HIM To Begin Work On 'Some New Stuff' After U.S. Tour

Finnish "love" metallers HIM will follow their current North American tour with a one-off show in their hometown before taking time off from the road and beginning work on their next studio album. During a November 16 appearance on "The Louvau Show" on the 93.9 KWSS radio station in Scottsdale, Arizona, HIM frontman Ville Valo ...

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CLASSIC ROCK Magazine Denies Disrespecting RANDY RHOADS

Classic Rock editor Siân Llewellyn has responded to former OZZY OSBOURNE bassist Bob Daisley's accusation that the magazine had disrespected Randy Rhoads, the original guitarist for the BLACK SABBATH singer solo band, at the recent Classic Rock Roll Of Honour awards, where Ozzy was honored for Osbourne's first solo album, "Blizzard Of Ozz". Bob Daisley, ...

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OPETH: Fan-Filmed Footage Of Brussels Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of OPETH's November 6 performance at Ancienne Belgique in Brussels, Belgium can be seen below. Featured songs: 00:12 - Eternal Rains Will Come 07:15 - Cusp Of Eternity 12:40 - Bleak 25:12 - The Moor 37:23 - Advent 52:44 - Elysian Woes 59:18 - Windowpane 68:40 - Devil's Orchard OPETH will celebrate ...

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MASTODON: Rig Rundown With PREMIER GUITAR

Brent Hinds, Bill Kelliher and Troy Sanders of Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON spoke with link textPremier Guitar about their powerful-yet-simple rigs. At a recent stop in Nashville, this twice-Grammy-nominated band talked about their signature-model guitars and explained how they configure their touring setups. Check out the footage below. MASTODON's sixth album, "Once More ...

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SLIPKNOT: Ugly Christmas Sweater Now Available

SLIPKNOT is offering its own contribution to this year's "ugly Christmas sweater," a ubiquitous feature of the holiday season which began to sprout up in the last several decades. "Ugly Christmas sweater" or "tacky Christmas sweater" parties have been a holiday staple for several years, but there have been very few places to actually buy ...

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Video: Drunk PHILIP ANSELMO Meets Fans In Moscow

Philip Anselmo's (DOWN, PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS) official YouTube channel has been updated with video footage of a drunk Anselmo meeting and signing autographs for fans in Moscow, Russia on June 29. 2014 when PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS performed in the city as part of the Park Live festival. Check out ...

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Former MEGADETH Drummer SHAWN DROVER: 'I Wanted To Preserve The Legacy Of The Band'

On October 21, Sweetwater editorial director Mitch Gallagher conducted an interview with former MEGADETH drummer Shawn Drover. You can now watch the chat below. (Note: The interview was conducted roughly one month before Drover and guitarist Chris Broderick announced their departures from MEGADETH.) A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what it was ...

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