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POISON Comments On Near-Brawl In Atlanta

POISON has posted the following message on its MySpace blog regarding the onstage altercation that took place between vocalist Bret Michaels and bassist Bobby Dall on August 25 in Atlanta, Georgia: "Atlanta's still burning...it was striking hot on stage the other night when POISON's show ended in a volatile fight...on stage. "Bassist Bobby ...

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POISON: Near-Brawl Erupts Onstage In Atlanta

The Metal Sludge web site has been updated with several fan accounts in regards to POISON's performance last night (Friday, August 25) at The HiFi Buys Amphitheatre in Atlanta, Georgia: Account#1: "Don't know what started it, but right before the encore Bret [Michaels, vocals] and Bobby [Dall, bass] appeared to be in a ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Signs With New Manager; Announces New Label Home

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has issued the following update: "I am happy to announce that effective immediately, I will be managed by Rick Sales of Sanctuary Artist Management out of Los Angeles California. From now on, any and all business-related matters should be addressed to Rick Sales. We have a brand new record ...

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OVERKILL Frontman, Ex-HADES Guitarist Join Forces In THE CURSED

OVERKILL frontman Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth and ex-HADES guitarist Dan Lorenzo have joined forces in a new band called THE CURSED. The group, whose lineup is completed by drummer Mike Cristi and bassist Job The Raver, is reportedly working on its debut album for Screaming Ferret Wreckords. More information will be made available soon. ...

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Ex-CRO-MAGS, MISFITS Members Remember CBGB

The August edition of the Atlas Plugged, a monthly web zine/industry newsletter published by The Music Resource Group, will feature a special section honoring CBGB, the classic New York City venue set to close on September 30. The article will feature first-hand memories of the legendary club by several musicians, fans and industry veterans. Confirmed ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Drummer BOBBY JARZOMBEK Checks In

Drummer extraordinaire Bobby Jarzombek (HALFORD, ICED EARTH, SEBASTIAN BACH) has issued the following update: "It's been a busy summer (can you believe this heat we've been having....?!) and I thought I'd update you all on the latest in my neck o' da woods. "Back in June I recorded my drum tracks for the upcoming SEBASTIAN ...

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AUDIOSLAVE And SYSTEM OF A DOWN Members Named In Anti-BUSH Ad

Launch Radio Networks reports: AUDIOSLAVE guitarist Tom Morello and SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian are among the people listed in an anti-George W Bush petition, in a full-page newspaper ad that ran Thursday (August 3) in the New York Times. The full-page ad from the group World Can't Wait announced October 5 as ...

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SEPULTURA Music Featured In Country's No. 1 Movie

Will Ferrell's NASCAR spoof "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby" — which debuted at number one in the U.S. this past weekend with an estimated 47 million dollars in ticket sales — includes two SEPULTURA classics, "Desperate Cry" and "Inner Self". The songs play one after the other (without a break so they sound ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: Chinese, Australian Dates Announced

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has announced plans to play China for the first time in early September. In addition, he has officially confirmed two shows in Australia, set to take place a few days after the Chinese performance. The details are as follows: Sep. 09 - Beijing, CHN @ Chaoyang Park Sep. 14 ...

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PRIMER 55 Begins Writing New Material

According to a posting by SOULFLY bassist/ex-PRIMER 55 guitarist Bobby Burns on the PRIMER 55 MySpace page, PRIMER 55 has reformed and has begun writing material for a new album, tentatively due next year. "Jason Luttrell [vocals] and I are working on some new tunes we plan to start recording sessions by the end of ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: Australian Date Announced

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach will perform at The Palace in Melbourne, Australia on September 15, 2006, according to the venue's web site. Tickets go on sale on July 31. Bach has yet to confirm the appearance on his official site. Sebastian recently began recording his new solo album, "Angel Down", for ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Shakes Up Bulgarian Coast

Bulgaria's Novinite.com reports that former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach thrilled thousands of fans at a free concert in the Black Sea coast town of Kavarna on Saturday, July 15. His hits sounded off to the recently opened Cool House K'metal dedicated to the town's popular rock-mayor, Tsonlko Tsonev. Fans heard new material ...

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Guitarist 'METAL' MIKE CHLASCIAK Issues New SEBASTIAN BACH Recording Update

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has commenced the recording sessions for his new solo album, "Angel Down", at a Los Angeles studio with producer Roy Z. (JUDAS PRIEST, HALFORD, BRUCE DICKINSON, HELLOWEEN). His guitarist, "Metal" Mike Chlasciak (HALFORD, PAINMUSEUM), has issued the following update on the recording process: "Thursday, July 6th was out next-to-last ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: More Video Updates Posted Online

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has posted three more video updates from the recording sessions for his new solo album, "Angel Down", which are taking place at a Los Angeles studio with producer Roy Z. (JUDAS PRIEST, HALFORD, BRUCE DICKINSON, HELLOWEEN). The video links and their descriptions — as provided by Bach — are ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Taps ROY Z To Produce New Album

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has tapped Roy Z to produce his new solo album, "Angel Down", tentatively due in October via Spitfire Records. "Roy Z has produced albums for Bruce Dickinson, Rob Halford and many other bands, including his own TRIBE OF GYPSIES, who we are playing with in Japan!" says Sebastian. "Click ...

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ERNIE CARLETTI Is 'Honored' To Be New Guitarist In ICED EARTH

Elkton, MD resident Ernie Carletti has garnered the position of lead guitarist for ICED EARTH, an established American heavy metal band that is preparing for a forthcoming full-length album and subsequent world tour. Mastering his craft beyond 19 years and teaching guitar lessons to 100 students weekly in excess of 16 years, Carletti is equally ...

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