Barcelona is commonly known for it’s great weather, beautiful countryside and culture. It is now becoming known for one of the best metal festivals held in Europe. Rock Fest 2017 will host some of the biggest acts in the hard rock and metal genres. Aerosmith, Deep Purple, Alice Cooper and many more. The three day festival starts June 30th and runs until July 2nd. You can follow the link in this article to get your tickets now and also find out more information about the fest. ROCK HARD, RIDE FREE!
ALICE COOPER’s Australia-born guitarist ORIANTHI is featured in a new interview with Classic Rock Revisited duscussing the various aspects of her career and her new solo album, Heaven In This Hell. An excerpt is available below: Continue reading ORIANTHI – “The First Few Shows With ALICE COOPER, I Was Sort Of Making Sure I Didn’t Run Into Frankenstein Or Get Stabbed”
ALICE COOPER and MARILYN MANSON will join forces for a new tour, which will apparently be dubbed “Masters Of Madness/Shock Therapy Tour”. So far the following two dates have have been leaked:
June 04 – West Valley City, UT – USANA Amphitheatre
June 23 – Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
Alice‘s latest album, last year’s “Welcome 2 My Nightmare”, sold 18,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 22 on The Billboard 200 chart. Cooper‘s previous CD, 2008’s “Along Came A Spider”, opened with just under 10,000 copies to land at No. 53.
Recorded with longtime collaborator Bob Ezrin, who produced the original multi-platinum “Welcome To My Nightmare” album in 1975, “Welcome 2 My Nightmare” picks up right where they left off, with Alice trapped in his own warped mind.
MARILYN MANSON‘s new album, “Born Villain”, which sold 38,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 10 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD arrived in stores on May 1, 2012 via Cooking Vinyl and Manson‘s own label Hell, Etc.
Italian power metallers SECRET SPHERE have been confirmed for this year’s edition of the Wacken Open Air Festival, set to take place August 1-3, 2013 in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany.
Wacken Open Air Festival 2013 band confirmations:
Agnostic Front, Alestorm, Alice Cooper, Alpha Tiger, Amorphis, Anthrax, Arch Enemy, As I Lay Dying, ASP, Benighted, Black Messiah, Bob Wayne, Bull-Riff Stampede, Bullet, Candlemass, Callejon, Chrome Molly, Coppelius, Corvus Corax meets Wadokyo, Crematory, Deep Purple, DevilDriver, Dew-Scented, Dezperadoz, Die Apokalyptischen Reiter, Die Kassierer, Doro, Dr. Living Dead!, Eat The Gun, Eskimo Callboy, Faun, Fear Factory, Fejd, Feuerschwanz, Finsterforst, Grave Digger,Haggard, Hardcore Superstar, Harpyie, Hate Squad, Hellride, Henry Rollins – Spoken Word, Ihsahn, Kamikaze Kings, Legion of the Damned, Leprous, Lingua Mortis Orchestra mit Rage, Mandowar, Motörhead, Mustasch, Nachtblut, Neaera, Naglfar, Nightwish, Pampatut, Powerwolf, Pretty Maids, Rabenschrey, Ragnarok, Rammstein, Russkaja, Sabaton, Scott Ian – Spoken Word, Secret Sphere, Soilwork, Sonata Arctica, Stahlmann, Subway to Sally, Thunder, Tristania, Trivium, Ugly Kid Joe, Uli Jon Roth,Versengold, Whitechapel
For more details visit Wacken.com
SECRET SPHERE “Lie To Me” video: http://youtu.be/Qy98zDaGRmw