LAST CRACK To Play Two Showcases at SXSW

Madison, Wisconsin natives LAST CRACK have scheduled two appearances at this year's South by Southwest Music Festival (SXSW). It will mark their first nationally publicized live performances since reforming and will feature both new material and selections from their two Roadrunner/Roadracer releases, "Sinister Funkhouse #17" (1990) and the Dave Jerden-produced (ALICE IN CHAINS, JANE'S ADDICTION) ...

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ULI JON ROTH Victim Of Robbery In Barcelona

According to a posting at Uli Jon Roth's web site, a couple of thieves slashed a tire on the guitarist's car prior to his appearance at the Razzmatazz venue in Barcelona, Spain Saturday night (March 6). "They then grabbed a bag out of the car but found nothing of value in it, which is why ...

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SEVENDUST/COLD Tour Dates Announced

The first dates have been announced for the forthcoming SEVENDUST/COLD U.S. tour, which is scheduled to kick off early next month. The trek is shaping up as follows: Apr. 08 - Rochester, NY - Harro East Apr. 09 - Sayreville, NJ - Starland Ballroom Apr. 10 - Hampton Beach, NH - Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom ...

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UFO: New Live Photos, Review Posted Online

The UFO fan site Strangers In The Night has posted a review of the band's recent performances in Strasbourg (March 2) and Lyon (March 3), France. Read it here. Also available for viewing are photos taken at the above-mentioned gigs. As previously reported, UFO have set a March 16 U.S. release ...

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POWERMAN 5000 To Release Collection Of Rarities

POWERMAN 5000 are tentatively scheduled to release a collection of rarities later in the year. "With all of this recent down time I have been going through the PM5K archives and have discovered a multitude of rare and many unreleased tracks, POWERMAN 5000 frontman Spider One wrote in a recent online posting. "More than enough ...

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CHASTAIN Secure Japanese Major Label Deal For New Album

CHASTAIN have secured a major-label deal in Japan with EMI/Toshiba for the release of their eighth studio album, entitled "In An Outrage". A June release is expected. The group's first CD since 1997's "In Dementia" will receive a U.S. release through Leviathan Records. CHASTAIN's latest album features vocalist Kate French, guitarist David T. Chastain, and ...

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WARRANT Guitarist Talks About JANI LANE's Departure

In a brand-new interview with Glam-Metal.com, WARRANT guitarist Erik Turner was asked if there is any truth to the rumors that vocalist Jani Lane left the band because Erik and bassist Jerry Dixon were so persistent about getting original guitarist Joey Allen back into the group. "No, there's no truth to that," Erik replied. "What ...

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