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Bassist JOACIM SANDIN Quits STEEVI JAIMZ BAND

Bassist Joacim Sandin has left the STEEVI JAIMZ BAND the group led by former TIGERTAILZ singer Steevi Jaimz in order to focus on his other project, BAI BANG. A replacement bassist has not yet been announced. As previously reported, STEEVI JAIMZ BAND also recently lost drummer Ace Finchum, who has joined UK flamenco sleaze rockers ...

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CLUTCH Confirmed For UK's HARD ROCK HELL Festival

CLUTCH has been confirmed for the Hard Rock Hell II festival, set to take place December 5-7, 2008 at Prestatyn Sands, North Wales, UK. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLACK LABEL SOCIETY THIN LIZZY CLUTCH BATTLELORE KORPIKLAANI ORANGE GOBLIN RAVENS CREED THE WILDHEARTS TIGERTAILZ VIKING SKULL Hard Rock Hell launched a new ...

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TIGERTAILZ Confirmed For Spain's KOBETASONIK FESTIVAL

UK glam rockers TIGERTAILZ have been confirmed for the Kobetasonik Festival, set to take place June 20-21 in Bilbao, Spain. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, June 20: JUDAS PRIEST SLAYER HELLOWEEN MINISTRY GAMMA RAY APOCALYPTICA SONATA ARCTICA CAVALERA CONSPIRACY GOTTHARD AIRBOURNE SU TA GAR BLACK TIDE Saturday, June 21: KISS DIO ...

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TIGERTAILZ To Support ACE FREHLEY In UK

UK glam rockers TIGERTAILZ have scheduled the following dates: April 10 - Sheffield, UK - Corporation (w/ ACE FREHLEY) April 11 - London, UK - Astoria (w/ ACE FREHLEY) July 23 - Piazzola Sul Brenta (Pd), Villa Contarini, Venice, ITA (w/ WHITESNAKE, EUROPE) Fan-filmed video footage of TIGERTAILZ' October 25 2007 concert in Glasgow, Scotland ...

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Former TIGERTAILZ Drummer Joins GYPSY PISTOLEROS

U.S.-born drummer Ace Finchum has joined UK flamenco sleaze rockers GYPSY PISTOLEROS. Finchum was a member of the Welsh glam legends TIGERTAILZ, both with original singer Steevi Jaimz and with Jaimz's replacement, Kim Hooker. Finchum was also part of Jaimz's reuninted incarnation of the band which last year lost the rights to tour under the ...

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WHITESNAKE, EUROPE To Team Up For One-Off Show In Italy

WHITESNAKE and EUROPE will team up for a co-headlining concert on July 23 in Stra (Venezia), Italy at Villa Pisani. According to promoter Live In Italy, this will be the only European show to feature the WHITESNAKE / EUROPE package. WHITESNAKE will close the gig, but EUROPE will play just as long. Opening the concert ...

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STEEVI JAIMZ BAND Schedules Italian Dates

STEEVI JAIMZ BAND, the new group fronted by former TIGERTAILZ vocalist Steevi Jaimz, has scheduled the following dates in Italy: April 24 - Sottotetto, Bologna, Italy April 25 - [to be announced], Italy April 26 - Lucille, Verona, Italy After reportedly losing a legal battle with his former bandmates over the TIGERTAILZ name, Jaimz has ...

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TIGERTAILZ Members To Guest On 'Hair Metal Haven'

TIGERTAILZ members Kim Hooker (vocals) and Matt Blakout (drums) will be interviewed by Chris Nelson on this week's edition of "Hair Metal Haven" on Rock 247 Online. They will discuss the death of bass player Pepsi Tate and the future of TIGERTAILZ in general. The show will be broadcast between 17.00 and 19.00 GMT on ...

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TIGERTAILZ Bassist PEPSI TATE Dead At 42

Bassist Pepsi Tate of the reactivated UK rockers TIGERTAILZ has died after a battle with pancreatic cancer, according to a posting on his MySpace page. He was 42 years old. The rest of the band has issued the following statement on the matter: "We are absolutely devastated to bring you the news that our beloved ...

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STEEVI JAIMZ BAND Planning Debut CD, DVD

After reportedly losing a legal battle with his former bandmates over the TIGERTAILZ name, vocalist Steevi Jaimz has decided to carry on in a brand new project called simply STEEVI JAIMZ BAND. Along with long-term partner in crime (and fellow former TIGERTAILZ member) Ace Finchum on drums, the pair has forged a partnership with the ...

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TIGERTAILZ To Support Y&T On U.K. Tour

Reunited U.K. rockers TIGERTAILZ have announced their first full U.K. tour in over 12 years. The 'TAILZ have hooked up with their good friends Y&T and will support the San Francisco rockers on their forthcoming U.K. trek. Dates are as follows: Oct. 23 - Leeds, UK - Rio's Leeds Oct. 25 - Glasgow, UK - ...

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LILLIAN AXE Replaces TIGERTAILZ At ROCKLAHOMA Festival

LILLIAN AXE has replaced TIGERTAILZ on the billing of Rocklahoma, set to take place July 12-15, at the Catch The Fever Festival Grounds, four miles north of Pryor, Oklahoma, just off highway 69. The festival lineup is now as follows: Thursday, July 12, 2007: LILLIAN AXE HOLLYWOOD ROSES KISS ARMY GYPSY PISTOLEROS An '80s Jam ...

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TIGERTAILZ Pulls Out Of ROCKLAHOMA

Reunited U.K. rockers TIGERTAILZ have issued the following update: "After weeks of speculation and much negotiation / deliberation, we regret to announce that TIGERTAILZ will not be playing the Rocklahoma festival on July 12 in Oklahoma USA. "Unfortunately, Pepsi [Tate, bass] has been readmitted to hospital and has undergone another operation in his fight against ...

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TIGERTAILZ: 'Thrill Pistol' Release Date Set

Reunited rockers TIGERTAILZ will release their new album, "Thrill Pistol", in the U.K. on August 27 via Sanctuary Records. Bassist Pepsi Tate handled all artwork and a snapshot of the new album cover is shown here. "Thrill Pistol" track listing (in no particular order): 01. Brain The Sucker 02. Long Live The New ...

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RHINO BUCKET Added To ROCKLAHOMA Festival Main-Stage Lineup

RHINO BUCKET, the Bon Scott-era AC/DC sound-alike band that recorded two albums for Warner Bros./EMI back in '90 and '92 and an independent album in '94 with former AC/DC drummer Simon Wright, has been added to the Rocklahoma festival main-stage lineup through a fan vote. The group will fill the 11:20 a.m. Sunday (July 15) ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Replaces W.A.S.P. At ROCKLAHOMA Festival

The powerful, dramatic, diverse and electrifying QUEENSRŸCHE has joined Rocklahoma's already historic line-up. QUEENSRŸCHE joined the Rocklahoma's line-up following unforeseen and unfortunate circumstances that prevented W.A.S.P. from appearing on Sunday, July 15 at the four-day festival, explained Mark Nuessle, General Manager of Catch the Fever Music Festivals. "We are so fortunate to have a band ...

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GYPSY PISTOLEROS Added To ROCKLAHOMA Lineup

According to Easier.com, GYPSY PISTOLEROS — who are described as "the fastest-rising rock group in the U.K." — will now open Rocklahoma, the biggest-ever '80s rock festival in the world, on Thursday, July 12. Because of the overwhelming response from the music community, a fourth day has been added to Rocklahoma. "The evening ...

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ROCKLAHOMA: Fourth Day Added; TIGERTAILZ Confirmed

A fourth day has been added to Rocklahoma to kick off the largest '80s rock festival of its kind ever to be organized. The evening of Thursday, July 12 has been added and includes TIGERTAILZ, one of Great Britain's greatest glam rock bands, HOLLYWOOD ROSES, a tribute band to GUNS N' ROSES, KISS ARMY, the ...

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