AC/DC Frontman Confirms Ballet Collaboration

As first reported here several days ago, AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson is working with British composer Brendan Healy and Sarasota Ballet Artistic Director Robert de Warren on a musical called Helen of Troy, an action-filled love story based on Greek mythology. Johnson has reportedly written 14 songs for the $1.2 million production, which will debut ...

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Ex-NAILBOMB/FUDGE TUNNEL Frontman Lines Up West Coast Gigs

San Francisco Bay Area's THEORY OF RUIN, featuring former NAILBOMB/FUDGE TUNNEL frontman Alex Newport, have lined up the following gigs during the coming weeks: Apr. 29 Los Angeles, CA @ Spaceland (w/STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT) May 05 Berkeley, CA @ Lanesplitter May 05 San Francisco, CA @ Covered Wagon Saloon May 06 San Francisco, CA @ ...

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QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Announce Headlining Dates

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE have confirmed the initial dates for a spring/summer North American tour, which will feature FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl on drums. Also included in the group's touring line-up will be former SCREAMING TREES frontman Mark Lanegan. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: May 27 Atlanta, GA @ Cotton Club ...

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NEUROTICA To Issue Third CD On June 25th

Florida's NEUROTICA, featuring former ATHEIST frontman Kelly Shaefer, will issue their self-titled third full-length album through Koch/Smackdown Records on June 25th. The record was produced by Doug Kaye and mixed by Kevin "Caveman" Shirley (i.e. BLACK CROWES, AEROSMITH, SOIL) and features 11 tracks, including the first single, "All My Friends Crush You", and "Ride of ...

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AEROSMITH Record New Material For "Greatest Hits" CD

During the recent recording sessions that produced the group's "Theme from Spider Man" contribution to the Spider-Man movie, AEROSMITH tracked two brand new cuts: "Bad Enough" and "The Girls Of Summer". Both songs will most likely surface on the group's greatest hits-style CD, due out this summer. ...

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AXEL RUDI PELL's German Giveaway

A CD containing excerpts of five tracks from the forthcoming AXEL RUDI PELL album, entitled Shadow Zone, is being distributed for free through Germany's Media Markt stores. A list of participating stores (German only) can be viewed online at www.mediamarkt.de. Shadow Zone is scheduled for an April 29th European release through SPV/Steamhammer Records. ...

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CANDLEMASS: Athens Set List Revealed

According to Frode Johnsrud of Scream magazine, the following was the set list for CANDLEMASS' performance at the Sporting Basket Ball club in Athens, Greece on April 19th: 01. The Well Of Souls 02. Mirror Mirror 03. Demon's Gate 04. Bewitched 05. Dark Are The Weils Of Death 06. Under The Oak 07. Dark Reflections ...

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