KELLY KEELING Issues Update

Vocalist/guitarist Kelly Keeling (BATON ROUGE, BLUE MURDER, MSG, GUITAR ZEUS, JOHN NORUM) has posted the following message on his official web site: "Howdy folks! It's been a while since I updated. I've been so busy on the road with various projects and social gatherings. "I did a show with DOKKEN at the Palms in Las ...

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MOB RULES Name New Album

German melodic metallers MOB RULES have set "Among the Gods" as the title of their fourth album, tentatively due in late April/early May through SPV Records. A three-song single containing the brand-new album track "Black Rain" backed with "Get Down" (unreleased 1997 demo) and "End of All Days" (live video recorded on the Wacken Road ...

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L.A. GUNS Enter Studio To Record 'Covers' CD

Long-running hard rockers L.A. GUNS entered the studio on January 12 with producer Andy Johns to begin recording a new collection of covers from the '70s. A spring release is expected. In other news, L.A. GUNS will be doing a show at the Key Club in Hollywood on March 2 with BEAUTIFUL CREATURES opening. "There ...

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METALLICA To Hold By-Satellite Press Conference

The four members of METALLICA will be beamed into Park City, Utah Thursday night (January 22) for a by-satellite press conference from their tour in Australia to coincide with the Sundance Film Festival premiere of their much-anticipated documentary "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster", according to Newsday. As previously reported, "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster" is ...

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VELVET REVOLVER Set First Single, Schedule Promotional Appearances

VELVET REVOLVER, the much buzzed-about rock group featuring ex-STONE TEMPLE PILOTS vocalist Scott Weiland, former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash, bassist Duff McKagan, drummer Matt Sorum and guitarist Dave Kushner from Dave Navarro's (JANE'S ADDICTION) band, have selected "Slither" as the first single from their forthcoming debut album, "Contraband", due on May 11 through RCA ...

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NAMM 2004: Even More Photos Posted Online

Dave Mustaine of MEGADETH, Dan Donegan of DISTURBED, DOPE, DROWNING POOL, KORN, Paul Stanley of KISS, SLAYER, SLIPKNOT, STATIC-X, SLAVES ON DOPE and Michael Anthony of VAN HALEN were on hand for the NAMM convention on Saturday (January 17) at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Check out pictures from Wire Image. ...

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