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ACCEPT Guitarist To Play One-Off Concert With SEBASTIAN BACH

ACCEPT guitarist Wolf Hoffmann has agreed to join former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach's solo band for a one-time-only appearance at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, New York on November 26. Hoffmann accepted the offer to play the show during Sebastian's live appearance on Eddie Trunk's "Friday Night Rocks" radio program on New York's ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Drummer TOMMY LEE In Country Video: Watch Clip Online

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee makes a cameo appearance in the new video from country-rocker Keith Anderson. The clip of "XXL", by award-winning director Trey Fanjoy and produced by Don Lepore for Picture Vision, incorporates multiple vivid dramatic scenes interwoven with energy-charged live performance footage of the Arista Nashville recording artist and his band. In ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH To Make 'Mind-Blowing, Life-Altering' Announcement

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach will be making "a mind-blowing, life-altering announcement" on Eddie Trunk's "Friday Night Rocks" radio show on New York's Q104.3 FM this Friday, October 28 beginning at 11:00 p.m. EST. Bach will be co-hosting the program and will be "cranking material from 'Frameshift 2: An Absence of Empathy' LIVE on ...

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THE MERCY CLINIC To Appear On EMG PICKUPS' 30th Anniversary CD

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), will be contributing a song to the EMG Pickups' 30th-anniversary CD sampler. "As ...

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PEARL JAM/ROBERT PLANT Video Posted Online

Launch Radio Networks reports: Video from the Hurricane Katrina benefit that PEARL JAM did with LED ZEPPELIN singer Robert Plant at the House Of Blues in Chicago earlier this month is now available. Clips of the ZEPPELIN songs "Going To California" and "Fool In The Rain", with Plant and PEARL JAM frontman Eddie Vedder trading ...

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EDDIE VAN HALEN, SLASH, STEVE VAI Featured On STEVE LUKATHER's Christmas Album

Eddie Van Halen, Slash and Steve Vai are among the guest musicians appearing on the new Christmas compilation from legendary guitarist Steve Lukather, entitled "SantaMental". Produced by Elliot Scheiner (THE EAGLES, STEELY DAN, STING) and Lukather, the 10-track compilation was recorded in fewer than six days and features such iconic favorites as "Jingle Bells", "Winter ...

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CHRIS CORNELL Says SOUNDGARDEN Reunion Will 'Probably Not' Happen

Travis Hay of Seattle Post-Intelligencer recently conducted an in-depth interview with AUDIOSLAVE/ex-SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell. A few excerpts from the chat follow: Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Has living outside of the country [Cornell resides in Paris, France with his wife and daughter] helped with things coming full circle? Chris Cornell: "Living outside of the country ...

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Will VAN HALEN Be The Next 'Rock Star' Band?

MTV.com is reporting that a source close to the "Rock Star" TV show has claimed that the core VAN HALEN trio — brothers Alex and Eddie Van Halen and bassist Michael Anthony — will be auditioning potential frontmen and women for the show's still-hypothetical second season. The winner would be stepping into the ...

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Classic MOTÖRHEAD Albums Receive Special Treatment

In celebration of three decades of one of the most underrated, influential and downright noisy bands to ever walk the face of the planet, Sanctuary Records will be issuing commemorative, 30th anniversary editions of some of MOTÖRHEAD's most important and memorable albums, as well as a collection of BBC archive recordings and vintage performances from ...

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QUEEN + PAUL RODGERS Play First-Ever U.S. Show

Launch Radio Networks reports: Sunday night (October 16), QUEEN + PAUL RODGERS played their first-ever U.S. show. A packed Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey, saw Rodgers and QUEEN pull from both their catalogues during a show that lasted over two hours, including QUEEN standards "Bohemian Rhapsody", "We Will Rock You"/"We Are The ...

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DIAMOND HEAD To Film First-Ever DVD

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD will be filming the London Astoria show on Friday, November 4 for the band's first-ever live DVD. It will be released by Secret Films next year. The set times have been revised for the show as follows: JAGUAR: 5:10 p.m. – 5:40 p.m. BRONZ: 6:00 ...

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LEEWAY DVD To Arrive In January

Crash Music, Inc. has announced that they have signed a deal with the veteran New York hardcore band LEEWAY to release their new DVD, entitled "Leeway's Last Laugh". The DVD will consist of two well-captured shows of LEEWAY from Wetlands on Easter Sunday in 1999, and their last New York gig at L'Amour in 2002. ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Turn Down KORN Tour, Prepare To Film New Video

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR have posted the following message on their official web site: "DIMMU BORGIR are planning to record a video from the 'Stormblåst 2005' release together with Patrick Ullaeus and Revolver Films. "Shagrath [vocals] is busy working on his band CHROME DIVISION together with Lex Icon of COVENANT, Luna of ASHES ...

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LEEWAY: DVD To Surface In December

Legendary New York hardcore/metal act LEEWAY have issued the following update: "We would like to thank all are friends, fans for the warm welcome back on the map. It's just been amazing and we are very flattered and can't wait to see you all very soon. We are also still working on that licensing deal ...

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VINNIE PAUL: 'There Never Was Gonna Be A PANTERA Reunion, Ever!'

Former PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN drummer Vinnie Paul was recently interviewed by Guitar World magazine for its December 2005 issue. In the interview Vinnie spoke about many subjects, including the possibility of a PANTERA reunion prior to Dimebag's death and the status of unreleased video and audio recordings of Dimebag. Among the things Vinnie said: * Vinnie confirmed ...

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DIAMOND HEAD Sign With CARGO RECORDS

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD have inked a deal with Cargo Records. The label will be releasing the group's long-awaited new CD, "All Will Be Revealed", on October 31. Anybody who missed out on one of the pre-release copies will now be able to buy this commercially available version from ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Drummer Makes Cameo Appearance In KEITH ANDERSON Video

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee makes a cameo appearance in the new video from country-rocker Keith Anderson. The clip of "XXL", by award-winning director Trey Fanjoy and produced by Don Lepore for Picture Vision, incorporates multiple vivid dramatic scenes interwoven with energy-charged live performance footage of the Arista Nashville recording artist and his band. In ...

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PEARL JAM Dedicate Song To Late VOIVOD Guitarist

PEARL JAM dedicated the song "Porch" at their Montreal gig on Thursday (September 15) to late VOIVOD guitarist Denis "Piggy" D'Amour, who died Aug. 26 from complications of colon cancer. The track was introduced by PEARL JAM frontman Eddie Vedder, who pointed out that PEARL JAM drummer Matt Cameron (ex-SOUNDGARDEN) knew Piggy personally because SOUNDGARDEN ...

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