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SCOTT WEILAND, JERRY CANTRELL Jam With CAMP FREDDY: Photos Available

Scott Weiland (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-STONE TEMPLE PILOTS), Jerry Cantrell (ex-ALICE IN CHAINS) and Billy Duffy (ex-THE CULT) were among the musicians that joined CAMP FREDDY on stage during their appearance at Hangar 8 in Santa Monica, California Wednesday night (Oct. 19) for a Sundance Channel launch party of their new TV series, "Iconoclasts". Check out ...

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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 Drummer Performs With FOO FIGHTERS

QUEEN drummer Roger Taylor sat behind the kit for the FOO FIGHTERS on a rendition of QUEEN's "Tie Your Mother Down" during the encore of the FOOS' headlining concert at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, NJ Friday night (Oct. 14). QUEEN + PAUL RODGERS will play the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles next ...

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STONE SOUR: Producer Announced; Recording To Begin In January

SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor has issued the following update on his STONE SOUR project: "Well, it's been nearly 3 years (for obvious reasons), but the wheels are starting to turn slowly on the machine that is STONE SOUR! Updates galore and more in store as we begin the pre-production process, so listen up. "Dave Fortman ...

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QUEEN Schedule 'Rockline' Appearance

QUEEN will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Wednesday, October 12. 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 you, check out

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ROADRUNNER UNITED: 'The All-Star Sessions' To Surface In October

Roadrunner Records has put together a groundbreaking record to mark the label’s 25th Anniversary. The group is called ROADRUNNER UNITED and the album titled "The All-Star Sessions". This full-length release, in stores on October 11, 2005, is a "master class" in hard rock/metal. Boasting 57 artists from 45 of Roadrunner's past and present bands, the ...

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BALLISTIC Mainman: 'It's All In The Timing'

BALLISTIC mainman Tom Gattis (ex-DEUCE, TENSION, WARDOG) has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Well, it's all in the timing, I guess… We got the chance to play and entire month's worth of shows (30 total) with a major Japanese metal band here in the U.S. in the fall, but if ...

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QUEEN + PAUL RODGERS Announce U.S. Dates

Legendary rock icons Brian May and Roger Taylor of QUEEN, and Paul Rodgers of BAD COMPANY and FREE, just off a sold-out, 32-date arena tour of Europe under the banner of QUEEN + PAUL RODGERS, are headed for the U.S. later this year. They will bring their acclaimed show to the U.S. for two rare ...

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BALLISTIC Bassist To Undergo Surgery

BALLISTIC mainman Tom Gattis (ex-DEUCE, TENSION, WARDOG) has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "The blinding speed, complex runs, and most importantly the flawless-clean execution of Tim's [O'Connor, BALLISTIC bassist] bass parts are the foundation of the band's music. He sets the absolute highest standards for himself, and that necessitates that ...

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Students Pan GENE SIMMONS At 'Rock School'

The U.K.'s The Sunday Telegraph is reporting that KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons was rather a "flop" in the classroom of one of England's oldest boarding schools where he came face to face with 10 musically gifted teenagers who wre being filmed for a Channel 4 series entitled "Rock School". In the week after seasoned performers ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Voted 'Ideal Supergroup'

BBC News has issued the following report: The four members of LED ZEPPELIN have been voted the U.K.'s ideal supergroup, with Robert Plant beating the late Freddie Mercury to best singer. About 3,500 music fans were polled for Planet Rock Radio and were asked to create their fantasy band. Jimmy Page won best ...

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TRANSMEDIA GROUP To Publicize Original Works By JIMI HENDRIX

Hendrix Original Art Expressions, Inc. has retained TransMedia Group to arrange and publicize exhibitions across the country of 48 recently discovered original watercolors by the late rock and roll superstar Jimi Hendrix. "We're proud to be represented by TransMedia Group, which has done a great job over the years promoting art and entertainment projects," said ...

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LILLIAN AXE Announce New Album Title

LILLIAN AXE have set "Waters Rising" as the title of their new album. "The band is working on putting the final touches on the new CD," reads a posting on the group's web site. "No release date has been set just yet, but soon." In other news, in addition to being in LILLIAN AXE, bassist ...

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THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Drummer Injured In Fight

Oak Park thrash metallers THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER were forced to cancel band practice last Friday after drummer Zach Gibson's involvement in alcohol-fueled fisticuffs outside of a small party at his Taylor home. According to Zach, 19, a drunken man, whom he had never met, was making inappropriate advances toward Zach's significant other. It was ...

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GENE SIMMONS Attends 'Rize' Premiere: Photos Available

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons has posted the following message on his official web site: "Was invited to attend director/producer David LaChapelle's 'Rize' movie from Lion's Gate. Miss Tweed and I attended. This is a docu/film you must see. It chronicles the new L.A. street scene. Instead of gangs, street kids are 'krumping' — a new ...

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SLIPKNOT: Second Vegas Show Added

ABC ePrep is reporting that SLIPKNOT have added an additional August show at the Las Vegas House of Blues. The band are now set to play there on August 21 and August 22, following their sole Ozzfest appearance on August 20 in San Bernardino. At this point, those are the only U.S. shows on the ...

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BALLISTIC: Negotiating With Record Labels

BALLISTIC mainman Tom Gattis (ex-DEUCE, TENSION, WARDOG) has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "First, I'm going to be a dad, finally! I had been working on it ever since Frankfurt last year and it finally took. Words can't express how excited I am. "We are currently shopping new deals and ...

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QUEEN Honored At Britain's IVOR NOVELLO AWARDS

According to BrianMay.com, QUEEN today collected two major awards at the 50th Ivor Novello Awards, held this afternoon in London. Given each year, The Ivors, presented by the British Academy of Composers & Songwriters in association with The Performing Rights Society (PRS), are given to celebrate British songwriting and acknowledge the music of the previous ...

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GENE SIMMONS In May Issue DUB Magazine

A five-page interview with KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons is included in the current issue of DUB magazine. The article in "the original automotive lifestyles magazine" is decorated with photos of Gene with babes and cars. Go to Kiss Kollector to see photos of Gene with playmate Audra Lynn and Penthouse pet Taylor Wane, ...

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