AEROSMITH Duo Embroiled In Guns For Tickets Probe

The following article was originally published in today's edition of the New York Post: A top NYPD official is being probed for helping rockers Steven Tyler and Joe Perry obtain pistol licenses in return for alleged VIP treatment at an AEROSMITH concert and ritzy after-party, The Post has learned. Deputy Inspector Benjamin Petrofsky, the former ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Set Tentative Release Date For New Album

POWERMAN 5000 have reportedly set May 20, 2003 as the tentative release date through Dreamworks Records for their as-yet-untitled new album, which was recently completed at a Los Angeles studio with producer Joe Baressi (who had engineered the group's platinum 1999 album, "Tonight the Stars Revolt!"). The CD — the group's first with new bassist ...

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BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION Part Ways With ADEMA Drummer

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION, the new band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx, L.A. GUNS guitarist Tracii Guns, former MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman John Corabi (who plays guitar in the group), and vocalist London LeGrand, have parted ways with ADEMA drummer Kris Kohls and have replaced him with Scot Coogan (ex-PAUL GILBERT, ONI LOGAN/ROWAN ROBERTSON, SINÉAD O'CONNOR). ...

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STONE SOUR Continue Touring, Climbing The Charts

STONE SOUR, the recently re-launched group formed by SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor and guitarist Jim Root, have scheduled dates through the end of the year, winding down with a hometown New Year's Eve show in Iowa. STONE SOUR's "Bother" continues its upwards climb as it is Number Four on the Billboard Modern Rock chart and ...

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GURD Ink Deal With DIEHARD MUSIC

Swizterland's GURD, the band formed out of the ashes of the Swiss power-thrash metal legend POLTERGEIST, have inked a new record deal with Denmark's Diehard Music. The band's already-completed new album, "Encounter", will surface in April 2003. The complete track listing for "Encounter" is as follows: 01. Razorblade 02. Can't Take Back 03. Mayday 04. ...

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INIQUITY To Release 'Best Of' Compilation

Long-running Danish death metallers INIQUITY will release a compilation/best-of album containing brand new songs, old previously unreleased promo/demo/live material going back to the beginning of the band, as well as a wide selection of the best INIQUITY songs done culled from their official releases, "Serenadium", "The Hidden Lore", "Five Across The Eyes" and "Grime". Entitled ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: 'Chinese Democracy' In Stores By June

GUNS N' ROSES' long-awaited new album, "Chinese Democracy" should be in stores by June, according to keyboardist Dizzy Reed. "There are just a few odds and ends left to do - a couple of finishing touches, a couple of vocals — and we need to mix it," he said. In the meantime, GN'R — long ...

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