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ALTER BRIDGE And PUDDLE OF MUDD Make Chart Debuts

The Pulse of Radio reports: New albums from ALTER BRIDGE and PUDDLE OF MUDD both debuted on the Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday (October 17). ALTER BRIDGE's sophomore effort, "Blackbird", sold 47,000 copies to debut at No. 13, while PUDDLE OF MUDD's third offering, "Famous", moved 31,000 copies to arrive at No. 27. ALTER ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Singer Says Challenges Made Band Better

The Pulse of Radio reports: ALTER BRIDGE issued its second album, titled "Blackbird", last Tuesday (October 9), after a three-year period in which it changed labels, changed management, and had to overcome comparisons to CREED, the former band of three of its members. Singer Myles Kennedy told The Pulse of Radio that all the challenges ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Schedules 'Rockline' Appearance

ALTER BRIDGE will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline", hosted by Bob Coburn, airing Monday, October 15 at 11:30 p.m. EST/8:30 p.m. PST. Fans can talk live with ALTER BRIDGE by calling 800-344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you or to listen to the show live via the Internet, ...

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ALTER BRIDGE 'Fighting For Survival,' Says Guitarist

The Pulse of Radio reports: ALTER BRIDGE has issued the video (view below) for its new single, "Rise Today", just days ahead of the release of the band's second album, "Blackbird". The disc comes out on Tuesday (October 9) and follows a period of massive changes in which the group parted ways with both its ...

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FOZZY Singer To Embark On Book-Signing Tour

Chris Jericho, lead vocalist for FOZZY and former WWE champion, will release "A Lion's Tale: Around The World In Spandex" (Grand Central Publishing) on October 25, 2007. The autobiography (book cover) will focus on the early days of his wrestling and performing career. To support the book, Chris will head out on a ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Tour Dates Revealed

The Pulse of Radio (formerly Launch Radio Networks) reports: ALTER BRIDGE has announced its first round of tour dates in support of the band's upcoming second album, "Blackbird". The trek starts on October 2 in Tallahassee, Florida, with dates confirmed through October 21 and more on the way. ALTER BRIDGE will preview the tour with ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Announces Special Hometown Show

ALTER BRIDGE's Mark Tremonti announced on Orlando radio station WJRR Monday morning that the band would performing a special intimate show in support of their forthcoming album, "Blackbird", on September 14 at The Social in Orlando, FL. Tickets will be priced at only $10.11 and go on sale this Friday, August 25 at 10:00 a.m. ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Guitarist Says People Misconstrue New Single

The Pulse of Radio (formerly Launch Radio Networks) reports: ALTER BRIDGE recently issued "Rise Today" as the first single from its upcoming second album, titled "Blackbird", and it's one of many tracks on the CD that deal with heavy lyrical subject matter. But guitarist Mark Tremonti told The Pulse of Radio that some people have ...

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ALTER BRIDGE: Two New Songs Posted Online

ALTER BRIDGE has posted two songs from its second album, titled "Blackbird", on its MySpace page. Check out the tracks "Rise Today" and "Ties that Bind" at this location. ALTER BRIDGE will release "Blackbird", on October 9 through Universal Republic Records. "Blackbird" will follow up the band's 2004 debut, "One Day Remains", which ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Guitarist Says 'Things Got Tense' With Previous Label

Launch Radio Networks reports: ALTER BRIDGE will release its second album, titled "Blackbird", on October 9 through Universal Republic Records. "Blackbird" will follow up the band's 2004 debut, "One Day Remains", which came out on Wind-Up Records. The band made a highly publicized departure from the label in 2005 and guitarist Mark Tremonti told Launch ...

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ALTER BRIDGE: 'Blackbird' Details Revealed

Universal Republic recording artists ALTER BRIDGE have announced more details of their forthcoming second album, entitled "Blackbird". Clocking in at almost eight minutes, the title track is clearly one of the masterpieces of the new album. "We felt like 'Blackbird' was the perfect song to use as the title track for this record," lead singer/guitarist ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Signs With UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC

The members of ALTER BRIDGE have announced they have signed an agreement to release their next album on Universal Republic Records. This brand new album is scheduled to be released this fall. "We're very excited about beginning this chapter in our lives and career," commented Grammy Award-winning songwriter and guitarist Mark Tremonti. "Universal Republic is ...

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FOZZY Singer's Memoir Due In October

Former WWE champion and FOZZY lead singer Chris Jericho will release his memoir, on October 25 through Grand Central Publishing. The book, called "A Lion's Tale" (book cover), focuses on his formative years in the wrestling business. For more information, visit Amazon.com. FOZZY's third album, "All That Remains", was released in ...

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FOZZY: Georgia Dates Announced

FOZZY, the band featuring vocalist Chris Jericho (of WWE wrestling fame) and members of STUCK MOJO, has lined up the following dates: Nov. 17 - Soho's - Columbus, GA Nov. 18 - Rick's - Macon, GA FOZZY's third album, "All That Remains", was released in January 2005 via SPV Records. A video for the album's ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Part Ways With WIND-UP RECORDS

ALTER BRIDGE have announced that they have terminated their recording, publishing, and merchandising agreements, effective immediately, thereby severing all of the ban's contractual relationships with Wind-Up. "We're very excited about concluding this chapter in our lives and focusing on the future,” explains Grammy Award-winning songwriter and guitarist Mark Tremonti. "We have been working on new ...

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ANTHRAX Guitarist DAN SPITZ Schedules NAMM Signing Sessions

ANTHRAX guitarist Dan Spitz will be attending the 2006 Winter NAMM Convention (National Association Of Merchants), which runs between January 19 and January 22 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Spitz will be at the Paul Reed Smith booth on Saturday, January 21 between 12:30 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. and again on Sunday, ...

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FOZZY Frontman Signs Deal To Write Memoir

Former WWE champion and FOZZY lead singer Chris Jericho has just signed a book deal to write his memoir, according to MTV.com. The book, called "A Lion's Tale", will focus on his formative years in the wrestling business. FOZZY's third album, "All That Remains", was released in January 2005 via SPV Records. A video for ...

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FOZZY: U.K. Dates Announced

FOZZY, the band featuring vocalist Chris Jericho (of WWE wrestling fame) and members of STUCK MOJO, have lined up the following U.K. tour dates during January/February: Jan. 28 - Head Charge @ Barfly - Birmingham, UK Jan. 29 - Barfly - Liverpool, UK Jan. 30 - Rock City - Nottingham, UK Jan. 31 - Lemon ...

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Guitar Shredder MICHAEL ANGELO BATIO Covers METALLICA, DEEP PURPLE, AEROSMITH On New CD

Legendary heavy metal bassist Rudy Sarzo (QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, DIO) and Doug Marks (man behind the Metal Method series of instructional videos for guitar) are among the guest musicians appearing on the new CD from world-renowned progressive rock guitarist Michael Angelo Batio, entitled "Hands without Shadows". "Hands without Shadows" or "HWS" (M.A.C.E. ...

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FOZZY: North American Tour Dates Announced

FOZZY, the band featuring vocalist Chris Jericho (of WWE wrestling fame) and members of STUCK MOJO, have lined up the following North American tour dates during November/December: Nov. 14 - Ottawa, ON @ Barrymore’s Music Hall Nov. 15 - Hamilton, ON @ The Underground Nov. 16 - Montreal, PQ @ Club Soda Nov. 17 - ...

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