SCOTT WEILAND's Representatives Attempt To 'Clarify' Recent News Reports

Representatives for VELVET REVOLVER singer Scott Weiland issued the following statement Monday (Feb. 2) clarifying recent news reports about his recovery process, his legal status and plans for the future. "Recent news reports stated that the VELVET REVOLVER frontman (and former STONE TEMPLE PILOTS singer) had walked out of, or was discharged from, a Pasadena, ...

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Former CHIMAIRA, ERASE THE GREY Members Join Forces In SHENOAH

SHENOAH, the Cleveland-based band featuring former members of CHIMAIRA, ERASE THE GREY and RINGWORM, have made their entire EP, "Version 0.5", available for free download. Check it out here. SHENOAH was founded in the spring of 2003 by former CHIMAIRA guitarist/co-founder Jason Hager. Named after Hager's step-daughter's middle name, which is Native-American for ...

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SKEW SISKIN Are 'The New Generation Of Rock'

Germany's SKEW SISKIN, the high-octane rock 'n' roll band fronted by Nina C. Alice, have dubbed their forthcoming club tour "The New Generation Of Rock". The headlining trek (view poster here) will kick off in mid-March in Germany and will conclude sometime in April. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Mar. 13 ...

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THE ACCIDENT EXPERIMENT: San Diego Date Announced

THE ACCIDENT EXPERIMENT, the California-based band featuring former P.O.D. guitarist Marcos Curiel, will be performing at Soma in San Diego on Saturday, February 28. Also set to appear are HORNSWAGGLED, BLACKLETTER DAYS, TENTWENTYKILL and COLPORTER. THE ACCIDENT EXPERIMENT — completed by vocalist Pete Stewart (ex-GRAMMATRAIN), bassist Tony Delocht and drummer Ernie Longoria (both ex-SPRUNG MONKEY) ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION Honored With 'Best Dutch Band' Award

Holland's WITHIN TEMPTATION have just been awarded the "Conamus Export Award" in the category "Best Dutch Band" (an award they also collected in 2002). This prize is awarded to Dutch artists who have been successful outside their native country. Two Top 20 singles and one golden Top Ten album in Germany have made this possible. ...

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BRANT BJORK & THE BROS.: Tour Dates Announced

BRANT BJORK & THE BROS., the band led by former KYUSS/FU MANCHU drummer Brant Bjork, have announced the following dates during March/April: Mar. 06 - Flagstaff, AZ, @ Monte Vista Hotel Lounge Mar. 07 - Albuquerque, NM @ The Launch Pad Mar. 08 - Dallas, TX @ Gypsy Tea Room Mar. 09 - Austin, TX ...

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TILES: Back Catalog To Be Reissued

Detroit-based progressive rockers TILES will have their back catalog reissued in March as part of InsideOut Music's Special Edition series (March 1 in Europe, March 16 in North America). According to a posting on TILES' web site, "[guitarist and chief songwriter] Chris [Herin] wrote an essay for each Special Edition outlining the details of the ...

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GREEN CARNATION Film Polish Gigs For Upcoming DVD

GREEN CARNATION, the Norwegian band featuring Tchort (a.k.a. Terje Vik Schei, ex-EMPEROR, SATYRICON, EINHERJER), filmed two shows in Poland last month for an upcoming DVD. More information will be made available soon. GREEN CARNATION recently started making pre-production demos of new songs for a new studio album which they plan to record beginning in late ...

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MARILYN MANSON To Teach Music, Marketing on MTVU's 'Stand In'

MARILYN MANSON will be one of the first surrogate teachers on "Stand In", a show airing on MTV's new college-oriented channel mtvU, which is billing it as the largest, most comprehensive television network just for college students. MANSON will reportedly be teaching about music and marketing. No air date has yet been announced for the ...

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