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FLAMETAL Flamenco/Metal Hybrid Band Featuring WHITESNAKE Bassist To Make Hollywood Debut

Hotly tipped San Francisco-based flamenco/metal hybrid band FLAMETAL will be making their Southern California live debut this Saturday, December 17 at Bar Sinister, 1652 N. Cherokee Ave., Hollywood, CA 90028. For more info call: 323-769-7070. FLAMETAL who combine the flamenco shred of Paco DeLucia with hard-edged Bay Area metal, are the brainchild of virtuoso acoustic ...

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LIVING LOUD: Debut Album To Receive U.S. Release In January

LIVING LOUD — the new "supergroup" consisting of Bob Daisley (OZZY OSBOURNE, RAINBOW, URIAH HEEP) on bass, Steve Morse (DEEP PURPLE, KANSAS, DIXIE DREGS) on guitar, Don Airey (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW) on keyboards, Lee Kerslake (URIAH HEEP, OZZY OSBOURNE) on drums and Jimmy Barnes (COLD CHISEL) on vocals — will release their self-titled debut in ...

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DIO: Aaarhus Date Cancelled

According to a posting on Ronnie James Dio's official web site, DIO's December 1 date in Aarhus, Denmark has been cancelled. No reason was given for the cancellation. The first date of DIO's Scandinavian run will now be December 3 in Copenhagen. Also appearing on the bill will be URIAH HEEP and ASIA. The schedule ...

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Renowned Cover Artist Remembers VOIVOD's PIGGY

Renowned album-cover artist Ioannis (FATES WARNING, DEEP PURPLE, BLUE ÖYSTER CULT, DREAM THEATER, UFO, KING CRIMSON) has issued the following statement regarding the passing of VOIVOD guitarist Denis "Piggy" D'Amour: "In the early summer of 1989 on my second job for Mechanic Records after finishing DREAM THEATER I flew up to Montreal to meet four ...

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FIREBALL MINISTRY Sign With LIQUOR AND POKER MUSIC

Acclaimed Los Angeles quartet FIREBALL MINISTRY, recently dubbed the "#1 metal band you need to know now" by Guitar World, have officially joined the roster of Liquor and Poker Music. The L.A.-based rock label will release the group's new album, "Their Rock Is Not Our Rock", on October 18. A rough mix of the new ...

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BOB DAISLEY: Busy Months Ahead

According to a posting on legendary bassist Bob Daisley's (OZZY OSBOURNE, URIAH HEEP, GARY MOORE, RAINBOW) official web site, "Bob looks set for a very busy 3-4 months with commitments being locked in for a new GARY MOORE album, touring dates with the HOOCHIE COOCHIE MEN in Europe, LIVING LOUD recording and touring, and this ...

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CLASSIC ROCK REVISITED Releases 'New Road Ahead Volume I'

Classic Rock Revisited, in association with Cowtown Digital, LLC, has released an all-digital download compilation of 11 songs by 10 classic rock superstars available as an iTunes exclusive beginning June 21, 2005. Comented Classic Rock Revisited editor Jeb Wright: "This is an exciting project that culminates all genres of classic rock music together under one ...

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WHITESNAKE Frontman Discusses Departure Of Bassist MARCO MENDOZA

Wisconsin-Music.com recently conducted an in-depth interview with WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale. An excerpt from the interview follows: Wisconsin-Music.com: Throughout your career, you've worked literally with the finest rock guitarists ever. Ritchie Blackmore, John Sykes, Jimmy PageDavid Coverdale: "Well, not only that, don't short-sell the bass players and the drummers, the keyboard players. ...

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Peace Among the Ruins - PRESTO BALLET

Seventies-inspired melodic rock and roll is the order of the day on PRESTO BALLET's impressive debut album. Masterminded by METAL CHURCH axeman Kurdt Vanderhoof, and featuring most of the lineup from the 1997 VANDERHOOF album, PRESTO BALLET will go down a storm among fans of STYX, KANSAS, URIAH HEEP, early MSG and other keyboard-tinged, anthemic ...

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DAVID COVERDALE Says RUDY SARZO Was Never Approached To Rejoin WHITESNAKE

WHITESNAKE mainman David Coverdale has shot down Internet rumors that bassist Rudy Sarzo (QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, DIO) was approached about joining the group following the recent departure of Marco Mendoza. Commented Coverdale, "Someone was wondering if Mr. Sarzo was approached for the bass gig. Actually, no, he wasn't. Uriah [Duffy, current WHITESNAKE bassist] was ...

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WHITESNAKE Tour To Coincide With July Release Of Live DVD

Legendary frontman David Coverdale is bringing WHITESNAKE back on the road this summer with an entirely new perspective of his 30-year multi-platinum career. Presented by VH1 Classics, "Whitesnake The Rock & Roll, Rhythm & Blues Show" kicks off June 22 at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle and is the most ambitious WHITESNAKE endeavor in almost ...

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WHITESNAKE Announce New Bassist

WHITESNAKE have announced the addition of bassist Uriah Duffy to the group's ranks. This young up-and-coming bassist has established himself as one of the few top-choice working musicians in all of the California Bay Area, having previously played with CARMINE APPICE/PAT TRAVERS, CHRISTINA AGUILERA, and CHRIS CATENA, among others. Uriah grew up on the East ...

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LIVING LOUD To Release Live CD In July

LIVING LOUD — the new "supergroup" consisting of Bob Daisley (OZZY OSBOURNE, RAINBOW, URIAH HEEP) on bass, Steve Morse (DEEP PURPLE, KANSAS, DIXIE DREGS) on guitar, Don Airey (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW) on keyboards, Lee Kerslake (URIAH HEEP, OZZY OSBOURNE) on drums and Jimmy Barnes (COLD CHISEL) on vocals — will release a live recording of ...

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URIAH HEEP Sign New Management Deal, Seek Label Home

URIAH HEEP have signed to Simon Porter at Duroc Media Ltd. for management. The announcement, which takes place with immediate effect, sees the band reunited with Porter, who acted as HEEP's publicist for ten years during the Seventies and early Eighties when he worked as publicity director of Bronze Records. Comments Porter (who also represents ...

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MOONSTONE: More Audio Samples Posted Online

MOONSTONE, the project of Italian guitarist Matteo Filippini, has posted several new samples from the upcoming CD at the official web site, www.moonstone.it. Described as "genuine British-oriented '70s classic rock," not a million miles removed from the likes of FREE, JIMI HENDRIX and DEEP PURPLE, the album features guest appearances by an all-star ...

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