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Video: JON OLIVA Performs SAVATAGE Classics With OBITUARY

SAVATAGE frontman Jon Oliva joined OBITUARY on stage this past Saturday, January 30 at the first annual Florida Metal Fest at The Cuban Club in Ybor City in Tampa, Florida to perform a couple of SAVATAGE classics: "City Beneath The Surface" and "The Dungeons Are Calling". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen ...

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The Magic of Winter - THE WIZARDS OF WINTER

TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA was the unlikeliest commercial breakthrough when it was first founded by SAVATAGE's Jon Oliva and Al Pitrelli. SAVATAGE's "Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24" became a Christmastime classic as a radio staple under the TSO banner and its revered live extravaganza. A gazillion players have performed in both of TSO's two touring ensembles over the years, ...

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HALESTORM's LZZY HALE Performs With TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA In Cleveland; Video, Photos

HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale joined TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA on stage on December 30 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio to perform the song "Forget About The Blame (Moon Version)", the first radio single from TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA's newest release, "Letters From The Labyrinth". Hale joined TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA for both performances that day (3:30 and 8 ...

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HALESTORM's LZZY HALE To Perform With TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA In Cleveland

HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale will join TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA on stage on December 30 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio to perform the song "Forget About The Blame (Moon Version)", the first radio single from TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA's newest release, "Letters From The Labyrinth". Hale will join TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA for both performances that day (3:30 ...

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TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA's 'Letters From The Labyrinth' Cracks U.S. Top 10

"Letters From The Labyrinth", the new album from TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, the collaboration between longtime SAVATAGE singer/songwriter Jon Oliva and producer Paul O'Neill, entered The Billboard 200 chart at position No. 7 with first-week sales of just over 45,000 units. The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week based on multi-metric consumption, ...

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Listen To LZZY HALE's Guest Appearance On TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA's 'Forget About The Blame'

Billboard.com has premiered a reprise version of "Forget About The Blame" from TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA's upcoming "Letters From The Labyrinth" album, featuring a guest appearance by HALESTORM's Lzzy Hale. Check it out below. Regarding how the collaboration came about, Lzzy tells Billboard.com: "In all honesty, it was a complete honor and surprise to me. ...

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CIRCLE II CIRCLE: Lyric Video For New Song 'Ghost Of The Devil'

Following the impressive main-stage performance of Zak Stevens with SAVATAGE and TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA in front of 80,000 people at Wacken Open Air festival 2015, Zak and his band CIRCLE II CIRCLE will release their new album, "Reign Of Darkness", on October 16 via earMUSIC. The official lyric video for the song "Ghost Of The Devil" ...

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TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA To Release 'Letters From The Labyrinth' Album In November

TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, the collaboration between longtime SAVATAGE singer/songwriter Jon Oliva and producer Paul O'Neill, has become one of the most successful stories in rock 'n' roll history. Defying the odds with each project, they continue to search for new and original ideas to bring to reality no matter how difficult the challenge. The TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA ...

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CIRCLE II CIRCLE To Release 'Reign Of Darkness' Album In October

Following the impressive main-stage performance of Zak Stevens with SAVATAGE and TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA in front of 80,000 people at Wacken Open Air festival 2015, Zak and his band CIRCLE II CIRCLE will release their new album, "Reign Of Darkness", on October 16 via earMUSIC. earMUSIC/Edel and Zak Stevens have enjoyed critical acclaim and commercial success ...

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SEVEN WITCHES To Release 'The Way Of The Wicked' Album In September

Led by guitarist Jack Frost (SAVATAGE, BELLADONNA, THE BRONX CASKET CO., METALIUM, SPEEED), SEVEN WITCHES has been one of America's best classic '80s-inspired metal bands — specializing in American traditional power metal, reminiscent of bands such as HELSTAR, MANOWAR and METAL CHURCH. And on September 18, the group will issue its latest album, "The Way ...

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Your Heaven is Real - CHRIS CAFFERY

SAVATAGE/TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA guitarist Chris Caffery returns with his fifth solo album, "Your Heaven is Real". As with his previous records, Caffery handles most of the instrumentation (guitars, bass and keys) with WHITESNAKE / BILLY IDOL / OZZY OSBOURNE drummer Brian Tichy keeping him company. Also on board is keyboardist/composer Lonnie Park and a guest appearance ...

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SAVATAGE Reunites For WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival Performance; Video Available

Last night, at the Wacken Open Air (W:O:A) music festival in northern Germany, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA (TSO) and SAVATAGE wowed 80,000-plus attendees with a never-before-attempted music festival performance. Following a 40-minute SAVATAGE set and a 40-minute TSO set, TSO and SAVATAGE band members, across two of the festival's main stages, performed a perfectly coordinated set of ...

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Video: SAVATAGE, ADRENALINE MOB, NIGHT RANGER, Ex-WHITESNAKE Members Pay Tribute To RANDY RHOADS

Brian Tichy, creator of the "Randy Rhoads Remembered" celebration events and producer of the "Randy Rhoads Remembered Vol. I" CD (currently receiving stellar reviews), and his partner Joe Sutton held a "Randy Rhoads Remembered: Rhoads Across America" tour date on May 28 at 1150 Oak Bar And Grill in Cranston, Rhode Island. Fan-filmed video footage ...

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SAVATAGE: 'Return To Wacken' Audio Samples

To celebrate SAVATAGE upcoming reunion performance at Wacken Open Air in Wacken, Germany, SAVATAGE and earMUSIC will release the ultimate "Return To Wacken" album on June 19. The effort will contain studio versions of classic songs that the band played live at Wacken as part of their previous two appearances at the world-famous festival: in ...

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SAVATAGE: 'Return To Wacken' Collection Due In June

To celebrate SAVATAGE upcoming reunion performance at Wacken Open Air in Wacken, Germany, SAVATAGE and earMUSIC will release the ultimate "Return To Wacken" album on June 19. The effort will contain studio versions of classic songs that the band played live at Wacken as part of their previous two appearances at the world-famous festival: in ...

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Suspended at Aphelion - WHILE HEAVEN WEPT

Virginia-based WHILE HEAVEN WEPT consists of the core seven players of Rain Irving (lead vocals), Jim Hunter (bass), Jason Lingle (keys/vocals), Scott Loose (electric guitar), Tom Phillips (electric and acoustic guitars and synths), Michelle Schrotz (keys/vocals) and Trevor Schrotz (drums/percussion). Many, including Tom Phillips, have been in the prog metal band BRAVE at one point ...

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DEE SNIDER 'Apologizes' To DOUG ALDRICH, Slams KISS

TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider has apologized to former WHITESNAKE and DIO guitarist Doug Aldrich for "singling him out" by questioning the relevance of any of the WHITESNAKE releases Aldrich appeared on. On February 9, Snider posed the following question for his 124,000 Twitter followers: "What WHITESNAKE album of importance did Douglas Aldrich play on? ...

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SAVATAGE's 1983 Album 'Sirens' Remembered In New Ebook

A new one-dollar short ebook tells the story of the making of SAVATAGE's 1983 debut album "Sirens". Author Martin Popoff rates the album highly. "The metal class delivered, in 1983, at least three of the genre's greatest records, 'Kill 'Em All', 'Melissa' and 'Sirens', the latter, by our band at hand, Florida's SAVATAGE," says Popoff. ...

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