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September 2010 Blog Posts (17)

Dokken with WHITE LIE @ Galaxy Theatre Santa Ana, Ca. 11/5/10 *Discount Tickets*

After their critically acclaimed reunion show with Y&T in May, WHITE LIE returns to the stage for a show you do not want to miss. After a 20 something year absence Kevin Reyes, Jeff Miller and Brent Walsh are back together with the addition of Irishman Tom McCrory on vocals.

Kevin Reyes:

Formerly with Michael Bolton replacing Bruce Kulick who went left to join KISS also played in Martial Law, Black Sheep, Power Squadron, Fortress and… Continue

Added by Jeff Miller on September 30, 2010 at 5:20am — 1 Comment

XYZ To Film Live DVD/CD In Denver

80's rockers XYZ return to Denver after a 17 year absence to play the legendary club Bangles, Friday October 22nd. In what promises to be an amazing night, the band has decided to document the evening!

Singer Terry Ilous stated: "Hello everyone,…


Added by AndrewAxeman on September 29, 2010 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Nelson To Release "Lightning Strikes Twice" In November

"Lightning Strikes Twice", the new album from NELSON, is scheduled for release on November 5 in Europe via Frontiers Records.

On September 29, 1991 NELSON reached the height of the U.S. single chart with their evergreen hit "(Can't Live Without Your) Love And Affection". Their music has stood the test of time and now 20 years later Matthew and…


Added by AndrewAxeman on September 27, 2010 at 4:44pm — 1 Comment

That Metal Show - 6th Season Guests Revealed

The sixth season of That Metal Show will be taped in Los Angeles the week of September 30th - October 5th.

Hosted by Eddie Trunk, Jim Florentine and Don Jamieson, the first episode of the sixth season will be taped on September 30th and will a tribute to legendary heavy metal singer RONNIE JAMES DIO (BLACK SABBATH, HEAVEN & HELL, DIO, RAINBOW, ELF), who died of stomach cancer on the morning of May 16, at the age of 67.



Added by AndrewAxeman on September 26, 2010 at 9:54am — 2 Comments

Don Dokken Talks About Vocal Surgery, Ronnie James Dio, Spring Accoustic Tour Plans correspondent Deb Rao recently caught up with DOKKEN frontman Don Dokken recently and the legendary singer discusses his upcoming vocal surgery, the band's recent West Coast tour dates with THE SCORPIONS on their farewell tour, the passing of his musical comrade RONNIE JAMES DIO (BLACK SABATH, HEAVEN & HELL, RAINBOW, ELF), and upcoming spring acoustic solo tour plans. Dokken is going to be…


Added by AndrewAxeman on September 22, 2010 at 12:52pm — No Comments

White Lion's Mike Tramp Pays Tribute To Ronnie James Dio On New Single

Mike Tramp, former frontman of White Lion and Freak of Nature, has together with his Rock'n'Roll Circuz band created a beautiful tribute of epic proportion to the late Ronnie James Dio. The song clocking in at almost 9 minutes long, takes you through a magical journey of RJD's life, and you will be left breathless at the end.

The track will premier September 27th on Eddie Trunks satellite Radio show in USA and Canada. Immediately…


Added by AndrewAxeman on September 20, 2010 at 5:16pm — No Comments

Reunited Sleeze Beez Announces Amsterdam Headlining Show

Reunited Dutch hard rockers SLEEZE BEEZ — who performed live this past June (see video below) for the first time since going their separate ways in 1995 (sharing the bill with AEROSMITH, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS and STEEL PANTHER at the Goffertpark in Nijmegen, Holland on June 23, 2010) — have announced a headlining show for Friday, February 4, 2011 at Paradiso in Amsterdam. The band will perform songs from its…


Added by AndrewAxeman on September 20, 2010 at 5:15pm — No Comments

NEW KIDD COMET RELEASE POP! ROCK! GLAM! SLAM! (new hope for the downtrodden) launches sept 28th 2010

new kidd comet release pop rock glam slam launches sept 28th 2010
you can catch audio samples on you tube pop rock glam slam kidd comet
also live concert footage kidd comet@raceway posted on vimeo…

Added by casey lee michels on September 16, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Quiet Riot - Back In Business With New Singer, Upcoming Tour, New Audio Samples Available

After the tragic passing of co-founding QUIET RIOT singer Kevin DuBrow in 2007, many figured that the band was over. But while going through the vaults of vintage video material for an upcoming documentary of the band's history, the spark was reignited once more for drummer Frankie Banali to kick QR back in gear. The easy part was filling the guitar and bass slots - as former members Chuck Wright (bass) and Alex Grossi (guitar) promptly…


Added by AndrewAxeman on September 13, 2010 at 5:07pm — No Comments

CD REVIEW: Bangalore Choir - "Cadence" (2010)

Led by former Accept singer David Reece, Bangalore Choir hit the scene in 1992 with their debut album, "On Target" and to this day, it is still one of my absolute favorite albums of the genre. It's severely overlooked and I have always wished that Bangalore Choir got to release more material. Well, this year it happened. Bangalore Choir is BACK ladies and gentlemen and they are definately making up for lost time.

"Cadence" is…


Added by AndrewAxeman on September 12, 2010 at 12:30am — No Comments


Why do they have to pay for them to play in bamba? they have enough money to where they could play for atleast half of that. that money could go to the people how need it more. unless im missunder standing, if they want to get paid, if they do, they sould give that money to the peole who needs it. they dont need to make people feel like they have to spend money they dont have. thats all i got to say about that......

Added by angela powers on September 10, 2010 at 6:06pm — 1 Comment

Ozzy Osbourne Announces North American Arena Tour, Halford To Support On All Dates

OZZY OSBOURNE will return to North America for a month-long arena tour, launching November 12th in Victoria, BC and concluding December 12th in Minneapolis, MN.

These shows - in support of his album Scream (Epic Records) and latest single 'Life Won’t Wait' - are part the of the Rock Legend’s in-progress 18-month world tour on which he’s earning some of the best live reviews of his career (including raves for new guitarist, Gus…


Added by AndrewAxeman on September 9, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Kix Guitarist Talks About Playing With The Band Again

Metal Shrine's Niclas Müller-Hansen has issued an interview with KIX guitarist Brian "Damage" Forsythe. The following is an excerpt:

Q: What's it like playing in Kix these days? Did it all come back when you started playing together again? Is it just like back in the 80s when it all started out?

A: "You know, the funny part was when we decided to do this, I hadn't like listened to a Kix record in ten years and I got all…


Added by AndrewAxeman on September 9, 2010 at 6:20pm — No Comments

Hair Metal Mansion Interview with Louis St. August of MASS

Attention everyone, it is time for another EXCLUSIVE interview, brought to you by the Hair Metal Mansion!

I recently had the chance to get in touch with MASS frontman, Louis St. August.

In the interview, he talks about how the history of the band, working with Michael Sweet…


Added by AndrewAxeman on September 6, 2010 at 5:02pm — No Comments

Nikki Sixx - New Book "This Is Gonna Hurt" Due In March

HarperCollins imprint William Morrow has set a March 22, 2011 tentative release date for MÖTLEY CRÜE/SIXX: A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx's new book, "This Is Gonna Hurt".

The New York Times bestselling author of "The Heroin Dairies", Sixx refuses to become a sanitized PSA for suburban mothers; instead, he has found strength…


Added by AndrewAxeman on September 4, 2010 at 11:56pm — No Comments

AC/DC - High Voltage Rock 'N' Roll - The Ultimate Illustrated History Book Due In October

On October 10th, Voyageur Press is releasing AC/DC's High-Voltage Rock 'N' Roll - The Ultimate Illustrated History, which follows the band from its roots in Sydney, Australia to its most recent releases and sold-out world tours. No stone is left unturned, from the band's formation and early gigs on the club circuit Down Under, to the 1980 death of singer Bon Scott and ultimately astounding worldwide success. Jam-packed with more than 400…


Added by AndrewAxeman on September 2, 2010 at 2:34pm — No Comments

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