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Former GUNS N' ROSES Drummer MATT SORUM Says His Forthcoming Autobiography Will Be 'The Juiciest Of The Juiciest Of The GN'R Books'

Drummer Matt Sorum (GUNS N' ROSES, THE CULT, VELVET REVOLVER) recently guested on the "2 Hours With Matt Pinfield" podcast. The full conversation can be streamed using the widget below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his plans to write an autobiography: Matt: "I'm writing [it] right now. When you write a ...

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2018 VANS WARPED TOUR Lineup Revealed

The entire lineup for 2018's Vans Warped Tour, presented by Journeys, has been revealed today via a special announcement video, which can be viewed below. It was previously shared that this would be the final cross-country run for the tour, now in its 24th year. On the upcoming shows, founder Kevin Lyman has shared: "I ...

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NIGHTWISH: Third Trailer For 'Decades' Compilation

Tuomas Holopainen's three-track demo earned him his first record deal with his freshly founded band NIGHTWISH back in 1996. 20 years later — with over 2,000 shows played and more than eight million records sold — NIGHTWISH is the biggest European symphonic metal band. Reason enough for Nuclear Blast to celebrate this huge anniversary by ...

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Listen To New WILL HAVEN Song 'Winds Of Change'

"Winds Of Change", a new song from noise metal legends WILL HAVEN, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's sixth full-length album, titled "Muerte" (Spanish for "death"), which will be released on March 23 via Minus Head Records. WILL HAVEN guitarist Jeff Irwin states about "Winds Of Change": "This is probably ...

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QUIET RIOT Drummer Encourages Fans To See Classic Rock Acts While They Still Can: 'There May Not Be A Next Time'

QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali recently appeared on the "Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon" podcast. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On whether classic rock is in danger of fading away in the coming years: Frankie: "I think that could be a reality for a couple ...

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Watch EXODUS Perform In San Francisco

Fan-filmed video footage of EXODUS's February 25 performance at The Regency Ballroom in San Francisco, California can be seen below. EXODUS frontman Steve "Zetro" Souza recently said that fans will have to wait until at least the end of 2019 before the band's follow-up to 2014's "Blood In Blood Out" album. Although it was originally ...

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Video: COREY TAYLOR Sings BON JOVI's 'Wanted Dead Or Alive' With 'Supernatural' Star JENSEN ACKLES

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor joined "Supernatural" star Jensen Ackles on stage this past weekend in Las Vegas at the official convention for the science-fiction television show to sing the BON JOVI classic "Wanted Dead Or Alive". Video footage of their rendition can be seen below. Taylor tweeted after the performance: "I'm still ...

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STEVEN ADLER Says Not Being Invited To Rejoin GUNS N' ROSES Tested His Sobriety: 'That Would Have Been The Perfect Excuse To Start Drinking And Drugging'

Former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler was recently interviewed by "The Johnny Dare Morning Show" on Kansas City radio station 98.9 The Rock!. The complete conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On performing with GN'R again at a handful of shows during the "Not In ...

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DESTRUCTION's SCHMIER: 'It Should Be The Law For Everybody To Travel; It Would Be A Much Better World'

Diamond Oz of Metal Underground conducted an interview with frontman Schmier of German thrashers DESTRUCTION aboard this year's installment of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which was held February 1-5. You can watch the entire interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what "Under Attack", the title of their ...

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No New EXODUS Album Until End Of 2019 At The Earliest

EXODUS frontman Steve "Zetro" Souza says that fans will have to wait until at least the end of 2019 before the band's follow-up to 2014's "Blood In Blood Out" album. Although it was originally reported that the veteran San Francisco Bay Area thrashers would go into the studio last October to begin recording the new ...

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NIGHTWISH: Second Trailer For 'Decades' Compilation

Tuomas Holopainen's three-track demo earned him his first record deal with his freshly founded band NIGHTWISH back in 1996. 20 years later — with over 2,000 shows played and more than eight million records sold — NIGHTWISH is the biggest European symphonic metal band. Reason enough for Nuclear Blast to celebrate this huge anniversary by ...

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SEPTIC TANK Feat. REPULSION, Ex-CATHEDRAL Members: 'Rotting Civilisation' Album Details Revealed

SEPTIC TANK, the long-running project featuring vocalist Lee Dorrian (CATHEDRAL), guitarist Gary Jennings (CATHEDRAL) and bassist Scott Carlson (REPULSION), will release its debut album, "Rotting Civilisation", on April 13 via Rise Above Records. If ever there were a point in history that demanded angry, scathing, explosive music, then this is it. With eerie-but-exhilarating echoes of ...

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MACHINE HEAD To Resume U.S. Tour Tomorrow

Following a severe lung infection that shut frontman Robb Flynn's throat down mid-show in Pittsburgh and resulted in the next two sold-out concerts in Cleveland and Detroit being canceled, MACHINE HEAD will resume its U.S. tour tomorrow night (Tuesday, February 20) in Des Moines, Iowa. The day after Pittsburgh, Robb visited a clinic in Cleveland ...

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MIKE PORTNOY: 'Metal Is Bigger And Better Than Ever'

Former DREAM THEATER and current SONS OF APOLLO and METAL ALLEGIANCE drummer Mike Portnoy was recently interviewed by Anne Erickson. You can now listen to the chat below. Asked for his opinion on the state of the current heavy metal scene, Portnoy said: "I think metal is bigger and better than ever. It went through ...

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JOHN 5 Reiterates Praise For Forthcoming ROB ZOMBIE Album: 'It's His Best Record Yet, By Far'

John 5 (ROB ZOMBIE, MARILYN MANSON) was interviewed by El Prezidente of the New Jersey radio station 91.3 WTSR's "The Chainsaw Symphony" after the guitarist's February 11 performance at The Stanhope House in Stanhope, New Jersey. The full conversation can be heard below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On his live performances ...

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SKINDRED Releases 'Machine' Music Video

Welsh "ragga metal" band SKINDRED has released a music video for its new single, "Machine". The clip features actor and stuntman Neil Chapelhow, best known for his work in the films "Wonder Woman" and "Fantastic Beasts". The band states: "When we were told we were doing a video with the stunt team that's be behind ...

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TOMMY LEE Engaged To Former VINE Star BRITTANY FURLAN

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee is engaged to Brittany Furlan. The 55-year-old rocker announced on social media that he proposed to the 31-year-old online video star on Valentine's Day. "Well this certainly beats chocolates!" Lee captioned a photo of Furlan's heart-shaped engagement ring. "Say hello to future Mrs. Lee #engaged." Furlan also shared the news ...

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BLITZKRIEG To Release 'Judge Not!' Album In April

NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) veterans BLITZKRIEG will release their new album, "Judge Not!", on April 27 via Mighty Music. The follow-up to 2013's "Back From Hell" was recorded at Downcast Base HQ in Newcastle, U.K. by Phil Davies, but the band elected to use a different studio this time around for mixing. ...

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