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GRAHAM BONNET Joins Forces With DARIO MOLLO In EZOO

Legendary singer Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MSG, ALCATRAZZ, GRAHAM BONNET BAND) has joined forces with Italian axeman and producer Dario Mollo in a new project called EZOO. The band's debut album, "Feeding The Beast", will be released on June 2 via earMUSIC. Grooving and stomping music, with the great feeling straight from the golden days of ...

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RITCHIE BLACKMORE's Reactivated RAINBOW Is Recording New Music

The revamped version of RAINBOW recently entered the studio to record band's first new music in more than two decades. Guitarist Ritchie Blackmore stepped away from his Renaissance-inspired brand of music with BLACKMORE'S NIGHT last year to perform a handful of shows with a brand-new lineup of the band he had formed after quitting DEEP ...

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Video: JOE LYNN TURNER Performs RAINBOW Classics In Oslo

Fan-filmed video footage of Joe Lynn Turner's March 24 performace at the Hard Rock Café in Oslo, Norway can be seen below (courtesy of Mr AOR). Joe Lynn Turner last year slammed Ritchie Blackmore for the guitarist's decision to go out and perform classic DEEP PURPLE and RAINBOW material with a new group musicians instead ...

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THE FERRYMEN Feat. RAINBOW Singer, PRIMAL FEAR Guitarist Joined By Drummer MIKE TERRANA

THE FERRYMEN, the new project featuring guitarist Magnus Karlsson (MAGNUS KARLSSON'S FREE FALL, PRIMAL FEAR) and vocalist Ronnie Romero (LORDS OF BLACK, RAINBOW), has been joined by acclaimed drummer Mike Terrana (TARJA, RAGE, AXEL RUDI PELL, VISION DIVINE). THE FERRYMEN's debut album will be released this summer via Frontiers Music Srl. Musically, you can expect ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER Announces 'Michael Schenker Fest' European Tour

Celebrated rock guitarist Michael Schenker has announced that he will be touring "Michael Schenker Fest" throughout the U.K. in November 2017. The four concerts take in London O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire (November 2), Sheffield O2 Academy (November 3), Manchester O2 Ritz (November 4) and Hull City Hall (November 5). Tickets for the concerts at O2 ...

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ENSLAVED Guitarist IVAR BJØRNSON To Release Debut Album From BARDSPEC Project

BARDSPEC, the ambient project/band led by ENSLAVED composer/guitarist Ivar Bjørnson, will release its debut album, "Hydrogen", in June via By Norse. Having launched at Roadburn in 2015, BARDSPEC has since evolved into a fully-fledged band, with Steve Austin on guitars/effects, David Hall presenting the live visual aspect of the project, and the layout created by ...

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Former FAITH NO MORE Singer, MELVINS Drummer Join PRIMITIVE RACE

PRIMITIVE RACE returns with a new release this fall, appropriately titled "Volume 2". The outfit, helmed by producer/bass player Chris Kniker (REVCO, LORDS OF ACID), enlisted former FAITH NO MORE singer Chuck Mosley for vocals and MELVINS' drummer Dale Crover for the 10-song collection. "When I listened to the music for PRIMITIVE RACE, ideas just ...

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BLITZKRIEG Signs With MIGHTY MUSIC

Mighty Music has announced the signing of the legendary NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) band BLITZKRIEG. The group is currently writing material for a new album which is tentatively scheduled to be recorded in late summer. The first single is expected to be released in late 2017, with the full-length effort to follow ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER To Release New Live Recording Feat. GARY BARDEN, GRAHAM BONNET, ROBIN MCAULEY

Michael Schenker, one of music's greatest rock guitarists, will release "Michael Schenker Fest Tokyo" – a stunning new live recording and filmed concert released by inakustik on CD, DVD, Blu-ray and digital on Friday, March 24, 2017. Filmed and recorded at Tokyo's International Forum on August 24, 2016, this historic concert features guest appearances from ...

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Watch New GRAHAM BONNET BAND Video 'Rider'

"Rider", the new video from the GRAHAM BONNET BAND, can be seen below. The track is taken from the group's latest album, "The Book", which was released on November 4 via Frontiers Music Srl. Graham Bonnet is a rock legend. With a pedigree that includes RAINBOW, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, ALCATRAZZ and IMPELLITTERI, he is ...

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STEVE HARRIS Says BRITISH LION Is 'Getting Heavier And Heavier'

Sam Sheppard of Mammoth Metal TV recently conducted an interview with IRON MAIDEN and BRITISH LION bassist Steve Harris. You can listen to the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On if any of the songs from BRITISH LION's 2012 self-titled debut album were written in the early '90s when Harris ...

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IRON MAIDEN's STEVE HARRIS Will Have A 'Pretty Busy Year' In 2017

IRON MAIDEN bassist Steve Harris was interviewed by Planet Rock's Paul Anthony when Harris's solo/side project BRITISH LION headlined the Planet Rockstock festival on Saturday, December 3 at Trecco Bay, South Wales, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about BRITISH LION's upcoming live album, Harris said: "It'll be out hopefully… Well, ...

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Watch IRON MAIDEN Bassist's BRITISH LION Perform In Leipzig, Germany

Fan-filmed video footage of IRON MAIDEN bassist Steve Harris's solo/side project BRITISH LION performing on November 25 at Hellraiser in Leipzig, Germany can be seen below. BRITISH LION previously debuted two new songs, "Spitfire" and "Bible Black", during its summer 2015 tour. Asked if BRITISH LION has been road-testing new material on its recent tours ...

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GRAHAM BONNET Says Rock Music 'Needs To Develop More Than It Has Done'

Legendary hard rock vocalist Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, ALCATRAZZ, IMPELLITTERI) took part in a press conference at this past weekend's Hard Rock Hell festival at Camp HRH, Pwllheli, North Wales, Gwynedd. You can now watch the question-and-answer session below. Speaking about the changes in the music industry over the course of the last ...

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Watch IRON MAIDEN Bassist's BRITISH LION Perform In Toulouse, France

Fan-filmed video footage of IRON MAIDEN bassist Steve Harris's solo/side project BRITISH LION performing on November 11 at Le Metronum in Toulouse, France can be seen below. BRITISH LION is recording shows on its current European tour for an upcoming live album, tentatively due next year. The band previously debuted two new songs, "Spitfire" and ...

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