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All-Star BEATLES Tribute Band To Issue Live DVD

YELLOW MATTER CUSTARD, the BEATLES cover band consisting of Paul Gilbert (RACER X/ex-MR. BIG) on guitar, Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER) on drums, Neal Morse (ex-SPOCK'S BEARD) on guitar and keyboards, and Matt Bissonette (DAVID LEE ROTH) on bass, recorded their one-off headlining gig at B.B. King's in New York City Sunday night (May 18) for ...

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NOTHINGFACE Singer Explains Tour Cancellation

NOTHINGFACE singer Matt Holt has issued a statement regarding the band's decision to cancel the remaining dates of their headlining tour in order to rest up for the group's upcoming appearance at Ozzfest 2003. Holt's statement reads as follows: "To all our fans, "Unfortunately we have been forced to cancel the last eight dates of ...

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NOTHINGFACE Cancel Headlining Dates

NOTHINGFACE have cancelled the remaining dates of their headlining tour in order to rest up for the group's upcoming appearance at Ozzfest 2003. "[Vocalist] Matt [Holt] has been battling throat problems since the beginning of the tour including a 10-day fight with bronchitis," reads the band's statement regarding the cancellation. "The last night of the ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Singer Arrested For Drug Possession

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS singer Scott Weiland was released on $10,000 bail after police arrested him for investigation of drug possession, according to The Associated Press. Police officers stopped Weiland just before midnight Saturday (May 17) on a routine traffic stop, said Burbank Police Sgt. Tracy Sanchez. "It was for driving without his lights on," Sanchez ...

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MARILYN MANSON Offers Sneak Peak At Touring Act

MARILYN MANSON performed a seven-song set at the Key Club in Hollywood, California Monday night (May 12) as part of a special sneak peak at the act he'll take on the road this summer on Ozzfest and beyond. In addition to "The Beautiful People" from 1996's "Antichrist Superstar" and "The Dope Show", from 1998's "Mechanical ...

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Ex-ANTHRAX Vocalist Announces U.S. Tour

Former ANTHRAX frontman Joey Belladonna has announced several concert dates as part of his summer tour that will kick off in early June. The following are the confirmed and tentative dates so far: Jun. 03 – New York, NY @ Don Hills Jun. 04 - Clifton, NJ @ Connections Jun. 05 - Baltimore, MD @ ...

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EYES OF FIRE To Release 'From Ashes To Ember' In Late Summer

EYES OF FIRE, the experimental Orange County, California-based featuring Matt Fisher and Dan Kaufman from the legendary cultists MINDROT, have finished mastering their Century Media debut, "From Ashes To Ember", with Cameron Webb (DANZIG, MONSTER MAGNET) for a late summer release. An EP, titled "Disintegrate", will precede album in early June. EYES OF FIRE's music ...

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DEADSETT: New Demo Track Posted Online

DEADSETT, the new band featuring former PISSING RAZORS frontman Jason Bragg, have posted a full-length MP3 of the track "Lead The Way" at this location. The song comes off the band's recently completed demo, which was recorded at the Los Angeles Recording Workshop with engineer/producer Matt Snell. ...

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Former ANTHRAX Frontman Announces One-Off Gig

Former ANTHRAX vocalist JOEY BELLADONNA has announced what appears to be a one-off solo gig at The Chance Theatre (web site) in Poughkeepsie, New York on Friday, June 6. Also set to perform at the show are WITHIN ANOTHER, SHADOW IMAGE, DOWNSPEED, and PROWLR. Belladonna has spent the past few months holed up ...

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HEADSTRONG Split Up

Canada's HEADSTRONG have officially split up, citing their disillusionment with the record industry as one of the reasons for the group's break-up. The following is an excerpt from vocalist Matt Kinna's "parting words" message as posted on the group's official web site: "HEADSTRONG is dead. Long live the headstrong. "It's funny. I don't know if ...

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CAMP FREDDY To Tape 'Late Call With Carson Daly' Appearance

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 tape their "Last Call With Carson Daly" appearance on ...

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ROSE TATTOO Singer Hits The Road With Blues Legend

ROSE TATTOO frontman Angry Anderson is on the road in Australia with STUART WOOD AND THE GIANTS and blues legend Matt Taylor. Dubbed the "Recliner Rocker Tour" as a tribute to Stuart's longtime mate, Bill Denny, the 2-to-3 hour show is split into three sessions. The first part is an acoustic blues set covering songs ...

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Former NEUROTICA Singer Auditions For DROWNING POOL

Former NEUROTICA frontman Kelly Shaefer has reportedly tried out for the DROWNING POOL singer slot left vacant by the death of Dave Williams. Shaefer, who was recently linked with the new group formed by the former GUNS N' ROSES members Slash, Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum, didn't land the DROWNING POOL gig and has since ...

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