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ADRIAN VANDENBERG: EDDIE VAN HALEN Was 'Without A Doubt One Of The Absolute Greatest And Most Influential Musicians Of All Time'

Former WHITESNAKE guitarist Adrian Vandenberg has paid tribute to Eddie Van Halen, who died on Tuesday (October 6) at the age of 65. The legendary VAN HALEN guitarist died at St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica, California. His wife, Janie, was by his side, along with his son, Wolfgang, and Alex, Eddie's brother and VAN ...

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Rockers React To Passing Of EDDIE VAN HALEN

Paul Stanley (KISS), Gene Simmons (KISS), David Coverdale (WHITESNAKE), Neal Schon (JOURNEY), Richie Faulkner (JUDAS PRIEST) and Flea (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) are among the rockers who have reacted on social media to the passing of Eddie Van Halen. The legendary VAN HALEN guitarist died earlier today (Tuesday, October 6) at the age of 65. ...

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VANDENBERG: Lyric Video For New Song 'Skyfall'

The official lyric video for the song "Skyfall" from the new lineup of VANDENBERG can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming studio album, titled "2020", which will be released on May 29 via Mascot Records / Mascot Label Group. Led by master guitarist Adrian Vandenberg, the Dutch foursome released three ...

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RAINBOW Singer RONNIE ROMERO Rejoins LORDS OF BLACK

RAINBOW singer Ronnie Romero has rejoined LORDS OF BLACK. The band is putting the finishing touches on its next album, "Alchemy Of Souls - Part I", due later in the year via Frontiers Music Srl. Romero announced his departure from the Spanish melodic progressive metal act in January 2019 and was subsequently replaced by Diego ...

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VANDENBERG: Lyric Video For New Song 'Freight Train'

The official lyric video for the song "Freight Train" from the new lineup of VANDENBERG can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming studio album, titled "2020", which will be released on May 29 via Mascot Records / Mascot Label Group. Led by master guitarist Adrian Vandenberg, the Dutch foursome released ...

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ADRIAN VANDENBERG Explains How He Recruited RAINBOW Singer RONNIE ROMERO For Reactivated VANDENBERG Project

VANDENBERG's new lineup will release a studio album titled "2020" on May 29 via Mascot Records / Mascot Label Group. Joining master guitarist Adrian Vandenberg in the group's current incarnation are Chilean-born singer Ronnie Romero (Ritchie Blackmore's RAINBOW), bassist Randy Van Der Elsen (of NWOBHM heroes TANK) and drummer Koen Herfst (BOBBY KIMBALL, EPICA and ...

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VANDENBERG Announces '2020' Album, Unveils New Lineup

VANDENBERG returns with a new lineup, and studio album titled "2020", which will be released on May 29 via Mascot Records / Mascot Label Group. Led by master guitarist Adrian Vandenberg, the Dutch foursome released three quality albums during the early to mid-'80s, namely, the self-titled 1982 debut (spawning the U.S. hit single "Burning Heart"), ...

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WHITESNAKE's JOEL HOEKSTRA Says DAVID COVERDALE Is 'Really Great At Focusing On Positive Energy And Being A Positive Guy'

Sonic Perspectives recently conducted an interview with WHITESNAKE guitarist Joel Hoekstra. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the writing process for WHITESNAKE's upcoming studio album, "Flesh & Blood": Joel: "Most of the songs would start with an idea from David [Coverdale, vocals]. Then he would ...

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Former WHITESNAKE Guitarist ADRIAN VANDENBERG Subject Of New Documentary 'Hour Of The Wolf'

A trailer for "Uur Van De Wolf" (English-language translation: "Hour Of The Wolf"), a new documentary about Dutch guitarist Adrian Vandenberg (WHITESNAKE, VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS), can be seen below. The documentary, which will premiere tonight (Thursday, November 8) at 23:00 on the Dutch television channel NPO2, was directed by Marcel De Vré and features interviews with ...

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VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS: 'Walk Away' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "Walk Away" from VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS can be seen below. The track comes off VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS' new record, "Rugged And Unplugged", which will be released on November 23 via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group. "Rugged And Unplugged" is a beautifully stripped back acoustic album which features songs from across Adrian ...

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VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS Release Lyric Video For Acoustic Version Of 'Burning Heart'

VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS have unveiled the official lyric video for the brilliant stripped-back acoustic version of Adrian Vandenberg's 1993 hit "Burning Heart". The track comes off VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS' new record, "Rugged And Unplugged", which will be released on November 23 via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group. Speaking about the album and the track, Adrian explains: "We decided ...

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WHITESNAKE: Unboxing Video For 'Unzipped' 5CD/DVD Set

An unboxing video for WHITESNAKE's "Unzipped: Super Deluxe Edition", courtesy of David Coverdale, can be seen below. It was the hard-rocking sound of hits like "Still Of The Night" and "Give Me All Your Love Tonight" that brought WHITESNAKE worldwide, multi-platinum success. Even so, the band's founder and lead singer, David Coverdale, has never been ...

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VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS To Release Acoustic Album 'Rugged And Unplugged'

VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS return with their new record, "Rugged And Unplugged" which will be released on November 23 via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group. "Rugged And Unplugged" is a beautifully stripped back acoustic album which features songs from across Adrian Vandenberg's career. From his first band TEASER as a 20-year-old, he has always used an acoustic guitar ...

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WHITESNAKE: 'Unzipped' 5CD/DVD Set Featuring Rare And Previously Unreleased Acoustic Performances Due In October

It was the hard-rocking sound of hits like "Still Of The Night" and "Give Me All Your Love Tonight" that brought WHITESNAKE worldwide, multi-platinum success. Even so, the band's founder and lead singer, David Coverdale, has never been a stranger to the occasional ballad, going back to his early days with DEEP PURPLE on "Soldier ...

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VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS Release 'Reputation' Lyric Video

Classic rock icon Adrian Vandenberg and his VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS return with their brand new single "Reputation", taken from their new album "MK II" which was released in November on Mascot Records. The riff-rollcoaster of "Reputation" is classic rock at its most swaggering. Vocalist Jan Hovings confesses "been there, done that, in and out of trouble" ...

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WHITESNAKE Releases 'Video Remix' For 'Is This Love'

WHITESNAKE has released the official "video remix" for the song "Is This Love". The track is taken from the band's self-titled album, also known in some countries as "1987", which was certified multi-platinum and featured the smash single "Here I Go Again". The LP turned 30 last year and Rhino celebrated with four new versions, ...

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ADRIAN VANDENBERG Says New MOONKINGS Album Was Delayed After He Contracted Lyme Disease

United Rock Nations recently spoke with former WHITESNAKE and VANDENBERG guitarist Adrian Vandenberg about "MK II", the new album by his current band VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the three-year gap between MOONKINGS' eponymous debut and "MK II": Adrian: "It started, unfortunately, ...

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ADRIAN VANDENBERG On Working With DAVID COVERDALE Again: 'We Always Have The Feeling That Sooner Or Later We Might Do Something Together'

Holland's FaceCulture recently conducted an interview with former WHITESNAKE and VANDENBERG guitarist Adrian Vandenberg about his VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS band. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the new VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS album, "MK II": Adrian: "It's going to sound like a cliché, every time when I ...

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Watch DAVID COVERDALE Unbox Super Deluxe Edition Of 30th-Anniversary Reissue Of WHITESNAKE's Self-Titled Album

WHITESNAKE's self-titled album, also known in some countries as "1987", which was certified multi-platinum and featured the smash single "Here I Go Again", turns thirty this year and Rhino is celebrating with four new versions, including an expansive boxed set. "Whitesnake: Super Deluxe Edition" will be available on October 27 (pushed back from the previously ...

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WHITESNAKE: Unboxing Super Deluxe Edition Of 30th-Anniversary Reissue Of Self-Titled Album (Video)

WHITESNAKE's self-titled album, also known in some countries as "1987", which was certified multi-platinum and featured the smash single "Here I Go Again", turns thirty this year and Rhino is celebrating with four new versions, including an expansive boxed set. "Whitesnake: Super Deluxe Edition" will be available on October 27 (pushed back from the previously ...

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WHITESNAKE Releases New Video For 'Here I Go Again'

A newly released video for the classic WHITESNAKE song "Here I Go Again", which will appear on the upcoming thirtieth-anniversary reissue of the band's self-titled album, can be seen below. The track is part of a complete bonus disc full of demos and rehearsals from the period leading up to the "Whitesnake" LP, also known ...

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VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS: 'Tightrope' Video Released

"Tightrope", the new video from VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS, can be seen below. Four years after Adrian Vandenberg made a spectacular comeback with VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS, the band returns with a sophomore album, simply titled "MK II". Due on November 3 via the Mascot Label Group, the disc has all the qualities of the debut: once again the ...

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