KISS/AEROSMITH: First Arena Tour Dates Announced

The first two dates for the KISS/AEROSMITH fall arena tour have been announced. They are as follows: Oct. 24 – Las Vegas, NV @ MGM Grand Garden Arena Oct. 25 – Las Vegas, NV @ MGM Grand Garden Arena KISS and AEROSMITH will wrap up their outdoor run in Devore, California, on October 18. The ...

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FOO FIGHTERS Bassist To Tour With FIRE THEFT

FOO FIGHTERS bassist Nate Mendel has participated in the recording of the FIRE THEFT's self-titled debut, due Oct. 7 via Rykodisc, and will join them for their upcoming North American tour, beginning September 26 in Vancouver, Billboard.com reports. FIRE THEFT features two former members of SUNNY DAY REAL ESTATE, whose early lineup also included Mendel. ...

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ADEMA Drummer: We Are Influenced By METALLICA And PANTERA

Despite the fact that his group is regularly being called "nu-metal" by most of the music press, ADEMA drummer Kris Kohls wants to make it clear that, as far as he's concerned, the nu-metal genre itself is little more than a media invention. "I don't even really know what [nu-metal] is," Kohls told Canada's Chart ...

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KELLY OSBOURNE Cancels European Tour Due To 'Health Reasons'

Kelly Osbourne has cancelled her European tour due to "health reasons," it was announced today. The daughter of former BLACK SABBATH singer Ozzy Osbourne had a string of shows lined up including the V2003 festivals this weekend and T On The Fringe in Edinburgh tomorrow, according to Ireland On-line. A spokeswoman for the teenager apologized ...

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DON DOKKEN: New Material Sounds Like 'Tooth And Nail'

Don Dokken has posted the following message to DOKKEN's official web site: "Hi everybody, it's been a long time since I've posted a note. As you know we've been on tour almost a year and a half, and a lot has happened during that time. Member changes tough tours and law suits to boot! After ...

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BLABBERMOUTH.NET: New Mailing Address!

Record companies and independent/unsigned bands wishing to send promotional material to BLABBERMOUTH.NET can do so at the following address: BLABBERMOUTH.NET P.O. Box 8234 White Plains, NY 10602 USA In the future, the current mailing address will always be displayed on the "Contact" page, which can be accessed using the navigation to the left. Please make ...

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GENE SIMMONS: In-Store Appearances Announced

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons will be making the following in-store appearances to promote his recently published Los Angeles Times best-seller "Sex Money Kiss": Saturday, August 16 – Detroit, Michigan 2:00 p.m. - Borders Books and Music 23000 Eureka Rd. Taylor, MI 48180 Friday, August 22 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 2:00 p.m. - Borders Books and Music ...

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SUPERFIX: Demo Track Available For Download

SUPERFIX, the Los Angeles-based act featuring former DRAIN STH members Martina Axen (vocals) and Anna Kjellberg (bass) alongside ex-SINISSTAR guitarist China and drummer/programmer Sid Riggs, have posted a full-length MP3 of the demo track "Your Addiction (Superfix)" at this location. Additional demo cuts "The Devil Made Me Do It", "Always…" and "I Am ...

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