Monday, March 7, 2011

Stampede announce new single release, album release date change & video taster

Newly reformed British melodic rockers Stampede are set to unveil their new single Having Fun on April 11th.

The track comes from the forthcoming studio album A Sudden Impulse , which consequently has a revised release date of May 9th 2011.

Having Fun , which will be available in digital format only, will be the band s first single in twenty-eight years. It follows previous singles The Other Side (1983) from the studio album Hurricane Town, and Days of Wine And Roses (1982), which were released by Polydor Records and received considerable airplay on BBC Radio, Capital Radio and across Europe and Japan.

Stampede are also pleased to announce the first of three promo videos to give fans a taster of their new material. The videos feature guitarist Rob Wolverson, and were recorded during part of the schedule when Laurence Archer became unavailable due to personal commitments.

Watch the first video, Shame On You here:

Look out for the official video for Having Fun , coming soon.

Having Fun will be available to download from iTunes and other digital outlets from April 11th.
A Sudden Impulse is released on May 9th on Grind That Axe / Rock Candy Records.

For more information and to hear a preview of the single, visit:

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Duff McKagan Joined Adler's Appetite on Stage in London

Ex-Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan joined his former bandmate Steven Adler's current band Adler's Appetite on stage yesterday at The Underworld Club in London. The band performed two Gn'R classics with Duff, "My Michelle" and "It's So Easy".

McKagan has previously played with Stecen Adler's band on July 28, 2007 when he and the other ex-Guns N' Roses member, orginal guitarist Izzy Stradlin jammed with during its headlining appearance at the Key Club in West Hollywood, California. The event was meant to celebrate the 20th anniversary of GN'R's classic debut, but guitarist Slash could not join the band on stage and Axlwas nowhere to be seen.