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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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SNAPCASE: New Song Posted Online

A new SNAPCASE track, titled "Believe, Revolt (Relocation Blueprint)", has been posted online in MP3 format at this location. "Believe, Revolt (Relocation Blueprint)" comes off the group's forthcoming collection of exclusive material and rarities, "Bright Flashes", due on November 4 through Victory Records. "Bright Flashes" includes four covers of songs by DEVO, JANES ...

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DAYS OF THE NEW Singer To Embark On Solo Tour

DAYS OF THE NEW singer Travis Meeks will launch a fall solo acoustic tour on September 23 in Roseville, Michigan, according to RollingStone.com. This will be his first extended outing since he spent time in a drug rehab clinic this spring. "I'm excited about getting out on the road," Meeks said. "I think it is ...

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INTERNAL BLEEDING Side Project To Support THE HOODS In Texas

PUNCHYOURFACE, the new band featuring INTERNAL BLEEDING members Frank Buffalino (guitar), Jerry Lowe (vocals) and Matt Ferrara (guitar, ex-REPUDILATION, GFY, 420), will be supporting THE HOODS on a tour of Texas later this month. The dates are as follows: Sep. 25 - San Antonio, TX @ Sin 13 Sep. 26 – Laredo, TX @ Sal's ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION Documentary To Be Released On DVD

"Three Days", a "warts-and-all" documentary on JANE'S ADDICTION shot during the band's last attempt at a comeback in 1997, is scheduled for release on DVD October 7. The film, which originally premiered at the Slamdance Film Festival in 1999, was written and directed by Kevon Ford and Carter B. Smith. Aside from the band's members ...

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TOMMY LEE To Guest On 'THE SHARON OSBOURNE SHOW': Date Announced

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee will be a special guest on Sharon Osbourne's new, nationally syndicated talk show, dubbed "The Sharon Osbourne Show", on Monday, September 22. Sharon will reportedly "get personal" with rocker Lee as he take her on a fast-paced tour of L.A. to reveal "5 Things You Didn't Know" about Tommy ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION To Release New Single

JANE'S ADDICTION will release a new single to coincide with their forthcoming U.K. tour, according to NME.com. "True Nature", the second track to be lifted from the band's comeback LP "Strays", is scheduled for release on October 27, and will feature a number of bonus tracks across the formats, including a live version of the ...

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VELVET REVOLVER Comment On RCA Signing

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 issued an official press release confirming their recent signing with RCA Records. "We're thrilled to partner with RCA ...

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TOMMY LEE Recruits Top Musicians For Upcoming 'Drummers' Album

SEVENDUST's Morgan Rose, FOO FIGHTERS mainman Dave Grohl, GODSMACK vocalist Sully Erna and JANE'S ADDICTION's Stephen Perkins have been approached by former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee about contributing to a drummers album that Lee is putting together. The disc, currently in the planning stages, will feature a variety of multi-talented stick-bashers on various instruments, ...

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VELVET REVOLVER Are 'Loving The Aliens (Sometimes)'

VELVET REVOLVER spokesperson Arlett Vereecke has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET that the group's one-song collaboration with producer Josh Abraham (STAIND, ORGY, POWERMAN 5000) is going by the title "Loving The Aliens (Sometimes)". The group had previously recorded the tracks "Slither" and "Set Me Free" with producers Bob Ezrin (KISS, JANE'S ADDICTION, PINK FLOYD) and Nick Raskulinecsz, ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION Confirmed To Appear At The 2003 Gravity Games

JANE'S ADDICTION have been confirmed to appear at the 2003 Gravity Games, the world's premiere action sports, music and lifestyle festival, which is scheduled to take place September 10-14 in Cleveland, Ohio. JANE'S ADDICTION are slated to perform Friday night, September 12. Other artists set to appear include SIMPLE PLAN, THE ANTHEM and YELLOWCARD. Over ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION Land Gold Album

JANE'S ADDICTION's "Strays" has been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for shipments of more than 500,000 copies in the U.S. "Strays", JANE'S ADDICTION's first new studio album since 1990's "Ritual de lo Habitual", was produced by Bob Ezrin (PINK FLOYD, KISS, LOU REED) at Henson Recording (formerly known as A&M ...

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'THE SHARON OSBOURNE SHOW': First-Week Guests, Performers Announced

Sharon Osbourne's new, nationally syndicated talk show premieres on Monday, Sept. 15, with Justin Timberlake and Wynonna Judd. The rest of the first week's guests and featured musical performers will include Macy Gray (9/16), Lance Bass and Keanu Reeves (9/17) and Brian McKnight (9/19), according to Hits Daily Double. Other scheduled guests include actors Mo'nique, ...

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Former BRICK BATH Vocalist Admits to Heroin Addiction

Former BRICK BATH singer Joseph McCaw has issued the following statement explaining his departure from the group: "I am writing this letter to clear the air about the exact reason I dropped out of BRICK BATH last year. I know there were press releases stating that it was due to illness, but this was only ...

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Report: Old Bands Draw New Generation To Concerts

David Hinckley of the New York Daily News reports that this summer's top concert performers include such veteran acts as KISS, IRON MAIDEN, METALLICA, and DEF LEPPARD. "While they can still draw 5,000-15,000 fans a night, that number includes more than the now-middle-aged fans who remember when music could be found in the grooves of ...

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DAYS OF THE NEW Frontman Lines Up Solo Dates

DAYS OF THE NEW frontman Travis Meeks has lined up a host of solo gigs during the fall. All shows will feature Meeks performing solo in an acoustic setting. Tentative dates so far are as follows: Sep. 13 - Birmingham, AL @ TBA Sep. 20 - Rockford, IL @ TBA Sep. 24 - Flint, MI ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION: Authorized Biography On The Way

Old-school L.A. punk figure Brendan Mullen — who promoted shows at the Masque, among other claims to fame — is taking on JANE'S ADDICTION for his next project, according to MTV.com. He's writing the first authorized biography on the band, to be called "Whores: An Oral History of Perry Farrell and Jane's Addiction". The book ...

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CAMP FREDDY To Perform At LOLLAPALOOZA In Los Angeles

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 perform on the second stage at the Los Angeles ...

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SUPERFIX: Demo Track Available For Download

SUPERFIX, the Los Angeles-based act featuring former DRAIN STH members Martina Axen (vocals) and Anna Kjellberg (bass) alongside ex-SINISSTAR guitarist China and drummer/programmer Sid Riggs, have posted a full-length MP3 of the demo track "Your Addiction (Superfix)" at this location. Additional demo cuts "The Devil Made Me Do It", "Always…" and "I Am ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION Guitarist: 'I Want A Happy Life'

Extra TV recently caught up with JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro at Crunch Fitness in Los Angeles, where he works out with personal trainer Will Thompson. Dave says, "I want a happy life. I want a healthy life. I want to feel good. I want to be able to do my craft the best I ...

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The Washington Times: Has PERRY FARRELL Sold Out?

Scott Galupo of The Washington Times reports that "Lollapalooza 2003 rolled through Nissan Pavilion Friday (August 1) with a little help from Verizon Wireless and Xbox, Microsoft's video-game system. Not a few in the rock press have noticed the 'irony' that the resurrected Lollapalooza tour, the alt-rock revue spawned by Perry Farrell in 1991 and ...

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SEPULTURA Set American Release Date For 'Roorback'

Brazil's SEPULTURA have set an August 26 American release date through SPV Records for their latest CD, "Roorback". The follow-up to 2001's "Nation" was recorded and mixed by producer Steve Evetts (SNAPCASE, EARTH CRISIS) at Mosh Studios in São Paulo, Brazil, and was released in Europe in May through SPV. Two versions of "Roorback" will ...

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DAVE NAVARRO To Wed CARMEN ELECTRA In October

JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro and Carmen Electra have reportedly finally set a wedding date, after a two-year engagement, according to World Entertainment News Network. Pals of the pair say they're going to exchange nuptials on October 18 in a mansion once owned by legendary rocker Jimi Hendrix in the Silver Lake area of Los ...

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BUSH Twins Meet CHRIS CORNELL At His Birthday Bash

The New York Post reports that the Bush twins asked one of their Secret Service minders to introduce them to AUDIOSLAVE frontman Chris Cornell at The Deck at Pier 59 the other night. Cornell happened to be celebrating his birthday at the hotspot with girlfriend Vicky Karayiannis, a Paris-based publicist. Cornell and fellow Lollapalooza rockers ...

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LIMP BIZKIT: New Album Is Done

LIMP BIZKIT have completed work on their much-delayed, still-untitled fourth album, tentatively due in September or October. "It's done," Fred Durst told Rolling Stone. "There's eighteen songs, and I'd like to get them all on there." New guitarist Mike Smith (ex-SNOT) co-wrote some of the tracks after the band decided to scrap a finished album's ...

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DAYS OF THE NEW Singer To Perform Solo Gig

DAYS OF THE NEW frontman Travis Meeks will be performing a special solo gig at The Algoma Club (above The Water City Grill) in Oshkosh, Wisconsin on Saturday, August 16. Doors open at 9:00 p.m. and tickets are priced at $20.00. Only 165 tickets are available for this event. For more information, call (920) 233-3004. ...

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