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Endgame - SOULSCAR

Don't call Andrew Staehling a control freak. He just happens to know what's best for his "band" SOULSCAR. On "Endgame", the project's third full-length release, Staehling contributes vocals, guitars, bass and keys, not to mention producing the album. Although other musicians do contribute vocals and solos on the album, "Endgame" is unquestionably Staehling's baby. As ...

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FIFTH ANGEL Members Discuss Early Years, Possibility Of Reunion

Seattle metal historian Brian Heaton — the curator of BreakdownRoom.net, a database of Seattle rockers' QUEENSRŸCHE's live concert history, and the man behind FifthAngel.net, the unofficial home to all information regarding the Seattle metal band FIFTH ANGEL — recently conducted an interview with FIFTH ANGEL bassist John Macko and guitarist Kendall Bechtel. A couple of ...

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Report: MÖTLEY CRÜE Has Survived In Spite Of Itself

Adam Williams of PopMatters.com reports: MÖTLEY CRÜE's 2005-6 global extravaganza traversed the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, Japan, and Mexico; packed venues large and small; and generated massive stacks of money. Most importantly, though, the tour was a powerful statement made in the face of increasingly fickle music industry moguls: artists may come ...

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12 People Arrested During Saturday's OZZFEST

Janesville Gazette reports that authorities arrested 12 people on state charges at Saturday's (July 22) Ozzfest, an all-day heavy-metal music festival at Alpine Valley Music Theater in East Troy, Wisconsin. Five people were charged with disorderly conduct, two with battery and two for trespassing. Individuals were also charged with possession of cocaine, bail ...

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AUDIOSLAVE Bassist Says Recording New Album Was A 'Revelation'

Launch Radio Networks reports: AUDIOSLAVE began recording its upcoming third album, "Revelations", almost as soon as it came off the road last winter after touring behind 2005's "Out of Exile". Bassist Tim Commerford told Launch he was initially uncertain about heading into the studio so quickly, but would love to work that way again. "I'm ...

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WARRANT's JERRY DIXON To Be Interviewed On KNAC.COM's 'WildSide'

WARRANT bassist Jerry Dixon is scheduled to do a phone-in interview on KNAC.COM's "WildSide" with host Diana DeVille on Saturday, July 22 at 4:00 p.m. PST. Dixon will be discussing WARRANT's latest album "Born Again" as well as their upcoming tour that starts on July 21 at West Bend, Wisconsin. As previously reported, WARRANT's video ...

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WARRANT: Tour Dates Announced

'80s hard rockers WARRANT have lined up the following dates during the coming months: Jul. 21 - West Bend, WI @ Jug's Hitching Post Jul. 22 - Evansville, WI @ Level 8 Jul. 23 - Cadott, WI @ Rock Fest Jul. 28 - Anaheim, CA @ The Grove Of Anaheim (w /SKID ROW) Aug. 04 ...

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Misery Speaks - MISERY SPEAKS

Finding yet another way to work "misery" into a band name, Germany's MISERY SPEAKS lands its Alveran debut (after the independently released full-length "Things Fall Apart" and "Demo 2005" disc) and should make a medium-sized splash in scene waters with this self-titled album. The album's fundamental metalcore approach is injected with a healthy dose of ...

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JANI LANE: More Solo Tour Dates Announced

Former WARRANT frontman Jani Lane has announced the following solo dates: Jun. 27 - Soft Rock Cafe - Dayton, OH Jun. 29 - Jaycee's Festival - Hobart, IN Jun. 30 - Alrosa Villa - Columbus, OH Jul. 01 - Annie’s Outdoor Pavilion - Cincinnati, OH Jul. 02 - Rhythm House Cafe - Bridgeville, PA Jul. ...

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WARRANT: 'Born Again' To Receive U.S. Release In July

Deadline Music will release the new album multi-platinum rockers WARRANT, entitled "Born Again", on July 11. This long-awaited collection features the band's first new material in nearly 10 years, including thirteen blistering solid rock tracks produced by Pat Regan, who has worked with KISS, DEEP PURPLE and MR. BIG, just to name a few. Founding ...

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VINCE NEIL's Son To Appear On MÖTLEY CRÜE Tribute Album

Versailles Records has announced the inclusion of Jizzy Pearl (LOVE/HATE, RATT), Phil Lewis (L.A. GUNS), Erik Turner (WARRANT), Frankie Banali (QUIET RIOT), Keri Kelli (SLASH'S SNAKEPIT, RATT, WARRANT, SKID ROW, ADLER'S APPETITE), and the ROCK N' ROLL JUNKIES (featuring Vince Neil Wharton — son of MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil — on vocals) to the ...

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FUNNY MONEY Working With Producer BEAU HILL

Maryland rockers FUNNY MONEY, featuring KIX frontman Steve Whiteman and drummer Jimmy Chalfant, have finished recording their as-yet-untitled new CD, which will contain thirteen tracks of "their best music ever," according to a press release. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "1,000 Thank-Yous", "By The Balls", "Hot On Your Heels", "Little By Little", ...

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PAPA ROACH Confirmed For Wisconsin's ROCK FEST

PAPA ROACH have been confirmed have been confirmed for Rock Fest 2006, set to take place July 20-23 in Cadott, Wisconsin. The festival lineup is now shaping up as follows: Thursday, July 20: JOHN WAITE GRAND FUNK RAILROAD KANSAS SAMMY HAGAR & THE WABOS (w/ VAN HALEN's Michael Anthony) Friday, July 21: SAVOY BROWN SEVEN ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Confirmed For Wisconsin's ROCK FEST

MÖTLEY CRÜE have been confirmed for Rock Fest 2006, set to take place July 20-23 in Cadott, Wisconsin. The festival lineup is now shaping up as follows: Thursday, July 20: 04:30 JOHN WAITE 06:15 GRAND FUNK RAILROAD 08:00 KANSAS 10:00 SAMMY HAGAR & THE WABOS Friday, July 21: 02:15 SAVOY BROWN 04:15 SEVEN MARY THREE ...

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Former WARRANT Frontman To Embark On Solo Tour In May

Former WARRANT frontman Jani Lane is preparing to hit the road with "a new version of JANI LANE'S WARRANT." Lane is currently holding auditions for his backing band. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: May 10 - Long Island, NY - Mulchaey's May 12 - Watertown, NY - Cross Roads Music Theatre May 13 ...

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Vocalist JIZZY PEARL Announces RATT Spring Tour Dates

According to frontman Jizzy Pearl, RATT will be playing at least two shows this spring/summer, including a May 13 date at Win River Casino in Redding, California (on a bill also featuring WARRANT, GREAT WHITE and FIREHOUSE) and a June 17 concert at Kewadin Casino in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Pollstar.com has RATT playing another ...

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