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AEROSMITH Bassist Checks In From Dubai And Bangalore

AEROSMITH bassist Tom Hamilton has issued the following update: "It's a bit like a reunion. Maybe it's my imagination but there's quite a 'welcome back' vibe from the fans. While we've been away we've been doing a lot of touring in The U.S., Canada and Japan so our basic skills have gotten better. There's a ...

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New Track Featuring AC/DC Members Streaming Online

The Classic Rock Cares web site has been updated with the following message: "AC/DC bassist Cliff Williams and former JOHN ENTWISTLE BAND drummer Steve Luongo met at a hurricane relief concert produced by the John Entwistle (late bassist for THE WHO) Foundation in 2005. The year that followed found Cliff and Steve jamming ...

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Ziltoid the Omniscient - DEVIN TOWNSEND PRESENTS

"Ziltoid the Omniscient", Devin Towsend's first "pure solo album" is supposed to be it for a while for the enigmatic and creatively brilliant main man for STRAPPING YOUNG LAD and THE DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND. And what a fantastic way to end this chapter of a career marked by sheer genius. "Solo" is to be taken ...

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MINISTRY Mainman To Complete New Album In June

MINISTRY mainman Al Jourgensen has issued the following update: "Half way done [with the new MINISTRY album, 'The Last Sucker']! Burton Bell [FEAR FACTORY] comes back to Hell Paso may 1st to finish up his vox on two trax he's on – 'End of Days Part I' and 'End of Days Part II'. "Just got ...

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The 4Q Mangrenade - DRILLER KILLER

There is plenty of good news to go around in the Osmose, Crimes Against Humanity, and DRILLER KILLER camps. Perhaps the best news is that Osmose has licensed the DRILLER KILLER catalogue ("Fuck the World", "Reality Bites", "Cold, Cheap, and Disconnected", etc) to Wisconsin's Crimes Against Humanity for North American release, and that includes last ...

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MEGADETH: More U.K. Dates Announced

MEGADETH has announced several U.K./Ireland dates surrounding the band's Download Festival appearance in early June. The group's European schedule is now shaping up as follows: June 01 - Nürnberg, Germany @ Rock Im Park June 02 - Roeselare, Belgium @ Schwung Festival June 03 - Nürburgring, Germany @ Rock Am Ring June 05 - Copenhagen, ...

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AC/DC Bassist Co-Producing T.J. KELLY & KEROSENE

Charles Runnells of The News-Press has posted an article on the Florida-based band T.J. KELLY & KEROSENE, whose current recordings are being produced by AC/DC bassist Cliff Williams and Steve Luongo, former drummer for MOUNTAIN and the JOHN ENTWISTLE BAND. "They've got a lot of promise," Williams said. "There's definitely something there." Executive ...

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MINISTRY's 'Rio Grande Dub' Due In June

13th Planet Records will release MINISTRY's "Rio Grande Dub" in June. The album will feature remixes by Clayton Worbeck and John Bechdel. Artwork for the CD was created by Lawton Outlaw. "Rio Grande Dub" track listing: 01. Rio Grande Blood (Rio Grande Dubya Mix) (4:12) 02. Señor Peligro (La Zona Peligrosa Mix) (4:08) 03. Gangreen ...

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AC/DC Bassist Helping Up-And-Coming Florida Artist

According to Florida's WFTX-TV, AC/DC bassist Cliff Williams is one of several music-industry professionals who are using their connections to catapult an up-and-coming artist, TJ Kelly, into the spotlight. TJ and his band KEROSINE are recording a compact disc in the studio with the help of a dream team: Arnie Wohl, a music producer who ...

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TANK Frontman To Lay Down Vocals On New Tracks

According to a posting on the TANK "This Means War" web site, TANK bassist/vocalist Algy Ward is scheduled to lay down vocals on three new songs — "March", "Stalingrad" and "No More War" — sometime this month for the group's long-awaited new album, "Sturmpanzer". The follow-up to 2002's "Still At War" (Zoom Club ...

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