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KISS Added To Upcoming RAMONES Tribute CD

KISS have been added to the list of artists appearing on the forthcoming RAMONES tribute album, We're a Happy Family. KISS will reportedly cover either "Rock & Roll High School" or "Do You Remember Rock & Roll Radio?" , according to ROB ZOMBIE, who is acting as one of the album's co-producers.. Due to be ...

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IRON MAIDEN To Launch First-Ever Auction

IRON MAIDEN will launch their first-ever official auction on Friday, June 28th, with the proceeds set to go to the Clive Burr MS Trust fund. Among the items that will be auctioned off will be a signed guitar, drummer Nicko McBrain's "massive" drum kit.... and a "full stage [band mascot] Eddie". More details will be ...

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RAMONES Tribute Changes Title

According to the official web site of MARILYN MANSON, the upcoming RAMONES tribute album, to which MANSON has contributed a cover "The KKK Took My Baby Away", will be titled Ramones Forever and not We're A Happy Family, as previously reported. Due to be issued in August through DV8/Columbia Records, Ramones Forever will contain additional ...

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SAMMY HAGAR: VAN HALEN Has Fallen Completely Apart

Former VAN HALEN frontman Sammy Hagar told the syndicated radio show Rockline this week that the Van Halen brothers Eddie and Alex were initially approached last year to stage a tour with both former frontmen, but they rejected the idea. "I think if they could do anything right now they would have done it," Hagar ...

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SOILENT GREEN: Recovering!

SOILENT GREEN vocalist Benjamin Falgoust has posted the following message via the group's official web site: "It has been quite an interesting last 5 months. I am sure some of you know about the December 4th, 2001 accident in Washington State during the Extreme Music for Extreme People tour. When we rolled our van and ...

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NIGHT RANGER Unveil US Tour Dates

NIGHT RANGER have lined up a host of live appearances during the spring and summer, including gigs with FOREIGNER, BAD COMPANY, KID ROCK and DAVID LEE ROTH, among others. The confirmed dates so far are as follows: May 03 - Memphis, TN @ Beale St. Music Festival (w/KID ROCK) May 04 - Kenosha, WI @ ...

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RAMONES Family, Friends Feuding Over Joey's Birthday Bash

The following article originally appeared in today's edition of the New York Post: Joey Ramone's mother and brother are blasting friends and former bandmates of the late punk legend for staging a birthday bash the same night as a family fete in his honor. Joey's brother, Mickey Leigh, and mother, Charlotte Lesher, are throwing a ...

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STATIC-X Go "Power Metal" On RAMONES Tribute

STATIC-X have just completed their cover of THE RAMONES' "Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment" at Glenwood Place Studios in Burbank, California for the upcoming DV8/Columbia Records tribute to THE RAMONES. Also scheduled to appear on the collection are ROB ZOMBIE, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, EDDIE VEDDER, MARILYN MANSON, GREEN DAY, MOTORHEAD, RANCID, BILLY CORGAN, THE OFFSPRING, ...

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QUEENSRCHE's EDDIE JACKSON: We've Never Had This Many New Ideas To Choose From

Progressive rockers QUEENSRCHE have begun writing songs for their new, as-yet-untitled studio album for a late 2002 release through Sanctuary Records. The band is undertaking intensive songwriting sessions at Bear Creek Studios in Woodinville, Washington, and have already come up with more than enough ideas to choose from, according to bassist Eddie Jackson. I don't ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE's EDDIE JACKSON: We've Never Had This Many New Ideas To Choose From

Progressive rockers QUEENSRŸCHE have begun writing songs for their new, as-yet-untitled studio album for a late 2002 release through Sanctuary Records. The band is undertaking intensive songwriting sessions at Bear Creek Studios in Woodinville, Washington, and have already come up with “more than enough ideas to choose from,” according to bassist Eddie Jackson. “I don't ...

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OVERKILL To Record Live CD/DVD This Weekend

OVERKILL will be recording a new live record and filming a new live DVD on Saturday, March 23rd at the Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park, New Jersey. OVERKILL will reportedly be playing for over two hours and will be doing a lot of songs that have not been done in years. In addition, WNEW's (102.7) ...

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RAMONES Tribute Album: More Details Revealed

More information has surfaced regarding the upcoming RAMONES tribute album, which is currently being produced by Rob Zombie and RAMONES guitarist Johnny Ramone for a late 2002 release. The following tracks are known to have thus far completed for the CD: MARILYN MANSON - "The KKK Took My Baby Away" MOTORHEAD - "Rockaway Beach" STATIC-X ...

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RAMONES Tribute Album Nearing Completion

MARILYN MANSON, STATIC-X, ROB ZOMBIE, MOTORHEAD and the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS have finished recording their contributions to the upcoming RAMONES tribute album, which is currently being produced by Rob Zombie and RAMONES guitarist Johnny Ramone for a late 2002 release. STATIC-X reportedly covered "Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment", while ROB ZOMBIE tracked a version of ...

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IRON MAIDEN Early Memorabilia For Sale!

IRON MAIDEN's first tour manager, Radar Bance, and lighting designer Dave Lights, are selling their rare early MAIDEN memorabilia, including original artwork plus Eddie mask and Devil mask on April 17th at Bonhams in London. Details of the sale can be found on the Bonhams web site at this location or by e-mailing ...

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STATIC-X To Appear On RAMONES Tribute Album

STATIC-X will be contributing a version of the RAMONES classic "Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment" to the upcoming RAMONES tribute CD being produced by Rob Zombie and RAMONES guitarist Johnny Ramone. Other artists tentatively scheduled to appear on the album include ROB ZOMBIE ("Blitzkrieg Bop"), RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, THE OFFSPRING, RANCID, EDDIE VEDDER and JOE ...

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IRON MAIDEN Frontman To Help Unveil Eddie Action Figure

IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson will reportedly join McFarlane Toys founder Todd McFarlane on Tuesday, February 12th at the American International Toy Fair in New York City (Toy District and at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center) to unveil McFarlane's new action figure of the band's mascot, Eddie. Plans call for a media event from ...

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VAN HALEN: "Weighing All Options" Following Split With Warner Bros.

VAN HALEN are "currently weighing all the options and seeing what the future brings, [but] it's still premature to say where the band will go [following their split with longtime label Warner Bros. Records]," the group's attorney, Alan Mintz, told Billboard magazine. According to Mintz, VAN HALEN will "seriously consider" major label offers, but he ...

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IRON MAIDEN Benefit Single Details Revealed

IRON MAIDEN will release the Run To The Hills single on Monday, March 11th and all of the band income from the sale of the singles will be forwarded to the Clive Burr MS Fund. The single will be available in three formats, all of which celebrate Clive's time with the band. The CD singles ...

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