BLACK EARTH Cancel New Orleans Gig

New Orleans' BLACK EARTHa BLACK SABBATH tribute band featuring EXHORDER/FLOODGATE vocalist Kyle Thomas, FLOODGATE/SOUL IGNITION bassist Kevin Thomas and LILLIAN AXE/NEAR LIFE EXPERIENCE guitarist Steve Blazehave cancelled their show at Zeppelin's in Metairie, Louisiana, which was scheduled for Saturday, March 23rd. No reason was given for the cancellation. ...

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GILBY CLARKE Announces Solo Dates

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Gilby Clarke has announced the following live appearances: Apr. 18 - Battle Creek, MI @ Planet Rock Apr. 19 - Elgin, IL @ Sammy K's Apr. 20 - Ottawa, IL @ Dynasty Club Apr. 21 - Detroit, MI @ I-Rock Nightclub Apr. 23 - Clifton, NJ @ Connections Apr. 24 ...

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GOD DETHRONED Team Up With CALLENISH CIRCLE For European Dates

Dutch death metallers GOD DETHRONED have announced the following live appearances: Mar. 31 - Groningen, NETH @ Noordschok Festival Apr. 06 Wageningen, NETH @ Unitas (w/CALLENISH CIRCLE) Apr. 13 Bladel, NETH @ Pazzop (w/CALLENISH CIRCLE) Apr. 19 Zwolle, NETH @ Hedon (w/CALLENISH CIRCLE) Jun. 07 Apeldoorn, NETH @ Gigant (w/CALLENISH CIRCLE) Jun. 15 Geleen, NETH ...

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SUPERZERO Part With Singer, Drummer, Continue Work On New Material

SUPERZERO, the New England-based act featuring Markus Cherone (the brother of former VAN HALEN/EXTREME vocalist Gary Cherone) on guitar, have parted ways with vocalist Tommy Dempsey and drummer Robbie Dempsey. Cherone and bassist Stephen Powell are presently auditioning drummers while continuing to write material for the follow-up to last year's Hogwash CD. ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE Axeman Lends A Helping Hand

A PERFECT CIRCLE guitarist Billy Howerdel joined ABANDONED POOLS (featuring former EELS bassist Tommy Walter on vocals) during the latter act's performance at the Roxy in West Hollywood, California on Wednesday, March 13th. Howerdel performed on the group's "Mercy Kiss" and its latest single, "The Remedy". In other news, the APC axeman recently appeared on ...

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DOKKEN Mixing Long Way Home With MICHAEL WAGENER

DOKKEN mainman Don Dokken, former BATON ROUGE/JOHN NORUM singer Kelly Keeling and veteran producer Michael Wagener (i.e. SKID ROW, HAMMERFALL, ACCEPT) are ensconced at a Tennessee studio mixing DOKKEN's forthcoming CD, entitled Long Way Home, for a late spring/early summer release through CMC International Records. Among the tracks that are tentatively scheduled to appear on ...

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