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MOTÖRHEAD's LEMMY Working On First Solo Album

MOTÖRHEAD's Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister recently spent time at Berlin's Monongo studios (web site) (owned by German rockers SKEW SISKIN) recording tracks for his first solo CD. "We are working on [Lemmy's] solo album at the moment," SKEW SISKIN guitarist Jim Voxx revealed in an interview Sunday (November 9) with the Radio Fritz metal ...

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TEMPLE OF THE DOG Reunion Among Surprises At PEARL JAM Benefit Gig

PEARL JAM were joined by a host of famous musical friends on stage last night (Oct. 28) in Santa Barbara, Calif., at a benefit for the Louis Warschaw Prostate Cancer Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Among the guests appearing on stage during the performance were PEARL JAM's former drummer Jack Irons, singer/songwriter Jack Johnson, veteran ...

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CHRIS CORNELL Celebrates Engagement In Paris

The New York Post reports that Chris Cornell, who sang for grunge gods SOUNDGARDEN and now fronts AUDIOSLAVE, celebrated his engagement to Paris-based publicist Vicky Karayiannis at Le Bar at the Plaza Athenee Hotel the other night. After Cornell gave his fiancée a Harry Winston diamond, the happy couple partied with supermodels Adriana Lima and ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE Members Name Side Project

TYPE O NEGATIVE members Johnny Kelly and Kenny Hickey along with DUST TO DUST's Rob Traynor have set SKYND as the name of their new project, the musical direction of which is being described as "SABBATH, SOUNDGARDEN, BEATLES, groove-oriented — nothing happy, all in minor." SKYND are tentatively scheduled to make their live debut this ...

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GODSMACK To Show 'The Other Side' In November

GODSMACK have set "The Other Side" as the title for their upcoming eight-song acoustic album, featuring four new songs and four unplugged versions of album cuts, according to MTV.com. Two of the previously unreleased tracks, "Running Blind" and "Voices", are old songs GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna wrote but never recorded, one will be by DROPBOX, ...

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ROGER MIRET & THE DISASTERS Drop Off EASTPAK RESISTANCE Tour

ROGER MIRET & THE DISASTERS have dropped off the Eastpak Resistance European tour due to the fact they'll be touring the U.S. with RANCID. SWORN ENEMY have been confirmed to replace them. Eastpak Resistance tour dates: Nov. 14 – Munich, GER @ Elser Halle Nov. 15 – Osnabruck, GER @ Dutehalle Nov. 16 – London, ...

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HENDRIX Tops ROLLING STONE Poll

Jimi Hendrix has been named the greatest guitar player by Rolling Stone magazine in a poll to discover the greatest guitarists of all time. Hendrix received a glowing tribute from WHO guitarist Pete Townshend, who wrote that he "made the electric guitar beautiful," according to Reuters. Townshend recalled that one of Hendrix's shows was "so ...

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RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE To Release Posthumous Live CD/DVD

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE will release a posthumous live CD/DVD, titled "Live at the Olympic Auditorium", on November 18 through Epic Records. The 16-track album, which was originally slated for release in November 2000, was recorded September 12-13, 2000, during what became the group's final concerts with singer Zack de la Rocha, who quit the ...

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