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KISS: 'Rock The Nation' DVD Pushed Back A Week

According to KissOnline.com, the release date of the new live KISS two-disc DVD set, "Kiss - Rock The Nation Live!" (Image Entertainment), has been pushed back to December 13 from the previously announced December 6. Shot in High Def, the DVD will feature the hottest songs from the Washington, D.C. and Virginia Beach, VA concerts, ...

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DEF LEPPARD: 'Rock Of Ages' DVD Release Date Change

DEF LEPPARD have pushed back the release date for the companion DVD to the near-platinum "Rock of Ages" double CD to November 15 from the previously announced November 8. The release assembles the band's greatest videos for the first time on one DVD, along with the video for "Now" (previously unavailable in North America). Also ...

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QUEEN + PAUL RODGERS Play First-Ever U.S. Show

Launch Radio Networks reports: Sunday night (October 16), QUEEN + PAUL RODGERS played their first-ever U.S. show. A packed Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey, saw Rodgers and QUEEN pull from both their catalogues during a show that lasted over two hours, including QUEEN standards "Bohemian Rhapsody", "We Will Rock You"/"We Are The ...

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DEF LEPPARD Guitarist Releases Solo Album

Launch Radio Networks reports: DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell recently stepped away from the band to release a solo album called "Two Sides of If". It features him doing two things you probably haven't heard him do much before — singing lead, and playing blues-based guitar. Campbell told Launch that his love for the kind ...

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LED ZEPPELIN, GUNS N' ROSES And DEF LEPPARD Leather Products Featured In New Collection

Wilsons The Leather Experts Inc., the leading specialty retailer of leather outerwear, accessories and apparel for men and women in the United States, has announced its new licensing arrangement with Bravado International Group. Wilsons Leather together with Bravado International Group will launch an exclusive collection of rock & roll-licensed merchandise for sale in its stores ...

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VH1 To Air Four-Part 'Definitive History' Of Heavy Metal

VH1 has announced plans to launch "VH1 Rock Docs", an all-new slate of high-end feature-length programs in 2006. Each of the docs will reveal an untold story in the history of rock and hip-hop music, combining never-before-seen footage with a unique and unconventional narrative approach. The documentaries will tell some of the most unique stories ...

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KISS: 'Rock The Nation Live!' DVD To Arrive In December

According to KissOnline.com, the new live KISS two-disc DVD set, "Kiss - Rock The Nation Live!", will be available in stores on December 6 through Image Entertainment. Shot in High Def, the DVD will feature the hottest songs from the Washington, D.C. and Virginia Beach, VA concerts, filmed during last year's Rock The Nation tour. ...

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Former PANTERA Bassist Jams With CAMP FREDDY In Hollywood: Photos Available

Rob Zombie, Rex Brown (DOWN, ex-PANTERA), Vivian Campbell (DEF LEPPARD, ex-DIO, WHITESNAKE), Jerry Cantrell (ex-ALICE IN CHAINS), John 5 (ROB ZOMBIE, ex-MARILYN MANSON), Billy Duffy (ex-THE CULT) and Steve Jones (ex-SEX PISTOLS) were among the musicians that joined CAMP FREDDY on stage during their appearance at the Key Club in West Hollywood, California Thursday night ...

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ROB ZOMBIE, VIVIAN CAMPBELL, JERRY CANTRELL To Jam With CAMP FREDDY Tonight

Rob Zombie, Vivian Campbell (DEF LEPPARD, ex-DIO, WHITESNAKE), Jerry Cantrell (ex-ALICE IN CHAINS), John 5 (ROB ZOMBIE, ex-MARILYN MANSON), Billy Duffy (ex-THE CULT) and Steve Jones (ex-SEX PISTOLS) are among the confirmed guests for CAMP FREDDY's appearance at the Key Club in West Hollywood, California Thursday night (Sept. 29). Tickets are $15, with all proceeds ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE, VELVET REVOLVER, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, 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: MÖTLEY CRÜE, SUM 41, THE EXIES, SILVERTIDE Venue: Tweeter Center City/State: Tinley Park, Ill. Date: Aug. 27, 2005 Attendance: 13,069 Capacity: 28,644 Artist/Event: MÖTLEY CRÜE Venue: Post-Gazette Pavilion at Star Lake City/State: Burgettstown, Pa. Date: Aug. ...

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DEF LEPPARD Prepare To Return To The Road

The following update has been posted at DEF LEPPARD's official web site: "After a summer of extensive touring, and before two more months of playing live shows, September seems to be the month when the guys aren't playing live on stage. However, that's only partly true! Yes, on October 11 the 'Rock of Ages' tour ...

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DEF LEPPARD With CHEAP TRICK: More Tour Dates Announced

More dates have been announced for DEF LEPPARD's upcoming tour with CHEAP TRICK. The details are as follows: Oct. 23 - Detroit, MI @ Palace of Auburn Hills Oct. 24 - Grand Rapids, MI @ Van Andel Arena Oct. 26 - Louisville, KY @ Louisville Gardens Oct. 27 - Columbus, OH @ Nationwide Arena Oct. ...

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DEF LEPPARD: More Dates With BRYAN ADAMS Announced

DEF LEPPARD have lined up the following dates with BRYAN ADAMS during October/November: Oct. 11 - Boston, MA - Agganis Arena Oct. 12 - East Rutherford, NJ - Continental Arena Oct. 14 - Bristow, VA - Nissan Pavilion Oct. 15 - Raleigh, NC - Alltel Pavilion Oct. 17 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena ...

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MAN-RAZE: DEF LEPPARD Guitarist's Side Project To Release Single Next Month

MAN-RAZE, the new band featuring DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen, will release their debut maxi-single, "Skin Crawl", on October 24 via Surrealist Records. The single will be available for purchase through all good retail outlets, including online sites. Surrealist Records is a new independent label distributed in the U.K. through Shellshock/Pinnacle. A full-length album is ...

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DEF LEPPARD Fan Faces Charges After Urinating On Two Women

According to Ontario's The London Free Press, a rock fan faces several charges after two women were urinated on at a recent John Labatt Centre concert, London police announced yesterday. The women felt liquid splashing against the backs of their legs at a DEF LEPPARD concert Aug. 16, police said, and turned around to see ...

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DEF LEPPARD Guitarist's Solo Album Delayed

DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell has had the release date of his solo album, "Two Sides of If", pushed back to September 27 from the previously announced September 6. No reason was given for the delay. Campbell is joined on the blues-oriented album by ZZ TOP's Billy Gibbons, singer Joan Osbourne, and former FRANK ZAPPA ...

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OZZFEST, GIGANTOUR, MÖTLEY CRÜE 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: Ozzfest: BLACK SABBATH, IRON MAIDEN, MUDVAYNE, SHADOWS FALL, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, IN FLAMES & others Venue: Alpine Valley Music Theatre City/State: East Troy, Wis. Date: Aug. 6, 2005 Attendance: 20,575 Capacity: 35,072 Artist/Event: Ozzfest: BLACK SABBATH, ...

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