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MOTÖRHEAD Cancel U.S. Tour Due To Injury Suffered By LEMMY

MOTÖRHEAD have been forced to cancel their previously announced U.S. tour scheduled for September/October due to a foot injury suffered by vocalist/bassist Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister. Lemmy injured his foot on stage about month ago while touring in Europe. Kilmister, ignoring the pain and against his European doctor's recommendation, completed the few remaining shows on the ...

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BEHEMOTH, KRISIUN, INCANTATION, RAGNAROK: More European Tour Dates Announced

Polish black metal outfit BEHEMOTH will be embarking on a co-headlining European tour with Brazilian death metallers KRISIUN this fall. Pennsylvanian death/grind heavyweights INCANTATION and Norway's RAGNAROK are also on the bill. The trek, dubbed "Clash Of Demigods European Tour 2004", will kick off late October and will run through mid-November. "Clash Of Demigods European ...

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TWISTED SISTER: 'Stay Hungry' Re-Recording To Arrive In October

Eagle Rock Entertainment has set an October 5 release date for TWISTED SISTER's "Still Hungry" CD — a re-recorded and expanded version of the classic 1984 album "Stay Hungry". "Still Hungry" — which was produced by Mark Mendoza, a longtime producer/engineer in addition to his bass guitar duties with TWISTED SISTER — finally gives the ...

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SKINDRED Film First Video

SKINDRED, the Welsh band featuring former members of DUB WAR, recently filmed a video for the track "Nobody" off their debut album, "Babylon". During the video shoot, which took place in Canada, "things got heavy in the pit," according to a posting on the group's web site. "[Bassist] Dan [Pugsley] chipped a tooth, [singer] Benji ...

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TWISTED SISTER Frontman Hired By Phliadelphia Radio Station

Philadelphia rock station WMMR-FM (93.3) has hired TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider to host the 7 p.m.-to-midnight weekday shift, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. "They made me an offer I couldn't refuse," Snider said. After his premiere, Snider will host mostly from his home studio on Long Island. He's been married for 28 years and ...

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SUSPERIA To Embark On Extensive European Tour

Norwegian metallers SUSPERIA have confirmed details of a major European tour in support of the recently released "Unlimited" album. The band are set to team up with fellow Norwegians MORTIIS on a double headline package under the banner of "The Unlimited Grudge Tour 2004". Starting in the U.K. on September 15, the tour will run ...

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DEE SNIDER's VAN HELSING'S CURSE To Hit The Road In October

VAN HELSING'S CURSE, the classical/rock music brainchild of TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider, is bringing its spectral horror-inspired ambience to the stage throughout the month of October. The troupe's debut album, "Oculus Infernum", released last Halloween through KOCH Records, employs an 18-piece orchestra and a prophetic choir to stitch together chilling classical passages and menacing ...

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NARNIA Members Pursue Side Projects

Swedish Christian metallers NARNIA have posted the following update at their official web site: "[Singer] Christian [Rivel] is at the moment working on THREE different solo projects, AUDIOVISION, FLAGSHIP and DIVINEFIRE. Read more about them at www.rivelrecords.com. "Calle [guitarist Carljohan Grimmark] has just finished recording with SAVIOUR MACHINE for their forthcoming album and is now ...

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INCANTATION, KRISIUN, BEHEMOTH: More European Tour Dates Announced

Pennsylvanian death/grind heavyweights INCANTATION will be returning to Europe in support of their new album "Decimate Christendom". The band will be teaming up with KRISIUN, BEHEMOTH and RAGNAROK starting in mid-October. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 21 - Tilburg, NETH @ 013 Oct. 22 - Groningen, NETH @ Vera Oct. 23 - Vosselaar, BEL ...

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MORTIIS: New Single Due In August

In advance of the forthcoming album, "The Grudge", Norway's legendary eccentric artist MORTIIS has just completed two remixes for the confirmed single and video for the song of the same name. The single, due on August 9, will contain the following tracks: 01. The Grudge (Single Edit) 02. The Grudge (Despectus) 03. Decadent & Desperate ...

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Inferno - MOTÖRHEAD

Dependable as snow in winter, MOTÖRHEAD keeps releasing albums. The band has also stuck to a pretty reliable routine as far as the quality of those albums go, usually putting out one very good disc and then following it up with a mediocre offering. This pattern probably started with 1986's terrific "Orgasmatron" and has been ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Launch Their Own Internet Access Service

According to a posting at the group's official web site, MOTÖRHEAD are blazing into cyberspace with the introduction of MotorheadRules.com, the band's new Internet Access Service. With their new high-speed dial-up service, you can now get connected online and stay connected with Lemmy, Phil Campbell, Mikke Dee, and company while paying less each month for ...

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DEF LEPPARD's 'Photograph' Topping Country Music Charts

California country trio MALIBU STORM's remake of DEF LEPPARD's 1983 hit "Photograph" has landed at No. 10 on the Billboard Country Singles Sales chart in its first week of release. Top sales markets for the single reportedly include Los Angeles, Louisville, KY, Nashville and Charleston, WV. The video for the track is available for viewing ...

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Report: RAMONES Guitarist Battling Prostate Cancer

Rolling Stone magazine is reporting that RAMONES guitarist Johnny Ramone is in a Los Angeles hospital battling prostate cancer. "Johnny's been a champ in confronting this, but at this point I think the chances are slim," drummer Marky Ramone told the magazine. "John never smoked cigarettes, he wasn't a heavy drinker and he was always ...

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VH1's '100 Most Metal Moments' Revealed

VH1 has posted the entire list of "100 Most Metal Moments", a special show focusing on the "entertaining (and sometimes shocking) moments" that defined heavy metal music's heyday. View the complete list at this location. "100 Most Metal Moments" premieres on Monday (May 31) at 10:00 pm with the ultimate countdown of these ...

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FASTER PUSSYCAT Featured In VH1's '100 Most Metal Moments'

'80s hard rockers FASTER PUSSYCAT are featured twice in "100 Most Metal Moments", a VH1 special focusing on the "entertaining (and sometimes shocking) moments" that defined heavy metal music's heyday. The interviews were done in Hollywood with FASTER PUSSYCAT singer Taime Downe, and at the Hard Rock hotel in Las Vegas with guitarist Brent Muscat ...

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TWISTED SISTER Frontman Fights Premature Birth

TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider has been named the Grand Marshall and Chairperson of the March of Dimes ride, which is scheduled to take place Sunday, May 23 in Westbury, New York. Over 1,000 motorcycle enthusiasts will join Dee Snider to help the March of Dimes raise money to pursue its mission and fight premature ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE: Former ORIGIN Guitarist To Join The Fold?

CANNIBAL CORPSE are rumored to have recruited Jeremy Turner (ex-ORIGIN) to fill the second-guitarist slot in the group following the departure of Jack Owen earlier this month. An official announcement on the matter has not yet been made. Upcoming CANNIBAL CORPSE tour dates: May 26 - Puebla, Puebla, MEX @ Salon Los Angeles May 27 ...

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VH1 Counts Down '100 Most Metal Moments' In Five-Night Special

MOTÖRHEAD, W.A.S.P.'s Blackie Lawless, POISON's Bret Michaels, former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach, ANTHRAX, L.A. GUNS, KISS, ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil, Ronnie James Dio and FASTER PUSSYCAT are among the artists featured in "100 Most Metal Moments", a VH1 special focusing on the "entertaining (and sometimes shocking) moments" that defined heavy metal music's heyday. ...

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RAGNAROK: Tour Dates Announced

Norwegian black metallers RAGNAROK have lined up the following dates during the coming months: May 26 – Moscow, RUS @ TBA May 29 – Fredrikstad, NOR @ Månefestivalen Jun. 26 – Oslo, NOR @ John Dee (A Night Of Unholy Black Metal) Aug. 21 – Oslo, NOR @ Elveblest In addition, RAGNAROK have announced plans ...

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SCOTT WEILAND Says STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Ended With Backstage Brawl

Former STONE TEMPLE PILOTS singer Scott Weiland has admitted to Launch that the group's breakup wasn't quite as amicable as previously reported. Weiland, who is currently fronting VELVET REVOVER, told Launch that he and guitarist Dean DeLeo nearly came to blows while on tour behind their final album, "Shangri-La Dee Da". "We had really imploded ...

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DEICIDE: More European Tour Dates Added

More dates have been added to DEICIDE's upcoming European headlining tour. Support at all shows will come from AKERCOCKE, MYSTIC CIRCLE and IN AETERNUM. The trek is shaping up as follows: Jun. 05 - Nijmegen, NETH @ Dynamo Festival Jun. 08 - London, UK @ Mean Fiddler Jun. 09 - Newport, UK @ Tj’s Jun. ...

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