TROUBLE Cancel Illinois Gig

The reunited TROUBLE — guitarist Rick Wartell, vocalist Eric Wagner, guitarist Bruce Franklin, drummer Jeff Olson and bassist Ron Holzner — have cancelled their previously announced headlining gig at Riley's Rockhouse in Aurora, Illinois on Saturday, Nov. 30. No reason was given for the cancellation. ...

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MELDRUM To Support MOTÖRHEAD In Scandinavia

Stockholm, Sweden's MELDRUM, featuring former PHANTOM BLUE guitarist Michelle Meldrum, will be supporting MOTÖRHEAD on their Scandinavian tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 16 - Norrköping, SWE @ SCAN Varmekyrkan Nov. 17 – Gavle, SWE @ Estrad Nov. 18 - Oslo, NOR @ Rockefeller Nov. 20 - Stockholm, SWE @ Munchenbryggeriet Nov. 21 - ...

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KISS Frontman To Host Las Vegas Charity Event

KISS guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley is hosting "The Masquerade Ball" in Las Vegas next April, with the proceeds going to help underprivileged children. Stanley recently spoke to Undercover about his involvement in the charity event. "I was approached to be part of this 'Masquerade Ball'," he said. "I get approached to do a lot of things. ...

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SAMMY HAGAR: I Have Been Contacted By Aliens!

Former VAN HALEN frontman Sammy Hagar is a true believer of extraterrestrial life outside this planet and solar system as well as intelligent life observing humans in their everyday lives. "It's been a long, long time, but back in about '68, in Fontana, California, I had this unbelievable experience that would take this whole interview ...

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Former MACHINE HEAD Guitarist Forms New Project

Former MACHINE HEAD guitarist Ahrue Luster has teamed up with three members of the Sacramento band JUGGERNAUT in a brand-new, as-yet-unnamed project. The group, which is currently holed up at a Sacramento rehearsal studio writing and demoing original material, has already completed about six songs in instrumental form, according to Ahrue. Plans exist for the ...

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RUSH: European Tour Off The Table!

It's official: RUSH will not be touring Europe in support of their latest CD, "Vapor Trails". "[The European tour] is off the table," guitarist Alex Lifeson recently confirmed. "To be honest, we know we have fans there but the album sales and interest in promoters is seriously lacking in Europe. A lot of that is ...

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DARKTHRONE To Issue 'Hate Them' In February

Norwegian black metallers DARKTHRONE have set "Hate Them" as the title for their brand-new studio CD, which they are planning to record in December for a February release through Moonfog Productions. Among the cuts set to appear on the album are "Rust" and "Fucked Up And Ready To Die". More details are expected to be ...

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