Former CRO-MAGS Bassist HARLEY FLANAGAN Continuing Work On New Album

Former CRO-MAGS Bassist HARLEY FLANAGAN Continuing Work On New Album

Former CRO-MAGS bass player and one-time frontman Harley Flanagan is in the process of recording his newest LP, to be released later this year on Southern Lord. With his musical roots tracing back to the beginning of the 1980s, Flanagan was involved in New York City punk act THE STIMULATORS before even hitting his teens. In the mid-’80s, he founded the legendary hardcore/crossover act the CRO-MAGS, directly after which the band released its seminal “The Age Of Quarrel” LP. At the beginning of the millennium,…

TARJA TURUNEN And MIKE TERRANA: First ‘Beauty & The Beat’ Teaser Clip

TARJA TURUNEN And MIKE TERRANA: First ‘Beauty & The Beat’ Teaser Clip

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen and acclaimed drummer Mike Terrana (TARJA, AXEL RUDI PELL, RAGE, YNGWIE J. MALMSTEEN, MASTERPLAN) will release the classic-rock crossover live project “Beauty The Beat” on May 30 via earMUSIC. The effort includes interpretations of classic music pieces ranging from Bach to Mozart to Rossini as well as rock classics from QUEEN, LED ZEPPELIN and Turunen. The first teaser clip for “Beauty The Beat” can be seen below. “Beauty The Beat” is something very different from your ordinary rock show, let…

ROB ZOMBIE Says Next Movie Is ‘Definitely Horror’

ROB ZOMBIE Says Next Movie Is ‘Definitely Horror’

  Rob Zombie recently announced that he had scrapped plans to direct a hockey movie called “Broad Street Bullies” in favor of a new film in the genre he’s best known for, horror. A short time later, Zombie revealed that he was also working on a new TV miniseries about the Manson Family murders with “American Psycho” author Bret Easton Ellis. But Zombie told The Pulse Of Radio that his new horror movie will come out first. “The other thing is an original thing of…

SEBASTIAN BACH: ‘All My Friends Are Dead’ Video Released

SEBASTIAN BACH: ‘All My Friends Are Dead’ Video Released

The video for the song “All My Friends Are Dead” from former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach can be seen below. The clip is dedicated to a number of fallen hard rock/heavy metal musicians that we lost way too soon. “All My Friends Are Dead” is taken from Bach‘s new solo album, “Give ‘Em Hell”, which is being released on April 22 via Frontiers Records. The follow-up to 2011′s “Kicking Screaming” was once again produced by Bob Marlette, who has previously worked with ROB ZOMBIE,…

CRUCIFIED BARBARA: New Song ‘To Kill A Man’ Available For Streaming

CRUCIFIED BARBARA: New Song ‘To Kill A Man’ Available For Streaming

“To Kill A Man”, a brand new song from the Swedish all-girl hard rock quartet CRUCIFIED BARBARA, can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track is taken from the band’s upcoming fourth studio album, “In The Red”, to be released on August 20 via Despotz Records. “We and many of us feel a huge impotence and rage when we hear and read about men who systematically abuse and rape women,” commented the band. “This type of crime is something that happens every day,…

DELAIN: ‘The Human Contradiction’ First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

DELAIN: ‘The Human Contradiction’ First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

“The Human Contradiction”, the new album from Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers DELAIN, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Switzerland: #24 Netherlands: #25 Germany: #40 UK: #44 Belgium: #65 Austria: #82 France: #106 USA: #182 “The Human Contradiction” sold around 1,900 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 8 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in…

PAUL GRAY’s Widow Reveals Details Of SLIPKNOT Bassist’s Final Days

PAUL GRAY’s Widow Reveals Details Of SLIPKNOT Bassist’s Final Days

According to the Des Moines Register, the widow of SLIPKNOT bassist Paul Gray testified yesterday (Tuesday, April 22) in the the involuntary manslaughter trial involving the doctor who treated Paul in the days before his 2010 death. While on the witness stand at the Polk Country District Court in Iowa, Brenna revealed that Paul‘s final weeks were a blur of extreme drug abuse, which neither his doctor nor his bandmates would help his wife confront. Daniel Baldi is facing involuntary manslaughter charges in the deaths…

HALESTORM’s LZZY HALE Featured On New LINDSEY STIRLING Album

HALESTORM’s LZZY HALE Featured On New LINDSEY STIRLING Album

HALESTORM‘s Lzzy Hale makes a guest appearance on “Shatter Me”, the title track of the new album from the American violinist, dancer, performance artist and composer Lindsey Stirling. The CD will be released on April 29 and will by accompanied by a video for “Shatter Me”, also featuring Hale. A seven-minute video clip featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the recording sessions for the “Shatter Me” song can be seen below. Stirling, a 27-year-old native of Orange County, California, and an “America’s Got Talent” alum (she placed…

BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME: ‘Lay Your Ghosts To Rest’ Video Released

BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME: ‘Lay Your Ghosts To Rest’ Video Released

“Lay Your Ghosts to Rest”, the new video from the Raleigh, North Carolina-based progressive rock/cutting-edge metal band BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, can be seen below. The clip was filmed at the Baltimore Soundstage, The Orange Peel in Asheville, North Carolina, and The Cannery Ballroom in Nashville, Tennessee. “Lay Your Ghosts to Rest” was produced, filmed, and directed by Raymond McCrea Jones and Wes Richardson. The video is a surreal look at the band’s live show, and the detailed light show and production that accompanies…

SUICIDE SILENCE To Release ‘You Can’t Stop Me’ Album In July

SUICIDE SILENCE To Release ‘You Can’t Stop Me’ Album In July

California deathcore masters SUICIDE SILENCE will release “You Can’t Stop Me”, their first album to feature new vocalist Hernan “Eddie” Hermida (ex-ALL SHALL PERISH) and their first since the tragic loss of singer Mitch Lucker, on July 11 in Europe (except in the U.K., where it will arrive on July 14) and July 15 in North America via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. “You Can’t Stop Me” was produced and mixed by Steve Evetts (SEPULTURA, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN), who worked with the band not only on…

CHANNEL ZERO’s ‘Kill All Kings’ Album To Be Released Via METAL BLADE RECORDS

CHANNEL ZERO’s ‘Kill All Kings’ Album To Be Released Via METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade has inked a license deal with CNR Records for the brand new CHANNEL ZERO album, “Kill All Kings”. The effort will be released by Metal Blade worldwide (except for the Benelux territories) on June 20 as a digipack CD and digital download. Formed in 1990, CHANNEL ZERO started has released five albums and is by far the most successful metal band ever to come out of Belgium. In 2013, the band started to work on its sixth studio album, combined with playing at…

Legendary IRON MAIDEN Illustrator DEREK RIGGS Interviewed By LITTLE PUNK PEOPLE (Video)

Legendary IRON MAIDEN Illustrator DEREK RIGGS Interviewed By LITTLE PUNK PEOPLE (Video)

Elliott of Little Punk People conducted an interview with legendary IRON MAIDEN illustrator Derek Riggs at the Horrorhound Weekend in Cincinnati, Ohio in March 2014. You can now watch the chat below. Riggs is behind one of the most recognizable characters in all of heavy metal, IRON MAIDEN‘s mascot Eddie. He has created some of the most complex album covers of all time with precision and a painterly flair. Riggs‘ art book “Run For Cover: The Art Of Derek Riggs”, was presented as a 180-page,…