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VIXEN Singer Undergoes Surgery For Blood Clots On Brain

VIXEN frontwoman Janet Gardner is recovering from surgery to remove blood clots in her brain, a condition known as a subdural hematoma. Subdural hematomas result from bleeding on the surface of the brain, and the condition is most often due to a serious fall or head injury. According to Healthline, the condition can be very ...

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STEEL PANTHER Guitarist: 'Lowering The Bar Is Really The Best Thing You Could Do In Order To Have A Happy Life'

A Music Blog, Yea? conducted an interview with guitarist Satchel and bassist Lexxi Foxx of California rock and party legends STEEL PANTHER prior to their December 6 concert at Rebel in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. You can watch the entire interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether the members of ...

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JOE SATRIANI Says 'G3' Tour Was Created Because 'Success Had Isolated' Him From Everybody

Guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani says his long-running "G3" tour was created because success had isolated him from his fellow musicians. The tour, which launched in 1996 with Satriani along with Eric Johnson and Steve Vai, has since showcased some of rock's best guitarists, including John Petrucci (DREAM THEATER), Steve Morse (DEEP PURPLE), Yngwie Malmsteen, Paul ...

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EARTHLESS To Release 'Black Heaven' Album In March

EARTHLESS, the San Diego-based trio whose most recent release, the 2013 album "From The Ages", was included on multiple best-of-year lists, including Rolling Stone and Magnet magazines, returns with the full-length album "Black Heaven" on March 16 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded at Rancho de la Luna in Joshua Tree, California with Dave ...

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Video: VIXEN's JANET GARDNER Performs At Whisky A Go Go In Hollywood

Video footage of VIXEN frontman Janet Gardner performing the song "Rat Hole" live on January 11 at Whisky A Go Go in Hollywood, California can be seen below. The track, which was inspired by Gardner's frustration with health care insurance companies, is taken from her self-titled debut solo album, released last August via Pavement Entertainment. ...

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OF MICE & MEN Releases Cover Of PINK FLOYD's 'Money'

OF MICE & MEN has shared another track from its forthcoming and much-anticipated album "Defy", due out January 19 through Rise Records. The song "Money", which is a cover of the PINK FLOYD classic, premiered via SiriusXM's Octane earlier this week and is now available at all DSPs. Listen to "Money" below. "Defy" marks OF ...

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BLACK VEIL BRIDES Release Music Video For New Song 'Wake Up'

Los Angeles rockers BLACK VEIL BRIDES have released the official music video for the song "Wake Up". The track is taken from the band's fifth album, "Vale", which is being released today (Friday, January 12) via Lava/Universal Republic. The follow-up to BLACK VEIL BRIDES' 2014 self-titled effort was produced by John Feldmann at his Southern ...

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LEGEND OF THE SEAGULLMEN Feat. TOOL's DANNY CAREY And MASTODON's BRENT HINDS: 'The Fogger' Song

LEGEND OF THE SEAGULLMEN will release its self-titled debut album on February 9, 2018 via Dine Alone Records. The track "The Fogger", taken from the upcoming disc, can be streamed below. LEGEND OF THE SEAGULLMEN is a genre-destroying supergroup featuring TOOL's Danny Carey on drums, MASTODON's Brent Hinds on guitar, director Jimmy Hayward ("Jonah Hex") ...

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MACHINE HEAD Releases Brand New 'Folk' Song Called 'Bastards'

"Bastards", a brand new song from San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's ninth studio album, "Catharsis", which 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 ...

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JOE PERRY Joined By CHEAP TRICK, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, EXTREME Members At 'The Sound Of Rock' Concert In Las Vegas

Joe Perry of AEROSMITH headlined Monster's annual CES (Consumer Electronics Show) concert Wednesday night (January 10). The performance came nine days before the release of his "Sweetzerland Manifesto" album. This year's concert and awards program, dubbed "The Sound Of Rock", honored Monster's top retail partners and was held at the Brooklyn Bowl in Las Vegas. ...

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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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BLACK VEIL BRIDES Singer On First Video From 'Vale' Album: 'We Want Something That's Gonna Be Representative Of The Record'

BLACK VEIL BRIDES vocalist Andy Biersack and drummer Christian "C.C." Coma were interviewed for a recent episode of the "Rock Sound Podcast". You can now listen to the two separate chats below. Speaking about BLACK VEIL BRIDES' marketing approach for the band's upcoming fifth album, "Vale", Andy said: "I've always been so 'everything has to ...

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BULLETBOYS Enlist Drummer ANTHONY 'TINY' BIUSO

BULLETBOYS have announced the addition of drummer Anthony "Tiny" Biuso to the group's ranks. "We have known Tiny for a very long time and are so excited to have him providing the major boom to this group," says singer Marq Torien. "Tiny is now a 'fully loaded' BulletBoy and we look forward to having him ...

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SKINLAB Rejoined By Guitarist STEVE 'SNAKE' GREEN

Reactivated San Francisco Bay Area metallers SKINLAB have announced the return of guitarist Steve Green, best known to fans as Snake. The news comes ahead of the band's first live activities of 2018, the "Brothers In Blood Tour", also featuring PISSING RAZORS and SHATTERED SUN. "We are very excited to announce that our brother Snake ...

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Benefit Concert For VIO-LENCE's SEAN KILLIAN Moves To Larger Venue

Due to high ticket demand, the previously announced benefit concert for VIO-LENCE singer Sean Killian (pictured) is moving to a larger venue. The event, originally scheduled for Saturday, January 20 at the Oakland Metro Operahouse in Oakland, California, will now take place the same night at The Midway (900 Marin Street) in San Francisco. This ...

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JOE PERRY To Be Joined By CHEAP TRICK, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, EXTREME Members At Los Angeles Concert

Joe Perry — legendary guitarist, co-founding member, principal songwriter and co-producer of AEROSMITH — has assembled an all-star band to perform alongside him at the sold-out record-release show Tuesday, January 16 at The Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood, California. The show comes three days before the release of his "Sweetzerland Manifesto" album. "Sweetzerland Manifesto" collaborators ...

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DRESS THE DEAD Joined By WITCH MOUNTAIN Singer KAYLA DIXON

DRESS THE DEAD, the band featuring ex-FORBIDDEN guitarist Craig Locicero, has announced the addition of singer Kayla Dixon (WITCH MOUNTAIN) to the group's ranks. Dixon joins DRESS THE DEAD as the replacement for former THE HAUNTED frontman Peter Dolving, who left DRESS THE DEAD in March 2017. The split happened only three months after DRESS ...

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ROBERT PLANT & THE SENSATIONAL SPACE SHIFTERS: 'Live At David Lynch's Festival Of Disruption' To Be Released On DVD & Digital Video

Available to own for the first time on DVD and Digital Video, Eagle Rock Entertainment will release ROBERT PLANT & THE SENSATIONAL SPACE SHIFTERS "Live At David Lynch's Festival of Disruption" on February 9. Filmed as part of David Lynch's inaugural Festival Of Disruption, one of Los Angeles's most anticipated cultural events, this concert took ...

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GENE SIMMONS Joined By ACE FREHLEY At 'The Vault Experience' Event In Los Angeles (Video)

Gene Simmons began personally delivering copies of his new box set, "Gene Simmons - The Vault Experience: 1966-2016", during an appearance on Saturday (January 6) at the Capitol Records building in Los Angeles, California. In addition to spending one-on-one time with purchasers, he was joined by his former bandmate, original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley, for ...

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Rock Photographer ROBERT KNIGHT Announces 'Rock Gods: Fifty Years Of Rock' Exhibition

Robert Knight will unveil hundreds of iconic images taken during his prolific career as both a rock and travel photographer, including 30-plus years of intimate, behind-the-scenes images taken at Hollywood RockWalk, a sidewalk gallery honoring musical innovators. His deep catalog includes LED ZEPPELIN, Jimi Hendrix, SANTANA, Jeff Beck, Tom Petty, Slash, VAN HALEN, Buddy Guy, ...

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X JAPAN To Return To U.S. For COACHELLA Debut

Legendary Japanese rock group X JAPAN will return to the U.S. this spring (Saturday, April 14, Saturday, April 21) for its debut performances at the Coachella Music And Arts Festival in Indio, California. Returning to the states after major concerts at Lollapalooza (2010) and headlining Madison Square Garden (2014), Coachella 2018 will mark the dramatic ...

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