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Ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE Singer CORABI Signs With FLETCHER PARRY; Autobiography Due Next Summer

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman John Corabi has signed with the New York-based literary agency Fletcher Parry to shop his autobiography for publication. The firm has repped books by Paul McCartney and Ali G, among other entertainment personalities. The as-yet untitled autobiography, co-authored with biographer Jake Brown, is scheduled for release sometime in the summer of ...

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WRATHCHILD To Return With New Singer?

British glam veterans WRATHCHILD are tipped to return later this year with a brand new singer. The band who released three albums in the 1980s — "Stakk Attakk", "The Biz Suxx" and "Delirium" — have long hinted at reforming and indeed late last year it was reported that the group were rehearsing with three quarters ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Putting Finishing Touches On 'Shot To Hell'

On top of helping Ozzy Osbourne write songs for his next record, guitarist Zakk Wylde is putting the finishing touches on "Shot To Hell", his first BLACK LABEL SOCIETY album for Roadrunner Records. Produced by Zakk and Michael Beinhorn (OZZY, KORN, SOUNDGARDEN), and recorded with longtime pals Craig Nunenmacher (drums) and John "J.D." DeServio (bass), ...

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DIAMOND HEAD: Studio Photos With MEGADETH Posted Online

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD, one of the most influential British rock bands of the past 25 years, have posted the following message on their official web site. "We have had some great gigs recently, and those that haven't managed to see us will soon have the chance of getting ...

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LEEWAY: Tour Dates Announced

Legendary New York hardcore/metal act LEEWAY have lined up the following dates during the coming weeks: Jun. 04 - Farmingdale, NY @ Club Loaded/Crazy Donkey Jun. 17 - New London, CT @ Club Hypnotiq (w/ MADBALL) Jun. 18 - New York, NY @ CBGB Jun. 23 - Stuttgart/Backnang, GER @ Backnanger Strassenfest Jun. 24 - ...

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VH1 Rocks Sin City At First Annual 'VH1 Rock Honors'

Rock royalty received the ultimate form of flattery as some of today's hottest rock acts honored legendary bands KISS, QUEEN, DEF LEPPARD and JUDAS PRIEST at VH1's first annual "VH1 Rock Honors" Thursday night (May 25). Taped at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, "VH1 Rock Honors", which premieres Wednesday, May 31 at ...

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DIAMOND HEAD To Release 'It's Electric' Live Album In June

Prior to the release of their upcoming live DVD, DIAMOND HEAD will issue a new live album, entitled "It's Electric", through Secret Records on June 26. The album was recorded at London's Astoria theatre on November 4, 2005, and features a mixture of classic tracks and new material. It is the second DIAMOND HEAD album ...

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PEARL JAM's Digs May Get The Dump

The Associated Press is reporting that PEARL JAM's new Seattle headquarters could face demolition because of the city's plans to build a dump. "We hadn't even finished unpacking and moving into our new space when we heard about the city's waste management site," spokeswoman Nicole Vandenberg said Saturday in an e-mail to The Associated Press ...

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MISS OZZFEST 2006: An Open Call For Metal Maidens Of All Ages

The Ozzfest organizers have issued the following press release: Move over, Miss America. Let's face it, your unrealistic ideals are no longer in-sync with today's woman. After 75 years, you're about to be kicked to the curb. A provocative pageant will take center stage this summer as hard rocking beauties across the country vie for ...

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TERROR Prepare To Release New DVD, Full-Length Album

TERROR will be hitting the road in the U.S this summer with DEATH BEFORE DISHONOR and THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD. The Los Angeles-based hardcore act will be touring in support of their upcoming DVD, "The Living Proof", and studio album, "Always the Hard Way". Due on May 30, "The Living Proof" is chock-full ...

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ROSE HILL DRIVE Sign With MEGAFORCE RECORDS

Boulder, Colorado's ROSE HILL DRIVE have inked a deal with Megaforce Records. The band will release their first self-titled EP on June 6 Megaforce/Sci Fidelity, to be followed by a full-length studio album on August 22. ROSE HILL DRIVE's accomplishments in the music world are as stellar and intense as their performances. ROSE HILL DRIVE ...

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OVERKILL, NUCLEAR ASSAULT, KREATOR Members Discuss Band Unity: Video Available

The makers of "Get Thrashed", the much-anticipated documentary profiling the thrash metal scene of the early Eighties and its impact on the music scene, have posted a 71-second video clip featuring former OVERKILL members Rat Skates (drums) and Bobby Gustafson (guitar), plus NUCLEAR ASSAULT/ex-ANTHRAX bassist Dan Lilker and KREATOR frontman Mille Petrozza discussing unity between ...

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TOOL, PEARL JAM To Top Next Week's BILLBOARD Album Chart

Hits Daily Double is reporting that TOOL's "10,000 Days" looks poised to sell in the 600,000 range after a tremendous first-day start, according to retailers around the country. This is roughly in line with the first-week performance of the band's last album, "Lateralus", which shifted 555,000 copies back in May 2001 to debut at No. ...

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DIAMOND HEAD: Live DVD Track Listing Revealed

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD, one of the most influential British rock bands of the past 25 years, have set the tentative track listing for their live DVD, filmed on November 4, 2005 at the London Astoria. It is as follows: 01. Am I Evil (intro) 02. It's Electric 03. ...

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