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JEFF KOLLMAN: New Live And Studio Albums On The Way

Guitarist Jeff Kollman (GLENN HUGHES, MOGG/WAY, UFO) and his band COSMOSQUAD will be appearing at the Baked Potato, 3878 Cahuenga Blvd. W. in Universal City, CA this Saturday, April 1 for a double header. The first set kicks off at 9.30pm. States Kollman: "We'll be recording for a solo live album, with our good friend ...

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DOWN: German Dates Announced

DOWN — the acclaimed New Orleans band featuring CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan, drummer Jimmy Bower (EYEHATEGOD, SUPERJOINT RITUAL guitarist), bassist Rex Brown (ex-PANTERA), guitarist Kirk Windstein (CROWBAR), and vocalist Philip Anselmo (SUPERJOINT RITUAL, ex-PANTERA) — will play at least two German headlining dates as part of their spring/summer European tour. So far the ...

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DEF LEPPARD: London Date Announced

DEF LEPPARD have added a London date to thier following European tour. The group's schedule is now shaping up as follows: Jun. 03 - Milan, ITA @ Gods Of Metal Jun. 07 - Oberhausen, GER @ Rock The Nation Jun. 09 - Sölvesborg, SWE @ Sweden Rock Jun. 12 - Zürich, SWI @ Hallenstadion Jun. ...

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CRUACHAN: New Album Title, Track Listing Revealed

Irish folk metal band CRUACHAN have set "The Morrigan's Call" as the title of their fifth album, tentatively due later in the year via Greece's Black Lotus Records. The follow-up to 2004's "Pagan" was recorded at Sun Studios in Dublin. "The Morrigan's Call" track listing: 01. Shelob 02. The Brown Bull of Cooley 03. Coffin ...

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DEF LEPPARD: 'Rock Of Ages' Certified Platinum

DEF LEPPARD's "Rock of Ages: The Definitive Collection" two-CD compilation of hits, was certified platinum on February 7, 2006 by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) for shipments in excess of 500,000 copies (NOTE: multi-disc albums get counted once for each disc within the album; regular platinum certification occurs at 1 million copies). The ...

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Educated Horses - ROB ZOMBIE

It's been five years since ROB ZOMBIE's last album and second solo effort, 2001's "The Sinister Urge", and during that time, while Zombie wrote and directed his first two feature films, there was doubt about whether he would even return to music. Well, he has, and "Educated Horses" doesn't sound like the work of an ...

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DEF LEPPARD: European Dates Announced

DEF LEPPARD have lined up the following European dates in June: Jun. 03 - Milan, ITA @ Gods Of Metal Jun. 07 - Oberhausen, GER @ Rock The Nation Jun. 09 - Sölvesborg, SWE @ Sweden Rock Jun. 12 - Zürich, SWI @ Hallenstadion Jun. 17 - Sheffield, UK @ Hallam FM Arena More dates ...

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DOKKEN Schedule Greek Dates

According to Metal-Temple.com, veteran hard rockers DOKKEN will be playing two shows in Athens, Greece in early May. The first concert will be electric and will take place at Gagarin 205 on Sunday, May 7. The second performance will be a "special acoustic show" and is slated for the Underworld Club on Monday, ...

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CELTIC FROST Announce North American Dates

Legendary Swiss metal band CELTIC FROST have announced two months of North American tour dates supporting their forthcoming May 30 release, "Monotheist". Commencing September 11 and running through November 11, the extensive tour will reintroduce the band's mesmerizing live performance to their ravenous fanbase. Also scheduled are European festival performances throughout the summer. Their first ...

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DOWN To Enter Studio In September

DOWN — the acclaimed New Orleans band featuring CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan, drummer Jimmy Bower (EYEHATEGOD, SUPERJOINT RITUAL guitarist), bassist Rex Brown (ex-PANTERA), guitarist Kirk Windstein (CROWBAR), and vocalist Philip Anselmo (SUPERJOINT RITUAL, ex-PANTERA) — will begin work on new material shortly after returning home from their European summer tour and are tentatively ...

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DOWN Guitarist Is 'Ready' For First-Ever European Tour

DOWN guitarist Kirk Windstein (also of CROWBAR) has confirmed the group's plans to launch their first-ever European tour in May. Speaking to 4QRadio.com earlier this week, Windstein said, "I don't know the dates or anything, but we're coming over sometime in May and into June. We're doing a couple of festivals and I'm sure we'll ...

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It's Official: DOWN To Kick Off First-Ever European Tour In May

DOWN — the acclaimed band featuring CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan, drummer Jimmy Bower (EYEHATEGOD, SUPERJOINT RITUAL guitarist), bassist Rex Brown (ex-PANTERA), guitarist Kirk Windstein (CROWBAR), and vocalist Philip Anselmo (SUPERJOINT RITUAL, ex-PANTERA) — have confirmed that they will be undertaking a European tour beginning May 15. So far, only one date has been ...

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TESLA And CINDERELLA Confirmed For Wisconsin's ROCK FEST

TESLA and CINDERELLA have been confirmed for Rock Fest 2006, set to take place July 20-23 in Cadott, Wisconsin. The lineup is shaping up as follows: Thursday, July 20: 04:30 JOHN WAITE 06:30 GRAND FUNK RAILROAD 08:30 SAMMY HAGAR 11:00 TBA Friday, July 21: 02:15 SAVOY BROWN 04:15 SEVEN MARY THREE 06:30 PUDDLE OF MUDD ...

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DEF LEPPARD To Team Up With JOURNEY For Summer Tour

DEF LEPPARD and JOURNEY will be teaming up for a U.S. tour this summer. No dates have been confirmed at this time. DEF LEPPARD's two-CD collection of hits, "Rock of Ages", has sold 452,000 copies in the United States since its May 2005 release. Meanwhile, the band's 1999 "Vault - Greatest Hits" (Mercury) collection has ...

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DOWN Confirmed For Italy's GODS OF METAL Festival?

According to a posting at the Metal Italia web site, DOWN — the acclaimed band featuring CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan, drummer Jimmy Bower (EYEHATEGOD, SUPERJOINT RITUAL guitarist), bassist Rex Brown (ex-PANTERA), guitarist Kirk Windstein (CROWBAR), and vocalist Philip Anselmo (SUPERJOINT RITUAL, ex-PANTERA) — have been confirmed for the tenth edition of ...

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VINNIE PAUL: 'DimeVision' DVD 'Will Put A Smile On Your Face'

Former PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN drummer Vinnie Paul spoke to Launch Radio Networks last week about "DimeVision - Vol 1: That's The Fun I Have", the upcoming DVD tribute to Vinnie's brother and bandmate "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. Due May 2 through Paul's newly founded label, Big Vin Records, the DVD will feature both performance footage and offstage antics ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Drummer, CINDERELLA Frontman Interviewed For JOHN CORABI's Autobiography

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has completed his interview for former MÖTLEY CRÜE singer John Corabi's forthcoming authorized autobiography, co-written with Jake Brown, due out later this year. Other music stars who have contributed interviews to the book include former KISS and UNION guitarist Bruce Kulick, music producer Bob Rock, "Canadian Idol" judge and pop ...

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HORNED ALMIGHTY Finish Mixing New Album

Danish black metal band HORNED ALMIGHTY, featuring members of EXMORTEM and KOLDBORN, have finished mixing their new album, "The Devil's Music - Songs of Death and Damnation", for an April release via Infernus Rex. The follow-up to 2004's "Black Metal Jesus" will feature nine or 10 tracks, including "Discipline of the Almighty", "The Devil's Music", ...

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KITTIE To Embark On First Tour In Over A Year

America will get its first taste of female metal band KITTIE's new lineup as the band hits the road this spring in support of its latest material, which was released in the form of a downloadable EP entitled "Never Again" on February 7 through Rock Ridge Music. "After a year hiatus, we are more than ...

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JOE LYNN TURNER To Take Part In Free Concert In Florida

On Saturday, March 18, The Rotary Club of Weston, The City of Weston, Florida, and title sponsor Cleveland Clinic Weston will be hosting the second annual free concert featuring Joe Lynn Turner (ex-RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE) and RPM (Rock & Pop Masters) at The Weston Regional Park Event Stage beginning at 7:00 p.m. The RPM show ...

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KID ROCK To Unleash First-Ever Live Album

KID ROCK has unveiled details of his first-ever live album, dubbed "Live Trucker". The 13-track set, which captures Rock and his TWISTED BROWN TRUCKER band in all their onstage glory, is set to hit stores on February 28. Recorded at various Michigan locations in 2000 and 2004, "Live Trucker" features guest appearances from longtime TWISTED ...

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