SEBASTIAN BACH: I Am Innocent Until Proven Guilty

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has issued a brief statement in response to the news reports of him having been charged with making terroristic threats and drug possession after a dispute with a bartender at a Midletown, New York restaurant last Wednesday night (March 13th). Here is Bach's statement in its entirety: “There is ...

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TOMMY LEE Secures New Band Line-Up, Prepares To Hit The Road

Former MOTLEY CRUE drummer Tommy Lee has been joined by new guitarist J3 and drummer Will Hunt (SKRAPE, ex-STUCK MOJO) in the latest incarnation of his solo band (previously known as METHODS OF MAYHEM), whose sophomore CD, entitled Never A Dull Moment, is due to be released through MCA Records on May 21st. To view ...

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THE CULT's BILLY MORRISON: We Have Not Split Up

THE CULT have not split up and are officially “on a break”, according to THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison. In a statement posted at Morrison's official web site, the bassist insists that “[vocalist] Ian [Astbury] and [guitarist] Billy [Duffy] are involved in other things for a few months, and [drummer] Matt [Sorum] also has ...

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IRON MAIDEN To Record Benefit Gigs

IRON MAIDEN's three benefit gigs at the Brixton Academy in London, which are scheduled to take place later in the week, will be recorded by producer Kevin Shirley for “documentation” purposes and will not necessarily be issued in CD form at a later date, according to a posting on Shirley's official web site. ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS US Tour Announced

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS, featuring former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson (now going by the name Nick Royale) on guitar/vocals, have announced the dates for their forthcoming US tour. They are as follows: Mar. 29 - San Diego, CA @ Canes Mar. 30 - Los Angeles CA @ Troubadour Apr. 01 - San Francisco, CA @ Slims ...

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420 MONKS Line Up Additional Live Appearances

Atlanta's 420 MONKS, featuring former STUCK MOJO frontman Bonz, ex-CHUM (Puerto Rico) drummer Carlos Torres, ex-ERACISM bassist David Saunders, guitarist John B., and former PUBLIC ENEMY touring DJ DJ Lord, have announced further live appearances during April. Here is a complete list of the group's upcoming performances: Mar. 29 - Greenville, SC @ Sub-Zero Mar. ...

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BLAZE Confirm South American Tour

BLAZE, featuring former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE frontman Blaze Bayley, have officially confirmed the following South American dates during April: Apr. 03 - Porto Alegre, BRA @ Bar Opiniao Apr. 04 - Blumenau, BRA @ Associacao Artex Apr. 05 - Curitiba, BRA @ Moinho Sao Roque Apr. 06 Brasilia, BRA @ TBA Apr. 07 - Sao Paulo, ...

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