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PERRY FARRELL Recites MORRISON, Jams With STRING CHEESE

MJI Interactive reports that ex-JANE'S ADDICTION singer Perry Farrell will be participating in a musical performance and reading of late DOORS frontman Jim Morrison's poetry Wednesday (Nov. 8) at a Los Angeles bookstore (book Soup, located at 8820 Sunset Blvd.). The event is among the festivities surrounding the DOORS' 40th anniversary celebration in the city ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: Tonight's Concert In Portland, Maine Cancelled

GUNS N' ROSES has cancelled its scheduled performance tonight (Monday, November 6) at the Cumber County Civic Center in Portland, Maine. According to a spokesperson for the venue, the concert was called off by the artist and not by the promoter. More information is expected soon. GUNS N' ROSES confirmed last week that drummer Frank ...

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AEROSMITH Jazzed About NASCAR Affiliation

Launch Radio Networks reports: AEROSMITH kicks off a new relationship with NASCAR this weekend, and the guys are really excited about it. Frontman Steven Tyler said, "Other than being an astronaut, there are two things I can think of that can give you the same rush as sitting on a rocket: driving down the straightaway ...

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PERRY FARRELL Project Features Guest Appearance By JIM MORRISON

Launch Radio Networks reports: Perry Farrell has enlisted contributions from BLACK-EYED PEAS singer Fergie and members of the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS for his new project, the SATELLITE PARTY, according to MTV.com. The band's debut album, which is due out early next year, includes appearances from CHILI PEPPERS bassist Flea and guitarist John Frusciante, ex-CHILI ...

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FALCON Completes Work On Second Album

FALCON, the raw heavy rock power trio featuring guitarist/vocalist Perry Grayson (ex-DESTINY'S END, ex-ARTISAN, ISEN TORR and Metal Maniacs scribe), bassist/keyboardist Greg Lindstrom (CIRITH UNGOL) and drummer Darin McCloskey (PALE DIVINE), have completed recording and mixing their second full-length album, "Die Wontcha". "Die Wontcha" was recorded and mixed at the Polar Bear Lair in Middletown, ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: View From The Side Of The Stage

Longtime GUNS N' ROSES associate Del James has released the following report via the band's official web site: "Hello and welcome to 'View From The Side Of The Stage.' I was asked to write a column for GunsNRoses.com and have mixed emotions about doing so. I have a 21-year history with GUNS N' ROSES dating ...

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AEROSMITH: Cancer-Stricken Bassist Checks In

AEROSMITH bassist Tom Hamilton — who is sitting out the first part of the band's "The Route of All Evil" tour after completing a seven-week course of radiation treatment for throat cancer (filling in for Hamilton is David Hull, a longtime friend of the band who played in the JOE PERRY PROJECT) — has issued ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarist Comments On CHUCK BERRY Jam

AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry joined Chuck Berry on stage in a surprise appearance at Chuck Berry's 80th birthday celebration at Blueberry Hill nightclub last Wednesday night (Oct. 18) in St. Louis. Commented Perry: "We walked into Chuck's dressing room, he was sitting down listening to the CARDINALS on the radio, guitar in hand and he ...

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PERRY FARRELL Helps DOORS Celebrate Anniversary

Steve Baltin of AOL Music reports that on Nov. 8, the three remaining members of THE DOORS will gather at three separate locations in Los Angeles — each with historical significance to the band — to kick off festivities surrounding the group's 40th anniversary. Guitarist Robby Krieger will be at the famed Whisky ...

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LINKIN PARK Gets Eclectic on Album

LINKIN PARK's Dave "Phoenix" Farrell and Mike Shinoda have told AOL Music that the band's long-awaited next album is taking form. "As of maybe a week and a half, two weeks ago, we went from 30 down to 17-ish, song-wise, and that's an exciting point for us," Phoenix told AOL Music. "The album ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarist Selling Vermont Farm

VermondGuardian.com reports that AEROSMITH's Joe Perry and his wife Billie told a Boston Globe reporter they are selling their Vermont farm. Perry previously said about the the scenic 120-acre Sleepy Hollow Farm near White River Junction, which was built in 1790, "It's our getaway. It's a dream we've always had. We love horses, and we've ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarists Salute Injured Miltary Personnel

Launch Radio Networks reports: AEROSMITH's Joe Perry and Brad Whitford have shown their respect for American service personnel in a low-key way. Perry and Whitford made a visit to the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., on September 29 to see troops who have been injured in combat. The guitarists went room to ...

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AEROSMITH Frontman Checks In From The Road

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler has posted the following message on the AeroforceOne.com web site: "ST here. I've been dyin' to do this...... "I've never done this before, in the way that Joey [Kramer] and Tom [Hamilton] have, but I'm coming to you live in Chicago, where I'm resting up for our next show on Thursday. ...

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Recovering AEROSMITH Bassist Comments On Boston Show

AEROSMITH bassist Tom Hamilton — who is sitting out the first part of the band's "The Route of All Evil" tour after completing a seven-week course of radiation treatment for throat cancer (filling in for Hamilton is David Hull, a longtime friend of the band who played in the JOE PERRY PROJECT) — has issued ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarist Has No Appetite For Eatery

AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry recently told the Boston Herald that he's no longer an investor in the Mount Blue restaurant in Norwell, Massachusetts. "We totally dropped out," the Duxbury rocker told the Boston Herald. "We couldn’t participate in the restaurant as much as we'd like to. And we haven't been around to even ...

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AEROSMITH: 'Access Hollywood' Video Available

AEROSMITH was featured on the TV show "Access Hollywood" on Tuesday, Sept. 26. The program included video footage of the band's "The Route of All Evil" tour, an interview with the group, and more. Watch the following clips at the "Access Hollywood" web site: * Steven Tyler On His Battle With Hep C ...

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TRAMP'S WHITE LION: More European Tour Dates Announced

TRAMP'S WHITE LION — the classic rock band led by singer, songwriter and founder of WHITE LION, Mike Tramp — has lined up the following European dates in November/December: Nov. 11 - Pumpehuset - Copenhagen, Denmark Nov. 12 - Amplifier - Oslo, Norway Nov. 16 - Heineken (formerly Arena) - Madrid, Spain Nov. 17 - ...

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Members of RIGOR MORTIS, GAMMACIDE, ROTTING CORPSE Form TEXAS METAL ALLIANCE

Members of several of Dallas/Fort Worth's most influential and pioneering metal bands will be performing together for a special one-time only gig as the TEXAS METAL ALLIANCE. This definitive old-school lineup includes Bruce Corbitt (vocals) and Casey Orr (bass) from RIGOR MORTIS; Rick Perry (guitar), Scott Shelby (guitar), and Allan Bovee (bass) from GAMMACIDE; Ed ...

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AEROSMITH: New Single Available For Streaming

AEROSMITH's new single, "Devil's Got a New Disguise", has been made available for streaming at the web site of the London, Ontario radio station 103.9 The Hawk. The song is one of two new tracks on AEROSMITH's upcoming best-of collection of the same name, due on October 10 via Columbia. Perry described the ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY: Audio Interview With NICK CATANESE Posted Online

TalkingMetal.com has posted episode 97 of their "Talking Metal" podcast. This fifth and final episode of "Talking Metal"'s Ozzfest coverage features short interviews hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with BLACK LABEL SOCIETY's Nick Catanese and Venice Beach, California's Harry Perry, who performed with SYSTEM OF A DOWN. Podcast topics include High Voltage, Tyler ...

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