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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD Honors SAMMY HAGAR; Video Available

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield honored Sammy Hagar at the Recording Academy Honors at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, California Sunday night (April 29). A two-minute video clip of Hetfield's speech has been posted at YouTube. The Recording Academy Honors Award was established to celebrate outstanding individuals whose work embodies excellence ...

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ZAKK WYLDE To Perform At DIMEBAG Hollywood's RockWalk Induction

May 17, 2007 marks the day of "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott's induction into Hollywood's RockWalk, the only sidewalk gallery dedicated to honoring those artists who have made a significant impact and lasting contribution to the growth and evolution of rock 'n' roll. A bronze bust of Abbott will be unveiled during the ceremony and later installed ...

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BUCKCHERRY: More Tour Dates Announced

BUCKCHERRY has lined up the following tour dates: Apr. 24 - Shreveport, LA @ The Strand Apr. 26 - Ft. Lauderdale. FL @ Bandcamp Apr. 27 - FT. Myers, FL @ WJBX 99X Fest Apr. 28 - Orlando, FL @ Earthday Birthday Apr. 29 - Tampa, FL @ Livestock May 03 - Pensacola, FL @ ...

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VINNIE PAUL, KERRY KING, SCOTT IAN To Perform At LITTLE KIDS ROCK Benefit Concert

Little Kids Rock (LKR), an innovative non-profit music education program that provides free instruments and rock 'n' roll lessons to public schools, celebrated March's "Music in Our Schools" month by announcing today that it will be the sole beneficiary of the Six-String Masterpieces memorial tribute, auction and benefit concert honoring the late PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" ...

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SAMMY HAGAR To Be Honored By The RECORDING ACADEMY

Sammy Hagar, Linda Perry and three-time Grammy winner Narada Michael Walden have been named as recipients of The Recording Academy Honors 2007, it was announced by the San Francisco Chapter. The Recording Academy Honors was established to celebrate outstanding individuals whose work embodies excellence and integrity and who have improved the environment for the creative ...

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Australia's EYEFEAR Signs With DOCKYARD 1

Melbourne, Australia-based progressive power metallers EYEFEAR have inked a deal with Dockyard 1. The group's new CD, "A World Full of Grey", was recorded at keyboardist Sammy Giaccotto's studio Peak Time Productions in Melbourne, Australia and mixed by Andy La Rocque (KING DIAMOND) at Los Angered Studios, Sweden. Andy also played two guitar leads on ...

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DAVID LEE ROTH Not Interested In Duet With SAMMY HAGAR

World Entertainment News Network reports: David Lee Roth has snubbed fellow VAN HALEN frontman Sammy Hagar's suggestion the two singers should team up when the band is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame. Hagar, who replaced Roth in the band, has suggested the collaboration would be a fitting way to honour the ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Ad-Libs To Start Auto Race

Launch Radio Networks reports: Sammy Hagar went off-script as he started a NASCAR race on Saturday (February 24). Hagar was at the California Speedway in his hometown of Fontana, where he served as Grand Marshal for the Stater Brothers 300 race, which is part of the NASCAR Busch Series. All he had to do was ...

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VAN HALEN ROCK HALL Performance In Jeopardy?

Launch Radio Networks reports: Could VAN HALEN's performance at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's March 12 induction ceremonies be in jeopardy? A source has told the Rocky Mountain News that the planned performance might not happen, presumably due to tensions over the postponement of the group's 2007 reunion tour with original vocalist David ...

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SAMMY HAGAR: Headed Home For NASCAR Weekend

Sammy Hagar has posted the following message on his official web site: "Hey, Redheads! Headed home to Fontana for a big NASCAR weekend and in between plates of my Mom's Italian home cooking I'll be down at California Speedway on Thursday, February 22nd playing for the Fontana Racefest Fanzone which is an outta sight afternoon ...

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