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CREED Reunion Tour Inching Closer

A "teaser" video for CREED's upcoming reunion tour, which is expected to kick off this summer, can be viewed below. Meanwhile, fans can sign up for the band's new mailing list at CreedOfficial.com. Sources reported last year that there were "significant dollars" on the table for a CREED trek, although a spokesperson for ...

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SUN GODS IN EXILE Signs With SMALL STONE RECORDS

SUN GODS IN EXILE, a new "heavy Southern rawk" band featuring members of Boston's CORTEZ and Maine's doom giants OCEAN, has inked a deal with Detroit's Small Stone Records. The group's debut album, titled "Black Light, White Lines", was tracked at Mad Oak Studios in Allston, Massachusetts with engineer Benny Groto, who has previously worked ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Prepping Next Effort

According to The Pulse of Radio, ALTER BRIDGE announced on Tuesday (February 17) that the band has begun working on its new album, tentatively titled "Alter Bridge III". No other info as far as a release date, producer or studio has been revealed. In the meantime, ALTER BRIDGE singer Myles Kennedy and guitarist Mark Tremonti ...

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SAXON Reissues Coming In February

EMI has set a February 23 release date for the first batch of SAXON reissues covering the albums "Saxon", "Wheels Of Steel" and "Strong Arm Of The Law". * "Saxon": Originally released in 1979, SAXON's self-titled debut, widely regarded as the first LP to be issued by a New Wave Of British Heavy Metal band, ...

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PETER CRISS In 'Frame Of Mind' Movie; DVD Due Next Month

Original KISS drummer Peter Criss co-stars in a movie called "Frame of Mind" alongside Chris Noth ("Law & Order", "Sex and the City") and Vince Curatola ("The Sopranos"). The film, which will be released on DVD on February 24, was shot entirely in Carlstadt, New Jersey and was directed by Charles Evans, who co-wrote the ...

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CHRIS CORNELL Celebrating Return Of His Guitars

Former AUDIOSLAVE/SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell has been celebrating the return of his guitar collection after winning a recent court action against ex-wife Susan Silver. "Speaking of guitars," he writes in his most recent blog entry at ChrisCornell.com, " I was just dusting off the 15 or so guitars that I recently had returned to me ...

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METALLICA's ULRICH, HAMMETT Talk 'Guitar Hero'

Mike Snider of USA Today conducted an interview with METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich and guitarist Kirk Hammett, as well as Activision lead designer Alan Flores, about the upcoming Guitar Hero: Metallica game, due early in 2009. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Q: How did this game come about? Flores: ...

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TYKETTO Announces 'Around The World In 18 Days' Tour Dates

The new lineup of TYKETTO — featuring Danny Vaughn (vocals), Jimi Kennedy (bass) and Michael Clayton (drums) alongside the group's latest additions, PJ Zitarosa (guitar and vocals) and Bobby Lynch (keyboards and vocals) — has announced the dates for its "Around The World In 18 Days" tour: Jan. 15 - Bar A - Lake Como, ...

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Negotiations For CREED Reunion Underway

The Pulse of Radio reports that CREED is officially working on the details for a 2009 reunion tour, according to Billboard.com. Sources have reported that there are "significant dollars" on the table for a CREED trek, although a spokesperson for Wind-Up said, "There have been some talks, but it would be premature to comment on ...

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VIVISECT Announces New Album Title

Spawned from the ashes of the rock band ROAD CLOSED, VIVISECT is a thrash/death/progressive metal band based out of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Through many style and lineup changes, VIVISECT has now found a solid lineup and have slowly come into their own sound. Fusing influences from such bands as SLAYER, THINE EYES BLEED, PANTERA, TESTAMENT, ...

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APRIL WINE Frontman Hospitalized

According to ChartAttack.com, APRIL WINE had to cancel a Halifax performance when frontman Myles Goodwin was hospitalized on Friday (November 28). The 60-year-old collapsed and hit his head shortly after he arrived at the airport in Montreal. Guitarist Brian Greenway, who was travelling with Goodwin, told CBC News that his colleague seemed to ...

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SUN GODS IN EXILE Working On Debut CD

SUN GODS IN EXILE, a new "heavy Southern rawk" band featuring members of Boston's CORTEZ and Maine's doom giants OCEAN, is about to enter the studio to begin work on its debut CD. The effort will be tracked at Mad Oak Studios in Allston, Massachusetts with engineer Benny Groto, who has previously worked with ROADSAW, ...

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Could LED ZEPPELIN Tour Lead To CREED Reunion?

The Pulse of Radio reports: Could a tour featuring the non-singing members of LED ZEPPELIN possibly lead to a reunion of . . . CREED? According to Billboard.com, that scenario might just happen. Three members of LED ZEPPELIN — guitarist Jimmy Page, bass player John Paul Jones and current drummer Jason Bonham — have confirmed ...

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LED ZEPPELIN-JACK WHITE Rumor Squashed

The Pulse of Radio reports that a source has squashed rumors that WHITE STRIPES and RACONTEURS frontman Jack White was approached to tour with LED ZEPPELIN members Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones and Jason Bonham. White had reportedly been mentioned as a fill-in for Robert Plant, who has no plans to tour with ZEPPELIN despite ...

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Reunited VISION OF DISORDER To Record New Studio Album

VISION OF DISORDER, the Long Island-based outfit that combined traditional East Coast hardcore with thrash metal before disbanding in 2002, has reformed to record a new studio album. The new project promises to bring all the brutal intensity of the group's early favorites but with a new eclectic sound that only V.O.D. can deliver. The ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Members To Tour With ALTER BRIDGE Singer?

TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider, whose manager apparently also works with Robert Plant, has told MuchMoreMusic's Matt Wells that LED ZEPPELIN members Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones and Jason Bonhman have tapped ALTER BRIDGE singer Myles R. Kennedy to sing with them on the road tour if Plant refuses to join them for the much-rumored ...

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