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MACHINE HEAD Frontman Discusses Importance Of Craftsmanship When Creating Physical Music Product (Video)

In the three-and-a-half-minute clip below, MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn discusses the importance of craftsmanship when producing physical formats of new music releases. MACHINE HEAD's new album, "Catharsis", will be released on January 26 via Nuclear Blast. The effort will be made available in several formats, including a CD/DVD digipak edition which contains footage of ...

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HALESTORM, AEROSMITH, SKID ROW, KIX Members Perform At 'Chemokaze VI' Nashville Charity Event (Video)

HALESTORM members Lzzy Hale, Joe Hottinger and Josh Smith, along with Brad Whitford (AEROSMITH), Rachel Bolan (SKID ROW) and Jimmy Chalfant (KIX) are among the musicians who joined THE EAST SIDE GAMBLERS on stage this past Saturday night (January 6) at the Mercy Lounge in Nashville, Tennessee at the Chemokaze VI charity event. Fan-filmed video ...

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The Stage Deluxe Edition - AVENGED SEVENFOLD

A terrific album just got even better. In 2016, AVENGED SEVENFOLD tackled its first concept album, "The Stage", an album rolling off the tongues of many in the same sentence as "masterpiece." "The Stage" is a contemporary metal wonder, bleeding the band's toughened agro chops into savvy progressions. Call it a little bit of QUEENSRŸCHE, ...

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Vessel Of Light EP - VESSEL OF LIGHT

It's been a while since we've seen Dan Lorenzo from HADES, NON-FICTION and THE CURSED, and while the metal underground continues to wallow in morbid fascination with anything containing a sludgy, doomy palette to it, he emerges with a timely new project. Bringing guitars, bass and songwriting to the table, Lorenzo is partnered with Nathan ...

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MACHINE HEAD's ROBB FLYNN Says It Would Be 'Really Hard' For Him To Sing 'Davidian' In Las Vegas Following Concert Massacre

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn was recently interviewed by The Conductor of the WSOU radio station in South Orange, New Jersey. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the musical direction of the new MACHINE HEAD album, "Catharsis": Robb: "It's definitely ...

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EXIT EDEN Feat. AVANTASIA, VISIONS OF ATLANTIS Singers: 'Incomplete' Performance From HAMBURG METAL DAYZ

Professionally filmed video footage of EXIT EDEN, the all-female four-piece ensemble featuring Amanda Somerville, Clémentine Delauney, Marina La Torraca and Anna Brunner, performing a cover version of "Incomplete", originally recorded by BACKSTREET BOYS, on September 22 at the Hamburg Metal Dayz festival in Hamburg, Germany can be seen below. EXIT EDEN unites all attributes ascribed ...

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Watch JERRY CANTRELL, KRIST NOVOSELIC Perform With THE DOORS Members At MoPOP's 'Founders Award' Event

As part of this year's edition of Museum of Pop Culture's Founders Award celebration honoring THE DOORS, ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell joined the iconic rock band's surviving guitarist Robby Krieger for a performance of "Love Her Madly". The December 7 event also saw NIRVANA bassist Krist Novoselic bring out his accordion to perform ...

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SAINTED SINNERS Feat. Former ACCEPT Singer DAVID REECE: 'Back With A Vengeance' Album Due In February

SAINTED SINNERS, the band featuring former ACCEPT singer David Reece, will release its second album, "Back With A Vengeance", on February 16, 2018 via El Puerto Records. Expressing the "pure essence of rock 'n' roll" was the ambition that paired those four well-known and experienced musicians together in early 2016 to create and play the ...

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MACHINE HEAD's ROBB FLYNN On 'Catharsis' Album: 'It's A Game Changer For Us'

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn was interviewed on a recent installment of HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta's official podcast, "The Jasta Show". You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Speaking about MACHINE HEAD's ninth studio album, "Catharsis", Flynn said: "I've been telling our fans, 'Lower your expectations for the heaviness. Lower ...

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IN FLAMES To Stage Its Own Two-Day Festival In Sweden

Swedish metallers IN FLAMES will stage their very own two-day festival called Borgholm Brinner (English-language translation: Borgholm Is Burning) next summer at the infamous Borgholm Castle of Eastern Sweden's island of Öland. On each evening, IN FLAMES will play an exclusive headline set after performances by around five other bands. The dates to remember are ...

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GRAVEYARD Begins Recording Comeback Album

Swedish rockers GRAVEYARD have entered Park Studios in Stockholm to record their as-yet-untitled new album for a late spring/early summer release. The disc is being produced by Chips Kiesbye (THE HELLACOPTERS, MICHAEL MONROE, THE NOMADS) and engineered by Stefan Boman (BURT BACHARACH, ALICE COOPER, DEF LEPPARD, KENT). Commented the band: "It's great to be back ...

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For the Demented - ANNIHILATOR

Jeff Waters is in both a wonderful and awkward spot in his prolific career. He's creative control as the primary force behind a legendary metal moniker that stands for two different things: the entity itself and the conductor operating it mostly on his own like a thrasher's Lionel set. Now, if you peel open the ...

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Watch GWAR's Entire Peoria Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of GWAR's entire December 9 concert at Limelight Eventplex in Peoria, Illinois can be seen below. GWAR is continuing to tour in support of its latest album, "The Blood Of Gods", which was released on October 20 via Metal Blade. The disc was produced, recorded, mixed and mastered by Ronan Chris "Lord ...

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METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH Featured In 'The Rise Of L.A. Thrash Metal': Part One Of Doc Series Due In January

Throughout history, the San Francisco Bay Area has long been deemed as the epicenter for thrash metal, whereas Los Angeles has invariably been considered the stomping ground for glam and hair metal. True, San Francisco has birthed many exceptional thrash bands since the early '80s, but the fact remains — Los Angeles is the rightful ...

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DEEP PURPLE's ROGER GLOVER On Being Inducted Into ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME: 'It's Not That Special To Us'

Morgan Richards Interviews recently had a chat with DEEP PURPLE bassist Roger Glover. You can now listen to the question-and-answer session below. Asked about DEEP PURPLE's ongoing "The Long Goodbye Tour", which has fueled speculation that the band is planning to retire from the road after travelling the globe countless times over the course of ...

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Video: ROB HALFORD, SLASH, ACE FREHLEY, DAVID ELLEFSON Perform At ALICE COOPER's 'Christmas Pudding'

Rob Halford (JUDAS PRIEST), Ace Frehley (KISS), Slash (GUNS N' ROSES) and David Ellefson (MEGADETH) are among the musicians who performed at Alice Cooper's 16th annual "Christmas Pudding" show to benefit the legendary rocker's Solid Rock Teen Center. Also appearing at the event, which was held on Saturday (December 9) at the Celebrity Theatre in ...

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