TOMMY LEE Cleared In Accidental Drowning Death Lawsuit

Jurors on Thursday cleared ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee of liability in the June 2001 accidental drowning death of four-year-old Daniel Karven-Veres, a playmate of Lee and ex-wife Pamela Anderson's son, Brandon. "Although I am relieved that the court has found me not negligent, there are no winners in this sad situation," Lee said in ...

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SKID ROW To Release Long-Awaited Studio CD And Documentary DVD

SKID ROW's long-awaited new CD, "Thickskin", will be released independently in the United States on Skid Row Records this summer in either July or August. Exact details are still being finalized. A European release is expected around the same time through SPV/Steamhammer Records. "We're very excited about this, especially since it's the first SKID ROW ...

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SEPULTURA: New Track Posted Online

A brand new SEPULTURA track entitled "Mindwar" has been posted online at this location. "Mindwar" comes off the group's forthcoming "Roorback" CD, due in Europe on May 26 through SPV/Steamhammer Records. A U.S. release — most likely through No Name/Elektra Records — is expected in June. SEPULTURA will embark on a North American ...

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TWISTED SISTER To Play At Six Flags Park In New Jersey

TWISTED SISTER will reportedly be playing Six Flags — Great Adventure in New Jersey on July 5. No further information is available at this time. Upcoming TWISTED SISTER tour dates: May 1-5 - Tour of Army bases in Korea for the USO Jun. 08 - Sweden Rock Festival - Solvesborg, SWE Jun. 27 - Z7 ...

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IMPALED NAZARENE To Record New Album In July

IMPALED NAZARENE will enter Astia studios in Lappeenranta, Finland on July 1 to record their eighth album, "All That You Fear". The follow-up to their highly-acclaimed "Absence Of War Does Not Mean Peace" CD will be recorded by Anssi Kippo (CHILDREN OF BODOM) and will be mixed by Mikko Karmila (NIGHTWISH, STRATOVARIUS) at Finnvox studios ...

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AEROSMITH/KISS: More Dates Announced

More dates have been released for the forthcoming AEROSMITH/KISS U.S. tour. They are as follows: Aug. 02 - Hartford, CT @ Meadows Music Theater Aug. 04 - Wantaugh, NY @ Jones Beach Aug. 06 – Wantaugh, NY @ Jones Beach Aug. 09 - Bristow, VA @ Nissan Pavillion Aug. 11 - Holmdel, NJ @ PNC ...

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METALLICA: Recapturing The Heavy Metal Throne

METALLICA have firmly re-established their footing and recaptured the heavy metal throne at a time when bone-crunching rock is becoming stagnant, according to MTV.com writer Jon Wiederhorn, who has written a lengthy "St. Anger" album preview under the headline "Damage Inc. Is Back In Business". "Gone are the radio ballads, straightforward rock anthems, string-laden exorcisms ...

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GODSMACK Debut At #1!

GODSMACK's third full-length album, "Faceless", has shifted upwards of 260,000 units in its first week to debut at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 chart. This figure is very much in line with the band's last album, 2000's "Awake", which also sold 260,000 copies in its first week. More than one million copies of "Faceless" ...

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SKIN: New Single Posted Online

Former SKUNK ANANSIE frontwoman Skin's new single, "Trashed", can be heard in streaming Real Audio at this location. "Trashed" comes off Skin's debut solo album, "Fleshwounds", due on June 9 through EMI Records. "Fleshwounds" was recorded in two bursts — first in 2001, in Belgium, with producer David Kosten, and then a year ...

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