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  • Jacob Mallory

    Jacob Mallory Seattle, WA

    David, so very cool that you are singing with Michael on the Axes & Anchors Cruise!! I saw Michael and his singer on they're last tour. Michael was amazing as usual but I just don't get why Michael likes his singer so much! I feel he is just an average singer compared to you. I wasn't the only one in the crowd who felt that way. I was at your show here when Queensryche got up with you guys and you are light years above whatever michael's singer name is. I hope one day you will be able to do something original with Michael and see what happens after that. Anyway, I will always be a fan of yours and thank you for a smokin' live MSG c.d! A three hour show with no break, are you kidding me! David Replies: Well Jacob, thank you for all of that!! I really do appreciate it. I am looking forward to the cruise and most of all singing all the great songs again! As far as original stuff with Michael, I can't begin to tell you how often I get asked that question! Michael & I have talked about it but just haven't pulled the trigger. I do hope one day I can put my own stamp on and MSG original song. Only time will tell. BTW, you are right about that live cd....3 hours and 22 songs later that I sang on was absolutely crazy!! Again thx for writing my friend...cya soon!
    David, so very cool that you are singing with Michael on the Axes & Anchors Cruise!! I saw Michael and his singer on they're last tour. Michael was amazing as usual but I just don't get why Michael likes his singer so much! I feel he is just an average singer compared to you. I wasn't the only one in the crowd who felt that way. I was at your show here when Queensryche got up with you guys and you are light years above whatever michael's singer name is. I hope one day you will be able to do something original with Michael and see what happens after that. Anyway, I will always be a fan of yours and thank you for a smokin' live MSG c.d! A three hour show with no break, are you kidding me!

    David Replies: Well Jacob, thank you for all of that!! I really do appreciate it. I am looking forward to the cruise and most of all singing all the great songs again! As far as original stuff with Michael, I can't begin to tell you how often I get asked that question! Michael & I have talked about it but just haven't pulled the trigger. I do hope one day I can put my own stamp on and MSG original song. Only time will tell. BTW, you are right about that live cd....3 hours and 22 songs later that I sang on was absolutely crazy!! Again thx for writing my friend...cya soon!
  • Robert Vannoy

    Robert Vannoy Boothwyn, PA

    I remember Mannequin at Hammerjacks. You and Tommy used to play a club in Wilmington DE I. Was the door man at called Union Station. When I would hear that Mirror Mirror was playing Hammerjacks I did my best to get there. You are an amazing talent and I am since all those years you are still in good voice. Tried to get to see you when you were the front of MSG but way to crazy to get back to see you. I hope all is well. David Replies: Hi Robert, first of all let me apologize for not responding sooner! I was under the weather in a big way, the flu really knocked me on my ass and I was down for the count for about a week...it was a rough one. Anyway, I really appreciate you writing and saying the kind words! Mirror Mirror was a cool band but unfortunately it was short lived...I ended up leaving and going out on tour with Tony Macalpine. After that tour I moved to Phoenix, AZ and took a little time off and well deserved one I might add. Well maybe one of these days we can meet and shake hands! Thanks again Robert and keep in touch anytime!....Take Care
    I remember Mannequin at Hammerjacks. You and Tommy used to play a club in Wilmington DE I. Was the door man at called Union Station. When I would hear that Mirror Mirror was playing Hammerjacks I did my best to get there. You are an amazing talent and I am since all those years you are still in good voice. Tried to get to see you when you were the front of MSG but way to crazy to get back to see you. I hope all is well.

    David Replies: Hi Robert, first of all let me apologize for not responding sooner! I was under the weather in a big way, the flu really knocked me on my ass and I was down for the count for about a week...it was a rough one. Anyway, I really appreciate you writing and saying the kind words! Mirror Mirror was a cool band but unfortunately it was short lived...I ended up leaving and going out on tour with Tony Macalpine. After that tour I moved to Phoenix, AZ and took a little time off and well deserved one I might add. Well maybe one of these days we can meet and shake hands! Thanks again Robert and keep in touch anytime!....Take Care
  • Lisa 'Logan' Loshiavo

    Lisa 'Logan' Loshiavo New Jersey!!

    Happy Birthday to a great guy! Hope you have N awesome day! Lisa & Rick Loshiavo David Replies: Dear Lisa, thank you so much! and I hope you and Rick and the family are doing well...I look forward to seeing you guys again someday soon!
    Happy Birthday to a great guy! Hope you have N awesome day! Lisa & Rick Loshiavo

    David Replies: Dear Lisa, thank you so much! and I hope you and Rick and the family are doing well...I look forward to seeing you guys again someday soon!
  • michael

    michael dortmund

    Dear David, I am an nearly 50 year old guitarman influenced by the late 70's I want you to know that your 'doctor doctor' version from 97 japan is The best hardrock singing ever, go on David Relies: Hi Michael, after all these years I never get tired of hearing it...thank you so much for the nice words! I hope things are well with your career! Thank you for stopping by!
    Dear David,
    I am an nearly 50 year old guitarman influenced by the late 70's
    I want you to know that your 'doctor doctor' version from 97 japan is
    The best hardrock singing ever, go on
    David Relies: Hi Michael, after all these years I never get tired of hearing it...thank you so much for the nice words! I hope things are well with your career! Thank you for stopping by!
  • Crystal Vanlandingham

    Crystal Vanlandingham Tampa,FL

    Hi uncle David I just wanted to let you know that I've been thinking about you! I show your website almost everyone that I meet and everyone's pretty impressed with your progress. You're truly an inspiration to me and I love you so much! It's so impressive to look through your past and watch your YouTube videos and see all of the accomplishments that you've had throughout your life. Love you!! David Replies: Dear Crystal, first of all I love you too and really hope your life is going well! I have had a good career and it makes me happy that you are proud of that! I hope this message finds you well and safe!!
    Hi uncle David I just wanted to let you know that I've been thinking about you! I show your website almost everyone that I meet and everyone's pretty impressed with your progress. You're truly an inspiration to me and I love you so much! It's so impressive to look through your past and watch your YouTube videos and see all of the accomplishments that you've had throughout your life. Love you!!

    David Replies: Dear Crystal, first of all I love you too and really hope your life is going well! I have had a good career and it makes me happy that you are proud of that! I hope this message finds you well and safe!!
  • SomeguynamedFrank

    SomeguynamedFrank Valrico, FL

    I stopped by O'Briens in Brandon a few weeks ago to make a 'pit stop'. Emerged from doing so just in time to hear you sing 'Somewhere.' Excellent. I'm glad my bladder forced me to stop!!! I see a Rockit Club reference in post below. I used to play drums there with a band called Dillinger. Not that it matters, just more useless trivia for the masses!!! David Replies: Hey Someguynamedfrank...thank you my friend! I really appreciate the kind words! That is cool you use to play the Rockit club...those were great days! Hope the business has been good to you! Take Care
    I stopped by O'Briens in Brandon a few weeks ago to make a 'pit stop'. Emerged from doing so just in time to hear you sing 'Somewhere.' Excellent. I'm glad my bladder forced me to stop!!! I see a Rockit Club reference in post below. I used to play drums there with a band called Dillinger. Not that it matters, just more useless trivia for the masses!!!

    David Replies: Hey Someguynamedfrank...thank you my friend! I really appreciate the kind words! That is cool you use to play the Rockit club...those were great days! Hope the business has been good to you! Take Care
  • John Urban

    John Urban Tampa Bay Fl

    Hello. I remember you from the Rockit Club. I use to book bands there and also worked with Crimson Glory ' manager Warren Wyatt as an unofficial assistant for Crimson s glory off and on thru their career. I saw your first performance with CG at the Rockit Club. David Replies: Hey John, good to hear from you...I miss the Rockit Club and I do remember the show there with CG...a long time ago my friend. Thanks for writing! Hope all is well
    Hello. I remember you from the Rockit Club. I use to book bands there and also worked with Crimson Glory ' manager Warren Wyatt as an unofficial assistant for Crimson s glory off and on thru their career. I saw your first performance with CG at the Rockit Club.

    David Replies: Hey John, good to hear from you...I miss the Rockit Club and I do remember the show there with CG...a long time ago my friend. Thanks for writing! Hope all is well
  • Brenda McKenzie

    Brenda McKenzie Crystal River, FLorida

    David, I had the wonderful opportunity to hear you sing at Talent Quest 2013. I was amazed!!! On the final day, I told you that you would be in the top 10 and were my pick to take it all. And top ten you were. Because every one is a number, I didn't know your name. I had often wondered about you this past year and told many friends about you. I finally was able to get a name which led to your fan page. You are a truly talented artist. I hope to one day soon to be blessed enough to hear you sing in person again. A new fan, Brenda David Replies: Dear Brenda, first of all thank you for writing and saying kind words! I really appreciate you taking the time and looking for me! Contests are what they are, simply contests and everyone has they're own opinion of them. I just decided to give it a shot not thinking how far I would go...it was an experience that I doubt I will ever try again but I guess I should never say never! I really do appreciate your support and hope to meet you someday!!
    David, I had the wonderful opportunity to hear you sing at Talent Quest 2013. I was amazed!!! On the final day, I told you that you would be in the top 10 and were my pick to take it all. And top ten you were. Because every one is a number, I didn't know your name. I had often wondered about you this past year and told many friends about you. I finally was able to get a name which led to your fan page. You are a truly talented artist. I hope to one day soon to be blessed enough to hear you sing in person again. A new fan, Brenda

    David Replies: Dear Brenda, first of all thank you for writing and saying kind words! I really appreciate you taking the time and looking for me! Contests are what they are, simply contests and everyone has they're own opinion of them. I just decided to give it a shot not thinking how far I would go...it was an experience that I doubt I will ever try again but I guess I should never say never! I really do appreciate your support and hope to meet you someday!!
  • Lori Berger

    Lori Berger Tamarac, Florida

    I am Lisa C's cousin. Have been performing in community theater my whole life. Very impressed with your talent! David Replies: Hi Lori, thank you very much! Just like to do more with it! Hope all is well!!
    I am Lisa C's cousin. Have been performing in community theater my whole life. Very impressed with your talent!

    David Replies: Hi Lori, thank you very much! Just like to do more with it! Hope all is well!!
  • Tom Steward

    Tom Steward Kentucky

    Well, first off I'm originally from Bel Air, Md. I heard of Mannekin as a kid but was too young to go see any shows. My brother and a friend of ours, worked at hammerjacks so I would hear about all the cool shows. I turned 18, packed my bags for the Army in 1986. I was stationed at Ft. Knox in 1986 to 88. In 1986 or 87, Toy Tiger, the local hangout for the people of Louisville, Ky, was putting on a show in some farm in the middle of nowhere Kentucky. Mannekin was going to being playing and I think the name of the farm was Jewells farm but not sure. Well, this guy from suburbs of Baltimore was not going to miss this show so ( F TROOP), that's WHAT BIG D called us from Toy Tiger, went to the farm. I had a blast in that field. Mannekin sounded great and I had to go all the way to Kentucky just to hear Mannekin play. God Bless you Dave and its really cool seeing you play with one of my favorite guitarist. God Bless You and your family and KEEP ON ROCKIN! David Replies: Hi Tom, good to hear from you and thank you for writing. First of all I am pretty sure that I remember that show considering the thousands of shows I have done but Louisville was a great place for Mannekin and I have fond memories of the Toy Tiger and Big D' (Dennis). I am glad you got to see the band, it is amazing how after all these years I still get emails & messages still talking about Mannekin. I wish we would have done more but I have no regrets! Playing with Schenker off & on for over the past 17 years has been a roller coaster ride but that's what makes it interesting, you get off and you want to get back on! I do hope this message finds you and well and I sincerely thank you for your service! My respect for our armed forces is an abundance, admiration & appreciation! God Bless you and your family!!
    Well, first off I'm originally from Bel Air, Md. I heard of Mannekin as a kid but was too young to go see any shows. My brother and a friend of ours, worked at hammerjacks so I would hear about all the cool shows. I turned 18, packed my bags for the Army in 1986. I was stationed at Ft. Knox in 1986 to 88. In 1986 or 87, Toy Tiger, the local hangout for the people of Louisville, Ky, was putting on a show in some farm in the middle of nowhere Kentucky. Mannekin was going to being playing and I think the name of the farm was Jewells farm but not sure. Well, this guy from suburbs of Baltimore was not going to miss this show so ( F TROOP), that's WHAT BIG D called us from Toy Tiger, went to the farm. I had a blast in that field. Mannekin sounded great and I had to go all the way to Kentucky just to hear Mannekin play. God Bless you Dave and its really cool seeing you play with one of my favorite guitarist. God Bless You and your family and KEEP ON ROCKIN!

    David Replies: Hi Tom, good to hear from you and thank you for writing. First of all I am pretty sure that I remember that show considering the thousands of shows I have done but Louisville was a great place for Mannekin and I have fond memories of the Toy Tiger and Big D' (Dennis). I am glad you got to see the band, it is amazing how after all these years I still get emails & messages still talking about Mannekin. I wish we would have done more but I have no regrets! Playing with Schenker off & on for over the past 17 years has been a roller coaster ride but that's what makes it interesting, you get off and you want to get back on! I do hope this message finds you and well and I sincerely thank you for your service! My respect for our armed forces is an abundance, admiration & appreciation! God Bless you and your family!!
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We have received email from fans asking about obtaining a physical copy of the "Erotic Liquid Culture" c.c featuring David and several members of Crimson Glory. The c.d. was never officially released to the public. You can now download the ELC music here by going to the ELC Download page. Thank you for your support!

Axes & Anchors Cruise

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Axes & Anchors Cruise will travel from the Port Of Miami to Florida Keys to Nassau, Bahamas and then back to Miami from February 20th to the 24th 2016. The Cruise will feature Michael Schenker, Zakk Wylde, Tracii Guns, Yngwie Malmsteen, Tony MacAlpine, Alex Skolnick, Gilby Clark, Dario Lorina, Randy Rhoads Remembered & Gabriel Ayala, Adelitas Way, Aranda, Black Night's Castle feat. Joe Stump, Falling Throught April, Flyleaf, Motionless In White, Thousand Foot Krutch

40+ full-blown concerts featuring some of the world’s greatest guitar gods and their bands! Not to mention more than a dozen workshops for all levels and interests – from sight-reading to shredding, jazz to metal, and everything in between! Have you ever dreamed of running into your idols at a bar or even in the elevator? Wonder what it’s like to learn first-hand how to wield an axe like the masters?

Take this epic adventure and rub elbows with your favorite performers, hone your guitar chops, meet new friends, or just listen to amazing music and build awesome memories. And if that’s not enough, splash in one of the on-board pools, roll the dice in the casino, soak up some sun on exotic beaches, explore the sights and sounds of Key West and Nassau, or just relax and sip your favorite beverage on the deck! Take the vacation of a lifetime that fits whatever music fantasy you want.

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9/11/13 - A Great evening seeing my old friend Joe Satriani, it has been a long time since we have
spoken. Joe is an amazing talent!             -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

3/24/13 - Well I had one of the most amazing experiences of my life by sharing the stage
with Queensryche and my good friend Todd LaTorre! Singing "Eye's Of A Stranger"
was an honor and the crowd at Orlando's House Of Blues were on top of they're game
as well !!

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For all the Old Mannekin fans out there, here is a facebook page set up
to comment and post your pics...have fun with it


www.facebook.com/MannekinBand
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1/19/2012 - Sorry to say, that as I was suppose to attend the 2013 NAMM show,
I have to unfortunately change my plans due to personal reasons. I hope to
see everyone out on the road sometime this year!!!
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9/30/2011 - I am doing a show with MSG in CHIHUAHUA, MEXICO
on 10/2/2011. It will be MSG along with Uli Jon Roth.
A nice to way to celebrate my birthday!!
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Please Check Out the "Rockin' For Rhonda" Page
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As of 3/19/11 at 7:20pm east coast time, my website
has been hit on & viewed exactly a 100,000 times.
I just want to thank each & everyone of you!!!

YOU GUYS ROCK!!!!

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David & Carmine Appice will be doing a live interview on St. Louis Radio KSHE 95 this Tuesday,
3/29/11 at 10pm central time. You can listen to the interview via the internet at www.kshe95.com
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A "From The Road" button has been added to update you on how things are going on the road,
feel free to stop by if interested at all and see how things are going.

 



MSG 

Michael Schenker - Lead Guitar
David VanLanding - Vocals (Crimson Glory/Tony Macalpine/Mannekin
Carmine Appice - Drums (ex - Vanilla Fudge/Rod Stewart/Jeff Beck/Ozzy Osborne/etc.)
Elliott "Dean" Rubinson - Bass (Owner of Dean Guitars)
Wayne Findlay - Guitar/Keyboards (No Sky Today)



Wayne, Michael, Elliott, David, Carmine

South American Tour Dates

FEB 19 2011 Escenica Monterrey MEX "CANCELLED" 
FEB 22 2011 Teatro Metropolitan Mexico City MEX
FEB 24 2011 Bolshoi Pub Goiânia BRA
FEB 25 2011 Manifesto Bar Sau Paulo BRA
...FEB 27 2011 The Roxy Live Buenos Aires AR
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Also, A South American Facebook page has been established

A new Facebook David VanLanding Fan Page has been set up. Feel free to check it out and join!
You can check out the page by tapping on the FB button on the bottom of this page.
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I really appreciate you stopping by my site but if you don't mind I would like to share something with you, It has come to my attention that my ex-wife Rhonda has been stricken with breast cancer. If you would take the time and go to the above dedicated button I have named "Help Rhonda" and read her story, it would be very much appreciated...thank you for your time.


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