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MÖTLEY CRÜE, Guitar Center Announce Semi-Finalists Of 'Guitar Center On-Stage' Contest

Continuing its commitment to the support of aspiring artists, Guitar Center and MÖTLEY CRÜE announced today the 30 semi-finalists for the Guitar Center On-Stage – Your Chance To Make Rock History. Guitar Center and the world's most notorious rock band will provide one up-and-coming band the ultimate, career-altering opportunity — the chance to open on ...

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SLASH Talks About Forthcoming Solo Album

Rick Landers of ModernGuitars.com recently conducted an interview with VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. ModernGuitars.com: I understand that you've also got a new book coming out by Marc Canter ("Reckless Road: Guns N' Roses & The Making Of Appetite For Destruction"). Can you ...

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SLASH's Co-Author Launches MySpace Blog

The co-author of VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash's self-titled memoir Anthony Bozza has teamed up with MySpace to post an exclusive blog titled "The Soundtrack" in which he gives his suggested tracks by Slash to listen to while reading the book. Here is an excerpt from the blog: "It took exactly eight seconds for ...

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MACHINE HEAD Frontman Checks In From HEAVEN AND HELL Tour

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robert Flynn has issued the following update: "I write to you from the beautiful city of Cleveland, Ohio in the United States of muthafuckin' America. We have been out with the HEAVEN AND HELL and MEGADETH guys now for almost three weeks, and man, what can I say... it's pretty unbelievable. Huge ...

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Gospels for the Sick - SCUM

Hey kids, look, another supergroup! SCUM brings together a motley crew of extreme musicians, including Casey Chaos (AMEN), Samoth and Faust (EMPEROR), Cosmocrator (MINDGRINDER), and Happy Tom (TURBONEGRO). Nocturno Culto (DARKTHRONE), Mortiis, and Knut "Euroboy" Schreider (TURBONEGRO, EUROBOYS) contribute guest vocals. The result of this collaboration is "Gospels of the Sick", a metal-infused punk album ...

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