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DAVID COVERDALE: No One But Me Has The Right To Use 'WHITESNAKE' Name

WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale recently commented on his former bandmates' decision to use the "classic WHITESNAKE" banner for their new project, M3. M3, who feature in their ranks Bernie Marsden (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Micky Moody (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Neil Murray (ex-WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH), Tony Martin (vocals, ex-BLACK SABBATH), Jimmy Copley (drums, ex-PAUL RODGERS, GILLAN, BECK), and Mark ...

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FOR MY PAIN Guitarist To Tour With CHARON

FOR MY PAIN guitarist Lauri Tuohimaa will join fellow Finns CHARON on their upcoming Russian tour, which is set to take place between December 4 and 12. Tuohimaa will be filling the slot left vacant by the departure of Jasse Von Hast, who left the latter group in order to focus on his family life. ...

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ROLLING STONE Magazine Publishes 'Greatest Albums Of All Time' List

The editors at Rolling Stone magazine recently polled an array of musicians, critics, and influential industry figures to come up with these 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time. Nearly 300 such music experts (including METALLICA's James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich, BLACK SABBATH's Geezer Butler and Bill Ward, ANTHRAX's Scott Ian, IRON MAIDEN's Bruce Dickinson, THIN ...

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EVERY MOTHER'S NIGHTMARE Announce Tour Dates

Long-running Memphis hard rockers EVERY MOTHER'S NIGHTMARE have lined up the following dates during November/December: Nov. 29 - Coal City, IL @ Regi's Battaboom Dec. 01 - St. Louis, MO @ House of Rock Dec. 03 - Lakewood, CO @ Eck's Saloon Dec. 04 - Barrington, IL @ Penny Road Pub Dec. 05 - Knoxville, ...

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Former URIAH HEEP Singer To Perform With FIVE FIFTEEN

Ex-URIAH HEEP singer John Lawton will join Finland's FIVE FIFTEEN at the official DEEP PURPLE/URIAH HEEP after-show party at On The Rocks in Helsinki on Friday, November 21. Earlier in the evening, DEEP PURPLE and URIAH HEEP will be playing at the Ice Hall in Helsinki and a special appearance by members of URIAH HEEP ...

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PAIN CONFESSOR Sign With MEGAMANIA

PAIN CONFESSOR, a melodic metal band from Finland, have signed a three-record deal with the Finnish label Megamania. The co-operation begins with the release of an EP during the first quarter of 2004. Following will be the full-length debut, which is planned for release during the Fall of 2004. PAIN CONFESSOR play "melodic metal with ...

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BUSH Frontman Loses Rhythm Section

BUSH frontman Gavin Rossdale is no longer working with guitarist Chris Traynor (HELMET, BUSH) and drummer Charlie Walker (CHAMBERLAIN, NEW END ORIGINAL) on his debut solo album, the singer has revealed in his latest online posting. The split with Traynor and Walker was "very unexpected," according to Rossdale. "It threw me for a couple of ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION Replace OZZY At London Fundraiser

JANE'S ADDICTION have replaced OZZY OSBOURNE at tonight's (October 15) prestigious charity performance at the Royal Albert Hall in London, according to icWales. The group will model designer Julien Macdonald's outfits in place of Osbourne, who is being treated for a nervous tremor at Tufts University in Boston, at tonight's Fashion Rocks event in aid ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Pulls Out Of Fundraising Event

OZZY OSBOURNE bailed out of his planned collaboration with Julien Macdonald at London's Royal Albert Hall for Fashion Rocks for The Prince's Trust, citing other commitments in America. However, the former BLACK SABBATH singer made nice by donating $50,000 (£30,000) to the fund, which has helped nearly half-a-million young people since it was set up ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE To Perform For Charity

OZZY OSBOURNE is among the artists that will be performing on stage at London's Royal Albert Hall on October 15 for Fashion Rocks for The Prince's Trust. Other acts set to appear include BEYONCE, SHERYL CROW, KELIS, BRYAN ADAMS, ROBBIE WILLIAMS, and BRYAN FERRY. Supermodel, actress and singer Milla Jovovich will also be performing and ...

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Original AC/DC Singer Rocks The Munich OKTOBERFEST

Dave Evans, original lead singer and founding member of AC/DC, who is currently touring Germany, Austria and Switzerland, recently received a rare invitation to perform at the world-famous Oktoberfest at the Bodo's Hall in Munich, Germany. Hard rock or heavy metal bands have traditionally been banned from the Oktoberfest. Dave Evans and members of local ...

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HANOI ROCKS: Reunion CD To Receive U.S. Release

HANOI ROCKS' acclaimed reunion album, "Twelve Shots On The Rocks", will receive its long-awaited U.S. release on November 18 through Liquor and Poker Music. The CD was remixed and remastered and comes with five bonus tracks and a CD-Rom video. Download the album's first single, "People Like Me", at this location. "People Like ...

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HUSTLER Magazine Now 'Rocks'

After 30 years of hardcore publication, Hustler magazine is changing face. As of August 2003, Hustler added a new rock section, featuring the biggest names in music. The change came about when Hustler decided to take an edgier tone. For that reason, Hustler brought in Nancy B. Sayle, a 20-year music industry veteran, as the ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE's School Of Hard Rocks

IcBirmingham.co.uk reports that the Ozzy Osbourne Academy of Performing Arts could soon help youngsters forge a showbiz career if community leaders in Aston, England have their way. The former BLACK SABBATH singer, who was born in Lodge Road, Aston, and attended Birchfield Road School, is being invited to be patron of the new facility to ...

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DUST TO DUST To Support TYPE O NEGATIVE, LACUNA COIL

Brooklyn rockers DUST TO DUST will be supporting TYPE O NEGATIVE and LACUNA COIL at the following dates: Sep. 15 - 9:30 Club - Washington D.C Sep. 16 - The Boathouse - Norfolk, VA Sep. 17 - Crocodile Rocks - Allentown, PA Sep. 19 - L'Amour - Brooklyn, NY As previously reported, DUST TO DUST ...

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Review: Lusty AEROSMITH Out-Rocks KISS Of Death

Dan Aquilante of The New York Post reports that "seeing KISS and AEROSMITH together at Jones Beach [Monday night, August 5] was like witnessing Peter Pan in a death match with Father Time. "KISS, the band that won't grow up, was in the makeup they've worn since the beginning, while AEROSMITH wore their wrinkles like ...

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EVANESCENCE Kick Off NINTENDO FUSION TOUR

EVANESCENCE kicked off The Nintendo Fusion Tour at Universal Amphitheatre in Universal City, California Monday night (August 4). Check out pictures from Wire Image. Joining EVANESCENCE on the run through the month of August are COLD, REVIS and CAUTERIZE. FINGER ELEVEN steps in for CAUTERIZE during the outing's newly added September dates. The ...

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Review: QUEENSRŸCHE Rocks Hometown Crowd

Gene Stout of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports that Seattle progressive-metal heroes QUEENSRŸCHE and like-minded New York band DREAM THEATER, on tour since late June, enjoyed each other's company so much that their tandem encore Saturday (August 2) at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle turned into a musical love-a-thon. It concluded with a nice surprise from ...

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AC/DC To Finish New Album By The End Of The Year

Australian hard rockers AC/DC plan to have a new album finished "by the end of the year," guitarist Angus Young told Billboard.com. "I'd love to get it done and so would [guitarist/brother] Malcolm [Young]. And then once we do that, the whole [touring] ballgame goes on again." As previously reported, the upcoming set will be ...

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KID ROCK And PAMELA: Romance Heating Up Again

Dirk Meissner of Canadian Press is reporting that "Detroit rapper Kid Rock and Canadian bikini knockout Pamela Anderson gave all indications the couple's reportedly on-again, off-again romance was definitely back on during a celebrity fundraising event in Victoria, star watchers said Wednesday (July 16). "But there still isn't a wedding date. "It was reported last ...

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LIMP BIZKIT: New Songs Posted Online

LIMP BIZKIT performed a cover version of THE WHO's "Behind Blue Eyes" and a new song called "Stick 'Em" at an invitation-only concert at New York's Webster Hall Wednesday (July 16) that was broadcast on AOL for Broadband's "BroadBAND Rocks!" concert series. Check out the two tracks in MP3 format, as posted on the LIMP ...

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LIMP BIZKIT To Play Invitation-Only Concert In New York

LIMP BIZKIT will play an invitation-only concert at New York's Webster Hall Wednesday (July 16) that will be broadcast on AOL for Broadband's "BroadBAND Rocks!" concert series, according to Billboard. The concert will be the fourth live broadcast for the series, which makes archival concert performances available on a weekly basis for AOL for ...

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AEROSMITH To Release New Home Video

AEROSMITH are contemplating releasing a home video containing "making of" footage from sessions for their forthcoming album, according to Billboard.com. As previously reported, the band are currently recording a blues album with producer Jack Douglas, who worked with the band on several of their 1970s albums, including "Toys in the Attic" and "Rocks". The as-yet-untitled ...

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OZZ-Less-FEST Rocks On

Ching Lee of Appeal-Democrat reports that OZZY OSBOURNE's decision to avoid playing Wednesday (July 8) at Ozzfest's Marysville, California stop didn't dampen the spirits of the estimated 13,000 fans who began flooding the gates of the Sleep Train Amphitheatre before 9 a.m. Ozzy Osbourne, known to many as the Prince of Darkness and godfather of ...

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