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VIXEN Cancels Kickstarter Fundraising Campaign

Female rockers VIXEN have canceled their Kickstarter campaign, which they launched in order to raise capital for the recording of a new album on the eve of the 25th anniversary of the release of their first LP. The band in late February set out to collect $35,000 towards recording a brand new CD, but ended ...

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Former VIXEN Drummer, Guitarist Collaborate On New Song

"Bad Day", a "straight ahead rock n' roll tune" written and recorded by Roxy Petrucci (VIXEN, 1986–1991, 1997–1998, 2001, 2004) on drums, Gina Stile (VIXEN, 1997-1998) on guitar and bass, and Deana Cook on vocals, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The song mixed at Stile Studios in New York. Petrucci in May ...

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Infestation - RATT

I never really cared much for the whole glam metal thing during its heyday in the '80s. Something about dudes in spandex and more make-up and hairspray than the hot little vixen down the street just didn't do much for me. Needless to say, I wasn't really heartbroken when the scene died out, leaving behind ...

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CIRCUS OF POWER Frontman Launches CAPTAIN ZAPPED

According to a posting on the official web site of reactivated late '80s/early '90s hard rockers CIRCUS OF POWER, the band's frontman, Alex Mitchell, and Billy Tsounis (UNCLE MAX, FAT NANCY) are collaborating on a new "space pop" project together called CAPTAIN ZAPPED. A song from the band will be posted on Mitchell's

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GUNS N' ROSES, TRIXTER Members To Guest On LIBERTY N' JUSTICE Album

TRIXTER members Pete Loran and Steve Brown, along with GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal, have been added to the list of guest musicians appearing on Christian rockers LIBERTY N' JUSTICE's ninth studio album and fifth "all-star" project, "Light It Up" (formerly "The Cigar Chronicles"). They will all appear in the song "Wrestling With ...

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FIREHOUSE Members To Guest On LIBERTY N' JUSTICE Album

C.J. Snare and Bill Leverty of FIREHOUSE have been added to the list of guest musicians appearing on Christian rockers LIBERTY N' JUSTICE's ninth studio album and fifth "all-star" project, "Light It Up" (formerly "The Cigar Chronicles"). The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Light It Up 02. The Other Thief 03. ...

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CIRCUS OF POWER: New Video Interview With ALEX MITCHELL Available

Argentinean rock journalist Lucas H. Gordon, who currently resides in Hollywood, California, conducted an interview with vocalist Alex Mitchell of the reactivated late '80s/early '90s hard rock band CIRCUS OF POWER when the group played the Knitting Factory in Hollywood on June 27, 2009. Watch the chat below. CIRCUS OF POWER recently had its classic ...

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Former DOKKEN, ADLER'S APPETITE, BATON ROUGE Members Added To LIBERTY N' JUSTICE Album

Sheldon Tarsha of TARSHA/ADLER'S APPETITE, Jeff Pilson of DOKKEN/FOREIGNER, Kelly Keeling of BATON ROUGE/TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, Keri Kelli of ALICE COOPER and Harry Hess and Pete Lesperance of HAREM SCAREM have been added to to the list of guest musicians appearing on Christian rockers LIBERTY N' JUSTICE's ninth studio album and fifth "all-star" project, "Light It ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist Collaborates With Former FEMME FATALE, VIXEN Members; Audio Available

Former MEGADETH guitarist Jeff Young has collaborated with ex-FEMME FATALE vocalist Lorraine Lewis and ex-VIXEN drummer Roxy Petrucci on "a little BAD COMPANY-esque/countryfied rocker" entitled "Desperate". The track is currently available for streaming at Jeff's MySpace page. Jeff Young wil release his debut solo album, "Equilibrium", this summer. The CD was mixed by ...

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TWISTED SISTER Guitarist To Guest On New LIBERTY N' JUSTICE Album

Lynn Louise Lowrey (VIXEN), Eddie Ojeda (TWISTED SISTER), Ted Poley (DANGER DANGER, POLEY-RIVERA) and Vic Rivera (CRUNCH, POLEY-RIVERA) have been added to to the list of guest musicians appearing on Christian rockers LIBERTY N' JUSTICE's ninth studio album and fifth "all-star" project, "Light It Up" (formerly "The Cigar Chronicles"). These four join already announced guest ...

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ROCKLAHOMA Goes Global; BAI BANG, REBEL STATE, MAD MAX, ANJ Confirmed

Rocklahoma, the premier Eighties music festival continues to go global, as international members of the band community will be performing. Rocklahoma features attendance from all over the world, selling tickets throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa and South America and now for the first time, bands coming from all over the world. In addition to the ...

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OVERKILL, METAL CHURCH, LEATHERWOLF Confirmed For ROCKLAHOMA

Rocklahoma, the premier eighties music festival in the United States being held July 9-12 in Pryor, Oklahoma announces Thursday as "Heavy Metal Day." General Manager of Catch the Fever Music Festivals Mark Nuessle had this to say, "Rocklahoma is a celebration of the eighties music that made rock great! Our Thursday lineup consists of a ...

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Don't Hate Me - MAXINE PETRUCCI

Guitar heads and fans of obscure 1980's glam take note: former MADAM X guitarist Maxine Petrucci is back in business, releasing her second solo album of unrepentant melodic rock and handling vocals, guitar and bass (minus a couple guest spots) as well as all songwriting duties. While it's been a long time since MADAM X's ...

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Former VIXEN Drummer Schedules NAMM Signing Session

Former VIXEN drummer Roxy Petrucci will take part in a signing session at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, which is being held January 15-18 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. She will be at the Zildjian booth on Saturday, January 17 at 3:00 p.m. Important: The NAMM show is ...

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