Daily Rock and Metal News February 17, 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.

  • Watch: Queen + Adam Lambert recreate Live Aid set at Fire Fight Australia concert
    Queen + Adam Lambert re-enacted Queen’s legendary 1985 Live Aid set at their Fire Fight Australia concert performance on Sunday night (16th February).
  • Iconic Metal Star Reveals ‘Listening To Other Genres’ Improved His Musical Capability
    In a recent interview with Heavy Demons, Emperor’s composer and vocalist Ihsahn has revealed that listening to other types of music improves his musical capability. As you can read below, Ihsahn shocked the fans by explaining why he doesn’t listen to metal music. Afterward, he stated that you need creativity to make music and you […]
  • Tommy Lee Reveals His Mind-Blowing Luxury Car Collection
    Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee has uploaded the new videos on his official Instagram account, exposing his mind-blowing luxury car collection. If you look at these videos, Tommy switched the camera between his Rolls Royce, Audi, and Ferrari brand cars. In the caption, he addressed the Rolls Royce brand cars, referring to his last name. […]
  • ALICE IN CHAINS’ JERRY CANTRELL Is Working On New Solo Record
    ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist/vocalist Jerry Cantrell has confirmed that he is working on a new solo album. The upcoming effort will mark his first full-length release since “Degradation Trip”, the epic solo album he made in 2002 with future METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo and FAITH NO MORE drummer Mike Bordin. Cantrell discussed his plans to […]
  • CELEBRATING WHITE LION’S MUSIC … Mike Tramp announces North American Summer Tour for 2020
    CELEBRATING WHITE LION’S MUSIC Mike Tramp announces North American Summer Tour for 2020 MIKE TRAMP Announces First Batch Of 2020 North American Tour Dates Celebrating The Music Of WHITE LION       LOS ANGELES, California — Legendary WHITE LION frontman MIKE TRAMP will be embarking on an extensive North American tour which is set to […]
  • These are the 10 Most Streamed Metallica Songs on YouTube
    YouTube has begun making certain streaming data publicly available in a weekly chart feature, and while metal has a rough showing overall against today’s streaming pop behemoths, the charts offer the opportunity to search by artist for a breakdown of their most popular songs/videos and the numbers behind them. When it comes to Metallica, the […]
  • Ex-SCORPIONS Drummer JAMES KOTTAK Praises PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP For Opening DAYTONA 500: ‘This Is America’
    Former SCORPIONS and current KINGDOM COME drummer James Kottak has praised President Donald Trump for becoming only the second president ever to attend NASCAR’s Daytona 500. Earlier today (Sunday, February 16), Trump led drivers around the 2.5-mile tri-oval in his “Beast,” the presidential limo, and gave a short, non-political speech. Kottak, who frequently tweets in […]
  • Mike Portnoy Says He Doesn’t Want To Talk About Dream Theater Anymore
    During a recent interview with ‘World Prog-Nation,’ Sons of Apollo drummer Mike Portnoy has revealed why he doesn’t want to talk about his former band, Dream Theater. Mike Portnoy said that he sometimes faced difficulties and harsh reactions by his fans when interacting with his fans on social media. He continued his words and stated […]
  • Brian Head Welch Reveals How Korn’s Latest Album Was Shaped By Pain
    Speaking in a recent interview with Andy Hall of the Des Moines, Iowa radio station Lazer 103.3, Korn guitarist Brian “Head” Welch has expressed what Jonathan Davis felt after losing his mother and his estranged wife when they were making of the band’s latest LP called ‘The Nothing.’ In the interview, Brian “Head” Welch has […]
  • Rage Against the Machine Fans are Pissed About the Band’s Charity Tickets, Tom Morello Responds
    Among Rage Against the Machine’s initiatives to combat scalpers on their recently-announced tour included an effort that saw the band buy 10% of all tickets themselves, then re-post those for above face value with 100% of the profits going towards charity. That tactic alone has resulted in over $3 million raised for charity as of […]
  • Gene Simmons Daughter Flaunts Pure Beauty And Style With Sneaky Smile
    KISS lead vocalist and bassist Gene Simmons’ daughter, Sophie Simmons has shared a new photo on her official Instagram account, mesmerized the fans by her remarkable beauty. As you might see in the photo, Sophie flashed her sneaky smile while drinking her drink. She also captivated the admirers while wearing off one shoulder top blouse. […]
  • System of a Down’s Serj Tankian and John Dolmayan Team Up on Cover of David Bowie’s “Starman”
    These Grey Men, the outfit helmed by System of a Down drummer John Dolmayan, have released a cover of David Bowie’s “Starman” featuring SoaD vocalist Serj Tankian. The song appear on These Grey Men’s self-titled debut album, which consists entirely of cover songs and comes out on February 28. Give it a listen below. The […]
  • Taylor Momsen Rocks The Stage In Her Transparent Dress
    The beautiful frontwoman of The Pretty Reckless, Taylor Momsen has continued to share new special photos of herself on Instagram. And if you look at the photo, she appeared in a transparent black dress. In the recent Instagram post, Taylor Momsen has revealed surprising news for their fans and announced that on Monday, they will […]
  • Kamikaze Choir release debut EP ‘Crash Burn Repeat’
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  • HENRY ROLLINS Joins Voice Cast For NETFLIX Anime Series ‘Masters Of The Universe: Revelation’
    Punk rock icon Henry Rollins has joined the voice cast of Netflix’s upcoming reboot of the cartoon “He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe”. Created by Kevin Smith and produced for Netflix by Mattel Television and Powerhouse Animation Studio, “Masters Of The Universe: Revelation” is based on the “Masters Of The Universe” franchise that gave […]
  • Queen’s Brian May Confirms Tragic Death From Committed Suicide
    Legendary Queen guitarist Brian May has shared a new post on his official Instagram account, confirming the tragic death of British radio host, Caroline Flack. 40-year-old famous host Caroline Flack committed suicide at her own home in London. The cause of the suicide is not yet known, but her family confirmed her death.  After this […]
  • Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Reveals How He Felt After Losing His Fingers
    American guitar brand Gibson’s Youtube channel, Gibson TV, has shared the new episode of ‘Icons’ series, and Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi was the recent interview guest of the channel. In the interview, Tony opened up about the tragic accident that he faced at the factory and revealed how he felt after he lost two […]
  • Metallica’s James Hetfield May Be Jealous Of Lars Ulrich After His Recent Photo
    Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich posted a really heartwarming photo with his wife, Jessica Miller, on Instagram. In the post, Lars celebrated Valentine’s Day and described his wife with Jessica as ‘forever valentine.’ Here’s what Lars wrote as the caption: “Love and good vibes to all! From my Forever Valentine and I …… #wanna #valentinesday” Check […]
  • Freddie Mercury’s Secret Wedding Photos Exposed
    One of the most popular Freddie Mercury fan pages on Instagram, freddiemercuryfanclub, has exposed a couple of secret photos of Freddie Mercury in which he appeared in groom costume. As you can see in the picture, Freddie and famous actress Jane Seymour posed for the cameras like they were married. But actually, they were acting […]
  • FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH’s ZOLTAN BATHORY Says IVAN MOODY Is ‘As Crazy As He’s Always Been,’ Even After Getting Sober
    FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH will release its eighth album, “F8”, on February 28 via Better Noise Music. It is the band’s first album to be completed after singer Ivan Moody’s very public struggle with substance abuse took him to rehab several times. Guitarist Zoltan Bathory told “Whiplash”, the KLOS radio show hosted by Full Metal […]
  • DAVE MUSTAINE Doesn’t Want To ‘Perpetuate False Information’ By Giving LARS ULRICH Songwriting Credit On METALLICA’s Early Demo
    Dave Mustaine says that he doesn’t want to “perpetuate false information” by giving Lars Ulrich songwriting credit on the previously announced expanded version of METALLICA’s 1982 demo tape, “No Life ‘Til Leather”. “No Life ‘Til Leather” was released as a limited-edition cassette for Record Store Day in April 2015, available exclusively in independent record stores. […]
  • Keanu Reeves Shows Off His Matrix-Themed Signature Bass Guitar
    An Instagram fan page named ‘KeanuReeves.official’ has posted one of the rare photos of the iconic actor, Keanu Reeves, in which he was holding a really special bass guitar. As you can see at the bottom, Keanu has tried to show his priceless Matrix-themed bass guitar while posing to the camera at that time. Matrix […]
  • Staind’s Aaron Lewis Says Trump Impeachment “Couldn’t Have Been More Unconstitutional”
    Staind frontman Aaron Lewis recently said in an interview that he believes the impeachment of President Trump by the U.S. House of Representatives “couldn’t have been more unconstitutional.” Lewis is widely known for his far right-wing views and racism. Last year he told a crowd in Texas, “I’m sorry, I don’t know how to speak […]
  • The Beatles’ Paul McCartney Saddened Fans With His Emotional Tribute To Late Wife
    One of the most iconic music stars of all time, The Beatles’ Paul McCartney, has shared a new interesting photo of himself via his official and verified Instagram account. In the recent Instagram post, Paul was lying on the grass with a lot of red roses, and he was looking very stagnant because of passing […]
  • Courtney Love Writes A Touching Message For Madonna In Public
    Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain’s widow, Courtney Love has uploaded a touching photo of herself with pop icon Madonna on the official Instagram page and wrote an open letter about their friendship. As you check out the post, Courtney penned an interesting Valentine’s Day letter to Madonna, leaving a message in the caption stating that she […]
  • Today in Rock History – February 16
    1964, The Beatles made their second live appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, exactly one week after the first. Before an audience of 3,500 at the Deauville Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida. 1965, The Who perform at the Marquee Club where they are filmed for French television performing “Heatwave,” “Tell Me More,” “Shout and Shimmy,” […]
  • Gary Holt: Exodus Aiming for New Album ‘Late in the Year’
    The metal outfit returns to recording this summer. Continue reading…
  • Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx Playing Guitar For His Baby Goes Viral On Instagram
    Mötley Crüe’s legendary bassist and also co-founder of the band, Nikki Sixx, has shared a sweet video to show the special moment of himself with his 6-month-age daughter, Ruby Sixx, on his official Instagram page. In the recent video, Nikki Sixx was playing a song with his guitar for his daughter, Ruby, and she was […]
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea Shares A Special Bromance Photo – Van Halen Star Reacts!
    Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has posted a new photo on the official Instagram page, revealing a special bromance frame with legendary funk musician, George Clinton from their appearance at ‘Funk The Influence’ event. As we all know, ‘Funk The Influence: A Symposium with George Clinton, Flea&Friends’ took place at Los Angeles on February 8, […]
  • Slayer’s Gary Holt Mocks Aerosmith Singer Steven Tyler Over A Viral Meme
    Slayer and Exodus star and considered as one of the most legendary guitarists of all time, Gary Holt, has continued to deal with the bizarre photos of celebrities on his official Instagram page. He posted an interesting photo of Steven Tyler on Instagram and written a funny message about the photo of him. Actually, he […]
  • Watch VIXEN Perform On MONSTERS OF ROCK Cruise
    Fan-Filmed video footage of VIXEN’s February 12 performance aboard this year’s Monsters Of Rock cruise, which sailed from Fort Lauderdale to Belize, can be seen below (courtesy of YouTube user “WILL TRAVEL FOR GIGS”). In January 2019, VIXEN recruited FEMME FATALE’s Lorraine Lewis as its new lead singer following the departure of Janet Gardner. Lewis […]
  • Megadeth Legend Dave Mustaine’s Daughter Goes Braless In Jacuzzi
    Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine’s daughter and famous model, Electra Mustaine, has shared an attractive photo of herself on her official Instagram account, and set to mesmerize her 105.000 followers. Electra Mustaine has been sharing eye-catching photos from her daily life. Today, she shared another gorgeous photo from her jacuzzi day and showed off her pure […]
  • Watch: Lamb of God Perform New Song “Checkmate” Live for the First Time
    Lamb of God performed a free show at the Chicago House of Vans on Friday night, February 14, to kick off the album cycle for their upcoming self-titled record, out May 8 (pre-order). Pro-shot footage is now available of the whole show including a performance of their new song, “Checkmate,” for the first time. You […]
  • Queen Play ‘Live Aid’ Set for First Time in 35 Years at Australian Benefit
    The band made their Fire Fight Australia performance something truly special. Continue reading…
  • Adam Lambert Stuns Fans With A New Hair Style And Appearance
    Queen’s current fronting member Adam Lambert has shared another photo of himself via his verified Instagram account and turned up the heat with a classy pose. As you all know how Adam loves to change his fashion, this time everybody was surprised by his new look because nobody was expecting these changes. His hair was […]
  • DREAM THEATER’s JOHN PETRUCCI Shares Hilarious Welcome Card He Received From Polish Hotel
    DREAM THEATER guitarist John Petrucci has shared a hilarious welcome card he received from the guest relations department of a Polish hotel. Earlier today (Sunday, February 16), the progressive metal band checked in to Sofitel Wroclaw Old Town in Wrocław, Poland ahead of DREAM THEATER’s concert in the city. Upon arrival, they were greeted by […]
  • VINCE NEIL Shares Photo Of His ‘Beautiful Love’ For Valentine’s Day
    MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil shared a photo of him with his longtime girlfriend, celebrity makeup artist and beauty educator Rain Hannah, for Valentine’s Day. He wrote in an accompanying caption: “Happy Valentine’s to my beautiful love @rainhannah” Back in 2015, Vince and Rain, who is 20 years younger than him, took part in the […]
  • The Rolling Stones Legend’s Daughter Reveals Her New Look With Pink Hair
    The daughter of The Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger, Georgia May Jagger, has shared some special photos of herself with her close friend and next world model, Larsen Thompson, on her Instagram page. In the recent Instagram photos, Georgia May Jagger was showing some beautiful moments of herself with Larsen Thompson but one of the […]
  • JEFF WATERS Says New ANNIHILATOR Studio Album ‘Ballistic, Sadistic’ ‘Brings Up Memories’ Of ‘Never, Neverland’
    Dead Rhetoric’s Matt Coe recently conducted an interview with mainman Jeff Waters of Canadian thrash metal veterans ANNIHILATOR. A few excerpts from the chat follow below. Dead Rhetoric: It feels like you are very inspired and these are exciting times for ANNIHILATOR — as “Ballistic, Sadistic” is the latest record. What would you say you […]
  • Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page Reveals Photo Of John Bonham Is Playing Guitar
    Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has shared a rare photo with John Bonham, who is the drummer of the band, on his official Instagram account and revealed an untold story in which Bonham is playing acoustic guitar. As you can see in the picture below, John and Jimmy were both playing guitar and showing their […]
  • Ozzy Osbourne Family Saddened After A Tragic Death
    Black Sabbath legend Ozzy Osbourne’s lovely daughter, Kelly Osbourne, has posted a sad photo of her close friend and well-known television personality, Caroline Flack, on her official Instagram page. On Saturday, Caroline Flack, the former host of the hit British reality show ‘Love Island,’ was found dead at her house in London, and her family […]
  • QUEEN Reprises Iconic 1985 LIVE AID Set At FIRE FIGHT AUSTRALIA Concert
    For first time in its history, QUEEN, fronted by singer Adam Lambert, performed the band’s iconic 1985 Live Aid set earlier tonight (Sunday, February 16) at the Fire Fight Australia benefit concert in Sydney. QUEEN played the original 22-minute set consisting of six songs: “Bohemian Rhapsody”, “Radio Ga Ga”, “Hammer To Fall”, “Crazy Little Thing […]

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