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HAMMERFALL Singer To Hold Release Party For Solo Debut

HAMMERFALL vocalist Joacim Cans will hold a release party for his solo project, CANS, on Saturday, May 8 at the Metallterrassen Club in Gothenburg, Sweden. Joacim will act as DJ, and the evening will also include a performance by the "all-star" band METAL MONARCHS, featuring HAMMERFALL guitarist Oscar Dronjak as well as a number of ...

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ICED EARTH: More U.S. Tour Dates Announced

ICED EARTH have added more dates in June as part of their extremely successful North American headlining tour in support of their latest CD, "The Glorious Burden". It is not presently clear if CHILDREN OF BODOM and EVERGREY — the two support acts on the current leg of ICED EARTH's tour — will be part ...

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Updated: KELLY OSBOURNE Enters Rehab For Addiction To Painkillers

Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne announced during their live appearance on CNN's "Larry King Live" Friday night that their 19-year-old daughter Kelly has entered the Promises drug and alcohol rehabilitation center in Malibu, California to treat an addiction to painkillers. According to Sharon, her publicist received a phone call from a British tabloid Friday morning asking ...

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COURTNEY LOVE: I Gave TED NUGENT Oral Sex At Age 12

Courtney Love phoned in to "The Howard Stern Show" on Monday (March 22) before eventually coming into the studio where she made the shocking allegation that one of the first times she had oral sex was with Ted Nugent. She said she was young and she didn't want to say exactly how old she was, ...

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LAMB OF GOD Drummer Issues Band Update

LAMB OF GOD drummer Chris Adler has issued the following update regarding the band's recent sand upcoming activities: "What's new everyone? Lot's going on over here. We have been keeping our heads very low at home writing the new CD, but things are a whirlwind around us. We've almost completed the writing and it feels ...

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ANDREW W.K. Addresses The OBITUARY Connection

ANDREW W.K. was recently asked by a fan if having drummer Donald "D.T." Tardy of the legendary death metal band OBITUARY backing him up brings in fans who otherwise wouldn't be listening to the music he plays. "It's cool that you're asking that now because I've been thinking about OBITUARY a lot lately," Andrew responded ...

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OZZY, SHARON OSBOURNE Tour Battleship Missouri

Ozzy Osbourne and his wife Sharon brought the their MTV reality show, "The Osbournes", to the Navy Tuesday (March 9), when they visited and toured (photo) the USS Missouri (BB 63) Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. "The concierge desk called this morning and asked if we could give a special tour," said Same ...

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WARRANT Guitarist Talks About JANI LANE's Departure

In a brand-new interview with Glam-Metal.com, WARRANT guitarist Erik Turner was asked if there is any truth to the rumors that vocalist Jani Lane left the band because Erik and bassist Jerry Dixon were so persistent about getting original guitarist Joey Allen back into the group. "No, there's no truth to that," Erik replied. "What ...

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SEVENDUST To Release Acoustic DVD/CD

SEVENDUST are currently putting together an acoustic DVD/CD and are asking their fans for their feedback. "Tell us about your experiences at the acoustic shows, and if you have pictures with the band from the acoustic tour send them in!" reads a post on the group's official web site. "Take pictures of your signed swag, ...

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BORISLAV MITIC To Participate In INTERNATIONAL GUITARART FESTIVAL

Acclaimed Yugoslav guitarist Borislav Mitic (currently residing in Montreal, Canada) has issued the following update regarding his current and upcoming activities: "I made a guest appearance on the track 'Message of Hope' from the new instrumental album of the virtuoso keyboard player Vitalij Kuprij. The album is titled 'Forward and Beyond' and is out now. ...

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DAVE GROHL Responds To ZAKK WYLDE's Threat

Former NIRVANA drummer/current FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl has responded to Zakk Wylde's infamous 2001 quote in which the OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist threatened to "kick [Grohl's] ass" because he wrote this cheese-dick song for OZZ that Zakk had to play on during the recording sessions for OSBOURNE's "Down To Earth" CD. In the November 2001 ...

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FLESHGRIND To Play Texas In March

Illinois-based death metallers FLESHGRIND will be embarking on an 8-to-10 date mini-tour of Texas at the end of March. The band are asking anyone in Texas interested in booking this show to contact Dave from PitBulls Productions at [email protected] As previously reported, FLESHGRIND are scheduled to perform a one-off concert in Bandung, Indonesia on August ...

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MIKE CHLASCIAK: 'HALFORD Has Not Broken Up'

Former HALFORD guitarist "Metal" Mike Chlasciak recently gave an interview to HeavyMetalRadio.net in which he spoke about the possibility of another HALFORD album coming out and his plans for his current project, PAINMUSEUM. Asked to clarify the future of the HALFORD band, Mike said, "I think its safe to say that HALFORD is in sleep ...

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Argentine Tribute To KYUSS To Surface In Late February

Argentine label Dias de Garage Records, home to such acts as BUFFALO and DRAGONAUTA, will be issuing a tribute CD to the stoner legends KYUSS in late February. The as-yet-untitled album, which features an all-Argentine cast, will contain the following tracks, among others: 01. NATAS – "Allen's Wrench" 02. BUFFALO - "Oddysey 03. TAURA - ...

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Former QUIET RIOT Singer Discusses The Band's Breakup

Former QUIET RIOT singer Kevin Dubrow recently spoke to Classic Rock Revisited about the group's decision to split up and his future plans. Asked about the band's breakup, Dubrow said, "Everyone always asks, 'Why did you break up?' The question they should be asking is, 'Why did you stay together so long?' Considering the dynamics ...

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Former HELLOWEEN Frontman To Guest On EXECUTION CD

Former HELLOWEEN frontman Michael Kiske is preparing to enter the studio to record a guest appearance for the forthcoming solo project of THOTEN frontman Renato Tribuzy, dubbed EXECUTION. "I will take a while to sing the song," Michael said. "It's nothing impossible, but [it calls for] very high-pitched vocals. I have to train for that ...

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