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- Vinnie Vincent accused of being unethical & unprofessional in asking for more $ for Expo appearance
- Geoff Tate making music for himself and in terms of what he likes
- NOFX Issue Apology for Las Vegas Shooting Comments: ‘We Crossed a Line of Civility’
‘We crossed a line of civility,’ stated the band, adding, ‘To make light of the tragedy that occurred there was egregious.’ Continue reading…
- Alcatrazz’s Anthology three CD box set featuring Yngwie Malmsteen and Steve Vai out June 3, 2018
- Femme Fractal – Sad But True (Metallica Cover)
Edición: Marcos Bañó Sonido: Jorge Molina Grabación: Marcos Bañó, Jorge Molina, Jorge Vila. Grabado en ”Antic & Vintage’ (La Canyada – Valencia)’
- AVENGED SEVENFOLD Bassist On Group’s Remaining Goals: ‘We’re Not The Biggest Band In The World Yet’
Prior to AVENGED SEVENFOLD’s performance at the Rock On The Range festival in Columbus, Ohio, bassist Johnny Christ spoke with HardDrive Radio’s Lou Brutus. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the decision to tour this summer with PROPHETS OF RAGE: Johnny: “I think it was […]
- 11 Year Old Girl Sings “Ride the Lightning” (Metallica Cover)
11 year old girl and her band playing Metallica’s old-school thrash song “Ride the Lightning”.
- BLACK SABBATH’s BILL WARD Celebrates 70th Birthday On ‘Rock 50’ Radio Show: Part 3
This weekend’s edition of legendary BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward’s radio show “Rock 50” was the third of a three-month celebration of his 70th birthday. You can now watch highlights of the program below. Ward, who officially turned 70 on May 5, was on board for the SABBATH reunion when it was first announced in […]
- Cyanide 4 looking to replace half the band with search for new bassist and drummer
- A PERFECT CIRCLE Guitarist Says ‘There’s A Lot Of Density’ On New Album ‘Eat The Elephant’
Prior to A PERFECT CIRCLE’s performance at the Rocklahoma festival last month, guitarist Billy Howerdel spoke with Cameron Buchholtz of the Oklahoma City radio station Rock 100.5 The KATT. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On why it took so long for the band to make […]
- NO, WHY, LOL … Rachel Bolan talks Skid Row’s “bad match” with Tony Harnell & Sebastian Bach’s book
NO, WHY, LOL Rachel Bolan talks Skid Row’s “bad match” with Tony Harnell & Sebastian Bach’s book Blabbermouth — SKID ROW bassist Rachel Bolan was recently interviewed by Barbara Caserta of Linea Rock. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the status of the group’s in-progress new album: Rachel: “We’re still writing. We’re […]
- BURNING BRIDGES … Vinnie Vincent pulls out of scheduled Nashville appearance at Rock N’ Pod Expo 2
BURNING BRIDGES Vinnie Vincent pulls out of scheduled Nashville appearance at Rock N’ Pod Expo 2 Decibel Geek Podcast — Just when you thought it was safe to bet on Vinnie Vincent. Huh? Well, in a nutshell this is what we know. Decibel Geek Podcast and the 2nd annual Rock N’ Pod Expo had […]
- Watch OPETH Perform At Netherlands’ FORTAROCK Festival
Fan-filmed video footage of OPETH’s June 2 performance at the FortaRock festival at Goffertpark in Nijmegen, the Netherlands can be seen below. OPETH is expected to spend much of 2018 working on material for the follow-up to 2016’s “Sorceress” album for a tentative 2019 release. Asked by Ireland’s Overdrive last November if fans can expect […]
- Metallica – Smoke On The Water (Deep Purple Cover – Live)
Thrash metal giant Metallica playing Deep Purple’s classic song Smoke On The Water on stage.
- PHOTO: Bon Scott honoured with permanent sculpture on Melbourne’s AC/DC Lane
Late AC/DC legend Bon Scott is being immortalised with a sculpture in Australia.
- Metallica – Seek & Destroy (MetOnTour – Madrid, Spain – 2018)
Filmed at WiZink Center in Madrid, Spain on February 3, 2018. © 2018 Blackened Recordings
- THE STRUTS ON THE STRIP … The Struts sell-out 4 nights at The Roxy Theatre on Sunset Strip
THE STRUTS ON THE STRIP The Struts sell-out 4 nights at The Roxy Theatre on Sunset Strip By: Mike Skillsky HOLLYWOOD, California — After a brief 3 days off from the stage, The Struts returned with a vengeance Tuesday night in the first of four sold-out shows at the world famous Roxy Theatre in Hollywood. Billed […]
- SKID ROW Bassist On Former Vocalist TONY HARNELL: Musically And Personality-Wise, It Was ‘A Really Bad Match’
SKID ROW bassist Rachel Bolan was recently interviewed by Barbara Caserta of Linea Rock. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the status of the group’s in-progress new album: Rachel: “We’re still writing. We’re writing a lot of songs, because it’s going to be a full-length […]
- Video: GENE SIMMONS And Solo Band Perform At Stockholm’s Gröna Lund
Fan-filmed video footage of Gene Simmons’s June 2 performance at the Gröna Lund amusement park in Stockholm, Sweden can be seen below. Photos are available at this location. One of Gröna Lund’s most legendary concerts was when KISS visited Stora Scen 1976. Now, 42 years later, fans got the chance to welcome one of the […]
- Former MÖTLEY CRÜE Vocalist JOHN CORABI: ‘A Lot Of People Wrote Me Off When VINCE NEIL Came Back’
Former MÖTLEY CRÜE and current THE DEAD DAISIES vocalist John Corabi was recently interviewed by the Impact metal channel. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the lyrics of THE DEAD DAISIES’ song “Resurrected”: John: “I think with MÖTLEY CRÜE, a lot of people wrote me […]
- Therapy?, Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown and more for Ramblin’ Man Fair
Ramblin’ Man Fair have added six further acts to this summer’s festival.
- AMARANTHE’s ELIZE RYD On Upcoming Album: ‘Musically, We’re Heavier!’
Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE recently completed work on their fifth album at Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, EPICA, DELAIN). The follow-up to 2016’s “Maximalism” will mark the band’s first release with DYNAZTY’s Nils Molin, who officially joined AMARANTHE in July 2017 as the replacement for Jake E. Singer Elize Ryd […]
- Watch the lyric video for Rick Parfitt’s posthumous single ft. Muse’s Chris Wolstenholme
The lyric video has premiered for the Rick Parfitt single ‘Long Distance Love’.
- Marillion announce Royal Albert Hall live DVD ‘All One Tonight’
Neo-progressive rock icons Marillion are releasing a new live DVD this spring entitled ‘All One Tonight’.
- DIZZY REED Says Solo Album Title Sums Up Being A Professional Musician: ‘It’s Always Work’
GUNS N’ ROSES keyboardist Dizzy Reed was recently interviewed by Ornella Carlone of Comebackstage. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his decision to sing on his new solo album, “Rock ‘N Roll Ain’t Easy”: Dizzy: “It seemed like a good idea at the time, like […]
- Jamey Jasta + Howard Jones Star in First Episode of ‘Metal Dudes Doing Non-Metal Things’
Jasta and Howard Jones do the un-metal thing of feeding animals at Silverman’s Farm. Continue reading…