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MNEMIC Guitarist Checks In From DEFTONES Tour

Danish metallers MNEMIC are currently on the road in the U.K. as the support act for the DEFTONES. The group's guitarist Mircea Gabriel Eftemie has checked in with the following update: "The tour started a week and a half ago. Our crew flew out of Sweden, France and Denmark, and the band had to go ...

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HEAVEN AND HELL: 'Hanging With…' Air Dates/Times Announced

VH1 Classic will air "Hangin With: Heaven and Hell" — featuring interviews that VJ Eddie Trunk conducted with HEAVEN AND HELL members Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Ronnie James Dio last November in Birmingham, England — on the following dates/times: Saturday, March 31 at 3:00 p.m. EST Saturday, March 31 at 11:00 p.m. EST Sunday, ...

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DETRIMENTUM Renews Deal With GRINDETHIC RECORDS

Grindethic Records has announced the signing of U.K. extreme metallers DETRIMENTUM. The label had previously released the group's debut EP, "A Monument to Suffering", in 1999. Commented Tom from Grindethic: "After long discussions with the band, we are extremely proud to announce that the fantastic full-length 'Embracing This Deformity' will see light of day via ...

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FASTWAY Bassist Change Announced

According to the organizers of the Sweden Rock Festival, the bass duties for original MOTÖRHEAD guitarist Fast Eddie Clarke's band FASTWAY at this year's event will be handled by ex-SWEET SAVAGE bassist Raymond Haller and not John McManus (MAMA'S BOYS) as previously announced. The rest of the lineup will consist of John "Harv" Harbinson (STORMZONE) ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Ad-Libs To Start Auto Race

Launch Radio Networks reports: Sammy Hagar went off-script as he started a NASCAR race on Saturday (February 24). Hagar was at the California Speedway in his hometown of Fontana, where he served as Grand Marshal for the Stater Brothers 300 race, which is part of the NASCAR Busch Series. All he had to do was ...

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FASTWAY Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

FASTWAY, the reactivated band featuring original MOTÖRHEAD guitarist "Fast" Eddie Clark, have been confirmed for the 2007 edition of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 6-9 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AEROSMITH AFTER FOREVER ALL ENDS AMON AMARTH ANNIHILATOR AXEL RUDI PELL BLACK ...

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