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TESLA To Release 'Twisted Wires And The Acoustic Sessions' In July

California rockers TESLA will release "Twisted Wires And The Acoustic Sessions" on July 12. The album will feature six songs that were recorded back in 2005 at bassist Brian Wheat's J Street Recorders studio which also serve as the last recordings with original member Tommy Skeoch and six newly recorded tracks, including acoustic remakes of ...

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DUBLIN DEATH PATROL To Perform At Dutch Benefit Concert

DUBLIN DEATH PATROL (DDP) the band featuring TESTAMENT singer Chuck Billy and former EXODUS vocalist Steve "Zetro" Souza will perform at Peetfest, a benefit concert set to take place June 24 at the legendary Scum club in Katwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands. Also scheduled to appear are supports acts ETHEREAL and INDULGENCE. Tickets cost 15 ...

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AARON LEWIS, COREY TAYLOR, TESLA To Perform At Benefit Concert

Singer/songwriter/guitarist Aaron Lewis has announced the dates and lineup for the second annual It Takes A Community Foundation benefit concert. The two-day event will take place Friday, August 19 and Saturday, August 20 at The Pines Theater at Look Park in Northampton, Massachusetts. Friday's show will feature country music performances from Rhett Akins, Frank Hannon ...

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DUBLIN DEATH PATROL Schedules San Francisco Show

DUBLIN DEATH PATROL (DDP) — the band featuring TESTAMENT singer Chuck Billy and former EXODUS vocalist Steve "Zetro" Souza — will perform at Club Cocomo in San Francisco, California on June 17. Also scheduled to appear are SEVERED FIFTH, KAOS and FOG OF WAR. DUBLIN DEATH PATROL's debut album, "DDP 4 Life", was released in ...

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TESLA Guitarist Talks DAVE RUDE BAND In New Video Interview

Jiggy conducted an interview with TESLA guitarist and DAVE RUDE BAND leader Dave Rude on February 25, 2011 at Paramount Bar in Salina, Kansas. You can now watch the chat below. Established in 2005, DAVE RUDE BAND — featuring Rude on guitar, Marco Guzman on bass and Josh Schmidt on drums — was described by ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE 1981 'Paperback Writer' Performance Unearthed

Never-before-seen footage from MÖTLEY CRÜE's second concert (see below) has been unearthed to promote the hard rock/heavy metal-themed auctions of eBay seller EliteWorks. On April 25, 1981 MÖTLEY CRÜE was opening for Y&T at The Starwood, and their manager at the time (Allan Coffman) hired Bell Piper to videotape the performance which featured the CRÜE's ...

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TESLA Guitarist Schedules DAVE RUDE BAND Dates

DAVE RUDE BAND — the group fronted by the TESLA guitarist — will depart from the warmth of its homes in California, braving the fierce winter weather, to rock the masses with its hard and melodic rock and roll in Missouri and Kansas. The dates are as follows: Feb. 24 - Riot Room - Kansas ...

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ROCKLAHOMA 2011 Details To Be Revealed Next Week

The lineup for this year's edition of the Rocklahoma festival wil be announced on Friday, February 11 at 8:00 a.m. CT. Last year's Rocklahoma featured performances by GODSMACK, TESLA, BUCKCHERRY, CINDERELLA, CHEVELLE, THEORY OF A DEADMAN, SALIVA, SAVING ABEL and more. Established in 2007 as a classic rock destination festival with the motto "life, liberty ...

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TESLA Working On 'Acoustic-Style' Album

Vocalist Jeff Keith and guitarist Frank Hannon of California rockers TESLA have been working in the studio recording some tracks for the "acoustic"-style album that the band has been planning to release for the 20th anniversary of its multi-platinum "Five Man Acoustic Jam" LP. There is no tentative title for the new release yet, but ...

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VAN HALEN 1981 Live Footage Posted To Promote Classic Rock Auctions

To promote their melodic rock/heavy metal-themed auctions, eBay seller EliteWorks has posted a long-lost VAN HALEN TV interview from 1981 which includes professionally shot live footage from the band's "Fair Warning" tour. The segment shows the group at the absolute peak of its live powers and perfectly illustrates that VAN HALEN really was the world's ...

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TESLA Guitarist Releases Free iPhone App

TESLA guitarist Frank Hannon has released a free iPhone app featuring news, music, tour dates, photos and videos. It is available now via the Apple app store (keyword search: "Frank Hannon"). Hannon recently released a new solo album, "Gypsy Highway", which he described as "an acoustic collection of songs that are very close to my ...

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STORMZONE: 'Secret Gateway' Video Released

"Secret Gateway", the new video from the Irish band STORMZONE, can be viewed below. The clip features footage from the band's performance at last year's Raismes Fest in Raismes, France. The song comes off the group's latest album, "Death Dealer", which was released in Europe on April 26 (three days earlier in Germany) via SPV/Steamhammer ...

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DAVE RUDE BAND To Release New CD-Single At San Francisco Show

DAVE RUDE BAND, the power trio led by the TESLA guitarist, will release an exclusive CD-single in San Francisco, California on Friday, December 10. The band's headlining performance at Bottom of the Hill will serve as the release party for the brand new track "Own The Night". Commented singer/guitarist Rude: "We've been writing and recording ...

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SHIPROCKED Rocks Leviathan Back To The Depths

"Shiprocked 2010" was a resounding success as a capacity crowd of rockers and metal heads from the global village endured Mother Nature and showed that even the mightiest gale forces couldn't keep them from rocking 24 hours a day as Shiprocked returned to port in Fort Lauderdale November 14 after a swing thru the Bahamas ...

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