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March 2011 Blog Posts (36)

80's Rockers For Japan Benefit

The original We Are The World and last year’s We Are The World 25 For Haiti featured great artists raising money for important causes, but they failed to do one thing—really rock! 



No worries there with the 80s Rockers For Japan benefit Saturday, April 16 at Harper’s in Reseda. Organized by Terry Ilous (pictured: XYZ, GREAT WHITE), the show will include members of some of…

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Added by AndrewAxeman on March 30, 2011 at 9:20pm — No Comments

New video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0J2JEpyxDU

Added by Potion13 on March 29, 2011 at 5:04pm — 1 Comment

Shows

Wow! Seems much better over there than here......we have to wait for festivals, shows far apart......Hope everyone is well!

ROCKIN!

Added by anne maria on March 29, 2011 at 10:43am — 1 Comment

NIKKI SIXX Schedules More Book-Signing Appearances - Mar. 21, 2011

MÖTLEY CRÜE/SIXX: A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx has confirmed a number of signing engagements for his new book, "This Is Gonna Hurt: Music, Photography And Life Through The Distorted Lens Of Nikki Sixx", due on April 12 via the HarperCollins imprint William Morrow:



Tuesday, April 12

7 p.m.

Barnes & Noble The Grove

189 The Grove Drive

Los Angeles, CA



Wednesday, April 13

7 p.m.

University Book Store

4326 University Way NE

Seattle, WA…

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Added by Amy on March 22, 2011 at 4:55pm — No Comments

SKID ROW: Santa Ana Footage Available - Mar. 21, 2011

Fan-filmed video footage of SKID ROW's March 12, 2011 performance at Galaxy Theater in Santa Ana, California can be viewed below.



The band's setlist was as follows:



01. Big Guns

02 New Generation

03. Mudkicker

04. Piece Of Me

05. 18 And Life

06. Thick Is The Skin

07. Makin' a Mess

08. Monkey Business

09. Sweet Little Sister

10. In A Darkened Room

11. Psycho Therapy (RAMONES cover)

12. Ghost

13. I Remember You…

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Added by Amy on March 22, 2011 at 4:47pm — 1 Comment

WITHIN TEMPTATION Talks 'The Unforgiving' In New Video Interview - Mar. 22, 2011

Video footage of vocalist Sharon den Adel and guitarist Robert Westerholt of Dutch symphonic metallers WITHIN TEMPTATION talking to Amazon.de about their forthcoming fifth studio album, "The Unforgiving", can be viewed below.



Due on March 29, "The Unforgiving" was produced by Daniel Gibson and is based on a comic book story written by script writer Steven O'Connell (BloodRayne, Dark 48). The band asked comic artist Romano Molenaar (Witchblade, Darkness, X-Men) to draw the…

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Added by Amy on March 22, 2011 at 4:36pm — No Comments

AID FOR THE PEOPLE OF JAPAN - STRENGTH CD RELEASE

Charity label There Is Hope Records an imprint of Melodic Revolution Records to release “STRENGTH” on March 29th 2011 “STRENGTH” is a digital CD release to help raise money for the people of Japan, in the aftermath of the tragic Tsunami and Earthquakes that have devastated the country since… Continue

Added by Melodic Revolution Records on March 22, 2011 at 1:45pm — No Comments

The Future of Y&T

Y&T frontman/guitarist Dave Meniketti checked in with an update to all of the fans on the Meniketti message board:

 

I have been thinking a lot in the last 8 months as to how I would feel about Y&T and what might happen to this band when Phil were to pass.…

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Added by AndrewAxeman on March 22, 2011 at 12:19am — No Comments

Are we really that different?

I found this on the internet today and thought, that looks like an American celebrating! (Regarding the cigarette and gun in the mans hand, and their peace signs!). PEACE to those fighting their suppression from a terroroist leader! May all mankind live free from terrorism one day......................…

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Added by Amy on March 20, 2011 at 1:37pm — No Comments

For my brother, R.I.P.

Some of you may know my brother paased away one year ago today from brain cancer. He was a talented woodworker, had his own business, and did work for Janet Elway, John Elway's ex-wife. To see his talent, visit www.wswoodworks.com or visit his memorial page on facebook (Wayne Spuhler). His business partner, Larry, now has the business and is keeping it going "just because it was Wayne's dream".

I miss you!

 

 

Added by Amy on March 20, 2011 at 1:32pm — No Comments

METALLICA Web Site To Be Relaunched At The End Of The Month - Mar. 19, 2011

METALLICA's official web site has been updated with the following message:



"It might seem like things have been a little quiet at METALLICA HQ, but not so! While 'Big Four' shows are being confirmed and the studio prepped for recording, the hard-working web crew has been hunkered down building a brand new web site for all things 'TALLICA, and we are just about ready to unveil it to you!



"On March 28, a new and expanded version of Metallica.com will be launched. What do we… Continue

Added by Amy on March 19, 2011 at 8:59pm — No Comments

MICHAEL MONROE: ''78' Video Released - Mar. 16, 2011

"'78", the new video from Michael Monroe, iconic rock 'n' roll frontman and founding member of hugely influential Finnish outfit HANOI ROCKS, can be viewed at Iltalehti.fi. The song is the first single from Monroe's new solo album, "Sensory Overdrive", which was released on March 14 via Universal Music subsidiary Spinefarm Records. The CD features guest appearances by MOTÖRHEAD's Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister and three-time Grammy-winning country/folk singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams.… Continue

Added by Amy on March 16, 2011 at 9:14am — 1 Comment

XYZ's Terry Ilous Fronting Great White

XYZ singer Terry Ilous has rejoined GREAT WHITE as their singer, temporary filling in for Jack Russell who is currently recuperating from surgery after suffering a perforated bowel. Great White's upcoming schedule is below. 



March 

25 - Chandler, AZ - Wild Horse Pass Resort & Casino



April 

22 - Wasilla, AK - Matsu Resort 

23 - Anchorage, AK - Old Towne Rumrunners Bar & Grill 

30 - Las Vegas, NV -…

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Added by AndrewAxeman on March 12, 2011 at 12:36am — No Comments

Loudness Finalize US Tour Dates

Japanese heavy rock legends LOUDNESS have finalized dates on their 30th Anniversary North American tour. The band's itinerary is as below. 


May 

6 - The Boardwalk - Orangevale, CA 

7 - Dante’s - Portland, OR 

8 - Studio Seven - Seattle, WA 

10 - Avalon Nightclub - Santa…
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Added by AndrewAxeman on March 12, 2011 at 12:16am — No Comments

debut albums

Anybody remember back in 86 when Bon Jovi's "Slippery When Wet" came out and everybody was jumping on the band wagon? Well I do, I was 16 and had already been listening to  Bon Jovi Bon Jovi and 7800 Farenheit.  These first 2 albums are great works of art, stripped down and not overproduced.   Anyone who is a real music fan should of had listened to these 2 gems.   How about Poison "Look What The Cat Dragged In" that was the best $12,000 or so dollars ever spent on a record.  What a raw… Continue

Added by rokkenron on March 10, 2011 at 6:40pm — 7 Comments

What you Give Day !

It doesnt matter what you do, how much you do it just matters that you do something.
From 3/20-4/20 2011 show thanks to Tesla for all they give us.
They give us music that fills our mind and soul.
This is our THANK YOU ♥ TESLA
GO TO FACE BOOK.... FIND 'What you Give' Day and click ATTEND... and SHARE LINK... Thank…
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Added by jillicious on March 10, 2011 at 5:47pm — 2 Comments

Black 'N Blue To Release "Hell Yeah!" In May, Samples Available

Frontiers Records has announced the release of the new album from Portland-based rockers BLACK 'N BLUE, on May 13th in Europe and May 17th in North America. 



Hell Yeah! is a proud comeback statement for a band that wrote the pages of hard rock history in the 80s. Black 'N Blue released four successful and critically-acclaimed albums through Geffen…

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Added by AndrewAxeman on March 10, 2011 at 3:14pm — No Comments

The Passing of the Torch: In a Statement from D DRIVE.

Guitarist John Naro has stepped down as a full time member of D DRIVE to focus on his education at York University. John will be missed as he has contributed much to the band in the few short years with us. We wish John nothing but the best and applaud his decision to focus on his education and we know he will make a wonderful teacher one day. This is not the end but the beginning.…



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Added by Melodic Revolution Records on March 10, 2011 at 11:39am — No Comments

SULLY ERNA, SEBASTIAN BACH Perform With CAMP FREDDY In Washington D.C. (Video) - Mar. 9, 2011

Sebastian Bach (SKID ROW), Mark McGrath (SUGAR RAY), Franky Perez (SCARS ON BROADWAY), Sully Erna (GODSMACK) and Steve Stevens (BILLY IDOL) are among the guest musicians who performed with CAMP FREDDY last Thursday, March 3 at 9:30 club in Washington D.C. as part of a benefit concert for the Rivers Of Recovery.



Fan-filmed video footage of the show can be viewed below.



The Rivers Of Recovery non-profit is one of the premier charity groups in the nation that is dedicated to…

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Added by Amy on March 9, 2011 at 11:46am — No Comments

OZZY OSBOURNE: OzTv Webisode From Puerto Rico Available - Mar. 8, 2011 He's friggin' hilarious!!

The latest OzTV webisode featuring behind-the-scenes footage from OZZY OSBOURNE's February 26 concert in San Juan, Puerto Rico can be viewed below.



Ozzy's setlist was as follows:



01. Bark At The Moon

02. Let Me Hear You Scream

03. Mr. Crowley

04. I Don't Know

05. Fairies Wear Boots (BLACK SABBATH cover)

06. Suicide Solution

07. Road To Nowhere

08. War Pigs (BLACK SABBATH cover)

09. Shot In The Dark

10. Rat Salad (BLACK SABBATH…

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Added by Amy on March 8, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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