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Watch W.A.S.P. Perform In Helsinki

Fan-filmed video footage of W.A.S.P.'s September 30 performance at The Circus in Helsinki, Finland can be seen below. Brazilian drummer Aquiles Priester made his live debut with W.A.S.P. at the opening show of the band's "Re-Idolized - The Crimson Idol 25th Anniversary World Tour" on September 25 at Trädgår'n in Gothenburg, Sweden. Aquiles said in ...

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ULI JON ROTH To Celebrate Triple Anniversary In 2018 With Special North American Tour

In 2018, legendary German guitarist Uli Jon Roth is celebrating a rare triple anniversary: * Fortieth anniversary of SCORPIONS' "Tokyo Tapes" * Fortieth anniversary of the birth of ELECTRIC SUN * Fiftieth anniversary of Uli's first-ever stage performance in 1968 To celebrate this special anniversary year, Uli will perform a whole series of concerts and ...

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BLACK VEIL BRIDES And ASKING ALEXANDRIA To Join Forces For North American Tour; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale

BLACK VEIL BRIDES (pictured) are back. To launch into 2018, the Los Angeles rock powerhouse will embark on a North American co-headline tour, dubbed "The Resurrection Tour", with ASKING ALEXANDRIA, kicking off January 10 at The Complex in Salt Lake City, Utah, rolling through major markets coast to coast, and concluding in Las Vegas, Nevada ...

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IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON Announces U.S. Book Events

IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson will read from his forthcoming autobiography, "What Does This Button Do?", talk about the experience of writing it and answer questions from the audience at half a dozen U.S. appearances in late October and early November: Oct. 30 - Huntington, NY @ Book Revue at 7 p.m. Oct. 31 - ...

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BEAST IN BLACK To Support W.A.S.P. On European Tour

BEAST IN BLACK, the Helsinki, Finland-based metal band led by former BATTLE BEAST guitarist and main songwriter Anton Kabanen, will support legendary heavy metallers W.A.S.P. on the European leg of their "Re-Idolized: The Crimson Idol 25th Anniversary" tour. Anton stated: "It's a great pleasure and honor to go on tour with the legendary W.A.S.P., which ...

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THE OBSESSED Announces Reissue Of Legendary Self-Titled Debut Album And 'Concrete Cancer' Demo

Originally released in 1990 and out of print for almost two decades, the legendary debut album from doom godfathers THE OBSESSED will once again see the light of day in multiple deluxe formats. Now completely remastered with previously unreleased bonus tracks, including the highly sought-after "Concrete Cancer" demo, expanded artwork, never-before-seen photos and extended liner ...

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GENE HOGLAN Set For 'Late Night With Seth Meyers' Guest Stint

Legendary extreme metal drummer Gene Hoglan (TESTAMENT, DARK ANGEL, DEATH, DETHKLOK, FEAR FACTORY, GALAKTIKON) will hold down the drum chair on "Late Night With Seth Meyers" from Monday, October 2 through Thursday, October 5. His guest stint in THE 8G BAND, the show's house group led by "Portlandia" star Fred Armisen, follows brief residencies by ...

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BRUJERIA Announces Fall 2017 U.S. Tour With POWERFLO, PIÑATA PROTEST

Extreme metallers BRUJERIA have announced another leg of headlining tour dates in support of their latest, fourth full-length album, "Pocho Aztlan". Joining them on the trek will be POWERFLO (featuring current and former members of CYPRESS HILL, FEAR FACTORY, BIOHAZARD and DOWNSET) and San Antonio-based punkers PIÑATA PROTEST. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 20 ...

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GLENN HUGHES Says He Just Completed A 'Secret' Record 'With Another Famous Fellow'

Whitney Ribbins of TotalRock Radio recently conducted an interview with legendary bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION). You can watch the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his recent activities: Glenn: "I've been writing more music. I just did a record with another famous fellow, which ...

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Video: BUMBLEFOOT Performs Acoustic Versions Of IRON MAIDEN, KISS, GUNS N' ROSES Classics In Osaka

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal performed Paul McCartney, IRON MAIDEN, KISS and GUNS N' ROSES classics during his September 7 solo acoustic concert at the Twice Café in Shinsaibashi, Osaka, Japan. Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below. Thal recently said that he agonized over his decision to leave ...

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IRON MONKEY Releases Video For '9-13' Title Track

The official video for "9-13", a brand new song from the cult U.K. doom/sludge outfit IRON MONKEY, can be seen below. The track is the title cut of IRON MONKEY first new full-length in almost two decades, which will be released on October 20 via Relapse Records. After disbanding in 1999 due to the death ...

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KATAKLYSM: Munich Concert To Be Filmed For Upcoming DVD

Canadian extreme metallers KATAKLYSM are celebrating their twenty-fifth anniversary in 2017 by embarking on a massive headline tour across Europe in the fall. To immortalize this event, the band has picked the last show of the tour — on October 21 in Munich, Germany at the famous Backstage club — to film the concert for ...

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Former BATTLE BEAST Guitarist ANTON KABANEN's BEAST IN BLACK To Release 'Berserker' Album In November

BEAST IN BLACK, the Helsinki, Finland-based metal band led by former BATTLE BEAST guitarist and main songwriter Anton Kabanen, will release its debut album, titled "Berserker", in November via Nuclear Blast. The disc was produced by Kabanen and recorded primarily at his studio, Sound Quest Studio. The cover artwork is a collaboration between Anton and ...

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WHITECHAPEL To Tour North America With CARNIFEX, RINGS OF SATURN, ENTHEOS, SO THIS IS SUFFERING

This November/December, Knoxville, Tennessee death metallers WHITECHAPEL will embark on a North American tour dubbed "Decade Of Defilement", to commemorate the tenth anniversary of "The Somatic Defilement". Featuring CARNIFEX, RINGS OF SATURN, ENTHEOS and SO THIS IS SUFFERING as support, the trek will include a setlist with select tracks from "The Somatic Defilement" — some ...

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