VICIOUS RUMORS Contribute Material To HOOTER'S PC Game

VICIOUS RUMORS guitarist Geoff Thorpe has written and recorded three songs for the Hooter's Pro Cup Racing PC video game, which was developed and co-published by Hoplite Research, LLC and recently made available via all fine stores nationwide. Thorpe, who was joined on the above-mentioned recordings by Ira Black on bass, and Max Garcia on ...

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NEVERMORE Hire TESTAMENT Axeman For Upcoming Tour

TESTAMENT/DRAGONLORD axeman Steve Smyth will reportedly be filling the vacant second guitarist slot in NEVERMORE during the latter's upcoming European tour and Vans Warped dates. Smyth will be replacing Curran Murphy, who resigned from his position as NEVERMORE's touring guitarist in order to join Canada's ANNIHILATOR and continue work on his own AGGRESSION CORE project. ...

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KISS' PETER CRISS Shows Up At GENE SIMMONS' Mag Launch Party

KISS drummer Peter Criss, whose position in the group has been uncertain for much of the last year, came face-to-face with bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons at the latter's official release party for Gene Simmons Tongue magazine on Wednesday night, June 5th at Studio 54 in New York City. After the encounter and embrace, Simmons talked about ...

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COAL CHAMBER To Appear On "Rockline"

COAL CHAMBER will appear on the syndicated radio show Rockline at 8:30 PM PST/11:30 PM EST on Monday, June 10th. If you want to call in and speak with the band, the toll-free number is 1 800 344 ROCK (7625). You can also e-mail questions for COAL CHAMBER that may be answered on Rockline to: ...

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KISS, QUEEN, JOURNEY Producer Dead At 51

Acclaimed UK rock music producer Mike Stone—best known for his work with JOURNEY, ASIA, TEN, QUEEN and KISS, among others—died last week at the age of 51. ASIA will dedicate the forthcoming Geffen Years - Anthologia to his memory. Although no cause of death was listed in any of the recent press reports, Mike was ...

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