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January 2011 Blog Posts (13)

M3 Rockfest 2011 - Complete Lineup Revealed


COLUMBIA, Md. (January 28, 2011) – No, youʼre not having flashbacks. These intensely vivid heavy metal memories youʼre about to experience will ignite in 2011. Kix, Warrant, LA Guns, Whitesnake, Tesla and Lita Ford will be among the acts taking over Merriweather Post Pavilion, playing…


Added by AndrewAxeman on January 28, 2011 at 7:27pm — 2 Comments

Dirty Looks Frontman Henrik Ostergaard Dies


Henrik Ostergaard, lead singer for the band DIRTY LOOKS, passed away today (Thursday, January 27) at 9:18 a.m. The cause of death at this time is unknown and the results of the autopsy are pending. 

Ostergaard, who was of Danish descent, lived in Erie, Pennsylvania. 

In 1985, Henrik started DIRTY LOOKS. Three independent albums and an EP soon followed, which led to DIRTY LOOKS getting signed by …


Added by AndrewAxeman on January 27, 2011 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

What is the WORST remake of an 80's song you have ever heard?

Tarja Turunen has amazing talent as a solo artist and also was a great frontwoman for Nightwish. However, when it comes to the remake of 80's favorites, she fails!!


The REAL Tarja




A POOR remake of a great Whitesnake song!




Added by Amy on January 26, 2011 at 1:00pm — 6 Comments

BCI present: Potion13, Raven

BCI present: Potion13, Raven


February 13, 2011 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM EST

57 Prince Arthur . Petit Campus

Montréal Québec H2X 1B4




Added by Potion13 on January 20, 2011 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Whitesnake's New Album "Forevermore" Out On March 25th

WHITESNAKE, the legendary rock’n’roll legacy founded and formed by renowned singer/songwriter David Coverdale, unleashes a brand new storming ‘Snake statement, Forevermore, on Frontiers Records on March 25th in Europe and March 29th in North America. 

Their 11th studio album, Forevermore, was recorded, produced and mixed  by Coverdale, guitarist… Continue

Added by AndrewAxeman on January 18, 2011 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Motley Crue Turns 30 Today!

Yes, Motley Crue were first formed on this day 30 years ago...January 17th, 1981. 

Above, is the flyer from their very first show. 


And here is rare footage from that show (as far as I know);

Let's raise our glasses, cheers to the Crue!…


Added by AndrewAxeman on January 17, 2011 at 3:01pm — No Comments


Creation of a Band:

Sons of Angels were formed in 1988 when longtime songwriter-partners Torstein and Lars K. decided to start a band. They had already had several no. 1 hits in their native Norway. Their line-up was completed with the Swedish guitar-wizard Staffan William-Olsson, Norwegian drummer Geir Digernes…


Added by Kamil on January 16, 2011 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Warlock Reissues Coming On January 31st

WARLOCK is without question one of the most prominent bands in the history of German heavy metal. Their musical journey began in the early 1980's and came to a sudden stop in 1987, when the group's singer, Doro Pesch, was forced to continue her career under…


Added by AndrewAxeman on January 10, 2011 at 3:40pm — 2 Comments


©2010 Photo Courtesy of Igor Vidyashev

IV Photography Studio

Melodic Revolution Records is excited to announce the signing of Morre for their upcoming release "Contrast". Morre has just wrapped up the…


Added by Melodic Revolution Records on January 7, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Y&T Bassist Phil Kennemore Dead At Age 57

Y&T bassist Phil Kennemore passed away early today, Jan. 7, at Stanford Hospital after a long battle with lung cancer. He was 57.
The news of Kennemore's death was confirmed by his Y&T bandmate Dave Meniketti, who paid tribute to his friend in a post on the his personal website. "It is with profound sadness and disbelief that I tell…

Added by AndrewAxeman on January 7, 2011 at 2:35pm — 1 Comment

Sebastian and Maria are getting a divorce!! From the House of Hair news & TMZ

On the flip side, former Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach and wife Maria Bierk are ending their 18-year marriage. “We have tried to work things out for the sake of our family, but it has become apparent that our differences at this point are irreconcilable,” said Bach to The couple have three children: sons Paris (21) and London (14) and daughter Sebastiana (3).




Added by Amy on January 7, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Dokken Drummer, Ratt Bassist To Tour With Lynch Mob

Legendary guitarist George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB, SOULS OF WE) will reunite with original DOKKEN drummer "Wild" Mick Brown for the first time in 15 years for a full North American Lynch Mob tour. …


Added by AndrewAxeman on January 5, 2011 at 3:33pm — 2 Comments

Vinyl Frontier - The Original Black Is Back!


vinyl never really left us it just took a backseat to technology. CDs

became all the rage in the mid 80s and started losing their luster as

the internet and mp3s took hold. And the good old album just lingered in

the background waiting to make its move. Well there is no time like the

present to get back in the groove.

We have…


Added by Melodic Revolution Records on January 4, 2011 at 11:17am — No Comments

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