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BUCKCHERRY: 'Live & Loud' First-Week Sales Revealed

BUCKCHERRY's live album, called "Live & Loud", sold around 3,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 172 on The Billboard 200 chart. "Live & Loud" track listing: 01. Tired of You 02. Next 2 You 03. Broken Glass 04. Check Your Head 05. Lit Up ...

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BUCKCHERRY Talks KISS Tour, Live Album

Altitude TV recently conducted an interview with Josh Todd and Keith Nelson of BUCKCHERRY. Topics discussed include how they really got the KISS tour, their new live CD, and how they two have managed to keep the BUCKCHERRY train rolling. Watch the four-minute clip below. BUCKCHERRY's new live album, called "Live & Loud", ...

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VH1 CLASSIC's 'That Metal Show': Third-Season Tapings Announced

VH1 Classic set trends and broke molds two seasons ago when it mixed the best of "The View" with "Headbangers' Ball" to create "That Metal Show", an outrageously funny weekly series airing every Saturday at 11:00 p.m. that discusses and debates everything in the world of heavy metal. Now, hard rock and metal's most established ...

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W.A.S.P. Mainman Talks New Album

Karagiannidis Panagiotis of Metalpaths recently conducted an interview with W.A.S.P. frontman Blackie Lawless. An excerpt from the chat follows below. Metalpaths: So let's start with the new [W.A.S.P.] album ["Babylon"], of course. What we have here is once more a concept album, right? Would you like to share with us a few things ...

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BUCKCHERRY: New Acoustic Performance Footage Released

Video footage of BUCKCHERRY performing acoustic versions of the songs "Crazy Bitch" and "Talk To Me" can be viewed below (courtesy of AOL's Noisecreep). BUCKCHERRY is gearing up for a big fall with the release of a live album and the band's opening slot on the upcoming KISS tour. The Los Angeles group's concert package, ...

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BUCKCHERRY: More 'Live & Loud' Details Revealed

BUCKCHERRY is gearing up for a big fall with the release of a live album and the band's opening slot on the upcoming KISS tour. The Los Angeles group's concert package, called "Live & Loud", is due out on September 29, while the massive KISS Alive 35 trek begins with a two-night stand on September ...

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VH1 CLASSIC's 'That Metal Show' Returns For Third Season

VH1 Classic set trends and broke molds two seasons ago when it mixed the best of "The View" with "Headbangers' Ball" to create "That Metal Show", an outrageously funny weekly series airing every Saturday at 11:00 p.m. that discusses and debates everything in the world of heavy metal. Now, hard rock and metal's most established ...

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'Women Of The Sunset Strip' To Premiere This Week

The 1980s were a decade of unprecedented decadence. Wall Street was booming, cocaine was the chic drug of choice, and L.A.'s notorious glam metal scene was in full swing on the Sunset Strip. Ruling that scene were the heavy hitting hair bands and the women who loved them. Narrated by former "Cherry Pie" video girl ...

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LONDON Reuniting For First Show In 21 Years

Hollywood '80s metal band LONDON — best known for its hilarious appearance in the Penelope Spheeris documentary film "Decline Of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years" (and whose former members include Nikki Sixx, Slash, Izzy Stradlin, Steven Adler, Blackie Lawless and Fred Coury) — will reunite for its first live show in 21 years ...

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GORGOROTH Members Inspire Belgian Artist

Belgian artist Peter Lathouwers recently completed a painting (see below) featuring bassist King ov Hell (real name: Tom Cato Visnes) and vocalist Gaahl (real name: Kristian Espedal) of the Norwegian black metal band GORGOROTH. Commented Lathouwers: "When certain musicians come together, magic happens. They seem to have a way of making parts of their personalities ...

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LONDON Frontman To Guest On WJCU 88.7 FM's 'Metal On Metal'

Vocalist Nadir D'Priest of the cult Hollywood band LONDON will be a special guest on Bill Peters' long-running "Metal on Metal" radio show on University Heights, Ohio's WJCU 88.7 FM tonight (Friday, January 9) at 9:00 p.m. EST. D'Priest will talk about the history of the band as well as its appearance as the headliner ...

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BENEDICTUM To Utilize Stand-In Drummer For GIRLSCHOOL Tour

San Diego, California-based, female-fronted metallers BENEDICTUM have issued the following update. "We would like to announce that Blackie Sanchez will be playing drums on our tour with GIRLSCHOOL in October. Paul Courtois will not be able to make the tour due to personal obligations. We are really excited to be working with Blackie again; he ...

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LONDON: 'The Metal Years' Due Next Month

A collection of rare recordings from the cult Hollywood band LONDON, entitled "The Metal Years", is scheduled for release on September 30 via Cleopatra Records. Fresh off its appearance in the 1988 Penelope Spheeris film "The Decline Of Western Civilization: The Metal Years", Hollywood's own LONDON entered American Studios in Topanga, California in the summer ...

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W.A.S.P. Mainman Explains Spain, Portugal Cancellations

W.A.S.P. mainman Blackie Lawless has issued the following statement: "W.A.S.P. regret to announce that because of logistical and communication problems, the upcoming shows scheduled for Spain on July 25th in Lorca and Bilboa on the 26th have been cancelled. Originally, W.A.S.P. was scheduled to perform on July 26th in Portugal at the Lagoa Festival. An ...

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MORBID ANGEL's DAVID VINCENT Arrested On Weapons Charges

Author and Metal Hammer reporter Joel McIver received an unexpected phone call in the evening of Tuesday, July 8 from MORBID ANGEL frontman David Vincent. "I was arrested in Italy today — and charged with a weapons offense," explained the furious singer. Vincent went on to explain that the veteran death metal outfit had arrived ...

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LORDI: A Conversation With A Monster

By Ryan Ogle By now, the dust kicked up from LORDI's 2006 Eurovision Song Contest victory and subsequent global domination is starting to settle a bit, but Finland's true (okay, costumed) monsters of rock are doing anything but. Taking little time to recuperate from the whirlwind that accompanied their heavily publicized introduction into pop culture, ...

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W.A.S.P.: New European Dates Announced

W.A.S.P. has scheduled the following European dates: Jun. 28 - Peace and Love Festival - Borlnge, Sweden Jul. 11 - Magic Circle Festival - Bad Arolsen, Germany Jul. 25 - Lorca Rock Festival - Lorca (Murcia), Spain Jul. 26 - [to be announced] - Bilbao, Spain Jul. 29 - Turku Festival - Turku, Finland Jul. ...

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W.A.S.P.: Meet-And-Greet For Melbourne Announced

W.A.S.P. will take part in a meet-and-greet at The Forum Theatre in Melbourne, Australia on April 16 between 5:30 p.m. and 6:50 p.m. Patrons must have a valid ticket for the show to gain entry. In other news, for the first time EVER, W.A.S.P. will allow its fans to choose the set list of the ...

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W.A.S.P. Planning Anthology Box Set

Cameron Edney of Australia's Inside_Out666 recently conducted an interview with W.A.S.P. mainman Blackie Lawless. A few excerpts from the chat follow: Inside_Out666: I believe that you will be playing "The Crimson Idol" album in its entirety, as well as a greatest hits set [on the upcoming Australian tour]. Can you tell my why ...

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