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TESLA Guitarist To Guest On 'Hair Metal Haven'

Guitarist Dave Rude of the California rockers TESLA will be interviewed by Chris Nelson on next weekend's edition of "Hair Metal Haven" on Rock 247 Online. The show will be broadcast between 16.00 and 18.00 GMT on Saturday, September 6. To listen to the program via the Internet, click here. The new TESLA ...

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TESLA: New Single Available For Streaming

The new TESLA single entitled "I Wanna Live" is available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. The track comes off the group's seventh studio album, "Forever More" (see cover art below), which is set for release October 7 on Tesla Electric Company Recordings (in partnership with Ryko Distribution). For "Forever More", TESLA ...

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TESLA Schedules 'Rockline' Appearance

Multi-platinum rockers TESLA will guest on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" with host Bob Coburn on Wednesday, October 8 at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET. Fans are encouraged to speak with the band by calling 1-800-344-ROCK (7625). For a station near you and for information regarding how to easily log onto the ...

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TESLA To Release 'Forever More' In October

Multi-platinum rockers TESLA are looking well into the future with their seventh studio album, "Forever More", set for release October 7 on Tesla Electric Company Recordings (in partnership with Ryko Distribution). "I Wanna Live", the new album's first single, is being serviced to radio stations nationwide on August 18. The band's world tour will kick ...

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JUDAS PRIEST, BLACK SABBATH, QUEENSRŸCHE, ANTHRAX Members Featured On EDDIE TRUNK Tribute Video

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST performed an abbreviated set at Hard Rock Café New York in Times Square Monday night (August 4) as part of syndicated broadcast personality Eddie Trunk's event to celebrate his 25th anniversary in radio broadcasting. Trunk broadcasts his weekly radio shows, "Friday Night Rocks" on Q104.3 in the New York ...

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'Mandatory Metallica' To Launch August 16 On XM

Grammy Award-winning band METALLICA will have a dedicated channel on XM Radio, it was announced today. Beginning August 16, "Mandatory Metallica" (XM 51), will provide fans with music from the entire METALLICA catalog, including rare live recordings from the band's personal archives, extensive interviews with the band and more. METALLICA guitarist and singer James Hetfield, ...

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MCQUEEN Seeking New Bassist

UK all-girl band MCQUEEN is seeking "a talented and inspiring female bassist." The group says, "Preferably, we want you to be over 21 years old (so you can drink in the USA!) but if you are younger and feel you have the talent and can prove it — we want to hear from you! You ...

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TESLA Interviewed At ROCKLAHOMA; Video Available

XM's Boneyard host Eddie Trunk, who has a long-running radio show, "Friday Night Rocks", on New York's Q104.3 FM, conducted an interview with California hard rockers TESLA at this year's Rocklahoma festival, which was held July 9-13, 2008 in Pryor, Oklahoma. Watch the seven-minute clip below. TESLA's third DVD, "Comin' Atcha Live! 2008", was released ...

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TESLA: New Video Interview Available

Wyldside Radio conducted an interview with guitarist Frank Hannon and drummer Troy Luccketta of TESLA at this year's Rocklahoma festival, which was held July 9-13 in Pryor, Oklahoma. Watch the seven-minute chat below. TESLA's third DVD, "Comin' Atcha Live! 2008", was released on July 15 on the band's Tesla Electric Company Recordings label (in partnership ...

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TESLA: Footage OF ROCKLAHOMA Press Conference Available

The members of TESLA, along with moderator Eddie Trunk (XM's Boneyard host who also has a long-running radio show, "Friday Night Rocks", on New York's Q104.3 FM), took part in a press conference at the Rocklahoma festival in Pryor, Oklahoma on Sunday, July 13. The first five minutes of the press conference was captured on ...

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TESLA: 'Comin' Atcha Live! 2008' DVD Trailer Available

A trailer for TESLA's forthcoming third DVD, "Comin' Atcha Live! 2008", can be viewed below. Due on July 15 on the band's Tesla Electric Company Recordings label (in partnership with Ryko Distribution), it's TESLA's first DVD in 17 years (since 1991's "Five Man Video Band") and is filled with over two hours of live music, ...

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UK's HARD ROCK HELL II Festival: More Bands Announced

More bands have been confirmed for this year's Hard Rock Hell II festival, set to take place December 5-7, 2008 at Prestatyn Sands, North Wales, UK. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: Friday, December 5: Classic Rock Stage: LITMUS GLYDER BENEDICTUM BUDGIE THIN LIZZY DORO TIGERTAILZ Metal Hammer/Radio 1 Stage: HEXES CRY ...

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OBITUARY Frontman Checks In

Vocalist John Tardy of the Florida death metal legends OBITUARY has issued the following update: "Another great festival run that took us through Austria, Spain, France, Belgium, Germany and Italy. We really had a good time and thank all our fans for coming out and supporting us. We also would like to thank all the ...

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MCQUEEN Cancels Belgian Festival Appearances

UK all-girl band MCQUEEN has released the following statement: "It is with deep regret that we have had to cancel our appearances at Roadkill Festival and Wardin Rock Festival in Belgium, due to insufficient funds. "We were looking forward to seeing our European fans again and we apologize for not announcing this sooner, but we ...

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LITA FORD: More Warm-Up Shows Revealed

'80s hard rock queen Lita Ford will play at least a couple of warm-up shows for her upcoming Rocklahoma appearance. Ford is apparently being billed as the Lita Ford "tribute" act KISS ME DEADLY for these special performances, which will kick off in late June. So far the following dates have been announced: June 28 ...

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MCQUEEN In Pre-Production Mode

UK all-girl band MCQUEEN has just entered a Virginia studio to begin pre-production for a new album, tentatively due in early 2009 via the Newcastle, UK-based independent rock label Demolition Records. MCQUEEN recently tapped legendary U.S. rock A&R executive/manager Tom Zutaut the man who is said to have signed and launched the careers of GUNS ...

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LITA FORD Announces Lineup For 'Touring And Recording'

'80s hard rock queen Lita Ford has announced her "current lineup for touring and recording." It is as follows: Stet Howland (W.A.S.P.) - Drums Teddy Cook (DIO) - Bass Michael T. Ross (HARDLINE, ANGEL) - Keyboards Tom Cavanagh (ALMOST QUEEN, BENT PUSSYCAT) - Guitar As previously reported, Lita Ford will play at least a couple ...

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