I just received this press release and I knew you'd all love it. I bolded a section you'll be really interested in - and let me know if you buy tickets!
The Vegas strip had nothing on the Sunset Strip when it came to rock ‘n’ roll, and a new multi-media show is bringing that experience to the stage in a special sneak preview. LET IT RAWK will debut in the Chrome Showroom at Santa Fe Station and Casino in Las Vegas on Saturday, January 18 at 9pm PST.
LET IT RAWK is a loud, colorful, energetic and interactive experience of the hair metal era on LA’s Sunset Strip. The showroom and stage will be infused with the sights and energy of a legendary rock club. Performed by guys who were there, shaping the scene, the show’s playlist includes the greatest hits from the ‘80s and early ‘90s. From Warrant to Motley Crue the best anthems will be performed in all the glory of the day. And hits from the LET IT RAWK band’s careers are highlights.
The LET IT RAWK band is the real deal. It’s fronted by Black N' Blue and ex-Warrant vocalist Jaime St. James. Guitarist Oz Fox is in the platinum-selling Christian glam rock band, Stryper. Dokken’s Sean McNabb has played bass for other Kings of The Sunset Strip including Great White and Quiet Riot. Drummer Brent Fitz from Slash And The Conspirators will be slamming the skins. Brent has also played for Vince Neil and Alice Cooper. The band will also feature floating members, such as Eddie Ojeda from Twisted Sister and Bullet Boys original drummer Jimmy D’Anda. The anchor of the band is LET IT RAWK’s creator and producer, Stacey Blades.
Stacey’s ten years with L.A. Guns cemented him as a must-watch guitar player, and his final record with the band, HOLLYWOOD FOREVER, earned him critical acclaim for his exceptional fretwork. He left the band last year to pursue his other projects, including LET IT RAWK. "I have been diligently working on this project since last March, and am super stoked to be sharing the stage with such awesome guys and talented musicians. The show will be playing a few times a month here in Vegas and then be doing casino shows nationally, LET IT RAWK! See you out there!"
LET IT RAWK debuts in the Chrome Showroom at Santa Fe Station and Casino, 4949 North Rancho Drive, Las Vegas, on Saturday, January 18 at 9pm PST. General admission tickets are $21. VIP meet-and-greet upgrades will be available soon. Tickets available now.
Cabins for the fifth ShipRocked--the ultimate rock music cruise vacation--are now sold out, with a full ship of nearly 3,000 guests from 44 states across the U.S. and almost a dozen countries around the world set to sail from the Port Of Miami January 26-30, 2014 onboard the Norwegian Pearl.
Those who would still like to join the 2014 excursion to Great Stirrup Cay--a private island in the Bahamas--are encouraged to sign up for the ShipRocked waiting list via www.shiprocked.com, as cabins may become available between now and the sailing date.
Comedian and Saturday Night Live alum Jim Breuer will join the ShipRocked lineup. Known for his impersonations of Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne and AC/DC, Breuer’s two performances will feature his heavy metal-infused brand of frenetic comedy.
In addition, rock band Living Colour--known for their 1990 Grammy Award winning song "Cult of Personality"--joins the lineup of over 20 bands including headliners Five Finger Death Punch. FFDP are touring in support of their newly-released Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell - Volume 2 album, which debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200 album chart last week--marking the second straight #2 debut for the band. The power-packed ShipRocked band lineup also features Papa Roach, Three Days Grace, Sevendust, Candlebox, In This Moment, Lacuna Coil, The Halo Method, Nonpoint, Love & Death (with Brian “Head” Welch), Aranda, Art of Dying, Young Guns, Crash Kings, Butcher Babies,Scorpion Child, Wilson, American Fangs, Digital Summer, and Andy Wood & The Amalgam.
The 5-day ShipRocked cruise--fueled by Monster Energy--will also feature a special onboard DJ set by Neil Sanderson of Three Days Grace and a comedy set from Big Jay Oakerson. Rock and roll dance troupe Hells Belles Burlesque (www.hellsbellesburlesque.com) is slated for a pair of performances, and will be offering burlesque workshops during the cruise. In addition, Fuse TV’s “Mistress Juliya” Chernetsky will join Kayla Riley of SiriusXM Radio and Ralph Sutton of Tour Bus Radio as guest emcees for ShipRocked 2014.
Guests are encouraged to enjoy all that the Norwegian Pearl has to offer, including luxurious accommodations, 16 delicious dining options, 13 bars and lounges, casino, spa, fitness center, a chic bowling alley, rock climbing wall, sports court, two pools, hot tubs, and much more. In addition, ShipRocked guests will spend two full days enjoying concerts and activities on a private beach on Great Stirrup Cay in the Bahamas. The island features a large performance area on the beach with full production for rock shows and offers various island excursions such as parasailing, snorkeling, canoeing and more.
As in the past, ShipRocked guests will enjoy multiple performances from every band on different stages, artist meet and greets, Q&A sessions, along with artist-hosted activities including contests, game shows, insane parties, theme nights and more. Onboard, bands will perform on the large outdoor Monster Energy Deck Stage, in the beautiful Stardust Theater, the Crystal Atrium stage, and the Spinnaker Lounge. While in port at Great Stirrup Cay, guests will enjoy unforgettable performances on the island’s Beach Stage. Look for onboard and beach activities and theme nights to be announced soon at www.shiprocked.com.
The Quireboys have a new video out for the song "Mother Mary." The song is from the album Beautiful Curse.
I thought it might be cool for people to share their favorite music-related experience of all time in the comments section today. You know, to reminiscence and what not.
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This is ridiculous. Neal Schon of Journey is getting married this month to Michaele Salahi and the couple will offer fans the chance to watch via pay per view.
From E! Online:
"Former Real Housewives of D.C. star Michaele Salahi and Journey guitarist Neal Schon have set a date—and so have the cable companies! The couple are planning get married Dec. 15 at San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts and their nuptials will be televised live on Pay-Per-View. True to the couple's musical roots (the first we heard of their romance was when the still-married Salahi turned up at Schon's concert), 'Neal & Michaele: The Winter Wonderland Wedding and Music Event' will also feature a performance by Journey, Tower of Power and other musical guests."
If you want to watch, it will cost you $14.95. Truly insane. To be fair, some of the proceeds will go to charity... but still. Nothing is private anymore and everything is a money grab.
RANDY RHOADS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE OPEN HOUSE & LIVE MISIC BY SURPRISE GUESTS - DECEMBER 6 & 7, 2013
FREE EVENT – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - 4PM TO 9PM
HOLLYWOOD, CA (December 1, 2013) – Come celebrate the Late, Great Randy Rhoads birthday with his family this week at Kathy Rhoads D’Argenzio and her husband Richard D’Argenzio’s wine tasting room in Burbank.
The Randy Rhoads Birthday Tribute weekend starts Friday, December 6th and ends Saturday, December 7th – open from 4pm to 9pm daily. This will be a weekend to remember for all fans and friends alike. You will get to meet members of the Rhoads family, taste the Randy Rhoads wine, rock out to live music and see personal memorabilia that has not been shown for public viewing.
A special note from the Rhoads family:
The Rhoads family wishes to thank you all for all the heartfelt support and love for Randy. We also thank you for keeping his memory alive.
Happy Birthday to my loving son and our dear brother~
Delores Rhoads, Kelle Rhoads and Kathy Rhoads D’Argenzio~
Randy Rhoads is best known for his tour of duty with Ozzy Osbourne and his band, then known as The Blizzard of Ozz. Once Rhoads had officially joined, the band headed into the studio to record their debut album, titled Blizzard of Ozz. Propelled by Rhoads' neo-classical guitar work, the album was an instant hit with rock fans, particularly in the USA. They released two singles from the album: "Mr Crowley" and the hit "Crazy Train". Rhoads left us March 19th, 1982 in a tragic plane crash leaving us a huge void in music. His legacy of brilliant music will live forever in the hearts of the people – He was a true hero and legend.
Please join us December 6th through December 7th and pay respects to Randy Rhoads and his family for his birthday at the:
D’Argenzio Tasting Room
1204 W. Burbank Blvd
Burbank, CA 91506
818 846 8466
4pm to 9pm