TAPROOT To Support PITCHSHIFTER In UK

TAPROOT will support PITCHSHIFTER at select dates on their upcoming UK tour. For a complete list of scheduled shows, visit PITCHSHIFTER's official web site at this location. In other news, TAPROOT are planning to shoot the video for their new single "Poem" on August 8th and 9th in Los Angeles, California. The track ...

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THE WHO Frontman Makes Guest Appearance On New ANTHRAX CD!

THE WHO frontman Roger Daltrey has recorded a guest appearance on one track for the forthcoming ANTHRAX album We've Come For You All, according to ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante. "[Roger] sings on [the song] 'Taking The Music Back', [which is] one of my favorites [from the new album]," said Benante. "He put a 'Won't Get ...

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DOWN's Flames Of Wrath Caught On Tape

A fire that erupted from a stage monitor during DOWN's set in Mansfield, Massachusetts last week was filmed and audio recorded by Thom Panunzio and the Record Plant Mobile team, who were taping the July 16-17 Ozzfest 2002 shows for Ozzfest 2002: The Live Album, due out on CD via Columbia Records next month. DOWN ...

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AEROSMITH To Record Blues Album?

AEROSMITH are seriously contemplating the possibility of recording a "blues" album for release sometime next year, according to drummer Joey Kramer, who made the surprising announcement during an online chat via USA Today.com. "It's in the talking stages right now," the drummer revealed. ...

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THE HIVES Ink Deal With UNIVERSAL MUSIC U.K.

Sweden's latest rock sensation THE HIVES have signed a long-term worldwide recording deal with Universal Music U.K., Billboard Bulletin reports. The news comes despite the band's having signed a North American deal in March with Warner Bros. Records and having one album left on a three-album deal with Burning Heart/Epitaph, signed in 1998. A Warner ...

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Exclusive DEF LEPPARD Items To Be Auctioned On eBay

DEF LEPPARD's record label, Mercury Records, will team up with auction site eBay to auction a number of exclusive LEPPARD items, with the main auction being one of the T-shirts used in the "Now" video, autographed by all band members. All proceeds of the auctions, which will start on July 30th and end on August ...

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GRAVES Line Up Japanese Tour

GRAVES, the new band formed by former MISFITS vocalist Michale Graves, drummer Dr. Chud, guitarist Tom Logan, and ex-FAST TIMES bassist Graham Westfield, have announced the dates for their first-ever Japanese tour. They are as follows: Dec. 11 - Wall – Shinjuku, JAP Dec. 12 - Wall – Shinjuku, JAP Dec. 13 - Wall – ...

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