Guns N' Roses Secret Bar Gig- Black Label Society Virus Warning- Chiodos Find New Singer?- Sass Denies Aerosmith Gig- Peter Gabriel Wont Rock Hall and lots more
Zakk Wylde's Black Label Society had this warning for fans on their official Myspace: This is just a warning. If you are a member of this unofficial fan run site: http://electrichellfireproductions.ning.com/ Be VERY careful. A lot of BLS family members have gotten BAD and GNARLY viruses that have wiped out their computers via emails and file transfers via Yahoo AIM from one of the admins, including our own web warden. Never accept any emails from people you don't know. Hope this doesn't happen to anyone else.
Blogger Justin Goldberg claims to have exclusively revealed Chiodos new singer as Brandon Bolmer of the band Yesterdays Rising. Goldberg says that the new lineup will debut at Bamboozle left. more
Sass Jordan has dismissed reports suggesting she'll replace Steven Tyler in Aerosmith, but confesses it would be a "cool" gig. Internet gossip suggested the singer/songwriter, who is a judge on TV talent show "Canadian Idol", has been in talks with Tyler's bandmates with a view to join them for recording and touring commitments while the frontman is on hiatus. more
When Genesis gets inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next month, founding member Peter Gabriel won't be there. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame president Joel Peresman said in a statement Thursday that Gabriel says he has a scheduling conflict with his tour that begins in Europe. more
Paul Rogers has revealed he recently jammed with Fleetwood Mac veterans Mick Fleetwood and John McVie. He says: "What we did was just play a lot of blues. I'm a big fan of Peter Green's Mac - I used to stand in awe in blues clubs around England. They're my heroes. It's fun to do these things and see where they take you. That's not to say we're getting a band together – but who knows." more
California Metalfest IV will take place May 15th and 16th at The Fox Theatre and The Glasshouse in Pomona, CA. This year will see the return of Fear Factory, who will headline day one, and Bleeding Through headlining day two. more
The White Stripes will be premiering footage of their song "Dead Leaves And The Dirty Ground" from the band's 10th Anniversary show, as featured in their live DVD Under Nova Scotian Lights, available exclusively in the limited edition box set. Fans worldwide can check out this exclusive footage through AOL Spinner starting at 11am EST.
Richard Delvy, a pioneering surf-rock drummer, composer, arranger, publisher and producer, died February 6 at West Hills Hospital in California after a long illness. He was 67. more
Wednesday 13 says he and Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison are thinking about reforming the Murderdolls. more
There have been a couple changes to Ozzy Osbourne's book tour. Here are the updates: February 21 - Book Passage - 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA - Time Is Now 3PM Not 1PM and Miami Event Has Been Changed To February 26 at BARNES & NOBLE 11380 Legacy Avenue (PGA Blvd.) Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 6:00pm
Sevendust have confirmed April 20th as the release date for their new album, Cold Day Memory. more
Dragonforce have announced that their first two studio albums "Valley of the Damned" and "Sonic Firestorm" will be re-issued on February 23rd via Spinefarm Records. Both titles will now be available with updated packaging and bonus audio/DVD content, some of it exclusive to these releases. more
Ben Folds is hitting the road this spring for a string of solo dates. Grab em here
Muse are now spinning 45 second clips of the three new b-sides for Resistance are now available to listen to on the muse.mu media player more
Following an already soldout east coast preview this March, Coheed & Cambria will take to the road for a more extensive and high-profile U.S. tour in support of its forthcoming studio album, Year of the Black Rainbow. more
A restraining order prohibiting Courtney Love from contacting her daughter with late Nirvana legend Kurt Cobain has reportedly been extended until April. more
Why the labels blame their woes on downloaders, Apple's iTunes Music Store on Thursday launched "Countdown to 10 Billion Songs," and is planning to give away a $10,000 iTunes gift card to the customer who buys the song that turns the counter to eleven digits. more
Of Mice & Men singer Austin Carlile has revealed that he will miss the group's upcoming tour for health reasons. more
Scar Symmetry has been added to an upcoming North American tour with Hypocrisy, Hate, Blackguard, and Swashbuckle more
Metal Underground had this rumor: Will Haven is reportedly recording a new album with their original singer, Grady. more
Paul Weller, former frontman of seminal UK outfit The Jam, has detailed his upcoming tenth solo LP. The record is titled Wake Up the Nation and is due out April 5, 2010 through Island Records in the UK. Did someone say special guests?
Google has shut down a number of popular MP3 blogs without warning, after claiming they violated copyright law. Hosted on Google's Blogger and Blogspot services, sites such as Pop Tarts Suck Toasted, I Rock Cleveland, Masala and It's A Rap were deleted, with owners now left in the dark on what they have done wrong. more
Glastonbury Festival has been given the go-ahead to continue for the next six years. more -