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JERRY CANTRELL, BILLY DUFFY To Peform At SAMMY HAGAR's Birthday Bash

Former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell, former THE CULT guitarist Billy Duffy and VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony are among the artists scheduled to perform at Sammy Hagar's annual birthday celebration at his Cabo Wabo club in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, according to Billboard.com. The festiv...
September 13, 2004
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CAMP FREDDY Play NASCAR Event: Photos Available

CAMP FREDDY, the Los Angeles-based "jam" band featuring JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro, former THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar),ex-JANE'S ADDICTION drummer Stephen Perkins, and vocalist Donovan Leitch (the son of 1960s U.K. folk-rock icon Donovan),played a NASCAR event...
September 10, 2004
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Sweden's MASQUERADE Release New Album

MelodicRock.com is reporting that Swedish melodic rock band MASQUERADE have just released their latest album, "In Disguise". Most of the material on "In Disguise" is said to be very much in the same vein and style as the band's debut self-titled release from 1992 which has been highly regarded in th...
September 10, 2004
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Heavy Metal Musicians Speak Out On Rising Anti-American Sentiment Around The World

Norway's Imhotep 'zine recently asked more than 60 heavy metal and hard rock musicians to answer the following question regarding the current political situation in the world: What's your opinion on the rising tide of the anti-American sentiment around the world and to what would you attribute this?...
September 7, 2004
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ROB ZOMBIE Bassist Talks About His New Project THE DEATH RIDERS

ROB ZOMBIE/ex-OZZY OSBOURNE bassist Rob "Blasko" Nicholson recently spoke to Horror Rock Bass about his new project THE DEATH RIDERS. Several excerpts from the interview follow: Horror Rock Bass: Can you tell us a little about the band and how the project came together? Blasko: "Jonny [Coffin, guita...
September 7, 2004
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RAMONES Book-Signing Session Scheduled For This Weekend

The authors of "On the Road with the Ramones" — Monte A. Melnick (RAMONES Tour Manager) and Frank Meyer (THE STREETWALKIN' CHEETAHS, SWEET JUSTICE) — will be appearing at Tower Records on Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood on Saturday, Sept. 11 for a book signing. Melnick and Meyer will be joined at the sign...
September 7, 2004
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DOHENY: Rescheduled Dates With ORGY Announced

DOHENY, the California-based band formed by ex-THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar) and former PITCHSHIFTER frontman Jon "J.S." Clayden, will be supporting ORGY on a run of California dates outside of Los Angeles. The rescheduled dates are as follows: Oct. 15 - The Vault 350 - Long Be...
September 4, 2004
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ALICE COOPER Gets Cookin' For Charity

ALICE COOPER has contributed a recipe for Almond Chicken Salad to celebrity cookbook "Star Palate", which benefits the Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer Research and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The book, which will hit shelves in October, will also include recipes from Tori Amos, An...
September 4, 2004
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METALLICA Fans Invited To Attend 'CMT Outlaws' Taping

METALLICA fans have been invited to attend the taping of the upcoming "CMT Outlaws" special, featuring a performance by METALLICA frontman James Hetfield. The "CMT Outlaws" concert was originally scheduled to be performed on Tuesday (Sept. 7) before an invitation-only audience in front of the former...
September 4, 2004
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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD To Perform On COUNTRY MUSIC TELEVISION Concert Special

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield is one of the scheduled performers on the "CMT Outlaws" concert special airing on the CMT (Country Music Television) network on Friday, Oct. 29 beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Other artists set to appear on the two-hour program, which will be taped Sept. 7, include Ha...
September 2, 2004
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Former POISON/MR. BIG Guitarist To Release New Solo Album In September

Former POISON/MR. BIG guitarist Richie Kotzen will release his new solo album, "Get Up", on September 25. Described as "an absorbing collective blend of Kotzen's musical influences and diversity," "Get Up" reflects the guitar styles that have defined Kotzen's career as a virtuoso. "In the past a lot...
September 1, 2004
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IMPALED Complete Work On 'Death After Life'

Oakland, California's demented, maniacal surgeons known as IMPALED have completed work on their third album, "Death After Life", tentatively due in early 2005 through Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Mondo Medicale", "Death After Life" was recorded by Billy Anderson (CATHEDRAL, MR. BU...
August 29, 2004
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PAPA ROACH: New Album Preview Available Online

PAPA ROACH fans can preview the band's upcoming album, "Getting Away With Murder", in its entirety at MTV.com before it hits shelves Tuesday (August 31). The follow-up to 2002's "Lovehatetragedy", "Getting Away With Murder" was produced by Howard Benson (COLD, BLINDSIDE, P.O.D., SEPULTURA) and mixed...
August 26, 2004
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TOMMY LEE Bassist Records With 'American Idol' KELLY CLARKSON

Bassist Marty O'Brien (TOMMY LEE, ex-KILGORE) has just completed a studio session with former "American Idol" Kelly Clarkson. "The songs sound great," he writes on his web site. "I broke out my vintage 1961 Fender Precision for the session, and the bass-tone was just amazing. I'm assuming these thre...
August 24, 2004
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PEGAZUS: 10th Anniversary Show Details Revealed

Australia's PEGAZUS are confirmed to play their 10th anniversary show on Saturday, September 11 at the Central Club in Melbourne, Australia. This will be the group's first official show with new PEGAZUS members, Ange Sotiro on drums and Joe Fata on bass guitar. "Appearing on stage with the band for...
August 23, 2004