Velvet Revolver Recorded Album With Corey Taylor- Coheed And Cambria's Todd Out On Bail- Minus the Bear Pirate Tour- Mike Portnoy and John Sykes Form Band- more

(CR) Velvet Revolver have an album's worth of material ready to release, with Slipknot's Corey Taylor on vocals. But it's unlikely ever to come out. Blabbermouth report that drummer Matt Sorum has revealed that the band recorded 10 songs with Taylor. more

(BMN) According to BostonHerald.com, Coheed And Cambria bassist Michael Todd was released from jail on Monday (July 25) after posting $25,000 bail. Todd was arrested for armed robbery on July 10 shortly before the band's performance at the Comcast Center in Mansfield, Massachusetts as the support act for SOUNDGARDEN. Todd allegedly walked into a Walgreens in Attleboro, Massachusetts and threatened to blow up the store with what was apparently a fake bomb unless he was given OxyContin.

(The 1st Five) Minus the Bear are celebrating their 10 year anniversary by hitting the road for a string of dates in which they will play their first album, Highly Refined Pirates, in its entirety, and new songs as well. more

(SRX) Gotthard will release the long-since announced live album entitled 'Homegrown - Alive In Lugano' on September 30th more

(LG) Lecherous Nocturne vocalist Jason Hohenstein has revealed that the South Carolina-based band recently dismissed him from their line-up. more

(CR) Former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy has teamed up with ex-Whitsnake/Thin Lizzy guitarist John Sykes in a new project. The pair have yet to give the band a name. Nor have they announced who'll be the bassist in what's likely to be a power trio. more

(SRX) Where Angels Suffer, featuring former W.A.S.P. members Chris Holmes and Stet Howland, will be performing dates across the UK and Europe in August and September. more

(SRX) The Riverdogs are set to return with 'World Gone Wild'. The album is slated for release on September 30th through Melodic Rock Record more

On this day in 1970, Jimi Hendrix played in his hometown of Seattle for the last time when he appeared at Sicks' Stadium.

On this day in 1977, Led Zeppelin cut short a U.S. tour after Robert Plant's six year-old-son Karac died unexpectedly of a virus at their home in England.

On this day in 1986, Peter Gabriel went to #1 on the U.S. singles chart with "Sledgehammer," a #4 hit in the U.K.

On this day in 1992, American singer and Motown artist Mary Wells died of cancer aged 49. She had the 1964 U.S. #1 and U.K. #5 single "My Guy', "referred to as the "The First Lady of Motown." Doctors had diagnosed Wells with laryngeal cancer.

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