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KIRK HAMMETT, ULI JON ROTH On 'That Metal Show' Season Premiere; Entire Episode Available

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett and legendary axeman Uli Jon Roth (ex-SCORPIONS) were the featured guests on the premiere episode of the seventh season of VH1 Classic's "That Metal Show", which premiered this past Saturday, March 19 at 11 p.m. ET/PT. During his appearance on the program, Hammett talked about the "Big Four" tour featuring performances ...

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MATT SORUM Completes Mixing New CHERIE CURRIE Album

Matt Sorum's (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES) has completed mixing the new new album from ex-RUNAWAYS singer Cherie Currie. VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash, bassist Duff McKagan and SMASHING PUMPKINS mainman Billy Corgan are among the guests who appear on the CD. Tentatively due out later this year, the record was produced by Sorum, who told ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Joined On Stage By Ex-RUNAWAYS Singer (Video)

Former RUNAWAYS singer Cherie Currie and Paul Inder — son of MOTÖRHEAD icon Lemmy — joined MOTÖRHEAD on stage last night (Friday, March 11) at Club Nokia in Los Angeles for a performance of the MOTÖRHEAD classic "Killed By Death". In addition, MOTÖRHEAD guitarist Phil Campbell made an appearance on stage during support act CLUTCH's ...

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CHERIE CURRIE's New Album To Feature SLASH, DUFF MCKAGAN, BILLY CORGAN

VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Matt Sorum is putting the finishing touches on the new album from Cherie Currie (THE RUNAWAYS), tentatively due later this year. The CD will feature additional contributions from Nick Maybury (PERRY FARRELL, MINK) and Grant Fitzpatrick (MINK) and is described by Sorum as "a great representation of Cherie's voice." He ...

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MATT SORUM Putting Finishing Touches On CHERIE CURRIE's Comeback Album

VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Matt Sorum is putting the finishing touches on the new album from Cherie Currie (THE RUNAWAYS), tentatively due next spring. The CD will feature additional contributions from Nick Maybury (PERRY FARRELL, MINK) and Grant Fitzpatrick (MINK) and is described by Sorum as "a very rock and roll record" featuring "great ...

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MATT SORUM Working On CHERIE CURRIE's Comeback Album

VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Matt Sorum is working on the new album from Cherie Currie (THE RUNAWAYS), tentatively due next spring. The CD will feature additional contributions from Nick Maybury (PERRY FARRELL, MINK) and Grant Fitzpatrick (MINK) and is described by Sorum as "a very rock and roll record" featuring "great tones in a ...

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MATT SORUM, CHERIE CURRIE Interviewed On 98.7 FM (Audio)

At the end of August, VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Matt Sorum and Cherie Currie (THE RUNAWAYS) were interviewed by Kade of the Los Angeles radio station 98.7 FM. You can now listen to the chat in three parts below. Sorum performed with Currie when she supported her former THE RUNAWAYS bandmate Joan Jett and ...

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ALICE COOPER, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION, MATT SORUM Perform At John Varvatos' Anniversary Party

Alice Cooper, ZZ TOP, Matt Sorum (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ROSES, THE CULT) with Cherie Currie (THE RUNAWAYS) and the DARLING STILETTOS, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION and Perry Farrell (JANE'S ADDICTION) are among the artists who performed at the John Varvatos' 10-year anniversary party on Saturday, September 11 at Varvatos' Bowery store (former CBGB location) in ...

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MATT SORUM Performs With CHERIE CURRIE In Costa Mesa (Video)

VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Matt Sorum performed with Cherie Currie when she supported her former THE RUNAWAYS bandmate Joan Jett and THE BLACKHEARTS on August 11 at the Pacific Amphitheater in Costa Mesa, California as part of this year's Orange County Fair. Joining Sorum in Cherie's backing group were Nick Maybury (PERRY FARRELL, MINK), ...

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MATT SORUM To Perform With CHERIE CURRIE In Costa Mesa

VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Matt Sorum will perform with Cherie Currie when she supports her former RUNAWAYS bandmate Joan Jett and THE BLACKHEARTS on August 11 at the Pacific Amphitheater in Costa Mesa, California as part of this year's Orange County Fair. Commented Sorum: "[Cherie] called one day and asked if I would help ...

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LITA FORD Breaks Her Silence About 'The Runaways' Movie

'80s hard rock queen Lita Ford is finally speaking out about the infamous bio-pic on her former band, THE RUNAWAYS, which stars Kristen Stewart as Joan Jett, Dakota Fanning as Cherie Currie, and Scout Taylor Compton as Lita. "Most people would want to be in a movie, but I sure didn't want anything to do ...

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ROCK GONE WILD Festival Changes Location

Rock Gone Wild, America's newest and most diverse rock festival, is on the move — literally. Organizers of the show announced that the Iowa-based, four-day festival is being moved from Freedom Park in Algona to The Diamond Jo Casino in Northwood. "The size of the festival necessitated the change," stated Donnie Frizzell, managing partner of ...

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ROCK GONE WILD Teams Up With VH1 CLASSIC's EDDIE TRUNK

Rock Gone Wild, America's newest and most diverse rock festival, has teamed up with one of rock radio's biggest names to host one of rock's biggest days. Eddie Trunk, the popular host of VH1 Classic's "That Metal Show", will be in Algona for the entire day on August 22 to bring on such classic rock ...

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TWISTED SISTER, SEVENDUST Added To ROCK GONE WILD Festival

TWISTED SISTER and SEVENDUST have been confirmed for Rock Gone Wild, America's newest and most diverse rock festival, set to take place August 20-23 at the Freedom Park Festival Grounds in Algona, Iowa. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: Thursday, August 20: SAXON WARRANT APRIL WINE SAIGON KICK HONEYMOON SUITE TYKETTO BLACK ...

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PRIMAL FEAR, POWERMAN 5000 Confirmed For ROCK GONE WILD

Rock Gone Wild, America's newest and most diverse rock festival, has added two metal bands to its lineup. German power metal specialists PRIMAL FEAR and POWERMAN 5000, a group which features Rob Zombie's brother Spider One in its lineup, will make neck braces and earplugs mandatory during Saturday's show. PRIMAL FEAR will be playing one ...

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HARLOW Confirmed For ROCKLAHOMA Festival

Los Angeles-based band HARLOW has been confirmed for this year's Rocklahoma festival, set to take place July 9-12, 2009 on the Catch The Fever Festival Grounds in Pryor, Oklahoma. HARLOW will perform on Friday, July 10. Also scheduled to appear are KEEL, KIX, GYPSY PISTOLEROS and former SCORPIONS drummer Herman Rarebell's new project HERMAN ZE ...

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HARLOW: 'Now And Then' CD Out Now

Reunited '80s glam band HARLOW has just released its new album, "Now and Then", on Retrospect Records, The CD was mixed by Rae DiLeo (FILTER, HENRY ROLLINS, GRANDMASTER FLASH) and includes seven songs from the 1986 Greenworld Records release "We Do What We Wanna Do" and five new songs. The first single, "Fear on the ...

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Reunited '80s Rockers HARLOW To Play This Year's ROCKLAHOMA

'80s glam band HARLOW are back together after 15 years and are planning on releasing a new record, "Now and Then", in June on Retrospect Records. Currently bassist-less, HARLOW has enlisted a few friends to lay down the bass tracks on the new record, including Steve Priest from THE SWEET and Jeff Pilson from DOKKEN, ...

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