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SEBASTIAN BACH: More Live Appearances Announced

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has announced the following dates during the summer: Jun. 25 - Pratteln, SWI @ Z7 Club (w/ LILLIAN AXE, ANGEL) Jun. 26 - Balingen, GER @ Bang Your Head Festival Jul. 16 - Sayerville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom Jul. 17 - Clifton Park, NY @ Northern Lights Aug. 13 ...

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KING'S X To Guest At Nashville's MOAW Recording Workshop

KING'S X will be special guests at MOAW (Mother Of All Workshops) between July 18 and July 21 in Nashville, Tennessee. The workshop, which is being hosted by veteran hard rock/metal producer Michael Wagener (WARRANT, SKID ROW, ACCEPT, HAMMERFALL), is a "four-day workshop-extreme with Fletcher from Mercenary Audio as a celebrity guest host and KING'S ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH To Perform Live At New Jersey In-Store

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach and his solo band will be performing live during Bach's in-store appearance on June 19 at Vintage Vinyl in Fords, NJ. In addition, the entire event will be filmed for Sebastian's new VH1 reality TV show "I Married Sebastian Bach", which will air as a one-hour special later this ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH, Wife To Star In VH1 Reality TV Show

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has announced the launch of a new VH1 reality TV show, "I Married Sebastian Bach". "Just what the world needs. Another reality TV show!" Sebastian writes on his web site. "Yes it's true — VH1 & myself have agreed to create my 2nd television show for the network . ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH To Open For TWISTED SISTER In New York

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach will be opening for TWISTED SISTER on August 13 at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, New York. As previously reported, Bach will be joined by guitarist Paul Crook (ANTHRAX, MEAT LOAF) on his upcoming trip to Europe in late June. There is no word yet on who the ...

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Former HANOI ROCKS Bassist Sues NYC Venue, MTV Over Injury

Former HANOI ROCKS and current JOAN JETT AND THE BLACKHEARTS bassist Sam Yaffa (real name Sami Takamaki) has filed an $85 million lawsuit against Roseland Ballroom, MTV Corp. and others, saying his hands and career were hurt when ballroom bouncers jumped him while he was fending off a purse snatcher, according to the Associated Press. ...

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SILVERCHAIR Up For Australian 'Song Of The Year' Award

SILVERCHAIR have been nominated in the "Song of the Year" category at this year's APRA (Australasian Performing Right Association) awards. It's the second year in the row SILVERCHAIR have been nominated in this category, this time with "Across the Night". The APRA "Song of the Year" award is the biggest peer-voted music award in Australia. ...

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VH1 Counts Down '100 Most Metal Moments' In Five-Night Special

MOTÖRHEAD, W.A.S.P.'s Blackie Lawless, POISON's Bret Michaels, former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach, ANTHRAX, L.A. GUNS, KISS, ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil, Ronnie James Dio and FASTER PUSSYCAT are among the artists featured in "100 Most Metal Moments", a VH1 special focusing on the "entertaining (and sometimes shocking) moments" that defined heavy metal music's heyday. ...

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Ex-ANTHRAX Guitarist PAUL CROOK: Signature Guitar Unveiled

Guitarist Paul Crook (ANTHRAX, SEBASTIAN BACH, MEAT LOAF) has had a signature guitar manufactured by Ed Roman Guitars of Las Vegas, Nevada. "The Paul Crook Rockingbird with its Pearloid Purple finish delivers a tone that is as brutal as its shape," according to a posting on Crook's web site. "The neck-thru body design offers easy ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: Another European Show Announced

Former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach has booked two shows in Europe this summer. "This is the first time I have played in Europe since around 1995!!!" Bach writes on his web site. "I am totally excited to rock again in Europe & can't wait to get over there & start screaming!" Confirmed dates are ...

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Former SLEEP Members Launch New Band

Former SLEEP members Al Cisneros (bass/vocals) and Chris Haikus (drums) have formed a brand-new two-piece band called OM, according to StonerRock.com. "The hallmarks of OM are mondo drums with the greatest sonic bass waves this side of the giant black hole drone found in our galaxy," according to a posting on the site. ...

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NEUROTICA Reform, Announce Florida Date With SKID ROW

NEUROTICA, the reformed band led by former ATHEIST frontman Kelly Shaefer, will be playing their first show back as the support act for SKID ROW on Saturday, May 15 at the Masquerade in Ybor City, Florida. NEUROTICA's current lineup consists of Shaefer, guitarist Chris Rollo, and "three new faces," according to Kelly. More information will ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: 'Forever Wild' DVD Delayed

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has once again pushed back the projected release date of his first DVD, "Forever Wild" (Eagle Vision Entertainment) — this time to June 15. No reason was given for the delay. The disc will feature a 1998 live performance at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood as ...

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Report: Polish Heavy Metal Underground Makes Its Presence Felt

The U.K.'s The Observer reports: "It can't get much more heavy metal than this: the all-day Mega Metal Mania festival in Katowice, Poland, kernel of central Europe's heavy industrial core. All around is the charismatic, perverse beauty of pit-heads - turning cogwheels and slag heaps — the dancing flames of steelworks, cloudy plumes of power ...

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TWISTED SISTER To Release 'Still Hungry' In July

TWISTED SISTER have inked a deal with the U.K.'s "fastest growing rock label" Demolition Records. The reformed New York rockers will release their hugely anticipated "Still Hungry" epic on July 26. Issued on the new DVD 4 format, "Still Hungry" will feature a 12-camera shoot of the band's performance at Germany's Wacken Open Air together ...

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Ex-BLACK SABBATH Singer Offers His Side Of The Story Behind His Dismissal From M3

Former BLACK SABBATH singer Tony Martin has issued a personal statement explaining his side of the story behind his dismissal from M3, the "classic WHITESNAKE" tribute group featuring Bernie Marsden (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Micky Moody (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Neil Murray (ex-WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH), Jimmy Copley (drums, ex-PAUL RODGERS, GILLAN, BECK), and Mark Stanway (keyboards, ex-MAGNUM). ...

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SWEDEN ROCK Festival: SKID ROW Out, Y&T In

SKID ROW have cancelled their previously announced appearance at this year's Sweden Rock festival and have been replaced on the bill by Y&T. SKID ROW's decision to pull out of the festival is being blamed on "the fact that [SKID ROW guitarist] Snake decided to bring his wife to be to the altar and other ...

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SWEDEN ROCK Festival Nearing Sell-Out

Last year, Sweden Rock festival sold out all the 15,000 two-day tickets two days before the first band took the stage. That was actually the first time ever the festival was sold out. This year the tickets will sell out much earlier. As of today, more than 13,000 of the 16,000 three-day tickets have been ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Schedules In-Store Appearance

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach will be making an in-store appearance at Vintage Vinyl Records in New Jersey on June 5 beginning at 2:00 p.m. Anyone who buys a copy of Bach's "Forever Wild" DVD to get it autographed "will immediately get put at the front of the line, but feel free to bring ...

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A Snow-Capped Romance - 36 CRAZYFISTS

The second album from Alaska's 36 CRAZYFISTS starts out strong, with three solid, catchy, and surprisingly powerful tunes in a row. Opener "At The End Of August" is somewhat more in the vein of previous material, yet crackles with power, while the crisp, frantic "Heart And The Shape" sets the table for "Bloodwork", which is ...

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TWISTED SISTER Singer Speaks Out: Audio Available

TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider has posted another "audio" installment of his regular online update, "Dee Speaks", at this location. In related news, TWISTED SISTER guitarist Jay Jay French has addressed recent fan questions regarding the possibility of the band ever embarking on a full-fledged U.S. tour. Writing to the band's official message ...

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