PAUL STANLEY: ACE FREHLEY Won't Be Rejoining KISS

KISS frontman Paul Stanley recently told Australia's Queensland Courier Mail that the group's current lineup — which includes original drummer Peter Criss and new guitarist Tommy Thayer — is "stable". "Peter Criss is playing better than he's played in years," he said. "Whatever he needed to sort out and put in perspective, he's done. "It's ...

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NEVERMORE: Expect The Unexpected

NEVERMORE singer Warrel Dane recently spoke to Australia's Beat magazine about the group's brand-new album, "Enemies Of Reality". "What I was trying to do with this record was to avoid the concept," he said. "We've done one concept album, and that was 'Dreaming Neon Black'. I have always felt that if we tried to do ...

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KISS And AEROSMITH: A Perfect Match

Cary Ashby of Coshocton Tribune is reporting that "the fans of hard rock bands include educators, scientists, musicians, actors, retail clerks and students. And among their number are a few local fans of AEROSMITH and KISS who are looking forward to the veteran bands blasting their way into Germain Amphitheater in Columbus on Aug. 19. ...

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RUSH: Busy, Not Hurried

The Toronto Sun spoke to RUSH guitarist Alex Lifeson about the group's upcoming two-DVD set, "Rush In Rio", due in September. "I've been in the studio with the mixing portion of it for the last seven weeks," he said. "We still have another couple of weeks to go on it. [Bassist/vocalist] Geddy [Lee] has been ...

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SEPULTURA To Embark On First-Ever Tour Of South Africa

Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA will embark on their first-ever tour of South Africa in early September. The four-date trek is being organized by Witchdoctor Records, the good folk who delivered THE HAUNTED and ENTOMBED to South African stages earlier in the year. Sep. 03 – The Bat Hall – Durban, RSA Sep. 05 - Mega Music ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH To Take Over Airwaves

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich will be taking over local radio station KBPI in Denver, Colorado Thursday night (July 31) from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Mountain Time. This show will be broadcasted live to various stations across the U.S. (11:00 p.m. EST, 8:00 p.m. PST) Here is a partial list of participating radio stations. Please ...

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