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DREAM THEATER Frontman Schedules European Solo Tour Dates

DREAM THEATER frontman James LaBrie has lined up the following tour dates in support of his upcoming solo album, "Elements of Persuasion": Apr. 24 - München, GER - Elser Zusatzhalle Apr. 27 - Hamburg, GER - Markthalle Apr. 28 - Düsseldorf, GER - Tor 3 May 02 - Aschaffenburg, GER - Colos-Saal As previously reported, ...

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DREAM THEATER Singer Names New Solo Album, Plans Live Dates

DREAM THEATER frontman James LaBrie has set "Elements of Persuasion" as the title of his third solo album, due on March 15 via InsideOut Music. Musicians appearing on the album include Matt Guillory (DALI'S DILEMMA) on keyboards, Mike Mangini (EXTREME, ANNIHILATOR) on drums, Bryan Beller (STEVE VAI) on bass, and a new guitar prodigy from ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarist JOE PERRY: New Solo Album Details Revealed

AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry has finalized the track listing for his new solo album, entitled simply "Joe Perry", due on March 29 via Sony. Perry reportedly wrote all songs on the album except one ("Crystal Ship") and he plays all instruments on the album except drums. This will be Perry's fourth solo album, after 1980's ...

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IRON MAIDEN Drummer Jams For Charity

IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain, who is very busy with charities (ranging from the Narada Foundation to Raven's Heart), was expected to take part in a jam session Sunday night (Jan. 30) at the Marriott in Delray Beach, Florida for the West Palm Beach-based Children's Place at Home Safe fund-raiser. Other musicians that were scheduled ...

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AEROSMITH Not Planning Any Public SUPER BOWL Activities

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that the members of AEROSMITH are backing their hometown New England Patriots in the Super Bowl, but don't expect to see them do anything in public. The band is in the midst of its year-long hiatus, so unlike years past, they won't be featured performers at the game. Lead guitarist ...

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DREAM THEATER: 'Live At Budokan' DVD Certified Platinum

According to a posting on producer Kevin Shirley's (IRON MAIDEN, AEROSMITH) web site, DREAM THEATER's "Live At Budokan" two-DVD set has officially been certified platinum. Released last October, "Live At Budokan" documents DREAM THEATER's April 26, 2004 show at Tokyo's Budokan Hall. Disc 1 of the two-DVD set has the complete live concert. Disc 2 ...

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VELVET REVOLVER Record Acoustic Version Of 'Fall To Pieces'

VELVET REVOLVER recorded an acoustic version of their song "Fall to Pieces" on Wednesday (Jan. 26) during an all-day session at Lavish studios, the Los Angeles recording/rehearsal facility owned by VELVET REVOLVER singer Scott Weiland and producer/engineer Douglas Grean. Meanwhile, a release date has been set for the recently recorded benefit single featuring a number ...

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OZZY's All-Star Tsunami-Relief Single Delayed By Blizzard

AEROSMITH's Steven Tyler, who was scheduled to record their vocals in New York for a cover of Eric Clapton's "Tears in Heaven", had to cancel his session because of the nearly 14 inches of snow that halted activity throughout the city, according to MTV.com. Recording sessions for the project, which is being helmed by Ozzy ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarist Makes Surprise Appearance With N.Y.C. HITSQUAD

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that AEROSMITH guitarist Brad Whitford was a surprise guest last night (Wednesday, January 19) in New York City with the N.Y.C. HITSQUAD, which includes singer-guitarist Ricky Byrd from JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS, drummer Liberty Devitto and sax player Richie Cannata from Billy Joel's band, and ex-DEEP PURPLE and RAINBOW ...

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VELVET REVOLVER To Guest On 'Tears In Heaven' Cover

Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne officially announced Monday (Jan. 17) their plans to record a cover of ERIC CLAPTON's "Tears in Heaven" to benefit storm recovery efforts, according to MTV.com. VELVET REVOLVER, AEROSMITH's Steven Tyler, Ozzy and Kelly Osbourne are among the artists lending their voices to the song, sales of which will benefit ...

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AEROSMITH Frontman Signs PCs For Auction

ABC ePrep is reporting that two Hewlett-Packard PCs signed by AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler and actor Robert Redford will be auctioned off on eBay later this month to help encourage fans to adopt environmentally conscious ways of disposing of electronic equipment. The auction — which starts on January 24 — will benefit the National Cristina ...

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AEROSMITH Frontman Endorses BROADVOICE

Voxilla.com is reporting that Lowell, MA-based VoIP provider BroadVoice might just have landed its own celebrity rock star. According to BroadVoice President David Epstein, Steven Tyler, lead singer of the AEROSMITH (and father of actress Liv Tyler), tried out the company's VoIP service at the Panasonic booth during the Consumer Electronics Show in ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarist Proud Of 'You Gotta Move' DVD

AEROSMITH lead guitarist Joe Perry recently told Launch Radio Networks that the concert material on the group's recently platinum-certified "You Gotta Move" DVD demonstrates to him and everyone else just how good a band AEROSMITH is. "It was a really good performance, and, you know, to get a performance that hangs together, very often people ...

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DREAM THEATER Frontman To Release New Solo Album In March

InsideOut Music has set a March 15 release date for the third solo album from DREAM THEATER frontman James LaBrie. Musicians appearing on the album include Matt Guillory (DALI'S DILEMMA) on keyboards, Mike Mangini (EXTREME, ANNIHILATOR) on drums, Bryan Beller (STEVE VAI) on bass, and a new guitar prodigy from Italy named Marco Sfogli. The ...

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AEROSMITH's STEVEN TYLER Pitches For INTEL: Photos Available

Craig Barrett, chief executive officer of Intel Corp. was prompted to sing along with AEROSMITH lead singer Steven Tyler during his opening keynote at the 2005 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas on Thursday (January 6). The world's hottest and newest technology from more than 2,400 global companies is debuting at the 2005 ...

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AEROSMITH Karaoke Is Highlight Of INTEL Chief's Keynote Speech

PCPro.co.uk is reporting that it was Craig Barrett's turn to be upstaged by a celebrity at the CES show on Thursday, after special guest AEROSMITH's Steven Tyler coerced the less-than-willing Intel chief executive into singing a few lines of the song "Walk This Way". The legendary rocker was brought onto the stage during Barrett's keynote ...

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AEROSMITH's Fan Club Is Big Business For PAID INC.

Paid, Inc., a cutting-edge developer of celebrity web sites and services, ecommerce software and online auction collectibles seller, has processed more than 2,000 memberships in the past month for AEROSMITH's official fan club, Aero Force One (AF1), which recently re-opened for membership after the fan club transitioned to management by Paid, Inc. Paid, Inc.'s merchandise ...

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Rare 1970s AEROSMITH Photographs Being Auctioned

The Boston Globe is reporting that a former fashion photographer, Jeff Lipsitt, who shot pictures of Boston-area up-and-coming bands some 30 years ago is auctioning numerous boxes of early 1970s photographs, slides, and contact sheets of various groups, including AEROSMITH. Lipsitt has decided to put the pics up on eBay in a 10-day auction. The ...

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'Be Cool' Flick Starring AEROSMITH Singer Coming To Theaters In March

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler plays himself in "Be Cool", the hotly anticipated sequel to "Get Shorty", directed by F. Gary Gray. The flick features Uma Thurman and John Travolta, along with Christina Milian, Cedric the Entertainer, Harvey Keitel, Danny DeVito, Vince Vaughn, and Andre Benjamin (better known as OUTKAST's Andre 3000). Fans at the AEROSMITH ...

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