Hard Rock Hell is pleased to announce the final line up for this year's 2012 Edition, with more last minute ch ch ch Changes than David Bowie as Ace Frehley cancels for the second year running - this time failing to produce a doctor's certificate, or to give a proper reason.
His slot on the bill has been warmly handed to Californian rockers Ugly Kid Joe who jumped at the opportunity and for HRH to make for an even more exhilarating line up.
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For a quick reminder of Ugly Kid Joe's video for their classic 'Cats In the Cradle'...
Joining Ugly Kid Joe, HRH are also pleased to welcome a wealth of other acts including no less than three acts from Canada. Firstly, Toronto's finest new Metal act Cauldron who bring their own new wave Of Toronto Heavy Metal to the proceedings.
Joining them and following a run of Canadian shows with the Scorpions is Canadian Vixen Domenica who brings her own classic brand of melodic guitar driven pop based Metal to the UK for the first time.
Here's Domenica's new video, 'Better In Us All'...
Also from Canada and returning to Hard Rock Hell is HRH favourite Kobra And The Lotus who return, now signed to a global record deal with Universal Records by Kiss' Gene Simmons.
Also announced is the return of HRH Favourites Breed 77 and The Quireboys who have just inked a deal with Off Yer Rocka Recordings.
Here's their classic '7 O' Clock'...
Also coming to play Hard Rock Hell for the first time are much talked about Swedish garage rock band Spiders who we are also really excited to grace this year's edition.
If that's not enough, also confirmed are Buffalo Summer, Motherload, Persian Risk, Hangfire, The Mercy House, Wildside Riot, Afterlife, Gypsy Pisteleros, Slam Cartel, Sons of Icarus and Lionsex, plus for those that like things a bit more stoner and doom based, Liverpool's Conan and Aldershot's X11 Boar.
Here's X11 Boar's new track, 'Smokin Bones'...
This year HRH are also able to welcome some great acoustic performances to the acoustic stage too with Mike Tramp, Lee Pistollero (Ex Gypsy Pistelleros) and Bonafide also playing acoustically too.
Plus to finish off this year's line-up, HRH can also announce the winners of this year's Highway To Hell who will also be joining the bill on the event's Young Blood Stage.
This year's outright winner was The Idol Dead, while other acts procuring themselves a slot are Estrella, Massive Wagons, Ajenda, Millsyeck and Black Wolf.
The Full Final Line up for Hard Rock Hell 6 is:
Ugly Kid Joe
The Dogs D'Amour
Red White and Blues
The Burning Crows
Die So Fluid
The Mercy House
Kobra And The Lotus
Night By Night
The Idol Dead
Plus acoustic performances from:
Lee Pistollero (Ex Gyspy Pistolleros)