VAN HALEN Bassist Shows Off His Hot Rod

VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony is the subject of a story that ran in the May 2002 issue of Australian car magazine Street Machine. In the article, Anthony talks about VAN HALEN and his love for cars, with a particular focus on his 1933 Ford Roadster hot rod. Scans of this article can be found ...

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RANDY CASTILLO Tribute Concert Scheduled

A tribute concert in honor of late MOTLEY CRUE/OZZY OSBOURNE drummer Randy Castillo's memory will be held at the Key Club in West Hollywood on Monday, April 29th. Scheduled to perform are current and former members of MOTLEY CRUE, GUNS N' ROSES, MONTROSE and many others. All proceeds will help raise funds for charity. For ...

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UNDERGROUND MOON To Make Hollywood Live Debut

L.A. modern rockers UNDERGROUND MOON, featuring ex-DOKKEN bassist Jeff Pilson and former members of KILGORE and DIGITAL RUIN, will make their Hollywood live debut on Monday, April 22nd at Dragonfly, 6510 Santa Monica Blvd. playing songs from their self-titled debut album, out on Universal Music in Japan and Nuclear Blast/Rebelution in Europe. For more info ...

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LAYNE STALEY Officially Declared Dead Following Autopsy

ALICE IN CHAINS frontman Layne Staley has been officially declared dead after The King County Medical Examiner positively identified Staley's body following an autopsy earlier today, CNN has reported. Exact time and cause of death are pending, as laboratory results could take several weeks. Here are some more details about Staley's tragic death, as reported ...

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GRAVE To Tour Europe With THE FORSAKEN, DISINTER

The current incarnation of the legendary Swedish death metal outfit GRAVEOla Lindgren (guitars/vocals), Jonas Torndal (guitar), Jensa Paulsson (drums), and Fredrik "Fredda" Isaksson (bass—ex-THERION)—will embark on a European tour with THE FORSAKEN and DISINTER during May/June. The confirmed dates are as follows: May 14 – Zlin, CZ @ Club Golem May 15 – Teplice, CZ ...

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KID ROCK Sued For Copyright Infringement

A lawsuit has been filed against KID ROCK by Microhits Music Corp. accusing the singer of copyright infringement over his song "Cowboy". According to the suit, which was filed in United States District Court, Central District of California on Wednesday, April 17th, "Cowboy" – which appeared on ROCK's multi-platinum 1998 album Devil Without a Cause ...

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KISS Perform "Live" Rendition Of "Detroit Rock City" For Upcoming "American Bandstand" Special

As expected, KISS guitarist Ace Frehley did not participate in the taping of the group's performance for next month's broadcast of American Bandstand 50th, which took place yesterday, April 19th in front of an audience of approximately 300-400. According to reports, the current line-up of KISSPaul Stanley (guitar/vocals), Gene Simmons (bass/vocals), Eric Singer (drums) and ...

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ROB ROCK Seeks New Touring Guitarist

Former IMPELLITTERI vocalist ROB ROCK is looking for a touring guitarist or guitarist/keyboardist (preferably with backing vocal ability) to join Rob, Rick Renstrom (guitar), Stephen Elder (bass) and Tracy Shell (drums) in Rock's backing group. Having recently parted ways with guitarist Hank Coffey, the ROB ROCK band is presently performing select shows in the Central ...

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METALIUM/EDENBRIDGE Tour Dates Announced

Germany's METALIUM have announced the dates for their forthcoming European tour with EDENBRIDGE. They are as follows: May 07 - Crailsheim, GER @ Eiche May 08 - Rockhouse Amber, GER @ Villingen-Marbach May 09 - Milano, ITA @ Indians Saloon May 10 - Barcelona, SPA @ Razzmatazz 2 May 11 - Oiarzun, SPA @ Pagoa ...

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