RATT Guitarist Joins DIO!

RATT guitarist Warren DeMartini has officially joined DIO as the band's new touring guitarist. Warren replaces Doug Aldrich, who has spent the past few months touring with the reunited WHITESNAKE. DeMartini's first appearance with DIO will take place as part of the group's upcoming North American tour with IRON MAIDEN and MOTÖRHEAD, which is set ...

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GREAT WHITE Perform At TY LONGLEY Benefit!

The surviving members of GREAT WHITE made a brief live appearance on Tuesday (April 29) at the Key Club in West Hollywood, California as part of the official benefit for the Ty Longley Memorial Fund, which is controlled by the estate of late GREAT WHITE guitarist Ty Longley. Longley was one of the 99 people ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Singer To Issue Live Album

MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil will issue a live album, titled "Live One Night Only" (view CD cover here), on May 27 through Image Entertainment. The album reportedly showcases Vince and his solo band "performing to perfection" some of the most recognizable songs in rock from one of the most famous rock clubs ...

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Us Weekly: TOMMY LEE And MAYTE Call It Quits

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee and his fiancée, dancer Mayte Garcia, have called it quits, according to Us Weekly. A source tells the mag that Garcia is "devastated, shocked and upset because Tommy dumped her." Lee, 40, and Garcia, 29, supposedly had a wedding date set for July 4 in either Malibu, California, where ...

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DEEP PURPLE Bassist To Perform With GOV'T MULE

DEEP PURPLE bassist Roger Glover has been invited by GOV'T MULE mainman Warren Haynes to appear on stage with the group on Saturday, May 3 at Saenger Theatre in New Orleans, Louisiana as one of about a dozen guest bass players celebrating the winding down of GOV'T MULE's "Deep End" tour — a memorial to ...

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SKINLAB To Issue 'The Nerve Damage Sessions' In Late Summer

SKINLAB have reportedly set "The Nerve Damage Sessions" as the title for their forthcoming collection of alternate versions of studio tracks, several live tracks recorded on the band's "ReVolting Room" tour, plus one or two new songs. The final details have yet to be ironed out, but it is expected that the CD will include ...

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AFTER ALL/ANTHRAX: European Tour Photos Posted Online

Belgium's AFTER ALL filled the support slot at several dates on the recent European tour of veteran U.S. metallers ANTHRAX. Check out the pictures here. AFTER ALL's latest album, "Mercury Rising", was produced by Harris Johns, renowned for his work with VOIVOD and KREATOR, and was recorded at the Spiderhouse Studios in Berlin, ...

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