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  • SABATON Interviewed By THE METAL VOICE (Video)
    The Metal Voice recently conducted an interview with Swedish metallers SABATON. You can now watch the chat below. SABATON is currently touring the U.S. and Canada as direct support to American metallers ICED EARTH on their "Worldwide Plagues" North American trek. Opening each show on the six-week tour are Dutch metallers REVAMP (featuring NIGHTWISH […]
  • GEOFF TATE And Former Bandmates Reach 'Amicable' QUEENSRŸCHE Settlement
    QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton has confirmed that singer Geoff Tate — who was fired from the Seattle progressive rock band in 2012 after fronting it for three decades — and his former bandmates have reached a settlement in their legal battle over the rights to the group's name. Speaking to the Allentown Music Examiner, Wilton was asked when fans c […]
    Rob Halford (JUDAS PRIEST), Scott Ian (ANTHRAX), Corey Taylor (SLIPKNOT, STONE SOUR), Tim "Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), Vinny Appice (HEAVEN & HELL, DIO, BLACK SABBATH, LAST IN LINE) and members of HALESTORM are among the musicians who ere interviewed at the March 17 exclusive VIP listening party for the Ronnie Ja […]
  • ADRIAN VANDENBERG Interviewed On France's 'Une Dose 2 Metal' (Video)
    Former VANDENBERG and WHITESNAKE guitarist and current VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS leader Adrian Vandenberg was interviewed on a recent episode of the French show "Une Dose 2 Metal" on L'Enorme TV. You can now watch the entire chat below. VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS' self-titled debut album was released on February 24 via Mascot Label Gro […]
    On March 13, Nick Azinas of Peek From The Pit conducted an interview with singer Björn "Speed" Strid of Swedish metallers SOILWORK in London, England. You can now watch the chat below. As previously reported, Dutch singer Floor Jansen (NIGHTWISH, REVAMP) joined SOILWORK on stage last night (Friday, March 21) at Circus in Helsinki, Finland. The conc […]
  • HALESTORM Discusses New Song 'Mayhem', Writing Process For Third Album (Video) recently conducted an interview with the four members of HALESTORM. You can now watch the chat below. As previously reported, HALESTORM has debuted two new songs at two separate shows recently. The first tune, "Heartbreaker", was performed on March 28 at the Cannery Ballroom in Nashville, Tennessee, while the second track, "Mayh […]
  • DAVE MUSTAINE Talks About Flying Born-Deaf YouTube Sensation To MEGADETH's Las Vegas Concert (Video)
    Sarah Churman, who was born deaf, became an Internet sensation when her husband posted a YouTube video of her hearing for the first time at 29 years of age. Now, she's a huge MEGADETH fan, and the band's frontman, Dave Mustaine, flew her to Las Vegas to see MEGADETH perform this past Thursday (April 17). During a joint interview with Sarah ahead of […]
  • MICHAEL SCHENKER Says Songwriting Is 'Like Putting A Puzzle Together And Never Really Knowing What Comes Out At The End'
    Greg Prato of Songfacts recently conducted an interview with legendary guitarist Michael Schenker. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Songfacts: How do you find that you write your best songs? Michael: I just do it the same way over and over. I love to play. I play and discover on a regular basis, so when I bump into a great piece of something […]
    METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo recently spoke to Georgia Public Broadcasting about the upcoming documentary he's producing about his musical hero, Jaco Pastorius. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. According to, Trujillo will celebrate Record Store Day at Sound Garden in Baltimore, Maryland later today […]
  • TRIPTYKON's TOM GABRIEL FISCHER: 'I Was Really Close To Losing Everything'
    J. Bennett of Noisey recently conducted an interview with former HELLHAMMER/CELTIC FROST and current TRIPTYKON singer, guitarist, and main songwriter Tom Gabriel Fischer (a.k.a. Tom Gabriel Warrior) in Paris, France. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Noisey: The English translation of the new [TRIPTYKON] album title ["Melana Chasmata
  • AC/DC's BRIAN JOHNSON: Pro-Shot Footage Of 'You Shook Me' Performance With BILLY JOEL
    AC/DC singer Brian Johnson joined Billy Joel on stage on March 21 at Madison Square Garden in New York City to perform the AC/DC classic "You Shook Me All Night Long". Professionally filmed video footage of Johnson's appearance can be seen below. Brian came up on stage about midway through Billy's concert, which was one of a series of sho […]
  • PAUL STANLEY's 'Face the Music: A Life Exposed' Lands On NEW YORK TIMES Best Sellers List
    KISS guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley's memoir, "Face the Music: A Life Exposed", landed at No. 2 on the New York Times "Hardcover Nonfiction" best sellers list. "Face The Music: A Life Exposed" was released on April 8 via HarperOne The 432-page hardcover features rare photographs of the legendary rocker and details his hard […]
  • BLACK LABEL SOCIETY's ZAKK WYLDE, DARIO LORINA Perform Acoustically At 100.3 THE X ROCKS Studios (Video)
    Video footage of BLACK LABEL SOCIETY members Zakk Wylde and Dario Lorina performing an acoustic version of the song "Scars" on Friday, April 18 in the studios of the 100.3 The X Rocks radio station in Boise, Idaho can be seen below. "Scars" comes off the new BLACK LABEL SOCIETY studio album, "Catacombs Of The Black Vatican", whi […]
  • ICED EARTH: Quality Fan-Filmed Footage Of New York City Concert
    Fan-filmed video footage of ICED EARTH's April 18 performance at Best Buy Theater in New York City can be seen below. ICED EARTH's new album, "Plagues Of Babylon", sold around 6,300 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 49 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's previous CD, "Dystopia […]
  • DORO PESCH Talks To RECORD COLLECTOR About Her 30th Anniversary As A Performing Artist (Audio)
    Mark Taylor of Record Collector magazine recently conducted an interview with German metal queen Doro Pesch. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. In honor of her 30th anniversary as a performing artist, Pesch will celebrate with fans from all over the world with two separate-yet-unique shows on May 2 and May 3 at CCD Stadthalle i […]
  • BILL WARD On OZZY OSBOURNE: 'I've Lost A Friend, As Far As I'm Concerned'
    Metal Chris of recently conducted an interview with legendary BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. In November, you did an interview with Rock Cellar Magazine and in that interview you said that you hadn't listened to any of the new BLACK SABBATH album,
    Mark Taylor of conducted an interview with legendary bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION, CALIFORNIA BREED) in London, England. You can now watch the chat below. The official lyric video for the song "Midnight Oil" from CALIFORNIA BREED, the new band of 2014, built around the foundation o […]
  • Burn the Serum - KYNG
    SoCal trio KYNG have the potential to emerge as one the next great things in heavy music. A lot of effort went into refining their sound from their lauded 2011 "Trampled Sun" album and "Burn the Serum" should have no problem garnishing the same accolades, if not more. Along with RED FANG, KYNG is one of the most exciting bands on the Amer […]
  • Space Police - Defenders of the Crown - EDGUY
    God bless EDGUY. Not everyone buys into what they offer with their strict dedication to melodic power metal and sci-fi/comic book themes, but they've always stuck to their guns and they're almost always entertaining. Following 2011's "Age of the Joker", EDGUY trails their own scripts, heavies up in some spots and delivers a fun ride […]
  • Salvation of Innocents - EARTH CRISIS
    Hardcore potentates and animal rights activists EARTH CRISIS are back for another round with their eighth album and Candlelight Records debut, "Salvation of Innocents". This time, the band offers a multimedia experience if you seek out their tie-in comic book, "Liberator" through the Black Mask imprint. As this writer is a loud 'n pr […]

Latest Music News From Away-Team

  • GOO GOO DOLLS Live EP Warner Sound Sessions Now Available; Sold-Out Acoustic Tour Underway, Tour With DAUGHTRY To Follow
    April 8, 2014 – Goo Goo Dolls have released a live EP – Warner Sound Sessions­ – available digitally April 8 via Warner Bros Records. Recorded last April for The Warner Sound series The Live Room at East West Studios in Los Angeles, the EP features 4 tracks from the band’s highly-acclaimed new album Magnetic, as […]
  • THE GUESSING GAME To Release Debut Album April 15th; Getting Rave Reviews From DUFF MCKAGAN
    “@DuffMcKagan: Just listened to a preview of @GuessingGame5 new record! you guys are gonna dig this. Great job Mr @JeffreyRouse !!!!” … Duff McKagan (GnR)~  LISTEN TODAY THE SINGLE “SOMEDAY, SO CLEAR” ON THE  BAND’S OFFICIAL WEBSITE  HOLLYWOOD, CA (April 8, 2014) – It’s coming ….. Duff McKagan of Guns n’ Roses sings high praises […]
  • Wu-Tang Clan to release only one copy of their new double album
    From Somewhere on the outskirts of Marrakech, Morocco, inside a vault housed beneath the shadow of the Atlas Mountains, there sits an engraved silver-and-nickel box with the potential to spawn a shift in the way music is consumed and monetized. The lustrous container was handcrafted over the course of three months by British-Moroccan artist […] […]
  • SEVENDUST Announce Second Leg Of “An Evening With SEVENDUST” Acoustic U.S. Tour
    March 24, 2014 — SEVENDUST has announced the second leg of their “An Evening With Sevendust” acoustic U.S. tour, which kicks off April 1 in Athens, GA at the Georgia Theatre. They’re hitting the road to promote their long-awaited and highly-anticipated acoustic album, TIME TRAVELERS & BONFIRES, which will be released April 15 on 7Bros. […]
  • MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE- “May Death Never Stop You” Greatest Hits Album Out Today
    March 25. 2014–My Chemical Romance‘s May Death Never Stop You is out today. The final chapter of the band’s decade-plus career features fan favorites such as “I’m Not Okay (I Promise),” “Helena,” “The Ghost Of You,” “Teenagers,” and “Sing,” among many others, as well as the previously unreleased “Fake Your Death.” May Death Never Stop […]
    From Billboard Magazine: The frontman for gore-loving heavy metal band Gwar has died. Police have confirmed earlier reports that Dave Brockie, known to fans as Oderus Urungus, was found dead at his Richmond, Va. home on Sunday evening. The singer was 50. A Richmond police spokesperson told CBS 6 and the Richmond Times-Dispatch that a […]
  • KISS & DEF LEPPARD touring North America together
    Kiss and Def Leppard have made their long-rumored tour together official. The two bands will share the stage at 40 venues across North America this summer, beginning June 23 in West Valley City, Utah. All nine members of the two groups seemed to be in a fantastic mood during the Los Angeles-based press conference today, […]
  • NINE INCH NAILS and SOUNDGARDEN touring North America together
    Soundgarden & Nine Inch Nails will be touring together this summer. Tickets for the tour will go on sale to the public Friday, March 21. 7/19* – Las Vegas, NV @ Planet Hollywood 7/21* – Denver, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre 7/24 – Tinley Park, IL @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre 7/26* – Clarkston, MI […]
  • BLATANT DISARRAY to release The Harbinger on May 13
    Blatant Disarray, the Raleigh based thrash metal band, is set to release their second full length album, “The Harbinger”, on May 13th, 2014. This will be the band’s first release on their new record label, “Dirt Records”. The band’s previous record, “Everyone Dies Alone”, was released on Tribunal Records in 2010. The new album was […]
  • ISLAND RECORDS And INDIEGOGO Announce “Fan Republic” Partnership
    LONDON, FEBRUARY 5, 2014 – Island Records and Indiegogo have announced an innovative partnership, launching “Fan Republic” as the first collaboration of its kind between a music label and a crowdfunding platform. The partnership will provide a new place to discover and support emerging artists worldwide. Fan Republic will be a crowdfunding destination powere […]