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MICHAEL SCHENKER will be issuing his latest album Resurrection on March 2nd, as well as launching a North American tour in support. It is being billed as Michael Schenker Fest, and will be featuring three classic Michael Schenker Group vocalists (Gary Barden, Graham Bonnet, and Robin McAuley), plus the singer of Michael Schenker's Temple Of Rock (Doogie White). And in addition to Schenker supplying guitar, he will be joined by second guitarist/keyboardist Steve Mann, bassist Chris Glen, and drummer Ted McKenna. Tour dates: March 6 - The Fillmore - Silver Springs, MD. 7 - Carnegie Music Hall - Munhall, PA. 9 - Berklee Performance Center - Boston, MA. 10 - Irving Plaza - New York, NY. 11 - Theatre of Living Arts - Philadelphia, PA. 12 - Club Soda - Montreal, QC CANADA. 14 - Royal Oak Music Theatre - Detroit, MI. 16 - Agora Theatre - Cleveland, OH. 17 - Concord Music Hall - Chicago, IL. 18 - Pabst Theater - Milwaukee, WI. 19 - Cabooze - Minneapolis, MN. 22 - Neptune - Theatre Seattle, WA. 24 - Events Center - San Jose, CA. 25 - The Grove - Anaheim, CA. 26 - Marquee Theatre - Tempe, AZ. 27 - House of Blues - Las Vegas, NV. 29 - Cervantes Ballroom - Denver, CO. 31 - Vibes Event Center - San Antonio, TX. Apri 1 - Bomb Factory - Dallas, TX. 3 - The Ritz - Tampa, FL.
Kia has enlisted STEVEN TYLER to promote the new Stinger GT in a commercial that will air this weekend during the Super Bowl. The ad, "Fueled By Youth," takes Tyler on a journey back in time to the 1970s. A cinematic remix of Aerosmith's song "Dream On" plays in the background as Tyler drives the Stinger on an abandoned track and transforms into a younger version of himself. The spot also features an appearance from Emerson Fittipaldi, two-time Formula 1 and Indy 500 champion. Kia has released a second ad called "Feel Something Again," in which the events in the original commercial are played in reverse. The commercials are each a little over a minute long.
OZZY & JACK'S WORLD DETOUR is coming back for a third go-round. A&E has ordered eight episodes of the father-son reality series, starring heavy metal icon Ozzy Osbourne and Jack Osbourne, with a premiere tentatively slated for summer. Jack Osbourne announced the renewal on Facebook (see below). "Everyone keeps asking if we're doing a season 3 of World Detour... well guess what today is? Day 1 of season 3 baby!!! Woooohoooo!"
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