MOONSPELL Frontman On Why New '1755' Record Is Sung In Portuguese: 'I Don't Think The Album Could Be Otherwise'

Spark TV, which is part of the Czech monthly magazine Spark, recently conducted an interview with frontman Fernando Ribeiro of Portuguese metal veterans MOONSPELL. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On MOONSPELL's forthcoming Portuguese-sung "1755" full-length, which was originally intended as an EP: Fernando: "When ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Drummer SHAWN DROVER Says Making New ACT OF DEFIANCE Album Was 'Seamless'

Rustyn Rose of Metalholic recently conducted an interview with former MEGADETH and current ACT OF DEFIANCE drummer Shawn Drover. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the songwriting process for ACT OF DEFIANCE's forthcoming sophomore album, "Old Scars, New Wounds": Shawn: "The main difference in songwriting ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS On New Singer Search: 'It's Looking Good'

Dean and Robert DeLeo say that things are "looking good" for STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, nearly two years after the passing of the band's original singer, Scott Weiland, and two months following the death of Weiland's replacement, Chester Bennington. STP has been without a vocalist since November 2015, when Bennington — who joined the group in ...

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Former CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Vocalist ERIC EYCKE Dies

Eric Eycke, who sang on CORROSION OF CONFORMITY's 1984 debut album, "Eye For An Eye", has passed away. Just prior to his death, Eycke had reportedly been in hospice with various maladies. C.O.C. said in a statement that Eric's "broad musical knowledge shaped the band's early identity," adding that "[his] energy is evident on our ...

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CHEAP TRICK To Release First Holiday Album 'Christmas Christmas'

Rock And Roll Hall Of Famers CHEAP TRICK will rock in the Yuletide season with the release of their first holiday-themed album, "Christmas Christmas", out October 20 on Big Machine Records. Arriving mere months after their criticallyacclaimed eighteenth studio album, "We're All Alright!", CHEAP TRICK co-produced the holiday collection alongside their longtime collaborator, Grammy Award ...

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METALLICA: Pro-Shot Footage Of 'Confusion' Performance From Cologne

Professionally filmed video footage of METALLICA performing the song "Confusion" on September 16 at Lanxess Arena in Cologne, Germany can be seen below. As previously reported, METALLICA will reissue its third album, "Master Of Puppets", on November 10 via the band's own Blackened Recordings. The LP has been remastered for the most advanced sound quality ...

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IGOR CAVALERA On CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's 'Psychosis': 'We're So Excited About This Record, It's Insane'

Igor Cavalera spoke to Australia's Silver Tiger Media about "Psychosis", the upcoming fourth album from CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, his collaboration with his brother and fellow founding SEPULTURA member Max Cavalera. Due on November 17 via Napalm Records, the disc, which was produced by longtime friend Arthur Rizk, was recorded primarily at a studio in Phoenix, Arizona. ...

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VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS: 'Tightrope' Video Released

"Tightrope", the new video from VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS, can be seen below. Four years after Adrian Vandenberg made a spectacular comeback with VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS, the band returns with a sophomore album, simply titled "MK II". Due on November 3 via the Mascot Label Group, the disc has all the qualities of the debut: once again the ...

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