KISS Frontman To Host Las Vegas Charity Event

KISS guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley is hosting "The Masquerade Ball" in Las Vegas next April, with the proceeds going to help underprivileged children. Stanley recently spoke to Undercover about his involvement in the charity event. "I was approached to be part of this 'Masquerade Ball'," he said. "I get approached to do a lot of things. ...

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SAMMY HAGAR: I Have Been Contacted By Aliens!

Former VAN HALEN frontman Sammy Hagar is a true believer of extraterrestrial life outside this planet and solar system as well as intelligent life observing humans in their everyday lives. "It's been a long, long time, but back in about '68, in Fontana, California, I had this unbelievable experience that would take this whole interview ...

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Former MACHINE HEAD Guitarist Forms New Project

Former MACHINE HEAD guitarist Ahrue Luster has teamed up with three members of the Sacramento band JUGGERNAUT in a brand-new, as-yet-unnamed project. The group, which is currently holed up at a Sacramento rehearsal studio writing and demoing original material, has already completed about six songs in instrumental form, according to Ahrue. Plans exist for the ...

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RUSH: European Tour Off The Table!

It's official: RUSH will not be touring Europe in support of their latest CD, "Vapor Trails". "[The European tour] is off the table," guitarist Alex Lifeson recently confirmed. "To be honest, we know we have fans there but the album sales and interest in promoters is seriously lacking in Europe. A lot of that is ...

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DARKTHRONE To Issue 'Hate Them' In February

Norwegian black metallers DARKTHRONE have set "Hate Them" as the title for their brand-new studio CD, which they are planning to record in December for a February release through Moonfog Productions. Among the cuts set to appear on the album are "Rust" and "Fucked Up And Ready To Die". More details are expected to be ...

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Former IRON MAIDEN Singer Makes Surprise Appearance

Former IRON MAIDEN and current BLAZE frontman Blaze Bayley joined the "official" IRON MAIDEN tribute band, HI-ON MAIDEN, onstage during their appearance at JB's in Dudley, UK Saturday night (Nov. 2) for a rendition of "The Clansman" and "Hallowed Be Thy Name". "The performance was filmed by [Blaze's] crew, and will feature in his forthcoming ...

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BATHORY: 'Nordland I' Track Listing Unveiled

BATHORY's forthcoming "Nordland I" CD, due on Nov. 18 through Black Mark Records, will contain the following track listing: 01. Prelude 02. Nordland 03. Vinterblot 04. Dragons Breath 05. Ring Of Gold 06. Foreverdark Woods 07. Broken Sword 08. Great Hall Awaits A Fallen Brother 09. Mother Earth Father Thunder 10. Heimfard "Nordland I" is ...

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DEW-SCENTED Prepare To Record New Album Of 'Deadly Thrash Metal'

German thrashers DEW-SCENTED will enter Stage One studios in B├╝hne, Germany in May 2003 to record their next album, due at the end of next year through Nuclear Blast Records. "The first songs we have nailed down sound KILLER, so everything is looking very promising at present," the band wrote on their official web site. ...

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NOVEMBERS DOOM Singer Welcomes Addition To Family

Congratulations are in order for NOVEMBERS DOOM frontman Paul Kuhr and wife Arline, who welcomed a baby girl, Rhiannon Autumn Kuhr, on Oct. 30 at 9:33 p.m. "Arline is doing great, she's such a trooper," Paul said via the group's official message board. "She's a lot stronger than I am, that's for sure! She was ...

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