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PERRY FARRELL Talks About His New Project SATELLITE PARTY

Former JANE'S ADDICTION frontman Perry Farrell has spoken to MTV.com about his next project, SATELLITE PARTY. Described as "a hybrid of electronic, rock, experimental house and hip-hop", SATELLITE PARTY also features guitarist Nuno Bettencourt of EXTREME and seasoned world-music percussionist Gabriele Corcos, who is married to "Entourage" actress Debi Mazar. "I've basically created ...

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KORN Finish Laying Down Drums For New Album

KORN have finished recording the drums for their upcoming studio album and "they turned out amazing," according to an online posting by the group's lead singer, Jonathan Davis. "[On Tuesday, April 26] we start Munky [guitar] and Fieldy [bass]," Davis writes. According to Davis, KORN have worked with several producers during the pre-production stage for ...

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Fan Club Opening Doors To Historical AEROSMITH Sites And Meeting With Drummer JOEY KRAMER

In a unique VIP access package, AEROSMITH's fan club, Aero Force One, which is managed by Paid, Inc.'s Celebrity Services, is offering members an exclusive visit with AEROSMITH drummer Joey Kramer and a three-day behind-the-scenes tour of recording studios and other sites that have played significant roles in AEROSMITH's long history of success. "Behind the ...

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KURT COBAIN Guitar To Be Auctioned For Charity

ABC ePrep is reporting that a guitar designed by Kurt Cobain's mother and sister is among the decorated axes for sale at "Rock The Cure", a star-studded charity auction that will take place May 3 at The Hard Rock Cafe in Los Angeles. As previously reported, the auction features guitars decorated by the likes of ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarist Schedules 'Rockline' Appearance

AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry will be the featured guest on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Monday, May 9, with an encore presentation scheduled for May 11. 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 ...

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SLASH Pays Tribute To Classic AEROSMITH

In the special "Immortals" issue of Rolling Stone magazine chronicling "The 100 Greatest Artists of All Time," VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES axeman Slash pays tribute to classic AEROSMITH. Says Slash: "I don't think this generation has a clue what classic AEROSMITH was all about. But they were the template for what I do, ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarist To Take Part In Online Chat

AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry will take part in an online chat at MSN.com on Wednesday, April 13 at 6:00 p.m. EST. More information is available at MSN Live. As previously reported, Perry is unlikely to tour behind his upcoming self-titled solo album, which comes out May 3. Perry told Launch Radio Networks that ...

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VIO-LENCE Debut To Be Reissued In June

Megaforce Records will reissue VIO-LENCE's classic debut album, "Eternal Nightmare", on CD on June 28, 2005. Produced by John Cuniberti between February and April 1988 at Music Grinder and Alpha & Omega studios in Los Angeles and San Francisco, respectively, "Eternal Nightmare" sees brutal, speed-thrash riffage collide with a lightning-fast barrage of lyrics. The result: ...

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VELVET REVOLVER To Guest On NBC's 'Tonight Show With Jay Leno'

According to RCA Records, VELVET REVOLVER will be the musical guests on NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on Thursday, April 7. Non-musicial guests on the show include actress Brittany Murphy and comic Dave Attell. In other news, VELVET REVOLVER drummer Matt Sorum has posted the following entry in his online "journal": "Rocking Canada ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: 'In My Life' Video Posted Online

Yahoo! Music (formerly Launch) is premiering the new OZZY OSBOURNE video for THE BEATLES cover "In My Life" from the box set "Prince of Darkness". Click here to view the new video and to be re-directed to a feature page that has 10 classic OZZY videos, along with exclusive photos. The classic videos ...

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BLACK SABBATH Guitarist Rocks The Cure

According to Underecover News, BLACK SABBATH's Tony Iommi is the latest big-name musician to get involved with Rock The Cure, a fund and awareness-raising charity that aims to help collect money through the online auctioning of personalized celebrity-designed Gibson guitars. The cause? To raise money to fund breast cancer research and help fight ...

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AEROSMITH Gear Up For Tour, Live Album

AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry has told Billboard.com that the band will reconvene in late August or early September to prepare for a tour that will begin in the fall. The group also has begun sifting through material for a prospective live CD/DVD. "We're trying to find a show that has been recorded from ...

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