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'Be Cool' Flick Starring AEROSMITH Singer Coming To Theaters In March

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler plays himself in "Be Cool", the hotly anticipated sequel to "Get Shorty", directed by F. Gary Gray. The flick features Uma Thurman and John Travolta, along with Christina Milian, Cedric the Entertainer, Harvey Keitel, Danny DeVito, Vince Vaughn, and Andre Benjamin (better known as OUTKAST's Andre 3000). Fans at the AEROSMITH ...

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FCC Launches Probe Into MÖTLEY CRÜE Profanity Slip

According to the Associated Press, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has received complaints about MÖTLEY CRÜE's appearance on the New Year's Eve "The Tonight Show" and is beginning a preliminary probe, a spokeswoman said Tuesday. But it's likely little will come of it. MÖTLEY CRÜE was performing on the NBC show shortly after midnight when ...

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LED ZEPPELIN To Receive 'Lifetime Achievement' Grammy

LED ZEPPELIN were among the 10 acts selected Tuesday (Jan. 4) to receive the Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award. "The Lifetime Achievement, Trustees and Technical Grammy Awards recognize music people who have made a lasting contribution to culture around the world," said Neil Portnow, President of The Recording Academy in a statement Tuesday. "These profoundly ...

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ADLER'S APPETITE: Debut EP Audio Samples Posted Online

ADLER'S APPETITE, the new band featuring ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler, RATT/ex-LOVE/HATE singer Jizzy Pearl, VINCE NEIL/ex-SLASH'S SNAKEPIT guitarist Keri Kelli, and ex-VINCE NEIL/RATT bassist Robbie Crane, have completed work on their debut EP, available now via the group's official web site. Steven describes the CD, which includes a cover of "Draw ...

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RUSH Drummer Shows His Appreciation To Whisky Producer

According to Scotsman.com, RUSH drummer Neil Peart recently sent the employees of The Edrington Group, producer of the number-one-selling brand of Scotch Whisky in Scotland, stocking-filling goodies as a sign of appreciation for his visit to Glasgow earlier this year. The band played a sell-out concert in Glasgow a few months ago and Edrington presented ...

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VINCE NEIL's 'Remaking' To Premiere On VH1 This Weekend

VH1 unveils the first "New Year, New You" transformation on New Year's Day with the premiere of "Remaking", a series of specials that is dedicated to improving the careers and lives of artists through various forms of transformation. MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil is the first artist to "face the music" on VH1's "Remaking: Vince ...

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ALICE COOPER's 'Monster Dog' To Be Released On DVD

The 1984 film "Monster Dog", starring Alice Cooper, will be released on DVD on February 15, 2005 via Eclectic DVD and Jef Films. "Monster Dog", directed by Clyde Anderson, stars Alice Cooper as Vince Roberts — known to the world as "Vince Raven," the rock icon. He's returning to his family home after years on ...

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NILE: New Album Update

NILE guitarist/vocalist Karl Sanders has issued the following update on the recording sessions for the group's new album: "We are home now, on break for the holidays. The drums are completely finished tracking, and [drummer] George [Kollias, of NIGHTFALL/SICKENING HORROR fame] is on his way home to Greece. Actually we have been finished with drums ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Members To Partake In MSN LIVE Online Chats

MÖTLEY CRÜE members Nikki Six, Mick Mars, Vince Neil and Tommy Lee will each be participating in an online chat on MSN Live in January. The guys are expected to talk about their upcoming tour and some of their infamous moments together as a band. The chat dates/times are as follows: Nikki Sixx - Tuesday, ...

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RAGE Schedule Korean Appearance

German power metallers RAGE will perform at the Rolling Hall in Seoul, Korea on February 3, 2005. The upcoming show will mark the group's second-ever appearance in Korea. RAGE had previously headlined the Busan Rock Festival in 2003 alongside SKYFIRE, ARCH ENEMY, SOILWORK and NEIL ZAZA, among others. RAGE released a DVD and live album, ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE To Host VH1 CLASSIC's 'Metal Mania'

MÖTLEY CRÜE will reportedly be hosting the "Metal Mania" show on VH1 Classic Saturday night beginning at 11:00 p.m. As previously reported, MÖTLEY CRÜE will release a "greatest hits" collection, "Red, White & Crüe", chronicling the band's entire career. Scheduled for release on February 1 via the Hippo/Motley/UTV imprint, the set includes three brand-new CRÜE ...

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IRON MAIDEN's MCBRAIN, VAN HALEN's HAGAR To Raise Money For After-School Activities

Nicko McBrain (IRON MAIDEN), Neil Schon (JOURNEY, SOUL SIRKUS) and Sammy Hagar (VAN HALEN) are among the artists that will be helping to raise money for super-producer Narada Michael Walden's foundation for after-school activities on Friday (Dec. 17) at the Mill Valley Community Center in Mill Valley, California, according to the San Francisco Examiner. More ...

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SLAYER Guitarist KERRY KING: 'I'll Never Forget You, DIME'

SLAYER guitarist Kerry King has issued the following statement in memory of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott: "First of all, I want to thank everyone for the e-mails, gifts and overall well-wishing in the aftermath of this tragedy. It's unimaginable how this could ever happen. I don't know if I'll ever get over the reality ...

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New MÖTLEY CRÜE Single Is A SIMPLE PLAN Leftover

Karen Bliss of JAM! Music is reporting that the new MÖTLEY CRÜE single, "If I Die Tomorrow", is actually a leftover song from SIMPLE PLAN's recording sessions for their latest album, "Still Not Getting Any..." The common denominator is Bob Rock, who produced the CRÜE's new material after completing work with the Montreal ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE To Play Puerto Rico In February

MÖTLEY CRÜE will play the first official reunion show with the group's original lineup on February 14, 2005 at Coliseo De Puerto Rico in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The band's tour will kick off three days later — on February 17 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. As previously reported, MÖTLEY CRÜE will release a "greatest hits" ...

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Ex-IRON MAIDEN Singer PAUL DI'ANNO Attacked By Crazed Fan

According to TotalRock.com, former IRON MAIDEN frontman Paul Di'Anno was attacked during his show in Tel Aviv, Israel on Friday (Dec. 10). A crazed fan apparently got onstage, and lashed out at the shaken singer. Fortunately, Di'Anno suffering only minor injuries, and was able to finish the gig. Di'Anno performed in Israel as part of ...

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DANZIG Bassist: 'Gods Never Die; DIME Lives'

DANZIG bassist Jerry Montano has sent the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET in memory of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott: "I just wanted to say my heart goes out to Vince, Rita, and the entire PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN family. We lost undoubtfully the greatest metal guitarist of all time and a great friend. "I had the honor of ...

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