U.P.O. Guitarist Diagnosed With Brain Tumor

U.P.O. guitarist Chris Weber, a former bandmate of GUNS N' ROSES singer Axl Rose from from his pre-GN'R group, HOLLYWOOD ROSE, has been diagnosed with a brain tumor. Weber is scheduled to go in for brain surgery on Wednesday, November 17, according to a posting on the group's web site. "After a show ...

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German Thrashers DESPAIR Reunite, Prepare To Record New Album

DESPAIR, the long-defunct German thrash outfit featuring current GRIP INC. guitarist Waldemar Sorychta and Century Media Records founder Robert Kampf (vocals), have reunited and are planning on recording a new album next spring for a tentative summer/fall 2005 release via Century Media. Joining Sorychta and Kampf in the group's current formation is the group's original ...

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HATESPHERE: 'The Killing EP' Details Revealed

Danish thrashers HATESPHERE will release their new mini-CD, entitled "The Killing EP", in Europe on January 31 via SPV Records. The EP was recorded at Jailhouse Studios with producer Tommy Hansen (HELLOWEEN, PRETTY MAIDS). "The Killing EP" track listing: 01. The Will of God 02. You're the Enemy 03. Murderous Intent 04. Trip at the ...

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PURE SWEET HELL Sign With CRASH MUSIC

PURE SWEET HELL, the metal band featuring NEVERMORE drummer Van Williams, have inked a deal with Crash Music, Inc. The group's full-length debut, "The Voyeurs of Utter Destruction As Beauty", is scheduled for release on February 22, 2005. PURE SWEET HELL consists of Williams, Christ Eichhorn, who has spent much of his time writing music ...

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TOMMY LEE Interviewed By KTLA: Video Available

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee discussed what went into writing his autobiography, "Tommyland", in an interview with KTLA. In addition, Lee talked about maintaining a friendly relationship with ex-wives Heather Locklear and Pamela Anderson, his penis, tattoos, and hanging out with porn stars. Watch the interview here. ...

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