Daily Rock and Metal News April 8, 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.

  • Michael Wilton reveals everyone in Queensrÿche involved in the creative aspects but not the business side
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  • SAMMY HAGAR Says He Is Not To Blame For VAN HALEN’s Increased Reliance On Keyboards
    Sammy Hagar has shot down the widespread belief that he was responsible for the increased reliance on keyboards during his time with VAN HALEN. Even though Hagar’s years with VAN HALEN were the band’s most successful in terms of chart success, MTV exposure and Grammy Awards, the group’s music became a little more commercial while […]
  • Sebastian Bach Pays His Respect To KISS Icon Paul Stanley In A Very Simple Way
    Former vocalist of Skid Row, Sebastian Bach, has shared a new post on his official Twitter account and showed his respect to KISS icon Paul Stanley in a unique way. Sebastian wanted to show what he is listening to during the self-quarantine days and revealed that he was listening to Paul Stanley’s first solo album […]
  • Korn Drummer Ray Luzier Wears Band’s Branded Facial Mask to Store
    ‘I never thought I’d actually be wearing them to the grocery store for safety,’ said the drummer. Continue reading…
  • THE SWORD Announces Two Career-Spanning Compilations
    It’s been two years since THE SWORD decided to take a break, but the Austin, Texas heavy rockers are unsheathed once more: two career-spanning collections will be released simultaneously, both showcasing the technically dazzling, riff-heavy and far-reaching metal that the band has been known for since forming 15 years ago. “Conquest Of Kingdoms”, an explosive […]
  • Slipknot Icon Corey Taylor’s Casual Home Life Photos Shared By His Wife
    Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor’s wife and Cherry Bombs dancer, Alicia Taylor, shared some special photos of herself with her beloved husband via her official Twitter account. As you might already know, most of the people from all around the world decided to self-quarantine themselves to protect from the coronavirus, which is a highly contagious disease infected […]
  • Alice In Chains’ Jerry Cantrell Reveals How He Defends Himself From Coronavirus
    Alice In Chains star Jerry Cantrell posted a new photo on his official Instagram page and revealed the funny photo he took with his lovely cat named Dealy. As you might check out the caption right below, Jerry penned a short message and stated that his lovely cat is saying his followers to wear their […]
  • Rocklahoma 2020 Festival Canceled Over Coronavirus Concerns
    The festival will return in 2021. Continue reading…
  • Aerosmith Star Steven Tyler’s Daughter Spreads A Bold Message On Instagram: “Be Respect!”
    The legendary Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler’s lovely daughter Mia Tyler continues to post special messages during the coronavirus outbreak we are facing these days. As she already sends her recommendations as a short letter for some time, Mia advised her followers to mind their own business and stay low while they are trying to protect […]
  • Queen’s Brian May Gets Emotional While Sharing A Sad Story About His Late Father
    Queen guitarist and well-active social media personality, Brian May, has posted some new and rare photos on Instagram and revealed his feelings about the death of his father. Brian penned down a long open letter about his father, Harold, and celebrated his birthday in a really heart-melting way. In the letter, Brian gave some specific […]
  • LIFE OF AGONY’s MINA CAPUTO On Coronavirus Pandemic: ‘I’m Not Buying Into The Fear’
    LIFE OF AGONY singer Mina Caputo spoke to Cryptic Rock about how many musicians’ careers are on hold with no money coming in as concerts and tours are canceled or postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic that is sweeping the globe. “I’m talking to a lot of musicians and artists like Cristina [Scabbia] from LACUNA […]
  • SYMPHONY X’s North American Tour With PRIMAL FEAR And FIREWIND Postponed Until 2021
    New Jersey’s progressive metal masters SYMPHONY X have been forced to postpone their previously announced “25th Anniversary North American tour 2020” due to the coronavirus pandemic that is sweeping the globe. The 28-date trek, which was originally scheduled to kick off in Englewood, New Jersey on May 14 and and conclude on June 17 at […]
  • Michael Jackson’s Daughter Paris Stuns Fans With Her Extraordinary Emo Style
    Paris Jackson, who is the singer of The Sound Flowers and daughter of Michael Jackson, has posted two rare photos of her and compared them in a really funny way on Twitter. You’ll see on the Paris’ recent Twitter post, she is declaring a deep longing for her really old emo appearance. Today, she has […]
  • Death Angel Drummer Will Carroll Is Out of the ICU and Back Home
    At last, here’s some much-needed good news: Death Angel drummer Will Carroll has finally returned home after several weeks spent in the ICU. Testament, Exodus, and Death Angel recently completed a European tour together, which left Carroll, Exodus guitarist Gary Holt, Testament’s Chuck Billy and Steve DiGiorgio, and several members of the bands’ touring crews […]
  • Gene Simmons’ Daughter Sophie Shares Blurry Photo But Still Mesmerizes Fans
    The legendary KISS member Gene Simmons’ daughter and also talented musician, Sophie Simmons, shared a new photo on her verified Instagram page to reveal her latest mood with the followers. As the photo of Sophie looks a little bit blurry and has a really bad quality, she’s looking to find her muse while looking to […]
  • HENRY ROLLINS Launches ‘Cool Quarantine’ Online Radio Show
    Punk rock icon Henry Rollins has launched “The Cool Quarantine”, an online radio show for KCRW. The first episode, which went live Tuesday morning, includes “live bootlegs of THE CRAMPS recorded by Ian MacKaye, a story about the time Henry and Ian saw LED ZEPPELIN in 1977 (plus a bootleg recording from that performance), audio […]
  • Human. :II: Nature. – NIGHTWISH
    From their massive international fanbase to the flagrant extravagance of their music, everything about NIGHTWISH is righteously, riotously big. Easily one of the biggest metal bands on the planet and clearly riding a wave of creative momentum, they would have surprised everyone a lot more if they had made a new album that wasn’t even […]
  • Ted Nugent’s Wife Shemane Critizes Netflix And Explains What She Wants From Them
    The famous rock music veteran Ted Nugent’s lovely wife and well-known social media influencer, Shemane Nugent, has a new post on her Instagram Stories and reposted an unexpected statement about Netflix. During these crazy times because of the coronavirus, everyone is expecting too much quality materials from Netflix. As you can see from the Instagram […]
  • Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider Slams Donald Trump Over His Coronavirus Policies
    The iconic frontman of Twisted Sister, Dee Snider, spoke in a recent interview with Paolo Baron from Top Link Music and shared what he really thinks about the coronavirus policies of Donald Trump. We all know that Dee is always sharing his opinion on the politic and Donald Trump-related topics. This time, he also talked […]
  • BUSH’s GAVIN ROSSDALE On Media Outlets’ Mixed Messages On COVID-19: ‘What Am I Supposed To Believe?’
    BUSH frontman Gavin Rossdale has lamented the fact that the message about coronavirus people are getting from the U.S. television networks isn’t the same. In a recent Pew poll, eight in 10 Fox News viewers said the media exaggerated the threat from coronavirus as compared to 54% of CNN viewers and just 35% of MSNBC […]
  • Eddie Van Halen’s Wife Sends ‘Much Love’ To A Man On Social Media – He’s Not Eddie!
    Legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen’s lovely wife, Janie Van Halen, has shared a short funny video via her official Twitter account and left a simple message on it. This video was created by Domenic and Ray who are social media phenomenons with that kind of video. In the video, a man is trying to learn how […]
  • Son Of Original RIOT Guitarist LOU ‘L.A.’ KOUVARIS Confirms He Died Of Coronavirus-Related Complications
    Alex Kouvaris, son of original RIOT guitarist Lou “L.A.” Kouvaris, has confirmed that his father died from coronavirus-related complications. He was 66 years old. Earlier today, Alex released the following message via his Facebook page: “The thought of even having to write this breaks my heart. “I never thought in a million years that I […]
  • BLACK SABBATH Drummer BILL WARD Releases ‘Arrival Points’ Poem Inspired By Coronavirus Pandemic
    Original BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward has released another poem inspired by the coronavirus pandemic that is sweeping the globe. On Monday (April 6), Ward tweeted out a poem called “Arrival Points”, which was apparently written on March 19, the day Los Angeles Los Angeles issued what was being billed as a “Safer At Home” […]
  • Batushka’s Krzysztof Drabikowski Has Recovered From the Coronavirus
    Krzysztof “Derph” Drabikowski, the 34-year-old founder of and guitarist for the generally-more-popular version of Batushka’s two current iterations, has revealed that he has fully recovered from COVID-19. He was diagnosed with the virus last month. “Me and Edgar [Drabikowski’s son] got rid of the virus,” Drabikowski wrote on social media, “so if someone needed to […]
  • Dave Mustaine’s Daughter Talks Numerous Languages In Hot Face Gestures
    Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine’s daughter and talented singer/model, Electra Mustaine, has shared a new video on the official Instagram account and showed off beauty while speaking in foreign languages. While doing some question and answer sessions on Instagram, two anonymous fans asked Electra if she can speak foreign languages or not. Electra responded to these […]
  • Mötley Crüe Star Nikki Sixx’s Daughter Exposes Sad Tattoo About The Death Of Her Baby
    Mötley Crüe bass guitarist Nikki Sixx’s daughter, Frankie Sixx, has shared a new photo on the official Instagram account and revealed the first tattoos that she has. Frankie has replied to a question from the fan that asking about her first tattoo. She unveiled the devastating story behind her first tattoos and stated that she […]
  • Queen Star Roger Taylor’s Daughter Shows Off Booty And Legs In Black Bikini
    Well-known model and daughter of Queen legend Roger Taylor, Tiger Lily Taylor, has posted a daring photo of herself via on her Instagram Stories and showed off her casual days in self-quarantine. As you can browse the picture below, Tiger Lily Taylor was wearing a black bikini and enjoying the sun. Apparently, she mesmerized her […]
    OCEAN HILLS, the new alternative rock band featuring former IGNITE singer Zoltán “Zoli” Téglás, has inked a deal with AFM Records. OCEAN HILLS’ debut album will be released later in the year. Téglás was the voice of melodic hardcore band IGNITE for 25 years, but recently left the group to pursue his passions in music […]
  • KISS’ Paul Stanley Writes Emotional Message About His 100-Year-Old Father
    The veteran rock legend and KISS’ iconic lead singer, Paul Stanley, has posted a heartwarming photo of him and his father on Twitter and made fans happy with this priceless frame. In the Twitter post, Paul celebrated his father’s 100th birthday by writing a very deep open letter about him. Here’s what he wrote: “My […]
  • Mayhem Guitarist Teloch May Have COVID-19
    Mayhem guitarist Teloch (né Morten Bergeton Iversen) has revealed that he has “tested positive for a virus” and is showing symptoms of COVID-19. Says the guitarist via social media: “Thanks for asking me about my health and demanding me to stay home guys. Turns out my home quarantine got extended. I have tested positive for […]
  • CLUTCH Drummer: ‘Our 2020 Touring Plans Have Been Thrown Into Disarray’
    Drummer Jean-Paul Gaster of Maryland rockers CLUTCH says that the band’s touring plans “have been thrown into disarray” as a result of the coronavirus pandemic that is sweeping the globe. Earlier today, Gaster wrote on the band’s social media: Hi everybody. This is Jean-Paul. “The ongoing measures to reduce the spread of the Covid19 virus […]
  • HOUSE OF LORDS: Static Video For ‘New World – New Eyes’ Title Track
    HOUSE OF LORDS’ 10th studio album, “New World – New Eyes”, will be released on May 8 via Frontiers Music Srl. Recorded and produced by the band’s singer and mastermind, James Christian, the follow-up to 2017’s “Saint Of The Lost Souls” has an incredible flow of up-tempo and mid-tempo rockers mixed with power ballads, which […]
  • PAUL STANLEY’s Father Celebrates 100th Birthday
    Paul Stanley’s father is celebrating his 100th birthday today. Late last night, the KISS frontman tweeted out a photo of him with his dad, along with the caption: “MY DAD IS ONE HUNDRED YEARS OLD TODAY! He Is An AWESOME Man And I Am So Proud To Be His Son. We Can’t Be Together Since […]
  • SLAYER’s ‘Angel Of Death’ Sung By 12-Year-Old Daughter Of DARKANE Guitarist CHRISTOFER MALMSTRÖM (Video)
    DARKANE guitarist Christofer Malmström has shared a video of him playing a cover of the SLAYER song “Angel Of Death” while accompanied his 12-year-old daughter Amanda on vocals. The two-and-a-half-minute clip, which can be seen below, opens with Christofer running through the opening riff of DIO’s “The Last In Line” before abruptly stopping and switching […]
  • WOLFHEART: ‘The Hammer’ Music Video
    “The Hammer”, the new video from Finnish heavy melodic death metal unit WOLFHEART, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band’s upcoming full-length album, “Wolves Of Karelia”, which will be released on April 10 via Napalm Records. A windmill-worthy intro is accented by sinister synth and marching percussion as “The Hammer” switches […]
  • Bring Me the Horizon ‘Bring Back Gutturals’ for New Album Track
    ‘2020 is the year of the guttural,’ says Oli Sykes. Continue reading…
  • Ex-Van Halen Frontman Sammy Hagar Reveals His Favorite Song Ever
    Former Van Halen singer and current Circle frontman, Sammy Hagar, has shared a new Instagram Stories post to reveal his favorite The Who song ever. Actually, we have another backstory about why Sammy declared his favorite The Who song. The Circle members have reunited on social media to record a new track amid the coronavirus […]
  • Black Heart Saints reveal subscription based streaming service ‘Black Heart Saints TV’
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    KITTIE vocalist/guitarist Morgan Lander has shared a teaser for new project WINTERLVST, tentatively due this summer. Check it out below. Morgan apparently discussed the project in a 2018 interview with CrypticRock.com. She stated at the time; “It is with a few members of BLACKGUARD from Montreal. We toured with them back in 2012. With Justine […]
  • Watch Ex-GUNS N’ ROSES Drummer MATT SORUM Perform ‘Patience’ On Acoustic Guitar And Vocals
    Former GUNS N’ ROSES drummer has uploaded a video of him performing the band’s classic song “Patience”. The six-minute clip opens with Sorum telling his Instagram followers: “Here I am again with my guitar. I’m out in the backyard here in the desert. You see my palm trees. It’s getting a little chilly, so I […]
  • Tommy Lee Breaks Silence On Being Viral On Twitter After A Huge Mistake
    Mötley Crüe’s talented drummer and a famous social media phenomenon, Tommy Lee, shared a recent screenshot on his verified Instagram Stories and reacted being a trending topic on Twitter. As you might remember, we published an article about Tommy Lee last month and revealed how he published an open letter to President Donald Trump. The letter […]
  • Guns N’ Roses Icon’s Daughter Shows How Gorgeous She Was With Pink Hair And Red Lipstick
    Grace McKagan, who is the singer of Pink Slips and daughter of Duff McKagan from Guns N’ Roses, has posted a TBT photo on her official Instagram page and showed off her stunning appearance with a frame that was taken when she was 18. In the photo, Grace was posing with a cherry and milkshake […]
  • Metallica Stream Pro-Shot Video of Entire 2009 Performance in Denmark
    The latest addition to Metallica’s ongoing “Metallica Mondays” streaming series (meant to help fans combat the boredom of being in isolation during the current global pandemic, duh) is the band’s show at Forum København in Copenhagen, Denmark on July 22, 2009. You can watch the entire two-and-a-half hour performance below. And that’s all I have […]
  • DEATH ANGEL’s WILL CARROLL Returns Home After Spending Almost Two Weeks In Intensive Care
    DEATH ANGEL drummer Will Carroll has returned home after spending almost two weeks on a ventilator in an intensive care unit at a Northern California hospital. Will’s fiancée Leeshawn Navarro took to her social media on Monday (April 6) to write: “Will is finally home!!!!!!” Last Thursday, the musician — who reportedly tested positive for […]
  • Iron Maiden Makes Fans Sad With A Recent Coronavirus Related Announcement
    Iron Maiden has shared a new update on the official Instagram account and saddened the fans with a coronavirus announcement. As you might already know, COVID-19 is one of the most dangerous diseases that humankind has ever witnessed in this century. So far, over 1.3M coronavirus cases have confirmed by the authorities and still rising. […]
  • Dave Grohl Calls Prince’s ‘Best of You’ Super Bowl Cover His ‘Proudest Musical Achievement’
    Grohl beams about jamming with Prince and having his song covered by the legend on music’s biggest stage. Continue reading…
  • Brooklyn’s Beloved Saint Vitus Bar Needs Your Help
    Yesterday marked the ninth anniversary of the opening of Brooklyn’s own Saint Vitus Bar. In that relatively short amount of time, Saint Vitus has become the premiere heavy metal hang spot in New York City, and hosted unforgettable shows by pretty much any band you can think of. The back room, where concerts are hosted, […]
  • Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Announces His Movie Appearance – Duff McKagan’s Wife Reacts!
    The legendary musician and frontman of Green Day, Billie Joe Armstrong, has shared a recent photo on his official Instagram account and revealed how he spends his time while in the quarantine session. Like everybody, Billie Joe Armstong is also keeping himself in self-quarantine due to the coronavirus outbreak and trying to get past these tough times […]
  • Testament’s Chuck Billy on The MetalSucks Podcast #332
    Testament vocalist Chuck Billy is our guest this week. We discuss the band’s new album, Titans of Creation, how it’s the biggest risk the band has taken in their career, what it was like touring with Slayer on their farewell run, and the reason he prefers being on the road over being in the studio. […]
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