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VREID, CALIBAN Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

VREID and CALIBAN have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 3-5 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABORTED AMON AMARTH ATHEIST BATTLELORE BLOODTHORN BORN FROM PAIN CALIBAN CELTIC FROST CHILDREN OF BODOM D'ESPAIRSRAY DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EKTOMORF EMPEROR END ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Rock On For TOMMY VANCE

Emma Midgley of ictheWharf.co.uk is reporting that JUDAS PRIEST's tribute gig for former Virginia Quay resident Tommy Vance on March 31 will raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust, the Cabot Square bank's official charity. The gig will be held at the Royal Albert Hall next Friday and will play tribute to the ...

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DOKKEN Bassist BARRY SPARKS To Embark On Solo Tour

Current DOKKEN and TED NUGENT bassist Barry Sparks will embark on a short West Coast tour in April in support of his solo album "Can't Look Back". Barry has made quite a name for himself throughout his music career, playing with the likes of DOKKEN, TED NUGENT, SCORPIONS, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ULI ROTH, MSG, BILLIE MYERS, ...

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NOCTURNAL RITES Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish melodic metallers NOCTURNAL RITES have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 3-5 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABORTED AMON AMARTH ATHEIST BATTLELORE BLOODTHORN BORN FROM PAIN CELTIC FROST CHILDREN OF BODOM D'ESPAIRSRAY DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EKTOMORF EMPEROR ...

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WHITESNAKE Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

WHITESNAKE have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 3-5 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABORTED AMON AMARTH ATHEIST BATTLELORE BLOODTHORN BORN FROM PAIN CELTIC FROST CHILDREN OF BODOM D'ESPAIRSRAY DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EKTOMORF EMPEROR END OF GREEN FINNTROLL ...

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DOKKEN, KISS Members To Join ULI JON ROTH At SKY ACADEMY Concerts In Los Angeles

Don Dokken (DOKKEN), Eric Singer (KISS, ALICE COOPER), Jon Levin (DOKKEN), Tony Franklin (WHITESNAKE, THE FIRM, BLUE MURDER), Jürgen Rosenthal (SCORPIONS), Francis Buchholz (SCORPIONS), Roy Z (BRUCE DICKINSON, HALFORD), Jeff Kollman (COSMOSQUAD, JKB, GLENN HUGHES), Andy Aledort (Guitar World, Guitar For The Practicing Musician), Phil Woodward, Joe Stump (REIGN OF TERROR, OBSESSION) and Stuart Smith ...

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Too Late for Peace… - HERMAN RAREBELL

You didn't realize that longtime SCORPIONS drummer Herman Rarebell had a solo album called "Too Late for Peace…" on Poland's Selfmadegod Records, did you? That's because he doesn't. Grindcore act HERMAN RAREBELL includes members of Selfmadegod brethren THIRD DEGREE and ANTIGAMA. "Too Late for Peace" has been released as a 3" disc and is tried ...

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ARMORED SAINT Schedule San Francisco Date

ARMORED SAINT will be performing a headlining show at the Pound in San Francisco on Friday, June 16. Support at the gig will come from THE HATED and SAVAGE MACHINE. Cost is $20 in advance, with tickets being available next week. This is an all-ages show. Doors open at 7:00 p.m., and showtime is 7:30 ...

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ARMORED SAINT: Revised European Tour Schedule Announced

ARMORED SAINT have updated their European schedule. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 23 - Arnhem, NETH – Willemeen Jun. 24 - Balingen, GER – Bang Your Head Festival Jun. 25 - Dessel, BEL – Graspop Festival Jun. 27 - Manchester, UK – Academy 3 Jun. 28 - Belfast, N. Ireland – Spring and Airbake ...

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SCORPIONS Coat For Sale

Classic Rock Revisited is selling a coat that former SCORPIONS drummer Herman Rarebell wore onstage during the "Wind of Change" tour along with a postcard signed by Rarebell certifying the coat's authenticity. This is a rare, one-of-a-kind item and a chance to own a rare piece of SCORPIONS history. Other hard rock items of note ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP: Touring Lineup, Setlist Revealed

Guitarist Michael Schenker from Hanover, Germany, continues to count among the most important and most admired guitarists of the international rock scene. His extremely fluent style, his successful combination of fiery rock licks, awesome power riffs and classical quotations has made him an icon for a whole generation. Whether as a member with the SCORPIONS ...

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