PAUL STANLEY: 'If It Ever Comes Down To It, I Am KISS'

Paste magazine recently conducted an interview with KISS guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Paste: You take Gene [Simmons] to task in [your memoir, "Face The Music: A Life Exposed"]. There are even parallels to his attitude in the early-'80s and Ace [Frehley] and Peter's [Criss] — ...

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TANKARD: 'R.I.B.' Album Trailer

German beer lovers and cult thrashers TANKARD will release their new album, "R.I.B." (Rest In Beer), on June 20 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2012's "A Girl Called Cerveza" was recorded at Studio 23 in Frankfurt, Germany. A trailer for "R.I.B." can be seen below. Taking inspiration from the motto "never change a winning ...

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PORTRAIT Records Cover Version Of Unreleased JUDAS PRIEST Song

Swedish metal band PORTRAIT has recorded a cover version of a JUDAS PRIEST song that has never been released by the legendary British heavy metal band. The track "Mother Sun" appears on PORTRAIT's CD single "We Were Not Alone", which is being sent out exclusively to subscribers with the May issue of Sweden Rock Magazine. ...

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KREATOR To Tour Europe With ARCH ENEMY, SODOM, VADER

German thrash metal veterans KREATOR will embark on a European headlining tour in November/December. Support on the trek will come from VADER, ARCH ENEMY and SODOM. Comments KREATOR guitarist/vocalist Mille Petrozza: "A lot of our European fans voiced their discontent over the fact that the band hardly does European club tours — apart from our ...

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Video: JAKE E. LEE's RED DRAGON CARTEL Performs In Philadelphia

Fan-filmed video footage of RED DRAGON CARTEL performing on April 3 at the Legendary Dobbs in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania can be seen below. RED DRAGON CARTEL is the band led by former OZZY OSBOURNE and BADLANDS guitarist Jake E. Lee. RED DRAGON CARTEL's self-titled debut album sold around 5,000 copies in the United States in its ...

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