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PERRY FARRELL Talks New JANE'S ADDICTION LP

William Goodman of Spin.com recently conducted an interview with JANE'S ADDICTION frontman Perry Farrell. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Spin.com: How did TV ON THE RADIO's Dave Sitek get involved with the new JANE'S ADDICTION LP? Perry: When Duff McKagan decided he didn't want to work with us anymore, ...

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DIAMOND HEAD, AIRBOURNE, ARCHITECTS Confirmed For U.K.'s SONISPHERE

DIAMOND HEAD, AIRBOURNE, ARCHITECTS and WEEZER have been confirmed for the U.K. edition of the Sonisphere festival, set to take place July 8-10 at Knebworth. Commented DIAMOND HEAD guitarist Brian Tatler: "DIAMOND HEAD have been given the fantastic opportunity of opening for the 'Big Four' [METALLICA, MEGADETH, SLAYER and ANTHRAX] at this year's Sonisphere festival, ...

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COLD To Release 'Superfiction' In June; New Song Posted Online

Jacksonville, Florida hard rockers COLD will release their long-awaited fifth album, "Superfiction" (formerly "Epic"), on June 28 via Eleven Seven Music/SonicStar Records. The CD will reportedly contain ten tracks, including "Wicked World", a cover of AEROSMITH's "Dream On", "My Religion", "Star Of The Parade", "What Happens Now", "Welcome To My World", "So Long June", "The ...

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JOSH FREESE To Release 'My New Friends' In April

Josh Freese — drummer for A PERFECT CIRCLE, DEVO, NINE INCH NAILS, WEEZER, THE VANDALS, GUNS N' ROSES, THE REPLACEMENTS and STING, among others — released "Since 1972" in 2009, which quickly became a widely discussed release as much for its unique marketing strategy as it was for the music itself with outlets worldwide reporting ...

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HIM: 'SWRMXS' Official Remix Album Coming In December

"SWRMXS", the official remix album of HIM's "Screamworks: Love In Theory and Practice", will be released on December 7. The LP — featuring HIM songs remixed by Tiesto, Morgan Page, Gavin Russom and more — will be available online on iTunes, Beatport and other digital retailers. The physical album will be available exclusively in stores ...

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QUIET RIOT Back In Business With New Singer And Upcoming Tour

After the tragic passing of co-founding QUIET RIOT singer Kevin DuBrow in 2007, many figured that the band was over. But while going through the vaults of vintage video material for an upcoming documentary of the band's history, the spark was reignited once more for drummer Frankie Banali to kick QUIET RIOT back in gear. ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION: 'Live Voodoo' Preview Clip Available

JANE'S ADDICTION has just released its first-ever concert DVD and Blu-ray, "Live Voodoo", via Eagle Rock Entertainment. According to a press release, "Live Voodoo" "captures a musical celebration at the Voodoo Experience in New Orleans in 2009. Filmed on Halloween night, the reunion of the original lineup — guitarist Dave Navarro, bassist Eric Avery, drummer ...

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COLD Recording More Material For 'Epic' Album

Jacksonville, Florida hard rockers COLD are currently in New York City recording an additional three new songs that will be included on the band's long-awaited fifth album, "Epic". According to frontman Scooter Ward, the record "will be complete in three weeks and then release dates will be [announced]." A new COLD track called "My Religion" ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION: 'Live Voodoo' DVD, Blu-Ray Coming Later This Month

JANE'S ADDICTION will release its first-ever concert DVD and Blu-ray, "Live Voodoo", on August 31 via Eagle Rock Entertainment. According to a press release, "Live Voodoo" "captures a musical celebration at the Voodoo Experience in New Orleans in 2009. Filmed on Halloween night, the reunion of the original lineup — guitarist Dave Navarro, bassist Eric ...

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HIM Interviewed At Estonia's ÕLLESUMMER

HIM Norway conducted an interview with Finnish "love" metallers HIM at the Õllesummer 2010 festival, which was held July 14-17 in Tallinn, Estonia. Watch the chat below. HIM's new album, "Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice", sold 26,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 25 ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION: Roxy Concert To Be Filmed

JANE'S ADDICTION — singer Perry Farrell, guitarist Dave Navarro, drummer Stephen Perkins and bassist Duff McKagan — has announced a Jane's "Fans' Addiction" concert presented by Bing for this Friday, July 2 on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles at The Roxy Theatre, the venue where the band recorded their live self-titled indie debut album ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION Taps RICH COSTEY For New Album Production

JANE'S ADDICTION — singer Perry Farrell, guitarist Dave Navarro, drummer Stephen Perkins and bassist Duff McKagan — has tapped Rich Costey as producer for the band's next album, tentatively due out in the winter of 2011 on Capitol. Costey's extensive experience in the studio includes album production for such bands as MUSE and FRANZ FERDINAND ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE To Co-Headline VOODOO EXPERIENCE

Headliners OZZY OSBOURNE, MUSE and WEEZER are among the 100-plus acts already confirmed for the 2010 Voodoo Experience, set for Halloween weekend — October 29, 30 and 31 — at City Park in New Orleans. This year's lineup features a mix of some of the leading talent from every genre of music including, for the ...

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HIM Frontman Interviewed At U.K.'s DOWNLOAD Festival

Vocalist Ville Valo of Finnish "love" metallers HIM was interviewed by the Kerrang! Download podcast at this year's Download festival, which was held June 11-13, 2010 at Donington Park, United Kingdom. Watch the chat below. HIM's new album, "Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice", sold 26,000 copies in the United States in its first week ...

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HIM Frontman Interviewed In Vancouver

Popyoularity conducted an interview with vocalist Ville Valo of Finnish "love" metallers HIM prior to the band's April 16, 2010 concert in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. You can now listen to the chat below. HIM's new album, "Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice", sold 26,000 copies in the United States in its first week of ...

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