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DANZIG To Record New Album In October

DANZIG will be heading into the studio sometime in October to start recording their eighth album, tentatively due in the spring. The group will then travel to the East Coast for some live dates, including a headlining appearance at the New Jersey Metal And Hardcore Fest on Friday, November 14 at Asbury Park's Convention Hall ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's 'Greatest Video Hits' DVD To Surface In November

MÖTLEY CRÜE's "Greatest Video Hits", a DVD collection of videos never-before-available on a single commercial release, will be issued on November 11. Twenty-one core videos make up this unique collector's item with new 5.1 mixes and stereo remastered audio giving diehard MÖTLEY fans fresh new versions of their favorite songs. On top of the twenty-one ...

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KISS/AEROSMITH Show In Virginia Postponed Due To Hurricane Threat

Due to Hurricane Isabel, the threat of severe weather and the bands' concerns for their fans' well-being, the KISS/AEROSMITH concert scheduled for Virginia Beach, Virginia Wednesday night (September 17) was postponed. Fans are encouraged to hold on to their tickets and listen for the rescheduled date. In other KISS-related news, KISS's "Kiss Symphony" DVD has ...

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Review: AEROSMITH Trumps KISS In A Battle Of '70s Bands

Sean Piccoli of South Florida's Sun-Sentinel reports that "AEROSMITH and KISS, rock bands formed in the 1970s, both had something saved up for a boisterous double bill on Friday night [September 12] at Sound Advice Amphitheatre west of West Palm Beach. "The anti-aging potions reserved to rock stars appear to be working better, on balance, ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE: 'Loud As [email protected]*k'

A two-disc anthology of MÖTLEY CRÜE's greatest tracks plus 10 of their finest promo videos on DVD has been compiled for release through Universal Music/Mötley Records. Titled "Loud As [email protected]*k", this package has been developed by UMI with the help of former Kerrang! editor Dante Bonutto and MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx. The set comprises ...

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New PROFESSIONAL MURDER MUSIC Album To Feature Guest Appearance By TOMMY LEE

PROFESSIONAL MURDER MUSIC will release their new album, "Looking Through", on October 21 on their own label Wormhole Records via distribution through Underground Inc./ Caroline. The CD reportedly features guest appearances by former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee on the track "Disconnect" and GODHEAD frontman Jason Miller on "Don't Stop". Live dates with PIGFACE are ...

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TOMMY LEE To Guest On 'THE SHARON OSBOURNE SHOW': Date Announced

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee will be a special guest on Sharon Osbourne's new, nationally syndicated talk show, dubbed "The Sharon Osbourne Show", on Monday, September 22. Sharon will reportedly "get personal" with rocker Lee as he take her on a fast-paced tour of L.A. to reveal "5 Things You Didn't Know" about Tommy ...

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KISS Members Attend Florida Screening Of 'Symphony' DVD

Ivette M. Yee of South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports that "KISS members Gene Simmons, Peter Criss and Tommy Thayer appeared at Royal Palm Beach Stadium 18 theater [Tuesday night, September 9] to watch 'Kiss Symphony', a documentary film that captures the band in concert with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in Australia in February. The band will ...

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TOMMY LEE To Play Drums On BACKSTREET BOYS Singer's CD

BACKSTREET BOYS singer Nick Carter spoke to andPOP.com about his collaboration with former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee on Carter's sophomore solo album, tentatively due in early 2004. "I've got a lot of respect from people like Tommy," Nick said. "Tommy is probably going to be playing some drums on the record with me." Nick ...

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TOMMY LEE Recruits Top Musicians For Upcoming 'Drummers' Album

SEVENDUST's Morgan Rose, FOO FIGHTERS mainman Dave Grohl, GODSMACK vocalist Sully Erna and JANE'S ADDICTION's Stephen Perkins have been approached by former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee about contributing to a drummers album that Lee is putting together. The disc, currently in the planning stages, will feature a variety of multi-talented stick-bashers on various instruments, ...

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Review: KISS And AEROSMITH A Little Too Old To Rock All Night

Nick Carter of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reviewed the KISS/AEROSMITH tour when it came through town Saturday night (September 6). " 'How y'all doing tonight?' bellowed KISS singer-guitarist Paul Stanley from the stage at Alpine Valley Music Theatre Saturday night. 'Everybody having a good time?' he asked. "What seemed like a long second elapsed between ...

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'THE SHARON OSBOURNE SHOW': First-Week Guests, Performers Announced

Sharon Osbourne's new, nationally syndicated talk show premieres on Monday, Sept. 15, with Justin Timberlake and Wynonna Judd. The rest of the first week's guests and featured musical performers will include Macy Gray (9/16), Lance Bass and Keanu Reeves (9/17) and Brian McKnight (9/19), according to Hits Daily Double. Other scheduled guests include actors Mo'nique, ...

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THY PRIMORDIAL Get 'Faster And Heavier' On Forthcoming CD

Swedish mythological black metallers THY PRIMORDIAL have completed work on their sixth album, "Pestilence Upon Mankind", tentatively due in late 2003 through Blackend Records. According to a posting on the group's web site, the new CD is "faster, heavier, more complex and sounds better then our previous albums. Right now we just waiting for the ...

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HUSTLER Magazine Now 'Rocks'

After 30 years of hardcore publication, Hustler magazine is changing face. As of August 2003, Hustler added a new rock section, featuring the biggest names in music. The change came about when Hustler decided to take an edgier tone. For that reason, Hustler brought in Nancy B. Sayle, a 20-year music industry veteran, as the ...

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BURDEN OF GRIEF Complete Work On Third Album

German death/thrash metal act BURDEN OF GRIEF have finished recording their third full-length album, "Fields Of Salvation", and will be heading to Jailhouse Studios in Denmark shortly to being mixing the effort with producer Tommy Hansen (HELLOWEEN, PRETTY MAIDS, HATESPHERE). The follow-up to 2001's "On Darker Trails" will contain nine tracks. A late 2003 release ...

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TOMMY LEE Gives SHANNON DOHERTY A Thong, Hopes To Get Lucky

Hellraising rocker Tommy Lee was so desperate to woo actress Shannon Doherty in a plush California eatery, he bought her two sexy thongs. The former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer — ex-husband of "Baywatch" babe Pamela Anderson — began his quest to date the brunette by sending an expensive bottle of champagne to her table at the ...

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TOMMY LEE To Guest On 'The Sharon Osbourne Show'

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee will be a featured guest on "The Sharon Osbourne Show", which is set to premiere on Monday, September 15 on the WB network. According to an official press release, "Sharon's male celebrity guests will get to go 'Under the Covers' — she'll interview them while tucked into an on-stage ...

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NOTHINGFACE: We Have Not Broken Up!

NOTHINGFACE have issued a statement confirming their withdrawal from this year's Ozzfest and addressing the rumors of the group's imminent split. The band's statement reads as follows: "We'd like to clear up all the rumors surrounding our recent departure from Ozzfest. First and foremost, WE HAVE NOT BROKEN UP! NOTHINGFACE is still very much a ...

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