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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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AEROSMITH Drummer Checks In From Hartford

AEROSMITH drummer Joey Kramer has posted the following message on the Aero Force One (AEROSMITH's official fan club) web site following the band's September 7 performance in Hartford, Connecticut: "I thought that for the second show of the tour it was pretty damn good. There were a couple of little mistakes that went down, but ...

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AEROSMITH Likes Touring With Big Bands

United Press International reports that Boston rockers AEROSMITH find inspiration these days by touring with other big names. The group has shared bills in recent years with KID ROCK, KISS and LENNY KRAVITZ and began a 33-show run with MÖTLEY CRÜE Tuesday (Sept. 5) in Columbus, Ohio. "It keeps your edge," guitarist Joe Perry says ...

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The Politics of Ecstasy - NEVERMORE

A decade ago Seattle's NEVERMORE released an album that would be the first of several demonstrating its truly unique blend of heavy power/thrash/death metal, gloriously dark melody, and intelligent lyrical content. 1995's self-titled debut and the "In Memory" EP hinted at the massive potential that existed with the band, but it was "The Politics of ...

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