Weird Al Yankovic

Articles with Weird Al Yankovic

U.F.O.’s PAUL CHAPMAN Remembered – 6/9/54 – 6/9/20

The untimely passing of Paul “Tonka” Chapman, the former UFO guitarist, on his 66th birthday has sent shock waves throughout the music world.  Perhaps no one stated it more eloquently than his daughter, Brittany Jean when she posted the following statement on his Facebook page “It is with a heavy heart writing this, today is… Read more »

Photos – U.F.O.’s PAUL CHAPMAN Remembered – 6/9/54 – 6/9/20

Photos – U.F.O.’s PAUL CHAPMAN Remembered – 6/9/54 – 6/9/20 CLICK HERE to read remembrance.

Legendary Rockers Grand Slam Joins Music Gallery International Roster

Shawn Barusch and Music Gallery International are very proud to announce the signing of the legendary rock band Grand Slam! Originally formed by the iconic Phil Lynott of Thin Lizzy and UFO’s Laurence Archer Grand Slam was never given a chance to reach its full worldwide potential due to the untimely passing of Phil Lynott. Now… Read more »

UFO – The Salentino Cuts

Legendary British rockers UFO released their take on 12 classic tunes originally performed by other artists.  The band currently consists of original members Phil Mogg, lead vocals; Andy Parker, drums; longtime keyboardist/rhythm guitarist, Paul Raymond; lead guitarist Vinnie Moore; and relative newcomer, Rob De Luca, bass guitar.  The Salentino Cuts rose out of a suggestion from Cleopatra… Read more »

British Rock Legends UFO To Release First Ever Covers Album “The Salentino Cuts”

British rock legends UFO offer up their first ever covers album paying homage to a dozen of their personal favorites! “The Salentino Cuts” includes several unexpected choices such as Mad Seasons’s “River Of Deceit,” John Mellencamp’s “Paper In Fire,” and Bill Withers’ “Ain’t No Sunshine” alongside more traditional but nonetheless thrilling versions such as The… Read more »

UFO & Saxon Tour USA – The British Invasion 2017 Returns

Hard Rock Icons UFO & SAXON are back in the USA!  Due to demand following their hugely successful tour together in March & April, UFO & SAXON have announced more dates in the US, plus two in Canada, in September and October. UFO, featuring the long standing line up of Phil Mogg (Vocals), Paul Raymond… Read more »

MICHAEL SCHENKER – German Guitar Legend

There are few guitarists in the rock industry that tout the extensive history held by German guitarist Michael Schenker. Often cited by many guitar legends as one of their biggest influences, Michael Schenker is arguably an underrated musician. But while he often doesn’t receive the same credit as many of his peers, any fan worth… Read more »

UFO Premieres New Song at Guitar World

Legendary British classic rockers UFO are set to release their latest studio album A Conspiracy of Stars March 3rd in North America on SPV/Steamhammer.  Today UFO has partnered up with the online home of Guitar World Magazine for an exclusive song premiere.  Check out a stream of the song “Run Boy Run” HERE. A… Read more »

UFO Reveal Track Listing to new Album A Conspiracy of Stars

Available March 3rd in North America on Steamhammer/SPV Of course you don’t need to attach more importance to this piece of news than it necessarily has, but it certainly deserves to be mentioned: for the first time in more than 20 years, one of the most British rock bands in music history has recorded a… Read more »

Coming Soon From SPV/Steamhammer, Selected Rock Classics on Blu-Ray!

“Stagefright” by MOTÖRHEAD and “Showtime” by UFO will be released through SPV/Steamhammer for the first time on Blu-ray. Both are a “must have” for the fans!  “Stagefright” was recorded during a show at the Phillipshalle in Düsseldorf, Germany on December 7, 2004. The set features 20 songs from the entire Motörhead history, including ‘Overkill’, ‘Ace Of… Read more »