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QUEENSRŸCHE Raises Over $80,000 For VH1 SAVE THE MUSIC FOUNDATION

QUEENSRŸCHE raised over $80,000 for the VH1 Save The Music Foundation, which supports music education programs across the country, by hosting motorcycle rides with fans, accepting individual donations, and offering ticket packages throughout the band's recent tour. QUEENSRŸCHE frontman Geoff Tate is a friend of Buell Motorcycles head Erik Buell, who made matching QUEENSRŸCHE bikes ...

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TIGERTAILZ Offers Update On Ailing Bassist

Reunited U.K. rockers TIGERTAILZ have issued the following update on the condition of their bassist Pepsi Tate, who was recently diagnosed with a severe stomach condition that has lead to internal muscle seizure: "After hospital tests and various treatment, Pepsi has returned home and is making progress on the road to a full recovery. Although ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS: U.S Show Details Announced

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metal band VICIOUS RUMORS will play three shows in California in late October prior to its European tour with BEYOND FEAR and COURAGEOUS (which runs from Oct. 31 to Nov. 19). The dates are as follows: Oct. 21 - John Mclaren Park - San Francisco, CA (3:00 p.m. show) Oct. ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Guitarist, Drummer Schedule In-Store Appearances

QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton and drummer Scott Rockenfield will be making in-store appearances at the following Sam Ash locations: Oct. 05 - Canoga Park, CA - 818-709-5650 Oct. 06 - Las Vegas, NV - 702-734-0007 Nov. 03 - King of Prussia, PA - 610-265-6444 Nov. 14 - Cleveland, OH - 440-446-0850 Nov. 15 - Madison, ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS: California Dates Announced

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metal band VICIOUS RUMORS will play three shows in California in late October prior to its European tour with BEYOND FEAR and COURAGEOUS (which runs from Oct. 31 to Nov. 19). The dates are as follows (venue details to follow): Oct. 20 - San Francisco, CA @ TBA Oct. 25 ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS Schedules Headlining Shows In Japan

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metal band VICIOUS RUMORS has confirmed two headlining shows in Tokyo, Japan, to take place shortly following its upcoming European tour with BEYOND FEAR and COURAGEOUS (which runs from Oct. 31 to Nov. 19). More information will be made available soon. VICIOUS RUMORS will release its new album, "Warball", in ...

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TIGERTAILZ Bassist Hospitalized; Temporary Replacement Announced

Reunited U.K. rockers TIGERTAILZ have updated their official web site with the following message: "After weeks of struggling with acute stomach pain Pepsi Tate [bass] was admitted into hospital earlier this week. Following a detailed medical examination, Pepsi has been diagnosed with a severe stomach condition that has lead to internal muscle seizure. Pepsi is ...

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LEATHERWOLF To Film 'Behind The Gun' Video This Weekend

California metallers LEATHERWOLF will film a video for the track "Behind the Gun" this weekend. "No big budget production or anything, but it should be cool," the band writes on its web site. "Behind the Gun" comes off the group's new album, "World Asylum", which was released in June on the band's N.I.L.8 Records label ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS: 'Warball' Audio Samples Available

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metal band VICIOUS RUMORS has uploaded two short samples from its upcoming "Warball" abum — "Sonic Rebellion" and "Mr. Miracle" — at its official web site. Due on October 8 via Mascot Records, "Warball" was recorded at Trident Studios in Pacheco, CA by Geoff Thorpe and Juan J. ...

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TIGERTAILZ: 'Falling Down' Video Posted Online

U.K. rockers TIGERTAILZ have posted their video for the song "Falling Down" at this location (Windows Media). The band's promotional video in over 10 years was directed by bassist Pepsi Tate and "visually complements the fantastic tune of 'Falling Down' with people falling off buildings, cars, bikes etc.," reads a posting on the ...

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Members Of ELECTRIC WIZARD And MOGWAI Team Up In New Project

Members of Scottish post-rock icons MOGWAI and underground metal heavyweights ELECTRIC WIZARD have teamed up to create a new outfit CRIPPLED BLACK PHOENIX, to be produced by PORTISHEAD visionary Geoff Barrow. Several years ago, a chance meeting backstage between Justin Greaves (IRON MONKEY, HARD TO SWALLOW, ELECTRIC WIZARD, VARUKERS) and Dominic Aitchison (MOGWAI), led to ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Kicks Off Multimedia Extravaganza Tonight

Launch Radio Networks reports: QUEENSRŸCHE kicks off their North American tour tonight (Friday, August 25) in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The band is doing their "Operation: Mindcrime I" and "II" albums in their entirety, with a full-on multimedia extravaganza. Frontman Geoff Tate told Launch that the shows will expand on what they did last year, ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Singer Talks About Charity Motorcycle Rides

Launch Radio Networks reports: QUEENSRŸCHE is getting ready to start a North American tour for its "Operation: Mindcrime II" album, but it's also got something else in the works. Frontman Geoff Tate and guitarist Mike Stone will be hosting motorcycle rides with fans throughout the tour to raise money for the VH1 Save The Music ...

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VELVET REVOLVER, DEFTONES, ALICE IN CHAINS Members Featured On BEATLES Compilation

On October 24, 2006, Restless Records will release "Butchering The Beatles" — featuring the biggest, the baddest, the heaviest all-star line-up ever assembled to honor what is arguably the greatest band ever — THE BEATLES. All-in-all, over 50 internationally known recording artists bring their unique bone-crushing slant to these remarkable songs. Produced by Grammy award-winning ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS: 'Warball' Artwork Revealed

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers VICIOUS RUMORS have posted the cover artwork for their new album, "Warball", at this location. Due in October via Mascot Records, the CD was recorded at Trident Studios in Pacheco, CA by Geoff Thorpe and Juan J. Orteaga and includes lead-guitar contributions from Brad Gillis (NIGHT RANGER) ...

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LEATHERWOLF: U.S. Dates Announced

California metallers LEATHERWOLF have lined up the following dates during September: Sep. 01 - FBI Rock Club - Houston, TX Sep. 02 - Sam's Burger Joint - San Antonio, TX Sep. 14 - ProgPower VII (Preparty) - Atlanta, GA Sep. 22 - The Firehouse - St. George, Utah Sep. 23 - Tailspin - Las Vegas, ...

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