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DEEP PURPLE Guitarist To Appear On STEELY DAN Tribute Album

DEEP PURPLE guitarist Steve Morse will appear on a STEELY DAN tribute album, to be released via the Tone Center label. Produced by guitarist Jeff Richman, the CD will feature a rhythm section of Peter Wolf, Vinnie Colaiuta, Jeff Richman and Jimmy Haslip and other guest guitarists Mike Stern, Robben Ford, Al DiMeola, Steve Lukather, ...

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DEEP PURPLE Frontman IAN GILLAN: 'Gillan's In' Details Revealed

The complete track listing has been released for DEEP PURPLE frontman Ian Gillan's upcoming album "Gillan's Inn" — a celebration of Ian's 40th year on the road, featuring remakes of tracks spanning Ian's entire career. As previously reported, "Gillan's Inn" will be made available on the new DualDisc format; regular stereo CD on one side, ...

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TRANSATLANTIC Featuring DREAM THEATER Drummer: Two-DVD Set Out Now

TRANSATLANTIC, the supergroup project featuring Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER) on drums, Neal Morse (ex-SPOCK'S BEARD) on keyboards and vocals, Roine Stolt (THE FLOWER KINGS) on guitar, and Pete Trewavas (MARILLION) on bass, have just released a two-DVD set, "Building The Bridge" and "Live In America", on Radiant Records. The following product description was posted on ...

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JOE SATRIANI Announces New Bassist, Prepares To Hit The Road

Guitar legend Joe Satriani has posted the following message on his official web site: "I'm happy to announce that bassist Dave LaRue (DIXIE DREGS, STEVE MORSE BAND, JOHN PETRUCCI, VINNIE MOORE and PLANET X) will be joining us on our upcoming 'Super Colossal Tour'. Dave is a monster player and I look forward to his ...

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Drummer CARMINE APPICE Signs Book Deal With ALFRED PUBLISHING

Drummer/author/educator Carmine Appice (VANILLA FUDGE, CACTUS, BECK/BOGERT/APPICE, ROD STEWART) ahs signed a 10-year agreement with Alfred Publishing to distribute a line of educational percussion books. (Alfred, on December 24, 2005, bought Warner Bros. Publications, one of the world's largest publishers of printed music, from the Warner Music Group.) Under the new agreement, Alfred retains rights ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarist Set For LES PAUL Salute Next Week

Launch Radio Networks reports: Guitarists Joe Perry from AEROSMITH and Neal Schon from JOURNEY are among those taking part in a tribute concert to music industry legend Les Paul next week. The Les Paul & Friends: 90th Birthday Salute takes place at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California, next Tuesday (February 7), and it's ...

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Vocalist JEFF SCOTT SOTO: 'SOUL SIRKUS Is Not Dead'

Less than two weeks after signaling a possible end to his SOUL SIRKUS all-star project (which also included JOURNEY guitarist Neal Schon), vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, TALISMAN) has issued a follow-up statement elaborating on the group's current status. The statement reads as follows: "There's been a lot of rumors and speculation flying about ...

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DEEP PURPLE Guitarist STEVE MORSE Checks In From The Road

DEEP PURPLE guitarist Steve Morse has posted the following message on his official web site: "I know it's been a long time since I've written anything, but this is the first moment where there is a lull in the amount urgent things to deal with. Many personal trials have happened, both with close friends and ...

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DISTURBED, MÖTLEY CRÜE, AEROSMITH Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: DISTURBED, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Venue: Royal Oak Music Theatre City/State: Royal Oak, Mich. Date: Nov. 21-22, 2005 Gross Sales: $93,492 Attendance: 2,797 Capacity: 3,400 Artist/Event: DISTURBED Venue: NOKIA Theatre Times Square City/State: New York, N.Y. Date: ...

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LIVING LOUD: Debut Album To Receive U.S. Release In January

LIVING LOUD — the new "supergroup" consisting of Bob Daisley (OZZY OSBOURNE, RAINBOW, URIAH HEEP) on bass, Steve Morse (DEEP PURPLE, KANSAS, DIXIE DREGS) on guitar, Don Airey (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW) on keyboards, Lee Kerslake (URIAH HEEP, OZZY OSBOURNE) on drums and Jimmy Barnes (COLD CHISEL) on vocals — will release their self-titled debut in ...

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Former KISS Guitarist BRUCE KULICK Featured On New RADIOACTIVE Album

Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick makes a guest appearance on the new album by Swedish axeman Tommy Denander's solo project RADIOACTIVE. Titled "Taken", the CD features Kulick on a song called "Premonition". Other celebrity musicians on the album include Steve Lukather, Neal Schon, Yngwie Malmsteen, Jeff Porcaro and Andreas Carlsson, who has previously collaborated with ...

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Former Members Of DOKKEN, GREAT WHITE To Take Part In ROCK N' ROLL FANTASY CAMP 2006

Former DOKKEN/DIO bassist Jeff Pilson and GREAT WHITE guitarist/keyboardist Michael Lardie are among the musicians taking part in Rock N' Roll Fantasy Camp 2006. During President's Day weekend (February 16-20, 2006), camp is held in Hollywood, California where the campers will be mentored and molded into musical sensations by some of the world's biggest rock ...

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DEEP PURPLE To Release Archival DVD This Year

Launch Radio Networks reports: DEEP PURPLE's appearance at the California Jam concert in 1974 should be available on DVD by the end of this year. It features the group's Mark III lineup — with frontman David Coverdale and singer-bassist Glenn Hughes joining guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, keyboardist Jon Lord, and drummer Ian Paice — coheadlining the ...

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DREAM THEATER Members Featured On New NEAL MORSE Album

DREAM THEATER's Mike Portnoy (drums) and Jordan Rudess (keyboards) are among the guest musicians on former SPOCK'S BEARD/TRANSATLANTIC frontman Neal Morse's new progressive rock masterpiece, "?" (The Question Mark Album). The album will be released in the U.S. on November 1 through Metal Blade Records and in Europe on October 24 through InsideOut Music. Other ...

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