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DIO To Attend NAMM

Ronnie James Dio and the the rest of the DIO band will be attending the 2006 Winter NAMM show (National Association of Music Merchants), which runs between January 19 and January 22 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. They will be signing at the Dean Markley booth on Friday, January 20 between 1:00 ...

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TWISTED SISTER Guitarist To Guest On KNAC.COM's 'WildSide'

TWISTED SISTER guitarist Eddie Ojeda will be in the KNAC.COM studio as the special guest of "WildSide" hostess Diana DeVille on Saturday, January 14. Ojeda will promote and discuss his new solo album, "Axes 2 Axes", for which he recently secured a U.S. release. The CD features guest appearances by such acclaimed hard rock/heavy metal ...

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KISS, TWISTED SISTER, DIO Members To Launch 'Icons Of Rock' DVD Series At NAMM

Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick, TWISTED SISTER axeman Eddie Ojeda, and ex-QUIET RIOT/OZZY OSBOURNE and current DIO bass player Rudy Sarzo will be making signing and performance appearances throughout the NAMM show in Anaheim, California to launch Music Star Productions' "Icons of Rock" instructional DVD series. Kulick will appear to promote the upcoming Music Star ...

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MICHAEL ANGELO BATIO Schedules Signing Sessions, Guitar Clinics

World-renowned progressive rock guitarist Michael Angelo Batio will be signing autographs January 19-22 at the NAMM show for Dean Guitars at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. On Monday, January 23 through Friday, January 27, Batio will be conducting guitar clinics in Los Angeles. Michael Angelo Batio will also be performing in concert February ...

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SADISTIC INTENT Schedule L.A. Date, Explain Recording Delay

Long-running Southern Californian death metal band SADISTIC INTENT will be performing live at the Knitting Factory in Los Angeles, CA on Friday, December 2. Also appearing on the bill will be MORTICIAN and HIRAX. In other news, SADISTIC INTENT have posted the following update on their official web site: "To those of you who have ...

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Guitar Shredder MICHAEL ANGELO BATIO Covers METALLICA, DEEP PURPLE, AEROSMITH On New CD

Legendary heavy metal bassist Rudy Sarzo (QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, DIO) and Doug Marks (man behind the Metal Method series of instructional videos for guitar) are among the guest musicians appearing on the new CD from world-renowned progressive rock guitarist Michael Angelo Batio, entitled "Hands without Shadows". "Hands without Shadows" or "HWS" (M.A.C.E. ...

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RUDY SARZO's OZZY/RANDY RHOADS Book Delayed

If you placed a pre-order through Amazon.com for bassist Rudy Sarzo's (QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, DIO, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) book, entitled "Off The Rails - My Adventures In The Land Of Ozz" (originally due Sept. 15), you may have recently received a message that his book will not be released. This is not true. Rudy's book ...

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TWISTED SISTER Guitarist's Solo Debut Gets A Release Date

Greece's Black Lotus Records has set an October 24, 2005 European release date (January 2006 in the U.S.) for the debut solo album from TWISTED SISTER guitarist Eddie Ojeda, entitled "Axes 2 Axes". The CD will feature guest appearances by such acclaimed hard rock/heavy metal vocalists as Ronnie James Dio (DIO, RAINBOW, BLACK SABBATH), Dee ...

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ULI JON ROTH: Band Lineup Announced For September Shows

Legendary guitarist Uli Jon Roth (ex-SCORPIONS) has announced the lineup for his upcoming shows in September. Roth's band will consist of the following: Uli Jon Roth - Guitar Olaf Senkbeil - Vocals Oliver Palotai - Keyboards Peter Pichl - Bass Chris Lowe - Drums Ex-SCORPIONS drummer Rudy Lenners will join Uli as a special guest ...

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TWISTED SISTER Guitarist Signs Solo Deal With BLACK LOTUS RECORDS

TWISTED SISTER guitarist Eddie Ojeda has inked a solo deal with Greece's Black Lotus Records. Ojeda's solo debut, "Axes to Axes", will feature guest appearances by such acclaimed hard rock/heavy metal musicians as Ronnie James Dio (DIO, RAINBOW, BLACK SABBATH), Dee Snider (TWISTED SISTER), Joe Lynn Turner (RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), Rudy Sarzo (QUIET ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Singer Checks In From Europe

YNGWIE MALMSTEEN frontman Doogie White has posted the following message on his official web site: "The [YNGWIE MALMSTEEN European] tour is drawing to an end but I must let you all know how much fun we had at Graspop [Metal Meeting] in Belgium. The day was made up of a stellar performance from [YNGWIE J. ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER: 'Heavy Hitters' CD To Surface Next Month

According to CD Universe, the "Michael Schenker and Heavy Hitters" album, featuring an all-star lineup of musicians based around guitar virtuoso Michael Schenker (MSG, UFO, SCORPIONS) paying homage to their contemporaries, is scheduled for release on July 12. This 10-track powerhouse collection was produced by legendary rock producer and musician Bob Kulick (KISS, MEATLOAF) and ...

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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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TESLA Headline Benefit Concert For Fire Victims

Rock veterans TESLA headlined a sold out show this past Friday evening at the Providence Performing Arts Center which benefited survivors of the West Warwick Station nightclub fire of two years ago. The Station Family Fund, a non-profit organization founded by fire survivors and the Wake Up To Love foundation hosted the event, which also ...

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