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WHITE LION 2004 Reunion Lineup Revealed

The details of WHITE LION's 2004 reunion lineup have been revealed in a European magazine. Joining singer Mike Tramp in the new formation will be guitarist Warren DeMartini (RATT), bassist James Lomenzo and drummer Jimmy DeGrasso (ex-MEGADETH, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, Y&T). However, it should be pointed out that this lineup is not 100% confirmed as it ...

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CROWBAR Change Album Title, Set Tentative Track Listing

New Orleans-based sludge-meisters CROWBAR have changed the working title of their forthcoming CD to "Life's Blood For The Downtrodden" from the previously announced "You Don't Need An Enemy To Have A War". The follow-up to 2001's "Sonic Excess In Its Purest Form" was recorded in Louisiana with producers Warren Riker (DOWN) and Rex Brown (PANTERA, ...

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KROKUS Singer Lays Down Vocals On New WARRIOR Album

KROKUS singer Marc Storace has finished laying down vocal tracks on the new WARRIOR album, tentatively due in early 2004. "I'm finally back home from my two-week studio trip to L.A. and three-week tour of Europe with KROKUS and …. all went amazingly well!" Storace writes in an online post. "15 Years Later / Los ...

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THE DREAMING Sign Top Management Deal

THE DREAMING, the new project featuring former STABBING WESTWARD frontman Chris Hall and ex-STAR 69 members Johnny Haro (drums) and Warren Huart (guitar), have signed a management deal with Rob McDermott of Andy Gould Management (LINKIN PARK, ROB ZOMBIE). The band, who are currently unsigned, have reportedly been demoing material with producer/engineer Bryan Carlstrom (who ...

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GODHEAD Frontman Asks Label To Lower CD Price

GODHEAD frontman Jason Miller has reportedly asked the band's label, Reality Entertainment, to lower the price of the new GODHEAD CD, "Evolver", to $9.99. "I told Warren (Croyle, CEO Reality Entertainment) that I'd be willing to lower our take if it would help him keep the prices down. I thought maybe then the label and ...

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AC/DC Goes Ballet

Maurice Chittenden of The Sunday Times reports that AC/DC singer Brian Johnson has composed an orchestral piece of music that is being developed for the stage as both a ballet and a West End musical. The Tyneside-born Johnson, 55, famous for never removing his cap in public, says he got the idea while watching a ...

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CROWBAR: New Studio Photos Available Online

A bunch more photos of the new CROWBAR lineup — guitarist/vocalist Kirk Windstein (DOWN), bassist Rex Brown (PANTERA, DOWN) and drummer Craig Nunenmacher (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY) — recording their new album, tentatively titled "You Don't Need An Enemy To Have A War", have been posted online at this location. As previously reported, CROWBAR ...

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CROWBAR: More Studio Photos Posted Online

A bunch of photos of the new CROWBAR lineup — guitarist/vocalist Kirk Windstein (DOWN), bassist Rex Brown (PANTERA, DOWN) and drummer Craig Nunenmacher (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY) — rehearsing for and recording their upcoming album, tentatively titled "You Don't Need An Enemy To Have A War", have been posted online at this location. As ...

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CROWBAR: New Lineup Photos Posted Online

A couple of photos of the new CROWBAR lineup — guitarist/vocalist Kirk Windstein (DOWN), bassist Rex Brown (PANTERA, DOWN) and drummer Craig Nunenmacher (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY) — rehearsing for the recording of their upcoming album, tentatively titled "You Don't Need An Enemy To Have A War", have been posted online. Check them out:

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DOWN/C.O.C. Guitarist To Join CROWBAR?

DOWN/C.O.C. guitaristPepper Keenan will be in New Orleans during the recording sessions for CROWBAR's seventh studio album, tentatively titled "You Don't Need An Enemy To Have A War", and there is a "slight chance" he will join the band as their new guitarist, according to a post on CROWBAR's official web site. As previously reported, ...

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JASON NEWSTED To Guest On GOV'T MULE CD/DVD

Former METALLICA and current OZZY OSBOURNE/VOIVOD bassist Jason Newsted is featured on the upcoming GOV'T MULE CD and DVD, titled "The Deepest End", chronicling a six-hour GOV'T MULE concert held May 3 in New Orleans. The guest-filled show stemmed from the two-volume album releases of the same name, which were recorded in tribute of the ...

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KELLY OSBOURNE Lands Part In 'Live Freaky! Die Freaky!'

Kelly Osbourne is the latest cast addition to the forthcoming animated/puppetry film "Live Freaky! Die Freaky!", according to the film's official web site (www.livefreakydiefreaky.com). The Hellcat Pictures production was written and directed by independent filmmaker John Roecker and produced by RANCID/TRANSPLANTS guitarist/vocalist Tim Armstrong. Described as "an epic motion picture of puppet proportions," the film ...

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CROWBAR Frontman: The New Record Will Smoke!

New Orleans sludge-meisters CROWBAR, the long-running band founded by DOWN guitarist Kirk Windstein, will enter the studio on July 28 to begin recording their seventh studio album, "You Don't Need An Enemy To Have A War", tentatively due at the end of the year through Spitfire Records. "I know ya'll haven't heard anything about CROWBAR ...

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CRAIG GOLDY Rejoins DIO!

Guitarist Craig Goldy will rejoin DIO for the group's summer European festival shows and the six-week North American tour with IRON MAIDEN and MOTÖRHEAD. RATT guitarist Warren DeMartini, who was previously announced to have joined DIO as the band's new touring guitarist, is said to have pulled out of the gig for "personal" reasons. Goldy, ...

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THE DREAMING: Demo Track Posted Online

THE DREAMING, the new project featuring former STABBING WESTWARD frontman Chris Hall and ex-STAR 69 members Johnny Haro (drums) and Warren Huart (guitar), have posted a 75-second clip of the demo track "Let It Burn" at this location. The band, who are currently unsigned, have reportedly been demoing material with producer/engineer Bryan Carlstrom ...

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APARTMENT 26 Begin Mixing Sophomore CD

APARTMENT 26 — the group fronted by Biff Butler, son of BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler — have entered a Los Angeles studio with Chris Lord-Alge (TINA TURNER, KEITH RICHARDS, WARREN ZEVON, THE REPLACEMENTS) to begin mixing their sophomore full-length album, "Music For The Massive", due in September through Atlantic Records. The CD, which was ...

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DOUG ALDRICH Confirms Departure From DIO

Guitarist Doug Aldrich has officially confirmed his departure from DIO in order to join WHITESNAKE as a full-time member. In a posting on his official web site, Doug writes, "As you know, I won't be seeing you this summer with Ronnie. But the best is I will be seeing you with WHITESNAKE. We are putting ...

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RATT Guitarist Joins DIO!

RATT guitarist Warren DeMartini has officially joined DIO as the band's new touring guitarist. Warren replaces Doug Aldrich, who has spent the past few months touring with the reunited WHITESNAKE. DeMartini's first appearance with DIO will take place as part of the group's upcoming North American tour with IRON MAIDEN and MOTÖRHEAD, which is set ...

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DEEP PURPLE Bassist To Perform With GOV'T MULE

DEEP PURPLE bassist Roger Glover has been invited by GOV'T MULE mainman Warren Haynes to appear on stage with the group on Saturday, May 3 at Saenger Theatre in New Orleans, Louisiana as one of about a dozen guest bass players celebrating the winding down of GOV'T MULE's "Deep End" tour — a memorial to ...

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THE DREAMING: Set List Unveiled

THE DREAMING, the new project featuring former STABBING WESTWARD frontman Chris Hall and ex-STAR 69 members Johnny Haro (drums) and Warren Huart (guitar), made their live debut on April 13 at The Gig in Hollywood, California. The group's set list for the evening was as follows: 01. Drowning (THE DREAMING song, not the SW song) ...

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GODHEAD Name New Album

GODHEAD have set "Evolver" as the title of their forthcoming CD, due in North America on July 1 through Reality Entertainment. The album was produced by Warren Croyle (who also heads up Reality) and partner Joe Floyd and includes guest appearances by STATIC-X frontman Wayne Static and DAVID BOWIE/THE CURE guitarist Reeves Gabrels. GODHEAD were ...

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Former STABBING WESTWARD Singer To Unveil New Band

THE DREAMING, the new project featuring former STABBING WESTWARD frontman Chris Hall and ex-STAR 69 members Johnny Haro (drums) and Warren Huart (guitar), will be playing a small show on April 13 at The Gig in Hollywood, California. They are open of five bands to play that night and are scheduled to go on stage ...

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ANAL CUNT Celebrate 15-Year Anniversary With String Of Live Dates

Legendary purveyors of sarcasm ANAL CUNT celebrate their 15th anniversary this year. To commemorate this milestone, the original AxCx lineup has reunited for a string of shows, including a stop at the Tribeca Bar in Manhattan (their ONLY New York appearance). The details are as follows: Thursday, March 20 @ Tribeca Bar 16 Warren Street ...

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WHITESNAKE And DOKKEN 2003 Lineup Details Unveiled

According to Melodicrock.com, the lineup for WHITESNAKE's upcoming reunion tour will likely consist of frontman David Coverdale, bassist Marco Mendoza (THIN LIZZY, BLUE MURDER), guitarist Doug Aldrich (DIO, HURRICANE, LION) and drummer Tommy Aldridge (OZZY OSBOURNE, TED NUGENT, THIN LIZZY). Rumors also abound that Warren DiMartini (RATT) was asked to fill the second-guitarist slot, but ...

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GODHEAD Ink Deal With REALITY ENTERTAINMENT

GODHEAD have signed an exclusive, worldwide deal with Reality Entertainment. The band — who were previously signed to MARILYN MANSON's Posthuman Records — are presently in the studio with producers Warren Croyle (who also heads up Reality) and partner Joe Floyd recording their sophomore CD for an early 2003 release. "We wanted to go with ...

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