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UNION Schedule Warm-Up Concert In California

UNION, the late '90s group formed by Bruce Kulick (GRAND FUNK RAILROAD, ex-KISS) and John Corabi (CARDBOARD VAMPYRES, ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE) along with Brent Fitz and Jamie Hunting, will play one U.S. warm-up show (Friday, January 14 at Paladino's in Tarzana, California) prior to their upcoming Japanese tour. Filling in for Brent Fitz will be KISS ...

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Former MÖTLEY CRÜE Singer Completes Work On Autobiography

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE singer John Corabi's authorized autobiography is finished, and is reportedly being bid over by several publishers. Expect a summer 2005 release date. In April 2005, co-author Jake Brown will begin work with HANOI ROCKS members Michael Monroe and Andy McCoy on the band's authorized autobiography. In other rock biography news, the Brown-authored ...

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AC/DC: 'Rockabilly' Tribute Out Now

CMH Records has just released "Let There Be Rockabilly: The Tribute to AC/DC". The complete track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Highway to Hell 02. You Shook Me All Night Long 03. Jailbreak 04. Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap 05. Rocker 06. Rock 'n' Roll Damnation 07. Shot Down in Flames 08. ...

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Y&T: New Collection Of Previously Unreleased Material Available Now

Reunited hard rockers Y&TDave Meniketti, Phil Kennemore, Leonard Haze, John Nymann — have released the second collection of previously unreleased material, "UnEarthed Vol. 2", via their official web site. The disc contains songs that were written and/or demoed for various albums between 1974 and 1989, but never made it to the finished product. ...

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VELVET REVOLVER To Add B-Sides To New Version Of Debut Album

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that VELVET REVOLVER's U.S fans will be able to hear some of the B-side cover versions from some of their overseas singles. The band will release a new version of their debut album, "Contraband", later this month packaged with an additional disc featuring the covers — AEROSMITH's "No More No ...

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AEROSMITH Coming To The Movies

In celebration of the release of AEROSMITH's new DVD, "You Gotta Move", the TV special that first aired back in June and exclusive in-theatre-only content will be premiered in select Regal Movie theatres nationwide on Tuesday, November 23. Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, October 22, at 10:00 am ET. As previously ...

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KISS: MAD TV Halloween Special To Be Rebroadcast

Comedy Central will rebroadcast the MAD TV Halloween special featuring KISS at the end of this month. The scheduled air times are as follows: Oct. 30 - 03:00 a.m. ET Oct. 30 - 05:00 p.m. ET Oct. 31 - 07:00 a.m. ET Oct. 31 - 12:30 p.m. ET A description of the show reads as ...

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SLASH Picks His Ultimate Compilation Guitar Mix CD

Former GUNS N' ROSES and current VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash picked his ultimate compilation guitar mix CD in the November 2004 issue of Q magazine. The tracks he chose are as follows: 01. JIMI HENDRIX - Machine Gun 02. LED ZEPPELIN - No Quarter 03. AEROSMITH - Nobody's Fault 04. AEROSMITH/RUN DMC - Walk This ...

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ENTOMBED: Two DVD Releases On The Way

ENTOMBED guitarist Alex Hellid recently spoke to the U.K.'s Live 4 Metal webzine about the delayed U.S. release of the group's "Inferno" album and the band's Threeman Recordings label, among other topics. Several excerpts from the interview follow: Live 4 Metal: For those unfamiliar the ENTOMBED label Threeman Recordings, here's your chance for ...

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Former BLAZE Members Launch New Project

According to a posting at BlazeFans.com, the new project featuring former BLAZE members John Slater (guitar), Steve Wray (guitar) and Rob Naylor (bass) has been christened RISE TO ADDICTION. The group's complete lineup is as follows: H Armstrong (HANGNAIL, END OF LEVEL BOSS) - Vocals John Slater (ex-BLAZE) - Guitar Steve Wray (ex-BLAZE) ...

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AEROSMITH's STEVEN TYLER Set For Charity Hockey Game

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler will be on the ice at the FleetCenter in Boston on Sunday (Oct. 3) for a good cause. Tyler will be a coach for an all-star team at actor-comedian Denis Leary's annual Celebrity Hat Trick benefit hockey game, which will also include RED HOT CHILI ...

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DESOLATION ANGELS Say They Are Victims Of Greek Bootleg Operation

Legendary NWOBHM band DESOLATION ANGELS have become the latest victims of a large-scale bootleg operation originating from Greece which specializes in producing cheap CD bootlegs of many '80s metal rarities. Guitar player Keith Sharp had this to say on the matter: "It has come to our attention that a bootleg has been issued which originates ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH A No-Show In Ecuador: An Eyewitness Report

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH cancelled at the last minute their scheduled appearance at Plaza de Toros Quito in Quito, Ecuador on Saturday (Sept. 25). The following eyewitness account was e-mailed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET by a web site visitor in Ecuador: "Last night, Saturday the 25th, CRADLE OF FILTH were scheduled to play here in ...

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