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QUEENSRŸCHE: Drummer SCOTT ROCKENFIELD 'Has Not Quit The Band'

Seattle-based progressive metallers QUEENSRŸCHE have shot down Internet rumors that founding drummer Scott Rockenfield has left the band. For the past year, Rockenfield has been taking time off from QUEENSRŸCHE's touring activities to spend time with his young son, who was born last spring. Filling in for him is former KAMELOT drummer Casey Grillo. In ...

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RIOT V: 'Victory' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for "Victory", a brand new song from RIOT V, the band featuring members of legendary metal pioneers RIOT, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Armor Of Light", which will be released on April 27 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was produced by Chris "The ...

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Listen To New MONSTER MAGNET Song 'Ejection'

The song "Ejection" from MONSTER MAGNET can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's 11th album, "Mindfucker", which will be released on March 23 via Napalm. The disc "is different, a step forward and a step back at the same time to the almighty roots of hard rock music, kindled by the ...

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Listen To New BREAKING BENJAMIN Song 'Blood'

"Blood", a brand new song from BREAKING BENJAMIN, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming sixth studio album, "Ember", which will be released on April 13 via Hollywood Records. Speaking about the disc, BREAKING BENJAMIN founder/frontman Ben Burnley noted: "People have always really liked the heavier side of the band. ...

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SANCTUARY Taps Guitarist JOEY CONCEPCION For ICED EARTH Tour

Joey Concepcion (ARMAGEDDON, THE ABSENCE) will join Seattle metal legends SANCTUARY as their second guitarist during the band's North American tour with ICED EARTH. These upcoming shows will act as a tribute to the musical legacy of SANCTUARY singer Warrel Dane, who passed away last December. Guest vocals for SANCTUARY on the trek will be ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's Widow Joins Addiction Policy Forum's Advisory Board

Vicky Cornell, wife of iconic singer, songwriter and SOUNDGARDEN, TEMPLE OF THE DOG and AUDIOSLAVE frontman Chris Cornell, is joining the Advisory Board at the Addiction Policy Forum. Other members of the Advisory Board are former drug czar general Barry McCaffrey and former members of Congress Alan Mollohan and Frank Guinta. "I've learned a lot ...

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DAVE NAVARRO And BILLY MORRISON Join Forces With Musician Friends And Special Guest Performers To Present 'Above Ground'

Dave Navarro (JANE'S ADDICTION) and Billy Morrison (BILLY IDOL) have joined forces with their musician friends and special guest performers to present "Above Ground" on Monday, April 16 at The Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles. This immersive evening of art and music — beginning at 8 p.m. — will celebrate the vinyl album as ...

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ATHEIST Signs With AGONIA RECORDS; New Album Due This Year

Technical metal pioneers ATHEIST have signed a worldwide deal with Agonia Records. The band's long-awaited follow-up to 2010's critically acclaimed "Jupiter" album is tentatively due before the end of the year. ATHEIST co-founder and vocalist Kelly Shaefer commented: "2018 will mark our 30th year of making records. ATHEIST will embark on a very important album ...

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ANVIL Announces Spring 2018 U.S. Tour

Canadian metal legends ANVIL will embark on a U.S. tour in late spring. The trek starts May 2 in Buffalo, New York and runs through June 16 in Canton, Ohio. Tour dates: May 02 - Buffalo, NY @ Buffalo Iron Works May 03 - New York, NY @ Le Poisson Rouge May 04 - Boston, ...

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Watch QUEENSRŸCHE Perform On 'Monsters Of Rock Cruise'

Fan-filmed video footage of QUEENSRŸCHE performing the song "Queen Of The Reich" on February 12 during this year's Monsters Of Rock Cruise can be seen below. QUEENSRŸCHE is expected to enter the studio soon to begin recording its new album for a tentative mid-2018 release via Century Media. Helming the disc once again will be ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Guitarist To Participate In '2018 Tour Of Champions Bowl-A-Thon' Charity Event

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH's Zoltan Bathory will once again lend a helping hand to Down Syndrome Foundation Of Florida's 2018's Tour Of Champions Bowl-A-Thon charity event. The benefit will take place on Sunday, February 18 at Orlando's Boardwalk Bowl Entertainment Center from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. Zoltan will be joined by tourmate Tommy Vext, vocalist ...

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Listen To New THREE DAYS GRACE Song 'I Am An Outsider'

THREE DAYS GRACE, the internationally acclaimed and multi-platinum-certified Canadian band with over a billion streams on Spotify, will release its new album, "Outsider", on March 9 via RCA. "Outsider" is the sixth full-length album from the band, and is the group's first since 2015's "Human". "Outsider" track listing: 01. Right Left Wrong 02. The Mountain ...

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GODSMACK Teases New Music

GODSMACK has released a short video teaser for its upcoming album, tentatively due out this spring. The band's follow-up to 2014's "1000hp" will arrive to coincide with the 20th anniversary of GODSMACK's debut LP. The group's seventh studio disc was produced by Erik Ron, who has previously worked with PANIC! AT THE DISCO and SAOSIN. ...

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HELMET And PRONG Join Forces For U.S. Co-Headlining Tour

HELMET and PRONG will join forces for a co-headlining U.S. tour in May. The trek kicks off May 3 in Atlanta and concludes on May 26 at Baltimore's Maryland Deathfest. PRONG's Tommy Victor said in a statement: "Finally! HELMET and PRONG on tour together at last. The circle is now complete. rom the years of ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER Discusses KIRK HAMMETT Collaboration In New 'Resurrection' Trailer

The third trailer for "Resurrection", the new album from legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker's MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST project, is available below. Due on March 2 via Nuclear Blast, the disc, which was produced by Michael Voss-Schön, was recorded in four different locations over a five-month period and features guest appearances by METALLICA's Kirk Hammett, Wayne ...

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KILLCODE To Release 'The Answer' Album

New York rockers KILLCODE will release their new album, "The Answer", on February 20. KILLCODE combines southern-infused rock/metal with modern-day vocals to create a unique style that boasts hooky, super-charged anthems, huge guitars and driving rhythms that send your adrenaline pumping the second you hear them! KILLCODE consists of Tom Morrissey (lead vocals), Chas (guitar, ...

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Members Of KREATOR, SEPULTURA, DESTRUCTION, SABATON, CANNIBAL CORPSE And Other Bands Take Part In '70000 Tons Of Metal' All-Star Jam (Video)

Fifty heavy metal musicians — including members of KREATOR, SEPULTURA, DESTRUCTION, SABATON, CANNIBAL CORPSE and METAL CHURCH — took part in this year's edition of "Jamming With Waters In International Waters", the official 70000 Tons Of Metal all-star jam hosted by ANNIHILATOR's Jeff Waters. Fan-filmed video footage of the entire event can be seen below ...

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