CHERIE CURRIE: Why THE RUNAWAYS Will Probably Never Reunite

Cherie Currie says a full reunion of iconic seventies rockers THE RUNAWAYS will now probably never happen. Speaking on the "White Line Fever" podcast, Currie outlined in great detail her relationships with fellow former bandmates Joan Jett, Lita Ford, Jackie Fox and Sandy West and the previous attempts to get the band back together. "It's ...

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KORN's MUNKY: 'I Think It's Difficult To Put Us In A Category'

KORN guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer was interviewed on the November 28 edition of "Whiplash", the KLOS radio show hosted by Full Metal Jackie. You can now listen to the chat using the widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On KORN not getting the recognition it deserves for its musicality: Munky: "I think ...

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CHRIS CORNELL Is 'Concentrating 100%' On Next SOUNDGARDEN Album

SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell has confirmed that the band hopes to record the follow-up to 2012's comeback album, "King Animal", early in 2017 with the goal of releasing the disc later in the year. During a December 5 appearance on "Whiplash", the KLOS radio show hosted by Full Metal Jackie, Cornell was asked if there ...

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LARS ULRICH Worries METALLICA Will Get Too Old To Perform Songs Like 'Battery' And 'Master Of Puppets'

During a brand new interview with CBC Radio One's arts and culture program "Q", METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich spoke about the issue of drummers and health, particularly after RUSH admitted that the Canadian rock trio's retirement from the road has happened, in large part, because of drummer Neil Peart's tendonitis and diminishing physical abilities. "When ...

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HEAVY MONTREAL On Hiatus In 2017

Concert promoter Evenko has announced that Heavy Montreal, the rendezvous of heavy music lovers, will be on hiatus in 2017 in order to return, stronger than ever, on July 28-29, 2018 at Parc Jean-Drapeau and on July 27, 2018 with Heavy In The City. "During the past eight editions of Heavy Montreal, we always focused ...

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OVERKILL: Second Trailer For 'The Grinding Wheel' Album

Legendary New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL will release their new studio album, titled "The Grinding Wheel", on February 19, 2017 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was produced by OVERKILL and mixed by Andy Sneap (TESTAMENT, EXODUS, ACCEPT). The artwork was created again by Travis Smith (NEVERMORE, OPETH, SOILWORK, DEATH). "The Grinding Wheel" track listing: 01. Mean ...

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NIKKI SIXX Offers Update On MÖTLEY CRÜE's Biopic 'The Dirt'

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx spoke to Mark Goodman and Alan Light, hosts of SiriusXM's "Debatable", about the status of the long-awaited film adaptation of the group's biography, "The Dirt - Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band". He said (hear audio below): "'The Dirt', it's now being moved around. Some different companies are ...

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