brad-wilk in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

Story continues after advertisement

Video: YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Performs At 'Guitar Gods Festival' In Miami

Fan-filmed video footage of legendary guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen performing on February 19 at the Guitar Gods Festival in Miami Beach, Florida can be seen below. The brainchild of Yngwie's wife and manager April Malmsteen, Guitar Gods Festival was a wall-to-wall showcase of virtuosity featuring performances by Steve Vai, IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain, Gus G., ...

Read more

Posted in: News

AC/DC Tops BILLBOARD's 'Hot Tours' Chart

According to Billboard.com, AC/DC's three Midwestern U.S. arena shows in Fargo, North Dakota; St. Paul, Minnesota; and Chicago, Illinois were seen by 47,939 fans, generating $5.7 million in box office revenue and placing the trek at No. 1 on the weekly "Hot Tours" list of top-grossing tours. The February 11 concert in Fargo ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Video: YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, STEVE VAI, RUDY SARZO And NICKO MCBRAIN Perform VAN HALEN Classic At 'Guitar Gods Festival'

Legendary guitarists Yngwie Malmsteen and Steve Vai, along with veteran bassist Rudy Sarzo and IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain, performed a cover version of the VAN HALEN classic "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love" during last night's (Friday, February 19) Guitar Gods Festival, which was held in Miami Beach, Florida. The brainchild of Yngwie's wife and manager ...

Read more

Posted in: News

JOE PERRY Disses STEVEN TYLER's Move To Country Music

AEROSMITH lead guitarist Joe Perry has dismissed his longtime bandmate Steven Tyler's decision to record a country album. In May 2015, Tyler released his first country single, "Love Is Your Name", which reached No. 1 on the Billboard Country Streaming Songs chart. He followed it up with "Red White & You", which came out last ...

Read more

Posted in: News

BLACK SABBATH Resumes 'The End' Tour In Tacoma; Video Available

BLACK SABBATH resumed its "The End" tour last night (Saturday, February 6) in Tacoma, Washington after canceling three shows because singer Ozzy Osbourne was battling severe sinusitis. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Black Sabbath 02. Fairies Wear Boots 03. After Forever 04. Into The Void 05. Snowblind 06. War Pigs 07. Behind The ...

Read more

Posted in: News

3 DOORS DOWN: New Song 'The Broken' Available For Streaming

Grammy Award-nominated Mississippi rock band 3 DOORS DOWN will release its sixth full-length album, "Us And The Night", on March 11 via Republic Records. The group recorded the album at Rivergate Studios in Nashville, Tennessee with producer Matt Wallace (MAROON 5, TRAIN, FAITH NO MORE) over the course of 2015. It nods to the spirit ...

Read more

Posted in: News

BLACK SABBATH's Vancouver Show Canceled Due To OZZY OSBOURNE's Illness

BLACK SABBATH's February 3 concert in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada has been postponed due to singer Ozzy Osbourne's continued battle with severe sinusitis. Details regarding the rescheduled date will be announced as soon as they are available. SABBATH canceled its concert Saturday night (January 30) at the Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada just two ...

Read more

Posted in: News

BLACK SABBATH: Video Footage Of Entire Minneapolis Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of BLACK SABBATH's entire January 25 concert at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Black Sabbath 02. Fairies Wear Boots 03. After Forever 04. Into The Void 05. Snowblind 06. War Pigs 07. Behind The Wall Of Sleep 08. N.I.B. 09. Hand ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Current And Former MEGADETH Members ELLEFSON, YOUNG And DEGRASSO Join Forces At MONTROSE Tribute Concert

Current MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson was joined by the band's former members Jeff Young (guitar) and Jimmy DeGrasso (drums) for the "Bad Motor Scooter" finale at the "Ronnie Montrose Remembered" memorial celebration on January 23 at the Observatory in Santa Ana, California. Also appearing on stage for the track were Keith St. John (MONTROSE), Brad ...

Read more

Posted in: News

BLACK SABBATH: Quality Footage Of Chicago Concert

Quality fan-filmed video footage of BLACK SABBATH's January 22 performance at United Center in Chicago, Illinois can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Black Sabbath 02. Fairies Wear Boots 03. After Forever (first live performance since 2005) 04. Into The Void 05. Snowblind 06. War Pigs 07. Behind The Wall Of ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TAU CROSS Feat. VOIVOD, AMEBIX Members: North American Tour Dates Announced

TAU CROSS, the punk/metal collective featuring AMEBIX bassist/frontman Rob Miller, VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin, MISERY guitarist Jon Misery and WAR//PLAGUE guitarist Andy Lefton, has announced a ten-day North American tour this spring, marking its first live appearances as a band. The dates kick off on March 29 in Minneapolis, Minnesota and wrap up April ...

Read more

Posted in: News

LINKIN PARK 'Experimenting' With Sounds For New Album

According to The Pulse Of Radio, LINKIN PARK vocalist Mike Shinoda told RollingStone.com in a new interview that he expects the band's seventh studio album to surface in the second half of 2016. Shinoda explained: "I've been on a tear in the studio right now with the band. We've been making so much new material… ...

Read more

Posted in: News