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CROWBAR Working On New Album

New Orleans sludge metal veterans CROWBAR have entered OCD Recording Studio in their hometown with engineer Duane Simoneaux to begin recording their tenth studio album for a 2014 release. The follow-up to 2010's "Sever The Wicked Hand" will be mixed by Chris "Zeuss" Harris, who has previously worked with HATEBREED, SOULFLY and SHADOWS FALL, among ...

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ZAKK WYLDE To Take Part In 'Experience Hendrix Tour'

The eighth edition of the celebrated Experience Hendrix Tour is set to launch in March 2014. These special event performances represent an ongoing tribute to the music and legacy of Jimi Hendrix. Presented by BandFuse: Rock Legends, the month-long tour, brings together a diverse group of musical greats paying homage to the abiding genius of ...

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MEGADETH: VIP Ring Offered During U.S. Tour

A special MEGADETH VIP ring featuring the band's mascot, Vic Rattlehead,will be a part of the special Ultimate VIP package during the group's U.S. tour. The Ultimate VIP Packages for MEGADETH's U.S. tour include a Dave Mustaine Peace Sells VMNT Dean Guitar, concert ticket, meet-and-greet with the band, MEGADETH VIP Ring, signed copy of "Super ...

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ACE FREHLEY Signs With eOne Music

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley has inked a new two-album deal with eOne Music. Frehley recently spent time in the studio with drummer Matt Starr (BURNING RAIN) and bassist Chris Wyse (THE CULT, OWL) working on Ace's new CD. An early 2014 release is expected. Frehley's last album, "Anomaly", was made available as a 2-LP ...

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SOUNDGARDEN To Tour Without Drummer MATT CAMERON

Drummer Matt Cameron of reunited grunge legends SOUNDGARDEN will sit out the band's live appearances in 2014 due to his commitments as a member of PEARL JAM. In a statement posted earlier today (Friday, November 15) on SOUNDGARDEN's web site, Cameron wrote: "I will be taking 2014 off from SOUNDGARDEN touring due to prior commitments ...

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THE QUIREBOYS' SPIKE GRAY Talks To Austria's MULATSCHAG (Video)

Austria's Mulatschag recently conducted an interview with vocalist Spike Gray of U.K. rockers THE QUIREBOYS. You can now watch the chat below. THE QUIREBOYS' seventh studio album, "Beautiful Curse", was released on June 24 via Off Yer Rocka Recordings. A single, "Too Much Of A Good Thing", preceded the full-length CD on May 15. The ...

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More Video Footage Of GEOFF TATE's QUEENSRŸCHE Performing '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. More fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. "MTV Unplugged" ...

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ATTILA: 'Shots For The Boys' Video Released

"Shots For The Boys", the new video from Atlanta party rockers ATTILA, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's latest album, "About That Life", which sold more than 14,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 22 on The Billboard 200 chart. The ...

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SLIPKNOT, MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, Ex-METALLICA Members Talk About 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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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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