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TAZ TAYLOR BAND To Open For ULI JON ROTH In Santa Ana

TAZ TAYLOR BAND will play its first show with new singer Keith Slack on June 18 at the Galaxy Theatre in Santa Ana, California. Headlining the gig will be one of the worlds premiere guitarists, Uli Jon Roth (ex-SCORPIONS). TAZ TAYLOR BAND released its new album, "Straight Up", on March 27 via Escape Music. According ...

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GRAHAM BONNET: New Video Interview Available

Legendary rock singer Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MSG, ALCATRAZZ) was interviewed by DSI Records following ALCATRAZZ's February 28, 2009 performance at Jaxx in Springfield, Virginia. Watch the chat in three parts below. ALCATRAZZ recently performed a handful of U.S. dates with SEVEN WITCHES and is currently working on a new studio album, tentatively due before the ...

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TAZ TAYLOR BAND To Release 'Straight Up' This Month

TAZ TAYLOR BAND will release its new album, "Straight Up", on March 27 via Escape Music. According to a press release, the CD contains "11 tracks of pure, raw, heartfelt hard rock with all the attributes you would expect from TTB plus a whole lot more!" The TAZ TAYLOR BAND — whose touring lineup previously ...

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PAUL STANLEY Lays Down Vocals For New PUSHKING Album

KISS frontman Paul Stanley has finished laying down vocals for the track "Cut the Wire" for Russian rockers PUSHKING's new album, "Pushking Duets", to be released in late 2009. Gabe Reed, an entertainment attorney who represents PUSHKING and who organized Stanley's involvement in the project, stated of the session, "Paul sounded amazing and we are ...

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GRAHAM BONNET, MARIO PARGA Interviewed At NAMM; Video Available

Gorilla Shots On Demand conducted an interview with SAVAGE PARADISE members Mario Parga (guitar; FORCEFIELD, COZY POWELL) and Graham Bonnet (vocals; RAINBOW, MSG, ALCATRAZZ) on January 17, 2009 at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Watch the six-minute chat below. Graham Bonnet joined SAVAGE ...

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GRAHAM BONNET Replaces TONY MARTIN In SAVAGE PARADISE; Acoustic Performance Available

Former BLACK SABBATH singer Tony Martin has left SAVAGE PARADISE, the new band featuring Mario Parga (FORCEFIELD, COZY POWELL) on guitar, Kevin Valentine (KISS, CINDERELLA) on drums, Tim Luce (ALCATRAZZ) on bass and Eric Ragno (TAKARA, VOX TEMPUS, CHINA BLUE) on keyboards. His replacement is none other than the legendary Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MSG, ALCATRAZZ). ...

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GRAHAM BONNET, MARIO PARGA: Pre-NAMM Rehearsal Footage Posted Online

On Friday, January 16, the night before their NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) performance at the Fishman booth at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California, Mario Parga (lead guitar), Graham Bonnet (vocals; RAINBOW, ALCATRAZZ, MSG), Tim Luce (bass; ALCATRAZZ, SAVAGE PARADISE) and Eric Ragno (keyboards; JOURNEY, SAVAGE PARADISE, TAKARA) got together in Mario's ...

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NAMM 2009: Video Footage, Photos Posted Online

SatomiMusicumentary has posted an eight-minute report on this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, which was held January 15-18 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. The clip includes footage of more than 50 artists, including the following: Gene Simmons (KISS) George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB) Phil Collen (DEF LEPPARD) Vivian Campbell ...

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ALCATRAZZ Featuring GRAHAM BONNET: More Dates Announced

ALCATRAZZ featuring Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MSG, IMPELLITTERI) has scheduled the following dates: Feb. 13 - Paladino's - Tarzana, CA Feb. 27 - The Haunt - Yonkers, NY (w/ SEVEN WITCHES) Feb. 28 - Jaxx - Springfield, VA (w/ SEVEN WITCHES) ALCATRAZZ featuring Graham Bonnet is: Graham Bonnet - Lead Vocals Howie Simon - Guitar, Vocals ...

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TAZ TAYLOR BAND Announces New Singer

The TAZ TAYLOR BAND, whose touring lineup previously included legendary hard rock vocalist Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, ALCATRAZZ, IMPELLITTERI), has announced the addition of singer Keith Slack (pictured below) to the group's ranks. According to the band, "Keith will probably be most notably known to TTB fans for his work with MSG on ...

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SEVEN WITCHES: First 'Unfinished Business Tour' Dates Announced

The first dates have been confirmed for the SEVEN WITCHES' "Unfinished Business Tour" featuring an all-star lineup consisting of James Rivera (HELSTAR, ex-VICIOUS RUMORS) on vocals, Jack Frost (ex-SAVATAGE) on guitar, Mike Lepond (SYMPHONY X) on bass, and Taz Marazz (CHRIS VOLZ) on drums: Feb. 27 - The Haunt - Yonkers, NY (w/ ALCATRAZZ) Feb. ...

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ALCATRAZZ Featuring GRAHAM BONNET Continuing Work On New Album

Legendary hard rock singer Graham Bonnet's (RAINBOW, MSG, ALCATRAZZ, IMPELLITTERI) web site has been updated with the following message: "While working on new material, ALCATRAZZ featuring Graham Bonnet have done a number of gigs in the U.S., Japan and Europe since last year. The band is out and ready to work with new gigs in ...

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GRAHAM BONNET Featured On 'Lyraka - Music From a Mermaid Empire'

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

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PAIN: European Dates With BROTHER FIRETRIBE Announced

PAIN, the Swedish band led by Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY) will embark on the European tour in January/February 2009. Support on the trek will come from BROTHER FIRETRIBE, the Finnish AOR/hard rock band featuring NIGHTWISH guitarist Emppu Vuorinen. According to PAIN, "David Wallin [drums] can’t be a part of this tour because of personal reasons. The ...

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GRAHAM BONNET Featured On J21 Debut

Legendary hard rock singer Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MSG, ALCATRAZZ, IMPELLITTERI) make a guest appearance on the first solo album from Spain's experimental guitar player J21, entitled "Yellow Mind: Blue Mind". Bonnet can be heard on two songs — "The Edge of Now" and "The Truth Behind The Veil". Other guest musicians on the CD include ...

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ALCATRAZZ Featuring GRAHAM BONNET Preparing To Record New Material

ALCATRAZZ featuring Graham Bonnet (ex-RAINBOW, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, IMPELLITTERI) is preparing to hit the studio and record some new material. Commented Bonnet, "It's been hard getting started because of everybody's other commitments. I think it will be great when we can just concentrate on the band and put out some new stuff. I think though ...

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GRAHAM BONNET To Team Up With MARIO PARGA For CD/Download Single

British guitarist Mario Parga is teaming up with his old friend, singer Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, ALCATRAZZ, IMPELLITERI, MSG) to record a special CD/download single. The song is called "American Angel" and is based on Mario's previously unreleased instrumental song of the same name. Mario said recently, "I've not worked with Graham since his album 'The ...

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GRAHAM BONNET Schedules Solo Concert In Moscow

Legendary vocalist Graham Bonnet's (RAINBOW, MSG, ALCATRAZZ, IMPELLITTERI) webmaster has issued the following update: "We are pleased to announce that Graham will play a solo gig in Moscow, Russia on June 29, after some unfortunate cancellations in the past few years. Graham is truly looking forward to finally seeing Russian fans again after three years!!! ...

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GRAHAM BONNET Explains Russian TAZ TAYLOR BAND Concert Cancellations

The TAZ TAYLOR BAND, whose touring lineup includes legendary hard rock singer Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, ALCATRAZZ, IMPELLITTERI), cancelled its Russian tour dates scheduled for May 2 and May 3 based on what the group previously stated was "entirely the decision of Graham Bonnet." Graham has since issued the following statement of his ...

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