SCOTT WEILAND Denounces Music Industry 'Censorship'

VELVET REVOLVER frontman Scott Weiland has posted the following cryptic message on the group's official web site: "I'm disgusted with the music industry. Since making my last record two years ago, I've encountered more censorship in the past three months than in ten active years with [STONE TEMPLE PILOTS]. Let's hear it for the lambs! ...

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W.A.S.P.: Drummer STET HOWLAND Rejoins The Fold

Drummer Stet Howland has officially rejoined W.A.S.P. Howland's first appearance back with the group will take place early next month when the band launch the European headlining tour to promote their brand-new CD, "The Neon God: Part One – The Rise" CD, out now on Sanctuary Records. When contacted by Blackie Lawless a few weeks ...

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DISFEAR: More European Tour Dates Announced

Swedish crust-metallers DISFEAR have added more dates to their European tour in support of their latest CD, "Misanthropic Generation" (Relapse). The trek is shaping up as follows: Apr. 22 - Bremen, GER @ Schlachthof Apr. 23 - Mülheim, GER @ AZ Mülheim Krakfest Apr. 24 - London, UK @ Astoria (w/ IN FLAMES, DEVILDRIVER, CALIBAN) ...

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THE DARKNESS Singer To Undergo Throat Surgery

THE DARKNESS singer Justin Hawkins will undergo throat surgery later this month to correct a recurring heartburn problem, according to NME.com. Hawkins told KROQ's "Kevin and Bean" morning show: "I'm going to have an operation. (It's on) my oesophagus, because I get acid reflux, which comes into my throat and is the reason why I ...

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