WAYSTED: First Interview In 20 Years Posted Online

The reunited hard rockers WAYSTED, featuring UFO bassist Pete Way and ex-UFO guitarist Paul Chapman, sat down for their first interview in 20 years on June 3. Click here to download or stream the interview. As previously reported, WAYSTED recently started recording a new CD, tentatively due in late 2003/early 2004 through an ...

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Sun-Sentinel: METALLICA Masters Of Sanitarium

Jim Abbott of Sun-Sentinel reports that with apologies to nü-metal, there's nothing like Old Metal, the kind of hardened, time-tested material METALLICA unleashed Sunday (July 13) at the Florida Citrus Bowl. In a rain-drenched rock marathon, which provided ample bang for the considerable bucks, METALLICA's James Hetfield and his mates were obviously the inmates running ...

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ZAKK WYLDE: In-Store Appearances Announced

OZZY OSBOURNE/BLACK LABEL SOCIETY guitarist Zakk Wylde will be making the following in-store appearances during July/August: Monday, July 14 Albuquerque-Hastings 4:00 p.m. 4315 Wyoming NE LaMirada Shopping Center 505-299-7750 Sunday, August 10 In Buffalo autograph signing at Daddy's Junky Music / Rochester Tuesday, August 12 Newbury Comics Boston 6:00-8:00 p.m. Newbury Comics 400 Franklin St ...

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HAMMERFALL: The Spanish Inquisition

HAMMERFALL guitarist Oscar Dronjak has posted the following message to the band's official web site: "We've just returned from one of Europe's (most likely the world's) better metal festivals, namely Metal Mania in Spain. Headlined by SLAYER, IRON MAIDEN and STRATOVARIUS, and with a supporting cast of bands like BLIND GUARDIAN, MOTÖRHEAD, MASTERPLAN, PRIMAL FEAR, ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Bassist To Hit The Road: Tour Dates Announced

Tommy Stinson, founding member and bass player for the seminal rock group THE REPLACEMENTS and bass player of the new GUNS N' ROSES, will embark on a three-week U.S. tour in late August along with Hearbox Records recording artists THE FIGGS. Performing in an acoustic setting, Stinson will be previewing some of the songs from ...

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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM To Appear On METALLICA Tribute DVD

FLOTSAM AND JETSAM will be contributing a song to the upcoming METALLICA tribute DVD currently being produced by Bob Kulick (brother of Bruce) for release through Cleopatra Records. "This will be the second such project for the label, and as you may already know, [FLOTSAM AND JETSAM singer] Eric A.K. was on the first one ...

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SHADOWS FALL To Be Featured On FSN's '54321'

SHADOWS FALL will be featured on "54321", FSN's (Fox Sports Net) new daily extreme sports show this Tuesday, July 15. This feature will include an interview with the band along with some live footage from their Ozzfest performance in Los Angeles. "54321" airs at 5:00 p.m. PST on Fox Sports West. The show also provides ...

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METALLICA Sell Out Shows In Sydney And Melbourne

METALLICA's Australian shows in Sydney and Melbourne, scheduled to take place in January 2004, have completely sold out, according to Undercover News. Some tickets are still available for Brisbane at Brisbane Entertainment Centre on January 19 and shows for Auckland, Adelaide and Perth are yet to be announced. METALLICA are set to be the headline ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS: Life After JUDAS PRIEST

Former JUDAS PRIEST singer Tim "Ripper" Owens says that he was on a road trip — in a minivan visiting out-of-state relatives — when his former bandmembers made the announcement last Friday (July 11) that he was being replaced by the group's longtime frontman Rob Halford. "I wish I could have been in town, but ...

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