JUDAS PRIEST/IRON MAIDEN/MOTÖRHEAD Tour A No-Go: Management

JUDAS PRIEST Management Co-Ordinator Jayne Andrews has refuted a freshly-circulated rumor that JUDAS PRIEST (featuring Rob Halford) will be embarking on a summer U.S. tour with IRON MAIDEN and MOTÖRHEAD as part of a monster package that will see PRIEST and MAIDEN sharing the stage for the first time since 1983. According to Andrews, "That ...

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ANNIHILATOR Video Posted Online

A humorous video for ANNIHILATOR's "Chicken & Corn", the "hidden" track on the group's 2001 CD "Carnival Diablos", has been posted online at this location (.zip file, approximately 3.9 MB in size). ANNIHILATOR's upcoming double live CD, "Double Live Annihilation", is due March 24 through Germany's AFM Records. A new studio album will ...

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NIRVANA Producer: More Outtakes Left

GARBAGE drummer Butch Vig, who produced NIRVANA's classic album "Nevermind", recently told Launch that he was glad the defunct Seattle group's recent single, "You Know You're Right", has finally been made available to the public. "It's a great song. I mean, the first time I heard it, a chill went down my neck. It's like, ...

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TARAXACUM Set Tentative Track Listing For 'Rainmaker'

TARAXACUM, the group featuring former STEEL PROPHET vocalist Rick Mythiasin, EDGUY bassist Tobias Exxel, drummer Franky Wolf, ex-HAGGARD guitarist Danny Klupp and ROUGH SILK/AXEL RUDI PELL keyboardist Ferdy Doernberg, have set the tentative track listing for their sophomore album, "Rainmaker", due in the fall through MTM-Metal Records. Among the tracks set to be included on ...

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