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MOTÖRHEAD Mainman's THE HEAD CAT Explains Hollywood Gig Cancellation

THE HEAD CAT, the psychobilly side-project of MOTÖRHEAD mainman Lemmy Kilmister which also features STRAY CATS' Slim Jim Phantom on drums/percussion and Danny B. Harvey (ROCKATS, 13 CATS, LONESOME SPURS) on guitar, has issued a statement regarding the cancellation of its one-off date at Safari Sam's in Hollywood, California on Thursday, September 27. Read it ...

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MELDRUM Singer Releases New Solo Track

MELDRUM vocalist Moa Holmsten has posted a new solo track, entitled "The M In S n' M", on her MySpace page. "It's pretty, probably the the poppiest I've ever written to date," she writes. MELDRUM, the Swedish/American band led by former PHANTOM BLUE guitarist Michelle Meldrum (wife of EUROPE axeman John Norum), has ...

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HANOI ROCKS To Support MOTÖRHEAD in Finland

Legendary Finnish rockers HANOI ROCKS will support MOTÖRHEAD on the following shows in Finland: Dec. 11 - Helsinki, Finland @ Ice Hall Dec. 12 - Tampere, Finland @ Ice Hall Dec. 13 - Oulu, Finland @ Teatria Commented HANOI ROCKS in a statement: "Lemmy and MOTÖRHEAD have been very good friends with HANOI ROCKS since ...

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MELDRUM Begins Recording New Album

MELDRUM, the Swedish/American band led by former PHANTOM BLUE guitarist Michelle Meldrum (wife of EUROPE axeman John Norum), has issued the following update: "We are now, as we write, this tracking drums with Gene Hoglan [DARK ANGEL, DEATH, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, TESTAMENT] for our next CD, due out next year. Fifteen new songs slammed down. ...

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SAXON: 'To Hell And Back Again' Double DVD Details Revealed

British metal veterans SAXON are scheduled to release their new double DVD, "To Hell And Back Again", on November 19 (Germany: November 16; U.S.: November 20) via SPV. "To Hell And Back Again" comes in a top-quality digipak featuring over five hours of playing time and is a perfect example of an excellent price/performance ratio. ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Mainman's THE HEAD CAT Schedules One-Off Hollywood Gig

THE HEAD CAT, the psychobilly side-project of MOTÖRHEAD mainman Lemmy Kilmister which also features STRAY CATS' Slim Jim Phantom on drums/percussion and Danny B. Harvey (ROCKATS, 13 CATS, LONESOME SPURS) on guitar, has scheduled a one-off date at Safari Sam's in Hollywood, California on Thursday, September 27. According to a posting on THE HEAD CAT ...

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GENE HOGLAN To Tour With MELDRUM

Legendary drummer Gene Hoglan (DARK ANGEL, DEATH, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, TESTAMENT) will sit behind the kit for MELDRUM — the Swedish/American band led by former PHANTOM BLUE guitarist Michelle Meldrum (wife of EUROPE axeman John Norum) — for the following European shows (except where otherwise indicated): Nov. 16 - Pub Anchor - Stockholm, Sweden * ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's 'Stage Fright' DVD Gets An Upgrade

MOTÖRHEAD's "Stage Fright" DVD was released in the U.S. earlier this year, but is now getting an upgrade — it is the first music HD DVD to feature online functions. The HD DVD production, released on SPV and produced in collaboration with Authoring Studio Imagion AG, is due out October 10, 2007 and will be ...

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Season of Evil - THE FUCKING WRATH

The story of THE FUCKING WRATH is an amusing one. It seems the three members — Craig Kasamis ("guitar/guttural onslaught"), Nick Minasian ("bass/visceral ravaging"), and John Crerar ("really heavy drums") — of the Montalvo, California act are not only long time friends, but also lived on the same street and all work in record stores. ...

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MELDRUM Singer Schedules More Solo Dates

Following her appearance at Malmöfestivalen in Malmö, Sweden on Saturday, August 18, MELDRUM vocalist Moa Holmsten has lined up two additional solo shows: Sep. 07 - Göteborg, SWE @ Sticky Fingers Sep. 08 - Tranemo, SWE @ 3 Trappor Upp For more information on Moa's solo material, click here. Locomotive Records has set ...

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MELDRUM Singer Schedules Solo Gig At MALMÖFESTIVALEN

MELDRUM vocalist Moa Holmsten will perform a solo show at Mölle 3 at Malmöfestivalen in Malmö, Sweden on Saturday, August 18. "Me and my men, this time also with my favorite saxophonist Per 'Ruskträsk' Johansson, will hit you like a bulldozer at midnight," Moa writes. For more information on Moa's solo material, click

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MOTÖRHEAD, PANTERA, KREATOR, MORBID ANGEL Members Pay Tribute To MAX CAVALERA

Brazil's Roadie Crew (web site) and Argentina's Jedbangers (web site) magazines recently collaborated on a very special story on SOULFLY/ex-SEPULTURA frontman Max Cavalera. In addition to arranging a lengthy interview with Max conducted by Thiago Sarkis and Fernando Ibáñez, the two publications invited several world-renowned musicians who witnessed and/or toured with ...

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MONDO GENERATOR: Audio Interview With NICK OLIVERI Posted Online

The latest episode of "Talking Metal" features an interview host Mark Strigl conducted with Nick Oliveri of MONDO GENERATOR. Topics include Nick Raskulinecz, KYUSS, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, Casey Chaos, Lemmy, MONDO GENERATOR's reasons for leaving Ozzfest, and Dean Ween. Additional podcasts topics covered by Strigl and co-host John Ostronomy include Paul Stanley's heart ...

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Former MONSTER MAGNET, DANZIG, MOTÖRHEAD Members Join Forces In CAPRICORN

CAPRICORN, the band featuring Phil Caivano (guitars/vocals; ex-MONSTER MAGNET), Philthy "Animal" Taylor (drums; ex-MOTÖRHEAD), Corey Parks (bass; DIE HUNNS, ex-NASHVILLE PUSSY) and Todd Youth (guitar; THE CHELSEA SMILES, ex-DANZIG), has begun writing and rehearsing in Los Angeles in preparation for the recording of its debut album in August and tour dates to follow in fall. ...

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MELDRUM Begins Writing New Material

MELDRUM, the Swedish/American band led by former PHANTOM BLUE guitarist Michelle Meldrum (wife of EUROPE axeman John Norum), has issued the following update: "The girls are kickin' it back in Sweden, writing and recording for the new MELDRUM album. We know, the new album 'Blowin' Up The Machine' is not even out yet in the ...

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MOTÖRHEAD: 'Upper Respiratory Infection' Forces Concert Cancellations

Contrary to unsubstantiated reports that MOTÖRHEAD has cancelled the remainder of its European tour, the band will perform at this weekend's Sweden Rock Festival as scheduled, drummer Mikkey Dee has confirmed to the Sweden Rock organizers. MOTÖRHEAD was forced to call off its June 3, 2007 concert Rockhal in Luxembourg after frontman Lemmy Kilmister reportedly ...

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