NICKELBACK Frontman To Perform 'Hero' At SPIRIT OF LIFE Dinner

NICKELBACK frontman Chad Kroeger will perform "Hero" at City of Hope's annual Music and Entertainment Industry Spirit of Life dinner on Thursday, Oct. 17 in Santa Monica, California. Kroeger will be joined by THEORY OF A DEADMAN singer/guitarist Tyler Connolly, who contributed fretwork to the hit Spider-Man soundtrack tune. Proceeds from the event will benefit ...

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EMPIRE Enlist Help From Metal Superstars For Sophomore CD

EMPIRE, the solo project of VANIZE guitarist Rolf Munkes, are currently working on the follow-up to last year's Hypnotica CD, due in early 2003 through Lion Music. The full list of musicians contributing to the album is as follows: Tony Martin (ex-BLACK SABBATH) - Vocals Neil Murray (ex-WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH) - Bass Rolf Munkes - ...

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NIACIN To Embark On U.S. Tour

NIACIN, featuring former MR. BIG/DAVE LEE ROTH bassist Billy Sheehan, will embark on a U.S. tour during November. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 14 - San Diego, CA @ Brick by Brick Nov. 15 - West Hollywood, CA @ Key Club Nov. 16 - Oakland, CA @ IMUSICAST Nov. 18 - Chicago, lL @ ...

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PARAGON Announce Set List For GAMMA RAY Tour

German melodic metallers PARAGON have announced the set list for their forthcoming European dates as the opening act for GAMMA RAY. It is as follows: 01. Thunderstorm 02. Palace Of Sin 03. Armies Of The Tyrant 04. Dragon's Flight 05. Across The Wastelands 06. Reign Of Fear 07. New Dark Age 08. Abducted 09. Back ...

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SLAVE TO THE SYSTEM Make Live Debut

SLAVE TO THE SYSTEM, featuring Scott Rockenfield (drums, QUEENSRŸCHE), Kelly Gray (guitars, ex-QUEENSRŸCHE), Damon Johnson (guitars, BROTHER CANE), Roman Glick (bass, BROTHER CANE) and Scotty Heard (vocals, SWEATY NIPPLES), made their live debut on Friday, Oct. 11, at The Church in Nashville, Tennessee as part of the Nashville New Music Conference. In related news, Rockenfield ...

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ARCTIC FIELDS Team Up With Ex-HELLOWEEN Guitarist On Full-Length Debut

Hamburg, Germany-based ARCTIC FIELDS are currently recording their first album, Prism, at Crazy Cat Studio under the production guidance of ex-HELLOWEEN/current MASTERPLAN guitarist Roland Grapow. In related news, Grapow makes a guest appearance on the new album from the German melodic metal band MOB RULES, titled Hollowed Be Thy Name. Roland can be heard playing ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Casino Chips To Make Vegas Debut

In conjunction with OZZY OSBOURNE's appearance at Rain In The Desert @ The Palms Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada on October 25th, casino chips will be issued to honor the legendary rock icon. $5, $25, and $100 chips will be released to the gaming tables and from the casino cage on October 25th at 10:00 a.m. ...

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