PAPA ROACH Announce Details Of Hometown Gig

PAPA ROACH will be playing a concert to benefit Opportunity House and The Vacaville High School Music program on Saturday, September 6 at Travis Credit Union Park in Vacaville, California. As previously reported, PAPA ROACH have tapped Howard Benson (P.O.D., CRAZY TOWN, SEPULTURA, COLD) to produce their third album, tentatively due in early 2004 through ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Shops For Specs In Birmingham, Michigan

Ozzy Osbourne's recent Detroit stay certainly had its dark moment — the death of his road manager at his Birmingham hotel. But the former BLACK SABBATH singer and star of MTV's reality show "The Osbournes" also went on a shopping spree at SEE Eyewear in Birmingham, according to Detroit Free Press. He is now visually ...

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DOWN/C.O.C. Guitarist To Join CROWBAR?

DOWN/C.O.C. guitaristPepper Keenan will be in New Orleans during the recording sessions for CROWBAR's seventh studio album, tentatively titled "You Don't Need An Enemy To Have A War", and there is a "slight chance" he will join the band as their new guitarist, according to a post on CROWBAR's official web site. As previously reported, ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Set Release Date, Title For 'Best Of' Compilation

Finland's CHILDREN OF BODOM have set a September 3 release date for their forthcoming "Best Of " album, titled "Bestbreeder (1997-2000)", to be released exclusively in Japan through Toy's Factory Records. As an added bonus, the album will include the group's cover of BILLY IDOL's "Rebel Yell", recorded during a recent session at keyboardist Janne ...

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SILENT FORCE Part Ways With INSIDE OUT MUSIC AMERICA

SILENT FORCE, the band featuring ex-ROYAL HUNT singer D.C. Cooper, have parted ways with Inside Out Music America. "While we have the greatest respect for the talent in this band, it has proved to just not be the right fit for our roster," Inside Out Music America Managing Director Jim Pitulski said in an official ...

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SUPERJOINT RITUAL: New Video Available For Download

SUPERJOINT RITUAL, the New Orleans band fronted by PANTERA/DOWN singer Philip Anselmo, have posted the video for the track "Waiting For The Turning Point" at their official web site. Download it here. "Waiting For The Turning Point" comes off the group's sophomore album, "A Lethal Dose Of American Hatred", out now on Sanctuary ...

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PRONG: Live Pictures Posted Online

A bunch of live pictures of PRONG, taken during the band's summer 2003 European tour, have been posted online at this location. PRONG have just released their new album, "Scorpio Rising", through Locomotive Music. The CD, which was produced by PRONG mainman Tommy Victor and Steve Bruno, marks the group's first studio effort ...

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TOMMY LEE No Longer 'Misunderstood', Book To Surface In The Spring

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has reportedly scrapped "Misunderstood" as the title for his upcoming autobiography, now due in the spring through Atria Books, the hardcover imprint of Simon & Schuster. As previously reported, the book, which was originally rumored to have been titled "Ragz to Riches", will contain many details not included in ...

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