UFO's 'Sharks' To Include Japanese Bonus Cuts

The Japanese edition of UFO's brand new CD, Sharks, due on September 21st, will include three bonus tracks: live versions of "Only You Can Rock Me", "Too Hot To Handle", and "Rock Bottom", recorded live in Buffalo on the 1995 Walk On Water tour. ...

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DARKTHRONE Prepare To Record New CD

Norwegian black metallers DARKTHRONE are scheduled to hold another rehearsal session in Oslo at the end of the month to complete the songwriting process for their forthcoming CD, which they hope to record at the end of the year for a February 2003 release through Moonfog Records. The album, which apparently no longer carries the ...

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KISS Book Rush-Released Due To 'Overwhelming Demand'

Due to overwhelming demand, Billboard Books is rush-releasing their newest title, the 288-page, KISS Alive Forever: The Complete Touring History. The book will now be released on Tuesday, October 1st, a full three weeks ahead of schedule. Seven years in the making, KISS Alive Forever was written by authors Curt Gooch and Jeff Suhs and ...

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STATIC-X Commence Writing Next CD

STATIC-X have commenced the songwriting process for their third album, tentatively due in late 2003. "We had written 3 new songs on our last break (April 2002) and the vibe was great," revealed guitarist Tripp Eisen via the group's official web site. "It was my first time writing with STATIC-X — very exciting and it ...

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IRON MAIDEN Trio Join DEEP PURPLE During London Gig

Three members of IRON MAIDEN — drummer Nicko McBrain, guitarist Janick Gers, and vocalist Bruce Dickinson — joined DEEP PURPLE on stage during the latter's concert at London's Hammersmith Apollo on Saturday, September 7th for a rendition of the DP classic "Smoke On The Water" (with McBrain handling congas and DP drummer Ian Paice's cymbals, ...

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AEROSMITH Frontman's Ex-Wife Loses Battle With Brain Cancer

The following item was published in today's edition of the New York Daily News: Cyrinda Foxe-Tyler, ex-wife of rocker Steven Tyler, has lost her battle with brain cancer and will be laid to rest today. Last night, the former Andy Warhol actress, who wrote a sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll tell-all about her marriage ...

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PAPA ROACH Added To RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS Australian Tour

PAPA ROACH have been added to the upcoming RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS tour of Australia, which is scheduled to kick off on November 26th in Brisbane. This will mark PAPA ROACH's first visit to the continent. Promoter Michael Chugg told Undercover: "The RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS were huge by themselves, but to add PAPA ROACH ...

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