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  • Ex-FEAR FACTORY Drummer RAYMOND HERRERA Says 'The Industrialist' Album Would Have Sounded 'Way Better' With Real Drums
    Metal Wani's William Richards and Sairaj Kamath conducted an interviw with former FEAR FACTORY drummer Raymond Herrera. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. Asked if he has heard the two FEAR FACTORY albums — 2010's "Mechanize" and 2012's "The Industrialist" — that were recorded after his departure from […]
  • RACHEL BOLAN Says SKID ROW's Refusal To Reunite With SEBASTIAN BACH Proves That 'It Is Not About Money'
    Jeb Wright of Classic Rock Revisited recently conducted an interview with SKID ROW bassist Rachel Bolan. An excerpt from the chat follows below. Classic Rock Revisited: Are you satisfied with SKID ROW's legacy, or do you think you're still making it? Rachel: A little bit of both. I am really proud of what we've accomplished. Every time I think […]
  • Ex-SLAYER Drummer DAVE LOMBARDO Interviewed By Brazil's GUIMA DRUM (Video)
    Former SLAYER and current PHILM drummer Dave Lombardo was interviewed by Guima Drum druing his current Brazilian clinic tour. You can now watch the chat below. In a recent interview with Brazil's Portal 7, Lombardo was asked if he has any plans to ever get back together with the members of SLAYER. He replied: "I have no plans. I mean, they can knoc […]
  • PHIL RUDD Talks To New Zealand's THE ROCK FM About Solo Debut, New AC/DC Album (Audio)
    Tracey Donaldson of The Rock FM radio station in New Zealand recently conducted an interview with AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd. You can now listen to the chat at this location. Rudd released a solo album, "Head Job", on August 29 via Universal Music Australia. The official lyric video for the CD's first single, "Repo Man", can now be seen […]
  • CINDERELLA's JEFF LABAR Talks To 93.3 WMMR's JACKY BAMBAM About Solo Album (Audio)
    Jacky BamBam of Philadelphia's 93.3 WMMR radio station recently conducted an interview with CINDERELLA guitarist Jeff LaBar. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. LaBar's solo video for the song "No Strings" was directed by James Erdman and features drummer Matthew Arnn, Jeff's son, guitarist Sebastian LaBar, a […]
  • THE AGONIST Featuring New Singer VICKY PSARAKIS: Fan-Filmed Footage Of Entire SUMMER BREEZE Concert
    Fan-filmed video footage of THE AGONIST's entire August 15 performance at the Summer Breeze festival in Dinkelsbühl, Germany can be seen below. THE AGONIST will release its new album, "Eye Of Providence", on November 11 in North America (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media. The band's first CD with new vocalist Vicky Psarak […]
  • VINNIE PAUL: 'There's No Bad Blood At All' Between Me And Other Former PANTERA Members
    Current HELLYEAH drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott has denied that there is any bad blood between him and his former PANTERA bandmates, claiming that he is "just not interested" in reconnecting with singer Philip Anselmo and bassist Rex Brown. Asked by Metal Blast if he would consider reuniting with Anselmo and Brown, with guitarist Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABE […]
  • BATTLE BEAST: Multi-Camera Footage Of 'Sabaton Open Air' Performance
    Multi-camera fan-filmed video footage of Finnish female-fronted metallers BATTLE BEAST performing the song "Out Of Control" at the Sabaton Open Air on August 16 in Falun, Sweden can be seen below. BATTLE BEAST's self-titled sophomore album entered the official chart in the band's home country of Finland at position No. 5. Released in Euro […]
  • Author JOEL MCIVER Discusses 'Know Your Enemy: The Story Of Rage Against The Machine' Book (Audio)
    Renowned author and biographer Joel McIver's "Know Your Enemy: The Story Of Rage Against The Machine" is available in hardcover, paperback and Kindle editions on Amazon. McIver wrote this compelling, insightful and entertaining look into RAGE's convoluted 25-year history, uncompromising politics and worldwide success after receiving the g […]
  • FOO FIGHTERS: Audio Clip Of New Music
    Bob "Moz" Moczydlowsky, the recently appointed head of music at Twitter and former senior vice president of product and marketing at Topspin Media, has posted a short snippet of some new FOO FIGHTERS music. Check it out below. Bob took to Vine to post: "Holy guitars, Batman! New @foofighters record makes 'em sound 100 feet tall. Coming so […]
  • Guitarist EMIL WERSTLER Quits CHIMAIRA
    Guitarist Emil Werstler has decided to leave CHIMAIRA after a three-year tenure with the band. Werstler spent the first few months playing bass for CHIMAIRA, but switched back to his original instrument in 2012 following the announcement that guitarists Rob Arnold and Matt DeVries were leaving the group at the end of 2011. Emil, best known for his gypsy jazz […]
  • MICHAEL SCHENKER's Guitars Stolen From Recording Studio In Germany
    Sometime between 6 p.m. on Friday, August 29 and 11 a.m. on Sunday, August 31 at Kidroom Studios in Greven, Germany, where Michael Schenker is recording the new TEMPLE OF ROCK album, "Spirit On A Mission", thieves broke in and stole and number of Schenker's Dean Flying V and Michael Voss' guitars. At the moment, the full extent of what ha […]
  • Video: GEOFF TATE's QUEENSRŸCHE Performs In Wichita
    Fan-filmed video footage of the August 28 performance by Geoff Tate's QUEENSRŸCHE at The Cotillion in Wichita, Kansas can be seen below. In a brand new interview with the Daily Herald, Tate once again admitted that he is still perplexed as to why his former bandmates fired him from QUEENSRŸCHE in June 2012, a move which instigated lawsuits over the dism […]
  • SEETHER's SHAUN MORGAN Interviewed By MÖTLEY CRÜE's NIKKI SIXX (Audio)
    SEETHER frontman Shaun Morgan was interviewed on a recent edition of the "Sixx Sense" radio show hosted by MÖTLEY CRÜE and SIXX: A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx. You can now listen to the chat below. According to The Pulse Of Radio, Morgan has opened up in a new interview with Music Radar why SEETHER has not been able to hold onto a lead guitar player, wit […]
  • Video: ROB ZOMBIE, DUFF MCKAGAN, BILLY IDOL, STEVE JONES Perform At 10th Annual JOHNNY RAMONE Tribute
    Rob Zombie hosted the 10th annual Johnny Ramone birthday on August 24 at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. The show included live sets of RAMONES classics performed by some of Johnny's closest musician friends, including Zombie, Billy Idol, former GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan and SEX PISTOLS guitarist Steve Jones. Fred Armisen ("Portlandia […]
  • MEGADETH Mainman DAVE MUSTAINE's Stool Being Auctioned For Charity
    A stool hand-assembled by Dave Mustaine of MEGADETH while recording the band's 2007 album "United Abominations" is being auctioned to benefit three children's charities as part of the TeamRock Monster Rock Auction, a charitable project launched by the Heavy Metal Truants. The stool, which was donated by "United Abominations" pro […]
  • Original JUDAS PRIEST Singer AL ATKINS Returns With Third ATKINS MAY PROJECT Album 'Empire Of Destruction'
    ATKINS MAY PROJECT, the band featuring original JUDAS PRIEST singer Al Atkins and Christian guitarist and music artist Paul May, will release its third album, "Empire Of Destruction", on September 29 via Gonzo Multimedia. "Empire Of Destruction" track listing: CD 01. Dog Eat Dog 02. Whisper To The Wind 03. A World At War 04. The Midas Tou […]
  • SEBASTIAN BACH To TED NUGENT: 'Being A Racist Is F**king Weak'
    Former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach has apparently responded to Ted Nugent's recent comments about him in which the legendary rocker described Bach as "incredibly gifted… but… weak." In an interview with Radio.com, Nugent stated about Bach: "I love the guy, he's incredibly gifted, a gentleman for the most part, but he's weak. […]
  • FAITH NO MORE Is 'Considering Doing Something New,' Says Bassist BILLY GOULD
    Bassist Billy Gould of the reactivated influential alt-metal act FAITH NO MORE has revealed to Classic Rock magazine that the band may begin work on a new studio album at some point in the not-too-distant future, explaining, "to do something creative would be a really good thing to do." FAITH NO MORE recently hinted at the possibility of new music […]
  • MASTODON's BRENT HINDS Interviewed By THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN's BEN WEINMAN
    THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN guitarist Ben Weinman recently conducted an interview with MASTODON's Brent Hinds for Weinman's newly launched PartySmasherInc.com web site. You can now watch the chat below. Weinman and Hinds have previously collaborated in GIRAFFE TONGUE ORCHESTRA, the supergroup also featuring former JANE'S ADDICTION bassist Eric A […]

Latest Music News From Away-Team

  • SHADOWS FALL to go on ‘Indefinite Hiatus’ after one last tour
    Massachusetts metal band Shadows Fall will embark on their final European tour in less than a week. The “Hell on Earth” tour will begin in Frankfurt, Germany on Aug. 29 and runs until Sept. 14. The tour also features Unearth, The Acacia Strain and War of Ages. The band has been touring non-stop for over […]
  • Prince to release two albums in September
    Prince has announced that he will be releasing two new albums next month. The Purple One has confirmed that both a solo album, Art Official Age, and a collaborative release with his backing band 3RDEYEGIRL, titled PLECTRUMELECTRUM. Both are due on September 30 via Warner Bros. Prince has also released “Clouds,” a single from his […]
  • Photos: AFI 2014-08-12 PNC Pavillion Charlotte, NC
    AFI 2014-08-12 PNC Pavillion Charlotte, NC Photos by: Jay Beadnell
  • HALCYON WAY release Conquer today and stream it online for you
    Award Winning Atlanta, Georgia Progressive Metallers HALCYON WAY have released their new album Conquer today via Nightmare Records. The album will be available in Europe on September 19th in Europe/Rest Of World via Massacre Records. The album can be ordered on the band’s website HERE and on Amazon. Metal Insider is hosting an exclusive full […]
  • NOTHING MORE sits atop #1 at active rock radio
    NOTHING MORE’s “This Is The Time (Ballast)”, the first single from the band’s ELEVEN SEVEN MUSIC self titled debut, has climbed to the very top of the Active Rock Radio and Mediabase Charts – reaching #1 this week! This previously unknown band exploded on to the scene laying waste to many established artists that stood […]
  • Photos: LINKIN PARK 2014-08-12 PNC Pavillion Charlotte, NC
    LINKIN PARK 2014-08-12 PNC PAVILLION Charlotte, NC Photos by: JAY BEADNELL
  • DEVIN TOWNSEND offers up new tour dates
    Guitar virtuoso and musical genius Devin Townsend has been hard at work on the new DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT and Ziltoid2 records for the past few months, preparing the world for Ziltoid The Omniscient‘s triumphant return and the follow-up to the critically acclaimed Epicloud! In support of this forthcoming epic double album due out in October, […]
  • ADRENALINE MOB announce September tour dates
    Continuing with the support of their 2nd album, Men of Honor, ADRENALINE MOB announce today 9 shows in September. Appearing with Adrenaline Mob will be Roadrunner Record‘s artist Bad Seed Rising, supporting their debut EP Charm City. Dates for the tour are: Sat 06 – Sep – Pottsville, PA – Goodfellas Sun 07 – Sep […]
  • MESHUGGAH re-issue I to celebrate their 25th Anniversary
    Continuing with the momentum of celebrating their 25-year anniversary, Sweden’s extreme metal deviants MESHUGGAH proudly announce the upcoming fall re-issue of 2004’s one song EP, I, via Nuclear Blast. Album artwork & concept are courtesy of MESHUGGAH drummer Tomas Haake, who comments on the EP’s mutant resurrection: “This 21 minute madness that is the s […]
  • LACUNA COIL to return to North America for Broken Crown Halo tour
    LACUNA COIL continues their world tour in support of their latest Century Media release, BROKEN CROWN HALO. This will be the second run of dates on this album cycle in the U.S. and Canada for the Italian Rockers! Devil You Know is set to support the entire tour and Starset are also appearing Sept. 23 […]