TOMMY LEE A Babe Magnet In Vegas

Despite reports he's dating Pink, former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee was hitting on plenty of young women at Las Vegas hotspot AquaKnox on December 30. A bartender at the Venetian hotel hangout told Star magazine, "Tommy was here from 9 to about 11 p.m., and he was like a magnet. He just leaned against ...

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ICED EARTH: European Chart Positions Revealed

In addition to entering The Billboard 200 chart at No. 145 with their new album, "The Glorious Burden", ICED EARTH have debuted at No. 15 on the German charts, No. 24 in Austria, No. 30 in Finland, No. 80 in France and No. 77 in Switzerland. ICED EARTH are gearing up for a full-scale North ...

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ULI JON ROTH To Tour The U.K. In April

Legendary guitarist Uli Jon Roth (ex-THE SCORPIONS) and Sky Orchestra will perform a number of concerts in the U.K. in April 2004. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. As previously reported, Roth will be the special guest during UFO's upcoming European headlining tour, which is scheduled to kick off in late February. UFO ...

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Author Of VARG VIKERNES Article Responds To Criticism From BLABBERMOUTH.NET Readers

The author of an editorial about the "flawed" Norwegian justice system published in the Arkansas daily newspaper Paragould Daily Press has personally responded to the BLABBERMOUTH.NET readers who have attacked him over his (presumed) musical and religious background. Paragould Daily Press editor Travis Justice's Jan. 10 editorial, titled "Norwegian killer takes advantage of ...

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MÖRK GRYNING Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Swedish black metallers MÖRK GRYNING are the latest band confirmed for this year's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 19-12, 2004 in Abtsgmünd, Germany. The complete list of acts currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows (in alphabetical order): BRAINSTORM BUSTA HOOTA CRIMINAL DEADSOUL TRIBE DIE HAPPY DISILLUSION ENSIFERUM EVERGREY ...

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AYREON Sign With INSIDE OUT RECORDS

AYREON, the brainchild of Dutch guitarist Arjen Lucassen (ex-BODINE, VENGEANCE), have inked a new deal with Inside Out Records. Lucassen's first release for Inside Out under the AYREON banner will be the band's much-anticipated new CD, "The Human Equation", tentatively due in May. In other news, URIAH HEEP's Ken Hensley and IQ keyboardist Martin Orford ...

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MACHINE HEAD Drummer Discusses U.S. Record Label Situation

MACHINE HEAD drummer Dave McClain recently spoke to the U.K.'s Live 4 Metal about the circumstances that led to the group's split with the U.S. branch of Roadrunner Records after releasing five full-length albums through the label (including the live CD, "Hellalive"). "It's weird," McClain explained. "All the different territories of Roadrunner are kind of ...

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NIGHTWISH: More North American Tour Dates Announced

More dates have been released for NIGHTWISH's first-ever tour of North America, set to take place in late August/early September. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Aug. 16 - Toronto, ONT @ Opera House Aug. 17 - Montreal, QUE @ Metropolis Aug. 19 - Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero Aug. 20 - Worcester, MA @ ...

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DROWNING POOL To Announce New Singer On 'Headbanger's Ball'

DROWNING POOL are advising their fans to tune in to "Headbanger's Ball" this Saturday, January 24 at 10:00 p.m. for a "special announcement that you don't want to miss!" The Texan band are expected to reveal that they have recruited ex-BUILT XL frontman Jason "Gong" Jones to fill the singer slot left vacant by the ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's LEMMY Jams With MELDRUM In Hollywood

MOTÖRHEAD's Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister came up on stage during MELDRUM's set at Club Lingerie in Hollywood, California Tuesday night (Jan. 20) for a rendition of the MOTÖRHEAD classic "No Class" (a song previously covered by MELDRUM on a MOTÖRHEAD tribute album). In addition, MELDRUM performed a track they recently co-wrote with Lemmy, entitled "Miss Me ...

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