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CONNY BLOOM Jams With HANOI ROCKS Members In Stockholm

Swedish guitarist/vocalist Conny Bloom (SILVERGINGER 5, ex-ELECTRIC BOYS) jammed with Andy McCoy (HANOI ROCKS) and STEVIE KLASSON'S FAT CHANCE (featuring new HANOI ROCKS guitarist Stevie Klasson) Thursday night (Oct. 7) at Tantogården in Stockholm. Conny sang "Don't Let Me Down", "Lightning Bar Blues" and the old STATUS QUO classic "Caroline", since Conny, Andy and Stevie ...

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HANOI ROCKS Singer Slams MÖTLEY CRÜE, GENE SIMMONS

In a recent interview with RockUnited.com, HANOI ROCKS members Michael Monroe, Andy McCoy and new guitarist Stevie Klasson spoke about the group's latest single, upcoming album and other recent activities. Seveal excerpts from the interview follow: RockUnited.com: Michael, you recently did an interview with MetalSludge.com and it concerned a lot about (MÖTLEY CRÜE/BRIDES ...

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Win Chance To Sing With LAMB OF GOD At SIRIUS Studios

Sirius (web site), the premium satellite radio provider known for delivering the very best in commercial-free music and sports programming to cars and homes across the country, and "Hard Attack", the crushing 24/7-commercial free all metal station, are holding tryouts to see who can sing LAMB OF GOD's "Black Label" the best. Listeners ...

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AMERICAN HEARTBREAK To Support NEW YORK DOLLS In San Francisco

San Francisco-based rockers AMERICAN HEARTBREAK, featuring ex-JETBOY guitarist Billy Rowe and former EXODUS bassist Mike Butler, will be opening for the NEW YORK DOLLS at SF's famed Fillmore Auditorium on Sunday, Oct. 3rd. The DOLLS have added former JETBOY bassist Sam Yaffa (recently seen gigging with JOAN JETT, also formerly with HANOI ROCKS) to the ...

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LORDS OF THUNDER: AMORPHIS Members' Cover Band To Embark On Finnish Tour

LORDS OF THUNDER, the Finnish heavy metal/hard rock cover band featuring members of AMORPHIS and SUBURBAN TRIBE, will be embarking on a tour of Finland in late September. The group, which performs songs from such acts as WHITESNAKE, IRON MAIDEN and W.A.S.P., consists of the following musicians: Janne Joutsenniemi (SUBURBAN TRIBE) Esa Holopainen (AMORPHIS) Santeri ...

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THE CROWN: More Details About Upcoming Triple-DVD Revealed

Vocalist Johan Lindstrand of the defunct Swedish thrashers THE CROWN has posted a message regarding the group's upcoming posthumous three-disc DVD, slated for release sometime next year. "This will be the final goodbye to our true fans out there that's been supporting us since the very beginning," he wrote. "It will contain as much sweet ...

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SUNRIDE To Enter Studio In November

Finland's SUNRIDE have completed the songwriting process for their as-yet-untitled third album. "We will be entering Seawolf Studios (AMORPHIS, THE CURE, HANOI ROCKS) in Helsinki, Finland at the end of November," the band write in their latest newsletter. "The disc will be recorded, mixed and mastered with our own sound guy, Mikko, and produced, as ...

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MEGADETH: 'Die Dead Enough' Video To Air On 'Headbanger's Ball', Tour To Kick Off In San Diego

MEGADETH's video for their new single, "Die Dead Enough", will debut on MTV2's "Headbanger's Ball" Saturday night (Sept. 11). "Die Dead Enough" comes off MEGADETH's highly anticipated new album, "The System Has Failed", due on September 14 through Sanctuary Records. The CD was recorded at Phase Four studios in Tempe, Arizona and features mainman Dave ...

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Former Producer Slams TWISTED SISTER Over 'Stay Hungry' Re-Recording

Veteran hard rock producer Tom Werman has shot back at TWISTED SISTER over their comments regarding his collaboration with the group on the double-platinum "Stay Hungry" album. In a recent press release announcing the release of the re-recorded and expanded version of the classic 1984 album (under the new title "Still Hungry"), guitarist Jay Jay ...

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Master Of The Moon - DIO

The debate rages on about exactly how old ex-RAINBOW/BLACK SABBATH frontman Ronnie James Dio is (some claim to have come across scratchy singles recorded by him in the early Sixties), but however many years the wizened old sage has clocked up, THAT voice will always be there. To avoid the trap of existing overwhelmingly on ...

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MARILYN MANSON: 'Personal Jesus' Video Posted Online

MARILYN MANSON's video for his cover of DEPECHE MODE's "Personal Jesus" has been posted online at Launch.com. "Personal Jesus" is the first single off Manson's upcoming "best of" collection, "Lest We Forget", due on September 28 via Interscope. The compilation will contain rare photos and artwork by Manson himself. The "deluxe edition" will ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: Audio Interview Posted Online

A 55-minute audio interview with JUDAS PRIEST, recorded last month during the band's appearance on the "Friday Night Rocks" show on New York's Q104.3 FM, has been made available for download. Check it out: Part#1 (mp3, 8.9 MB), Part#2 (mp3, 10.9 MB). JUDAS PRIEST's much-anticipated new studio album is scheduled for ...

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MARILYN MANSON To Host MTV Tribute To THE CURE

MARILYN MANSON will host a live tribute to THE CURE on September 17. The show — part of MTV's "Icon" series — will feature performances and testimonials from artists and celebrities who cite THE CURE as a significant influence upon their work. It will be held at Old Billingsgate Market in London, and screened in ...

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MARILYN MANSON To Perform At Germany's COMET 2004 Awards

MARILYN MANSON is scheduled to perform his new single, "Personal Jesus" (a DEPECHE MODE cover) at the German awards show Comet 2004 on September 24. This event will mark the first public performance by Manson in 2004 since the Grotesk Burlesk tour's completion last December. Other acts scheduled to perform on the show include Avril ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Thrown Off Air For Using Profanity

DIMMU BORGIR were promptly escorted from the premises after using profanity during a live radio interview Wednesday afternoon (August 18) for commercial rock radio station WMMS-FM (100.7) in Cleveland. The Norwegian black metal act were in town to promote their appearance on the main stage of Ozzfest at the Blossom Music Center in Cleveland on ...

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