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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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EXTREME Guitarist Talks Gear, Performing With RIHANNA (Video)

Guitar Edge's Elliott Politte recently conducted an interview with EXTREME/RIHANNA guitarist Nuno Bettencourt in Chicago, Illinois. Nuno showed Politte his stage rig and talked about performing with Rihanna. Watch the chat below. The unexpected combination of the Grammy Award-winning R&B artist Rihanna and Bettencourt has in fact become what Nuno says "a great opportunity to ...

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EXTREME: 'Run' Video Posted Online

"Run", the new video from reunited Massachusetts hard rockers EXTREME, can be viewed below (courtesy of AOL's Noisecreep). The clip, which was created and directed by EXTREME guitar virtuoso Nuno Bettencourt, is one of four bonus videos — along with "King of the Ladies", "Interface" and "Ghost" — that are included on the band's recently ...

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EXTREME: New Audio Interview With GARY CHERONE

On June 17, 2010, Jason Saulnier of the "Good Time Metal Oldies" radio show conducted an interview with EXTREME vocalist Gary Cherone. You can now listen to the chat below. "Good Time Metal Oldies" airs Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. EST on CIFA 104.1 FM in Nova Scotia and Tuesday nights at 7:00 p.m. EST on ...

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EXTREME's 'Take Us Alive' Concert To Receive HDNet Premiere

"Take Us Alive", the new concert DVD from reactivated Boston hard rockers EXTREME, will premiere on the HDNet Concert Series on June 6 at 8:30 p.m. ET. The band performed and recorded this "in-your-face" live concert in its hometown of Boston at the House of Blues. This is EXTREME's first live DVD/CD showcasing the band's ...

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EXTREME Frontman Interviewed On 'Hard Rock Nights'

Gary Cherone, vocalist for reunited Massachusetts hard rockers EXTREME, was the special guest on the April 30-May 6 edition of "Hard Rock Nights". Cherone joined host JT to discuss the band's new DVD, "Take Us Alive", as well as its last studio effort, "Saudades de Rock", which was released in 2008. Cherone also talked about ...

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EXTREME: 'King Of The Ladies' Video Premiere

"King Of The Ladies", a never-before-seen video from reunited Massachusetts hard rockers EXTREME, can be viewed below (courtesy of AOL's Noisecreep). The clip is one of four bonus videos that are included on the band's "Take Us Alive" live CD and DVD, which will be released on May 4 in the U.S. via Frontiers Records. ...

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EXTREME Guitarist Performs With RIHANNA On 'American Idol'

Grammy Award-winning R&B artist Rihanna performed her new single — "Rockstar 101" — on last night's (Wednesday, April 7) episode of"American Idol" backed by a powerhouse rock band, featuring EXTREME guitarist Nuno Bettencourt. Watch video footage of her appearance below. The unexpected combination of Rihanna and Bettencourt has in fact become what Nuno says "a ...

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EXTREME: Second 'Take Us Alive' DVD Trailer Available

Reunited Massachusetts hard rockers EXTREME will release the "Take Us Alive" live CD and DVD on April 23 in Europe and May 4 in the U.S. via Frontiers Records. In 2008, following a 13-year hiatus, EXTREME returned to the stage for its "Take Us Alive" world tour, which encompassed 75 cities and multiple continents in ...

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EXTREME: 'Take Us Alive' DVD Artwork Unveiled

Reunited Massachusetts hard rockers EXTREME will release the "Take Us Alive" live CD and DVD on April 23 in Europe and May 4 in the U.S. via Frontiers Records. In 2008, following a 13-year hiatus, EXTREME returned to the stage for its "Take Us Alive" world tour, which encompassed 75 cities and multiple continents in ...

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EXTREME: 'Take Us Alive' DVD/CD Release Dates Announced

Reunited Massachusetts hard rockers EXTREME will release the "Take Us Alive" live CD and DVD on April 23 in Europe and May 4 in the U.S. via Frontiers Records. In 2008, following a 13-year hiatus, EXTREME returned to the stage for its "Take Us Alive" world tour, which encompassed 75 cities and multiple continents in ...

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EXTREME: 'Take Us Alive'DVD Trailer Available

Reunited Massachusetts hard rockers EXTREME are scheduled to release a new DVD/CD entitled "Take Us Alive" in the spring via Victor Entertainment in Japan and Frontiers Records in Europe. The set is expected to include footage that was shot on August 8, 2009 at the House of Blues in Boston as well as "four bonus ...

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EXTREME To Release 'Take Us Alive' DVD/CD

Reunited Massachusetts hard rockers EXTREME are scheduled to release a new DVD/CD entitled "Take Us Alive" in late March/early April. The set is expected to include footage that was shot on August 8, 2009 at the House of Blues in Boston as well as "four bonus videos." Fan-filmed video footage of EXTREME performing a cover ...

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Russian Rockers PUSHKING Preparing To Release All-Star Album

Russian rockers PUSHKING are putting the finishing touches on the on their new all-star album entitled "The World As We Love It" (formerly known as "Pushking - Duets"). The CD was produced by Fabrizio Grossi and is being mastered at Precision Mastering in Los Angeles by Tom Baker, who has previously worked with ALICE COOPER, ...

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RISE OF CALIGULA To Release Two Digital-Only EPs

California-based grindcore outfit RISE OF CALIGULA will self-release two separate, digital-only EPs early next year. The first EP, entitled "Mother Inferior", will be recorded in February with Jack Shirley (COMADRE, BROADWAY CALLS), while the second, as-yet-untitled effort will follow in April. RISE OF CALIGULA is: Gary Bettencourt: Guitar Robert Morey: Guitar Kerry McCoy: Bass guitar/Vocals ...

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EXTREME Guitarist Performs With RIHANNA On 'Saturday Night Live'; Video Available

Grammy Award-winning R&B artist Rihanna performed two songs — "Hard" and "Russian Roulette" — on "Saturday Night Live" this past Saturday (December 5) backed by a powerhouse eight-piece rock band, featuring EXTREME guitarist Nuno Bettencourt. The added oomph behind Rihanna led to an extra heavy metal version of "Hard", which featured Young Jeezy. Rihanna's army ...

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EXTREME's NUNO BETTENCOURT Touring With RIHANNA

Guitar virtuoso Nuno Bettencourt has joined forces with Rihanna and will be her 2010 world tour lead guitarist. The unexpected combination of Grammy Award-winning R&B artist Rihanna and rock guitarist Nuno Bettencourt has in fact become what Nuno says "a great opportunity to blend our talents to create a high-energy experience." Nuno is best known ...

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EXTREME: Boston Show Filmed For Forthcoming DVD

Fan-filmed video footage of reunited Massachusetts hard rockers EXTREME performing a cover of VAN HALEN's "Mean Street" on August 8, 2009 at the House of Blues in Boston can be viewed below. The entire concert was professionally filmed for a DVD which is tentatively due before the end of the year. "Saudades de Rock", the ...

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EXTREME: Quality New York City Footage Available

Quality video footage of EXTREME's July 28, 2009 performance at the Nokia Theatre in New York City can be viewed below (courtesy of "bretthejet"). "Saudades de Rock", the new album from EXTREME, sold 6,500 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 78 on The Billboard 200 ...

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EXTREME Pays Tribute To MICHAEL JACKSON

Fan-filmed video footage of reunited Boston hard rockers EXTREME performing a cover version of MICHAEL JACKSON's "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin" before launching into "Get The Funk Out" on July 12, 2009 at the Midnight Rodeo in Amarillo, Texas can be viewed below (courtesy of "kbranum007"). "Saudades de Rock", the new album from EXTREME, sold 6,500 ...

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