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Friday, July 9, 2010

Rock News for Friday 9th July, 2010


"KISSTERIA", a one-hour KISS tour special, will air on the A&E network Tuesday, July 20 at 10pm ET.
KISS makes a last minute decision to tour Australia in celebration of the 35th Anniversary of their landmark "Alive" album.

Unfortunately, planning such a huge undertaking so quickly has its consequences, both onstage and off.
Our cameras are given unprecedented access into the world of KISS and what life is like for the legendary band on the road.

Now come on Kiss, Def Leppard already had Hysteria, isn't this going a little close to the mark guys?

Y &T Newsletter update from the band

Thanks to all the European fans who came out in full force to support Y&T at this year's summer festivals.

The band returned with a small handful of "Facemelter" European digipaks. We have them up for sale in our web site store for those interested who live outside of Europe. This is the European version with the bonus track "Losing My Mind." We truly only have a few, though, so orders are limited to one digipak per order.

Here we go! The band is now off to perform their largest US tour since the '80s. If you're anywhere near where the guys are playing, please come out and support the band and have a great rocking experience! After this summer tour the boys return to Europe and the UK for 7 weeks of headline shows, back home, then on to Japan to finish up the Facemelter world tour.

If you haven't seen the new Y&T video "I'm Coming Home" off the "Facemelter" album, check it out on our multimedia page. It's been spotted on television, including HDNet in the States.

Our apologies, but the Underground show in Cologne, Germany is rescheduled to November 3. The guys look forward to a kick-ass show for their great German fans.

The Corpus Christi show is moving to Austin, and the El Paso show is changing venues. Check the web site soon for details.

The boys have done loads of interviews in response to their new album "Facemelter" and the reviews around the world have been fantastic. Check the web site forum, as some reviews have been posted there. "Facemelter" is on Frontiers Records, on Meanstreak Music Co in the US, and on King Records in Japan. The US version is available from our web store.

Y&T's new Facemelter shirt is so hot that it keeps selling out! Apologies to those of you who tried to order one last month from our web site store. Rest assured, we do have stock so be sure to order yours.

The new T-shirts feature the Facemelter cover art (created by John Taylor Dismukes) on the front and tour dates on the back.
New shirts for the ladies have the gold Y&T logo and the Facemelter title on the front. Visit our web store to see all the new items and hear a preview of the album.

Details for each of the shows below are on the TOUR DATES page of the web site.

2010 Y & T US Tour Dates

July 2010
July 16 ~ Portland, OR - Peter's Room @ Roseland Theater
July 17 ~ Seattle, WA - Studio Seven
July 18 ~ Spokane, WA - Knitting Factory (all ages)
July 21 ~ Dacono, CO - The Roadhouse
July 22 ~ Colorado Springs, CO - SODO
July 24 ~ Wichita, KS - Midwest Rock Fest (all ages)
July 27 ~ Springfield, IL - The Field House
July 29 ~ Middleton, WI - Scatz Nightclub
July 30 ~ S Barrington, IL - Penny Road Pub
July 31 ~ Midlothian, IL - Papa T's
Aug. 2010
August 1 ~ Cleveland, OH - Agora Ballroom
August 4 ~ Pittsburgh, PA - Hard Rock Cafe
August 5 ~ Allentown, PA - Sterling Rock Room (all ages)
August 6 ~ Poughkeepsie, NY - The Chance Theatre (16 & over)
August 7 ~ New York, NY - BB King Blues Club (all ages)
August 8 ~ Springfield, VA - Jaxx
August 11 ~ Fort Worth, TX - Rock Dogs
August 12 ~ Corpus Christi, TX - CANCELLED
August 12 ~ Austin, TX - TBA
August 13 ~ Houston, TX - Warehouse Live
August 14 ~ San Antonio, TX - Backstage Live (all ages)
August 15 ~ El Paso, TX - TBA
August 19 ~ San Jose, CA - Music in the Park (all ages)
August 20 ~ Reno, NV - New Oasis (all ages)
August 21 ~ Sacramento, CA - The Crest Theater (all ages show)
August 26 ~ Hollywood, CA - Key Club
August 27 ~ Tempe, AZ - Club Red
August 28 ~ Las Vegas, NV - Feelgoods
Nov. 2010
November 19 ~ Petaluma, CA - Mystic Theatre
November 20 ~ Petaluma, CA - Mystic Theatre

Europe Dates
Setember 2010
September 27 ~ Belfast, N Ireland - Spring & Airbrake
September 28 ~ Dublin, Ireland - The Village
September 30 ~ Cardiff, Wales, UK - Millennium Music Hall + special guest Tigertailz
October 2010
October 1 ~ Manchester, UK - Manchester Academy
October 2 ~ Bradford, UK - Bradford Rio's
October 7 ~ Glasgow, Scotland, UK - O2 Academy Glasgow
October 8 ~ Newcastle, UK - O2 Academy Newcastle
October 9 ~ Nottingham, UK - Rock City
October 12 ~ Ipswich, UK - Corn Exchange
October 14 ~ Southampton, UK - The Brook
October 15 ~ Birmingham, UK - O2 Academy Birmingham
October 16 ~ London, UK - O2 Academy Islington
October 20 ~ Paris, France - Le Trabendo
October 22 ~ Haarlem, Netherlands - Patronaat
October 23 ~ Uden, Netherlands - De Pul
October 25 ~ Verviers, Belgium - Spirit of 66
October 26 ~ Bruchsal, Germany - Fabrik
October 28 ~ Prague, Czech Republic - Exit Chmelnice Music Hall
October 29 ~ Aschaffenburg, Germany - Colos-Saal
October 30 ~ Isernhagen, Germany - Blues Garage
October 31 ~ Berlin, Germany - Magnet
November 2010
November 2 ~ Hamburg, Germany - Ballroom Hamburg
November 3 ~ Koln, Germany - Underground Cologne
November 5 ~ Zaragoza, Spain - Sala Devizio
November 6 ~ Valencia, Spain - Durango Club
November 7 ~ Madrid, Spain - Sala Heineken + special guest Lynch Mob

2011 - Japanese Tour Dates

January 14 ~ Shangri-La - Osaka, Japan
January 15 ~ Club Citta' - Kawasaki, Japan
January 16 ~ Club Citta' - Kawasaki, Japan

*Schedule subject to change. Be sure to verify with each venue.*
Check the web site TOUR DATES page for the most up-to-date concert information.
Thanks for your support!

.... and likewise ..., albeit limited ...

UK rockers Magnum's newsletter updates
New Magnum Studio Album

Magnum are busy at Mad Hat's Studio working on their new album 'The Visitation'
The new album will have a World wide release through Steamhammer / SPV and is due for release in January 2011, titles so far are:

Freedom Day
Like Midnight Kings
The Visitation
Mother Natures Final Dance
Eyes Like Fire
Fatal Embrace
The Doors To Nowhere
The Last Frontier

More album news as we get it ..........

Magnum live Festival Appearances 2010

25 July 2010 High Voltage Festival London, UK
30 July 2010 RBCS Derbyshire, UK

Magnum Official Website

Magnum on Myspace
Magnum on Facebook

New video available from Tony Harnell & The Mercury Train


Video directed by Bayou Bennett and Daniel Lir -


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