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TRACII GUNS Talks Writing 'Neoclassical Metal' Music With GUNZO, Possible Collaboration With PHIL LEWIS (Audio)

Former L.A. GUNS guitarist Tracii Guns was interviewed on the May 12 edition of the "Another FN Podcast With Izzy Presley". You can now listen to the chat using the Spreaker widget below. Speaking about GUNZO, his new band also featuring legendary bassist Rudy Sarzo (ex-QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITESNAKE), singer Keith St. John (X-DRIVE, ...

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Former And Current Members Of BLACK SABBATH, MEGADETH, STONE SOUR Pay Tribute To RONNIE JAMES DIO At Public Memorial

A free public memorial service for legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW) took place yesterday (Saturday, May 16) at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills on Saturday, May 16 to commemorate the fifth anniversary of Ronnie's passing. Several of Dio's former bandmates and friends who worked with Ronnie over ...

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GEOFF TATE Asks Wife To Marry Him Again

Former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate has asked his wife of nineteen years, Susan, to marry him again. In a post on his Facebook page, Geoff wrote: "To Susan, my best friend. Thank you for sharing my life and sticking by me through hard work and children, motorcycles and sail boats, good friends and false friends, ...

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TRACII GUNS, RUDY SARZO, KEITH ST. JOHN Join Forces In GUNZO

Guitarist Tracii Guns (L.A. GUNS) has joined forces with legendary bassist Rudy Sarzo (QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITESNAKE) in a new band called GUNZO. The new group's lineup is completed by singer Keith St. John (X-DRIVE, BURNING RAIN, MONTROSE, QUIET RIOT) and drummer Shane Fitzgibbon. GUNZO made its live debut on February 27 at The ...

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MACHINE HEAD, ADRENALINE MOB, Ex-L.A. GUNS Members To Pay Tribute To RANDY RHOADS On 'Rhoads Across America'

Brian Tichy, creator of the "Randy Rhoads Remembered" celebration events and producer of the "Randy Rhoads Remembered Vol. I" CD (currently receiving stellar reviews), and his partner Joe Sutton are proud to announce the first string of "Randy Rhoads Remembered: Rhoads Across America" 2015 tour dates. Many more are coming, but since word got out ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH's JASON HOOK Explains MANDY MOORE Stint

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH guitarist Jason Hook has teamed up with documentary filmmaker Fran Strine and music manager Jamie Talbot to chronicle the story of world-renowned musicians who are not household names, but are instead the session and backup musicians who have performed at concerts and on countless recordings with huge stars yet remain largely ...

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RUDY SARZO On Becoming Professional Musician: 'A Good Place To Start Is To Get Into Somebody Else's Band'

Metal Life magazine conducted an interview with legendary bassist Rudy Sarzo (Geoff Tate's QUEENSRŸCHE, OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT, WHITESNAKE, DIO, ANIMETAL USA) at this year's NAMM show, which took place at the end of January in Anaheim, California. You can now watch chat below. Sarzo is featured in "Hired Gun", a new documentary spotlighting session ...

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JASON HOOK On Joining FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH: 'I Just Wanted To Be Able To Write Songs And Make Records'

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH guitarist Jason Hook has teamed up with documentary filmmaker Fran Strine and music manager Jamie Talbot to chronicle the story of world-renowned musicians who are not household names, but are instead the session and backup musicians who have performed at concerts and on countless recordings with huge stars yet remain largely ...

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SCORPIONS' Legendary 'Virgin Killer' Album To Be Released On Limited-Edition 180-Gram Vinyl

SCORPIONS' legendary "Virgin Killer" album will be released on limited-edition 180-gram vinyl by Marshall Blonstein's Audio Fidelity in April. The LP was mastered for this vinyl release by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio. "Virgin Killer" is the first of four studio releases that really defined the SCORPIONS and their highly influential urgent metallic sound. It ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON, TESTAMENT's ALEX SKOLNICK Interviewed At 'Randy Rhoads Remembered' (Video)

Sebastian Bach (SKID ROW), Rudy Sarzo (QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, Joel Hoekstra (WHITESNAKE, NIGHT RANGER), Kiko Loureiro (ANGRA), Marzi Montazeri (PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS), David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Rowan Robertson (DIO), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE, FOREIGNER, OZZY OSBOURNE, BILLY IDOL), Phil X (BON JOVI), Mark Zavon (KILL DEVIL HILL) and Michael Angelo ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH, RUDY SARZO, ALEX SKOLNICK Perform At 'Randy Rhoads Remembered' Event In California (Video)

Sebastian Bach (SKID ROW), Rudy Sarzo (QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, Joel Hoekstra (WHITESNAKE, NIGHT RANGER), Kiko Loureiro (ANGRA), Marzi Montazeri (PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS), Mike Orlando (ADRENALINE MOB), Rowan Robertson (DIO), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE, FOREIGNER, OZZY OSBOURNE, BILLY IDOL), Phil X (BON JOVI), Mark Zavon (KILL DEVIL HILL) and Michael ...

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GEOFF TATE On Upcoming Trilogy Project: 'I Think It's Gonna Be One Of The Coolest Things I've Ever Done'

Heavy Metal Television VJ and BENEDICTUM frontwoman Veronica Freeman recently conducted an interview with former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate. You can now watch the chat below. Asked about the upcoming trilogy project from his new band OPERATION: MINDCRIME, Tate said: "I love writing stories, and I love creating musical stories, and I wanted to do ...

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GEOFF TATE's OPERATION: MINDCRIME Signs With FRONTIERS MUSIC SRL

OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, has signed a worldwide deal with Frontiers Music Srl for the release of its forthcoming trilogy project. Named after QUEENSRŸCHE's epic concept album from 1988, "Operation: Mindcrime", Tate's new band includes bassist Rudy Sarzo (OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITESNAKE), drummer Simon Wright (AC/DC, DIO), keyboardist Randy ...

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