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  • Man Dies After Falling From Catwalk During CHEVELLE Concert
    According to the Chicago Tribune, a 24-year-old man fell to his death from a catwalk at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago on Friday during a CHEVELLE concert. Kyle Kirchhoff was killed around 10:20 p.m. when he and two friends made their way through a door on the Aragon's second-floor balcony and came across a catwalk from which they were able to watch the […]
  • MAX CAVALERA Reveals New SOULFLY Songtitles, Says 'Archangel' Album Is 'Really Artistic'
    Alice Roques of RockRevoltMagazine.com conducted an interview with Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, KILLER BE KILLED, SEPULTURA) before CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's April 23 concert at the Newport Music Hall in Columbus, Ohio. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about SOULFLY's tenth studio album, "Archangel", which is due on A […]
  • SABATON Has 'Good Ideas' For Next Studio Album
    FeMetal TV's fiery redhead Mercedes recently conducted an interview with bassist Pär Sundström of Swedish metallers SABATON. You can now watch the chat below. Asked if SABATON has begun working on material for its eight album and when fans can expect the follow-up to 2014's "Heroes", Sundström said: "The next album's gonna come […]
  • CHILDREN OF BODOM's ALEXI LAIHO On Toning Down His On-The-Road Partying: 'We Are Not 25 Anymore'
    Ramon of Dutch webzine Lords Of Metal conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Alexi Laiho of Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM during this year's Musikmesse trade show, which was held April 15-18 in Frankfurt, Germany. An excerpt from the chat follows below. Lords Of Metal: [Your] live DVD showed you guys having lots of fun. There was quite som […]
  • ANVIL's LIPS On Passing Of TWISTED SISTER's A.J. PERO: 'The Saddest Part Is Not Going For Checkups To The Doctor'
    Jack Antonio conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Steve "Lips" Kudlow of Canadian metallers ANVIL on March 25 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. You can now listen to the chat using the Mixcloud player below. Speaking about the recent passing of TWISTED SISTER drummer A.J. Pero, Lips said: "Well, A.J.'s, of course, an old acquaintanc […]
  • Video: IN THIS MOMENT's MARIA BRINK Joins PAPA ROACH On Stage At ROCKLAHOMA
    IN THIS MOMENT's Maria Brink joined PAPA ROACH on stage once again on May 22 at the Rocklahoma festival in Pryor, Oklahoma to recreate her duet with Jacoby Shaddix on the new PAPA ROACH single, "Gravity". Fan-filmed video footage of her appearance can be seen below. PAPA ROACH recently released an official video for the song, which appears on […]
  • LINKIN PARK, VOLBEAT Performances At ROCKLAHOMA Canceled Due To Inclement Weather
    Due to the continued inclement weather in Pryor, Oklahoma, the organizers of this weekend's Rocklahoma festival have canceled the rest of the performances scheduled for Saturday night (May 23), including those by LINKIN PARK and VOLBEAT. The organizers say in a statement: "We want all our patrons to stay safe, so if you are on-site camping, we enco […]
  • OZZY OSBOURNE's Wife/Manager SHARON Takes Leave From TV Talk Show Because Of Exhaustion
    According to People, Ozzy Osbourne's wife and manager, Sharon, is recovering from exhaustion after collapsing "from mental and physical fatigue" following a trip to New York and Toronto. The 62-year-old, who was hospitalized earlier this year for pneumonia, is now taking a break from her co-hosting duties at on the CBS show "The Talk
  • JUDAS PRIEST's ROB HALFORD On 'Defenders Of The Faith': 'The Fans Love That Record So Much'
    Jeb Wright of Goldmine magazine recently conducted an interview with JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford about the 30th anniversary of the band's "Defenders Of The Faith" album. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Goldmine: "Defenders…" has a lot of anthems. PRIEST has always had a few anthems on each album, but on this one, […]
  • HELLYEAH To Begin Work On Fifth Album In Early 2016
    Crazy G of NewEnglandConcertReviews.com conducted an interview with former PANTERA and current HELLYEAH drummer Vinnie Paul (pictured) when HELLYEAH played at DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts on May 8. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. A couple of excerpts follow below (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the making of HELLYEAH […]
  • CHESTER BENNINGTON Felt STP's Vocalist Position Had Been 'Vacant' Long Before SCOTT WEILAND's Firing
    In a recent interview with The Columbus Dispatch, LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington was asked if he hesitated to take on Scott Weiland's role in STONE TEMPLE PILOTS. He responded: "For me, it wasn't inserting myself in someone's shoes. I felt that position had been vacant for a long time. Even though Scott was there, honestly, I don […]
  • MEGADETH And ANTHRAX Bassists Are Putting Finishing Touches On ALTITUDES & ATTITUDE Full-Length Album
    In a recent interview with the "White Line Fever" podcast (hear audio below), MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson spoke about the status of ALTITUDES & ATTITUDE, his project with ANTHRAX bassist Frank Bello which released its self-titled EP back in January 2014. "Actually, Frank and I have been in the studio a lot these past six months working […]
  • New FEAR FACTORY Album 'Genexus' To Feature Guest Appearance By JOURNEY Drummer DEEN CASTRONOVO
    On May 21, Jo Schüftan of Horns Up Rocks! conducted an interview with FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares (pictured). You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On FEAR FACTORY's forthcoming album, "Genexus", due on August 7 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment: "'Ge […]
  • FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH's ZOLTAN BATHORY Reveals 'Funny Story' Behind New Single 'Jekyll And Hyde'
    Las Vegas-based metallers FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH will release their sixth full-length studio album, "Got Your Six", on August 28. Among tracks set to appear on the CD is the album's first single, "Jekyll And Hyde", which will be made available at radio in the coming weeks. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH guitarist Zoltan Bathory tells Revol […]
  • CLUTCH Bassist Sitting Out Tour Dates
    Bassist Dan Maines (pictured) of Maryland rockers CLUTCH is sitting out the band's current live shows so that he can stay at home to await the birth of his child. Filling in for him is FU MANCHU's Brad Davis. CLUTCH has set "Psychic Warfare" as the title of its eleventh album, tentatively due in September via the band's own label, We […]
  • Ex-SKID ROW Drummer ROB AFFUSO: I Tried Three Times To Get RACHEL BOLAN And SEBASTIAN BACH In A Room To Talk
    In a brand new interview with "The Jim Chinnici Radio Show" on iRadioUSA.com, ex-SKID ROW drummer Rob Affuso was asked if he thinks the band's classic lineup — featuring Affuso on drums and Sebastian Bach on vocals — will ever reunite. He responded (hear audio below): "Well, I have tried, unsuccessfully, three times, kind of, full-court p […]
  • SEBASTIAN BACH: I Haven't Given RACHEL BOLAN Any Reason To Dislike Me In Nineteen Years
    Former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach was interviewed on the on the latest episode of Metal Injection 's podcast, "Metal Injection Livecast". You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether it's true that the classic SKID ROW lineup was offered half a million dollars to reuni […]
  • RONNIE JAMES DIO's Son DAN PADAVONA Releases Second Full-Length Novel, 'Dark Vanishings'
    Dan Padavona, the son of legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, DIO, RAINBOW), has released his second full-length novel, "Dark Vanishings", a post-apocalyptic horror/adventure novel that is the first in a series. Episode Two of "Dark Vanishings" is scheduled for release in late June, with the thi […]
  • SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR Says He Takes 'Popular Music' To Task In His 'You're Making Me Hate You' Book
    "You're Making Me Hate You: A Cantankerous Look At The Common Misconception That Humans Have Any Common Sense Left", the new book from SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR singer Corey Taylor, will be released on July 7 via Da Capo Press, a member of the Perseus Books Group. Taylor will promote the book with a combination of bookstore events and a solo tou […]
  • KAMELOT Wanted To Add More 'Modern Metal Elements' On 'Haven' Album
    Kaaos TV recently conducted an interview with KAMELOT founder and guitarist Thomas Youngblood in Helsinki, Finland. You can now watch the chat below. Asked if still pays attention to reviews of his band's music on various online magazines, Youngblood responded: "You have to kind of take each one with a grain of salt. In other words, if you get a ba […]

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