Archive News - 2005 (Part 3) & 2006 (Part 1)

Robin Black UK Tour April 2006: Fri 7 - Nottingham Junktion7; Sat 8 - Bradford Rio's; Sun 9 - Dudley JBs; Mon 10 - Liverpool Cavern Club; Tue 11 - Crewe Limelight; Wed 12 - Hull Adelphi Club; Thu 13 - Winchester The Railway; Fri 14 - Mexborough Civic Hall; Sat 15 - London Underworld; Sun 16 - Nottingham Junktion7 - Ky Anto solo show. All press, industry, fan and bribery enquiries to EMAIL The incredibly unfortunate "logistical concerns" which have arisen literally at the very last moment as AntiProduct awaited the confirmations for the airline tickets which were to take them to Switzerland and most of Europe with Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Marky Ramone on tour have called the forecloser, this-is-an-X-tour cancellation of this event Hooker live @ The Carlton, Morecambe, UK, 24 Feb @ 9pm Baby Bitch live @ Academy 4 - Club Academy, Manchester University, UK, 23 Feb, 8pm Stephen Pearcy with support from Beautiful Creatures: (April - UK) 13 Garage, London; 14 Rios, Bradford; 15 Rock City, Notts; 16 JBs, Dudley Twisted Sister, 30th Anniversary Tour. Tickets on sale now (6 June @ Manchester Academy 1, UK) Jupiter Blue has been entered into a contest on Dave Navarro's (Janes Addiction/Red Hot Chili Peppers) Internet radio show "Spread Radio Live" for a chance to win a featured Indie artist of the month spot and they need to get as many people to vote for them as possible. So they are asking everyone to take two seconds to click this link and vote for Jupiter Blue The Silencers live 23 Feb, 10pm @ Cheers, 321 Merchant Street, Vacaville, CA; 25 Feb, 10pm @ G St. Pub`, 228 G Street, Davis, CA Tracy Gang Pussy goes international! Because of the success of the first leg of the "Black" Tour, some more dates have been added: 17 Fév-Lichtenfels (GER) @ Paunchy Cat; 4 Mars-Calais @ L'Infernal; 16 Mars-Orléans @ Le Cats; 17 Mars-Limoges @ L'ile au trésor; 20 Mars-Konstanz (GER) @ Kulturladen E.V; 21 Mars-Freiburg (GER) @ Walfisch; 22 Mars-Stuttgart (GER) @ Zwolfzehn; 23 Mars-Dordrecht (NL) @ Bobby Kinghe; 24 Mars-Reims @ Le Tigre; 13 Avril-Paris @ Batofar; 14 Avril-Metz @ Caveau des Trinitaires; 15 Avril-Strasbourg @ Zanzibar; 19 Avril-Paris @ Scène Bastille; 22 Avril-Cherbourg @ Art's Café; 29 Avril-Chalindrey @ Centre Socio-culturel - Born to be Rock Fest; 24 Mai-TBA Belgium; 25 Mai-TBA Belgium; 26 Mai-TBA Germany; 27 Mai-Berlin (GER) @ Wild at Heart Patchwork Grace will be appearing on Derwent FM (87.9FM in the Derby (UK) area) on 1 March between 2-4pm (GMT) Rock City Seeks Drivers. Deliver Rock City News one afternoon in exchange for advertising for your band. Easy work, great exposure for your band. Call 323-461-6600 for more info Liquor and Poker hooks up with an 'American Beauty' - Sophomore full-length from Bay Area rockers American Heartbreak due April 18. American Heartbreak will play a series of Western U.S. shows before and after the album's release, with additional touring to come: March 22 Las Vegas, NV - Beauty Bar; March 30 San Francisco, CA - Annie's Social Club; April 1 Sacramento, CA - Fox & Goose; April 7 Long Beach, CA - Alex's Bar; April 8 Pomona, CA - The Tiki Room; April 28 San Francisco, CA - The Pound; April 29 Los Angeles, CA - The Whisky; May 6 San Jose, CA - The Blank Club. For more information, please contact Andrew Demarest or Jen Malone at Black and White PR All dates are subject to change: 2/8 - Bay City, MI at Westown Theater; 2/9 - Andover, MN at P.O.V.'s; 2/10 - Cedar Rapids, IA at Muddy Waters; 2/11 - Mt. Clemens, MI at The Hayloft; 2/12 - Niles, MI at Whitehouse 2; 2/14 - Baltimore, MD at The 8 x 10; 2/15 - Cleveland, OH at Peabody's; 2/16 - Wantaugh, NY at Muclcahy's; 2/17 - Springfield, VA at Jaxx; 2/18 - Hartford, CT at Webster Theater; 2/19 - Poughkeepsie, NY at The Chance; 2/19 -Winston-Salem, SC at Red Rooster; 2/20 - Lancaster. PA - at The Chameleon; 2/23 - Greenville, NC - at Red Rooster; 2/25 - Rochester, NY at Steel Music Hall; 3/2 - Charlotte, NC at Amos' Southend; 3/4 - St. Petersburg, FL at The State Theater; 3/9 - El Paso, TX at Stampede; 3/10 - Las Vegas, NV at Empire Ballroom; 3/12 - San Diego, CA - Brick by Brick Bang Tango will be teaming up with Stephen Pearcy and Pretty Boy Floyd for the "Metal In America Tour 2006". If any Magazines or Radio stations would like to interview Joe Leste please contact Tom at Perris Records, Perris will put you on the guest list and arrange this. The interviews will only be at the shows, sorry no emails or phone calls because of touring schedule. If there are any shows you will be able to attend please let them know for more details The Erotics Vs. Teenage Casket Company Pt II: Mike Trash & Co. will be heading back to the UK this Spring and once again this double header will be something not to miss Teenage Casket Company have launched the website and the Petition for them supporting BJ on their UK tour is growing each day. The guys start out on their first UK tour of the year today with Irish punk trio The Dangerfields. The guys are also very proud to have been asked to guest on a couple of the upcoming shows for the April Robin Black UK Tour being organised by Riot Promotions Blackbird live @ Universal Bar & Grill, 4093 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood on 25 Feb @ 10:30pm Hooker live @ Yorkshire House, Lancaster, UK on 16 Feb @ 9pm Marky Ramone/AntiProduct: Europe 2006 (dates online). AntiProduct are also excited to announce that Ben Graves of Murderdolls and Dope will be continuing the tradition of AP drummers as he lives up to the demands of the AntiProduct live ordeal. Greg D'Angelo (Mr. G.) is still AP's full-time skin basher but scheduling conflicts cast him as AP's producer in LA while work continues on brand new AntiProduct tracks. The band's version of Beach Boys classic "Good Vibrations" is already garnering them LA radio play. AntiProduct singer, Alex Kane, is currently in LA making an album with Enuff' Znuff's leads singer, Donnie Vie, for release later in the year. Everyone who's ever made an album is guesting and the tracks promise to be as challenging and erratic as the characters involved Rockets To Ruin will be playing The Vault, 1026 Broadway, Columbus, GA on 25 Feb Metal Sludge is coming to Sao Paulo on March 25th 2006. The band Bastardz fronted by Axl Rose look alike Nat Reed will be the X-Travaganza back-up band with featured tracks performed by Steve "Sex" Summers of Pretty Boy Floyd and Stevie Rachelle of Tuff Warrant show: 2/17/06 Santa Ana, CA - Galaxy Theatre Skid Row shows: 2/16/06 Lakewood, CO - Ecks Saloon; 2/17/06 Loveland, CO - White Buffalo; 2/18/06 Walker, MN - Northern Lights Casino; 3/11/06 Lake Tahoe, NV - Harrah's Tahoe L.A. Guns tour dates: 2/24/06 Clifton Park, NY - Northern Lights; 2/25/06 Clifton, NJ - Dingbatz; 2/26/06 Wantaugh, NY - Mulcahy's; 2/27/06 Hartford, CT - Webster Theatre Tour dates for Stephen Pearcy, Bang Tango & PBF: 2/15/06 Cleveland, OH - Peabodys Down Under; 2/16/06 Wantagh, NY - Mulcahys; 2/17/06 Springfield, VA - Jaxx; 2/18/06 Hartford, CT - Webster Theatre/underground; 2/19/06 Poughkeepsie, NY -The Chance; 2/20/06 Lancaster, PA - The Chameleon; 2/23/06 Greenville, NC - Red Rooster; 2/24/06 Harrisburg, PA - Dragonfly; 2/25/06 Rochester, NY - Steel Music Hall; 3/02/06 Charlotte, NC - Amos' Southend; 3/04/06 Saint Petersburg, FL - State Theatre; 3/09/06 El Paso, TX - The Stampede; 3/10/06 Las Vegas, NV - Empire Ballroom; 3/11/06 Reseda, CA - Paladinos; 3/12/06 San Diego, CA - Brick by Brick The date for the sixth annual Joey Ramone Birthday Bash has been announced: the event will take place at famed New York City venue Irving Plaza on what would have been Joey's 55th birthday: Friday, May 19, 2006. Tickets can be purchased at URL and URL 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 Tigertailz sign to Demolition Records. The label's first release will be the band's long awaited new album "Bezerk 2.0". Set for late March/early April release, the album features the original and most successful members of the band, Kim Hooker, Jay Pepper, Pepsi Tate, along with Matthew Blakout, who is "time served" with sessions in L.A. and the U.K. Tigertailz will support the release with selective dates in the UK, which kicks off in their hometown of Cardiff at The Point on Friday, March 24 and then Rock City Nottingham on Saturday, April 8. Tigertailz will also be making select festival appearances throughout Europe in 2006, which will be announced soon Atlantic/Rhino has made available an Internet-only EP from Skid Row, entitled "Hi Five". According to a posting on former Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach's official web site, the EP contains the following track listing: 01. Youth Gone Wild; 02. 18 & Life; 03. I Remember You; 04. Monkey Business; 05. Wasted Time Krokus enter studio with producer Dennis Ward. As previously reported, Krokus have announced a couple of dates in their home country in late March prior to their upcoming German co-headlining tour with Axxis. The group's itinerary is now shaping up as follows: Mar. 25 - Disentis, SWI @ Raiffeisen-Indoorfestival; Mar. 31 - Zürich-Airport, SWI @ 10 Jahre Jubiläum Alpenrock; May 3 - Nürnberg, GER - Hirsch; May 4 - München, GER - Garage; May 5 - Memmingen, GER - Kaminwerk; May 6 - Tuttlingen, GER - Alte Fabrik; May 7 - Ludwigsburg, GER - Rockfabrik; May 10 - Aschaffenburg, GER - Colosssal; May 11 - Hamburg, GER - Markthalle; May 12 - Bochum, GER - Zeche; May 13 - Andernach, GER - Live Club "Monster Ballads: The Platinum Edition", an 18-song collection of "hair-metal" classics, sold 44,000 copies in its first week of release to debut at position No. 18 on next week's The Billboard 200 chart According to the Finnish tabloid newspaper Iltalehti, HIM frontman Ville Valo was taken into custody by the Finnish police for allegedly threatening to kill his neighbour and resisting arrest Motley Crue have just issued a two-disc live album set taken from their sold-out North American "Carnival of Sins" tour. These releases are exclusively being sold exclusively through the Wal-Mart chain. The discs, recorded at Banknorth Garden in Boston, on December 9 and December 10, 2005, are issued as "volumes" 1 and 2, at $9.88 each, and contain the same audio as the "Carnival Of Sins" DVD release Dirty Rig featuring ex-Warrior Soul frontman: New Tour Dates Announced: Feb. 25 - The Pirates Den - Gloucester, NJ; Mar. 18 - Dingbatz - Clifton, NJ; Mar. 31 - The Chestnut Room - Philadelphia, PA; Apr. 1 - Corkscrews Lounge Inc - Dunmore, PA; Apr. 22 - The Continental - New York, NY. A live video clip of Dirty Rig performing the song "Just a Star" has been posted online at the Underground Video Television (UVTV) website. As previously reported, UVTV filmed Dirty Rig's September 2, 2005 show at The Continental in New York City for a future DVD release. Dirty Rig recently spent time in the studio recording the follow-up to their "Blood, Sweat and Beer" (2003, The Music Cartel) debut A brand new Babylon Bombs site is online. Order the single "Louder" today. The 2nd Babylon Bombs album "Doin' You Nasty" will be released 29 March in Scandinavia and by the end of April in Europe, also, gigs are poppin' up every week so check the site frequently Naked Beggars "Spit it Out" Tour continues (details HERE) more dates to be added soon The Suffrajets are back on the road supporting Little Man Tate, check website for further details. There's also a new single on the way, 'Going Nowhere' which will be the bands first release for Beyond Bedlam on 20 March Undercover Slut, at the top of the Eiffel Tower, have proudly signed a record contract with SixSixSix Records (UK) Electra-Kill have managed to secure the Support slot to Hanoi Rocks in Germany this coming March and the support slot to the Dogs D' amour, again in Germany in May After the riotous success of their inaugural show at Highbury garage, Ginger and the Sonic Circus have a tour in the offing, current tour dates are as follows: 24 March - Bradford Rios; 25 March - Newcastle Legends; 26 March - Wolverhampton Wulfrun; 27 March - Nottingham Rock City; 28 March - Liverpool Academy; 29 March - London Academy. Check out the 'Live' page for full details Fuji Heavy are armed with new material and a new disc as of March! The EP is called The Revenge of Fuji Heavy HIM recently performed a handful of songs at the studios in New York and they're putting a song up each week. Keep checking back to the page to see more songs posted The 11th Roadburn Festival, Europe's leading underground festival for stonerrock & beyond, will be held 22 April @ 013, Tilburg, Holland Kivel Records is pleased to announce the release of Ted Poley's Collateral Damage CD in March 2006 The re-release of Alleycat Scratch's 'Dead Boys' should be out in March + a possible DVD Live and FHUTA. It may be on Z Entertainment. A Second CD + a Roxy footage DVD is due out in September and will include live tracks and rarities Robin Black will be an "Expert Panelist" on this upcoming MuchMusic/City reality TV show! Robin and the boys will also be heading to the UK this spring and playing some dates with special guests Disarm (visit the guys website for further details), and before the guys hit the UK they'll be playing a some shows in Canada Sweet Cheater one sheet CD available 14 Feb on Perris The Sixth Annual CrueFest Hollywood, 15 July 2006 @ Whisky A Go-Go, Hollywood, CA. Playing this year's event will be Motley Crue Tribute band True 2 Crue, Trashlight Vision, Sabrina Korva, Kid Ego, and Vains of Jenna, With more great bands to be announced. Tickets are just $30.00! Visit URL to buy tickets, arrange travel plans, and get answers to all of your questions UK Placebo tickets on sale now: 5 Apr @ Blackpool Empress Ballroom; 11 Apr London Alexandra Palace Undercover Slut have advised fans to not buy any merchandise ("Communism Is Fascism") from Apokalypse Records Warrant will release their new album, "Born Again", on 31 March via MTM Music Wednesday 13 Parts Ways With Roadrunner Records, also prepares to record a new CD. In other news, Wednesday has announced that he will not able to participate in the previously announced U.S. tour with Finland's The 69 Eyes Buckcherry: More North American tour dates announced. As previously reported, Yahoo! Music is currently offering an exclusive download of Buckcherry's raucous track "Crazy Bitch". Look for Buckcherry - founding vocalist Josh Todd and guitarist Keith Nelson, as well as newcomers Xavier Muriel (drums), Stevie D. (guitars) and bassist Jimmy Ashhurst - to release "Fifteen" on 11 April (already released in Japan) Stephen Pearcy Gets Some Added Fuel In Europe From Perris Records Starlet Suicide are featured on! They also have a lot of upcoming gigs, so be sure to check their website Jackviper's tune 'Merry Go Round' was given 9th best song of 2005 in's top 25 songs of 2005. Also, Merry Go Round is being released on Perris Records 'Hollywood Hairspray V' compilation CD. To celebrate, they will be playing a big gig at The Borderline, London, UK on 24 Feb, they're also going to be shooting parts of the music video for 'Merry Go Round' at the gig too, so audience members are going to be immortalised on film Kevin K will have a new CD out on 1 April titled "Rockin Roll Dynamite", available on Fullbreach 77 (Chicago) Bon Jovi have added one final date to their 2006 "Have A Nice Day" Tour. Bon Jovi were the last band to appear at the old Wembley Stadium (UK). Now you can be a part of history and be there as they play the first ever concert at the new Wembley Stadium (10 June), Nickelback have been confirmed as special guests on all the Bon Jovi UK shows Hardcore Superstar are Grammy nominated for best hard rock in Sweden 2005. In March the band will do two shows in Tokyo. The Swedish tour will of course continue. There are three big Swedish shows coming up in March. Make sure to get your tickets right now. You can buy the tickets at URL. The bands record company is now working with the European release for the new album. No dates are confirmed yet but you can expect the album to be released in Europe in April. And at last but not least. The new single and video "My good reputation" will be released pretty soon Hollywood Hairspray is back for another round! Vol. 5 features great Hard Rock/Sleaze/Glam bands from around the globe. Vol. 5 also features the debut solo release from Animal/Zan Clan Guitarist Chris Laney, Cory Clarke (Warrior Soul/Space Age Playboys) new band Dirty Rig & new tracks from a slew of new comers on the rock scene. Vol. 5 will sure to please fans of Perris's previous Hollywood Hairspray releases Get a free download of Fuori Uso's new songs (Sexy Teens/My Sweet Witch) from their website Download your copy of The New Romantics live on Channel 3 The Exorsisters are taking part in this years Emergenza, the worlds No.1 unsigned live band event in Manchester, UK on 23 Feb Helstar's "Burning Alive' DVD, their first official live DVD containing tracks from the Bang Your Head festival in Germany in 2001 has been released by Perris Records The Silencers live 7 Feb @ Bottom of the Hill, 1233 17th St., San Francisco Tracy Gang Pussy goes international! Because of the success of the first leg of the "Black" Tour, some more dates have been added, including a not-to-be-missed electric showcase at Virgin Megastore in Paris: 10 Feb @ Paris (Virgin Megastore Champs Elysee); 15 Feb @ Berlin (Wild at Heart) Germany; 17 Feb @ Lichtenfels (Paunchy Cats) Germany; 18 Feb @ Heilbronn (Stereo total) Germany; 17 March @ Limoges (L'Ile au Trésor). More dates to come soon, including another show in Paris Crash Kelly has submitted an application to perform with Bon Jovi and are crossing their fingers that they are selected. Crash Kelly are also confirmed for a Southwestern Ontario swing in Feb at: Kitchener-Waterloo: The Starlight Lounge - 9 Feb; London: Norma Jeans - 10 Feb; Hamilton: The Corktown - 11 Feb Baby Bitch are looking for UK Street Team members, they need people to put up posters, hand out flyers, put stickers everywhere, and generally spread the word, both in real life and on the Internet. If you are interested in helping them out EMAIL saying "I want to be on the street team" and say where you live so they can decide which posters to give you. Upcoming gigs: 17 Feb @ The Attic, Accrington; 18 Feb @ Jenx Liquidlounge, Blackpool; 25 Feb @ The Adelphi, Preston
Spit Like This have been added to the official 'Download' voting forum. The band are also beginning to book gigs for 2006 - they're trying out new places that they've never been to before. They want to hit small towns and give some of the people that don't get a chance to see so much live music a taste. Here are some that are confirmed: 1 Feb @ Face Bar, Reading; 3 March @ Standard, London; 15 April @ The Legion, Horsham 20 March sees the release of the Spit Like This album 'Scary Tales: The Collection'. As the name implies, this is a definitive collection featuring no less than 21 tracks spanning 77 minutes - all remixed and re-mastered. All the proceeds from this album will go towards their full-length studio album that they will be starting to record in Spring 2006. The band are also looking for a roadie/driver to help them out in 2006. You've got to have a clean license, be able to lug gear around and put it in the right places, help set up their stage, have the odd order barked at you and remain a jolly happy chap. If you think you're the right person and live in the Surrey/Sussex (UK) area, drop them a line Aiming high is what UK power pop band Teenage Casket Company are doing with a new campaign they've put in place to earn them an opening slot on the up coming Bon Jovi stadium tour this summer! Believing that 'The People' can make a difference they're hoping that a petition will grab the attention of the Bon Jovi Camp and maybe even Jon Bon Jovi himself. For more information on the campaign and to sign the petition visit the website at URL Perris Records are proud to announce the signing of Beautiful Creatures for the Europe market. Look for Beautiful Creatures and Perris Records to release "Deuce" in Europe in Feb 2006 Members of the Swedish band Crash Diet have issued a statement regarding the death of their frontman David Hellman (a.k.a. Dave Lepard) and the group's future plans. Hellman was found dead 20 Jan. It has been unofficially reported that he hanged himself, although this has yet to be confirmed. In a joint statement released to the media, Martin Sweet, Peter London and Eric Young said, "As a band member, but most of all as a person, we will miss him for all eternity. Dave was nothing but a genius and a very special person. Crash Diet will definitely not continue as a band" New Buckcherry track 'Crazy Bitch' available for download, simultaneously, an explicit sexed-up version of the video will debut on Buckcherry U.S. tour dates: 1.28.06 The Key Club West Hollywood, CA; 1.31.06 Fat Cat's Modesto, CA; 2.2.06 Graceland Seattle, WA; 2.3.06 Big Easy Boise, ID; 2.4.06 Big Easy Spokane, WA; 2.7.06 Iliff Park Saloon Aurora, CO; 2.9.06 Pop's Sauget, IL; 2.11.06 The Rock Maplewood, MN; 2.14.06 The Majestic Madison, WI; 2.16.06 Machine Shop Flint, MI; 2.17.06 Six Shooters Saginaw, MI; 2.18.06 Streeter's Traverse City, MI Mr. Nasty are back Tigertailz & Zodiac Mindwarp live 24 March @ The Point, Cardiff, UK; 8 April @ Rock City, Nottingham, UK Baby Bitch are looking for UK Street Team members, they need people to put up posters, hand out flyers, put stickers everywhere, and generally spread the word, both in real life and on the Internet. If you are interested in helping them out EMAIL saying "I want to be on the street team" and say where you live so they can decide which posters to give you. Upcoming gigs: 3 Feb @ The Yorkshire House, Lancaster; 17 Feb @ The Attic, Accrington; 18 Feb @ Jenx Liquidlounge, Blackpool; 25 Feb @ The Adelphi, Preston Due to Maymies nightclub not running at present, Eden have had to cancel their debut gig. Powerzone promotions, have said that they would like to reschedule once things are back up and running. In the meantime, Eden are trying to set some other stuff up, but rather than a one off gig they would rather do a series of dates. Obviously they have just been hit with this news so they can't say where and when yet, but we'll keep you posted "Jerry's Bait Shop," Kansas City's top music venue in Lenexa and Lee Summit, MO, welcome for two nights, Chicago author & musician, Billy McCarthy who will play drums with KC's finest musicians and some very special surprise guests. The two day event begins, 25 Jan in Lenexa & 26 Jan in Lee Summit. For more information call 913-894-9676 or visit URL Billy McCarthy's sister, Mary, an artist with Linda Warren Gallery will be exhibiting her work beginning 26 Jan at Art Los Angeles. Mary's work can be viewed at URL Crash Kelly has submitted an application to perform with Bon Jovi and are crossing their fingers that they are selected. Crash Kelly are also confirmed for a Southwestern Ontario swing in Feb at: Kitchener-Waterloo: The Starlight Lounge - 9 Feb; London: Norma Jeans - 10 Feb; Hamilton: The Corktown - 11 Feb Tracy Gang Pussy goes international! Because of the success of the first leg of the "Black" Tour, some more dates have been added, including a not-to-be-missed electric showcase at Virgin Megastore in Paris: 4 Feb @ Dijon (Deep Inside); 10 Feb @ Paris (Virgin Megastore Champs Elysee); 15 Feb @ Berlin (Wild at Heart) Germany; 17 Feb @ Lichtenfels (Paunchy Cats) Germany; 18 Feb @ Heilbronn (Stereo total) Germany; 17 March @ Limoges (L'Ile au Trésor). More dates to come soon, including another show in Paris Rockets To Ruin live @ Alleycat, The Underground, Atlanta, GA on 28 Jan, 10pm The Silencers live 7 Feb @ Bottom of the Hill, 1233 17th St., San Francisco Tracy Gang Pussy & High-School Motherfuckers live 19 Jan @ Red Bar, Grand'Rue, 62200 Boulogne Sur Mer, France Suncity Records recently announced the signing of two 80's-era local bands. The label will release "Groovin' on the Backside," the CD recorded by Sweet Teaze for Capitol Records back in 1991, but never released. In the label's own words, "this is the CD Skid Row should of released instead of Subhuman Race." Suncity has also signed Heaven's Wish to a two-CD deal. The band expects to enter the studio shortly to record new material Music Video Distributors and Cherry Red have set a 14 March North American release date for Poison's "Seven Days Live" DVD L.A. GUNS have lined up the following dates in early February: Feb. 03 - West Hollywood, CA @ The Whisky; Feb. 10 - South Bend, IN @ Club Fever; Feb. 11 - Saginaw, MI @ Shooters; Feb. 12 - Mt. Clemens, MI @ The Hayloft. More dates will be announced soon As Sweet, the band led by former The Sweet guitarist/vocalist Andy Scott, have announced the addition of Shy frontman Tony Mills as the group's new vocalist/bassist In January 2006 the Nasty Idols will release a brand new album with a collection of their songs called "The Swedish Sleaze Collection". It will be released on the Swedish label Swedmetal Records and includes tracks from the "Cruel Intention", "Vicious" and "Heroes For Sale" albums Less than a month after announcing the addition of guitarist Tracii Guns to the group's ranks, Quiet Riot have issued a statement confirming that Guns will, in fact, no longer be a member of the band Amidst the onslaught of eighties hair Metal bands Bang Tango came into the fray rather late, yet managed to distinguish themselves from the pack with a clutch of classy, sassy albums. Bang Tango's follow-up to Shrapnel's "Ready to Go" release is "From The Hip" will contain 12 new unreleased studio tracks for a release date of 9 May 2006. This release will be available in Europe and the USA on Perris Records. Bang Tango will be teaming up with former RATT frontman Stephen Pearcy and the Bulletboys for the "Metal In America Tour 2006" beginning in early Feb Peppermint Creeps will be at the Namm opening day on 19 Jan promoting Samick/Silvertone Guitars and their live performance same day (later on that evening) at the Whisky a Go Go. This show will be the "Samick/Silvertone NAMM Show Afterparty" starring Peppermint Creeps and HTTH. Eddie Electra of Peppermint Creeps will be debuting the brand new "Paul Stanley cracked mirror apocolypse bass guitar. Look for an upcoming commercial featuring Peppermint Creeps, and they are in a video presentation that will be shown every 15 minutes at the Samick Booth at NAMM. For now check out the Samick Artists page, which features Macy Malone of Peppermint Creeps at URL. The guys will also be playing live 1 Feb (Glamageddon) at the Keyclub, LA this will be an early all ages show Toxic Twist will be performing at the NAMM show this year with CC Deville, Tracii Guns, London, and Kevin Debrow, they've also been picked up by Monster Energy Drink and may be playing CrueFest this Year in Ohio Lucien´s "Blood Red Diary" EP is finally mixed and out! Just EMAIL to get hold of a copy or visit URL. Also the long-awaited split tape with Finnish horror-punks Scarecrow is out and available from Shitsuck Tapes. Fresh gig just booked at Underground, Sweden, Tantogården on 1 Feb Rebel Rebel have a new CD coming out called 'Paris Comes Alive', which is the recording of their live show in Paris, France from Feb. 2005 The New Romantics live 20 Jan, 9pm @ the Last Exit Bar and Grill, S/W corner of Southern & Priest, Tempe, USA. TNR debut full length available soon After playing up and down the country to promote their new single 'Zebra' released on the BND label, Patchwork Grace have just announced a few local gigs! 26 Jan @ The Vic Inn, Derby, UK; 3 Feb @ Ilkeston Town FC, Ilkeston, UK. Patchwork Grace are set to record the second half of their video for 'Zebra' in the very near future, and are also planning on releasing a new DVD Due to an injury on a slippery street after the show on the New Year's Eve at Tavastia, Helsinki, HIM's guitarist Linde suffered a fractured wristbone on his left hand. He has to keep a cast until the end of Jan. The UK and Ireland tour, January 16th- 26th, had to be rescheduled to April. Check out the tour section of for the dates Kubrick is the featured artist for January on Industrial Mafia Promotion, and it gets even better: Keen, Simon-x and Zer0 get interviewed by IMP staff and they reveal some spicy details of their private lives as well as new collaborations, new remixes and.Eve-n, the new live tour keyboardist! Read all this stuff at this direct link URL Gemini Five have changed their URL. Also, the show in Gävle, Sweden at Club Monster together with The 69Eyes, 25 Jan has been finally confirmed! Stay tuned for the release of the latest and second video from "Black: Anthem". New show dates will very soon be announced Just a quick reminder that Eden will be playing their debut show on 27 Jan @ Maymies Nightclub, Hemlock Way, Hawkes Green, Cannock, UK. This is being organised by Powerzone Promotions / Frontiers Rock Night. This is a one-off show until Eden release their debut album (details coming soon) HIM's Dark Light album will be available on a special pressing of double-vinyl starting 24 Jan, but you can pre-order your copy right now. Hurry - there is a VERY limited amount that will be available, so get it now before they run out. Click here to pre-order your copy, and don't forget to head over to the tour page of and check out the new UK tour dates that have been added for April The Numb Ones will be doing a national tour of the US starting next week, but hope to be in Europe later this year Pleasuremaker have just released their debut album named "Love on the Rocks". You can check out their tunes at URL Fillmore Slim CD release party, 18 Feb, 8pm @ St. Andrews Hall, 431 E Congress Street, Detroit A Fragile Shade on tour Feb 1st-March 5th, "Beneath These Ambitions" EP Available at and UK band Teenage Casket Co. have been confirmed to play 'Cruefest' @ The Whisky, LA on 15 July alongside Trashlight Vision, The Erotics and Vains of Jenna. This will be part of their East/West coast US tour, which kicks off on 30 June Starlet Suicide have decided to part ways with their guitarist Theodor Paine, so are now looking for a new guitarist. If you think you´re the right girl/boy to do the job, email them at EMAIL. Upcoming gigs: Feb 08 @ Tantogården, Stockholm, Sweden; Feb 11 @ Tusen Toner, Kiruna, Sweden; Apr 15 @ Kartago, Sölvesborg, Sweden Killin' Zoe, will be playing at the Flapper & Firkin, Birmingham, UK on 20 Jan with support The Superglue Queens. Tickets are also on sale for a great night of glam/sleaze in Wolverhampton on 11 March, featuring Rattlesnake Remedy, Killin' Zoe, Sweet Seduction and Skandal, you can get tickets from Tel +44 (0)1902 552121 or URL New Tigertailz website online: "This now gives us a lot more scope to better serve 'you' the Tailz Fanz with the ability for us to store a lot more music and video media. First up is the 'Love Bomb Baby' video so check it out in the Media section where you can download it for FREE! Over the coming months we'll be making a lot more stuff available for download so keep checking" Sebastian Bach will be entering the studio after 1 Jan to record a new CD! He has over 25 songs demoed & will be picking a producer ASAP. The CD is set to be released in June Worldwide, they then plan to play everywhere on the planet Adler's Appetite Re-vamped: The rumours are confirmed. The new line-up of the band includes bassist Chip Z'Nuff (Enuff Z'Nuff), singer Sheldon Tarsha, guitarists Michael Thomas (Beautiful Creatures) and JT Longoria (Izzy Stradlin). The band will be touring Europe in Jan/Feb 2006 and will be playing the Rainbow Bar & Grill, Las Vegas on New Years Eve