LED ZEPPELIN: 'How The West Was Won' To Be Released On DVD-Audio

The 5.1 DVD-Audio version of LED ZEPPELIN's recently issued three-CD package of live recordings from two Southern California concerts in 1972, "How The West Was Won", is tentatively scheduled to be released on October 7. As previously reported, "How The West Was Won" was LED ZEPPELIN's first #1 Billboard album since their final studio album ...

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JAG PANZER Drummer Welcomes Addition To Family

Congratulations are in order for JAG PANZER drummer Rikard, wife Barbra, and son Gunnar, who welcomed Sophia Karin Siri Stjernquist into their family three months ago. As previously reported, JAG PANZER will be supporting HELLOWEEN on their two-week tour of North America in early October. Also set to appear on the bill are BEYOND THE ...

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CRISIS: More Live Dates Announced

CRISIS, the reformed group which up until recently performed and recorded in Los Angeles under the name SKULLSICK NATION, have lined up the following dates during July/August: Jul. 18 - Bourbon Street - Concord, CA Jul. 19 - Grass Valley Center for the Arts - Grass Valley, CA Jul. 20 - The Pound - San ...

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KID ROCK And PAMELA: Romance Heating Up Again

Dirk Meissner of Canadian Press is reporting that "Detroit rapper Kid Rock and Canadian bikini knockout Pamela Anderson gave all indications the couple's reportedly on-again, off-again romance was definitely back on during a celebrity fundraising event in Victoria, star watchers said Wednesday (July 16). "But there still isn't a wedding date. "It was reported last ...

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LOLLAPALOOZA: Syracuse Show Canceled!

The Lollapalooza concert scheduled for July 26 at Vernon Downs in Syracuse, New York has been canceled, according to the Post-Standard. Dave Armstrong, of The Creative Entertainment Group out of Binghamton, said Wednesday in a news release that poor ticket sales forced the cancellation. "Due to the costs of production versus the estimated ticket sales ...

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SOLEFALD: Going After A 'Purer, More Focused Sound'

Norway's SOLEFALD are presently in Iceland writing material for their fifth full-length album, tentatively due in early 2004 through Century Media Records. "Composition has been going great, in a more classic Black Metal 1993-ish style...," the band write on their official web site. "Much of the material is now written, it sounds unmistakably like SOLEFALD. ...

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DARKWELL: Festival Appearances Announced

Austrian "gothic metal" band DARKWELL, featuring ex-ABIGOR and current SHADOWCAST drummer Moritz Neuner, have lined up the following dates during the coming months: Jul. 19 – Eberschwang, AUT @ Bulldog Festival (3:55 p.m.) Jul. 19 – Helfenberg, AUT @ Dark Moon Festival (7:00 p.m.) Aug. 08 - St. Johann im Walde, AUT @ Open Air ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist To Appear On BOO YAA TRIBE CD

Former GUNS N' ROSES and current VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash will appear on a "rap-metal album" currently being worked on by the veteran rap outfit BOO YAA TRIBE, according to Billboard. No further details are available at this time. BOO YAA TRIBE rose to prominence with its 1990 debut, "New Funky Nation", but in later ...

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