KALMAH Part Ways With Keyboardist

Finland's KALMAH have parted ways with keyboardist Pasi Hiltula. According to a posting on the band's web site, Pasi "wanted to concentrate on his own projects. We are looking for replacement but at the same time considering to leave the position unfilled and leave the space for guitars. Let's see what the future has to ...

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'ROCK FOR X-MAS' Raising Funds For Families In Need

Rock 4 XMAS, a foundation that helps provide toys and the overall Christmas spirit to less fortunate families across the country, will launch a 30+ city tour will be begin on October 30 in Salt Lake City, UT with many '70s, '80s and '90s stars of the music business set to perform. This year's star ...

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TOMMY LEE: 'Punk'd' Episode To Air Next Sunday

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee's appearance on MTV's "Punk'd" will air on Sunday, November 2. As previously reported, Lee was "punk'd" by BACKSTREET BOYS singer Nick Carter for the show, which had its second-season premiere last night. "Punk'd", hosted by Ashton Kutcher, airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT. ...

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URIAH HEEP/DEEP PURPLE Supergroup: Album Track Listing Revealed

The new "supergroup" featuring members of URIAH HEEP, DEEP PURPLE and OZZY OSBOURNE's former bass player Bob Daisley have reportedly scrapped THE RAGE as the name for their new project and are currently going by the working title THE MEEK. The band, which consists of Daisley, Lee Kerslake (URIAH HEEP, OZZY OSBOURNE) on drums, Jon ...

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HELL ON EARTH Singer Crashes Council Candidates Forum

St. Petersburg Times reports that the shock rocker who made worldwide headlines a few weeks ago while planning an onstage "suicide concert" wants a seat on the very St. Petersburg City Council that helped drive his show underground. Sporting a suit and tie, dreadlocks and 9-inch stacked shoes, Billy Tourtelot arrived at the St. Petersburg ...

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DARKEST HOUR Cancel Remainder Of European Tour

DARKEST HOUR have cancelled the rest of our European tour, plus the two weeks with THE CROWN in November. "[Guitarist] Mike [Schleibaum]'s father has been battling cancer for about two years, and Mike has been called home by his family to spend his last days with him," the band write on their web site. "We ...

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