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Guitarist JOEY ALLEN To Perform With WARRANT At Studio City Date

According to a posting on the group's official web site, guitarist Joey Allen will be performing with WARRANT on November 3 at B.B. King's in Studio City, California. Allen had previously announced that he would be taking an "undertermined break from touring to pursue personal interests." Although Joey performed on the new WARRANT CD, 'Born ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Singer VINCE NEIL Back On Stage After Atlanta Injury

The Associated Press is reporting that MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil has returned to the stage after injuring himself Friday night (Sept. 16) at an Atlanta concert. Band spokeswoman Hannah Kampf said Neil performed with no problems Sunday night in Memphis, Tenn. after tearing a calf muscle about five songs into a show at Atlanta's ...

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RUSH: 'R:30' DVD To Surface In November

According to All Headline News, RUSH have set a November 15 release date for their "R:30 - Rush Live In Frankfurt" DVD. The disc will feature a full performance of the German show during the band's 30th Anniversary Tour in 2004. It will also include a full-length documentary on the history of RUSH that has ...

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FORCE OF EVIL: Tour Dates In The Works

FORCE OF EVIL, the new Danish band featuring guitarist Michael Denner (ex-MERCYFUL FATE), guitarist Hank Shermann (MERCYFUL FATE), bassist Hal Patino (KING DIAMOND), drummer Bjarne Holm (MERCYFUL FATE), and vocalist Martin Steene (ex-IRONFIRE), have uploaded photos from their appearance at the Earthshaker Fest in Germany (photos) in late July and their headlining concert ...

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CELTIC FROST: New Album To Be Mastered This Week

CELTIC FROST frontman Tom Gabriel Fischer has posted the following message on his official blog: "Walking the last few hundred yards towards my home after the final intensive sessions at Oakland Recording couldn't have been more symbolic. Gusts of wind from an approaching storm were bending the trees on both sides of my path, and ...

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BLAZE Confirm New Lineup, Negotiate New Record Deal

BLAZE manager Neil Marklew has confirmed the group's new lineup and recording plans via a posting on the band's official web site. His message reads as follows: "It gives me great pleasure to make the following announcement as I believe it has been long overdue. As you may be aware, we have not had a ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Part Ways With Bassist JAMES LOMENZO

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY have parted ways with bassist James Lomenzo (ex-WHITE LION, DAVID LEE ROTH, PRIDE & GLORY), informed sources have told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. A replacement bassist has yet to be announced. BLACK LABEL SOCIETY will be embarking on a U.S. tour with BRAND NEW SIN beginning in mid-October. A double-disc compilation, entitled "Kings of Damnation ...

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VINCE NEIL's 'Girls, Girls, Girls' To Air Tonight

GGG, LLC., a growing entertainment company focused on the creation of quality DVD programs for mass distribution, has announced that it has secured an agreement with iNDEMAND, the world's largest provider of Video-On-Demand (VOD) and Pay-Per-View (PPV) programming, to air the company's initial reality show/dance contest, "Girls, Girls, Girls", beginning this Thursday (Sept. 15) at ...

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WARRANT Guitarist Taking Break From Touring

Los Angeles hard rockers WARRANT have posted the following update on their official web site: "Joey Allen [guitar] is taking an undertermined break from touring to pursue personal interests. He remains an integral part of the kick-ass guitar shredding on the new WARRANT CD, 'Born Again', which is completed and will be released in the ...

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Guitarist KERI KELLI To Guest On LIBERTY N' JUSTICE CD

Guitarist Keri Kelli (VINCE NEIL, SLASH'S SNAKEPIT, ADLER"S APPETITE) is the latest guest musician to be confirmed to appear on the upcoming "all-star" CD from Christian rockers LIBERTY N' JUSTICE, entitled "Soundtrack of a Soul". Kelli will be playing on the track "Another Nail". As previously reported, guest vocalists set to appear on the CD ...

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INTO ETERNITY: HAMMERFALL/EDGUY Tour Was 'A Success'

INTO ETERNITY guitarist/vocalist Tim Roth has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "We made it home after a 40-hour trip from our last show in the USA. The HAMMERFALL/ EDGUY/ INTO ETERNITY tour was a success for us. I think we converted a few new fans onto our bans and that's ...

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RUSH: 'R30' DVD To Surface This Fall

RUSH will be releasing the highly anticipated "R30" DVD in late fall 2005. "R30" will feature the sold-out concert that RUSH played in Frankfurt, Germany in October 2004 during their 30th anniversary tour. In other news, RUSH drummer Neil Peart is currently working on the follow-up to his instructional drum video, "A Work In Progress". ...

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TAPPING THE VEIN To Enter Studio This Weekend

Philadelphia's TAPPING THE VEIN will enter the studio on September 3 with renowned producer Neil Kernon (NEVERMORE, QUEENSRŸCHE, CANNIBAL CORPSE) to begin recording the follow-up to 2002's "The Damage", tentatively due in early 2006 via Nuclear Blast Records. Kernon apparently contacted the band while they were in the middle of writing material for their sophomore ...

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