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CREATION'S END Schedules CD-Release Show

CREATION'S END, the new power/progressive metal band featuring vocalist Mike DiMeo (RIOT, MASTERPLAN), guitarists Rudy Albert (ZANDELLE) and Marco Sfogli (JAMES LABRIE), drummer Dario Rodriguez, and bassist Joey Bones, will perform live for the first time at a newly scheduled record-release show on Friday, December 3 at New York City's thunderous rock and roll hideout ...

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WENDY DIO, RUDY SARZO, VINNY APPICE To Guest On 'Rockline'

The double-disc set "Dio At Donington UK: Live 1983 & 1987" — the first official release from Niji Entertainment Group, the label formed by the late Ronnie James Dio and his wife/manager Wendy Dio — will be featured on the Wednesday, November 3 edition of the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" with host Bob Coburn ...

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MINISTRY Mainman's BUCK SATAN Project To Feature SLAYER, CHEAP TRICK, Ex-STATIC-X Members

Backstage Auctions trusts the immense popularity of heavy metal music and memorabilia among fans and collectors around the world to successfully pull off a rare and historical hard rock and heavy metal auction. Headlining the auction is the personal collection of MINISTRY's frontman Al Jourgensen. "Jourgensen's collection is by far one of the most defining ...

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PANTERA, QUEENSRŸCHE, WHITESNAKE, DIO Items Part Of 'Rock Gods And Metal Monsters Auction'

Backstage Auctions will present the "Rock Gods and Metal Monsters Auction", an unprecedented hard rock and heavy metal online auction event. "Almost every item being offered in the auction is "iconic memorabilia" and is easily identifiable to a specific artist or band," explains Backstage Auctions founder Jacques van Gool. The auction, which is scheduled to ...

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CREATION'S END To Release 'A New Beginning' In November

CREATION'S END, the new power/progressive metal band featuring vocalist Mike DiMeo (RIOT, MASTERPLAN), guitarists Rudy Albert (ZANDELLE) and Marco Sfogli (JAMES LABRIE), drummer Dario Rodriguez, and bassist Joey Bones, will release its debut album, "A New Beginning", on November 9 via Sensory Records. The CD was recorded between May 2009 and January 2010 at The ...

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Former QUIET RIOT Drummer Interviewed On METAL EXPRESS RADIO

Former QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali was interviewed by Norway's Metal Express Radio. You can now stream the chat using the audio player below. Without a doubt, THE heavy metal success story of the early '80s was none other than QUIET RIOT. After years of struggling in Los Angeles clubs (despite legendary guitarist Randy Rhoads ...

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Former QUIET RIOT Drummer Interviewed On 'Mars Attacks'

Former QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali was interviewed by host Victor M. Ruiz for episode 16 of the "Mars Attacks" podcast. You can now stream the chat using the audio player below. Without a doubt, THE heavy metal success story of the early '80s was none other than QUIET RIOT. After years of struggling in ...

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RUDY SARZO Interviewed On 'Good Time Metal Oldies'

On May 9, 2010, Jason Saulnier of the "Good Time Metal Oldies" radio show conducted an interview with bass veteran Rudy Sarzo (OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITESNAKE, QUIET RIOT, DIO, BLUE ÖYSTER CULT). You can now listen to the chat in three parts below. "Good Time Metal Oldies" airs Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. EST on CIFA 104.1 ...

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BENEDICTUM Signs With FRONTIERS RECORDS

Frontiers Records has announced the signing of U.S. metallers BENEDICTUM for the release of a brand new studio album in early 2011. The band is currently recording the effort with with producer Ryan Greene (MEGADETH, LITA FORD, NOFX) at his Area 52 studio in Scottsdale, Arizona. The CD will feature guest appearances by Rudy Sarzo ...

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BENEDICTUM Completes Work On New Album

San Diego/Phoenix-based metallers BENEDICTUM have finished recording their third album with producer Ryan Greene (MEGADETH, LITA FORD, NOFX) at his Area 52 studio in Scottsdale, Arizona. The CD will feature guest appearances by Rudy Sarzo (DIO, QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE) and Craig Goldy (DIO, BUDGIE). BENEDICTUM singer Veronica Freeman also worked with FOREIGNER bassist Jeff ...

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REALITY CHECK TV's RONNIE JAMES DIO Tribute Posted Online

Reality Check TV has posted a heartfelt tribute to legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW). Watch it in three parts below. Commented Reality Check TV: "Ronnie was a genuine person who always took out time to say hello, give us exclusive interviews, and set us up for ...

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RUDY SARZO On DIO's Passing: 'I'm Saddened Beyond Words'

Bass veteran Rudy Sarzo (OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITESNAKE, QUIET RIOT, DIO, BLUE ÖYSTER CULT) has issued the following statement regarding the passing of legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW): "I'm saddened beyond words. I will miss the sound of your voice, your magical presence and your wondrous stories. ...

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ROCK 'N' ROLL FANTASY CAMP Coming To A Town Near You This Fall

Having already established itself in London, Los Angeles and New York as the place where rock and roll fantasies come to life, Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp will hit the road this fall for a four-city tour. Beginning October 15-17 in Chicago, Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp will offer aspiring musicians three-day "weekend warrior" packages ...

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TWISTED SISTER Guitarist Schedules Middletown Meet-And-Greet

TWISTED SISTER guitarist Eddie Ojeda will take part in a meet-and-greet on Saturday, May 1 between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. at Alto Music in Middletown, New York. Eddie Ojeda's solo album, "Axes 2 Axes", was released in 2006. The CD features guest appearances by such acclaimed hard rock/heavy metal vocalists as Ronnie James Dio ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Interviews RUDY SARZO At NAMM

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson has posted the latest episode in "David Ellefson's Rock Shop", an ongoing YouTube video series hosted by the bassist himself. For Episode 30, "Bass legend Rudy Sarzo [OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITESNAKE, QUIET RIOT, DIO, BLUE ÖYSTER CULT] and I got a chance to have a lengthy chat at [this year's NAMM (National ...

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