Mongolian Heavy Metal Act Banned In China

Taipei Times is reporting that a Mongolian heavy metal group called HURD (photo) had their scheduled three-day tour of China cancelled after the local police got nervous and sent riot policemen and trucks to surround the college campus where the group was to play. They checked identity cards, detained four people overnight and ...

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TOMMY LEE Reveals When He First Realized He Had A Huge Rod

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee was interviewed in the December 2004 issue of Blender magazine as part of the "Dear Superstar" regular feature (where readers get to ask rock stars inane ane invasive questions). Several excerpts from the interview follow: Q: When did you first realize you had a huge rod? Tommy Lee: "Probably ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: Official European Tour Dates Announced

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST have officially announced the following European dates as part of their 2005 world tour: Feb. 23 - Copenhagen, DEN @ Valbyhallen Feb. 25 - Karstad, SWE @ Lofbergs Lila Arena Feb. 26 - Stockholm, SWE @ Globe Feb. 28 - Oulu, FIN @ Ice Hall Mar. 02 - Tampere, ...

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CELLOUT Part Ways With Drummer, Announce Replacement

Sweden's CELLOUT have parted ways with ex-AMARAN drummer Robin Bergh. Replacing Bergh in the group is ex-FATAL SMILE drummer Robin Lagerqvist. "Robin Lagerqvist fits the band like a glove, both as a person and as a musician," the band write in a statement. CELLOUT recently had "amazing" radio chart success with the song "Flooded" on ...

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TOMMY LEE's Criminal Record Stirs Campus Controversy

Celebrity Justice is reporting that a chemistry professor and other faculty recently at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln recently introduced a formal resolution, expressing their mighty displeasure with the university in aligning itself with former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee. The resolution mentioned Lee's lengthy criminal record. It also calls for the school chancellor ...

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IN-QUEST To Support FEAR FACTORY, MNEMIC

Belgian death metallers IN-QUEST will support FEAR FACTORY and MNEMIC on several European dates in December. The details are as follows: Dec. 15 - Tivoli – Utrecht, NETH Dec. 16 - Hof Ter Lo – Antwerpen, BEL Dec. 17 - Elysée Montmartre – Paris, FRA IN-QUEST's third full-length album, "Epileptic", was released earlier this year ...

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