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2011-01-20 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "He is the baddest mother**ker in the world," says Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters. For five decades, Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister has been a pounding force in heavy metal, both onstage and afterhours. With a tolerance for partying that rivals Keith Richards and bedpost notches that exceed a thousand women, Lemmy's incredible music and life story will be celebrated in the latest installment of the VH1 Rock Docs, series. "LEMMY" premieres Friday,...

2010-05-11 10:01:00

LOS ANGELES, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- NEVERDIE Studios has announced the launch of ROCKtropia, the first virtual music world and the first independently developed virtual planet in MindArk's Entropia Universe. Created by virtual world pioneer and entrepreneur Jon "NEVERDIE" Jacobs, the planet introduces a revolutionary, highly interactive venue for artists to connect with their fans while also creating a new revenue stream in the music space and a platform for artists to pursue fame and...

2010-05-06 13:04:00

NEW YORK, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- VH1 Classic will recognize the most famous and decorated rock stars on the planet at the 2nd annual "Revolver Golden Gods Awards" on Saturday, May 22 at 10PM. Celebrating the best in hard rock and heavy metal, the "Revolver Golden Gods Awards" is a television event die hard music fans will not forget. Never-before-seen collaborations by iconic music legends Slash, Lemmy Kilmister and Dave Grohl performing "Ace of Spades" and other blistering performances...

2008-09-30 12:00:30

NEVERDIE Studios presents "The Queen of Sheba," an extravagant cyber-inspired, cabaret-style concert premiering at King King in Hollywood every Sunday for five weeks starting on October 12, 2008. Starring Virtual Reality's best-known diva Cheri London, known to legions of fans as the Queen of Sheba, the performer and songwriter got her start providing backing vocals and writing songs for Timbaland and Missy Elliot. The 90-minute show was written by London and Jon "NEVERDIE" Jacobs, with the...

2008-09-01 21:00:22

By Jim Harrington The Metal Masters concert was fun to watch. Among the curiosities seen during the nearly six-hour show Sunday at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View were: 1. A horse ridden onstage during Testament's set 2. Inflatable sheep, a life-size sex doll and go-go dancers that shared the spotlight with Motorhead 3. Heaven and Hell's gargoyle-dotted set, which seemed straight out of a B-grade horror movie 4. The line that separates Judas Priest from Spinal Tap-like...

2008-08-28 12:01:02

Ending a seven-year hiatus since last headlining a U.S. tour, the iconic metal band, Motorhead, kicks off a 15-venue schedule of appearances next week at Anaheim's House of Blues. The Volcom MOTORHEAD Tour in association with Havoc Television concludes in Asbury Park, N.J. on Sept. 21. The Grammy-winning band will be supported by The Misfits, Airbourne, Valient Thorr, and Year Long Disaster. And there will be a big dose of support from Havoc Television, the country's leading indie music...

2006-05-13 02:49:59

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Metallica frontman James Hetfield fought back tears on Friday as he recounted his public battle with addiction, and labeled the sex, drugs and rock' n' roll ethos as a "horrible myth." The 42-year-old singer/guitarist was being honored at a Hollywood fundraiser for the MusiCares MAP Fund, which provides access to addiction recovery for members of the music community. The event, which also honored concert promoter Bill Silva, culminated in a...

2005-10-05 11:52:58

By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - Newly recorded covers of John Lennon's "Woman," Joe Walsh's "Rocky Mountain Way" and the Moody Blues' "Go Now" will be found on the Ozzy Osbourne collection "Under Cover," due November 1 as a Dualdisc. The remaining 10 cuts of the Epic Records set were released earlier this year on the "Under Covers" disc of Osbourne's boxed set "Prince of Darkness." Among them are Mountain's "Mississippi Queen," which features that band's guitarist, Leslie...