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HELLOWEEN Bassist To Release Heavy Rock Album With No Guitars

Frontiers Records will release the debut album from Markus Grosskopf's (HELLOWEEN) BASSINVADERS, entitled "Hellbassbeaters", on January 25, 2008. BASSINVADERS was a creation of Markus' while sitting in a bar and enjoying a few drinks. It was there that he got inspired to produce a heavy rock record without any guitars at all. He presented this ...

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DEVIL'S SON-IN-LAW Films 'Seaworthy' Video

Sludge/stoner metal act DEVIL'S SON-IN-LAW has finished filming live segments for their upcoming "Seaworthy" video with director Gary Smithson (HIGH ON FIRE, EAGLES OF DEATH METAL, EYES OF FIRE, GOATWHORE, EXODUS, TOMAHAWK). The shoot took place on Sunday October 7 in Los Angeles, California and the final product is expected for an early 2008 release. ...

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RUDY SARZO To Guest On SMOKIN TUNZ RADIO This Monday

Bassist/author Rudy Sarzo (DIO, BLUE ÖYSTER CULT, QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITESNAKE) will guest on Smokin Tunz Radio on Monday, October 1 at 9:30 p.m. EST / 6:30 p.m. PST. Rudy will discuss his book "Off the Rails", which he has written about his career and friendship with the late great guitarist Randy Rhoads (OZZY ...

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SILENT FORCE Guitarist Putting Finishing Touches On Solo Album

SILENT FORCE guitarist Alex Beyrodt is putting the finishing touches on his first solo album which will be released under the VOODOO CIRCLE banner. Due next year, the CD will feature contributions from vocalist David Readman (PINK CREAM 69), drummer Mel Gaynor (SIMPLE MINDS, GARY MOORE, BRIAN MAY, ELTON JOHN), bassist Rudy Sarzo (QUIET RIOT, ...

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DEVIL'S SON-IN-LAW To Film 'Seaworthy' Video

Sludge/stoner metal act DEVIL'S SON-IN-LAW has announced plans to film a video for their song "Seaworthy" with director Gary Smithson (HIGH ON FIRE, EAGLES OF DEATH METAL, EYES OF FIRE, GOATWHORE, EXODUS, TOMAHAWK). The video shoot will tentatively take place on Saturday September 29, 2007 in Los Angeles, California and is expected for an early ...

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Bassist RUDY SARZO Featured In New 'The Right To Rock' Podcast

TheRighttoRock.com has has issued its latest podcast (episode #26), featuring bassist/author Rudy Sarzo (DIO, BLUE ÖYSTER CULT, QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITESNAKE). Rudy discusses his new book "Off the Rails", as well as what he has been up to since DIO went on hiatus. Rudy digs deep into the past to give the listeners the ...

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DEVIL'S SON-IN-LAW To Release Limited-Edition CD/EP

Sludge/stoner metal act DEVIL'S SON-IN-LAW has announced plans to release a limited-edition CD/EP through Canada's Moshpit Tragedy Records. The self-titled five-song EP will be limited to 100 hand-numbered, screenprinted copies in a mini-vinyl sleeve as part of the label's "DIY Series." An audio sample and cover art for the release can be seen at

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DIO Guitarist Schedules Kentucky Clinic

DIO/HYDROGYN guitarist Craig Goldy will be at Thunder Bay Studio Friday in Ashland, KY this Friday (July 13) from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. doing his Destiny Bridge guitar clinic. Craig will cover everything from technique to industry information and much more. For more details, call Thunder Bay at 1-606-325-1238 and ask for Terry. Craig ...

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RUDY SARZO Joins BLUE ÖYSTER CULT For 'Balance Of 2007'

Starting today, June 16, 2007, Rudy Sarzo joins BLUE ÖYSTER CULT as bassist for the balance of 2007. Former bassist with QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITESNAKE and longtime friend of the band, Rudy will play until Ronnie James Dio returns from touring with HEAVEN AND HELL (Rudy is the current bassist in Ronnie's band DIO). ...

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DIO Guitarist CRAIG GOLDY To Guest On XM's The Boneyard On Monday

DIO/HYDROGYN guitarist Craig Goldy will be a guest on Eddie Trunk's show on XM Satellite Radio Channel 41, The Boneyard, on June 11 betweeen 6:00 p.m. and 9;00 p.m. EST. Goldy will talk about DIO, HYDROGYN and his Destiny Bridge project for up-and-coming artists. Goldy recently stated regarding his decision to join West Virginia's HYDROGYN, ...

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RUDY SARZO With BLUE ÖYSTER CULT; Video Available

Legendary heavy metal bassist Rudy Sarzo (OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT, WHITESNAKE, DIO) handled bass guitar duties for BLUE ÖYSTER CULT's April 28, 2007 concert at the Hawgs of Texas motorcycle rally in Lake Somerville, TX. Watch a fan-filmed video clip of "Burnin' for You" at YouTube. Sarzo was one of the musicians that ...

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DIO Guitarist Joins HYDROGYN

DIO guitarist Craig Goldy has joined West Virginia melodic hard rockers HYDROGYN. Comments Goldy: "While Ronnie is touring and recording with HEAVEN AND HELL, I am proud to announce my journey with HYDROGYN. I am looking forward to writing, recording and touring with them during the all too often well-known 'hiatus' of the band DIO. ...

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ZAKK WYLDE To Perform At DIMEBAG Hollywood's RockWalk Induction

May 17, 2007 marks the day of "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott's induction into Hollywood's RockWalk, the only sidewalk gallery dedicated to honoring those artists who have made a significant impact and lasting contribution to the growth and evolution of rock 'n' roll. A bronze bust of Abbott will be unveiled during the ceremony and later installed ...

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HEAVEN AND HELL, MEGADETH Perform In Los Angeles; Photos Available

HEAVEN AND HELL — the band featuring BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi and bassist Geezer Butler, singer Ronnie James Dio, and drummer Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, DIO) — and MEGADETH performed at the the Los Angeles Forum Wednesday night (April 25). According to Dio manager Wendy Dio, the soundboard was packed with members of METALLICA, ...

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RUDY SARZO, PAMELA MOORE Help Promote DONATE LIFE ROCKS CONCERT

Rudy Sarzo (QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, DIO), Tommy Asakawa (WARRIOR), Steve Lynch (AUTOGRAPH) and Pamela Moore (voice of "Sister Mary" on QUEENSRŸCHE's 1988 epic concept album "Operation: Mindcrime" and last year's epic sequel "Operation: Mindcrime II") are among the musicians that have taken part in recording sessions to to promote the Donate Life Rocks Concert ...

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VINNIE PAUL, KERRY KING, SCOTT IAN To Perform At LITTLE KIDS ROCK Benefit Concert

Little Kids Rock (LKR), an innovative non-profit music education program that provides free instruments and rock 'n' roll lessons to public schools, celebrated March's "Music in Our Schools" month by announcing today that it will be the sole beneficiary of the Six-String Masterpieces memorial tribute, auction and benefit concert honoring the late PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" ...

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PAMELA MOORE To Lend Voice To New Cartoon Created By RUDY SARZO

Singer Pamela Moore — best known for her performance as Sister Mary on QUEENSRŸCHE's 1988 epic concept album "Operation: Mindcrime" and last year's epic sequel "Operation: Mindcrime II" — has signed on to provide the voice of Tooka, a character in the animated series "Rock Dawgz", which was co-created by the legendary hard rock/heavy metal ...

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'80s Hard Rockers HURRICANE Resurrected; New Album In The Works

'80s hard rockers HURRICANE are reportedly being resurrected by guitarist and founding member Robert Sarzo (brother of former QUIET RIOT bassist Rudy Sarzo). This new version of the group will record a new album and tour throughout the world. The new CD will feature original material along with new music that will fuse different musical ...

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