April 28, 2011

Junior's Reading And Viewing List:
March 23 - 31, 2011

Last Update - April 28, 2011 at 5:12 AM EDT

Junior's March 23 through March 31, 2011 'Reading And Viewing List' includes title links, with article snippets, from items published at the end of March 2011.

Upcoming films, Washington Capitals hockey, music, Formula One racing and WRC rally news are among the topics to be found here.

March 31, 2011

Whitesnake's David Coverdale : "Evidently The Snake By Its Nature Has To Change Its Skin Every So Often"
Posted by Nightwatcher at Nightwatcher's House Of Rock

Vocalist David Coverdale needs no introduction to most fans of classic hard rock. From his initial emergence back in the 70's as frontman of British heavy rock legends Deep Purple, through his seminal blues rock with Whitesnake later on in the decade, later enjoying mega platinum success with later versions of the band...

Lotus demonstration to wow Malaysia ahead of Grand Prix
Posted at Formula1.com

Ahead of next weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix, Lotus will whet the appetites of Formula One fans in the Asian country with a street demonstration in administrative capital Putrajaya. The showcase, which will be held on Saturday, has been organized in collaboration with the Sepang International Circuit and Team Lotus partner AirAsia...

March 30, 2011

Purple To Tour With Orchestra
By mdome at Classic Rock

Deep Purple are planning to tour North America in June, and they’ll do it with a symphony orchestra...

March 29, 2011

Helen Mirren Says She's Ready For 'Red' Sequel:
'Just Get Me The Script'

By Kara Warner at MTV's Splash Page

...Of course, this leaves us no choice but to harass potential cast members whenever we have the opportunity. Case in point: During the "Arthur" junket over the weekend, I asked "Red" actress Helen Mirren what it will take to get her to do the sequel...

Alice Cooper's 'Welcome 2 My Nightmare' Pushed Back To 2012
Posted by Nightwatcher at Nightwatcher's House Of Rock

Legendary rocker Alice Cooper spoke to Aol's Noisecreep about "Welcome 2 My Nightmare", a sequel to his 1975 concept album "Welcome to My Nightmare" - his first "solo" release after the break-up of the original Alice Cooper band...

Whitesnake Release Live Donington DVD And CD
By mdome at Classic Rock

Whitesnake are to release Live At Donington 1990 on CD and DVD.

These will be issued by Frontiers on June 3, and features the band’s headlining performance that year at the Monsters Of Rock Festival...

Gronholm back winning in US rallycross event
Posted at WRC.com

While his former rivals were charging over the demanding gravel stages of the Algarve on Vodafone Rally de Portugal last weekend, Marcus Gronholm was making a winning start to his career in the Global RallyCross Championship...

March 28, 2011

'The Dark Knight Rises' Star Gary Oldman Has 'Quite A Bit To Do' With Tom Hardy's Bane
By Adam Rosenberg at MTV's Splash Page

Gary Oldman told MTV in a recent interview that Christopher Nolan will bring the story back around to his first Batman movie in next year's trilogy-capper, "The Dark Knight Rises." Considering the level of security surrounding your typical Nolan movie, this was a lot of information...

Thin Lizzy To Play High Voltage
By gbarton at Classic Rock

Thin Lizzy have been added to the bill of Classic Rock’s High Voltage festival, set to take place on July 23/24 at London’s Victoria Park...

March 25, 2011

King Kobra Record Ronnie Dio Tribute Song
By Dave Ling at Classic Rock

The reunited King Kobra have recorded a new song called Monsters And Heroes as a tribute to Ronnie James Dio, the proceeds from which will be donated to Dio’s Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund...

March 24, 2011

Prints Charming
By Brian Lumley at Rumblings From The Man Cave

...He opened the package and, sure enough, there I was. He said he couldn't give them to me because there was no bar code on the package.

I asked why I couldn't pick up my pictures. Well, he said, he wasn't sure that they were mine. So I had to go out to my car to get my wallet to get a photo ID. Which, by and large, he was holding in his hand...

Previously Unreleased Double CD Set By Irish Blues Rock Guitar Legend Rory Gallagher 'Notes From San Francisco' Set For Release May 17th
By Nightwatcher at Nightwatcher's House Of Rock

On May 17th, via Eagle Rock Entertainment, late Irish blues rock guitar legend Rory Gallagher will see a previously unreleased double CD offering in stores entitled 'Notes From San Francisco'...

Pre-Melbourne analysis - 2011 tyres to create new way of racing?
Posted at Formula1.com

Fernando Alonso believes that today will herald the start of a new brand of Formula One racing, thanks to the arrival of Pirelli's deliberately marginal racing tyres, which have much higher wear rates than the Bridgestones used up until 2010...

Australia preview - Red Bull, Prancing Horse, or who?
Posted at Formula1.com

At first glance, the opening race of the 2011 FIA Formula One World Championship appears to distil to a straight fight between Red Bull and Ferrari, just as in 2010. But there is plenty of spice ready to be added to what promises to be another facinating season...

March 23, 2011

New 'Captain America: The First Avenger' Trailer Is Live!
By Rick Marshall at MTV's Splash Page

After numerous clips, previews, and sneak peeks, the new "Captain America: The First Avenger" trailer has arrived!...

Lost Bowie Album Leaked
By mdome at Classic Rock

...Titled Toy, this is a 14-tracker that sees the legend updating and revamping some of his early and more obscure songs. It was originally intended to be released in 2001, but it was shelved after a dispute with Virgin Records, his label at the time...

Australia preview quotes - Ferrari, Renault, Virgin & more
Posted at Formula1.com

The FIA Formula One World Championship finally gets underway in Australia next weekend with all twelve teams eager to discover how their new cars stack up against the competition. There's new rules, new tyres and more, but one thing that remains reassuringly consistent is the warm welcome guaranteed for the paddock Melbourne's Albert Park...

Loeb and Ogier to be allowed to fight in Portugal
Posted at WRC.com

Citroen Total World Rally Team head Olivier Quesnel is convinced that allowing drivers Sebastien Loeb and Sebastien Ogier to fight it out for victory on Vodafone Rally de Portugal will boost its chances of winning the manufacturers' crown for a fourth consecutive season...

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