BLACK STAR RIDERS Tour Starts This Week

Black Star Riders, comprised of an all-star line-up of seasoned professionals including guitarist Scott Gorham (THIN LIZZY, 21 GUNS), vocalist Ricky Warwick (THIN LIZZY, THE ALMIGHTY), guitarist Damon Johnson (THIN LIZZY, ALICE COOPER/BROTHER CANE), drummer Jimmy DeGrasso (YT, MEGADETH), and bassist Robbie Crane (RATT, LYNCH MOB), will embark on five U.S. tour dates later this … Continue reading BLACK STAR RIDERS Tour Starts This Week

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, PAPA ROACH, IN THIS MOMENT To Join Forces For U.S. Tour

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH and PAPA ROACH will head out on the road together this fall, with IN THIS MOMENT and FROM ASHES TO NEW in tow. Before the actual tour can be announced, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH and PAPA ROACH want to hear from you! They are giving fans a chance to help bring … Continue reading FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, PAPA ROACH, IN THIS MOMENT To Join Forces For U.S. Tour

BRET MICHAELS Releases Teaser For ‘Girls On Bars’ Video

A teaser for “Girls On Bars”, the video for the new rock-and-country-crossover song from POISON singer Bret Michaels, can be seen below. The full clip is expected to be released on May 12. Said Michaels about the track: “It is a very Americana, fun summer song that reminds me how much I love music with … Continue reading BRET MICHAELS Releases Teaser For ‘Girls On Bars’ Video

ABBATH Signs With SEASON OF MIST, Announces Band Lineup

Season Of Mist has announced the signing of ABBATH. Having recently departed from IMMORTAL to form a new band under his own name, the iconic Norwegian black metal legend is currently working on his debut album for the label, expected in early 2016. Bass duties for ABBATH will be handled by a man familiar to … Continue reading ABBATH Signs With SEASON OF MIST, Announces Band Lineup

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