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KISS Guitarist Meets Golf's 2005 U.S. OPEN Champion

According to a posting on KISS guitarist Tommy Thayer's official web site, Tommy had the pleasure of meeting golf's 2005 U.S. Open champion, Michael Campbell, this weekend. Michael, who is from New Zealand and a massive KISS fan, invited Tommy and his wife Amber to dinner Sunday night after his final round at Tiger Wood's ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Guitarist Performs With TOOL In Germany

MOTÖRHEAD guitarist Phil Campbell joined TOOL on stage for the song "Sober" during the latter band's headlining performance Monday night (Dec. 4) at the Arena in Leipzig, Germany. Campbell reportedly made a similar appearance at TOOL's gig in Cardiff, U.K. on November 30. It is not presently known if Phil will perform with TOOL at ...

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DEF LEPPARD Guitarist Issues Post-Tour Update

DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell has posted the following message on teh band's official web site: "It's that time again. I really have very mixed feelings about that time. I'm referring, of course, to the end of the tour. On the one hand, it's essential to go home — especially as a parent. But there ...

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DEF LEPPARD Guitarist VIVIAN CAMPBELL Checks In

DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell ahs posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Hello again, and my apologies for not writing more frequently. It seems that there's just not enough hours in the day to get done all the things that need be done. This is most likely due to the fact ...

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ROCK STAR SUPERNOVA: Audio Samples Of Entire Album Available

ROCK STAR SUPERNOVA, the band featuring Tommy Lee (MÖTLEY CRÜE), Jason Newsted (VOIVOD, ex-METALLICA) and Gilby Clarke (ex-GUNS N' ROSES) and vocalist Lukas Rossi, will release its self-titled debut album on November 21 via Burnett/Epic Records. The track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. It's On 02. Leave the Lights On 03. Be ...

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KOLDBORN Utilizing HATESPHERE Bassist

Danish death metal band KOLDBORN has issued the following update: "We are at the moment rehearsing for our next shows here in sweet ol' Denmark which will take place in Copenhagen at The Rock on October 27 and Odense at Rytmeposten on December 8. Those of you who saw the last shows might have noticed ...

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Spanish Singer Pays Subtle DEF LEPPARD Tribute

According to a posting on DEF LEPPARD's official web site, Manuel Dopico, a well-known singer from Spain, is using the video for his new single, "Quiero Despertar", to pay tribute to DEF LEPPARD using two very subtle references. At the start of the clip, you will see an "Adrenalize" LP (signed by LEPPARD guitarist Vivian ...

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MOTÖRHEAD: 'Be My Baby' Video Posted Online

MOTÖRHEAD's video for the song "Be My Baby" has been posted online at this location (Real Media). The track comes off the band's brand new CD, "Kiss of Death", which has entered the national album charts in the following countries: Germany: #4 Norway: #9 Sweden: #13 Austria: #20 Switzerland: #26 U.K.: #45 Denmark: ...

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MOTÖRHEAD: More 'Kiss Of Death' Chart Positions Revealed

MOTÖRHEAD's brand new CD, "Kiss of Death", has entered the national album charts in the following countries: Germany: #4 Norway: #9 Sweden: #13 Austria: #20 Switzerland: #26 U.K.: #45 Denmark: #53 "Kiss of Death" was recorded at the Paramount studios in Los Angeles with Cameron Webb, who also worked with the group on their last ...

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MOTÖRHEAD: 'Kiss Of Death' Enters Norwegian Chart At No. 9

MOTÖRHEAD's "Kiss Of Death" has entered the Norwegian album chart at position No. 9. According to a representative for the band's record label, a recent MOTÖRHEAD resurgence in Norway has led to twice as many copies of "Kiss of Death" being shipped compared its predecessor, "Inferno". As previously reported, "Kiss Of Death" debuted on the ...

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MOTÖRHEAD: 'Kiss Of Death' Enters Swedish Chart At No. 13!

MOTÖRHEAD's "Kiss Of Death" has entered the Swedish album chart at position No. 13. This marks the highest chart position in Sweden in the legendary band's career spanning 31 years. The album is also expected to mark a great impact on the album chart in Norway, where a recent MOTÖRHEAD resurgence has led to twice ...

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VELVET REVOLVER, DEFTONES, ALICE IN CHAINS Members Featured On BEATLES Compilation

On October 24, 2006, Restless Records will release "Butchering The Beatles" — featuring the biggest, the baddest, the heaviest all-star line-up ever assembled to honor what is arguably the greatest band ever — THE BEATLES. All-in-all, over 50 internationally known recording artists bring their unique bone-crushing slant to these remarkable songs. Produced by Grammy award-winning ...

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DEF LEPPARD Featured In GUITAR EDGE Magazine

According to a posting on DEF LEPPARD's web site, the September/October issue of Guitar Edge magazine — "the newest and hottest magazine on the music scene" — features a seven-page article in which LEPPARD guitarists Vivian Campbell and Phil Collen, along with JOURNEY's Neal Schon, talk about the DEF LEPPARD/JOURNEY tour, their own styles of ...

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LAMB OF GOD Drummer To Host His Own XM RADIO Show

According to a posting on LAMB OF GOD's official web site, the band's drummer, Chris Adler, will begin hosting his own show on the XM Radio's "Liquid Metal" channel in the coming months. More information will be made available soon. To celebrate the release of LAMB OF GOD's new album, "Sacrament", the band will be ...

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DEF LEPPARD's VIVIAN CAMPBELL On Early Years

Gibson.com reports: From pioneering British metal band SWEET SAVAGE to DIO and WHITESNAKE to DEF LEPPARD today, Vivian Campbell rode rock 'n' roll from the violent streets of Belfast to L.A.'s Sunset Strip. Now, with "Yeah!", DEF LEPPARD's joyful tribute to their early influences, he comes full circle back to the golden age ...

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