Tag: Publicist

GODHUNTER Announces Plans To Record New Album Plus New Tour Dates

Godhunter have confirmed new tour dates, including a Tucson-based metalfest. The following press release was issued by the band’s publicist: “Amidst the growing hype on their recently unleashed Wolves release and regional touring throughout the Southwest over recent months, Godhunter continue their warpath scheduling more live actions for the coming months. The band are one …

AXL ROSE Pens Letter Stating Refusal for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

According to the LA Times, Pop & Hiss received a letter from Guns N’ Roses co-founder Axl Rose, through his publicist, announcing his decision to not attend the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday in Cleveland. Written under the greeting, “To The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, Guns N’ Roses …

GWAR Frontman Dave Brockie Gives More Details into Death of Cory Smoot

Metal Injection received an email from GWAR’s publicist, with a new official word from GWAR frontman, Dave Brockie (Oderus Urungus to bohabs) regarding yesterday’s tragic news of the passing of guitarist Cory Smoot, aka Flattus Maxmimus. Here is Brockie’s statement in full: After a restless night spent hurtling through the desolate Canadian wilderness, I crawled …

Filth Big On Face Paint and Causing Furor

English metal band Cradle of Filth will headline at the Newport Music Hall tonight. “Mainstream” and “extreme” are two words that don’t frequently coexist in the music industry. Yet the publicist for metal band Cradle of Filth, which is playing at the Newport Music Hall tonight, made that claim. Cradle of Filth is “arguably the …

Slayer Names Exodus Member Gary Holt Fill In for Jeff Hanneman

On Feb. 12, it was announced that Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman would be taking a break from the band while he recovers from an emergency surgery that he underwent for a serious infection in his right arm. At the time of the press release, no replacement guitarist was named. But the band’s publicist just announced …

STATIC AGE RECORDS ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH BULLET TOOTH

Furthering its mandate to develop and nurture up and coming artists, Bullet Tooth has entered into an agreement with Static Age Records to distribute the label’s releases. The announcement was made today by Josh Grabelle, President of Bullet Tooth, and Jonathan King / Shane Matthew Stiles, owners of Static Age Records. The labels’ bands and …

Zakk Wylde Rushed to Hospital with Another Blood Clot

ZAKK WYLDE has succumbed to a blood clot for the second time is as many years. The bearded neanderthal is showing all the kids how to truly ‘bleed black label’…or not. According to Omaha.com, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY canceled its set after band leader Zakk Wylde suffered a blood clot in his leg Thursday night. Wylde …

SEPULTURA: Classic Lineup to Reunite?

As SOULFLY prepare to play the 14th Annual D-Low Memorial Show on Saturday, August 28th in Arizona, frontman Max Cavalera sits down with Phoenix-area news blog Up On the Sun to discuss the history of the memorial show, his songwriting process and the likelihood of SEPULTURA’s cassic line-up ever reuniting. Read an excerpt of the …

Pearl Jam Last Show in a Long Time Remark

PEARL JAM publicist Nicole Vandenberg has told Seattle Weekly that singer Eddie Vedder‘s comment to the audience at a music festival in Portugal last weekend that the band has played its “last gig” for a long time “may have gotten a little lost in translation.” During the Optimus Alive! 10 event in Lisbon on July …

Ronnie James Dio DEAD at 67

The legend RONNIE JAMES DIO is dead at the age of 67, according to a statement from his wife and manager. DIO revealed last summer that he was suffering from stomach cancer shortly after wrapping up a tour in Atlantic City, N.J., with the latest incarnation of BLACK SABBATH, under the name HEAVEN AND HELL. …

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