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Movie Based On Last Days Of KURT COBAIN Premieres At CANNES

Launch Radio Networks reports: "Last Days", a new movie that follows the final hours in the life of a musician patterned after NIRVANA frontman Kurt Cobain, was screened for the first time at the Cannes Film Festival in France on Friday (May 13), according to NME.com. The movie, directed by Gus Van Sant, stars Michael ...

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LULLACRY Guitarist: New Album Will Be 'More Rock-Oriented'

LULLACRY guitarist Sami Vauhkonen has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "I just came back from Astia studio for the last time, considering the upcoming masterpiece. "Whooa, I can say that I've been waiting this day to happen for a while… Anssi [Kippo, engineer/producer] did an amazing job with keyboards and ...

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VAN HALEN Members To Record Covers Album?

Launch Radio Networks reports: VAN HALEN bandmates Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony are doing a handful of dates with their side project, LOS TRES GUSANOS, a trio that plays Hagar songs, some VAN HALEN material and classic rock covers. Would the group ever consider writing and recording its own material? Anthony told Launch it could ...

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DAVID LEE ROTH Receives Military Training

ABC ePrep is reporting that former VAN HALEN frontman David Lee Roth just went to Fort Sam Houston, Texas — where the Army medics in Iraq are trained — for military emergency medical technician (EMT) training. Roth was being trained to transport patients to military helicopters. As previously reported, Roth is an EMT in New ...

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NEVERMORE: Release Date Set For 'This Godless Endeavor'

Century Media Records has set a July 26 release date for the new NEVERMORE album, entitled "This Godless Endeavor". Creating metal's most progressively innovative, insidiously addictive, and blazingly entangled music, mesmerizing vocalist Warrel Dane, backed by guitar virtuoso Jeff Loomis and the jackhammer rhythms of bassist Jim Sheppard and drummer Van Williams are now joined ...

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ALICE COOPER, CHEAP TRICK Tour Dates Announced

ALICE COOPER and CHEAP TRICK will be embarking on a joint U.S. tour beginning in late August. Confirmed tour dates so far are as follows: Aug. 20 - Cincinnati, OH @ US Bank Arena Aug. 21 - Detroit, MI @ State Fair Aug. 25 - Vienna, VA @ Wolf Trap Aug. 26 - Atlanta, GA ...

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DARKANE Guitarist Begins Work On Solo Project

Guitarist Christofer Malmström of the Swedish thrashers DARKANE has posted the following update on his official web site: "I have finally started to record my solo project NON-HUMAN LEVEL. Ryan van Poederooyen [DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND] has sent me the drum files from Vancouver and they sound incredible! So far I have recorded the rythm guitars ...

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AFTER FOREVER Keyboardist To Guest On SAGITTA Debut

AFTER FOREVER keyboardist Joost Van Den Broek will be making a guest appearance on the debut album from Brazilian metallers SAGITTA, entitled "Ohm". A former member of SUN CAGED, Joost had previously worked with Arjen Lucassen in the projects AYREON and STAR ONE. Citing such influences as Derek Sherinian, Steve Vai, MUSE, JAMIROQUAI and Devin ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE: Peoria Concert Filmed For Upcoming DVD?

A BLABBERMOUTH.NET visitor by the name of Chad Heilman has sent in the following message: "Just got home from the MÖTLEY CRÜE concert at the Peoria Civic Center in Peoria, Illinois on April 28th. They told us they were recording stuff for the upcoming DVD. Don't know if they are adding this footage to the ...

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TED NUGENT's KAMP FOR KIDS To Benefit From GONZO AUCTION

The Ted Nugent Kamp For Kids provides boys and girls aged 9-15, with the ultimate outdoor experience and teaches them to be assets to their lives, their families, their communities and nature. The Kamp's unique curriculum combines hands-on hunting, conservation and recreation education with fundamentals of our constitution and American freedoms with the ultimate goal ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Says He Is 'Done With' VAN HALEN

According to MelodicRock.com, Sammy Hagar was interviewed on St. Louis radio station KSHE-FM Monday (April 25) and spoke about a couple of interesting things. Sammy said he and VAN HALEN drummer Alex Van Halen are great friends and "will remain great friends." He also stated that there is no VAN HALEN activity planned, adding that ...

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REDEMPTION: New Album Samples Posted Online

REDEMPTION's much-anticipated sophomore album, "The Fullness of Time", featuring FATES WARNING frontman Ray Alder, will be released in the U.S. on Sensory Records on June 21. It will be released in France on Replica Records (tentatively on June 20) and elsewhere in Europe on Massacre Records during June. There will also be a Brazilian release ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE To Film Grand Rapids Concert For Upcoming DVD

MÖTLEY CRÜE's outrageously successful "Red, White, and Crüe 2005...Better Live Than Dead" tour, which has sold out arenas across the country since its launch in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, on Feb. 17, will be captured for posterity to be distributed on TV as well as DVD this fall. Featuring the reunited band's original line-up of Vince ...

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