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LINKIN PARK was honored with the "Favorite Artist - Alternative Rock" award at the 2017 American Music Awards, which was held Sunday night (November 19) at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. They beat out other nominees in the category IMAGINE ...
Posted: November 19, 2017, 11:45 pm
DEF LEPPARD has commenced the songwriting process for the follow-up to 2015's self-titled album. "Def Leppard" was the band's first studio effort since "Songs From the Sparkle Lounge" in 2008. During a brand new interview with Classic Rock Revis...
Posted: November 19, 2017, 9:18 pm
German metallers MYSTIC PROPHECY will release a covers album, "Monuments Uncovered", on January 12, 2018 via Massacre Records. Singer Roberto Dimitri Liapakis comments: "This album is like a love letter to the music that accompanied so many of us...
Posted: November 19, 2017, 9:03 pm
Peter Tägtgren has defended DECAPITATED over accusations that the Polish musicians kidnapped and raped a woman on their tour bus nearly three months ago. The woman alleged she was gang-raped by all four members of DECAPITATED in their tour bus ba...
Posted: November 19, 2017, 8:47 pm
MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson returned to his former hometown of Jackson, Minnesota on Saturday, November 18 for a special end-of-the-year/birthday celebration at Kat's Hog Heaven, the newest Ellefson Coffee Co. retail location. Located at 608 2...
Posted: November 19, 2017, 8:17 pm
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH was joined by an elderly lady on stage during the band's concert in Oslo, Norway. The American heavy metal outfit was performing the song "Jekyll and Hyde" at the Oslo Spektrum last night (Saturday, November 18) when singe...
Posted: November 19, 2017, 2:06 pm
Lita Ford says that she has no regrets about detailing what she has described in her memoir as an abusive relationship with Tony Iommi. The female rocker opened up about her tumultuous romance with the BLACK SABBATH guitarist in "Living Like A R...
Posted: November 19, 2017, 1:31 pm
Sebastian Bach says that he has no say in whether he reunites with SKID ROW or not, explaining that his return to the group lies solely at the hands of their respective managers. SKID ROW guitarist Dave "Snake" Sabo last week shot down the possib...
Posted: November 19, 2017, 11:57 am
Classic NWOBHM outfit TRESPASS has released a new music video for the song "Momentum". A hard-rocking British metal song with an old-school '80s JUDAS PRIEST vibe, it is taken from TRESPASS's upcoming comeback album, "Footprints In The Rock", whic...
Posted: November 19, 2017, 10:56 am
"Make Them Bleed", the title track of the full-length debut from TERROR UNIVERSAL, the "horror metal" band featuring ILL NIÑO drummer Dave Chavarri (who also previously played with SOULFLY), can be streamed below. Due on January 19, 2018 via Minus...
Posted: November 19, 2017, 10:38 am
GUNS N' ROSES paid tribute to AC/DC's Malcolm Young during a concert in California, dedicating covers of "Knockin' On Heaven's Door" and "Whole Lotta Rosie" to the iconic guitarist who died this weekend. Singer Axl Rose introduced the Bob Dylan c...
Posted: November 19, 2017, 10:10 am
FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl has paid touching tribute to Malcolm Young. The AC/DC co-founder died earlier today (Saturday, November 18) surrounded by family after a long battle with dementia. In a note posted on the FOO FIGHTERS Facebook pa...
Posted: November 18, 2017, 9:45 pm
STRYPER finished recording all the basic tracks for its new album (everything except lead vocals and lead guitar solos) a few days ago. According to frontman Michael Sweet, "it went much faster than expected and it sounds absolutely killer! We wer...
Posted: November 18, 2017, 9:21 pm
Multi-platinum rock theater experience TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA (a.k.a. TSO) kicked off its fall 2017 U.S. tour this past Thursday night (November 16). Fan-filmed video footage of the West Coast version of the tour performing at Mid-America Cente...
Posted: November 18, 2017, 8:57 pm
Spark TV, which is part of the Czech monthly magazine Spark, recently conducted an interview with former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider and his son Sven, who plays drums in Udo's namesake band DIRKSCHNEIDER and his long-running solo outfit U.D....
Posted: November 18, 2017, 4:43 pm
Metal Wani's Chuck Marshall recently conducted an interview with guitarist Patrik Jensen of Swedish thrashers WITCHERY. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On why WITCHERY established...
Posted: November 18, 2017, 3:16 pm
Metal Wani's Anne Catherine Swallow recently conducted an interview with DRAGONFORCE bassist Frédéric Leclercq about his extreme death metal project SINSAENUM, which also features former SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison. You can listen to the entire...
Posted: November 18, 2017, 2:40 pm
Professionally filmed video footage of PROPHETS OF RAGE's entire November 10 performance at Le Zénith in Paris, France can be seen below. PROPHETS OF RAGE is the supergroup featuring Chuck D, Tom Morello and other members of RAGE AGAINST THE MACH...
Posted: November 18, 2017, 2:07 pm
Jay Nanda of Alamo True Metal conducted an interview with members of industrial metal pioneers MINISTRY prior to the band's November 12 show at the Aztec Theatre in San Antonio, Texas. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (tr...
Posted: November 18, 2017, 1:45 pm
Jorge Fretes of Spain's Goetia Media recently conducted an interview with AVENGED SEVENFOLD guitarist Zacky Vengeance. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he pays attention...
Posted: November 18, 2017, 1:21 pm