Bret Michaels, who appears in People Magazine’s World Most Beautiful People of 2010 Issue this week and ironically in the Scoop section because of his Brain Hemorrhage, is being treated at Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ. Barrow is among the world’s leading neurological centers and is the home of the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center.
In the days following Mr. Michaels’ hospitalization, due to a subarachnoid hemorrhage, there was a lot of speculation as to where Mr. Michaels was being treated. Due to the severity of his life threatening condition, the instantaneous way in which the hemorrhage presented itself and respect for his family his location was not confirmed to the media. There is a seven to ten day period that is extremely critical in which multiple tests are conducted to detect the source of the bleeding.
“There is no doubt that Mr. Michaels’ condition is serious. We are treating the subarachnoid hemorrhage, which caused his severe cranial pain.” states Dr. Zabramski who has been a top neurosurgeon at Barrow Neurological Institute since 1986 and serves as the Chief of Cerebrovascular Surgery and Director of Clinical Neurosurgical Research at the center and is leading Michaels’ team. Zabramski continues “Mr. Michaels will continue to undergo testing considering we have hit a few roadblocks including hyponatremia, severe cranial and back pain suffered from blood drainage, an emergency appendectomy performed a week earlier and a lifelong history of Type 1 Diabetes. However, “Bret’s sheer will to live and fully recover is undeniable.” He has an unbelievable fight in him and told me what kept him alive at the moment of the hemorrhage was that he ‘did not want his family to wake up and see him lying unconscious in the middle of the floor.” It was a combination of Bret’s fight to stay conscious during the hemorrhage and get to the emergency room, and the immediate medical attention provided by our staff at Barrow that enabled us to stabilize his condition.”
At this time Barrow neurologists and neurosurgeons will be having a press conference at 12pm Tuesday to discuss and update his condition, treatment and prognosis in full detail. Those wishing to attend the press conference should arrive at Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center at 350 W. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85013 prior to noon on Tuesday.
Media should enter the hospital through the Marley Lobby, which is located on the northwest corner of Third Avenue and Thomas Road in Phoenix. Parking is available in the Third Avenue Parking Garage, which is located across the street from this lobby. All media will need to check in at the Marley Lobby doors with a hospital PR staff member. Media will then be escorted to the room in which the news conference will take place. For additional information or clarification, the media can page Carmelle Malkovich at 602-746-9303 on Monday.
More than 15 years after Ozzy Osbourne debuted OZZFest, the defining blueprint for hard rock tours and festivals returns this August in five American cities with an explosive bill co-headlines by OZZY and, in their first-ever OZZFest appearance, Motley Cure–touring together for the first time with OZZY since he invited the group on their now legendary 1984 arena tour. Expect the energy to go way off the carts at the all-day extravaganza of music and deranged merriment.
The main stage will feature full sets from Ozzy, Motley Crue and Rob Halford (who last appeared on OZZfest in 2004 with Judas Priest and Fight. DevilDriver and Nonpoint will round out the main stage line=up. Second stage headliners and six-time OZZFest veterans Black Label Society will be Joines by Drowning Pool, Kingdom of Sorrow, Goatwhore, Skeletonwitch, Saviours and Kataklysm.
‘My Private Hell’, the sensational rock masterpiece from Steevi Jaimz will get an official U.S. release under JAMSYNC MUSIC. SCS Records in collaboration with JAMSYNC MUSIC struck a deal to release the new and long-awaited studio album from the tenacious vocalist Steevi Jaimz. Jaimz was the legendary vocalist of Tigertailz for the first album “Young & Crazy”.
‘My Private Hell’ was written, performed and produced in Stockholm Sweden during 2008. This is easily Steevi’s most accomplished release to date.
Set for a June 2010 street date, the U.S. release will contain additional bonus material as well as a facelift in the form of an eco-friendly digipak.
Check out the video clip of “Amazing” below.
Kip Winger has announced several tour dates where he will perform solo, and with Winger. Check below for dates!
May 01 – 5th Quarter, Little Chute, WI (Kip Solo)
May 02 – Roadhouse, Elgin, IL (WINGER)
May 08 – Clearfield County Fairgrounds, Clearfield, PA w/FireHouse (WINGER)
May 14 – Lucky Brew Grille, Mission, KS (Kip Solo)
May 15 – The Swanky Goat, Chillicothe, OH (Kip Solo)
Jun 16 – Fate Lounge, Pittsburg, PA (WINGER)
Jun 18 – Penn’s Peak Concert Hall, Jim Thorpe, PA w/April Wine (WINGER)
Jun 19 – M3 Rock Festival, Columbia, MD (WINGER)
Jun 20 – BB King Blues Club, New York, NY (WINGER)
Jun 24 – Cowboy’s, Colorado Springs, CO w/April Wine (WINGER)
Jun 25 – Grizzly Rose, Denver, CO w/April Wine (WINGER)
Jun 26 – Waterworks Park, Des Moines, IA w/Dokken (WINGER)
Jul 16 – Hayloft, Mt. Clemens, MI (Kip Solo)
Jul 17 – McHale Performing Arts Center Logansport, IN (Kip Solo)
Jul 18 – The Cove Nightclub, Geneva on the Lake, OH (Kip Solo )
Jul 23 – Halfway Jam, Royalton, MN (WINGER)
Jul 24 – Midwest Rockfest, Wichita, KS (WINGER)
Aug 07 – Brat Days, Sheboygan, WI w/Trixter (WINGER)
Aug 09 – Ocean City Music Pier, Ocean City, NJ (WINGER)
Aug 14 – Sky City, Pueblo of Acoma, NM (WINGER)
Aug 28 – Steel Mill Bar & Grille, Martins Ferry, OH (Kip Solo )
Sep 19 – Oneida Casino, Green Bay, WI (Kip Solo)
Sep 20 – Oneida Casino, Green Bay, WI (Kip Solo)
Sep 21 – Oneida Casino, Green Bay, WI (Kip Solo)
Sep 25 – Twin River Casino Event Center, Lincoln, RI w/SteelHeart & Danger Danger (WINGER)
Check out this classic clip “Rock N’ Roll Outlaw” from 1978 from Australian rockers, Rose Tattoo.
As the June 15 release date approaches for OZZY OSBOURNE’s SCREAM (Epic Records)–his first album in three years and 10th studio album overall–the album cover artwork (seen above) and full track listing have been revealed.
“Let It Die”
”Let Me Hear You Scream”
”Life Won’t Wait”
”Diggin’ Me Down”
”I Want It More”
”I Love You All”
“Let Me Hear You Scream”–the album’s first single–is already Top Five (#5) on the Mainstream Rock Chart and Top Ten (#9) on the Active Rock chart in only its second week on the charts. The fist-pumping anthemic song had its world premiere, during a prison riot scene, on “CSI: NY” Wednesday, April 14. Next month, OZZY will shoot a video for “Let Me Hear You Scream” with famed director Jonas Akerlund. SCREAM was produced by OZZY and Kevin Churko, both of whom did the same honors for OZZY’s 2007 worldwide million-seller Black Rain, the album. The multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer recorded most of the album at his Los Angeles home studio, The Bunker, and co-wrote all the songs, primarily with Churko. Notably, the album marks the first appearance of OZZY’s new guitar player, Gus G. OZZY’s band also features bassist Blasko, drummer Tommy Clufetos and keyboardist Adam Wakeman.
OZZY will also embark on an 18-month world tour (dates TBA) in support of SCREAM, with news about OZZFEST to emerge THIS Friday night, April 30
Chad & Vinnie from HELLYEAH visited Fox News to talk about their new album, Stampede. Check out the video at this link.
Skid Row has announce a ton of new tour dates for 2010. Check below for dates!
Apr 30 2010 8:00P
Medina Entertainment Center Medina, Minnesota
May 1 2010 8:00P
The Venue @ The Hub Fargo, North Dakota
May 29 2010 8:00P
Nordic Rock Festival 2010 Umea, Västerbottens län, Sweden
Jun 3 2010 8:00P
37 Main Buford, Georgia
Jun 4 2010 8:00P
Asylum Macon, Georgia
Jun 12 2010 9:00P
Concerts on the Green – Concert Series West Salem, Wisconsin
Jun 25 2010 7:00P
Promenade Park Toledo, Ohio
Jul 2 2010 10:00P
Riverfest Tower, Minnesota
Jul 7 2010 8:00P
A.Live Rock │ Fossato del Castello Svevo Barletta Italy
Jul 16 2010 8:00P
Heartland Events Center Grand Island, Nebraska
Jul 30 2010 8:00P
Penn’s Peak Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
Jul 31 2010 9:00P
Twin River Casino Event Center Lincoln, Rhode Island
Aug 19 2010 8:00P
Berrien County Fair Berrien Springs, Michigan
Aug 26 2010 7:00P
Bike Night at Stearns Square Springfield, Massachusetts
Aug 27 2010 8:00P
Wolf Den @ Mohegan Sun Uncasville, Connecticut
Aug 28 2010 8:00P
The Stone Pony Asbury Park, New Jersey
Sep 11 2010 8:00P
Mississippi Moon Bar @ Diamond Jo Casino Dubuque, Iowa
Sep 18 2010 8:00P
Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Irvine, California
Nov 18 2010 7:00P
Palace Theater Albany, New York
Nov 20 2010 10:00P
Club Paradise Blasdell, New York
Dec 3 2010 8:00P
Hard Rock Hell 4 Pontins, Restatyn, Wales
Dec 4 2010 8:00P
NEW AGE CLUB Roncade, Italy, Treviso
Dec 5 2010 8:00P
ESTRAGON Bologna, Italy
Sister Sin has posted a sample of a new song, for their up and coming album, True Sound of the Underground. Click here to check it out!
NONPOINT PERFORMING LIVE AT UNCLE SAM’S MUSIC IN MIAMI ON MAY 3
THROWING FIRST PITCH AT MARLINS HOME GAME DAY OF RELEASE
South Florida hard rock quartet, NONPOINT are gearing up to release their new album, Miracle on the band’s own 954 Records in partnership with Rocket Science Ventures / RED / Sony on May 4. 32 independent music retailers nationwide are participating in Nonpoint’s “Miracle” Week. Fans who purchase the record from a participating retailer will be handed an envelope with a prize announcement inside. Prizes range from a limited edition art rock ‘Miracle’ poster to a Jackson guitar, Fender amp, EVH strings, an Ovation acoustic guitar, a Zoom Q3, EMG pickups and Sabian cymbals. The participating retailers are Bull Moose, Disc Exchange, Dimples, Down In The Valley, Looney Tunes, Park Ave, Rolling Stone, Vintage Vinyl and Zia.
On Monday May 3 at 6:00pm, NONPOINT will be playing a live acoustic show at Uncle Sam’s Music in Miami. Fans will get a chance to listen and pre-order the new album (which comes out the following day) As a special bonus, the first 50 fans that pre-order Miracle will get a free t-shirt commemorating the show. Nonpoint will also be giving away a limited quantity of the CD autographed by the band to their home base South Florida fans.
NONPOINT will also be throwing out the first pitch for their home team, the Marlins day of album release, on May 4th. The Marlins will be playing the San Francisco Giants at 7:10pm EST at Sun Life Stadium in Miami.
The debut single and title track, Miracle is currently top 20 on all rock radio formats. Nonpoint is on the road with Sevendust, and will be headlining shows in their home state next month, and playing Rock on the Range in Columbus, OH.
For tour updates: http://www.nonpoint.com