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Joe Perry will play a narcotics officer in a future episode of NBC's
Homicide: Life on the Street. to air in October. The legendary
guitarist is filming the episode this coming week in Washington DC.
the Rock n World Artist page for Aerosmith.
Pumpkins play free show.
Smashing Pumpkins played a free show July 30th in New York, soon after
taping an appearance for The Late Show with David Letterman. The show appearance
was taped outside the Late Show studios, and the band reemerged after
the taping to play some tunes for the gathering fans
Morrison not to rest in Peace.
up with fans leaving items, like records, booze bottles, cigarette butts,
candles, and drug paraphernalia on the Doors singers grave in Paris, officials
of the Pére Lachaise plan to have Morrisons' body dug up and relocated
in July, 2001 when 30 year lease on the grave site expires.
on a grave site? Guess the dead need prime Real Estate also.
Sabbath Live Album and Tour.
following is from a report on Hard Radio's web site. The best place for
Hard Rock on the net.
sit down for this one - the first 'proper' live album from BLACK SABBATH
(not counting Live At Last from 1980) is set for release in mid-October.
Recordings From The Black Box, the two-CD digipack set features the original
line-up: vocalist Ozzy Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi, bassist Geezer Butler
and drummer Bill Ward. The album was recorded on December 5, 1997 in Birmingham,
England and features 16 classic Sabbath tracks plus two new studio recordings:
'Psycho Man' and 'Selling My Soul'. The tracklisting on CD1 is: 'War Pigs',
'Beyond The Wall Of Sleep', 'N.I.B.', 'Fairies Wear Boots', 'Electric Funeral',
'Sweet Leaf', 'Spiral Architect', 'Into The Void' and 'Snow Blind'. The
tracklisting for CD2: 'Sabbath Bloody Sabbath', 'Orchid'/'Lord Of The World',
'Dirty Women', 'Black Sabbath', 'Iron Man', 'Children Of The Grave', 'Paranoid',
'Psycho Man' and 'Selling My Soul'. The first single from the album will
be 'Psycho Man' and it hits radio in early October. Sources say that
fans should expect a brand new logo from the band. As well, after a short
break this fall, Sabbath will begin a world tour on New Year's Eve (12/31/98)
in the U.S., with a European tour planned for spring/summer 1999. There
is no confirmation at this point in time whether drummer Bill Ward will
be able to perform...
New Jetboy CD is out.
heard right, Hard Radio also reports
that Perris Records has released JETBOY's A Day In The Glamorous Life a
disc with 17 unreleased tracks that were recorded prior to their largely
under-rated debut Feel The Shake.
Big Hair, Hard-Rock and MTV
by: Rick Mulholland
exposure on MTV changed the life of Joey
it has," jokes the southern New Jersey rock icon. "All of my customers
now want big 80's hair! Spandex stock has risen dramatically. And the neighbors
think I'm the next Adam Curry."
July 8th, Joey appeared on the music channel's "Lunch With Jesse," an afternoon
show hosted by the one-of-a-kind vee-jay. The duo teamed at Joey Sinopoli's
Hair Cutters to discuss and sculpt the 1980's phenomenon "big hair." The
result was the transformation of an unsuspecting customer into a glam-rock
Daily reports that Metallica
plans to release a new live concert video Nov. 17th. In addition to the
standard VHS offering, the band will also release a interactive DVD version.
The concert footage was taped in Fort Worth, Texas, on May 9-10, 1997,
and includes songs from the very first album all the way up to new material
off of Reload. So start saving those pennies now, cuz Lars interactive
is something you won't want to miss.
now defunct Stone Temple Pilot's front man has the law after him after
failing to appear on Drug Charges for the Second time in a month. Weiland
was a no show in Los Angeles Superior court on July 9th, resulting in Judge
Larry Fidler issuing a warrant for his arrest.
30 year singers' trouble with Heroin is well known. His first arrest for
drug charges goes back to 1995, since then he has accumulated quite a rape
sheet. When Weiland failed to appear in court on June 11th, his attorney
got him excused by claiming that Weiland was receiving treament for his
Heroin problem. This time however, his attorney, Michael Nasatir, has no
idea of the singers where-abouts.
was last arrested in Manhattan in June and charged with Possession of Heroin.
He Allegedly had $100 worth of the drug on him at the time of arrest.
Club announces Reunion Tour
80's sensation has reunited for a 19 city tour this summer, according to
Ticket master. All the original members, Boy George, Roy Hay, Mikey Craig
and John Moss, are back together. The shows should include most of their
past hits, and the band plans to go into the studio this fall to record
a new album.
23 Atlanta, GA—Chastain
24 Raleigh, NC—Walnut
26 Virginia Beach,
VA—Virginia Beach Pavilion
30 New York,
NY—Radio City Music Hall
Beach Music Theater
2 Holmdel, NJ—PNC
Bank Arts Center
PA—Mann Music Center
8 Port Jervis,
NY—New Hope Farms
10 Saratoga Springs,
NY—Saratoga Springs Arts Center
MI—Pine Knob Music Theater
IN—Market Square Arena
PA—Coca Cola Star Lake Amphitheater
16 West Allis,
WI—Wisconsin State Fair (Central Park)
Lady Peace launch into ''Summersault ’98.''
Lady Peace have organized a new summer festival ''Summersault
’98.'' Some of the artist slated to be perform are Garbage, The Crystal
Method, Hayden, Fuel, Esthero, and The Gandharvas. The tour kicks
off August 23rd at Molson Park, Ontario.
far only Four Canadian cities can count on seeing this Festival.
23 Barrie, ONT—Molson
29 Quebec City,
3 St. John’s
5 Parlee Beach,
NB—Shedlac Can-Am Speedway
strikes Rush Drummer
radio reports that RUSH drummer Neil Peart's wife, Jacqueline Tayor
has passed away due to her fight with cancer.
a year ago Peart lost his 19 year old daughter to a car crash.