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RATT: VH1 'Behind The Music' Special In The Works

According to a posting on former RATT frontman Stephen Pearcy's web site, Stephen will be taking part in VH1's upcoming "Behind the Music" special focusing on RATT. Taping will begin soon. An exact air date has yet to be announced. As previously reported, Pearcy will be teaming up with Don Dokken (DOKKEN), Jani Lane (ex-WARRANT), ...

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Guitarist KERI KELLI To Guest On LIBERTY N' JUSTICE CD

Guitarist Keri Kelli (VINCE NEIL, SLASH'S SNAKEPIT, ADLER"S APPETITE) is the latest guest musician to be confirmed to appear on the upcoming "all-star" CD from Christian rockers LIBERTY N' JUSTICE, entitled "Soundtrack of a Soul". Kelli will be playing on the track "Another Nail". As previously reported, guest vocalists set to appear on the CD ...

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DON DOKKEN, JANI LANE, FIREHOUSE, STEPHEN PEARCY, KIP WINGER To Team Up For 'Stripped' Tour

Don Dokken (DOKKEN), Jani Lane (ex-WARRANT), FIREHOUSE (acoustic band jam), Stephen Pearcy (ex-RATT) and Kip Winger (WINGER) will be teaming up for VH1 Classic's "Metal Mania: Stripped Across America Tour 2005" beginning on Tuesday, October 18. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. As previously reported, "VH1 Classic Metal Mania: Stripped Volume 2: The ...

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VELVET REVOLVER, MÖTLEY CRÜE, SYSTEM OF A DOWN Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: VELVET REVOLVER, CHEVELLE, THE ACTUAL Venue: Aladdin Theatre for the Performing Arts City/State: Las Vegas, Nev. Date: Aug. 20, 2005 Attendance: 5,910 Capacity: 7,019 Artist/Event: MÖTLEY CRÜE, SUM 41, THE EXIES, SILVERTIDE Venue: Marcus Amphitheatre City/State: ...

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Former KISS Guitarist And ESP To Appear At KISS EXPO MEXICO II

According to a posting on former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick's official web site, Bruce will be heading to Mexico in December to appear at the KISS Expo Mexico II. Bruce will be playing with an ESP (ERIC SINGER PROJECT) lineup featuring himself, Eric Singer (KISS, ALICE COOPER), John Corabi (MÖTLEY CRÜE, RATT) and Chuck Garric ...

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OZZFEST, GIGANTOUR, MÖTLEY CRÜE Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: Ozzfest: BLACK SABBATH, IRON MAIDEN, MUDVAYNE, SHADOWS FALL, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, IN FLAMES & others Venue: Alpine Valley Music Theatre City/State: East Troy, Wis. Date: Aug. 6, 2005 Attendance: 20,575 Capacity: 35,072 Artist/Event: Ozzfest: BLACK SABBATH, ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE, W.A.S.P., CINDERELLA, DEF LEPPARD Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: MÖTLEY CRÜE, SUM 41 Venue: White River Amphitheatre City/State: Auburn, Wash. Date: July 30, 2005 Attendance: 9,885 Capacity: 19,717 Artist/Event: W.A.S.P., L.A. GUNS, STEPHEN PEARCY Venue: House of Blues City/State: Las Vegas, Nev. Date: Aug. 7, ...

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GIGANTOUR, CINDERELLA, WHITESNAKE, DEF LEPPARD Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: Gigantour: MEGADETH, DREAM THEATER, FEAR FACTORY, NEVERMORE, LIFE OF AGONY, SYMPHONY X, DRYKILL LOGIC, BOBAFLEX Venue: Thomas & Mack Center City/State: Las Vegas, Nev. Date: July 22, 2005 Attendance: 1,312 Capacity: 6,500 Artist/Event: SYSTEM OF A ...

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Former RATT Frontman To Guest On VH1's 'I Love The 80's'

According to a posting on former RATT frontman Stephen Pearcy's official web site, Pearcy recently taped an appearance on an episode of VH1's "I Love the 80's". Scheduled airtime is set for mid-October. According to VH1.com, each one-hour episode of "I Love the 80's" "takes viewers on a stream-of-consciousness tour of one year of the ...

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GIGANTOUR, CINDERELLA, JUDAS PRIEST, DEF LEPPARD Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: GIGANTOUR: MEGADETH, DREAM THEATER, FEAR FACTORY, NEVERMORE, LIFE OF AGONY, SYMPHONY X, DRY KILL LOGIC, BOBAFLEX Venue: Selland Arena City/State: Fresno, Calif. Date: July 21, 2005 Attendance: 1,866 Capacity: 6,545 Artist/Event: GIGANTOUR: MEGADETH, DREAM THEATER, FEAR ...

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LIBERTY N' JUSTICE Continuing Work On 'All-Star' CD

Christian rockers LIBERTY N' JUSTICE have been busy for the last year finishing their new all-star CD, entitled "Soundtrack of a Soul". On Saturday, July 30, they will post two more sound clips from the forthcoming CD, featuring Mike Lee (BARREN CROSS) and Joe Cerisano (SILVER CONDOR, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA). Joe's track will also feature two ...

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JUDAS PRIEST, DEF LEPPARD, CINDERELLA, WHITESNAKE Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: DEF LEPPARD, BRYAN ADAMS, RANDY COLEMAN Venue: KeySpan Park City/State: Brooklyn, N.Y. Date: July 9, 2005 Attendance: 9,645 Capacity: 10,000 Artist/Event: JUDAS PRIEST, QUEENSRŸCHE Venue: Verizon Wireless Amphitheater City/State: Selma, Texas Date: June 25, 2005 Attendance: ...

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VINNY APPICE's Wife Joins 'The Dio Message Board'

Justine Appice, wife of legendary drummer Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, DIO), has been named "chief interviewer" for "The Dio Message Board". By using her knowledge and contacts in the industry acquired over the years, she has been able to secure some no-holds-barred interviews. Most recently she has interviewed Bobby Blotzer (RATT), Frank Marino, James Kottak ...

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ADLER'S APPETITE: Argentine Dates Announced

ADLER'S APPETITE, the band featuring former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler, VINCE NEIL/ex-SLASH'S SNAKEPIT guitarist Keri Kelli, ex-VINCE NEIL/RATT bassist Robbie Crane, and the group's latest addition, singer Sheldon Tarsha, have announced a three-date tour of Argentina in November. Upcoming ADLER'S APPETITE shows now include: Jul. 22 - Tarzana, CA – Paladino's Jul. 23 ...

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JIZZY PEARL Slams BLABBERMOUTH.NET For 'Refusing' To Post PEARL-Related News Stories

During a recent appearance on Ohio's "The Classic Metal Show", RATT/ex-LOVE/HATE frontman Jizzy Pearl took a lighthearted jab at BLABBERMOUTH.NET for allegedly "refusing" to post any "Jizzy Pearl-related news on the site unless it's negative." Speaking on the "The Classic Metal Show Artist Takeover Show #3" in a segment that immediately followed the airing of ...

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LILLIAN AXE Announce New Album Title

LILLIAN AXE have set "Waters Rising" as the title of their new album. "The band is working on putting the final touches on the new CD," reads a posting on the group's web site. "No release date has been set just yet, but soon." In other news, in addition to being in LILLIAN AXE, bassist ...

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Vocalist JIZZY PEARL To Release Solo Album In July

Vocalist Jizzy Pearl (RATT, LOVE/HATE) will be releasing his new solo album, "Vegas Must Die", on July 19 via Shrapnel Records. The album's title is said to be a humorous homage to "Sin City," where Jizzy spent a "lost weekend" lasting more than a year. Locking himself away in a room with five pounds of ...

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DRUG UNDER To Open For WHITESNAKE In Denver

Denver-based hard rock band DRUG UNDER will be opening for WHITESNAKE on July 3 at the Universal Lending Pavilion in Denver. The group, who shared the stage with CINDERELLA and RATT on June 15 in Denver, have been getting quite a buzz on the strength of their self-titled debut, relaesed on May 11, and the ...

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W.A.S.P. To Play 'Greatest Hits' Set On AMERICAN METAL BLAST 2005 Tour

In the annals of rock 'n' roll, few theatrical stage shows have shocked, horrified and entertained America as much as W.A.S.P.'s did on the Los Angeles-based band's 1983-84 debut tour. Now, W.A.S.P. is resurrecting this not-for-the-faint-of-heart spectacle of blood and gore for the first-ever American Metal Blast 2005 tour. This uncontrollable onslaught, with W.A.S.P. planning ...

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STEPHEN PEARCY, JACK FROST To Guest On LIBERTY N' JUSTICE CD

Former RATT frontman Stephen Pearcy is the latest guest vocalist scheduled to appear on the new album from Christian rockers LIBERTY N' JUSTICE. Pearcy's contribution will come in the form of the track "Killer Grin", also featuring Tommy Denander on guitars and Ez Gomer (JET CIRCUS) on bass. LIBERTY N' JUSTICE's "all-star" CD, "Soundtrack of ...

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