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RATT Guitarist Performs With CAMP FREDDY IN Las Vegas

RATT guitarist Warren DiMartini joined CAMP FREDDY onstage at The Palms in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday (Dec. 4) for a rendition of RATT's "Round and Round", with Mark McGrath (SUGAR RAY) handling lead vocals. Commented CAMP FREDDY guitarist Dave Navarro (ex-JANE'S ADDICTION): "Warren and I actually figured out the harmony solo parts and it ...

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DANKO JONES To Release New Album, Embark On European Tour

Canadian power trio DANKO JONES will release their new album, "Sleep Is the Enemy", on February 20, 2006. The complete track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Sticky Situation 02. Baby Hates Me 03. Don't Fall In Love 04. She's Drugs 05. The Finger 06. First Date 07. Invisible 08. Natural Tan 09. ...

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DROWNING POOL: New Tour Dates Announced

Texas-based metallers DROWNING POOL have lined up the following dates during December: Dec. 08 - The Pearl Room - Mokena, IL Dec. 09 - Pierre's - Ft. Wayne, IN Dec. 10 - 3rd Street Live - Cedar Rapids, IA Dec. 11 - Machine Shop - Flint, MI Dec. 12 - Planet Rock - Battle Creek, ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO To Undergo Back Surgery On Monday

Former PANTERA/current SUPERJOINT RITUAL frontman Philip Anselmo is scheduled to undergo back surgery on Monday, November 21. If all goes well, Anselmo will be in the hospital for no more than three days before being allowed to return home for a longer period of recuperation. In an interview with Hard Radio conducted a couple of ...

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KRUNK: SCORPIONS Drummer's Side Project To Release New Album

KRUNK, the long-running side project of Eighties drum legend James Kottak (SCORPIONS, ex-KINGDOM COME) and his wife Athena Lee (sister of MÖTLEY CRÜE's Tommy Lee), have completed work on their new studio album, entitled "Therupy". The band, who describe their sound as "CHEAP TRICK meets GREEN DAY, on a bad day," will issue the CD ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Win Polar Music Prize

CBC Arts is reporting that LED ZEPPELIN and Russian conductor Valery Gergiev have been named the 2006 winners of the Polar Music Prize in Stockholm. Founded in 1989 by the Royal Swedish Academy of Music and Stig Anderson, manager of Swedish pop group ABBA, the annual prize honors one pop and one classical artist for ...

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EVANESCENCE Guitarist Remixes Track For Boxing World Champion

Little Rock, AR-based Official 1 Records has enlisted EVANESCENCE guitarist John LeCompt and Phil Tayler, frontman for alternative rock band FUTURE LEADERS OF THE WORLD, to remix a track inspired by Arkansas' world-champion boxer Jermain Taylor as he prepares to defend his belt against ex-champ, Bernard Hopkins. "I hadn't worked on a hip-hop project before," ...

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ROBERT FLYNN Says Collaboration With KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Frontman Is 'Ebony And Ivory' Of Metal

Austin Powell of The Daily Texan recently conducted an interview with MACHINE HEAD frontman Robert Flynn about Robert's contributions to the ROADRUNNER UNITED "The All-Star Sessions" CD, a collection of original tracks that are collaborations between numerous Roadrunner Records stars. The short question-and-answer session follows: Daily Texan: Jeff Waters (guitarist for ANNIHILATOR and ...

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DROWNING POOL Drummer Offers Update On New Album

DROWNING POOL drummer Mike Luce has issued the following update on the band's current activities: "As you may or may not know, DROWNING POOL is hard at work here in Dallas putting together the 'demos' for the next record — THE RECORD! "In case you're not privy to the process of 'demo-ing'... please, allow me. ...

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Roadrunner United: The All-Star Sessions - VARIOUS ARTISTS

You have to give a project like this credit for sheer balls alone, not to mention the amount of frequent-flyer miles annihilated in the name of tribute. Four "team captains" — ex-FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares, MACHINE HEAD mainman Robert Flynn, SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison and TRIVIUM frontman Matthew K. Heafy — assembled core bands ...

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DINO CAZARES Discusses New Project, Says He Is Open To Playing With BURTON C. BELL

Sweden's Close-Up magazine recently spoke to the four ROADRUNNER UNITED team captains Dino Cazares (ASESINO, ex-FEAR FACTORY, BRUJERIA), Joey Jordison (SLIPKNOT), Robert Flynn (MACHINE HEAD) and Matthew Heafy (TRIVIUM). In addition, Roadrunner Records Senior Director of A&R Monte Conner gives his input on the gigantic project. Following are some excerpts from the article. Cazarez on ...

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SCOTT WEILAND, JERRY CANTRELL Jam With CAMP FREDDY: Photos Available

Scott Weiland (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-STONE TEMPLE PILOTS), Jerry Cantrell (ex-ALICE IN CHAINS) and Billy Duffy (ex-THE CULT) were among the musicians that joined CAMP FREDDY on stage during their appearance at Hangar 8 in Santa Monica, California Wednesday night (Oct. 19) for a Sundance Channel launch party of their new TV series, "Iconoclasts". Check out ...

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DROWNING POOL To Rock The Persian Gulf

DROWNING POOL will be shipping off to the Persian Gulf at the end of October to rock for the troops. Immediately following their Persian Gulf excursion, they will be doing a couple of one-off shows. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Nov. 05 - National Orange Show - San Bernardino, CA (w/ NONPOINT, THE ...

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