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GIRLSCHOOL: Seattle Date Announced

Veteran British female hard rockers GIRLSCHOOL have scheduled the following U.S. dates: Sep. 02 - Power Box Festival - Darrington, WA Sep. 03 - El Corazon - Seattle, WA In addition to GIRLSCHOOL, the Power Box Festival will feature performances by BENEDICTUM, THE IRON MAIDENS, KITTIE, MCQUEEN and VIXEN, among many others. The lineup consists ...

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VIXEN: 'Live In Sweden' CD Due In October

VIXEN will release its first-ever live album, "Live in Sweden", on October 8 via Castle. The CD was recorded at the Sweden Rock Festival in 2005 and features live recordings of the hit tracks "Love is a Killer" and "Edge of a Broken Heart", among many others. VIXEN will return to the U.K. for a ...

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DIAMOND HEAD Confirmed For U.K.'s HARD ROCK HELL Festival

NWOBHM legends DIAMOND HEAD have been confirmed for the Hard Rock Hell festival, set to take place November 9-11 at Butlins in Minehead, U.K. (Somerset). The festival billing is as follows: 3 INCHES OF BLOOD AMENTI BEYOND THE GRAVE CHTHONIC CRADLE OF FILTH CRUCIFIED BARBARA DIAMOND HEAD FASTWAY FINNTROLL GIRLSCHOOL GMT GRAND MAGUS LAUREN HARRIS ...

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BENEDICTUM, THE IRON MAIDENS Confirmed For POWER BOX Festival

BENEDICTUM, THE IRON MAIDENS and SCARLET SINS have been confirmed for the first annual Power Box Festival, which is scheduled to be held August 31 - September 3 (Labor Day Weekend) at the White Horse Amphitheatre, Darrington Music Park Washington in Darrington, Washington. The lineup consists of some of the best known female rock acts ...

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NEMHAIN Announces New Lineup, Schedules Tour Dates

NEMHAIN, the British band featuring ex-CRADLE OF FILTH/AT THE GATES drummer Adrian Erlandsson and his wife, fetish model Morrigan Hel (a.k.a. Amber England), has issued the following update: "Massive apologies to everyone who was expecting to see NEMHAIN play in Prague. We had to cancel the show at the last minute as we lost both ...

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KITTIE, DORO, VIXEN, GIRLSCHOOL Confirmed For POWER BOX Festival

KITTIE, DORO, VIXEN, GIRLSCHOOL, CRUCIFIED BARBARA, MCQUEEN and JADED are among the confirmed bands for the first annual Power Box Festival — dubbed "The Biggest Female Tour Period!" — which is scheduled to be held August 31 - September 3 (Labor Day Weekend) at the White Horse Amphitheatre, Darrington Music Park Washington in Darrington, Washington. ...

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ZODIAC MINDWARP Confirmed For U.K.'s HARD ROCK HELL Festival

ZODIAC MINDWARP has been confirmed for the Hard Rock Hell festival, set to take place from November 9-11 at Butlins in Minehead, U.K. (Somerset). The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 3 INCHES OF BLOOD AMENTI BEYOND THE GRAVE CHTHONIC CRADLE OF FILTH CRUCIFIED BARBARA FASTWAY FINNTROLL GIRLSCHOOL GMT GRAND MAGUS LAUREN HARRIS MCQUEEN ...

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EXODUS' GARY HOLT Offers Update On Signature Model Guitar

EXODUS guitarist Gary Holt has revealed more information about the updated version of his signature Vixen Bernie Rico Jr. guitar, which is set to go into production later in the year. Commented Holt: "We're working on a couple of different models. One will be really simple, but with a sick finish, black to a candy ...

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VIXEN Guitarist Addresses Rumors Behind Band's Split

"The Classic Metal Show" recently pressed sole remaining original VIXEN member, guitarist Jan Kuehnemund, to address the "real" reason the band split up while on the road. According to unconfirmed reports, the tour ended when an altercation broke out between members of the VIXEN camp, leaving the group's frontwoman Janet Gardner knocked to the floor ...

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VIXEN: 'Live & Learn' To Receive U.S. Release This Month

Demolition Records will release VIXEN's new studio album, "Live & Learn", in the U.S. on January 30. "Live & Learn" is VIXEN's first studio recording to feature founding VIXEN member and guitarist Jan Kuehnemund since 1990's "Rev It Up". Kuehnemund reformed VIXEN in 2001 for the Voices of Metal tour with a lineup that had ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist JEFF YOUNG Checks In From ROKTOPUSS Sessions

Former MEGADETH guitarist Jeff Young has issued the following update: "I've been up in Nashville tracking with ROKTOPUSS [the new band featuring Young alongside Lorraine Lewis [ex-FEMME FATALE, vocals], Roxy Petrucci [ex-VIXEN, drums] and E.J. Curse [NO DUH, bass]), and my buddy Michael Wagener. Can't wait for everyone to hear our two new songs, 'Away' ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Vocalist Checks In From The Road

YNGWIE MALMSTEEN/CORNERSTONE vocalist Doogie White has posted the following update on his official web site: "If you have been following my latest exploits, you will know just how much of a fan of flying I have become. So imagine my delight when I was informed that on the way to Helsinki, from London, for the ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist JEFF YOUNG Offering Personalized Instruction

Former MEGADETH guitarist Jeff Young is now accepting a limited number of students for personalized instruction via: * Weekly customized e-mail lessons program * Live one-on-one lessons utilizing Apple iChat * Private lessons in Sarasota and Miami, Florida For more information, send an e-mail to: [email protected] Young recently joined ROKTOPUSS, the new band featuring Lorraine ...

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VIXEN Among Finalists At INDEPENDENT MUSIC AWARDS

Female hard rockers VIXEN have been selected as finalists in two categories at this year's Independent Music Awards. "Best Song: Hard Rock/Metal" for "I Try" and "Best Album: Hard Rock/Metal" for "Live & Learn". Created by Music Resource Group, publisher of the best-selling Musician's Atlas contact resource, the IMA program coordinates a variety of programs ...

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LENNON To Guest On KNAC.COM's 'WildSide' Next Week

Orlando, Florida-based singer-songwriter LENNON (full name: Lennon Murphy), who is currently opening select dates on the AEROSMITH/MÖTLEY CRÜE tour, will be the special guest of Diana DeVille on KNAC.COM's "WildSide" program on Saturday, November 11 at 3:30 p.m. PST. Murphy will be discussing various topics ranging from the aforementioned tour to the release of her ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist JEFF YOUNG Joins ROKTOPUSS

Former MEGADETH guitarist Jeff Young has joined ROKTOPUSS, the new band featuring Lorraine Lewis (ex-FEMME FATALE, vocals), Roxy Petrucci (ex-VIXEN, drums) and E.J. Curse (NO DUH, bass), Lorraine Lewis' and Roxy Petrucci's paths barely crossed in the '80s while Petrucci and VIXEN were touring with rock legends OZZY OZBOURNE, SCORPIONS and DEEP PURPLE and Lewis ...

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VIXEN: European Dates Announced

VIXEN will be returning to Europe in December, following the release of their new album, "Live & Learn", on Demolition Records on November 11. They will be undertaking a headline tour of Germany and Spain, followed by some shows in Finland as special guests of YNGWIE MALMSTEEN. The dates are as follows: Dec. 01 - ...

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CIRCUS OF POWER: More '20th Anniversary' Shows In The Works

Reunited hard rockers CIRCUS OF POWER are reportedly planning more "20th anniversary" dates in the near future, including shows in Los Angeles and Japan. More information will be made available soon. As previously reported, CIRCUS OF POWER played a "20th anniversary" show at Don Hill's in New York City on September 27. The band was ...

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