perry-farrell in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

AEROSMITH Drummer To Discuss Autobiography On Boston Radio

AEROSMITH drummer Joey Kramer will publish his autobiography, "Hit Hard: A Story Of Hitting Rock Bottom At The Top", on June 30 through HarperCollins. In the book, Kramer, a founding member and drummer of AEROSMITH, courageously tells the world how he has wrestled with depression as part of the most successful rock band in American ...

Read more

Posted in: News

KISS Is 'Four Days From Finishing' New Album

KISS guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley has issued the following udate: "We're about four days from finishing the new KISS album. Eleven tracks, and it IS everything I've told you. It IS classic. It IS all written within the band. And IT ROCKS BIG TIME! Tommy [Thayer, guitar] and Eric [Singer, drums] both handle lead vocals. The ...

Read more

Posted in: News

KISS' SIMMONS Confirms Deal With WAL-MART Is In Works

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons has confirmed that a deal is in the works with Wal-Mart that will result in an "entire section" of the giant retailer's stores across the country (apparently dubbed "Kiss Korner") being dedicated to KISS. Check out the video clip below to hear Gene talking about KISS' arrangement with Wal-Mart while having ...

Read more

Posted in: News

LINKIN PARK Scores No. 1 Music Video Premiere On MySpace Music

As LINKIN PARK's "New Divide" was standing tall atop the Alternative Airplay charts, its companion clip debuted to record numbers, becoming the No. 1 music video debut so far this year on the MySpace Music site. The eye-popping clip, directed by LINKIN PARK's Joe Hahn, drew a staggering 1.8 million viewers in its first four ...

Read more

Posted in: News

KATY PERRY Goes 'Power Metal'!

A heavy metal fan by the name of Andy Xiong has taken it upon himself to record a "power metal" version of the KATY PERRY smash hit "I Kissed A Girl" featuring the original vocal track by Katy and the rest of the instrumentation by Andy himself. Check out the impressive results below. The original ...

Read more

Posted in: News

LANDMINE MARATHON's 'Rusted Eyes Awake' To Be Reissued

"Rusted Eyes Awake", the critically acclaimed 2008 release by the Phoenix death/grind quintet LANDMINE MARATHON, will be reissued by Prosthetic Records on August 18. Originally released by Level Plane Records — the label that also released the group's 2006 debut, "Wounded", and a 2007 split CD/LP with SCARECROW"Rusted Eyes Awake" won praise from ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Will KISS' Next Album Be A WAL-MART Exclusive?

According to NWAnews.com, Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, co-founders of the rock band KISS, made a surprise stop at the at the 39th annual Wal-Mart shareholders meeting Friday (June 5) in Fayetteville, Arkansas, fueling speculation that the next KISS album will be a Wal-Mart exclusive. Though they didn't perform, a camera crew from ...

Read more

Posted in: News

AEROSMITH's 'Biography' To Air On Thursday

AEROSMITH is the subject of a new episode of the A&E series "Biography" airing Thursday night (June 4) at 10:00 p.m. ET on the cable channel. According to Boston.com, the band's Svengali-like former manager Tim Collins consents to an interview for the first time since he and AEROSMITH had their bitter break-up in ...

Read more

Posted in: News

KORN, JANE'S ADDICTION Singers Guest On New INFECTED MUSHROOM Album

KORN's Jonathan Davis and JANE'S ADDICTION's Perry Farrell make guest appearances on the eighth studio album from the Israeli-bred, Los Angeles-based electronic duo INFECTED MUSHROOM, "Legend Of The Black Shawarma", due on September 8, 2009 via electronic music giant Paul Oakenfold's Perfecto label. For "Legend Of The Black Shawarma", INFECTED MUSHROOM's Amit "Duvdev" Duvedevani and ...

Read more

Posted in: News

GUNS N' ROSES, WHITE LION, L.A. GUNS Members Launch EMPTY V

A new live TV station will launch in Los Angeles at the Dragonfly on June 3 for Totally Wayback Wednesdays with EMPTY V, the new trip down memory lane featuring Dizzy Reed (GUNS N' ROSES), Troy Patrick Farrell (WHITE LION, PRETTY BOY FLOYD), Scotty Griffin (L.A. GUNS), and Eric Dover (SEXTUS, JELLYFISH). The band will ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Die Wontcha - FALCON

Time and distance are conspiring against retro-rockers FALCON, and not just in the usual sense that they'd be on a major label if the year was 1974. After the release of their self-titled debut, mainman Perry Grayson (ARTISAN, DESTINY'S END) wound up moving to Australia, leaving bassist Greg Lindstrom (ex-CIRITH UNGOL) on the west coast ...

Read more

Posted in: CD Reviews

RIGOR MORTIS/WARBEAST Frontman Interviewed; Video Available

Rasputin's Beard blog recently conducted an interview with WARBEAST/RIGOR MORTIS vocalist Bruce Corbitt. Watch the chat below. WARBEAST (formerly TEXAS METAL ALLIANCE), the band featuring Corbitt, GAMMACIDE guitarists Rick Perry and Scott Shelby, GAMMACIDE/DEVILFIST bassist Alan Bovee and DEMONSEED drummer Joe Gonzalez, entered a New Orleans studio on April 10 to begin recording its debut ...

Read more

Posted in: News