JASON NEWSTED To Guest On GOV'T MULE CD/DVD

Former METALLICA and current OZZY OSBOURNE/VOIVOD bassist Jason Newsted is featured on the upcoming GOV'T MULE CD and DVD, titled "The Deepest End", chronicling a six-hour GOV'T MULE concert held May 3 in New Orleans. The guest-filled show stemmed from the two-volume album releases of the same name, which were recorded in tribute of the ...

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Court TV: METALLICA Lawsuit Hoax Floods Web

Matt Bean of Court TV is reporting that "radio stations and web sites were flooded yesterday with news that the seminal heavy metal band, METALLICA, had launched yet another lawsuit to protect its music from theft. This time, the rock pioneers were purportedly suing a Canadian band called UNFAITH for trademark infringement over the use ...

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LED ZEPPELIN: 'How The West Was Won' To Be Released On DVD-Audio

The 5.1 DVD-Audio version of LED ZEPPELIN's recently issued three-CD package of live recordings from two Southern California concerts in 1972, "How The West Was Won", is tentatively scheduled to be released on October 7. As previously reported, "How The West Was Won" was LED ZEPPELIN's first #1 Billboard album since their final studio album ...

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JAG PANZER Drummer Welcomes Addition To Family

Congratulations are in order for JAG PANZER drummer Rikard, wife Barbra, and son Gunnar, who welcomed Sophia Karin Siri Stjernquist into their family three months ago. As previously reported, JAG PANZER will be supporting HELLOWEEN on their two-week tour of North America in early October. Also set to appear on the bill are BEYOND THE ...

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CRISIS: More Live Dates Announced

CRISIS, the reformed group which up until recently performed and recorded in Los Angeles under the name SKULLSICK NATION, have lined up the following dates during July/August: Jul. 18 - Bourbon Street - Concord, CA Jul. 19 - Grass Valley Center for the Arts - Grass Valley, CA Jul. 20 - The Pound - San ...

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KID ROCK And PAMELA: Romance Heating Up Again

Dirk Meissner of Canadian Press is reporting that "Detroit rapper Kid Rock and Canadian bikini knockout Pamela Anderson gave all indications the couple's reportedly on-again, off-again romance was definitely back on during a celebrity fundraising event in Victoria, star watchers said Wednesday (July 16). "But there still isn't a wedding date. "It was reported last ...

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LOLLAPALOOZA: Syracuse Show Canceled!

The Lollapalooza concert scheduled for July 26 at Vernon Downs in Syracuse, New York has been canceled, according to the Post-Standard. Dave Armstrong, of The Creative Entertainment Group out of Binghamton, said Wednesday in a news release that poor ticket sales forced the cancellation. "Due to the costs of production versus the estimated ticket sales ...

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SOLEFALD: Going After A 'Purer, More Focused Sound'

Norway's SOLEFALD are presently in Iceland writing material for their fifth full-length album, tentatively due in early 2004 through Century Media Records. "Composition has been going great, in a more classic Black Metal 1993-ish style...," the band write on their official web site. "Much of the material is now written, it sounds unmistakably like SOLEFALD. ...

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