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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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MICHAEL SCHENKER: 'Unplugged California' Tour Postponed Until 2006

Legendary guitarist Michael Schenker (UFO, SCORPIONS) has postponed his previously announced "Unplugged California Tour" to sometime next year. No reason was given for the postponement. Michael Schenker is currently working on a special CD to celebrate the 25-year anniversary of MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP. Entitled "Tales of Rock 'n' Roll", the CD will feature guest appearances ...

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EVIDENCE ONE To Support SCORPIONS In Germany

German hard rockers EVIDENCE ONE will support the SCORPIONS on June 3 at the Messehalle in Freiburg, Germany. Another support act will fill the middle slot on the bill, according to a posting on EVIDENCE ONE's official web site. As previously reported, EVIDENCE ONE's video for the track "Virus In My Veins" has been posted ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP Confirmed For Mexico's 2005 MONTERREY METAL FEST

The MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP (MSG), featuring German guitar legend Michael Schenker (ex-SCORPIONS/UFO), have been confirmed for the 2005 Monterrey Metal Fest, set to be held on Saturday, May 28 at the Auditorio Coca Cola in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The festival lineup is shaping up as follows: Main Stage: MOTÖRHEAD (Headliner) DANZIG (Co-Headliner) MSG WARCRY ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER: More 'Unplugged' Tour Dates Announced

Legendary guitarist Michael Schenker (UFO, SCORPIONS) will be embarking on the "Unplugged California Tour" with keyboardist Wayne Findlay and vocalist Kelly Keeling between March 23 and March 27. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 23 - Malibu, CA @ Malibu Inn Mar. 24 - San Juan Capastrano, CA @ Coach House Mar. 25 - Ventura, ...

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Forged by Fire - FIREWIND

Greek Guitar God Gus G. (damn, that's a lot of Gs!) never rests. Even after leaving DREAM EVIL to focus more attention on his pride and joy, FIREWIND, he still does time with NIGHTRAGE and MYSTIC PROPHECY. All these bands have benefited greatly from his massive chops; his chunky riffs and ferocious leads are matched ...

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THANATOS: New Live Video Clips Posted Online

Long-running Dutch death/thrash metal band THANATOS have posted several new live video clips on their official web site. Watch the group perform "War" in Thessaloniki, Greece, and "Lambs to the slaughter" and "Outward of the Inward" in Deventer, Holland at this location. As previously reported, THANATOS are busy writing new songs for their ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER To Embark On 'Unplugged California' Tour

Legendary guitarist Michael Schenker (UFO, SCORPIONS) will be embarking on the "Unplugged California Tour" with keyboardist Wayne Findlay and vocalist Kelly Keeling between March 23 and March 27. The Coach House in San Juan Capistrano on March 24 is the first confirmed date. More dates will be announced soon. Michael Schenker is currently working on ...

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SCORPIONS Offer Fans Personalized Gold Album Awards

Launch Radio Networks reports: If you want to show just how big a SCORPIONS fan you are, you now have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The band is offering personalized gold album awards for their 1982 release "Blackout", which featured the hits "No One Like You" and "Can't Live Without You". A 24-Karat gold-plated disc comes framed ...

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THANATOS To Record New Album Later In The Year

Long-running Dutch death/thrash metal band THANATOS are busy writing new songs for their fifth full-length album, to be recorded before the end of the year. THANATOS' fourth album, "Undead. Unholy. Divine", was released last summer through Greece's Black Lotus Records. The follow-up to 2000's "Angelic Encounters", "Undead. Unholy. Divine" was produced by Hans Pieters and ...

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