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KING'S X Music Featured In Upcoming Movie

The KING'S X track "Static", off their "Manic Moonlight" release (2001), appears on the trailer (and in the flick) for the movie "GhostWatcher" (web site). The movie is slated to be released by Artisan/Lion's Gate in October. The trailer should hit world theaters in August. In other news, KING'S X are planning on ...

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POISON's ROCKETT Says Touring 'Ain't All A Party'

POISON drummer Rikki Rockett recently spoke to Perris Records about his 2002 solo album, "Glitter 4 Your Soul", and the group's current U.S. tour with KISS, among other subjects. The following are a few excerpts from that interview: Perris Records: In the past did you give rules to your opening acts? Rikki Rockett: "Sure, in ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Selects Producer For New Solo CD

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has selected Zeuss (HATEBREED, SHADOWS FALL) to produce his upcoming solo album, tentatively due in early 2005 through Eagle Rock Entertainment. The follow-up to 2000's "Bring 'em Bach Alive!" will be recorded later in the year and will include the track "Always & Never The Same", which appears in ...

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POISON Frontman To Perform At COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION Festival

Bret Michaels of POISON fame and occasional country crooner, will perform at CMA Music Festival/Fan Fair Sunday night (June 13) at The Coliseum in Nashville, Tennessee with Capitol Nashville artist Chris Cagle. "This is what CMA Music Festival is all about," said CMA Executive Director Ed Benson. "Exciting and fresh musical collaborations." "The fact that ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: More Live Appearances Announced

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has announced the following dates during the summer: Jun. 25 - Pratteln, SWI @ Z7 Club (w/ LILLIAN AXE, ANGEL) Jun. 26 - Balingen, GER @ Bang Your Head Festival Jul. 16 - Sayerville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom Jul. 17 - Clifton Park, NY @ Northern Lights Aug. 13 ...

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KING'S X To Guest At Nashville's MOAW Recording Workshop

KING'S X will be special guests at MOAW (Mother Of All Workshops) between July 18 and July 21 in Nashville, Tennessee. The workshop, which is being hosted by veteran hard rock/metal producer Michael Wagener (WARRANT, SKID ROW, ACCEPT, HAMMERFALL), is a "four-day workshop-extreme with Fletcher from Mercenary Audio as a celebrity guest host and KING'S ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH To Perform Live At New Jersey In-Store

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach and his solo band will be performing live during Bach's in-store appearance on June 19 at Vintage Vinyl in Fords, NJ. In addition, the entire event will be filmed for Sebastian's new VH1 reality TV show "I Married Sebastian Bach", which will air as a one-hour special later this ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH, Wife To Star In VH1 Reality TV Show

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has announced the launch of a new VH1 reality TV show, "I Married Sebastian Bach". "Just what the world needs. Another reality TV show!" Sebastian writes on his web site. "Yes it's true — VH1 & myself have agreed to create my 2nd television show for the network . ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH To Open For TWISTED SISTER In New York

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach will be opening for TWISTED SISTER on August 13 at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, New York. As previously reported, Bach will be joined by guitarist Paul Crook (ANTHRAX, MEAT LOAF) on his upcoming trip to Europe in late June. There is no word yet on who the ...

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Former HANOI ROCKS Bassist Sues NYC Venue, MTV Over Injury

Former HANOI ROCKS and current JOAN JETT AND THE BLACKHEARTS bassist Sam Yaffa (real name Sami Takamaki) has filed an $85 million lawsuit against Roseland Ballroom, MTV Corp. and others, saying his hands and career were hurt when ballroom bouncers jumped him while he was fending off a purse snatcher, according to the Associated Press. ...

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SILVERCHAIR Up For Australian 'Song Of The Year' Award

SILVERCHAIR have been nominated in the "Song of the Year" category at this year's APRA (Australasian Performing Right Association) awards. It's the second year in the row SILVERCHAIR have been nominated in this category, this time with "Across the Night". The APRA "Song of the Year" award is the biggest peer-voted music award in Australia. ...

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VH1 Counts Down '100 Most Metal Moments' In Five-Night Special

MOTÖRHEAD, W.A.S.P.'s Blackie Lawless, POISON's Bret Michaels, former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach, ANTHRAX, L.A. GUNS, KISS, ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil, Ronnie James Dio and FASTER PUSSYCAT are among the artists featured in "100 Most Metal Moments", a VH1 special focusing on the "entertaining (and sometimes shocking) moments" that defined heavy metal music's heyday. ...

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Ex-ANTHRAX Guitarist PAUL CROOK: Signature Guitar Unveiled

Guitarist Paul Crook (ANTHRAX, SEBASTIAN BACH, MEAT LOAF) has had a signature guitar manufactured by Ed Roman Guitars of Las Vegas, Nevada. "The Paul Crook Rockingbird with its Pearloid Purple finish delivers a tone that is as brutal as its shape," according to a posting on Crook's web site. "The neck-thru body design offers easy ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: Another European Show Announced

Former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach has booked two shows in Europe this summer. "This is the first time I have played in Europe since around 1995!!!" Bach writes on his web site. "I am totally excited to rock again in Europe & can't wait to get over there & start screaming!" Confirmed dates are ...

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Former SLEEP Members Launch New Band

Former SLEEP members Al Cisneros (bass/vocals) and Chris Haikus (drums) have formed a brand-new two-piece band called OM, according to StonerRock.com. "The hallmarks of OM are mondo drums with the greatest sonic bass waves this side of the giant black hole drone found in our galaxy," according to a posting on the site. ...

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NEUROTICA Reform, Announce Florida Date With SKID ROW

NEUROTICA, the reformed band led by former ATHEIST frontman Kelly Shaefer, will be playing their first show back as the support act for SKID ROW on Saturday, May 15 at the Masquerade in Ybor City, Florida. NEUROTICA's current lineup consists of Shaefer, guitarist Chris Rollo, and "three new faces," according to Kelly. More information will ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: 'Forever Wild' DVD Delayed

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has once again pushed back the projected release date of his first DVD, "Forever Wild" (Eagle Vision Entertainment) — this time to June 15. No reason was given for the delay. The disc will feature a 1998 live performance at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood as ...

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