VELVET REVOLVER's MCKAGAN, WEILAND To Open NYC Nightclub

According to the New York Daily News, Scott Weiland and Duff McKagan of VELVET REVOLVER and Brett Scallions of FUEL have teamed up with Jon Gabel and Mike Diamond, proprietors of the Vela restaurant in New York City, to create a rock-friendly venue open 24 hours a day on weekends. Dubbed Snitch, the nightspot will ...

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Former ANVIL/RAZOR Manager Lands At Canada's PAQUIN ENTERTAINMENT

Paquin Entertainment in Toronto has hired former SACRIFICE/ANVIL/RAZOR manager Ray "Black Metal" Wallace as a new booking agent specializing in metal and classic hard rock. Commented Wallace on his new position: "Yes, people, I'm back were I belong, booking metal across Canada. I've been around the scene for over 20 years and I'm glad a ...

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RAISE HELL Sign With BLACK LODGE RECORDS

Swedish death/thrashers RAISE HELL have inked a worldwide, multi-album deal with Black Lodge Records. "We have the impression that Black Lodge understands our philosophy best and we feel like joining a great family," the band write in a statement. "We know that it has been a long time between the albums but one of the ...

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NIKKI SIXX: VINCE Sounds 'Amazing' On New MÖTLEY CRÜE Demos

MÖTLEY CRÜE/BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION bassist Nikki Sixx has confirmed an online report that he is currently recording new material with CRÜE singer Vince Neil. "Been doing alot of songwriting for both BRIDES and MÖTLEY," Sixx writes in a posting to the "Diary" section of CRÜE's official web site. "I'm in [Las] Vegas with Vince right ...

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