AGNOSTIC FRONT: ‘The American Dream Died’ Video Released

The video for “The American Dream Died”, the title track of the eleventh album from New York hardcore legends AGNOSTIC FRONT, can be seen below. The CD was produced by MADBALL singer Freddy Cricien and engineered, mixed and mastered by Paul Miner (H2O, TERROR). The record, which features guest appearances by Cricien, Toby Morse (H2O) … Continue reading AGNOSTIC FRONT: ‘The American Dream Died’ Video Released

TWISTED SISTER Taps Drummer MIKE PORTNOY For Farewell Tour

According to TMZ.com, TWISTED SISTER will embark on its final tour, dubbed “Forty and F**k It”, in 2016. A rep for the band tells the site the farewell trek will feature the core TWISTED SISTER lineup of Dee Snider (vocals), Jay Jay French (guitar), Mark Mendoza (bass) and Eddie Ojeda (guitar), along with Mike Portnoy … Continue reading TWISTED SISTER Taps Drummer MIKE PORTNOY For Farewell Tour

MOTÖRHEAD’s LEMMY Says He Is ‘Only’ Smoking A Pack Of Cigarettes A Week Now

In a brand new interview with Full Metal Jackie, MOTÖRHEAD frontman Lemmy Kilmister spoke about the lifestyle changes that he made over the last couple of years after being fitted with a defibrillator because of heart problems and a brush with death during his last surgery. “I stopped smoking for about two years, but I … Continue reading MOTÖRHEAD’s LEMMY Says He Is ‘Only’ Smoking A Pack Of Cigarettes A Week Now

BEHEMOTH: ‘Messe Noire’ Video Released

“Messe Noire”, the new video from Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH, can be seen below. The clip was helmed by Brooklyn-based director Zev Deans, who brings a visually dark and surreal atmosphere to a song and album that is one of BEHEMOTH‘s most bleak. To add to the atmosphere, costumes were provided by fashion designer Sharon … Continue reading BEHEMOTH: ‘Messe Noire’ Video Released

MARILYN MANSON Wants To Press Charges Against Man Who Punched Him In Face Without Provocation

According to TMZ, Marilyn Manson wants police to arrest the man who assaulted him and the shock-rocker’s makeup artist inside a Denny’s restaurant in Alberta, Canada the night of April 4, shortly after Manson performed a show at the Shaw Conference Center. Manson‘s manager told the site the singer was sucker punched in the face … Continue reading MARILYN MANSON Wants To Press Charges Against Man Who Punched Him In Face Without Provocation

NIGHTRAGE: ‘Stare Into Infinity’ Video Released

“Stare Into Infinity”, the new video from Greek/Swedish melodic death metallers NIGHTRAGE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band’s sixth studio album, “The Puritan”, which will be released on April 24 via Despotz Records. “‘Stare Into Infinity’ is one of my favorite songs on our new album, ‘The Puritan’,” NIGHTRAGE guitarist … Continue reading NIGHTRAGE: ‘Stare Into Infinity’ Video Released

Surviving Members Of GWAR Sued By DAVE BROCKIE’s Father

According to NBC News, the surviving members of the theatrical shock rock band GWAR have been sued by the father of Dave Brockie, the group’s late founder, accusing them of stealing Dave‘s artwork, bass guitars and cremated remains, and refusing to return them to his family. In the lawsuit, filed Thursday (April 2) in state … Continue reading Surviving Members Of GWAR Sued By DAVE BROCKIE’s Father

Three People Dead In Van Crash Involving Heavy Metal Bands KHAOTIKA, WORMREICH

**UPDATE #2**: Investigators have named the three people killed early Monday when a van carrying heavy metal bands WORMREICH and KHAOTIKA from Huntsville and Atlanta crashed in northeast Georgia. Nicholas R. Crisostomo, 25, of Round Hill, Virginia; Ian A. McKinney, 30, of Madison, Tennessee; and Paul. J. Truesdell, 29, of Mableton, Georgia, were killed at … Continue reading Three People Dead In Van Crash Involving Heavy Metal Bands KHAOTIKA, WORMREICH

Video: VAN HALEN Performs On ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’

VAN HALEN promoted the release of its new concert album, “Live: Tokyo Dome In Concert”, with an appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Thursday, April 2. Video footage of the “Jump” performance can be found at this location while “Dance The Night Away” can be seen here. As previously reported, VAN HALEN frontman David … Continue reading Video: VAN HALEN Performs On ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’

JOURNEY Drummer To Donate $10,000 To Replace Instruments Lost In Oregon High School Fire

According to KPTV.com, JOURNEY drummer Deen Castronovo and his wife are offering $10,000 to replace equipment that was lost after a 4-alarm fire ripped through a high school in Albany, Oregon. The destroyed building stored the school’s sound equipment, band and choir instruments and more than 40 years worth of collected sheet music. The damage … Continue reading JOURNEY Drummer To Donate $10,000 To Replace Instruments Lost In Oregon High School Fire

Former RAGE Guitarist VICTOR SMOLSKI Launches ALMANAC

A few weeks ago, the announcement that the most recent lineup of German power metallers RAGE was breaking up caused a furor within the metal scene. While RAGE co-founder Peavy Wagner decided to continue the band with new members, guitarist Victor Smolski set his mind on following his passion for neo-classical, orchestral metal and continue … Continue reading Former RAGE Guitarist VICTOR SMOLSKI Launches ALMANAC

METALLICA To Co-Headline This Year’s LOLLAPALOOZA

METALLICA and Paul McCartney will headline this year’s Lollapalooza, set to take place July 31 – August 2 at Grant Park in Chicago, Illinois METALLICA comments: “”It’s been nearly 20 years since we’ve been lucky enough to take the stage at Lollapalooza, so we are over the top that we’ve been asked to play this … Continue reading METALLICA To Co-Headline This Year’s LOLLAPALOOZA