PRIME STH Line Up Showcase Gigs

Sweden's PRIME STH, a free agent since parting ways with Giant Records in the U.S. last year, have scheduled several showcases during the next few days. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 10 – New York, NY @ CBGB Mar. 14 - Austin, TX @ Maggie Mae Mar. 16 – Los Angeles, CA @ Spaceland ...

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LED ZEPPELIN: The Mother Lode Of Live Recordings On The Way

Atlantic Records has announced the forthcoming release of the mother lode of LED ZEPPELIN live recordings. Slated for a simultaneous May 27 release are "Led Zeppelin DVD", a two-disc set, and "How The West Was Won", a three-CD set. Long sought-after by ZEPPELIN devotees and collectors, this marks the first-ever official release of these rare ...

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METALLICA: New Video Posted Online

A new METALLICA video has been posted to the "Jump In The Studio" section of the band's official web site, featuring the newly-augmented lineup talking about Robert Trujillo's addition to the group and footage of the band performing "Hit The Lights" live at their rehearsal studio. Check it out here (requires registration). ...

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US Weekly: OZZY And SHARON Are 'Furious' With THE USED Singer

Ozzy Osbourne and his outspoken wife Sharon are furious with their daughter Kelly's ex-boyfriend Bert McCracken — because they insist he used their child to promote his band, according to TeenMusic.com. The foul-mouthed rock couple, whose children Kelly and Jack rose to popularity following the success of their reality show "The Osbournes", feel McCracken of ...

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AC/DC Perform Acoustically On 'The Howard Stern Show'

AC/DC members Angus Young, Malcolm Young and Brian Johnson appeared on "The Howard Stern Show" yesterday (March 7). They spoke about their upcoming Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction, the CD reissues, and they closed things off by playing acoustic versions of "The Jack" and "You Shook Me All Night Long". For more information ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Frontman To Co-Produce GRIFFIN CD

CHILDREN OF BODOM frontman Alexi Laiho will co-produce the next album by the Norwegian metal act GRIFFIN. Tentatively titled "Paranoia Overload", the CD will be recorded this July at Skansen Lydstudio in Trondheim, Norway and will be released in September through Norway's FaceFront Records. A demo/pre-production version of a track called "Praise The Rain", which ...

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AUDIOSLAVE's CHRIS CORNELL: 'OZZFEST Sucks'

AUDIOSLAVE, the new group featuring ex-SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell and former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE members Tim Commerford (bass), Brad Wilk (drums), and Tom Morello (guitar), stopped by the "Cane and Cabbie" show on New York's K-Rock yesterday. When asked why they are playing small shows on their current tour, Morello responded that it's because ...

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