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UFO: Upcoming DVD To Include Footage From Studio Session

In addition to a full-length concert performance, filmed on Friday, May 13 at the Pumpwerk in Wilhelmshaven, Germany, the upcoming UFO DVD will also include songs from a studio session where the band will play tracks which in the past have rarely been performed on stage. The proposed track listing, chosen as the result of ...

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THE LIZARDS To Tour with IAN HUNTER BAND And UFO

Hot off the heels of a successful tour of Europe, Scandinavia, Greece, and Turkey, opening for ex-DEEP PURPLE bassist Glenn Hughes, hard rockers THE LIZARDS will be performing a series of gigs with the IAN HUNTER BAND (ex-MOTT THE HOOPLE) and heavy metal legends UFO. THE LIZARDS, featuring Bobby Rondinelli (BOC, RAINBOW, BLACK SABBATH) and ...

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BIOHAZARD: New Album Cover Available

Renowned album-cover artist Ioannis (FATES WARNING, DEEP PURPLE, SEPULTURA, DREAM THEATER, UFO, KING CRIMSON) has just finished the artwork for BIOHAZARD's new and final album, "Means To An End", that is being released by SPV in early summer. Dangerous Age Graphics is making available a limited edition signed print of the cover. This will be ...

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JAKE E. LEE: 'Retraced' U.S. Release Date Announced

Shrapnel Records has set an April 26 U.S. release date for former OZZY OSBOURNE/BADLANDS guitarist Jake E. Lee's "covers" album, "Retraced", (the CD will be released in Europe on April 25 via Mascot Records). The album, which was engineered by Michael Lardie (formerly of GREAT WHITE), will feature the following lineup of musicians: Jake E. ...

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MEGADETH, UFO, CINDERELLA Confirmed For Wisconsin's ROCK FEST

MEGADETH, UFO, CINDERELLA, RATT and FIREHOUSE are among the bands confirmed for this year's Rock Fest, set to take place July 14-17 in Cadott, Wisconsin. The complete billing for the festival is as follows: Thursday, July 14: 04:30 GB LEIGHTON 06:30 APRIL WINE 08:30 EVERCLEAR 11:00 COLLECTIVE SOUL Friday, July 15: 12:45 FRANKY PEREZ 02:15 ...

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UFO: More U.S. Tour Dates Announced

Legendary hard rock band UFO have lined up the following U.S. dates in July: Jul. 06 – New York, NY – B.B. King's Jul. 07 - Hampton Beach - NH - Casino Jul. 08 - Baltimore - MD - House Of Rock Jul. 09 - Philadelphia - PA - The Trocadero Jul. 12 - Cleveland ...

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JAKE E. LEE's 'Retraced' To Receive European Release In Late April

Mascot Records has set an April 25 European release date for former OZZY OSBOURNE/BADLANDS guitarist Jake E. Lee's "covers" album, entitled "Retraced" (the CD will be released in the U.S. via Shrapnel Records). The album, which is being engineered by Michael Lardie (formerly of GREAT WHITE), will feature the following lineup of musicians: Jake E. ...

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RISE TO ADDICTION Confirmed For U.K.'s ROCK & BLUES Festival

RISE TO ADDICTION, the new project featuring former BLAZE members John Slater (guitar), Steve Wray (guitar) and Rob Naylor (bass), are the latest band to be confirmed for this year's 22nd annual Rock & Blues festival in Pentrich, Derbyshire. The biker festival, famous for its "custom bike shows, live music, birds, blokes and beers," attracts ...

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UFO To Tour U.S. In July

According to Ticketmaster.com, UFO are scheduled to perform at B.B. Kings in New York City on Wednesday, July 6, 2005. Additional U.S. dates are expected to be announced soon. As previously reported, the current lineup of UFOPhil Mogg (vocals), Pete Way (bass), Vinnie Moore (guitar), Paul Raymond (rhythm guitar, keyboards) and Jason Bonham ...

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SCENES To Release Debut Album This Month

German prog-metallers SCENES, now featuring Alex Koch (ex-SPIRAL TOWER, POWERGOD) on vocals, will release their full-length debut, "Call Us At the Number You Provide", in Europe on March 21 via Escapi. A U.S. release will follow in April. The CD was recorded at Sub Zero studio in Backnang and was mixed and mastered in September ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER: 'Unplugged California' Tour Postponed Until 2006

Legendary guitarist Michael Schenker (UFO, SCORPIONS) has postponed his previously announced "Unplugged California Tour" to sometime next year. No reason was given for the postponement. Michael Schenker is currently working on a special CD to celebrate the 25-year anniversary of MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP. Entitled "Tales of Rock 'n' Roll", the CD will feature guest appearances ...

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JAKE E. LEE: New Album Samples Posted Online

JakeELee.com has uploaded exclusive sample tracks from former OZZY OSBOURNE/BADLANDS guitarist Jake E. Lee's upcoming "covers" album, which is scheduled for release this spring via Shrapnel Records. The CD, which is being engineered by Michael Lardie (formerly of GREAT WHITE), will feature the following lineup of musicians: Jake E. Lee (OZZY OSBOURNE, BADLANDS): ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP Confirmed For Mexico's 2005 MONTERREY METAL FEST

The MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP (MSG), featuring German guitar legend Michael Schenker (ex-SCORPIONS/UFO), have been confirmed for the 2005 Monterrey Metal Fest, set to be held on Saturday, May 28 at the Auditorio Coca Cola in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The festival lineup is shaping up as follows: Main Stage: MOTÖRHEAD (Headliner) DANZIG (Co-Headliner) MSG WARCRY ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER: More 'Unplugged' Tour Dates Announced

Legendary guitarist Michael Schenker (UFO, SCORPIONS) will be embarking on the "Unplugged California Tour" with keyboardist Wayne Findlay and vocalist Kelly Keeling between March 23 and March 27. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 23 - Malibu, CA @ Malibu Inn Mar. 24 - San Juan Capastrano, CA @ Coach House Mar. 25 - Ventura, ...

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WAYSTED: New U.K. Date Announced

WAYSTED, the reunited semi-obscure mid-'80s British heavy metal outfit led by UFO bassist Pete Way (hence the spelling of the group's name), have issued the following update via their official web site: "After the enthusiastic welcome to their opening set at the Mean Fiddler WAYSTED are champing at the bit to get out on the ...

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UFO: More Details Revealed About Upcoming DVD Shoot

The current lineup of UFOPhil Mogg (vocals), Pete Way (bass), Vinnie Moore (guitar), Paul Raymond (rhythm guitar, keyboards) and Jason Bonham (drums) — will film and record an official DVD on Friday, May 13 at the Pumpwerk in Wilhelmshaven, Germany. This will be the first DVD in over thirty years of UFO's history, ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER To Embark On 'Unplugged California' Tour

Legendary guitarist Michael Schenker (UFO, SCORPIONS) will be embarking on the "Unplugged California Tour" with keyboardist Wayne Findlay and vocalist Kelly Keeling between March 23 and March 27. The Coach House in San Juan Capistrano on March 24 is the first confirmed date. More dates will be announced soon. Michael Schenker is currently working on ...

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UFO To Film DVD In May

The current lineup of UFOPhil Mogg (vocals), Pete Way (bass), Vinnie Moore (guitar), Paul Raymond (rhythm guitar, keyboards) and Jason Bonham (drums) — will record their first official DVD in May in Germany. "The band want to know which songs you would like them to perform on the DVD, with the emphasis on ...

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WAYSTED To Support THE QUIREBOYS In London

WAYSTED, the reunited semi-obscure mid-'80s British heavy metal outfit led by UFO bassist Pete Way (hence the spelling of the group's name), have announced that they have been invited to appear at the Mean Fiddler in London on Friday, February 18 as special guests of THE QUIREBOYS. Also appearing on the bill will be TOKYO ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER Covers IRON MAIDEN

According to a posting on the IRON MAIDEN fans site MaidenFans.com, guitarist Michael Schenker (SCORPIONS, UFO) and vocalist Robin McAuley who worked with the former on five MSG albums, have recorded a cover version of MAIDEN's "Run to the Hills". They also re-recorded "Save Yourself", a MSG classic. The MAIDEN cover could very ...

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ANDREAS KISSER, ALEX SKOLNICK, SEBASTIAN BACH Among Musicians Featured On RUSH Tribute CD

SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser, former TESTAMENT axeman Alex Skolnick, ex-SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach and former WARRANT frontman Jani Lane are among the musicians appearing on the upcoming RUSH tribute album, "Subdivisions", due on March 15 via Magna Carta Records. The CD, which features pre-mix editing by longtime RUSH producer Terry Brown, contains

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