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ZAKK WYLDE Schedules 'Rockline' Appearance

Zakk Wylde of BLACK LABEL SOCIETY will be the featured guest on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Monday, February 28. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near ...

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DIAMOND HEAD: New Album Available For Purchase Online

NWOBHM legends DIAMOND HEAD have posted the following message on their official web site: "We are aware that some people have experienced difficulties in obtaining the new album at the gigs. To overcome this, we have obtained 200 copies of the tour edition of the CD. This is the same as the CD being sold ...

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DIAMOND HEAD Check In From MEGADETH Tour

NWOBHM legends DIAMOND HEAD have checked in from their current European tour with MEGADETH: "Great to see that you are all enjoying the shows with MEGADETH so far, keep your comments coming, and send in any pictures or reviews that you may have for inclusion on the site. "As some of you will be aware, ...

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VH1 CLASSIC's 'Metal Mania Stripped' To Premiere On Saturday

In honor of the new "VH1 Classic Metal Mania: Stripped" CD that hits stores on Tuesday, February 8, VH1 Classic will premiere "Metal Mania Stripped" on Saturday, February 5 at 3:00 p.m. The half-hour show hosted by Eddie Trunk will feature videos from QUEENSRŸCHE, TESLA, SCORPIONS and POISON, as well as an acoustic performance of ...

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AC/DC Frontman Pulls Out Of MUSICIANS 4 DISASTER RELIEF Concert

AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson has reportedly cancelled his participation in the Mardi Gras kick-off celebration on Saturday, February 5 at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. According to legendary rock musician Rick Derringer, who organized the benefit concert, Brian felt that the atmosphere of the event's theme (Mardi Gras) did not properly reflect on the cause ...

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VINNIE PAUL, ZAKK WYLDE, KERRY KING Signing DIMEBAG Posters At NAMM: Photos Available

DeanGuitars.com has uploaded a slew of new photos from Day 2 of NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) in Anaheim, California. Included are pictures of more "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott artifacts and the appearance of Vinnie Paul (PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN), Patrick Lachman (DAMAGEPLAN), Bobzilla (DAMAGEPLAN), Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE), Kerry King (SLAYER), Jerry Cantrell ...

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DIMEBAG DARRELL: The GUITAR WORLD Tribute

Guitar World magazine has issued the following press release regarding the upcoming "Guitar World's Tribute To Fallen Guitar Heroes" March 2005 issue: "Anyone that reads Guitar World knows Dimebag Darrell was family. He had been featured regularly in Guitar World for more than a decade and appeared in our pages dozens of times. ...

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JOHNNY RAMONE Statue Unveiled: Photos Available

RollingStone.com is reporting that several of Johnny Ramone's friends — including Rob Zombie, Eddie Vedder (PEARL JAM), Pete Yorn, John Frusciante (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS), Anthony Kiedis (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) and Nicolas Cage — gathered at Los Angeles' Hollywood Forever Cemetery on Friday, January 14th, to unveil a four-feet tall bronze statue ...

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OVERKILL Singer Discusses New Album 'ReliXIV'

Eagle Rock/Spitfire Records has set a March 22 North American release date for the new OVERKILL album, "ReliXIV". With 2005 marking the 20-year anniversary of their first record-deal signing, and 14 full-length studio albums under their belt, OVERKILL continue to present high-quality, no-frills, solid working-class thrash on their latest album. "We're the real deal, and ...

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DIAMOND HEAD To Support MEGADETH In Europe

NWOBHM legends DIAMOND HEAD have been confirmed as the support act for MEGADETH on their upcoming European headlining tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Feb. 01 - Dublin, Ireland @ Ambassador Feb. 02 - Belfast, Ireland @ Ulster Hall Feb. 03 - Glasgow, Scotland @ Academy Feb. 04 - Birmingham, UK @ Academy Feb. 05 ...

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EDDIE VAN HALEN And PEAVEY End Long-Term Partnership

Peavey, the world-famous musical instrument manufacturer, has announced that it has parted with Edward Van Halen after a 13-year partnership. Peavey collaborated with the guitarist on his signature-model Peavey Wolfgang Series electric guitars and Peavey 5150 Series amplifiers. According to the company, Van Halen retains the rights to the names 5150 and Wolfgang, as well ...

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ANTHRAX Guitarist: DIMEBAG's Murder Could Only Have Happened In U.S.

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian recently spoke to ElectricBasement.com about the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott and ANTHRAX's latest album, "The Greater of Two Evils". An excerpt from the interview follows: ElectricBasement.com: I'm asking musicians whether his death has given you second thoughts about live performance. Every time you take the stage, ...

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SHADOWS FALL Drummer Reports From DIMEBAG's Funeral

SHADOWS FALL drummer Jason Bittner has issued the following report from the funeral services and public memorial for slain DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, which were held on Tuesday (Dec. 14) in Arlington, Texas: "I have just gotten to my computer today after returning home from Dimebag Darrell Abbott's funeral and I wanted to share ...

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