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DEF LEPPARD: 'Yeah!' Covers Album Due In April

Syndicated newspaper columnists Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith are reporting that DEF LEPPARD is taking a much-deserved break before embarking on another round of touring and album promotion. The band kept up a breakneck pace of concerts, awards shows and promotional appearances from May into December last year with its hit "Rock of Ages" ...

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AEROSMITH, MÖTLEY CRÜE, DEF LEPPARD, DISTURBED Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: AEROSMITH, LENNY KRAVITZ Venue: Pepsi Arena City/State: Albany, N.Y. Date: Nov. 30, 2005 Gross Sales: $1,136,582 Attendance: 12,662 Capacity: 12,662 Artist/Event: AEROSMITH, LENNY KRAVITZ Venue: Wolstein Center City/State: Cleveland, Ohio Date: Dec. 4, 2005 Gross Sales: ...

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DRY KILL LOGIC: No Plans To Jump On Metalcore Bandwagon

DRY KILL LOGIC will enter the studio in February with producers Eddie Wohl and Rob Caggiano (CRADLE OF FILTH, ANTHRAX) of Scrap 60 to begin recording their third album, tentatively due next spring. "The guys are writing some killer riffs, and I think it's going to be another progression in the evolution of this band," ...

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DEF LEPPARD: 'Kimmel' Performance Posted Online

DEF LEPPARD peformed their classic "Rock of Ages" on ABC-TV's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on November 23. Watch the performance online at ABC.go.com. DEF LEPPARD are one of only five rock groups that can claim two original albums selling 10 million-plus copies each in the U.S.: THE BEATLES, LED ZEPPELIN, PINK FLOYD, VAN HALEN ...

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AUDIOSLAVE To Perform New Single On VH1's 'Big In '05'

AUDIOSLAVE will perform their latest single, "Doesn't Remind Me", on VH1's "Big In '05". You can catch the performance at the times below. Sunday, Dec. 4 at 8:00 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4 at 11:00 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5 at 2:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 8:00 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8 at 12:00 ...

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JUDAS PRIEST, AEROSMITH, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: JUDAS PRIEST, ANTHRAX Venue: Pengrowth Saddledome City/State: Calgary, Alberta Date: Oct. 21, 2005 Gross Sales: $255,571 Attendance: 5,824 Capacity: 7,500 Artist/Event: JUDAS PRIEST, ANTHRAX Venue: Rexall Place City/State: Edmonton, Alberta Date: Oct. 20, 2005 Gross Sales: ...

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Give Me the Fear - TOKYO DRAGONS

Produced by the same guy who brought you THE DARKNESS, and already hyped to the rafters by the ever-fickle U.K. press, London denimboys TOKYO DRAGONS are yet another band pulling the mirrored shades, leather vests, and moustaches so ironic they hurt, all in the name of "real rock and roll". The thing these would-be saviors ...

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DEF LEPPARD: Pour Some Bluegrass On Me

DEF LEPPARD's official web site has been updated with the following message: "With the upcoming [DEF LEPPARD] covers album 'Yeah!' (scheduled for release in March/April 2006), the band pays tribute to some of their musical heroes from their youth. But, it can also work the other way around: with 'Pickin' on Def Leppard' here's an ...

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SOUNDSCAN Report: JUDAS PRIEST, DEF LEPPARD, SHADOWS FALL DVDs

The following are notable heavy metal/hard rock U.S. sales debuts for the week ending November 22, 2005, as reported by Nielsen SoundScan (all figures are rounded to the nearest thousand, except numbers under 1,000, which are rounded to the nearest hundred): JUDAS PRIEST - "Rising In The East" DVD: 7,000 DEF LEPPARD - "Rock Of ...

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BUCKCHERRY: 'Crazy Bitch' Video Posted Online

Reunited Los Angeles hard rockers BUCKCHERRY have uploaded their video for the track "Crazy Bitch" at this location. Directed by Ulf Buddensieck (NICKELBACK, BUSH, CHEVELLE, SWITCHFOOT), the video was shot at the Key Club and cast primarily through an open call on MySpace, resulting in a "wild, sexy video that harkens back to ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, JUDAS PRIEST, DEF LEPPARD Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, BRAND NEW SIN Venue: Electric Factory City/State: Philadelphia, Pa. Date: Oct. 22, 2005 Attendance: 1,758 Capacity: 2,250 Artist/Event: BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Venue: Hampton Beach Casino City/State: Hampton, N.H. Date: Oct. 29, 2005 Attendance: ...

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DEF LEPPARD: Upcoming TV Appearances Detailed

DEF LEPPARD, who've sold a staggering 65 million albums worldwide and played in front of more than 50 million people across the globe, will impact the TV airwaves in a major way beginning with a powerful outdoor performance on ABC-TV's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Wednesday, November 23. This will be followed by performances on VH1's "Big ...

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DRY KILL LOGIC: In Writing Mode

DRY KILL LOGIC will enter the studio in February with producers Eddie Wohl and Rob Caggiano (CRADLE OF FILTH, ANTHRAX) of Scrap 60 to begin recording their third album, tentatively due next spring. Commented DRY KILL LOGIC drummer Phil Arcuri: "Right now, we're back home in New York writing the new CD. It's coming along ...

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Former KISS Guitarist BRUCE KULICK Featured On New RADIOACTIVE Album

Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick makes a guest appearance on the new album by Swedish axeman Tommy Denander's solo project RADIOACTIVE. Titled "Taken", the CD features Kulick on a song called "Premonition". Other celebrity musicians on the album include Steve Lukather, Neal Schon, Yngwie Malmsteen, Jeff Porcaro and Andreas Carlsson, who has previously collaborated with ...

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DEF LEPPARD To Appear At SPIKE TV's VIDEO GAME AWARDS 2005

According to PunchJump.com, DEF LEPPARD will appear at Spike TV's Video Game Awards 2005, which will take place on Nov. 18 and air on Dec 10. Other celebrities set to appear at the event include THE RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, 50 CENT, MISSY ELLIOTT, The Rock, Vin Diesel, Tony Hawk, and Michael Chiklis. Hosted by ...

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DEF LEPPARD To Perform On VH1' Big In…' Show

On December 4 at 8:00 p.m., VH1 will premiere the 2005 edition of their annual "Big In....." show, which will include a live performance by DEF LEPPARD. Other artists scheduled to perform are BECK and INXS, while artists such as Jeremy Piven, Jessica Simpson, Kate Beckinsale, Lindsay Lohan and many others will also be ...

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