Paul Chapman, the Welsh rock guitarist best known for his work in UFO and WAYSTED, has died at the age of 66. His passing was confirmed by his son, who wrote on Paul's Facebookpage: "It is with a heavy heart writing this, today is my dads 66th birthday. He passed away earlier this afternoon. He was a brilliant, energetic, loving and most carefree person and the First man I ever loved. Everyone he came in contact with loved him. no ADORED him. will keep everyone posted on his
UFO just wrapped the initial North American leg of the "Last Orders" tour, but fear not, the tour is not over yet and the band is pleased to announce new North American tour dates for 2020. These shows kick off February 13 in Medina, Minnesota and run through March 2. Included in this run is a co-headline gig with BLUE ÖYSTER CULT and an appearance on the "Rock Legends" cruise. Tour dates: Feb. 13 - Medina, MN @ Medina Entertainment Center
Feb. 14 - Waukegen, IL @ Genese Th
PETE WAY (UFO, WAYSTED) will release his solo album ‘Amphetamine‘ on a limited edition on white vinyl, signed, numbered and with an embossed sleeve – limited to 500 copies worlwide on December 13th, 2019 via Livewire / Cargo Records UK. The album will also be available as a signed CD. This release is a reissue of the original album from 2000 by the UFO legend. Tracklisting: 1. That’s Tuff
2. Hangin’ Around
3. Fooled Again
4. American Kid (What A Shame)
6. Hole 2
The follow-up to Vinnie Moore's critically acclaimed 2015 "Aerial Visions" album will be released on October 9 on his label Mind's Eye Music. Titled "Soul Shifter", Vinnie's ninth solo album features guest appearances by legendary artists Rudy Sarzo (OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT) and Jordan Rudess (DREAM THEATER), with Richie Monica on drums, Michael Bean (bassist from Vinnie's "Time Odyssey" album), John Cassidy (keyboards) and John Pessoni (drums). Vinnie is considered one of
Vocalist Phil Mogg, guitarist Mick Bolton, bassist Pete Way, and drummer Andy Parker formed the British space metal outfit UFO in 1969. Originally known as Hocus Pocus, the group, which took the name UFO in honor of a London club, debuted in 1971 with UFO 1. Both the album and its follow-up, the same year's Flying, found great success in Japan, France, and Germany, but went barely noticed in the band's native country; as a result, their third effort, 1972's Live, was released
Hey everybody, what a fantastic year this has been! Three amazing UFO European tours and next up is USA with SEBASTIAN BACH. Very excited to get back with Baz, Bobby and Brent and do some serious damage!!!
Also, SPREAD EAGLE have finally released our new album “Subway To The Stars” via Frontiers Music SRL. “We are beyond excited to get back into the game of writing, recording, releasing and touring new music. The fans and press seem ecstatic
about it and so are we!”.
UFO guitarist/keyboard player Paul Raymond has died after suffering a heart attack. He was 73 years old. The news of Raymond's passing was broken by his "life partner," Sandra, who wrote on Facebook: "With a desperate and broken heart, fully in tears and pains that feel like they will kill me, I have to tell you that my most beautiful and beloved darling Paul Raymond has passed away today. The doctors we're trying to reanimate him and with success at first but then his system
Last year Phil Mogg confirmed that this year’s 50th anniversary tour with UFO will be his last as the frontman of the long-running hard rock band. Consequently, it seems almost certain that at that point they will cease to exist. UFO were formed in London in 1969 and Mogg is their only ever-present member, performing on all of the group’s 22 studio albums. While European dates have already been announced the band is now unveiling their initial North American dates for this fi