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Backstage With MSG's WAYNE FINDLAY, REV JONES

Dean TV has uploaded backstage footage of MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP (MSG) members Rev Jones and Wayne Findlay. Watch the clip below. Also available is footage of Dean Guitars CEO and owner Elliott Rubinson joining the MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP as bass player on Schenker's recent world tour. Rubinson is said to be "one of the very ...

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BRUCE KULICK To Release 'BK3' In February

If you ever play Six Degrees of Bruce Kulick, the former KISS/current GRAND FUNK RAILROAD guitarist's résumé will keep you happily busy for hours. Having been tapped by artists as diverse as Meat Loaf and Kanye West, the veteran axeman's boundless creative energy permeates his third solo LP, "BK3". In the works for nearly six ...

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Sweden's THE MURDER OF MY SWEET Signs With FRONTIERS RECORDS

Frontiers Records has announced the signing of Sweden's THE MURDER OF MY SWEET. The band was formed by drummer, songwriter and producer Daniel Flores, who — after a few false starts of what was to become THE MURDER OF MY SWEET — just by coincidence came across the magnificent singer Angelica Rylin, well endowed with ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Members To Tour With 'Rock Meets Classic'

PRIMAL FEAR's Mat Sinner and Henny Wolter will take part in the upcoming "Rock Meets Classic" concerts in Germany and the Netherlands. 14 shows have been booked for January 2010 and will feature FOREIGNER's Lou Gramm, NAZARETH's Dan McCafferty and TOTO's Bobby Kimball backed by the "Rock Meets Classic" band and choir, which will consist ...

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BRUCE KULICK Issues Recap Of Australian Clinic Tour

Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick has issued a following update: "I want to share with you all my latest international trip, my long journey to Australia for four guitar clinics. "After two exciting three-day weekends in Vegas performing with 'Monster Circus', it was a stressful Sunday before my long flight. I had a late Saturday ...

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FRONTIERS RECORDS Opens U.S. Office And Secures New Distribution Deal

Frontiers Records, Europe's premier label for melodic, progressive, and hard rock, has secured an exclusive North American distribution deal with Super D Independent Distribution (SDID). The first four releases — JEFF SCOTT SOTO (JSS), JIMI JAMISON, WETTON/DOWNES' ICON, and WHITE LION — will arrive on April 7, followed by several additional titles each month. "Frontiers ...

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Ex-KISS Guitarist BRUCE KULICK: 'BK3' EP Details Revealed

Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick will make a "BK3" limited-edition EP available at his upcoming clinics for Allans Music in Australia. The CD will feature guest appearances by TOTO's Steve Lukather and John Corabi (MÖTLEY CRÜE, UNION, RATT, ESP). The songs included are: * No Friend Of Mine (feat. John Corabi on vocals) * And ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP: North American Tour Postponed

MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP guitarist/keyboardist Wayne Findlay has issued the following update: "We are very sorry to announce that due to a delay in visa processing, the final step in receiving the necessary paperwork required for Michael Schenker to enter North America was stalled. This will cause the MSG 'In The Midst Of Beauty USA/Canada Tour' ...

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SINNER Announces Shows In Moscow, Romania

German hard rock oufit SINNER (featuring PRIMAL FEAR members Mat Sinner and Henny Wolter) will play a joint show with PRIMAL FEAR in Moscow, Russia on April 4 at the 1 Rock Club. The band has also been confirmed for the Rock City Festival in Fetesti, Romania on August 20. According to a posting on ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER: Acoustic Album Title Revealed

German guitarist Michael Schenker (MSG, UFO, SCORPIONS) has told the guitar blog Guitar Legends that his forthcoming acoustic album with singer Gary Barden, "Gypsy Lady", is tentatively scheduled for release in April. Asked where the idea of recording an acoustic LP came from, Michael said, "[it] came from my curiosity [about] how my ...

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SODOM Mainman Responds To Criticism About Upcoming 'Chris Witchhunter Tribute Concert'

Bassist/vocalist Thomas "Angelripper" Such of veteran German thrashers SODOM has responded to criticism over the band selection for the upcoming "Chris Witchhunter Tribute Concert", which is scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 11, 2009 at Turbinenhalle in Oberhausen, Germany. The event, which will honor late SODOM drummer Chris Dudek (a.k.a. Witchhunter), will feature performances ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP: New EMI Reissues Detailed

EMI has just issued the first batch of a total of six releases covering Michael Schenker's Chrysalis catalog 1980-1984. After leaving UFO in 1978, legendary guitarist Michael Schenker returned briefly for a second stint in the SCORPIONS before deciding to form his own group — settling on a name that left no confusion about the ...

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GENE SIMMONS' Son NICK Performs At NAMM; Video Available

NICK SIMMONS BAND, the band fronted by Nick Simmons — 19-year-old son of KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons — performed earlier today (Friday, January 16) at the NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show in Anaheim, California. Video footage of two songs can be viewed below. Nick Simmons recently recorded a guest appearance for the new ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER Schedules NAMM Signing Sessions

Legendary guitarist Michael Schenker (MSG, UFO, SCORPIONS) will appear at the 2009 NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) show, which will be held January 15-18 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. He will be taking part in a signing session on Friday, January 16 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., and again on ...

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