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ALICE COOPER Confirmed For Ontario's ROCK THE PARK III

According to The London Free Press, ALICE COOPER, KIM MITCHELL and STYX have been confirmed for Rock the Park III, set to take place July 20-22 at Harris Park in London, Ontario, Canada. Sources say Canadian rockers LOVERBOY and U.S. star EDDIE MONEY are also likely to play the classic rock festival. More acts will ...

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DIAMOND HEAD Putting Finishing Touches On Live DVD

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD and Secret Records are putting the finishing touches on the band's live DVD, filmed on November 4, 2005 at the London Astoria. "The band and Secret Records are very excited with the interest the DVD has created and are sure that their fans will not ...

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JOE LYNN TURNER To Take Part In Free Concert In Florida

On Saturday, March 18, The Rotary Club of Weston, The City of Weston, Florida, and title sponsor Cleveland Clinic Weston will be hosting the second annual free concert featuring Joe Lynn Turner (ex-RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE) and RPM (Rock & Pop Masters) at The Weston Regional Park Event Stage beginning at 7:00 p.m. The RPM show ...

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ACE FREHLEY's Mother Passes Away

According to a posting on drummer Peter Criss' official web site, fellow original KISS member Ace Frehley's mother has just passed away. "We want to send our deepest sympathies to the Frehley family. We love you," reads a message from Criss and his wife Gigi. As previously reported, several MP3 files containing the audio of ...

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DIAMOND HEAD: Italian Date Announced

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD have added an Italian date to their current itinerary. The group's schedule is now shaping up as follows: Feb. 18 - Mylos - Thessaloniki, GRE Feb. 19 - The Underworld - Athens, GRE Mar. 04 - The Roadhouse – Birmingham, UK Mar. 11 - Marrs ...

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BLACK CROWES And Keyboardist Part Company

Launch Radio Networks reports: It hasn't been officially announced yet, but keyboardist Eddie Hawrysch (pronounced harsh) is no longer a member of the BLACK CROWES. Some long-standing issues had been coming to a head, and the sides parted company before the band played at Hard Rock Live in Orlando, Florida, on Sunday (January 29). It's ...

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DIAMOND HEAD: U.K. Dates Announced

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD have lined up two U.K. dates in March. The group's schedule is now shaping up as follows: Feb. 18 - Mylos - Thessaloniki, GRE Feb. 19 - The Underworld - Athens, GRE Mar. 04 - The Roadhouse – Birmingham, UK Mar. 11 - Marrs Bar ...

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TWISTED SISTER Guitarist To Guest On KNAC.COM's 'WildSide'

TWISTED SISTER guitarist Eddie Ojeda will be in the KNAC.COM studio as the special guest of "WildSide" hostess Diana DeVille on Saturday, January 14. Ojeda will promote and discuss his new solo album, "Axes 2 Axes", for which he recently secured a U.S. release. The CD features guest appearances by such acclaimed hard rock/heavy metal ...

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KISS, TWISTED SISTER, DIO Members To Launch 'Icons Of Rock' DVD Series At NAMM

Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick, TWISTED SISTER axeman Eddie Ojeda, and ex-QUIET RIOT/OZZY OSBOURNE and current DIO bass player Rudy Sarzo will be making signing and performance appearances throughout the NAMM show in Anaheim, California to launch Music Star Productions' "Icons of Rock" instructional DVD series. Kulick will appear to promote the upcoming Music Star ...

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NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS Announces Finalists Of 'Unsigned Band' Contest

Nuclear Blast Records has announced the finalists of their "unsigned band" competition which was held last year. More than 1,500 submissions were received, and according to a posting on the label's web site, "especially the packagings were really impressive. [For] that reason, we decided to award the five most innovative packages with a special prize. ...

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'Get Thrashed' Documentary Nearing Completion

The makers of "Get Thrashed", the much-anticipated documentary profiling the thrash metal scene of the early Eighties and its impact on the music scene, have issued the following update regarding the project's current status: "In the year since the last news update, we have made giant strides towards completing 'Get Thrashed'. At this point, we ...

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DIAMOND HEAD Schedule Greek Dates

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD have lined up the following Greek dates in February: Feb. 18 - Mylos - Thessaloniki, GRE Feb. 19 - The Underworld - Athens, GRE As previously reported, DIAMOND HEAD filmed their November 4, 2005 show at the London Astoria for the band's first-ever live DVD, ...

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ACE FREHLEY: Performing With KISS Again 'Could Be Fun'

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley is currently working on a solo album for a tentative spring release, he revealed during a guest appearance last night (Dec. 23) on the "Merry KISSmass Special" with Eddie Trunk on New York's Q104.3 FM. Around 15 songs are being recorded for the effort (with about 10 expected to make ...

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THE MERCY CLINIC: More West Coast Dates Announced

THE MERCY CLINIC, the new San Francisco Bay Area-based band featuring former DAMAGEPLAN frontman Patrick Lachman, guitarists Brian Harrah (PROFESSIONAL MURDER MUSIC) and Josh Stinson (DRIST), bassist Steed Najera (TRIPLE SEVEN), and drummer Bevan Davies (DANZIG, COMES WITH THE FALL, JERRY CANTRELL), have lined up the following dates in January: Jan. 06 - The Boardwalk ...

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DRY KILL LOGIC: No Plans To Jump On Metalcore Bandwagon

DRY KILL LOGIC will enter the studio in February with producers Eddie Wohl and Rob Caggiano (CRADLE OF FILTH, ANTHRAX) of Scrap 60 to begin recording their third album, tentatively due next spring. "The guys are writing some killer riffs, and I think it's going to be another progression in the evolution of this band," ...

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