Hard Rock Musicians To Perform At Christmas Charity Event

Current and former members of QUIET RIOT, ZEBRA, NIGHT RANGER, DIO, W.A.S.P., YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ENUFF Z'NUFF, GEEZER and SAVATAGE are among the musicians scheduled to take part in the 8th annual Rock 4 X-MAS Christmas charity event held on December 4 at Wildwood Bowl in Riverhead, NY. The concert will raise money for Nassau, Suffolk ...

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LECHEROUS NOCTURNE: Live Shows Announced

LECHEROUS NOCTURNE, the Greenville, SC-based extreme metal band featuring NILE guitarist Dallas Toler-Wade on drums, are scheduled to open for FEAR FACTORY on November 17, and MACABRE and KATAKLYSM on November 26 at Ground Zero in Spartanburg. The band, who recently announced the addition of bassist Joe Payne (ex-LUST OF DECAY) to the group's ranks, ...

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GLUECIFER To Support DIE TOTEN HOSEN In December

Norwegian rock 'n' rollers GLUECIFER will support German punk legends DIE TOTEN HOSEN on some shows in December. Confirmed dates are as follows: Dec. 11 - Frankfurt, GER @ Festhalle Dec. 10 - Bremen, GER @ Stadthalle 5 Dec. 09 - Erfurt, GER @ Messehalle Dec. 06 - Wien, AUT @ Bank-Austria Halle Dec. 05 ...

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JIMI HENDRIX Fender Stratocaster To Be Auctioned This Month

StratCollector.com is reporting that the Cooper Owen auction house will offer a circa 1961 Fender Stratocaster (see image here) once owned and played by Jimi Hendrix on Saturday, November 20, 2004. This instrument is part of the Hendrix memorabilia collection represented by Cooper Owen that is on display at the Marquee Club in ...

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SAMMY HAGAR: 'I Never Said I Was Quitting VAN HALEN'

VAN HALEN frontman Sammy Hagar has rejected Internet rumors that he is about to leave the band and re-focus all his time and effort on his solo career. Writing to his official web site, Sammy said, "Listen here, all these crazy rumors flying around cyberspace are that. Plain and simple, I never said I was ...

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MACHINE HEAD: 'Days Turn Blue To Gray' Single Delayed

Roadrunner Records U.K. has pushed back the release date of the new MACHINE HEAD single, "Days Turn Blue to Gray", to December 6 from the previously announced November 22. The featured song on the single will be "Days Turn Blue To Gray", the track the band recently shot a new video for. The single will ...

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MNEMIC Confirmed For FINNISH METAL EXPO

Danish modern thrash metallers MNEMIC are confirmed as one of the first bands to play the Finnish Metal Expo. The event, which gathers consumers, musicians and businesses under the same roof, will take place on January 28, 2005 in Helsinki, Finland. MNEMIC's appearance at the Expo will mark their first time performing in Finland. MNEMIC ...

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ZAKK WYLDE Introduces BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Custom Chopper

OZZY OSBOURNE/BLACK LABEL SOCIETY guitarist Zakk Wylde, in conjunction with 357 Customs, introduces the new BLACK LABEL SOCIETY custom chopper. This bare bones, slammed down chopper was designed by Zakk Wylde and 357 Customs for Zakk's personal promotional use. Photos of the newly completed bike are available at the official Zakk Wylde web site,

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