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CRADLE OF FILTH Working On 'Faster And Heavier' New Album

Guitarist Paul Allender of British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH has issued the following update: "I'm about half way through writing the material [for the new CRADLE OF FILTH album] and it's turning out just the way I wanted it. I've mentioned to a few people that it's a lot faster and heavier than [2008's ...

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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 Of Ages' Coming To Toronto

According to the Toronto Star, "Rock of Ages" — a stage musical that does with '80s rock anthems what "Mamma Mia!" did with ABBA tunes — will start an open-ended run at the Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in May 2010. The show is propelled by signature '80s rock anthems popularized ...

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RATT, FOREIGNER TO Perform At JACK'S 4TH SHOW

Music Saves Lives, the trusted conduit between music, entertainment and important life-saving causes, has joined forces with Joan Jett in an effort to raise money and awareness of life saving issues. Four winning bidders and their guests will have the opportunity to meet Joan Jett, a force in pop culture, attend the 2009 Jack's 4th ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Frontman Interviewed By TERRORIZER Magazine

Jenn Selby of Terrorizer magazine conducted an interview with vocalist Dani "Filth" Davey of British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH prior to the band's performance at this year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held August 14-16, 2009 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England. Watch the seven-minute chat below. As previously reported, CRADLE OF FILTH ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Frontman Issues Update

Vocalist Dani "Filth" Davey of British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH has posted a lengthy update on the band's MySpace blog. A couple of excerpts from the entry follow below. "The video for 'The Death Of Love' is now finished and [can be viewed below]. The premise for this track is very much ...

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JOHN BONHAM's Gong Sells For $64,000

According to The Pulse of Radio, John Bonham's gong sold for $64,000 on July 6 to an anonymous buyer after failing to sell at auction. LedZeppelinNews.com reported that the gong was consigned by Bonham's sister, singer Deborah Bonham, and their mother, Joan Bonham. The instrument which was used by Bonham onstage, was purchased on July ...

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ACE FREHLEY Celebrates 58th Birthday In Boston; Video Available

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley was presented with a birthday cake (he turned 58 on April 27) during his appearance at the second annual "Supergroup" benefit concert on Sunday, April 26 at Berklee Performance Center in Boston, Massachusetts (see video below). Joining him for the show were Alice Cooper, guitarist Ricky Byrd (ex-JOAN JETT AND ...

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ALICE COOPER, ACE FREHLEY Rehearsing For Tomorrow's 'Supergroup' Benefit Concert

Alice Cooper will headline the second annual "Supergroup" benefit concert tomorrow (Sunday, April 26) at Berklee Performance Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Joining him for the 7:00 p.m. show will be guitarist Ace Frehley (ex-KISS), guitarist Ricky Byrd (ex-JOAN JETT AND THE BLACKHEARTS), drummer Chad Smith (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS), drummer Simon Kirke (ex-BAD COMPANY), guitarist ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: Video Interview With PAUL ALLENDER Available

Dan Olson of JAG-TV, the University of South Alabama's student-run television station, conducted an interview with guitarist Paul Allender of British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH prior to the band's February 20, 2009 concert at Masquerade in Atlanta, Georgia. Watch the chat in two parts below. CRADLE OF FILTH's new album, "Godspeed On The Devil's ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Pulls Out Of Germany's TOMAHAWK Festival

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH have cancelled their appearance at the Tomahawk Festival, set to take place this Saturday, March 28 in Hamm (near Dortmund), Germany. The band says in a statement, "Due to circumstances beyond our control, we have been prevented from performing at the Tomahawk Festival this weekend. Anyone who has already ...

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ALICE COOPER, ACE FREHLEY, CHAD SMITH To Perform At 'Supergroup' Benefit Concert

Alice Cooper will headline the second annual "Supergroup" benefit concert on April 26 at Berklee Performance Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Joining him for the 7:00 p.m. show will be guitarist Ace Frehley (ex-KISS), guitarist Ricky Byrd (ex-JOAN JETT AND THE BLACKHEARTS), drummer Chad Smith (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS), drummer Simon Kirke (ex-BAD COMPANY), guitarist Barry ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: New Video Interview With PAUL ALLENDER Available

Metal Til Death conducted an interview with guitarist Paul Allender of British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH prior to the band's February 26, 2009 concert at Rams Head Live in Baltimore, Maryland. Watch the chat in two parts below. CRADLE OF FILTH's new album, "Godspeed On The Devil's Thunder", entered the German Media Control chart ...

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