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Thursday, June 21, 2007

Paul Sabu returns to the scene with his brand new output entitled Strange Messiah - another crunchy Hard Rock effort in typical Sabu style. Singer, song-writer and guitarist Paul Sabu is best known for his work with his band Only Child plus contributions for other artists such as David Bowie, Alice Cooper, Little Caesar, Lee Aaron, Madonna, Malice, Robbie Neville, Silent Rage, The Nelsons, Shania Twain, John Waite and more. Most recently, the readers of Kerrang magazine have voted Paul Sabu as second best AOR vocalist of all time.
Strange Messiah will hit the stores on August 31st in Europe via AOR Heaven.
Line-Up: Paul Sabu (g., v.), Matthias Rethmann (b, Lee Z), Gereon Homann (dr., Eat the Gun), Michael Voss (add. guit., Mad Max, Casanova), Ralf Heyne (lead g., Biss), Thorsten Koehne (lead g., Demon Drive), Angel G.Schleifer (lead g., Bonfire, Pretty Maids)

James Blunt will release a new album on September 17th entitled 'All The Lost Souls'.

Jeremy Hunsicker from a US Journey tribute band Frontiers is rumoured to be the new JOURNEY vocalist.

The two surviving members of RUN DMC may join AEROSMITH on stage at Hyde Park this Sunday.

Guitarist JJ Marsh is back in GLENN HUGHES touring band for the upcoming live dates.

***FEAST OF ROCK BANDS @ GUILFEST JULY 13/14/15th 2007***
My Vitriol, Yourcodenameis:milo, Reuben, Hell Is For Heroes, Orange Goblin, Zico Chain, Charlotte Hatherley, Uriah Heep and many more rock acts have been added to the bill of the sixteenth annual GuilFest, which takes place July 13th, 14th and 15th 2007.

GuilFest, the main stage of which is headlined by Supergrass, Squeeze and Madness, also boasts THE ROCK CAVE, a stage dedicated to harder edge rock and metal bands.

***Friday 13th July is headlined by My Vitriol, preceded by Zico Chain, Shels, Whitewash, The Venus Guns and Q-tone.

***Saturday July 14th is headlined by Reuben, preceded by Hell Is For Heroes, Pull Tiger Tail, The King Blues, The New 1920, Enjoy Destroy, The New York Fund, Lights Action!, Exoterik, Alphalfa, Chop Chop: Bear Touch?, and Whitelime.

***Sunday July 15th is headlined by Yourcodenameis;milo, preceded by Orange Goblin, Beat Union, Six Nation State, GU medicine, Fortune Drive, Sennah, Videosprint, Mesa Verde, Into Flight and Asono.

***Elsewhere, on the Ents 24 stage, Charlotte Hatherley adds a rock edge to Friday’s line-up while Uriah Heep headline on Sunday 15th July.

More emerging rock talent will grace the two Live Club Stages for unsigned bands, with over 40 of the best raw and up and coming groups vying for the audience’s attention over the weekend.

Tons of other attractions are on offer, including a massive 150 foot long bar, a huge variety of food stalls, the EA Games area, the Comedy Stage, The Funky End Stage, and, of course, the main stage, where acts such as Morcheeba, The Magic Numbers, Jimmy Cliff, Toots and The Maytalls, The Ordinary Boys, Rodrigo Y Gabriela and many more star over the weekend.

Guilfest takes place in leafy Stoke Park in Guildford, a stone’s throw by road or train from London. There is a dedicated camping area with some of the best toilets you’ll find at a festival, and only two minutes walk from site are the Guildford Lido and the Spectrum Leisure Centre, great for hot showers, a sauna or a swim.

Sep. 05 - Binghampton, NY - Broom County Arena
Sep. 07 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena
Sep. 08 - Long Island, NY - Jones Beach Amphitheatre
Sep. 09 - Mansfield, CT - Tweeter Center
Sep. 14 - Tampa, FL - St. Petersburg Times Forum
Sep. 15 - Sunrise, FL - Bank Atlantic Center
Sep. 16 - Orlando, FL - Amway Arena
Sep. 25 - Denver, CO - Coors Amphitheatre
Sep. 28 - Reno, NV - Reno Events Center
Sep. 29 - Kelseyville, CA - Konocti Harbor
Sep. 30 - Concord, CA - Sleep Train Amphitheatre
Oct. 02 - Fresno, CA - Selland Arena

Oct. 28 - The Metro - Perth, Australia
Oct. 30 - Thebarton - Adelaide, Australia
Oct. 31 - Festival Hall - Melbourne, Australia
Nov. 1/2 - Luna Park - Sydney, Australia
Nov. 03 - Riverstage - Brisbane, Australia

Nov. 20 - SECC - Glasgow, UK
Nov. 21 - MEN Arena Manchester, UK
Nov. 23 - NEC - Birmingham, UK
Nov. 24/25 - Brixton Academy - London, UK
Nov. 26 - CIA Arena - Cardiff, UK
Nov. 28/29 - Elysee Montmarte - Paris, France
Nov. 30 - Heineken Music Hall - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Dec. 01 - The Palladium - Koln, Germany
Dec. 02 - Messe Congress - Stuttgart, Germany
Dec. 03 - Tonhalle - Munich, Germany
Dec. 07 - Eulachhalle - Winterhur, Switzerland
Dec. 09 - Schlacthof - Wiesbaden, Germany
Dec. 10 - KB Halle - Copenhagen, Denmark
Dec. 13 - Old Ice Hall - Tampere, Finland
Dec. 14 - Old Ice Hall - Helsinki, Finland


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