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They sure know where they’ve been

Whitesnake legend Bernie Marsden hosted a special evening at Coles Book Shop in Bicester, England on Thursday, May 12, to celebrate the vinyl release of his recent albums of blues standards Kings and Chess.

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The hope without the fear

Ronnie James Dio passed away on May 16, 2010. Louder Sound is reprinting the tribute article that first appeared in Classic Rock magazine #147, June 2010. Music was central to his life from an early age. Although he never received any formal vocal training, as a child he mastered French horn and trumpet, to which […]

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Joe from Long Island that didn’t belong

Joe Satriani gave an extended interview to Vintage Rock, where he explained how Deep Purple influenced his latest album called The Elephants Of Mars: You do have these cinematic qualities in your music where certain visuals and shapes must be popping into your head when you’re writing and playing. Yeah, it is important. As I […]

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A King Has Gone

A track from the upcoming Michael Schenker Group album Universal is intended as a tribute to Ronnie James Dio, in particular to his performance on Rainbow Rising. The track is called A King Has Gone and features Helloween frontman Michael Kiske on vocals, and two of the Rainbow alumni — Bobby Rondinelli and Bob Daisley […]

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Regarding the boot size

Guitar World has a long(ish) interview with Simon McBride, whose profile have certainly got a boost after being tapped for the banjo player job, albeit a temp one, in one of the most influential bands of all time. To be honest, I’ve known about this for a while. There was talk of it before, since […]

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Long Way to Go

Another installment in the Live From Daisyland series. It’s a track called Long Way to Go that was written before Glenn’s time with the band, and originally appeared on The Daisies’ 2016 album Make Some Noise. This version was recorded on November 7, 2021, at the Rock City in Nottingham, England.

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Bible Black

News from the branch of the family tree rarely visited on these pages. In the early 1980s Gary Driscoll and Craig Gruber (of Elf and the first Rainbow album fame) were in a band called Bible Black. Their album The Complete Recordings 1981-1983 will be released on April 14 via the freshly inaugurated Louder Than […]

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Day Out in Nowhere

Graham Bonnet Band has a new album. It is called Day Out in Nowhere, and is due to be released on May 13, 2022, via Frontiers Records. The album features a number of performance and co-writing guest appearances, including our own Don Airey. Similar to the first two [Graham Bonnet Band] albums, it will reflect […]

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The Daisies are back in the studio

The Dead The are back in the studio, working on a new album tentatively due out by the end of 2022. Brian Tichy is back doing the drum duties. Brian & Doug hit the LA studios… Set up drums today and gettin' sounds tomorrow before the recording process starts!! 🥁🚀👍🏻Let the ROCK begin! ⚡️⚡️#TheDeadDaisies #InTheStudio […]

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Live from Daisyland

The Dead Daisies released a new digital single — live version of Rise Up, which originally appeared on their 2018 album Burn It Down, before Glenn joined the band.

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