TED NUGENT To Tour With Country Star TOBY KEITH

Billboard.com is reporting that Ted Nugent will join country star Toby Keith for about 20 arena dates in the first quarter of 2005. The pair first worked together on a USO tour last summer, according to Keith's manager, T.K. Kimbrell. "Ted loves country music, and on this USO tour, Toby's band backed him up and ...

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MURDERDOLLS: Debut Album Certified Silver In U.K.

The MURDERDOLLS' debut album, "Beyond the Valley of the Murderdolls" has been certified silver in the U.K. for shipments in excess of 60,000 copies, according to the band's label, Roadrunner Records. Released in 2003, "Beyond the Valley of the Murderdolls" was produced and recorded at SR Audio in Des Moines, Iowa. MURDERDOLLS is the band ...

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Manager: MÖTLEY CRÜE Reunion Talk Is 'Premature'

MÖTLEY CRÜE's manager at Tenth Street Entertainment has told Billboard.com that talk that the group will be announcing a tour Monday (Dec. 6) at a press event on Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood, Calif., is premature. "Anyone showing up at the Whisky on Monday will be with a bunch of other people holding a seance trying ...

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Former MÖTLEY CRÜE Singer Completes Work On Autobiography

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE singer John Corabi's authorized autobiography is finished, and is reportedly being bid over by several publishers. Expect a summer 2005 release date. In April 2005, co-author Jake Brown will begin work with HANOI ROCKS members Michael Monroe and Andy McCoy on the band's authorized autobiography. In other rock biography news, the Brown-authored ...

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THE HAUNTED To Guest On MTV2's 'Headbanger's Ball' This Weekend

Swedish thrash titans THE HAUNTED will be the featured guests on MTV2's "Headbanger's Ball" this Saturday, December 4. The group are currently wrapping up the "Devastation Across The Nation Tour" alongside DAMAGEPLAN and SHADOWS FALL. Look for them to make their U.S. return in the spring. Their new video, "All Against All", was shot by ...

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SLIPKNOT Drummer To Release CRACK OV DAWN Album In North America

SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison has reportedly told France's Hard N Heavy magazine that he is planning on releasing CRACK OV DAWN's debut album, "Dawn Addict", in North America through his label imprint via Roadrunner Records. CRACK OV DAWN is the French punk/rock/metal act featuring ANOREXIA NERVOSA vocalist Hreidmarr. No further information is currently available. ...

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LIMP BIZKIT's FRED DURST In 'Fight Club' Video Game

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst shows up as a character in the new video game "Fight Club", which is out now and available for PlayStation2, XBox, and Gamecube. The game is based on the movie of the same name, which Durst says is his favorite flick. Reviews of the ...

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