Campbell and Scott Gorham's current touring rigs. Check out the clip below. THIN LIZZY's current lineup features Phil Lynott-era LIZZY members ...

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MOTRHEAD Issues Statement On Passing Of Former Guitarist

MOTRHEAD has issued the following statement regarding the passing of the band's former guitarist Michael "Wrzel" Burston: "We are greatly saddened to confirm that our long-time friend and comrade Wrzel died Saturday at his home. Wrz was pouring a Guinness and cracking a joke when he succumbed to a heart attack; at least we know ...

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MOTRHEAD Drummer: WRZEL Was 'More Rock And Roll Than All Of Us Put Together'

MOTRHEAD drummer Mikkey Dee spoke to the Swedish newspaper Expressen about the passing of his former bandmate, guitarist Michael "Wrzel" Burston. Although no official statement has been made, it is believed that Burston died of ventricular fibrillation, caused by cardiomyopathy, better known as heart disease. He was 61 years old. According to Dee, MOTRHEAD frontman ...

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Former MOTRHEAD Guitarist WRZEL Reportedly Dies At 61

According to a posting on the Facebook page of Tim Butcher, longtime bass tech for MOTRHEAD frontman Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, former MOTRHEAD guitarist Michael "Wrzel" Burston passed away earlier today (Saturday, July 9). No official statement has been made, but it is believed that Burston died of ventricular fibrillation, caused by cardiomyopathy, better ...

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