ANGEL Keyboardist Invests In Hard Rock Biloxi

Greg Giuffria, the keyboardist for the 1970s hard rock band ANGEL, is one of the investors in the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi, according to SunHerald.com. Construction of the $235 million resort is set to begin next week. Roy Anderson Corp., which will build the casino, already has trailers on the property. For Giuffria, ...

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ALICE COOPER: The Billion-Dollar Man

Ruben Hernandez of The Business Journal of Phoenix reports that when Phoenix's Alice Cooper titled the best-selling song and album, "Billion Dollar Babies" in 1973, the original shock rocker may have foretold his own financial future. While Alice Cooper the musician was faking decapitating himself on stage, Alice Cooper the businessman was creating an empire ...

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GENE HOGLAN Joins OPETH For Two Songs At Vancouver Show

Legendary drummer Gene Hoglan (DARK ANGEL, STRAPPING YOUND LAD, DEATH, TESTAMENT, OLD MAN'S CHILD) sat behind the kit for OPETH at the Vancouver stop of their current North American tour Friday night (Jan. 23) (as first reported here yesterday). Hoglan stood in for regular OPETH skinsman Martin Lopez, who is said to be ...

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KORN Shooting Video For 'Ya'll Want A Single'

KORN are in the process of filming a video for "Ya'll Want A Single", a song railing against their record label's insistence on including some radio-friendly fare on their heavy-handed new album, "Take a Look in the Mirror". "This sucker is being directed by Andrews Jenkins who is a hot young talent who comes from ...

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EXODUS Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK Festival

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS are the latest band confirmed for this year's installment of the Waldrock festival, set to be held June 19, 2004 in Bergum, Holland. Also scheduled to appear are MONSTER MAGNET, TESTAMENT, CRADLE OF FILTH, CANNIBAL CORPSE and FINNTROLL. A total of 14 acts will perform at the event, ...

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SCORPIONS Photographer Dies

Acclaimed German photographer Helmut Newton was killed in a car crash in Hollywood, California on Friday (Jan. 23). The 83-year-old Newton was pulling out of a parking lot at the Chateau Marmont Hotel off Sunset Boulevard when he lost control of his Cadillac and crashed into a wall. The vehicle sustained major damage and Newton ...

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ERIC SINGER Confirmed For Japanese KISS EXPO

Former KISS drummer Eric Singer will be the special guest at the Japanese KISS Expo, which has been confirmed for February 14-15 at Club Phase in Tokyo. Eric will also be bringing Eric Dover and Stefan Adika to perform live shows both nights. A limited number of all-day tickets get the ticket-holders in at 1:00 ...

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CRISIS Putting The Finishing Touches To Their New Album

CRISIS, the reformed group which up until early 2003 performed and recorded in Los Angeles under the name SKULLSICK NATION, are currently at Desert Moon Studios in Anaheim, Ca. putting finishing touches to their upcoming album, "Like Sheep Led To Slaughter". The CD, which will be completed and mastered by the end of this month, ...

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