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Joe Perry — legendary guitarist, co-founding member, principal songwriter and co-producer of AEROSMITH — assembled an all-star band to perform alongside him at the sold-out record-release show last night (Tuesday, January 16) at The Roxy Theatre i...
Posted: January 17, 2018, 9:30 pm
Fan-filmed video footage of ex-QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME singer Geoff Tate performing his former band's classic song "Suite Sister Mary" on January 15 at the Garage in London, England can be seen below. Tate, who is celebrating ...
Posted: January 17, 2018, 9:02 pm
New York hardcore veterans MADBALL will enter the studio next month to begin recording their new album, titled "For The Cause". Helming the sessions for the follow-up to 2014's "Hardcore Lives" will be RANCID's Tim Armstrong, a longtime friend of ...
Posted: January 17, 2018, 8:20 pm
Legendary Sunset Strip club Whisky A Go Go opened January 16, 1964 and has been the launching pad for countless bands including LED ZEPPELIN, STEPPENWOLF, VAN HALEN, JOHNNY RIVERS, GUNS N' ROSES, IGGY AND THE STOOGES, LINKIN PARK, MÖTLEY CRÜE and ...
Posted: January 17, 2018, 8:05 pm
POISON drummer Rikki Rockett has uploaded the second episode of his video blog in which he talks about cameras, haircuts and jiu-jitsu. You can watch it below. POISON's reunited original lineup — Rockett, Bret Michaels, Bobby Dall and C.C. DeVil...
Posted: January 17, 2018, 5:47 pm
Guitarist Brian Tatler of NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD was recently interviewed by the "Tinnitus" metal radio show. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. Asked if he ever gets tired of playing ...
Posted: January 17, 2018, 4:51 pm
Fan-filmed video footage of AVENGED SEVENFOLD's January 16 performance at Santander Arena in Reading, Pennsylvania can be seen below. AVENGED SEVENFOLD's North American tour with BREAKING BENJAMIN and BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE kicked off earlier in...
Posted: January 17, 2018, 3:22 pm
Howard Stern will induct BON JOVI into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame this April in Ohio. Stern revealed he would deliver the induction speech for the New Jersey band when frontman Jon Bon Jovi visited "The Howard Stern Show" Wednesday morning (J...
Posted: January 17, 2018, 2:35 pm
One of progressive metal's most groundbreaking and innovative artists is unquestionably BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, which, after 15 years as a band, continues to push itself to new dimensions with its songwriting. The group's newest accomplishment,...
Posted: January 17, 2018, 2:19 pm
In the video clip below, MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn talks about the inspiration for "Bastards", the new folk-driven, political song which appears on the band's upcoming album "Catharsis". Flynn told U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine about the tr...
Posted: January 17, 2018, 1:37 pm
On November 9, 2016, MINISTRY's Al Jourgensen woke up and said, "It's time to make a fucking album." When six-time Grammy-nominated Jourgensen had released the final album of his blistering Bush-era trilogy — "Houses Of The Mole", "Rio Grande Bl...
Posted: January 17, 2018, 12:45 pm
HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD is sending a message of purpose for 2018 by highlighting "Your Life", the final track from its new album, "Five". The standout song closes the record with elegiac keys, jagged riffing and an 808-boom propelled by edge-of-your-sea...
Posted: January 17, 2018, 12:28 pm
Welsh "ragga metal" and SKINDRED will release its new album, "Big Tings", on April 27 via Napalm Records. On the same day, a single, "Machine", will be made available, featuring vocals by REEF frontman Gary Stringer and guitar by Phil Campbell of ...
Posted: January 17, 2018, 11:55 am
MEMORIAM, the Birmingham, United Kingdom-based death/grind metal band featuring Karl Willets (BOLT THROWER) on vocals, Frank Healy (BENEDICTION, CEREBRAL FIX) on bass, Scott Fairfax (CEREBRAL FIX) on guitar and Andy Whale (BOLT THROWER) on drums, ...
Posted: January 17, 2018, 11:31 am
This past fall, Swiss industrial black metal pioneers SAMAEL played a couple of select shows around the release of their new album, "Hegemony", one of them in the picturesque town of Lausanne in their home country, surrounded by die-hard-fans, fam...
Posted: January 17, 2018, 11:10 am
Frontiers Music Srl has announced the formation of DREAM CHILD, a brand new band featuring former members of DIO, AC/DC and QUIET RIOT. DREAM CHILD is: * Craig Goldy (DIO, GIUFFRIA): Guitar * Wayne Findlay (MSG): Guitar, Keyboards * Simon Wrig...
Posted: January 17, 2018, 10:51 am
Derek Smalls, the bass force formerly of the fabled heavy metal band formerly known as SPINAL TAP, returns with the release of his first full-length solo venture, "Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)", out globally April 13 via Twanky Records/...
Posted: January 17, 2018, 10:38 am
The Pulse Of Radio reports that NINE INCH NAILS mainman Trent Reznor has filed for a restraining order against his neighbor. According to TMZ, Reznor claims that the man has been behaving increasingly irrationally and threateningly towards him and...
Posted: January 17, 2018, 10:16 am
German metal queen Doro Pesch will release her long-awaited new studio album on August 3. Pesch says: "The writing proccess of the album is done and we're currently finalizing the mixing. This new record is going to be a diverse album with many...
Posted: January 17, 2018, 10:00 am
According to The Pulse Of Radio, three original SMASHING PUMPKINS members were photographed together in the studio on Tuesday (January 16). Founder and frontman Billy Corgan and drummer Jimmy Chamberlin were joined at a Los Angeles recording studi...
Posted: January 17, 2018, 9:46 am