KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Completes Demoing Material For Next Album

According to KILLSWITCH ENGAGE bassist Mike D'Antonio, the band has completed demoing material for its next studio album and is scheduled to begin laying down drums for the effort this week. Adds KILLSWITCH ENGAGE singer Jesse Leach on Instagram: "I got my work cut out for me! [I am] stoked and kind of amazed how ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: Video Footage Of Anaheim Performance

Carsten Steinhausen of MetalAssault.com has uploaded video footage of QUEENSRŸCHE performing the song "Take Hold Of The Flame" on March 27 at House Of Blues in Anaheim, California. You can watch it below. As previously reported, QUEENSRŸCHE has tapped Chris "Zeuss" Harris (pictured below; ROB ZOMBIE, HATEBREED, SOULFLY, SHADOWS FALL) to produce the ...

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BOBBY BLOTZER Unleashes His Ultimate 'RATT EXPERIENCE'

As a member of the legendary rock band RATT, Bobby Blotzer has headlined arenas all over the world, selling over 20 million records worldwide. In 2015, the acclaimed drummer affectionately known as "The Blotz" plans to introduce the world to his own one-of-a-kind RATT EXPERIENCE live show. While the members of RATT are currently on ...

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METALLICA's 'Enter Sandman' Gets Banjo Treatment (Video)

A banjo cover version of METALLICA's smash song "Enter Sandman" courtesy of Banjo Guy Ollie can be seen below. Says Ollie about the clip: "Coinciding with the end of my first year on youtube, this one took a while but here's a full version of 'Enter Sandman', the first one in my series of tributes ...

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VOIVOD's AWAY Talks Upcoming Documentary, Band's Musical Evolution (Video)

The Age Of Metal recently conducted an interview with drummer Michel "Away" Langevin of Canadian metal innovators VOIVOD. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about about VOIVOD's long-in-the-works official documentary, which is being helmed by Sam Dunn of production company Banger Films ("Metal: A Headbangers Journey", "Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage"), Away said: ...

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TREMONTI Recruits Bassist TANNER KEEGAN For Upcoming Tour

TREMONTI, the band fronted by ALTER BRIDGE/CREED guitarist Mark Tremonti, has recruited Tanner Keegan to play bass on its upcoming tour. It was announced last week that bassist Wolfgang Van Halen will not hit the road with TREMONTI due to commitments with his main act, VAN HALEN. Wolfgang said in a statement, "I am still ...

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