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AEROSMITH: 'Angel' Single Re-Released In Japan

According to MelodicRock.com, AEROSMITH's classic ballad "Angel" is being re-released as a single in Japan. The song is currently being featured in Fuji TV network's drama series "Engine", starring Takuya Kimura. "Angel" was the second single off AEROSMITH's ninth studio album, "Permanent Vacation", which was released in August 1987 via Geffen Records. It was produced ...

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QUIET RIOT Prepare For Summer Tour; Are Featured On 'The Simpsons'

Having just returned from two weeks in the Republic of Korea performing concerts for U.S. armed forces personnel, QUIET RIOT is preparing for their participation in this year's Rock Never Stops tour along with CINDERELLA, RATT and FIREHOUSE. "QUIET RIOT has been very busy this year with international dates that have included concerts in Spain, ...

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AEROSMITH Members In POPE Salute

ABC ePrep reports: AEROSMITH's Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, country-pop stars Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, Britney Spears, and James Earl Jones are among the celebrities reading the late Pope John Paul II's inspirational writings, poems, and prayers in a new video. It's called "Tribute To Pope John Paul II", and it is available for ...

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JAMES LABRIE: Video Interview Posted Online

A 20-minute video interview with DREAM THEATER frontman James LaBrie, conducted during the singer's recent European tour in support of his "Elements of Persuasion" solo album, has been posted online at this location (Windows Media). "Elements of Persuasion" is available now via InsideOut Music. Other musicians appearing on the album include Italian guitarist ...

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Former CRUMBSUCKERS/GENITORTURERS Guitarist Resurfaces In GLITTER GUNS

Former CRUMBSUCKERS/GENITORTURERS guitarist Chuck Lenihan (a.k.a. Chains) has resurfaced in a brand-new Tampa, Florida-based band called GLITTER GUNS. The group, who describe their sound as "BOWIE meets PETER MURPHY meets THE CURE meets '70s AEROSMITH with a blip or burst of old-style NYHC edge guitar," currently have four tracks available for listening on their MySpace.com ...

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PRIMAL FEAR: Recordings Are '90 Percent' Done

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR have posted the following message on their official web site: "Recordings in Stuttgart are done. We thank Chalie Bauerfeind [co-producer] for a great partnership in doing this record. We had a fantastic and very creative time and if there will be chance, we will work with Charlie in the future ...

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STEVEN ADLER: Audio Interview Posted Online

Former GUNS N' ROSES and current ADLER'S APPETITE drummer Steven Adler recently spoke to Couzin Ed and Jacky Bam Bam of Philadelphia's 94.1 WYSP about VELVET REVOLVER and Adler dating Tommy Lee's sister back in the '80s. Listen to the interview at this location. ADLER'S APPETITE have reportedly recruited a relatively unknown singer ...

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STEVEN TYLER Joins JOE PERRY Onstage At Boston Gig

Carol Beggy & Mark Shanahan of The Boston Globe report: "It was an AEROSMITH reunion of sorts when guitarist Joe Perry gigged at Harpers Ferry Monday night. (The marquee was cleverly altered to read 'Harpers Perry.') Playing in support of his new solo CD, Perry attracted a few high-profile pals — Peter Wolf and Gary ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Complete Basic Tracks For New Album

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR have completed the basic tracks and vocal tracks for five songs for their upcoming album, tentatively due in October via Nuclear Blast Records. A photo of guitarists Stefan Leibing and Tom Naumann, singer Ralf Scheepers, co-producer/engineer Charlie Bauerfeind and bassist Mat Sinner in the recording studio can be found at ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Schedule Vancouver In-Store Signing Session

Scrape Records in Vancouver, British Columbia is hosting an in-store signing session with German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR on Saturday, May 14 at 5:00 p.m. The whole band will be in town mixing their newest CD with the legendary Mike Fraser (AC/DC, METALLICA, COVERDALE/PAGE, SLIPKNOT, AEROSMITH, THE CULT). For more information about how to get ...

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AEROSMITH Frontman Co-Designs HipTunes Wallet/Case Belt

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler and Alice Cooper are among the celebrity artists that have co-designed HipTunes wallet/case belts benefiting various charities. The HipTunes case is the only mp3 accessory of it kind on the market for the Apple and HP iPods, with fashion designer Shanna Israel of Genre Collection. You can fashionably hold your MP3 ...

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Fan Club Opening Doors To Historical AEROSMITH Sites And Meeting With Drummer JOEY KRAMER

In a unique VIP access package, AEROSMITH's fan club, Aero Force One, which is managed by Paid, Inc.'s Celebrity Services, is offering members an exclusive visit with AEROSMITH drummer Joey Kramer and a three-day behind-the-scenes tour of recording studios and other sites that have played significant roles in AEROSMITH's long history of success. "Behind the ...

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KURT COBAIN Guitar To Be Auctioned For Charity

ABC ePrep is reporting that a guitar designed by Kurt Cobain's mother and sister is among the decorated axes for sale at "Rock The Cure", a star-studded charity auction that will take place May 3 at The Hard Rock Cafe in Los Angeles. As previously reported, the auction features guitars decorated by the likes of ...

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AEROSMITH Frontman To Launch Clothing Line

Classic Rock magazine is reporting that AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler is in the process of launching his own clothing label, which should make its debut sometime this year. It's called Tyler Overland, he told the magazine, and no, before you get an image of AEROSMITH mainman walking around with tailor's chalk and tape measure, he ...

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