METALLICA Guitarist's Grandmother Passes Away

Kirk Hammett's (METALLICA) grandmother Baleriana Oyao, who was profiled in the June 9 edition of The Gilroy Dispatch as one of Gilroy, California's longest living residents, passed away on July 18 at her Gilroy, California home. She was 102. During her interview with The Gilroy Dispatch, Baleriana revealed that she was recently able ...

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KISS: Washington D.C. Concert Filmed For DVD Release

KISS' July 24 performance at the Nissan Pavilion in Washington, D.C. was filmed for future DVD release, frontman Paul Stanley announced during the gig. The group's complete set list for the show was as follows: 01. Love Gun 02. Deuce 03. Makin' Love 04. Lick It Up 05. All The Way 06. Got To Choose ...

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SAXON Singer Says The New Album Is A Mixture Of Early And New Influences

SAXON frontman frontman Biff Byford recently spoke to the U.K.'s long-running magazine Terrorizer about the group's brand-new album, "Lionheart", due on September 20 through SPV Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Killing Ground" was completed at Gems24 studio near Boston, Lincolnshire, England with producer Charlie Bauerfeind and features artwork by Paul R. Gregory, who had previously ...

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RONNIE JAMES DIO-Era RAINBOW DVD Due In August

Classic Rock Productions have announced on the release of a RAINBOW DVD, entitled "Inside Rainbow 1975-1979". The disc is said to be the first ever DVD to contain extensive footage of the Dio-fronted RAINBOW lineup in concert. Also featured is an extensive interview with former RAINBOW frontman Doogie White (currently in YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, CORNERSTONE). "Inside ...

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KISS To Help Feed The Hungry

Some of the ticket sales for KISS' upcoming show at the Pensacola Civic Center in Pensacola, FL will help feed the hungry, according to www.wear3.com. On Monday, July 26, you can get a ticket to KISS' August 1 show at the Civic Center for twenty dollars — provided that you also donate canned ...

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PRONG Announce One-Off Show In L.A.

PRONG will be playing a special one-off show in Hollywood, CA on Thursday, August 12 at the Knitting Factory on Hollywood Blvd. Showtime is 8:00 p.m. As previously reported, PRONG's video for the track "All Knowing Force" has been posted online at this location. The clip was filmed in Binghamton, NY at The ...

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