ANATHEMA Guitarist To Play Solo Gig In Ireland

ANATHEMA guitarist Daniel "Danny" Cavanagh will perform a special solo acoustic gig at The Sugar Club in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday, May 17. Show starts at 8:00 p.m. and tickets are priced at €9 (pay at the door, no advance sales). Cavanagh will reportedly run through a host of ANATHEMA classics and covers and will ...

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LIVING COLOUR Set Release Date For New Album

Reunited hard-rock/funk pioneers LIVING COLOUR have set a September 22 release date through Sanctuary Records for their as-yet-untitled new album. The band are continuing work on the CD at bassist Doug Wimbish's Nova Sound studios in Connecticut and are expected to complete the effort in June. The two-time Grammy winners are best known for their ...

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Former VIO-LENCE Guitarist Explains Decision To Join MACHINE HEAD

Former VIO-LENCE/TECHNOCRACY guitarist Phil Demmel has issued a statement addressing his recent decision to join MACHINE HEAD as a replacement for Ahrue Luster. As previously reported, Luster had amicably left the group last May due to "creative differences." Demmel's statement reads as follows: "To all my friends who care to know.......... "I'm a firm believer ...

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AEROSMITH Frontman To Be Given Honorary Degree

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler will be given an honorary Doctor Of Music degree from Boston's Berklee College of Music on May 10. Tyler will address the graduates and guests at the school's commencement exercises, which will be held at the Reggie Lewis Track And Athletic Center in Boston. Jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves will also be ...

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LION'S SHARE Launch Search For Drummer, Bassist

Swedish masters of melodic metal LION'S SHARE will be holding auditions for the vacant drummer and bassist positions in the band and are inviting all interested parties to submit demos, bios and photos to JK Productions, ATTN: Lion's Share, Vinterv. 8K, 135 40 Tyreso, Sweden. All live auditions will be held in Stockholm sometime in ...

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AEROSMITH To Begin Recording Blues Album

AEROSMITH will likely enter the studio sometime in the next two or three weeks to begin recording their much-discussed blues album for Columbia, guitarist Joe Perry told Billboard.com. Among the songs being worked up by the band are BLIND WILLIE MCTELL's "Broke Down Engine", LITTLE WALTER's "Temperature", and "I'm Ready", the latter of which was ...

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