QUEEN Inducted Into HOLLYWOOD'S ROCKWALK: Photos Available

Surviving QUEEN members Brian May and Roger Taylor were inducted into Hollywood's RockWalk on Wednesday (Sept. 8) following the Las Vegas premiere of the musical "We Will Rock You", a rock theatrical stage show featuring 20 of QUEEN's greatest hits. Their handprints will be placed in cement along with a special plaque in memory of ...

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TESTAMENT Drop Off Japan's THRASH DOMINATION Tour

TESTAMENT manager Phil Arnold of Thrill Entertainment has issued the following update on the band's current and upcoming activities: "TESTAMENT's founding guitarist, Eric Peterson, fell down a flight of stairs prior to showtime at a club in Martin, Slovakia, on June 14th, during their 2004 European Tour. His leg was severely broken in 3 places ...

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BLACK SABBATH: 'The Complete Recording History' Book Due Next Year

Rockdetector.com executive editor Garry Sharpe-Young has been working on a leviathan account of BLACK SABBATH's complete recording history, from the earliest demos through to the "Reunion" album and, possibly, beyond. Already having two highly praised SABBATH-related titles under his belt, "The Story of the Ozzy Osbourne Band" and "Black Sabbath – Never Say Die", Garry ...

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New ZACK DE LA ROCHA Song To Appear On 'Fahrenheit 9/11'-Theme Album

New songs from former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE frontman Zack de la Rocha and THE NIGHTWATCHMAN, an alter ego of Tom Morello, the former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist, will be included on a "Fahrenheit 9/11"-theme compilation album being spearheaded by director Michael Moore, The New York Times reports. The collection, which will be issued ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE's FREESE Lays Down Tracks For WES BORLAND's Solo CD

A PERFECT CIRCLE member/session drummer extraordinaire Josh Freese is currently laying down tracks for the new solo album from LIMP BIZKIT guitarist Wes Borland. Borland, who recently rejoined LIMP BIZKIT after a three-year break, posted the following message on his web site earlier today (Sept. 9): "Drums on three tracks, three more tomorrow. Yes, we're ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Cancel U.S. Tour Due To Injury Suffered By LEMMY

MOTÖRHEAD have been forced to cancel their previously announced U.S. tour scheduled for September/October due to a foot injury suffered by vocalist/bassist Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister. Lemmy injured his foot on stage about month ago while touring in Europe. Kilmister, ignoring the pain and against his European doctor's recommendation, completed the few remaining shows on the ...

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H.I.M. Sign With SIRE RECORDS

Following several months of negotiations, Finnish goth-metallers H.I.M. have confirmed that they have signed an exclusive worldwide recording contract with Sire Records. The agreement covers four successive releases and an option for fifth, and includes not only Europe but also the U.S., Japan and Australia. Sire Records, part of the Warner Music Group, is one ...

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LIMP BIZKIT's FRED DURST Throws Belated Birthday Bash

The Las Vegas Sun reports LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst rented the Hard Rock hotel's penthouse suite, which features a bowling alley, over the weekend for some belated birthday festivities. He was born August 20, 1970. Among the revelers joining him were rumored squeeze Paris Hilton, magician David Copperfield, porn legend Ron Jeremy and the ...

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