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QUEEN Guitarist Named University Chancellor

BBC News reports: QUEEN star Brian May has been named as the next chancellor of Liverpool John Moores University. The guitarist will begin the role in February, taking over from former Prime Minister Tony Blair's wife, Cherie. May said he would be celebrating "with a delicious vegetarian roast and a glass of choice ...

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FRANKENSTEIN 3000 Added To NEW YORK DOLLS Dates

East Coast hard rockers FRANKENSTEIN 3000 have been asked to join THE NEW YORK DOLLS on three shows during their upcoming summer tour. The band have been added to the following dates: July 14 - The IMAC Theater, Huntington, NY July 19 - The 9:30 Club, Washington, DC July 20 - The Stone Pony, Asbury ...

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RUNAWAYS Drummer SANDY WEST Succumbs To Lung Cancer

Sandy West, drummer for the influential '70s band THE RUNAWAYS, died Saturday, October 21, 2006 after a long battle with lung cancer. She left an indelible mark on rock music as a founding member of THE RUNAWAYS, which featured fellow rockers Joan Jett, Lita Ford and Cherie Currie, and as a leading inspiration for a ...

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SKID ROW Bassist BOLAN To Perform With FRANKENSTEIN 3000

East Coast hard rock outfit FRANKENSTEIN 3000 will be joined onstage by SKID ROW bassist Rachel Bolan at a T.REX tribute concert scheduled for Thursday, June 1 at Don Hill's in New York City. FRANKENSTEIN 3000 will be performing a mostly original set, adding a handful of covers including "20th Century Boy", the T.REX song ...

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ROYAL ANGUISH To Enter Studio In September

Florida-based extreme metal act ROYAL ANGUISH will enter Razzor Media/Mana Studios on September 2 to begin tracking the follow-up to their EP, "Tales of Sullen Eyes". The as-yet-untitled full-length CD will be co-engineered by Shawn "Sol-Sangraal" Ohtani (MALEVOLENT CREATION, HATE ETERNAL, SOILENT GREEN) and Johnny Nunn (YETI, ANDY MOORE, UNDEROATH) and is scheduled for release ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH, ARCH ENEMY: More Tour Dates Released

More dates have been released for the fall 2004 edition of the "Headbanger's Ball" tour, featuring headliners CRADLE OF FILTH alongside openers ARCH ENEMY, BLEEDING THROUGH and HIMSA. The details are as follows: Nov. 04 - Starland Ballroom - Sayreville, NJ Nov. 05 - Electric Factory - Philadelphia, PA Nov. 06 - The Palladium - ...

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Report: Goth Style Is Out At Wichita Middle School

The Associated Press is reporting that students at Wilbur Middle School in Wichita, KS who like the Goth look will have to rethink their clothing this year. Principal Cherie Crain announced last week that the black lipstick, eye shadow, nail polish and hair dye of the so-called Goth style, can't be combined with all-black clothing ...

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Archive News May 05, 2001

More information has surfaced regarding the upcoming benefit show for TESTAMENT vocalist Chuck Billy, who was recently diagnosed with cancer. According to benefit organizer and Chuck's roommate Walter Morgan, the following artists/musicians have agreed to take part in the event, which will be tentatively taking place in San Francisco, California during the first week of ...

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