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Could GHOST One Day Continue Without TOBIAS FORGE? He Weighs In

Matt Bingham of the Z93 radio station in Saginaw, Michigan recently conducted an interview with GHOST founder and main songwriter Tobias Forge. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he feels GHOST can one day exist without any original members, like KISS leaders Paul ...

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ACE FREHLEY Says His New Solo Album Will Be Called 'Spaceman'

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley took part in a question-answer session at the 2018 Indianapolis KISS Fan Expo, which is being held May 12-13 at the Wyndham Indianapolis West Hotel in Indianapolis, Indiana. You can now watch the discussion below. Asked if he would be open to the idea of providing support (with his solo ...

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NAPALM DEATH Releases 'Standardization' Video

U.K. grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH have released a video for the opening track, "Standardization", off their compilation "Coded Smears And More Uncommon Slurs", recently released via Century Media Records. The clip, which was created by Costin Chioreanu of Twilight 13 Media, can be seen below. NAPALM DEATH vocalist Mark "Barney" Greenway checked in with the ...

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Watch DAVE MUSTAINE Perform MEGADETH's 'Symphony Of Destruction' At 'Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp'

Video footage of Dave Mustaine performing the MEGADETH classic "Symphony Of Destruction" with bassist Bjorn Englen (DIO DISCIPLES, TONY MACALPINE) and several campers at last month's Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp in Los Angeles, California can be seen below. Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp is a non-competitive atmosphere designed for all levels of musicians and ...

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Video: ACE FREHLEY Performs At M3 ROCK FESTIVAL

Fan-filmed video footage of Ace Frehley's May 5 performance at the M3 Rock Festival at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland can be seen below. Ace's setlist was as follows: 01. Parasite (KISS song) 02. Rip It Out 03. Love Gun (KISS song) 04. Rock Soldiers 05. Strange Ways (KISS song) 06. New York ...

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CORE 10 Feat. Original KORN Drummer DAVID SILVERIA: 'Introspection' Single Released

CORE 10, the band featuring original KORN drummer David Silveria, has released a new single, titled "Introspection". The song was co-produced by Grammy-nominated producer Ulrich Wild (PANTERA, STATIC- X, DEFTONES, SLIPKNOT) and Argentina's Alejandro Taranto (A.N.I.M.A.L., LOS FABULOSOS CADILLACS), mixed by Wild and mastered by Gene Grimaldi at Oasis Mastering (DANZIG, PENNYWISE, AVENGED SEVENFOLD). Says ...

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KISS Manager On Why He Believes Band Can Continue Without Original Members: This Isn't 'Dark Side Of The Moon'

Veteran talent manager Doc McGhee (KISS, MÖTLEY CRÜE, BON JOVI) was recently interviewed by Juliette Miranda of "The Unwritable Rant" podcast. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On his early days as a manager: Doc: "You start [by] learning what not to do. If you have ...

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GENE HOGLAN Discusses His Art Piece 'The Full Rah' (Video)

Last November, drum legend Gene Hoglan unveiled his fine-art debut collection. Completed with art team SceneFour, the release was a pioneering effort in the new medium of crafting visual art through drum performance. In the clip below, shot during the production of his art collection, Gene discusses "The Full Rah", one of his favorite pieces ...

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VINNIE VINCENT Gets Emotional At 'Spooky Empire': 'The Most Appreciation I Have Ever Had For Life Is Right Now'

Earlier this month at the Spooky Empire convention in Orlando, Florida — his second public appearance since emerging from seclusion — former KISS guitarist Vinnie Vincent participated in a question-and-answer session. Footage can be viewed below (Q&A starts at the 5:41 mark). A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the status of the ...

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VINNIE VINCENT Joins GENE SIMMONS At Nashville 'Vault Experience' Event (Video)

Former KISS guitarist Vinnie Vincent joined his former bandmate Gene Simmons earlier today (Saturday, April 14) at the KISS bassist/vocalist's "Vault Experience" event in Nashville, Tennessee. Video footage of Vincent's appearance can be seen below (courtesy of a Facebook Live video from Rosie Luck). When the event was first confirmed in early March, Vincent stated ...

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GENE HOGLAN Says CHUCK SCHULDINER Was 'Always Uncomfortable' With Being Called 'Godfather Of Death Metal'

Gene Hoglan says that Chuck Schuldiner was always uncomfortable with being referred to as "the Godfather of death metal," preferring instead to give credit to the bands that inspired him during DEATH's formative years. Although DEATH is considered to be one of the most important and influential death metal acts of all time, the Florida-based ...

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Don't Expect To See GENE SIMMONS In Canadian Pot Ads

Don't hold your breath if you were hoping to see Gene Simmons's face on ads for legal cannabis in Canada. The KISS bassist/vocalist, who has always promoted clean living and scoffed at peers who snort drugs and get high, made headlines last month when he landed an odd new gig as "chief evangelist officer" at ...

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