LACUNA COIL Explain Detroit Cancellation

LACUNA COIL were forced to cancel their scheduled appearance with OPETH in Detroit, Michigan Sunday night (May 18) after their bus broke down en route to the gig. "LACUNA COIL would like to apologize to all their fans in Detroit, MI for being unable to play their show on the 18th of May," reads the ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Singer Arrested For Drug Possession

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS singer Scott Weiland was released on $10,000 bail after police arrested him for investigation of drug possession, according to The Associated Press. Police officers stopped Weiland just before midnight Saturday (May 17) on a routine traffic stop, said Burbank Police Sgt. Tracy Sanchez. "It was for driving without his lights on," Sanchez ...

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JAGGERNAUT: Negotiating With 'Major Labels'

JAGGERNAUT, the new Swedish band featuring former HAMMERFALL drummer Patrik Rafling and FULL STRIKE frontman Niclas Jonsson, are in negotiations with "several major record labels" about a possible record deal, according to the group's official web site. JAGGERNAUT have also entered into a partnership with Meta 4 Music. Meta 4 Music will provide legal magement, ...

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LEATHERWOLF: New Demo Track Posted Online

Reunited hard rockers LEATHERWOLF have posted a brand new demo track, "Leave This World", at this location. As previously reported, LEATHERWOLF will support RONNIE MONTROSE at the Galaxy Theatre in Santa Ana, California on Thursday, May 29. LEATHERWOLF are currently working on the material for their first studio album since 1989's "Street Ready", ...

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MELDRUM Recording New Material

Stockholm, Sweden's MELDRUM, the band featuring former PHANTOM BLUE guitarist Michelle Meldrum, are currently in the studio recording more material to be included on the as-yet-untitled follow-up to their debut album, "Loaded Mental Cannon", due later in the year. Among the tracks set to appear on the CD are the following: 01. Insomniac 02. Purge ...

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METALLICA To Appear On British TV Show

METALLICA are going to be recording a one-off U.K. television special for Channel 4's late night music show "Headliners". The seven-song set, which will mark the first time in four years that METALLICA have performed for a British audience, will be taped on Saturday, May 31 at 6:30 p.m. at the Riverside Studios in Hammersmith, ...

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MONSTER MAGNET Announce New Bassist, Name Upcoming CD

MONSTER MAGNET have recruited LORD STERLING bassist Jim Baglino to replace Joe Calandra, who was unceremoniously booted from the band last month along with drummer Jon Kleiman. The group, who recently signed a European record deal with SPV/Steamhammer Records, are still looking for a new skinsman and are said to have set their sights on ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Frontman To Appear On 'Loveline'

POWERMAN 5000 frontman Spider One will be a special guest on the radio show "Loveline" with Dr. Drew and Adam Corrolla, this Monday, May 19. For more information, visit the official "Loveline" web site at this location. POWERMAN 5000's new album, "Transofrm", will be released on Tuesday (May 20) through Dreamworks Records. Along ...

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