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VIXEN: 'Live & Learn' To Receive U.S. Release This Month

Demolition Records will release VIXEN's new studio album, "Live & Learn", in the U.S. on January 30. "Live & Learn" is VIXEN's first studio recording to feature founding VIXEN member and guitarist Jan Kuehnemund since 1990's "Rev It Up". Kuehnemund reformed VIXEN in 2001 for the Voices of Metal tour with a lineup that had ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist JEFF YOUNG Checks In From ROKTOPUSS Sessions

Former MEGADETH guitarist Jeff Young has issued the following update: "I've been up in Nashville tracking with ROKTOPUSS [the new band featuring Young alongside Lorraine Lewis [ex-FEMME FATALE, vocals], Roxy Petrucci [ex-VIXEN, drums] and E.J. Curse [NO DUH, bass]), and my buddy Michael Wagener. Can't wait for everyone to hear our two new songs, 'Away' ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Vocalist Checks In From The Road

YNGWIE MALMSTEEN/CORNERSTONE vocalist Doogie White has posted the following update on his official web site: "If you have been following my latest exploits, you will know just how much of a fan of flying I have become. So imagine my delight when I was informed that on the way to Helsinki, from London, for the ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist JEFF YOUNG Offering Personalized Instruction

Former MEGADETH guitarist Jeff Young is now accepting a limited number of students for personalized instruction via: * Weekly customized e-mail lessons program * Live one-on-one lessons utilizing Apple iChat * Private lessons in Sarasota and Miami, Florida For more information, send an e-mail to: [email protected] Young recently joined ROKTOPUSS, the new band featuring Lorraine ...

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VIXEN Among Finalists At INDEPENDENT MUSIC AWARDS

Female hard rockers VIXEN have been selected as finalists in two categories at this year's Independent Music Awards. "Best Song: Hard Rock/Metal" for "I Try" and "Best Album: Hard Rock/Metal" for "Live & Learn". Created by Music Resource Group, publisher of the best-selling Musician's Atlas contact resource, the IMA program coordinates a variety of programs ...

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LENNON To Guest On KNAC.COM's 'WildSide' Next Week

Orlando, Florida-based singer-songwriter LENNON (full name: Lennon Murphy), who is currently opening select dates on the AEROSMITH/MÖTLEY CRÜE tour, will be the special guest of Diana DeVille on KNAC.COM's "WildSide" program on Saturday, November 11 at 3:30 p.m. PST. Murphy will be discussing various topics ranging from the aforementioned tour to the release of her ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist JEFF YOUNG Joins ROKTOPUSS

Former MEGADETH guitarist Jeff Young has joined ROKTOPUSS, the new band featuring Lorraine Lewis (ex-FEMME FATALE, vocals), Roxy Petrucci (ex-VIXEN, drums) and E.J. Curse (NO DUH, bass), Lorraine Lewis' and Roxy Petrucci's paths barely crossed in the '80s while Petrucci and VIXEN were touring with rock legends OZZY OZBOURNE, SCORPIONS and DEEP PURPLE and Lewis ...

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VIXEN: European Dates Announced

VIXEN will be returning to Europe in December, following the release of their new album, "Live & Learn", on Demolition Records on November 11. They will be undertaking a headline tour of Germany and Spain, followed by some shows in Finland as special guests of YNGWIE MALMSTEEN. The dates are as follows: Dec. 01 - ...

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CIRCUS OF POWER: More '20th Anniversary' Shows In The Works

Reunited hard rockers CIRCUS OF POWER are reportedly planning more "20th anniversary" dates in the near future, including shows in Los Angeles and Japan. More information will be made available soon. As previously reported, CIRCUS OF POWER played a "20th anniversary" show at Don Hill's in New York City on September 27. The band was ...

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RAVEN To Perform At Spain's ROCKZINANTE EXCALIBUR METAL FESTIVAL

British metal maniacs RAVEN will perform at the Rockzinante Excalibur Metal Festival in Alcala de Henares, Spain this Saturday, September 30. The complete festival billing is as follows (in alphabetical order): DESTRUCTION DORO DRAGONFLY GLENN HUGHES HAMELYN RAVEN SAVAGE CIRCUS SPHINX TONY MARTIN U.D.O. VIXEN As previously reported, RAVEN bassist/vocalist John Gallagher has commented on ...

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CIRCUS OF POWER Announces Special Guests For New York City Show

Guitarist/producer Daniel Rey (MASTERS OF REALITY, RAMONES) will join CIRCUS OF POWER on stage as second guitarist at the September 27 show at Don Hill's. Rey produced the CIRCUS OF POWER albums "Vices" and "Still Alive" as well as the now-classic self-titled first LP that contained the MTV staples "Motor" and "Call of the Wild". ...

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TWISTED SISTER Frontman To Host Germany's ROCK OF AGES Festival

In addition to TWISTED SISTER's headlining appearance at the Rock of Ages festival in Seebronn (close to Rottenburg), Germany this Friday (July 28), the band's frontman Dee Snider has signed on to host the event on Saturday. The festival will feature additional performances from such artists as SAGA, URIAH HEEP, GOTTHARD, FISH, GLENN HUGHES, UFO, ...

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KISS Special To Air On 'Radio Reality Check'

On Thursday, July 20, "Radio Reality Check" will air a special episode dedicated to the upcoming Kiss Army march in Cleveland, Ohio to help secure KISS' long overdue induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Special guests on the program will include Bob Kulick (performed and co-wrote material on KISS albums), Jan Kuehnemund ...

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Norway's RAGNAROCK FESTIVAL Cancelled

The organizers of the Ragnarock Festival, which was set to take place August 17-19 at the Valle Hovin Sports Arena in Oslo, Norway, have announced that the entire event has been cancelled. No reason was given for the cancellation. Just two days ago (July 5), American/Norwegian melodic metallers KAMELOT announced that they were pulling out ...

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VIXEN To Tour Europe With HOUSE OF LORDS

VIXEN are returning to Europe to support their forthcoming new studio album "Live & Learn". The band will be supported on most of the shows by HOUSE OF LORDS. Kicking off at the Rock & Blues Festival, the band will play a three-week tour of Europe, including returning to some countries for the first time ...

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W.A.S.P., TWISTED SISTER Pull Out Of Norway's RAGNAROCK Festival

W.A.S.P. and TWISTED SISTER have cancelled their previously announced appearances at the RagnaRock festival, set to take place August 17-19 at the Valle Hovin Sports Arena in Oslo, Norway. No reason was given for the cancellation. Replacement acts have yet to be announced. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: Thursday, August 17, ...

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JORN LANDE, WITCHHAMMER Confirmed For Norway's RAGNAROCK Festival

Former MASTERPLAN/ARK frontman JORN LANDE and Norwegian thrash metallers WITCHHAMMER have been confirmed for the Ragnarock festival, set to take place August 17-19 at the Valle Hovin Sports Arena in Oslo, Norway. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ASTRAL DOORS AXEL RUDI PELL BRAINSTORM CHINCHILLA COMMUNIC CORNERSTONE EDENBRIDGE ENSIFERUM EXODUS ...

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ENUFF Z'NUFF: Tour Dates Announced

ENUFF Z'NUFF have lined up the following dates during the coming weeks: May 19 – Empire - Las Vegas, NV May 20 - Malibu Inn - Malibu, CA (w/ PRETTY BOY FLOYD) May 21 - TBA May 22 - Key Club – West Hollywood, CA (w/ METAL SKOOL) May 24 – Hubba's PUB - Aurora, ...

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WISHBONE ASH Confirmed For Germany's ROCK OF AGES Festival

WISHBONE ASH have been confirmed for Rock of Ages, a new festival series set up by the organizers of the German hard rock and heavy metal festival Bang Your Head!!! The event is set to take place July 28-29 in Seebronn (close to Rottenburg), Germany and will feature appearances by the following acts (with four ...

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VIXEN Confirmed For Germany's ROCK OF AGES Festival

VIXEN have been confirmed for Rock of Ages, a new festival series set up by the organizers of the German hard rock and heavy metal festival Bang Your Head!!! The event is set to take place July 28-29 in Seebronn (close to Rottenburg), Germany and will feature appearances by the following acts (with two more ...

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UFO, VIXEN Confirmed For U.K.'s ROCK & BLUES CUSTOM SHOW

UFO and VIXEN have been confirmed for the 23rd annual Rock & Blues Custom Show, set to take place July 27-30 in Derbyshire, England. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Thursday, July 27: GRAHAM BONNET BEHOLDER Friday, July 28: UFO VIXEN AMEIRCAN DOG STATETROOPER Saturday, July 29: M3 THE QUIREBOYS ANTIPRODUCT More acts ...

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EXODUS' GARY HOLT: Signature Model Guitar To Be Unveiled At NAMM

EXODUS guitarist Gary Holt will be signing autographs at the Bernie Rico Jr Guitars exhibit booth #5250 at this year's NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) convention on Saturday, January 21 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Bernie Rico Jr will also be unveiling Gary Holt's signature model guitar at the event, which ...

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