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DOOGIE WHITE: New Video Interview Available

Vicky Bradley (a.k.a. Vix the Angel Of Metal) conducted an interview with U.K.-based singer Doogie White (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, RAINBOW, CORNERSTONE, TANK) on August 8, 2009 at the Dean Owners of America U.K. faction party at the Albany Theatre in London, England. Watch the six-minute chat below. White is currently laying down the final vocals for ...

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DANGER ANGEL Debut To Feature Guest Appearance By JEFF SCOTT SOTO

Greece's DANGER ANGEL will release its self-titled debut album on January 12 via the Houston-based label Perris Records. The CD will feature a guest appearance by legendary singer Jeff Scott Soto (TALISMAN, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, JOURNEY, AXEL RUDI PELL). Formed in 2006 in Athens, Greece, DANGER ANGEL's ineup is as follows: Jimmy Cage - Vocals Ethan ...

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Ex-YNGWIE/RAINBOW Singer DOOGIE WHITE Laying Down Final Vocals For Solo Album

U.K.-based singer Doogie White (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, RAINBOW, CORNERSTONE, TANK) is currently laying down the final vocals for his solo album with producer Pontus Norgren (guitarist for HAMMERFALL, THE POODLES, TALISMAN, GREAT KING RAT) at Pontus' Damage Done Studio in Stockholm, Sweden. Doogie previously stated about his upcoming solo CD, "This will be an album that ...

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Classic HELIX Lineup To Hit The Road In October

The classic '80s lineup of Canadian hard rockers HELIXBrent "The Doctor" Doerner on lead guitar, Greg "Fritz" Hinz on drums, Daryl Gray on bass, and Brian Vollmer on vocals — has reunited and is planning to hit the road throughout western Canada in October. According to Vollmer, some of the shows may even ...

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RUDY SARZO On The Making Of QUIET RIOT's 'Guilty Pleasures'

Legendary hard rock bassist Rudy Sarzo (BLUE ÖYSTER CULT, DIO, OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT) has posted another installment of his "Audio Video Tech Blog". It follows in its entirety below. "In early 2001, QUIET RIOT released 'Guilty Pleasures', the first album since 1984's 'Condition Critical' that featured the 'Metal Health' lineup — Kevin DuBrow, Frankie ...

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RUDY SARZO's 'Audio Video Tech Blog' #2

Legendary hard rock bassist Rudy Sarzo (BLUE ÖYSTER CULT, DIO, OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT) has posted the second installment of his "Audio Video Tech Blog". It follows in its entirety below. "We, musicians, are living in a very exciting era in history. For the very first time, we are capable of controlling all aspects of ...

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RANDY RHOADS: Trailer For Long-Awaited Documentary Posted Online

A 10-minute trailer for "Randy Rhoads: Last Train Home" (working title), the long-awaited documentary film on the life of celebrated rock guitarist Randy Rhoads (OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT), can be viewed below. Director Peter M. Margolis of Dakota Pictures and his crew started filming on March 19, 2007, when hundreds of fans gathered at Rhoads' ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS: 'Play My Game' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Play My Game", the first solo album from powerhouse American heavy metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH), sold around 800 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. (Note: Internet/digital sales **ARE** included in the SoundScan totals.) The CD landed at ...

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RUDY SARZO Joins TheLiveLine

Legendary hard rock bassist Rudy Sarzo (BLUE ÖYSTER CULT, DIO, OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT) can now be reached via TheLiveLine, a service launched by MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine that enables musicians to connect to their audience over the phone. Get updates on Sarzo and leave messages for Rudy by calling (888) 480-3727. For more information, ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS To Support HEAVEN & HELL In Europe

Powerhouse American heavy metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) has scheduled the following European solo dates: Jun. 04 - Oslo, Norway, Spektrum (supporting HEAVEN & HELL) Jun. 06 - Sölvesborg, Sweden, Sweden Rock Festival Jun. 08 - Giessen, Germany, Hessenhallen (supporting HEAVEN & HELL) Jun. 09 - Berlin, ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS Discusses Debut Solo Album; Video Available

Austria's Mulatschag.TV has posted a new six-minute interview with powerhouse American heavy metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH). Watch the clip below. Owens will hold a listening party for his first solo album, "Play My Game", at Scorchers in Akron, Ohio on Sunday, May 3 starting at around ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS: 'Play My Game' Listening Party Announced

Powerhouse American heavy metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) will hold a listening party for his first solo album, "Play My Game", at Scorchers in Akron, Ohio on Sunday, May 3 starting at around 9:15 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. A private party will take place at the same ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS: 'Play My Game' Gydget Available

A gydget for "Play My Game", the first solo album from powerhouse American heavy metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH), is available below. "Play My Game" will be released in May via SPV/Steamhammer. The offering consists of around a dozen brand-new tracks that Owens composed himself or together ...

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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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