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Japanese All-Girl Band GALLHAMMER Sign With PEACEVILLE RECORDS

Peaceville Records has announced the signing of GALLHAMMER. Hailing from Tokyo, Japan, this three-girl combo is anything but what you’ve come to expect from the polite and serene land of the rising sun (or daughter in this case). Peaceville are currently compiling GALLHAMMER's first major European release which will be a retrospective look over their ...

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MORTAL SIN Seek Touring Mates For 20th Anniversary Trek

Vocalist Mat Maurer of the reactivated Australian thrashers MORTAL SIN has sent the following message to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "[We would like to ask] if any bands would be interested in touring Australia February/March (end of our summer) with MORTAL SIN to help us celebrate our twentieth anniversary year. We would be interested in talking to smaller ...

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What Does LAMB OF GOD Want For The Holidays?

The members of LAMB OF GOD recently told Virginia's StyleWeekly.com what they want for the holidays: Vocalist Randy Blythe: "A sweet new practice space; first floor, equipped with loading bay, espresso machine, refrigerators. And location is everything, so in Mechanicsville." Guitarist Willie Adler: "I would like for world peace to actually occur, for ...

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KISS Frontman Ties The Knot

KISS frontman Paul Stanley married longtime girlfriend Erin Sutton on Saturday, November 19. The ceremony took place at The Ritz-Carlton, Huntington in Pasadena, California. Check out pictures of Stanley and Sutton taken at Rock & Republic's Gifting Lounge on Oct. 18, 2005. This is the second marriage for Stanley, who has an 11-year-old ...

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DEF LEPPARD: Bid On A Guitar And Lesson From VIVIAN CAMPBELL

On November 13, charity organization Create Now! is having an benefit event at the Improv Comedy Club in Hollywood, which includes an auction that gives you the chance to bid on a Gibson Epiphone Les Paul signed by DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell, plus a private guitar lesson from Vivian. Among the other items auctioned ...

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MORTAL SIN To Record New Single

Reactivated Australian thrashers MORTAL SIN will enter Megaphon Studios on October 29 with producer Phil McKellar to record a new song, entitled "Out of the Darkness". The track will be released as a CD single, also containing a recently shot video plus live tracks taken from the band's Australian tour with ANTHRAX. In other news, ...

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DEF LEPPARD Guitarist Releases Solo Album

Launch Radio Networks reports: DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell recently stepped away from the band to release a solo album called "Two Sides of If". It features him doing two things you probably haven't heard him do much before — singing lead, and playing blues-based guitar. Campbell told Launch that his love for the kind ...

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Former PANTERA Bassist Jams With CAMP FREDDY In Hollywood: Photos Available

Rob Zombie, Rex Brown (DOWN, ex-PANTERA), Vivian Campbell (DEF LEPPARD, ex-DIO, WHITESNAKE), Jerry Cantrell (ex-ALICE IN CHAINS), John 5 (ROB ZOMBIE, ex-MARILYN MANSON), Billy Duffy (ex-THE CULT) and Steve Jones (ex-SEX PISTOLS) were among the musicians that joined CAMP FREDDY on stage during their appearance at the Key Club in West Hollywood, California Thursday night ...

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ROB ZOMBIE, VIVIAN CAMPBELL, JERRY CANTRELL To Jam With CAMP FREDDY Tonight

Rob Zombie, Vivian Campbell (DEF LEPPARD, ex-DIO, WHITESNAKE), Jerry Cantrell (ex-ALICE IN CHAINS), John 5 (ROB ZOMBIE, ex-MARILYN MANSON), Billy Duffy (ex-THE CULT) and Steve Jones (ex-SEX PISTOLS) are among the confirmed guests for CAMP FREDDY's appearance at the Key Club in West Hollywood, California Thursday night (Sept. 29). Tickets are $15, with all proceeds ...

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DEF LEPPARD Prepare To Return To The Road

The following update has been posted at DEF LEPPARD's official web site: "After a summer of extensive touring, and before two more months of playing live shows, September seems to be the month when the guys aren't playing live on stage. However, that's only partly true! Yes, on October 11 the 'Rock of Ages' tour ...

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LIVIDITY Announce New Frontman

U.S. cult porn grinders LIVIDITY have issued the following update: "LIVIDITY has undergone yet another transformation. We have departed with long time original comrade, Matt Bishop. This may come to a shock to most of you who are familiar with all the releases we have put out due to his powerful frontman devotion and lyrical ...

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LAMB OF GOD Show Their Soft Spot For Animals

LAMB OF GOD bassist John Campbell and drummer Chris Adler recently sat down with peta2 for an exclusive video interview in which the two vegetarians share their hardcore opinions on all things animal rights. Chris discusses why he decided to give up eating all animals: "We were on tour and saw a chicken truck go ...

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DEF LEPPARD Guitarist's Solo Album Delayed

DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell has had the release date of his solo album, "Two Sides of If", pushed back to September 27 from the previously announced September 6. No reason was given for the delay. Campbell is joined on the blues-oriented album by ZZ TOP's Billy Gibbons, singer Joan Osbourne, and former FRANK ZAPPA ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Guitarist Helps Accident Victim

icWales is reporting that MOTÖRHEAD guitarist Phil Campbell will join four other bands at a charity gig in Wales tonight (August 22) for a barman left blind and deaf after an horrific car accident. 21-year-old Nick Butcher, whose dad, Tim, works as a technician with MOTÖRHEAD, needed major reconstructive surgery to put 20 ...

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Former THE ALMIGHTY Frontman To Open For DEF LEPPARD

Former THE ALMIGHTY frontman Ricky Warwick will be opening for DEF LEPPARD on the following dates: Aug. 31 - Billings, MT @ Metrapark Arena Sep. 02 - Sioux Falls, SD @ Sioux Falls Arena Sep. 03 - La Crosse, WI @ La Crosse Center Warwick is currently promoting his second solo album, "Love Many Trust ...

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