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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS: Solo Touring Band Revealed

Powerhouse American heavy metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) has revealed the backing band that will accompany him for his upcoming summer tour in support of his first solo album, "Play My Game". The group will consist of the following musicians: Tim "Ripper" Owens - Vocals Chris Caffery ...

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ICED EARTH: New DVD Details Revealed

A brand new interview with ICED EARTH guitarist/mainman Jon Schaffer conducted on March 13, 2009 is available for download as an MP3 audio file at this location (8.4 MB). Regarding the immediate plans for ICED EARTH, Schaffer says, "Well, right now I'm wrapping up the post-production for the 'Festivals Of The Wicked', DVD ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS: 'Play My Game' Artwork, Details Revealed

Powerhouse American heavy metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) will release his first solo album, "Play My Game", in May via SPV/Steamhammer. The offering consists of around a dozen brand-new tracks that Owens composed himself or together with renowned friends, such as Bob Kulick, Chris Caffery (SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS To Release Solo Debut In May

Powerhouse American heavy metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) will release his first solo album, "Play My Game", in May via SPV/Steamhammer. The offering consists of around a dozen brand-new tracks that Owens composed himself or together with renowned friends, such as Bob Kulick, Chris Caffery (SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS Performs Metal Classics In Brazil; Video Available

Powerhouse heavy metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) was the special guest at the 14th-anniversary celebration of the Manifesto Rock Bar in São Paulo, Brazil on December 20, 2008. Fan-filmed video footage of Owens' performance at the event — which included renditions of clasics by IRON MAIDEN, JUDAS PRIEST, BLACK ...

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RUDY SARZO, JOHN CORABI, FRED COURY, BRUCE KULICK To Rock With 'Monster Circus' In Las Vegas

Platinum Masters' Monster Circus takes over Sin City beginning Thursday, March 19 inside the legendary Hilton Theater. A truly unique spectacle, Monster Circus combines a high-octane live rock concert with sexy dancers, human circus acts, aerialists, freaks and of course, a tour bus full of platinum certified rock stars. An irreverent ringmaster along with Sicko ...

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RUDY SARZO Interviewed At NAMM; Video Available

Robert Williams of Metal-Rules.com conducted an interview with legendary bassist Rudy Sarzo (BLUE ÖYSTER CULT, DIO, ex-OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT) at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, which was held January 15-18 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Watch the 10-minute chat below. Revolver magazine recently conducted an ...

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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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RUDY SARZO Signature Model CIRRUS Bass Announced

Peavey is celebrating the Cirrus bass guitar's tenth anniversary with a Rudy Sarzo signature model. With the Cirrus Rudy Sarzo Signature Model, Peavey celebrates another milestone. The bassist behind many of rock's marquee bands, with 30 million records sold, has played Peavey gear for 25 years solid, through gigs with QUIET RIOT, WHITESNAKE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN ...

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BEYOND FEAR: Two Rare Shows Announced

BEYOND FEAR, the band fronted by Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH), has scheduled the following shows: Feb. 19 - El Paso, Texas - Club 101 Feb. 21 - Chihuahua, Mexico - Arena Chihuahua Owens, guitarist Andreas Kisser (SEPULTURA), drummer Jimmy DeGrasso (ALICE COOPER, MEGADETH) and bassist David Ellefson (F5, MEGADETH) will ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS Sings IRON MAIDEN Classic In Brazil; Video Available

Powerhouse heavy metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) was the special guest at the 14th-anniversary celebration of the Manifesto Rock Bar in São Paulo, Brazil on December 20, 2008. Fan-filmed video footage of Owens performing the IRON MAIDEN classic "Flight of Icarus" with a guest appearance by SHADOWSIDE frontwoman Dani ...

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BLUE ÖYSTER CULT Shows Cancelled

Legendary American rockers BLUE ÖYSTER CULT have issued the following statement: "In an unfortunate mishap, BLUE ÖYSTER CULT lead guitarist/vocalist Donald 'Buck Dharma' Roeser slipped on a flight of stairs in his Florida home this past Sunday evening, while carrying some packages. The fall resulted in a shoulder injury, which has forced the cancellation of ...

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BRUCE KULICK Issues 'Monster Circus' Recap

Dee Snider (TWISTED SISTER), Bruce Kulick (KISS), Rudy Sarzo (OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT, WHITESNAKE, DIO) and Dave Kushner (VELVET REVOLVER) are among the musicians who took part in the first Monster Circus performance in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Hilton on December 9. The band played a set of some of the greatest songs of ...

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DAVID ELLEFSON, RUDY SARZO To Guest On 'Rock & A Hard Place'

David Ellefson (F5, ex-MEGADETH) and Rudy Sarzo (DIO, ex-QUIET RIOT, WHITESNAKE) will be featured on this Tuesday's (December 9) episode of "Rock & A Hard Place", an all-new original game show featuring classic and current music superstars as they battle it out for charity in the ultimate trivia challenge. Ellefson says, "My team of 'The ...

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RUDY SARZO, TONY MONTANA To Guest On KNAC.com's 'WildSide' Today

Rudy Sarzo (OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT, WHITESNAKE, DIO) and Tony Montana (GREAT WHITE) will guest on Diana DeVille's KNAC.COM '80s hair metal specialty program "WildSide" today (Saturday, November 22) at 4:00 p.m. PST to discuss their involvement in the musical project known as Monster Circus, among other topics. You can listen to the show live ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS To Perform At MONTREAL METAL GATHERING

Powerhouse metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) will perform at the first annual Montreal Metal Gathering on November 15 at La Place À Côté in Montrea, Quebec, Canada. Tim says, "I will be hanging with everyone during the day and signing autographs then getting up on stage and singing 10 ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS To Guest On 'Maximum Threshold' Tomorrow

Vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) will guest on this Saturday's (October 18) edition of the "Maximum Threshold" show at 9:00 p.m. EST. "Maximum Threshold" is an Internet radio show dedicated to presenting up-and-coming hard rock bands and successful bands as well as interviews, news and music reviews. It ...

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