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GUNS N' ROSES, AC/DC, LED ZEPPELIN, BLACK SABBATH Classics Among 'Greatest Hard Rock Songs'

This past week, VH1 paid tribute to the ultimate rock gods by counting down the "100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs". The five-part compilation, hosted by POISON singer Bret Michaels, featured the most awesome guitar-driven, head-banging jams in rock history — from AC/DC to LED ZEPPELIN and everything in between. VH1 took viewers behind-the-scenes of the ...

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KIP WINGER Says LARS ULRICH Is 'Not Really That Talented'

WINGER frontman Kip Winger was recently interviewed by rock and roll comic C.C. Banana. A few excerpts from the chat follow below. C.C. Banana: In 2005 you were a featured artist on the VH1 Metal Mania Stripped Across America Tour, along with DON DOKKEN, STEPHEN PEARCY and FIREHOUSE. Jani Lane was also on the bill, ...

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GUNS N' ROSES, KISS, MEGADETH, ALICE COOPER Members Featured On NORTHERN LIGHT ORCHESTRA CD

NORTHERN LIGHT ORCHESTRA highlights majestic, orchestrated rock music featuring soaring vocals, incredible guitar solos worthy of true "guitar hero" status, and pounding rhythms sure to impress and invigorate the baby boomer generation that grew up on what is today classic rock! Combined with the talents of executive producer and longtime record mogul Russ Regan, (responsible ...

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TWISTED SISTER Guitarist To Appear At CHILLER THEATRE Expo

TWISTED SISTER guitarist J.J. French has been added to the list of artists who are scheduled to make guest appearances at the Chiller Theatre toy, model and film expo on October 24-26 at the Hilton Hotel in Parsippany, New Jersey. French will appear on Friday and Saturday (Oct. 24-25) only. The following musicians are slated ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Bassist To Appear At CHILLER THEATRE Expo

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY and CYCLE OF PAIN bassist John "J.D." DeServio has been added to the list of artists who are scheduled to make guest appearances at the Chiller Theatre toy, model and film expo on October 24-26 at the Hilton Hotel in Parsippany, New Jersey. The following musicians are slated to appear, among others: ...

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ACE FREHLEY To Appear At CHILLER THEATRE Expo

Former KISS guitarist Ace Frehley has been added to the list of artists who are scheduled to make guest appearances at the Chiller Theatre toy, model and film expo on October 24-26 at the Hilton Hotel in Parsippany, New Jersey. Frehley will only be at the event on Saturday, October 25. The following musicians are ...

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WARRANT: Review Of First Show With New Singer Available

Sleaze Roxx reader Randy James witnessed WARRANT's debut performance with new singer Robert Mason (LYNCH MOB, CRY OF LOVE, BIG COCK) on September 9, 2008 in Tucson, Arizona (where the band was opening for ALICE COOPER). According to Randy, WARRANT bassist Jerry Dixon leaned over to guitarist Erik Turner near the end of the show ...

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WARRANT Parts Ways With Singer JANI LANE… Again

BLABBERMOUTH.NET has received the following statement from long-running California rockers WARRANT: "It is with the deepest regret that we have to announce that Jani Lane will no longer be performing with WARRANT. "From the beginning of our reunion talks to the last note of our last show together in Houston this past weekend [on August ...

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JUDAS PRIEST, BLACK SABBATH, QUEENSRŸCHE, ANTHRAX Members Featured On EDDIE TRUNK Tribute Video

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST performed an abbreviated set at Hard Rock Café New York in Times Square Monday night (August 4) as part of syndicated broadcast personality Eddie Trunk's event to celebrate his 25th anniversary in radio broadcasting. Trunk broadcasts his weekly radio shows, "Friday Night Rocks" on Q104.3 in the New York ...

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WHITESNAKE/WINGER Guitarist Interviewed; Video Available

A recent episode of "Nefarious Bovine Radio" features three tracks from the new WINGER live CD and an interview with Reb Beach (WINGER, WHITESNAKE, DOKKEN, NIGHT RANGER). "Nefarious Bovine Radio" caught up with the guitarist while he was on the road with WINGER promoting the group's new live CD and DVD. Reb discusses the new ...

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WINGER Added To PHOENIX RISING Benefit Concert

WINGER has joined the list of performers who will raise funds for the families and survivors of the Station nightclub tragedy in Rhode Island. The charity event will take place on Monday, February 25, 2008 at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island and will feature additional performances by John Rich (BIG & RICH), ...

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VH1 To Air 'Aftermath: The Station Fire Five Years Later'

VH1 Classic and VH1 will air "VH1 Classic Presents: Aftermath: The Station Fire Five Years Later" a one-hour special of concert highlights on Sunday, March 23, 2008 10:00 p.m. from the upcoming Phoenix Rising! Musicians United to Benefit the Victims of the Station Nightclub Fire. John Rich (BIG & RICH), ALABAMA's Randy Owen, Dierks Bentley, ...

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WHITESNAKE Guitarist REB BEACH To Guest On 'Maximum Threshold'

Guitarist Reb Beach (WHITESNAKE, WINGER, DOKKEN, NIGHT RANGER) will guest on the "Maximum Threshold" show on Saturday, February 9 at 8:00 p.m. EST. "Maximum Threshold" is an Internet radio show dedicated to presenting up-and-coming hard rock bands and successful bands as well as interviews, news and music reviews. To hear the program, go to

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CONSTANCIA To Work With Veteran Producer BEAU HILL

CONSTANCIA, the new Swedish "melogressive" band featuring David Fremberg (ANDROMEDA), Janne Stark (LOCOMOTIVE BREATH, OVERDRIVE, SALT), Mikael Rosengren (SCUDIERO, TOKEN), Michael Mueller (JADED HEART) and TrumPeter Svensson (FAITH), has issued the following update: "Since we put up a couple of demo tracks on MySpace just a few weeks ago thing have started happening. We were ...

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WHITESNAKE Guitarist REB BEACH Performs At NAMM; Video Available

Video footage of guitarist Reb Beach (WHITESNAKE, WINGER, DOKKEN, NIGHT RANGER) performing at the Suhr guitars booth during this year's NAMM show (National Association of Music Merchants), which took place January 17-20 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California can be viewed below (courtesy of "lacis"). WHITESNAKE will release its new album, "Good to ...

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ICARUS WITCH To Open For DORO In Cleveland

Pittsburgh traditional metal upstarts ICARUS WITCH will open for DORO on March 26 at Peabody's Down Under in Cleveland, Ohio. AS previously reported, ICARUS WITCH will support WINGER on February 14 at The Rex Theater in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Doors open at 7:15 p.m.; ICARUS WITCH goes on at 8:00 p.m. ICARUS WITCH's latest album, "Songs ...

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ICARUS WITCH To Open For WINGER In Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh traditional metal upstarts ICARUS WITCH will open for WINGER on February 14 at The Rex Theater in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Doors open at 7:15 p.m.; ICARUS WITCH goes on at 8:00 p.m. ICARUS WITCH's latest album, "Songs for the Lost", was once again produced by Eric Klinger (PRO-PAIN, BUILT UPON FRUSTRATION) and includes a cover ...

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