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ADLER'S APPETITE To Tour Italy, Spain In January

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 in Italy and Spain during January: Jan. 15 – Rome, ITA @ Alpheus Jan. ...

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Former DIO Guitarist Gets The Blues

CURLY FESTER, the Los Angeles-based "heavy blues" band featuring former DIO/WWIII guitarist Tracy G, have lined up the following dates during November/December: Nov. 24 – Anaheim, CA @ The Doll Hut Dec. 13 – Covina, CA @ Rude Dog Dec. 18 - Ed Cota's Yearly Jam (private party) CURLY FESTER is rounded out by Micheal ...

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JEFF PILSON Jams At STATION FAMILY FUND Benefit

Former DOKKEN bassist Jeff Pilson has posted the following message on his web site: "I jammed at the Benefit for the Station Family Fund on Friday the 7th — what a blast! I played with Vinny Appice (still one of my dearest friends, along with wife Justine), Alan Krigger (also long-time friend and drummer for ...

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'Lord Of The Rings' Star Enlists GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist To Play On His Album

"Lord of the Rings" star Viggo Mortensen has recruited GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Buckethead as well as co-stars Elijah Wood, Dominic Monaghan and Billy Boyd as guest musicians on his upcoming musical album. The CD, titled "PandemoniumFromAmerica", is scheduled to be released later this month through Percival Press, and will include songs, instrumentals and spoken-word ...

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TEMPLE OF THE DOG Reunion Among Surprises At PEARL JAM Benefit Gig

PEARL JAM were joined by a host of famous musical friends on stage last night (Oct. 28) in Santa Barbara, Calif., at a benefit for the Louis Warschaw Prostate Cancer Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Among the guests appearing on stage during the performance were PEARL JAM's former drummer Jack Irons, singer/songwriter Jack Johnson, veteran ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN, JERRY CANTRELL Attend ROCK DA HOUSE Benefit

Former GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan, ex-ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell, and PAPA ROACH drummer Dave Buckner and his new wife Mia Tyler were on hand at a Rock da House-A Benefit for Convenant House-Fashion Show and All Star Jam on Monday (October 27) at Quixote Studios in Hollywood, California. Check out pictures ...

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DEATHSTARS Added To PARADISE LOST Tour

Sweden's DEATHSTARS have been added to the following dates on the PARADISE LOST European tour: Nov. 02 - Longhorn – Stuttgart, GER Nov. 03 - Abart – Zurich, SWI Nov. 05 - Vidia – Cesena, ITA Nov. 06 - New Age - Trevisio, ITA Nov. 08 - Espace – Marseille, FRA Nov. 09 - Havana ...

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SOIL: New Music Posted Online

Two tracks from SOIL's upcoming album "Redefine" have been posted online. You can check out streams of "Pride" and "Cross My Heart" here. "Redefine" is scheduled for release in February 2004 through J Records. SOIL are currently on the road with STATIC-X, SKRAPE, and TWISTED METHOD. The dates are as follows: Oct. 27 ...

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DIONYSUS Added To SAXON/DORO European Tour

DIONYSUS, the Swedish/German melodic power metal act featuring the voice behind guitarist Luca Turilli's solo work, Olaf Hayer, and ex-SINERGY drummer Ronny Milianowicz, have been added to the upcoming SAXON/DORO/CIRCLE II CIRCLE European tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 29 - Murcia, SPA - Sala Gamma (w/out CIRCLE II CIRCLE) Nov. 30 - Bergara, ...

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MACHINE HEAD: European Support Bands Announced

MACHINE HEAD have announced the support acts for their upcoming "Through The Ashes Of Europe Tour", which now includes SIKTH, KILL II THIS, and BREED 77, as well as various local acts, depending on the date and venue. The details are as follows: Oct. 31 - Dublin, IRE - Ambassador (w/ local acts) Nov. 02 ...

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KILL II THIS To Support MACHINE HEAD In Europe

Britain's KILL II THIS have been confirmed as main support to MACHINE HEAD on the following European shows in November: Nov. 02 - Strasbourg, FRA - La Laiterie Nov. 04 - Paris, FRA - Elysee Montmartre Nov. 06 - Barcelona, SPA - Razzmatazz Nov. 07 - Bergara, SPA - Sala Jam Nov. 08 - Oporto, ...

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Former STEREOMUD Bassist Joins SW1TCHED

Ex-STEREOMUD/STUCK MOJO bassist Corey Lowery has joined Cleveland's SW1TCHED. The band, who were previously signed to Immortal/Virgin Records, have announced plans to change their name to SKY FALL DOWN at the end of the year before recording new material with a view towards landing a new record deal. In a recent interview with Edge Magazine, ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's VINCE NEIL And NIKKI SIXX Reunite On Hollywood Stage: More Photos Posted Online

More photos have been posted online from MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil's solo performance at the Key Club in Hollywood, California Wednesday night (October 15). Neil's CRÜE bandmate Nikki Sixx (bass) and L.A. GUNS/BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION guitarist Tracii Guns joined Vince on stage for an impromptu jam on several MÖTLEY CRÜE classics, including "Shout At ...

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STEVE VAI Says G3 Tour Is A Tribute To The Guitar

Guitar virtuoso Steve Vai recently spoke to the Reno Gazette-Journal about the G3 '03 tour, which features Vai alongside fellow axe shredders Yngwie Malmsteen and Joe Satriani. "It's a recognition of the guitar and a tribute to the guitar," said Vai. "We're all there because we love the instrument. You get to hear it being ...

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CAMP FREDDY To Play One-Off Show In Hollywood

CAMP FREDDY, the Los Angeles-based "jam" band consisting of JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro, former THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar), ex-GUNS N' ROSES/THE CULT drummer Matt Sorum, bassist Scott Ford, and vocalist Donovan Leitch (the son of 1960s U.K. folk-rock icon Donovan), will be playing a one-off show on November 15 at ...

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UNIDA Announce Los Angeles Gig

UNIDA, the band featuring former KYUSS vocalist John Garcia, will be playing at The Garage in Los Angeles on October 17. Also appearing are FATSO JETSON and FAMILY BUTCHER. UNIDA have yet to secure a release for their much-anticipated full-length CD, which was originally completed in May 2001 while the band were part of the ...

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DEF JAM Hasn't Slowed ROADRUNNER's Indie Spirit

Tamara Conniff of the Hollywood Reporter reports that it's been 2-1/2 years since the Island Def Jam Music Group acquired a 50% stake in Roadrunner Records. However, the longtime rock-metal independent label still feels like an indie despite its major label parent, president Jonas Nachsin says. "In terms of the Roadrunner's indie spirit, I don't ...

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CAMP FREDDY Sign With SANCTUARY RECORDS

CAMP FREDDY, the Los Angeles-based "jam" band consisting of JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro, former THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar), ex-GUNS N' ROSES/THE CULT drummer Matt Sorum, bassist Scott Ford, and vocalist Donovan Leitch (the son of 1960s U.K. folk-rock icon Donovan), have signed a deal with Sanctuary Records and will begin ...

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SKRAPE: Sophomore Album Delayed, New Tour Dates Announced

SKRAPE have pushed back the release date of their sophomore album, "Up The Dose", to January 6 through RCA Records. Produced by Jimbo Barton (QUEENSRŸCHE, GODSMACK), "Up The Dose" follows SKRAPE's acclaimed 2001 debut album "New Killer America" and its hard-hitting Top 20 active rock radio single "Waste". Recorded partially in SKRAPE's own Orlando, Florida ...

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ICED EARTH: European Tour Dates Announced!

ICED EARTH have announced the details of their upcoming European tour in support of their "The Glorious Burden" CD. The band's ninth full-length album, "The Glorious Burden" will be released through SPV Records on January 13, 2004. To whet the fans' appetites until the full album is released, ICED EARTH are releasing a special four-song ...

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