Look for Kix-- Steve Whiteman (lead vocals), Jimmy Chalfant (drums, vocals), Ronnie Younkins (guitars), Brian Forsythe (guitars) and Mark Schenker (bass)—to release their first new album in almost two decades on July 22nd, thanks to their new partnership with Loud & Proud … [Read More...]
Greg Prato of Songfacts spoke with iconic guitarist Michael Schenker. Excerpts from the interview appear below.
Songfacts: How did the songwriting work in the band UFO? Was it more of a collaboration?
Michael: Well, when I joined UFO, they were a psychedelic band. They … [Read More...]
As previously reported, guitarists Yngwie Malmsteen, Uli Jon Roth, Gary Hoey and Bumbleoot will be touring this summer as part of Malmsteen's Guitar Gods 2014 tour. A promotional video and a list of tour dates can be found below.
Guitar Gods tour dates:
13 - … [Read More...]
Amid all the rumors and speculation of retirement that have floated around the past couple of days, AC/DC have finally released an official statement through their Facebook page:
"After forty years of life dedicated to AC/DC, guitarist and founding member Malcolm Young is … [Read More...]
Andrew Hampp of Billboard reports:
The Golden Gods Awards, a ceremony devoted solely to hard rock and heavy metal, is returning to TV on Saturday, May 24 on VH1 Classic at 8 p.m. ET/PT, produced by Dick Clark Productions and Revolver magazine.
The four-hour live show will … [Read More...]
AC/DC singer Brian Johnson has stated the band are not retiring yet – and they're planning to go ahead with studio sessions in May.
But his comments suggest there's at least a hint of doubt about the band's future, and no guarantee that their planned 40th anniversary tour will … [Read More...]