SKID ROW's RACHEL BOLAN Makes Music On The Racing Track

SKID ROW bassist Rachel Bolan recently spoke to the Lowe's Motor Speedway web site about his stint as a Legends Car racing rookie in the Hardee's Summer Shootout at Lowe's Motor Speedway this summer. "Racing got into my blood at an early age," he explained. "I used to go with my big brother to watch ...

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VICIOUS: Live Video Posted Online

Swedish thrash/death metallers VICIOUS have posted a live video for the track "Boots Of Led" at this location (17.5 MB). "Boots Of Led" comes off the group's debut album, "Vile, Vicious & Victorious", available now through Portugal's Sound Riot Records. The CD was recorded at Studio Underground in Västerås, Sweden and was mastered ...

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GORGOROTH Complete Songwriting Process For New Album

Norwegian black metallers GORGOROTH have completed the songwriting process for their upcoming album, "Ad Majorem Sathanas Gloriam". The group will be holding drummer auditions later this month for their planned European tour this autumn and an eventual album recording. More information about the tour and the outcome of the auditions will be made available soon. ...

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SCOTT WEILAND's Soho 'Photo Session'

The day (Friday, July 30) that VELVET REVOLVER frontman Scott Weiland was scheduled to appear at a probation status hearing at a Los Angeles court, he was photographed posing with a "Mommy & Daddy Made You Here" sign and a cigarette in Soho, New York City. Check out pictures from LFI. As previously ...

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The Economic Scale Of Heavy Metal And Drugs

Seb Hunter spoke with Entertainment Weekly about his memoir "Hell Bent For Leather: Confessions of a Heavy Metal Addict" (view cover here), profiling his time in failed bands RAG 'N' BONES and the TRASH CAN JUNKIES. Asked his most ridiculous tale of chemical excess, Hunter responded, "There's a sliding economic scale. ...

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DROWNING POOL Turned Away At Canadian Border — Again

DROWNING POOL have once again been turned away at the Canadian border, forcing the group to cancel their scheduled July 30 date at Toronto's Opera House. In an online posting, DROWNING POOL bassist Stevie Benton wrote, "As you all know, we were once again denied entrance into Canada. We feel like the trouble makers who ...

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