vince-neil in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

RUSH Drummer Explains Reasons For Recording Cover EP

Canadian trio RUSH have confirmed plans to release an EP collection of covers of classics popularized by THE WHO, CREAM, BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD and THE YARDBIRDS. Due June 29 via Atlantic, the eight-track "Feedback" marks the first time the group has ever recorded material by other artists. "[Bassist] Geddy [Lee], [guitarist] Alex [Lifeson] and I were ...

Read more

Posted in: News

M3 Announce Singer For Upcoming Tour

M3, the "classic WHITESNAKE" tribute band featuring Bernie Marsden (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Micky Moody (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Neil Murray (ex-WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH), Jimmy Copley (drums, ex-PAUL RODGERS, GILLAN, BECK), and Mark Stanway (keyboards, ex-MAGNUM), have recruited Stefan Berggren (SNAKES IN PARADISE, COMPANY OF SNAKES, RAZORBACK) to sing for the group for their upcoming dates in June following ...

Read more

Posted in: News

VH1 Counts Down '100 Most Metal Moments' In Five-Night Special

MOTÖRHEAD, W.A.S.P.'s Blackie Lawless, POISON's Bret Michaels, former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach, ANTHRAX, L.A. GUNS, KISS, ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil, Ronnie James Dio and FASTER PUSSYCAT are among the artists featured in "100 Most Metal Moments", a VH1 special focusing on the "entertaining (and sometimes shocking) moments" that defined heavy metal music's heyday. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ADLER'S APPETITE: More Dates Announced

ADLER'S APPETITE (formerly SUKI JONES), the new band featuring ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler, RATT/LOVE/HATE singer Jizzy Pearl, ex-SLASH'S SNAKEPIT guitarist Keri Kelli, FASTER PUSSYCAT guitarist Brent Muscat, and ex-VINCE NEIL/RATT bassist Robbie Crane, have lined up a couple of U.S. dates at the end of May before heading over to Europe a headlining ...

Read more

Posted in: News

RUSH Drummer Inks Endorsement Deal With SABIAN Cymbals

Sabian, the world's leading cymbal manufacturer, has added legendary drummer Neil Peart of RUSH to its stellar line-up of artists who play Sabian cymbals, according to an official press release. Aside from switching exclusively to Sabian, Peart has also created his own signature line of Sabian cymbals, titled Paragon, that has led the company to ...

Read more

Posted in: News

VINCE NEIL: MÖTLEY CRÜE Reunion Tour To Consist of 60 Dates

Singer Vince Neil "officially" confirmed the 2005 MÖTLEY CRÜE reunion/farewell tour in a live interview Wednesday (May 5) with L.A.'s XTRA Sports Talk 690 Cannon Talk to promote Thursday's Sklyar Neil Memorial Golf Tournament and ZRock Crüe for the Cure's online rock-a-thon. "Today MÖTLEY CRÜE confirmed sixty dates for next year for our new tour ...

Read more

Posted in: News

H.I.M.: 'Solitary Man' Enters U.K. Chart At No. 9

H.I.M.'s latest single, a cover of NEIL DIAMOND's "Solitary Man", entered the U.K. singles chart at No. 9 — the highest H.I.M. single entry on the official charts there. "Solitary Man" comes off H.I.M.'s recently issued "best of" collection, entitled "And Love Said No - The Greatest Hits 1997-2004". Along with "Solitary Man", the set ...

Read more

Posted in: News

CLUTCH: Videogame Mania

CLUTCH's track "Immortal" is featured on the new Eidos Interactive game "Hitman Contracts" for PlayStation 2, X-Box and PC. In addition, the group's song "The Mob Goes Wild" will be featured in the upcoming Eidos release "Backyard Wrestling 2: There Goes the Neighborhood". In other news, CLUTCH frontman Neil Fallon was recently interviewed by IGN.com, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Former ANTHRAX Singer Announces Solo Date

Former ANTHRAX vocalist Neil Turbin and his solo band (Steve Ornest - guitar, Izzy Diaz - drums, Jamie Carter - bass) will be playing at The Joint on Wednesday, May 5, 2004. The Joint is located at 8771 West Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90035. Phone (310) 275-2619. The band will be performing right after ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ADLER'S APPETITE To Release Debut Album Through SHRAPNEL RECORDS

ADLER'S APPETITE, the new band featuring ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler, RATT/ex-LOVE/HATE singer Jizzy Pearl, ex-SLASH'S SNAKEPIT guitarist Keri Kelli, FASTER PUSSYCAT guitarist Brent Muscat, and ex-VINCE NEIL/RATT bassist Robbie Crane, have secured a deal with Shrapnel Records for the release of their upcoming debut CD, tentatively due in late 2004/early 2005. "It's a ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Ex-BLACK SABBATH Singer Offers His Side Of The Story Behind His Dismissal From M3

Former BLACK SABBATH singer Tony Martin has issued a personal statement explaining his side of the story behind his dismissal from M3, the "classic WHITESNAKE" tribute group featuring Bernie Marsden (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Micky Moody (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Neil Murray (ex-WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH), Jimmy Copley (drums, ex-PAUL RODGERS, GILLAN, BECK), and Mark Stanway (keyboards, ex-MAGNUM). ...

Read more

Posted in: News

M3 Confirm TONY MARTIN's Departure, Seek Replacement

M3, the "classic WHITESNAKE" tribute band featuring Bernie Marsden (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Micky Moody (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Neil Murray (ex-WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH), Jimmy Copley (drums, ex-PAUL RODGERS, GILLAN, BECK), and Mark Stanway (keyboards, ex-MAGNUM), have issued a statement confirming the departure of vocalist Tony Martin (ex-BLACK SABBATH) from the group's ranks. Commented Marsden, guitarist and driving force ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Ex-BLACK SABBATH Singer TONY MARTIN Fired From M3

Former BLACK SABBATH frontman Tony Martin has been fired from M3, the "classic WHITESNAKE" tribute group featuring Bernie Marsden (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Micky Moody (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Neil Murray (ex-WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH), Jimmy Copley (drums, ex-PAUL RODGERS, GILLAN, BECK), and Mark Stanway (keyboards, ex-MAGNUM). An official statement from Tony on the matter is expected soon. In other ...

Read more

Posted in: News

EDENBRIDGE To Release New Album In October

Austrian "angelic bombast metal" act EDENBRIDGE have set "Shine" as the title of their fourth full-length album, tentatively due in October through Germany's Massacre Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Aphelion" will be recorded between May and July. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include: 01. October Sky 02. Centennial Legend 03. Shine 04. The ...

Read more

Posted in: News

IMAGIKA Finalize Title, Track Listing For New CD

San Francisco power/thrash metallers IMAGIKA have set "Devils on Both Sides" as the title of their fourth full-length album, tentatively due later in the year through an as-yet-undetermined label. "[Producer] Neil Kernon [NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE, DEICIDE] has been working on the new CD tying up all the loose ends and we should have the mix ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Battery Case Against VINCE NEIL Dismissed

A misdemeanor battery case against former MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil was dismissed Wednesday (April 7) after he completed more than 100 hours of community service, according to the Associated Press. Superior Court Judge Richard Stone granted a March 26 request to dismiss the case against Neil, said Jane Robison, a spokeswoman for the Los ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Blast Tyrant - CLUTCH

There are few bands who have been as consistent and individualistic as CLUTCH over the last decade. Kicking off their career with the novelty hit, "A Shogun Named Marcus", the band could have easily disappeared down the major label black hole when they failed to deliver more radio-friendly fodder after that. Rather, the band followed ...

Read more

Posted in: CD Reviews

AVIDOST Recording Debut Album With Veteran Producer NEIL KERNON

Veteran producer Neil Kernon (NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE, DEICIDE, QUEENSRŸCHE) is currently working with an unsigned, female-fronted band called AVIDOST. Based out of Chicago, Illinois, the five-piece group "has a lot of different flavors to their music, from black metal, to progressive metal to well — lots of their own styles too," according to Kernon. Consisting ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SEBASTIAN BACH: 'Forever Wild' DVD Details Revealed

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has uploaded the cover image for his upcoming DVD, "Forever Wild", at his official web site. Check it out here. As previously reported, "Forever Wild" is scheduled for release on June 1 through Eagle Vision Entertainment. The complete track listing for the disc is as follows: Main ...

Read more

Posted in: News

CANNIBAL CORPSE Announce Mexican Dates

Veteran death metallers CANNIBAL CORPSE have announced the details of their upcoming Mexican tour. The dates are as follows: May 26 - Puebla, Puebla, MEX @ Salon Los Angeles May 27 - Guadalajara, Jalisco, MEX @ Hard Rock Live May 28 - Monterrey, N.L., MEX @ TBA May 29 - San Luis Potosi, S.L.P., MEX ...

Read more

Posted in: News