POISON Frontman To Perform At COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION Festival

Bret Michaels of POISON fame and occasional country crooner, will perform at CMA Music Festival/Fan Fair Sunday night (June 13) at The Coliseum in Nashville, Tennessee with Capitol Nashville artist Chris Cagle. "This is what CMA Music Festival is all about," said CMA Executive Director Ed Benson. "Exciting and fresh musical collaborations." "The fact that ...

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Lawyer: GUNS N' ROSES Riot Cops Went Overboard

The Province reports: A lawyer for Vancouver B.C.'s Police Complaints Commission says the actions of two Vancouver police officers during the GUNS N' ROSES riot in 2002 were unreasonable and unnecessary. Dana Urban told a public hearing that to simply accept the word of the two officers that their actions were justified would ...

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MELDRUM: LEMMY Co-Penned Track Available Online

MELDRUM, the Swedish band led by former PHANTOM BLUE guitarist Michelle Meldrum (wife of EUROPE axeman John Norum), have uploaded audio samples of several new songs, including the track "Miss Me When I'm Gone", co-written by MOTÖRHEAD's Lemmy. Check them out here. The songs available for download are as follows: 01. Insomniac 02. ...

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KISS: New Two-Disc Set To Surface In August

According to KissOnline.com, Universal Music will be releasing on August 10 a new two-disc set from KISS, called "KISS Gold (1974–1982)". The complete track listing for the set is as follows: Disc One: 01. Strutter 02. Nothin' To Lose 03. Firehouse 04. Deuce 05. Black Diamond 06. Got To Choose 07. Parasite 08. Hotter Than ...

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Israel's BETZEFER To Support MALEVOLENT CREATION In Belgium

Israeli "nu-metal" group BETZEFER will support MALEVOLENT CREATION at the Frontline Club in Gent, Belgium on June 21. BETZEFER are currently recording their new album at CCR Studio in Belgium. Mixing duties will be handled by Tue Madsen (THE HAUNTED, MNEMIC, KONKHRA) at his Antfarm Studio in Denmark. Upcoming BETZEFER shows: Jun. 18 - Aalst, ...

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