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What Drives COREY TAYLOR?

Festival promoters Danny Wimmer Presents (DWP) recently sat down with Corey Taylor from SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR to see what drives him. He said (see video below): "What fucking doesn't drive me, to be honest. It's a lot of things, obviously. It's my passion for what I do. It's my love for music and the ...

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IN MOTIVE Signs With SUMERIAN RECORDS

Los Angeles-based label Sumerian Records has announced the signing of IN MOTIVE. The band — made up of longtime Sumerian artists Lee McKinney (guitar; BORN OF OSIRIS), Nick Rossi (guitar; ex-CITY IN THE SEA), Conor White (drums), plus newcomer Devin Barrus (vocals) — crafts a sound that ebbs and flows between progressive metallic intricacy and ...

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Ex-SLAYER Drummer DAVE LOMBARDO: 'I Will Never Retire'

Finland's Kaaos TV conducted an interview with former SLAYER and current SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and DEAD CROSS drummer Dave Lombardo prior to SUICIDAL TENDENCIES' June 30 performance at the 20th-anniversary edition of the Tuska festival in Helsinki. You can watch the full interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how SUICIDAL ...

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Graveyard Shift - MOTIONLESS IN WHITE

Unless you've been following the band since 2005, you'd never guess MOTIONLESS IN WHITE hails from Scranton, Pennsylvania. The group carries itself like a UK goth band with a twist of Marilyn Manson, and after gaining notoriety with the 2014 album "Reincarnate", MIW landed its coveted signing with Roadrunner Records. The unit's latest album, "Graveyard ...

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SLIPKNOT And STONE SOUR's COREY TAYLOR: My 10 Favorite Metal Albums

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor was among the first people Rolling Stone consulted when the magazine began work on its recently published list of the "100 Greatest Metal Albums Of All Time." Prior to unveiling Taylor's picks, Rolling Stone had posted "favorite metal albums" by METALLICA's Lars Ulrich, JUDAS PRIEST's Rob Halford and ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE Guitarist Knew Some Fans Wouldn't Like Controversial Self-Titled Album

"Mike James Rock Show" conducted an interview with guitarist Mark Heylmun of California deathcore masters SUICIDE SILENCE at this year's Download festival, which was held June 9-11 at Donington Park in Leicestershire, England. You can watch the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On SUICIDE SILENCE's controversial new self-titled album, which ...

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HALESTORM Announces 'Halloween Scream' Tour With STARSET And NEW YEARS DAY; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale Available

Grammy Award-winning hard rock band HALESTORM has announced details of a major North American headline tour. "Halestorm's Halloween Scream" begins September 22 at Denver, Colorado's High Elevation Rock festival and then travels through late October (see itinerary). Support throughout the trek comes from special guests STARSET and NEW YEARS DAY. The tour will include stops ...

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IN THIS MOMENT: Lyric Video For New Song 'Roots'

The official lyric video for the song "Roots" from IN THIS MOMENT can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Ritual", which will be released on Friday, July 21. The group's sixth studio effort will be released by Atlantic Records in partnership with Roadrunner Records and is available for pre-order ...

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Video Premiere: STONE SOUR's 'Mercy'

"Mercy", the new video from STONE SOUR, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Hydrograd", which will be released on June 30 via Roadrunner Records. "Hydrograd" track listing: 01. YSIF 02. Taipei Person/Allah Tea 03. Knievel Has Landed 04. Hydrograd 05. Song #3 06. Fabuless 07. The Witness Trees ...

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DAVE LOMBARDO On Working With MIKE PATTON Again In DEAD CROSS: 'I Love The Guy's Drive And His Artistry'

Metal Wani's Laura Vezer recently conducted an interview with drummer Dave Lombardo (DEAD CROSS, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, SLAYER). You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On DEAD CROSS's split with singer Gabe Serbian and addition of Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE): Dave: "When everything went down with ...

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HELMET To Release 25th-Anniversary Colored-Vinyl Edition Of Landmark LP 'Meantime'

In the heady musical atmosphere of the early 1990s, HELMET's 1992 breakthrough album, "Meantime", stood out for its uniquely dynamic approach. Often described as a thinking person's heavy metal band, the New York foursome merged the influence of leader Page Hamilton's avant-garde background with a hard-rocking sensibility to create some of the era's most innovative ...

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Watch KORN's Creepy Video For 'Black Is The Soul'

KORN's music video for the song "Black Is The Soul" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "The Serenity Of Suffering", which came out at the end of October. Said KORN singer Jonathan Davis: "'Black Is The Soul' is a song about being pulled away from the right path ...

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IN THIS MOMENT: Teaser For 'Ritual' Album

A teaser for "Ritual", the new album from IN THIS MOMENT, is available below. Due on Friday, July 21, the band's sixth studio effort will be released by Atlantic Records in partnership with Roadrunner Records and is available for pre-order now. All pre-orders will be joined by an instant grat download of "Oh Lord", with ...

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HALESTORM's LZZY HALE Performs Surprise Rendition Of 'I Will Always Love You' At 'HerrinFesta Italiana' (Video)

HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale performed a surprise solo rendition of "I Will Always Love You", the love ballad made famous by Whitney Houston and Dolly Parton, during the band's May 28 concert at HerrinFesta Italiana in Herrin, Illinois. Fan-filmed video footage of Lzzy's version can be seen below. HALESTORM is collaborating with Nick Raskulinecz on ...

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GHOST Kicks Off Tour With IRON MAIDEN In Bristow (Video)

GHOST kicked off its U.S. tour as the support act for IRON MAIDEN last night (Saturday, June 3) at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, Virginia. Quality fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. GHOST frontman and founder Tobias Forge, who performs as Papa Emeritus, recently said that he hoped to re-team with ...

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HALESTORM Is Working With Producer NICK RASKULINECZ On Fourth Album

HALESTORM is collaborating with Nick Raskulinecz on material for the band's fourth album. At least some of the sessions are taking place at the Dark Horse Recording studios just outside Nashville. Raskulinecz is an acclaimed producer who has previously worked with RUSH, KORN, ALICE IN CHAINS and DEFTONES, in addition to having helmed HALESTORM's third ...

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