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Video: ULI JON ROTH Performs At Sweden's MUSKELROCK Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of legendary guitarist Uli Jon Roth (SCORPIONS) performing live at Muskelrock festival at Tyrolen in Blädinge, Sweden on May 30 can be seen below. Roth was forced to pull out of the previously announced "Guitar Gods" tour alongside Yngwie Malmsteen, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (GUNS N' ROSES) and Gary Hoey due to visa ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN On Performing Live: Technical Problems Are Less Important If Energy And Enthusiasm Is There

Legendary Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen spoke to Artisan News about the Guitar Gods tour, which kicked off June 12 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. The trek features Malmsteen alongside Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal of GUNS N' ROSES and Gary Hoey. "This was my wife's idea. 100 percent her idea," he said (see video below). "She came up with ...

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ULI JON ROTH Pulls Out Of 'Guitar Gods' Tour Due To Visa Issues

Legendary guitarist Uli Jon Roth (SCORPIONS) has been forced to pull out of the previously announced "Guitar Gods" tour alongside Yngwie Malmsteen, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (GUNS N' ROSES) and Gary Hoey. Says Roth in a statement: "Unfortunately, we are forced to cancel my participation in this tour due to unforeseen circumstances which are beyond our ...

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ACE FREHLEY, DUFF MCKAGAN, DEE SNIDER, ALICE COOPER Featured In ARTISAN NEWS' REVOLVER Special (Video)

Artisan News has uploaded a 70-minute Revolver Golden Gods black-carpet special featuring "complete" interviews with: * Wendy Dio (Ronnie James Dio's manager/wife) * Dee Snider (TWISTED SISTER) * Mike Portnoy, Billy Sheehan, Richie Kotzen (THE WINERY DOGS) * 12 FOOT NINJA * James Michael (SIXX: A.M.) * DJ Ashba, Richard Fortus, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal Bumblefoot ...

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GUNS N' ROSES, TESTAMENT, MACHINE HEAD, EXTREME, Ex-MEGADETH Guitarists Perform At 'Randy Rhoads Remembered'

Nuno Bettencourt (EXTREME, RIHANNA), Marty Friedman (MEGADETH), Gus G. (OZZY OSBOURNE, FIREWIND), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Phil Demmel (MACHINE HEAD), Brad Gillis (NIGHT RANGER), Kiko Loureiro (ANGRA), Rowan Robertson (DIO), Tracii Guns (L.A. GUNS) and Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (GUNS N' ROSES) are among the musicians who performed at the "Randy Rhoads Remembered: A Celebration Of A ...

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ORPHANED LAND's Founding Guitarist YOSSI SASSI Quits Band

Guitarist Yossi Sassi, founding member of Israel-based oriental folk metallers ORPHANED LAND, has announced his departure from the band. In a statement, he said: "I never thought that someday I'll write these words… yet if there's something stronger than our past — it is our future, and our dreams, as we evolve and understand what ...

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GUNS N' ROSES' BUMBLEFOOT Launches Line Of Signature Guitar Cases

Bumblefoot has launched a line of signature guitar cases, via Eastsport, Inc. Solo artist, producer, and lead guitarist of GUNS N' ROSES, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal brought his A-game to the table while crafting his signature series of cases. Using his decades of performing and touring experience, Ron has been hands-on in developing not only fashionable ...

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