Tag: Music History

LED ZEPPELIN Release Video for “Kashmir” from “Celebration Day”

Led Zeppelin have been gearing up for the Nov. 19 release of ‘Celebration Day,’ and now the group have posted the video clip for an epic live version of ‘Kashmir’ online to give fans a teaser. ‘Celebration Day’ captures Zeppelin in their 2007 reunion performance at London’s 02 Arena, which paid tribute to Atlantic Records founder …

BRODERICK & SKOLNICK to Head Up Winter Guitar Retreat at Catskill Mountains

Guitarist Chris Broderick of Megadeth andAlex Skolnick of Testament have worked together create  the first annual Skolnick & Broderick’s Winter Guitar Retreat. The retreat will be a four-day, five-night program of studying and jamming with Broderick and Skolnick at the Full Moon Resort in New York’s Catskill Mountains, from December 26-30, 2011. The event will …

MEGADETH Bass Guitar Donated To Rock And Roll Hall of Fame

The BC Rich Mockingbird bass guitar that David Ellefson used on the “Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying” album, video and tour, has been donated for display at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. Current owner of the bass, Cory N. comments, “This is a monumental piece of music history and absolutely …

THE IRON MAIDENS at PALADINO’S Fri, April 1, 2011 in Tarzana, CA

The Iron Maidens, recently returned from their South American debut tour where they not only helped break ticket sales records but made music history as well. Selling 6,000 tickets in the first 12 hours for the Gillmanfest-Barquismetal 2011 Venezuelan Festival they beat out previous ticket sales title holders METALLICA who held the record at 5,000 …

JUDAS PRIEST To Tour U.K. With QUEENSRŸCHE?

According to an ad (see below) that appears in the latest issue of Classic Rock magazine (which isn’t on shelves yet but is out to subscribers), JUDAS PRIEST will be supported by QUEENSRŸCHE when the British heavy metal legends embark on a U.K. tour in July. The dates are as follows: July 15 – Newport, …

GAMA BOMB Announce UK Tour Dates, Discuss Next Album

Irish thrashers GAMA BOMB have confirmed dates for a UK tour, which kicks off on May 8th in London. The band are due to do a last run of shows in support of their latest album, TALES FROM THE GRAVE IN SPACE, before taking a break to work on new material. GAMA BOMB frontman PHILLY …

This Week In Dallas Music History: If Heavy Metal Ain’t Dead, It Sure Acts Like It

In this edition of This Week In Dallas Music History, Robert Wilonsky responds to the uproar caused by his 1995 review of “Arlington metal-lite band” ASKA‘s then-new CD Immortal. Basically, ASKA fans and members sent in a handful of angry letters inquiring as to why Wilonsky was so harsh on “the best band in the …

Bucket & Co. – Dave “Bucket” Colwell (guitars-vocals)

Dave “Bucket” Colwell is one of the most respected guitarists you haven’t heard of. The UK axe-slinger has played with everyone from Iron Maiden’s Adrian Smith to hard rock legends Humble Pie and Bad Company. With that kind of pedigree, you would think that more of the public would be aware of him. That should …

Phil Anselmo Interview Also Possible Solo Material Soon

Shannon Joy of the LA Music Blog recently conducted an interview with Philip Anselmo (DOWN, PANTERA, SUPERJOINT RITUAL, ARSON ANTHEM). A few excerpts from the chat follow below. LA Music Blog: There have been rumors of a solo effort on the horizon. Can you confirm, and possibly elaborate, at all on that? Anselmo: I’m just …

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