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Former Members Of DOKKEN, GREAT WHITE To Take Part In ROCK N' ROLL FANTASY CAMP 2006

Former DOKKEN/DIO bassist Jeff Pilson and GREAT WHITE guitarist/keyboardist Michael Lardie are among the musicians taking part in Rock N' Roll Fantasy Camp 2006. During President's Day weekend (February 16-20, 2006), camp is held in Hollywood, California where the campers will be mentored and molded into musical sensations by some of the world's biggest rock ...

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DOKKEN: More Tour Dates Announced

DOKKEN have updated their touring schedule. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 30 - Las Vegas, NV - Empire Room Dec. 01 - Anaheim, CA - House Of Blues Dec. 02 - Los Angeles, CA - House Of Blues Dec. 03 - Tempe, AZ - Marquee Theatre Dec. 05 – El Paso, TX - Stampede ...

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GEORGE LYNCH: Tour Dates Announced

Legendary guitarist George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB) will be embarking on a solo tour in late November. Joining Lynch in his touring band will be vocalist Andrew Freeman, drummer Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, DIO) and bassist Marten Andersson (LIZZY BORDEN, STARWOOD). The dates are as follows: Nov. 26 - Mid-Hudson Civic Center- Poughkeepsie, NY (w/ ...

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Former WARRANT Frontman JANI LANE: Another New Song Posted Online

Former WARRANT frontman Jani Lane has posted another tune for his "Jabberwocky" project, entitled "Very Fine Line", at www.myspace.com/janilane. An acoustic, "bootleg" version of "Very Fine Line" has been circling around from a live, all-acoustic performance back in 1997 in Brazil. This version is said to be "far superior" to the bootleg version. The "Jabberwocky" ...

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BENEDICTUM: Debut Album Due In January

Locomotive Records have announced a January 20, 2006 release date for "Uncreation", the debut album by San Diego, California epic power metal band BENEDICTUM, postponing an earlier release that had been set for October 17. "While we were all really looking forward to having 'Uncreation' in stores this year rather than next this move is ...

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VH1 Classic's 'Metal Mania: Stripped' Tour: Florida Dates Announced

The first two dates have been announced for VH1 Classic's "Metal Mania: Stripped Across America Tour 2005", featuring Don Dokken (DOKKEN), Jani Lane (ex-WARRANT), FIREHOUSE (acoustic band jam), Stephen Pearcy (ex-RATT) and Kip Winger (WINGER). According to Rich of Maximum Bands (self-described as "Florida's best source to book local, regional, and national hard rock and ...

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GEORGE LYNCH Pays Tribute To RANDY RHOADS On ICARUS WITCH CD

George Lynch, the LYNCH MOB/ex-DOKKEN axemaster best known for his fiery, melodic guitar leads and stylish post-Van Halen proto-metal rhythms on such classics as "Paris Is Burning", "Breaking The Chains", "Into The Fire", and "Dream Warriors", is making a rare special guest appearance on the new album by young traditional metal revivalists ICARUS WITCH. When ...

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Former WARRANT Frontman To Star In VH1's 'After Work Special'

Former WARRANT frontman Jani Lane guest-starred in the pilot episode of a TV show for VH1 called "After Work Special". Lane filmed his parts in late September. No further information is currently available. As previously reported, Jani will be teaming up with former RATT frontman Stephen Pearcy, Don Dokken (DOKKEN), FIREHOUSE (acoustic band jam), and ...

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GEORGE LYNCH, TOMMY ALDRIDGE And MICHAEL ANTHONY To Form New Band?

Legendary guitarist George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB) is in talks with veteran hard rock drummer Tommy Aldridge (WHITESNAKE, TED NUGENT) about putting together a new project. "We'll see how the sessions go and if everything clicks like we hope that it will," Lynch recently said. "We're looking to pull Michael Anthony from VAN HALEN into ...

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KING'S X: First Tour Dates Announced

KING'S X will be embarking on a U.S. tour beginning in October. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Oct. 29 - The Chance Theater - Poughkeepsie, NY Nov. 04 - Jaxx –Springfield, VA Nov. 05 - Rex Theater - Pittsburgh, PA KING'S X will be touring in support of their new album, "Ogre Tones" ...

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THE GREG LEON INVASION To Embark On Tour Of Hungary

THE GREG LEON INVASION, featuring Southern California guitar legend/vocalist Greg Leon (ex-DOKKEN, QUIET RIOT, ROUGH CUTT), bassist George Roelke (ex-SHOUT, BRAND NEW DAY), and drummer Greg Stevens, have announced a tour of Hungary in support of their latest album, "Unfinished Business". "We are very much looking forward to these shows and finally getting over to ...

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RATT: VH1 'Behind The Music' Special In The Works

According to a posting on former RATT frontman Stephen Pearcy's web site, Stephen will be taking part in VH1's upcoming "Behind the Music" special focusing on RATT. Taping will begin soon. An exact air date has yet to be announced. As previously reported, Pearcy will be teaming up with Don Dokken (DOKKEN), Jani Lane (ex-WARRANT), ...

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DON DOKKEN, JANI LANE, FIREHOUSE, STEPHEN PEARCY, KIP WINGER To Team Up For 'Stripped' Tour

Don Dokken (DOKKEN), Jani Lane (ex-WARRANT), FIREHOUSE (acoustic band jam), Stephen Pearcy (ex-RATT) and Kip Winger (WINGER) will be teaming up for VH1 Classic's "Metal Mania: Stripped Across America Tour 2005" beginning on Tuesday, October 18. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. As previously reported, "VH1 Classic Metal Mania: Stripped Volume 2: The ...

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DOKKEN To Hit The Road In November

DOKKEN mainan Don Dokken has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "The Acoustic Outcasts tour is canceled because of the hurricane disaster. Our booking agent/soundman lives in New Orleans and there has been no contact with him since Saturday. As well, our tour bus is probably under water, so we will ...

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KING'S X: 'Alone' Video Posted Online

KING'S X's video for the track "Alone" has been posted online at InsideOutMusic.com [NOTE: Link removed at label's request]. "Alone" comes off the Texas-based rock trio's upcoming album, "Ogre Tones" (view artwork at this location), due on September 27 via InsideOut Music America. The new KING'S X album was produced by Michael Wagener, ...

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Vocalist ANDREW FREEMAN To Join ACOUSTIC OUTCAST Tour For One Show

George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB) vocalist Andrew Freeman will be joining the Acoustic Outcast tour, featuring DOKKEN frontman Don Dokken and ex-BATON ROUGE singer Kelly Keeling (both of whom have also previously played with Lynch), for one show on Friday, October 7 at The Mystic Theatre in Petaluma, California. Andrew is also involved with Rev ...

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BENEDICTUM Complete Work On Debut Album

San Diego, CA epic power metal band BENEDICTUM have finished mixing their debut album, "Uncreation", for a late October release via Locomotive Music. The album was produced by Jeff Pilson (ex-DIO, DOKKEN) and mixed by Pilson and former WARLOCK bassist Tommy Henriksen under the ZuZu Recordings Ltd. banner, with artwork supplied by Romanian-born artist Mircea ...

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GEORGE LYNCH To Embark On East Coast Tour In September

Legendary guitarist George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB) will be embarking on an East Coast tour in September. The first stop on the trek will be Jaxx in Virginia, with more dates to follow. Cities that will be hit during the tour include: Springfield, VA Clifton, NJ West Springfield, MA New York City, NY Long Island, ...

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