SILVERCHAIR Frontman Collaborates With PAULMAC

SILVERCHAIR mainman Daniel Johns recently spent a few weeks in London writing and recording material with the Australian electronic music guru Paulmac. The pair hope to complete these sessions later this year for possible release in 2004. Contrary to recent media reports, Johns has not been back to Australia since the completion of SILVERCHAIR's "Across ...

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DEF LEPPARD To Play India In November

DEF LEPPARD are set to perform in Mumbai and Bangalore, India before the end of the year, according to Mid-day.com. The band have visited the country before — although they have yet to play a large concert there. DEF LEPPARD are expected to perform in Mumbai and Bangalore in November, according to T Venkat Vardhan ...

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NY Post: DEE SNIDER Pleads For Help In In-Law Slay

TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider made a passionate plea for help to find the killer of his wife's brother yesterday, a day after the 34-year-old construction worker was gunned down in New York City. "We are hoping to get whoever did this. We have no idea why this would happen to him," Snider, 48, told ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Skips Another OZZFEST Date

OZZY OSBOURNE has pulled out of tonight's Ozzfest performance at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey after coming down with a mild case of pneumonia, according to an announcement made by the New York radio station 92.3 K-Rock. As was the case with last month's shows in Auburn, Washington and Maysville, California (both ...

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THE GATHERING To Release 'Souvenirs' On Vinyl

Holland's THE GATHERING are planning a vinyl release of their latest CD, "Souvenirs". The LP will be released under license by The End Records as a two-vinyl gatefold release and will include the lyrics. It will be pressed on very heavy-type vinyl (230 gr), which will make it the best quality possible. An October release ...

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AMORPHIS Video Nominated For Finnish Award

AMORPHIS' video for the track "Evil Inside" has been nominated in the "Best Finnish Music Video" category on the Finnish MTV3. To vote for the clip, click here. Other nominees in the "Best Finnish Music Video" category are EGOTRIPPI ("Älä Koskaan Ikinä"), DARUDE ("Next To You"), TUURE KILPELÄINEN ("Vesitornin Varjossa") and MAIJA ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION: Authorized Biography On The Way

Old-school L.A. punk figure Brendan Mullen — who promoted shows at the Masque, among other claims to fame — is taking on JANE'S ADDICTION for his next project, according to MTV.com. He's writing the first authorized biography on the band, to be called "Whores: An Oral History of Perry Farrell and Jane's Addiction". The book ...

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