DORO PESCH Involved In Car Accident, Cancels German Dates

Veteran metal vocalist Doro Pesch was involved in a car accident in Germany a couple of days ago and was hurt, albeit not seriously, according to the singer's official web site. As a result, the last three concerts on her current tour have been cancelled. The following is the official statement on the cancellation as ...

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VILE To Reissue Debut, Embark On European Tour

Californian brutal death metallers VILE will re-release their much sought-after debut album, "Stench Of The Deceased" (originally issued in 1999), in February in a special package that will include three live tracks and a previously-unreleased song. The re-release will coincide with the group's European tour with MANGLED, INHUME, DISAVOWED, and SPAWN OF POSSESSION. Confirmed dates ...

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DISTURBED To Launch MUSIC AS A WEAPON 2 TOUR Next Spring

DISTURBED are set to launch the Music As A Weapon 2 Tour in the spring with TAPROOT, CHEVELLE and possibly one other band, along with a local opener in each city. "[It's] just something that we want to do to kind of keep each area's local scene revived," DISTURBED frontman David Draiman explained to MTV. ...

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JERRY CANTRELL Slams Former Tourmates CREED, Says Tour Was 'Stale'

Ex-ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell, who spent a couple of months this year touring arenas with CREED, has slammed his former touring bandmates, calling them "unpersonable" and describing the experience of sharing the stage with them as "stale". "CREED was a weird tour," Cantrell told Chicago's Pop Matters. "I mean it's kind of strange ...

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EVERY MOTHER'S NIGHTMARE Announce Upcoming Dates

Long-running Memphis hard rockers EVERY MOTHER'S NIGHTMARE have lined up the following dates during December/January: Dec. 31 – Memphis, TN @ Hard Rock Café Jan. 10 - Memphis, TN @ Hard Rock Café Jan. 11 – Houston, TX @ 19th Hole EVERY MOTHER'S NIGHTMARE have just issued "Live Songs from Somewhere", a live collection of ...

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AGENT STEEL Set Spring Release Date For New CD

AGENT STEEL have posted the following update via their official web site: "We would like to thank everyone that have contacted us regarding the 3 new audio clips ('Avenger', 'Earth Under Lucifer', 'Human Bullet') that we posted for previewing … The feedback has been very positive indeed!!! We've been talking to a few European labels ...

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CHRISTINA AGUILERA Gets Violent With KELLY OSBOURNE

The following item was originally published by World Entertainment News Network: Feisty singer Christina Aguilera decided to deal with Kelly Osbourne's constant taunts about her directly - by getting violent with the rock teen. 'Dirrty' star Aguilera, 22, has long been a victim of 18-year-old Kelly's criticism and she most notably referred to the raunchy ...

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CHRIS ROBINSON On THE BLACK CROWES Split: 'It's Still Raw'

THE BLACK CROWES lead singer Chris Robinson says even he doesn't know for sure if the band have officially broken up or if they're simply taking a break. "It's like any relationship,'' he told Spin magazine for its January issue. "When it dissolves, no matter how it dissolves ... it's still raw. The bluesy Southern ...

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