The Doors New Singer- Bret Michaels in Apprentice Finals- Dio Planned Reunion- Chickenfoot- Ozzy Reissues- Marilyn Manson Slasher Movie- Torche Robbed- more

Steelheart vocalist Miljenko Matijevic will be joining Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger of "The Doors" for a US tour as a special guest singer according to this report. No word if the tour will feature other guest singers.

During Sunday night's episode of Celebrity Apprentice Bret Michaels beat out an emotional Sharon Osbourne to face off against actress Holly Robinson Peete for the title and a six figure donation to their charity. Filming of the series took place before Michaels was recently hospitalized. The BBC reports that Michaels will appear in the live finale next Sunday and will also appear on Oprah this Wednesday. more

Ronnie James Dio was planning to reunite his 1970s band Elf before he died, Rock Radio DJ Paul Anthony remembers. "When I interviewed him two weeks before he was diagnosed with cancer, he told me about the possible Elf reunion, a double follow-up to the Dio album Magica, and loads more." more

Chickenfoot has already started work on its sophomore album. They will spend most of September working on the album, then reconvene in late January and early February for "wrap-up sessions," with a spring 2011 release planned, again via Best Buy. more

Keane secured a fourth consecutive number one album in the UK on Sunday with their latest release "Night Train" going straight in at the top of the charts, the Official Charts Company said. more

Ozzy Osbourne is to release 30th anniversary editions of his first two solo albums, 1980's Blizzard Of Ozz and Diary Of A Madman (1981).These are both expected to be out later this year, according to Classic Rock. And, unlike the 2002 versions, they will feature the original contributions from bassist Bob Daisley and drummer Lee Kerslake. more

Marilyn Manson is set to star in a Hollywood retro-slasher movie. The shock rocker is to appear in the film Splatter Sisters alongside his fiancee Evan Rachel Wood, according to NME. It is the first in a planned franchise of sexploitation-serial-killer-slasher-road-movies inspired by horror classics in the 1980s. more

On July 14th, the US nationally syndicated radio show Rockline will be featuring Def Leppard frontman Joe Elliott's side project Down 'N Outz. more

Nevermore will film a video for the song "Emptiness Unobstructed" at their May 18th show at the O2 Academy Islington in London, England. The clip will be directed by Nigel Crane (Paradise Lost).

Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea is auctioning off two 30-minute bass lessons to the highest bidder for charity. Flea will teach the lucky winner the riffs, tricks and techniques that have made him one of the most legendary bassists of all time. Bidding is open now through May 21 at charitybuzz here

Torche's van was broken into Friday night in Chicago, IL (the group is currently on tour with Coheed and Cambria and Circa Survive). Items taken include musical gear, laptops, electronics, and passports. more

Some vintage memorabilia are victims of the flooding in Nashville's Musicians Hall Of Fame And Museum including legendary instruments such as Jimi Hendrix' 1966 Fender, Pete Townshend's guitar from The Who's Quadrophenia tour. more

As Hell Retreats and The Burial will be touring together in June. more

MetalSucks is giving away a free download of Nachtmystium's "Addicts," the title track from their forthcoming album "Addicts: Black Meddle, Pt. II" which will be released on June 8th via Century Media. Get it here

Keith Richards' anticipated autobiography is expected out in October, according to a new interview with the Rolling Stones guitarist. more

Nick Holland, vocalist for Michigan group And Hell Followed With (Earache Records) will apparently be leaving the band for good next month. According to Holland, "I have decided to quit. I'm still in until my last show, which is going to be our CD release at the end of June." more

Liam Gallagher has dismissed rumors that he plans to quit music to concentrate on making movies - insisting his Beatles film project is a one-off more

Every Time I Die will travel to Anchorage, Alaska in December for two shows. more

Helloween has begin work on their next studio album in vocalist Andi Deris' Mi Sueno Studios on the island of Tenerife. Footage from the studio including an update from the band is available here

L.A. radio station KROQ-FM's (106.7) Weenie Roast will include: Sublime With Rome, Stone Temple Pilots, Hole, Silversun Pickups, Devo, Paramore, Deftones, Spoon, Chevelle and more

Lambgoat confirmed that The Faceless bassist Brandon Giffin will be leaving the group after their performance at the California Metalfest on Sunday more

The CMS Radio Network will air the work of Dio from Sunday until 8am Wednesday morning. People can tune in and listen at Cmsradio.net

Metal Injection has the exclusive first look at the upcoming documentary release Marlyand Deathfest: The Movie directed by David Hall. You can watch the first 12 minutes of the documentary, featuring live footage of Hero Destroyed, Triac & Jig Ai more -

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