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BULLETBOYS To Hit The Road For 20th Anniversary U.S. Tour

'80s hard rock icons BULLETBOYS are embarking on their 20th anniversary U.S. tour, bringing their legendary high-energy live show from coast to coast. They will be performing all the smash hits that made them staples on MTV and radio, including "Smooth Up" and "For The Love Of Money", as well as plenty of surprises. Confirmed ...

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ALICE COOPER Guitarist JASON HOOK: Audio Interview Available

ALICE COOPER guitarist Jason Hook recently took time out from touring with QUEENSRŸCHE and HEAVEN AND HELL to sit down with Nefarious Bovine Radio to discuss touring, guitar playing as a profession and his solo EP, "Safety Dunce". The show also features two tracks off the "Safety Dunce" EP. Listen to the full program at ...

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SWEET F.A. To Reunite

Late '80s/early '90s band SWEET F.A. has agreed to reunite for what may be the last time ever. The group is holed up in a remote location in Indianapolis, Indiana for rehearsals, which are expected to last through early August. Touring partners have not been decided yet but talks have begun with several other bands ...

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LILLIAN AXE Replaces TIGERTAILZ At ROCKLAHOMA Festival

LILLIAN AXE has replaced TIGERTAILZ on the billing of Rocklahoma, set to take place July 12-15, at the Catch The Fever Festival Grounds, four miles north of Pryor, Oklahoma, just off highway 69. The festival lineup is now as follows: Thursday, July 12, 2007: LILLIAN AXE HOLLYWOOD ROSES KISS ARMY GYPSY PISTOLEROS An '80s Jam ...

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RHINO BUCKET Added To ROCKLAHOMA Festival Main-Stage Lineup

RHINO BUCKET, the Bon Scott-era AC/DC sound-alike band that recorded two albums for Warner Bros./EMI back in '90 and '92 and an independent album in '94 with former AC/DC drummer Simon Wright, has been added to the Rocklahoma festival main-stage lineup through a fan vote. The group will fill the 11:20 a.m. Sunday (July 15) ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Replaces W.A.S.P. At ROCKLAHOMA Festival

The powerful, dramatic, diverse and electrifying QUEENSRŸCHE has joined Rocklahoma's already historic line-up. QUEENSRŸCHE joined the Rocklahoma's line-up following unforeseen and unfortunate circumstances that prevented W.A.S.P. from appearing on Sunday, July 15 at the four-day festival, explained Mark Nuessle, General Manager of Catch the Fever Music Festivals. "We are so fortunate to have a band ...

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ROCKLAHOMA: Fourth Day Added; TIGERTAILZ Confirmed

A fourth day has been added to Rocklahoma to kick off the largest '80s rock festival of its kind ever to be organized. The evening of Thursday, July 12 has been added and includes TIGERTAILZ, one of Great Britain's greatest glam rock bands, HOLLYWOOD ROSES, a tribute band to GUNS N' ROSES, KISS ARMY, the ...

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POISON Guitarist To Appear At Cincinnati's '80s METALFEST Tomorrow

POISON guitarist C.C. Deville will make a pre-summer tour appearance at Whiskey Dick's in Cincinnati, Ohio on Friday, May 18 for the fourth annual '80s Metalfest. The following bands are scheduled to perform: GNR (GUNS N' ROSES tribute band) POSER ('80s party band) COCK FIGHT (feat. ex-members of FASTER PUSSYCAT, BANG TANGO, BULLETBOYS) DRUGSTORE VALENTINE ...

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CRASH MUSIC Signs Distribution Deal With KOCH ENTERTAINMENT

Crash Music, Inc. has announced that it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with KOCH Entertainment Distribution. The company had been previously distributed by Caroline. Crash Music is home to such artists as FLOTSAM AND JETSAM, 40 BELOW SUMMER, LUPARA, and ASHES OF YOUR ENEMY and own a large catalog including releases from artist such ...

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ALICE COOPER Adds New Guitarist

According to ALICE COOPER fan site SickthingsUK, Cooper has recruited new guitarist Jason Hook. Jason has worked with many acts over the years, including BULLETBOYS, STEPHEN PEARCY (RATT), and VINCE NEIL. He also has a solo album out, called "Safety Dunce", which recently won the L.A. Music Award for "Best Independent Instrumental Album." ...

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TWISTED SISTER To Headline ROCKLAHOMA

Today heavy metal fans across the nation heard the news they've been hoping for from "House of Hair" nationally syndicated radio host and TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider. "It is my distinct pleasure to announce that TWISTED SISTER will once again be involved with a show that will go down in history. On July 15th, ...

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Worldwide Response To ROCKLAHOMA 'Amazing'

Only one week after announcing plans for Rocklahoma, the largest '80s rock festival of its kind to ever be organized, an onslaught of fans worldwide have purchased tickets and made their plans to travel to Oklahoma. Fans from throughout Europe, Australia, South Africa, Canada and 32 states in the U.S. have purchased their advanced tickets ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Performs ALICE IN CHAINS, PANTERA With METAL SKOOL

Former PANTERA/current DOWN frontman Philip Anselmo joined the '80s metal/hard rock tribute band METAL SKOOL last night (Monday, February 26) at the Key club in Hollywood, California for renditions of ALICE IN CHAINS' "Man in the Box" and PANTERA's "Walk". Other guests at the show included Marq Torien from the BULLETBOYS, David Draiman (DISTURBED) and ...

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QUIET RIOT Guitarist Discusses Stripping Down 'November Rain'

"Chinese Hypocrisy", the latest release by TributeAlbums.com, features a beautifully stripped down acoustic rendition of the GUNS N' ROSES classic "November Rain" performed by current QUIET RIOT/HOOKERS N' BLOW guitarist Alex Grossi, along with vocalist Zoli Teglas of California punk outfit IGNITE, and Finland's Marko Pukkila of ALTARIA. Grossi recently had a chance to sit ...

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L.A. GUNS, BULLETBOYS: U.S. Tour Dates Announced

The L.A. GUNS version featuring guitarist Tracii Guns alongside fellow original members Paul Black and Nickey Alexander will team up with BULLETBOYS for a U.S. tour beginning late October. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Oct. 27 - Farmington, NM @ Big City Nite Club Oct. 28 - Aurora, CO @ Hubba's Oct. 30 ...

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BULLETBOYS 'Semi-Reunion' In The Works

As part of his month-long Bananiversary Celebration, rock 'n' roll comic C.C. Banana spoke with singer Marq Torien about the current state of the BULLETBOYS as well as Marq's recently completed new album. A few excerpts from the interview follow: C.C. Banana: What is the present status of the BULLETBOYS? Does the band even exist ...

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BULLETBOYS Drop Off STEPHEN PEARCY's METAL IN AMERICA Tour

According to former RATT frontman Stephen Pearcy's official web site, BULLETBOYS will no longer be taking part in the Metal In America 2006 tour. The trek, which is scheduled to kick off in early February, will now feature headliner Pearcy alongside BANG TANGO and PRETTY BOY FLOYD. A list of confirmed tour dates can be ...

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