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KIX Added To ROCK GONE WILD Festival

Reactivated hard rockers KIX have been confirmed for for the inaugural Rock Gone Wild festival on August 20-23, 2009 in Algona, Iowa. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: DANGEROUS TOYS GREAT WHITE HELIX JUNKYARD KIX RHINO BUCKET SAIGON KICK Rock Gone Wild marks the only festival appearance for SAIGON KICK — featuring ...

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SPREAD EAGLE: East Coast Dates Announced

Reunited New York City rockers SPREAD EAGLE will embark on a short East Coast tour in December. Confirmed dates are as follows: Dec. 05 - Cherrywood Rock Club - Clementon, NJ Dec. 10 - The Haunt - Yonkers, NY Dec. 11 - The Trash Bar - Brooklyn, NY Dec. 13 - The Crazy Donkey - ...

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KIX: New Dates Announced

Reactivated hard rockers KIX have scheduled the following dates: Dec. 12 - Dexter's Entertainment Complex - Riverdale, NJ Dec. 13 - Club Loaded at The Crazy Donkey - Farmingdale, NY (Long Island) According to a source close to the band, "the Friday, December 12 show was originally announced to be in Allentown, Pennsylvania but was ...

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KIX To Release Live Album, DVD

According to Bring Back Glam!, reactivated hard rockers KIX will release a new album and DVD. The CD will feature live cuts from a 2007 XM Radio special and performance at Rams Head Live in Baltimore, including such KIX classics as "Yeah, Yeah, Yeah" and "Blow My Fuse" and other songs not found ...

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RHINO BUCKET: Tentative Album Title Announced

RHINO BUCKET — the Bon Scott-era AC/DC sound-alike band that recorded two albums for Warner Bros./EMI back in '90 and '92 and an independent album in '94 with former AC/DC drummer Simon Wright — has set "Taking The Fifth" as the tentative title of its new album, due in early 2009 via Acetate Records. The ...

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KIX Confirmed For ROCK THE BAYOU Festival

KIX — frontman Steve Whiteman, bassist Mark Schenker, guitarists Ronnie Younkins and Brian "Damage" Forsythe and drummer Jimmy "Chocolate" Chalfant — has been confirmed for the Rock The Bayou music bash, set to take place August 29 – September 1 on the Rock The Bayou Grounds, located between Kirby Drive and Fannin Avenue, directly south ...

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RHINO BUCKET: Redwood City Footage Available

Video footage of RHINO BUCKET — the Bon Scott-era AC/DC sound-alike band that recorded two albums for Warner Bros./EMI back in '90 and '92 and an independent album in '94 with former AC/DC drummer Simon Wright — performing the song "She Rides" on July 19, 2008 in Redwood City, California can be viewed below. RHINO ...

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RATT, JACKYL, ACE FREHLEY Added To ROCKLAHOMA

Lynn Hernandez of Tulsa, Oklahoma's 97.5 KMOD radio station has announced that RATT, JACKYL and the "Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp" band have been confirmed for the newly added fifth-day (Wednesday, July 9) portion of this year's Rocklahoma festival. Meanwhile, original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley will play on the festival's closing day, July 13. Rocklahoma ...

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ROCKLAHOMA 2008 Will Be Five-Day Event

Catch the Fever Music Festivals the organizers of the Rocklahoma festival have announced that due to the overwhelming response from members of the rock community and their fans, a fifth day (Wednesday, July 9) has been added to this year's event. Director of Operations of the Pryor Creek Music Festival Dave Giencke enthusiastically stated, "Rocklahoma ...

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STEELHEART Confirmed For ROCKLAHOMA Festival

STEELHEART has been confirmed for this year's Rocklahoma festival, which will be held July 10-13, 2008 at the Catch The Fever Festival Grounds, four miles north of Pryor, Oklahoma. TRIUMPH and EXTREME are among the bands reuniting with all or most of their original lineups for this year's festival, which will also feature sets from ...

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RHINO BUCKET Recording New Album With DIO/Ex-AC/DC Drummer

RHINO BUCKET, the Bon Scott-era AC/DC sound-alike band that recorded two albums for Warner Bros./EMI back in '90 and '92 and an independent album in '94 with former AC/DC drummer Simon Wright, is currently in the studio recording a new CD for a late summer release via Acetate Records. The group is working with producer ...

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QUEENSRCHE Set For ROCKLAHOMA Festival

According to the Tulsa, Oklahoma radio station 97.5 KMOD, QUEENSRCHE has been confirmed for this year's Rocklahoma festival, which will be held July 10-13, 2008 at the Catch The Fever Festival Grounds, four miles north of Pryor, Oklahoma. TRIUMPH and EXTREME are among the bands reuniting with all or most of their original ...

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DOKKEN Confirmed For ROCKLAHOMA Festival

DOKKEN has been confirmed for this year's Rocklahoma festival, which will be held July 10-13, 2008 at the Catch The Fever Festival Grounds, four miles north of Pryor, Oklahoma. TRIUMPH and EXTREME are among the bands reuniting with all or most of their original lineups for this year's festival, which will also feature sets from ...

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TORA TORA Is 'Very Psyched' About Playing This Year's ROCKLAHOMA

Late '80s/early '90s Memphis, Tennesse-based rockers TORA TORA will reunite for an appearance at this year's Rocklahoma festival, which will be held July 10-13, 2008 at the Catch The Fever Festival Grounds, four miles north of Pryor, Oklahoma. The band has issued the following update regarding its appearance at the festival: "Last week, as you ...

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KIX: New Jersey, New York Dates Announced

Four-fifths of the original KIX lineup — frontman Steve Whiteman, guitarists Ronnie Younkins and Brian "Damage" Forsythe and drummer Jimmy "Chocolate" Chalfant — has teamed up a few times a year for the last several years to do KIX reunion shows in its hometown areas of Maryland and Eastern Pennsylvania. Now, for the first time ...

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ROADKILL To Release 'God Bless America' In November

Australian hard rockers, ROADKILL will release their debut album, "God Bless America", on November 9. The 12-song CD was recorded at Izaneer Studios in Hobart (Tasmania) between July and September and was engineered, mixed and co-produced by Brett Collidge ROADKILL features veteran TYRANT screamer Neil Steel alongside his brother Zig (guitar), Sheppo (bass) and Keef ...

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FUNNY MONEY Signs With PERRIS RECORDS

Perris Records has inked a deal with FUNNY MONEY — the Maryland-based rock act featuring KIX frontman Steve Whiteman and drummer Jimmy Chalfant — to re-release its two albums "Stick It!" (2006) and "Funny Money" (1996) on October 16. The re-issued self-titled debut CD features a previously unreleased bonus track mixed by mega-hit rock producer ...

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GREAT WHITE Begins Recording New Album

According to a posting on GREAT WHITE's official web site, Jack Russell (vocals), Mark Kendall (guitar), Michael Lardie (keyboards, guitar), Sean McNabb (bass) and Audie Desbrow (drums) will be celebrating GREAT WHITE's 25th anniversary with a new record. They are in the studio recording right now, but they will be taking a small break to ...

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North Carolina's SLAVEMACHINE Resurrected

North Carolina metal act SLAVEMACHINE has reformed two years after disbanding due to personal differences. Lead vocalist and founding member Ryan Taylor said, "We've been thinking about this for over a year now, and it just feels like the right time to launch the band again. We've received numerous emails and phone calls to do ...

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FUNNY MONEY To Release New Album Next Month

Maryland-based rock act FUNNY MONEY, featuring KIX frontman Steve Whiteman and drummer Jimmy Chalfant, will release its long-awaited new CD, entitled "Stick It!", on December 1. The band is also be holding a CD-release party at Ramshead Live! in Baltimore, MD that same night. "We'll be playing most of the material for the new CD ...

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