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ULI JON ROTH: Band Lineup Announced For September Shows

Legendary guitarist Uli Jon Roth (ex-SCORPIONS) has announced the lineup for his upcoming shows in September. Roth's band will consist of the following: Uli Jon Roth - Guitar Olaf Senkbeil - Vocals Oliver Palotai - Keyboards Peter Pichl - Bass Chris Lowe - Drums Ex-SCORPIONS drummer Rudy Lenners will join Uli as a special guest ...

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ARCH ENEMY Embark On OZZFEST; 'Doomsday Machine' Arrives This Tuesday

Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY kicked off their first U.S. tour in support of "Doomsday Machine", their highly anticipated new album, last week on Ozzfest to rave reviews. The dynamic offering was mixed by acclaimed producer Andy Sneap (KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, NEVERMORE, OPETH) and features striking cover art by renowned artist Joachim Luetke (DIMMU BORGIR). A ...

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VINNY APPICE's Wife Joins 'The Dio Message Board'

Justine Appice, wife of legendary drummer Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, DIO), has been named "chief interviewer" for "The Dio Message Board". By using her knowledge and contacts in the industry acquired over the years, she has been able to secure some no-holds-barred interviews. Most recently she has interviewed Bobby Blotzer (RATT), Frank Marino, James Kottak ...

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LILLIAN AXE Announce New Album Title

LILLIAN AXE have set "Waters Rising" as the title of their new album. "The band is working on putting the final touches on the new CD," reads a posting on the group's web site. "No release date has been set just yet, but soon." In other news, in addition to being in LILLIAN AXE, bassist ...

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ARMORED SAINT To Open For SCORPIONS In Phoenix

According to Ticketmaster, ARMORED SAINT will be the "special guest" for the SCORPIONS show at the Dodge Theater in Phoenix, Arizona on July 30. No further information is currently available. ARMORED SAINT — who feature in their ranks (former?) ANTHRAX frontman John Bush — released their last studio album, "Revelation", in 2000. A ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER: 'Heavy Hitters' CD To Surface Next Month

According to CD Universe, the "Michael Schenker and Heavy Hitters" album, featuring an all-star lineup of musicians based around guitar virtuoso Michael Schenker (MSG, UFO, SCORPIONS) paying homage to their contemporaries, is scheduled for release on July 12. This 10-track powerhouse collection was produced by legendary rock producer and musician Bob Kulick (KISS, MEATLOAF) and ...

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ULI JON ROTH Guests On IAN GILLAN's Anniversary CD

Legendary guitarist Uli Jon Roth (ex-SCORPIONS) will be featured as a guest performer on DEEP PURPLE frontman Ian Gillan's upcoming album "Gillan's Inn". The album celebrates Ian's 40 years in the world of rock, and Ian invited a dazzling number of friends and fellow musicians to contribute performances. These include, among others, all the current ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER Cancels YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Tour

Legendary guitarist Michael Schenker (MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, SCORPIONS, UFO) has posted the following message on his official web site: "I am sorry to tell you that I have to cancel MSG's upcoming tour with YNGWIE MALMSTEEN. It has turned out to be a catastrophe. The tour I agreed to was a co-headline deal with Yngwie ...

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WARGASM Members To Perform At Benefit Concert

On Saturday June 25, the three members of WARGASM, plus assorted members of STEEL ASSASSIN, TRIPHAMMER, MADD HUNTER, EVERY SECOND, and TONGUE & GROOVE will perform at a benefit concert at the Mallard in Brockton, Massachusetts. Three bands consisting of the above-mentioned musicians will be formed specially for this occasion and will perform the music ...

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SCORPIONS Complete New DVD, Plan New Studio CD

SCORPIONS guitarist Rudolf Schenker has issued the following message to the group's fans: "As you know, we have just finished our special-guest U.K. tour with JUDAS PRIEST. The last concert was in the Netherlands. We were very happy about the emotion and happiness the fans welcomed us with. Our biggest highlight was when Jimmy Page ...

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THE SCORPIONS To Perform In Israel

Merav Yudilovitch of Ynetnews.com is reporting that German hard rockers THE SCORPIONS are expected to perform in Israel this summer, after being impressed by a young Israeli singer during a Berlin fundraiser for the benefit of tsunami victims. The band's management is presently in discussions with Israeli producer Shuki Weiss and if all ...

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SUIDAKRA: New Song Available For Download

German melodic black/death metallers SUIDAKRA have uploaded a full-length MP3 of their track "Reap the Storm" at their newly revamped web site. Check it out at Suidakra.com. "Reap the Storm" comes off the group's upcoming seventh album, "Command to Charge", due on April 25 via Armageddon Music. A limited-edition digipack containing bonus material ...

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THANATOS To Enter Studio In June

Long-running Dutch death/thrash metal band THANATOS will enter Excess Studios in Rotterdam in late June to record two songs that will be used for future releases. The band will record a new version of the classic THANATOS track "And Jesus Wept" (originally featured on 1992's "Realm of Ecstasy") plus a blistering version of the DARK ...

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ULI JON ROTH To Tour North America In September

The following message has been posted on legendary guitarist Uli Jon Roth's (ex-SCORPIONS) official web site: "Uli has been focusing mainly on his work in the studio for the last couple of months and has not given any interviews, which is why it has been quiet in the news department. But lots of activity has ...

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