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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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JEFF PILSON: New Audio Interview Available

An audio interview with bassist Jeff Pilson (DOKKEN, FOREIGNER, DIO), conducted recently by The Musician's Voice, has been posted online at this location. In the interview, Pilson chats about the band chemistry in FOREIGNER, his past recording experiences with bands like DIO and MSG, and even reveals his desire to record another CD ...

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WHITE LION Added To ROCKLAHOMA

WHITE LION has been confirmed for Rocklahoma, a three-day outdoor '80s hard rock festival, set to take place July 13-15, in Pryor, OK at the Pryor Festival Grounds. Also rumored to be appearing is TWISTED SISTER, although the band's participation has not yet been officially confirmed by the event organizers. The festival billing is shaping ...

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PAIN: 'Zombie Slam' Video Posted Online

PAIN's video for the track "Zombie Slam" has been posted online at this location. The clip was shot late February in Los Angeles by Ralf Strathmann. Ralf previously worked as a director for artists like CHILDREN OF BODOM, APOCALYPTICA and SOILWORK. He is also a photographer for such bands as H.I.M., AEROSMITH and ...

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PAIN Mastermind Schedules Swedish In-Store Appearances

PAIN leader Peter Tägtgren has scheduled the following Swedish in-store appearances/signing sessions: Wednesday, April 18 - Uppsala @ Rocks (Svavagallerian) Time: 15.00 Wednesday, April 18 - Stockholm @ Bengans (Drottningg 20) Time: 17.30 Thursday, April 19 - Gothenburg @ CD-Specialisten (Kungsg. 38) Time: 18.00 Friday, April 20 - Västerås @ Skivbörsen (Storag. 20) Time: 18.00 ...

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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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PAIN Mainman Discusses New Album; Video Available

A seven-minute video interview with PAIN leader Peter Tägtgren (also of HYPOCRISY) about the Swedish band's fifth full-length album, "Psalms of Extinction", has been posted online at this location (Windows Media). The video also includes a tour of Peter's legendary Abyss Studios where such acclaimed artists as MARDUK, DIMMU BORGIR and IMMORTAL have ...

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GREAT WHITE Signs With FRONTIERS RECORDS

Frontiers Records has announced the signing of GREAT WHITE for the release of the band’s forthcoming 25th anniversary/reunion all-original studio album, tentatively due in August . The Southern California blues-rock band first took a bite out of the rock scene in 1984 and since then has achieved worldwide success, encompassing sales of over six million ...

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GREAT WHITE: Tour Dates Announced

GREAT WHITE has lined up the following tour dates: Apr. 20 - Maplewood, MN @ Myth Apr. 21 - Fort Yates, ND @ Prairie Knights Casino & Resort Jun. 02 - Redding, CA @ Win River Casino Jun. 23 - Green River, WY @ Flaming Gorge Days Jul. 08 - Copper Mountain, CO @ The ...

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L.A. GUNS Parts Ways With Bassist

L.A. GUNS frontman Phil Lewis has issued the following update: "Dear friends, it is with enormous regret we announce the departure of our good friend Adam Hamilton [bass]. Adam has been offered a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to pursue his dreams as a producer. From this point on he will become a full-time studio rat chained to ...

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PAIN: Another New Song Posted Online

Another new PAIN track, entitled "Pain to the Ground", has been posted online at this location. The song comes off the Swedish band's fifth full-length album, "Psalms of Extinction", due in the Nordic countries on April 18 via Roadrunner Records (May 7 in the rest of Europe). Guest musicians on the album include ...

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GEORGE LYNCH To Perform At DALLAS INTERNATIONAL GUITAR FESTIVAL

Legendary guitarist George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB) is among the musicians who are slated to perform at the 30th annual Dallas International Guitar Festival, which will be held April 20-22, 2007 at Dallas Market Hall (2200 Stemmons Freeway, www.guitarshow.com). This truly global event blends musicians, fans, collectors, and celebrities together into one remarkable extravaganza. Presented ...

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GREAT WHITE Begins Recording New Album

According to a posting on GREAT WHITE's official web site, Jack Russell (vocals), Mark Kendall (guitar), Michael Lardie (keyboards, guitar), Sean McNabb (bass) and Audie Desbrow (drums) will be celebrating GREAT WHITE's 25th anniversary with a new record. They are in the studio recording right now, but they will be taking a small break to ...

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