RUSH Guitarist Says Court Case Won't Delay U.K. Tour

Andy Coleman of the U.K.'s Evening Mail is reporting that RUSH guitarist Alex Lifeson today promised Birmingham fans the band's forthcoming NEC shows will definitely go ahead — despite a court case hanging over his head. The 50-year-old musician says he was due to appear in a Florida court in September but a deal has ...

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BLIND MELON Fans Organize Second Annual VIGILSTOCK

Fans of late BLIND MELON singer Shannon Hoon will gather for a Shannon Hoon Vigil on Saturday, September 25 at the Dayton/Fairfield Cemetary in Dayton, IN. The purpose of the Vigil, which is held annually on the first Saturday closest to Shannon's birthday (September 26), is to allow family, friends, and fans from all over ...

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CAOS: Demo Track Available For Download

Brazilian thrashers CAOS have uploaded a demo version of the song "Quem é o Culpado?" at their official web site. Download it here. A re-recorded version of the track will be included on the band's as-yet-untitled first EP. The follow-up to this year's single "Que Assim Seja" is currently being recorded at Against ...

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SEAR BLISS To Release DVD Later This Year

Hungarian black metallers SEAR BLISS filmed their 10-year anniversary show in Budapest in February 2004 for an upcoming DVD, tentatively due later in the year. The group have just issued their fourth full-length album, "Glory and Perdition", through Red Stream, Inc. The follow-up to 2002's "Forsaken Symphony" was recorded at the HSB studio and features ...

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BLACKMORE'S NIGHT: 'Romantic' Bonus DVD To Include Live Footage

BLACKMORE'S NIGHT, the band featuring former DEEP PURPLE/RAINBOW guitarist Ritchie Blackmore and his fiancée Candice Night, will release "All Because Of You - The Romantic Collection", a "potpurri of the smoothest and most wonderful love songs of the past four BLACKMORE'S NIGHT records" in mid-September through SPV Records. A bonus DVD sampler of BLACKMORE'S NIGHT's ...

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