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POISON To Perform On 'Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson'

POISON has confirmed national television and global online performances and interviews around the June 5 release of their new EMI America Records/Capitol album "Poison'd!" On "Poison'd!"'s June 5 release date, POISON will host a live webcast performance and question-and-answer session on the band’s official site, www.poisonweb.com. The exclusive one-hour webcast will go out live from ...

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RATT Members To Perform With THE BIG BALL STARS In Hollywood

THE BIG BALL STARS, the band featuring John Corabi (MÖTLEY CRÜE, RATT), Bobby Blotzer (RATT), Teddy Zig Zag (GUNS N' ROSES), Robbie Crane (RATT) and Brent Woods (VINCE NEIL), will perform tonight (Friday, June 1) at The Knitting Factory in Hollywood, California. Also scheduled to appear are DIZZY RIDERS, RITUAL HABITS, PROJECT STEIGER, ALESTAR DIGBY ...

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JOB FOR A COWBOY: 'Genesis' U.K. Chart Positions Revealed

Glendale, Arizona extreme metal band JOB FOR A COWBOY's debut album, "Genesis" has registered the following U.K. chart positions: Top 50 Indie Album Chart: #28 Top 40 Rock & Metal Album Chart: #26 Last week the CD entered the Billboard chart at No. 54 after shifting nearly 13,000 copies in the United States in its ...

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RIOT: Spanish, Greek Tour Dates Announced

Veteran New York hard rockers RIOT have lined up the following tour dates: Oct. 16 - Spain - Barcelona Apolo 2 Oct. 18 - Spain - Bilbao Santana 27 Oct. 19 - Spain - Palencia Carabel Oct. 20 - Spain - Gijon Albeniz Oct. 21 - Spain - Santiago De Compostela Capitol Oct. 23 - ...

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RATT: First 'Reunion' Photo Released

The first photo of the "reunited" RATT lineup — featuring vocalist Stephen Pearcy, guitarist Warren DeMartini and drummer Bobby Blotzer, alongside bassist Robbie Crane and guitarist John Corabi — has been posted online at this location. After much speculation and anticipation following the airing of their "Behind the Music" episode on VH1 last ...

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OVERKILL Frontman: 'Whoever Said You Can't Go Home Again?'

Bodog Music has announced the signing of legendary thrash metal band OVERKILL and the release of the band's newest studio album this fall. The signing will reunite OVERKILL with Jonny and Marsha Zazula, previous owners of Megaforce Records, the label responsible for putting metal on the map and bringing OVERKILL's New Jersey thrash metal to ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH To Play Istanbul With AVRIL LAVIGNE, SUM 41

Former SKID ROW vocalist Sebastian Bach has issued the following update: "We are beyond stoked to play Christchurch, New Zealand for the first time ever!! Cannot wait to explore this exotic locale with GUNS N' ROSES and ROSE TATTOO! See ya live in Christchurch, NZ July 3rd! Also, due to Bach-ular demand, we are returning ...

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ADEMA To Release 'Kill The Headlights' In July

Southern California's ADEMA has set "Kill the Headlights" as the title of its new album, due on July 24 through Immortal Records. The CD was recorded in Los Angeles with producer Marshall Altman (MARC BROUSSARD, ZEBRAHEAD). Mastering duties were handled by Eddie Schreyer at Oasis Mastering in Burbank. ADEMA last year announced the addition of ...

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JOB FOR A COWBOY's Debut Has 'Exceeded Expectations'

Glendale, AZ extreme metal band JOB FOR A COWBOY's debut album, "Genesis" landed at # 54 on Billboard's Top 200 chart this week, shifting nearly 13,000 units. Referred to as "the most anticipated debut release from a metal band in years," "Genesis" exceeded expectations and joined the initial releases from STONE SOUR and DAMAGEPLAN (which ...

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OVERKILL: New Songtitles Revealed

As BLABBERMOUTH.NET first reported on May 10, veteran East Coast thrashers OVERKILL have now confirmed that they have signed with Bodog Music for the release of their follow-up to 2005's "ReliXIV", tentatively due in the fall. A U.S. tour will immediately follow the album's release. Commented the band: "Well it's been a while since we ...

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Ex-HADES Guitarist Discusses THE CURSED Project

TheMetalWeb.com recently conducted an interview with former HADES guitarist Dan Lorenzo about his new band THE CURSED, also featuring OVERKILL vocalist vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow: TheMetalWeb.com: What was the writing sessions like for "Room Full of Sinners", as the album is quite different musically from ...

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OVERKILL Signs With BODOG MUSIC, TVT Europe

Veteran East Coast thrashers OVERKILL have signed with Bodog Music in the U.S. and TVT in Europe for the release of their follow-up to 2005's "ReliXIV", tentatively due in September/October. A U.S. tour will immediately follow the album's release. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Oct. 04 - The Webster Theater - Hartford, CT ...

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BURN SEASON Calls It Quits

Jacksonville, Florida's BURN SEASON has called it quits. The group's vocalist Damien Starkey has issued the following statement on the matter: "I'm sorry to break the news to everyone but we have officially broke up. After six years, two record deals, and over 40 recorded songs we feel that the band has run its course. ...

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Former MORBID ANGEL/MONSTROSITY Guitarist Joins BELLIGERENT

Former MORBID ANGEL/TERRORIZER/MONSTROSITY guitarist Tony Norman has returned home to Charleston, South Carolina and has joined his longtime friends in the thrash/death metal band BELLIGERENT. He is joined by founding guitarist George Mackaris, former MONSTROSITY vocalist Bobby Earl, bassist Danny Carter and drummer Gary Blume. "Tony's the missing piece to the puzzle," says Mackaris. "Now ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: The Show Must Go On

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has posted a 75-second video update at this location. A transcript of the message reads as follows: "Sorry about the confusion over the dates — the Australian dates and the Japanese dates. What happened was my drummer, Bobby Jarzombek [HALFORD, ex-ICED EARTH, RIOT], broke his wrist. I've ...

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RATT 'Reunion' Lineup Confirmed

After much speculation and anticipation following the airing of their "Behind the Music" episode on VH1 last spring, multiplatinum hard rock act RATT with vocalist Stephen Pearcy, guitarist Warren DeMartini and drummer Bobby Blotzer will grace the stage together for the first time since 1999. Plans for not only a U.S. summer tour but a ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: Japanese Tour 'Postponed'

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach's previously announced Japanese tour dates, which were scheduled to take place in early June, have been postponed, according to a posting on his web site. No further information is currently available. Due later in the year via an as-yet-undetermined label, Sebastian Bach's new album, "Angel Down", will be his ...

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RATT: Tour Dates Announced

The reunited RATT — featuring vocalist Stephen Pearcy, guitarist Warren DeMartini and drummer Bobby Blotzer — has lined up the following dates: Jun. 09 - [to be announced] - Rio Puerco, New Mexico Jun. 13 - Bi Lo Center - Greenville, SC * Jun. 15 - [to be announced] - Orange Beach, AB Jun. 16 ...

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RATT: 'Reunion' Lineup Revealed?

According to the official RATT MySpace page, the group's current lineup is as follows: Stephen Pearcy - Vocals John Corabi - Guitar Warren DeMartini - Guitar Bobby Blotzer - Drums Robbie Crane - Bass RATT and POISON will join forces for a summer trek starting June 13 at the Bi Lo Center in Greenville, S.C., ...

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