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AEROSMITH Guitarist Up For GRAMMY Award Tonight

Launch Radio Networks reports: AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry will be at the Grammy Awards tonight (Wednesday, February 8) as both a performer and a nominee. He and Steven Tyler will take part in the all-star salute to SLY & THE FAMILY STONE, and Perry is also in the running for the Best Rock Instrumental Performance ...

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STILL REMAINS Announce Headlining Tour Dates

STILL REMAINS have announced nearly 60 North American tour dates including a headlining tour that will take them into May. The massive run starts with a stint as direct support to THROWDOWN, then a batch of dates with SHADOWS FALL and finally the headlining tour. "We love touring," stated singer TJ Miller. "We can't wait ...

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DIAMOND HEAD: Italian Date Announced

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD have added an Italian date to their current itinerary. The group's schedule is now shaping up as follows: Feb. 18 - Mylos - Thessaloniki, GRE Feb. 19 - The Underworld - Athens, GRE Mar. 04 - The Roadhouse – Birmingham, UK Mar. 11 - Marrs ...

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ALICE COOPER, GILBY CLARKE To Take Part In California Benefit Concert

According to The Los Angeles Times, Alice Cooper and former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Gilby Clarke are among the musicians that will take part in a Feb. 1 concert at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts in Cerritoes, California to benefit Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. Organized by former EAGLES guitarist-singer-songwriter Don Felder, the show ...

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DIAMOND HEAD: U.K. Dates Announced

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD have lined up two U.K. dates in March. The group's schedule is now shaping up as follows: Feb. 18 - Mylos - Thessaloniki, GRE Feb. 19 - The Underworld - Athens, GRE Mar. 04 - The Roadhouse – Birmingham, UK Mar. 11 - Marrs Bar ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Drummer To Play At Winter NAMM

CRADLE OF FILTH drummer Adrian Erlandsson will be performing at the 2006 Winter NAMM show (National Association of Music Merchants), which runs between January 19 and January 22 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Adrian will be playing at the Pearl Drums booth on Friday, January 20 at 4:00 p.m. CRADLE OF FILTH ...

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DIAMOND HEAD Schedule Greek Dates

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD have lined up the following Greek dates in February: Feb. 18 - Mylos - Thessaloniki, GRE Feb. 19 - The Underworld - Athens, GRE As previously reported, DIAMOND HEAD filmed their November 4, 2005 show at the London Astoria for the band's first-ever live DVD, ...

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AL ATKINS Session Bassist To Conduct Clinic At NAMM Convention

Pete MZ Emms, session bassist for Al Atkins (original JUDAS PRIEST singer) and a member of U.K. rock band THE VASELINE RATS, will be conducting a bass session at the NAMM convention (Spector Bass Guitars Booth: 5264; Location: Hall B) on January 19-20 at the Anaheim Convention Center. MZ is endorsed by Ashdown Amplification and ...

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BLACK SABBATH's IOMMI Out And About In London

BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi's official web site has been updated with the following message: "Tony was in London this week to attend a special evening for former IRON MAIDEN drummer Clive Burr at the Hard Rock Café. Clive donated his drum kit from the Beast on the Road tour to the Hard ...

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DRAGONFORCE: Two Headline Shows In Holland Announced

London-based "extreme power metal" band DRAGONFORCE have confirmed two headlining shows as part of their "Inhuman Rampage European Tour: The First Strike" in 2006. The dates are as follow: Mar. 05 - W2 - Den Bosch, NETH Mar. 06 - Melkweg - Amsterdam, NETH A complete list of upcoming DRAGONFORCE dates can be found at ...

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DRAGONFORCE Forced To Cancel New York Show

Due to "unforeseen circumstances," London-based "extreme power metal" band DRAGONFORCE will not be able to gain entry to the U.S. this time around to play the show at New York City's CBGBs on November 22. "The band are as stunned by this news as their fans who have waited a long time to see them ...

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DRAGONFORCE: New Song Available For Download

A brand-new DRAGONFORCE track, entitled "Through the Fire and Flames", is available for download at this location. The song comes off the London-based "extreme power metal" band's upcoming third album, "Inhuman Rampage", due on January 9, 2006. The follow-up to 2004's "Sonic Firestorm" was recorded at Thin Ice Studios in Virginia Water (Surrey) ...

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DRAGONFORCE To Play One-Off Show in Tokyo

London-based "extreme power metal" band DRAGONFORCE will play a one-off special headlining show at Club One Two in Tokyo, Japan on December 6. As previously reported, DRAGONFORCE will be supporting EDGUY on their European headlining tour beginning in early February. DRAGONFORCE have completed work on their eagerly anticipated third album, entitled "Inhuman Rampage". The follow-up ...

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DRAGONFORCE To Support EDGUY In Europe

London-based "extreme power metal" band DRAGONFORCE will be supporting EDGUY on their European headlining tour beginning in early February. Upcoming DRAGONFORCE shows: Nov. 20 - Capitole Theatre - Québec, Canada Nov. 22 - CBGB - New York, NY (w/ BEYOND THE EMBRACE) "Inhuman Rampage European Tour: The First Strike": Jan. 29 - Nottingham Rock City ...

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DRAGONFORCE Part Ways With Bassist, Seek Replacement

London-based "extreme power metal" band DRAGONFORCE have posted the following message on their official web site: "Bass player Adrian Lambert has announced that he is to leave DRAGONFORCE with immediate effect. [Being] the father of a young son, the increasingly busy tour schedule of the band has precluded him from spending time with his child. ...

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DIAMOND HEAD To Film First-Ever DVD

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD will be filming the London Astoria show on Friday, November 4 for the band's first-ever live DVD. It will be released by Secret Films next year. The set times have been revised for the show as follows: JAGUAR: 5:10 p.m. – 5:40 p.m. BRONZ: 6:00 ...

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