FIREBIRD: Live Gigs Announced

Britain's FIREBIRD, the band led by former CARCASS/NAPALM DEATH guitarist Bill Steer, have lined up the following dates during November: Nov. 19 - London, UK @ Islington Academy (w/ MOLLY HATCHET) Nov. 21 - Derry, IRE @ Bound for Boston Nov. 22 - Belfast, IRE @ Katy Daly's FIREBIRD's latest album, "No. 3", was released ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's LEMMY Working On First Solo Album

MOTÖRHEAD's Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister recently spent time at Berlin's Monongo studios (web site) (owned by German rockers SKEW SISKIN) recording tracks for his first solo CD. "We are working on [Lemmy's] solo album at the moment," SKEW SISKIN guitarist Jim Voxx revealed in an interview Sunday (November 9) with the Radio Fritz metal ...

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Ex-HOLE/SMASHING PUMPKINS Bassist To Release Solo Album In February

Ex-HOLE/SMASHING PUMPKINS bassist Melissa Auf Der Maur will release her self-titled debut album in February through Capitol Records. The CD, which was produced by MASTERS OF REALITY mainman Chris Goss at several studios, including Stratosphere in New York City (owned by former SMASHING PUMPKINS and current A PERFECT CIRCLE guitarist James Iha), will feature guest ...

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JOEY RAMONE Has Street Named After Him

The corner of Second Street and the Bowery on New York's Lower East Side will be renamed Joey Ramone Place in a ceremony to take place Sunday, Nov. 30, featuring speakers and testimonials from the late performer's friends, family and fans, according to Hits Daily Double. The location is a half a block away from ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN To Play Benefit Concert

SYSTEM OF A DOWN and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS will play a Nov. 15 benefit concert for the Silverlake Conservatory of Music and the Warschaw Center for Prostate Cancer Research at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, according to Billboard.com. The show will be held at the Palladium in Los Angeles. Also appearing will be MIKE WATT. Tickets ...

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SPEEDEALER To Tour With SUPAGROUP In December

The reformed SPEEDEALER will be teaming up with SUPAGROUP for a two-week tour in early December. Dates so far are as follows: Dec. 01 - El Paso, TX - TBA Dec. 02 - Las Vegas, NV - The Double Down Dec. 03 - Santa Cruz, CA - The Mediterranean Dec. 04 - San Francisco, CA ...

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HEAVENLY Announce One-Off U.K. Gig

France's HEAVENLY will play their first show in support of third album, "Dust To Dust", on February 13 at the Underworld in London as special guests of DRAGONFORCE. "We previously played at the Underworld on the tour with EDGUY (GAMMA RAY were also there), so we'll be delighted to come back and kick some British ...

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