Daily Rock and Metal News February 18, 2020

Today’s news and reviews for fans of Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, and Hair Bands from PariahRocks.com and the Hard, Heavy & Hair Show.

  • Ozzy Osbourne cancels North American tour to undergo Parkinson’s disease treatment
    Ozzy Osbourne has cancelled his entire North American tour in order to travel to Switzerland to receive treatment for Parkinson’s disease.
  • ROBBIN GUY GETS THE AXE … RATT give guitarist CHRIS SANDERS the axe and his replacement is…
    ROBBIN GUY GETS THE AXE RATT give guitarist CHRIS SANDERS the axe and his replacement is…     LOS ANGELES, California — Metal Sludge has been digging around since the rumors have started to fly about a 4-band package tour to be announced for this summer. Sources are telling us the press announcement witll be Monday […]
  • STEVE HARRIS’s BRITISH LION Performs In Fort Lauderdale (Video)
    Sonic Perspectives has uploaded fan-filmed video footage of BRITISH LION’s February 15 concert at Revolution Live in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Featured songs: 01. Lightning 02. Last Chance 03. A World Without Heaven 04. Eyes Of The Young BRITISH LION is the side project of Steve Harris, bassist and co-founder of metal icons IRON MAIDEN. BRITISH […]
    Ultimate Jam Night, the long-running community-oriented music show in residency at the Whisky A Go Go, and Independent Music Professionals United present “Change AB5”, a night of music and unity to raise awareness surrounding the damaging effects of California’s new AB5 law on California’s music professionals. The event will be Tuesday, February 18 at the […]
    Jørn Stubberud, better known as the bassist Necrobutcher of storied black metal pioneers MAYHEM, will sit down with SONIC YOUTH’s Thurston Moore on Monday, March 30 at 8:00 p.m. to discuss Stubberud’s acclaimed tell-all book “The Death Archives: Mayhem 1984-94”, first published in 2016 by Moore’s Ecstatic Peace Library imprint. The event will be held […]
  • MEGADETH Bandmates DAVID ELLEFSON And CHRIS POLAND To Tour Australia Together In May
    MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson and former MEGADETH guitarist Chris Poland will join forces for a tour of Australia in May. It will mark the pair’s first time hitting the road together in 37 years. Dates: May 22 – Max Watts, Melbourne May 23 – Manning Bar, Sydney May 24 – Crowbar, Brisbane May 25 – […]
  • Christian Olde Wolbers (Ex-Fear Factory) Teaches You How to Spot a Nazi
    Former Fear Factory bassist/guitarist Christian Olde Wolbers recently took to social media to helpfully teach his followers a simple test for figuring out whether or not someone is a “Socialist Nazi”: if the man or woman in question points his or her finger when speaking, they are not to be trusted! Somehow, many of us […]
  • Limp Bizkit Guitarist Wes Borland Is Playing Shows With a Broken Hand
    The group are currently on tour in Russia. Continue reading…
  • Devin Townsend on The MetalSucks Podcast #325
    Devin Townsend is back on the show for his record-setting fourth appearance! We discuss his upcoming North American tour with Haken and The Contortionist, how his latest album, Empath, has ties to his journey into middle age, his realization that he is not a great band member and how that affects the creative process, how […]
  • Ratt reportedly part ways with guitarist Chris Sanders
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  • Sebastian Bach Shows His Respect To KISS In A Brilliant Way
    The well-known Rock music veteran and former Skid Row frontman, Sebastian Bach, has shared some amazing photos belong to his unbelievable KISS collection via his official and verified Instagram account. Everyone knows that Sebastian Bach is a sturdy KISS fan and often shares interesting photos to show his own KISS Collection on social media. Today, […]
  • Ozzy Osbourne Shares Another Controversial ‘Bat Video’ After 38 Years
    Black Sabbath frontman Ozzy Osbourne has shared a video of himself on his official Instagram account, having fun with the funniest ‘Bat Filter’ on social media. As you might already know, Ozzy has a history with the bats. In one of his concerts, the Prince of Darkness bit the head off a real bat in […]
  • Anthrax’s Scott Ian Shares Romantic Moments He Had With His Wife
    Anthrax guitarist and lifelong Motörhead fan, Scott Ian, has posted a special photo of himself with his beloved wife, Pearl Aday, via his official and verified Instagram page. In the recent Instagram post, Scott Ian has penned down a romantic Valentine’s Day message for his beautiful wife and once again, he proved how romantic he […]
  • Rage Against The Machine’s Tom Morello Reacts To Cruel Criticism Of A Fan
    Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello had a new conversation on his verified Twitter account and responded to some follower’s harsh criticism about the ticket price of the band’s reunion tour. As you might remember, last week, fans got really pissed after Rage Against The Machine announced the ticket prices of their upcoming tour, […]
  • Tommy Lee’s Wife Makes An Unexpected ‘Swinger Party’ Confession
    Mötley Crüe icon Tommy Lee’s wife and famous internet personality, Brittany Furlan Lee, has shared a video of herself on Instagram and made an unexpected ‘Swinger Party’ confession. As you know Brittany was a Vine phenomenon in the past, she took a video like from her Vine days and made a ‘Swinger party joke’ about […]
  • APOCALYPTICA Joined By AMARANTHE’s ELIZE RYD For ‘I Don’t Care’ Performance In Oslo (Video)
    Fan-filmed video footage of APOCALYPTICA performing the song “I Don’t Care” on February 16 in Oslo, Norway, with a special guest appearance by AMARANTHE’s Elize Ryd on lead vocals, can be seen below. Released in 2008, “I Don’t Care” was APOCALYPTICA’s first No. 1 rock radio hit in the U.S. The track, which originally featured […]
  • Emerson, Lake & Palmer’s ‘Karn Evil 9’ is being turned into sci-fi movie
    Emerson, Lake & Palmer’s sprawling progressive rock opus ‘Karn Evil 9’ is being turned into a science fiction movie.
  • Toby Jepson joins Planet Rock
    We extremely pleased to announced that Wayward Sons and former Little Angels frontman Toby Jepson has joined Planet Rock to present a new weekly show.
  • Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine Reveals His Last Contact With James Hetfield Of Metallica
    Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine spoke in a recent interview with ‘Kerrang!,’ revealing the last time to the conversation with Metallica frontman, James Hetfield. Dave stated that their last talk was about the expanded version of ‘No Life ‘Til Leather’ demo tape, which was originally released in 1982. Limited edition ‘No Life ‘Til Leather’ tape was […]
  • MYLES KENNEDY Says ‘Rock Star’ Lifestyle ‘Didn’t Really Work’ For Him
    ALTER BRIDGE frontman Myles Kennedy, who doesn’t suffer from the dreaded “Lead Singer’s Disease” (LSD) yet has the pipes to justify such a condition, was asked in a recent interview with “Whiplash”, the KLOS radio show hosted by Full Metal Jackie, what the most difficult part has been of reconciling the “musician” part of his […]
  • Watch This Stripped Down Rammstein Show from 1994
    If you’ve seen German metallers Rammstein live, you know that their sets are nothing short of extravagant. The band typically play massive stadiums with huge lights and screens and fireworks blasting continuously into the sky. It’s one of the most compelling aspects about them: they go hard, and their real-deal performances are a must-see.  In […]
  • KISS’ Paul Stanley Reacts To Controversial Act Of Post Malone: “Don’t!”
    Legendary KISS frontman Paul Stanley has posted a new tweet on his verified Twitter page, reacting to the controversial act of famous rap artist, Post Malone. Stanley took to his Twitter to react to a news story about 6 celebrities who had a tattoo on his face. He showed his reaction with a brief statement […]
  • Michael Jackson’s Daughter Flaunts Her Perfect Legs In A Exotic Photo
    Michael Jackson’s daughter and famous model Paris Jackson’s one of the rarest photos has been exposed on social media by a fan page named parisjacksontransylvania. As you can see in the picture, Paris was wearing a really cute pink dress that suits her gorgeous body and showing off her legs during the photoshoot. Here is […]
  • THE BLACK CROWES’ CHRIS ROBINSON: ‘I’ve Apologized To RICH About Being Negative And Being Horrible’
    Brothers Chris and Rich Robinson spoke to Planet Rock’s “My Planet Rocks” about their 46-date summer tour, marking THE BLACK CROWES’ first shows together since 2013. The group will perform its multi-platinum 1990 debut album “Shake Your Money Maker” in its entirety, along with a smattering of other hits and favorites. THE BLACK CROWES officially […]
  • MICHAEL WILTON Says QUEENSRŸCHE ‘Was Getting Stale’ Prior To GEOFF TATE’s Departure
    QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton says that “the band was getting stale” prior to the departure of its original singer, Geoff Tate. Todd La Torre joined QUEENSRŸCHE as the replacement for Tate after the latter was fired in 2012. QUEENSRŸCHE has released three albums thus far with the former CRIMSON GLORY frontman on vocals: 2013’s “Queensrÿche”, […]
  • Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page Reveals Disrespectful Behaviour Against John Bonham
    Led Zeppelin’s iconic guitarist Jimmy Page posted a new photo on his verified Instagram page today to share an untold story of how his late bandmate, John Bonham, allegedly ‘robbed’ by the Australian authorities. As Jimmy adds yet another part to his iconic ‘On This Day’ archive, he revealed that back in 1972, they bought […]
  • Mick Jagger’s Daughter Reveals Her Secret Relationship With Courtney Love
    The daughter of The Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger, Jade Jagger, has posted a recent photo of Kurt Cobain’s widow Courtney Love on her official Instagram page. As you can know that Jade Jagger is a successful jewelry designer and she had designed many pieces of jewelry for celebrities in the world. Apparently, Courtney Love […]
    Frontiers Music Srl has announced the signing of SMACKBOUND to a multi-album deal. SMACKBOUND is a metal band from Helsinki, Finland featuring the multi-talented vocalist and actress Netta Laurenne, who founded the group in 2015. Guitarist Teemu Mäntysaari (WINTERSUN) was the first to connect with Netta in the band and they were soon joined by […]
  • Watch Poppy Crush an Arena Crowd at NXT Takeover: Portland
    Poppy performed two songs live for the WWE brand. Continue reading…
  • Madhouse release video for track “Push Push Rip And Tear”
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  • OZZY OSBOURNE Cancels 2020 North American ‘No More Tours 2’ Dates
    Ozzy Osbourne’s 2020 North American “No More Tours 2” has, unfortunately, been canceled to allow the legendary heavy metal singer to continue to recover from various health issues he has faced over the past year. This decision was made to accommodate fans who have been holding tickets for rescheduled shows and have been asked to […]
  • Today in Rock History – February 17
    1966, Nancy Sinatra was at number one on the singles chart with “These Boots Are Made For Walking,” her first chart topper. 1967, The Beatles started recording a new John Lennon song “Being For the Benefit of Mr. Kite” at Abbey Road studio’s, London. John’s lyrics for the song came almost entirely from an antique […]
  • Queen Star’s Daughter Looks Gorgeous In Her Casual Black Outfit
    As you might already know, Queen legend Roger Taylor is not an active social media user at all. But his lovely daughter Tiger Lily Taylor is posting a bunch of new photos on her verified account these days. Yesterday, Tiger Lily Taylor shared some interesting photos herself with her close friend, Darius Trabalza, from the […]
  • Winter’s End 2020 stage times revealed
    As excitement builds for our fourth Sandford Holiday Park rock extravaganza, the stage times for Winter’s End 2020 have been revealed.
  • Ozzy Osbourne Cancels 2020 North American Tour Due to Health Issues
    Best wishes to Ozzy. Continue reading…
  • 20 Hard Rock + Metal Albums Turning 50 This Year
    They set the foundation for rock and metal as we know it. Continue reading…
  • The Pretty Reckless Announce Spring Headline Tour
    Pretty ready for the Pretty Reckless? Continue reading…
  • PAUL STANLEY Weighs In On Latest Celebrity Trend: Face Tattoos
    KISS frontman Paul Stanley has weighed in on the latest celebrity trend: face tattoos. While notable figures like Mike Tyson and Tekashi 6ix9ine have sported face tats in the past, recent months have seen more stars than ever tatting their cheeks and foreheads, including rapper Post Malone and model Amber Rose. On Sunday (February 16), […]
  • NIGHTWISH Announces September 2020 North American Tour Dates
    Finnish/British/Dutch symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH will play “a select amount of dates” in North America at the end of the summer. The short trek will kick off on September 8 in Toronto and will include shows in Los Angeles and New York. Confirmed dates: Sep. 08 – Toronto, ONT – Meridian Hall Sep. 11 – Los […]
  • Ozzy Osbourne Cancels 2020 North American “No More Tours 2” Dates
    Official press release: OZZY OSBOURNE‘s 2020 North American “NO MORE TOURS 2” has unfortunately been cancelled to allow OSBOURNE to continue to recover from various health issues he has faced over the past year. This decision was made to accommodate fans who’ve been holding tickets for rescheduled shows and have been asked to change plans, some multiple […]
  • OPETH’s MIKAEL ÅKERFELDT Suffering From ‘Acute Laryngitis’; Band Cancels Three Shows On North American Tour
    Swedish progressive metallers OPETH have been forced to cancel three shows on their ongoing North American tour due to acute laryngitis suffered by the band’s frontman Mikael Åkerfeldt. Åkerfeldt broke the news of the cancelation earlier today in a social media post. He wrote: “I regret to inform you that we have to cancel the […]
  • Van Halen Icon Reveals Gut-Wrenching Experience That Tears Him Up
    The legendary former frontman of Van Halen, Sammy Hagar, was recently interviewed by ABC 7 and talked about how he shows his support to charity events like feeding homeless people. As you might check out the statements of the former Van Halen star below, he stated that even if he tries his best, he can’t […]
  • BIFF BYFORD Says SAXON Will Take Part In ‘Quite Special’ Tour In 2021
    Biff Byford has spoken to Eonmusic about his solo album, “School Of Hard Knocks”, the highs and lows of SAXON’s career, and about a forthcoming package tour that the singer has called “something quite special” to take place in 2021. Speaking about the heart attack that he suffered in September 2019, Biff said: “Some days […]
  • STITCHED UP HEART Wanted To ‘Try Something New’ With Release Of ‘Darkness’ Album
    STITCHED UP HEART frontwoman Alecia “Mixi” Demner spoke to That Just Happened about the band’s decision to release one new song every few weeks until its new full-length album, “Darkness”, finally arrives on March 13 via Another Century. “We were trying something new, ’cause when you release an album, you give everybody everything you’ve got […]
  • TESTAMENT’s ALEX SKOLNICK Focus Of First ‘Titans Of Creation’ Webisode
    The first in a series of webisodes leading up to the release of “Titans Of Creation”, the forthcoming thirteenth studio album from San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT, is available below. The 11-minute clip focuses on lead guitarist Alex Skolnick. “Titans Of Creation” will be released on April 3 via Nuclear Blast. The long-awaited follow-up […]
  • Rumor: HELLYEAH, ALL THAT REMAINS And BUTCHER BABIES To Tour U.S. Together In The Spring
    According to QuadCities.com, HELLYEAH, ALL THAT REMAINS and BUTCHER BABIES will perform at The Rust Belt in Moline, Illinois on Friday, April 24. The date, which was originally announced last month by the I-Rock 93.5 radio station, is believed to be part of a national tour which will likely be announced in the coming days. […]
  • Fan Nabs First Photo of Cannibal Corpse Guitarist Pat O’Brien Since His Arrest
    An Instagram user known as “apatmann” has shared the first photo of Cannibal Corpse guitarist Pat O’Brien since his arrest in December 0f 2018. The photo appears to have been taken in Independence, Kentucky, not far from where O’Brien grew up. “And then this guy walked into the bar…. and we were shocked lol #cannibalcorpse #saturdayvibes,” says […]
  • Metallica Co-Founder Makes A Sad Retirement Announcement
    Co-founder and the first bass guitarist of Metallica, Ron McGovney has responded to a question that he got from one of his fans on Twitter and made a sad retirement announcement. Firstly, Ron has shared a really rare photo with Dave Mustaine, James Hetfield, and Lars Ulrich while they were playing. After seeing this picture, […]
  • Slipknot Star Corey Taylor’s Wife Cries After A Tragic Death
    Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor’s wife and Cherry Bombs founder, Alicia Taylor, has shared a sad tweet about the unfortunate death of Hollywood family and sex therapist, Amie Harwick, via her official Twitter account. On Saturday, Amie Harwick, a well-known family therapist, was killed at her Hollywood Hills home at the ago of 38. Today, Alicia […]
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