Former BUCKCHERRY Singer Cancels Remainder Of Solo Tour

Former BUCKCHERRY frontman Josh Todd has cancelled the remainder of his U.S. solo tour "due to a personal tragedy" within his band, according to a post on Todd's web site. No further information is available at this time. As previously reported, Josh's recently released solo debut, "You Made Me!", was recorded in Los Angeles with ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Singer Brings Charity Tournament To Las Vegas

MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil is again hosting the Skylar Neil Memorial Golf Tournament, but this year it moves from Malibu, California to Las Vegas, Nevada. "You are not going to want to miss a minute of this," Neil, a Las Vegas resident, told the Las Vegas Sun. In 1995 Neil lost his daughter, Skylar, ...

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INFECTIOUS GROOVES Begin Work On New Album

INFECTIOUS GROOVES, the funkadelic side project of SUICIDAL TENDENCIES frontman Mike Muir, have started writing songs for their new CD. The band, whose current lineup consist of Muir (vocals), Dean Pleasants (guitar, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES), Ron Brunner Jr. (drums, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES) and Steve Brunner (bass, SUIDICAL TENDENCIES), are currently working with a couple different singers and ...

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FU MANCHU To Release New Music Before The End Of The Year

FU MANCHU will be releasing a two-song 7" single and a three-song CD before the end of the year. The single will contain the new songs "So Far Behind" and "Something Beyond", while the CD will include those two tracks, plus the BLACK FLAG cover "Six Pack". Both versions will be available in a limited-edition ...

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THE HAUNTED's PETER DOLVING: 'I'm Really Happy To Be Back!'

THE HAUNTED singer Peter Dolving recently spoke to Metal-Rules.com about his decision to return to the group after a several-year absence from the extreme metal scene. When asked to name his reason for coming back to the band, Peter said, "It's simple. I'm a musician, hence it's my job. I also love THE HAUNTED and ...

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SILENT FORCE Sign With NOISE RECORDS

SILENT FORCE, the band featuring ex-ROYAL HUNT singer D.C. Cooper, have signed a "fantastic, outstanding, awesome" new deal with Noise Records, according to a post on the group's official web site. The band are currently recording their third album, "Line Of Attack", with producer Dennis Ward (ANGRA, PINK CREAM 69). The follow up to 2001's ...

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VELVET REVOLVER: Studio Update!

VELVET REVOLVER, the much buzzed-about rock group featuring STONE TEMPLE PILOTS vocalist Scott Weiland, former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash, bassist Duff McKagan, drummer Matt Sorum and guitarist Dave Kushner from Dave Navarro's (JANE'S ADDICTION) band, have finished laying down basic tracks for 14 songs with producer Josh Abraham and engineer Ryan Williams, according to ...

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IRON MAIDEN Drummer To Face Third-Degree Assault Charges

IRON MAIDEN drummer Michael "Nicko" McBrain will appear in Hempstead District Court in New York next month to face third-degree assault charges. On Tuesday (October 7), a judge set a November 7 date for the case, which involves McBrain intentionally running his car into a parking-lot attendant before an IRON MAIDEN show in ...

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