JEFF KOLLMAN And VIRGIL DONATI To Team Up For Special Performance

Guitarist Jeff Kollman (GLENN HUGHES, $IGN OF 4) will make an appearance at the Baked Potato, 3878 Cahuenga Blvd W., in North Hollywood, CA on Thursday, June 3 for a special one-night only performance with drummer extraordinaire Virgil Donati (PLANET X, STEVE VAI), celebrated German bassist Jörg "J.K." Kleutgens, and keyboardist Hans Zermuehlen (GLENN HUGHES, ...

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DOWNSET: 'Jumping Off' Video Posted Online

DOWNSET's video for the track "Jumping Off" has been posted online in Windows Media format at the following locations: 512K, 1000K. "Jumping Off" comes off the group's new album, "Universal", due on June 1 through the Seattle, Washington-based label Hawino Records. The follow-up to 2000's "Check Your People" (Epitaph) was produced ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's LEMMY: Doing Acid Gives You A New Angle On Things

MOTÖRHEAD legend Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister has spoken to the U.K.'s Guardian about a variety of topics, including his collection of Nazi memorabilia, his drug use and his past and current relationships. What follows are some of the highlights of that interview: On his collection of Nazi memorabilia: Lemmy: "It's full of Nazi memorabilia, which horrifies ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Announce DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL Warm-Up Show

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH will be playing a very special show at the London Underworld, Camden, next Friday, June 4 as a warm-up to their Download festival appearance the following day. "This will be our smallest gig in a long time and obviously we will be playing our usual set (and maybe a ...

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SLIPKNOT To Record 'Doctor Who' Theme Song

British tabloid The Sun is reporting SLIPKNOT are in talks to record the theme tune to the classic TV "Doctor Who" show when it makes its comeback on BBC by year's end. "I'm so excited 'Doctor Who''s coming back," drummer Joey Jordison said. "It's a great show, wild and exciting. I watched it as a ...

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MIRROR OF DECEPTION Complete Work On Sophomore Album

Long-running German doom metallers MIRROR OF DECEPTION have completed the recordings for their second album, "Foregone", due on September 2 through the Belgian label Final Chapter Records. The new album was recorded at Soundmann Studio (END OF GREEN) in Stuttgart, Germany with producers Marc Martin and Mitch Meister, and consists of "nine powerful doom metal ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO To Tour Australia In September

According to a posting at Jeff Scott Soto's web site, the TALISMAN/ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN vocalist is planning on embarking on an Australian tour beginning in early September. Among the cities that will be covered on the trek are Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Hobart (Tazmania). More details on the tour, which is being organized by Andrew ...

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