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  • CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Featuring PEPPER KEENAN To Begin Work On New Album In January
    CORROSION OF CONFORMITY drummer Reed Mullin has revealed more details about the band's plans to reunite with its onetime guitarist and vocalist Pepper Keenan in 2015 to record a new studio album and embark on a tour. Keenan, who has been focusing on DOWN in recent years, is still considered to be a member of CORROSION OF CONFORMITY but was not involved […]
  • KISS' ERIC SINGER Doesn't Understand People Who Continue To Criticize Him For Wearing 'Catman' Makeup
    During a brand new interview with "The Cassius Morris Show", KISS drummer Eric Singer, who "portrays" original KISS drummer Peter Criss' character in KISS' live show, was asked how he feels about the fact that some fans continue to criticize him for wearing the "Catman" makeup. "It's always been a non-issue f […]
  • Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist CHRIS BRODERICK On DAVE MUSTAINE: He 'Knows What He Wants, And He's Very Decisive'
    On October 9, Argentinean rock journalist Lucas H. Gordon conducted an interview with former MEGADETH guitarist Chris Broderick at T.J. Martell Foundation's Rock 'N' Bowl tournament at the PINZ Bowling Center in Studio City, California. You can now watch the chat below. (Note: The interview was conducted roughly six weeks before Broderick and […]
  • THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA: 'War' Video Released, 'Zombie 5 Tour' Announced
    "War", the new video from metal titans THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, can be seen below. The clip was helmed by director Maria Juranic, who also worked on the band's clip for "First Sight". The track is taken from the band's fifth studio album, "8:18", which sold around 16,000 copies in the United States in its first week of r […]
  • VINNIE PAUL: I Never Really Understood Impact PANTERA Had On People Back In The Day
    Earlier this week, Woody of the Minneapolis, Minnesota radio station 93X conducted an interview with former PANTERA and current HELLYEAH drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On PANTERA's legacy: Vinnie: "I never really sit down an […]
  • VINCE NEIL Partners With QUICKEE BURGERS Restaurant
    As Las Vegas Nevada prepares to welcome its second Quickee Burgers location, the company announced today their iconic ownership team from the worlds of sports, music and television. Boxing icon Mike Tyson, frontman Vince Neil of the legendary rock band MÖTLEY CRÜE, along with television and film star Ian Ziering, have all joined Food & Beverage magazine […]
  • QUEEN's BRIAN MAY: ADAM LAMBERT Can Sing Higher Than FREDDIE MERCURY Could
    QUEEN is about to embark on a European tour with "American Idol" finalist Adam Lambert once again fronting the band. QUEEN guitarist Brian May admits that the band's current collaboration with Lambert is a better fit than their previous involvement with legendary rock singer Paul Rodgers. "Adam is so much like [late QUEEN singer] Freddie […]
  • THE RESISTANCE Featuring THE HAUNTED, Ex-IN FLAMES Members: 'Torture Tactics' Mini-Album Due In February
    THE RESISTANCE, the Swedish extreme metal band featuring former and current members of IN FLAMES and THE HAUNTED, will release a new mini-album, "Torture Tactics", on February 27, 2015 via earMUSIC. The effort is described in a press release as "30 minutes of a good old slap in the face. It jumps at you with its pure aggression, speedy and hea […]
  • MORBID ANGEL: Fan-Filmed Footage Of Copenhagen Concert
    Fan-filmed video footage of MORBID ANGEL's December 16 performance in Copenhagen, Denmark can be seen below. Asked about MORBID ANGEL's plans for 2015, the band's frontman, David Vincent, told Planet Mosh TV: "We're done [touring] for awhile. It's time to write." Regarding the band's plans for a follow-up to 2011' […]
  • ENTOMBED A.D.: 13-Minute Video Report On Moscow Concert
    DrugMetal.ru has uploaded a 13-minute video report on ENTOMBED A.D.'s December 7 concert at the Volta club in Moscow, Russia. Check it out below. It features performance footage of three complete songs: 01. Kill To Live 02. Eye For An Eye 03. Revel In Flesh ENTOMBED A.D.'s "Back To The Front" was released on August 5 via Century Media Rec […]
  • ANTHRAX Celebrates Sixth GRAMMY Nomination With Unveiling Of Its Own Bourbon Brand, 'Indians'
    What better way for the members of ANTHRAX to celebrate their sixth Grammy nomination than to toast it with a glass of their own brand of bourbon, "Indians". ANTHRAX has aligned with Jefferson's Bourbon, the Kentucky-based company that produces special, limited edition "small batch" whiskeys by blending a variety of aged bourbons and […]
  • AC/DC 'Rock Or Bust' Concert Tickets Going Fast
    Tickets for AC/DC's 2015 tour are reportedly going fast, with the band's July 1 stop in Dublin, Ireland at Aviva Stadium (52,000 capacity) selling out in less than 20 minutes, according to Independent.ie, and all 72,500 tickets to the band's London Wembley Stadium show on July 4 selling out in under an hour, according to NME.com. Meanwhile, al […]
  • REED MULLIN's Star-Studded TEENAGE TIME KILLER Projects Inks Deal With RISE RECORS
    TEENAGE TIME KILLER, the new project featuring singer/drummer Reed Mullin of hardcore punk veterans CORROSION OF CONFORMITY alongside a number of well-known musicians from the metal and hardcore scenes, has inked a deal with Rise Records for the reiease its debuit album. The instrumental parts for the upcoming CD were recorded at Dave Grohl's (FOO FIGHT […]
  • SLAYER 'Ugly Christmas Sweater' Tradition Continues
    Locoape, a division of Toynk Toys LLC, has entered into another agreement with Global Merchandising Services who represent the worldwide merchandising rights for SLAYER. Locoape will again be producing the now iconic and annual SLAYER holiday sweater. Yes, the limited-edition ugly metal sweater that started it all is back! Following up on the massive success […]
  • PAUL STANLEY: A Lot Of Young People Are Missing Out On Excitement Of Music Created By Human Beings
    In a brand new interview with Noisey, KISS guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley discussed the current state of music. He said: "Music is like food — there's two kinds: good and bad." He continued: "I think that there's a huge problem in that music nowadays that's most available on the radio is mechanically produced and interchangeabl […]
  • BATTLE BEAST: First 'Unholy Savior' Trailer
    The first trailer for "Unholy Savior", the third studio album from Finnish female-fronted metallers BATTLE BEAST, can be seen below. The CD will be released on January 9, 2015 in Europe and January 13, 2015 in the U.S. via Nuclear Blast. "Unholy Savior" track listing: 01. Lionheart 02. Unholy Savior 03. I Want The World….And Everything In […]
  • JOE LYNN TURNER: Rock Is 'Alive And Breathing Really Heavily'
    Legendary vocalist Joe Lynn Turner (RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) has responded to KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons' recent comment that "rock is dead." Simmons told Esquire magazine in September — in an interview conducted by his son Nick — that "rock did not die of old age. It was murdered. Some brilliance, somewhere, was go […]
  • METALLICA's LARS ULRICH To Appear In 'Radio Dreams' Movie
    METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich will appear in "Radio Dreams", a new movie helmed by young Iranian director Babak Jalali. The offbeat comedy, which is based on a screenplay written by Jalali, started production on November 18 in San Francisco, with Ulrich shooting his scenes on December 8. In addition to Ulrich, "Radio Dreams" will feature […]
  • IRON MAIDEN's New Christmas Card Offers Hint Of Possible Return To The Studio
    The Christmas card sent out this year by British heavy metal legends IRON MAIDEN to members of their fan club, Iron Maiden Fan Club, features an image (see below) of the band's official mascot, Eddie, running out from a studio and with a sign that says "UROTON 51", perhaps offering a hint that IRON MAIDEN is planning a long-awaited return to t […]
  • TESLA's FRANK HANNON Releases 'Born Free' Video
    "Born Free", the video for the new solo song from TESLA guitarist Frank Hannon, can be seen below. The track is taken from FRANK HANNON BAND's new album, "World Peace", which is available for pre-order at this location. In a burst of creative energy, TESLA guitarist Frank Hannon started writing his own batch of songs shortly after TE […]

Latest Music News From Away-Team

  • RICHIE KOTZEN Releases Two New Songs Ahead Of New Album Due In 2015
    December 8, 2014 –  Fans of guitarist/singer/songwriter RICHIE KOTZEN anxious to hear new music before his next solo album (details of which are forthcoming) should head over to iTunes, where he just released two new singles, “You” and “Cannibals.” “You” was co-written by RICHIE’s daughter, August, who appears in the video posted on RICHIE’s official […] […]
  • SLIPKNOT, GODSMACK, BREAKING BENJAMIN, And PAPA ROACH Head Up The Lineup For FORT ROCK 2015
    Monster Energy Fort Rock will bring some of the biggest rock bands together Saturday, April 25 at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, FL for its third consecutive year, after selling out last year with 12,500 fans in attendance. South Florida’s Biggest Rock Festival helps kick off the World’s Loudest Month festival series and will feature […]
  • ‘The Best Of FOREIGNER 4 & More’ Out December 16th
    December 3, 2014 – Foreigner–Mick Jones (lead guitar), Kelly Hansen (lead vocals), Jeff Pilson (bass, vocals), Michael Bluestein (keyboards), Tom Gimbel (rhythm guitar, sax, vocals), Bruce Watson (guitar) and Chris Frazier (drums) — is universally hailed as one of the world’s most popular rock acts with a formidable arsenal of hit songs that continue to […] […]
  • 2015 Rock on the Range bands announced including JUDAS PRIEST, SLIPKNOT, & LINKIN PARK
    Rock On The Range, America’s premier hard rock festival, returns to central Ohio’s Columbus Crew Stadium May 15, 16 and 17, 2015 for its ninth year with a stellar lineup of top rock bands led by multiplatinum band Linkin Park, global rock juggernauts Slipknot and heavy metal legends Judas Priest–who are currently celebrating their 40th […]
  • Photos: JUDAS PRIEST 2014-10-25 nTelos Pavilion Portsmouth, VA
    JUDAS PRIEST 2014-10-25 nTelos Pavilion Portsmouth< VA Photos by: Jay Beadnell
  • Photos: STEEL PANTHER 2014-10-25 nTelos Pavilion Portsmouth, VA
    STEEL PANTHER 2014-10-25 nTelos Pavilion Portsmouth, VA Photos by: Jay Beadnell
  • UPDATE: AC/DC’s PHIL RUDD had murder-for-hire charge dropped, still faces other charges
    New Zealand prosecutors on Friday backtracked by dropping a murder-for-hire charge against AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd, saying there wasn’t enough evidence to proceed. But the 60-year-old member of the popular Australian band still faces a serious charge of threatening to kill, which comes with a maximum prison term of seven years. He also faces charges […]
  • AC/DC’s Phil Rudd arrested by New Zealand police for attempting to procure murder
    From stuff.co.nz: AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd allegedly tried to have two men killed. He appeared in the Tauranga District Court this afternoon, charged with attempting to procure a murder. Rudd, 60, dressed in jeans and a grey sweater, said nothing during his short stint in the dock of the court, before being released on bail. […]
  • TERA WRAY STATIC Issues Statement Slamming Rumor Mongers; Thanks Fans & Friends
    The widow of  recently deceased Static-X frontman Wayne Static, Tera Wray Static, has issued the following statement in which she thanks fans and friends for their support, and angrily slams some of her late husbands peers in the music business (read Jacoby Shaddix of Papa Roach) for falsely speculating that Wayne passed away due to […]
  • NAPALM DEATH And VOIVOD To Tour North America In 2015
    NAPALM DEATH and VOIVOD will join forces at the end of January for a North American Tour aptly titled THROUGH SPACE AND GRIND. NAPALM DEATH are set to release, Apex Predator – Easy Meat on January 27 right after they return from the 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise and the night THROUGH SPACE AND GRIND starts. […]