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Other: Queen - "A Night At The Opera" @ 40/InTheStudio Syndicated Radio Program Feature

Posted by admin on Monday, December 28 @ 12:36:15 PST (53 reads)

While we've been again not just "lazing on a Sunday afternoon" but "lazing period!", North American syndicated Rock radio show and website InTheStudio: The Stories Behind History’s Greatest Rock Bands has not, and they, well, Redbeard, spoke to Queen songwriters, guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor, about the make or break fourth album from Queen - A Night At The Opera [one of my favorites -lazing news ed.]

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Other: Rock Against MS: Holiday Online Rock Auction Announced On Charitybuzz.com

Posted by admin on Wednesday, December 23 @ 20:16:19 PST (42 reads)

Steve Vai, Marky Ramone, Bon Jovi’s Phil X, Rudy Sarzo, Nick Menza & Robbie Rist All "Rock Against MS"

We are honored to have so many amazing supporters for the Rock Against The MS Foundation. These artists are gracious supporters to help build the foundation and fund the programs that will help people NOW with MS.

ALL 8 Experiences are detailed here to bid on: www.charitybuzz.com/support/2901

**More to be added!

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Other: Hal Leonard Books Releases "108 Rock Star Guitars" In Softcover Editio

Posted by nightowl on Thursday, January 01 @ 19:10:00 PST (300 reads)

Hal Leonard Books has released a softcover edition of 108 Rock Star Guitars by photographer/author LIsa S. Johnson on November 11, 2014. This exquisite book, originally issued as an embossed, red leatherette-bound hardcover in a limited quantity that USA Today called "...a monster of a coffee table book..." will now be available to a much wider audience at amore affordable retail price of $54. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Les Paul Foundation.

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Other: Win A Primus Customized Orange Dual Terror And Support Little Kids Rock

Posted by nightowl on Saturday, July 12 @ 17:16:39 PDT (379 reads)

Orange Amplification and Primus have teamed up to donate two customized Orange Dual Terror guitar amps to Little Kids Rock, a leading nonprofit provider of free musical instruments and teacher training to U.S. public schools. The two amps will be part of a sweepstakes to raise funds and awareness in support of music education in U.S. schools. They were specially made for Orange endorsee Larry 'Ler' LaLonde, guitarist in prog-rock band Primus, and have been signed by the entire band.

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Other: H.R. Giger, February 5, 1940 - May 12, 2014

Posted by nightowl on Wednesday, May 28 @ 01:00:00 PDT (480 reads)

"I fight the impending lure of belated sleep
For fear of waking up and you are gone"
Triptykon, "My Pain," 2010

"For the first time in 74 years, last night [May 12] was a night not illuminated by the indescribable light that was H.R. Giger.

"H.R. Giger became our mentor, against all odds, when we, somewhat audaciously, first established contact with him some 30 years ago. At a time when almost everybody ridiculed, ignored, or even obstructed the music the then almost completely unknown Swiss underground band Hellhammer was creating, Giger listened to us, talked to us, and gave us a chance. Not least at a time when he was at one of many peaks of his path.

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Other: The G4 Experience

Posted by nightowl on Monday, December 30 @ 23:04:21 PST (873 reads)

With Joe Satriani, Paul Gilbert, Andy Timmons and Mike Keneally
August 11 - 15, 2014 At Cambria Pines Lodge In California's Scenic Central Coast Area

From August 11-15, 2014, musicians of all ages and levels will converge in California’s scenic Central Coast for the G4 Experience with guitar virtuosos Joe Satriani, Paul Gilbert, Andy Timmons, and Mike Keneally. This unique music camp that combines entertainment, education and a vacation experience will be held at the picturesque Cambria Pines Lodge in Cambria, California, halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles.

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Other: Pink Floyd's "Dark Side Of The Moon" Turns 40

Posted by nightowl on Sunday, April 28 @ 18:00:00 PDT (534 reads)

InTheStudio With David Gilmour, Roger Waters And Nick Mason

North American syndicated Rock radio show and website InTheStudio: The Stories Behind History’s Greatest Rock Bands lights the candles for a very special Rock album birthday, the 40th anniversary of Pink Floyd's Dark Side Of The Moon. Coming on the heels of perhaps the most important year in progressive rock, DSOTM would go on to spend a record 741 weeks on the Billboard Top 200 chart between 1973-1988, selling an estimated 45 million records worldwide and turning Pink Floyd into global superstars.

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Other: The Century Media Family And The Keep A Breast Foundation Team Up For Halloween

Posted by nightowl on Monday, October 08 @ 21:05:00 PDT (588 reads)

The Century Media Family and the Keep A Breast Foundation have teamed up to launch a Halloween sale. Throughout the entire month of October, thirteen albums under The Century Family's umbrella will be for sale here. For every album sold, The Century Family will donate $0.50 to the Keep A Breast Foundation to support their cause against breast cancer. Below is the list of albums involved in the sale:

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Other: Late Rush Photographer MacNaughtan's Art Store Opens

Posted by nightowl on Monday, October 08 @ 21:00:00 PDT (641 reads)

Music video director and photographer Andrew MacNaughtan is known for his keen eye and creative art direction. MacNaughtan brought a unique vision to each project, seen in the direction of over 70 music videos, the album art photography of over 150 releases and the press and publicity material for several recording artists and celebrities.

MacNaughtan photographed such premier artists as Avril Lavigne, Celine Dion, The Barenaked Ladies, Alanis Morissette, 3 Doors Down, Michael Bublé and Nickelback. His eclectic style adapts to a wide range of subjects, from the progressive -- cutting-edge rock band Simple Plan -- to the sophisticated -- the official portrait of Her Excellency, Madam Clarkson, the Governor-General of Canada.

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Other: It Bites Reveals Second Preview Video

Posted by nightowl on Sunday, May 13 @ 16:10:00 PDT (789 reads)

It Bites has released their second preview video allowing fans an inside look of their new album Map Of The Past, which was released in North America on May 8 via InsideOut Music. The first video of the three part series was revealed last week and can be seen here.

The second preview video can be seen here.

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