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ALICE COOPER Guitarist RYAN ROXIE To Release 'Imagine Your Reality' Solo Album In May; ROBIN ZANDER To Guest

Ryan Roxie will release his new solo album, "Imagine Your Reality", on May 25 via Cargo Records UK. The vocalist, guitarist and songwriter, who is best known as Alice Cooper's longtime lead guitarist and collaborator, has also worked with Slash and Gilby Clarke and been a member of Classic Rock award-nominated band CASABLANCA. "Imagine Your ...

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MELVINS: 'Embrace The Rub' Video Released

"Embrace The Rub", the new Mackie Osborne-directed video from MELVINS, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Pinkus Abortion Technician", which will be released on April 20 via Ipecac Recordings. The disc features both MELVINS' regular bass player Steven McDonald (REDD KROSS, OFF!) and BUTTHOLE SURFERS' Jeff Pinkus on ...

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WATAIN Frontman On Black Metal's Battle With ANTIFA: 'The Devil Always Wins. It's An Old Lesson Learned'

The Jimmy Cabbs 5150 Interview Series conducted an interview with frontman Erik Danielsson of Swedish black metallers WATAIN prior to the band's March 17 concert at The Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles, California. You can watch the entire chat in two parts below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether the band's new ...

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MIKE DEAN Says CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Was 'Still On Our Games' When Writing 'No Cross No Crown'

The Jimmy Cabbs 5150 Interview Series conducted an interview with CORROSION OF CONFORMITY bassist Mike Dean prior to the band's February 27 concert at The Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles, California, in support of BLACK LABEL SOCIETY. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On working guitarist/vocalist Pepper ...

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SATYRICON Frontman: 'The Size Of The Band And Your Commercial Success Is Not What Defines Your Authenticity'

SATYRICON frontman Sigurd "Satyr" Wongraven was recently interviewed by Mad TV's "TV War" in Greece. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether black metal's mainstream acceptance has diluted its musical value: Satyr: "No. Because… I mean, SEX PISTOLS, which is such a mythical group, and ...

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WILL HAVEN: Entire 'Muerte' Album Available For Streaming

"Muerte", the sixth full-length album from noise metal legends WILL HAVEN, can be streamed in its entirety below. The disc will be released on March 23 via Minus Head Records. The origins of WILL HAVEN can be traced back to 1995, when they first emerged as a staple in Sacramento, California's storied underground. For over ...

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HAWTHORNE HEIGHTS Releases 'Just Another Ghost' Video

HAWTHORNE HEIGHTS has premiered a new track and accompanying music video for "Just Another Ghost". The track is the second single from the band's upcoming album, "Bad Frequencies", which is due out April 27 via Pure Noise Records. HAWTHORNE HEIGHTS singer and guitarist JT Woodruff states: "'Just Another Ghost' is a song about floating through ...

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HIGH ON FIRE Completes Work On Eighth Studio Album

California heavy rockers HIGH ON FIRE have wrapped production on their eighth studio LP, due later this year. The band has been busy in the studio since February putting the finishing touches on yet another blistering album. "We are pretty happy with how the new material came together on this one," says drummer Des Kensel. ...

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EARTHLESS: 'Volt Rush' Video Released

"Volt Rush", the new video from the San Diego-based trio EARTHLESS, can be seen below. The clip, which is set in EARTHLESS's hometown, as well as neighboring Oceanside, was directed by skateboard/visual artist BB Bastidas and features the famed SoCal skateboarder T-Spliff (a.k.a. Taylor Smith). "Stoked to present to you the very first EARTHLESS video, ...

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KAMELOT Guitarist On Album Leaks: 'There's Always Somebody Who Wants To Brag That They Got The Record And Put It On The Internet'

France's Loud TV recently conducted an interview with KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood. You can now listen to the chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On KAMELOT's record company, Napalm Records, safeguarding the release of the band's forthcoming "The Shadow Theory" album from being leaked online: Thomas: "I think it's important ...

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MINISTRY Announces Summer 2018 European Tour

Industrial metal veterans MINISTRY have announced an extensive tour of Europe. Kicking off in Spain, the trek will bring Al Jourgensen and his troop to the summer festivals and will see them perform several headline shows with various special guests, such as the haunting CHELSEA WOLFE, hardcore punk combo CONVERGE and post-rock highflyers GRAVE PLEASURES. ...

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BLACK VEIL BRIDES: 'When They Call My Name' Video Released

Los Angeles rockers BLACK VEIL BRIDES have released the official music video for the song "When They Call My Name". The track is taken from the band's fifth album, "Vale", which was released on January 12 via Lava/Universal Republic. The follow-up to BLACK VEIL BRIDES' 2014 self-titled effort was produced by John Feldmann at his ...

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SLASH, JIMMY PAGE, KEITH RICHARDS Spotlighted in ERNIE BALL's New Campaign Celebrating 'The Colors Of Rock 'N' Roll'

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash is a "Purple" man. LED ZEPPELIN's Jimmy Page has been playing "Pinks" for years. THE ROLLING STONES' Keith Richards always goes for the "Green." We're talking about the iconic and exhilaratingly colorful packaging of Ernie Ball's Slinky guitar strings — each vibrantly designed pack representing a different string recipe/gauge. For ...

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