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ULI JON ROTH's SKY ACADEMY: More Guests Announced

Ule W. Ritgen, Piero Leporale, Richie Onori, Andrew Shulman and George Bellas are among the newly confirmed guests for this year's Uli Jon Roth Sky Academy seminar and concerts. Set to take place August 22-26 at Musician's Institute in Los Angeles, the concept of Sky Academy was conceived by Uli. He wanted a medium to ...

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ROCKLAHOMA: First Photos Posted Online

Bring Back Glam! has posted the first photos from Rocklahoma, the '80s rock festival which is being held July 12-15 at the Catch The Fever Festival Grounds, four miles north of Pryor, Oklahoma, just off highway 69. The site is being updated with regular reports from the festival, with artist interviews to follow. ...

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DOKKEN Guitarist Says New Album Is 'Slammin''

DOKKEN will perform on July 14 at one of the most talked-about music festivals this summer, Rocklahoma. The band is currently in the studio putting the finishing touches on its upcoming release, "Lightning Strikes Again". Commented DOKKEN guitarist Jon Levin: "We will be performing all of the hits at Rocklahoma on July 14th and perhaps ...

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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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EDEN'S CURSE Signs European Deal With AFM RECORDS

EDEN'S CURSE, the new hard rock band featuring vocalist Michael Eden, keyboardist Ferdy Doernberg (AXEL RUDI PELL, ULI JON ROTH, ROUGH SILK), drummer Pete Newdeck (STEVE GRIMMETT BAND, PAUL DIANNO'S KILLERS, THE SHOCK), guitarist Thorsten Koehne (CODE OF PERFECTION, DEMON DRIVE) and bassist/songwriter Paul Logue (CRY HAVOC), has parted ways with MTM Music and has ...

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GEORGE LYNCH: New Tour Dates Announced

Guitar legend George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB) has lined up the following tour dates: Jun. 20 - Phoenix, AZ - The Old Brick House Jun. 21 - Hollywood, CA - The Key Club (w/ MSG) Jun. 22 - Santa Ana, CA - Galaxy Theatre (w/ MSG) Joining Lynch in his current touring band are lead ...

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Former XYZ Frontman Releases New Compilation

XYZ singer Terry Ilous has just released "Here And Gone", a new compilation containing 18 rare tracks from his solo years and with XYZ, featuring current or former members of OZZY OSBOURNE, BLACK SABBATH, STING, XYZ, DOKKEN, SCORPIONS, AC/DC, DAVID BOWIE, STEVE MILLER BAND, and many more. Comented Ilous: "I was fortunate enough to record ...

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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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L.A. GUNS Schedules Tour Dates

L.A. GUNS has scheduled the following tour dates: Jun. 15 - Reedsburg, WI @ Badger Theatre (formerly Majestic Theatre) Jun. 16 - Burnsville, MN @ Renegades Jun. 17 - Omaha, NE @ Millers Landing Jun. 21 - Charlotte, NC @ Amos Southend Jun. 22 - Raleigh, NC @ Volume 11 Tavern Jun. 23 - Baltimore, ...

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DOKKEN Members Remember DIMEBAG

"Dimebag" Darrell Abbott will be inducted into Hollywood's Rockwalk on May 17. In a recent with Glam-Metal.com, DOKKEN frontman Don Dokken and guitarist Jon Levin spoke about Dimebag's undeniable influence and lasting legacy. Don Dokken: Of course I was shocked when I heard Dime had been killed. I remember getting the phone call ...

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GEORGE LYNCH To Hold Two-Day Guitar Seminar In Los Angeles

Whether you're a beginning player or have already achieved shredder status as a guitarist, George Lynch knows that you always have room to improve. That's the idea behind his intensive guitar education program known as the George Lynch Dojo, a monthly instructional series that allows for students to take advantage of George's techniques via video, ...

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SAVATAGE Guitarist Comments On RIAA's Attempt Raise Royalty Rates For Internet Broadcasters

SAVATAGE/TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA guitarist Chris Caffery appeared on "The Classic Metal Show" on Saturday, May 5 to promote his latest solo release, "Pins & Needles". During the course of the discussion, Caffery was asked about his take on the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) and their attempt to raise royalty rates for Internet broadcasters to ...

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GEORGE LYNCH: Guitar Clinics Announced

Guitar legend George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB) has lined up the following Sam Ash in-stores/clinics clinic presented by Randall and ESP: May 18 – Chicago, IL May 21 – Columbus, OH May 23 – Charlotte, NC May 24 – Nashville, TN May 29 – Tampa, FL May 30 – Orlando, FL May 31 - Ft. ...

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DOKKEN To Utilize Stand-In Drummer For Select Dates

DOKKEN will enlist drummer Vik Foxx (ex-ENUFF Z'NUFF) to fill in for regular skinsman Mick Brown for several live shows that Mick is unable to play this summer. Rhino Records in March revisited DOKKEN's early days with a pair of releases packed with previously unissued material. The first release, a CD entitled "From Conception: Live ...

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IN FLAMES Bassist To Join PAIN For Russian Dates

IN FLAMES bassist Peter Iwers will join fellow Swedes PAIN for three Russian shows in May, filling in for André Skaug who has prior commitments with CLAWFINGER. The dates are as follows: May 18 - CKM NAU Kiev May 19 - DK GD Krasnodar May 20 - B1 Maximum Moscow Iwers makes a guest appearance ...

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