Hard Rock Musicians Get Charitable

Sebastian Bach (ex-SKID ROW), Nikki Sixx (MÖTLEY CRÜE), Tommy Lee (ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE), and Steven Adler (ex-GUNS N' ROSES) are among the hard rock musicians scheduled to appear Saturday night (May 31) at the "Meatloaf & Friends All Star Jam & Pool Party" at Skin at the Palms in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event will be ...

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TOMMY LEE To Publish 'Misunderstood' In The Fall

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has reportedly set "Misunderstood" as the title for his upcoming autobiography, due in the fall through Atria Books, the hardcover imprint of Simon & Schuster. The book, which was originally rumored to have been titled "Ragz to Riches", will contain many details not included in the CRÜE's best-selling band ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Bassist Launches Solo Career

GUNS N' ROSES bassist Tommy Stinson (ex-THE REPLACEMENTS), who has been working with Axl Rose in the reconfigured band since 1998, is launching a solo career, according to the L.A. Times. He's finishing an album at the home studio of former PIXIES frontman Frank Black and also recently played sets in L.A. and New York ...

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DEEP PURPLE: Going 'Bananas'!

DEEP PURPLE have reportedly set "Bananas" as the title for their forthcoming album, tentatively due on Aug. 1 through EMI Records. The group performed two tracks from the upcoming CD live at the Schwung Festival in Roeselare, Belgium this past Thursday (May 29), including a slowie called "Haunted", which is planned as the first single ...

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SUN CAGED To Open For QUEENSRŸCHE In Amsterdam

Dutch progressive metallers SUN CAGED, who feature in their ranks STAR ONE keyboardist Joost van den Broek, will be opening for QUEENSRŸCHE on June 4 at the Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam, Holland. SUN CAGED's debut album is slated for release on Oct. 22 through Finland's Lion Music. It was mixed by AYREON/STAR ONE mastermind ...

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GUANO APES: European Festival Appearances Announced

Germany's GUANO APES have lined up the following festival appearances during the summer: Jun. 14 – Kiel, GER - MTV Campus Invasion 2003 Jun. 20 – Scheeßel, GER - Hurricane Festival Jun. 21 – Neuhausen, GER - Southside Festival Jul. 04 – Wiesen, AUT - Forestglade Festival Jul. 05 – Imst, AUT - Forestglade West ...

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