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NINE INCH NAILS: Tour Dates Announced

NINE INCH NAILS have announced the following dates via their official web site: Mar. 23 - Fresno, CA @ William Saroyan Mar. 24 - Reno, NV @ Reno Hilton Mar. 25 - Davis, CA @ Freeborn Hall at UC Davis Mar. 30 – London, UK @ Astoria Mar. 30 – London, UK @ Astoria May ...

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Is Rock Dead?

Jim Farber of the New York Daily News has issued the following report: "Is rock dead? Not quite. But judging from its performance on the charts — and compared to its biggest bands and trends from a few years ago — it's wheezing. Cast your eye down 2004's Top 10-selling album list and you won't ...

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Former ALICE IN CHAINS, QUEENSRŸCHE, NIRVANA Members To Perform At Tsunami Relief Concert

Former ALICE IN CHAINS members Jerry Cantrell (guitar), Sean Kinney (drums) and Mike Inez (bass), ex-QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Chris DeGarmo, former NIRVANA bassist Krist Novoselic and HEART singer Ann Wilson are among the artists scheduled to perform at the 96.5 K-Rock Tsunami Continued Care Relief Concert on Friday, Febriuary 18 at the Premier Club in Seattle. ...

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NINE INCH NAILS To Headline COACHELLA

NINE INCH NAILS and COLDPLAY will headline the sixth Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 30-May 1 at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, California, according to Billboard.com. The fest will also feature reunion performances by pioneering rock acts GANG OF FOUR, THE COCTEAU TWINS and BAUHAUS, as well as the ...

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TRENT REZNOR Comments On New NINE INCH NAILS Lineup

NINE INCH NAILS mainman Trent Reznor has confirmed the group's new touring lineup as the following: Aaron North (ex-THE ICARUS LINE) – Guitar Jerome Dillon – Drums Jeordie White (A PERFECT CIRCLE, ex-MARILYN MANSON) – Bass Alessandro Cortini - Keyboards Commented Trent, "I am very excited about this and we fucking sound great. I've been ...

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NINE INCH NAILS Announce New Guitarist

According to a posting at The NIN Hotline, NINE INCH NAILS have announced the addition of guitarist Aaron North, formerly of THE ICARUS LINE, to the group's ranks. The rest of NINE INCH NAILS' current touring lineup is believed to include drummer Jerome Dillon, bassist Jeordie White (a.k.a. Twiggy Ramirez, A PERFECT CIRCLE, ...

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NINE INCH NAILS: 'With Teeth' Gets A Release Date

According to a representative at Universal in Sweden, NINE INCH NAILS' new album, "With Teeth", will be released in Europe on May 2 — presumably one day ahead of its North American release date (as is common practice for established international recording artists). As previously reported, "With Teeth" will contain 12 tracks, and is said ...

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HIGH ON FIRE Announce U.S. Headlining Tour

HIGH ON FIRE have announced their first headlining tour of 2005 in support of their forthcoming new album, "Blessed Black Wings". HIGH ON FIRE will kick off a three-week trek beginning February 4 at the Knitting Factory in Los Angeles, CA. The tour is expected to conclude on February 24 in Salt Lake City, UT ...

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HIGH ON FIRE: New Song Available For Download

A brand new HIGH ON FIRE track, entitled "Devilution", has been posted online at this location. "Devilution" comes off the group's third album, "Blessed Black Wings", due on February 1, 2005 via Relapse Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Surrounded By Thieves", "Blessed Black Wings", was recorded with engineer Steve Albini (NIRVANA, NEUROSIS, JESUS ...

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NIRVANA-Inspired Documentary Receives DVD Release

Canadian NIRVANA fan and documentary filmmaker Steven James May has announced the release of his documentary, "The Nevermind Year", on DVD. Told from the perspective of aging NIRVANA fan, "The Nevermind Year" explores the relationship between the suicide of punk-rock icon Kurt Cobain, and May's own quest for fulfillment in his 28th year. The documentary ...

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METALLICA, VAN HALEN, VELVET REVOLVER Featured In GUITAR WORLD Magazine's Anniversary Issue

MediaPost.com is reporting that the 25th anniversary issue of Guitar World magazine will be on newsstands next Tuesday, December 28. The special collector's issue features what the editors are calling "the most spectacular group of guitarists ever assembled" on the cover, including Jimmy Page (LED ZEPPELIN), Joe Perry (AEROSMITH), and Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ...

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KURT COBAIN's Letter To COURTNEY LOVE Sold For $19,000

A never-before-seen letter from NIRVANA frontman Kurt Cobain to his then-wife Courtney Love, written as the doomed rock star was hallucinating on LSD in a British hotel, sold for over $19,000 as part of a sale of rock 'n' roll memorobilia at Christie's on Friday (Dec. 17), according to ABC ePrep. The undated two-page letter, ...

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NIRVANA Fan Bids $7,300 For Plane Ride And Lunch With KRIST NOVOSELIC

An unidentified bidder shelled out $7,300 for a private plane ride and lunch with former NIRVANA bassist Krist Novoselic, according to MTV.com. The auction benefited People for the American Way, a nonprofit political organization dedicated to voter registration and awareness and defending constitutional liberties. Novoselic, who has his own Cessna Skylane jet, will pick up ...

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