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SLASH To Guest On ALTER BRIDGE Frontman's Solo Album

VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash has contributed a guitar solo to the forthcoming solo album from ALTER BRIDGE frontman Myles Kennedy. "As always, he knocked it out of the park!" Myles states. "They don't call him one of the best guitarists of all time for nothing." Slash recently announced via his MySpace page that ...

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SLASH: New Video Interviews Posted Online

Several new video interviews with legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES) can be viewed below. Slash has announced via his MySpace page that he has tapped ALTER BRIDGE frontman Myles Kennedy as the lead singer for his upcoming solo tour, which will take place this spring following the release of Slash's self-titled solo ...

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CREED Guitarist Loves SLAYER, CELTIC FROST And MORBID ANGEL

CREED/ALTER BRIDGE guitarist Mark Tremonti — who has a sticker of late PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN axeman "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott on the bottom of his guitar — has told AOL Music that he's always been a fan of much more aggressive music than he is allowed to play with the reunited kings of modern rock radio. "Yeah I ...

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FOZZY: 'Chasing The Grail' Track Listing Revealed

FOZZY, the band featuring vocalist Chris Jericho (of WWE wrestling fame) and longtime bandmate/guitarist Rich "The Duke" Ward (STUCK MOJO) alongside bassist Sean Delson (STUCK MOJO), guitar virtuoso and STUCK MOJO guest player Mike Martin and Frank Fontsere (ex-STUCK MOJO) on drums, is putting the finishing touches on its fourth album, "Chasing The Grail", tentatively ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Issuing Two Versions Of Live DVD

According to The Pulse of Radio, ALTER BRIDGE will release two different versions of an upcoming concert DVD titled "Live In Amsterdam". The first version will be released on August 4 and will be a single-disc set sold exclusively at dates on this summer's CREED reunion tour. A second edition is tentatively scheduled to arrive ...

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FOZZY: New Demo Sample Available

An audio sample of the demo version of the new FOZZY song "Martyr No More" is available for streaming as part of the new FOZZY podcast, which can be found on the band's MySpace page. "Martyr No More" will appear on FOZZY's fourth album, "Chasing The Grail", tentatively due before the end of ...

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CREED's STAPP, TREMONTI Interviewed On CNN; Video Available

On May 6, CNN.com's Reggie Aqui and Naamua Delaney conducted an interview with CREED members Scott Stapp and Mark Tremonti about their decision to reunite. Watch the six-minute chat below. For those ALTER BRIDGE fans worried that the announced CREED reunion may delay a future album, fret not. Lead guitarist Mark Tremonti told The Pulse ...

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CREED Members Discuss Reunion On FOX NEWS' 'Red Eye' Show

On May 6, Greg Gutfeld of Fox News' "Red Eye" show conducted an interview with CREED members Scott Stapp and Mark Tremonti about their decision to reunite. Watch the five-minute chat below. As previously reported, ALTER BRIDGE singer Myles Kennedy has posted a message online in which he said that the band will carry on, ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Singer Says Band 'Will Carry On'

Singer Myles Kennedy has shot down reports that the newly announced reunion of CREED will effectively put an end to ALTER BRIDGE, the band he formed with then-former CREED members, guitarist Mark Tremonti, drummer Scott Phillips and bassist Brian Marshall. Kennedy says, "Many of you are wondering how this CREED reunion tour will affect the ...

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CREED Reunion Tour Officially Announced

CREED has officially announced all four of the original band members — Scott Stapp, Mark Tremonti, Scott Phillips and Brian Marshall — will reunite for a summer tour and new album. The tour, the band's first in seven years, begins August 6 in Pittsburgh. "I wouldn't call it a reunion," Stapp tells RollingStone.com. ...

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FOZZY Signs Worldwide Deal With Australia's RIOT! ENTERTAINMENT

FOZZY — the band featuring vocalist Chris Jericho (of WWE wrestling fame) and members of STUCK MOJO — has inked a worldwide deal with Australia's Riot! Entertainment for the release of the group's fourth album, "Chasing The Grail". FOZZY features Jericho and longtime bandmate/guitarist Rich "The Duke" Ward (STUCK MOJO) alongside bassist Sean Delson (STUCK ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Prepping Next Effort

According to The Pulse of Radio, ALTER BRIDGE announced on Tuesday (February 17) that the band has begun working on its new album, tentatively titled "Alter Bridge III". No other info as far as a release date, producer or studio has been revealed. In the meantime, ALTER BRIDGE singer Myles Kennedy and guitarist Mark Tremonti ...

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Negotiations For CREED Reunion Underway

The Pulse of Radio reports that CREED is officially working on the details for a 2009 reunion tour, according to Billboard.com. Sources have reported that there are "significant dollars" on the table for a CREED trek, although a spokesperson for Wind-Up said, "There have been some talks, but it would be premature to comment on ...

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Could LED ZEPPELIN Tour Lead To CREED Reunion?

The Pulse of Radio reports: Could a tour featuring the non-singing members of LED ZEPPELIN possibly lead to a reunion of . . . CREED? According to Billboard.com, that scenario might just happen. Three members of LED ZEPPELIN — guitarist Jimmy Page, bass player John Paul Jones and current drummer Jason Bonham — have confirmed ...

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MICHAEL ANGELO BATIO: Simi Valley Performance Filmed For Upcoming DVD

Guitarist Michael Angelo Batio's (NITRO, HOLLAND) sold-out performance on July 9, 2008 at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center in California was filmed for the upcoming DVD "The Neoclassical Power Approach", tentatively due before the end of the year via M.A.C.E. Music and Metal Method Productions. Additionally, Michael has begun work on a second "Metal ...

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ALTER BRIDGE: New Video Interview Available

Austrian heavy 'zine Stormbringer.at conducted an interview with ALTER BRIDGE guitarist Mark Tremonti and drummer Scott Phillips prior to the band's June 14, 2008 concert at the Nova Rock festival in Austria. Watch the seven-minute chat below. ALTER BRIDGE will reportedly be teaming up with GODSMACK and SEVENDUST for a summer tour that ...

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OUTWORLD Guitarist Issues Update On Solo Activities

OUTWORLD guitarist Rusty Cooley's MySpace page has been updated with the following message: "There's been lots of exciting things going on. For starters, Rusty will be making a guest appearance on longtime friend and guitarist Mark Tremonti's (ALTER BRIDGE, CREED) new instructional DVD. There's a 20-minute-plus lesson where Rusty gets to show off some of ...

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Chapter VII: Hope And Sorrow - SEVENDUST

I should start out by admitting that I've never been a huge SEVENDUST fan. I don't outwardly abhor the band and have even caught myself enjoying their energy-fueled live set (which hits much harder than any of their albums ever have) on an occasion or two. The one thing I will say about the Atlanta-based ...

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SEVENDUST Pulls Out Of ROCKSTAR ENERGY MAYHEM Tour

SEVENDUST has cancelled its participation in this summer's inaugural Rockstar Energy Mayhem tour "due to changes in [the group's] touring schedule," according to a statement released by the band. No further information is currently available. Rockstar Energy Mayhem is being headlined by SLIPKNOT and DISTURBED, with some of hard music's most influential artists and a ...

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FOZZY: 'All That Remains… Reloaded' Due In March

FOZZY — the band featuring vocalist Chris Jericho (of WWE wrestling fame) and members of STUCK MOJO — will release "All That Remains… Reloaded" in March via BCD Music Group distribution. "All That Remains… Reloaded" will feature the reissue of the "All That Remains" CD with new artwork and a bonus DVD featuring FOZZY live ...

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