Tag: Joining The Band

STRIKER Announce New Guitarist – On Tour in Canada Now

  (L-R: Tim Brown, Adam Brown, Dan Cleary, Dave Arnold, Chris Segger) STRIKER have announced that Tim Brown has joined their band as their new guitarist.  Tim is the brother of Adam, the band’s drummer. He is the former lead guitarist of Canadian female fronted band “Kobra and the Lotus” (Simmons Records/Universal) as well as …

A PALE HORSE NAMED DEATH Announce New Bassist

Lay My Soul to Waste Available May 21st on Steamhammer/SPV A PALE HORSE NAMED DEATH will release their sophomore album Lay My Soul to Waste May 21st in North America on Steamhammer/SPV. Once again the artwork was commissioned by Sam Shearon, who is also responsible for artwork on the band’s first release And Hell Will …

ULI JON ROTH Celebrating 40th Anniversary of THE SCORPIONS with North American Tour

Uli Jon Roth will be celebrating his 40th anniversary of joining The Scorpions by embarking on a North American tour. His shows will feature an entire set of Scorpions material as well as selections from his extensive solo catalog. Every show on the tour will be recorded for a live album documenting this amazing milestone in ULI’s career. …

DC4 and ELECTRIC MINISTRY To Tour ‘American Megarock Show’

DC4 are heading out on the road with their “American Megarock Show”.  The tour will run through the American Southwest from August 23 – August 26 with shows in Nevada and Arizona.  “We haven’t been to Arizona in a while so we are looking forward to killing it out there!” says drummer Shawn Duncan.  “We’ve …

STATIC-X Announce Summer Tour Dates

Static-X has begun announcing tour dates for Summer 2012. The band, fronted by Singer/Guitarist Wayne Static, will embark on dates beginning July 15th at the Ink Life Tattoo Convention at the El Paso Coliseum. Static commented on the upcoming tour saying, “I had a great time over the past few years doing my Pighammer album …

JAKE DREYER Joins WHITE WIZZARD / Guest Columnist for GuitarWorld.com

Jake Dreyer has joined White Wizzard as their second guitarist. The band had the following to say about Dreyer joining the band: “Jake is a great guy and fantastic talent. Lewis Stephens has toured with us over the last year and we wish him well on his new engagement and life in Wales. We now …

MOTORHEAD’s Michael “Wurzel” Burston Passes Away

Würzel (Michael Burston) –  Guitar Player 23 October 23, 1949 – July 9, 2011 Motörhead guitarist Michael “Würzel” Burston died yesterday at the age of 61 after a struggle with heart disease. Würzel was a member of the British metal band between 1984 and 1996, and performed on seven of the group’s albums including Orgasmatron, …

VICIOUS RUMORS Release Video for Murderball Track

Last month Vicious Rumors released their first new studio album in over five years entitled “Razorback Killers”.   The band recently completed work on a video for the track “Murderball”, which can be seen on SPV/Steamhammer’s YouTube Channel at: http://www.youtube.com/user/spv#p/a/u/0/DPxmBAYTja0 Geoff Thorpe, guitarist and main songwriter of American power metal act VICIOUS RUMORS says: “The older …

THE SAMMUS THEORY Announces “White Knuckles” Tour

The Sammus Theory are announcing their their new album and cross country tour. “Trusting the Liar” will officially be released on May 13, 2011 and will be having a CD Release show in Phoenix, AZ.  The album will have 12 songs as well as featured artwork by Bryan D. Hughes.  You can head over to …

Deep Purple Regroups With “Burn”

Michael Jefferson – Suite101 Adding two virtual unknowns to their roster, Deep Purple reinvented itself for a third time with 1975’s “Burn.” By 1973, after six tumultuous albums with self-centered singer Ian Gillan, hot-tempered guitarist Ritchie Blackmore gave the band an “it’s him or me” ultimatum. Gillan had threatened to quit in 1972 giving the …

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