• GREAT WHITE Apologizes For North Dakota Concert: 'We Are Not In A Position To Enforce The Laws'

    GREAT WHITE Apologizes For North Dakota Concert: 'We Are Not In A Position To Enforce The Laws'
    Veteran hard rockers GREAT WHITE have apologized for the conditions at their show this past Thursday night (July 9) in Dickinson, North Dakota. Video footage of the outdoor concert — which was part of the town's "First On First: Dickinson Summer Nights" series — showed there were no safety restrictions at the event, with attendees standing shoulder to shoulder and not a single person wearing a mask.Earlier tonight, GREAT WHITE released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET via
  • BUSH's GAVIN ROSSDALE: 'I Think That It's Crazy That People Don't Wear Masks'

    BUSH's GAVIN ROSSDALE: 'I Think That It's Crazy That People Don't Wear Masks'
    BUSH frontman Gavin Rossdale has blasted people who refuse to wear a mask in public spaces to protect others from possible infection.Rossdale addressed the hot-button issue as lawmakers push harder for their constituents to wear face masks to limit the spread of coronavirus. President Donald Trump has been loath to wear a mask, despite the advice of public health experts.Asked in an interview with Shroom of the 102.7 WEBN radio station how he feels about wearing masks, Gavin said (see video belo
  • GREAT WHITE Plays Concert In North Dakota With No Restrictions In Place: No Social Distancing, No Masks (Video)

    GREAT WHITE Plays Concert In North Dakota With No Restrictions In Place: No Social Distancing, No Masks (Video)
    GREAT WHITE played an outdoor show this past Thursday night (July 9) in Dickinson, North Dakota as part of "First On First: Dickinson Summer Nights". Video footage of the concert can be seen below.While numerous events have been imposing restrictions, such as wearing masks and social distancing, "First On First" has no such rules in place."We do not have restrictions, believe it or not, we don't have any," April Getz, an event coordinator for Odd Fellows, which organizes, runs and comes up with
  • Producer TOM WERMAN Accuses DEE SNIDER Of 'Embellishing' Facts Surrounding Their Collaboration On 'Stay Hungry' Album

    Producer TOM WERMAN Accuses DEE SNIDER Of 'Embellishing' Facts Surrounding Their Collaboration On 'Stay Hungry' Album
    Veteran hard rock producer Tom Werman has once again fired back at Dee Snider over the TWISTED SISTER singer's comments regarding their collaboration on the triple-platinum "Stay Hungry" album.During a recent appearance on "The Jasta Show", the Internet program hosted by HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta, Snider said had "begged" Werman to put the songs "We're Not Gonna Take It" and "I Wanna Rock" on the LP. "[Tom] didn't want those two tracks on the record," Dee said. "I was on my knees in front o
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  • BOB ROCK On LED ZEPPELIN's JOHN PAUL JONES: 'He Was So Insulted' That I Produced First KINGDOM COME Album

    BOB ROCK On LED ZEPPELIN's JOHN PAUL JONES: 'He Was So Insulted' That I Produced First KINGDOM COME Album
    Canadian producer, engineer, and musician Bob Rock recently spoke to Tone-Talk about his work on the debut album from '80s rockers KINGDOM COME, a band perhaps best known for its uncanny musical resemblance to LED ZEPPELIN. The 1988 LP featured the song "Get It On", which had a stranglehold on AOR radio, prompting thealbum to ship gold. The quintet took to the road immediately as part of the North American "Monsters of Rock" tour alongside VAN HALEN, SCORPIONS, METALLICA and DOKKEN. In addition
  • NICKELBACK's RYAN PEAKE Didn't Realize His Band Would Be So Polarizing

    NICKELBACK's RYAN PEAKE Didn't Realize His Band Would Be So Polarizing
    NICKELBACK guitarist Ryan Peake says that he never expected his band's popularity to be so polarizing.Arguably the most disliked band in America, NICKELBACK has earned a type of hatred so potent it's hard to fathom what they did that was so terrible to the public consciousness. It's gotten to the point that people who enjoy NICKELBACK are denying their fandom and hiding their CDs like criminal contraband.Speaking to "Talk Is Jericho" about how he feels about the attention NICKELBACK has gotten b
  • THE PRETTY RECKLESS's TAYLOR MOMSEN On Singing 'Like A Stone' Days After CHRIS CORNELL's Death: 'I Could Barely Get Through It'

    THE PRETTY RECKLESS's TAYLOR MOMSEN On Singing 'Like A Stone' Days After CHRIS CORNELL's Death: 'I Could Barely Get Through It'
    THE PRETTY RECKLESS singer Taylor Momsen, who has repeatedly named SOUNDGARDEN as one of her favorite bands, spoke to "Offstage With DWP" about the influence of the iconic Seattle alternative rock act on her music career and her songwriting approach. She said (see video below): "Their level of artistry and songwriting and musicianship is so above what I can even comprehend. It's so intricate, it's so detailed, it's so good and it's so smart that it takes a minute to understand SOUNDGARDEN. They'
  • MACHINE HEAD's ROBB FLYNN On Coronavirus Pandemic: 'I Think This Thing's Gonna Go On For Two To Probably Four Years'

    MACHINE HEAD's ROBB FLYNN On Coronavirus Pandemic: 'I Think This Thing's Gonna Go On For Two To Probably Four Years'
    This past Wednesday (July 8), MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn spoke to Primordial Radio about how he is dealing with the coronavirus crisis and what the touring circuit might look like post-pandemic. He said (see video below): "I've been saying this for months, and people don't really like my opinion of it, but I think this thing's gonna go on for two to probably four years, the pandemic."I think when it first hit, we were all a little naïve about what exactly was happening. We rushed into
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  • SKID ROW Is Still Writing Material For Next Studio Album

    SKID ROW Is Still Writing Material For Next Studio Album
    On Friday (July 10), SKID ROW bassist Rachel Bolan spoke to Groove Entertainment, LLC's "Live Music Happy Hour" about the progress of the recording sessions for the final chapter of SKID ROW's "United World Rebellion" trilogy. The disc is being tracked at a Nashville, Tennessee studio with producer Michael Wagener, who also helmed the group's 1989 self-titled debut and 1991's "Slave To The Grind".SKID ROW's new LP will mark its first release with South African-born, British-based vocalist ZP The
  • POISON's RIKKI ROCKETT Relaunches DEVIL CITY ANGELS With New Single And Video, 'Testify'

    POISON's RIKKI ROCKETT Relaunches DEVIL CITY ANGELS With New Single And Video, 'Testify'
    DEVIL CITY ANGELS, the band featuring drummer Rikki Rockett (POISON) and vocalist Brandon Gibbs, has released a new single, "Testify". The official music video for the track can be seen below.DEVIL CITY ANGELS was originally formed by Rockett, Gibbs, guitarist Tracii Guns (L.A GUNS) and bassist Eric Brittingham (CINDERELLA). The band released its self-titled debut album in September 2015. Following the recording of "Devil City Angels", Brittingham decided not to continue with the project and his
  • REPENTANCE Feat. STUCK MOJO, Ex-SOIL Members: 'God For A Day' Single Due Next Month

    REPENTANCE Feat. STUCK MOJO, Ex-SOIL Members: 'God For A Day' Single Due Next Month
    REPENTANCE, the band featuring former SOIL and DIRGE WITHIN guitarist Shaun Glass and STUCK MOJO frontman Robby J. Fonts, will release a new digital single, "God For A Day", on August 7. A short preview clip is available below."God For A Day" will arrive a little over a year after the release of REPENTANCE's last single, "Only The Damned Die Young". That track came on the heels of the 2018 song "Enter The Gallows"."Only The Damned Die Young" was recorded at Electrowerks Recording with Chuck Maca
  • Mongolian Rock Band THE HU Releases Special Film 'The Hu: Road To The Gereg'

    Mongolian Rock Band THE HU Releases Special Film 'The Hu: Road To The Gereg'
    Critically acclaimed Mongolian rock group THE HU has released a deluxe edition of "The Gereg" on July 10, available in CD, double vinyl and digital formats. This new version includes three tracks re-made with special featured artists, including Jacoby Shaddix (PAPA ROACH), Danny Case (FROM ASHES TO NEW) and Lzzy Hale (HALESTORM).Alongside the deluxe album THE HU has shared a special film, "The Hu: Road To The Gereg", looking back at the making of "The Gereg", features and accomplishments along t
  • LAMB OF GOD's MARK MORTON Says TRUMP Is 'Grossly' Underestimating His Base's Intelligence

    LAMB OF GOD's MARK MORTON Says TRUMP Is 'Grossly' Underestimating His Base's Intelligence
    LAMB OF GOD's Mark Morton has blasted President Donald Trump over his claim that the United States is only seeing a spike in new coronavirus infections because more testing is being carried out.Trump tweeted on Thursday: "For the 1/100th time, the reason we show so many Cases, compared to other countries that haven't done nearly as well as we have, is that our TESTING is much bigger and better. We have tested 40,000,000 people. If we did 20,000,000 instead, Cases would be half, etc. NOT REPORTED
  • SHARON OSBOURNE Was Surprised By Honesty Of 'The Nine Lives Of Ozzy Osbourne' Documentary

    SHARON OSBOURNE Was Surprised By Honesty Of 'The Nine Lives Of Ozzy Osbourne' Documentary
    During an appearance earlier today (Friday, July 10) on "The Talk", Ozzy Osbourne's son Jack Osbourne revealed how he used his multiple sclerosis diagnosis to help his father through his journey with Parkinson's disease."I think it's a very different thing with Parkinson's versus M.S., but the one thing that I've always kind of encouraged from the jump was you can kind of turn lemons into lemonade with this," Jack said (see video below). "And just be honest and be that person that someone in the
  • Skeletal Remains Uploads New Lyric "Illusive Divinity" Video

    California based death metal outfit Skeletal Remains has posted a new lyric video online for the song, "Illusive Divinity." You can check it out below. The song comes from the band's new album, "The Entombment Of Chaos," which will be released on September 11th via Century Media Records.The band comments: "We are very excited to share with you ...Read More/Discuss on Metal Underground.com
  • Official ALICE COOPER Chocolate Milk Coming This Fall

    Official ALICE COOPER Chocolate Milk Coming This Fall
    Danzeisen Dairy will release a special edition Alice Cooper chocolate milk bottle at retail grocers and for home delivery across Arizona this fall. Proceeds will benefit Solid Rock, the nonprofit organization Alice and his wife, Sheryl, founded in 1995. The organization operates The Rock Teen Center, a 28,000-square-foot facility in Phoenix where people ranging from ages 12 to 20 can get free instruction in music (both instrument lessons and recording studio training), dance, art, film and photo
  • Oceans Of Slumber Posts New Music Video "The Adorned Fathomless Creation" Online

    Texan doom metal outfit Oceans Of Slumber has posted a new music video online for the song, "The Adorned Fathomless Creation." You can check it out below. The song comes from the band's forthcoming self-titled album, which is set to be released through Century Media on September 4th. The album will be available digitally, as well on jewel case CD a...Read More/Discuss on Metal Underground.com
  • Kataklysm Reveals New Album "Unconquered" Details; Posts New Music Video "The Killshot" Online

    Canadian melodic death metal heavyweights, Kataklysm, have revealed details for their 14th full-length studio album, "Unconquered," which will be unleashed on September 25 via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band release the first single entitled, "The Killshot". Watch the video directed by Scott Hansen of Digital Thunderdome, below.The band ...Read More/Discuss on Metal Underground.com
  • PAUL STANLEY On His Working Relationship With GENE SIMMONS: I Knew We Were Much Stronger Together Than Me Alone

    PAUL STANLEY On His Working Relationship With GENE SIMMONS: I Knew We Were Much Stronger Together Than Me Alone
    During an appearance on the latest episode of "Live From Nerdville With Joe Bonamassa", Paul Stanley spoke about his continued partnership with fellow KISS co-founder Gene Simmons — this despite their seeming like extremely different types of people. He said (see video below): "When I met Gene, I didn't particularly like him. But there was pragmatism involved. You have to prioritize and figure what's most important to you to reach your goal. And I knew that Gene and I were much stronger to
  • DREAM THEATER's JOHN PETRUCCI Says It Was 'Very Cathartic' To Play Music With MIKE PORTNOY Again

    DREAM THEATER's JOHN PETRUCCI Says It Was 'Very Cathartic' To Play Music With MIKE PORTNOY Again
    DREAM THEATER guitarist John Petrucci will release his second solo album, "Terminal Velocity" in the fall via Sound Mind Music/The Orchard. The follow-up to 2005's "Suspended Animation" features guest musicians Mike Portnoy (SONS OF APOLLO, ex-DREAM THEATER) on drums and Dave LaRue (DIXIE DREGS) on bass. The effort marks the first time Petrucci and Portnoy recorded together in over a decade, as well as the first since Portnoy departed DREAM THEATER."Having Mike play drums on this record was real
  • Shvpes, Featuring The Son Of Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson, Announces Breakup

    British metalcore band Shvpes, fronted by Griffin Dickinson, son of Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson, has announced that they have decided to disband. The band were formed in 2009 under the name Cytota, but changed their name in early 2015 to Shvapes, after which they released their debut full length, "Pain. Joy. Ecstasy. Despair," in 2016, wit...Read More/Discuss on Metal Underground.com
  • Enslaved Posts New Music Video "Jettegryta" Online

    Enslaved have released the second single, "Jettegryta", from their upcoming studio album, "Utgard." The single is accompanied by a frost-bitten video, in which an Icelandic pristine glacial landscape is darkened by sinister events. Today, the band have also launched pre-orders for "Utgard," which will be released on October 2.Grutle Kjellson co...Read More/Discuss on Metal Underground.com
  • Agathodaimon Announces Reunion; Signs With Napalm Records

    Dark metal institution Agathodaimon have officially signed a worldwide record deal with Napalm Records. Formed by Sathonys (guitar) and Matthias Rodig (drums), the German five-piece quickly evolved, performed at major European festivals and released six studio albums throughout their vast career. Seven years after their highly praised full length, ...Read More/Discuss on Metal Underground.com
  • New Crab Species Named After NIGHTWISH

    New Crab Species Named After NIGHTWISH
    A new crab species has been named after Finnish/British/Dutch symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH. The band says: "One new crab species (Tanidromites nightwishorum) was named after us in honor in particular for our 2015 album, 'Endless Forms Most Beautiful', about the evolution of life."The new species of crab was found in eastern Austria and lived during the late part of the Jurassic period, around 150 million years ago. While dinosaurs dominated the land, parts of Europe were covered by a warm, shal
  • DEF LEPPARD's RICK ALLEN Discusses His Guest Appearance On Wife LAUREN MONROE's 'Big Love' EP (Video)

    DEF LEPPARD's RICK ALLEN Discusses His Guest Appearance On Wife LAUREN MONROE's 'Big Love' EP (Video)
    Mailboat Records and Cherry Bomb Records have just released "Big Love", the EP by singer/songwriter Lauren Monroe, wife of DEF LEPPARD drummer Rick Allen.Densely textured and imaginatively layered, legendary producer Jim Scott and Monroe have given us an anthem for this moment in time. With consummate backing from the likes of such heavyweights as keyboardist Benmont Tench and drummer Steve Ferrone (TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS), seasoned session vet, lead guitarist Waddy Wachtel (Keith Ric
  • LINKIN PARK's MIKE SHINODA Releases Official Music Video For 'Open Door' Solo Single

    LINKIN PARK's MIKE SHINODA Releases Official Music Video For 'Open Door' Solo Single
    LINKIN PARK's Mike Shinoda has just released a new solo record, "Dropped Frames, Vol. 1", via his Kenji Kobayashi Productions label. The LP features the first batch of instrumentals inspired by Shinoda's live Twitch streams from his home studio, with assistance from his fans."'Dropped Frames' is just as much about the live channel as it is about the 'album," Mike said in a statement. "The collection of songs is a highlight reel of the tracks I make on the channel, but a big part of the experienc
  • QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT: Third Episode Of 'Roadies In Lockdown' Video Series Now Available

    QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT: Third Episode Of 'Roadies In Lockdown' Video Series Now Available
    QUEEN's official YouTube channel's behind-the-scenes "Lockumentary" series "Roadies In Lockdown", which explores the roles of various QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT crew members on the road and catches up with them in lockdown continues its weekly outing with episode three.Sam Augustus sheds light on his role as lighting BlackTrax engineer in the show production and in doing so helps us understand why he has earned the moniker of Harry Potter among the crew.Conceived and produced by long-standing tour vid
  • VOIVOD To Play Online Concert Next Month

    VOIVOD To Play Online Concert Next Month
    Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD will play an online concert on August 9. The event, which will be livestreamed from Quebec, Canada's at RadicArt Studio, will coincide with the 56th birthday of the band's singer, Denis "Snake" Belanger.VOIVOD has just released a new three-track 12-inch vinyl and digital EP titled "The End Of Dormancy" via Century Media Records. The EP is centered around a special "Metal Section" version of the title track (off VOIVOD's latest album, "The Wake"
  • MOTIONLESS IN WHITE Has 'Two Projects' Coming Out This Summer

    MOTIONLESS IN WHITE Has 'Two Projects' Coming Out This Summer
    Chris "Motionless" Cerulli says that MOTIONLESS IN WHITE has completed work on "two projects" which will see the light of day in the coming weeks.Earlier today, he tweeted: "Just received the final mixes for two projects we are releasing this summer. I can't wait for you to hear. All I'm going to say is ..... you should stock up on some Kleenex now ahead of time.He added in a separate tweet: "I probably should have stated that they aren't new songs. Whoooops haha."MOTIONLESS IN WHITE has spent t
  • JUDAS PRIEST Reschedules '50 Heavy Metal Years' U.S. Tour For Summer/Fall 2021

    JUDAS PRIEST Reschedules '50 Heavy Metal Years' U.S. Tour For Summer/Fall 2021
    In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST have postponed most of their previously announced fall 2020 U.S. tour dates to the summer/fall of 2021. Unfortunately, not every show was able to be rescheduled. About a dozen concerts had to be canceled.Says JUDAS PRIEST: "We have every intention of adding more shows and cities to our 50th anniversary tour in the Fall of 2021. As soon as we have the new dates finalized, we will announce them."The following shows
  • BON JOVI Sings About GEORGE FLOYD, Protests On New Single 'American Reckoning'

    BON JOVI Sings About GEORGE FLOYD, Protests On New Single 'American Reckoning'
    The official lyric video for BON JOVI's new single "American Reckoning" can be seen below. The song, written by Jon Bon Jovi, offers a deeply compelling look at current times."American Reckoning" will be included on BON JOVI's forthcoming album, "Bon Jovi 2020", which takes a critical view of this staggering and historic year. The song is available from Island Records on all digital platforms, with 100% of the band and Island Records' net proceeds from the download of "American Reckoning" suppor
  • Watch Music Video For TOMMY LEE's Remix Of TYLA YAWEH/POST MALONE Song 'Tommy Lee'

    Watch Music Video For TOMMY LEE's Remix Of TYLA YAWEH/POST MALONE Song 'Tommy Lee'
    The official music video for Tommy Lee's remix of the song "Tommy Lee" from Tyla Yaweh can be seen below. The track, which also features Post Malone, is said to be an ode to the MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer and his lavish lifestyle.Tommy told Army & Air Force Exchange Service's Facebook page about his involvement in "Tommy Lee": "They asked me to do a remix [of the song]. I don't know how much you know about remixes, but a lot of times, people will do a remix and you're, like, somebody chan
  • MEGADETH's KIKO LOUREIRO: Listen To Entire New Solo Album, 'Open Source'

    MEGADETH's KIKO LOUREIRO: Listen To Entire New Solo Album, 'Open Source'
    MEGADETH guitarist Kiko Loureiro has just released his fifth solo album, "Open Source". The disc can now be streamed in its entirety in the YouTube clip below.The cover artwork for "Open Source" was created by Gustavo Sazes (MACHINE HEAD, AMARANTHE, ARCH ENEMY)."Open Source" includes an instrumental titled "EDM (e-Dependent Mind)", which was released as a single last month. The track features Loureiro on guitar and keyboards, as well as Felipe Andreoli on bass and Bruno Valverde on drums."Open S
  • KLAUS MEINE On SCORPIONS' New Album: 'This Time, The Focus Is On The Harder Songs'

    KLAUS MEINE On SCORPIONS' New Album: 'This Time, The Focus Is On The Harder Songs'
    SCORPIONS frontman Klaus Meine spoke to Talking Metal about the band's upcoming studio album. Tentatively due in 2021, the disc will mark the German hard rock legends' first release since 2017's "Born To Touch Your Feelings - Best Of Rock Ballads", which was an anthology of SCORPIONS' new and classic material."We hooked up with [producer] Greg Fidelman — he used to work with METALLICA and SLIPKNOT — so we're right on our way bringing the old vibe from albums like 'Blackout', 'Love At
  • DREAM THEATER Singer JAMES LABRIE's Son CHANCE Launches FALSET; Debut Album Due In October

    DREAM THEATER Singer JAMES LABRIE's Son CHANCE Launches FALSET; Debut Album Due In October
    Canadian rock group FALSET will release its debut album, "We Follow Or Lead The Way", on October 16.The band is comprised of Zach Copeland (vocals/guitar), Braeden Kozy (guitar), Riley Fields (bass) and Chance LaBrie (drums), son of DREAM THEATER singer James LaBrie."We Follow Or Lead The Way" was produced by Zach Copeland and mixed by Nolly Getgood (PERIPHERY, DEVIN TOWNSEND).The album combines metalcore, modern rock, djent, and prog elements highlighted by heavy-hitting breakdowns, soaring mel
  • Video Premiere: KATAKLYSM's 'The Killshot'

    Video Premiere: KATAKLYSM's 'The Killshot'
    Canadian melodic death metal heavyweights KATAKLYSM will release their 14th full-length studio album, "Unconquered", on September 25 via Nuclear Blast Records. The official music video for the disc's first single, "The Killshot", can be seen below. The clip was directed by Scott Hansen of Digital Thunderdome.KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono said: "'The Killshot' is very Machiavellian at its base meaning. The song deals with revenge and planning it out, I wrote the song in an open interpretatio
  • THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Frontman GREG PUCIATO Releases Music Video For 'Do You Need Me To Remind You?'

    THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Frontman GREG PUCIATO Releases Music Video For 'Do You Need Me To Remind You?'
    Greg Puciato, the wildly adaptive musician whose resume ranges from the unpredictable THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN to the pop-infused electro outfit THE BLACK QUEEN and the metal supergroup KILLER BE KILLED, has set an October 23 release date for his debut solo album, "Child Soldier: Creator Of God"."I'd been writing for so many different projects, DILLINGER, then THE BLACK QUEEN, and KILLER BE KILLED...and I just kept on writing,” explains Puciato of the 15-song album that sees him singing a
  • NEAL MORSE, MIKE PORTNOY And RANDY GEORGE Cover JETHRO TULL's 'Hymn 43' (Video)

    NEAL MORSE, MIKE PORTNOY And RANDY GEORGE Cover JETHRO TULL's 'Hymn 43' (Video)
    Neal Morse, Mike Portnoy and Randy George recently announced their return to the "Cover To Cover" series of albums with "Cov3r To Cov3r", the brand new third instalment. Featuring their renditions of classic tracks by the likes of KING CRIMSON, JETHRO TULL, Gerry Rafferty, David Bowie and more (including their cover of "No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience Needed" featuring vocals from YES singer Jon Davison), the album will be released on July 24 as CD, gatefold 2LP + CD and as a digital alb
  • 10 YEARS To Release 'Violent Allies' Album In September

    10 YEARS To Release 'Violent Allies' Album In September
    Knoxville, Tennessee rockers 10 YEARS will release their new studio album titled "Violent Allies", on September 18 via Mascot Records. Earlier this year, the band's first new music in two and a half years was introduced gaining immediate traction at radio and streaming platforms across the globe. That song, "The Shift" has already exceeded a half a million streams on Spotify, and over a million overall. Today, a second song has been released in front of the album titled "The Unknown".Growth tran
  • TRIUMPH's RIK EMMETT: 11 Solo Titles Reissued Digitally

    TRIUMPH's RIK EMMETT: 11 Solo Titles Reissued Digitally
    For decades, Rik Emmett — largely considered one of the greatest rock guitarists of all time — has been a prolific recording artist, whether it be as a member of TRIUMPH, offering solo material, or collaborating with others.And now, fans will be able to enjoy quite a few of his solo releases once again — which covers a wide variety of styles.On Friday, July 10, Round Hill Records will reissue 11 solo Rik recordings in the digital format, including "Ten Invitations" (1998), "Swi
  • Lullaby Versions Of SABATON From TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE ROCK STAR Out Now

    Lullaby Versions Of SABATON From TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE ROCK STAR Out Now
    Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star, the company which creates "beautiful lullaby versions of your favorite artists," has just released "Lullaby Versions Of Sabaton" via Roma Music Group."Lullaby Versions Of Sabaton" track listing:01. To Hell And Back
    02. The Last Stand
    03. Bismarck
    04. The Red Baron
    05. Primo Victoria
    06. The Lost Battalion
    07. Ghost Division
    08. Carolus Rex
    09. Attero Dominatus
    10. The Final SolutionThe song "To Hell And Back" can be streamed in the YouTube clip below.Twinkle Twi
  • Former TRISTANIA Singer VIBEKE STENE Teams Up With Ex-BORKNAGAR Drummer ASGEIR MICKELSON In VEIL OF SECRETS

    Former TRISTANIA Singer VIBEKE STENE Teams Up With Ex-BORKNAGAR Drummer ASGEIR MICKELSON In VEIL OF SECRETS
    Former TRISTANIA singer Vibeke Stene has teamed up with ex-BORKNAGAR drummer Asgeir Mickelson in a new doom metal band, VEIL OF SECRETS.VEIL OF SECRETS' debut album, "Dead Poetry", is set to be released on CD and vinyl through Crime Records this coming fall."Dead Poetry" was recorded by Mickelson and mixed by Børge Finstad at Toproom Studio. On the album, Mickelson handled guitars, drums, and bass, Sareeta (RAM-ZET, ex-ÁSMEGIN) played violins, and Erling Malm (ARTICULUS, ENDOLITH)
  • ALCATRAZZ Releases Music Video For STEVE VAI-Penned Song 'Dirty Like The City'

    ALCATRAZZ Releases Music Video For STEVE VAI-Penned Song 'Dirty Like The City'
    "Dirty Like The City", the new music video from the hard-hitting, melodic heavy metal band ALCATRAZZ, can be seen below. The song is taken from the group's upcoming album, "Born Innocent", due on July 31 via Silver Lining Music.Frontman Graham Bonnet comments: "Steve Vai sent us about 60 songs. Out of all of them, 'Dirty Like The City' was the one that stood out right away for me, and after a good listen, I just knew it had to be included in the album."Keyboardist Jimmy Waldo adds: "I loved this
  • Vader Announce Fall 2020 European Tour - Chronosphere & Fallcie To Join As Support

    Vader announced their fall 2020 European tour. That trek is set to find them out on the road this September with Chronosphere and Fallcie as support acts. It will hit the below cities:09/01 Berlin, GER – Nuke Club
    09/02 Roskilde, DEN – Gimle
    09/03 Bad Oeynhausen, GER – Druckerei
    09/04 Amserfoort, NET – Fluor
    09/05 Essen, GER – Turock
    0...Read More/Discuss on Metal Underground.com
  • SHVPES Feat. BRUCE DICKINSON's Son GRIFFIN: 'We Have Decided To Call It A Day'

    SHVPES Feat. BRUCE DICKINSON's Son GRIFFIN: 'We Have Decided To Call It A Day'
    SHVPES, the British rock band fronted by Griffin Dickinson — the son of IRON MAIDEN's Bruce Dickinson — has called it quits.The band, which formed in 2015, released an EP and two albums, 2016's "Pain. Joy. Ecstasy. Despair" and 2018's "Greater Than". Several singles followed in 2019 and this year, including "Lion's Den", the official music video for which can be seen below.SHVPES announced the decision to split up in a social media post earlier today. The band wrote: "Good things all
  • Watch ENSLAVED's Music Video For New Single 'Jettegryta'

    Watch ENSLAVED's Music Video For New Single 'Jettegryta'
    Norway's progressive black metallers ENSLAVED have released the second single, "Jettegryta", from their upcoming studio album "Utgard". The single is accompanied by a frost-bitten video, in which an Icelandic pristine glacial landscape is darkened by sinister events.Grutle Kjellson commented on the clip: "Iceland was the perfect place to shoot the video for 'Jettegryta'."'Jettegryta' translates to Giant's Cauldron and refers to a phenomenon in nature, where rivers/running water — over a lo
  • Listen To New DEEP PURPLE Single 'Nothing At All'

    Listen To New DEEP PURPLE Single 'Nothing At All'
    With the release of their 21st studio album "Whoosh!" approaching, legendary rockers DEEP PURPLE embark on the next part of their journey by releasing their new single, "Nothing At All", on July 10.The lyrics of "Nothing At All" sound like an observation of what we humans have done to Mother Earth in our short time of existence.After exploring the subject of time and space with "Throw My Bones" and following the concerned look into the future of the second single "Man Alive", "Nothing At All" br
  • OPETH Announces March 2021 European Tour

    OPETH Announces March 2021 European Tour
    Swedish prog-metal/rock veterans OPETH have announced a European tour for March 2021. Support on the trek will come from retro rockers THE VINTAGE CARAVAN from Iceland.Tour dates:March 10 - EE - Tallinn - Helitehas
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    March 12 - PL - Warsaw - Progresja
    March 13 - PL - Wroclaw - A2
    March 15 - CZ - Prague - Forum Karlin
    March 16 - AT - Vienna - Arena
    March 17 - HUBudapest - Akvarium Klub
    March 19 - RO - Bucharest - Arenele Romane
    March 20 - BG - Sofia - Universiada
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