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Last Friday (November 19), Dutch heavy rockers WITHIN TEMPTATION released their brand new single "The Purge", the follow-up to "Entertain You". Frontwoman Sharon Den Adel told Germany's Rock Antenne about the track (see video below): "'The Purge' ...
Posted: November 23, 2020, 6:49 pm
It's hard to believe that Germany's SODOM have been around for damn near 40 years. But the Teutonic thrashers are on top of their game with album number 16, the rabid and manic "Genesis XIX". Simply put, "Genesis XIX" is the act's best album in ye...
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:44 pm
Wolfgang Van Halen has announced the first concert of his solo band, MAMMOTH WVH. The quartet, which features Wolfgang on guitar and lead vocals, Frank Sidoris (SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS) on guitar, Garrett Whitlock (TREMO...
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:33 pm
In a new interview with Rustyn Rose of MetalNation.com, guitarist Brian Tatler of British metal veterans DIAMOND HEAD was asked to name his favorite METALLICA album of all time. He said (see video below): "I'll probably say the 'black' album is my...
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:15 pm
Ozzy Osbourne sat down with co-host Billy Morrison for another episode of "Ozzy Speaks" on SiriusXM's Ozzy's Boneyard. During the episode Ozzy and Billy discuss the good, bad and ugly of 2020 while playing some of their favorite hard and heavy cla...
Posted: November 23, 2020, 3:37 pm
JUDAS PRIEST frontman Rob Halford, who celebrated the 34th anniversary of his getting sober in January, spoke to Backstage Axxess about how being clean and sober since 1986 has affected his live performance as well as his emotional well being. "I...
Posted: November 23, 2020, 3:14 pm
It might be hard to comprehend at this point, but there are still some people out there who haven't succumbed to the wonder of HATEBREED yet. Quite how Jamey Jasta and his comrades could do more to ingratiate themselves with fans of heavy music is...
Posted: November 23, 2020, 2:46 pm
Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal says that the band's much-maligned 2008 album "Chinese Democracy" is a "one-of-a-kind" record that will be looked upon more favorably by fans as time goes on. Thal joined GUNS N' ROSES in 2006 ...
Posted: November 23, 2020, 2:29 pm
On December 5, 2020 at 7 p.m. PT / 10 p.m. ET, tune in to Nugs.TV or SantaCruzFireRelief.org for a 90-minute stream of music and personal messages from musical luminaries, including Sammy Hagar, Boz Scaggs and Bonnie Raitt, Kevin Cronin, Joe Satri...
Posted: November 23, 2020, 1:49 pm
SEVENDUST will perform its entire "Animosity" album during a January 8, 2021 livestream event from Opav in Orlando, Florida. Tickets for the virtual concert can be purchased at this location. SEVENDUST's third album, "Animosity" was released in ...
Posted: November 23, 2020, 12:57 pm
For the first time since its release in 1981 and after a jaw-dropping 412 weeks on the chart, QUEEN's landmark "Greatest Hits" compilation has hit the Top 10 of the Billboard 200, rocketing from No. 36 to No. 8. Its previous peak was No. 11, which...
Posted: November 23, 2020, 12:32 pm
Following the release of their semi-prophetic Top 10 album "Easter Is Cancelled" at the end of last year, British rockers THE DARKNESS are returning to close 2020 with a new message of festive joy and goodwill with a live concert and stream from L...
Posted: November 23, 2020, 12:15 pm
Gene Simmons made an appearance last Friday (November 20) to announce KISS's upcoming "Kiss 2020 Goodbye" concert. The band will send off 2020 in its larger-than-life style on New Year's Eve by bringing the biggest and baddest concert event and py...
Posted: November 23, 2020, 11:57 am
KANSAS, America's legendary progressive rock band, has released the official music video for "The Absence Of Presence", the title track of its latest studio album. The disc was made available in June through InsideOut Music. "The Absence Of Prese...
Posted: November 23, 2020, 11:12 am
See FOO FIGHTERS as they've never been seen before, as all six members subject themselves to "Times Like Those", a 25-year visual journey through the band's most memorable moments onstage and off. Featuring merciless firsthand commentary, "Times L...
Posted: November 23, 2020, 10:55 am
MÖTLEY CRÜE's Tommy Lee says that he was thrilled to be the inspiration for the song from Tyla Yaweh called "Tommy Lee". The track, which was released in June, also features Post Malone and is said to be an ode to the MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer and his l...
Posted: November 23, 2020, 10:45 am
Australian guitarist Orianthi (ALICE COOPER, RSO, Michael Jackson) has released the official music video for her new single called "Sorry". The track is taken from her first new studio album in seven years and her first new music as a solo artist ...
Posted: November 23, 2020, 10:22 am
FOO FIGHTERS will take part in Amazon Music's new three-part holiday concert series hosted by Lil Nas X titled "Amazon Music Holiday Plays", premiering December 1 with a new episode airing every Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET through December 15. This globa...
Posted: November 23, 2020, 9:50 am
YouTube user Lars Von Retriever, who has been splicing together excerpts from President Donald Trump's speeches to popular rock and metal songs as part of two separate series he called "Trump Rocks" and "Metal Trump", has uploaded his latest conco...
Posted: November 23, 2020, 9:09 am
A new three-minute video of IRON MAIDEN guitarist Adrian Smith reading an excerpt from his recently released memoir, "Monsters Of River & Rock", can be seen below. Smith is well known in the community as a fisherman, and a former cover star of co...
Posted: November 23, 2020, 8:48 am