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Watch EPICA Perform In Montreal

Fan-filmed video footage of EPICA's September 1 performance at Metropolis in Montreal, Quebec, Canada can be seen below. EPICA has just launched the North American leg of "The Ultimate Principle" tour with support from LACUNA COIL. EPICA's new EP, "The Solace System", was released on September 1 via Nuclear Blast. With their latest masterpiece, EPICA ...

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JOE SATRIANI: New Paperback Edition Of 'Strange Beautiful Music' To Include Chapter On 'Shockwave Supernova'

Joe Satriani's "Strange Beautiful Music: A Musical Memoir", first released in May 2014, is now available in paperback for pre-orders, with the official release on November 7. The paperback version includes a new chapter focusing on Satriani's last album, "Shockwave Supernova". Read an excerpt from the new chapter here. Satriani and co-author, music ...

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DELAIN To Release 'Live At Paradiso' DVD/Blu-Ray In October

Dutch symphonic metallers DELAIN have spent the last year celebrating their tenth anniversary — from the release of their fifth full-length album, "Moonbathers", and an anniversary edition of their debut disc, "Lucidity", to extensive headline tours across Europe and North America to gracing some of the world's biggest festival stages — and are about to ...

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AUTOGRAPH: Video For 'Get Off Your Ass' Title Track

The official video for "Get Off Your Ass", the title track of the new album from veteran Los Angeles hard rockers AUTOGRAPH, can be seen below. The disc will be released on October 6 via EMP Label Group, the U.S.-based label of MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson. It will be issued on CD and digital, with ...

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SONS OF APOLLO Feat. PORTNOY, SHEEHAN, BUMBLEFOOT, SOTO, SHERINIAN: Introduction Video Part Two

SONS OF APOLLO, the new band featuring former DREAM THEATER members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian alongside Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (ex-GUNS N' ROSES), Billy Sheehan (THE WINERY DOGS, MR. BIG, DAVID LEE ROTH) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-JOURNEY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN'S RISING FORCE), will release its debut album, "Psychotic Symphony", on October 20 via InsideOut Music. ...

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EPICA Releases Video For 'Immortal Melancholy'

"Immortal Melancholy", the new video from Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's forthcoming EP, "The Solace System", which will be released on September 1 via Nuclear Blast. With their latest masterpiece, EPICA set new standards. 2016's "The Holographic Principle" is the most epochal, multi-layered, courageous and ...

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WOLFGANG VAN HALEN Posts Brief Clip Of Upcoming Solo Album

A ten-second clip of a song from Wolfgang Van Halen's upcoming debut solo album is available below. The snippet was originally posted by Eddie Van Halen's son earlier this week as an Instagram Story. All Instagram Stories are automatically deleted by Instagram twenty-four hours after they're posted. It was reported earlier this year by Van ...

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JOE PERRY, GLENN HUGHES Guest On New BILLY RAY CYRUS Album, 'Set The Record Straight'

Billy Ray Cyrus is celebrating his birthday with the announcement of his new album, "Set The Record Straight", due on November 10. The disc features collaborations with Joe Perry (AEROSMITH), George Jones, Loretta Lynn, Bryan Adams, Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION), Jencarlos Canela, Ronnie Milsap and Billy's daughter, Miley Cyrus. "I'm ...

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Go Behind The Scenes Of Making Of METALLICA's 'Atlas, Rise!' Song

METALLICA has uploaded a twelve-minute video featuring footage from the writing and recording sessions for "N.W.O.B.H.M. A.T.M.", the song that later became "Atlas, Rise!" The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Hardwired... To Self-Destruct", which came out last November. "Atlas, Rise!" in February became METALLICA's ninth No. 1 on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Songs ...

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SONS OF APOLLO Feat. PORTNOY, SHEEHAN, BUMBLEFOOT, SOTO, SHERINIAN: Introduction Video Part One

SONS OF APOLLO, the new band featuring former DREAM THEATER members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian alongside Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (ex-GUNS N' ROSES), Billy Sheehan (THE WINERY DOGS, MR. BIG, DAVID LEE ROTH) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-JOURNEY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN'S RISING FORCE), will release its debut album, "Psychotic Symphony", on October 20 via InsideOut Music. ...

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EPICA: Second Trailer For 'The Solace System' EP

The second trailer for "The Solace System", the forthcoming EP from Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA, can be seen below. With their latest masterpiece, EPICA set new standards. 2016's "The Holographic Principle" is the most epochal, multi-layered, courageous and successful record of the band, reaching top 10 chart position entries in the German, Dutch and Swiss ...

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EPICA: First Trailer For 'The Solace System' EP

The first trailer for "The Solace System", the forthcoming EP from Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA, can be seen below. The band comments: "Here's our view on the new upcoming EP, 'The Solace System'. We talk about the music and the lyrics of all the songs you can find on this record. Enjoy watching!" With their ...

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SCORPIONS Guitarist MATTHIAS JABS On Key To Group's Longevity: 'We Don't Sound Like An Oldies Band'

Jackie Donovan of Classic Hits Q101.7 recently conducted an interview with SCORPIONS guitarist Matthias Jabs. You can listen to the full chat in three parts below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On SCORPIONS' longevity and continued relevance: Matthias: "I think internally speaking, a band needs to be a band in the sense of, ...

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SONS OF APOLLO Feat. PORTNOY, SHEEHAN, BUMBLEFOOT, SOTO, SHERINIAN: Listen To 'Signs Of The Time' Single

SONS OF APOLLO, the new band featuring former DREAM THEATER members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian alongside Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (ex-GUNS N' ROSES), Billy Sheehan (THE WINERY DOGS, MR. BIG, DAVID LEE ROTH) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-JOURNEY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN'S RISING FORCE), will release its debut album, "Psychotic Symphony", on October 20 via InsideOut Music. ...

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EPICA To Record Song With Prestigious METROPOLE ORKEST

After an intense six-month voting campaign, Dutch symphonic metal titans EPICA have announced that they've won the contest of Holland's famous and most prestigious Metropole Orkest! Over 650 artists of all possible music genres competed — among them popular Dutch acts like WITHIN TEMPTATION, Caro Emerald and Kensington — yet it was none other than ...

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AUTOGRAPH To Release 'Get Off Your Ass' Album In October

Veteran Los Angeles hard rockers AUTOGRAPH have signed a deal with EMP Label Group, the U.S.-based label of MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson. The band's new album, "Get Off Your Ass", will be released on October 6 on CD and digital, with a limited-edition vinyl LP version available in November. "Get Off Your Ass" is the ...

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SONS OF APOLLO Feat. PORTNOY, SHEEHAN, BUMBLEFOOT, SOTO, SHERINIAN: Video Footage Of Live Debut

SONS OF APOLLO, the new band featuring former DREAM THEATER members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian alongside Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (ex-GUNS N' ROSES), Billy Sheehan (THE WINERY DOGS, MR. BIG, DAVID LEE ROTH) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-JOURNEY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN'S RISING FORCE), made its live debut last night (Tuesday, August 1) during the "Ultimate Jam ...

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