METALLICA To Perform At '2003 MTV Video Music Awards'

METALLICA are the latest addition to the performance lineup for the "2003 MTV Video Music Awards", to be held Aug. 28 at New York's Radio City Music Hall. They join previously announced performers MARY J. BLIGE, 50 CENT, GOOD CHARLOTTE, COLDPLAY and CHRISTINA AGUILERA. As previously reported, METALLICA's "St. Anger" has been nominated in the ...

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HUGHES TURNER PROJECT: New Sound Clips Posted Online

HUGHES TURNER PROJECT (HTP), the collaboration between former DEEP PURPLE/BLACK SABBATH vocalist Glenn Hughes and ex-RAINBOW/DEEP PURPLE singer Joe Lynn Turner, have posted several sound clips from their sophomore album, "II", due on September 29 through MTM Music. The follow-up to the group's self-titled debut features guest appearances from guitarist Steve Vai (DAVID LEE ROTH, ...

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PAPA ROACH: Vacaville Support Bands Announced

PAPA ROACH will be playing a concert to benefit Opportunity House and The Vacaville High School Music Program on Saturday, September 6 at Travis Credit Union Park in Vacaville, California. Joining them on the bill will be THE REVOLUTION SMILE, DREDG, 7TH STANDARD, FINGERTIGHT, WEST AT SEVEN and PAREDIMSHIFT. As previously reported, PAPA ROACH have ...

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LINKIN PARK To Tour The U.K. In November

LINKIN PARK have announced a series of U.K. dates in November. The details are as follows: Nov. 20 – Glasgow, UK - SECC Nov. 21 – Manchester, UK – M.E.N. Arena Nov. 22 – London, UK – Wembley Arena Nov. 24 – Birmingham, UK - NIA Nov. 25 – Cardiff, UK – Arena Tickets for ...

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AEROSMITH Bassist Discusses Blues Album, Power Failure

AEROSMITH bassist Tom Hamilton recently spoke to Pittsburgh Live about the band's upcoming blues CD, tentatively due in February 2004. "We've recorded an album's worth of material, most of it blues covers," Hamilton said. "Not just blues, but also sort of mid-'60s soul and English blues-pop. There's a song by the band THEM called 'Please ...

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VINTERSORG Drop Off Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

VINTERSORG, the band led by BORKNAGAR frontman Andreas Hedlund (a.k.a. Vintersorg), have been forced to cancel their appearance at this year's Summer Breeze festival, scheduled to take place Aug. 21-23, 2003 in Abtsgmünd, Germany. "I'm so fucking tired of things that don't work out, and that everyone suffers from it, especially we are," Hedlund said ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS: New Collection Of Rarities, DVD On The Way

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS, who feature in their ranks former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson on guitar/vocals, are compiling another collection of their singles and rare recordings, titled "Cream Of The Crap! Vol. 2". The set will reportedly contain 22 tracks recorded between 1995 and 2000 and is tentatively due in January 2004. In addition, the band ...

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