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U.P.O. Guitarist Diagnosed With Brain Tumor

U.P.O. guitarist Chris Weber, a former bandmate of GUNS N' ROSES singer Axl Rose from from his pre-GN'R group, HOLLYWOOD ROSE, has been diagnosed with a brain tumor. Weber is scheduled to go in for brain surgery on Wednesday, November 17, according to a posting on the group's web site. "After a show ...

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IZZY STRADLIN Jams With VELVET REVOLVER In Barcelona

Yet another GUNS N' ROSES semi-reunion of sorts took place Thursday (Sept. 9) in Barcelona, Spain when guitarist Izzy Stradlin joined his old bandmates in VELVET REVOLVER onstage for the GN'R classics "I Used To Love Her" and "It's So Easy". This is the third time in less than a week that Izzy jammed with ...

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IZZY STRADLIN Joins VELVET REVOLVER Onstage At Italian Festival

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Izzy Stradlin joined VELVET REVOLVER onstage at the Independent Days festival in Bologna, Italy Sunday night (Sept. 5) for a rendition of GNR's "It's So Easy". According to one attendee, Izzy had been hanging out in the backstage area unrecognized by most people, wearing sandals, black pants and a black ...

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Original ANTHRAX Singer To Open For KING'S X

Former ANTHRAX vocalist Neil Turbin and his solo band (Steve Ornest - guitar, Izzy Diaz - drums, Dario Seixas - bass) will be opening for KING'S X on Friday, October 22 at the Galaxy Theatre in Santa Ana, CA and on Sunday, October 24 at the Key Club in Hollywood, CA. $15 discounted advance tickets ...

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SOUNDSCAN Report: MINISTRY, SCORPIONS, MOTÖRHEAD, HOLLYWOOD ROSE

MINISTRY's new album, "Houses of the Molé", has sold 5,081 copies in the U.S. during its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Meanwhile, SCORPIONS' latest, "Unbreakable", shifted 4,541 units, while MOTÖRHEAD's "Inferno" registered a first-week sales tally of 3,178. Perhaps most surprisingly, "The Roots of Guns N' Roses", a collection of the very ...

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Original ANTHRAX Singer To Perform In San Bernardino

Former ANTHRAX vocalist Neil Turbin and his solo band (Steve Ornest - guitar, Izzy Diaz - drums, Jamie Carter - bass) will be playing the Inland Empire at the Lyrics Bar and Grill in San Bernadino, CA on Saturday, June 12 at 10:00pm. Lyrics is located at 471 W. 4th Street. Tel: (909) 889-2067. Also ...

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HANOI ROCKS Guitarist To Play With NEW YORK DOLLS?

HANOI ROCKS guitarist Andy McCoy has reportedly been approached to fill in for late axeman Johnny Thunders at NEW YORK DOLLS' upcoming reunion shows in June. Although former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Izzy Stradlin originally agreed to fill the slot during NEW YORK DOLLS' upcoming concert at London's Meltdown Festival, he backed out of the ...

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Ex-ANTHRAX Singer NEIL TURBIN: Upcoming Shows Announced

Former ANTHRAX vocalist Neil Turbin and his solo band (Steve Ornest - guitar, Izzy Diaz - drums, Jamie Carter - bass) will be playing at Harry O's in Manhattan Beach, CA on Sunday, June 20. The band will also be performing at South Bay Music Awards at the Hermosa Beach Playhouse in Hermosa Beach, CA ...

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NEUROTICA Reform, Announce Florida Date With SKID ROW

NEUROTICA, the reformed band led by former ATHEIST frontman Kelly Shaefer, will be playing their first show back as the support act for SKID ROW on Saturday, May 15 at the Masquerade in Ybor City, Florida. NEUROTICA's current lineup consists of Shaefer, guitarist Chris Rollo, and "three new faces," according to Kelly. More information will ...

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Former ANTHRAX Singer Announces Solo Date

Former ANTHRAX vocalist Neil Turbin and his solo band (Steve Ornest - guitar, Izzy Diaz - drums, Jamie Carter - bass) will be playing at The Joint on Wednesday, May 5, 2004. The Joint is located at 8771 West Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90035. Phone (310) 275-2619. The band will be performing right after ...

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MICHAEL MONROE Vs. MÖTLEY CRÜE, TRACII GUNS

HANOI ROCKS frontman Michael Monroe has once again hit out at MÖTLEY CRÜE for their decision to title their box set "Music To Crash Your Car To", calling the move beyond disrespectful and referring to the group's bassist Nikki Sixx as "shallow," "ignorant" and "stupid". Asked in Metal Sludge's "20 Questions With..." what ...

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Former ANTHRAX Singer Announces New Solo Band

Former ANTHRAX singer Neil Turbin has announced the lineup for his new solo band, which is currently rehearsing for upcoming West Coast live dates. Joining Turbin in the new group are Izzy Diaz on drums, Steve Ornest on lead guitar, Dario Seixas on bass guitar, and Vernon Anderson on lead guitar. Check out a photo ...

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ADLER'S APPETITE: More Live Dates Announced

ADLER'S APPETITE (formerly SUKI JONES), the new band featuring ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler, RATT/ex-LOVE/HATE singer Jizzy Pearl, ex-SLASH'S SNAKEPIT guitarist Keri Kelli, FASTER PUSSYCAT guitarist Brent Muscat, and ex-VINCE NEIL/RATT bassist Robbie Crane, have lined up the following shows during December: Dec. 19 - Dayton, OH @ Hara Arena (w/ JACKYL) Dec. 20 ...

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