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PAUL STANLEY, SLASH, ZAKK WYLDE, NIKKI SIXX, MICHAEL ANTHONY React To Passing Of JOHNNY WINTER

Paul Stanley (KISS), Slash (GUNS N’ ROSES), Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE), Nikki Sixx (MÖTLEY CRÜE) and Michael Anthony (VAN HALEN, CHICKENFOOT) are among the musicians who reacted on Twitter and Facebook to the passing of blues legend Johnny Winter, who died Wednesday (July 16) at his hotel room in Zurich, Switzerland at […]

IN FLAMES Filming ‘Rusted Nail’ Video

Swedish metallers IN FLAMES are filming a video for their new single, “Rusted Nail”. A photo from the set of the video shoot can be seen below. “Rusted Nail” is taken from IN FLAMES‘ eleventh album, “Siren Charms”, which will be released in the U.S. on September 9 via Sony/RED. The CD was recorded at […]

Dutch Death Metallers DICTATED Sign With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of Dutch death metallers DICTATED. The band’s new album, “The Deceived”, will be released on August 15. Comments DICTATED: “DICTATED is very honored and proud to have signed with the mighty Metal Blade Records! “We have just finished our album, ‘The Deceived’, and we are thrilled to see […]

Guitarist JIM ROOT Fired From STONE SOUR

Guitarist Jim Root has been fired from STONE SOUR, the group fronted by Root‘s SLIPKNOT bandmate Corey Taylor. STONE SOUR has released the following statement regarding the matter: “As some of you might have heard by now, STONE SOUR and Jim Root have indeed parted ways. We were trying to wait until the completion of […]

GUNS N’ ROSES Guitarist DJ ASHBA Says He ‘Loves’ The Unpredictability Of The Band’s Live Performances

GUNS N’ ROSES guitarist Daren Jay “DJ” Ashba tells Las Vegas Review-Journal that one of his favorite things about being in the band is the unpredictability of the group’s live shows — including the time they take the stage and the songs they will perform during each concert. “That’s what I’ve always loved about playing […]