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TOMMY LEE's 'Rok Bar' In Miami To Open In Two Weeks

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee is one of the co-owners of the much-hyped Rok Bar in Miami, which was expected to open last Tuesday, but has once again been delayed, according to The Miami Herald. "Perhaps Lee was too busy hanging thistight with Naomi Campbell, P. Diddy and Lenny Kravitz at 6 a.m. Monday ...

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KISS: Australian Tour To Feature MELBOURNE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

KISS have invited 12 members of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra to join them on their upcoming Australian tour (Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane only) for a special 30-minute encore performance of the KISS Symphony concert which was documented on a live DVD and CD last year. GRINSPOON and MACHINE GUN FELLATIO have been confirmed as the ...

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TOMMY LEE DJs, Parties In Miami

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee was a guest DJ at Wet Grooves 2004 at the Shelborne Hotel pool in South Beach, Miami on Monday (March 8). Check out pictures from LFI. Lee and rumored fling, supermodel Naomi Campbell, were also on hand for 2004 Miami Winter Music Conference - Debi Nova at ...

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TOMMY LEE, NAOMI CAMPBELL An Item?

The New York Post is reporting that supermodel Naomi Campbell, who was linked to Sean Lennon last month, hooked up with former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee last weekend at the Winter Music Conference in Miami. "They were all over each other at a party at the Delano," the Post's spies said. Campbell and Lee ...

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SONATA ARCTICA Begin Recording New Album, Welcome Addition To Family

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA have commenced the recording sessions for the follow-up to 2003's "Winterheart's Guild", tentatively due later in the year through Spinefarm Records. In other news, SONATA ARCTICA drummer Tommy Portimo became the father of a "beautiful little baby girl" (46 cm, 2950 g) early in the morning on Saturday, March 6. ...

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DANZIG: New Album To Surface In Late May

DANZIG have set a tentative May 25 release date through Glenn Danzig's label Evilive for their eighth studio album, the as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2002's "777: I Luciferi". The CD will be released in Europe through Sweden's Regain Records. DANZIG's current lineup (click here to view photo) consists of Glenn Danzig (vocals), Tommy Victor ...

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WHITESNAKE's COVERDALE Is Supportive Of Wife's New Career

When Cindy Coverdale, wife of WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale, decided to write a rock and roll cookbook, "Food That Rocks", she wasn't sure how her new career would go over with her husband. "After all," Cindy laughs, "he was used to being the one who got the attention while I did the wife and mother ...

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LAST CRACK To Play Two Showcases at SXSW

Madison, Wisconsin natives LAST CRACK have scheduled two appearances at this year's South by Southwest Music Festival (SXSW). It will mark their first nationally publicized live performances since reforming and will feature both new material and selections from their two Roadrunner/Roadracer releases, "Sinister Funkhouse #17" (1990) and the Dave Jerden-produced (ALICE IN CHAINS, JANE'S ADDICTION) ...

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THE LEGION To Embark On Finnish Tour

Swedish black/death metallers THE LEGION will be teaming up with FUNERAL FEAST and CARCASE INC. for a short Finnish tour in late April. The trek is shaping up as follows: Apr. 21 – Helsinki, FIN @ Stella Star Club Apr. 22 - T.B.A., FIN @ TBA Apr. 23 – Turku, FIN @ TVO Apr. 24 ...

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TOMMY LEE To Lose His Home?

According to National Enquirer Online, former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee stands to lose his $1 million-plus Malibu pad if he can't cough up nearly $600,000 in delinquent mortgage payments, federal and state taxes. Tommy's "Notice of Default and Election to Sell Under Deed Of Trust" says his crib "may be sold without any court ...

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SPEEDY GONZALES Sign With AOR HEAVEN RECORDS

SPEEDY GONZALES, the Swedish melodic hard rock outfit featuring former CANDLEMASS/TALK OF THE TOWN vocalist Thomas Vikström and TALISMAN/ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN bassist Marcel Jacob, will release a new album in July on the AOR Heaven label. Founded in early 1990 by Vikström, Tommy Denander (guitars, RADIOACTIVE, DEACON STREET, AOR) and Dalton Dahlberg (drums, DALTON), the band ...

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UFO: First U.S. Dates Released

UFO have lined up the following U.S. dates during April/May: Apr. 29 - Glenside, PA - Keswick Theatre (w/ BLUE ÖYSTER CULT) Apr. 30 - New York, NY - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill May 01 - Hampton Beach, NH - Hampton Beach Casino (w/ BLUE ÖYSTER CULT) May 02 - Sayreville, NJ - ...

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PRONG's TOMMY VICTOR: REZNOR, MANSON Ripped Me Off

PRONG guitarist/vocalist Tommy Victor has revealed to RollingStone.com that NINE INCH NAILS mastermind Trent Reznor briefly enlisted him for a side project called TAPEWORM that never materialized. "Actually, that's one of the reasons I threw in the towel for a while," Victor told the magazine. "I was promised so much by that whole camp — ...

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PRONG Bassist Explains Temporary Lineup Changes

PRONG bassist Mike Longworth has issued the following update on the band's official web site regarding the group's temporary lineup changes for their upcoming festival appearances "Hey you all, it's Mike. I just wanted to fill you all in on what's going on right now with the lineup of PRONG... Monte [Pittman, guitar] will be ...

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TOMMY LEE Bassist To Tour With PRONG

TOMMY LEE bassist Marty O'Brien has issued the following update on his recent and upcoming activities: "I've been pretty busy lately. Tommy Lee is locked up in his home studio writing new songs, so I'm taking advantage of the time off and I'm playing for anyone and everyone… Most importantly, I've gone and joined a ...

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THE PROJECT HATE/GOD AMONG INSECTS: Armageddon Finally Comes

THE PROJECT HATE/GOD AMONG INSECTS guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) has issued the following update: "Global Domination, the new excellent music-site founded by Lord K Philipson of THE PROJECT HATE MCMXCIX, and friends, is now launched. www.globaldomination.se will be working in some time as the name is registered, but for now you'll have to ...

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Virgin Megastore To Host Rock & Roll Cookbook Signing

Hollywood's Virgin Megastore will host a celebrity book signing for the rock & roll cookbook, "Food That Rocks", on Thursday, March 18, 2004 at 7:30 p.m. In addition to the authors, Cindy Coverdale (wife of WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale) and Margie Lapanja, many of the book's contributors will be there signing copies of the book ...

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KISS: New Book Focuses On Band's Songs And Recordings

The new KISSFAQ book "KISS & Related Recordings Focus: Music! The Songs, The Demos, The Lyrics, and Stories!" has been completed and will be published in the next few weeks (anticipated shipping second week of March). Covering over 1800 songs, demos, and lyrics, from KISS and its associated past and present members the "KISS & ...

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TOMMY LEE To Perform At ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee will be performing at the Ultra Music Festival in Miami, Florida on March 6. The festival is being held at the Bayfront Park and will run from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 a.m. the following day. Tommy will be performing a live drum and DJ set. For more information, click ...

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Original FATES WARNING Drummer Resurfaces In New Band

According to a posting on FATES WARNING's official web site, original FATES WARNING drummer Steve Zimmerman has put together a new band called MILLENNIUM X. The group's current line up consists of Steve on drums, Brain Betterton on vocals, Tommy Blardo on guitars and studio bass, and Brett Betterton on guitars (bass player pending). Zimmerman ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Bassist Completes Work On Solo Album

GUNS N' ROSES bassist Tommy Stinson has completed work on his debut solo album, due later in the year through Sanctuary Records. "It's done!! The album is finished! The mixing is finished! It is done!!" Tommmy writes in a posting to his web site dated Feb. 20. "I take off for New York tomorrow morning ...

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OZZFEST 2004: Lineup, Tour Dates Announced!

The organizers of the annual Ozzfest announced the details of this year's festival at a press conference held this morning at Avalon in Hollywood, California. The lineup is as follows: Main Stage: OZZY OSBOURNE JUDAS PRIEST SLAYER DIMMU BORGIR SUPERJOINT RITUAL BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Second Stage: SLIPKNOT HATEBREED LAMB OF GOD Rotating: ATREYU ...

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MARDUK Side-Project To Release Album This Month

DEVILS WHOREHOUSE, the "horror-death rock" side-project of MARDUK guitarist Morgan Håkansson and bassist B. War, will release their new full-length album, "Revelation Unorthodox", on February 29 through Regain Records (via Blooddawn Productions). The follow-up to the "Howling" mini-album (2000) was recorded last summer at Abyss studio with producer Tommy Tägtgren. Download two MP3 clips from ...

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HALLOWS EVE Reunite!

Steve Cannon, editor-in-chief of the world's oldest and longest running Internet-based music magazine Vibrations of Doom, has joined the reunited Atlanta thrash band HALLOWS EVE. "It all started with an interest in getting an interview with HALLOWS EVE," explained Steve. "Tommy Stewart and I discussed what it would take to get this band back together. ...

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UFO: Tentative Tour Plans Revealed

UFO are tentatively scheduled to launch the first leg of their U.S. tour on April 23 in Baltimore, with dates set to run through May 15 in Cleveland. The band are then expected to head over to Europe for several festival appearances as well as a U.K. tour beginning around June 14. The second leg ...

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Former OZZY Drummer, Ex-DREAM THEATER Keyboardist To Form Prog-Metal Band

Former OZZY OSBOURNE/PRIDE & GLORY drummer Brian Tichy and ex-DREAM THEATER/YNGWIE MALMSTEEN keyboardist Derek Sherinian are currently looking for a vocalist for a new progressive metal band they are forming. Send promo packages to: VOCALIST 3940 Laurel Canyon Blvd. #442 Studio City, CA 91604 Or e-mail demo and JPEG to: [email protected] In other Tichy-related news, ...

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