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RAVEN To Perform At Spain's ROCKZINANTE EXCALIBUR METAL FESTIVAL

British metal maniacs RAVEN will perform at the Rockzinante Excalibur Metal Festival in Alcala de Henares, Spain this Saturday, September 30. The complete festival billing is as follows (in alphabetical order): DESTRUCTION DORO DRAGONFLY GLENN HUGHES HAMELYN RAVEN SAVAGE CIRCUS SPHINX TONY MARTIN U.D.O. VIXEN As previously reported, RAVEN bassist/vocalist John Gallagher has commented on ...

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CIRCUS OF POWER Announces Special Guests For New York City Show

Guitarist/producer Daniel Rey (MASTERS OF REALITY, RAMONES) will join CIRCUS OF POWER on stage as second guitarist at the September 27 show at Don Hill's. Rey produced the CIRCUS OF POWER albums "Vices" and "Still Alive" as well as the now-classic self-titled first LP that contained the MTV staples "Motor" and "Call of the Wild". ...

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TWISTED SISTER Frontman To Host Germany's ROCK OF AGES Festival

In addition to TWISTED SISTER's headlining appearance at the Rock of Ages festival in Seebronn (close to Rottenburg), Germany this Friday (July 28), the band's frontman Dee Snider has signed on to host the event on Saturday. The festival will feature additional performances from such artists as SAGA, URIAH HEEP, GOTTHARD, FISH, GLENN HUGHES, UFO, ...

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KISS Special To Air On 'Radio Reality Check'

On Thursday, July 20, "Radio Reality Check" will air a special episode dedicated to the upcoming Kiss Army march in Cleveland, Ohio to help secure KISS' long overdue induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Special guests on the program will include Bob Kulick (performed and co-wrote material on KISS albums), Jan Kuehnemund ...

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Norway's RAGNAROCK FESTIVAL Cancelled

The organizers of the Ragnarock Festival, which was set to take place August 17-19 at the Valle Hovin Sports Arena in Oslo, Norway, have announced that the entire event has been cancelled. No reason was given for the cancellation. Just two days ago (July 5), American/Norwegian melodic metallers KAMELOT announced that they were pulling out ...

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VIXEN To Tour Europe With HOUSE OF LORDS

VIXEN are returning to Europe to support their forthcoming new studio album "Live & Learn". The band will be supported on most of the shows by HOUSE OF LORDS. Kicking off at the Rock & Blues Festival, the band will play a three-week tour of Europe, including returning to some countries for the first time ...

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W.A.S.P., TWISTED SISTER Pull Out Of Norway's RAGNAROCK Festival

W.A.S.P. and TWISTED SISTER have cancelled their previously announced appearances at the RagnaRock festival, set to take place August 17-19 at the Valle Hovin Sports Arena in Oslo, Norway. No reason was given for the cancellation. Replacement acts have yet to be announced. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: Thursday, August 17, ...

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JORN LANDE, WITCHHAMMER Confirmed For Norway's RAGNAROCK Festival

Former MASTERPLAN/ARK frontman JORN LANDE and Norwegian thrash metallers WITCHHAMMER have been confirmed for the Ragnarock festival, set to take place August 17-19 at the Valle Hovin Sports Arena in Oslo, Norway. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ASTRAL DOORS AXEL RUDI PELL BRAINSTORM CHINCHILLA COMMUNIC CORNERSTONE EDENBRIDGE ENSIFERUM EXODUS ...

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ENUFF Z'NUFF: Tour Dates Announced

ENUFF Z'NUFF have lined up the following dates during the coming weeks: May 19 – Empire - Las Vegas, NV May 20 - Malibu Inn - Malibu, CA (w/ PRETTY BOY FLOYD) May 21 - TBA May 22 - Key Club – West Hollywood, CA (w/ METAL SKOOL) May 24 – Hubba's PUB - Aurora, ...

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WISHBONE ASH Confirmed For Germany's ROCK OF AGES Festival

WISHBONE ASH have been confirmed for Rock of Ages, a new festival series set up by the organizers of the German hard rock and heavy metal festival Bang Your Head!!! The event is set to take place July 28-29 in Seebronn (close to Rottenburg), Germany and will feature appearances by the following acts (with four ...

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VIXEN Confirmed For Germany's ROCK OF AGES Festival

VIXEN have been confirmed for Rock of Ages, a new festival series set up by the organizers of the German hard rock and heavy metal festival Bang Your Head!!! The event is set to take place July 28-29 in Seebronn (close to Rottenburg), Germany and will feature appearances by the following acts (with two more ...

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UFO, VIXEN Confirmed For U.K.'s ROCK & BLUES CUSTOM SHOW

UFO and VIXEN have been confirmed for the 23rd annual Rock & Blues Custom Show, set to take place July 27-30 in Derbyshire, England. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Thursday, July 27: GRAHAM BONNET BEHOLDER Friday, July 28: UFO VIXEN AMEIRCAN DOG STATETROOPER Saturday, July 29: M3 THE QUIREBOYS ANTIPRODUCT More acts ...

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EXODUS' GARY HOLT: Signature Model Guitar To Be Unveiled At NAMM

EXODUS guitarist Gary Holt will be signing autographs at the Bernie Rico Jr Guitars exhibit booth #5250 at this year's NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) convention on Saturday, January 21 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Bernie Rico Jr will also be unveiling Gary Holt's signature model guitar at the event, which ...

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VIXEN Guitarist Talks About Band's New Lineup

Denmark's Antenna webzine recently conducted an interview with VIXEN guitarist Jan Kuehnemund. Several excerpts from the chat follow: Antenna: Who are the members of VIXEN now? Jan Kuehnemund: "I'm Jan Kuehnemund; I'm the guitarist. My band members are bassist Lynn Louise Lowrey, drummer Kat Kraft and singer Jenna Sanz-Agero." Antenna: With you as ...

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SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL 2005 Photos Posted Online

A number of high-quality photos from this weekend's Sweden Rock festival have been posted at the web site of the Swedish daily newspaper Aftonbladet. Check them out: Thursday, June 9 (first day) photos: ACCEPT, ANTHRAX, MEGADETH, MOTÖRHEAD, NAPALM DEATH, SAXON, STYX Friday, June 10 (second day) photos: OVERKILL, DREAM THEATER, ...

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GIRLSCHOOL To Support MOTÖRHEAD In U.K.

Veteran U.K. all-girl hard rockers GIRLSCHOOL have confirmed they will open for MOTÖRHEAD on their U.K. tour in October/November. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 30 - Colston Hall – Bristol, UK Oct. 31 - Regent Theatre - Ipswich, UK Nov. 01 - Rock City - Nottingham, UK Nov. 03 - Cardiff University - Cardiff, ...

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GREG LEON Returns To Take Care Of 'Unfinished Business'

Southern California guitar legend Greg Leon (ex-DOKKEN, QUIET RIOT) has just issued his first album since 1997's "Wishing Well", appropriately titled "Unfinished Business", while also reviving his old band moniker, THE GREG LEON INVASION. The original INVASION, formed out of the ashes of SUITE 19, featuring a pre-MÖTLEY CRÜE Tommy Lee on drums, was one ...

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NAPALM DEATH And FREAK KITCHEN Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

NAPALM DEATH and FREAK KITCHEN have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 9-11 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: A.C.T ACCEPT ANGRA ANTHRAX ARCH ENEMY BEHEMOTH BLACK LABEL SOCIETY BLACKFOOT CANDLEMASS CRUCIFIED BARBARA ...

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GIRLSCHOOL To Tour Finland In April

Veteran U.K. all-girl hard rockers GIRLSCHOOL will embark on a five-date tour of Finland in April. Support at the shows will come from the "porn rock" outfit EROCKTICA. Confirmed dates are as follows; Apr. 05 – Nosturi - Helsinki, FIN Apr. 06 – Klubi - Tampere, FIN Apr. 07 - Clubgarage / Hullu Pullu - ...

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ARCH ENEMY Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 9-11 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: MÖTLEY CRÜE ACCEPT SAMMY HAGAR AND THE WABOS KANSAS DREAM THEATER MEGADETH STATUS QUO ...

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GIRLSCHOOL Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL

Veteran U.K. all-girl hard rockers GIRLSCHOOL have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Rock Hard Festival, set to take place May 13-15 at Amphitheater in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. GIRLSCHOOL will be the headliners on Friday, May 13. The complete list of bands currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: ACCEPT AMON ...

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