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Video: QUIET RIOT Performs In Houston

Fan-filmed video footage of QUIET RIOT's October 19 performance at Proof Rooftop Lounge in Houston, Texas can be seen below. QUIET RIOT's new album, "Road Rage", was released on August 4 via Frontiers Music Srl. The band is is led by drummer Frankie Banali, who is joined by bassist Chuck Wright (who has been in ...

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Former SLAUGHTER Drummer BLAS ELIAS Joins TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA

Former SLAUGHTER (and current Blue Man Group) drummer Blas Elias will join the West Coast touring lineup of TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA this winter. He'll perform alongside TSO staples Johnny Lee Middleton (SAVATAGE), Jeff Scott Soto (SONS OF APOLLO, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, TALISMAN) and Al Pitrelli (MEGADETH, ALICE COOPER). Elias's first performance with TSO will take place on ...

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SONS OF APOLLO Feat. PORTNOY, SHEEHAN, BUMBLEFOOT, SOTO, SHERINIAN: 'Lost In Oblivion' Video

"Lost In Oblivion", the new Vicente Cordero-directed video from SONS OF APOLLO, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's debut album, "Psychotic Symphony", which is being released today (Friday, October 20) via InsideOut Music. The disc was produced by the dynamic production duo of Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, also affectionately ...

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STEEL PANTHER 'Really Felt Unwelcome' While Touring With MÖTLEY CRÜE

STEEL PANTHER drummer Stix Zadinia says that his band "really felt unwelcome" during its tour with MÖTLEY CRÜE several years ago. The Michael Starr-fronted glam rockers from Los Angeles, California, who are mostly known for their profane and humorous lyrics, as well as their exaggerated onstage personas that parody the stereotypical 1980s "glam metal" lifestyle, ...

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EVANESCENCE Releases Music Video For 'Imperfection'

EVANESCENCE has released the official music video for the song "Imperfection". Taken from the band's next album, "Synthesis", which is due on November 10, the track features full orchestration in a completely synthetic world of beats and sounds, with help from arranger and composer David Campbell. "Synthesis" will feature two new EVANESCENCE songs in addition ...

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EDDIE VAN HALEN Launches New Online Store

After many years, Eddie Van Halen has an entirely new merchandise store via Killer Merch. This new partnership not only includes new merchandise items, but for the first time Eddie's guitar accessories as well as licensed products. The site will continue to grow with additional apparel, art, accessories and everything EVH, making it a true ...

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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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DAVID GLEN EISLEY And CRAIG GOLDY To Release EISLEY/GOLDY Debut

Singer David Glen Eisley and guitarist Craig Goldy (RESURRECTION KINGS, ex-DIO), both formerly of GIUFFRIA, have joined forces again in EISLEY/GOLDY, a partnership which sees the two artists bring back the signature sound that launched their careers in the early '80s. EISLEY/GOLDY's debut album, "Blood, Guts And Games", will be released on December 1 via ...

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Watch EVANESCENCE Perform With Orchestra In Los Angeles

EVANESCENCE performed at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, October 15 in support of its fourth album, "Synthesis". Like the disc, "Synthesis Live" features a reimagining of some of EVANESCENCE's best-loved songs with the spotlight on full orchestra, electronics combined with the band and Amy Lee's virtuoso piano and voice. Fan-filmed video footage ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Frontman On Black Metal Movement: 'I Just Don't Get It, To Be Honest'

Finland's Metalliluola recently conducted an interview with frontman Dani Filth of U.K. extreme metal veterans CRADLE OF FILTH. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the musical influences behind the band's new "Cryptoriana - The Seductiveness Of Decay" studio album: Dani: "It's hard to say, really. ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND: 'When I Made Angry Music, It Was Horrible Music'

Poland's E-GitarzystaTV recently conducted an interview with Canadian musician and producer Devin Townsend. You can watch the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how he approaches the guitar in terms of songwriting: Devin: "I love guitar. I have played guitar for thirty-five years. And when I was a teen, like ...

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MOONSPELL Releases 'Evento' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for "Evento", a new song from Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "1755", which will be released on November 3 via Napalm Records. The Portuguese-language disc was written about the 1755 Lisbon earthquake, also known as the Great Lisbon earthquake, which ...

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CYHRA Feat. Former IN FLAMES, AMARANTHE Members: Listen To 'Letter To Myself' Song

"Letter To Myself", the new single from CYHRA, the band featuring former IN FLAMES members Peter Iwers (bass) and Jesper Strömblad (guitar) alongside ex-AMARANTHE singer Joacim "Jake E" Lundberg, LUCA TURILLI'S RHAPSODY drummer Alex Landenburg and former SHINING guitarist Euge Valovirta, can be streamed below. The song is taken from CYHRA's debut album, "Letters To ...

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KORN Drummer RAY LUZIER Says He Is One Of The Few Rock And Rollers That Have Never Taken A Drug

Although KORN drummer Ray Luzier has not suffered directly from anxiety and depression, he has witnessed people close to him and other musicians who have battled mental-health issues and have turned to self-medicating in destructive ways. Speaking with The You Rock Foundation during KORN's summer 2017 tour, Ray wanted to express his empathy and compassion ...

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Watch EXODUS Perform In Sacramento

Capital Chaos TV has uploaded video footage of EXODUS's October 6 performance at the Ace Of Spades in Sacramento, California. Check it out below. Although it was originally reported that EXODUS would go into the studio in October to begin recording the new effort, it now appears that fans will have to wait ...

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MAX CAVALERA On NAILBOMB's 'Point Blank': 'We Just Wanted To Make Heavy Music With A F**k-You Attitude'

Metal Wani's Jessie David recently conducted an interview with SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera about the band's "Point Blank With Soulfly" tour, where SOULFLY is performing NAILBOMB's lone studio album, 1994's "Point Blank", in full. "Point Blank" saw the then-SEPULTURA frontman team up with FUDGE TUNNEL's Alex Newport for a dense, industrialized offering that included a ...

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MIKE PORTNOY On SONS OF APOLLO: 'It's The Way It Was In DREAM THEATER Where I'm Calling The Shots And I'm In Control'

OD from Parisian radio station Morow recently conducted an interview with Mike Portnoy about the former DREAM THEATER drummer's new band, SONS OF APOLLO. SONS OF APOLLO features Portnoy alongside his former DREAM THEATER bandmate, keyboardist Derek Sherinian, guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (ex-GUNS N' ROSES), bassist Billy Sheehan (THE WINERY DOGS, MR. BIG, ...

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ENSLAVED Releases Video For 'The River's Mouth'

"The River's Mouth", the new video from Norwegian progressive black avantgardists ENSLAVED, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "E", which will be released on October 13 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2015's "In Times" was recorded at Duper & Solslottet Studios in Bergen and was once again ...

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Watch GODSMACK's SULLY ERNA Perform In Moscow

Fan-filmed video footage of GODSMACK singer Sully Erna's entire September 28 solo performance at Izvestiya Hall in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. Erna's second solo album, "Hometown Life", was released in September 2016 via BMG. For "Hometown Life", Sully worked with the same musicians from 2010's "Avalon" with the exception of percussionist Niall Gregory. ...

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LITA FORD, FRANKIE BANALI, CARMINE APPICE, BRUCE KULICK, Others To Be Honored By ROCKGODZ HALL OF FAME

Lita Ford, Phil Soussan (OZZY OSBOURNE, BILLY IDOL), Frankie Banali (QUIET RIOT), Carmine Appice (Rod Stewart, BLUE MURDER, VANILLA FUDGE), Bruce Kulick (KISS, GRAND FUNK RAILROAD), Robin McAuley (MSG) and Richie Kotzen (POISON, MR. BIG, THE WINERY DOGS) are amng the musicians who will be inducted into the RockGodz Hall Of Fame on Thursday, October ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: Official Lyric Video For New Song 'Insane'

The official lyric video for "Insane", a brand new song from CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, the band led by brothers and founding SEPULTURA members Max (also of SOULFLY) and Igor Cavalera, can be seen below. "Insane" is the opening song on CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's fourth album, "Psychosis", which will be released on November 17 via Napalm Records. The ...

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Watch DEEP PURPLE's Video For 'The Surprising'

British/American hard rock legends DEEP PURPLE are setting sail into new waters with their first-ever animated video. The official clip for "The Surprising", one of the fan-favorite tracks from the band's latest album, "inFinite", takes the viewer on a journey through the magical fifty-year history of the band. With high attention to detail, the animated ...

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Watch EVANESCENCE's AMY LEE Take Part In Question-And-Answer Session, Performance At New York City's Steinway Hall

EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee took part in a question-and-answer session and one-song live performance Tuesday night (October 3) at the Steinway Hall in New York City. You can now watch the event via the Paste Facebook page below. EVANESCENCE's new album, "Synthesis", is due on November 10. The effort features full orchestration in a completely ...

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