REVOLUTION SAINTS POST VIDEO FOR “I WOULDN’T CHANGE A THING”

The Revolution Saints featuring-Deen Castronovo (ex-Journey, Bad English), Doug Aldrich (The Dead Daisies, ex-Whitesnake, Dio), Jack Blades (Night Ranger, Damn Yankees), have released the official video for the song, I Wouldn’t Change a Thing, from their forthcoming self titled album due October 13th. Watch the clip below.

To read more about this release, where to pre-order, and to watch a video for, Light In The Dark, please click here.

Light In The Dark track listing:

1. Light In The Dark
2. Freedom
3. Ride On
4. I Wouldn’t Change A Thing
5. Don’s Surrender
6. Take You Down
7. The Storm Inside
8. Can’t Run Away From Love
9. Running On The Edge
10. Another Chance
11. Falling Apart
12. Back On My Trail (live, bonus track on deluxe edition only)
13. Turn Back Time (live, bonus track on deluxe edition only)
14. Here Forever (live, bonus track on deluxe edition only)
15. Locked Out Of Paradise (live, bonus track on deluxe edition only)

Bonus DVD contents:

–Revolution Saints live at Frontiers Rock Festival (Back On My Trail, Turn Back Time, Here Forever, Locked Out Of Paradise)
–Making of Light In The Dark (documentary)
Light In The Dark (song video)
I Wouldn’t Change A Thing (song video)

For more information, please visit facebook.com/RevolutionSaints.

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SAXON TO RELEASE “DECADE OF THE EAGLE” ON NOVEMBER 17TH

Saxon will release Decade Of The Eagle, a deluxe anthology featuring thirty-four tracks, on November 17th through BMG.

Decade Of The Eagle is a retrospective that spans the band’s first nine albums and represents the very best of the first decade of their astonishing career during which time Saxon notched up five Top 40 albums and four Top 20 singles. These 4LP (180g vinyl) and 2CD deluxe editions are in a gatefold sleeve that features a special metallic embossed coin on the cover. They also include new liner notes by frontman Biff Byford that document the decade and which are accompanied by rarely seen and classic photos from the era.

Biff says, “These are the albums from a time in the eighties that moved a generation of rock fans around the world, when British rock was once again at the forefront. Great times — never to be forgotten and still reverberating to this day.”

Saxon played a significant part of the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal movement, perhaps the greatest metal genre of them all and have become one of the all-time masters of heavy metal. In doing so, Saxon have ensured they are now representative of the heart and soul from the NWOBHM time. Always remaining true to the values which established them in the first place they are driven by a desire to continuously set the highest standards and meet them head on, Saxon’s work on those nine studio albums still resonates resoundingly — this is timeless stuff.

Decade Of The Eagle track listing:

1. Stallions Of The Highway
2. Big Teaser
3. Backs To The Wall
4. Militia Guard
5. Wheels Of Steel
6. 747 (Strangers In The Night)
7. Suzie Hold On
8. Motorcycle Man (live)
9. Strong Arm Of The Law
10. Heavy Metal Thunder
11. 20,000ft (live)
12. Dallas 1PM
13. And The Bands Played On
14. Never Surrender
15. Denim And Leather
16. Fire In the Sky (live)
17. Princess Of The Night
18. Power & The Glory
19. This Town Rocks
20. The Eagle Has Landed
21. Midas Touch
22. Sailing To America
23. Crusader
24. Devil Rides Out
25. Back On The Streets
26. Rockin’ Again
27. Rock N’ Roll Gypsy
28. Broken Heroes
29. Waiting For The Night
30. Rock The Nations
31. Northern Lady
32. Battle Cry
33. Ride Like The Wind
34. Red Alert

To pre-order Decade Of The Eagle, please visit title

The band’s new album, Thunderbolt, is tentatively scheduled for release in January 2018.

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JOE SATRIANI ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF “WHAT HAPPENS NEXT” ON JANUARY 12TH

World-renowned guitar virtuoso, Joe Satriani, announces the release of his 16th solo album, What Happens Next, set for release, January 12th, 2018 on Sony/Legacy Recordings. Just a day prior to the album release, Satriani revives his G3 tour entity, inviting Dream Theater’s John Petrucci and Def Leppard lead guitarist, Phil Collen to join him. The G3 tour launches on January 11 in Seattle, WA and continues across the U.S. before winding up on February 25 in Milwaukee, WI. There is a special tour pre-sale promotion giving fans the opportunity to buy concert tickets with the new album as well as VIP packages. Visit lnk.to/WHN for more information, pre-sale opportunities and specific market pre-sale and on-sale dates.

The new, instrumentally electrifying album features a power trio of legendary status; Satriani on guitar and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee bassist Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple/Black Country Communion) and drummer Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers), the latter reuniting with Satriani for the first time since their work in the supergroup Chickenfoot. Satriani is once again joined by producer/engineer/mixer Mike Fraser, his frequent collaborator over the last 20 years, on What Happens Next. Fraser is well-known for recording/mixing every AC/DC album since 1990’s The Razors Edge along with his classic works with Satriani going back to the release of Crystal Planet in 1998.

These new tracks literally vibrate the soul with an energy rarely found these days. From the dynamic opening track, Energy, to the majestic crunch of Thunder High On The Mountain, and the easy, sensual cords of Smooth Soul. This unparalleled rock-rhythm section gives What Happens Next a depth of groove that sets it apart from Satriani’s other work.

Since its debut in 1996, Satriani’s G3 tour has featured the world’s greatest guitarists (everyone from Steve Vai and Eric Johnson to Steve Lukather and Robert Fripp) and has become a consistent concert hall sell-out attraction in the U.S., South America, Europe, Australia and Japan. “I could say that I’m surprised at the durability of G3 and how much it’s grown, but in a way I’m not,” he says with a laugh, “I think part of its charm and its mojo is in the chemistry of having three top guitarists share what they do on stage. It’s fun, it’s unpredictable, it’s wild – it’s everything you could want in a show.”

In addition to this new album and exciting tour news, a new documentary “Beyond the Supernova” shot by Satriani’s filmmaker son, ZZ, makes its debut at the Mill Valley Film Festival this October. The tour documentary chronicles Joe, along with his band and crew, on their last “Shockwave Supernova” tour throughout Europe and Asia.

Satriani’s Strange Beautiful Music: A Musical Memoir first released in May 2014 will now be available in paperback. Pre-orders are available now with the official release on November 7th. The paperback version includes a new chapter focusing on Satriani’s last album, Shockwave Supernova. Read an excerpt from the new chapter here.

What Happens NextTrack Listing:

1 – Energy
2 – Catbot
3 – Thunder High On The Mountain
4 – Cherry Blossoms
5 – Righteous
6 – Smooth Soul
7 – Headrush
8 – Looper
9 – What Happens Next
10 – Super Funky Badass
11 – Invisible
12 – Forever And Ever

2018 G3 Tour featuring Joe Satriani, John Petrucci & Phil Collen itinerary:

January:

11 The Moore Theatre Seattle, WA
12 Historic Elsinore Theatre Salem, OR
13 Grand Sierra Theatre Reno, NV
14 Fox Theater Oakland, CA
16 Delta Hall at Eccles Theater Salt Lake City, UT *
17 Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, NV
18 Mesa Arts Center Mesa, AZ *
19 Orpheum Theatre Los Angeles, CA
20 Balboa Theatre San Diego, CA
21 Fox Tucson Theatre Tucson, AZ *
24 Historic Paramount Theatre Denver, CO
25 Uptown Theater Kansas City MO *
26 The Pavillion at The Toyota Music Factory Irving, TX *
27 Austin City Limits – Moody Theater Austin, TX
28 Hobby Center for the Performing Arts Houston, TX *
30 Hard Rock Live Orlando, FL *
31 Florida Theatre Jacksonville, FL *

February:

1 Pompano Beach Amphitheatre Pompano Beach, FL*
2 Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall Fort Myers, FL *
3 Mahaffey Theater St. Petersberg, FL *
6 Raleigh Memorial Auditorium Raleigh, NC
8 Toyota Presents Oakdale Wallingford, CT *
9 Landmark Theatre Syracuse, NY *
10 Palace Theatre Albany, NY *
11 The Palace Theatre Greensburg, PA *
14 Warner Theatre Washington, DC *
15 Orpheum Theatre Boston, MA
16 Beacon Theatre New York, NY *
17 Merriam Theater Philadelphia, PA
18 New Jersey Performing Arts Center Newark, NJ *
20 Auditorium Theatre Rochester, NY *
21 Massey Hall Toronto, ONT
22 Hard Rock Live Northfield, OH
23 Chicago Theatre Chicago, IL *
24 State Theatre Minneapolis, MN
25 Riverside Theater Milwaukee, WI

(All dates on sale September 22nd except * on-sale October 6th)
More Dates TBA

To follow Joe Satriani:

Official Website
Facebook
Instagram
Youtube
Chickenfoot Twitter

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ICONIC METAL MUSICIANS AND INDUSTRY EXECUTIVES INDUCTED INTO THE “HALL OF HEAVY METAL HISTORY” ON JANUARY 24TH, 2018

Black Sabbath Drummer Bill Ward, Dream Theater Keyboardist Jordan Rudess, Bass virtuoso Billy Sheehan. and other metal royalty will be featured in the Annual Hall of Heavy Metal History Induction Ceremony. The 2018 All-Star Induction Ceremony takes place Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 at the Anaheim Wyndham Garden Grove, Anaheim CA. Television and Radio Legend Eddie Trunk will host the event.

An All-Star Jam, and surprise artists will part of the ceremony. Budderside will perform as special guest. Proceeds to benefit the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund.

The 2018 Hall of Heavy Metal History Inductees Include:

Bill Ward (Black Sabbath, Ward One)
Lzzy Hale (Halestorm)
Billy Sheehan (David Lee Roth, Mr. Big, The Winery Dogs)
Carmine Appice (Ozzy, Michael Schenker, Paul Stanley), Special Induction by Vinny Appice
Anvil
Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater, Rudess/Morgenstein, Liquid Tension Experiment)
Riot
Munsey Ricci (President, Skateboard Marketing)
Exodus
Sammy Ash (COO Sam Ash Music)
Elliott Rubinson (Dean Guitars, with Evan Rubinson and family accepting the Induction)
Plus an All- Star Jam and Surprise Guests!!

Schedule of Events:

5:00PM – 6:00PM: Red Carpet
6:00PM – 6:30PM: Press Conference (Private)
6:00PM: General Admission
7:00PM – 7:45PM: Budderside
8:00PM – 9:30 PM: Induction Ceremony
9:00PM – 9:30 PM: Intermission / Budderside
9:30PM- Induction Ceremony
All Star Jam To Follow

Be a part of the most important night in Heavy Metal, for more information and to purchase tickets, please visit, thehallofheavymetalhistory.org. General Admission Seating, $34.99

Sponsors include: Pepsi, Zildjian Cymbals, TotalRock.com, Metaltalk.net, Modern Drummer, ProMark Drumsticks, Riola Design, Marshall Amps.

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9/17: BACK FROM A CRAZY COAST TO COAST WEEKEND, PORTNOY/SHERNINAN ON TRUNKNATION, DEEP PURPLE PODCAST

So Friday night I left a massive amazing festival in San Diego called  Kaaboo , where I was backstage hanging in the headliners Red Hot Chili Peppers compound with Chad Smith. I left that before RHCP even went on because I had to fly overnight to Vermont (no direct, so add a stop in Chicago in the middle of the night) to host a small 80s festival Saturday called Shrinedom. Land in VT 9:30A Sat morning local time, get a rental, then drive 2 hours to Irasburg where the event is. Check into a hotel at noon, sleep till 3, wake up to go to the event and… Jeff Blando, Dana Strum and Erik Turner call me to tell me it’s cancelled! I had concerns about this one since it was announced. Hard rock festival in the farm land of VT? Lineup changes? Sadly it folded after me and some of the bands arrived in town. Apparently money problems. In my 35 years doing this I’ve seen it all. For every amazing huge well run festival, there are as many run, promoted, organized and booked by people with no clue, either in front of the scenes, or behind. I see it every day.. So sorry to the fans that may have ventured out for this. I have no idea what went on in detail, but seems everyone took a hit. I just wish people who want to do rock festivals defer to qualified knowledgeable people about the viability of doing these events in their area, and what lineups to book, etc.. crazy exhausting weekend.

Back live on radio tomorrow 2-4P ET (replay 9-11P ET) for Trunk Nation on SiriusXM 106 Volume. Derek Sherinan and Mike Portnoy will be in studio. Then live 5-8P ET on channel 39.

New podcast now up with Deep Purple! Free www.podcastone.com or Itunes.

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PUNKY MEADOWS RELEASES NEW VIDEO, AND SINGLE, FEATURING FRANK DIMINO AND FELIX ROBINSON OF ANGEL

Punky Meadows is from one of the most striking Hard Rock band of the 70’s, Angel, and on September 18th, Punky Meadows will release the new single, “Lost And Lonely.”

The track features three members of Angel – guitarist Punky Meadows, vocalist Frank Dimino, and bassist Felix Robinson, as well as Punky’s band members Danny Farrow, Charlie Calv and Bob Pantella, who all performed on the song. They also filmed a brand-new video at The Chance Theatre in New York for the song, in which it is the first time since 1980 that three members of Angel appear together in a music video. Watch the clip, below.

The tune can be ordered at iTunes, by clicking here.

“Man, we had such a great time shooting our latest video with Frank, Felix and the guys,” says Punky. “Danny and I talked about doing this video for a while. We thought it would be something special for not only the fans of my band, but for the many Angel fans as well. Frank really delivered on this track, and the whole band kicked ass!!!”

Also order the autographed limited special edition of Punky Meadows’ Fallen Angel full CD with the Frank Dimino version of Lost and Lonely at mainmanrecords.com.

Punky Meadows also just launched a new merch Store with many shirts, posters and other great items you can order at shop.bandwear.com/punkymeadows.

Also, more exciting news – Punky and the band just signed with The Artery Foundation Artist Management, and will be working on many new exciting things together, including a slew of shows for 2018.

Lastly, Punky and his band will be doing a special show November 10th at the Debonair Music Hall (Mexicali Live) in Teaneck, NJ. You can get tickets and meet and greet at link for Punky’s official site below.

For more information, please visit:

Official Website
Facebook
Twitter

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