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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD Lends Voice To New Animated Television Series 'Skylanders Academy'

METALLICA's James Hetfield will lend his voice to Activision Blizzard, Inc.'s "Skylanders Academy", the first production by Activision Blizzard Studios, its newly created television and film studio. The show will premiere in fall 2016 on Netflix, the world's leading Internet television network. "Over the last five years, millions of families around the world have welcomed ...

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SCORPION CHILD: 'Reaper's Danse' Video Released

"Reaper's Danse", the new video from Texan classic rockers SCORPION CHILD, can be seen below. The clip was created by Costin Chioreanu (SPIRITUAL BEGGARS) of Twilight 13 Media. SCORPION CHILD recorded "Acid Roulette" at The Bubble in Austin, Texas with Chris "Frenchie" Smith (THE ANSWER, AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TRAIL OF DEAD... ...

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SLIPKNOT, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, SLAYER, DISTURBED, KORN Set For LOUDER THAN LIFE Festival

Following a 2015 sellout, Louder Than Life returns to Champions Park near downtown Louisville October 1-2, 2016 for the third annual destination festival celebrating the region's culture and cuisine, and featuring award-winning bourbons and spirits, Gourmet Man Food, craft beer and some of the biggest names in rock music. SLIPKNOT and AVENGED SEVENFOLD top a ...

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Debut Album By HATER, Feat. SOUNDGARDEN Members, To Be Reissued

Ben Shepherd returned to his garage rock roots and assembled a group of musicians that became HATER, in Seattle, playing guitar alongside SOUNDGARDEN bandmate, drummer Matt Cameron, as well as ex-MONSTER MAGNET guitarist John McBain, DEVILHEAD vocalist Brian Wood, brother of the late pre-grunge outfit MOTHER LOVE BONE singer Andrew Wood and fellow DEVILHEAD bassist ...

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SCORPION CHILD: New Song 'Moon Tension' Available For Streaming

Texan classic rockers SCORPION CHILD will unleash their second album, "Acid Roulette", on June 10 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The "Acid Roulette" track "Moon Tension" can be streamed below. Receive "Moon Tension", "My Woman in Black" as well as "She Sings, I Kill" instantly when you pre-order "Acid Roulette" digitally via iTunes, Amazon and Google. ...

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PIERCE THE VEIL: New Song 'Circles' Available For Streaming

Rock band PIERCE THE VEIL has released "Circles", a brand new song from its next album, "Misadventures", due out May 13 on Fearless Records. Just yesterday, "Circles" was named the "Hottest Record In The World" on BBC Radio 1's Annie Mac show, and in less than 24 hours, the track has soared past 100,000 YouTube ...

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EMMURE Confirms New Lineup

The new lineup of EMMURE made its live debut on Friday, April 22 in Oberhausen, Germany. Joining vocalist Frankie Palmeri in the band's latest incarnation are guitarist Josh Travis (GLASS CLOUD, ex-THE TONY DANZA TAPDANCE EXTRAVAGANZA), bassist Phil Lockett (ex-THE TONY DANZA TAPDANCE EXTRAVAGANZA) and drummer Josh Miller (ex-GLASS CLOUD). EMMURE pulled out of a ...

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Rockers React To PRINCE's Death

Members of GUNS N' ROSES, AEROSMITH, KISS, SLIPKNOT, MÖTLEY CRÜE, HALESTORM and JANE'S ADDICTION are among the rock musicians and scores of other artists who reacted on social media to the passing of the artist known as Prince, who died earlier today (Thursday, April 21) at the age of 57. "It is with profound sadness ...

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PIERCE THE VEIL To Release 'Misadventures' Album In May

PIERCE THE VEIL, one of the fastest-rising, most electrifying artists on the music scene today, will release its hotly anticipated new album, "Misadventures", on May 13 via Fearless Records. "Misadventures" is the follow up to the band's 2012 breakthrough release, "Collide With The Sky", that debuted at No. 12 on The Billboard 200 albums chart, ...

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SCORPION CHILD To Release 'Acid Roulette' Album In June

Texan classic rockers SCORPION CHILD will release their second album, "Acid Roulette", on June 10 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. "'Acid Roulette' chronicles the life trials of a traveling man who was imprisoned for a murderous crime," comments vocalist Aryn Jonathan Black. "He was forced into confessing by his wife and her wealthy lover so that ...

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Video: ANTHRAX Talks About 'Sixth Member,' Producer JAY RUSTON

When it came time for ANTHRAX to start the writing and recording process for the follow-up to 2011's Grammy-nominated "Worship Music", named one of the best metal albums of that year by countless media outlets, there was no doubt that the entire band wanted producer Jay Ruston there with them from the start. Ruston first ...

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