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Sebastian Bach Denies Celeb Rehab Report- Aerosmith's Joe Perry Solo Plans- Journey Priest Fest- Linkin Park Score Film- Euro Pearl Jam and more


04/28/2009
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(antiMusic) Sebastian Bach is "not" appearing in the third season of VH1's Celebrity Rehab. He said in part about reports that he would be part of the show, "I have no idea where these lies come from. But they are all completely untrue articles, made up of lies, written by liars." more

Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry is apparently working on a solo CD right now according to this report. As for the new Aerosmith CD? That is anyone's guess, perhaps they haven't lined up the right songwriters yet?

The New York Dolls have confirmed that they will perform songs from their highly anticipated new album 'Cause I Sez So on the popular British music TV show "Later with Jools Holland". The show will be aired live on Tuesday May 12th at 10pm on BBC2 television, followed by a pre-recorded edition of the show aired on Friday May 15th at 11:35pm.

MGMT have announced that they have settled their dispute with France's Union For A Popular Movement (UPM) party after it allegedly used their song 'Kids' without their permission. French President Nicolas Sarkozy's party has reportedly agreed to give the band a settlement fee, which MGMT intend to donate to an artists' rights organization. more

FMQB Productions and Reprise Records present Inside Green Day: 21st Century Breakdown, a one-hour world radio premiere special airing on stations across the country between May 4 15. All week, FMQB.com will be presenting exclusive excerpts from the special. more

Linkin Park have let it be known that they're working on the score to director Michael Bay's sequel to Transformers, the sure-to-be bigger, louder, faster Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen. more. They still let Michael Bay make movies?

Pearl Jam have announced a four-date European tour. The band will play shows in the UK, Germany and the Netherlands this summer.more

Guitar legend Joe Satriani (Chickenfoot) will be featured guest on Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson's BBC 6 Music Friday Rock Show on Friday, May 15thmore

Derek Johnson, who worked on NME from 1957-86, has passed away aged 81.more

Robin Trower will be releasing a new studio album, 'What Lies Beneath', on July 14th. Consisting of 11 tracks, produced by Livingston Brown, the album features Trower on all vocalsmore

After nearly four years and two releases together, Damiera and Equal Vision Recordshave decided to part ways. We are going to spend much of this summer working on our next album, with a planned release in 2010.more

Herod will release an EP titled "Curse of the King" in June via Dark Harvest Records. The effort is the band's first new material in three years and is comprised of four new tracks in addition to a cover.more

Boston thrashers, Ravage, will be performing a special free show in New York City at The Lit Lounge on Monday May 4th.more

The Moondance Jam has announced the final line-up for this year's Jam. 15 bands, including headliners Journey, Judas Priest and Yes, will all appear at the festival slated for July 15-18 at the festival grounds in Walker, Minnesota.more

Norwegian black metal band, Mayhem, has canceled their upcoming tour dates in Mexico. The band comments on the cancellation: 'Mayhem are sorry to inform you that the shows we had scheduled for 1-3 of May in Mexico are unfortunately canceled.' 'Due to the recent outbreak of swine flu in Mexico the shows had to be postponed."more

USA Today is reporting that Verizon and Apple are discussing the possible development of an iPhone for Verizon, with the goal of introducing it next year, people familiar with the situation say.more

Tori Amos has postponed her London show at the Savoy Theatre tonight (April 27) due to illness.more

Bruce Kulick (KISS, Grand Funk Railroad) is offering a limited-edition EP of tracks from his forthcoming "BK3" CD for sale through his web site, www.kulick.net. The three-song disc was created especially for Kulick's recently completed Australian guitar clinic tourmore

As his first solo album, "WANDERlust," takes flight thanks to the hit singles "Love Remains the Same" and "Forever You May Run," Gavin Rossdale is already plotting his next recording project.more

Cliveaid, the organization which was set up in 2004 as a fund-raising event for former Iron Maiden drummer Clive Burr who suffers from MS, will host its first concert of 2009 on May 30 at The Asylum in Birgmingham, England. See who is playing here

Corey Taylor And The Junk Beer Kidnap Band, featuring Slipknot/Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor, performed a "secret show" this past Friday, April 24 at People's Court in Des Moines, Iowa. Blabbermouth has some video here

Rhino Bucket are offering a bonus track to fans who pre-ordered the group's new CD. details

Moonspell have canceled their upcoming shows in Belarus. The band comments on the cancellation: "the truck with ALL of our tour equipment was held due to a bureaucratic detail in the border made all our efforts worthless."more

Graffiti artists have been asked to spray paint a history of the Royal Albert Hall onto its internal walls. An underground floor of the London venue will be covered with murals of performers like Jimi Hendrix, Pavarotti and Frank Sinatra. more

Oscar and Grammy-winning singer Jennifer Hudson has given her first hometown concert since her mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew were murdered in Chicago last year.more

Daughters is heading into the studio in April to record their next full length for Hydra Head. In the meantime Sargent House has re-issued the band's self-titled EP from 2002, which has been out of print since 2003.more

MySpace Music announces the exclusive premiere of the brand new album from NOFX titled "Coaster". Steam the new album in its entirety for free here

The first single off of Dredg's upcoming album The Pariah, The Parrot, The Delusion is now streaming on Myspace. The Pariah, The Parrot, The Delusion will be out June 9th

Fearless Records is excited to announce the signing of Breathe Carolina. The group will be on Warped Tour the entire summer. They is currently in the studio with producers Mike Green (Paramore, The Higher, Set Your Goals) and Matt Squire (3Oh!3, Panic at The Disco, The Used). The album is set to release in September on Fearless Records.

Grenada has barred a Jamaican rapper from performing because of his raunchy lyrics, a government official said Sunday. Vybz Kartel, whose real name is Adija Palmer, was forced to cancel a May 2 concert planned to coincide with the local launch of his line of condoms, brand-named "Daggering," that are already being marketed in Jamaica.more

Aerosmith Dude Looks Like A Lady: Aerosmith's Tom Hamilton was at the House of Blues in Boston Saturday rehearsing for his upcoming Banned in Boston performance of 'I Touched Michelle', a takeoff on Katy Perry's single 'I Kissed a Girl'. Hamilton is always happy to dress in drag for the Urban Improv comedians who write the annual benefit show. more

Gibson.com has Posted their list of 10 Songs Inspired By Baseball. Curiously absent is Meatloaf's "Paradise By The Dashboard Light". On the other hand, the whole baseball part of that song was really a euphemism for the international pastime! Read the Gibson.com feature

Bullet For My Valentine have canceled their rescheduled show in Moscow, Russia - originally moved from April 20th to June 25th and their June 27th show at the Tuska Festival in Helsinki, Finland "due to recording commitments". more

Carl Barat, members of Babyshambles and The La's frontman Lee Mavers were all involved in a one-off, secret gig at London's Camden Crawl early Sunday morning (April 26). more

Chicago's 88 Fingers Louie have announced a reunion show on August 15th in Chicago at the Bottom Lounge. more

In today's frivolous rock star news: Jon Bon Jovi joked his marriage to Dorothea Hurley has survived for almost two decades because he lives in fear of upsetting his spouse. When asked about the secret to a successful marriage, Jon replied: 'Let's get that right here, right now. I'm afraid of my wife.' more

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