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FATES WARNING: More European Tour Details Revealed

Legendary progressive metal act FATES WARNING have announced the venue details for their upcoming European tour, scheduled to take place next month. The dates are as follows: Feb. 16 - Wigwam - Budapest, HUN Feb. 17 - TBA - Sofia, BUL Feb. 18 - Vox Music Club - Istanbul, TUR Feb. 19 - Hydrogios - ...

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RUSH: New Tribute Album In The Works?

RUSH fan site Power Windows is reporting that there have been more rumblings of one or more RUSH tribute albums in the works. Over two years ago guitarist Vinnie Moore's (UFO) web site announced that "Vinnie is recording tracks in his studio for a RUSH tribute CD that will be released by Magna ...

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Ex-OZZY OSBOURNE/BADLANDS Guitarist JAKE E. LEE: New Album Details Revealed

More details have been revealed about the upcoming "covers" album currently being recorded by former OZZY OSBOURNE/BADLANDS guitarist Jake E. Lee. 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): guitars Chris Logan (MSG): Vocals Tim Bogert (VANILLA ...

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WAYSTED: New Audio Interview Posted Online

Bassist Pete Way's (UFO, WAYSTED) official web site has posted an audio interview with Way and WAYSTED frontman Fin recorded on December 21, 2004. Among the topics covered during the interview are the new WAYSTED album, "Back From the Dead", upcoming WAYSTED tour dates, Pete's ongoing problem with entering the United States, and the murder ...

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REDEMPTION Complete Work On Sophomore Album

REDEMPTION's sophomore album, featuring FATES WARNING vocalist Ray Alder, has finally been completed. "Recording, mixing, and mastering are complete and the result is amazing," Nicolas van Dyk, REDEMPTION's primary songwriter and guitarist/keyboardist, writes on the group's web site. "We worked with Tommy Newton, known for his work with bands such as CONCEPTION, HELLOWEEN, ARK, UFO ...

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JAKE E. LEE: New Album Details Revealed

MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP (MSG) vocalist Chris Logan revealed in a recent online posting that he has completed tracking vocals for the new JAKE E. LEE (OZZY OSBOURNE, BADLANDS) album. The CD "will include several influential cover songs from the '70s classic rock era," according to Logan. "We're doing songs from CACTUS, FREE, JAMES GANG, JOHNNY ...

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WAYSTED To Embark On U.K. Tour

WAYSTED, the reunited semi-obscure mid-'80s British heavy metal outfit led by former UFO bassist Pete Way (hence the spelling of the group's name), will embark on the "Back From The Dead" 2005 U.K. tour in late January. Support at all dates will come from Gothenburg, Sweden-based hard rockers M.ILL.ION. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jan. ...

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STARWOOD To Film 'All My Girlfriends Have Boyfriends' Video

Bassist Marten Andersson (STARWOOD, LIZZY BORDEN, GEORGE LYNCH GROUP) ha issued the following update on his recent and upcoming activities: "Hey everybody!! I am checking in from Stockholm, Sweden. I had the opportunity to attend the kick off party for next year's Sweden Rock Festival this weekend. Let me tell you, there is some big ...

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A New U.K. Rock/Metal Radio Station To Launch Next Week

A new British rock/metal radio station called Arfm will officially launch from the NEC in Birmingham, U.K. on Wednesday, November 24 at 12 noon (GMT) from the Sound Broadcast Exhibition. British rockers MAGNUM will be part of the launch program with Bob Catley and Al Burrow joining presenters Adrian Juste, Steve Price and Simon Gausden. ...

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STARWOOD: Live Photos Posted Online

Los Angeles-based rock outfit STARWOOD, featuring members of the Eighties heavy metal band LIZZY BORDEN, opened for the legendary hard rock band UFO on Monday (Nov. 15) at the House of Blues in West Hollywood, CA. Check out pictures from Launch (all photos by Stephanie Cabral). STARWOOD 's video for the track "Subculture" ...

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STARWOOD: 'Subculture' Video Available Online

The first video from Los Angeles-based rock outfit STARWOOD, featuring members of the Eighties heavy metal band LIZZY BORDEN, has been posted online at Launch.com. According to vocalist/guitarist Lizzy, who produced the recording with bandmate Joey Scott (drums and percussion/backing vocals), the song, "Subculture", is an invitation to those who will never be ...

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SCENES Sign With ESCAPI

German prog-metallers SCENES, now featuring Alex Koch (ex-SPIRAL TOWER, POWERGOD) on vocals, have inked a two-album deal with Escapi. The group's full-length debut, "Call Us At the Number You Provide", will be released on January 24, 2005. The album was recorded at Sub Zero studio in Backnang and was mixed and mastered in September by ...

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SCENES Complete Work On Debut Album

German prog-metallers SCENES, now featuring Alex Koch (ex-SPIRAL TOWER, POWERGOD) on vocals, have completed work on their full-length debut. The album was recorded at Sub Zero studio in Backnang and was mixed and mastered in September by Tommy Newton (HELLOWEEN, CONCEPTION, ARK, UFO) at his Area 51 Studio. "Dirk Thurisch (ANGEL DUST, MERCURY TIDE) as ...

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WAYSTED: New Album Samples Posted Online

WAYSTED, the reunited semi-obscure mid-'80s British heavy metal outfit led by former UFO bassist Pete Way (hence the spelling of the group's name), have a new CD available to order via their newly launched web site. Entitled "Back from the Dead", the album contains the following track listing: 01. The Alternativa 02. Garden ...

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STARWOOD Filming First Video

Los Angeles-based rock outfit STARWOOD, featuring members of the Eighties heavy metal band LIZZY BORDEN, are shooting the first video from their debut album, "If It Ain’t Broke, Break It!" According to vocalist/guitarist Lizzy, who produced the recording with bandmate Joey Scott (drums and percussion/backing vocals), the song, "Subculture", is an invitation to those who ...

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SLASH Picks His Ultimate Compilation Guitar Mix CD

Former GUNS N' ROSES and current VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash picked his ultimate compilation guitar mix CD in the November 2004 issue of Q magazine. The tracks he chose are as follows: 01. JIMI HENDRIX - Machine Gun 02. LED ZEPPELIN - No Quarter 03. AEROSMITH - Nobody's Fault 04. AEROSMITH/RUN DMC - Walk This ...

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STARWOOD To Support UFO, VINCE NEIL

Los Angeles-based rock outfit STARWOOD, featuring members of the Eighties heavy metal band LIZZY BORDEN, will be supporting MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil on a U.K. tour in November. The band will also be the support act for the legendary UFO at the House of Blues Hollywood, CA. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 15 ...

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DISTANT THUNDER to Embark On European Tour

DISTANT THUNDER, the new band featuring former HELSTAR/DESTINY'S END and current SEVEN WITCHES frontman James Rivera, are currently finalizing plans for their upcoming European tour. The band will play two shows in the Texas area before leaving for Germany. In the meantime, James is touring with SEVEN WITCHES, sharing the bill with heavy rock greats ...

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JEFF KOLLMAN BAND: European Tour Announced

Guitarist Jeff Kollman (GLENN HUGHES, MOGG/WAY) has set an October 1 release date through Marmaduke Records for "Bleeding the Soul", the debut album from his latest venture, JKB (JEFF KOLLMAN BAND), also featuring former EDWIN DARE bandmate, bassist Kevin Chown, and drummer Charlie Waymire (EGH, SPEAK NO EVIL). Copies can be pre-ordered now via www.jeffkollman.com. ...

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Bassist BARRY SPARKS To Perform At Tucson's 2004 FALL CRAWL

Bassist extraordinaire Barry Sparks (DOKKEN, ex-MSG, TED NUGENT) will be performing at the 2004 Fall Crawl in Tucson, AZ on October 16. "Fall Crawl is an annual event put on by the Tucson Weekly and sponsored by KLPX, KFMA, KCMT, Budweiser and other local sponsors," Barry writes on his web site. "The event begins at ...

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Bassist BARRY SPARKS Comments On UFO Tour

Bassist extraordinaire Barry Sparks (DOKKEN, ex-MSG, TED NUGENT) has commented on the reports that he will be filling in for UFO bassist Pete Way on the band's upcoming U.S. tour after Way was denied a working visa "due to having overstayed the number of days he was there on his last visit." Says Sparks: "Well, ...

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FATES WARNING: New Song Available For Download

A brand-new FATES WARNING track, entitled "Simple Human", has been posted online in MP3 format at this location. "Simple Human" comes off the group's upcoming CD, "FWX", due on October 5 through Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2000's "Disconnected" was recorded at Carriage House studios in Stamford, Connecticut and features cover artwork ...

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