Man Burns Legs While 'Torching' His Guitar

The Associated Press reports: It may have looked cool when Jimi Hendrix did it on stage at the Monterey Pop Festival, but things worked out badly for a Greensburg, PA man who set his guitar on fire in his apartment. David Kemerer, 43, was treated for burns to his lower legs after telling police he ...

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RUSH Drummer Shows His Appreciation To Whisky Producer

According to Scotsman.com, RUSH drummer Neil Peart recently sent the employees of The Edrington Group, producer of the number-one-selling brand of Scotch Whisky in Scotland, stocking-filling goodies as a sign of appreciation for his visit to Glasgow earlier this year. The band played a sell-out concert in Glasgow a few months ago and Edrington presented ...

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LEATHERWOLF Looking For Vocalist

California metal merchants LEATHERWOLF are currently in the studio working on their first studio album since 1989's "Street Ready". After tracking a three-song demo with RACER X frontman Jeff Martin earlier in the year, the band are again looking for a suitable vocalist to complete the new recording. Interested parties (no Geoff Tate clones, please!) ...

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HIGH ON FIRE: New Song Available For Download

A brand new HIGH ON FIRE track, entitled "Devilution", has been posted online at this location. "Devilution" comes off the group's third album, "Blessed Black Wings", due on February 1, 2005 via Relapse Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Surrounded By Thieves", "Blessed Black Wings", was recorded with engineer Steve Albini (NIRVANA, NEUROSIS, JESUS ...

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