U.D.O.: 'Decadent' Video Premiere

"Decadent", the video for the title track of the new studio album from U.D.O., the German metal band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, can be seen below. The CD will be released in Europe on January 26 via AFM. With recordings having taken place in Udo's current home, Spanish island Ibiza, and also ...

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THE EXPLOITED To Release New Studio Album Next Summer

British punk legends THE EXPLOITED are working on a new studio album for a summer 2015 release via Nuclear Blast. It will mark the band's first CD since singer Wattie Buchan suffered a heart attack on stage during THE EXPLOITED's concert on February 13 in Lisbon, Portugal during the "Tour Of Chaos" with HATEBREED and ...

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BATTLE BEAST: 'Madness' Video Released

"Madness", the new video from Finnish female-fronted metallers BATTLE BEAST, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Ville Lipiäinen, who has previously worked with NIGHTWISH and HYPOCRISY, among others. "Madness" is taken from BATTLE BEAST's third studio album, "Unholy Savior", which will be released on January 9, 2015 in Europe and January 13, ...

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Is This MEGADETH's New Drummer?

Justis Mustaine, the son of MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine, has uploaded a short video clip of the band's bassist, David Ellefson, rehearsing with an as-yet-undisclosed drummer, presumably as part of an audition for the slot left vacant by the departure of Shawn Drover. Check it out below. Ex-MEGADETH drummer Nick Menza recently said that he ...

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VIVIAN CAMPBELL On Next DEF LEPPARD Album: 'If It Comes Out Being Wussy, I'm Not Accepting Blame'

Earlier this week, Kate of the London, Ontario, Canada classic rock radio station Free 98.1 FM conducted an interview with DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his health after undergoing stem-cell treatment in his continuing ...

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HIGH ON FIRE Taps Producer KURT BALLOU For New Album

California heavy rockers HIGH ON FIRE will enter Salem, Massachusetts' GodCity Studios with producer Kurt Ballou at the end of January to record their as-yet-untitled new album for a mid-2015 release via eOne Music. Earlier in the year, the trio — guitarist/vocalist Matt Pike, drummer Des Kensel and bassist Jeff Matz — convened for strategic ...

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Fans React To Being Sprayed With K.K. DOWNING's Fragrances (Video)

On Sunday, December 7, fans attending the Planet Rockstock festival at Park Dean Holiday Park, Porthcawl, Wales, United Kingdom had an opportunity to sample Metal For Men and Metal Pour Femme, the new exciting fragrances former JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing developed alongside The Astbury Fragrance Co.. Video footage of the fans' reactions to being ...

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