DAVID LEE ROTH Apprehends Knife-Wielding Intruder At Gunpoint!

This past weekend, David Lee Roth apprehended and detained a knife-wielding man who trespassed on the singer's Southern California estate. At 3:00 AM on Saturday April 26, the former VAN HALEN frontman was awakened by the sounds of breaking branches to discover a man had scaled his manor's 10-foot high wall. Roth grabbed his shotgun ...

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COLD Bassist: 'We Don't Pay Any Attention To FRED DURST'

Despite LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst's assistance in securing the band COLD a record deal, COLD bassist Jeremy Marshall says that they are no longer in regular contact with their former mentor. "We don't pay attention to him," Marshall told Launch. "I mean, Fred helped us out in a lot of ways in the beginning ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Enter Billboard Chart At #50!

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY's "The Blessed Hellride" has entered the Billboard Pop Album chart at position #50 with almost 20,000 copies sold in its first week of release. The reaction to BLACK LABEL SOCIETY mainman Zakk Wylde's new album has gone through the roof. The first single, "Stillborn", featuring a guest appearance by Ozzy Osbourne, is ...

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Police Arrest CREED Guitarist Impersonator

Police in Clearwater, Florida have arrested a man for impersonating CREED guitarist Mark Tremonti, Billboard.com has reported. Over the past few weeks, a man staying at beach hotels claimed to be Tremonti and even handed out autographed copies of publicity photos. Police say the man is actually Kevin Eckenrod, who has been arrested more than ...

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VANDERHOOF Announce Headlining Show

VANDERHOOF, the band led by METAL CHURCH guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof, will perform a headlining show at The Ballard Firehouse in Seattle, Washington on Friday, May 16. Also appearing on the bill will be LATE SEPTEMBER DOGS, STELLA 7, and FLING TOY. VANDERHOOF, who recently replaced vocalist Drew Hart (ex-TIMELESS HALL) with John DiBernardo, will issue ...

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CRYSTAL EYES Set Release Date For 'Vengeance Descending'

Sweden's CRYSTAL EYES have set a May 12 Scandinavian release date through DMP Sweden Records for their third full-length album, "Vengeance Descending". A continental European release is expected by the end of the summer. "Vengeance Descending" was produced and mixed by guitarist/vocalist Mikael Dahl and bassist Claes Wikander at Crystal Sounds studios and features guest ...

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GREAT WHITE Plan Charitable U.S. Tour

GREAT WHITE guitarist Mark Kendall and lead singer Jack Russell have announced plans for a nationwide tour to raise money for victims' families, according to the Associated Press. Attorney Ed McPherson, who represents the group, said Tuesday that GREAT WHITE would perform with other rock bands and donate their percentage of the profits to existing ...

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SPIRITUAL BEGGARS Record BBC Session

Swedish hard rockers SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, the band featuring former CARCASS and current ARCH ENEMY axeman Mike Amott, recently entered BBC's legendary Maida Vale studios and recorded a session for the Radio One "Friday Rock Show". The guys recorded new versions of "Beneath The Skin", "Young Man, Old Soul", "Mantra" and a storming cover of BACHMAN ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE Blames Herself For JACK's Rehab Stint

According to today's Sun, Sharon Osbourne has said that she is to blame for her son, Jack Osbourne, checking himself into a rehab clinic. "Sharon Osbourne blames herself for son Jack being in rehab — saying she should have kept him out of the TV show about her family," says the newspaper. The paper reports ...

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GRAHAM BONNET To Play One-Off Gig In California

Former RAINBOW/MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP frontman Graham Bonnet will be performing another concert at Paladino's in Tarzana, California on Saturday, July 26. Bonnet's last gig at the venue, which took place on February 21, included appearances by Graham's bandmates from the IMPELLITTERI "System X" sessions (excluding mainman Chris Impellitteri) and consisted of over an hour of ...

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