H.I.M. Play 'Pre-Launch' Show In Germany

Finnish goth metallers H.I.M. played a "pre-launch" show for their upcoming album, "Love Metal", on Saturday, March 8 at the Grosse Freiheit Club in Hamburg, Germany. The group's complete set list for the evening was as follows: 01. Buried Alive By Love 02. The Funeral Of Hearts 03. Beyond Redemption 04. Sweet Pandemonium 05. Soul ...

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STABBING WESTWARD: 'The Essential' Track Listing Unveiled

The complete track listing for the upcoming STABBING WESTWARD CD collection, titled "The Essential Stabbing Westward (Remastered)" , has been released. The album is due on April 1 through Sony/Columbia Records. "The Essential Stabbing Westward (Remastered)" will contain the following cuts: 01. Lost 02. Control 03. Nothing 04. Lies 05. What Do I Have To ...

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METALLICA's HETFIELD: Why PEPPER KEENAN Didn't Make It Into The Band

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield has confirmed reports that C.O.C. guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan was one of the musicians to have auditioned for the bassist slot in the group following the departure of Jason Newsted. "[Pepper]'s a good player and a solid guy," Hetfield told Kerrang! magazine. "I had such high hopes for him. But when it ...

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TWISTED SISTER To Play Warm-Up Dates In Early April

TWISTED SISTER will be playing several warm-up shows prior to their upcoming tour of Army and Marine bases in Korea, Japan and Okinawa on behalf of the Department of Defense and the USO (United Service Organizations). The reunited '80s glam rockers will be performing in local clubs under the name BENT BROTHER during the first ...

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TOMMY LEE On Upcoming Autobiography: 'It Will Be A Mindblower!'

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has promised that his upcoming autobiography, "Ragz to Riches", will contain many details not included in the CRÜE's best-selling band autobiography, "The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band". " 'The Dirt' was only a look into four guys' lives," Lee wrote in a posting on

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SLASH And STEVEN ADLER Hang Out In Las Vegas

Former GUNS N' ROSES members Steven Adler (drums) and Slash (guitar) were reunited during CAMP FREDDY's appearance at the Whiskey Sky Bar in the Green Valley Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on Friday, March 7, according to The Official Steven Adler Fan Site. "It was the club's one-year anniversary, and what a celebration it was! ...

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SOIL Confirmed For U.K.'s DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL

Chicago's SOIL are the latest act to have been confirmed for the U.K.'s Download Festival, set to take place May 31-June 1 at Donington Park. Other groups set to appear at the event include IRON MAIDEN, MARILYN MANSON, AUDIOSLAVE, LIMP BIZKIT, DEFTONES, SHADOWS FALL and STAMPIN' GROUND. Download Festival will highlight the best rock talent ...

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EDGUY Name Live Album

German melodic metallers EDGUY have set "Burning Down The Opera" as the title for their upcoming double live album, due on May 26 through AFM Records. The band, whose last album, "Mandrake", was released in 2001, have begun the pre-production process for their new studio CD, tentatively due in early 2004. The complete track listing ...

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