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08
Sep

20FROM20 (1996-2016) - 20 Underrated But Essential Melodic Rock Albums

  2016 is of course the 20th Anniversary of MelodicRock.com – my online presence began in October 1996 with a basic news website (under a couple of different names) before the domain MelodicRock.com was adopted in 1998 (or thereabouts!)...   To celebrate 20 years covering the music we all love, I am posting a number of 20FROM20 features, counting down some of the best music and artists of the last 20 years, 1996-2016.   So let’s get started!     20 LESS KNOWN YET ESSENTIAL MELODICROCK ALBUMS YOU REALLY SHOULD OWN FROM THE LAST 20 YEARS…  
 
Thu
08
Sep

RockPages Talks To Donnie Van Zant

    RockPagesGR have interviewed Donnie Van Zant, brother of Johnny and of course the great Ronnie...talking about his recent album with Johnny, the chance of working with him again on a new album, Van Zant's turning to country on album three, his retirement, the tragic plane crash in '77, childhood and the stories about Ronnie's ghost...

You can find the interview here: http://rockpages.gr/en/interviews/item/4630-van-zant

Here are some extracts...

 
Thu
08
Sep

R.I.P TKO's Michael Alexisch

  Sad news once again - delivered by TKO's Brad Sinsel:   "Just got sum news that comes as a bit of a shock. My lifelong friend & frequent band mate Michael Alexisch (later changed to Alex) has passed.He always had the best jokes, even when the going got rough. He's the tall one in this photo blk hair behind me... He leaves this world a lesser place..."   R.I.P Michael
 
Thu
08
Sep

One On One With Mitch Lafon - JEFF PILSON (Dokken)

  FOREIGNER and returning to DOKKEN bassist JEFF PILSON guests on Ep. 257 of One On One With Mitch Lafon.

LINK TO INTERVIEW: http://www.spreaker.com/user/talkingmetal/1on1-mitch-lafon-257-jeff-pilson-dokken

In the show's only interview, Foreigner bassist Jeff Pilson talks about his upcoming return to Dokken, the possibilities for a new album, on 'doing it for the money' and much more.

Quotes from the interview:

 
Wed
07
Sep

GRAHAM BONNET BAND Opens 'The Book' November 4

Frontiers Music Srl is pleased to announce the release of Graham Bonnet Band's new album, 'The Book' on November 4.

Graham Bonnet is a rock legend. With a pedigree that includes Rainbow, MSG, Alcatrazz, and Impellitteri, he is one of the finest vocalists of his generation. His is a recognizable and unique voice on a number of classic hard rock albums, including Rainbow's 'Down To Earth' (1979), Michael Schenker Group's 'Assault Attack' (1982), Alcatrazz's 'No Parole For Rock 'n' Roll' (1983) and 'Disturbing The Peace' (1985), and Impellitteri's 'Stand In Line' (1988).

The recently formed Graham Bonnet Band, features Graham Bonnet on, of course, lead vocals, Beth-Ami Heavenstone on bass, South American guitar sensation Conrado Pesinato on lead guitar, ex-Alcatrazz man Jimmy Waldo on keys, and Mark Zonder (known for his acclaimed work with Warlord and Fates Warning) on drums.

 
Wed
07
Sep

DEGREED Sign to Sony/Gain Music For Album #4

  Congratulations to my good mates in DEGREED - simply one of the best bands on the planet in 2016.  
 
Wed
07
Sep

METALLICA’s Hetfield, Hammett Revisit 1991 Metal To Mainstream Masterpiece

Dallas, TX - September 7, 2016.  North American syndicated Rock radio show and website InTheStudio: The Stories Behind History’s Greatest Rock Bands  scores James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett on the 25th anniversary of Metallica’s “Black Album”.

Over twenty-two million people have purchased Metallica’s 1991 “Black Album”.  To put that into perspective, that’s millions more than the Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s... or Abbey Road or any Led Zeppelin album.

 
Wed
07
Sep

FEMME FATALE Releases Second Album 'One More From The Road'

  Femme Fatale releases their long awaited second album, One More For The Road, on FnA Records (www.fnarecords.net) this spring of 2016.  The album was recorded back in 1989/90 with the original band members and has never seen the light of day…until now.  One More From The Road picks up right where the debut release left off.   In 1988 Hair Band “Femme Fatale” made some big noise on radio and MTV with 2 very popular songs and videos - “Waiting For The Big One” & “Fallin’ In and Out of Love” from their first release on MCA Records. There was a U.S. tour with Cheap Trick & dates in the U.K. and heavy rotation for the videos.
 

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