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DIMEBAG: More RockWalk Induction, Black Tooth Bash Photos Posted Online

More photos have been posted online from PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott's induction into Hollywood's RockWalk (which took place Thursday afternoon, May 17 in front of the Guitar Center at 7425 Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, California) and the Black Tooth Bash, which followed later in the evening at the House of Blues in Hollywood, California. ...

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DIMEBAG's BLACK TOOTH BASH: Photos Available

ZRock has posted photos from the Black Tooth Bash, which took place this past Thursday night (May 17) at the House of Blues in Hollywood, California. The music and memory of "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott lived on as friends, family, and fans rocked the night away. Early acoustic performances included "It's Been A While" by Aaron ...

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ZAKK WYLDE To Perform At DIMEBAG Hollywood's RockWalk Induction

May 17, 2007 marks the day of "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott's induction into Hollywood's RockWalk, the only sidewalk gallery dedicated to honoring those artists who have made a significant impact and lasting contribution to the growth and evolution of rock 'n' roll. A bronze bust of Abbott will be unveiled during the ceremony and later installed ...

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FOZZY Singer's Memoir Due In October

Former WWE champion and FOZZY lead singer Chris Jericho will release his memoir, on October 25 through Grand Central Publishing. The book, called "A Lion's Tale" (book cover), focuses on his formative years in the wrestling business. For more information, visit Amazon.com. FOZZY's third album, "All That Remains", was released in ...

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Former FUEL Drummer Releases Debut Album With New Band FOSTERCHILD

Silent Majority Group (SMG) has announced a March 20 release date for the much-anticipated debut album from FOSTERCHILD, the new four-piece rock band featuring former FUEL drummer Kevin Miller. Co-produced by Brett Hestla (VIRGOS, DARK NEW DAY) and Pete Thornton (SHINEDOWN, LIMP BIZKIT), "Independence Day" features 11 songs, including its first single "Sugar Cookie". Already ...

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VINNIE PAUL, NIKKI SIXX, WARREN DEMARTINI: NAMM Photos Posted Online

Vinnie Paul (PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN, HELLYEAH), Nikki Sixx (MÖTLEY CRÜE), Mick Mars (MÖTLEY CRÜE), Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Dave Mustaine (MEGADETH) and Warren DeMartini (RATT) are among the musicians that attended this year's winter NAMM show (National Association of Music Merchants) in Anaheim, California. Vinnie Paul signed autographs at the Pearl booth at NAMM on January ...

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BLOODSIMPLE To Begin Mixing New Album Next Week

BLOODSIMPLE vocalist Tim Williams (ex-VISION OF DISORDER) has issued the following update: "Well, friends, it's been quite a year looking back on '06. It's been a long haul for BLOODSIMPLE since we quit the road back in July. Although since we have been home, we've been very, very busy. Our new [second] record is pretty ...

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PANTERA, DISTURBED, SEVENDUST Drummers To Take Part In Special PEARL Signing Session

Vinnie Paul (PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN, HELLYEAH), Morgan Rose (SEVENDUST), Mike Wengren (DISTURBED), Dave Buckner (PAPA ROACH), Barry Kerch (SHINEDOWN) and Adrian Erlandsson (CRADLE OF FILTH) are among the metal musicians who will take part in a special signing session on Saturday, January 20 at the NAMM show (National Association of Music Merchants). The session will be ...

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HEXEREI Signs With SCREAMING FERRET WRECKORDS

New Hampshire-based metal outfit HEXEREI has signed a two-album deal with Screaming Ferret Wreckords (NUCLEAR ASSAULT, MELIAH RAGE). The group's new CD, titled "Pay Your Dues", is tentatively scheduled for release in April, to be followed by a year of touring. Commented HEXEREI vocalist Travis Pfenning: "We are very excited about this new album, and ...

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BLOODSIMPLE Covers THE DOORS: Audio Available

BLOODSIMPLE, which features in its ranks former members of VISION OF DISORDER and MEDICATION, has posted the following message on its MySpace page: "Well, you guys overwhelmed us with ideas for covers, so many good ones I wish we could do a whole record of 'em, but that ain't happenin', so we picked one, went ...

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BLOODSIMPLE Taps LIFE OF AGONY Bassist For DVD Cover Illustration

BLOODSIMPLE, which features in its ranks former members of VISION OF DISORDER and MEDICATION, has tapped LIFE OF AGONY bassist/SPOILER NYC mainman Alan Robert to create the custom cover illustration for its upcoming DVD, to be released in early 2007. Alan previously designed album covers, web sites and merchandise for such other bands as PUDDLE ...

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ARMY OF ANYONE To Headline SNOCORE TOUR

SnoCore Tour is back in 2007 with headliners ARMY OF ANYONE. The tour will kick off January 18 in Houston, TX with support from HURT and more to be announced. The first round of dates has been released and the majority will go on sale this weekend. ARMY OF ANYONE (featuring vocalist Richard Patrick from ...

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FOZZY: Georgia Dates Announced

FOZZY, the band featuring vocalist Chris Jericho (of WWE wrestling fame) and members of STUCK MOJO, has lined up the following dates: Nov. 17 - Soho's - Columbus, GA Nov. 18 - Rick's - Macon, GA FOZZY's third album, "All That Remains", was released in January 2005 via SPV Records. A video for the album's ...

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SOIL Chooses SHINEDOWN Tour Over IN FLAMES/LACUNA COIL

SOIL guitarist Shaun Glass has released a statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET explaining the band's decision to pull out of the upcoming IN FLAMES/LACUNA COIL trek (where they have since been replaced by Massachusetts' SEEMLESS). Commented Glass: "SOIL has decided on doing a December run with our longtime friends in SHINEDOWN, which is [slated to take place ...

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'Masters Of Horror II' Track Listing Revealed

Showtime's #1 series, "Masters of Horror", has become a must-see for fans of horror, with each hour-long episode showcasing a unique horror experience. The first "Masters of Horror" soundtrack was a success. Now, with a built-in following; on October 24 Downtown Records is set to release "Masters of Horror II". With the success of the ...

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GODSMACK: Live Video From Japan Posted Online

A video clip of GODSMACK performing the song "Straight out of Line" at the Udo Music Fest in Japan in July has been posted online at YouTube.com. GODSMACK's latest album, "IV", has sold 582,000 copies in the United States since its April 25 release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The band's current North American ...

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ANOTHER ANIMAL: Debut Album To Arrive In February

ANOTHER ANIMAL, the new band featuring GODSMACK members Shannon Larkin (drums), Robbie Merrill (bass) and Tony Rombola (guitar), alongside vocalist Whitfield Crane (UGLY KID JOE, LIFE OF AGONY, MEDICATION) and DROPBOX guitarist Lee Richards, will release its debut album in February via via Republic/Universal. "We know we said the CD was going to be out ...

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GODSMACK To Perform On 'Last Call With Carson Daly'

GODSMACK will perform its current single, "Shine Down", on NBC-TV's "Last Call with Carson Daly" on Tuesday, September 19. GODSMACK's latest album, "IV", has sold 582,000 copies in the United States since its April 25 release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The band's current North American tour is a three-act package, featuring ROB ZOMBIE in the ...

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