Michael Des Barres will appear on NCIS

Hot on the heels of his critically acclaimed new CD release "Carnaby Street", ubiquitous rock and roller and renowned actor Michael Des Barres will be making a guest appearance on the most watched TV show worldwide, 'NCIS' on October 9, 2012. Acting alongside show regulars Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly, David McCallum and Pauly Perrette, Michael portrays an ex-rock star down on his luck who gets caught up in some bad stuff. Tracks from "Carnaby Street" will be played throughout the episode.

Sandi Thom - Flesh and Blood out on August 27th

Scottish singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Sandi Thom, best known for her 2006 No.1 hit single "I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair)", is pleased to confirm the August 27th release of her fourth studio album "Flesh and Blood". Produced by the Black Crowes’ Rich Robinson, and featuring a rare due with Buffy Sainte-Marie, the album and was recorded at 16 Tons studio, Nashville, Tennessee, making it Sandi’s fourth album following 2010’s critically acclaimed "Merchants and Thieves".

Sophie B. Hawkins - The Crossing out on June 19th

Lightyear Entertainment, in association with Trumpet Swan Records, is proud to announce the release of the brilliant new studio album from Sophie B. Hawkins, entitled "The Crossing".
The album will be released through EMI in the U.S. and Canada on June 19, 2012. European distribution will be through in-akustik, who will release the album simultaneously.

Hugh Cornwell - Autumn 2012 UK tour

Hugh Cornwell is pleased to confirm a nationwide UK tour in October 2012. The concerts will be divided into two sets. The first will feature his eagerly anticipated new studio album "TOTEM AND TABOO" (out in August 2012). The second set will see Hugh playing The Strangler's seminal 1977 second album "NO MORE HEROES" in its entirety with keyboards added to the lineup.

Beth Hart - Live in the UK

Following the release of Beth Hart’s “Don’t Explain” collaboration album with Joe Bonamassa, and her recent sold out concert at London Dingwall’s, tickets have recently gone on sale for Beth’s first UK concert in 2012. She’ll headline the London O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire on Saturday February 25th.

Nicole Bogner - R.I.P.

With a heavy heart, we regrettably announce the passing of the former Vision of Atlantis vocalist, Nicole Bogner, on 5 January 2012 at the age of 27. Our thoughts are with her family and especially her young daughter. VoA has released the following statement:

CC Coletti - Woodstock Lane

CC Coletti is one of those ladies that makes rock music more beautiful… we need rock ladies like her ‘cause rocking music is not a male’s thing only. CC Coletti is known worldwide for her rocking duets and background vocals with the world famed singer Meat Loaf and his Neverland Express World Tours. She has been also featured on four of Meat Loaf's DVD’s and recently she was the opening act for his European tour.