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GIGANTOUR, CINDERELLA, WHITESNAKE, DEF LEPPARD 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: Gigantour: MEGADETH, DREAM THEATER, FEAR FACTORY, NEVERMORE, LIFE OF AGONY, SYMPHONY X, DRYKILL LOGIC, BOBAFLEX Venue: Thomas & Mack Center City/State: Las Vegas, Nev. Date: July 22, 2005 Attendance: 1,312 Capacity: 6,500 Artist/Event: SYSTEM OF A ...

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Former RATT Frontman To Guest On VH1's 'I Love The 80's'

According to a posting on former RATT frontman Stephen Pearcy's official web site, Pearcy recently taped an appearance on an episode of VH1's "I Love the 80's". Scheduled airtime is set for mid-October. According to VH1.com, each one-hour episode of "I Love the 80's" "takes viewers on a stream-of-consciousness tour of one year of the ...

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GIGANTOUR, CINDERELLA, JUDAS PRIEST, DEF LEPPARD 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: GIGANTOUR: MEGADETH, DREAM THEATER, FEAR FACTORY, NEVERMORE, LIFE OF AGONY, SYMPHONY X, DRY KILL LOGIC, BOBAFLEX Venue: Selland Arena City/State: Fresno, Calif. Date: July 21, 2005 Attendance: 1,866 Capacity: 6,545 Artist/Event: GIGANTOUR: MEGADETH, DREAM THEATER, FEAR ...

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LIBERTY N' JUSTICE Continuing Work On 'All-Star' CD

Christian rockers LIBERTY N' JUSTICE have been busy for the last year finishing their new all-star CD, entitled "Soundtrack of a Soul". On Saturday, July 30, they will post two more sound clips from the forthcoming CD, featuring Mike Lee (BARREN CROSS) and Joe Cerisano (SILVER CONDOR, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA). Joe's track will also feature two ...

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JUDAS PRIEST, DEF LEPPARD, CINDERELLA, WHITESNAKE 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: DEF LEPPARD, BRYAN ADAMS, RANDY COLEMAN Venue: KeySpan Park City/State: Brooklyn, N.Y. Date: July 9, 2005 Attendance: 9,645 Capacity: 10,000 Artist/Event: JUDAS PRIEST, QUEENSRŸCHE Venue: Verizon Wireless Amphitheater City/State: Selma, Texas Date: June 25, 2005 Attendance: ...

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VINNY APPICE's Wife Joins 'The Dio Message Board'

Justine Appice, wife of legendary drummer Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, DIO), has been named "chief interviewer" for "The Dio Message Board". By using her knowledge and contacts in the industry acquired over the years, she has been able to secure some no-holds-barred interviews. Most recently she has interviewed Bobby Blotzer (RATT), Frank Marino, James Kottak ...

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ADLER'S APPETITE: Argentine Dates Announced

ADLER'S APPETITE, the band featuring former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler, VINCE NEIL/ex-SLASH'S SNAKEPIT guitarist Keri Kelli, ex-VINCE NEIL/RATT bassist Robbie Crane, and the group's latest addition, singer Sheldon Tarsha, have announced a three-date tour of Argentina in November. Upcoming ADLER'S APPETITE shows now include: Jul. 22 - Tarzana, CA – Paladino's Jul. 23 ...

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JIZZY PEARL Slams BLABBERMOUTH.NET For 'Refusing' To Post PEARL-Related News Stories

During a recent appearance on Ohio's "The Classic Metal Show", RATT/ex-LOVE/HATE frontman Jizzy Pearl took a lighthearted jab at BLABBERMOUTH.NET for allegedly "refusing" to post any "Jizzy Pearl-related news on the site unless it's negative." Speaking on the "The Classic Metal Show Artist Takeover Show #3" in a segment that immediately followed the airing of ...

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LILLIAN AXE Announce New Album Title

LILLIAN AXE have set "Waters Rising" as the title of their new album. "The band is working on putting the final touches on the new CD," reads a posting on the group's web site. "No release date has been set just yet, but soon." In other news, in addition to being in LILLIAN AXE, bassist ...

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Vocalist JIZZY PEARL To Release Solo Album In July

Vocalist Jizzy Pearl (RATT, LOVE/HATE) will be releasing his new solo album, "Vegas Must Die", on July 19 via Shrapnel Records. The album's title is said to be a humorous homage to "Sin City," where Jizzy spent a "lost weekend" lasting more than a year. Locking himself away in a room with five pounds of ...

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DRUG UNDER To Open For WHITESNAKE In Denver

Denver-based hard rock band DRUG UNDER will be opening for WHITESNAKE on July 3 at the Universal Lending Pavilion in Denver. The group, who shared the stage with CINDERELLA and RATT on June 15 in Denver, have been getting quite a buzz on the strength of their self-titled debut, relaesed on May 11, and the ...

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W.A.S.P. To Play 'Greatest Hits' Set On AMERICAN METAL BLAST 2005 Tour

In the annals of rock 'n' roll, few theatrical stage shows have shocked, horrified and entertained America as much as W.A.S.P.'s did on the Los Angeles-based band's 1983-84 debut tour. Now, W.A.S.P. is resurrecting this not-for-the-faint-of-heart spectacle of blood and gore for the first-ever American Metal Blast 2005 tour. This uncontrollable onslaught, with W.A.S.P. planning ...

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STEPHEN PEARCY, JACK FROST To Guest On LIBERTY N' JUSTICE CD

Former RATT frontman Stephen Pearcy is the latest guest vocalist scheduled to appear on the new album from Christian rockers LIBERTY N' JUSTICE. Pearcy's contribution will come in the form of the track "Killer Grin", also featuring Tommy Denander on guitars and Ez Gomer (JET CIRCUS) on bass. LIBERTY N' JUSTICE's "all-star" CD, "Soundtrack of ...

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CARDBOARD VAMPYRES To Open For JUDAS PRIEST, QUEENSRŸCHE In California

CARDBOARD VAMPYRES, the new "covers" band featuring former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell and ex-THE CULT guitarist Billy Duffy, will be opening for JUDAS PRIEST and QUEENSRŸCHE on Saturday, July 2 at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. In addition, there will be a special post-show fireworks display. CARDBOARD VAMPYRES currently have Eric ...

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METAL CHURCH TO Join 'American Metal Blast 2005' Tour?

According to StarlandBallroom.com, METAL CHURCH will be the special guests at the July 15 stop on the "American Metal Blast 2005" tour, featuring headliners W.A.S.P. alongside L.A. GUNS and STEPHEN PEARCY (formerly of RATT). It is not presently clear if METAL CHURCH fill the "special guest" slot on the entire tour, which is scheduled to ...

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W.A.S.P., DOKKEN, QUIET RIOT Featured On 'Hollywood Rocks!' Box Set

June 21, 2005 will see the release of the long-awaited and highly anticipated four-disc compilation album, "Hollywood Rocks!" through Deadline/Cleopatra Records. The audio companion to 2004's highly touted "Hollywood Rocks!" coffee table book, the box set is an eargasmic journey through the streets of the infamous Los Angeles club scene of the 1980s and early ...

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QUIET RIOT Prepare For Summer Tour; Are Featured On 'The Simpsons'

Having just returned from two weeks in the Republic of Korea performing concerts for U.S. armed forces personnel, QUIET RIOT is preparing for their participation in this year's Rock Never Stops tour along with CINDERELLA, RATT and FIREHOUSE. "QUIET RIOT has been very busy this year with international dates that have included concerts in Spain, ...

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WEDNESDAY 13 Pulls Out Of 'American Metal Blast 2005' Tour

MURDERDOLLS frontman Wednesday 13 has cancelled his participation in the upcoming "American Metal Blast 2005" tour, featuring headliners W.A.S.P. alongside L.A. GUNS and STEPHEN PEARCY (formerly of RATT). "This decision has nothing to do with the artists involved, for we have much respect for them, and wish the circumstances were different," Wednesday writes on his ...

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