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AGENT STEEL Forced To Cancel Reseda Show

AGENT STEEL have issued the following update: "We just got back from Minnesota from the Minneapolis Mayhem Fest (w/ MORBID ANGEL, SATYRICON, SUFFOCATION, USURPER, HEATHEN, etc...). The show kicked serious ass. All the bands were really good and we had a great set with excellent sound! Here's the song list from our performance: 01. Day ...

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TWISTED SISTER To Release 'Still Hungry' In July

TWISTED SISTER have inked a deal with the U.K.'s "fastest growing rock label" Demolition Records. The reformed New York rockers will release their hugely anticipated "Still Hungry" epic on July 26. Issued on the new DVD 4 format, "Still Hungry" will feature a 12-camera shoot of the band's performance at Germany's Wacken Open Air together ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO: I Would Sing PANTERA Songs With DAMAGEPLAN

After months of trading verbal jabs with his former bandmates, frontman Philip Anselmo appears to have finally softened his stance with regards to one day sharing the stage again with ex-PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell and drummer Vinnie Paul (both currently in DAMAGEPLAN). Asked in a live phone interview on the "Friday Night Rocks" show on ...

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DEICIDE: More European Tour Dates Added

More dates have been added to DEICIDE's upcoming European headlining tour. Support at all shows will come from AKERCOCKE, MYSTIC CIRCLE and IN AETERNUM. The trek is shaping up as follows: Jun. 05 - Nijmegen, NETH @ Dynamo Festival Jun. 08 - London, UK @ Mean Fiddler Jun. 09 - Newport, UK @ Tj’s Jun. ...

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HAWKWIND Confirmed For Finland's RUISROCK Festival

HAWKWIND have been confirmed to appear at this year's Ruisrock festival, a two-day event set to take place July 10-11 in Turku, Finland. The festival's promoter told Sonera Plaza, "As you know, MOTÖRHEAD will also play during Ruisrock. Since Lemmy used to be part of HAWKWIND, there's talk of him possibly joining HAWKWIND on stage ...

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HANOI ROCKS: Finnish Festival Appearances Announced

Finnish rockers HANOI ROCKS have lined up the following festival dates during the summer: Jul. 10 - Turku, FIN @ Ruisrock Jul. 31 - Seinäjoki, FIN @ Seinäjoen Vauhtiajot Sep. 03 - Tuuri, FIN @ Miljoonarock HANOI ROCKS' new album, "Twelve Shots on the Rocks", was recently released in North America on Liquor and Poker ...

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WHITESNAKE, Ex-QUIET RIOT Members Sign Copies Of 'Food That Rocks': Photos Available

Drummer Frankie Banali's (ex-QUIET RIOT, W.A.S.P.) web site is currently hosting several photos from the March 18 in-store book signing for "Food That Rocks", the rock and roll cookbook co-authored by Cindy Coverdale, wife of WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale. In addition to Cindy, David and co-author Margie Lapanja, others in attendance at the Virgin Megastore ...

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Former BLACK CROWES Singer CHRIS ROBINSON To Release New Album

Former BLACK CROWES frontman Chris Robinson and his band THE NEW EARTH MUD will release their debut album, "This Magnificent Distance", on June 29 through Vector Recordings. For "This Magnificent Distance", Robinson penned five songs and co-wrote six with Paul Stacey and one with Audley Freed, formerly of THE BLACK CROWES. The tracks were produced ...

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It's Official: JEFF PILSON Rejoins DIO

Ronnie James Dio has confirmed in a radio interview that bassist Jeff Pilson (ex-DOKKEN) will be rejoining DIO in the studio next month for the recording of the group's new album, tentatively due in late June/early July through Spitfire Records. "It's a real wonderful, comfortable situation for Jeff to come in," Ronnie said during a ...

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ICED EARTH's New York City Concert Sold Out!

ICED EARTH's April 29 performance at B.B. King's in New York City has officially sold out, club officials have confirmed. According to Rena Siwek, P.R. Director for B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, the event was "one of the fastest selling shows here at B.B. King's, but then again, ICED EARTH always pulls them in ...

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IN AETERNUM To Support DEICIDE, Release New Mini-CD

Swedish death/black metallers IN AETERNUM have been confirmed as one of the support bands on DEICIDE's upcoming European tour. The group, whose last CD, "Nuclear Armageddon", came out a year ago, will release a brand-new mini-CD, entitled "No Salvation", in April. IN AETERNUM will return to Abyss Studio during the summer to record their new ...

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WHITESNAKE's COVERDALE Is Supportive Of Wife's New Career

When Cindy Coverdale, wife of WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale, decided to write a rock and roll cookbook, "Food That Rocks", she wasn't sure how her new career would go over with her husband. "After all," Cindy laughs, "he was used to being the one who got the attention while I did the wife and mother ...

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MICHAEL MONROE Vs. MÖTLEY CRÜE, TRACII GUNS

HANOI ROCKS frontman Michael Monroe has once again hit out at MÖTLEY CRÜE for their decision to title their box set "Music To Crash Your Car To", calling the move beyond disrespectful and referring to the group's bassist Nikki Sixx as "shallow," "ignorant" and "stupid". Asked in Metal Sludge's "20 Questions With..." what ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist Lines Up Solo Dates

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Gilby Clarke has lined up the following solo appearances during March: Mar. 05 – Scottsdale, AZ @ Chasers Mar. 06 - Tucson, AZ @ The Rock Mar. 05 - Scottsdale, AZ @ Chasers Mar. 11 - Springfield, VA @ Jaxx Mar. 12 - Wallington, NJ @ The Wreck Room Mar. ...

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Virgin Megastore To Host Rock & Roll Cookbook Signing

Hollywood's Virgin Megastore will host a celebrity book signing for the rock & roll cookbook, "Food That Rocks", on Thursday, March 18, 2004 at 7:30 p.m. In addition to the authors, Cindy Coverdale (wife of WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale) and Margie Lapanja, many of the book's contributors will be there signing copies of the book ...

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DOHENY: Live Appearances Announced

DOHENY, the California-based band formed by ex-THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar) and PITCHSHIFTER frontman Jon "J.S." Clayden, have announced the following gigs during March/April: Mar. 13 - The Gig – Hollywood, CA Apr. 02 - The Gig - Hollywood, CA In other news, Clayden and Morrison performed with Billy's side project CAMP ...

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ADRIFT: CANNIBAL CORPSE Side Project Completes Debut EP

ADRIFT, the hard rock side project of CANNIBAL CORPSE guitarist Jack Owen, have completed work on their debut EP at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida (GOD FORBID, MONSTROSITY, TRIVIUM) with CAPHARNAUM leader Jason Suecof at the board. Co-produced by Suecof and ADRIFT, the EP "showcases ADRIFT's unique sound and approach to accessible songwriting," according to ...

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TESTAMENT Announce Hometown Show

San Francisco Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT have announced a hometown headlining show at the Avalon Ballroom on March 27. As previously reported, TESTAMENT are continuing work on the material for the follow-up to 1999's "The Gathering" and are planning on entering the studio in April/May to begin recording the album for a late 2004 release ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Win 'Export Award' At First Annual FEMMAGAALA

CHILDREN OF BODOM won the "Export Award" during the first annual Femmagaala ceremony held at Helsinki's Nosturi Friday night (Feb. 20). KOTITEOLLISUUS, a Finnish band singing in their native language, won the "Best Hard Rock/Metal Album" award, while HANOI ROCKS guitarist Andy McCoy took home the "Total Media" award. Femmagaala is not to be confused ...

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THUNDERSTONE To Play Special Gig In Helsinki

THUNDERSTONE's concert at On the Rocks in Helsinki, Finland on March 3 will be "a very special show featuring acoustic versions (!) of THUNDERSTONE favorites, rare songs, killer covers and special guests!" according to a posting on the band's web site. "We are planning to make this an annual event, so be there to witness ...

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RUSH: 30th Anniversary Tour Details Revealed!

As promised, RUSH have revealed the first details of their 30th Anniversary Tour via their official web site, Rush.com. Around 40 North American dates have been scheduled so far, beginning on May 28 in Charlotte, NC and concluding on August 22 in the band's hometown of Toronto, Canada. Also available are the details of the ...

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