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  • JIM ROOT Says He Was Fired From STONE SOUR By Phone
    Guitarist Jim Root says that he is still unsure as to why he was fired from STONE SOUR, claiming that he "hasn't talked to certain guys" in the band to get more insight about his departure from the group. Root and SLIPKNOT singer Corey Taylor much of the last four years recording and touring behind three full STONE SOUR studio records, includi […]
  • CRADLE OF FILTH To Enter Studio In November
    British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH will enter the studio on November 24 to begin recording their new album, tentatively titled "Hammer Of The Witches", for an early 2015 release. During a recent interview with the "Bleedin' Loud" podcast, CRADLE OF FILTH vocalist Dani "Filth" Davey confirmed the band's split wit […]
  • SLIPKNOT's CLOWN: Why Camel S**t Is Right Smell For KNOTFEST
    SLIPKNOT percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan says that his band's decision to use "camel shit" as the official smell of the group's upcoming Knotfest is rooted in their belief that SLIPKNOT is "not a band anymore," it is "a culture," and every "culture has to have a smell." In a press release announc […]
  • RON 'BUMBLEFOOT' THAL: 'I Am Grateful For All The Experiences I Had With GUNS N' ROSES'
    GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal is currently using the downtime from touring to work on a new solo album and also has a fun new app on the iTunes App Store called Rock Science, which is a rock trivia game with a social gaming twist. Asked by John Parks of Legendary Rock Interviews if he has gained some perspective as far as how r […]
  • METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Is 'Immensely' Inspired By U2's 'Attempt To Reinvent The Wheel'
    METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich is the latest musician to comment on U2's decision to team with Apple to put the Irish rock band's new album, "Songs Of Innocence", on every single iTunes account in the world for free regardless of whether it was wanted or not. Speaking to Billboard magazine, Ulrich said: "I think U2 are the coolest… […]
  • KING DIAMOND Best-Of Collection Due In November
    Danish heavy metal singer King Diamond has revealed to Full Metal Jackie that a comprehensive "best-of" collection from his namesake band will be made available on November 11 via Metal Blade Records. The musician, who is also working on a new studio album from KING DIAMOND, says: "Metal Blade got the chance, through getting some of licenses f […]
    FOZZY — the band featuring WWE wrestling superstar Chris Jericho alongside members of STUCK MOJO — has announced the addition of bassist Jeff Rouse to the group's ranks. According to a press release, "Jeff is an incredible musician and singer who has spent the last decade playing in DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED and is also the lead singer and guitar […]
  • ALICE COOPER Talks About His Covers Of THE BEATLES' 'Eleanor Rigby', PAUL MCCARTNEY's 'Smile Away' (Video)
    Due on November 18, "The Art Of McCartney" is a long awaited and very special project celebrating one of the most universally acclaimed songwriters of all time, Sir Paul McCartney. With backing provided by McCartney's long time band, classic tracks such as "Maybe I'm Amazed", "My Love", "The Long And Winding Road […]
  • THE DUSKFALL To Release 'Where The Tree Stands Dead' In November
    Swedish metallers THE DUSKFALL will release their fifth album, "Where The Tree Stands Dead", on November 21 in Germany, Switzerland and Austria, November 24 in UK and the rest of Europe, and on December 2 in North America via Apostasy Records. The CD was recorded at Tico Tico Studio in Kemi, Finland and was mastered by Ahti Kortelainen (SONATA ARCT […]
  • TOM MORELLO Slams Seattle Restaurant After Being Denied Service
    RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist Tom Morello has slammed The 5 Point Cafe in Seattle for allegedly being "antiworker" and having a "super-rude staff" after reportedly being denied entry to the restaurant-bar over the weekend. Following his performance Friday night (September 26) at the El Corazon as part of a benefit concert for 15 Now, […]
  • TANK To Enter Studio In November
    British power metal mercenaries TANK are currently writing and rehearsing material for the follow-up to their successful 2012 album, "War Nation". The band is scheduled to enter the studio in November to begin recording the new CD for a tentative early February release. The new album's arrival will coincide with TANK's performance on the […]
  • Former OPETH Drummer MARTIN LOPEZ's SOEN: 'Tabula Rasa' Video Released
    "Tabula Rasa", the new video from SOEN — the Swedish progressive rock band featuring drummer Martin Lopez (ex-OPETH, AMON AMARTH), vocalist Joel Ekelöf (WILLOWTREE), guitarist Joakim Platbarzdis and bassist Stefan Stenberg — can be seen below. The song is taken from the group's sophomore studio album, "Tellurian", which will be relea […]
    Allen Kovac's Eleven Seven Music Group has announced the signing of ART OF DYING. The band — Jonny Hetherington (vocals), Jeff Brown (drums), Cale Gontier (bass) and Tavis Stanley (guitar) — has just completed work on its new album in New Jersey with producer David Bendeth (BRING ME THE HORIZON, BREAKING BENJAMIN, OF MICE & MEN) for an early 2015 re […]
  • THREE DAYS GRACE Releases New Song 'I Am Machine'
    According to The Pulse Of Radio, THREE DAYS GRACE has released a new song called "I Am Machine", accompanied by a lyric video. The track is the second new track issued this year by the Canadian act, following the chart-topping "Painkiller" earlier this year. Both songs are expected to appear on the group's upcoming fifth album, which […]
  • AVERSIONS CROWN: 'The Glass Sentient' Lyric Video Released
    The lyric video for the song "The Glass Sentient" from Australian death machine AVERSIONS CROWN can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Tyrant", which will be released on November 24 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Formed in 2010 in Queensland's Brisbane, the same sunny stretch of Australian coastline […]
  • ILL NIÑO: 'I'm Not The Enemy' Video Released
    ILL NIÑO's video for the song "I'm Not The Enemy" can be seen below. Shot on the streets of Los Angeles, the clip tells a bold story of youthful injustice, overcoming social stereotypes and the dreams of constructing a better life. Says ILL NIÑO vocalist Cristian Machado: "We wanted something traditional and classic that represented […]
  • ATKINS MAY PROJECT Featuring Original JUDAS PRIEST Singer AL ATKINS: New Song 'Here Comes The Rain' Streaming
    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. Like its predecessors, "Empire Of Destruction" comes once again straight out of the heart of "Black Country" […]
  • SIXX: A.M. Taps BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Drummer JEFF FABB For 'Modern Vintage' Album, Burbank Show
    SIXX: A.M., the band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx alongside guitarist DJ Ashba and vocalist James Michael, will release its third album, "Modern Vintage", on October 7 via Eleven Seven Music. SIXX: A.M. will celebrate the CD release by playing its first full live show since 2009 the same night. The performance will take place at the iHe […]
  • GUNS N' ROSES Is 'Planning On Doing Quite A Bit Of Touring' In 2015, Says DJ ASHBA
    In a brand new interview with Legendary Rock Interviews, guitarist DJ Ashba was asked if GUNS N' ROSES has any recording or touring plans in 2015. "We are planning on doing quite a bit of touring this coming year," he said. "The focus is getting in a studio and putting together what we all feel is the best GUNS N' ROSES record. Lack […]
  • BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presents: CHRIS JERICHO's Undisputed Metal #2
    In concert with f.y.e., BLABBERMOUTH.NET is pleased to continue its series of guest posts written by FOZZY's Chris Jericho. Join us again in welcoming Chris with his personal take on a few heavy releases. FOZZY's new album, "Do You Wanna Start A War", debuted at position No. 54 on the Billboard 200 chart. The CD, which was produced by FOZ […]

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