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GLENN HUGHES Added To Tonight's 'Scott Ford Benefit' Concert

Legendary vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) has been added to the list of musicians who will take part in the Scott Ford Benefit show, set to take place tonight (Saturday, September 26) at The Roxy in West Hollywood, California. Also appearing are Duff McKagan (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES, DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED), Dave ...

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'Guitar Hero: Van Halen' Official Trailer Available

The official trailer for Guitar Hero: Van Halen can be viewed below. The fourth (and probably) Guitar Hero game of 2009 will hit shelves just in time for Christmas on December 22. David Lee Roth will be at the mic. According to IGN, Activision (via MTV) has unveiled the complete song lineup for ...

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'Guitar Hero: Van Halen' Track Listing Revealed

According to IGN, Activision (via MTV) has unveiled the complete song lineup for Guitar Hero: Van Halen. The fourth (and probably) Guitar Hero game of 2009 will hit shelves just in time for Christmas on December 22. David Lee Roth will be at the mic. Songs from VAN HALEN will dominate the list, ...

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MCQUEEN Parts Ways With Guitarist

U.K. all-girl band MCQUEEN has parted ways with guitarist Cat De Casanove. The group explains, "Unfortunately, as with many relationships in life, people grow apart and ultimately want different things. After these six years and many ups and downs, Cat has decided that she would like to pursue other ventures and both Leah Duors [vocals] ...

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'Guitar Hero: Van Halen' Sneak Preview Available

A sneak preview of Activision Blizzard's forthcoming Guitar Hero: Van Halen music-based game is available below. It is scheduled for release in the second half of the year and will definitely cover the David Lee Roth era, featuring the band's greatest hits. No specific tracks were listed, but Activision said it will include music from ...

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It's Official: 'Guitar Hero: Van Halen' Coming Later This Year

According to Billboard.biz, Activision Blizzard has confirmed the development of the Guitar Hero: Van Halen music-based game. It is scheduled for release in the second half of the year and will definitely cover the David Lee Roth era, featuring the band's greatest hits. No specific tracks were listed, but Activision said it will include music ...

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BAD RELIGION: Legends Don't Fade

A new interview with the legendary punk rock band BAD RELIGION can be viewed in three parts below. Entitled "Legends Don't Fade", the footage was created, shot and edited by Zach Merck, who also did the group's "Live At The Palladium" DVD (2006). In the interview, the bandmembers talks about how they have managed to ...

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METALLICA, SLAYER Featured In 'Rick Rubin: In The Studio' Book

This coming summer, ECW Press will issue the 300-page book "Rick Rubin: in the Studio" by biographer Jake Brown. Nearly three years of meticulous research went into the making of the book, which documents the roots of Rubin's rise as one of the industry's most singularly influential record producers and A&R men, chronicles the making ...

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BAD RELIGION: New Tour Dates Announced

California punk rockers BAD RELIGION have lined up the following dates: Aug. 29 - Area 4 Festival - Luedinghausen, Germany Aug. 30 - Rock Am See - Konstanz, Germany Sep. 05 - Fortaleza, Brazil - Monophone Arena Sep. 06 - Jóquei Clube De SP (GAS Festival) - São Paulo, Brazil Sep. 10 - Regency Grand ...

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MCQUEEN Seeking New Bassist

UK all-girl band MCQUEEN is seeking "a talented and inspiring female bassist." The group says, "Preferably, we want you to be over 21 years old (so you can drink in the USA!) but if you are younger and feel you have the talent and can prove it — we want to hear from you! You ...

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ANTHRAX Guitarist To Tour Europe With PEARL

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian will perform with PEARL the band fronted by Pearl Aday, Ian's fiance and daughter of legendary crooner Meat Loaf on the following European dates: July 04 - Recreation Ground - Bath, UK * July 05 - Barfly - Cambridge, UK July 06 - Broadlands House - Ramsey, UK * July 08 ...

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MCQUEEN Cancels Belgian Festival Appearances

UK all-girl band MCQUEEN has released the following statement: "It is with deep regret that we have had to cancel our appearances at Roadkill Festival and Wardin Rock Festival in Belgium, due to insufficient funds. "We were looking forward to seeing our European fans again and we apologize for not announcing this sooner, but we ...

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MCQUEEN In Pre-Production Mode

UK all-girl band MCQUEEN has just entered a Virginia studio to begin pre-production for a new album, tentatively due in early 2009 via the Newcastle, UK-based independent rock label Demolition Records. MCQUEEN recently tapped legendary U.S. rock A&R executive/manager Tom Zutaut the man who is said to have signed and launched the careers of GUNS ...

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MCQUEEN Schedules One-Off Show In Hollywood

UK all-girl band MCQUEEN will play a special showcase gig at the Viper Room in Los Angeles on April 22. The group's schedule is now shaping up as follows: April 22 - Viper Room - Hollywood, CA Aug. 09 - Roadkill Festival - Adagem, Belgium Sep. 05 - Wardin Rock Festival - Wardin, Belgium MCQUEEN ...

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MCQUEEN To Support HIM In Australia

UK all-girl band MCQUEEN will support HIM on a tour of Australia and New Zealand later this month. The details are as follows: March 23 - Perth, Australia - Metro City March 25 - Sydney, Australia - Big Top March 27 - Melbourne, Australia - Festival Hall March 29 - Brisbane, Australia - Tivoli March ...

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MCQUEEN To Support VELVET REVOLVER In UK

UK all-girl band MCQUEEN has been confirmed as the opening act for VELVET REVOLVER on three dates in March at the "personal request" of VR guitarist Slash, according to a press release. The details are as follows: March 15 - Liverpool University March 16 - Leeds University March 17 - Manchester Apollo MCQUEEN recently tapped ...

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ANTHRAX Guitarist To Take Part In Meet-And-Greet In Camden

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian will take part in a meet-and-greet following PEARL's performance at the Barfly in Camden, UK on March 21. PEARL is the band fronted by Pearl Aday, Scott Ian's fiancée and daughter of legendary crooner Meat Loaf. The group's current lineup is completed by Eric Bradley (THE YOUNG ROYALS, JERRY CANTRELL) on ...

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