Toxic Smoke Suspected In Deaths Of GREAT WHITE Concert Fire Victims

Death certificates issued for some of the victims of the GREAT WHITE concert fire are leading lawyers to focus on whether the toxic fumes rendered the nightclub's patrons incapable of escaping the fast-moving blaze, according to The Providence Journal. The death certificates show that some of the victims died from inhaling "products of combustion" and ...

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GEORGE LYNCH: DON DOKKEN Has No Conscience

Former DOKKEN guitarist George Lynch has hit out at Don Dokken for using Lynch's name to promote the band's tours and attempting to conceal the fact that Lynch is no longer in the group in an effort to pass off DOKKEN's current lineup as the "original band." When asked by Chris Akin from

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Former WILL HAVEN Members Launch New Band

Former WILL HAVEN guitarist Jeff Irwin (a.k.a. Jeff Haven) has posted the following update to the band's official web site: "Hello to everyone, sorry for the delay in getting some info to you. We have been laying low for a bit working on some new things. First off the [WILL HAVEN] DVD [titled 'Foreign Films'] ...

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H.I.M. Confirmed For U.K.'s DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL

Finnish goth metallers H.I.M. have been confirmed for the U.K.'s Download Festival, set to take place May 31-June 1 at Donington Park. Download Festival will highlight the best rock talent in the world today with more than fifty bands performing over two days on three stages. Other bands scheduled to appear at the event include ...

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THIN LIZZY: European, American Tour Dates Announced

The current lineup of THIN LIZZYJohn Sykes (guitar/vocals), Scott Gorham (guitar), Michael Lee (drums, ex-PAGE/PLANT, THE CULT, LITTLE ANGELS), and Guy Pratt (bass, ex-PINK FLOYD, GARY MOORE) — have announced the following dates during the coming months: May 01 - Silja Rock, SWE May 03 – TBA - FIN May 05 – KB ...

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BITCH To Open For LIZZY BORDEN In L.A.

Legendary '80s Californian act BITCH, fronted by Betsy "Bitch" Weiss, will open for LIZZY BORDEN tomorrow night (March 29) at Johnny Foxx's in West Los Angeles, California. Also set to appear are MOORE and RATTLEFACE. Johnny Foxx's is located at 3387 Motor Avenue in West Los Angeles. For more information, click here. BITCH ...

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Late THIN LIZZY Frontman To be Honored With Statue

Following many years of petitioning and a lot of difficult negotiations, the Roisín Dubh Trust has been informed by Dublin City Council that agreement in principal for a prime Dublin site to erect a statue of the father of Irish Rock, late THIN LIZZY frontman Philip Lynott, has been approved. This news will be welcomed, ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Video Does Not Feature OZZY OSBOURNE

Despite speculation to the contrary, Ozzy Osbourne does not appear in the video for "Stillborn", the first single off the forthcoming BLACK LABEL SOCIETY album, "The Blessed Hellride". The clip for the song, which features Ozzy Osbourne on lead vocals, was directed by Rob Zombie, who was initially approached to direct the video while Wylde ...

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EDENBRIDGE, SIRENIA, TRAIL OF TEARS To Tour Europe

EDENBRIDGE, SIRENIA, TRAIL OF TEARS, BATTLELORE and SALTATIO MORTIS will team up for "The Magic Of Angels Tour", set to kick off in Germany in early May. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 13 – Hamburg, GER @ Markthalle May 14 – Ludwigsburg, GER @ Rockfabrik May 15 – Halle, GER @ Easy Schorre May ...

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