Former DOKKEN Guitarist Teams Up With SNAKE RIVER CONSPIRACY Mainman

Former DOKKEN and current LYNCH MOB/LP guitarist George Lynch has reportedly teamed up with SNAKE RIVER CONSPIRACY mainman Jason Slater in a brand new project called MICRODUST. The band, who are in the process of recording their debut album, were originally set to include ex-ORGY/SNAKE RIVER CONSPIRACY drummer Bobby Hewitt, but ended up "chang[ing] [their] ...

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STRATOVARIUS: Mexican/South American Dates Announced

Finland's STRATOVARIUS will be touring Mexico and South America during August. Confirmed dates are as follows: Aug. 14 - Monterrey, MEX @ Cafe Iguanas Aug. 15 - Mexico City, MEX @ Cico Volador Aug. 17 - Santiago, CHL @ Estadio Chile Aug. 19 - Buenos Aires, ARG @ Hangar Aug. 21 - Curitiba, BRA @ ...

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DEF LEPPARD Forced To Cut Short North Dakota Concert

DEF LEPPARD were forced to cut short their outdoor show at the Red River Valley Fair in West Fargo, North Dakota Thursday night (June 26) due to bad weather conditions. Says DEF LEPPARD vocalist Joe Elliott: "We had to come off after 12 songs.... Wind, rain and cold made it impossible to play properly. Also, ...

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NEVERMORE To Play Hometown CD Release Party

NEVERMORE will be playing a hometown CD release party on July 18 at Studio 7 in Seattle, Washington. This is an all-ages show and alcohol will be available to those 21 and up. For those not in Washington, you can purchase tickets through www.ticketswest.com for $12.50 ($15 the day of the show). This will be ...

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REVEILLE Split Up: The Official Statement

Massachusetts-based REVEILLE have officially called it quits after releasing two full-length albums for the Elektra label (1999's "Laced" and 2001's "Bleed The Sky"). The group's official statement announcing the split reads as follows: "To all our true friends and fans, "We would like to take this opportunity to thank every one of you for the ...

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RAGING SPEEDHORN Singer Tells Court Of Brutal Attack

RAGING SPEEDHORN singer John Loughlin testified in a U.K. court that he tried to defend a young fan as she was attacked by thugs in a Cambridge car park, according to Cambridge News Online. Loughlin said he and victim Laura Elder, 19, were set upon outside the Junction in Clifton Road where his band had ...

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Fans Turn Rowdy At POISON Concert

Tom Morton of Casper Star-Tribune reports that a lot of fans at Tuesday night's (June 24) POISON concert at the Casper Events Center in Casper, Wyoming turned rowdy and engaged in dope-smoking, judging from the police log of arrests Wednesday morning. Good rock bands will pump up a crowd and smooth out the emotional fire ...

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