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M3: 'Classic WHITESNAKE' Tribute Band Announces U.K. Dates

M3, the "classic WHITESNAKE" tribute band featuring Bernie Marsden (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Micky Moody (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Neil Murray (ex-WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH), Jimmy Copley (drums, ex-PAUL RODGERS, GILLAN, BECK), Mark Stanway (keyboards, ex-MAGNUM) and Stefan Berggren (vocals, SNAKES IN PARADISE, COMPANY OF SNAKES, RAZORBACK), have lined up the following dates during December: Dec. 13 - Mean Fiddler ...

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ZAKK WYLDE To Perform National Anthem At Los Angeles' Staples Center

OZZY OSBOURNE/BLACK LABEL SOCIETY guitarist Zakk Wylde will be performing a guitar version of the National Anthem tonight (Oct. 6) at the Los Angeles Staples center prior to the Los Angeles Kings' home opener against the Phoenix Coyotes. Game time is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. BLACK LABEL SOCIETY have just released a double-disc compilation, entitled ...

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CLASSIC ROCK ROLL OF HONOUR Awards: Winners Announced

The Classic Rock Roll Of Honour, Classic Rock magazine's inaugural annual award ceremony, takes place tonight (Oct. 4) at London's Café De Paris. Unlike other honours evenings in the heavily crowded calendar of events, the Classic Rock Roll of Honour will take a unique approach to the Living Legend Award. This year being awarded to ...

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IMAGIKA Seek Management/Booking Agent

San Francisco power/thrash metallers IMAGIKA are soliciting worldwide management for all future band activities. The band also need the services of booking agent for immediate touring concerns. Any interested parties please can contact the group at [email protected] IMAGIKA released their fourth full-length album, "Devils on Both Sides", in the U.S. via Mausoleum Records. The End ...

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RUSH Plan New Book

According to All Headline News, the members of RUSH plan to announce a new official book to add to their list of items being released during the next year. The book will consist of every tour book the band has ever had and combine them all for one large historic pictorial of the ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Bassist: 'A Break Is In Order For Us All'

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following message in his online diary: "Today I went out here in San Antonio and bought [wife] Donna and myself a 20-year-old Hasselblad 500 el/m.its a medium format camera that I think will help us both step into the next dimension. We're excited to get into our ...

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AKERCOCKE: New Songs Posted Online

Two brand-new AKERCOCKE tracks, "Verdelet" and "The Penance", have been posted online at www.myspace.com/akercocke. The songs come off the U.K. black/death metallers' fourth album, "Words That Go Unspoken, Deeds That Go Undone", tentatively due in early 2006 via Earache Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Choronzon", "Words That Go Unspoken, Deeds That Go Undone" ...

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Guitarist JOEY ALLEN To Perform With WARRANT At Studio City Date

According to a posting on the group's official web site, guitarist Joey Allen will be performing with WARRANT on November 3 at B.B. King's in Studio City, California. Allen had previously announced that he would be taking an "undertermined break from touring to pursue personal interests." Although Joey performed on the new WARRANT CD, 'Born ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Singer VINCE NEIL Back On Stage After Atlanta Injury

The Associated Press is reporting that MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil has returned to the stage after injuring himself Friday night (Sept. 16) at an Atlanta concert. Band spokeswoman Hannah Kampf said Neil performed with no problems Sunday night in Memphis, Tenn. after tearing a calf muscle about five songs into a show at Atlanta's ...

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RUSH: 'R:30' DVD To Surface In November

According to All Headline News, RUSH have set a November 15 release date for their "R:30 - Rush Live In Frankfurt" DVD. The disc will feature a full performance of the German show during the band's 30th Anniversary Tour in 2004. It will also include a full-length documentary on the history of RUSH that has ...

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FORCE OF EVIL: Tour Dates In The Works

FORCE OF EVIL, the new Danish band featuring guitarist Michael Denner (ex-MERCYFUL FATE), guitarist Hank Shermann (MERCYFUL FATE), bassist Hal Patino (KING DIAMOND), drummer Bjarne Holm (MERCYFUL FATE), and vocalist Martin Steene (ex-IRONFIRE), have uploaded photos from their appearance at the Earthshaker Fest in Germany (photos) in late July and their headlining concert ...

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CELTIC FROST: New Album To Be Mastered This Week

CELTIC FROST frontman Tom Gabriel Fischer has posted the following message on his official blog: "Walking the last few hundred yards towards my home after the final intensive sessions at Oakland Recording couldn't have been more symbolic. Gusts of wind from an approaching storm were bending the trees on both sides of my path, and ...

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BLAZE Confirm New Lineup, Negotiate New Record Deal

BLAZE manager Neil Marklew has confirmed the group's new lineup and recording plans via a posting on the band's official web site. His message reads as follows: "It gives me great pleasure to make the following announcement as I believe it has been long overdue. As you may be aware, we have not had a ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Part Ways With Bassist JAMES LOMENZO

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY have parted ways with bassist James Lomenzo (ex-WHITE LION, DAVID LEE ROTH, PRIDE & GLORY), informed sources have told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. A replacement bassist has yet to be announced. BLACK LABEL SOCIETY will be embarking on a U.S. tour with BRAND NEW SIN beginning in mid-October. A double-disc compilation, entitled "Kings of Damnation ...

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VINCE NEIL's 'Girls, Girls, Girls' To Air Tonight

GGG, LLC., a growing entertainment company focused on the creation of quality DVD programs for mass distribution, has announced that it has secured an agreement with iNDEMAND, the world's largest provider of Video-On-Demand (VOD) and Pay-Per-View (PPV) programming, to air the company's initial reality show/dance contest, "Girls, Girls, Girls", beginning this Thursday (Sept. 15) at ...

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WARRANT Guitarist Taking Break From Touring

Los Angeles hard rockers WARRANT have posted the following update on their official web site: "Joey Allen [guitar] is taking an undertermined break from touring to pursue personal interests. He remains an integral part of the kick-ass guitar shredding on the new WARRANT CD, 'Born Again', which is completed and will be released in the ...

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Guitarist KERI KELLI To Guest On LIBERTY N' JUSTICE CD

Guitarist Keri Kelli (VINCE NEIL, SLASH'S SNAKEPIT, ADLER"S APPETITE) is the latest guest musician to be confirmed to appear on the upcoming "all-star" CD from Christian rockers LIBERTY N' JUSTICE, entitled "Soundtrack of a Soul". Kelli will be playing on the track "Another Nail". As previously reported, guest vocalists set to appear on the CD ...

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