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GEORGE LYNCH Pays Tribute To RANDY RHOADS On ICARUS WITCH CD

George Lynch, the LYNCH MOB/ex-DOKKEN axemaster best known for his fiery, melodic guitar leads and stylish post-Van Halen proto-metal rhythms on such classics as "Paris Is Burning", "Breaking The Chains", "Into The Fire", and "Dream Warriors", is making a rare special guest appearance on the new album by young traditional metal revivalists ICARUS WITCH. When ...

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Promises In Blood - PATHS OF POSSESSION

George "Corpsegrinder" Fisher will surprise longtime fans here — his work in CANNIBAL CORPSE sounds positively one-dimensional next to the clear enunciation and varied vocal patterns he brings to PATHS OF POSSESSION. Musically, you might be a little startled too. The band lays off the speedy Floridian death metal for a semi-melodic midtempo chug not ...

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IT DIES TODAY To Film 'Enjoy The Silence' Video

IT DIES TODAY, fresh off a successful run on this summer's Ozzfest, will be filming a video for their cover of DEPECHE MODE's "Enjoy the Silence" on Monday, October 3 in downtown Los Angeles with director Pax Franchot (FROM FIRST TO LAST, AT ALL COST). The clip will reportedly "combine the look and feel of ...

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Reunited EXCRUCIATION To Release New 12-Inch Picture Disc

Reunited Swiss metallers EXCRUCIATION have completed work on a new three-song recording at Blu Velvet Studio in Modena, Italy with engineer Alberto Solieri, who has previously worked with the biggest names in Italian music industry, like NEK, ANDREA BOCELLI, ZUCCHERO and LAURA PAUSINI. The group laid down two new tracks ("Arise" and "Kissing Your Life ...

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TED NUGENT Thinking About Run For Michigan Governor

Launch Radio Networks reports: Is Ted Nugent planning to hang up his guitar and get into politics? It looks like that's a good possibility, according to the New York Times. Nugent told the paper that he was "99 percent ready" to run for governor of his home state of Michigan next year, but he's decided ...

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STEPHEN PEARCY: There Will Be No RATT Reunion

Former RATT frontman Stephen Pearcy has posted the following message on his official web site: "Right now I'm gearing up for RAT BASTARDS Unplugged, the VH1 'Metal Mania Stripped Vol. 2' Tour. The first show of this tour is October 25th in Minneapolis, MN. Were not going to have the same set every night so ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN's 'Concerto Suite For Electric Guitar' DVD To Receive U.S. Release

Yngwie Malmsteen's "Concerto Suite for Electric Guitar and Orchestra" will receive its long-awaited North American release on DVD on November 1, 2005, via Eagle Rock Entertainment. The DVD was filmed in 2001 with the New Japan Philharmonic, conducted by Taizo Takemoto. It was initially released overseas only, and North American fans have eagerly awaited its ...

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GEORGE LYNCH, TOMMY ALDRIDGE And MICHAEL ANTHONY To Form New Band?

Legendary guitarist George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB) is in talks with veteran hard rock drummer Tommy Aldridge (WHITESNAKE, TED NUGENT) about putting together a new project. "We'll see how the sessions go and if everything clicks like we hope that it will," Lynch recently said. "We're looking to pull Michael Anthony from VAN HALEN into ...

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ARCH ENEMY Announce New Guitarist

ARCH ENEMY have now settled on Fredrik Åkesson as a replacement for Chris Amott (guitar) for the continued "Doomsday Machine" touring campaign. Commented ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott: "This guy, he just simply kills on the axe! Rhythms and leads — he's really got a shredding and musical style. He was down here rehearsing with ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Drummer Makes Cameo Appearance In KEITH ANDERSON Video

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee makes a cameo appearance in the new video from country-rocker Keith Anderson. The clip of "XXL", by award-winning director Trey Fanjoy and produced by Don Lepore for Picture Vision, incorporates multiple vivid dramatic scenes interwoven with energy-charged live performance footage of the Arista Nashville recording artist and his band. In ...

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VINCE NEIL's 'Girls, Girls, Girls' To Air Tonight

GGG, LLC., a growing entertainment company focused on the creation of quality DVD programs for mass distribution, has announced that it has secured an agreement with iNDEMAND, the world's largest provider of Video-On-Demand (VOD) and Pay-Per-View (PPV) programming, to air the company's initial reality show/dance contest, "Girls, Girls, Girls", beginning this Thursday (Sept. 15) at ...

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THE GREG LEON INVASION To Embark On Tour Of Hungary

THE GREG LEON INVASION, featuring Southern California guitar legend/vocalist Greg Leon (ex-DOKKEN, QUIET RIOT, ROUGH CUTT), bassist George Roelke (ex-SHOUT, BRAND NEW DAY), and drummer Greg Stevens, have announced a tour of Hungary in support of their latest album, "Unfinished Business". "We are very much looking forward to these shows and finally getting over to ...

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Guitarist KERI KELLI To Guest On LIBERTY N' JUSTICE CD

Guitarist Keri Kelli (VINCE NEIL, SLASH'S SNAKEPIT, ADLER"S APPETITE) is the latest guest musician to be confirmed to appear on the upcoming "all-star" CD from Christian rockers LIBERTY N' JUSTICE, entitled "Soundtrack of a Soul". Kelli will be playing on the track "Another Nail". As previously reported, guest vocalists set to appear on the CD ...

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MANDY LION Prepares For Video Shoot

The following message was posted on vocalist Mandy Lion's (WWIII, ex-WICKED ALLIANCE) official web site: "Friday, September 23 Mandy Lion headlines the world-famous Roxy Theater [in West Hollywood, CA]!!! This is part one of the before-mentioned shoot. Women dress your best because many individuals from the audience will be chosen to participate in the 'closed-to-the-public' ...

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SUFFOCATION: North/South American Tour Dates Announced

Reunited New York death metal legends SUFFOCATION have announced North and South American tours in support of their recent release, "Souls to Deny". The South American headlining tour will kick off on September 3 in Colombia and is expect to conclude on September 10 in Ecuador. On their September 6 date in Santiago, Chile, the ...

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GREAT WHITE Nightclub Fire Defendants Want Charges Tossed

The Associated Press has issued the following report: The owners of a nightclub where 100 people died in a fast-moving fire in 2003 asked a judge Friday to throw out manslaughter charges against them. A motion seeking partial dismissal of counts against Michael and Jeffrey Derderian, owners of The Station nightclub in West Warwick, says ...

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ZAKK WYLDE On MAIDEN's Last OZZFEST Show: 'You Act Like A C*nt, You Get Treated Like A C*nt'

RockConfidential.com earlier today (August 25) conducted an interview with BLACK LABEL SOCIETY mainman/OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist Zakk Wylde. An excerpt from the chat follows: RockConfidential.com: Ozzy announced on this tour that he'd be retiring from Ozzfest and only doing select shows in the future. What do you think about that? Zakk Wylde: "I always ...

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Vocalist ANDREW FREEMAN To Join ACOUSTIC OUTCAST Tour For One Show

George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB) vocalist Andrew Freeman will be joining the Acoustic Outcast tour, featuring DOKKEN frontman Don Dokken and ex-BATON ROUGE singer Kelly Keeling (both of whom have also previously played with Lynch), for one show on Friday, October 7 at The Mystic Theatre in Petaluma, California. Andrew is also involved with Rev ...

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BLOCKK 16 To Support Y&T On East Coast Tour

Legendary rockers Y&T will embark on a mini-tour of the East Coast in late September with support from Rick Skatore's (24-7 SPYZ) BLOCKK 16. The BLOCKK lineup will consist of Skatore on bass, Andrew Freeman (GEORGE LYNCH, BLACK SYMPHONY) on guitars, Ray Freeman Jr. on vocals and Shawn Vickers (TUBE FREEKS, MARIAH) on second guitar. ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's NIKKI SIXX Launches 'Running Wild In The Night'

MÖTLEY CRÜE founder and bassist Nikki Sixx knows first-hand what it's like to have to fend for yourself on the streets, which is why he has launched "Running Wild in the Night", a fundraising initiative for Covenant House. Covenant House provides services in 21 cities, 15 in the U.S., to homeless and runaway youth, including ...

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IRON MAIDEN Inducted Into HOLLYWOOD ROCKWALK: Photos Available

IRON MAIDEN were officially inducted into Guitar Center's Hollywood RockWalk Friday evening (August 19). Band members added their handprints — with a fake skeleton hand to stand in for their album cover skeleton mascot, "Eddie" — to the sidewalk gallery outside the Guitar Center on Sunset Boulevard, according to the Associated Press. Check out pictures ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE: 'I Have Never Been Prouder Of MEGADETH'

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has posted the following message in the "Forums" section of the band's official web site: "As we pass the halfway point of Gigantour and the last dates are being secured for the 'Blackmail The Universe' tour for 'The System Has Failed', I am very satisfied to say that this last year ...

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TED NUGENT Readying Next Reality Show

Launch Radio Networks reports: Ted Nugent is preparing to shoot the third season of his reality show — which ran for two years on VH1 as "Surviving Nugent" — and will now move to the Outdoor Life Network as "Wanted: Ted Or Alive". Nugent will take contestants to his property near Jackson, Michigan, in September ...

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