THE DOORS Perform 'Secret' Hollywood Gig

THE DOORS, featuring THE CULT frontman Ian Astbury and ex-THE POLICE drummer Stewart Copeland, performed a secret show at the House Of Blues in West Hollywood, California last night as a warm-up for their announced reunion show on September 6th at the California Motor Speedway as part of the Harley-Davidson 100th Anniversary Open Road Tour. ...

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SAMMY HAGAR, DAVID LEE ROTH Deny Rift On Tour

Former VAN HALEN vocalists Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth may not be the best of friends, but they were cordial to each other on the road — despite rumors to the contrary. Backstage at the MTV Video Music Awards, Roth and Hagar talked about the state of their relationship. When asked if things were ...

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'House of 1000 Corpses' Actor Passes Away

Dennis Fimple, who played "Grandpa" in ROB ZOMBIE's upcoming House of 1000 Corpses film passed away recently at the age of 62. Fimple was an accomplished actor with over 40 movie roles under his belt as well as numerous TV guest appearances. To view Dennis Fimple's filmography, click here. ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: 'Live In London' Riding High On German Charts

After entering the German Music DVD charts at #1, JUDAS PRIEST are currently occupying position #3 with their much-acclaimed Live In London offering. As previously reported, Live In London contains performance footage recorded at the Brixton Academy in London on December 19th, 2001 in addition to behind-the-scenes material, rare footage, interviews, soundcheck footage and lots ...

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OPETH Reveal Titles For Upcoming Albums

OPETH have set Deliverance as the title of their forthcoming "heavy" CD, which is due on October 28th, while the more "mellow" follow-up will be called Damnation. As previously reported, Damnation is tentatively set for release in March 2003. OPETH have spent the last two months recording their two-album project in Gothenburg, Sweden with producer ...

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CLUTCH To Support NICKELBACK

CLUTCH will be supporting NICKELBACK at the following dates: Sep. 25 - Greenville, SC @ Timmons Arena Sep. 26 - Knoxville, TN @ Knoxville Civic Auditorium In other news, despite recent rumors that CLUTCH are no longer with Atlantic Records, the band remains very much signed to the label, according to a statement posted on ...

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ABSCESS To Release New CD, Tour Europe

ABSCESS—consisting of Chris Reifert (drums/vocals, ex-DEATH/AUTOPSY), Clint Bower (guitar/vocals, ex-HEXX), Danny Coralles (guitar, ex-AUTOPSY), and Joe Allen (bass, ex-VON)—will issue their new album, entitled Through the Cracks of Death, on September 23rd via Peaceville Records. A European tour is likely to follow a short time later. ...

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THE GREAT DECEIVER Announce European Dates

Sweden's THE GREAT DECEIVER, featuring former AT THE GATES/THE CROWN frontman Tomas Lindberg, will embark on a short European tour at the end of September. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 29 - Arnhem, NETH @ Goudvishal Sep. 30 - Bremen, GER @ Schlachthof-Magazin Oct. 01 - Salzgitter, GER @ Forellenhof Oct. 02 - Prague, ...

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ENDO Split With Management

Miami, Florida's ENDO have parted ways with their management company, Concrete Management, and manager Kim Zide. According to the band, "the split was amicable and something we felt we needed to do." ENDO are currently recording their second album in Los Angeles with producer David Schiffman (i.e. RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, ...

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