CORNERSTONE Part Ways With Japanese Record Label

CORNERSTONE, the project featuring ROYAL HUNT bassist Steen Mogensen and ex-RAINBOW/current YNGWIE MALMSTEEN vocalist Doogie White, have parted ways with their Japanese record label, Marquee/Avalon. They are in talks with several other companies in the hope that their recently completed third album, "Once Upon Our Yesterdays", will get a Japanese release. Says Doogie, "We had ...

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MATT SORUM Speaks Out On SCOTT WEILAND's Latest Arrest

VELVET REVOLVER drummer Matt Sorum (ex-GUNS N' ROSES) says that the band are fully behind their lead singer, Scott Weiland (STONE TEMPLE PILOTS), who has once again run afoul of the law. Weiland was arrested on Monday morning (October 27) in Hollywood when he crashed his BMW into several parked cars. Although he tried to ...

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DEF LEPPARD Joined By BRIAN MAY For Rendition Of QUEEN Classic

DEF LEPPARD were joined by QUEEN's Brian May for a "rocking" version of the QUEEN classic "Tie Your Mother Down" during the finale of the band's performance at the London Apollo Hammersmith on Friday (October 31). In addition drummer Rick Allen's 40th birthday was celebrated on stage during the gig when Rick's mother surprised him ...

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MOB RULES To Enter Studio In January

German melodic metallers MOB RULES are in the middle of pre-production for their fourth album, tentatively due to be recorded in January for an April 2004 release through SPV Records. The band have completed nine brand-new tracks for the as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2002's "Hollowed Be Thy Name" and have another two or three song ideas ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Interviewed By Comic-Book Writer STEVE NILES

Rob Zombie was recently interviewed by one of the biggest names in horror comic books, Steve Niles, for comic book web site Comic Book Resources. Read the interview here. As previously reported, Zombie and Niles are currently collaborating on a new horror series titled "The Nail". "The Nail" will be co-written by Niles ...

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TED NUGENT To Speak In Support Of Dove-Hunting Bill

Ted Nugent will be one of the speakers at a rally Tuesday (November 4) on the steps of the state Capitol in Lansing, Michigan to support a bill that would make Michigan the 40th state to allow dove hunting. The rally, which starts at 9 a.m., backs a bill introduced by Rep. Susan Tabor, R-Delta ...

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