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MARDUK Guitarist: 'I Will Never Let Anybody Tell Me What To Do'

Jerry of Rauta conducted an interview with guitarist Morgan Steinmeyer Håkansson of Swedish black metal veterans MARDUK after the band's May 18 performance at this year's Steelfest in Hyvinkää, Finland. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On new drummer Simon "BloodHammer" Schilling: Morgan: "The thing ...

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Ex-VIXEN Singer JANET GARDNER Performs In Denver (Video)

Decibel Geek TV has uploaded video footage of Janet Gardner's July 12 concert at The Venue in Denver, Colorado. Check out the clips below. Gardner's second solo album, "Your Place In The Sun", was released on May 31 via Pavement Entertainment. Like her 2017 debut self-titled solo album, the new LP is a collaboration with ...

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PUDDLE OF MUDD To Release 'Welcome To Galvania' Album In September; 'Uh Oh' Single Available

PUDDLE OF MUDD will release its long-awaited new album, "Welcome To Galvania", on September 13 via Pavement Entertainment. It marks the band's first full-length collection of new material since "Volume 4: Songs In The Key Of Love And Hate". Having sold over seven million albums worldwide and releasing a string of chart-topping hits, including "Blurry", ...

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EXHORDER To Release 'Mourn The Southern Skies' Album In September; 'My Time' Single Now Available

New Orleans-based thrash metal pioneers EXHORDER will release their first album in 27 years, "Mourn The Southern Skies", on September 20 via Nuclear Blast Records. The band now features founding members Vinnie La Bella (guitar) and Kyle Thomas (vocals) along with Jason Viebrooks (HEATHEN) on bass, Marzi Montazeri (ex-SUPERJOINT RITUAL, PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ...

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POSSESSED's JEFF BECERRA Says Death Metal Is One Of The Most Exciting Genres In Music Today

Moshpit Passion conducted an interview with frontman Jeff Becerra of Californian death metal pioneers POSSESSED at this year's Rock Hard Festival in Germany. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he expected such positive feedback to the band's "Revelations Of Oblivion" comeback studio album: ...

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DISTURBED Singer Says ROGER WATERS Is 'A Very Sick Man' Who Is 'Wrapped Up In His Own Psychosis And His Own Hatred'

DISTURBED singer David Draiman, who is of Jewish heritage, has once again spoken out against a growing international movement that targets Israel. A number of artists, including Roger Waters, have been vocal in their support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign, which calls for economic pressure on Israel to end the occupation of ...

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CREED Vocalist SCOTT STAPP On Choosing Sobriety: 'I Wanted To Live'

Former CREED vocalist Scott Stapp recently spoke with Suzi of the Des Moines, Iowa radio station Lazer 103.3. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his current single, "Purpose For Pain": Scott: "Something I think that really helped me when I was going through difficult times ...

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LIVING COLOUR Singer Is Collaborating With ADRENALINE MOB Guitarist On 'Bluesy' And 'Funky' Album

ADRENALINE MOB guitarist Mike Orlando is collaborating with LIVING COLOUR vocalist Corey Glover on a new project. The as-yet-unnamed band is currently recording its debut album for a tentative early 2020 release. In a recent interview with the "Talking Metal" podcast, Orlando described the project's musical direction as "just straight-up rock. It's heavy ...

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Irish Councillor Calls For BEHEMOTH To Be Banned From Performing In Limerick: 'Satanism Is Associated With Evil'

A councillor in Limerick, Ireland is calling on the Minister For Justice to block Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH from performing in the country next week. BEHEMOTH is scheduled to play at King John's Castle on June 17, the band's first visit to Ireland since performing at Dublin's Vicar Street in February. Fianna Fáil councillor and ...

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