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VELVET REVOLVER, MÖTLEY CRÜE, SYSTEM OF A DOWN 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: VELVET REVOLVER, CHEVELLE, THE ACTUAL Venue: Aladdin Theatre for the Performing Arts City/State: Las Vegas, Nev. Date: Aug. 20, 2005 Attendance: 5,910 Capacity: 7,019 Artist/Event: MÖTLEY CRÜE, SUM 41, THE EXIES, SILVERTIDE Venue: Marcus Amphitheatre City/State: ...

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Awaken the Guardian (reissue) - FATES WARNING

While their eternal doppelgangers QUEENSRŸCHE did more to popularize "thinking man's metal", and onetime disciples DREAM THEATER turned prog-metal into a cottage industry, FATES WARNING are no less deserving of their place in progressive metal history. Their 1986 set, "Awaken the Guardian", hit a pinnacle of classic metal with a slightly technical bent and the ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Ready To Give His Fans A 'Lifestyle' Show

Launch Radio Networks reports: Sammy Hagar is ready to launch his brief "The Tequila Made Me Do It" tour on Saturday (August 6), which will be the prototype for the kind of shows he hopes to put on in the future. Besides performances by Hagar, his WABORITAS, and MONTROSE, the concerts will include beach volleyball ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Looking Forward To Playing With MONTROSE Again

Launch Radio Networks reports: Sammy Hagar is excited about launching his brief "The Tequila Made Me Do It" tour this weekend, and just as excited about playing with his first band, MONTROSE. The group, which initially reunited in 2003, will play three shows with Hagar this month. The Red Rocker told Launch he expects the ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Hopes To Make Concerts Free In The Future

Launch Radio Networks reports: Sammy Hagar hopes that in the near future he won't have to charge for a concert ticket again. Hagar told Launch that his other ventures, like Cabo Wabo tequila and his Cabo Wabo Cantina clubs, are making enough money to subsidize his live dates. He plans to pass that benefit on ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Says VAN HALEN Could Have Finished A New Album

Launch Radio Networks reports: VAN HALEN recorded three new songs for last year's greatest hits collection, "The Best of Both Worlds", but frontman Sammy Hagar says the group could have finished a whole album. Hagar told Launch that the hang-up was guitarist Edward Van Halen, who simply took too long to record his parts. "We ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Says EDDIE VAN HALEN 'Used To Be A Great Guy'

Launch Radio Networks reports: After spending most of 2004 back with VAN HALEN, Sammy Hagar says he's in no hurry to do it again. The group did tour North America and record three new songs for a greatest hits album, but Hagar told Launch that what he once called a "continuation" has reached its conclusion ...

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SAMMY HAGAR: Jamming Country Style

ABC ePrep is reporting that Sammy Hagar joined country star Kenny Chesney onstage a couple of nights ago during Chesney's concert at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland. Hagar and Chesney performed three songs together. The two artists are friends — Chesney played at Hagar's Cabo Wabo Cantina at Hagar's Meltdown and Birthday Bash last year. ...

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HELIX Frontman Is Ready To Kick Ass At SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

HELIX frontman Brian Vollmer recently spoke to the The London Free Press about the group's appearance at this weekend's Sweden Rock Festival, a three-day sonic barrage of some of the world's hardest and most renowned metal bands. Speaking of the upcoming Swedish gig, Vollmer expressed total confidence in the band's ability to rock just as ...

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ERIC SINGER & FRIENDS: Australian Shows Announced

Eric Singer, the drummer of KISS, will be touring Australia with ALICE COOPER in June/July this year. Eric first toured with Alice in Australia in 1990 on the back of the enormously successful "Trash" album and has played with him on and off ever since. Eric has been a regular visitor to Australia between ALICE ...

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LULLACRY Guitarist: New Album Will Be 'More Rock-Oriented'

LULLACRY guitarist Sami Vauhkonen has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "I just came back from Astia studio for the last time, considering the upcoming masterpiece. "Whooa, I can say that I've been waiting this day to happen for a while… Anssi [Kippo, engineer/producer] did an amazing job with keyboards and ...

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SAMMY HAGAR To Open Cabo Wabo Cantina In St. Louis

Sammy Hagar announced in front of 18,000+ fans during his St. Louis concert Saturday (May 14) that he would open a Cabo Wabo Cantina in spring 2007 in St. Louis' new $290 million Bottle District. The St. Louis Cabo Wabo Cantina is expected to be one of the select markets to which Sammy will bring ...

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VAN HALEN Members To Record Covers Album?

Launch Radio Networks reports: VAN HALEN bandmates Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony are doing a handful of dates with their side project, LOS TRES GUSANOS, a trio that plays Hagar songs, some VAN HALEN material and classic rock covers. Would the group ever consider writing and recording its own material? Anthony told Launch it could ...

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GEORGE LYNCH And JOHN SYKES To Team Up For U.S. Tour

Legendary guitarist George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB) will be going out on the road in June with John Sykes (THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE). Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. In other news, Lynch is hard at work designing his Randall signature amp. The hand-wired version will be unvieled in Indianapols in July 2005 at ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Says He Is 'Done With' VAN HALEN

According to MelodicRock.com, Sammy Hagar was interviewed on St. Louis radio station KSHE-FM Monday (April 25) and spoke about a couple of interesting things. Sammy said he and VAN HALEN drummer Alex Van Halen are great friends and "will remain great friends." He also stated that there is no VAN HALEN activity planned, adding that ...

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MSG Vocalist CHRIS LOGAN To Guest On LEGACY Album Re-Release

MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP (MSG) singer Chris Logan has just finished tracking vocals for a bonus track to be featured on the new LEGACY album re-release. The tune is called "So Long". LEGACY features founding member Marten Andersson (LIZZY BORDEN, GEORGE LYNCH, STARWOOD) on bass and the world-renowned Jonas Hansson (SILVER MOUNTAIN, JONAS HANSSON BAND) on ...

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