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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Bassist On New Singer Rumors: 'All Rubbish'

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS went through fifteen thousand submissions before finding the band's new lead singer, nearly two years after the passing of original vocalist Scott Weiland and more than three months following the death of Weiland's replacement, Chester Bennington. STP has been without a vocalist since November 2015, when Bennington — who joined the group ...

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ROBERT PLANT Interviewed By HOWARD STERN For First Time (Audio)

LED ZEPPELIN frontman and solo artist Robert Plant was interviewed on Tuesday's (October 17) episode of "The Howard Stern Show" on SiriusXM. Howard spoke with the legendary singer for just about ninety minutes on a variety of topics, including LED ZEPPELIN, Plant's solo career, meeting Elvis Presley, and the story of how LED ZEPPELIN stole ...

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METALLICA Collaborates With JUSTIN O'SHEA On New Line Of Merchandise

METALLICA has collaborated with Australian designer Justin O'Shea on a new line of merchandise. The San Francisco Bay Area metal giants first worked with O'Shea while he was creative director at Brioni, where he recruited James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich and Robert Trujillo for the label's fall/winter 2016 campaign. O'Shea's latest partnership with METALLICA, ...

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LES CLAYPOOL Recalls His METALLICA Audition On LARS ULRICH's 'It's Electric!' Show (Video)

Lars Ulrich interviewed PRIMUS frontman Les Claypool on for the October 1 episode of "It's Electric!", the METALLICA drummer's online radio show on Apple Music's Beats 1. During the chat, Les talked about auditioning for the then-vacant bassist slot in METALLICA following the September 1986 death of the group's previous bassist, Cliff Burton. "I got ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Have Been Making Music With New Singer

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS hope to announce the results of their singer search in the next few weeks, nearly two years after the passing of original vocalist Scott Weiland and more than two months following the death of Weiland's replacement, Chester Bennington. "We've been working with someone — I don't want to name names yet — ...

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Listen To ROBERT PLANT And CHRISSIE HYNDE Duet On Cover Of 'Bluebirds Over The Mountain'

"Bluebirds Over The Mountain", a brand new song from Robert Plant, can be streamed below. The track, which features a guest appearance by PRETENDERS singer Chrissie Hynde, is taken from the LED ZEPPELIN frontman's eleventh solo album, "Carry Fire", which will be released on October 13 via Nonesuch/Warner. The follow-up to 2014's "Lullaby And… The ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS On New Singer Search: 'It's Looking Good'

Dean and Robert DeLeo say that things are "looking good" for STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, nearly two years after the passing of the band's original singer, Scott Weiland, and two months following the death of Weiland's replacement, Chester Bennington. STP has been without a vocalist since November 2015, when Bennington — who joined the group in ...

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GRIP INC. Guitarist WALDEMAR SORYCHTA Recruits Ex-MORGOTH Singer MARC GREWE For Resurrected DESPAIR

Acclaimed producer/guitarist Waldemar Sorychta (GRIP INC., LACUNA COIL, MOONSPELL, SAMAEL) has resurrected the German technical thrash band DESPAIR. Joining him in the group's current incarnation are former MORGOTH vocalist Marc Grewe, original DESPAIR drummer Markus "Makka" Freiwald and new bassist Marius Ickert. The revamped DESPAIR is in the studio putting the finishing touches on a ...

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LINKIN PARK's MIKE SHINODA Promises 'Announcements' This Week

There has been a lot of speculation regarding the future of LINKIN PARK following the death last July of singer Chester Bennington, with the surviving band members saying little about it themselves. But co-vocalist Mike Shinoda posted his first Instagram message in more than two weeks on Saturday (September 16), writing, "Good morning. I'm on ...

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RODRIGO Y GABRIELA Announces U.S. Tour Dates; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale Available

Mexican acoustic rock maestros RODRIGO Y GABRIELA — consisting of Rodrigo Sánchez and Gabriela Quintero — are set to continue their triumphant U.S. tour, as they celebrate the tenth anniversary re-release of their classic self-titled break-out album. Marc Scibilia has been tapped as the opening act on select dates. The performance schedule begins on November ...

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Watch METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT And ROBERT TRUJILLO Perform Cover Of TRUST's 'Antisocial' In Paris

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo performed an instrumental cover of TRUST's "Antisocial" during their band's September 8 concert at AccorHotels Arena in Paris, France. You can watch fan-filmed video footage of their rendition below. ANTHRAX covered "Antisocial", using the alternate English lyrics, on their 1988 album "State Of Euphoria". Their version of ...

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