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DREAM THEATER's JORDAN RUDESS And JUDITH LYNN STILLMAN To Perform An Evening Of Music For Two Pianos

DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess will perform a two-piano classical concert event with his longtime Juilliard school friend, pianist Judith Lynn Stillman, on Saturday, December 15 at Sapinsley Hall in Providence, Rhode Island. They will be playing the greats: Mozart, Brahms and a special treat for DREAM THEATER fans. "It's taken a lot of shredding, ...

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IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON: Why I Voted For Brexit

IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson has defended his decision to vote for Brexit, saying that the United Kingdom's plan to leave the European Union (EU) will enable the country "to be more flexible." A public vote — called a referendum — was held in June 2016 when voters were asked just one question: whether the ...

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ZAKK WYLDE: 'I'm Truly Living The Dream'

Guitarist Zakk Wylde (OZZY OSBOURNE, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, ZAKK SABBATH) recently spoke with Deathwish Coffee's "Fueled By Death Cast" podcast. The full conversation can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET and Deathwish Coffee). On returning to Ozzy's band: Zakk: "It's business as usual. I always said back in ...

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K.K. DOWNING: Listen To Excerpt Of Audiobook Version Of 'Heavy Duty: Days And Nights In Judas Priest'

An excerpt from the audiobook version of former JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing's recently released autobiography, "Heavy Duty: Days And Nights In Judas Priest", is available below. The book was read by Maxwell Caulfield. "Heavy Duty: Days And Nights In Judas Priest" was released in September via Hachette Audio as a digital download, and in ...

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DREAM THEATER Launches 'Distance Over Time' In-Studio Video Series

Progressive music titans DREAM THEATER have launched the first in a series of three in-the-studio video interviews, where the entire band sat down and discussed how their upcoming 14th studio album, "Distance Over Time", came together. "Distance Over Time" will be released on February 22, 2019. The disc showcases a newfound creativity for DREAM THEATER ...

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DREAM THEATER's JAMES LABRIE On 'Distance Over Time' Album: 'Each Track Is Very, Very Exciting And Very, Very Unique'

Lotsofmuzik recently conducted an interview with DREAM THEATER singer James LaBrie. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Lotsofmuzik: For [DREAM THEATER's upcoming] album ["Distance Over Time"], you guys decided to convene in an isolated property and work together in the album. When I heard about that, I couldn't help but ...

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Watch DAVID ELLEFSON And BUMBLEFOOT Perform MEGADETH, BLACK SABBATH, IRON MAIDEN Classics In New Hampshire

Fan-filmed video footage of MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson and former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal performing cover versions of classics songs by MEGADETH, IRON MAIDEN and BLACK SABBATH on November 16 at Jewel in Manchester, New Hampshire can be seen below. The Manchester gig was part of Ellefson's "Basstory" tour, which combines solo ...

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SACROSANCT Feat. Former PESTILENCE Guitarist RANDY MEINHARD: 'My Last White Light' Video

The official music video for the song "My Last White Light" from German/Dutch progressive metallers SACROSANCT, founded by former PESTILENCE guitarist Randy Meinhard, can be seen below. The track is taken from SACROSANCT's fourth album, "Necropolis", which will be released on November 30 via ROAR! Rock Of Angels Records. The disc was engineered, mixed and ...

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NITA STRAUSS: 'Mariana Trench' Music Video

The official music video for the song "Mariana Trench" from Nita Strauss, the incredibly talented guitarist who has rocked out on stage with ALICE COOPER, FEMME FATALE, Jermaine Jackson, THE IRON MAIDENS and more, can be seen below. The track is taken from her debut solo album, "Controlled Chaos", which was released on November 16 ...

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NITA STRAUSS: 'Road To Chaos' Episode 2

The second episode of "Road To Chaos", the video series documenting the promotional activities for "Controlled Chaos", the upcoming debut solo album from Nita Strauss, the incredibly talented guitarist who has rocked out on stage with ALICE COOPER, FEMME FATALE, Jermaine Jackson, THE IRON MAIDENS and more, can be seen below. The disc will be ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Vocalist Has Never Liked The Term 'Metalcore': 'I'd Say We're More Of A Metal Band'

Simon Takla of PBS Metal Genesis recently conducted an interview with frontman Jesse Leach of Massachusetts metallers KILLSWITCH ENGAGE. You can listen to the entire chat via the Soundcloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether doing "Alive Or Just Breathing" 15th-anniversary shows last year validated his 2012 return to the ...

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ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN: Why I Love Touring With SLAYER

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian has told BBC Radio 1's "Rock Show With Daniel P. Carter" that he initially connected with the members of SLAYER nearly three and a half decades ago at a concert on the East Coast. "The first time we met, we were all hanging out at a MERCYFUL FATE show at L'Amour ...

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JOHN PETRUCCI: 'Distance Over Time' Is 'The Best-Sounding DREAM THEATER Record We've Ever Made'

Progressive metal titans DREAM THEATER will release their 14th studio album, "Distance Over Time", on February 22, 2019. "Distance Over Time" showcases a newfound creativity for DREAM THEATER while maintaining the elements that have garnered them devoted fans around the globe. The album also marks the first for the band's new label InsideOut Music. The ...

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BURNING WITCHES: 'Open Your Mind' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for "Open Your Mind", the latest single from the Swiss all-girl heavy metal outfit BURNING WITCHES, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's second album, "Hexenhammer", which will be released on November 9 via Nuclear Blast Records. The disc was produced at the Little Creek Studio in ...

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