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November 2011 Blog Posts (16)

Wallner/Vain To Release Debut Album Featuring Carmine Appice, Vinny Appice, Brian Tichy & Rudy Sarzo In February 2012

Los Angeles based hard rock artists Will Wallner (guitarist) and Vivien Vain (vocalist) will release their debut album on February 1st 2012. The release and promotion will be handled by Los Angeles based company Metal Assault. 

The album will feature guest musicians including: Vinny Appice (HEAVEN & HELL, DIO), Carmine Appice (BLUE MURDER, KING KOBRA), Rudy…


Added by AndrewAxeman on November 29, 2011 at 3:27pm — No Comments

Faster Pussycat's Taime Downe & Brent Muscat Reunite On Stage In Vegas, Video & Photos Posted

You thought you'd never see it again, but it happened over the weekend... 

Faster Pussycat frontman Taime Downe reunited with former guitarist Brent Muscat for one night only, as they took the stage with Brent's band Sin City Sinners. It went down at the newly opened King's Room at…


Added by AndrewAxeman on November 29, 2011 at 1:25am — No Comments

Georgie in concert! Novemeber 17, 2011 (Bobby McGee's - Chicago Ridge, Illinois)

Hello all!!!

I got to see George Lynch with Lynch Mob in concert again last week, November 17, 2011. I got my spot right in front of him, and prepared myself to have him in my face again. George was so on! He sounded awesome, and looked incredible. George was joined on stage by Chas West on vocals, Robbie Crane on bass and vocals, and Scot Coogan on drums. I have seen him now four times in the last year or so, and this show was not like any of the others. Besides the rotating band…


Added by GeorgeLynchLover on November 27, 2011 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

Dokken To Enter Studio To Record New Album Due In 2012 Via Frontiers

Frontiers Records has announced the signing of DOKKEN, for the worldwide release of the band’s forthcoming studio album in the spring of 2012. 

The cooperation between Frontiers and Dokken started with the release of the band’s CD, Lightning Strikes Again, in 2007. The album marked a return to Dokken’s signature style with melodic hooklines and blazing guitar…


Added by AndrewAxeman on November 22, 2011 at 2:32pm — 1 Comment

Gotthard Announce New Singer

Swiss hard rock veterans GOTTHARD have released the following statement:

"Dear GOTTHARD fans — it gives us great pleasure to announce that we have found a new singer. The successor to Steve Lee, who was killed in a tragic accident last year, is Nic Maeder and is Swiss-born. Nic was born in 1971 in Lausanne, lived in Melbourne,…


Added by AndrewAxeman on November 20, 2011 at 2:55pm — 1 Comment

Bang Tango Debut New Video For "Live Life"


Bang Tango's new album entitled "Pistol Whipped In The Bible Belt" is out now and you can pick up your copyHERE


They have just released a new video for the…


Added by AndrewAxeman on November 18, 2011 at 9:58pm — No Comments



First time ever on cd for Boston-based Melodic Hard Rock / Melodic Metal act THE PACT.  Formed in 1984 , these recordings were all taken from sessions throughout the mid to late 80s.  Powerful Hard Rock bordering on …


Added by Steve Lassman on November 18, 2011 at 7:36am — No Comments

Kid Rocker vs. Poison Lawsuit Heats Up With Old C.C. Deville Radio Transcript

In the latest development in the copyright infringement lawsuit against the band Poison, Poison band member C.C. Deville discusses who owes who money in a radio transcript. 

The attorney for the Kid Rocker (Billy McCarthy/James Stonich) copyright infringement lawsuit against the rock band Poison has released a radio interview transcript in which Poison member C.C. Deville states to host Billy…


Added by AndrewAxeman on November 16, 2011 at 2:16pm — No Comments

BulletBoys To Reunite For New Year's Eve Show

The original four members of BULLETBOYS - Marq Torien - vocals, Mick Sweda - guitar, Lonnie Vencent – bass, and Jimmy D’anda – drums - have reunited for a one night only New Year’s Eve weekend show on December 30th and have selected Hollywood, CA’s Club Vodka at the legendary Key Club on the sunset strip as the location.


This one night only…


Added by AndrewAxeman on November 9, 2011 at 9:03pm — No Comments

NIGHTWISH: 'Storytime' Video Released.............AWESOME!!!!

"Storytime", the new video from Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH, can be viewed below.

"Storytime" will be released as a single on Friday, November 11 via Nuclear Blast Records. The song comes off NIGHTWISH's new album, "Imaginaerum", which is due in North America on January 10, 2012 via Roadrunner Records. The CD is the band's first since 2007's "Dark Passion Play", which was then-new singer Anette Olzon's debut.

The band examined its catalog when sitting down to…


Added by Amy on November 9, 2011 at 1:10pm — No Comments

Original Faster Pussycat Members To Reunite On Stage In Las Vegas

On November 26, Las Vegas' favorite band SIN CITY SINNERS will be joined by special guest Taime Downe of FASTER PUSSYCAT.

This concert will mark the first time original FASTER PUSSYCAT membersBrent Muscat (who is part of SIN CITY SINNERS) and Taime Downehave played together in six…


Added by AndrewAxeman on November 8, 2011 at 2:58pm — 2 Comments

Within Temptation - Stand my Ground (In memory of 9/11 live in NYC)

Being from New York, I found this especially awesome. Listen to the beginning and you will hear the reason behind this song! I love this band!!!!


Added by Amy on November 8, 2011 at 11:36am — No Comments

SIXX: A.M. To Film 'Skin' Video

SIXX: A.M. — the band consisting of Nikki Sixx (also of MÖTLEY CRÜE), DJ Ashba (also of GUNS N' ROSES) and James Michael — will film a video for the song "Skin" later this month.

If you are in the Los Angeles area and would like to appear in the clip, SIXX: looking for people whom the song has affected personally because of their own scars — whether physical or under the surface.

Send your story to and the band will select people to take part in…


Added by Amy on November 8, 2011 at 11:12am — 1 Comment

Tyketto Updates From Danny Vaughn's Wife Melissa

Hair Metal Mansion member, Poison Ivy (Melissa), and wife of frontman Danny Vaughn, has checked in with us to let us know all the latest lowdown in the world of Tyketto. Thanks Melissa!


Greetings, fellow rockers!

Just to let you know there's a whole bunch of Tyketto activity…


Added by AndrewAxeman on November 2, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Ronnie James Dio's Widow Re-Releasing Eighties Metal All-Star Project HEAR N' AID; To Host Tribute Night At Playboy Mansion's Steve Baltin reports: 

During the 1980s, charity singles like 'Do They Know It's Christmas' and 'We Are The World' topped the charts – but not in the metal world. So DIO members Vivian Campbell and Jimmy Bain decided to do something about what…


Added by AndrewAxeman on November 1, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Steelheart To Release New Album In 2012


On October 31, 1992 (Halloween night), exactly 19 years ago tonight in Denver Colorado, a horrible tragedy took down one of Rock's premiere bands during a live concert. Steelheart, led by Miljenko 'Mili' Matijevic, arguably one of the best male rock vocalists to ever grace the stage, miraculously survived the tragedy -- however the band Steelheart as we all knew it died that…


Added by AndrewAxeman on November 1, 2011 at 2:31am — 1 Comment

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