BEHEMOTH’s NERGAL: ‘The Majority Of Death Metal Bands From The USA Are So Generic, They All Sound Perfect’

Ross Baker of Ghost Cult magazine recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Adam “Nergal ” Darski of Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. On his health following the five-month bout of leukemia he overcame in January 2011, after receiving a bone-marrow transplant:  “I’ve just been for some routine checks and test at the […]

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JASON NEWSTED, WILLIAM DUVALL Discuss What It’s Like To Replace Hugely Influential Departed Musicians

Backstage at last year’s Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards event in London, England, Invade TV bumped into William DuVall (ALICE IN CHAINS) and Jason Newsted (NEWSTED, METALLICA, VOIVOD, ECHOBRAIN). An interesting conversation developed, giving some insight into what it’s like to come into a band that already existed and taking over the role of departed hugely influential musicians. Check out […]

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EPICA: New Album Title, Release Date Revealed

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers EPICA will release their sixth album, “The Quantum Enigma”, on May 5 in Europe and May 13 in North America via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to “Requiem For The Indifferent” was produced by Joost Van Den Broek (the former AFTER FOREVER and AYREON keyboard player who has previously worked with REVAMP and STREAM OF PASSION). Says […]

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STEEL PANTHER’s MICHAEL STARR, STIX ZADINIA Interviewed On U.K.’s TeamRock Radio (Audio)

Stephen Hill of TeamRock Radio recently conducted an interview with vocalist Michael Starr and drummer Stix Zadinia of Los Angeles glam-metal jokesters STEEL PANTHER. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. STEEL PANTHER released the second video from their upcoming third album, “All You Can Eat”, due out on April 1 in North America via […]

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METALLICA Guitarist’s Horror Convention Underway

Underway this weekend in San Francisco is Kirk Von Hammett’s Fear FestEvil, a three-day horror convention founded and hosted by METALLICA guitarist and lifelong horror fan Kirk Hammett. The event kicked off on Thursday (February 6) and lasts through Saturday (February 8), and Hammett told The Pulse Of Radio what he envisioned for it. “I’ve gone to San Diego Comic-Con, […]

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GODSMACK: 11 Songs Written For Next Studio Album

GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna tweeted on February 5 that the band has made massive headway in the songwriting process for its next studio album, tentatively due later in the year. “This band is on FIRE lately!” Erna wrote. “Finished 11 songs in two weeks so far. 2014 watch the f%#k out!!!  In a post on GODSMACK‘s official web site, drummer […]

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Traffic Circle In Poland Named After Late SLAYER Guitarist JEFF HANNEMAN

According to CentrumDruku3D, a traffic circle in Jaworzno, a small city in Poland, has been renamed after late SLAYER guitarist Jeff Hanneman. The official sign unveiling, which took place yesterday (Thursday, Febraury 6), was made possible thanks to the Polish company Art-Com Sp. z o.o. (Art-Com Ltd.), which won the charity auction during the world-famous Wielka Orkiestra Swiatecznej Pomocy (Great […]

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TWISTED SISTER’s A.J. PERO Plays LED ZEPPELIN At ‘Bonzo Bash NAMM Jamm 2014′ (Video)

Fan-filmed video footage of TWISTED SISTER and ADRENALINE MOB drummer A.J. Pero performing during the Bonzo Bash NAMM Jamm 2014 “The Ultimate Celebration To The Ultimate Drummer – John Henry Bonham Of Led Zeppelin” on January 23 at The Observatory, in Santa Ana, California can be seen below. “Bonzo Bash” is the “celebration show” that John Bonham freak/worshipper/drum lifer Brian […]

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NORDIC BEAST Featuring MOTÖRHEAD, EUROPE, KING DIAMOND Members: Video Footage Of Norwegian TV Performance

Video footage of NORDIC BEAST, the new band featuring Mikkey Dee (MOTÖRHEAD), John Norum (EUROPE), Åge Sten Nilsen (WIG WAM), Hal Patino (KING DIAMOND) and Mic Michaeli (EUROPE), performing the Norum song “Good Man Shining” on the January 30 edition of the Norwegian morning show “God Morgen Norge” on TV2 can be seen below. NORDIC BEAST made its live debut […]

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