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BLUE YSTER CULT Drumming Legend ALBERT BOUCHARD: New Interview, Performance Footage

Ken of MetalFanzine.net conducted an interview with drumming legend Albert Bouchard from BLUE YSTER CULT last Saturday night, April 26 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Watch the 30-minute chat below. Also available is video footage of Albert singing original BLUE YSTER CULT classics "Dominance & Submission" and "Godzilla" with his latest project, the nine-piece ...

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CROWN OF THORNS Hard At Work On New Album

CROWN OF THORNS is currently recording its new album at a Los Angeles studio with producer Bob Clearmountain. Frontman Jean Beauvoir states: "We've been working hard on the record. Tommy Lafferty just flew back to San Francisco today after some days of guitars. I head to L.A. on Thursday and we will be working five ...

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RAMONES Book Excerpts Available

Excerpts from an extensive history of the RAMONES' "Brain Drain" album, written by music journalist Joel Gausten, are now available online at this location. The complete chapter on the album will appear in Gausten's upcoming book, titled "Albums that (Should’ve) Changed the World". The complete RAMONES chapter includes exclusive commentary from former RAMONES ...

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NAPALM DEATH Book Excerpt Available Online

An excerpt from an extensive interview with original NAPALM DEATH vocalist Nic Bullen, conducted by music writer Joel Gausten, is now available online at this location. Gausten will include an extensive chapter on the early history of NAPALM DEATH and the making of the band's 1985 demo recording "Hatred Surge" in his upcoming ...

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CROWN OF THORNS Signs With FRONTIERS RECORDS

Frontiers Records has announced the signing of CROWN OF THORNS. Band leader Jean Beauvoir recently agreed to bring back the legendary band with a brand new album. "Some basic tracks [have been] recorded already," says Jean, "but still early stages. We want to focus on great songs, I feel that this is the important point. ...

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MISFITS: Limited-Edition Book Available

Former PIGFACE/current THE UNDEAD member Joel Gausten has published his first book, "Tales of Horror: The History of the Misfits & The Undead". "Tales of Horror: The History of the Misfits & The Undead" is a limited-edition, professionally printed and manufactured 56-page excerpt from Gausten's full-length book-in-progress, "Albums (that) Should've Changed the World". It offers ...

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KISS/ALICE COOPER Drummer ERIC SINGER Schedules Montreal In-Store

Acclaimed drummer Eric Singer (KISS, ALICE COOPER, BLACK SABBATH) will make an in-store appearance at Steve's Music in Montreal, Quebec (51 Saint Antoine Ouest) on Sunday, October 15 between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. As previously reported, an exclusive interview with Eric Singer regarding his years in BLACK SABBATH, conducted by music writer Joel Gausten, ...

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ERIC SINGER Discusses His Work with BLACK SABBATH

An exclusive interview with former BLACK SABBATH/current KISS drummer Eric Singer regarding his years in BLACK SABBATH, conducted by music writer Joel Gausten, is now available online www.myspace.com/gaustenbooks. Gausten interviewed Singer for his upcoming book, titled "Albums that (Should've) Changed the World". The book also features exclusive interviews with past/present members of AEROSMITH, ...

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Former AEROSMITH Guitarist RICK DUFAY Discusses 'Rock In A Hard Place' Album

An excerpt from a revealing interview with former AEROSMITH guitarist Rick Dufay is available online at www.myspace.com/gaustenbooks. Music writer Joel Gausten will include the full version of the interview as part of his upcoming book, titled "Albums that (Should've) Changed the World". In addition to featuring exclusive interviews with past/present members of KISS, ...

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PRONG: Book Excerpt Available Online

An excerpt from an extensive interview with all three original members of PRONG (Tommy Victor, Mike Kirkland and Ted Parsons) is now available online at www.myspace.com/jclgausten. Music writer Joel Gausten conducted this interview as part of his upcoming book, tentatively titled "Albums that (Should've) Changed the World". In addition to featuring exclusive interviews ...

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BLACK SABBATH: BILL WARD Interview Excerpt Available Online

An excerpt from an extensive interview with BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward is now available online at www.myspace.com/jclgausten. Music writer Joel Gausten conducted this interview as part of his upcoming book, tentatively titled "Albums that (Should've) Changed the World". In addition to featuring exclusive interviews with past/present members of AEROSMITH, KISS, PLASMATICS, KILLING ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's LEMMY: 'Damage Case' Anthology Due Next Month

Sanctuary Records has set a February 6 release date for "Damage Case: The Lemmy Anthology", a unique career overview of the MOTÖRHEAD mainman Ian Fraser Kilmister — otherwise known as Lemmy. The two-CD compilation pulls together a wild and oft-unlikely range of tracks from right across his recording pantheon, kicking off in the '60s with ...

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Former PLASMATICS Drummer Joins HAT TRICK OF MISERY

Former PLASMATICS and THE WENDY O. WILLIAMS BAND drummer T.C. Tolliver has joined Asbury Park, NJ-based heavy rock act HAT TRICK OF MISERY. Tolliver played on the PLASMATICS Capitol Records release "Coup d'Etat", produced by Dieter Dirks and engineered by Michael Wagener. Tolliver later went on to become the drummer in THE WENDY O. WILLIAMS ...

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MY RUIN Sign With CENTURY MEDIA, Slam Former Label (Again)

Los Angeles-based MY RUIN, led by the ever-colorful Tairrie B, have inked a deal with Century Media Records. The group's first release through the label will be a four-song EP, "The Shape Of Things To Come", due in August. A full-length album, titled "The Horror Of Beauty", will follow in October. Among the song titles ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's NIKKI SIXX: Be Careful What You Wish For

MÖTLEY CRÜE/BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following message to the "Rock'n'Roll Diary" section of CRÜE's official web site: "Well, they say 'Be careful what you wish for, you just might get it.' "N.Sixx clothing by Dragonfly (male and female) is in over 150 accounts. So needless to say, now it's getting ...

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