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DIAMOND HEAD To Film First-Ever DVD

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD will be filming the London Astoria show on Friday, November 4 for the band's first-ever live DVD. It will be released by Secret Films next year. The set times have been revised for the show as follows: JAGUAR: 5:10 p.m. – 5:40 p.m. BRONZ: 6:00 ...

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LEEWAY DVD To Arrive In January

Crash Music, Inc. has announced that they have signed a deal with the veteran New York hardcore band LEEWAY to release their new DVD, entitled "Leeway's Last Laugh". The DVD will consist of two well-captured shows of LEEWAY from Wetlands on Easter Sunday in 1999, and their last New York gig at L'Amour in 2002. ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Turn Down KORN Tour, Prepare To Film New Video

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR have posted the following message on their official web site: "DIMMU BORGIR are planning to record a video from the 'Stormblåst 2005' release together with Patrick Ullaeus and Revolver Films. "Shagrath [vocals] is busy working on his band CHROME DIVISION together with Lex Icon of COVENANT, Luna of ASHES ...

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LEEWAY: DVD To Surface In December

Legendary New York hardcore/metal act LEEWAY have issued the following update: "We would like to thank all are friends, fans for the warm welcome back on the map. It's just been amazing and we are very flattered and can't wait to see you all very soon. We are also still working on that licensing deal ...

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VINNIE PAUL: 'There Never Was Gonna Be A PANTERA Reunion, Ever!'

Former PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN drummer Vinnie Paul was recently interviewed by Guitar World magazine for its December 2005 issue. In the interview Vinnie spoke about many subjects, including the possibility of a PANTERA reunion prior to Dimebag's death and the status of unreleased video and audio recordings of Dimebag. Among the things Vinnie said: * Vinnie confirmed ...

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DIAMOND HEAD Sign With CARGO RECORDS

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD have inked a deal with Cargo Records. The label will be releasing the group's long-awaited new CD, "All Will Be Revealed", on October 31. Anybody who missed out on one of the pre-release copies will now be able to buy this commercially available version from ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Drummer Makes Cameo Appearance In KEITH ANDERSON Video

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee makes a cameo appearance in the new video from country-rocker Keith Anderson. The clip of "XXL", by award-winning director Trey Fanjoy and produced by Don Lepore for Picture Vision, incorporates multiple vivid dramatic scenes interwoven with energy-charged live performance footage of the Arista Nashville recording artist and his band. In ...

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PEARL JAM Dedicate Song To Late VOIVOD Guitarist

PEARL JAM dedicated the song "Porch" at their Montreal gig on Thursday (September 15) to late VOIVOD guitarist Denis "Piggy" D'Amour, who died Aug. 26 from complications of colon cancer. The track was introduced by PEARL JAM frontman Eddie Vedder, who pointed out that PEARL JAM drummer Matt Cameron (ex-SOUNDGARDEN) knew Piggy personally because SOUNDGARDEN ...

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Reactivated LEEWAY To Record New Live Album

Legendary New York hardcore/metal act LEEWAY are currently negotiating a new licensing deal and are planning on recording a live CD in New York City. The band are currently rehearsing and expect to begin gigging in the next 3-5 months. In other news, LEEWAY frontman Eddie Sutton has been very busy working on a DVD ...

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IRON MAIDEN: NICKO MCBRAIN U.K. Road Show 2005 Announced

Premier Percussion has announced the launch of the 2005 Nicko McBrain Road Shows. The events will take place in September and October in association with some of the top U.K. retailers. Nicko McBrain, IRON MAIDEN's charismatic sticksman for over 20 years, will be showcasing his larger-than-life playing style, as well as discussing his own experiences ...

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RIOT Singer: Rap Is Not Music

In a recent interview conducted by Rock N Roll Universe, vocalist Mike DiMeo (RIOT, THE LIZARDS) discussed RIOT's upcoming album, THE LIZARDS' recent tour with hard rock legends UFO, the rumors that he'd quit RIOT, as well as the differences between European and American audiences. DiMeo also offered his opinion on the state ...

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TWISTED SISTER Guitarist's Solo Debut Gets A Release Date

Greece's Black Lotus Records has set an October 24, 2005 European release date (January 2006 in the U.S.) for the debut solo album from TWISTED SISTER guitarist Eddie Ojeda, entitled "Axes 2 Axes". The CD will feature guest appearances by such acclaimed hard rock/heavy metal vocalists as Ronnie James Dio (DIO, RAINBOW, BLACK SABBATH), Dee ...

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IRON MAIDEN Manager Comments On OZZFEST's 'Disgusting' And 'Unprofessional' Behavior

IRON MAIDEN's manager, Rod Smallwood of Sanctuary Artist Management, has issued the following statement regarding the band's final Ozzfest performance this past weekend in Devore, CA: "MAIDEN are currently returning from America and preparing for U.K. festivals this weekend and don't wish to waste time giving Sharon Osbourne's statement the dignity of a reply. Considering ...

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OZZFEST, Hang Your Head In Shame: The Backstage Perspective

The manager of a well-known heavy metal band (*NOT* IRON MAIDEN) who attended this past weekend's Ozzfest show at the Hyundai Pavillion in Devore, California has submitted the following first-hand account of the evening that will surely go down as one of the most shameful moments in recent rock history (NOTE: at his request, the ...

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IRON MAIDEN Pelted With Eggs During OZZFEST; SHARON OSBOURNE Calls BRUCE DICKINSON A 'Prick'

BLABBERMOUTH.NET has received a number of e-mails regarding last night's (August 20) Ozzfest concert in Devore (near San Bernardino), California, which reportedly included an on-stage appearance following IRON MAIDEN's set by Sharon Osbourne during which she called MAIDEN vocalist Bruce Dickinson a "prick." The following report was submitted by David Priest, editor-in-chief of

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