Former ONWARD Singer Launches New Band

CRESCENT SHIELD, the new "high-energy power/traditional metal" band featuring the talents of vocalist Michael Grant (ONWARD), guitarist Dan Delucie (DESTINY'S END), drummer Craig Anderson (ENGINE), and bassist Melanie Sisneros (SINERGY, THE IRON MAIDENS, NEW EDEN), will make their live debut on Saturday, October 18 at Friar Tucks in Pomona, California. Also scheduled to appear on ...

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COURTNEY LOVE Delays Solo Debut

Former HOLE frontwoman Courtney Love has pushed back the release of her upcoming solo album, "America's Sweetheart", to February 10. As previously reported, "America's Sweetheart" features a number of tracks that were reportedly co-written with 4 NON BLONDES' Linda Perry, who has penned hits for PINK and CHRISTINA AGUILERA. In addition, Love is said to ...

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FRED DURST Says That He Is In Love

Adding fuel to the speculative fire, LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst — who flew out to Vancouver Wednesday to visit his new, close friend Halle Berry on the set of "Gothika" — has admitted he has a new "special" friend. "Something has happened to me recently and I'm really at a different place," Durst told ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Members 'Working Individually' On New Material

JUDAS PRIEST are "still working individually" on material for their much-anticipated reunion album with vocalist Rob Halford, "but Rob and [guitarist] K.K. [Downing], who are out of the U.K. at the moment, are both flying in over the next few days." PRIEST Management Co-ordinator Jayne Andrews has revealed in an online posting. "I'm picking Rob ...

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GENE SIMMONS Talks Money: 'Being Alive Means I Want More'

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons recently spoke to Bankrate.com about his business philosophies and his penchant for getting involved in other ventures have made him a mogul in his own right even beyond his band's achievements. When asked how much he's worth, Simmons said, "A lot. An awful lot. But numbers aren't indicative of anything except ...

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FANTOMAS: New Album To Contain Only One Track

FANTOMAS singer Mike Patton (ex-FAITH NO MORE) has revealed to Rolling Stone magazine that the group's forthcoming third album, the 55-minute "Delirium Cordia" (due on October 21), contains only one track. "It's my version of ambient music," Patton said. "It's dealing with larger blocks of sound and putting them together. Mood music, I like to ...

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