THE GATHERING Singer: Toronto Venue Owner Lied To Us

THE GATHERING singer Anneke van Giersbergen has issued a statement accusing the owners of a Toronto venue and associated concert promoters of leaving them "without any kind of equipment to play" during their recent appearance in the city and "lying about everything" with regards to what transpired on the night in question. As previously

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GEORGE LYNCH Finalizes Band Lineup For MALMSTEEN Tour

Former DOKKEN guitarist George Lynch has finalized his backing band for his upcoming tour with YNGWIE MALMSTEEN. Joining Lynch will be bassist Marten Andersson (LIZZY BORDEN), vocalist Kelly Keeling (BATON ROUGE, BLUE MURDER, MSG, JOHN NORUM) and drummer Jeff Martin (RACER X, BADLANDS, UFO). The tour will kick off on March 5 in Houston, Texas ...

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BEN JACKSON: 'All Over You' Cover Posted Online

Former CRIMSON GLORY guitarist Ben Jackson has posted the cover image of his upcoming solo CD, "All Over You", at this location. "All Over You" was recorded at Morrisound Studios in Tampa, Florida and was mastered at Fullersound in Miami. Ex-CRIMSON GLORY vocalist Midnight performs backing vocals on all tracks. "All Over You" ...

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PROBOT Enters German Media Control Chart At No. 36!

PROBOT, the metal side-project of former NIRVANA drummer/current FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl, entered the German Media Control Album chart at position No. 36. As previously reported, PROBOT's self-titled debut sold 27,380 copies in its first week of release in the U.S. to land at position No. 68 on next week's The Billboard 200 chart. ...

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DAMAGEPLAN To 'Jam' With Their Fans

DAMAGEPLAN, the new band featuring former PANTERA members Dimebag Darrell (guitar) and Vinnie Paul (drums), ex-HALFORD/DIESEL MACHINE guitarist Patrick Lachman (on lead vocals), and bassist Bob Zilla, have posted the following message on their official web site: "The band's uncompromising commitment to their fans has been revealed with an ingenious 'plan' to include their fans ...

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