On April 21, Lacuna Coil will be releasing Shallow Life, their highly anticipated new album. The first single, “Spellbound,” finds the Italian rockers doing what they do best; layering infectious vocal melodies over pummeling guitars.
The band and Hard Rock Hideout are giving one lucky winner a brand new guitar from the folks at ESP. To make things even more interesting, one runner-up will win a $50 Hot Topic gift certificate!
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This contest will end May 15th, 2009!
ROCKLAHOMA ANNOUNCES STRYPER, THIN LIZZY, SKID ROW, WARRANT AND NIGHT RANGER
Rocklahoma, the premier eighties rock festival in the United States announced additional bands to its third annual event.
Rocklahoma held in Pryor, Oklahoma and called by many throughout the world as the “Woodstock of Eighties Rock Music” has announced additional bands for the main stage for the four days. Added to the history making festival includes Stryper headlining Friday Night along with fan favorites Night Ranger and Warrant. Added to Saturday, is the legendary Thin Lizzy. Sunday Night’s addition includes eighties favorite Skid Row.
Stryper featuring three original members, lead vocalist Michael Sweet, drummer Robert Sweet and guitarist Oz Fox, along with bassist Tracy Ferrie.
Michael Sweet of Stryper had this to say, “Rocklahoma is an event that I’ve heard about from peers and friends and they have always said that Stryper would be a perfect fit for this festival. Oklahoma holds a special place in my heart since my family lived in Moore, Oklahoma. I have a lot of family in Oklahoma. We’re excited to finally be able to perform at Rocklahoma and look forward to an amazing night!”
Recently added to Saturday’s lineup at Rocklahoma is Thin Lizzy, a seventies favorite whose hits went well into the eighties and include “Jail Break” and “The Boys are Back in Town.” Vocalist John Sykes “We have heard a lot about Rocklahoma and are really excited to be playing this year’s festival. The set will be jam packed with Lizzy Classics, so see you there!”
The lineup on each of the three days is as follows:
Thursday: Anthrax, Saxon, Overkill, Metal Church and Leatherwolf.
Friday: Stryper, Night Ranger, Warrant, Danger Danger, Helix and Hurricane Alice
Saturday: Thin Lizzy, KIX, KEEL, Gypsy Pistoleros, plus two to be announced.
Sunday: Twisted Sister, Skid Row, Great White, Nelson, Bonfire and Vixen
Rocklahoma features attendance from all over the world, already selling tickets throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, South America and throughout North America including every state in the United States!
The Third Annual Rocklahoma will have over ninety bands on four stages, including favorites from previous Rocklahoma festivals, Beautiful Creatures, LA Guns featuring Tracii Gun, Britney Fox, Bang Tango, Lillian Axe and Faster Pussycat.
Both Playboy and Rolling Stone in 2008 called Rocklahoma one of the top festivals that should not be missed.
Catch The Fever Festival Grounds is located four miles north of Pryor, Oklahoma and has 6,200 assigned and numbered seats, as well as general admission on the lawn for over 50,000 people. The grounds also feature over 4,000 campsites, on-site parking, bathroom facilities and a convenience store. Rocklahoma also has a Picture Alley that allows anyone in attendance to approach the stage during any performance and take photographs of a favorite artist at close range.
Rocklahoma offers a one-day and four-day general admission passes, along with V.I.P. Passes that includes all the food and drink, including Free Miller Lite for all four days. Rocklahoma offers a layaway program on all ticket plans that enables fans to reserve their ticket at the current price.
The public can also order tickets online at http://www.feverfest.com, charge by phone at 1-866-310-2288, or any of the 3,200 O’Reilly Auto Part Stores across the United States
BILLY SHEEHAN Performs Special Record Release Party @ GIT
In Hollywood Thursday, April 30th, 2009 – Open To The Public
SHEEHAN ALSO LIVE on KNAC SATURDAY, APRIL 18TH @ 4:00 PM PST
Big Bad Billy Sheehan, bassist extraordinaire will perform songs from his latest release HOLY COW [Mascot Records USA] at GIT in Hollywood, CA. This special performance will be held in the Musicians Institute Amphitheatre and is open to the public. First 500 fans will be guaranteed seating up close to see Sheehan play, ask questions and meet Sheehan one-on-one. Doors open @ 5:30 pm, show starts 6:00 pm, admission is free so get there early!
Legendary Bass Master Bill Sheehan is releasing his much anticipated third solo album entitled “Holy Cow!” on Mascot Records U.S.A. April 14th, 2009. The albums tracks showcase Sheehan’s immense talents as both a singer/songwriter and instrumentalist.
Sheehan pulled in top-notch arsenal with guest performances by Billy Gibbons on “A Lit’l Bit’l Do It To Ya Ev’ry Time”, Paul Gilbert (who played with Sheehan in Mr. Big) on “Dynamic Exhilarator”, Dug Pinnick (Kings-X) on the song “Turning Point” as well as Ray Luzier on drums and shred master Tony MacAlpine.