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  • AT THE GATES: 'At War With Reality' Title Track Available For Streaming
    The title track of "At War With Reality", the much-anticipated comeback studio album from seminal Swedish metallers AT THE GATES, can be streamed below. Due on October 28 (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media, the CD was recorded at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg and was mixed at Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden with Jens Bo […]
  • SLASH Has 'No Idea' What GUNS N' ROSES' 'November Rain' Music Video Is All About
    During a recent conversation with HuffPost Live about his new album, "World On Fire", legendary guitarist Slash admitted that he has no idea what GUNS N' ROSES' 1992 video for the song "November Rain" was all about. "You know what?! To tell you the truth, I have no idea," Slash responded when he was asked about the mea […]
  • DEF LEPPARD Needs To Keep Making New Music To Stay 'Fresh,' Says JOE ELLIOTT
    DEF LEPPARD frontman Joe Elliott was recently interviewed by the Appleton, Wisconsin radio station 105.7 WAPL. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. Speaking about DEF LEPPARD's three-decade-plus-long career, Elliott said: "We were kids [when we first formed the band]. [Drummer] Rick Allen was 15, and only just 15 — I think h […]
  • PAUL DI'ANNO: 'Running Free' Performance Clip From 'The Beast Arises' DVD
    Former IRON MAIDEN singer Paul Di'Anno's April 9 performance at Lizard Club in Krakow, Poland as part of the Doładowanie festival was professionally filmed for an upcoming DVD, titled "The Beast Arises", to be released on October 6 in Europe through Metal Mind Productions and October 7 in North America via MVD. "The Beast Arises
  • HALESTORM's LZZY HALE Promises 'A Few Surprises' On Upcoming Third Album
    HALESTORM singer Lzzy Hale took time out from the recording of the band's third album to discuss the project with Shor Bazaar, Pakistan's first international artist management services. Asked if HALESTORM is going in a harder and heavier direction on the upcoming CD or if the group is going back to its rock roots, Hale said (hear audio below):
  • METALLICA Bassist ROBERT TRUJILLO Talks Completing His Documentary 'Jaco'
    A long-in-the-works documentary on the late jazz bassist Jaco Pastorius that has been produced by METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo will finally have its world premiere on October 6 at the Mill Valley Film Festival, where all four members of METALLICA will be honored as artists in residence. According to The Pulse Of Radio, Trujillo told USA Today that he wa […]
  • POISON's RIKKI ROCKETT: 'Nobody's Given Me Any Indication That There's A Tour' In The Works
    POISON drummer Rikki Rockett says that he "hasn't heard anything" about a pending tour for the veteran hard rockers, despite singer Bret Michaels' suggestion to the contrary. Speaking to the the Cleveland Scene last week, Michaels revealed that POISON was in talks to hit the road in 2015. "It looks like it will happen," he said. […]
  • VINNIE PAUL Has 'Found Peace' 10 Years After Witnessing Brother DIMEBAG's Murder
    Former PANTERA drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott says that he has "found peace" 10 years after witnessing the murder of his brother while they were both playing at a club in Ohio. Dimebag was shot dead on December 8, 2004 while performing with his band DAMAGEPLAN at Alrosa Villa in Columbus, Ohio. The shooting that night claimed three other lives and seve […]
  • FOZZY's CHRIS JERICHO: Being On 'Dancing With The Stars' Was 'A Real Great Experience And Exposure For Me'
    On September 19, Jay Nanda of the San Antonio Metal Music Examiner conducted an interview with FOZZY singer and WWE wrestling superstar Chris Jericho. You can now watch the chat below. Asked about how he transitioned from the wrestling ring to the dance floor on season 12 of "Dancing With The Stars" in 2011, Jericho said: "As far as being in f […]
  • THE PRETTY RECKLESS Acoustic Album In The Works
    THE PRETTY RECKLESS singer Taylor Momsen has confirmed that the band is working on an acoustic album, to be released in the coming months. "We just recorded an acoustic version of a medley," Momsen told LA Rock of the Jacksonville, North Carolina radio station Rock 105.5 on September 17 (see video below). "It's how we originally wrote the […]
  • ILL NIÑO's CRISTIAN MACHADO Speaks To HORNS UP ROCKS! (Video)
    Jo Schüftan of Horns Up Rocks! conducted an interview with ILL NIÑO vocalist Cristian Machado at the July 27 stop of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival in in Hartford, Connecticut. You can now watch the chat below. ILL NIÑO's new album, "Till Death, La Familia", was released on July 22 via Victory Records. Machado, told Arena.com that […]
  • STAIND's AARON LEWIS Safe After Plane Scare
    STAIND frontman Aaron Lewis was forced to cancel his appearance Saturday night (September 20) at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma after a private charter jet he was a passenger on veered off the taxiway and got stuck in mud. Lewis had been filming a segment for his TV show "On The Road" for the Sportsman Channel in Texas and was on his way to Tuls […]
  • KORN To Perform Entire Debut Album To Celebrate 20th Anniversary
    Sara of Philadelphia's 93.3 WMMR radio station recently conducted an interview with KORN frontman Jonathan Davis. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On KORN's upcoming "Prepare For Hell Tour" with SLIPKNOT and KING 810: Davis: "I think we're […]
  • CHAD SMITH And WILL FERRELL Perform THE ROLLING STONES Classic With DUFF MCKAGAN, MIKE MCCREADY
    PEARL JAM's Mike McCready, former GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS/CHICKENFOOT drummer Chad Smith performed a cover version of THE ROLLING STONES classic "Honky Tonk Women" as part of a makeshift all-star band that was dubbed I PISSED MY PANTS last night (Friday, September 19) at the Cancer For College charity […]
  • ACCEPT's MARK TORNILLO: 'I'm The Luckiest Guy On The Planet'
    Vocalist Mark Tornillo of German / American heavy metal legends ACCEPT was interviewed on the latest episode of the "Focus On Metal" podcast (web site). You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. Asked how ACCEPT manages to keep its songwriting fresh so far into the band's career, Tornillo said: "I'm the luckiest gu […]
  • CROWBAR: Fan-Filmed Footage Of Montreal Concert
    Fan-filmed video footage of CROWBAR's September 17 performance at Les Foufounes Électriques in Montreal, Quebec, Canada can be seen below. CROWBAR's new album, "Symmetry In Black", sold around 3,900 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 68 on The Billboard 200 chart. CROWBAR's previous CD, […]
  • DAVE LOMBARDO Says SLAYER's Next Album Will Offer 'Nothing New'
    Metal Wani editor in chief Owais "Vitek" Nabi recently conducted an interview with former SLAYER and current PHILM drummer Dave Lombardo. You can now listen to the chat below. Asked how he feels about the material that SLAYER is recording right now and whether he agrees with the statement that it is the band's "best ever" — a comment […]
  • ROB ZOMBIE Laments State Of Rock Radio In U.S.
    Earlier this week, Troy Hayden at KSAZ-TV, channel 10, the Fox-owned and -operated television station located in Phoenix, Arizona, conducted an interview with rocker-turned-director Rob Zombie. You can now watch the chat below. Asked for his thoughts on long-running Phoenix commercial radio station KDKB-FM (93.3) changing formats, going from rock to alternat […]
  • MASTERPLAN: Fan-Filmed Footage Of ProgPower USA XV Performance
    Fan-filmed video footage of MASTERPLAN's September 13 performance at the ProgPower USA XV festival in Atlanta, Georgia can be seen below. MASTERPLAN's new album, "Novum Initium", was released in June 2013 via AFM Records. Joining guitarist Roland Grapow (ex-HELLOWEEN) in MASTERPLAN's current lineup are drummer Martin "Marthus […]
  • RAMMSTEIN Guitarist: There Are No Plans To Tour Or Make A New Album At The Moment
    Guitarist Richard Z. Kruspe of German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN spoke to Jo Schüftan of Horns Up Rocks! about the band's current status, five years after the release of RAMMSTEIN's latest studio album, "Liebe Ist Für Alle Da". Asked if there are plans for RAMMSTEIN to do anything in the near future, Kruspe said: "Not at the mome […]

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