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TUB RING Announces Album Title

Chicago's spazzed-out, high-energy rock ensemble TUB RING has set "The Great Filter" as the title of its debut album for The End Records, due out sometime in early 2007. The CD, co-produced by keyboardist Rob Kleiner and Neal Ostrovsky, is being recorded at B-Side Audio studios in Chicago. About the recording of the new album, ...

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DEEP PURPLE Guitarist To Guest On SARAH SPENCER Album

According to a posting on DEEP PURPLE/DIXIE DREGS guitarist Steve Morse's web site, Steve, basist Dave Larue and drummer Van Romaine have been recording tracks for the upcoming album from Sarah Spencer, the talented teen vocalist Steve's been writing and recording with. Although Dave and Van will be playing on this album, it's not a ...

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UFO Guitarist To Take Part In German Workshop

UFO guitarist Vinnie Moore will take part in a workshop for Engl Amplification on the afternoon of October 31, prior to the first UFO gig in Bochum, Germany. Click here for details. Vinnie Moore recently began recording his new solo CD at Spin Studios in Queens, New York with Van Romaine (BLOOD, SWEAT ...

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DEEP PURPLE Arrives In Kiev: Video Available

Ukraine's 5tv.com reports that DEEP PURPLE arrived in Kiev on Tuesday. The British hard rock pioneers will play Palatz Sportu on Wednesday. Some fans and reporters greeted Ian Gillan, Steve Morse, Roger Glover, Don Airey, and Ian Paice at Kyiv's Boryspil airport. Kyiv is the first stop in the European leg of the ...

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The Monkey Puzzle - UFO

It's hard to get riled up one way or another about a new UFO record, but it's almost impossible to rip on the band, either. For one thing, they're responsible for some of the most enduring hard rock anthems of the '70s — "Doctor Doctor" and "Rock Bottom" alone should secure their spot in history. ...

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UFO Guitarist VINNIE MOORE Begins Recording New Solo Album

UFO guitarist Vinnie Moore is scheduled to begin recording his new solo album in New York City today (Wednesday, Sept. 27). Laying down drums on the CD is Van Romaine, who has previously played with such artists as BLOOD, SWEAT AND TEARS, KANSAS, JOAN OSBORNE, BILLY JOEL and STEVE MORSE. Engineering duties are being handled ...

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Audio Interview With Original ALICE COOPER Drummer Available

Ohio radio DJ Joe Kleon has posted a two-hour interview with original ALICE COOPER drummer Neal Smith. The interview is an in-depth look into a band that changed rock music and covers the band's history through the first eight albums. Says Kleon: "Neal is very candid and presents many stories not widely told. It is ...

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DEF LEPPARD Featured In GUITAR EDGE Magazine

According to a posting on DEF LEPPARD's web site, the September/October issue of Guitar Edge magazine — "the newest and hottest magazine on the music scene" — features a seven-page article in which LEPPARD guitarists Vivian Campbell and Phil Collen, along with JOURNEY's Neal Schon, talk about the DEF LEPPARD/JOURNEY tour, their own styles of ...

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CARMINE APPICE's 'Ultimate Guitar Zeus' Receives Official Release

Escapi Records has announces the official release of the long-awaited underground classic, "Ultimate Guitar Zeus", created, produced and co-written by drummer Carmine Appice. The CD features performances by 14 of the world's greatest guitar players, including Yngwie Malmsteen, Brian May of QUEEN, Stevie Salas, Slash of VELVET REVOLVER, Steve Morse of DEEP PURPLE, Richie Sambora ...

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FIREHOUSE's BILL LEVERTY To Be Interviewed On KNAC.COM

FIREHOUSE guitarist Bill Leverty will be interviewed by KNAC.COM DJ Diana DeVille on Wednesday, July 26 at 8:30 a.m. PST. Leverty will likely be discussing his contribution to a side project called DEACON STREET — who recently released their debut album, "II", via MTM Music & Publishing — also featuring other guest musicians such as ...

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B.C. RICH, MOSER CUSTOM SHOP Settle Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

B.C. Rich Guitars/Kustom Musical Amplification, Inc. and Moser Custom Shop/Neal Moser have announced a settlement of the outstanding litigation among them. The agreement includes Moser Custom Shop and Neal Moser's acknowledgment of B.C. Rich's ownership of the Bich trademarks and a trademark license from B.C. Rich to Neal Moser and Moser Custom Shop to produce ...

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DEEP PURPLE Reissues Latest Album With Bonus Tracks

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that an expanded version of the latest DEEP PURPLE album, "Rapture of the Deep", was released yesterday (Tuesday, June 27). The new version pairs the original release with a second CD that has, among other things, a new version of the song "Clearly Quite Absurd" and five live performances from ...

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DEF LEPPARD Guitarist Hoping To Jam As Tour With JOURNEY Starts

Launch Radio Networks reports: The DEF LEPPARD/JOURNEY tour gets underway tonight (Friday, June 23) at the Tweeter Center At The Waterfront in Camden, New Jersey. It's a coheadlining package, and each band will play about 80 or 90 minutes. DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen is a big fan of JOURNEY guitarist Neal Schon, and Collen ...

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LIVING LOUD Assembling Songs For Second Album

Legendary bassist Bob Daisley — of OZZY OSBOURNE, URIAH HEEP, GARY MOORE, BLACK SABBATH and RAINBOW fame — has told Rockdetector.com that the LIVING LOUD project, which features Bob alongside Australian superstar Jimmy Barnes, the DEEP PURPLE duo of guitarist Steve Morse and keyboard player Don Airey plus URIAH HEEP drummer Lee Kerslake, ...

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DEEP PURPLE Frontman: 'Our Record Company Is Thrilled With Us'

antiMUSIC's Morley Seaver recently conducted an interview with DEEP PURPLE frontman Ian Gillan. An excerpt from the chat follows: antiMUSIC: You said you're pulling in the crowds...how is the record ["Rapture of the Deep"] doing globally? Ian Gillan: "Biggest-selling record we've had since 'Perfect Strangers'." antiMUSIC: That's great to hear. Ian Gillan: "In a climate ...

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DEEP PURPLE Guitarist's 'Lesson In Humility'

DEEP PURPLE guitarist Steve Morse has posted a lengthy message in the "Notes from the Road" section of his official web site. An excerpt from his latest entry follows: "Just before this trip [to Australia and New Zealand], I had the great pleasure of taking my son to a concert with Joe Satriani and Eric ...

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Brazilian Prog Metallers KHALLICE Sign With MAGNA CARTA RECORDS

Brazilian progressive metal band KHALLICE have inked a deal with Magna Carta Records. The agreement includes the licensing rights to the band's debut CD, "The Journey", plus the international release of the group's two next albums. Commented KHALLICE guitarist Marcelo Barbosa: "It was such big surprise when we were contracted by the Magna Carta. Since ...

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