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METALLICA, BLACK SABBATH, SLIPKNOT, MÖTLEY CRÜE Members Pay Tribute To LEMMY

Ozzy Osbourne, Nikki Sixx (MÖTLEY CRÜE), Dave Mustaine (MEGADETH), Corey Taylor (SLIPKNOT), Krist Novoselic (NIRVANA), Duff McKagan (GUNS N' ROSES), Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, DREAM THEATER), are among the rock musicians and scores of other artists who reacted on social media to the death of legendary MOTÖRHEAD bassist/singer Lemmy Kilmister. Lemmy found out on ...

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Video: GEOFF TATE's OPERATION: MINDCRIME Performs In France

Fan-filmed video footage of OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the new band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, performing on December 18 at Le Forum in Vauréal, France can be seen below. "The Key", the first album of an ambitious trilogy from OPERATION: MINDCRIME, sold around 2,500 copies in the United States in its first week of ...

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AVANTASIA: Trailer For 'Ghostlights' Album Featuring Snippets Of Five New Songs

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release its seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", on January 29, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in Wolfsburg, Germany. Paeth engineered and mixed "Ghostlights", while the mastering was done by Michael Rodenberg. A new trailer for "Ghostlights" is available ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Hosts First-Ever In-Game, Curated Playable Music Video Show In 'Guitar Hero Live'

Activision Publishing, Inc. and FreeStyleGames today announced that acclaimed band AVENGED SEVENFOLD is taking over GHTV for a one-hour show, taking gamers through some of their most beloved rock songs playable in Guitar Hero Live. Premiering today and airing multiple times throughout the week, the show is dubbed "A7X Rock Classics" and features exclusive footage ...

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GEOFF TATE On Paris Terrorist Attacks: 'People That Engage In That Sort Of Behavior Should Be Eliminated'

Former QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME singer Geoff Tate has commented on the events of November 13 in Paris, France, when more than 129 people were killed in seven coordinated terrorist attacks. The greatest number of deaths took place at the Bataclan, a French music venue where EAGLES OF DEATH METAL were performing when terrorists ...

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MIKE PORTNOY Doesn't Hold A Grudge Against GEOFF TATE

Drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, THE WINERY DOGS, AVENGED SEVENFOLD) was interviewed on a recent edition of "The Shoe With Miles Schuman", the Internet radio show hosted by 15-year-old Miles "The Shoe" Schuman. You can now listen to the chat using the Spreaker widget below. Speaking about his current relationship with former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff ...

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Video: GEOFF TATE's OPERATION: MINDCRIME Performs In Croatia

Fan-filmed video footage of OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the new band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, performing on December 6 at Vintage Industrial Bar in Zagreb, Croatia can be seen below. "The Key", the first album of an ambitious trilogy from OPERATION: MINDCRIME, sold around 2,500 copies in the United States in its first week ...

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Video: GEOFF TATE's OPERATION: MINDCRIME Performs In Warsaw

Fan-filmed video footage of OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the new band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, performing on November 25 at Progresja Music Zone in Warsaw, Poland can be seen below. "The Key", the first album of an ambitious trilogy from OPERATION: MINDCRIME, sold around 2,500 copies in the United States in its first week ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Singer Says Some Fans Possess A Sense Of Entitlement When It Comes To Communicating With Bands On Social Media

Straus Project recently conducted an interview with QUEENSRŸCHE singer Todd La Torre. You can now watch the chat in three parts below. Speaking about the importance of artists engaging with their fans via social media due to diminishing music sales in the streaming age, Todd said: "These kinds of bands aren't selling arenas like the ...

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MICHAEL WILTON Wouldn't Re-Record Any QUEENSRŸCHE Classics With New Singer

Nev Pearce of Australia's "Rabid Noise" podcast recently conducted an interview with QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how QUEENSRŸCHE's songwriting and recording approach was different on the band's new album, "Condition Hüman", to how it was on 2013's "Queensrÿche": ...

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AVANTASIA To Release 'Mystery Of A Blood Red Rose' Single

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release a new digital single, "Mystery Of A Blood Red Rose", on December 11. The song is taken from AVANTASIA's seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", which will be released on January 29, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in ...

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Video: GEOFF TATE's OPERATION: MINDCRIME Performs In Bulgaria

Fan-filmed video footage of OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the new band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, performing on November 17 at Sofia Live Club in Sofia, Bulgaria can be seen below. "The Key", the first album of an ambitious trilogy from OPERATION: MINDCRIME, sold around 2,500 copies in the United States in its first week ...

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On The Tour Bus With QUEENSRŸCHE (Video)

QUEENSRŸCHE is featured in the latest episode of Digital Tour Bus's "Bus Invaders", which takes you inside the touring vehicle of one of today's top touring acts. The footage was shot on September 26 in Rosemont, Illinois. QUEENSRŸCHE's new album, "Condition Hüman", debuted at No. 27 on The Billboard 200 chart, having shifted 14,000 equivalent ...

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AVANTASIA: 'Ghostlights' Album Details Revealed

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release its seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", on January 29, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in Wolfsburg, Germany. Paeth engineered and mixed "Ghostlights", while the mastering was done by Michael Rodenberg. The opus features guest appearances by: * ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: 'Arrow Of Time' Guitar Playthrough Video

A guitar playthrough video of the QUEENSRŸCHE song "Arrow Of Time" courtesy of the band's guitarist Michael Wilton can be seen below. The track is taken from QUEENSRŸCHE's new album, "Condition Hüman", which debuted at No. 27 on The Billboard 200 chart, having shifted 14,000 equivalent album units in the week ending October 8. The ...

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GEOFF TATE Says Record Company 'Didn't Stand By' Him For QUEENSRŸCHE's 'Frequency Unknown'

Ex-QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate spoke to Oregon Music News about the controversy surrounding "Frequency Unknown", the sole album he released under the QUEENSRŸCHE banner during a period while he was battling his former bandmates over the rights to the group's name. Regarding the "Frequency Unknown" artwork, which features a fist brandishing three rings ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Announces U.S. Tour

Progressive metal legends QUEENSRŸCHE will embark on a U.S. headlining tour in January. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jan. 07 - Rockbar - San Jose, CA Jan. 08 - House of Blues - Anaheim, CA Jan. 09 - Hard Rock Live - Las Vegas, NV Jan. 10 - Rialto Theatre - Tucson, AZ Jan. 12 ...

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