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ESP To Tour Australia In April

ESP (ERIC SINGER PROJECT), the band featuring Bruce Kulick (KISS, GRAND FUNK RAILROAD), Eric Singer (KISS, ALICE COOPER), John Corabi (MÖTLEY CRÜE, RATT) and Chuck Garric (ALICE COOPER, DIO), will be undertaking a short tour of Australia in April. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 19 - The Prince of Wales – Melbourne, AUS Apr. ...

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STEPHEN PEARCY To Team Up With BEAUTIFUL CREATURES For U.K. Tour

Former RATT frontman Stephen Pearcy will be teaming up with BEAUTIFUL CREATURES for a U.K. in April. Pearcy will then continue with more European headlining dates in Italy, Switzerland, Germany and Norway. The details are as follows: STEPHEN PEARCY and BEAUTIFUL CREATURES U.K. tour: Apr. 12 - Newcastle, UK @ TBA (w/ RED STAR REBELS, ...

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STEPHEN PEARCY, GILBY CLARKE, ADLER'S APPETITE Confirmed For ROCK THE BOAT Festival

Former RATT frontman Stephen Pearcy, ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Gilby Clarke and ADLER'S APPETITE (featuring former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler) are are among the newly confirmed acts for "Rock the Boat", a two-day floating rock festival travelling between Oslo, Norway and Fredrikshavn, Denmark. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, April ...

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LIBERTY N' JUSTICE's 'All-Star' CD Gets A Release Date

The "all-star" album from Christian rockers LIBERTY N' JUSTICE, entitled "Soundtrack of a Soul", will be released in Germany on March 24 by MTM Music (March 27 for the rest of Europe) and in North America on March 28 by LNJ Records. "Soundtrack of a Soul" will feature contributions from the following guest singers: Dale ...

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RATT: VH1's 'Behind The Music' Special To Air In Early April

According to a posting on former RATT frontman Stephen Pearcy's web site, VH1's upcoming "Behind the Music" special focusing on RATT will air the first week of April. More information will be made available soon. As previously reported, Pearcy will be joined by bassist Chuck Wright (QUIET RIOT) and drummer Scott Coogan (BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION) ...

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BULLETBOYS Drop Off STEPHEN PEARCY's METAL IN AMERICA Tour

According to former RATT frontman Stephen Pearcy's official web site, BULLETBOYS will no longer be taking part in the Metal In America 2006 tour. The trek, which is scheduled to kick off in early February, will now feature headliner Pearcy alongside BANG TANGO and PRETTY BOY FLOYD. A list of confirmed tour dates can be ...

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Former CIRCLE II CIRCLE Guitarist Joins Forces With Ex-MONARCH Singer

Vocalist Jim Dorian (ex-MONARCH, ANOMALY) and guitarist Tom McDyne (ex-SHUT, CIRCLE II CIRCLE) have joined forces in a new project called DORIAN. They have started laying down pre-production tracks at Shut Up Studios in Clearwater, Florida and plan to enter the world-renowned Morrisound Recording Studio in Tampa to begin recording a "heavy-yet-melodic" EP, tentatively due ...

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BANG TANGO Sign To PERRIS RECORDS

BANG TANGO have inked a deal with Perris Records for the release of their new album, "From the Hip". The follow-up to "Ready to Go" (Shrapnel) will contain 12 tracks and is scheduled for release on May 9. BANG TANGO will be teaming up with former RATT frontman Stephen Pearcy and the BULLETBOYS for the ...

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Former ADLER'S APPETITE Members Claim Ownership Of Band's Name, Threaten Legal Action

Former ADLER'S APPETITE members Jizzy Pearl (vocals; RATT, LOVE/HATE), Keri Kelli (guitar; VINCE NEIL, SLASH'S SNAKEPIT) and Robbie Crane (bass; VINCE NEIL, RATT) have issued the following statement: "Concerning the recent departure of members of ADLER'S APPETITE, Keri, Robbie and Jizzy would like to address the situation. The truth is none of the partners have ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Drummer: ADLER'S APPETITE Revamped

Former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler has parted ways with the entire ADLER'S APPETITE band that recorded the group's debut EP, including guitarist Keri Kelli (VINCE NEIL, SLASH'S SNAKEPIT), bassist Robbie Crane (VINCE NEIL, RATT) and singer Jizzy Pearl (RATT, LOVE/HATE). Also gone from the band is guitarist Craig Bedford, who performed with the ...

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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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GUNS N' ROSES 'Millennium Tribute' To Arrive In April

In late April 2006, Versailles Records will release "It's So Easy: A Millennium Tribute to Guns N' Roses", featuring current/former members of HEART, GUNS N' ROSES, OZZY OSBOURNE, LOVE/HATE, ADLER'S APPETITE, DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW, RIOT, LILLIAN AXE, WARRANT, EVERY MOTHER'S NIGHTMARE, FASTER PUSSYCAT, PRETTY BOY FLOYD, RATT, L.A. GUNS, LITA FORD, METAL CHURCH, SLASH'S SNAKEPIT ...

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L.A. GUNS Frontman To Appear On GUNS N' ROSES Tribute Album

L.A. GUNS frontman Phil Lewis has replaced Joe Leste (BANG TANGO, BEAUTIFUL CREATURES) as the lead vocalist on a cover version of GUNS N' ROSES' "Nightrain", to be included on an upcoming GN'R tribute album, tentatively due in April 2006. Other musicians featured on the track include Keri Kelli (SLASH'S SNAKEPIT, WARRANT, RATT) on guitars, ...

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REB BEACH, STEPHEN PEARCY, KIP WINGER Audio Interviews Posted Online

StriglsMusicNews.com has posted episode 20 of their "Talking Metal" podcast. The episode is the first of a three part series spotlighting the VH1 Classic's "Metal Mania: Stripped Across America Tour 2005". Included in this episode are interviews co-host John Ostronomy conducted with Reb Beach (Kip Winger, Don Dokken), Kip Winger, Stephen Pearcy, and Frankie Wilsey ...

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