COURTNEY LOVE Manager Calls U.K. Story 'Crap'

Jim Barber, the manager of Courtney Love, has branded a story about Courtney that ran in the UK press over the weekend as "crap". The story reports bizarre behavior by Courtney at the funeral of THE CLASH's Joe Strummer. Barber told Australia's Undercover News that "She was in fact at the funeral because, uh, she ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO Guitarist To Jam With GRAHAM BONNET

JEFF SCOTT SOTO guitarist Howie Simon will be joining former RAINBOW/MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP frontman Graham Bonnet for a special concert at Paladino's in Tarzana, California on Friday, Feb. 21, 2003. The one-off show, which will also include appearances by Graham's bandmates from the IMPELLITTERI "System X" sessions (excluding mainman Chris Impellitteri), will reportedly consist of ...

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SILVERCHAIR Frontman Gets Engaged

SILVERCHAIR frontman Daniel Johns has gotten engaged to Australian singer/actress Natalie Imbruglia. A wedding date has yet to be set. The couple have issued the following statement through SILVERCHAIR's Australian record label, Virgin: "In response to recent media speculation, Natalie Imbruglia and Daniel Johns have confirmed that they are indeed engaged. The couple made the ...

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WHITESNAKE's DAVID COVERDALE: No Immediate Plans For A New Studio Album

WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale has given his first in-depth interview since announcing a North American reunion tour with THE SCORPIONS and DOKKEN, set to kick off on Jan. 29 in Jacksonville, Florida. The question-and-answer session, the first part of which was posted on the singer's official web site, features questions asked by the members of ...

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Former RELATIVE ASH Members Seek Bassist

Chicago's DUNA HILL, the new band featuring former RELATIVE ASH members Marcus Harrington (vocals) and Junior Antunez (guitar), along with the drummer from CMK, are currently seeking an experienced bass player to complete the group's lineup. Interested parties should contact [email protected] ...

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THERAPY? Secure North American Deal

Britain's THERAPY? have secured a North American deal with Spitfire Records. The band, who recently inked a new worldwide record deal with Eagle Rock Records (Spitfire being Eagle Rock's North American licensing partner), have commenced the recording sessions for their next studio album, tentatively due in early 2003. The as-yet-untitled CD, which will mark the ...

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