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ANTHRAX Guitarist To Guest On VH1's 'I Love the 80s: 3D'

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian will be revisiting the commentator's chair and waxing poetic on all things '80s next week on VH1's "I Love the 80s: 3D". VH1 is reprising its highly successful and hilarious "I Love the 80s" approach for "I Love the 80s: 3D". All of your favorite comics, rock stars and celebs will ...

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The Day KISS Rocked Cadillac

Rick Coates of Michigan's Northern Express has issued the following report: Retired Cadillac High School teacher Jim Neff leans back in his living room chair each evening after dinner surrounded by his "15 Minutes of Fame." The plaque on the wall above him reads "Jim Neff Honorary Member of KISS." The guitar next ...

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WEDNESDAY 13 To Support ALICE COOPER On West Coast

According to a posting on Wednesday 13's official web site, the MURDERDOLLS frontman will support ALICE COOPER on the following dates: Oct. 27 - Portland, OR - Roseland Theater Oct. 28 - Eugene, OR - McDonald Theater* Oct. 29 - Tacoma, WA - Emerald Queen Casino Oct. 31 - Anaheim, CA - The Grove * ...

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SINGLE BULLET THEORY: Drummer JOHN SASSO Rejoins The Fold

Philadelphia's SINGLE BULLET THEORY have re-enlisted original drummer John Sasso to the fold. John was the original SINGLE BULLET THEORY drummer and was best known for his work on the group's 2002 release "Route 666" (Crash Music Inc.). The band are currently working on 23 new blistering tracks and will begin pre-production at Angry Chair ...

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SEVENDUST Return With 'Straightforward' New Album

SEVENDUST drummer Morgan Rose recently spoke to MTV.com about the recording process for the group's new album, "Next". SEVENDUST's fifth disc, "Next" is the band's first release for the Universal-affiliated WineDark Records after a lengthy stint with TVT Records. Regarding the songwriting process for the new CD, Rose said, "There was no one really to ...

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P.M.T. To Support MARILYN MANSON, AMEN In Switzerland

Swiss metallers P.M.T. have been confirmed as the support act for MARILYN MANSON on June 8 at St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland. They will also play with AMEN at Rocking Chair in Vevey, Switzerland on June 15. P.M.T. will soon start demoing material for their third album, tentatively due next spring via an as-yet-undetermined label. ...

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AMEN: New European Tour Dates Announced

AMEN have announced the details of their rescheduled European tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 09 - Bochum, GER - Zwischenfall Jun. 10 - Berlin, GER - Kato Jun. 11 - Hannover, GER - TBA Jun. 13 - Budapest, HUN - A38 (w/ BOYSETSFIRE) Jun. 15 - Vevey, SWI - Rocking Chair Jun. 16 ...

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GOTTHARD Finalize Track Listing For 'Lipservice'

Veteran Swiss hard rockers GOTTHARD have finalized the track listing for their new album, "Lipservice", due in Europe on June 6 via G.Records/Nuclear Blast. It is as follows: 01. All We Are 02. Dream On 03. Lift 'U' Up 04. Everything I Want 05. Cupid's Arrow 06. I Wonder 07. I'm Alive 08. I've Seen ...

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WEDNESDAY 13 To Guest On ALICE COOPER's Radio Show

MURDERDOLLS frontman and solo artist Wednesday 13 will be Alice Cooper's special guest on Cooper's radio show "Nights with Alice Cooper". The program is a classic-rock format and is nationally syndicated on the United Stations network. The show will tape on April 29 and air on May 3 (air times differ, so make sure to ...

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SOCIETY 1 Confirmed For PARADISE LOST's European Tour

SOCIETY 1 have been confirmed as the second support band for PARADISE LOST on their upcoming European tour. Also appearing on the bill will be Israel's ORPHANED LAND. The dates are as follows: Apr. 28 - Utrecht, NETH - Tivoli Apr. 29 - Vosselaar, BEL - Biebob Apr. 30 - Arlon, BEL - Les Nuits ...

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ORPHANED LAND To Support PARADISE LOST In Europe

After just returning from two shows in Mexico, there's killer news for the progressive outfit ORPHANED LAND from Israel: They will be direct support to PARADISE LOST on their forthcoming European tour. Bandleader and frontman Kobi Farhi comments: "Hello to all the Orphans out there, we just got back from two killer shows we did ...

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GORGOROTH Singer Sentenced To 14 Months In Prison

GORGOROTH frontman Gaahl was sentenced to 14 months in prison for beating a 41-year-old man and threatening to drink his blood. The 29-year-old, whose real name has not been revealed by the Norwegian media, was charged with a crime that carries a maximum penalty of nine years in prison. The black metal vocalist was sentenced ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS: Photos From Tsunami Benefit Concert Posted Online

The surviving members of ALICE IN CHAINS were joined on stage by Maynard James Keenan (TOOL), Wes Scantlin (PUDDLE OF MUDD), Patrick Lachman (DAMAGEPLAN) and Ann Wilson (HEART) during their performance at a benefit for tsunami relief Friday night (Feb. 18) night in Seattle, Washington. ALICE IN CHAINS members Jerry Cantrell (guitar), Mike Inez (bass), ...

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GORGOROTH Singer's Appeal Case Begins

GORGOROTH frontman Gaahl's appeal case began last week in connection with the 18-month sentence he received last May for beating a 41-year-old man in what the victim called a ritual attack. The 29-year-old black metal vocalist, who has several prior convictions, including one for assault and battery, was sentenced at Sunnfjord court in Forde, Norway. ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS Joined By TOOL, PUDDLE OF MUDD, DAMAGEPLAN Singers During Benefit Concert

The surviving members of ALICE IN CHAINS were joined on stage by Maynard James Keenan (TOOL), Wes Scantlin (PUDDLE OF MUDD), Patrick Lachman (DAMAGEPLAN) and Ann Wilson (HEART) during their performance at a benefit for tsunami relief Friday night (Feb. 18) night in Seattle, Washington. ALICE IN CHAINS members Jerry Cantrell (guitar), Mike Inez (bass), ...

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HAVOCHATE Sign With INDECENT MEDIA

New York-based metal band HAVOCHATE, now featuring former TESTAMENT bassist Greg Christian, have signed a new worldwide deal with Indecent Media. The group's sophomore album, "Cycle of Pain", is scheduled for release on March 15. "We had been in contact with other labels and they all offered us more or less the same things," stated ...

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EXTOL To Support MASTODON And DOZER In Europe

Norwegian progressive thrash/death metallers EXTOL have been confirmed as the opening act for MASTODON and DOZER on their joint European tour beginning on February 19 in Hamburg, Germany. EXTOL recently finished filming a video for the song "Pearl" off their forthcoming fourth full-length album, "Blueprint" (short for "The Blueprint Dives"). "Blueprint" is scheduled for release ...

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