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SIX FEET UNDER Frontman's 'Awesome Day Of Racing'

SIX FEET UNDER frontman Chris Barnes has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "[Check out a] a clip of myself and my driving instructor Patrick Wallis of Wallis Racing showing me a few pointers on SCCA/Grand Prix Racing. The car being tested is my 350 hp mini-Cooper. My best ...

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FOZZY Frontman Schedules CD-Signing Session In Australia

FOZZY frontman Chris Jericho (of WWE wrestling fame) will be conducting a CD-signing session at Utopia Records in George St Sydney, Australia on Saturday, April 9. This will take place at 1:00 p.m. prior to the WWE event in Sydney. FOZZY's third album, "All That Remains", was released in January via SPV Records. A video ...

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'Ramones Raw' Wins At Inaugural MUSIC DVD AWARDS

Executive producer Marky Ramone and producer/director John Cafiero have received further honors for their achievements as the definitive RAMONES DVD, "Ramones Raw", has been awarded for "Best Special Features/Bonus Materials" in the first-ever Music DVD Awards. The DVD "Ramones Raw" was previously awarded with gold certification by the RIAA shortly after its Billboard debut at ...

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Former RATT Singer STEPHEN PEARCY To Release 'Fueler' In May

Former RATT singer Stephen Pearcy's second solo CD, "Fueler", has a street release date of May 10 on Cleopatra/Top Fuel Records. This version will be featuring the two new songs "Sinomatic" and "Gamblers & Thieves". Stephen, his RAT BASTARDS, and some surprise special guests will headline the world-famous Whisky a Go-Go on May 20 on ...

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LEGACY Sign With VALHALLA RECORDS

Los Angeles-based hard rock outfit LEGACY, founded by bass ace Marten Andersson (LIZZY BORDEN, GEORGE LYNCH, STARWOOD), has inked a deal with U.K.'s Valhalla Records. The label will re-master and release LEGACY's debut CD with new artwork, bonus tracks as well as future releases through this agreement. Marten Andersson will be starting to work on ...

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NIGHTFALL Part Ways With Drummer, Postpone Greek Tour

Greek metallers NIGHTFALL have been forced to postpone their previously announced Greek tour due to the departure of drummer George Kollias. The band are currently auditioning potential replacements prior to their next scheduled performance on May 14 in Romania. NIGHTFALL's seventh full-length album since 1990, "Lyssa: Rural Gods and Astonishing Punishments" was released earlier this ...

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ONI LOGAN: New Album Details Revealed

According to an update from the Oni Logan Fan Club, singer Oni Logan's (ex-LYNCH MOB) new album, "Stranger in a Foreign Land", will be "pre-released until the end of April." All eleven songs (total time: 46:15 minutes) were written and arranged by Oni. The band lineup for this production is: * Oni Logan - Lead ...

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GREG LEON Returns To Take Care Of 'Unfinished Business'

Southern California guitar legend Greg Leon (ex-DOKKEN, QUIET RIOT) has just issued his first album since 1997's "Wishing Well", appropriately titled "Unfinished Business", while also reviving his old band moniker, THE GREG LEON INVASION. The original INVASION, formed out of the ashes of SUITE 19, featuring a pre-MÖTLEY CRÜE Tommy Lee on drums, was one ...

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STEPHEN PEARCY's MICKEY RATT CD Pulled; Artwork Changes Planned

According to a post on former RATT singer Stephen Pearcy's web site, the previously released "Mickey Ratt; The Best Of" CD/DVD, featuring re-recorded RATT songs with the help of such guest musicians as guitarists George Lynch (ex-DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB) and Tracii Guns (L.A. GUNS, BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION), has been pulled. "There will be some changes ...

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STARBREAKER: 'Lies' Video Posted Online

STARBREAKER, the new project featuring TNT frontman Tony Harnell, have posted their video for the track "Lies" at Frontiers.it (MPG file, 30 MB). "Lies" comes off the group's self-titled debut album, due on March 21 via Frontiers Records. Joining Harnell in STARBREAKER's lineup is Magnus Karlsson, the Swedish guitar master who revealed himself ...

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AGENT STEEL: European Tour Dates Announced

California-based metallers AGENT STEEL have posted the following message on their official web site: "First of all; We’d like to thank everyone that came out to the live show in San Diego at Blue Meannie earlier this month; highlights included George Robb (original bassist on 'Skeptics Apocalypse') joined us for the anthem 'Agents of Steel' ...

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3 INCHES OF BLOOD To Open For MOTÖRHEAD, C.O.C. in Canada

Canadian metallers 3 INCHES OF BLOOD have been confirmed to support MOTÖRHEAD and CORROSION OF CONFORMITY at the following Canadian dates: Apr. 14 - Commodore Ballroom - Vancouver, BC Apr. 15 - Prince George Multiplex - Prince George, BC Apr. 17 - Whiskey, The - Calgary, ALB Apr. 18 - Red's Entertainment Complex - Edmonton, ...

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TURBONEGRO To Release New Album In May

Norway's TURBONEGRO will release their new album, "Party Animals", throughout Europe on May 9. "Party Animals" is the follow-up to 2003's "Scandinavian Leather", and is produced by Steve McDonald, known for his work with THE WHITE STRIPES, BECK and REDD KROSS. "We've got 11 hits, all of them beautifully negative switchblade serenades," says guitarist Euroboy. ...

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IVORY KNIGHT To Open For SONATA ARCTICA In Ottawa

Classic heavy metal band IVORY KNIGHT have been confirmed as the support act for Finnish power metallers SONATA ARCTICA on April 15 at Barrymore’s Music Hall in Ottawa, Canada. IVORY KNIGHT's second full-length album, titled "Unconscience", was released in mid-January. The CD was mixed and mastered by the Jeff Waters of ANNIHILATOR, and features artwork ...

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Former HALFORD Bassist Launches 'Brutal' New Project

Former HALFORD/TWO bassist Ray Riendeau has started a new band with drummer Clancy McCarthy (LYNCH MOB) and bassist Lance Grant, both formerly of DISLOCATED STYLES. Dubbed BRUTALITY, the group's music is said to be — as the name suggests — "very brutal," according to Riendeau. Ray will be playing guitar in the new project, which ...

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Former NILE Bassist Explains His Departure

Former NILE bassist Jon Vesano has issued a statement explaining his departure from the group. It reads as follows: "I'm sure you're probably getting a trickle of information on what is going on. "I have decided to depart NILE for several reasons being personal and business related. There were some opportunities presented to me that ...

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HENRY ROLLINS To Appear In MINUTEMEN Documentary

Henry Rollins and FUGAZI's Ian MacKaye are among the musicians that were interviewed for the the new documentary "We Jam Econo - The Story of the Minutemen" chronicling the MINUTEMEN's world from their birth in 1980 through singer/guitarist D. Boon's tragic death in 1985, according to Billboard.com. "We Jam Econo" premieres Feb. 25 at San ...

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New York KISS EXPO Details Revealed

The 19th Annual New York KISS Expo and Hard Rock Collectors Convention will take place on Saturday, May 14, 2005, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Secaucus New Jersey. Scheduled guests so far include: * KISS merchandise designer/artist and Official KISS Magazine writer/designer/photographer Christopher Franchi * Former wife of original KISS drummer, Lydia Criss, promoting ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Talks About Upcoming RUSH Tribute Album

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach is among the musicians appearing on the upcoming RUSH tribute album, "Subdivisions", due on March 15 via Magna Carta Records. The CD, which features pre-mix editing by longtime RUSH producer Terry Brown, contains artwork by Hugh Syme. A complete list of the musicians that perform on the album can ...

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