SCOTT WEILAND Slams CLASSIC ROCK Magazine Writer

VELVET REVOLVER frontman Scott Weiland has posted the following message on the group's web site: "To Jeffy: Just when I thought it was safe to go back into the shark-infested waters of the once respected world of rock and roll journalism, I meet Jeffy. At the end of the interview, I give him a rare ...

Read more

LIMP BIZKIT Guitarist WES BORLAND Issues Solo Album Update

LIMP BIZKIT guitarist Wes Borland has posted the following message on his web site: "We've finished recording about 75% of all the music for the [solo] record. Recording will be put on hold until mid-January because I'll be leaving town for a few months recording the LIMP BIZKIT record. When we pick back up, we'll ...

Read more

OZZY OSBOURNE Among Presenters At RADIO MUSIC AWARDS

Ozzy Osbourne and daughter Kelly are among the scheduled presenters at the Radio Music Awards, airing live on Monday (Oct. 25) on NBC from the Aladdin in Las Vegas. The awards are chosen by radio programmers across the country. Carson Daly hosts the show that includes performances from Chingy, GREEN DAY, Tim McGraw, Usher and ...

Read more

LILITU Announce New Members

Atlanta's "artistic melodic dark metal" band LILITU have announced the addition of bassist Eric Smith to the group's ranks. "We are proud to have a super motivated person in the band!" the group write on their web site. Also joining the band is keyboardist Jonah Weingarten from the group PYRAMAZE. In other news, LILITU have ...

Read more

STARWOOD Filming First Video

Los Angeles-based rock outfit STARWOOD, featuring members of the Eighties heavy metal band LIZZY BORDEN, are shooting the first video from their debut album, "If It Ain’t Broke, Break It!" According to vocalist/guitarist Lizzy, who produced the recording with bandmate Joey Scott (drums and percussion/backing vocals), the song, "Subculture", is an invitation to those who ...

Read more

SLAPSHOT: DVD Planned For 2005

Killswitch Productions is in the process of putting together a documentary DVD covering the full 20-year history of hardcore legends SLAPSHOT. They are looking for footage, photos, old zines and anything else relevant to the band. Please contact [email protected] if you can help. In November, SLAPSHOT are doing the last eight shows of the Eastpak ...

Read more

TOMMY LEE Discusses Child-Drowning Incident At His Home

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee recently spoke to ABC's "20/20" about the incident in 2001 when a horrible tragedy took place at his home. A boy drowned during his 5-year-old son Brandon's birthday party. The male nanny of young Daniel Karven-Veres told Lee he was going to a rock concert, leaving the child in ...

Read more

EXCITER Singer Explains Belgian Cancellation

EXCITER singer Jacques Belanger has issued the following statement regarding the cancellation of the final show of the group's recently compelted European tour: "First of all, I would like to thank BLACK ABYSS and STEEL ATTACK. Touring with them was a blast. I would like to thank the support crew, Hendrik, Mario and Spray for ...

Read more

VH1's RACHEL PERRY Recalls Being Threatened By LIMP BIZKIT Frontman

In a recent interview with The-Trades.com, VH1's Rachel Perry recalled some of her most unforgettable celebrity interviews. While each interview has been a memorable experience for her, she was particularly impressed by Kid Rock's straightforward nature. "Kid Rock's pretty down to earth," she comments. "He just kind of tells it like it is. There's no ...

Read more