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- EPICA Guitarist On Group’s Wide-Ranging Influences: ‘Name It, And We Have Used It In Our Music’
Mark Jansen of the Dutch symphonic metal band EPICA was interviewed by ArmyOfOneTV prior to the September 29 finale of the group’s “The Ultimate Principle” tour at New York City’s PlayStation Theater. The full chat (recorded by Ignacio Orellana of ProMusicVideo.com) can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the origins […]
- Watch the ‘South Park’ Kids Sing Nirvana’s ‘Rape Me’ + Green Day’s ‘When I Come Around’ in New Episode
In one of the funniest episodes so far this season, the kids sang some ‘oldies’ to a group of elders. Continue reading…
- Carmine Appice states there’s no chance of a King Kobra original line-up reunion
- Sons Of Apollo release video for new song “Lost In Oblivion”
- Babylon Shakes reveal snippets of new songs “Velveteen Libertine” and “Motel Lights”
- Former Metallica Bassist Jason Newsted Selling His Ranch For Shocking Price
According to report of Los Angeles Times, former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted has listed his ranch in historic Sula, near the Anaconda-Pintler Wilderness and Lost Trail Powder Mountain, for sale at $4.95 million. The information about the ranch is as follows: Surrounded by mountain peaks and rolling plains, the 545-acre spread has belonged to Newsted for […]
- LACUNA COIL: Live DVD Shoot To Include ‘Gothic Circus’
Metal Nexus conducted an interview with LACUNA COIL vocalist Andrea Ferro prior to the band’s performance at the Louder Than Life festival, which was held September 30 – October 1 at Champions Park in Louisville, Kentucky. You can watch the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the current state […]
- ALTER BRIDGE Guitarist Says Playing At London’s Royal Albert Hall Was ‘An Intense Couple Of Shows’
Ornella Carlone of Germany’s Comebackstage conducted an interview with ALTER BRIDGE guitarist Mark Tremonti prior to the band’s October 12 show at Porsche-Arena in Stuttgart, Germany. You can watch the entire interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band’s highlights from the last twelve months: Mark: “Probably the biggest highlight was […]
- Video: GREAT WHITE Performs In Oslo
Fan-filmed video footage of GREAT WHITE’s October 18 performance at Hard Rock Cafe in Oslo, Norway can be seen below. GREAT WHITE is touring in support of its latest album, “Full Circle”, which was released on June 2. The effort sees the band re-teaming with its original producer, Michael Wagener. It’s an honorable nod to […]
- Foo Fighters Offer Melodic New Song ‘Soldier’ for Planned Parenthood Compilation
Hear the new song, and check out footage of a fan joining the band on stage for a cover of ‘Under Pressure.’ Continue reading…
- MATT HEAFY: ‘When We ‘Nail’ TRIVIUM, It’s When We Do Music For Ourselves’
Metal Wani’s editor in chief Owais “Vitek” Nabi and Matthew Powers recently conducted an interview with TRIVIUM frontman Matt Heafy. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On keeping the “mystery” factor before TRIVIUM releases a new album: Matt: “We love to do things as a reaction […]
- Former GHOST Members HENRIK PALM And SIMON SÖDERBERG Perform In Gothenburg (Video)
Henrik Palm, who was a member of the Swedish band GHOST from 2015 until 2016, played his first solo show on October 13 at Truckstop Alaska in Gothenburg, Sweden. Backing the guitarist/vocalist at the gig, which was headlined by VOIVOD, were fellow ex-GHOST member Simon Söderberg (guitar), Jocke Proos (bass), Sofia Rydahl (keyboards), Daniel Astgren […]
- POWERMAN 5000 Frontman Says Making New Albums ‘Never Seems To Be A Comfortable Experience’
Ace Sims of Rock Revolt Magazine recently conducted an interview with POWERMAN 5000 frontman Spider One. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether it feels like POWERMAN 5000 is “starting over” every time they release a new album: Spider: “In some ways, it definitely keeps […]
- FOO FIGHTERS: Lexington, Kentucky Concert Postponed Due To Family Emergency
FOO FIGHTERS have postponed tonight’s (Sunday, October 21) show in Lexington, Kentucky due to a family emergency. All tickets for tonight’s concert at at the Rupp Arena will be honored at the May 1, 2018 rescheduled date. The band sincerely apologizes for any inconvenience and looks forward to returning to rock Lexington in May. If […]
- ANTHRAX Guitarist To Release ‘Access All Areas: Stories From A Hard Rock Life’ Book In December
ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian will release his second book, “Access All Areas: Stories From A Hard Rock Life”, on December 12 via Da Capo Press. Ian collects all of his craziest hard rock stories into one balls-to-the-wall volume. “Access All Areas” has tales of humor, excess, fun, debauchery, food, booze, and mayhem from Scott’s many […]
- Former ACCEPT Singer DAVID REECE Working On ‘Mavericks’ Solo Album
American hard rock/metal vocalist David Reece, formerly of ACCEPT and BONFIRE, spoke to Metal Forces about the progress of his third solo studio album, to be titled “Mavericks”. He said: “I originally contacted Mike Tramp [ex-WHITE LION vocalist] as we’ve known each other for awhile and I’ve done some shows with him. A friend here […]
- Former SLAUGHTER Drummer BLAS ELIAS Joins TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA
Former SLAUGHTER (and current Blue Man Group) drummer Blas Elias will join the West Coast touring lineup of TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA this winter. He’ll perform alongside TSO staples Johnny Lee Middleton (SAVATAGE), Jeff Scott Soto (SONS OF APOLLO, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, TALISMAN) and Al Pitrelli (MEGADETH, ALICE COOPER). Elias’s first performance with TSO will take place on […]
- EPICA Frontwoman: ‘It’s A Majestic Feeling To Be Onstage With An Orchestra And Choir’
Musik Universe conducted an interview with frontwoman Simone Simons of Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA prior to the band’s September 1 show with LACUNA COIL at Metropolis in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On EPICA’s future plans: Simone: “We have another North American tour, […]
- WSOU Picks of the Week: Elvenking, Enslaved, Counterparts
Plus: Arch Enemy, Trivium and August Burns Red top the radio charts. The post WSOU Picks of the Week: Elvenking, Enslaved, Counterparts appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Decapitated: Bail Set for Vocalist and Bassist
Frontman Rafał “Rasta” Piotrowski’s defense attorney says the band will pursue bail. The post Decapitated: Bail Set for Vocalist and Bassist appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Mike Patton Scores Soundtrack for Recently Released Stephen King Movie ‘1922’
Watch the trailer, and get a sense of what Patton cooked up. Continue reading…
- Anthrax’s Scott Ian to Release ‘Access All Areas: Stories From a Hard Rock Life’ Book in December
Anthrax’s Scott Ian is the man; he’s the walking dude and he’s seen all of the world and now he’s recounting his stories from it all in a new book. Continue reading…
- Lzzy Hale on Halestorm’s Next Album: ‘Now is the Time to Double Down on Rock’
Lzzy Hale talks about Halestorm’s next album on the Metallica-centric podcast, ‘Speak N’ Destroy.’ Continue reading…
- Kid Rock Got Kicked Out My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult’s Dressing Room
HAHAHAHAHA The post Kid Rock Got Kicked Out My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult’s Dressing Room appeared first on MetalSucks.
- WATCH: David Gilmour plays Pink Floyd classics in ‘Live At Pompeii’ preview
David Gilmour has premiered a three-minute musical preview of his upcoming concert film ‘Live at Pompeii’.
- The Darkness unveil new album ‘Pinewood Smile’ and premiere profound lead song
Lowestoft glam rock treasures The Darkness have announced details of their fifth studio album.
- Linkin Park Reveal Streaming Plans for Chester Bennington Memorial Show
Find out where you can stream the Linkin Park & Friends Celebrate Life in Honor of Chester Bennington memorial show. Continue reading…
- MICHAEL SWEET On New SWEET & LYNCH Album ‘Unified’: ‘I Think It’s Going To Be A Winner’
Josh Rundquist of That Drummer Guy recently conducted an interview with STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet about “Unified”, the second album from his SWEET & LYNCH project with DOKKEN guitarist George Lynch. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the development of the SWEET & LYNCH band: […]
- Megadeth Has a Dress Code, Axl Rose May be a Pod Person, and More Stories You May Have Missed This Week
Also includes Cannibal Corpse, The Black Dahlia Murder, Meshuggah, and more. The post Megadeth Has a Dress Code, Axl Rose May be a Pod Person, and More Stories You May Have Missed This Week appeared first on MetalSucks.
- WHITFIELD CRANE Says UGLY KID JOE Reunion is ‘Really Cathartic And Cool’
Cat Unrapped of the “Collision” radio show on Australia’s Voice FM recently conducted an interview with UGLY KID JOE frontman Whitfield Crane. You can listen to the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the post-reunion status of UGLY KID JOE: Whitfield: “It’s pretty cool. We put the band back together […]
- Marilyn Manson Bassist Jeordie White Accused of Rape By Jack Off Jill Singer
Read the detailed account posted by Jack Off Jill singer Jessicka Addams. Continue reading…
- WATCH: Foreigner perform with Lou Gramm, Al Greenwood & Ian McDonald for first time in 37 years
Four of the five surviving original members of Foreigner all shared the stage together in New York last night (20th July).
- Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine Has Lyme Disease
He made the revelation on Twitter. The post Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine Has Lyme Disease appeared first on MetalSucks.
- DECAPITATED Singer, Bassist Appear In Spokane Court On Rape And Kidnapping Charges
According to The Spokesman-Review, DECAPITATED singer Rafal Piotrowski and bassist Hubert Wiecek made their first court appearance in Spokane County on Friday for allegedly raping a woman on their tour bus nearly two months ago. The 31-year-old Piotrowski was charged with first-degree kidnapping and second-degree rape while the 30-year-old Wiecek was charged with first-degree kidnapping […]
- Today: Allegaeon Vocalist Riley McShane Takes Over the MetalSucks Twitch Channel!
He’ll be live-streaming his video game endeavors ahead of the band’s tour with Ne Obliviscaris. The post Today: Allegaeon Vocalist Riley McShane Takes Over the MetalSucks Twitch Channel! appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Vinny Appice states rest of Dio band felt same way as Vivian Campbell when latter got fired from Dio
- FAITH NO MORE’s MIKE PATTON Scores STEPHEN KING’s ‘1922’
Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE, DEAD CROSS) scores the Stephen King-sourced thriller “1922”, which is available now via Netflix. An expanded score will be released via Ipecac Recordings in 2018. The “1922” offering follows up Patton’s critically acclaimed score to “The Place Beyond The Pines”, a musical outing that Pitchfork said served as “the glue […]
- Worstenemy Announce Their New Album’s Release Dates and Unleash Lyric Video
Worstenemy are proud to reveal the release dates of their brand new album “Deception” and, to celebrate this event, they have published the lyric video for the song “Conquer the Illusions“. “Deception” release dates Digital 17 November 2017 (Wormholedeath/The Orchard) U.S. 17 November 2017 (Wormholedeath U.S.A.) Cd 08 December 2017 (Aural Music Group) Japan 31st January 2018 (Wormholedeath Japan / Disk Union Music Distribution)
- Foo Fighters Postpone Tonight’s Lexington Rupp Arena Show Due to Family Emergency
The band’s show at Rupp Arena this evening (Oct. 21) will now be moved to May 1, 2018. Continue reading…
- Kremlin Reveals Details Of Their Debut Album “Decimation of the Elites”
Quebec, Canada based death metal group Kremlin will issue their astounding debut full-length studio album titled ‘Decimation of the Elites‘ on November 24th, 2017 through Godz Ov War Productions. The album will be released as a standard jewel case CD with a twelve-page booklet. Drummer Neutron Cannon comments: ‘This album is a wake up call to the human […]
- Video footage and setlist from Helloween’s first ‘Pumpkins United’ show with Kiske and Hansen
- SULLY ERNA On Next GODSMACK Album: ‘It’s Not Quite As Angry As It Used To Be’
Nati P Taviel de Andrade of Spain’s Goetia Media conducted an interview with GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna prior to his September 21 solo show at SO36 in Berlin, Germany. You can watch the entire interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On why his family is such a source of inspiration: Sully: “My […]
- GWAR, ‘The Blood of Gods’ – Album Review
A new era of GWAR has begun with their first album without the iconic Oderus Urungus. We let you know if it’s worth picking up. Continue reading…
- PINK CREAM 69: Lyric Video For New Song ‘Man Of Sorrow’
Frontiers Music Srl will release PINK CREAM 69’s new album, “Headstrong”, on November 10. The official lyric video for the song “Man Of Sorrow” can be seen below. “Headstrong” marks the thirtieth anniversary of the German/British hard rockers PINK CREAM 69. And what better way to celebrate than by adding yet another gem to their […]
- UltraMayhem Returns From 10 Year Bibernation To Release A New EP And Music Video
After a decade of silence, the Finnish anarchy metal pioneer UltraMayhem releases a new EP, Decennium consisting of five tracks about the hopeless state of our civilization, loss of individuality and the future of mankind. This is an honest take on the current fall towards a dystopian future amidst the rise of machines and the […]
- Scorpions’ ‘Born to Touch Your Feelings’ Ballad Compilation Details Revealed, Will Include New Songs
We hope this new compilation from the Scorpions comes with a free lighter! Continue reading…
- Sons of Apollo’s Mike Portnoy + Derek Sherinian: We Transcend Dream Theater Comparison, Find Beauty in the ‘Art of Strategic Wankery’ [Interview]
We speak with Sons of Apollo’s Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian about their ‘Psychotic Symphony’ disc, the formation of this band and their future plans. Continue reading…
- Lars Ulrich explains why he’s unsure Metallica can continue into their 70s
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has questioned whether the band can continue into their seventies like The Rolling Stones, Deep Purple and The Who.
- LORDI: Video Of Entire Moscow Concert
Fan-filmed video footage of LORDI’s entire October 15 concert at at Volta in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. LORDI is contuining to tour in support of its latest album, “Monstereophonic: Theaterror Vs. Demonarchy”, which was released in September 2106 via AFM Records. The follow-up to 2014’s “Scare Force One” was produced by Nino Laurenne […]