Watch Tim “Ripper” Owens Perform Judas Priest’s “You’ve Got Another Thing Coming” With Night Ranger

During Night Ranger’s December 7 show at MGM Northfield Park in Northfield, Ohio, the band were joined onstage by former Judas Priest singer Tim “Ripper” Owens. You can see footage of them performing Judas Priest’s “You’ve Got Another Thing Coming” below:

Tesla, Ratt, Accept, Etc. Set For 2020 M3 Rock Festival

The lineup has been revealed for the 2020 M3 Rock Festival. The event will take place at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland on May 1-3 and the daily lineups can be found below:

May 1 (kickoff party): Kix, Slaughter, Heaven’s Edge, and Mike Tramp.

May 2: Tesla, Accept, Y&T, Faster Pussycat, Doro, L.A. Guns, and Killer Dwarves.

May 3: Ratt, Night Ranger, Stryper, Steven Adler, Steelheart, Bango Tango, Dangerous Toys, Little Caesar, and Tyketto.

Sammy Hagar’s 2019 “High Tide Beach Party & Car Show” Has Been Cancelled

Sammy Hagar’s “High Tide Beach Party & Car Show” has been cancelled. That event was supposed to be held in Huntington Beach, CA on September 28-29. State Parks superintendent Kevin Pearsall told ocregister.com that the festival was scrapped due to its production company Freeze Management failing to pay fees, including some related to public safety. Hagar said he was “surprised and very disappointed to learn of the cancelation” and “more than anything” he was “sorry to inconvenience the fans.” Festival organizers also commented:

“Due to being denied the necessry permit submitted on 12-16-18 from California State Parks the High Tide Party & Car Show scheduled for September 28 & 29, has been canceled. Unfortunately, there is no possibility to relocate the events. All ticket holders will automatically receive a refund through official ticketing outlets, Front Gate Tickets and GroupOn.”

Guns N’ Roses, Nine Inch Nails, Blink-182, White Zombie, Limp Bizkit, Etc. Master Recordings Reportedly Lost In 2008 UMG Fire

The New York Times recently shared a report on the 2008 fire at Universal Studios Hollywood that reportedly exposed the fact that numerous master recordings were destroyed. Now, the publication has followed up with a much larger list of affected artists. They include: Aerosmith, Audioslave, Nuno Bettencourt, Blink-182, Boston, Coverdale/Page, The Damned, Eagles, Extreme, Peter Frampton, Guns N’ Roses, Hole, Iron Butterfly, Jawbreaker, Jimmy Eat World, Kansas, Krokus, Limp Bizkit, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Duff McKagan, Meat Loaf, Nazareth, Night Ranger, Nine Inch Nails, Nirvana, No Doubt, Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers, Iggy Pop, Primus, Puddle Of Mudd, R.E.M., Soundgarden, Steppenwolf, Styx, Sublime, Temple Of The Dog, Tesla, Voivod, Whitesnake, Weezer, White Zombie, Y&T, Rob Zombie, and tons more. Many artists were unaware about their masters being lost and a number of them have filed a suit against UMG for breach of contract since the recordings weren’t properly secured and preserved. They are seeking damages in excess of $100 million. You can read more HERE.

Vince Neil, Night Ranger, Blue Öyster Cult, Etc. To Perform At Sammy Hagar’s “High Tide Beach Party & Car Show”

The initial lineup has been revealed for Sammy Hagar’s 2019 “High Tide Beach Party & Car Show.” The event will take place in Huntington Beach, CA on September 28-29, and it will feature: Sammy Hagar & The Circle with special guest Richie Sambora, The Beach Boys, Vince Neil (Mötley Crüe), Night Ranger, Blue Öyster Cult, Extreme, Steel Panther, Tony Lewis (The Outfield), Patty Smyth & Scandal, etc. The event will also feature a car show, beach activities, specially curated food and drink offerings, and more. You can find additional information HERE.

Sammy Hagar And The Circle Reveal Track Listing For New Album “Space Between”, Announce U.S. Tour

Sammy Hagar And The Circle have officially revealed the track listing for their new album “Space Between.” That effort will be released on May 10.

“Space Between” Track Listing:

01. “Devil Came To Philly”
02. “Full Circle Jam (Chump Change)”
03. “Can’t Hang”
04. “Wide Open Space”
05. “Free Man”
06. “Bottom Line”
07. “No Worries”
08. “Trust Fund Baby”
09. “Affirmation”
10. “Hey Hey (Without Greed)”

Hagar commented:

“The 10 songs on the ‘Space Between’ are not just a bunch of new songs grouped together on an album. They were sewn together conceptually for a complete mental, emotional and physical experience (kind of a Three Lock Box). Once I had the overall vision, the lyrics and music began to just flow through me.”

In other news, the group have also announced a headlining U.S. tour:

04/19 Reno, NV – Grand Theatre
04/20 Concord, CA – Concord Pavilion
04/22 Fresno, CA – Warnors Theatre
04/23 Bakersfield, CA – Rabobank Theatre
04/26 Laughlin, NV – Rio Vista Outdoor Amphitheatre
04/27 Albuquerque, NM – Route 66 Casino
04/30 Austin, TX – ACL Live at the Moody Theater
05/01 Sugar Land, TX – Smart Financial Center
05/03 Thackerville, OK – Winstar Casino
05/04 Tulsa, OK – Paradise Cove at River Spirit Casino
05/17 Prior Lake, MN – Mystic Lake Casino Amphitheatre
05/18 Maryland Heights, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre (with Vince Neil)
05/20 Huber Heights, OH – Rose Music Center at the Heights (with Vince Neil)
05/22 Clarkston, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre (with Night Ranger)
05/23 Indianapolis, IN – Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn (with Night Ranger)
05/25 Bensalem, PA – Xcite Center at Parx Casino (with Night Ranger)
05/26 Gilford, NH – Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion (with Night Ranger)
05/28 Boston, MA – Blue Hills Bank Pavilion (with Night Ranger)
05/30 Mashantucket, CT – Foxwoods Resort Casino (with Night Ranger)
05/31 Vienna, VA – Wolf Trap (with Night Ranger)
06/04 Lewiston, NY – Artpark (with Night Ranger)
06/05 Pittsburgh, PA – Highmark Stadium (with Night Ranger)
06/07 Tinley Park, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre (with Vince Neil)