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MOTÖRHEAD Pays Tribute To Late GIRLSCHOOL Guitarist

MOTÖRHEAD has issued the following update: "It is with extreme sadness to inform you that Kelly Johnson, original lead guitarist of GIRLSCHOOL, passed away on Sunday night, 15th July. She has been suffering from spinal cancer for the last six years. "Joining GIRLSCHOOL in 1978, Kelly was a face in the classic line-up alongside Kim ...

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Room Full of Sinners - THE CURSED

If New Jersey was ever gonna be used as an adjective, for anything besides bricks of dried toxic swamp gunk, it'd have to be busted out for THE CURSED. The prime movers in this side project are former HADES and NON-FICTION axeman Dan Lorenzo and inimitable OVERKILL vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth, two Jersey Devils born ...

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METALLICA Bassist On New CD: 'The Attitude And The Conviction Of The Old School Is There'

Author and journalist Joel McIver spoke with James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo of METALLICA before their spectacular Wembley Stadium show on Sunday night (July 8). McIver has released the following excerpts from the conversation to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: Q: A lot of long-time METALLICA fans are asking one simple question. Is your new album going ...

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METALLICA's 'Live Earth' Setlist Revealed

METALLICA will perform a four-song set as part of the Live Earth concert in London taking place today (Saturday, July 7). The band is scheduled to play the following tracks: 01. Enter Sandman 02. Nothing Else Matters 03. Sad But True 04. For Whom The Bell Tolls (UPDATE: The band played three songs instead of ...

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METALLICA: Partial 'Sick Of The Studio '07' Setlist Revealed

A partial setlist has been revealed for METALLICA's "Sick of the Studio '07" tour, which is scheduled to kick off tonight (Thursday, June 28) in Lisbon, Portugal at the Super Bock Super Rock festival. The band is said to have rehearsed the following songs for the trek: "No Leaf Clover" (James Hetfield only) "Orion" "Fade ...

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BRING ME THE HORIZON: U.K. Dates Announced

Britain's BRING ME THE HORIZON will embark on a headlining tour of the U.K. in November/December. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 22 - Cleethorpes - The Pier Nov. 23 - Newport – TJ's Nov. 24 - Birmingham - Academy Nov. 25 - Bristol - Academy Nov. 26 - Liverpool - Academy Nov. 27 - ...

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LINKIN PARK Singer Puts Solo Plans On Hold

Launch Radio Networks reports: LINKIN PARK vocalist Chester Bennington has put his solo plans aside for the moment to focus on his main band. Reports that Bennington was working on an album of his own first surfaced nearly two years ago, with the singer later telling MTV.com that he had up to three separate projects ...

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ANVIL: New Concert Footage Posted Online

Video footage of Canadian metal legends ANVIL performing at L'Amour in Staten Island, New York on June 2, 2007 has been posted on YouTube. ANVIL last year re-teamed with producer Chris Tsangarides for the first time since 1983's classic "Forged in Fire" album to record their new CD. The recording sessions took place ...

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ANVIL Documentary Movie Is In Editing Stage

Canadian metal veterans ANVIL last year re-teamed with producer Chris Tsangarides for the first time since 1983's classic "Forged in Fire" album to record their new CD. The recording sessions took place at Tsangarides' Dump Studios in England and were filmed for an upcoming feature drama-documentary covering ANVIL's return to the metal scene. The group's ...

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Former EVANESCENCE Drummer Getting Rid Of Gold, Platinum Plaques

Less than two weeks after exiting EVANESCENCE in very acrimonius circumstances, drummer Rocky Gray is auctioning several gold and platinum EVANESCENCE plaques via eBay. "Just kinda cleanin' house a little bit," Gray explained regarding his decision to part with the items. For a list of all the EVANESCENCE plaques that Rocky is selling, click

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