Bassist CHRIS MCLERNON Quits SAIGON KICK

Bassist Chris McLernon has left acclaimed 1990s rockers SAIGON KICK, only three days after the group parted ways with drummer Phil Varone. Says McLernon in a statement: "I'm leaving my post on stage right. It's been a humbling honor to see you all, and I can't ever express sufficient gratitude for your undying dedication and ...

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BRET MICHAELS: 'Country Music Is Just Great Music'

POISON singer Bret Michaels called in to Washington D.C.'s country station 98.7 WMZQ to talk about his newly released rock-and-country-crossover single, "Girls On Bars". You can listen to a clip of his appearance below. Regarding his interest in country music, Michaels said: "Let me just say this with full, undisclosed… everything here coming out… I'm ...

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BLACK VEIL BRIDES: Official 'Alive And Burning' DVD/Blu-Ray Trailer

Los Angeles theatrical rockers BLACK VEIL BRIDES will release their first-ever concert DVD and Blu-ray, "Alive And Burning", on July 10. The cover artwork for the set was designed by the band's longtime friend and previous album cover illustrator, Richard Villa, and can be seen below. Also available is the official "Alive And Burning" trailer. ...

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JUDAS PRIEST's GLENN TIPTON Loves To Fish

On May 14, Missouri's KSHE 95 Real Rock Radio conducted an interview with JUDAS PRIEST guitarist Glenn Tipton. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud player below. Asked what hobbies he likes to partake in when he is on the road, Tipton said: "I play a bit of golf. Not too much ...

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Video: DAVE LOMBARDO's PHILM Performs In San Francisco

Fan-filmed video footage of PHILM's May 6 performance at DNA Lounge in San Francisco, California can be seen below. PHILM features former SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo alongside guitarist/vocalist Gerry Paul Nestler (CIVIL DEFIANCE) and bassist Francisco "Pancho" Eduardo Tomaselli (WAR). Asked what prompted the decision to forgo the improvisational aspect of the first PHILM album ...

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