TED NUGENT Has Warm Memories Of Working With CHRISTOPHER REEVE

Although they came from totally different political directions, Ted Nugent had warm feelings for the late Christopher Reeve. Reeve invited Nugent to be part of a series of public service announcements in 2003 about the U.S. Constitution. Nugent told Launch Radio Networks that he was flattered by Reeve's decision to include him in the project: ...

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SHAITAN MAZAR Finish Filming New Video

SHAITAN MAZAR, the new band featuring former NILE members Chief Spires (bass, vocals) and John Ehlers (guitar), finished filming a video for their track "Homage" in downtown Greenville, SC this past weekend, according to a posting on the group's web site. The video, which is now in the editing process, will be included on the ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE: 'Early Years' Auction To Begin This Weekend

Handwritten lyrics (by Nikki Sixx) for every song on MÖTLEY CRÜE's first album, "Too Fast for Love", an original concert poster from their first every show at The Starwood in Los Angeles (April, 1981), the master VHS 1981 promo video, a number of 7" promo singles (signed by all original band members). These rare, authentic, ...

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KING DIAMOND Discusses New Live Album

KING DIAMOND frontman and namesake recently spoke to MetalEater.com about the group's new live album, "Deadly Lullbyes Live", vocalist Livia Zita, his long friendship with Andy LaRocque, the Geraldo Rivera incident, and much more. Several excerpts from the interview follow: On "Deadly Lullbyes Live": "There are a lot of things we did that ...

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POISON Frontman Announces 'Freedom Of Sound' Solo Tour

POISON frontman Bret Michaels will embark on the "Freedom of Sound" solo tour beginning in early November. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 04 - Nashville, TN - The Mercy Lounge Nov. 05 - Cincinnati, OH - Annie's Nov. 06 - Chicago, IL - Joe's Nov. 09 - Bay City, MI - Westown Theatre --change-- ...

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PAUL STANLEY Undergoes Hip Replacement Surgery

On Tuesday (Oct. 12), after suffering hip problems for a number of years, KISS guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley had hip-replacement surgery on his left hip, according to a posting on the group's web site. There were no complications and he is currently recovering. The recovery will involve rehab physical therapy at home for six to eight ...

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EVANESCENCE: 'Anywhere But Home' CD/DVD Due In November

EVANESCENCE have set a November 23 release date for "Anywhere But Home", a live CD/DVD recorded on May 25, 2004 at the Zenith in Paris. The CD features the unreleased "Fallen" outtake "Missing", while the DVD includes four videos and behind-the-scenes footage. "Anywhere But Home" includes such hits as "Bring Me To Life", "My Immortal" ...

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LAMB OF GOD: Philadelphia Shows To Be Filmed For Upcoming DVD

LAMB OF GOD's Oct. 16 and 17 concert performances at the Trocadero Theater in Philadelphia, PA will be filmed for an upcoming DVD, tentatively due next year. Behind-the-scenes footage taken throughout the current "Ashes of Wake" tour will also be included. "There is no better time or place — we love our fans in Philadelphia ...

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SPIRITUAL BEGGARS Complete Work On New Album

SPIRITUAL BEGGARS guitarist Michael Amott (ARCH ENEMY) has posted the following message on the group's web site: "Although there's been little to no activity here at SpiritualBeggars.com over the last few weeks, interesting things ARE happening in the BEGGARS camp! First off, we mixed the new album with Fredrik Nordström (he was assisted by Patrik ...

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