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VELVET REVOLVER To Release 'Comrades' In April

VELVET REVOLVER, the much buzzed-about rock group featuring ex-STONE TEMPLE PILOTS vocalist Scott Weiland, former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash, bassist Duff McKagan, drummer Matt Sorum and guitarist Dave Kushner from Dave Navarro's (JANE'S ADDICTION) band, have set "Comrades" as the working title for their much-anticipated debut, tentatively due on April 27 through RCA Records. ...

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Report: OZZY OSBOURNE Claims Doctor Overprescribed Medication

A Beverly Hills physician who prescribed a host of powerful medications to Ozzy Osbourne, causing the star of the hit reality series "The Osbournes" to be in a perpetual stupor, was under investigation for overprescribing drugs to other celebrity patients while he was treating Osbourne, according to a report published in the Los Angeles Times. ...

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METALLICA: 'Monster' Documentary To Receive Theatrical Release In May

METALLICA's much-anticipated documentary, "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster" — an unusual look at the heavy metal band undergoing group therapy to help its members through addiction, fatherhood and "near-total disintegration" while recording their first original studio album in six years — won't be ready for theatrical release until May, according to MTV.com. Despite the later-than-originally-expected ...

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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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ZENSOR, MANDYLION To Team Up For One-Off Gig In Oslo

Norwegian metal bands ZENSOR and MANDYLION (featuring former members of SACRALIS, OLD MAN'S CHILD, PECCATUM and DIMENSION F3H) will be teaming up for a gig at John Dee in Oslo on Friday, December 5. ZENSOR have just appeared on the "Advanced Alternatives Vol. 1" CD with such bands as JANE'S ADDICTION, LACUNA COIL, FOO FIGHTERS, ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION Guitarist Marries Former 'Baywatch' Actress

JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro reportedly wed former "Baywatch" actress/Playboy model Carmen Electra on Saturday (Nov. 22) in Los Angeles. MTV cameras were rolling to document the nuptials for the couple's upcoming reality show, "'Til Death Do Us Part: Carmen & Dave", which is scheduled to debut in January. Guests at the ceremony included members ...

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LINKIN PARK, KORN, STAIND, JANE'S ADDICTION Confirmed For KROQ 'Christmas' Show

The lineup for KROQ's annual "Almost Acoustic Christmas" show was officially announced this morning, and it was slightly different than the one that was leaked yesterday. LINKIN PARK, THE OFFSPRING, P.O.D., AFI, PUDDLE OF MUDD, PENNYWISE, CHEVELLE, THE DISTILLERS and THRICE will be playing on December 13, while KORN, BLINK 182, JANE'S ADDICTION, 311, STAIND, ...

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Former MÖTLEY CRÜE Singer To Publish Autobiography

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman John Corabi has begun work on his autobiography, tentatively due next summer. The book, which is being co-written with biographer Jake Brown, will offer a candid account of Corabi's life story, including his stints in THE SCREAM, MÖTLEY CRÜE, UNION, RATT, and the BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION, and will include interviews with ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION Guitarist's Wedding Subject Of MTV Miniseries

JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro and actress Carmen Electra have signed a deal with MTV to shoot "Til Death Do Us Part: Carmen & Dave", a documentary miniseries that will follow the engaged pair as they plan their wedding. The show is scheduled to premiere in January. "MTV has been given an unprecedented look into ...

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KURT COBAIN's 'Journals' Paperback Edition Released With Never-Before-Seen Material

All new, never-before-seen material, including lyrics to early NIRVANA songs and lyrics to a song that was never recorded, has been included in the new paperback edition of Kurt Cobain's "Journals". The book faithfully reproduces Cobain's writings, letters, sketches, production notes and lyrics. Beginning with an invitation to "Look through my things, and figure me ...

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THE BURDEN BROTHERS To Release Debut CD

THE BURDEN BROTHERS, the Dallas-based band featuring guitarist/vocalist Vaden Todd Lewis (THE TOADIES), bassist Casey Orr (GWAR, RIGOR MORTIS), drummer Taz Bentley (REVEREND HORTON HEAT, LOADED, TENDERLOIN, IZZY STRADLIN), and guitarists Corey Rozzoni (CLUMSY, HAPPINESS FACTOR) and Casey Hess (DOOSU), will be issuing their debut CD, "Buried In Your Black Heart", on Tuesday, November 18 ...

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VELVET REVOLVER Debut To Be Mixed By ANDY WALLACE

VELVET REVOLVER, the much buzzed-about rock group featuring STONE TEMPLE PILOTS vocalist Scott Weiland, former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash, bassist Duff McKagan, drummer Matt Sorum and guitarist Dave Kushner from Dave Navarro's (JANE'S ADDICTION) band, have officially selected Andy Wallace (NIRVANA, KORN, LIMP BIZKIT, SEPULTURA, SLAYER) to mix their debut album, tentatively due in ...

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MARILYN MANSON Track To Be Featured On New 'Spawn' Videogame

The MARILYN MANSON track "Use Your Fist, Not Your Mouth", from the shock-rocker's recent Nothing/Interscope album, "The Golden Age of Grotesque", will be featured on the new "Spawn Armageddon" videogame, according to Billboard.com. "If any artist epitomizes my anti-hero Spawn, it's MARILYN MANSON," says Todd McFarlane, head of McFarlane Enterprises, which is producing the game ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION, MARILYN MANSON Line Up East Coast Dates

JANE'S ADDICTION and MARILYN MANSON will be joining forces this winter for a series of co-headlining dates that kick off right after Christmas. Only a handful of dates have been scheduled so far, beginning with a Dec. 27 performance in Auburn Hills, MI. Plans also include a New Year's Eve show at New York City's ...

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GENE SIMMONS, JERRY CANTRELL Attend M.A.P. AWARDS

Sharon Osbourne hosted the annual M.A.P. Awards Wednesday night (November 5) at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles. The event was a benefit for the Musicians Assistance Program, which helps musicians get help for drug and alcohol addiction. This year's event honored AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler, blues guitarist Jimmie Vaughan, and music industry attorney ...

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VELVET REVOLVER Perform Acoustic Set At Fashion Show

VELVET REVOLVER played a two-song acoustic set Thursday (October 30) at Duff's wife Susan Holmes' fashion show for her Spring 2004 collection. They started off with a cover of THE ROLLING STONES' "Angie", and also played an unknown ballad, which might have been an original. Check put pictures of the rehearsal and performance from Wire ...

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SCOTT WEILAND Ordered To Live-In Drug Programs

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS/VELVET REVOLVER frontman Scott Weiland was ordered on Thursday (Oct. 30) to report to a live-in detox program followed by six months in a residential drug rehab center, according to Reuters. The court order followed Weiland's arrest on Monday — his 36th birthday — for crashing into a parked car in Hollywood and ...

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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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VELVET REVOLVER Guitarist Says Debut CD Will Be 'Unbelievable'

VELVET REVOLVER, the much buzzed-about rock group featuring STONE TEMPLE PILOTS vocalist Scott Weiland, former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash, bassist Duff McKagan, drummer Matt Sorum and guitarist Dave Kushner from Dave Navarro's (JANE'S ADDICTION) band, have officially selected Josh Abraham (STAIND, ORGY, POWERMAN 5000) to produce their much-anticipated debut album. The as-yet-untitled CD, which ...

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CAMP FREDDY To Play One-Off Show In Hollywood

CAMP FREDDY, the Los Angeles-based "jam" band consisting of JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro, former THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar), ex-GUNS N' ROSES/THE CULT drummer Matt Sorum, bassist Scott Ford, and vocalist Donovan Leitch (the son of 1960s U.K. folk-rock icon Donovan), will be playing a one-off show on November 15 at ...

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VELVET REVOLVER: Studio Update!

VELVET REVOLVER, the much buzzed-about rock group featuring STONE TEMPLE PILOTS vocalist Scott Weiland, former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash, bassist Duff McKagan, drummer Matt Sorum and guitarist Dave Kushner from Dave Navarro's (JANE'S ADDICTION) band, have finished laying down basic tracks for 14 songs with producer Josh Abraham and engineer Ryan Williams, according to ...

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CAMP FREDDY Sign With SANCTUARY RECORDS

CAMP FREDDY, the Los Angeles-based "jam" band consisting of JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro, former THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar), ex-GUNS N' ROSES/THE CULT drummer Matt Sorum, bassist Scott Ford, and vocalist Donovan Leitch (the son of 1960s U.K. folk-rock icon Donovan), have signed a deal with Sanctuary Records and will begin ...

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