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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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DUST TO DUST To Support TYPE O NEGATIVE, LACUNA COIL

Brooklyn rockers DUST TO DUST will be supporting TYPE O NEGATIVE and LACUNA COIL at the following dates: Sep. 15 - 9:30 Club - Washington D.C Sep. 16 - The Boathouse - Norfolk, VA Sep. 17 - Crocodile Rocks - Allentown, PA Sep. 19 - L'Amour - Brooklyn, NY As previously reported, DUST TO DUST ...

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KID ROCK Set For MOTORCYCLE MANIA 3

Kid Rock, who is currently finishing up his new album in Los Angeles, is making time to attend the upcoming Motorcycle Mania 3 event, sponsored and organized by Jesse James and his motorcycle company West Coast Choppers. Rock will join James for a ride through Mexico as part of the event, according to Launch. The ...

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IRON MAIDEN Announce U.K. Dates, Single Details

IRON MAIDEN have announced the details of the U.K. portion of their "Dance Of Death World Tour", which is scheduled to kick off in Europe in mid-October. Tickets for the U.K. shows go on sales on July 30. IRON MAIDEN U.K. (and Irish) tour dates: Dec. 01 – Dublin, IRE - The Point Dec. 03 ...

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AUDIOSLAVE To Release DVD At The End Of The Month

AUDIOSLAVE will release their first DVD on July 29. The self-titled collection will boast the outfit's three videos ("Show Me How To Live", "Cochise" and "Like a Stone"), footage from their November 2002 live debut atop the marquee of New York's Ed Sullivan Theater and interviews with all four members of the band. AUDIOSLAVE — ...

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LIFE OF AGONY Announce European Tour!

The classic LIFE OF AGONY lineup of Keith Caputo (vocals), Alan Robert (bass), Joey Z (guitar) and Sal Abruscato (drums) will embark on a European tour during October/November. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 18 - Antwerp, BEL - Hof Ter Lo Oct. 19 - Offenbach, GER - Capitol Oct. 21 - Dortmund, GER - ...

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IRON MAIDEN: ROSKILDE Set To Be Webcast

An uncut audio recording of IRON MAIDEN's performance at this year's Roskilde Festival, taped a few days ago in Roskilde, Denmark, will be broadcast this Sunday, July 6, between 8:00 and 10:00 p.m. on the "Stahlwerk" show on Radio Fritz in Germany. Listen to it online at this location. For more information on ...

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SKEW SISKIN Announce New Drummer

Germany's SKEW SISKIN have acquired a new drummer by the name of Damien. "He's a real crazy bird and we feel that we made an excellent choice," the band said in an official statement. "His drum skills match what SKEW SISKIN's rhythms are about: Keith Moon meets Phil Rudd! A steady 4/4 rhythm with a ...

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Former MACHINE HEAD Guitarist Names New Project

Former MACHINE HEAD guitarist Ahrue Luster has chosen the name SUPERNAUT for his new Sacramento-based project in which he is joined by three former members of the local band JUGGERNAUT. The group (Luster, vocalist Patrick Schmidt, bassist Rob Marshall, and drummer Marty Bechtel), which has been in existence since last fall, "has taken a bit ...

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COLD To Release New EP In The Winter

COLD plan to record an EP for release this winter with a number of special guests, including STAIND's Aaron Lewis and members of SEVENDUST. "ALICE IN CHAINS did 'Sap' and they had a bunch of their friends from like MUDHONEY and SOUNDGARDEN . . . join in," COLD frontman Scooter Ward told Launch. "[We] talked ...

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Accelerated Evolution - THE DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND

Devin Townsend and "writer's block" are two things that have about as much chance as coming together in this lifetime as George Bush hugging a tree. In his world, if he's not working on or releasing an album, then he probably pops a thermometer in his mouth to check if he's coming down with something. ...

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CHRIS CORNELL Spotted With Younger Model In Paris

E! Online's Ted Casablanca reports AUDIOSLAVE frontman Chris Cornell was spotted ignoring the anti-French hoopla and shopping with a gorgeous, much younger model-type along the Avenue Montaigne in Paris. Loaded down with heaps of purchases, SOUNDGARDEN's former singer was wearing a black leather jacket despite unseasonable 70-degree weather. Cornell has been married to former SOUNDGARDEN ...

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AUDIOSLAVE Certified Platinum

AUDIOSLAVE's self-titled debut album has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for sales of over one million copies in the U.S. The supergroup, composed of former SOUNDGARDEN vocalist Chris Cornell and former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE members Tom Morello (guitar), Brad Wilk (drums), and Tim Commerford (bass), recently released their ...

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AUDIOSLAVE's CHRIS CORNELL: 'OZZFEST Sucks'

AUDIOSLAVE, the new group featuring ex-SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell and former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE members Tim Commerford (bass), Brad Wilk (drums), and Tom Morello (guitar), stopped by the "Cane and Cabbie" show on New York's K-Rock yesterday. When asked why they are playing small shows on their current tour, Morello responded that it's because ...

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Police Make Arrest In 1993 MIA ZAPATA Slaying

The 1993 killing of Seattle punk-rock singer Mia Zapata of THE GITS, which baffled police and her fans for nearly a decade, appears to have been solved with the arrest of a man in Miami, according to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Jesus C. Mezquia, a 48-year-old fisherman and laborer with a history of assaults on women ...

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AUDIOSLAVE Line Up First Full U.S. Tour

AUDIOSLAVE, the band formed by former members of RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE and SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell, have lined up their first full U.S tour. All of the upcoming concerts, beginning with a Feb. 21 date in Denver, Colorado, have been booked in small venues so the crowd will be able to experience the band's ...

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AUDIOSLAVE Film New Video, Hit The Road

AUDIOSLAVE are shooting the music video for their second single, "Like A Stone", this week in Los Angeles with director Meiert Avis. Avis directed the first eight U2 videos and has also worked with Bruce Springsteen. The group have also announced their first appearances outside the U.S., set to take place later in the month. ...

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Former NEUROTICA Guitarist Resurfaces In BUTTONHOOK

Former NEUROTICA guitarist Mike Gaudreau has teamed up with ex-DEN OF THIEVES singer Roman Carson in an Atlanta-based act named BUTTONHOOK. The group, whose sound is being described as a cross between SOUNDGARDEN and GUNS N' ROSES, recently issued a self-titled debut CD, available online via the group's official web site at this ...

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AUDIOSLAVE: More European Dates Announced

AUDIOSLAVE, the band made up of former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE and SOUNDGARDEN members, have announced two additional concerts as part of their upcoming European tour in January. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jan. 14 – Paris, FRA @ Olympia Jan. 17 – London, UK @ Astoria Jan. 20 – Tilburg, NETH @ ...

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AUDIOSLAVE Announce European Dates

AUDIOSLAVE, the band made up of former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE and SOUNDGARDEN members, have announced two European shows in January. They will play at Olympia in Paris, France on Jan. 14 and Astoria in London, U.K. on Jan. 17. Other dates are set to follow. AUDIOSLAVE recently completed two brief headlining slots in New ...

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AUDIOSLAVE, MUDVAYNE Debut In BILLBOARD's Top 20

AUDIOSLAVE's self-titled debut, featuring ex-SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell and former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE members, has entered The Billboard 200 Pop Album chart at position No. 7 after selling 162,000 copies in its first week. SOUNDGARDEN's final studio release for A&M, 1996's "Down on the Upside", opened at No. 2 on sales of 176,000 units, ...

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Audioslave - AUDIOSLAVE

When word first surfaced about the teaming of ex-SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell with the remnants of RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE — guitarist Tom Morello, bassist Tim Commerford, and drummer Brad Wilk — it seemed that there were two immediate reactions among fans of both bands: either this was the most ill-conceived collaboration ever, or a ...

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