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  • RESURRECTION KINGS Feat. VINNY APPICE, CRAIG GOLDY: 'Distant Prayer' Song Streaming
    "Distant Prayer", a song from RESURRECTION KINGS — new so-called "supergroup" featuring singer Chas West (TRIBE OF GYPSIES, LYNCH MOB), guitarist Craig Goldy (DIO, GIUFFRIA, ROUGH CUTT, DIO DISCIPLES), bassist Sean McNabb (DOKKEN, GREAT WHITE) and drummer Vinny Appice (DIO, BLACK SABBATH, HEAVEN & HELL) — can be streamed below. The tr […]
  • Former SISTER SIN Singer LIV JAGRELL: 'I Am Not Giving Up Music'
    Singer Liv Jagrell of Swedish heavy rockers SISTER SIN spoke to Sleaze Roxx about the band's decision to call it quits after 13 years of existence. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Sleaze Roxx: I'll ask the obvious question first. What happened because it seemed so sudden with SISTER SIN calling it quits? Liv Jagrell: Actually, it […]
  • BARONESS Frontman Recalls Getting Phone Call From METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD
    John Baizley recalled getting a phone call from METALLICA's James Hetfield while the BARONESS frontman was recovering after shattering his left arm in a horrific accident. Baizley was riding in a tour bus with his BARONESS bandmates when the brakes failed in August 2012. The bus plunged 30 feet into a viaduct in the U.K., crushing Baizley's arm so […]
  • ROB HALFORD, FREDDIE MERCURY Make Russian Edition Of MAXIM's List Of 'Gays We Respect'
    JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford and QUEEN frontman Freddie Mercury are among the men the Russian edition of Maxim magazine has "forgiven" for being homosexual. In the article headlined "Gays We Respect," Maxim Russia reveals the actors, authors and musicians that have won their admiration despite their objections to their sexual orientati […]
  • Ex-SLAYER Drummer DAVE LOMBARDO: Video Recap Of Australian Clinic Tour
    A video recap of Dave Lombardo's (SLAYER, PHILM) October 2015 "The Repercussion Of Dave Lombardo" clinic tour of Australia can be seen below. Lombardo is deemed one of the most influential drummers of our time. Born with extraordinary musical aptitude, Lombardo was intuitive to rhythm at a very early age. His musical awareness has continued to […]
    TOURNIQUET drummer Ted Kirkpatrick has assembled an all-star lineup to pay tribute to BLACK SABBATH as the legendary heavy metal pioneers get ready to embark on their final tour, "The End". Due on January 20, 2016 via Pathogenic Records, "The Doom In Us All - A Tribute To Black Sabbath" features the following tracks" 01. War Pigs * C […]
  • VINNY APPICE 'Would Love' To Play Drums For BLACK SABBATH On 'The End' Tour
    Legendary drummer Vinny Appice (DIO, BLACK SABBATH, HEAVEN & HELL, LAST IN LINE) was interviewed by rock journalist Mitch Lafon for a recent edition of the "One On One With Mitch Lafon" podcast (Facebook page). You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the songwri […]
    London five-piece AS LIONS has signed to the ever-growing roster of Better Noise Records, part of Eleven Seven Music Group. Comprised of vocalist Austin Dickinson (son of IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson), guitarists Conor O'Keefe and Will Homer, bassist Stefan Whiting, and drummer Dave Fee, AS LIONS formed in late 2014. Called the "hot new band […]
  • Video: GEOFF TATE's OPERATION: MINDCRIME Performs In Warsaw
    Fan-filmed video footage of OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the new band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, performing on November 25 at Progresja Music Zone in Warsaw, Poland can be seen below. "The Key", the first album of an ambitious trilogy from OPERATION: MINDCRIME, sold around 2,500 copies in the United States in its first week of release. T […]
  • NIKKI SIXX Responds To SULLY ERNA's Latest Slam
    MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx has called Sully Erna a "baby" in response to the GODSMACK frontman's recent interview in which he slammed Sixx as "an old, fat washed-up has-been" who "treats people like shit." The tension between Erna and Sixx began when they clashed during the 2009 "Crüe Fest 2" tour, on which GO […]
  • KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Filming Video For New Song 'Strength Of The Mind'
    Massachusetts metallers KILLSWITCH ENGAGE are filming a music video for their new song "Strength Of The Mind" with the direction team of Ian McFarland and Mike Pecci (MESHUGGAH, FEAR FACTORY). The track is expected to appear on the band's next album, tentatively due in March 2016 via Roadrunner Records. The follow-up to 2013's "Disar […]
  • GODSMACK May Be Looking For A New Record Label To Call Home, Says SULLY ERNA
    A disagreement over the launch of the "Something Different" single from GODSMACK's "1000hp" album may have fractured the band's relationship with its record label beyond repair, GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna has revealed in a new interview. GODSMACK originally wanted "Something Different" to be the lead single from
    Rock On The Range — the largest and most-acclaimed rock festival in the United States — celebrates its 10th anniversary May 20-21 and May 22, 2016 at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. The incredible lineup features the legendary RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, hard rock titans DISTURBED (who have returned after a four-year hiatus), and rock icon/filmmaker ROB ZOMBIE […]
  • EXODUS's STEVE 'ZETRO' SOUZA: 'Thirty Years After The First Record, We Are Still Relevant'
    Rock Revolt Magazine recently conducted an interview with EXODUS singer Steve "Zetro" Souza. An excerpt from the chat follows below. Rock Revolt Magazine: When I was first approaching this interview, I was going to gear it towards a "wrap-up" of the past year since "Blood In Blood Out" was released. However, a quick check of EXO […]
  • OBITUARY Drummer Remembers Late Bassist FRANK WATKINS, Talks Next Album
    Niclas Müller-Hansen of recently conducted an interview with drummer Donald Tardy of Florida death metallers OBITUARY. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Any fond memories of [late OBITUARY bassist] Frank [Watkins]? Donald: Frank was a clown, like we all were. He was the first one to do something completely out of […]
  • FARMIKOS Feat. Former OZZY OSBOURNE Guitarist JOE HOLMES: 'Scapegoat' Video
    "Scapegoat", the new video from FARMIKOS, the Los Angeles-based band featuring former OZZY OSBOURNE and DAVID LEE ROTH guitarist Joe Holmes and vocalist Robbie Locke, can be seen below. The song features Locke on vocals and Holmes on guitar, with guest appearances by current drummer Ken Schalk (CANDIRIA) and bassist Pancho Tomaselli (PHILM, WAR). T […]
  • Video: FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Asks For Moment Of Silence To Honor Paris Terror Attack Victims
    FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH held a moment of silence and played "The Bleeding" in tribute to the victims of the November 13 Paris terror attacks during their concert on November 17 at the Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH canceled a show in Milan, It […]
  • PRIMAL FEAR: New Song 'In Metal We Trust' Available For Streaming
    "In Metal We Trust", a brand new song from German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The song is taken from the band's new studio album, "Rulebreaker", which will be released on January 29, 2016 via Frontiers Music Srl. The effort will be made available in CD, deluxe CD/DVD and — in collaboration […]
  • RUDOLF SCHENKER Says It Was 'Important' For SCORPIONS To Play Paris After Terror Attacks
    German hard rock veterans SCORPIONS performed in Paris, France on November 24, marking the first time the band has played the city since an extremist group orchestrated a terror attack on Paris that left 130 dead. The sold-out concert at the Bercy arena included an emotional moment when SCORPIONS drummer James Kottak beat the rhythm of the French national an […]
  • NASUM Members' Death Metal Project BLOODSHED Finally Released
    Back in 1997, NASUM members Anders Jakobson and Mieszko Talarczyk had a short-lived death metal project called BLOODSHED. They recorded a three-song demo titled "Salvation By Bloodshed", but it was never released properly. The demo tape was only handed out to a handful of people. Now, 18 years later, this lost recording is being released as a vinyl […]

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