VAN HALEN Eligible For Induction Into ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME

VAN HALEN are among the front-runners eligible for 2004 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Other first-time contenders include BLACK FLAG, THE CRAMPS, X and SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES. Previous nominees that have yet to garner induction include BLACK SABBATH, CHICAGO, ALICE COOPER, DEEP PURPLE, GENESIS, KISS, LYNYRD SKYNYRD, THE NEW YORK ...

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THE MARS VOLTA's JEREMY MICHAEL WARD Found Dead

THE MARS VOLTA member Jeremy Michael Ward, of DE FACTO fame, passed away on May 25 of an alleged drug overdose. A press statement from the band says: "We are very saddened to announce that our dear friend Jeremy Michael Ward passed away from an apparent drug overdose at his home in Los Angeles on ...

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ANTHRAX Guitarist Checks In From The Road

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian has posted the following update to the band's official web site, www.anthrax.com: "I'm dizzy with bus-legs after 20 hours from McAllen to Tucson. We watched 'The 25th Hour' (the feel good movie of the year!), 'Millers Crossing' (Coen Bros. classic finally on DVD), and 'Amelie' (really the feel good ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION Set Tentative Track Listing For 'Strays'

JANE'S ADDICTION have set the tentative track listing for their new album, "Strays", due on July 22 through Capitol Records. The group's first new studio release since 1990's "Ritual de lo Habitual", "Strays" was produced by Bob Ezrin (PINK FLOYD, KISS, LOU REED) at Henson Recording (formerly known as A&M Studios) in Los Angeles. The ...

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DEICIDE Confirmed For X-MASS FESTIVALS European Tour

DEICIDE have been confirmed as the headliners of the forthcoming X-Mass Festivals European tour, set to kick off on Dec.7 in London, U.K. The full line-up for the festival is as follows: DEICIDE DESTRUCTION AMON AMARTH NILE GRAVEWORM DEW-SCENTED MISERY INDEX DISBELIEF Confirmed X-Mass Festivals tour dates: Dec. 07 – London, UK - Camden Palace ...

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SUKI JONES: Live Photos Posted Online

MB Imaging has posted photos of SUKI JONES performing live in Albany and Long Island earlier in the month. Check them out: Albany, Long Island. SUKI JONES is the new band featuring former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler, RATT/ex-LOVE/HATE singer Jizzy Pearl, ex-SLASH'S SNAKEPIT guitarist Keri Kelli, ex-VINCE NEIL/RATT bassist ...

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CLUTCH Drummer Offers Latest Update

CLUTCH drummer Jean Paul Gaster recently posted the following update to the band's official web site: "There are a few things happening around here that might be of some interest to gearheads and such. We are compiling the next River Road style release. This will be 'Slow Hole to China'. It will have a bit ...

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BEHEMOTH Send Their Gratitude To GLENN DANZIG

Check out this picture of Glenn Danzig with BEHEMOTH guitarist/vocalist Nergal and drummer Inferno backstage at the Universal Amphitheater "Blackest of The Black" show in early May. Commenting on the recent shows, Nergal said in an online posting, "Blackest Of The Black was a great experience and we will never forget it. Playing ...

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