Archive News - 2004 (Part 5)

The Hopeless MP3 link Keri Kelli had knee surgery a month ago. He had torn cartilage in his right knee, so he had an operation and is doing good now. Still hobbling a little but he should be fine for the Adler's Appetite run. Speaking of which, the Adlers Appetite site is going to be re-launched on 1 January. The Adler's Appetite CD has been completed so that should be out soon. Check the Adler's Appetite dates on our tour page. They also have some dates in Japan lined up in March (10-13). See the flyer on the tour page The Rockets To Ruin new 6 song EP is finally available. Ordering info as follows: - Price: $8 (this includes shipping) Check or Money Order only (make them out to Chris Taylor) Allow 2-3 weeks for delivery (or until check clears) Send payment to: 1739 Ellen St, Atlanta, GA 30318, Attn: Chris Taylor Tattooed Millionaires are finishing up their debut 'There Goes The Neighborhood' which also features ex-W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes on two tracks American Anthem are currently in the studio recording their debut 'Hit Repeat' for FLR The Issues have started recording their debut record (no working title as of yet) and will do so throughout winter / spring. They have also contributed to a upcoming Bon Jovi tribute with their version of 'It's My Life'. feel free to download the Bon tribute song at LINK The "dynamic duo" is back. Founding members Lizzie Grey and Timothy Jay have reformed Spiders & Snakes as an acoustic duo highlighting only vocals / guitar / percussion. The exciting release in January 2005 of the long-overdue album from these Hollywood veterans may prove to be the biggest and best in Spiders & Snakes' notorious history as legends of the Hollywood, California underground. For more information, call/fax 310-203-8443 or stay tuned to URL The Rock Explosion are looking for rock girls to be published in 2005. The first 2 months are not available, but if you play in a band, you're over 18 and you're interested in being a rock girl on Rock Explosion send a mail to EMAIL The Babylon Bombs debut album 'Cracked wide open and bruised' will be released 2 February 2005. A video for the track 'Let's roll' is recorded and will see the light of day around the release of the album Starlet Suicide will be playing an all ages show at Kafé 44, Stockholm on 18 January, more information is available on their website Starlet Suicide have parted ways with drummer Karl Thunder. He wanted to focus on his other bands so SS have been looking for a new drummer and they have now found one… his name is Sammy Sparks. More information together with pictures on the website soon C.AARMÉ Dead? What!? No no no. They're very much alive! 7 new songs almost done, planing a support tour in Feb/Mars 2005 New Jupiter Blue song 'Spark' up on myspace Glam, Trash, Rock N Roll... The Mansfields new video The very first TrashPit Magazine Gig to be held at Junktion, Nottingham, UK on 13 January 2005. The line up will be: - The Plastix, Teenage Casket Company and 8 Idle Hands. Admission is just £3 and doors open at 8.30pm. All issues of TrashPit will be on sale and there's a FREE Complimentary issue to everyone who attends. They also hope to have fanzine writers attending from all over selling their magazines too Are you a Rock n' Roll Hair Stylist? Vexy Strut need a hair stylist, if you can cut hair for $20 a person, Tuesdae can get you cutting right away! She knows you'd deserve more than $20 a cut, but all these boys are broke. They would help promote you, plus, they'd need a cut at least once a month. This is a great opportunity for the right hair stylist. Email back for more info Peppermint Creeps have just done their first show with new member Robbie Styles (who formerly went by the name "Terri Lane" of the band Blaq)! Eddie Electra has switched from guitar to bass duties with Robbie Styles sharing guitar duties with Macy Malone. Next show will be 30 January @ The Keyclub, Hollywood. New full length extended release out early 2005 Vote for Lou Rumour @ URL for the Throw Your Underwear at Female category (aka Sexiest Female in Canadian Music) Backyard Babies will be supporting Social Distortion on their North-American tour in February/March 2005 and stay tuned for more news on album release and live dates Cosmic Ballroom are releasing their 3rd album in the beginning of 2005. The album will be named 'Your Drug of Choice' and is being recorded at the Roastinghouse Studio, Malmo, Sweden. More Info soon FREE Toxic Twist show @ The Joint, 8771 W.Pico Blvd., West L.A. 22 December Attention OC girls who need some $$$... The Players Club in Westminster, CA are looking for girls to serve beer and earn some cash Elefant is on tour in January with Jimmy Eat World and then they'll be off doing some of their own headline dates at the end of the month in San Diego, LA, and up to the NW Motochrist shows cancelled and moved! The HOB show on the 1 January is not happening... the HOB show on the 31 is now on the 30 Check out the Erotics on EQX Exposure 102.7 with Jason Irwin Sundays at 11pm, also, tune in week nights at 11 to hear them New Stiletta website Pre-New Years Eve Rockets To Ruin gig: 30 December @ Vinyl, 1374 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA, Doors 8pm Backyard Babies will be doing a 5-day Swedish tour in January 2005. The dates, which are warm up shows for the up-coming North-American tour are: 26 Vasteras/Prisma (S); 27 Linkoping/Platens Bar (S); 28 Gothenburg/Sticky Fingers (S); 29 Overlida/Hotell (S); 30 Malmo/KB (S). Stay tuned for North-American tour dates and release dates of album in the US Plastic Letters are taking their songs down so download them while you can New Evil Twin music A memorial show is happening in honour of Adolf Christ on 20 January 2005 (Adolf's birthday) @ Sneaky Dees, Toronto, Canada. Oklahoma Bomb Squad (one of the bands Adolf was involved with) will have his ashes on stage and the bass he played which, has never been played since he last touched it. They have also asked friends of OBS who have worked with them over the years to perform in tribute to Adolf. Appearing will be: - The Hellz Kitchen Show; Oklahoma Bomb Squad; Phebo; Reason Disappears; Debaser; A faster Now Tracy Gang Pussy 'Born to lose, live to win' CD out 25 January 2005 via Musicast Silver Needle's last gig of the year will be on 20 December @ the Viper Room, 8852 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood with: Mercy Mercy; All Hours; The Dollyrots and Circus Minor American Hi-Fi will be back on the road in 2005 with Bowling For Soup (dates listed below on the bands website). they're also getting ready to release 'Hearts on Parade' in early March 1,200 Unsigned Bands registered. 8 Bands remain standing. It's time to vote for the hottest Zippo band of 2004! Go to URL before 12/31 and place your vote for the hottest band. Grand Prize package is a once in a lifetime showcase with a major record label and a full equipment package from Tama, Washburn and Randall Still Standing December gig dates: 12.23.04 Philadelphia, Pa Abilene south street 21+ Doors @ 9:00pm; 12.30.04 Philadelphia, Pa Abilene south street 21+ Doors @ 9:00pm 2005 Rock Never Stops Tour Announced. Cinderella, Ratt, Quiet Riot and Firehouse will be teaming up for the 2005 Rock Never Stops tour. Between 50 and 65 U.S. shows are planned, with a "good chance" that this tour will go outside of the U.S for some dates in Mexico as well, according to RATT drummer Bobby Blotzer. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon Dizzy Reed of Guns n' Roses (Feat. members of Beautiful Creatures, Bang Tango, Fastmaster, etc) & Dirty Epic, 7 February 2005, The Webster Underground, Hartford CT Due To Popular Demand Toxic Twist Thongs are now for sale in the Toxic Twist store. Supplies are limited so go now to LINK 4 new Kill City Thriller tracks up on their myspace page R.I.P. MADDOG 1962-2004 (Maddog was a Baltimore Punk Rock N' Roller through & through.... raise a toast to another dead homey) Peppermint Creeps show 20 December @ The Lighthouse Cafe in Hermosa Beach. Go to their website to download the flyer SR-71will be performing a very special New Year's Eve Concert in Baltimore, MD at The Recher Theatre. Included in the ticket price is a FREE Buffet and Champagne Toast at midnite. So get your tickets before this show sells out. Tour Dates: 11.15.2004 through 12.20.2004 - Recording Studio; 12.31.2004 -Towson, MD - Tix onsale NOW Make sure you head out to Blackberry Jam's last show ever, "you've heard it before however because of musical and creative differences this is really it... no hard feelings… we all just have our own things to do..." So head out to Molly Malones Fri 17 December 2004 @ 10pm (575 S. Fairfax... one block north of Wilshire) All Hours takes the Viper Room stage at 8:30pm sharp on 20 December. The night is an Indie 103.1FM/Filter Magazine presentation. $7 at the door, and you get a free drink ticket Wednesday 13 Christmas Card - New Song The Zeros will be doing a brand new website along with a new song on a great record label, write them back for further news. There will also be a DVD released in January 2005… a full blown Zeros show recorded @ the Roxy in 1989 with Sammy Serious, Joe Normal, Danny Dangerous and Mr. Insane Due to the recent split of the Poison Hearts, drummer Lee is forming a new band, he needs vox/guitar/bass. Influences: New York Dolls, Motorhead, the Damned, Hanoi Rocks, Ramones, Backyard Babies, MC5, Stooges, Wildhearts, Supersuckers. Trashy loud greasy sleazy rock 'n' roll. Based in Leeds, UK. ESSENTIAL - decent gear, attitude, ability, image, own transport. USEFUL - backing vox, songwriting ability. NOTE: This is NOT a career band. This is NOT about kissing record company arse in an effort to get on the Music Biz Gravy Train. The idea here is to make a racket and have a laugh, they're not aiming to do this full-time. If you want to be a pop star, this ain't the band for you. They'll be far too unpleasant for that anyway. Shrinking violets, angst merchants and wearers of enormous trousers need not apply. Contact EMAIL if you think you have the stomach for it Look out for Butch Walker's 'Mixtape' on the One Tree Hill Soundtrack coming out 25 January 2005 Contrary to some listings currently being circulated, Rachel Stamp will NOT be appearing at the Bring Your Own Poison Club at the Rhythm Factory in London on 16.12.04. The band are also asking if anyone has any cool shots of the band in action on the latest tour, please send them to EMAIL and they'll consider them for the Gallery section on the site Acey Slade's Birthday Bash, 21+ Tonight: Thursday 16 December @ Abilenes, 429 South Street, Philadelphia w/ The Jealous Type, Still Standing and Halestorm Hanoi Rocks European tour dates announced, starting in Sweden in January, heading through to Denmark, Norway and Finland, February announces their arrival in the United Kingdom, heading through to Holland, France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Germany and Austria London glam punksters Dead Famous are playing this Saturday 18 December at the Metro in Oxford Street, London, UK Aussie and NZ rockers - don't miss Velvet Revolver's run through your town! Coming this February and early March VR will be tearing it up at a venue near you, goto LINK to buy your tickets, but you'll have to be quick as pre-sales end Friday 17 December 2004 @ 9:00am AEDST New Fillmore Slim photos up on myspace, stop by and leave them some comments The Pink Spiders have a new live track up on myspace Playground Music Scandinavia has signed an agreement with Ill Wind Records to distribute the upcoming releases in the Nordic region. First to be released is the Stuff's 'Pl-pl-please/Bad Day at Blood Beach' single, followed by the album 'Pick it up, Pig Boy' Tracii Guns announces that he's had talks with London and Scot and they've decided to move forward with The Brides of Destruction. He says: "We are gonna take it slow and make sure we get the right guy to fill in for Nikki. As you know Nikki has to leave for now and their is a possibility that he may not ever come back to the brides so, whether or not the new bass player is temporary or not we have to choose assuming that he will be a permanent member of the brides brotherhood. We are finishing up the new songs right now. As soon as we find our new brother we will go straight into rehearsal and recording. As always, this band relies on the support of our fans so, we are open to all suggestions, connections and critics. Feel free to email me at EMAIL" Fillmore Slim's bassist 'Emily' becomes poster girl for legendary Detroit Goth club New American Anthem song only available for download until Friday 17 December Pre-order your copy of 'The Death of Venus 292', the debut release from Electra-Kill (Available Now). The first 1000 discs are Limited Editions and will include the bonus track: Mint Girl (The Remix), also, the first 50 orders will receive a FREE 11x17 colour promotional poster. Please note, orders will not be shipped until 20 December 2004 Trash Light Vision/The Buzzcocks UK tour dates for March/April 2005 have now been announced, check website for further details Hanoi Rocks name new album 'Another Hostile Takeover' due early 2005, and as previously reported, Hanoi will apparently support Ian Hunter (Mott the Hoople) on several U.S. dates in March. However, the band have yet to officially confirm the upcoming tour Spin Dizzy live @ the Corktown 18 December - 1st daytime/evening all ages show, doors open @ 2pm Kill Hannah Live @ House of Blues: Chicago 18 December w/ special guests Shiny Toy Guns and Tommie Sunshine The*GA*GA*S feature in this month's Rock Sound magazine 'The new breed: Bands you must hear in 2005 Chart'! Also check out the 'Gallery' Section of the web site for the first photos to be released from last weekends video shoot of 'SEX' Mike Tramp has just announced some further Australian dates for 2005 in Sydney and Adelaide: Geelong December 16, 2004 Barwon Club; Melbourne December 17, 2004 Corner Hotel; Sydney January 21, 2005 The Marquee; Penrith,NSW January 22 2005 Panthers; Adelaide January 29 2005 Jive Check out myspace for Cat Daiquiri's updated live songs 'Cherry Bomb' and 'Babylon' Ryan Adams won the best solo rock vocal performance (Track 'Wonderwall from Love Is Hell) at the 47th Annual Grammy nominations Poisin Jett Guns announce 2 December shows: 19 December (Sushi Sunday) @ The Stork Club, 2330 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA; 30 December (Milk Bar), 1840 Haight St, San Francisco, CA The guys from Pretty Boy Floyd (Les, Dish, TChad) are going to be touring doing some really cool covers... with singer Tyson (Spin Dizzy) fronting the band. I've been informed that I'll get more details when the tour is booked and they start rehearsing, so keep watch Peppermint Creeps live @ The Key Club, 30 January 2005 Bang Tango are asking for anyone who has footage of the Bad Boys of Metal tour? If you do, please email it to EMAIL The New Toxic Twist Website is now up and running Fillmore Slim will be @ Troyz on 8 January 2005, 12 E. Columbia Ave, Cincinnati, OH MySpace has teamed up with The Donnas to give you a chance to win an Apple iPod by HP with our new album, Gold Medal on it! Sponsored by Secret, the contest could also score you signed CD's, t-shirts, and posters. All you have to do is follow URL A Tragic event in Columbus, Ohio claims the life of legendary guitarist Dimebag Darrell Download the new Motley Crue Video Retrospect Records proudly announces the official release of the new Self Titled CD by the Cowboys, available 8 January 2005, you can pre-order your copy online now to ship a week before the release. For each CD you purchase you will be entered to win a Washburn Electric Guitar Issue 6 of TrashPit Magazine is out now. To order your copy... by paypal simply send £1.50/$4 per issue (includes Postage) to EMAIL. By Post - send £1.50 (well hidden cash/cheque to R. Lane) to TrashPit, 95 Flamstead Ave, Loscoe, Heanor, Derbyshire DE75 7RP, UK Saturday 11 December - Wildside Xmas Gig Night (Nottingham, UK) w/ Spit Like This, The Rockitts, The Platix and the Darkheart Boys (Incl. DJs playing glam and sleaze all night until 1am) £5 in advance, doors 8pm Visit the new Dropoutz website Perris Records are proud to announce a giveaway of an autographed Ratt 'Invasion Of Your Privacy' Gold Award. This is from Stephen Pearcy's own personal collection that was given to him in the 80's commemorating 500,000 albums sold. The first 50 customers that buy Stephen Pearcy's 'Fueler' CD from Perris will go into a draw to win the Gold record. The draw will be held on 21 December. The picture of the award and details regarding the CD is posted at Perris website Mike Tramp has added another show in Australia Jack Endino has decided to record the next The Stivs release (the man behind the knobs for Nirvana, Zeke, The Black Halos, Mudhoney and many more) High Octane Radio is ready to launch in January 2005 American Heartbreak + High-School Motherfuckers Live @ Peniche Alternat, Paris on 5 January 2005 American Hi-Fi are getting ready to release our brand new album 'Hearts On Parade' on 1 March Tracii guns has teamed up with Gilby clark to form an exciting new rock outfit and they are set to tour the Uk very soon David Lee Roth has stopped "runnin' with the devil" to do God's work -- riding ambulances in gritty neighbourhoods throughout New York City to become a paramedic Hateful Society Production proudly presents Undercover Slut + Rebel Rebel (their very first European appearance) + Kairo showcase on Saturday 26 February 2005 @ La Scene Bastille, 2 Rue des Taillandiers, 75011, Paris, France. Doors will be opening at 7:30pm sharp (I'm going to be there, are you?). Tickets are: 15 Euros. Further information via URL or EMAIL. Undercover Slut/Rebel Rebel Split-CD will be available later on in 2005 The Toxic Xmas party at the Cat Club 19 December, contact me if you'd like a $5 entry, I'll forward you the entry flyer American Anthem are still working hard on their debut titled 'Hit Repeat' and will have a single/video on the way for 'I Think About You' The Issues have just completed a batch of songs for their upcoming debut. Song samples to be posted on the FLR website soon The Fastlane Records New York Dolls tribute is finishing up and will be ready for release 6 January In the next few weeks all major music television networks will be serviced with the new Tattooed Millionaires video/single 'Star Spangled Hammer' Motley Crue UK Tickets on sale NOW: 14 Jun Glasgow SECC; 15 Jun Manchester Evening News Arena; 17 Jun Cardiff International Arena; 18 Jun Birmingham NEC; 19 Jun London Wembley Pavilion Check out the 4 new songs on Frisky Jones myspace page. Don't forget to get yourself to the upcoming FREE show on the 16 Dec Check out Jupiter Blue for the demo of the new song, 'The Rock and Roll Dream Is Dead' Win a FREE Electra-Kill CD. You want to know more, read their latest myspace blog Black Halos sign deal Want to be on the next Organ Radio compilation CD? Organ Radio 22 hits the streets on 7 Mar 05. They'll be compiling this one in the first week of Jan so you need to get in touch with them now and get involved. Once again featuring only the best genre defying high-wire walking bands they're shouting their big bad mouths off about right now... they're very selective so make those packages big and sparkly Share (Bubble) is covering the Motley Crue exclusive performance and press announcement for Total Rock! Be sure to listen in for her report! (She will be calling in her report 6 Dec & 7pm PST, ...(7 Dec) 3 AM in the UK... but they're not sure when it will air). Don't forget to check the Bubble website for upcoming gig dates Straight.com is reporting that Vancouver punk act The Black Halos have signed on with Liquor and Poker Music, a division of the growing Century Media empire. The Black Halos will head into the studio early in 2005 to record a new album, which will be the groups first since the 2001 Sub Pop release 'The Violent Years'. "We go in, in January and get that done, get the new album out, and start touring our asses off and hopefully be touring with Hanoi," Hopeless said. "The goal is to have us on tour with Hanoi Rocks, which to me is amazing" Watch the new Silvertide video Leigh Silver's 'Summer Waves' is about to make its third appearance on MTV, it will appear next on Tuesday 7 Dec @ 10:30pm. She is also currently in pre-production for their new record and writing / recording with Gina Schock of the GoGo's. She begins recording in January 05 Kill City Thrillers will be hitting the road for their first west coast tour spring 05: 3/18 - Seattle; 3/19 - Portland; 3/20 - Portland; 3/21 -- Bay Area (San Fran, most likely); 3/22 -- Bay Area (anywhere! Eastbay, Santa Cruz...wherever!); 3/23 -- Los Angles; 3/24 -- Los Angles; 3/25 -- San Diego; 3/26 -- San Diego Toggo (Scared of Girls) has just found out from a good friend that an infomercial ('paid programming' show that usually comes on @ night) is selling a video with bikini models which, features a heavy use of their song 'Head Over Heels'. The only problem is they never asked them permission to use it. This commercial is in heavy rotation. His friend did not remember the website or phone number he saw. If you or anyone you know saw this commercial, please jot down the info and shoot it over to Scared of Girls immediately, as they need to pursue this as soon as possible The Black Halos tour is over. They say the tour was really amazing and they would like to thank everybody that came out for it! They had loads of fun meeting you and re-meeting some of you! They have nothing planned now for live shows but are setting out to write more songs, record more songs and put out a new record For those who don't know, Mike Trash of The Erotics does an advice column called Trash Talk at LINK. Check it out… it's a whole lotta laughs According to the New York Post, Motley Crue will announce their reunion tour at a press conference 6 Dec in front of the Whisky A Go Go on Sunset Strip. VH1 will cover the announcement live and the Strip will be shut down. The press conference will be followed by the band's appearance at the 2004 Billboard Music Awards on 8 Dec @ the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The event will be broadcast live on Fox If your band has a CD and wants it reviewed at SugarBuzz Magazine email Crystal, she will tell you where to send it Scared Of Girls ripped off - please help if you have info! The Donnas have announced their first European tour in support of 'Gold Medal' for February and March 2005. Get your tickets early and be there to party with them. Join their fan club and you will get access to special fan club events to be announced closer to the tour Make sure you check out the following website for a complete update of The Donnas 2005 Australian Tour Dates 8 December @ the Key Club - Loser will be playing a free show Starwood will be playing a free show on 14 December @ the Whisky a go-go, Hollywood CA, for the Metal Blade records Christmas party. Because this is a free show it will be first come first serve. Doors will be @ 9pm, Starwood will be on @ 10:15pm New Robin Black gig dates up on site. The new video for 'Over You' is now in rotation on MuchMusic (Canada), so even if you can't get the channel, do the band a favour and request the video for their much on demand show EMAIL. Also rate 'Over You' for the show 'Powershift' We've got an update from Ginger following everyone's comments on the DVD situation: "Thank you all so much for your support and ideas. We still haven't given up hope of releasing a DVD, we have just given up hope of releasing a DVD on the Gut label. The day the industry stops us fulfilling our dreams is the day that we cut off our cocks in public. Try as they may this industry can only slow us down. Don't forget to check out Ginger on his UK tour, check website for further details Undercover Slut 'Communism Is Fascism' CD release party + meet and greet 'O', Pills, 96 and Fuse @ the Black Dog, 26 rue des Lombards, 75004, Paris on 15 December 2004 from 8pm-2am. Get your own 'Communism Is Fascism' limited edition copy (AR006 DVD) directly from UCS before 24 December 2004, and have it signed by your 4 favourite lipstick whores. Discover 'narcOtics/cOsmetics' as a worldwide video premiere and watch other UCS promo-videos... plus UCS live excerpts from both U.S. Tours ('cOmfOrt the disturbed + disturb the cOmfOrtable' amerikkka tOur 2004 and 'Make Friends The Hollywood Way: Fuck 'Em' amerikkka tOur 2003) Undercover Slut 'Communism Is Fascism' (15 track +1 bonus video album) available all over Europe on 24 December 2004 via Apokalypse Records / Season Of Mist. 1st 1000 copies will be numbered from #000 to #999 and autographed by 'O', Pills, 96 and Fuse A.K.A. UCS (AR006 DVD). Different artwork from classic 'Communism Is Fascism' CD's (AR006 CD). Pre-order it now from apokalypserecords Vain - No Respect remastered and reissued, release date 13 December Superock presents Rockarolla Feast (Sweden), 5 December, featuring: Maryslim, Killer Klown, The Kelvins, Hollywood Killerz amd STP, EMAIL for further details Manics Rage will be playing a benefit for the Salvation Army on 11 December @ The New Way Bar in Ferndale with tons of cool bands for a good cause, make sure you get there The Primadonnaz are having a bus trip to NYC for 'HAIRBALL 2' Sat night 11 Dec @ the knitting factory and they want you all there. Here is the cost of the bus and what it includes. $30 with FREE Coors light, ride to and from philly to new york, comfy seats, bathroom and admission to the club. The bus is leaving from center city, pa @ 7pm sharp and coming home the next day at around 6am. They have also received an email from warner bros.records who will DEFINETLY be in the house. Please get back to Mikey asap if you're interested as there are limited number of tickets only Electra-Kill CD Release Info: The new CD 'The Death Of Venus 292' is at the manufacturers right now being pressed. As planned right now the CD will be out and available before Christmas! If you have not done so you may want to do it now, but go over to their official site and sign up on their mailing list. WHY? Because they're doing something special with the first 1000 CD'S pressed, the first 1000 CD'S and only the first 1000 are going to be a Special Edition CD with a bonus track on them. Which means after that the track will no longer be available on this release. They are going to notify everyone on their email mailing list of a Pre-Order for the CD about one week before it ships and give you a chance to secure and guarantee yourself one of the Special Edition CD'S The*GA*GA*S storm into Metal Hammer's '2005 must hear' band Chart... Also get a free DVD of 'Replica' with the Xmas issue of the magazine (out now) Varla Magazine New Year's Eve Party! NO TICKETS WILL BE RESERVED FOR THE NIGHT OF THE SHOW- WHEN THEY'RE GONE, THEY'RE GONE! A limited number of VIP Tickets will be available in advance, and can only be purchased on the Hellkats L.A. website- they will not be sold the night of the show. Advance tickets are $35.00, VIP tickets are $100.00. Varla associates should identify themselves as "Varla" in the comments section of the checkout page, and should purchase a Regular Ticket. If tickets remain the night of the show (doubtful), they will be $45.00. Remember folks, this is a "no guest list" event.... even the Varla gals are supporting the bands and the show... so get your tickets now! They accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Paypal and Money Orders. For all show details LINK Help Plastic Letters decide on an ALBUM title, go to their myspace blog section and vote on a name Crucified Barbara will have a release party this Friday for the video and single 'Losing the Game'. A preview is available at LINK It is confirmed Skin and Bones are back. Don Hills nightclub in NYC is hosting their reunion show Friday 17 December 2004 Mikki Twist, T. Smash and Billie Kaos are back in the studio recording the new CD 'U Wanna Lick What?' it will have some Old Beauty School Dropoutz stuff on it and some old Dropoutz material and some stuff that has never been released and a lot of New Material. They're gonna try and make it a 2 box set, but who knows. As far as touring they have nothing in the works yet. They also have a new site in the works so check it out The Hopeless - new jersey catchy 3-chord punk/RnR need guitars and drums. 10 song CD 'Boredom Is The Enemy' already recorded, need ballsy, people into New York Dolls, Ramones, Sex Pistols, contact EMAIL if you're interested Motley Crue video search… Motley Crue are looking for a Hot Girl for their new video, click link for further details December marks an early start for what is sure to be a busy year for Crash Kelly. With the Liquor and Poker Music release of 'Penny Pills' set to hit the street on 25 January in Canada and the USA, plans are afoot that will see CK on the road all over North America in 2005, and don't forget to check the bands website for upcoming gigs in December 28 November 2004 - Law and Order sign new management deal with Jeff Keller Management LLC.In addition, the band has also started work on a new website at the following location. Law and Order will release their 3rd studio album through Z Records on 5 January 2005 Sparkling Bombs need singer, get in touch with Laurent if you're interested Hollywood Killerz are featured in the Medazzarock pool, vote for them at LINK London After Midnight and The Faded live @ The Roxy, Hollywood on 18 December The Independents were involved in a serious bus accident this past Friday in the UK, forcing the band to cancel the rest of their tour. Aside from minor cuts and bruises for most of the band, guitar player Willy B suffered a broken arm, and driver Ian was seriously injured. The band is reporting that a bus swerved to avoid another vehicle and hit a patch of black ice, causing it to flip several times. Only by the luck of having a pair of army medics close-by the driver survived Undercover Slut 'Darling Darling' uncensored version (featuring Hitler's screaming samples) MP3 on Myspace Fillmore Slim live @ St. Andrews Hall, Congress St, Downtown Detroit on 18 December Tigertailz have been offered headline act 'Glam Attack' Festival, Turin, Italy April 05, more details to follow AntiProduct are proud to announce their last ever gigs of 2004 before entering the studio to work on new music, check website for further details The alternative cut of Rachel Stamp's new video for Honey is now available from the official site. Check it out here Rebel Rebel will playing with American Pearl at CIA, North Hollywood on 4 Dec @ 10pm. This is their warm up for their first live performances overseas in Paris and Orleans, France on Feb 26-27 2005 with Undercover Slut Adam Bomb will be returning to the UK for a holiday acoustic tour, check his website for further details. Adam will also return to the UK on 20 January for the 12 Shots Until Hanoi Rocks for 12 shows before Adam & his new band will embark on a European Tour with Hanoi Rocks with 4 dates in the UK We've got an update from Ginger on the DVD. "We are sad to report that the proposed DVD, intended to feature a live show, a documentary and a complete promo video archive will now no longer go ahead. GUT records have pulled out of the venture. No official reason has been offered as yet. Due to the limited time left to arrange alternative finances the project will have to be shelved. Thank you so much for your videos, DVD's and MP3's, intended to be used on the documentary. The band intend to continue to look for financers to fund the documentary. The live video, however, due to be recorded at the forthcoming London show on 8th December, will be impossible to film. We apologise to everyone. In the meantime, look forward to the documentary." Calling all American bands, if you're interested in having your band perform @ the Emergenza Festival, you will find all relevant information and the necessary form at LINK. This is the largest contest ever for up and coming bands in North America. 17 US cities, 4 Canadian ones and 65 in Europe will be involved in the project. 2500 American bands will be booked to play live in these cities. More than 1200 nights between January and June 2005 have been booked to showcase the bands The Dropoutz are currently working on the new CD called 'U Wanna Lick What' it will be comprised of some old and some new material. They haven't decided on what old material they should use... and there will be some never heard songs back from the Beauty School Dropoutz days too. The band also have a website in construction Do a good deed: donate an unwrapped toddler or teen toy to help out the less fortunate this holiday season. And then get your ass rocked by the Devil! 15th ANNUAL ROCK ANGEL TOY DRIVE, 4 December @ 9pm, The Gypsy Lounge, 23600 Rockfield Blvd, Lake Forest, CA, 21+, Benefits Caring Strokes, Foothill Family Service, & St. Annes Maternity Home. If you can't attend but are interested in donating a new, unwrapped toy to children in need and those affected by HIV, please send a toy to: Nancee Allen, Rock Angel Toy Drive, 2166 West Broadway Suite 731, Anaheim, CA 92804 The TV Tube Hearts need a bassist ASAP, Call 562-965-0710 or 562-928-9282 Cruefest is back online MÖTLEY CRÜE are rumoured to be planning a press conference on 6 Dec to announce a reunion tour by the group's original lineup: Vince Neil (vocals), Nikki Sixx (bass), Tommy Lee (drums) and Mick Mars (guitar). The press conference will reportedly be held in Los Angeles and will be followed by the band's appearance at the 2004 Billboard Music Awards on 8 Dec at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The event will be broadcast live on Fox Velvet Revolver wanted to make more insanely cool items for their fans, so they turned to designer Marc Vachon. It doesn't get much more rock 'n roll than these two jackets. Both the VR leather jacket ($400) and denim jacket ($200) are hand-sewn and feature all sorts of unique touches, making them must-haves for any true Velvet Revolver fan. They are currently taking orders for these items in the Velvet Revolver store, though they will not have stock shipped to the band until the beginning of December. Due to this, the only way they can guarantee arrival before Christmas for this item is if you select one of the UPS shipping items. They expect to ship the week of the 6 December, which means that there is a good chance you will receive it in time for the holidays if you select standard US postal service shipping, but they cannot guarantee it All The Pretty Horses GIGS, for full schedule LINK. 'Venus of Mars' double disk set DVD and CD soundtrack now available online The Union Dead, Undergirl & Trashlight Vision show 24 Nov @ the fire, 4th and Girard, Philly. Doors 10pm Elefant will be out on the road in the south, FL, TX and New Orleans in January alongside Jimmy Eat World. Check LINK for details Surferosa's new single 'Satin Con Blonde' is now available for download Tigertailz are back. Lead vocalist, Kim Hooker, lead guitarist, Jay Pepper and bassist Pepsi Tate, along with new drummer Mic Hourihan (formerly with UK metal band Desecration). With twelve songs on tap for their new album, Bezerk 2.0, the band isn't straying from what made them a cult favourite a decade ago - sticking to their hard rock roots, catchy melodies and massive choruses. Additionally, Tigertailz has acquired the rights to their back catalogue from BMG Music and will be re-issuing their landmark album, Bezerk and Banzai early in 2005. The band are currently speaking with several record companies both in The United States and in Europe in regards to both the re-issues and the new material Release date 17 January 2005, Organ Radio 21 - This Is Why You Bookmarked Me Compilation, a 78 minute CD album featuring 16 slices of prime underground Muso. 16 of the finest bands to feature in recent editions of Organ magazine. The CD is available now via mailorder - £5.00 including postage to anywhere in the world The Exies featuring Bang Gang member on vocals and guitar has a new CD that is out 30 November Tigertailz are on the lookout for a second guitarist. Album to be recorded by the end of December / January, European tour booked for March. Get in touch with Ace on myspace if you're interested Ginger will be appearing on Phill Jupitus's breakfast show on BBC 6 Music on Wednesday 24 November. The breakfast show runs from 7am-10am (GMT) although Ginger shouldn't be appearing until after 9. You can listen to the station live on the internet using: LINK or LINK 'A Pearl Necklace for Her Majesty' the second single to be taken from Colour of Fire's debut album is due to be released on 29 November. Colour of Fire will also be touring to promote the release, check website for further details The Knives w/ The Psychotics, Yank and A Virus Conspires 6 Dec @ The Knitting Factory, 7021 Hollywood Blvd, Suite 209, Hollywood, show starts @ 9pm 5 February 2005 - XYZ, and Every Mothers Nightmare with Special Guest Drivin' Rain at The Rockhouse, Farmington, Missouri (tickets on sale soon). More details at LINK New MP3's up on the Fillmore Slim homepage New Faster Pussycat song up on myspace - the first new FP original song recorded in 12 years 'Number 1 with a Bullet' Peppermint Creeps want to let everyone know that they have a new and improved store up and running! It's easier to use, and they now have a Creep 'Fan Pack' that gives you a little bit of everything at a cheaper price Wanna help promote American Hi-Fi's upcoming club tour in your city? If so EMAIL and send them your name and full mailing address and they'll send you a promoter kit. Also, send the band your write-ups of your experience, photos of what you did, etc. and they'll enter you into a drawing to win a Hi-Fi VIP package Don't miss Best of Seven at the Whisky, 8901 Sunset Blvd, Hollywood on 27 November with Atomic Punks. Tickets: $13 at the door, $10 in advance thru BO7 ticket list Sebastian Bach, Live in the UK December 2004: 2nd TBA, 3rd TBA, 4th Corporation, Sheffield, 14th Rios, Bradford, 15th JBs, Dudley, 16th Mean Fiddler, London, 17th Torquay Town Hall, Devon The Zeros will be doing a brand new website along with a new song, there will also be a DVD released in January 2005 (full blown Zeros show recorded at The Roxy in 1989), for more info EMAIL I am beyond grief in having to say what I'm about to say, but I have just been informed that my very good friend and co-writer for Glitzine 'Adolf' passed away on the 15 November, having known him for many years this is a very upsetting time for me and of course for his family and partner, if you would like to send any condolence messages, please forward them on to me at EMAIL and I will make sure they are passed to his partner Rachel Stamp have added Nottingham Junktion 7 to their UK mega-tour. Catch them there on Sunday the 5th December! Tracy Gang Pussy has just finished the recording of their first album, 'Born To Lose, Live To Win". Listen in Mp3 quality in music section You can get a virtual Ticket for Best of Seven's 27 Nov Show @ The Whisky, Hollywood, CA and watch the whole show via webcast New Motochrist Shows Announced! Check website for further details For those people in the Los Angeles area. Starting Nov 23rd-ish... Still Life Projector CD's will be in all Wherehouse and Hot Topic stores. They're currently available at all Tower and Virgin stores and your local Mom and Pop indie record stores Terrorvision UK dates: 14 Apr Manchester Academy 1; 16 Apr Leeds University The Pink Spiders 'Hot Pink' will now be in stores 4 January 2005 Make sure you are at the Hi-Fi in Lakewood 27 November! You'll get a 1-2-3 punch of kickass rock with Code 13, Cherry Monroe and the return of Shock Cinema Saturday Nov 20th @ Knitting Factory, 7021 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood: the Weirdos, Gears, Plastic Letters @ the Mutes Fillmore Slim's new CD 'Made For TV' is due to be released December 2004 and don't forget about their NYC show on 23 November @ Continental, 25 Third Avenue (between St. Marks Place & 9th St.) Maverick Records is proud to announce their newest signing, the pop-tinged alternative rock band American HI-FI The Dregen DJ tour in Europe - Tinnitus Sound System - is now finalized: December, 10 Seefeldt / Air and Style Festival; 11 Seefeldt / Air and Style Festival; 13 Hamburg / Cobra Bar; 15 Munich / KingsandQueens; 16 Berlin / Jail Bar; 18 Milan / Transilvania; 21 Jena / Rosenkeller; 22 Leipzig / Moritzbastei Fresh from selling out the London Astoria themselves last Friday, The Cardiacs will embark on a Tour as very special guests to their very good friends The Wildhearts in December. They are also currently working on their new studio album to be released in early 2005 on their own Alphabet label. For more info visit Organart Velvet Revolver fans! Got plans for New Years Eve?! Well ditch them! Welcome 2005 by partying with VR in Sin City. Velvet Revolver are coming to The Joint for two memorable nights, 31 December & 1 January The new Robin Black album 'Instant Classic' will be released 15 February 2005 This week Robin Black released the 'Over You' video. See a preview here The Honey/Queen of the Universe/Honey (video) CD is now available exclusively from Rachel Stamp Shops for £3.50 (including worldwide shipping costs) Check it out here The*GA*GA*S have just been confirmed as main support for the rest of the Whitesnake UK Tour, check their website for further details The*GA*GA*S are due to shoot their first commercial video next week. It is a video for the song "SEX" released 31 January 2005. If anyone is interested in appearing in this video as an extra (boys and girls over 18 yrs) please get back to the band ASAP. The video will be filmed in London UK Ginger has arranged a special one-off gig to celebrate his birthday. He'll be playing at the Marquee Club in London (1 Leicester Square) on 17 December R2 will playing with the Hate Junkies at CIA, North Hollywood on 4 December 2004 @ 10pm. This is their warm up for their first live performances overseas in Paris France on 26-27 February 2005 with Undercover Slut Perris Records are set to release 'The Glam That Stole Christmas Vol.1' on the 1 December (Including bands such as: Lillian Axe, Big Bang Babies, Kristy Majors and American Heartbreak) Branson's Rebel Billionaire Radio Launches Nicke Borg (Backyard Babies) will be doing a DJ tour around Europe... here are the dates: - (November) 24 München - King & Queens; 27 Bochum - Matrix; 29 Hamburg - Cobra Bar. More dates to follow The Darkness have announced a new warm-up date 23 Nov London Brixton Academy Thunder are back on the road in March 2005, check the following link for UK dates Velvet Revolver have now added a fourth London show to their UK tour due to phenomenal demand, tickets are on sale now (09 Jan London Hammersmith Apollo) Mike Tramp has put together a Boxset release titled 'The Bootleg Series'. The boxset features no less than 6CDs and covers a 10-year period of his life. Full details and the tracklistings of each of 6 CD's is located on his message board. The BoxSet and pre-order details have their own thread. You can only pre-order the BOXSET by giving your name, e-mail address and country EMAIL. This email is only for the boxset! Send all pre-orders to EMAIL. Prices and further details will be posted on the message board soon. Please note that at this time Mike is only taking orders for the boxset for USA, Canada and Mexico only The AKA's are giving away 4 songs for FREE on their Myspace Profile, available for download with special Artwork to make your own limited edition Collectible EP! Get yours now and hurry over to hear the Remix of Shout Out Loud by Ocelot Mthrfkckrs, previously unreleased, and if you like what you hear, their full length 'White Doves & Smoking Guns' is on sale for only $5! Click the banner on their profile and enter the coupon code 'smokingguns' to get the deal Roadrunner Records wishes to announce that they are looking to sign hard rock and heavy metal bands. Any bands who feel they have the goods are urged to mail their demos to the following address. Every single package received will be listened to. Roadrunner Records, ATTN: Steve Crane, 902 Broadway, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA Backyard Babies Management have a request to all fans... Please email a photo of Backyard Babies´ related Tattoos. The Tattoos will be featured in the snapshot gallery of the up-coming BYB´s DVD. Please send your photo to EMAIL Crucified Barbara's new single 'Losing the Game' will be out in stores on 8 December (Sweden) To all bands, producers, promoters and DJ's - Join The Meridian Houston for a monthly night of networking with members of Houston's entertainment community. Artists should bring press-kits containing the following: Band Bio (1 sheet), Publicity Photos, Business Card, Band CD with your best 3 tracks in a manila envelope with your band information written on the front. DJ's please bring business card and CD mix as well. If you have friends that play in a band - then give them a call and let them know of this date. Universal Music will be giving out CD's and tickets to upcoming shows. This invitation is open to everyone All Hours tunes are now available for download on Apple's iTunes Music Store. Just search for 'All Hours'. You'll find three songs from their 'Box Office Stud EP', $0.99 each or all 3 for $2.97 The Quintessentials will be featured on a program titled 'The History of Hell', slated to air on the History Channel sometime during the week between Christmas and New Year. Keep an eye on your local listings for date/air time The Rockets To Ruin CD is finally finished... The band have just had it mastered and are getting ready to have them printed Former Krank guitarist 'JD' is now playing bass for Primadonnaz American Hi-Fi are gearing up to release their new album, Hearts On Parade, in early 2005. The new Hi-Fi street team and eteam are now live at Total Assault. This is your opportunity to be involved with helping to promote the new album, and score some killer Hi-Fi prizes for your efforts. Head on over to the team page to preview tracks from the new album and join the team Dregen has added another DJ date on his "Tinnitus Sound System Tour 2004". December 22 Leipzig / Moritzbastei Two Bubble gigs in November, check the bands website for further details, there's also more new Bubble t-shirt designs Starwood prepares for UK shows with UFO and Vince Neil as First Video, "Subculture," Nears Completion Exclusive Undercover Slut interview in Rock'n'Roll Universe Webzine Velvet Revolver have added another London (UK) date to their January tour as the Hammersmith Apollo show is now sold out Green Day have announced a new date for their 2005 UK Tour: 18 June, Milton Keynes Bowl. Please note for this show there are no age restrictions, however under 14's must be accompanied by an over 18 and proof of age may be requested New Ryan Adams tour dates Persil are back from the US, and would like to thank everybody for their hospitality. Check out their website for upcoming November gig dates Keep and eye out for Lesli Sander's new band 'Profits of Addiction', they got a record deal and are in the studio at this moment for a Spring release Chicago Velvet Revolver fans get your tickets for the 21 Nov show (Allstate Arena, Chicago, IL - 21 Nov) before the general public on sale and take advantage of lower service fees! Pre-sale began on the 27 Oct 6pm(EST) Get your tix before the show sells out and save $ on service charges Check out Eddie Electra's Interview in Rockscum Magazine Head down to the following Tsar gigs to hear them play new songs off their forthcoming CD: - 29 Oct @ Jugheads, 5110 E. McDowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ (8pm); 30 Oct @ Double Down Saloon, 4640 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV (11pm) and 31 Oct @ The Buccaneer, 70 W. Sierra Madre Blvd, Sierra Madre, CA (10pm) Jupiter Blue Live @ Club Fiend, Hollywood on 5 Nov 04 THE STIVS Live... 27 October 8pm-11pm @ The Meow Meow, 320 SE 2nd Ave, Portland, OR Leigh Silver was recently contacted by MTV for the third time this year about licensing her cd for the hit show, Laguna Beach. Other shows you can hear her music on included Surf Girls and Camp Jim The BBC has announced that Veteran disc jockey John Peel has died of a heart attack on a working holiday in Peru Stig, lead vocalist from Icons of Filth has died FLR have partnered up with Allegiance Clothing AC The Vixen bands Reunited will be airing on 9 Nov starting @ 10am on VH-1 Award winning guitarist Brad Wilson announces worldwide distribution and 2004 award nominations The Motley Crue.com website are officially as confused as everyone else. "First a new "TV ad" gets leaked out last weekend about Motley's 2005 tour and now Nikki posts this new Motley Update in his diary at Motley.com. It's nice to hear that fans, bands, promoters and agents would like to see a Motley Crue tour. But right now I know Vince is booking tons of live shows, Tommy is busy promoting a book and doing his reality show and Mick is in rehabilitation after surgery (Who knows when and if he would feel up to it even if there was a tour) It takes four guys to do it. It hasn't happened since 1999. All I know is all four of us haven't been in the same room in six years. In the world of Motley, id say don't hold your breath" Starlet Suicide gig dates: 5 Nov - Klubben/Fryshuset together with: dark haagen, crashdïet and the bombers. Address: Mårtendalsgatan 2-8 - entrance: 50:- all ages show. 14 Nov - Pub Anchor - address: Sveavägen 90 - rock karaoke night - no other bands - age 18 Crash Kelly rocks El Mocambo, 464 Spadina, College, Toronto on Friday 29 October with good friends Galore and a special Guest DJ Velvet Revolver have announced their 2005 tour, tickets went on sale on Friday 22 October The Download Festival (2005) Organisers are asking for fans to vote for what bands they want to see at next year`s Festival. THE*GA*GA*S would love to take their music to the bigger stage, and this is your chance to help them. Simply log on to URL and cast your vote. Votes have to be in by 31st October, and there are 4 free tickets for 4 lucky voters Texas Terri Bomb is currently on a tour of Europe. More info at URL The Hopeless, new jersey power punk rock n roll stars need guitarist and drummer with energy and balls to dress, play and be rock stars, CD is fully recorded, need you to play Live... get off yer asses people... punk rock n roll never sounded so Cool!!! Contact EMAIL Butch Walker won Producer of the Year at the inaugural Atlanta Music Guide Music Awards The Official Velvet Revolver Store is open for business Ginger has news about the Christmas tour: "although to be confirmed, we hope to have CARDIACS on the bill as special guests. Support also looks likely to come from Deckard (ex-Baby Chaos)" Hardcore Superstar are back on the road touring, check the bands website for gig dates Dregen will be out on a DJ tour under the name "Tinnitus Sound System Tour 2004" Every Tuesday you can catch some MySpace bands at the Viper Room, 8852 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood Poisin Jett Gunz will play a FREE show in the late afternoon on 1840 Haight St. @ Stanyan (across from Amoeba) SF, Sunday 31 October 4:30pm Rumble Invasion, Anime Concert and Youth Rally 10/23/2004 12:00noon EARLY Afternoon in-store performance- Tower Records San Mateo (41 W. Hillsdale Blvd, San Mateo, CA 94403 ) Best of Seven will be performing at 1pm - FREE Rebel Rebel at the Gig on Melrose in Hollywood, Ca. on Sat. 30 Oct. They play at 8:20pm sharp New Fillmore Slim Webpage up and running Greg and Jonny of Kill Hannah spin @ Trevia (1575 Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL). Hosted by Red Hair Matt and Blackout Katie.10pm - 2am, 21+ (ID required) Here's the link to the porn film that Stars From Mars are going to be featured in Bands Wanted - Org Records are working on the 21st ORGAN RADIO CD compilation album and are seaching for exciting cutting edge bands with their heads in the right places and armed with music that will move people... you know about ORG Records you know what we want - commited bands WHO INSPIRE US and excite us and who want to get involved The Stivs will be playing @ The Bossanova, 722 E. Burnside, Portland, OR on Thursday 21 October with the Groovie Ghoulies Be sure to check out the High School Motherfuckers website for October/November gig dates (including gigs with American Heartbreak and Adam West) Colour of Fire will be playing 2 UK shows in October before making a giant packed lunch for Thom and heading for mainland Europe 26 October The Wildhearts are releasing their first official UK live (double) album 'The Wildhearts Strike Back' on 25 October. Ginger has also added more dates to the acoustic tour - see the gigs page of the website for full tour details. There's also news of another album in the pipeline 'A Break In The Weather', a collection of 'singles club' tracks which will come out on 31 January Sebastian Bach has announced a small euro tour before xmas: 7 December @ Instanbul, Turkey - Yeni Melek Show Theater; 8 December @ Ankara, Turkey - Saklykent Concert hall; 10 December @ Madrid, Spain - Macumba; 11 December @ Bergara (BILBAO) Spain - Sala Jam; 12 December @ Barcelona, Spain - Razzmatazz 2; TBA later this week 14, 15 & 16 December UK Go read about the closing down of indymedia sites all over Europe at LINK Babylon Bombs - new t-shirts available on site. The album is scheduled for release in January 2005, no date has been specified, so stay tuned. Gigs: 2004-12-04 @ Falköping, Lilla teatern; 2004-12-10 @ Södertälje, Club Black Dog; 2004-12-18 @ Bollnäs, Pub Tranan Rachel Stamp's new track 'Honey' will be available from Monday the 18 Oct from Karma Download. You can also buy the Bitch Vinyl release on the upcoming UK tour. This CD will NOT be available in the shops so shake a leg - come out to see the Stamp in all their finery and pick up an exclusive, check the website for tour details Ultra New, Ultra Cool Shirts Now Available. Get your hands on the latest, greatest Stamp shirts here Townsend Records proudly announce the release of Malibu Stacey's debut single 'Invasion'. The single includes 2 new versions of 'Rock Star' and 'Grade A Felini' alongside the video to Invasion. To order your copy now you can click here to order online, visit your local record store, or simply telephone 01254 885995 The GA*GA*S are looking for reliable STREET TEAM helpers for the gigs listed below, to collect e-mail addresses, flypost and the like. As a thank you for your help you will get to meet the band, get free entry to the show and get lots of freebie merchandise yourselves. Oct 16 Stoke Sugarmill; Oct 17 Wolverhampton Little Civic; Oct 18 Norwich Arts Centre; Oct 23 Bath Moles; Oct 24 Bournemouth Mr Smiths; Oct 25 Cardiff Barfly; Oct 27 Wrexham Central Station; Nov 2 Derby Victoria; Nov 3 Hartlepool Studio; Nov 4 Wigan Café Nirvana. Anyone interested please get back to Ronnie (Manager) ASAP Leigh Silver will be talking live to Frank Cotolo on his Internet radio broadcast, Cotolo Chronicles on 14 October. Cotolo Chronicles, the Internet's unique all-talk program broadcasts live on Thursday nights at 9 p.m. EST The Sirens will be making their Ann Arbor debut this Saturday (16 Oct) @ the 'No Fun Records' "Sounds From Thee Underground" Festival! Doors open at 9:30pm, bands start at 10 sharp! 18 and older are welcome. The Sirens; The Avatars; Coronados; Hard Lessons and Sissy. Very Special Guests MCs Queen Bee and esQuire! Giveaways, tons of merchandise, and special surprises Handsome Devil are booking a tour for mid-November thru Albuequerque but are having problems with some of the venues there. If anyone has any connections or suggestions, please let them know. They would love to come there and rock out, but it seems they've only run into flaky venues. Don't forget to also check out their new video for "Hello Somebody" posted under blogs on myspace.com. Leave a comment and let them know what you think Handsome Devil will be playing at The Whiskey a-go-go, 8091 Sunset Blvd, Hollywood on 20 October, doors at 7:30pm, All ages BLAQ are looking for a new lead guitarist in the LA area, must be serious and dedicated. If interested, please E-mail PBF will be playing @ Paladino's, Reseda, CA on 22 October and also 29 October in Sandusky, OH @ Ceasar's Crystal Palace w/ Enuff Z'Nuff (Also Support the Peppermint Creeps *28 October Santa Ana, CA - at the Galaxy Theatre w/ W.A.S.P and *30 October Hollywood, Ca - at THE GIG on Melrose w. Revlon Red) More Dates to be announced soon, so be sure to keep check on their website Green Day British tour: Buy your tickets from 9.30 Saturday, 16 October (0871 2200 260) JANUARY '05: 23 Birmingham NIA; 24 Brixton Academy; 25 Brixton Academy; 27 Nottingham Arena; 29 Manchester MEN Arena; 31 Dublin Point. FEBRUARY '05: 2 Brighton Centre; 3 Cardiff Arena; 6 Hammersmith Apollo; 7 Hammersmith Apollo; 8 Newcastle Arena; 10 Glasgow SECC D'Molls, Enuff Z'Nuff, Love Hammers and American Motherload (Special Guests: Members of Missing Persons, Poison, Guns 'N' Roses & others. There will also be a Rock-n-Roll Auction (merchandise donated by several bands and Enuff Z'Nuff merchandise). All proceeds go to the Ricky Parent Foundation. Ricky Parent Benefit, 10/17 - Metro, Chicago, Tickets - $10 Wildside Presents: Texas Terri Bomb (USA), New Generation Superstars, The Darkheart Boys, 15 October @ Junktion 7, Nottingham, UK. £5 in advance New Ryan Adam dates just added, for all dates visit LINK Velvet Revolver pre-sale begins Thursday, 10/14 at Noon EDT and closes 10/15 at 5pm. EDT for the following: 11/12 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater - Manchester, NH; 11/14 Blue Cross - Rochester, NY. Click here to order Operation DeepFreeze is now in effect, MORE! US dates will follow SecondSkin (Lizzy DeVine) have just released a new song, check out "Complicated" at URL The Wildhearts December UK tour dates have been revised Plans for the Squad Five-O fall tour are underway! So hang tight and keep checking the bands website Stiletto Boys Clothing celebrate the launch of their new line of Rock and Roll fashions on 30 October. Hamilton Designers Kerry Wade, Rosemary Stelik and buckshot Bebee have spear-headed a men's clothing line that includes stagewear, Glam wear and Rockabilly Clothing Fillmore Slim, Robin Black & the IRS and The Red Light Rippers will be at the Corktown Tavern, Hamilton, ONT on 30 October Vote for Best of Seven 'Best Modern Rock Band' Silverjet (UK) are playing support to Mike Tramp on his 4 UK dates (London, Sheffield, Dudley and Nottingham) at the end of October/November. If you get chance, check out their website where you can download sound clips from our debut EP 'The Amalgams Sessions'. Your feedback would be appreciated Nikki Sixx reports in his latest diary post that Mick is doing great after hip replacement surgery Personal Crue Collection Up For Auction - reports have been noted that some people where unable to access the link provided by Motley's web-author for auction items listed in the last update. If you where unable to find these auctions please use this link instead. He currently has 46 items up for auction but will have many more to offer later this week Tommy Lee has plunged into life as a University of Nebraska student for reality TV. Lee mingled with fellow Cornhuskers in Lincoln for an NBC show in which he'll take classes in chemistry, literature and the history of rock 'n' roll. On Monday, the former Motley Crue drummer will try out for the Nebraska marching band. NBC spokeswoman Susan Ross said the network hopes to get six episodes' worth of footage for a series set to air next summer. Lee will have a tutor and live off-campus It's voting time again, so make sure your vote is counted for Silver Needle! The band have been nominated for Best Pop Group at the All Access Magazine Music Awards! Please go to LINK, click the link at the bottom of the page and Vote for them Tracii Guns has been working on a new L.A. Guns website. The new site will have many of the same features as the Brides Of Destruction and Motley Crue websites but will also include a new MP3 streaming radio station! All songs will be hand picked from Tracii's personal collection. To start with, the radio station will be wall to wall Motley Crue, Brides Of Destruction and of course L.A. Guns. URL to be given when they get closer to the launch A myspace party you cannot miss!!!! Best of Seven, 9pm, Venue: Zen Sushi, 2609 Hyperion Ave. Silverlake CA on 29 October 2004, Info: 18 & Over Sam Yaffa (ex-Hanoi Rocks) will be replacing Killer Kane (RIP) as the bassplayer for the New York Dolls Plastic Tears have officially announced that they are now back together, they haven't updated the website yet so keep watch Toxic Twist will be headlining @ The Roxy, Sunset Blvd on 30 October, for $7 reduced price tickets please contact Jonni Jade ($12 at the door) Hidingplace will be releasing the single 'Cruel Kindness' on the 8 November Serious Suicide are scheduled to perform at the Bizarre Vampire Bazaar (Qtopia), 6021 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood on 17 October, 7pm wear an Evil Queen outfit or a wedding dress and be part of the show! Tickets to the bazaar also include admission to see the bands Rock City News have nominated Bubble again for Best Punk Band and Share is up for Best Female Guitarist in Los Angeles Bubble will be playing @ the Pretty Pussy (the Dragonfly), 6510 Santa Monica Blvd (at the corner of Wilcox), Hollywood on 17 November, 10:30pm, the band have also released a new t-shirt (new nasty-cool design for the wicked sounds on the 'rock n roll hell' CD) BYB have announced the 5 lucky winners who have won 2 pair of tickets for the Backyard Babies´ show at Tavastia, Helsinki on Monday October 11. You can pick-up your tickets + aftershow passes at the Tavastia boxoffice on Monday.(Piia Koivisto; Jankku Kallio; Toumas Hillervo; Juha Palotie and Karoliina Rouhianien) Perris Records are extremely proud to announce the release of the new Broken Teeth CD "Blood On The Radio" Click the following LINK to take part in Glitzine's 1st ever band competition, win The GA*GA*S prizes GALORE Butch Walker has just got back from LA where he has been producing the new Avril Lavigne version of Spongebob Squarepants theme song for the soon to be released movie. Whilst there, Avril asked Butch to open her USA arena tour (Oct 25 thru to Nov 25). He says to all those that will hate him for doing a big arena tour, be rest assured he will be back in small clubs come December. This does mean that his Japan tour in November has had to be rescheduled for February 2005