2012 Duffing For Dollars Raises $50,000 for “MUSICARES”

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2012 Duffing For Dollars -Entertainment Industry Golf Tournament and Auction Raises $50,000 for “MUSICARES”  Duffer–n. A casual or mediocre player of golf. That pretty much sums up many, but certainly not all the participants who came out swingin’ this past Monday in Mission Viejo for a great cause. Music industry vets Kevin Lyman (Vans Warped… Read more »


Manraze Premieres Brand New Single/Video Titled “Take On The World”

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Manraze, that powerful trio consisting of Def Leppard’s lead guitarist Phil Collen who also stands front & center on MR lead vocals, the Sex Pistol’s iconic drummer Paul Cook, and Collen’s former Girl band bassist Simon Laffy brings in 2012 with a fast paced tribute for one of Britain’s best and brightest in the world… Read more »


Slash To Release Second Studio Solo Album May 22

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SLASH–the iconic, Grammy-winning rock guitarist and songwriter–is currently in a Los Angeles studio putting the finishing touches on his second solo album.  The as-yet-untitled disc is due out May 22 on SLASH’s own label Dik Hayd International distributed through EMI and will follow his 2010 debut album Slash and his November 2011 first-ever live  solo… Read more »


Jack Blades To Release New Solo Album: “Rock N’ Roll Ride”

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Much-beloved singer/songwriter/bass player extraordinaire Jack Blades is slated to release his brand new solo album, ROCK N’ ROLL RIDE, on March 23rd in Europe and March 27th in North America via Frontiers Records. The new album marks Blades’ second solo release for the label. The new record marks Blades’ second solo release for the label…. Read more »


Winchester Rebels Rockin’ The Sunset Strip, Play The Roxy Feb. 9 2012

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Santa Barbara’s Winchester Rebels have arrived on the local rock scene with the goal of putting it on the rock ‘n’ roll map  – and then, moving onto the national stage where they rightly belong. As Kid Rock says, “it ain’t bragging if you can back it up” – and this talented rock group, as… Read more »


Megadeth Kicks Off ‘Gigantour’

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DAVE MUSTAINE of iconic multi-platinum metal group MEGADETH has launched his critically acclaimed touring festival GIGANTOUR to a roaring and acclaimed start in the northeast U.S.  Sharing the stage every night with the headlining MEGADETH are MOTÖRHEAD, VOLBEAT and LACUNA COIL on the trek which kicked off January 26 in Camden, NJ at the Susquehanna… Read more »


The Darkness: Debut New Song “Nothin’s Gonna Stop Us”

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THE DARKNESS–original members JUSTIN HAWKINS (vocals/guitars), DAN HAWKINS (guitars/backing vocals), FRANKIE POULLAIN (bass) and ED GRAHAM (drums)–have premiered the video for “Nothin’s Gonna Stop Us,” the band’s first new song in six years. Watch the video below. “Nothin’s Gonna Stop Us” was recorded and produced by the band and Nick Brine in Norfolk, England and… Read more »


Statement on Black Sabbath Album & Tour

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Dear Sabbath Fans, Fellow Musicians and Interested Parties, At this time, I would love nothing more than to be able to proceed with the Black Sabbath album and tour. However, I am unable to continue unless a “signable” contract is drawn up; a contract that reflects some dignity and respect toward me as an original… Read more »


The Cult To Release New Studio Album

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One of the finest British rock acts to have enjoyed worldwide success over the last few decades, The Cult has wrapped up recording Choice of Weapon, the group’s first studio album in five years. The album is set for a May 22, 2012 U.S. release on the band’s new label Cooking Vinyl, and its 10… Read more »


Joe Satriani To Release Live Concert Movie in Theatres – March 1, 2012

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Satchurated: Live In Montreal – A Filmed Concert Performance By World Renowed Guitarist Joe Satriani Set For March 1, 2012 Release In Theaters Film Will Be Shown In Both 2D & 3D HD and the Soundtrack will  Be Released On April 10, 2012 Through Epic Records Joe Satriani, one of the most respected and innovative guitarist’s… Read more »


Def Leppard Lead Guitarist, Phil Collen – Celebrates Career Milestones In 2012

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2012 looks to be quite a year for Def Leppard lead guitarist and Manraze founder/vocalist/guitarist PHIL COLLEN.  This year marks a number of anniversaries for the prolific axe man namely the 30th anniversary of COLLEN joining Def Leppard as lead guitarist and helping to complete the partially recorded 10x platinum album Pyromania.  In addition this… Read more »


Anthrax/Testament Tour Kicks Off This Sunday

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When Anthrax kicks off Leg Two of its U.S.tour with Testament and Death Angel this Sunday in Las Vegas, they will do so with their new single, “I’m Alive,” already catching fire at radio.  Early adds at active and mainstream rock stations in cities fromMadisontoNashvilletoAbileneare playing the track and getting great feedback on the song… Read more »