Review: VAN HALEN Returns To Stage In Top Form

Melissa Ruggieri of The Richmond Times-Dispatch reviewed VAN HALEN's show at the MCI Center in Washington D.C. Friday night (June 25). "When you're Eddie Van Halen and you've weathered a hip replacement, overcome tongue cancer and watched your marriage dissolve after 20 years, you deserve the ovation," she wrote. "When you're Eddie Van Halen and ...

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TOMMY LEE's Signature Tattoos

The New York Post's Page Six reports: Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has undergone a tattooed tribute to his sons, Brandon and Dylan. The rowdy rocker asked his offspring by Pamela Anderson to write their names on his wrists, then had the signatures indelibly inked into his skin. "The love he's got for his ...

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ELEGY Guitarist To Embark On Solo Tour

ELEGY guitarist Patrick Rondat has lined up the following live appearances in support of his new solo album, "An Emepheral World": Nov. 10 – Nancy, FRA - Mai Nov. 11 – Raismes, FRA - Fest Nov. 12 – Tours, FRA - Odesia Nov. 13 - Bordeaux, FRA - Th. Barbey Nov. 14 - Lyon, FRA ...

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DESTRUCTION: 'The Ravenous Beast' Video Posted Online

German thrashers DESTRUCTION have uploaded their video for the track "The Ravenous Beast" at this location. "The Ravenous Beast" comes off the band's most recent album, "Metal Discharge", which was released last September through Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2001's "The Antichrist" was the first DESTRUCTION album to feature drummer Marc Reign, ...

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STRYPER Singer Working On New Solo Album

STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet has been working on "several different projects" over the past few months, including a brand-new solo album. "We started working on [the new record] in April and it will be finished by mid-July," Sweet writes on his web site. "[Webmaster] Jeff [Wollschlager] and I will be adding a new newsletter giving ...

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THE WILDHEARTS Contribute Song To GUITAR WOLF Tribute Album

THE WILDHEARTS are one of the bands featured on the Japanese GUITAR WOLF tribute album "I Love Guitar Wolf Very Much". The following is an explanation from THE WILDHEARTS frontman Ginger: "We were asked by Hijaku (GUITAR WOLF manager) at the tail-end of the last Japanese tour if we would like to record a song ...

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THE SEX PISTOLS Frontman To Host New TV Show

THE SEX PISTOLS frontman John Lydon (a.k.a. Johnny Rotten) is hosting a new TV series about animals after his stint on "I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here!", according to Sky News. Lydon is appearing on Channel Five after securing a £100,000 deal. The 48-year-old punk is hosting one show about ...

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