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WITHIN TEMPTATION: 'Mother Earth' Single To Include New Song

Holland's WITHIN TEMPTATION will release their new single, "Mother Earth", on Monday, October 13 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. It will be available in the following formats: a 2-track version, a limited 5-track edition and as a special DVD-plus edition. In addition to a brand-new song, titled "Jane Doe" (MP3 clip), and acoustic ...

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Acclaimed Actor CHRISTOPHER LEE To Guest On New RHAPSODY Album

Acclaimed actor Christopher Lee ("Star Wars - Episode 2: Attack of the Clones", "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring", "Gremlins II", "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow") will be joining Italian symphonic metal group RHAPSODY for the production of their next album, tentatively due in early 2004 through SPV Records. A classically ...

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MOTÖRHEAD: 25th Anniversary Concert To Be Released On CD

MOTÖRHEAD will release a double-live CD, titled "Live At Brixton Academy", on November 17 through SPV Records. The set, which contains the group's complete 25th Anniversary concert from October 22, 2000 (previously, the concert had appeared only partly with the DVD "Boneshaker"), features the following track listing: CD1: 01. We Are Motörhead 02. No Class ...

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DREAM THEATER Singer To Guest On FRAMEWORK Debut

FRAMESHIFT, the "exciting" new progressive rock project written and produced by Henning Pauly of CHAIN for James LaBrie, vocalist of the legendary prog-metal band DREAM THEATER, will release their debut album, "Unweaving The Rainbow", in early November through Progrock Records. "Composer Henning Pauly has worked in a wide variety of styles," reads an official press ...

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Review: The SEX PISTOLS Still Define Punk

Erik Pedersen of the Hollywood Reporter reports that "a spiky-haired 7-year-old standing on a chair down front looked bored for the first few songs by the late-fortysomething SEX PISTOLS [at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on Saturday, September 6]. But when the grown-up next to him began offering middle-finger salutes during 'God Save the ...

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THE DARKNESS Tipped to Win U.K. Mercury Music Prize

British retro-rockers THE DARKNESS are favorites to eclipse COLDPLAY and RADIOHEAD to win one of Britain's most prestigious popular music awards, according to Reuters. The quartet are expected to grab the Mercury Music Prize on Tuesday (September 9) with their first album, "Permission To Land". The newcomers are the rising stars of the British music ...

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EVANESCENCE Singer Weighs In On BRITNEY And CHRISTINA

EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee weighed in on today's crop of pop divas during a recent guest appearance on 104 FM in Washington D.C. with Haber and Erin. "There are so many of these stupid pop divas that are really going down lately," Lee said. "They're going down, they really are. It's not the big thing ...

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DIABLO Hard At Work On Third Album

Finnish aggro-metallers DIABLO are currently recording their third album, "Eternium", at Fantom studios. The follow-up to 2002's "Renaissance" will be mixed at Helsinki's Finnvox studios and is tentatively scheduled for a January 2004 release. "I can tell you that the new album will be the best DIABLO album ever…no surprise there," DIABLO guitarist Marko Utriainen ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO: Mammoth QUEEN Set Out On DVD

Former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN singer Jeff Scott Soto and his solo band — Howie Simon, Alex Papa and Gary Schutt — performed a set of QUEEN classics at the 2003 Queen Convention in the U.K. The performance, which was captured on video, has now been made available on DVD via Soto's official web site,

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Newspaper Report: Australian Singer Asked To Join QUEEN

Australian singer John Farnham has reportedly been asked to join rock legends QUEEN. The Daily Telegraph reported Farnham had been offered "the gig of a lifetime" — to follow in the footsteps of the late Freddie Mercury as QUEEN's lead singer. Farnham "blew away" the band after recording a new version of its classic "We ...

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MEGADETH: 'Peace Sells' DVD-Audio Premiere To Be Held At NAMM

MEGADETH's 5.1 DVD-Audio surround mix of "Peace Sells... But Who's Buying?" will receive its world premiere this Saturday (July 19) at an invitation-only event co-presented by ESP Guitars and DTS Entertainment as part of the Summer NAMM show in Nashville, Tennessee. Set for release through DTS Entertainment later in the year, "this feature-loaded DVD-Audio disc ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO To Release All-QUEEN Set On DVD

Former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN singer Jeff Scott Soto has been locked away editing a two-and-a-half-hour all-QUEEN set filmed and recorded at this year's Queen Convention for a potential DVD, tentatively due in early September. The disc will be mixed by Jeff and longtime friend/engineer John Ellis, and the video footage will be authored once again by ...

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NECRODEATH Complete Work On Fifth Album

Italian black/thrash pioneers NECRODEATH have completed work on their fifth album, "Ton(e)s Of Hate", at Outer Sounds studios in Rome, Italy with producer Giuseppe Orlando (NOVEMBRE). The CD, which was mastered at Mastering Room in Sweden, sees the group adopting a "more complex and experimental [edge while] still keeping…the extreme razorblade approach of the last ...

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SEX PISTOLS: North American Tour Dates Announced

Punk rock legends SEX PISTOLS will embark on a two-week tour of North America in late August/early September. The band's original line-up — John Lydon (a.k.a. Johnny Rotten, vocals), Steve Jones (guitar), Paul Cook (drums) and Glen Matlock (bass) — will visit a mix of amphitheaters, clubs and concert halls, and will conclude the tour ...

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OZZY Invites PRINCE WILLIAM To Move In With The OSBOURNES

OZZY OSBOURNE has extended an invitation to Prince William to stay at the Osbourne house in Beverly Hills when he comes to visit the U.S. Speaking to ITV1's "Tonight With Trevor McDonald" in a special airing in Britain Thursday night (June 19), Ozzy sent a direct message to the prince, saying, "I've been told that ...

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SEX PISTOLS To Reunite For North American Tour

Punk veterans the SEX PISTOLS will reunite for a North American this summer. The legendary outfit have confirmed two shows for August, and are expected to announce more dates in the coming weeks. But, according to frontman John Lydon (a.k.a. Johnny Rotten), the band will never write or record another original song. He told Rolling ...

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FREDDIE MERCURY Gets An Erection

A statue honoring late QUEEN frontman Freddie Mercury has been erected at the Dominion Theatre in London, home of the stage show "We Will Rock You", according to Undercover News. Brianmaynews.com reports the statue is eight meters tall (approx. 27 feet) and was placed at the Dominion in Tottenham Court Road on Saturday morning to ...

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SUKI JONES To Become ADLER'S APPETITE

SUKI JONES, the new band featuring former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler, RATT/ex-LOVE/HATE singer Jizzy Pearl, ex-SLASH'S SNAKEPIT guitarist Keri Kelli, FASTER PUSSYCAT guitarist Brent Muscat, and ex-VINCE NEIL/RATT bassist Robbie Crane, will be officially changing their name to ADLER'S APPETITE. According to The Official Steven Adler Fan Site, "Steven said that so many ...

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KISS To Publish Official Biography

KISS will release their official biography in the fall, according to Launch. It's called "Kiss: Behind The Mask", and it features recollections from the band and photographs from the KISS archives, many of which have never been published. The book also includes comments from AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry, THE WHO's Pete Townshend, Ozzy Osbourne, Brian ...

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STEVE VAI To Release Collections Of Rarities

STEVE VAI will release the next two installments of "The Secret Jewel Box Set""Archives, Volume 3: Mystery Tracks" and "Archives, Volume 4: Various Artists" — on his birthday, June 6, 2003, exclusively through his official web site, Vai.com. "Archives Vol. 3" is a compilation of Steve's bonus tracks featured on Japanese releases of ...

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DEEP PURPLE To Appear At LUCIANO PAVAROTTI's Bash

DEEP PURPLE are scheduled to perform at Luciano Pavarotti's annual bash, "Pavarotti & Friends", on May 27 at the Parco Novi Sad in Modena Italy. Also set to appear at the event are Eric Clapton, U2's Bono, members of QUEEN, Lionel Richie and Ricky Martin. PURPLE last appeared at the bash in 2001, performing "Smoke ...

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DAVID LEE ROTH Announces Solo Dates

Former VAN HALEN frontman DAVID LEE ROTH has announced the following U.S. dates during the coming months: May 24 - Charlotte, NC @ Nascar Coca-Cola 600 May 25 - Anderson, SC @ Anderson Sports Center May 28 - Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club May 29 - Verona, NY @ Turning Stone Casino May 31 - ...

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SUKI JONES: Complete Set List Revealed

The complete set list for SUKI JONES' show at Boulder Station in Las Vegas on Saturday night (March 22) was as follows: 01. Welcome to the Jungle 02. It's so Easy 03. Mr. Brownstone 04. Sin City (AC/DC) 05. Nighttrain 06. My Michelle 07. Hollywood (THIN LIZZY) 08. Mama Kin 09. Knockin' On Heavens' Door ...

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