DOWN's Flames Of Wrath Caught On Tape

A fire that erupted from a stage monitor during DOWN's set in Mansfield, Massachusetts last week was filmed and audio recorded by Thom Panunzio and the Record Plant Mobile team, who were taping the July 16-17 Ozzfest 2002 shows for Ozzfest 2002: The Live Album, due out on CD via Columbia Records next month. DOWN ...

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AEROSMITH To Record Blues Album?

AEROSMITH are seriously contemplating the possibility of recording a "blues" album for release sometime next year, according to drummer Joey Kramer, who made the surprising announcement during an online chat via USA Today.com. "It's in the talking stages right now," the drummer revealed. ...

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THE HIVES Ink Deal With UNIVERSAL MUSIC U.K.

Sweden's latest rock sensation THE HIVES have signed a long-term worldwide recording deal with Universal Music U.K., Billboard Bulletin reports. The news comes despite the band's having signed a North American deal in March with Warner Bros. Records and having one album left on a three-album deal with Burning Heart/Epitaph, signed in 1998. A Warner ...

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Exclusive DEF LEPPARD Items To Be Auctioned On eBay

DEF LEPPARD's record label, Mercury Records, will team up with auction site eBay to auction a number of exclusive LEPPARD items, with the main auction being one of the T-shirts used in the "Now" video, autographed by all band members. All proceeds of the auctions, which will start on July 30th and end on August ...

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GRAVES Line Up Japanese Tour

GRAVES, the new band formed by former MISFITS vocalist Michale Graves, drummer Dr. Chud, guitarist Tom Logan, and ex-FAST TIMES bassist Graham Westfield, have announced the dates for their first-ever Japanese tour. They are as follows: Dec. 11 - Wall – Shinjuku, JAP Dec. 12 - Wall – Shinjuku, JAP Dec. 13 - Wall – ...

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DROWNING POOL Let Cremated Bodies Hit The Floor

DROWNING POOL frontman Dave Williams recently recounted a bizarre incident the band experienced when it appeared on the second stage of Ozzfest last year. "Ozzfest last year we were signing autographs at a signing and this lady came up with a zip-loc bag full of this white powder, and we were all going, 'Uh maybe ...

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INTERNAL BLEEDING Announce Upcoming Dates

Long Island death metallers INTERNAL BLEEDING have lined up the following gigs during the coming months: Aug. 03 - New Kuban Society - Bunea, NJ Aug. 30 - L'Amour - Brooklyn, NY Aug. 31 - Saratoga Winners - Saratoga, NY Sep. 21 – Jags - Dayton, OH Nov. 14-15 - Michigan Deathfest – MI As ...

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