System of a Down Reunion- Ozzy World Tour- Sebastian Bach Slams Label Over Axl Rose Track- Alice in Pop Punk Land- Gilby Clark Injury Update and more
TMD is reporting that Ozzy Osbourne plans to set out next year on
Speaking of Ozzy, This latest episode of Talking Metal features an interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomyconducted with Ozzy Osbourne bassist, Rob "Blasko" Nicholson. The episode also includes an interview Victor Ruiz, akaMarsaries2005 from the Talking Metal Forums, conducted with former Vinnie Vincent Invasion and Journey vocalist, Robert Fleischman for the Mars Attacks programThe podcast can be downloaded here
Former Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach has blasted former Atlantic Records artists and repertoire (A&R) man Jason Flom for snubbing a collaboration with the Guns N' Roses frontman - more than 20 years after Bach signed with the label. He says, "We live in a world (where) Van Halen doesn't have a record deal. I mean, Eddie Van Halen doesn't have a f**king record deal." more
Gilby Clarke and his wife Daniella have issued brief updates about how Gilby is doing following a hit and run accident that landed him in the hospital: In a Twitter update, Gilby himself posted, "I still can't stand up, [because] both legs are injured." more. Daniella writes, "Long day! Gilby is doing well - lots of pain. We find out about surgery tomorrow. But all the good wishes make him feel better! Thanks to all of you." more.
Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures In Wonderland is usually associated with psychotropic drugs and psychedelic rock, not pop punk. But that looks like it could change with the soundtrack to Tim Burton's upcoming film adaptation of Alice In Wonderland which features original tunes performed by Avril Lavigne, Franz Ferdinand, Wolfmother, Mark Hoppus and Pete Wentz. more.
New Found Glory and Saves The Day will soon hit the road for an extensive U.S. tour with Hellogoodbye and Fireworks. dates
British actors Cary Elwes, Dean Lennox Kelly, Peter Serafinowicz and Adam Campbell are in negotiations to portray the members of the Fab Four in Robert Zemeckis' "Yellow Submarine" remake. more
Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody has teamed up with R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck, Belle and Sebastian drummer Richard Coburn, Iain Archer and his wife, singer Miriam Kaufman for a brand "country-tinged" new band called Tired Pony. more
Mick Green, lead guitarist for The Pirates, died Monday (January 11) at age 65. No cause of death was given, but Green spent time in hospital last year with a suspected kidney problem. more
Muse will be playing dates in Las Vegas and Mexico City this Spring. The band will play the Mandalay Bay Events Centre in Las Vegas on Saturday 10th April and the Foro Sol in Mexico City on Tuesday 20th April. more
Sick Of It All has announced a number of live dates during the upcoming months. Apart from a few selected headlining shows, the band will be on the road with Dropkick Murphys in January and February 2010, followed by a UK run with AFI more
Cult Of Luna are set to have their first two albums released on vinyl LP for the first time ever. Earache Records will be releasing Cult Of Luna's self-titled debut album and its follow-up, The Beyond, on January 25th on limited edition, double gatefold, coloured vinyl LP more
These Arms Are Snakes, the Seattle based post-hardcore quartet, has announced its breakup. The band, which formed in 2002, had released three albums more
After taking an official break over two years ago, it has now become the reality that Zyklon is no longer a functional band, and thus the decision is made to formally split up the band, instead of just letting it descend into nothingness. As a final release from the band, Candlelight Records will later this year put out a boxset, entitled "The Storm Manifesto", including all three full-length albums with various bonus material. Zyklon played its final show in Tokyo, Japan on the 28th of September 2007.
W.A.S.P. have updated their live schedule with a string of US dates in February/March. more
Of Montreal have announced plans of a forthcoming tour of the US. Beginning in Baltimore, Maryland (January 25), the group will play a hometown show in Athens, Georgia (February 4), before ending in Nashville, Tennessee. more
antiMusic is co-sponsoring a pre-NAMM party in Beverly Hills tonight featuring a headlining performance from The 4 Dudes featuring Billy Sheehan, Ray Luzier of Korn, Rob Marcello of House Of Lords and Happenin Harry. Plus special guests are expected to get up and jam. Immediate support will come from DC4 featuring members of Armored Saint and Dio. Grab all the details here. -