Daily Rock and Metal News February 20, 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.

  • Sharon Osbourne Reveals The Real Reason Of Why Ozzy Canceled His Tour
    In a recent appearance on the daytime TV show, ‘The Talk,’ Black Sabbath legend Ozzy Osbourne’s wife, Sharon Osbourne has shared her thoughts about her husband’s decision that canceled the upcoming tour. On January 22, Ozzy revealed that he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in his latest interview with ‘Good Morning America.’ If you may […]
  • CONFIRMED … Ratt guitarist Chris Sanders releases statement: “I’ve retired from the industry”
    Chris Sanders says: “I’ve retired from the industry” SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA — As first reported by Metal Sludge on Monday February 17th 2020, it appears our story is correct that guitarist Chris Sanders was no longer a member of the Los Angeles based band Ratt .Now today, Sanders has broke his silence confirming the Metal Sludge […]
  • ADAM LAMBERT On Late QUEEN Singer FREDDIE MERCURY: ‘I Hope That In Some Way I Can Carry On His Spirit’
    Adam Lambert says that he is “lucky” to be able to pay tribute to the late Freddie Mercury by touring the world with QUEEN. Lambert, drummer Roger Taylor and guitarist Brian May first shared the stage during “American Idol” in May 2009 for a performance of “We Are The Champions”. They teamed up again in […]
  • Motley Crue Legend Reacts To Huge Back Tattoo Of A Woman
    Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx has shared a new photo on his Instagram Stories, reacted to a huge back tattoo of a woman. As you might see in the photo, an Instagram fan named Kayla Horton has a huge Mötley Crüe band logo on her back, and she shared this post, tagging Nikki Sixx. When […]
  • Christians Are Mad at Stryper For Smoking Cigars in a Photo
    They must hate that one Pink Floyd song too. Continue reading…
  • Gojira’s Mario Duplantier Posts New Drum Solo Video Inspired by New York City
    While the “will they or won’t they” conversation surrounding a new Gojira album continues to swirl (most signs point to yes), drummer Mario Duplantier has released another pro-shot video of his second original drum composition in as many months, following “Minotaur” back in January. The new song, entitled “The City,” sees Duplantier utilize a variety […]
  • Placebo – AKTOR
    Chicago’s Professor Black and Finnish musician Jussi Lehtisalo are two of the most underappreciated — and versatile — musicians in rock music. The former has capably juggled melodic thrash with DAWNBRINGER, catchy rock anthems with HIGH SPIRITS, and tributes to the sounds of MOTÖRHEAD and early BATHORY under his own name. Lehtisalo has spent nearly […]
  • Twiztid Eye Animated Series for ‘Haunted High-Ons’ Comics
    Even more animated than usual. Continue reading…
  • Former ANTHRAX Singer DAN NELSON Pleads Guilty To Attacking Two Older Men
    Former ANTHRAX singer Dan Nelson has pleaded guilty to beating two elderly men inside a Queens, New York hotel last summer. The 43-year-old musician was accused of punching the older men on August 30, 2019 at the Aloft New York LaGuardia Airport hotel in East Elmhurst. According to MetalSucks, Nelson appeared in court on January […]
  • The Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards’ Daughter Posts A Flawless Beauty Photo
    In a new photo on her official Instagram account, legendary The Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards’ daughter, Alexandra Richards mesmerized fans by her pure beauty. If you look at the photo, you can easily realize that Alexandra appeared in front of the camera for shooting a portrait. While Alexandra fascinated social media with her pure […]
  • Adam Lambert’s Ex-Boyfriend Looks Really Sad In A Recent Photo – Adam Likes It Somehow!
    One of the most famous male models in Spain and also known as the ex-boyfriend of Adam Lambert of Queen, Javi Costa Polo, shared a couple of new photos on his official Instagram page today. You may check out the photos right below that Javi looks really sad and depressive, especially on the first one. […]
  • FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Bassist CHRIS KAEL Celebrates Two Years Of Sobriety
    FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH bassist Chris Kael celebrated the second anniversary of his getting sober on February 3. Kael posted a photo of his AA sobriety medallion, which has the words “To thine own self be true” and “unity, service and recovery” engraved around the roman numeral for 2. He wrote: “I post this not […]
  • FU MANCHU Celebrates 30th Anniversary With Massive Global Tour
    Three decades ago, heavy-rock stoner legends FU MANCHU formed in San Clemente, California and solidified their legend in the high plains of Palm Desert, where the foursome would perform shows for those in the know, powered only by a generator. Those “generator parties” sparked an underground music scene that would define and shape the sound […]
  • Watch IRON MAIDEN’s BRUCE DICKINSON Sing A Cappella Versions Of ‘Wasting Love’ And ‘Revelations’ In Paris
    Fan-filmed video footage of Bruce Dickinson ending his spoken-word show at La Trianon in Paris, France on February 14 (Valentine’s Day) by belting out a cappella versions of the IRON MAIDEN songs “Wasting Love” and “Revelations” can be seen below. Back in 2018, the IRON MAIDEN singer spoke to the New Zealand TV show “The […]
  • NITA STRAUSS Blasts Talk Show Host WENDY WILLIAMS For Joke About Therapist AMIE HARWICK’s Death
    Nita Strauss has blasted talk show host Wendy Williams for apparently mocking the death of Amie Harwick. Harwick, a Los Angeles family therapist, was previously engaged to “The Price Is Right” host Drew Carey. Harwick, 38, was allegedly killed Saturday at her Hollywood Hills home by an ex-boyfriend, Gareth Pursehouse, who is now in custody. […]
  • Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page Reveals How He Met One Of The Most Famous Figures Of England
    Led Zeppelin’s legendary guitarist and also co-founder of the band, Jimmy Page, shared a really rare photo on his official Instagram page and posted yet another ‘On This Day’ story to his archive. This time, Jimmy revealed how he met one of the most famous novelists and poets of the 20th century, Royston Ellis. As […]
  • Dream Theater Icon Makes An Important ‘After The Surgery’ Statement
    Former drummer of Dream Theater, Mike Portnoy, has shared a lovely photo with his dog and wife on his official Instagram account, made an important statement after the surgery of his dog. A few days ago, Mike had announced that his lovely dog, Mickey, diagnosed with cancer and he will be undergoing surgery. Also, he […]
  • Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl Reveals How He Was Influenced By Queens of the Stone Age
    During the recent conversation with The Bill Simmons Podcast, Foo Fighters icon Dave Grohl has unveiled a secret story from his past. In the talk, Dave stated that they were struggling with recording the songs, and he found a new way to record by joining Queens of the Stone Age. After he joined the recording […]
  • Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds Shares His Cutest Video Ever From His Home
    Imagine Dragons’ frontman Dan Reynolds has shared a new video on his verified Twitter account, revealing the cutest moment of his 4-months-old son, Valentine Reynolds. If you watch the video, Valentine was trying to jump and play in the baby jumper while the singer recording his son. This adorable video has reached more than 8k […]
  • Watch OZZY OSBOURNE Play ‘What’s In The Box?’ With FaZe Clan
    In the latest “What’s In The Box” challenge series, gaming entertainment and e-sports organization FaZe Clan has teamed up with the iconic rock star Ozzy Osbourne for another entertaining episode featuring comical moments with Ozzy, his family and members of the FaZe Clan team. Having garnered over three million views in previous episodes, the FaZe […]
  • Ex-Anthrax Vocalist Dan Nelson Pleaded Guilty to Assaulting Two Elderly Men
    Former Anthrax vocalist Dan Nelson has pleaded guilty to two charges stemming from an incident in August of 2019 that saw him assault two elderly men at a hotel in Queens, NY. Nelson, 43, who fronted Anthrax for a brief stint between 2007 and 2009 but never released any music with them, stood accused of […]
  • The Used React to Their Classic Music Videos
    Find out which video freaked them out the most. Continue reading…
  • Ozzy Osbourne: I’m Not Happy, I Don’t Have My Health
    Ozzy speaks about a year of recovery. Continue reading…
  • Rob Zombie Guitarist’s Wife Poses In Daring Dress To Pen A Sweet Message
    Rob Zombie guitarist John 5’s beautiful wife, Rita Lowery, has shared yet another special photo of herself with her dad via her verified and official Instagram page. In the recent photo, Rita Lowery had worn a really daring black dress and continued to show off her fascinating body and boobs next to her dad. Actually, […]
  • Tool Star Maynard James Keenan’s Bizarre Bathroom Photo Leaked
    The official and verified Instagram account of Tool has posted an interesting photo belong to the frontman of the band, Maynard James Keenan. In the recent Instagram post, Alex Grey was painting Maynard James Keenan with the bizarre blue color before the show of Tool. As you will see the photo below, he was staring […]
  • Gene Simmons Daughter Sophie Flashes Her Stunning Beauty With A Close Photo Shot
    KISS legend Gene Simmons’ lovely daughter Sophie Simmons has shared a new photo on her official Instagram account, captivated the followers by her flawless skin. Sophie jumped to social media to show her perfect face and fabulous beauty with her close shot photo. She also stunned the fans by her hot mimics. Here’s what Sophie […]
  • Ex-Metallica Star Clarifies A Myth About Cliff Burton
    Co-founder and the first bass guitarist of Metallica, Ron McGovney, has shared a tweet about an incident that happened in 1982 with his bandmates on his official Twitter account. On Sunday, A Metallica fan page has shared a rare photo of Metallica members via Twitter, and also, in the tweet, they wrote a story about […]
  • Mötley Crüe’s Nikki Sixx’s Daughter Impresses Fans With Perfect Body Shape
    Mötley Crüe bass guitarist Nikki Sixx’s daughter Frankie Sixx has shared an astonishing photo of herself via her official Instagram account and turned up the heat with her beauty. In the picture, Frankie was wearing black lingerie that suits her perfect body and showing off her curves inside the jean pants. Frankie didn’t caption anything […]
  • Yellowcard’s Infringement Lawsuit Against Rapper Juice Wrld Delayed by Judge
    Looks like the case is on hold for the time being. Continue reading…
  • KISS’ Paul Stanley Reacts To Disgusting Behaviour: “Shame On You!”
    As you might already familiar with the news that the ex-fiancee of ‘Price is Right’ host Drew Carey, Amie Harwick was murdered by being thrown off a 3rd-floor balcony. The famous sex therapist Amie Harwick was a very well-known figure of our community, and lots of celebrities mourned her death with great words. In case, […]
  • Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe Upset Over World Dependence on Plastic
    Randy Blythe explains why we need to seek alternatives. Continue reading…
  • Video Premiere: JOE SATRIANI’s ‘Nineteen Eighty’
    Joe Satriani’s new video for “Nineteen Eighty”, the first single from his forthcoming studio album, “Shapeshifting”, can be seen below. The clip was shot and directed by Satriani’s son, ZZ Satriani, who also filmed, edited, directed and produced the critically acclaimed documentary film “Beyond The Supernova” in addition to work with Sammy Hagar. Set in […]
  • Bring Me the Horizon Dressed up as the Spice Girls for the BRIT Awards
    Bring Me the Horizon’ll tell you what they want, what they really, really want: more female nominees for the BRIT (British Record Industry Trusts Show) Awards. Critics have been understandably pissed at the lack of women nominated for this year’s honors, with the BBC reporting that “The shortlist for best album [was] exclusively male; while […]
  • Dee Snider endorsed AC/DC petition gathers pace
    A Dee Snider endorsed petition for AC/DC to play the Super Bowl halftime show in 2021 is gathering pace online.
  • Stephen Pearcy indicates that Ratt guitarist Chris Sanders is “M.I.A.” (missing in action)
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  • Guitarist CHRIS SANDERS Confirms Exit From RATT
    Guitarist Chris Sanders has confirmed his exit from RATT. Sanders joined RATT in 2018 after the departure of original axeman Warren DeMartini. He spent most of the last two years playing sporadic shows with the band’s most recent lineup, which also featured singer Stephen Pearcy, bassist Juan Croucier, drummer Pete Holmes (BLACK ‘N BLUE, RATT’S […]
  • Video: Tool Perform “7empest” Live for the First Time Ever
    Tool FINALLY gave a live debut to the Fear Inoculum track “7empest” during their February 18th, at the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia, and frankly, I’m shocked that it took so long. The track became an instant fan favorite when Fear Inoculum was released in August (and was a clear standout when members of […]
  • POP EVIL Singer Has Written More Than 30 Songs For Band’s Next Album
    POP EVIL frontman Leigh Kakaty says that he has already written more than three albums’ worth of material for the band’s new LP. The Michigan rockers’ next release will be the follow-up to 2018’s self-titled effort, which saw the group working with a new producer, Kato Khandwala, and incorporating a heavier and harder edge, thanks […]
  • OZZY OSBOURNE Says His Tour Is ‘Postponed,’ Not Canceled
    Ozzy Osbourne has spoken to Radio.com about his recent revelation that he was first diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease back in 2003. The legendary singer disclosed that he was stricken with the disease last month during an appearance on “Good Morning America”. Ozzy told Radio.com: “Everybody thinks when I had this fall last year: ‘He found […]
  • Ronnie James Dio feature-length documentary is coming
    Late heavy metal legend Ronnie James Dio is set to be the subject of a feature-length documentary from BMG.
  • Cirith Ungol Announce First New Album in 29 Years, Stream First Single
    Cirith Ungol broke up in May of ’92, which was right around the time a ten-year-old Axl Rosenberg was discovering metal… which is to say, I, like Vince, completely missed the boat on them. For whatever it’s worth, at least some of the blame for that lies with the older metalheads to whom I looked […]
  • FLAT EARTH Feat. Former HIM And AMORPHIS Members: New Single ‘Draining By Your Flame’ Due In March
    FLAT EARTH, the new band featuring former HIM members Mikko “Linde” Lindström (guitar) and Mika “Gas Lipstick” Karppinen (drums) alongside ex-AMORPHIS bassist Niclas Etelävuori and POLANSKI singer Anttoni “Anthony” Pikkarainen, will release a new single, “Draining By Your Flame”, on March 23. The song is taken from FLAT EARTH’s upcoming second album, due in the […]
  • MICHAEL SWEET And TONY HARNELL To Team Up For ‘Tour 1987’ In May
    STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet and former TNT singer Tony Harnell will join forces for the “Tour 1987” in May. Sweet said: “I’m excited to officially announce that I’m going on tour this spring, full-band electric, with my good friend Tony Harnell, and special guest Moriah Formica! Our first round of dates are listed below. More […]
  • Kiss Considering Reunion With Former Members for Final Show
    The actual final Kiss show took place on April 13, 2001. That’s the last time the band’s four founding members — Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley, and Peter Criss — all performed together. But technically, the band will be on July 17, 2021, in New York City (likely at Madison Square Garden). That’s when […]
  • Today in Rock History – February 19
    1965, Working at Abbey Road studios in London, The Beatles recorded the rhythm track “You’re Going To Lose That Girl” in two takes. On his new song, John Lennon sang, and accompanied himself on acoustic guitar, backed by Paul and George.  The band lip-synched to the recording for the movie Help!  The final album mix […]
  • STONE SOUR Releases Demo Version Of ‘The Wicked’ Song
    STONE SOUR has released a demo version of the song “The Wicked”. The original track appeared as a bonus cut on the digipack version of the band’s self-titled debut album, which came out in 2002. In a statement accompanying the YouTube release of the “The Wicked” demo, STONE SOUR guitarist Josh Rand wrote: “‘The Wicked’ […]
  • Stoned Meadow of Doom YouTube Channel Founder Reveals Himself as Racist, Sexist Edgelord
    Plenty of stoner and doom fans, myself included, have discovered some excellent bands while sifting through the haze over at Stoned Meadow of Doom. The YouTube channel, with 350k subscribers and its own Facebook group called SMOD Nation, has been a solid resource for weed-smokin’ music for several years. I was introduced to bands like […]
  • TIM ‘RIPPER’ OWENS Is ‘Really Excited’ About His New Band With K.K. DOWNING
    Tim “Ripper” Owens says that he is “looking forward to finishing” the “killer” debut album from KK’S PRIEST, his new collaboration with founding JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing and ex-PRIEST drummer Les Binks. The band, which will pay homage to Downing’s past, is rounded out by guitarist A.J. Mills (HOSTILE) and bassist Tony Newton (VOODOO […]
  • PETER FRAMPTON’s Memoir, ‘Do You Feel Like I Do?’, Due In October
    “Do You Feel Like I Do?”, a revelatory memoir by rock icon and legendary guitarist Peter Frampton, will be released on October 20. The book is described in a press release as “the incredible story of Peter Frampton’s positively resilient life and career told in his own words for the first time.” Frampton’s groundbreaking album […]
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