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Drummer GLEN SOBEL Pulling Triple Duty With ULI JON ROTH, ALCATRAZZ, ADRIAN GALYSH

Drummer Glen Sobel (IMPELLITTERI, SIXX: A.M., VIVIAN CAMPBELL) will be drumming with German guitar legend Uli Jon Roth (ex-SCORPIONS) on his Southern California dates next week. The Ventura date at the Ventura Theater will include ALCATRAZZ (featuring Graham Bonnet; ex-RAINBOW, MSG) and Adrian Galysh as support bands. Sobel is set to perform with all three ...

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ADRIAN GALYSH To Perform With ULI JON ROTH

Los Angeles, California-based guitarist Adrian Galysh will open for legendary ex-SCORPIONS axeman Uli Jon Roth and ALCATRAZZ (featuring Graham Bonnet) in January. Galysh will also perform in Uli Jon Roth's band for these Southern California dates. The details are as follows: * Jan. 18 - Brick by Brick - San Diego, CA (Uli Jon Roth ...

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ALICE COOPER, PAUL STANLEY, GLENN HUGHES Featured On PUSHKING Album

Eagle Rock Entertainment will deliver to the masses Russia's premiere rock band PUSHKING. Their CD, "The World As We Love It", will hit the shelves on February 1. [MSRP $13.98] This new album is a 19-track celebration, composed of re-recorded selections from PUSHKING's catalogue featuring some very special guests. Paul Stanley (KISS), Billy F. Gibbons ...

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GRAHAM BONNET Schedules One-Off Buenos Aires Show With RATA BLANCA Members

Legendary hard rock singer Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, ALCATRAZZ, IMPELLITTERI) will perform with Walter Giardino, the leader and founding guitarist of RATA BLANCA, on December 18 at Teatro Flores in Buenos Aires, Argentina. They will be joined by ex-RAINBOW bassist Greg Smith, RATA BLANCA drummer Fernando Scacella and RATA BLANCA keyboardist Danilo Moschen. ...

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MINISTRY Mainman's BUCK SATAN Project To Feature SLAYER, CHEAP TRICK, Ex-STATIC-X Members

Backstage Auctions trusts the immense popularity of heavy metal music and memorabilia among fans and collectors around the world to successfully pull off a rare and historical hard rock and heavy metal auction. Headlining the auction is the personal collection of MINISTRY's frontman Al Jourgensen. "Jourgensen's collection is by far one of the most defining ...

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PANTERA, QUEENSRŸCHE, WHITESNAKE, DIO Items Part Of 'Rock Gods And Metal Monsters Auction'

Backstage Auctions will present the "Rock Gods and Metal Monsters Auction", an unprecedented hard rock and heavy metal online auction event. "Almost every item being offered in the auction is "iconic memorabilia" and is easily identifiable to a specific artist or band," explains Backstage Auctions founder Jacques van Gool. The auction, which is scheduled to ...

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GRAHAM BONNET Pays Tribute To RONNIE JAMES DIO

Vocalist Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MSG, IMPELLITTERI, ALCATRAZZ) has released the following statement regarding the passing of legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW): "It was a horrible day yesterday. "I want to thank him for being a good friend, and drawing the map for me, when I was ...

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ALCATRAZZ Announces New Drummer

ALCATRAZZ featuring Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MSG, IMPELLITTERI) has announced the addition of Jeff Bowders (PAUL GILBERT) to the group's ranks. The band has scheduled the following dates: May 22 - Paladino's - Tarzana, California, U.S.A. (warm-up gig) May 27 - Jaggar Club - St. Petersburg, Russia May 28 - Jimi Club - Moscow, Russia May ...

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TOMMY HEART To Contribute To 'Lyraka' Project

German singer Tommy Heart (ULI JON ROTH, FAIR WARNING, SOUL DOCTOR) has signed on to contribute vocals to the "Lyraka" project. "Lyraka" is a heavy metal opera project that encompasses a set of highlights CDs, as well as a 3-D animated movie. Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MSG, ALCATRAZZ) has completed four songs for the project, contributing ...

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'Hysteria: A Millennium Tribute To Def Leppard' Due This Summer

This summer, Versailles Records will return to retail with "Hysteria: A Millennium Tribute to Def Leppard", featuring current/former members of MEGADETH, LIZZY BORDEN, LILLIAN AXE, BRITNY FOX, L.A. GUNS, SLASH'S SNAKEPIT, PRETTY BOY FLOYD, ALICE COOPER, RATT, WARRANT, CIRCLE JERKS, TALISMAN, ALCATRAZZ, WAYSTED, DORO, as well as millennium rockers, including Richard Kendrick, A.J. Caruso, STRAITJACKET ...

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GRAHAM BONNET: New Munich Footage Available

Video footage of legendary hard rock singer Graham Bonnet's (RAINBOW, MSG, ALCATRAZZ, IMPELLITTERI) November 25, 2009 performance in Munich, Germany can be viewed below. As previously reported, U.K. label Voiceprint has just released Bonnet's first two solo albums — "Graham Bonnet" and "No Bad Habits" — on CD. "Graham Bonnet" was released on ...

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ALCATRAZZ: European Dates Announced

Having completed successful gigs in Japan, U.S., Bulgaria and Mexico, ALCATRAZZ featuring Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MSG, IMPELLITTERI) will embark on a tour of Europe in November/December. The trek will consist of dates in Germany, Netherlands, Austria and the Czech Republic. Since ALCATRAZZ never toured in Europe in the '80s, this is going to be the ...

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Original ALCATRAZZ Bassist To Guest On 'Hard Rock Nights'

Gary Shea, original bass player for ALCATRAZZ, will be the special guest on the next edition of the nationally syndicated radio program "Hard Rock Nights", airing the week of October 9-15. Shea will talk with JT about his time with the AOR band NEW ENGLAND, working briefly with Vinnie Cusano (prior to Cusano's days as ...

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GRAHAM BONNET Interviewed On 'Turn Up The Night'

A two-part interview with legendary hard rock singer Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MSG, ALCATRAZZ, IMPELLITTERI) conducted by Kenny Pick of the "Turn Up The Night" radio show can be heard using the audio player below. As previously reported, U.K. label Voiceprint will release Bonnet's first two solo albums — "Graham Bonnet" and "No Bad ...

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GRAHAM BONNET: More Santos Footage Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of legendary hard rock singer Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MSG, ALCATRAZZ, IMPELLITTERI) performing the RAINBOW classic "Stargazer" on July 2, 2009 at SESC in Santos, Brazil can be viewed below (courtesy of "kajibrino"). As previously reported, ALCATRAZZ featuring Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MSG, IMPELLITTERI) recently parted ways with drummer Glen Sobel and replaced him ...

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ALCATRAZZ Parts Ways With Drummer, Announces Replacement

ALCATRAZZ featuring Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MSG, IMPELLITTERI) has parted ways with drummer Glen Sobel and has replaced him with Dave Dzialak (JEFF SCOTT SOTO). ALCATRAZZ is: Graham Bonnet - Lead Vocals Howie Simon - Guitar/Vocals Dave Dzialak - Drums Tim Luce - Bass/ Vocals Upcoming ALCATRAZZ shows: Sep. 12 - Arena Santa Lucia - Monterrey, ...

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GRAHAM BONNET Schedules Finnish Dates

Legendary hard rock vocalist Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MSG, ALCATRAZZ, IMPELLITTERI) has scheduled the following dates in Finland: Aug. 26 - Osmo's Cosmos Bar - Imatra, Finland Aug. 27 - tbc - Kuopio, Finland Aug. 28 - Sokos Hotel Night Club - Mikkeli, Finland Aug. 29 - House of Rock - Kouvola, Finland As previously reported, ...

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Own A Piece Of YNGWIE MALMSTEEN History

Legendary Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen was kind enough to donate some of his touring gear for various charities. Malmsteen's very own flight cases that have been on world tours since ALCATRAZZ are up for grabs on eBay. Included in this is Yngwie's famous BradShaw rack that was always on stage next to his Marshalls from ...

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WHIPLASH Confirmed For Mexico's MEZCAL METAL FEST

Reunited New Jersey thrashers WHIPLASH have been confirmed for this year's Mezcal Metal Fest, set to take place September 13, 2009 at Vive Cuervo Salon in Mexico. The festival biling is shaping up as follows: TESTAMENT GRAVE DIGGER SACRED REICH WHIPLASH ALCATRAZZ THE AGONIST MISERY INDEX MALIGNO MORTUARY WHIPLASH recently completed tracking its new album, ...

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GRAHAM BONNET Featured On 'Lyraka - Music From a Mermaid Empire'; Another Clip Available

Legendary rock singer Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MSG, ALCATRAZZ, IMPELLITTERI) is featured on "Lyraka - Music From a Mermaid Empire", a highlights CD featuring songs from the "Lyraka" movie. According to the filmmakers, Bonnet is the voice of the musical narrator throughout the 3D animation movie (projected release date 2011), as well as the accompanying video ...

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