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COREY TAYLOR, ZAKK WYLDE, SEBASTIAN BACH, JASON NEWSTED Pay Tribute To GEEZER BUTLER (Video)

Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE), Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), Corey Taylor (STONE SOUR, SLIPKNOT), Sebastian Bach (SKID ROW), David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Frank Bello (ANTHRAX), Jason Newsted (NEWSTED, METALLICA), Chris Broderick (MEGADETH), Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX) and Rudy Sarzo (QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, DIO) are among the musicians who took part in the Bass Player LIVE! ...

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Video: GEOFF TATE's QUEENSRŸCHE Performs 'MTV Unplugged' Set In Hermosa Beach

On November 7 at Saint Rocke in Hermosa Beach, California, the Geoff Tate-fronted version of QUEENSRŸCHE acoustically performed the entire setlist that was played by the original band during their 1992 "MTV Unplugged" show. They also played other QUEENSRŸCHE hits and favorites. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. "MTV Unplugged" setlist ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Rig Rundown (Video)

On October 22, Premier Guitar's Chris Kies was on location in Omaha, Nebraska where he caught up with the techs behind the rigs of AVENGED SEVENFOLD guitarists Synyster Gates and Zacky Vengeance, and bassist Johnny Christ, who all used their own signature Schecter instruments during the fall leg of the "Hail To The King" 2013 ...

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Former W.A.S.P. Guitarist CHRIS HOLMES Joins STONEBREED

Former W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes has joined the Hollywood, California-based hard rock band STONEBREED. Holmes will make his live debut with STONEBREED New Year's Eve at the Whisky A Go Go in Hollywood as the support act for KIX. Influenced by bands like LYNYRD SKYNYRD, MOLLY HATCHET, BLACKFOOT and AEROSMITH, STONEBREED got its name through ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION: Video Footage Of 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' Performance

Alternative rock pioneers JANE'S ADDICTION were the musical guest on the November 4 episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" The band performed three songs — "Stop", "Three Days" and "Another Soulmate" — on the show's outdoor stage in front of a standing-room-only crowd. Check out video footage of the performance below. JANE'S ADDICTION received the 2,509th ...

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PROTEST THE HERO: 'Underbite' Video Released

"Underbite", the new video from Canada's PROTEST THE HERO, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's fourth studio album, "Volition", which sold around 11,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 20 on The Billboard 200 chart. The long-awaited follow-up to 2011's "Scurrilous" ...

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CALIBAN: 'Ghost Empire' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Germany's CALIBAN has revealed the unique cover art for the band's upcoming album, "Ghost Empire". The album was produced by by guitarist Marc Görtz in cooperation with Benny Richter and will be released on the following dates via Century Media Records: * Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand: January 24 * Rest of Europe: January ...

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Video: MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Talks About His Autobiography On Arizona's 93.3 KDKB

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson was interviewed on November 1 by Paul "Neanderpaul" Marshall of the Phoenix, Arizona radio station 93.3 KDKB. You can now watch video footage of Ellefson's appearance below. The autobiography of Ellefson, co-founder and bassist of 11-time Grammy-nominated heavy metal titans MEGADETH, was made available on October 29 via Howard Books. Ellefson's ...

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PROTEST THE HERO's 'Volition' Cracks U.S. Top 20

"Volition", the fourth studio album from Canada's PROTEST THE HERO, sold around 11,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 20 on The Billboard 200 chart. The long-awaited follow-up to 2011's "Scurrilous" (Vagrant), "Volition" was licensed to series of worldwide partners who are helping distribute and ...

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LAMB OF GOD: Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of Montreal Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of LAMB OF GOD's October 24 performance at at Metropolis in Montreal, Quebec, Canada can be seen below. LAMB OF GOD will release a special 10th-anniversary edition of its "As The Palaces Burn" album on November 11. After some serious detective work tracking down the original album master tapes, the band went ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE Says 'The Best Is Yet To Come' For MEGADETH

On October 22, Mau Alvarado of Costa Rica's "80s Y Mas" conducted an interview with MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine when the band played at Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica in San José as the support act for BLACK SABBATH. Check out the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow. On where he sees MEGADETH five ...

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ATTILA: Multi-Camera Footage Of Sacramento Concert

Rock Hard Live has uploaded multi-camera footage of Atlanta's favorite party moshers ATTILA performing on October 20 at Ace Of Spades in Sacramento, California. Check it out below. ATTILA's new album, "About That Life", sold more than 14,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 22 ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON: 'My Life With Deth' EPK Available

A two-minute EPK (Electronic Press Kit) on MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson's autobiography, "My Life With Deth", can be seen below. The autobiography of Ellefson, co-founder and bassist of 11-time Grammy-nominated heavy metal titans MEGADETH, was made available on October 29 via Howard Books. Ellefson's memoir, "My Life With Deth", chronicles the story of Ellefson's fall ...

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Peace - VISTA CHINO

Once upon a desert moon there was KYUSS. All that followed them by association and by influence became underground rock history, including QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE and a fuzz-baked revival of acid and garage rock. Fashionable to the point we now hear QUEENS and EAGLES OF DEATH METAL jams on commercial breaks during football ...

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The Migration - SCALE THE SUMMIT

Houston's SCALE THE SUMMIT have steadily risen to the upper echelon of the prog ranks. Since their 2007 self-released debut "Monument", this band has worked as hard as anyone to enhance their craft and each step leading to their latest work, "The Migration" has taken them one step further along in the pursuit of perfection. ...

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Freedoms Reign - FREEDOMS REIGN

Early-years FATES WARNING guitarist Victor Arduini spearheads his new group, FREEDOMS REIGN and as one might expect, there's a fair share of early-to-mid-Eighties L.A. power metal action going on in his camp. However, there's much more than that. In fact, the self-titled debut of Arduini's project takes a walk through the years of heavy music, ...

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