QUEENSRŸCHE To Support SCORPIONS On North American Tour

QUEENSRŸCHE will head out on the road in North America this fall as special guests to German hard rock veterans SCORPIONS. So far the following dates have been confirmed, with more yet to be announced: Sep. 10 - Blue Hills Bank Pavilion - Boston, MA Sep. 12 - Barclays Center - Brooklyn, NY Sep. 13 ...

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BATTLE BEAST Parts Ways With Guitarist And Main Songwriter ANTON KABANEN

Finnish female-fronted metallers BATTLE BEAST have parted ways with lead guitarist and main songwriter Anton Kabanen due to "insurmountable disagreements" with the other members of the band. A substitute guitarist has already been enlisted for BATTLE BEAST's upcoming shows, beginning with dates in Finland this March. Kabanen is going to continue making music and working ...

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EXODUS/SLAYER Guitarist GARY HOLT Shares Story From The Road (Video)

As part of Affliction's "Rock Star Stories" series, Jose Mangin, SiriusXM director of programming and on-air host (Liquid Metal, Ozzy's Boneyard, Octane), recently asked EXODUS and SLAYER guitarist Gary Holt to share a tale from the road. Check out the clip below. Holt was unable to join his EXODUS bandmates for their current Australian tour ...

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DOUG ALDRICH: Why I Left WHITESNAKE

Former WHITESNAKE and DIO, and current REVOLUTION SAINTS guitarist Doug Aldrich was interviewed by Canadian rock journalist Mitch Lafon for a recent edition of the "One On One With Mitch Lafon" podcast (Facebook page). You can now listen to the chat using the Spreaker widget below. Speaking about what it was like working ...

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SAMAEL: First Official Photo Of New Lineup

Veteran Swiss metallers SAMAEL recently parted ways with bassist Christophe "Mas" Mermod and replaced him with Thomas "Drop" Betrisey (ex-SYBREED). The first official photo of the band's new lineup can be seen on this page. Says SAMAEL in a statement: "The ever-growing success of Mas' lightshow company and his numerous jobs as light engineer has ...

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