DREAM THEATER Has 'No Plans' To Reunite With MIKE PORTNOY

John Petrucci says that there are "no plans" for DREAM THEATER to reunite with drummer Mike Portnoy for a show or a tour. Portnoy, who co-founded DREAM THEATER more than thirty years ago, abruptly quit the band in September 2010 while on tour with AVENGED SEVENFOLD. He has since been replaced by Mike Mangini (ANNIHILATOR, ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO's SCOUR: Pro-Shot Footage Of Live Debut

SCOUR, the new extreme metal "supergroup" featuring Philip Anselmo (PANTERA, DOWN, SUPERJOINT) alongside members of CATTLE DECAPITATION and PIG DESTROYER, made its live debut this past Sunday night (February 19) at One Eyed Jacks in New Orleans, Louisiana. Professionally filmed video footage of SCOUR performing the song "Crooked" at the One Eyed Jacks concert can ...

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Reactivated PESTILENCE To Release 'Hadeon' Album

Veteran Dutch extreme metallers PESTILENCE have set "Hadeon" as the title of their new album, due later in the year. Joining vocalist/guitarist Patrick Mameli in the band's current lineup are Santiago Dobles (AGHORA) on lead guitar, Alan Goldstein on bass and Septimiu Hărşan (DISAVOWED) on drums. Asked by a fan on Facebook why bassist Tony ...

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JOHN BUSH: 'It Would Be Cool To Sing' ANTHRAX Songs Again

John Bush has once again admitted that he has "thought about" the idea of embarking on a special tour during which he would perform material from his time as the singer of ANTHRAX. Bush fronted ANTHRAX between 1992 and 2005 but was sidelined when ANTHRAX reunited with Joey Belladonna for a 20th-anniversary tour. When that ...

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