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SEPULTURA's ANDREAS KISSER Has No Interest In Re-Recording Early Albums With Current Lineup

SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser was recently interviewed by Andrew McKaysmith of Australia's "Scars And Guitars" podcast. You can now listen to the chat at this location. Asked if SEPULTURA would ever consider re-recording material from early albums like "Morbid Visions" and "Schizophrenia" with the band's current lineup, Andreas said: "No, man. I don't ...

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NEVERMORE's 'The Complete Collection': Unboxing Video

On March 9, Century Media Records will release "The Complete Collection" by NEVERMORE, an impressive 12-disc CD box set including all studio releases, the "Year Of The Voyager" live album as well as a disc of rarities. Limited to 2,000 copies, it also includes a numbered collector's certificate, an 80-page booklet (with lyrics, photos, liner ...

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Former KISS Guitarist BRUCE KULICK Says Additional KULICK BROTHERS Performances Will Happen

Former KISS and current GRAND FUNK RAILROAD guitarist Bruce Kulick was recently interviewed by Totally Driven Radio. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On his recent "Kiss Kruise VII" performance with his brother, guitarist/producer Bob Kulick, and being invited to perform together again on "Kiss Kruise ...

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NILE's KARL SANDERS On Departure Of DALLAS TOLER-WADE: 'We Don't Consider It A Loss. We Considered It An Opportunity To Move Forward'

Underground's Voice conducted an interview with guitarist Karl Sanders of South Carolina-based extreme technical death metallers NILE prior to their February 15 concert at Hard Club in Porto, Portugal. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the 2017 departure of long-time guitarist/vocalist Dallas Toler-Wade: Karl: ...

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Ex-BOLT THROWER Vocalist KARL WILLETTS On MEMORIAM: 'We're A Band That's Trying To Recreate That Old-School Death Metal Feel'

Rich from HRH TV conducted an interview with vocalist Karl Willetts of Birmingham, United Kingdom death/grind metal outfit MEMORIAM, which features current and former members of veteran U.K. extreme metal acts BENEDICTION and BOLT THROWER, prior to their February 18 appearance at HRH Metal festival at O2 Academy in Birmingham, England. You can ...

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SCOTT HILL On Getting RUSH's ALEX LIFESON To Guest On New FU MANCHU Album: 'We Couldn't Believe It'

PureGrainAudio recently conducted an interview with frontman Scott Hill of Southern California rockers FU MANCHU. You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the writing process for FU MANCHU: Scott: "Everything starts with a riff. We go to practice, 'Hey, check ...

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DARK FUNERAL Guitarist: 'Since I Haven't Changed My Natural Course, The Natural Course Of The Band Hasn't Changed That Much Either'

Eclectic Arts conducted an interview with guitarist Lord Ahriman (real name: Mikael Svanberg) of Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL prior to the band's February 27 show at Studio Seven in Seattle, Washington in support of SEPTICFLESH. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On reflecting on ...

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Former BATTLE BEAST Guitarist ANTON KABANEN On Releasing BEAST IN BLACK Debut: 'It Felt Like I Was Out Of Jail'

Finland's Kaaos TV conducted an interview with guitarists Anton Kabanen (ex-BATTLE BEAST) and Kasperi Heikkinen (ex-U.D.O.) of Finnish melodic metallers BEAST IN BLACK prior to the band's February 10 concert at Nosturi in Helsinki. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether the band is ...

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ANVIL Frontman Claims His Comments About American Work Ethic Were 'Misinterpreted', Apologizes To Anyone Who Was Insulted

ANVIL frontman Steve "Lips" Kudlow says that his comment about the American work ethic was "taken out of context" and was actually meant in reference to the band's "business dealings in the country." In an interview with Belfast Metal conducted last month, Lips spoke about ANVIL's 2008 documentary, "Anvil! The Story Of Anvil", and expressed ...

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Here Is COREY TAYLOR Working On Lyrics For Next SLIPKNOT Album

Corey Taylor has posted a photo on Instagram of him apparently writing lyrics for SLIPKNOT's next album. The snap, which was captioned "Working... #slipknot," can be seen below. Although he's still on the road with STONE SOUR, Taylor recently said that he has already begun putting together lyrical ideas for SLIPKNOT's follow-up to 2014's ".5: ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH And BREAKING BENJAMIN To Tour U.S. With NOTHING MORE, BAD WOLVES

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH and BREAKING BENJAMIN have released separate video teasers for a summer 2018 U.S. co-headlining tour that will also feature NOTHING MORE and BAD WOLVES. The official announcement, including exact cities and dates, is expected later this month. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH's greatest-hits collection, "A Decade Of Destruction", was released on December ...

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ANVIL Frontman On America: 'People In That Country, Generally Speaking, Are Lazy, And If They Can Go On Welfare, They Will'

Ivor Whitten of Belfast Metal conducted an interview with Steve "Lips" Kudlow of Canadian metal legends ANVIL prior to the band's February 13 concert at The Limelight 2 in Belfast, United Kingdom. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Speaking about why ANVIL's 2008 documentary, "Anvil! The Story Of Anvil" ...

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FROM ASHES TO NEW: 'Crazy' Video Released

FROM ASHES TO NEW has dropped the official music video for "Crazy", the first single off the band's upcoming album, "The Future", out April 20 via Better Noise Records/Eleven Seven Music. "Crazy" is the first look into the Philadelphia-based band's revamped lineup and sound. Consisting of founding front man/rapper/programmer Matt Brandyberry, guitarist Lance Dowdle, new ...

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SKELETONWITCH Parts Ways With Drummer, Taps JON RICE As Temporary Replacement

Ohio-based blackened metallers SKELETONWITCH have parted ways with drummer Dustin Boltjes and have temporarily replaced him with Jon Rice (ex-JOB FOR A COWBOY, SCORPION CHILD). Rice will join SKELETONWITCH on the band's upcoming North American trek with OBITUARY, which kicks off May 2 in Atlanta, Georgia. SKELETONWITCH's next studio album is due this spring/summer via ...

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MIKE PORTNOY's Son MAX Launches New Metal Band TALLAH

Max Portnoy, son of Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, THE WINERY DOGS, SONS OF APOLLO), has launched a new metal band called TALLAH. The Pennsylvania-based group is comprised of five members who share a passion for playing intense, heavy, and intricate music combined with an insane live show, unlike any other. Influenced by bands ...

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