Mikkey Dee Opens Up On Joining The Scorpions

Former Motorhead drummer Mikkey Dee says that joining the Scorpions was a 'big, big challenge.' "[The band] is easy to get into but it's so hard to get into at the same time, because they have their routines, they have their way of working and the whole thing, and so do I," Dee told the Talking Metal podcast.

Slash Named Gibson Global Brand Ambassador

Slash has been named Gibson's first ever Global Brand Ambassador. The rock legend is the first ever artist to have the distinction with the iconic guitar brand. In the new role he will help develop and promote new products in the company's Gibson Custom, Gibson and Epiphone brands.

Kansas Plans To Release Live Album This Fall

Kansas has announced plans for a new live album, Leftoverture Live & Beyond, their first live album since 2009. Leftoverture Live & Beyond, which was produced by Jeff Glixman, features nineteen songs selected from twelve shows recorded during Kansas's spring 2017 "Leftoverture 40th Anniversary Tour".

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