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AUDIOSLAVE's TOM MORELLO Believes BUSH 'Can Be Beaten'

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that AUDIOSLAVE guitarist Tom Morello will assume his NIGHTWATCHMAN persona on the Rock Against Bush tour, which is being launched by activist organization Punk Voter this fall. The lineup will also feature MIDTOWN, ANTI-FLAG, the AKAS and others, with Morello confirmed to perform on about half of the 15 scheduled ...

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BLACKEST OF THE BLACK: Tentative Tour Dates Announced

The tentative routing has been released for this fall's edition of the "Blackest Of The Black" tour, featuring DANZIG, DOYLE (featuring ex-MISFITS guitarist Doyle), MAYHEM, DEVILDRIVER, DEATH ANGEL and EYES OF FIRE. As previously reported, "Blackest of the Black" organizer Glenn Danzig and ex-MISFITS guitarist Doyle will be teaming up for a special MISFITS set ...

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LIVING LOUD In Talks To tour U.S.

According to the DEEP PURPLE fan site The Highway Star, LIVING LOUD — the new "supergroup" consisting of Bob Daisley (OZZY OSBOURNE, RAINBOW, URIAH HEEP) on bass, Steve Morse (DEEP PURPLE, KANSAS, DIXIE DREGS) on guitar, Don Airey (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW) on keyboards, Lee Kerslake (URIAH HEEP, OZZY OSBOURNE) on drums and Jimmy ...

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SIX FEET UNDER, INTERNAL BLEEDING To Team Up For U.S. Tour

SIX FEET UNDER and INTERNAL BLEEDING will be teaming up for a U.S. tour in August/September. The trek will mark INTERNAL BLEEDING's first outing in almost a decade INTERNAL BLEEDING's new album, "Onward to Mecca", is scheduled for release on September 7 through Olympic Recordings. The group's first studio release in five years was recorded ...

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LIVING LOUD: CD And DVD To Be Released In Three Formats

LIVING LOUD, the new "supergroup" consisting of Bob Daisley (OZZY OSBOURNE, RAINBOW, URIAH HEEP) on bass, Steve Morse (DEEP PURPLE, KANSAS, DIXIE DREGS) on guitar, Don Airey (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW) on keyboards, Lee Kerslake (URIAH HEEP, OZZY OSBOURNE) on drums and Jimmy Barnes (COLD CHISEL) on vocals, will have their CD and DVD released through ...

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LIVING LOUD: Debut CD To Receive International Release

LIVING LOUD, the new "supergroup" consisting of Bob Daisley (OZZY OSBOURNE, RAINBOW, URIAH HEEP) on bass, Steve Morse (DEEP PURPLE, KANSAS, DIXIE DREGS) on guitar, Don Airey (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW) on keyboards, Lee Kerslake (URIAH HEEP, OZZY OSBOURNE) on drums and Jimmy Barnes (COLD CHISEL) on vocals, will release their self-titled debut album (formerly known ...

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SECOND SKY: DAN SWANÖ's New Project Signs With THE END RECORDS

SECOND SKY, the new project featuring multi-talented Swedish musician/producer Dan Swanö (NIGHTINGALE, UNICORN, EDGE OF SANITY, INFESTDEAD, ODYSSEY, PAN-THY-MONIUM), has a inked a deal with The End Records. The group's debut album will be recorded in a little cottage on the countryside just outside Örebro, Sweden using a high-quality mobile recording studio. Formed out of ...

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DROWNING POOL, FLAW, DROPBOX Announce U.S. Tour Dates

DROWNING POOL, FLAW and DROPBOX have lined up the following dates during June/July: Jun. 19 - Liberty Memorial Park - Kansas City, KS Jun. 28 - Summerfest - Milwaukee, WI Jun. 30 - Remington Nite Club - Springfield, MO Jul. 02 - Bricktown Brewery - Oklahoma City, OK Jul. 03 -Javelina Harley Davidson - Boerne, ...

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VAN HALEN World Premiere Scheduled For Next Weekend

On the weekend of June 11-13, VAN HALEN will debut all three new songs from their forthcoming 36-song two-disc compilation, "The Best Of Both Worlds", on the Westwood One radio special "Van Halen – 2004 Tour Special and World Premiere" The one-hour special will also include the band's first radio interview in more than eight ...

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METALLICA/GODSMACK: Concert Grosses/Attendances Revealed

The following are some of the recent concert grosses for the METALLICA/GODSMACK North American tour, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: METALLICA, GODSMACK Venue: General Motors Place City/State: Vancouver, B.C. Event Dates: March 26, 2004 Gross Sales: $1,043,559 Attendance/Capacity: 18,046 / 18,046 Shows/Sellouts: 1 / 1 Prices: $71.87, $59.83, $37.25 Promoters: House of Blues Canada ...

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Former DOWNTHESUN Bassist Launches THE HELL PIGS

Former DOWNTHESUN bassist/founding member Lance "Kuk" Collier has reportedly formed a new project dubbed THE HELL PIGS. Described as "southern rock-meets-hardcore with a twist," the group's debut record will be released through Kuk's own Kansas City, MO-based label Pure American Filthy Music. A temporary web site can currently be seen at www.thehellpigs.com. With ...

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THE WILDHEARTS: More U.S. Tour Dates Announced

THE WILDHEARTS have announced four extra dates in the U.S. during their upcoming tour as support for THE DARKNESS. They are as follows: Jun. 05 - Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade (w/ NASHVILLE PUSSY) Jun. 10 - Columbia, MO @ The Blue Note Jun. 18 - Philadelphia, PA @ North Star Bar Jun. 19 - New ...

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LIVING LOUD: Putting Finishing Touches On Live Mixes

LIVING LOUD, the new "supergroup" consisting of Bob Daisley (OZZY OSBOURNE, RAINBOW, URIAH HEEP) on bass, Steve Morse (DEEP PURPLE, KANSAS, DIXIE DREGS) on guitar, Don Airey (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW) on keyboards, Lee Kerslake (URIAH HEEP, OZZY OSBOURNE) on drums and Jimmy Barnes (COLD CHISEL) on vocals, are currently mixing a recording of their April ...

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GODSMACK Announce Headlining Shows Following METALLICA Tour

After GODSMACK finish touring with METALLICA on May 15 in North Little Rock, Arkansas, the band will play seven radio festivals and solo shows, starting May 17 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and running through May 29 in Noblesville, Indiana. Then GODSMACK will hook back up with METALLICA for the next leg of their North ...

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JOE SATRIANI: U.S. Clinic Tour Dates Announced

Guitar legend Joe Satriani will demo his new co-designed Peavey JSX guitar amplifiers (photo) on an upcoming U.S. clinic tour, which runs from May 11 in Overland Park, Kansas through May 18 in Portland, Oregon. Satriani road-tested several JSX prototypes during the 2003 G3 Tour. "It was really great to hear the JSX ...

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Former BUCKCHERRY Singer To Open For THE WHO In Japan

Former BUCKCHERRY singer Josh Todd will be opening for THE WHO at two Japanese festival dates in late July. Todd will be warming up for Roger Daltrey and Co. on Saturday, July 24 at the Yokohama Festival and on Sunday, July 25 at the Osaka Festival. Todd released his solo debut, "You Made Me", in ...

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THE WILDHEARTS: New Album To Receive U.S. Release

THE WILDHEARTS have set a May 4 release date through Sanctuary Records for their latest album, "The Wildhearts Must Be Destroyed". The CD includes guest appearances by THERAPY? guitarist/vocalist Andy Cairns and THE DARKNESS singer Justin Hawkins. As previously reported, THE DARKNESS have once again invited THE WILDHEARTS to support them on their upcoming U.S./Canadian ...

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CHIMAIRA To Miss Kansas City Show Due To 'Multiple Bus Problems'

MTV.com reports: "CHIMAIRA will miss Monday's Jägermeister Tour stop in Kansas City, Missouri, because of multiple bus problems with multiple buses. The band was traveling from Truesdale, Missouri, to the venue when its bus conked out. A temporary replacement was called in, but soon after the group boarded, it too broke down. CHIMAIRA plan to ...

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VELVET REVOLVER: More U.S. Dates Planned In June

VELVET REVOLVER's U.S. tour in support of their debut album, "Contraband", has been extended into the second half of June. The trek is currently shaping up as follows: May 13 - St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant May 14 - Kansas City, MO @ Memorial Hall May 15 - Minneapolis, MN @ Quest May 19 ...

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KISS And POISON To Embark On 'Rock The Nation' U.S. Tour

KISS and POISON will be teaming for the "Rock The Nation" two-month U.S. tour beginning on June 10 in San Antonio, Texas. Commented POISON lead singer Bret Michaels: "Throughout our entire career, we have been headlining, but I look at the opportunity to go on the road with KISS as a complete honor. POISON's set ...

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