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MÖTLEY CRÜE Stars Refuse To Make Up For Sake Of Reunion Tour

ContactMusic.com is reporting that MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil and drummer Tommy Lee will head off on the group's reunion tour as enemies later this month — because neither one wants to forgive and forget. The rock act split largely because of the feuds between Lee and Neil, and the singer admits their relationship is ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE: In Touring Mode

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that MÖTLEY CRÜE celebrates their upcoming reunion tour today with a 37-song, two-CD anthology called "Red, White, and Crüe". In addition to plenty of CRÜE classics and a handful of remixes, the set also features three new recordings, including current single "If I Die Tomorrow", "Sick Love Song", and a ...

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NILE Frontman On New Album: 'Be Prepared To Be Crushed'

NILE guitarist/vocalist Karl Sanders has issued the following update on the recording sessions for the group's new album: "We finished the guitar, bass vocal and additional instrument tracking at the Soundlab in Columbia, SC with [producer] Neil Kernon and Bob Moore. It was an utterly grueling session, with every single day of those 2 1/2 ...

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FORCE OF EVIL: Sophomore Album Due In March

FORCE OF EVIL, the new Danish band featuring guitarist Michael Denner (ex-MERCYFUL FATE), guitarist Hank Shermann (MERCYFUL FATE), bassist Hal Patino (KING DIAMOND), drummer Bjarne Holm (MERCYFUL FATE), and vocalist Martin Steene (ex-IRONFIRE), have set a March 29 release date through Escapi for their sophomore album, "Black Empire". "Everything is going as planned and we ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE To Announce Major Multi-Act Summer Tour

According to MTV.com, MÖTLEY CRÜE's scheduled appearance on NBC's "Last Call With Carson Daly" was cancelled following last week's announcement by NBC/Universal president Jeff Zucker that the CRÜE are banned from the network as a result of singer Vince Neil's dropping of the f-bomb on Jay Leno's live New Year's Eve show. The band's management ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Frontman Lines Up Solo Dates

According to Pollstar, MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil has lined up the following solo tour dates during the coming months: Jul. 16 - Cadott, WI @ Chippewa Valley Festival Grounds (w/ Rock Never Stops) Aug. 13 - West Allis, WI @ Wisconsin State Fair Dec. 01 - London, UK @ The Astoria Dec. 02 - ...

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RAGE Guitarist To Record And Tour With Ex-ARIA Singer

RAGE guitarist Victor Smolski will be joining ex-ARIA singer Valery Kipelov at a Moscow studio in the second half of January for the recording of Kipelov's new solo album. After the CD is released, Smolski will perform several live dates with Kipelov's band. More information will be made available soon. As previously reported, RAGE will ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE's Life To Become A TV Movie

Neil Sean of Sky News reports that Sharon Osbourne's life is set to become a television movie. The Osbourne matriarch is secretly working on the project and hopes her daughter Kelly can play the role of the young Sharon. "It has great potential but it will be hard to cast someone to play Ozzy," Sharon ...

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Former AC/DC Drummer To Play With AC/DC Tribute Band In Hollywood

Former AC/DC drummer Chris Slade will perform a set of AC/DC covers with RAZOR'S EDGE, an AC/DC tribute band also featuring vocalist Joe Leste (BEAUTIFUL CREATURES, BANG TANGO), Brent Woods (VINCE NEIL), Anthony Focx (BEAUTIFUL CREATURES) and Muddy (L.A. GUNS, GILBY CLARKE), on Thursday, January 13 at Club Vodka's Pink Pussycat in Hollywood, California. Also ...

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LANA LANE: 'Lady Macbeth' Album Details Revealed

Frontiers Records has set an April 11 European release date for the new studio album from LANA LANE. Entitled "Lady Macbeth", the CD is said to be a symphonic rock concept album based on the famous "Macbeth" play by vanguard English poet William Shakespeare. Lana Lane herself bears no resemblance whatsoever to the dark and ...

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'Be Cool' Flick Starring AEROSMITH Singer Coming To Theaters In March

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler plays himself in "Be Cool", the hotly anticipated sequel to "Get Shorty", directed by F. Gary Gray. The flick features Uma Thurman and John Travolta, along with Christina Milian, Cedric the Entertainer, Harvey Keitel, Danny DeVito, Vince Vaughn, and Andre Benjamin (better known as OUTKAST's Andre 3000). Fans at the AEROSMITH ...

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FCC Launches Probe Into MÖTLEY CRÜE Profanity Slip

According to the Associated Press, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has received complaints about MÖTLEY CRÜE's appearance on the New Year's Eve "The Tonight Show" and is beginning a preliminary probe, a spokeswoman said Tuesday. But it's likely little will come of it. MÖTLEY CRÜE was performing on the NBC show shortly after midnight when ...

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LED ZEPPELIN To Receive 'Lifetime Achievement' Grammy

LED ZEPPELIN were among the 10 acts selected Tuesday (Jan. 4) to receive the Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award. "The Lifetime Achievement, Trustees and Technical Grammy Awards recognize music people who have made a lasting contribution to culture around the world," said Neil Portnow, President of The Recording Academy in a statement Tuesday. "These profoundly ...

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ADLER'S APPETITE: Debut EP Audio Samples Posted Online

ADLER'S APPETITE, the new band featuring ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler, RATT/ex-LOVE/HATE singer Jizzy Pearl, VINCE NEIL/ex-SLASH'S SNAKEPIT guitarist Keri Kelli, and ex-VINCE NEIL/RATT bassist Robbie Crane, have completed work on their debut EP, available now via the group's official web site. Steven describes the CD, which includes a cover of "Draw ...

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