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GODSMACK Announce Headlining Shows Following METALLICA Tour

After GODSMACK finish touring with METALLICA on May 15 in North Little Rock, Arkansas, the band will play seven radio festivals and solo shows, starting May 17 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and running through May 29 in Noblesville, Indiana. Then GODSMACK will hook back up with METALLICA for the next leg of their North ...

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JOE SATRIANI: U.S. Clinic Tour Dates Announced

Guitar legend Joe Satriani will demo his new co-designed Peavey JSX guitar amplifiers (photo) on an upcoming U.S. clinic tour, which runs from May 11 in Overland Park, Kansas through May 18 in Portland, Oregon. Satriani road-tested several JSX prototypes during the 2003 G3 Tour. "It was really great to hear the JSX ...

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Former BUCKCHERRY Singer To Open For THE WHO In Japan

Former BUCKCHERRY singer Josh Todd will be opening for THE WHO at two Japanese festival dates in late July. Todd will be warming up for Roger Daltrey and Co. on Saturday, July 24 at the Yokohama Festival and on Sunday, July 25 at the Osaka Festival. Todd released his solo debut, "You Made Me", in ...

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THE WILDHEARTS: New Album To Receive U.S. Release

THE WILDHEARTS have set a May 4 release date through Sanctuary Records for their latest album, "The Wildhearts Must Be Destroyed". The CD includes guest appearances by THERAPY? guitarist/vocalist Andy Cairns and THE DARKNESS singer Justin Hawkins. As previously reported, THE DARKNESS have once again invited THE WILDHEARTS to support them on their upcoming U.S./Canadian ...

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CHIMAIRA To Miss Kansas City Show Due To 'Multiple Bus Problems'

MTV.com reports: "CHIMAIRA will miss Monday's Jägermeister Tour stop in Kansas City, Missouri, because of multiple bus problems with multiple buses. The band was traveling from Truesdale, Missouri, to the venue when its bus conked out. A temporary replacement was called in, but soon after the group boarded, it too broke down. CHIMAIRA plan to ...

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VELVET REVOLVER: More U.S. Dates Planned In June

VELVET REVOLVER's U.S. tour in support of their debut album, "Contraband", has been extended into the second half of June. The trek is currently shaping up as follows: May 13 - St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant May 14 - Kansas City, MO @ Memorial Hall May 15 - Minneapolis, MN @ Quest May 19 ...

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KISS And POISON To Embark On 'Rock The Nation' U.S. Tour

KISS and POISON will be teaming for the "Rock The Nation" two-month U.S. tour beginning on June 10 in San Antonio, Texas. Commented POISON lead singer Bret Michaels: "Throughout our entire career, we have been headlining, but I look at the opportunity to go on the road with KISS as a complete honor. POISON's set ...

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VELVET REVOLVER: Tour Dates Announced

VELVET REVOLVER will jump-start the June 8 release of their much-anticipated debut album, "Contraband" (RCA), with their first-ever tour. Launching May 13 in St. Louis, the intimate venue trek will take the band — who've only played one show before (last year in Los Angeles) — across the U.S. into such cities as New York, ...

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VAN HALEN: More Reunion Tour Dates Announced

More dates have been announced for VAN HALEN's much-anticipated summer reunion tour. The trek is scheduled to kick off June 11 in Greensboro, N.C., with dates scheduled through August. A best-of compilation is due in June. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 11 - Greensboro, NC @ Greensboro Coliseum Jun. 13 - Hershey, PA @ ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, IN FLAMES: First Dates Announced

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE will be teaming up with IN FLAMES for a co-headlining North American tour beginning on May 3 in the Midwest. The month-long run will tentatively wrap up on June 4 on the East Coast. Support at all dates will come from AS I LAY DYING. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: May ...

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DON AIREY Talks About LIVING LOUD, Joining DEEP PURPLE

The online rock journal "The Fuze" conducted an interview with DEEP PURPLE keyboardist Don Airey a month ago in Vancouver. The following are some of the highlights of that conversation: On adding his personality to the band's sound: "I had an idea to start 'Perfect Strangers' with a big church organ sound, of which I've ...

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P.O.D./LACUNA COIL U.S. Tour Dates Announced

Before embarking on this summer's Ozzfest, the ethereal Italian six-piece LACUNA COIL will complete a national U.S. theatre tour alongside P.O.D., BLINDSIDE and HAZEN ST. The major market trek will kick off on May 1 and run though mid-June, hitting over 40 cities. With sales of their new album "Comalies" already surpassing the 60,000 Nielsen ...

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OZZFEST 2004: Lineup, Tour Dates Announced!

The organizers of the annual Ozzfest announced the details of this year's festival at a press conference held this morning at Avalon in Hollywood, California. The lineup is as follows: Main Stage: OZZY OSBOURNE JUDAS PRIEST SLAYER DIMMU BORGIR SUPERJOINT RITUAL BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Second Stage: SLIPKNOT HATEBREED LAMB OF GOD Rotating: ATREYU ...

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RUSH: 30th Anniversary Tour Details Revealed!

As promised, RUSH have revealed the first details of their 30th Anniversary Tour via their official web site, Rush.com. Around 40 North American dates have been scheduled so far, beginning on May 28 in Charlotte, NC and concluding on August 22 in the band's hometown of Toronto, Canada. Also available are the details of the ...

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THE WILDHEARTS: 'Riff After Riff' Track Listing Revealed

THE WILDHEARTS have revealed the track listing for the special U.S. version of their "Riff After Riff" CD, due on March 9 through Gearhead Records. As previously reported, the British group's first American release since 1993's "Earth Vs The Wildhearts" will contain all the tracks from the Japanese version of "Riff After Riff" minus "Vanilla ...

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METALLICA Schedule 'Rockline' Appearance

METALLICA will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Monday, March 1. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you, check out

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TESLA: Live Dates Announced

TESLA have announced a series of March dates in support of their new CD, "Into the Now" — the group's first collection of new material since 1994's "Bust a Nut". "Into the Now", due on March 9 via Sanctuary Records, features the original TESLA lineup of vocalist Jeff Keith, guitarist Frank Hannon, guitarist Tommy Skeoch, ...

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BRANT BJORK & THE BROS.: Tour Dates Announced

BRANT BJORK & THE BROS., the band led by former KYUSS/FU MANCHU drummer Brant Bjork, have announced the following dates during March/April: Mar. 06 - Flagstaff, AZ, @ Monte Vista Hotel Lounge Mar. 07 - Albuquerque, NM @ The Launch Pad Mar. 08 - Dallas, TX @ Gypsy Tea Room Mar. 09 - Austin, TX ...

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THE WILDHEARTS To Tour The U.S. In March

THE WILDHEARTS have announced the dates for their co-headlining U.S. tour with THE DRAGONS. They are as follows: Mar. 19 - San Antonio, TX @ Sam's Burger Joint Mar. 20 - Austin, TX @ Emo's Gearhead Records SXSW Showcase Mar. 21 - New Orleans, LA @ Circle Bar Mar. 22 - Atlanta, GA @ E.A.R.L. ...

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