Daily Rock and Metal News June 9, 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.

  • The Erotics to release new studio album ‘Let’s Kill Rock ‘N Roll’ on July 20th
    The . The post The Erotics to release new studio album ‘Let’s Kill Rock ‘N Roll’ on July 20th appeared first on Sleaze Roxx.
  • Rob Halford thinks that Judas Priest looked a bit like Greta Van Fleet back in their early days
    Rob . The post Rob Halford thinks that Judas Priest looked a bit like Greta Van Fleet back in their early days appeared first on Sleaze Roxx.
  • Ghost Inside Bassist ‘Fundamentally Changed’ How He Views Race
    'I can offer an apology, I can try to change. I can try to grow. I can try to be an ally,' says the bassist. Continue reading…
  • DEE SNIDER Says His Upcoming Horror Movie ‘My Enemy’s Enemy’ Will Be ‘Powerfully Disturbing’
    Marielle Tengström of the gambling and metal show “Metal Casino Live” recently conducted an interview with TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about his current non-musical projects, Dee said: “I just finished my first fictional novel, which going out to publishers now, so I hope I’m gonna get […]
  • In Flames Re-Recorded “Clayman” and the Internet LOVES It
    In Flames have announced a super-duper-deluxe twentieth anniversary edition of their 2000 melodeath masterpiece, Clayman. And could there be any better way to to celebrate the enduring legacy of such a seminal album than to re-record nearly a third of it? Duh: you re-record nearly a third of it with a version of the band […]
  • Watch METALLICA Battle Torrential Rain In Manchester
    METALLICA has posted another video as part of its new concert series, “#MetallicaMondays”, where the band is streaming a complete live show for fans on the group’s YouTube channel and on Facebook every week. The latest concert to be shared was recorded on June 18, 2019 at at Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England. The evening […]
  • Ex-Van Halen Sammy Hagar Responses to A Fan Who Criticizes Him For Breaking The Social Distance Rules
    On a recent Instagram post, former Van Halen vocalist Sammy Hagar shared a picture with the iconic drummer David Lauser and showed the great friendship they have to his followers. As you can see in the picture below, Sammy and David were hugging each other while sitting on the stairs and posing for the camera. […]
  • Tommy Lee Wife Brittany’s New Style Dropped On Instagram Like A Bombshell
    Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee’s wife and social media influencer Brittany Furlan Lee posted a brunette photo of herself referring the ‘Holly Golightly’ character of Audrey Hepburn in the film ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s.’ Tommy Lee, who is a founding member and drummer of Mötley Crüe, has been married to the social media influencer Brittany Furlan […]
  • GARY HOLT On Whether SLAYER Will Ever Reunite: ‘To My Knowledge, It’s Done’
    Gary Holt says that SLAYER’s November 30, 2019 performance at the Forum in Los Angeles was indeed the band’s last-ever concert. “To my knowledge, to what I know, it [was the final show],” the guitarist told Dean Delray’s “Let There Be Talk” podcast (hear audio below). “People say, ‘Oh, maybe they’ll come back in a […]
  • Queen’s Brian May Reacts To The Friends That Recalls His Heart Attack
    Queen’s iconic guitarist Brian May shared the video message of his long-time friend one of the most famous actors and writers of England, Ben Elton, and thanked him for sending him a good vibe after having a heart attack. Not just Ben Elton, lots of other stars like Phil Webb, Frank Robles, and Izzy Lysell […]
  • Video: Code Orange Perform at WWE’s Nxt Takeover: In Your House
    Last year, Code Orange composed the entrance music for WWE ‘rassler Bray Wyatt; last night, the band once again teamed up with the WWE, this time to perform the title track from their new album, Underneath, at the company’s Nxt Takeover: In Your House event. You can watch video below. Additionally, Code Orange and WWE […]
  • Tom Morello Shows How His 97-Year-Old Mother Dedicated Her Life For Black People And Their Movement
    Rage Against The Machine frontman and one of the most talented guitarists of the 21st century, Tom Morello, posted a recent photo on his official Instagram account and showed his mother’s support for the black community. Despite being a white-colored woman, Morello’s mom is fighting for the black people for almost 30 years, and she’s […]
  • KISS Announces More Details For Rescheduled ‘Kiss Kruise X’
    “Kiss Kruise X”, which was scheduled to take place October 30 – November 4, 2020 aboard Norwegian Pearl, has been officially postponed to October 29 – November 3, 2021. Join the KISS members as they sail from Miami to Harvest Caye, Belize and Roatan, Honduras aboard Norwegian Jewel. So far, the following artists are scheduled […]
  • HALESTORM’s LZZY HALE Refuses To ‘Shut Up And Sing’: ‘Art Has Always Played A Role In Revolution,’ She Says
    Lzzy Hale has voiced her support for the “Black Lives Matter” movement following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody. The HALESTORM frontwoman took to her Tumblr earlier today (Monday, June 8) to express solidarity with the black community and to say she opposes racial discrimination and violence. In a blog entry dubbed […]
  • Tom Morello Schools Fan Who Questions His Political Knowledge
    'Like shooting fish in a barrel,' the guitarist says. Continue reading…
  • Today in Rock History – May 31
    1966, Filming began on The Monkees first TV series. 1968, Jimi Hendrix appeared at Hallenstadion, Zürich, Switzerland. 1968, Working on what will become the White Album, The Beatles add overdubs of bass and vocals on “Revolution.” After numerous overdubs have been added, the final six minutes of the song evolved into chaotic, jamming, with Lennon […]
  • Today in Rock History – June 2
    1964, The Rolling Stones play their first American show at a Lynn, Massachusetts high school football stadium. They also make their American TV debut on The Les Crane Show. An Associated Press reporter notes, “They are dirtier and streakier and more disheveled than the Beatles, and in some places, they are more popular than the […]
  • FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Releases Music Video For ‘A Little Bit Off’
    FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has released the second official video from its new album, “F8”, for the track “A Little Bit Off”, which is now Top 5 at Active Rock radio. The clip was shot during lockdown in a deserted car-free Las Vegas where singer Ivan Moody is the only soul on a sidewalk usually […]
  • Today in Rock History – May 27
    1963, The album The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan was released by Columbia in the USA. Establishing Dylan as a leader in the singer-songwriter genre and a supposed spokesman for the youth-orientated protest movement, it reached number 22 on the US charts and number one on the UK charts. The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan showcased Dylan’s songwriting talent […]
  • Legendary ALICE COOPER Drummer NEAL SMITH Releases Album of Retro Pop Songs, ‘Pop 85/95’
    Legendary ALICE COOPER GROUP drummer Neal Smith has released a new retro pop album titled “Pop 85/95” signifying the music style and time period in which Neal wrote these songs between 1985 and 1995.The songs and album concept are totally sexy and politically incorrect. Neal’s “Pop 85/95” songs represent all aspects of relationships, falling in […]
  • Today in Rock History – May 25
    1965, Blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter, Sonny Boy Williamson died in his sleep. Van Morrison, Aerosmith, The Who, The Animals, Yardbirds, and Moody Blues all covered his songs. According to the Led Zeppelin biography Hammer of the Gods, touring the UK in the 60’s, Sonny Boy set his hotel room on fire while trying […]
  • Today in Rock History – June 6
    1965, Herman’s Hermits play The Ed Sullivan Show. 1965, The Rolling Stones released the single “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” on the Decca label in the US. The song also featured on the American version of the Rolling Stones’ fourth studio album, Out of Our Heads, released that July. 1965, The Who played at St. […]
  • LAMB OF GOD’s RANDY BLYTHE On Not Being Able To Tour During Coronavirus Crisis: ‘Compared To Prison, It’s A Breeze’
    In a new interview with Alternative Press, LAMB OF GOD frontman Randy Blythe was asked how he feels about not being able to tour during the coronavirus crisis, especially since most bands make a living from playing shows. “For me, it makes me glad I’m in a successful enough band that I saved up some […]
  • The Reason Why Freddie Mercury Forced People To Watch Prince Videos
    One of the most popular Queen / Freddie Mercury fan pages on the whole social media, Freddie Mercury Club, shared yet another golden-worth post on their Instagram account and revealed the reason why Freddie Mercury has forced lots of people to watch Prince videos. We already knew that Freddie Mercury was a big fan of […]
  • Jonas Renkse: Katatonia’s Hiatus Made Us Miss the Music Business
    The Katatonia singer discusses the band's new album, 'City Burials.' Continue reading…
  • The New Report Shows How Much Money Metallica Made In 2020
    Forbes Magazine released a new report showing the list of highest-paid musicians and celebrities in 2020 and there are several names from the rock and metal world. Recently, Forbes Magazine shared a report named ‘The Celebrity 100:The World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities 2020.’ The top name of the list is Kylie Jenner with $540 million followed by […]
  • Lzzy Hale: Human Equality Shouldn’t Be an Optional Belief
    'You don’t need to be an expert or have a masters degree to know the difference between right & wrong,' says the singer. Continue reading…
  • Code Orange Brutalize WWE Once Again at ‘NXT: TakeOver’
    Watch the band play 'Underneath.' Continue reading…
  • Op-Ed: Virtue Signaling and Fundraising Solve Nothing
    BackWordz frontman and Libertarian Eric July sees current events a bit differently. Continue reading…
  • Former The Ghost Inside Bassist Jim Riley Defends Bracewar’s Rashod Jackson, Discusses His Use of a Racial Slur
    As you’re likely aware, last week, The Ghost Inside announced a new shirt design to benefit the NAACP… which lead to Bracewar drummer Rashod Jackson accusing TGI bassist Jim Riley of using a racial slur when addressing a tour bus driver several years ago. The Ghost Inside subsequently split with Riley. Meanwhile, Jackson came under […]
  • Music Industry Legend JONNY Z’s ‘Heavy Tales’ To Be Made Available As Audiobook
    An audio edition of Megaforce Records founder Jon Zazula’s acclaimed autobiography, “Heavy Tales: The Metal. The Music. The Madness. As Lived By Jon Zazula”, read by the author himself and featuring more than two hours of bonus material, will be available July 21 via Audible. Like the print edition, the Audible book contains TESTAMENT vocalist […]
  • Hell Will Come For Us All – AVERSIONS CROWN
    Despite returning to an increasingly crowded and diverse deathcore marketplace, AVERSIONS CROWN still sound determined to crush everything in their path. Although routinely overshadowed by lesser bands, the Australians’ distinctive take on a well-worn formula has provided this metallic substrain with some of its most murderous moments over the last decade. Like fellow countrymen THY […]
  • Today in Rock History- May 26
    1964, Marianne Faithful recorded the Mick Jagger and Keith Richards song “As Tears Go By,” accompanied by future Led Zeppelin members Jimmy Page on guitar and John Paul Jones on bass. 1965, The Isley Brothers release their single “Twist and Shout.” 1966, The Rolling Stones were at number one on the UK singles chart with […]
  • David Ellefson: Recording of the New Megadeth Album Is “Officially Underway”
    As if there was any doubt, Megadeth bassist David Ellefson has now confirmed that recording of the band’s new album is, indeed, “officially underway.” Ellefson tells The Metal Circus: “Recording happens in various stages. First, the basic tracks, which, for us, is bass and drums. And then the rhythm guitars, and then starting to put […]
  • The Wild 80’s reveals its “10 Bad Albums” by ten of the ’80’s Greatest Hard Rock Bands’
    The . The post The Wild 80’s reveals its “10 Bad Albums” by ten of the ’80’s Greatest Hard Rock Bands’ appeared first on Sleaze Roxx.
  • Today in Rock History – June 1
    Rock History for June 1 1966, The Beatles returned Abbey Road studios to complete recording on “Yellow Submarine. ” The band, plus friends and members of the staff helped search for a “weird instrument” to create the desired sound effects.  John Lennon ended up blowing bubbles in a bucket of water.  Paul and John imitated […]
  • Jimmy Page Reveals The Exciting Offer From Dave Grohl Of Foo Fighters
    Led Zeppelin icon Jimmy Page posted yet another ‘On This Day’ story on his verified Instagram account, and this time, he talked about how did they perform with Foo Fighters icon Dave Grohl and his crew. As you will check out the caption of the post below, Jimmy shared how he was asked to play […]
  • System of a Down’s John Dolmayan Calls Movement to Defund the Police “The Stupidest Thing I’ve Ever Heard”
    Did anyone actually watch that fourteen-minute video John Dolmayan released over the weekend about how he and Serj Tankian can still be buds even though they don’t see eye-to-eye politically? I didn’t! Fourteen minutes! Jeezy creezy! Who the heck has that kind of time? Who the holy-fucking-heck has time to watch a fourteen-minute-long video by […]
  • See 15 Sets of Rock + Metal Best Friends
    Music brought these friends together. Continue reading…
  • Deep Purple Star Ian Paice Reveals Why He’s Not Using Double-Bass Drums
    The talented drummer of Deep Purple, Ian Paice, made a recent Question & Answer session on the YouTube channel of earMUSIC and answered lots of questions from his top advice to the newcomers to not using double-bass drums. As you will read his statements below, Ian stated that he was using double-bass drums back in […]
  • Ted Nugent Claims That A Secret Hand Is Trying To Defeat Donald Trump Right Now
    One of the most active Donald Trump supporters on the whole social media and also famous rock music veteran, Ted Nugent, posted a new post on his official Facebook account and backed Trump up once again. Ted recalled former United States presidents, and this way, he tried to praise the current president of America with […]
  • Today in Rock History – June 8
    1967, The Beatles Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band went to No.1. Costing $42,500 to produce, the album was recorded over 700 hours of studio time. It was also the first album to print the lyrics on the sleeve. The album spent 27 weeks at No.1 on the chart. 1967, Procol Harum went at No.1 on […]
  • JUDAS PRIEST’s ROB HALFORD To Closeted Gay Metalheads: ‘Have A Good Time With Your Life And Don’t Be Afraid’
    In a brand new interview with Rolling Stone, JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford reflected on his decision to publicly declare his homosexuality back in 1998 during an appearance on MTV News. Asked what he learned from that experience, Rob said: “I learned that you’ve got to let yourself out of the cage and you can’t […]
  • Maroon 5’s Adam Levine On Justice And Equality: “It’s Not A Political Thing”
    Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine posted a statement about justice and equality on his Instagram account and emphasized that they were indeed in the heart of being human. The talented vocalist of Maroon 5, Adam Levine has been showing his support for the recent protests against racial injustice and police violence often on his social […]
  • Steven Tyler Daughter Mia Reacts To Photo Of Broken Statues: “Major Step In The Right Direction”
    Aerosmith‘s legendary frontman Steven Tyler‘s daughter Mia Tyler shared the picture of the toppled statue of a Confederate general and added: ‘Happy to see these ignorant statues come down.’ The iconic vocalist Steven Tyler‘s actress daughter Mia Tyler has been showing her reaction against the racial discrimination and police brutality during the recent protests. She […]
  • Former Varials Vocalist Accuses Band of Using Racial Slur
    Varials are the latest band to come under fire for allegedly using a slur against minorities in the past. The accusation comes from their former vocalist, Travis Tabron. Tabron left the band in January, stating at the time that “no matter how much I loved what I was doing it was just simply becoming toxic […]
  • RAVEN To Release ‘Metal City’ Album In September
    British/American metal trio RAVEN has set “Metal City” as the title of its new album, due on September 18 via SPV/Steamhammer. According to the label, the long-awaited follow-up to 2015’s “ExtermiNation” contains “ten metallic masterpieces tapping heavily into that ‘Wiped Out’ vein of speed, power and insanity, while taking a quantum leap forward technically and […]
  • Vince Neil’s GF Poses In Gym But There’s A Detail That Might Upset Mötley Crüe Fans
    Mötley Crüe frontman Vince Neil’s girlfriend, Rain Hannah, uploaded a photo from the gym sessions and showed how she is spending her free time during the protest that is going on in the country. As you might remember, Vince has been trying hard to lose weight since December 2019, and usually, we saw him at […]
  • JOE ELLIOTT Says ‘It Is Very Possible’ DEF LEPPARD Will Make Headway On New Album During Lockdown
    Joe Elliott has told the U.K.’s Express that there is a good chance DEF LEPPARD will make headway on a new studio album while he and his bandmates on are on lockdown during the coronavirus crisis. “It’s always a possibility,” he said. “The one thing about this band is it never stops working, even when […]
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