GUNS N' ROSES Bassist Checks In From The Road

GUNS N' ROSES bassist Tommy Stinson has posted the following message on his web site: "Spent my B-day in Brussells. Got a lot of love from the people at the show. Thank you Brussells. In Copenhagen today. First time here. What a beautiful place! Been cruising around looking for an Internet Cafe seeing the sites ...

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HAMMERFALL Confirmed For U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK 2005 Festival

HAMMERFALL guitarist Oscar Dronjak has posted the following message on the band's web site: "It is with great pride and pleasure I can announce the first confirmed live show for HAMMERFALL next year: Bloodstock 2005 in Derby, U.K.! On September 2nd, we will return to English soil for only our second appearance ever. Headlining the ...

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METALLICA Offer LiveMetallica.com Update

METALLICA's official web site has been updated with the following message regarding LiveMetallica.com, the official METALLICA web site that previously promised to bring the fans live soundboard-quality METALLICA concert downloads (.mp3 or .flac) from the band's current tour within a few days of the show: "Those of you who have been downloading shows ...

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IMMOLATION Finalize Title, Track Listing For New Album

Long-running New York-based death metallers IMMOLATION have set "Harnessing Ruin" as the title of their new album, tentatively due late January 2005 via Listenable Records in Europe (Olympic Recordings in the U.S.). The album was recorded at Millbrook Sound Studios with Paul Orofino producing. A new video for the track "Dead to Me" is currently ...

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AEROSMITH Drummer To Judge First Annual CONCOURSE D'ELEGANCE

AEROSMITH drummer Joey Kramer has been invited as a celebrity judge to the first annual Concourse D'Elegance, put on by Ferrari Maserati of Long Island and Americana Manhasset on Long Island. The event takes place on Sunday, October 10 between 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The VIP reception that follows is hosted by Giorgio Armani. ...

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QUEEN Drummer Backs ELTON's MADONNA Jibe

Australia's Seven.com.au is reporting that QUEEN's drummer Roger Taylor has supported Elton John in his criticism of international pop singer Madonna. Elton John made headlines internationally after taking a foul-mouthed swipe at Madonna at the British Q Awards, saying she cheated her fans by miming on stage. "It is about time somebody said ...

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DRAGONLAND: New Album Samples Posted Online

DRAGONLAND, the Gothenburg, Sweden-based melodic metal sextet, have uploaded five one-minute audio clips from their third album, "Starfall", at this location. Commented guitarist Olof Mörck: "These five samples we've chosen are just a small tip of the iceberg of 'Starfall', although we think the new direction of our music and our new sound ...

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