BLACK SABBATH's TONY IOMMI Officially Launches Signature SG Custom Guitar

Epiphone has announces the all-new Epiphone limited-edition Tony Iommi Signature SG Custom, designed by the "Godfather of Heavy Metal" himself and featuring Gibson USA Tony Iommi Signature Humbuckers, a 24-fret Ebony fingerboard, and a beautiful Ebony gloss color finish. Tony Iommi is every guitar player's hero. He's not just the "lead guitarist" of BLACK SABBATH. ...

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MICHAEL AMOTT's SPIRITUAL BEGGARS To Record New Album In September

SPIRITUAL BEGGARS — the Swedish band featuring ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott and bassist Sharlee D'Angelo, along with vocalist Apollo Papathanasio (ex-FIREWIND) — recently wrapped three days of days of rehearsals and writing, which resulted in fifteen new original songs and two covers. Speaking to Kaaos TV, Amott stated about the sessions: "Yeah, I just ...

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SOILWORK: Audio Snippet Of 'The Ride Majestic' Title Track

A snippet of "The Ride Majestic", the title track of the tenth studio album from Sweden-based melodic death metal experts SOILWORK, is available in the YouTube clip below. The CD will be released worldwide on August 28 via Nuclear Blast. Joining the band on tour in support of the effort will be new bassist Markus ...

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KATAKLYSM: New Song 'The Black Sheep' Available For Streaming

Montreal-based death metallers KATAKLYSM will release new album, "Of Ghosts And Gods", on July 31 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork for the follow-up to "Waiting For The End To Come" was created by up-and-coming dark and macabre artist Art By Surtsey and can be seen below. The song "The Black Sheep", which appears on ...

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KORN's MUNKY Talks History With IBANEZ, Signature Guitars (Video)

U.K.'s Total Guitar magazine recently met up with KORN's James "Munky" Shaffer to talk about his history with Ibanez and two signature models, the APEX200 and APEX20. Check out the clip below. Shaffer last year spoke to Pop-Break.com about how reconnecting with guitarist Brian "Head" Welch for "The Paradigm Shift" album after an eight-year break ...

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ARMORED SAINT Announces More U.S. Shows With SAXON

Los Angeles, California's ARMORED SAINT will join back up with the legendary SAXON for some additional shows in the U.S. this fall to continue touring in support of the band's highly acclaimed seventh studio album, "Win Hands Down". ARMORED SAINT will also perform one very special headlining date in the U.S. this year and it's ...

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