DREAM THEATER's JOHN PETRUCCI Feels 'Guilty' For Not Releasing A Solo Album Since 2005

DREAM THEATER guitarist John Petrucci feels "guilty" for not having released a solo album since 2005's "Suspended Animation". Since the 2010 departure of drummer Mike Portnoy, Petrucci, along with keyboardist Jordan Rudess, has taken on nearly the entire songwriting load for the progressive metal giants, including 2016's much-debated double concept album, "The Astonishing". In an ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND: 'When I Made Angry Music, It Was Horrible Music'

Poland's E-GitarzystaTV recently conducted an interview with Canadian musician and producer Devin Townsend. You can watch the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how he approaches the guitar in terms of songwriting: Devin: "I love guitar. I have played guitar for thirty-five years. And when I was a teen, like ...

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DECAPITATED Issues Statement In Response To Rape Charges

The four members of the Polish death metal band DECAPITATED have issued a statement in response to their having been formally charged with rape in Spokane County, Washington. The four had already been charged with kidnapping in the first degree. The group says: "We'd like to emphasize; the Spokane Police Department has pressed charges as ...

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Listen To New THEORY OF A DEADMAN Song 'Wake Up Call'

"Wake Up Call", a new song from the Atlantic Records/604 Records group THEORY OF A DEADMAN, can be streamed below. The track is the title cut of the band's new album, which will be released on October 27. Recorded with producer Martin Terefe at London's Kensaltown Studios, "Wake Up Call" finds THEORYTyler Connolly ...

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Listen To New BUTCHER BABIES Song 'Pomona (S**t Happens)'

"Pomona (S**t Happens)", a brand new song from BUTCHER BABIES, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's third album, "Lilith", which will be released on October 27 via Century Media. The follow-up to 2015's "Take It Like A Man" was produced by Steve Evetts (THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, SEPULTURA, SUICIDE SILENCE) ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Releases 'Cult Leader' Video

The official video for POWERMAN 5000's new song "Cult Leader" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "New Wave", which will be released on October 27 via Pavement Entertainment. "Cult Leader" pumps up the propaganda with the ultimate theme song for the Follow Me Age. The song also makes ...

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MOONSPELL Releases 'Evento' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for "Evento", a new song from Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "1755", which will be released on November 3 via Napalm Records. The Portuguese-language disc was written about the 1755 Lisbon earthquake, also known as the Great Lisbon earthquake, which ...

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