MÖTLEY CRÜE: 'MTV Icon', 'Farewell' Tour Set For 2005

MÖTLEY CRÜE's webmaster has addressed the group's persistent reunion rumors with the following message posted on the band's official web site: "MÖTLEY CRÜE reunion tour rumors have been posted all over the Internet the last few days. The reports have the band touring anywhere from this December to sometime in 2004. With all of these ...

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Review: Energy Lacking From DEFTONES' Performance In Montreal

Bernard Perusse of The Gazette reviewed the DEFTONES' show at the Verdun Auditorium Tuesday night (Nov. 25). "That cat-caught-in-a-breadmaker scream, which brings us most of the anger inherent in the DEFTONES' sound, will surely land vocalist-guitarist Chino Moreno in the hospital if he doesn't start pacing himself," he wrote. "And yet that element is not ...

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Update: DANZIG Sign European Deal With REGAIN RECORDS

Sweden's Regain Records (web site) has contacted BLABBERMOUTH.NET to inform us that the label's previously announced deal with DANZIG (which was reported here yesterday) includes the rights for the entire European continent — not just Scandinavia. According to a company spokesperson, "DANZIG is still looking into offers from several U.S. labels ...

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REQUIEM Ink Deal With REALITY ENTERTAINMENT

Swiss death metal band REQUIEM have signed a worldwide deal with Reality Entertainment. The group will enter Silvercloud Studios in Los Angeles in early 2004 to record their sophomore album, tentatively due in the spring. REQUIEM were recently rejoined by drummer Adi Fuhrer, who had previously played with the band from 1999 to 2002. In ...

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IRON MAIDEN Singer To Host 'Masters of Rock' Radio Program

IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson will be hosting a new seven-part series featuring the best in hard rock and heavy metal. The series, dubbed "Masters Of Rock", will be airing on November 27 on BBC Radio 2. Last time round "Masters of Rock" looked at six key years in the music's history. This time each ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Working On New Album

Rob Zombie has begun work on the follow-up to 2001's "The Sinister Urge", according to an online post by one of the moderators of the singer/filmmaker's official discussion forum. "[Rob] has stated that in no way will the album conflict with the [filming of the] sequel to [the 'House of 1000 Corpses' movie], which, by ...

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EDDIE VAN HALEN: 'I've Got Enough Material For Ten Albums'

Dwyer and Michaels of Iowa's Q106 Classic Hits called Eddie Van Halen at his home studio Wednesday morning (Nov. 26) and spoke to the reclusive guitarist for five minutes about his current activities, including the rumors that ex-VAN HALEN singer Sammy Hagar is in the process of rejoining the band. Although Eddie falls short of ...

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DANZIG Sign With REGAIN RECORDS

According to the daily Swedish music industry newsletter Musikindustin.nu (web site), DANZIG have signed a deal with Sweden's Regain Records for the release of the band's eighth studio album, tentatively due in April 2004. It is not presently clear if DANZIG's deal with Regain will cover only the Scandinavian territory or if it ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION Guitarist Marries Former 'Baywatch' Actress

JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro reportedly wed former "Baywatch" actress/Playboy model Carmen Electra on Saturday (Nov. 22) in Los Angeles. MTV cameras were rolling to document the nuptials for the couple's upcoming reality show, "'Til Death Do Us Part: Carmen & Dave", which is scheduled to debut in January. Guests at the ceremony included members ...

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ATTACKER: Original Lineup To Perform In New Jersey

New Jersey metal legends ATTACKER have announced their return performance with the original lineup at Maxwell's in Hoboken, NJ on Saturday, December 13, 2003. Special guests OCTOBER 31 will also be performing. Maxwell's is located at 1039 Washington St in Hoboken, NJ. Tel.: (201) 653-1703. Doors at 7:00 p.m., ATTACKER go on at 11:00 p.m. ...

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