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AEROSMITH Expand 'You Gotta Move' CD/DVD Release

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that the AEROSMITH DVD/CD combo that comes out next Tuesday (Nov. 23) has been expanded from what was originally reported last month. The DVD tracklisting for "You Gotta Move" has grown with the inclusion of never-before seen live footage of five songs — "Fever", "Livin' On The Edge", "Same Old ...

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APHELION Part Ways With Singer, Seek Replacement

APHELION, the Oslo, Norway-based group featuring former members of SACRALIS, OLD MAN'S CHILD, PECCATUM and DIMENSION F3H, have parted ways with singer Anette Guldbrandsen. "Anette was one of the founding members but due to personal differences within the band we could not continue the cooperation and had to let her go," the group write in ...

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ANIMAL Explain CHRIS HOLMES' Absence From Current Lineup

ANIMAL, the new group featuring original W.A.S.P. guitarist Randy Piper, have posted a message on their web site addressing the question from many fans regarding the absence of former W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes from the group's current lineup (Holmes played on ANIMAL's debut album, 2002's "900 Lb. Steam"). "We know there are a lot of ...

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POISON Singer Eyed For Film

On hand in the VIP section at POISON singer Bret Michaels' capacity show at Joe's Bar in Chicago on Saturday, November 6 were Rikki Lee Travolta and wife Sonia, who were there to consider Bret for a character in the upcoming film adaptation of the best-selling novel "My Fractured Life". After the show, the couple ...

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VINCE NEIL Hoping For New Solo Album In 2005

MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil has told Launch Radio Networks that he's been working on songs for his third solo album, but that touring makes it hard to really spend time on the project: "I've been constantly on the road. I haven't had a break — we started in April, and I haven't stopped, so ...

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ANTHRAX Singer Becomes First-Time Dad

ANTHRAX vocalist John Bush and his wife Tori (photo) welcomed their first child today (Oct. 26). The baby girl, who was born a week early, has been named Jezebelle November Silvera Bush. As previously reported, ANTHRAX are scheduled to film a video for an updated version of the classic cut "Deathrider", taken from ...

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AEROSMITH: 'You Gotta Move' DVD Track Listing Revealed

Billboard.com has revealed the complete track listing for the DVD version of AEROSMITH's recent A&E concert special, "You Gotta Move", which will be released Nov. 23 via Columbia. In addition to featuring five songs that did not appear on the original broadcast, the 162-minute package is bundled with a bonus audio CD with six tracks ...

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DREAMTALE Finalize Track Listing For New Album

Finnish metallers DREAMTALE have finalized the track listing for their third album, "Difference", tentatively due in early 2005 via Spinefarm Records. The follow-up to last year's "Ocean's Heart" was recorded at Timo Tolkki's (STRATOVARIUS) Goldenworks studio with Tolkki producing and will be mixed at Finnvox studios by Mikko Karmila beginning on Monday, October 25. "Difference" ...

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TOMMY LEE Discusses Child-Drowning Incident At His Home

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee recently spoke to ABC's "20/20" about the incident in 2001 when a horrible tragedy took place at his home. A boy drowned during his 5-year-old son Brandon's birthday party. The male nanny of young Daniel Karven-Veres told Lee he was going to a rock concert, leaving the child in ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer Rejects EVANESCENCE Comparisons

In a recent interview with Greece's Metal-Temple.com webzine, NIGHTWISH frontwoman Tarja Turunen spoke about the incredible European commercial success of the band's latest album, "Once", and her plans for a classical career away from NIGHTWISH. Several excerpts from the interview follow: Metal-Temple.com: You've conquered Europe and the band is bigger than ever. Do ...

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VINCE NEIL Collaborates With DESMOND CHILD On New Solo Single

MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil has collaborated with songwriting legend Desmond Child (BON JOVI, AEROSMITH, RICKY MARTIN) on a new song called "Promise Me". A video for the track will be filmed during Neil's appearance at The Palms Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV on October 3. The free event, which will serve as ...

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EUROPE To Perform On Swedish National Television

Reunited Swedish hard rockers EUROPE will be the featured musical guests on "TV Huset" on Sunday, September 26 on Sweden's SVT 1. The band will perform their new single, "Got to Have Faith", for the first time on Swedish national TV. In other news, EUROPE guitarist John Norum and his wife Michelle (of PHANTOM BLUE ...

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SIX FEET UNDER Postpone European Tour

Florida-based death metallers SIX FEET UNDER have postponed their European tour to early 2005 in order to allow drummer Greg Gall to be home for the impending birth of his child (Greg's wife is reportedly due in November). No further information is currently available. As previously reported, SIX FEET UNDER have covered AC/DC's entire "Back ...

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DAATH Seek New Drummer

Atlanta-based technical death metallers DAATH have launched a search for a new drummer. All applicants "must have extreme metal chops, be able to play to a click, and be able to play electronica type cymbal patterns as well as have good independence skills," the band write in a press release. Interested parties can go to ...

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OPETH Frontman Becomes First-Time Dad

Congratulations are in order for OPETH frontman Mikael Åkerfeldt and his wife Anna, who became the parents of a baby daughter, Melinda, this past Monday (Sept. 13). It is the couple's first child. As previously reported, Åkerfeldt has started writing material for the group's next album, tentatively scheduled to be recorded sometime in the early ...

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PAPA ROACH Singer Becomes Father Again

Congratulations are in order for PAPA ROACH singer Jacoby Shaddix, whose wife gave birth to their second child on Monday (September 13) in Sacramento, California. Jagger Shaddix is the couple's second son, and joins two-year-old Mikale in the Shaddix family. No other information was immediately available. PAPA ROACH's third major label album, entitled "Getting Away ...

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VELVET REVOLVER To Present At WORLD MUSIC AWARDS

VELVET REVOLVER are among the presenters at the World Music Awards on Wednesday, September 15 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, NV. The event will be broadcast live by ABC between 9 and 11 p.m. Other presenting or performing artists include Usher, Josh Groban, Kanye West, Marc Anthony, Avril Lavigne, Alicia Keys, ...

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