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Keyboardist DEREK SHERINIAN Working On New Solo Album

Keyboardist Derek Sherinian (BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION, DREAM THEATER, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) just spent three days in the studio with drummer Simon Philips (THE WHO, TOTO) writing material for Derek's upcoming seventh solo record, to be released this summer Sherinian and Phillips first collaborated on Derek's "Inertia" record in 2001. Derek's last solo album, "Molecular Heinosity", came ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Bassist To Produce KIMBALL/JAMISON Album

PRIMAL FEAR bassist Mat Sinner will produce the collaborative album from singers Jimi Jamison (ex-SURVIVOR) and Bobby Kimball (ex-TOTO). Jimi and Bobby are currently laying down the vocal tracks in Los Angeles, with the instrumental parts having already been recorded in Germany. The songs on the album, which promises to be one of the highlights ...

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JOE PERRY, PAUL RODGERS, MICHAEL ANTHONY, JASON BONHAM At 'Mark And Brian Christmas Show'

This past Thursday night's (December 16) Mark And Brian Christmas Show at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California featured a performance by the M&B ALL STAR BAND, comprised of AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry, Paul Rodgers (BAD COMPANY, FREE, QUEEN + PAUL RODGERS), Michael Anthony (CHICKENFOOT, VAN HALEN), Jason Bonham (LED ZEPPELIN) and Peter Frampton. ...

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'Mark And Brian Christmas Show' Featuring PERRY, RODGERS, ANTHONY, BONHAM To Be Streamed Live

Tonight's (Thursday, December 16) Mark And Brian Christmas Show at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California — featuring a performance by the M&B ALL STAR BAND, composed of AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry, Paul Rodgers (BAD COMPANY, FREE, QUEEN + PAUL RODGERS), Michael Anthony (CHICKENFOOT, VAN HALEN), Jason Bonham (LED ZEPPELIN) and Peter Frampton — ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarist Added To 'Mark And Brian Christmas Show'

AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry will join Paul Rodgers (BAD COMPANY, FREE, QUEEN + PAUL RODGERS), Michael Anthony (CHICKENFOOT, VAN HALEN), Jason Bonham (LED ZEPPELIN) and Peter Frampton in the M&B ALL STAR BAND, which will perform at the Mark And Brian Christmas Show at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California on December 16. Billy ...

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ALICE COOPER, PAUL STANLEY, GLENN HUGHES Featured On PUSHKING Album

Eagle Rock Entertainment will deliver to the masses Russia's premiere rock band PUSHKING. Their CD, "The World As We Love It", will hit the shelves on February 1. [MSRP $13.98] This new album is a 19-track celebration, composed of re-recorded selections from PUSHKING's catalogue featuring some very special guests. Paul Stanley (KISS), Billy F. Gibbons ...

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WENDY DIO To Appear 'Humanity Thru Music' Charity Concert

Wendy Dio, wife/manager of legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio, will hit the green carpet in support of Humanity Thru Music on Saturday, November 6 in Hollywood, California. Dio joins other celebrity guests — actress/photographer Shari Belafonte, "Lost" producer Paul Dini, actor Tyler Mane (who played Michael Myers in the first two "Halloween" movies) ...

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UNRULY CHILD: 'Worlds Collide' EPK Available

An EPK (Electronic Press Kit) for "Worlds Collide", the new album from the reunited melodic hard rock quintet UNRULY CHILD, can be viewed below. After disbanding over sixteen years ago, all the original members of the legendary melodic hard rock quintet UNRULY CHILD have reunited to produce "Worlds Collide", due for release on October 15 ...

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UNRULY CHILD: 'Very First Time' Video Released

"Very First Time", the new video from the reunited melodic hard rock quintet UNRULY CHILD, can be viewed below. The clip was helmed by Fortress Entertainment Group's Devin DeHaven, a photographer and music video director who has previously worked with PAPA ROACH, XZIBIT and LUDACRIS, among others. After disbanding over sixteen years ago, all the ...

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MIKE TERRANA's 'Sinfonica' Combines Classic Music With Rock Drumming

Drummer Mike Terrana (TARJA TURUNEN, MASTERPLAN, AXEL RUDI PELL, SAVAGE CIRCUS, RAGE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) has completed work on his third solo album, "Sinfonica", which contains 11 famous classical orchestral tracks accompanied by his drumming. Commented Terrana: "The idea for the 'Sinfonica' project originally came into being, because I wanted to make a tribute song for ...

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Original SODOM Guitarist Resurfaces In WORTMORD

WORTMORD, the new band featuring original SODOM guitarist Peppi "Grave Violator" Dominik, will release its self-titled debut album on September 29 via Sunny Bastards Records. "After recording the 'Final Sign Of Evil' album with SODOM and our subsequent performance at Wacken Open Air [festival] were such a blast, I wanted to be in a real ...

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UNRULY CHILD: New Album Samples Available

After disbanding over sixteen years ago, all the original members of the legendary melodic hard rock quintet UNRULY CHILD have reunited to produce a brand new album entitled "Worlds Collide", due for release on October 15 in Europe and October 26 in the USA via Frontiers Records. Marcie Michelle Free (vocals; KING KOBRA, SIGNAL), Bruce ...

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TESTAMENT, Ex-NEVERMORE Members To Guest On AC/DZ Debut

AC/DZ, the San Francisco Bay Area-based AC/DC tribute band formed by legendary thrash singer Steve "Zetro" Souza (TENET, DUBLIN DEATH PATROL, EXODUS, LEGACY) and executive producer Walter Morgan (organizer of the Thrash Of The Titans 2001 benefit concert), has enlisted Eric Peterson (TESTAMENT) and Tim Calvert (FORBIDDEN, NEVERMORE) to play guest guitar solos on the ...

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Drummer MIKE TERRANA Interviewed On Czech Republic's CT1

Drummer Mike Terrana (TARJA TURUNEN, MASTERPLAN, AXEL RUDI PELL, SAVAGE CIRCUS, RAGE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) was interviewed by Czech Republic's CT1 on July 13, 2010. Watch the chat below. Terrana attempted to set a new "Guinness world record" by playing with four bands — K2 (feat. former EUROPE guitarist Kee Marcelo), AXEL RUDI PELL, TARJA and ...

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APOSTASY: Footage From Sweden's ROCKWEEKEND Festival Available

Swedish national TV station SVT has uploaded professionally filmed video footage of APOSTASY's performance at this year's Rockweekend festival, which took place July 8-10 in Kilafors (two hours north of Stockholm), Sweden. Watch the clips below. APOSTASY recently announced the addition of drummer Thomas Olsson (THE PROJECT HATE, KAMTJATKA) to the group's ranks. The band ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER Interviewed On 'Iron City Rocks' Podcast

The "Iron City Rocks" podcast (web site) recently conducted an interview with legendary guitarist Michael Schenker. The chat is now available for streaming using the audio player below. Inakustik/MVD has set an October 19 release date for MSG (MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP)'s "The 30th Anniversary Concert - Live In Tokyo" CD/DVD/Blu-Ray. This performance was ...

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Mafia - FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE

You look at the cover art, check out the band name, read the album title, and get the peculiar feeling of something being a tad askew. But the seemingly strange contrast between the understood style of Italy's FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE and the album cover and title logically connect after one reads the lyrics and/or concept synopsis. ...

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SHADYON Signs With INNER WOUND RECORDINGS

Inner Wound Recordings has announced the signing of the French progressive metal band SHADYON. The group's new album, "Mind Control", will be released in Europe and North America on August 27. According to a press release, SHADYON "combines progressive parts, powerful riffs and AOR melodies and blends them together in a tasteful way, and create ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP: 'The 30th Anniversary Concert - Live In Tokyo' DVD Due In October

Inakustik/MVD has set an October 19 release date for MSG (MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP)'s "The 30th Anniversary Concert - Live In Tokyo" CD/DVD/Blu-Ray. This performance was recorded in January 2010 during the band's 30th-anniversary Japanese tour. On this trek, the MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP consisted of Michael Schenker (guitar), Gary Barden (vocals), Simon Phillips (drums), Wayne Findlay ...

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APOSTASY Announces New Drummer

Swedish death/black metallers APOSTASY have announced the addition of drummer Thomas Olsson (THE PROJECT HATE, KAMTJATKA) to the group's ranks. The band states, "Thomas really likes our work and we're really thrilled that he joined to bring APOSTASY to yet another level. "Thomas used to play in THE PROJECT HATE, KAMTJATKA and has co-written albums/songs ...

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