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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Wanted To Do 'Something Cool' With Cover Of PINK FLOYD's 'Wish You Were Here'

Kat Mykals from the Evansville, Indiana radio station 103 GBF recently interviewed AVENGED SEVENFOLD bassist Johnny Christ. The full chat can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the group's latest release, "The Stage", being an "evolving album": Johnny: "Well, it was just the idea of basically releasing the [bonus] songs ...

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DECAPITATED Singer, Bassist Appear In Spokane Court On Rape And Kidnapping Charges

According to The Spokesman-Review, DECAPITATED singer Rafal Piotrowski and bassist Hubert Wiecek made their first court appearance in Spokane County on Friday for allegedly raping a woman on their tour bus nearly two months ago. The 31-year-old Piotrowski was charged with first-degree kidnapping and second-degree rape while the 30-year-old Wiecek was charged with ...

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LORDI: Video Of Entire Moscow Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of LORDI's entire October 15 concert at at Volta in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. LORDI is continuing to tour in support of its latest album, "Monstereophonic: Theaterror Vs. Demonarchy", which was released in September 2106 via AFM Records. The follow-up to 2014's "Scare Force One" was produced by Nino Laurenne ...

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Watch SATYRICON Perform In Tilburg

Fan-filmed video footage of SATYRICON's September 26 performance at 013 in Tilburg, The Netherlands can be seen below. SATYRICON is touring in support of its latest album, "Deep Calleth Upon Deep", which was released on September 22 via Napalm Records. The disc was recorded in Oslo, Norway and Vancouver, Canada, during early 2017 and mixed ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Guitarist Says Playing At London's Royal Albert Hall Was 'An Intense Couple Of Shows'

Ornella Carlone of Germany's Comebackstage conducted an interview with ALTER BRIDGE guitarist Mark Tremonti prior to the band's October 12 show at Porsche-Arena in Stuttgart, Germany. You can watch the entire interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's highlights from the last twelve months: Mark: "Probably the biggest ...

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EPICA Guitarist On Group's Wide-Ranging Influences: 'Name It, And We Have Used It In Our Music'

Mark Jansen of the Dutch symphonic metal band EPICA was interviewed by ArmyOfOneTV prior to the September 29 finale of the group's "The Ultimate Principle" tour at New York City's PlayStation Theater. The full chat (recorded by Ignacio Orellana of ProMusicVideo.com) can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On ...

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KOBRA AND THE LOTUS Releases Lyric Video For 'Prevail' Song

The official lyric video for the song "Prevail" from Canadian hard rockers KOBRA AND THE LOTUS can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Prevail I", which was released on May 12 via Napalm Records. The disc was produced by Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, AMARANTHE, EPICA) and mastered by Grammy Award-winning ...

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PINK CREAM 69: Lyric Video For New Song 'Man Of Sorrow'

Frontiers Music Srl will release PINK CREAM 69's new album, "Headstrong", on November 10. The official lyric video for the song "Man Of Sorrow" can be seen below. "Headstrong" marks the thirtieth anniversary of the German/British hard rockers PINK CREAM 69. And what better way to celebrate than by adding yet another gem to their ...

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LINKIN PARK's CHESTER BENNINGTON Tribute Concert To Be Streamed Live

One week from tonight, the surviving members of LINKIN PARK will celebrate the life of their friend and bandmate Chester Bennington with an unforgettable night of music at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. The one-night-only show sold out immediately, but now fans will have another chance to experience this historic concert event. "Linkin Park ...

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FAITH NO MORE's MIKE PATTON Scores STEPHEN KING's '1922'

Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE, DEAD CROSS) scores the Stephen King-sourced thriller "1922", which is available now via Netflix. An expanded score will be released via Ipecac Recordings in 2018. The "1922" offering follows up Patton's critically acclaimed score to "The Place Beyond The Pines", a musical outing that Pitchfork said served as "the glue ...

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SONS OF APOLLO Feat. PORTNOY, SHEEHAN, BUMBLEFOOT, SOTO, SHERINIAN: 'Lost In Oblivion' Video

"Lost In Oblivion", the new Vicente Cordero-directed video from SONS OF APOLLO, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's debut album, "Psychotic Symphony", which is being released today (Friday, October 20) via InsideOut Music. The disc was produced by the dynamic production duo of Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, also affectionately ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH To Be Interviewed For '92Y Talks'

Lars Ulrich, drummer and co-founder of METALLICA, will come to 92Y in New York City for a career interview on Sunday, November 5 at 7:30 p.m. The multiple Grammy Award winner and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee will share details from a storied life — from the tennis courts to headlining stadiums for ...

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STEEL PANTHER 'Really Felt Unwelcome' While Touring With MÖTLEY CRÜE

STEEL PANTHER drummer Stix Zadinia says that his band "really felt unwelcome" during its tour with MÖTLEY CRÜE several years ago. The Michael Starr-fronted glam rockers from Los Angeles, California, who are mostly known for their profane and humorous lyrics, as well as their exaggerated onstage personas that parody the stereotypical 1980s "glam metal" lifestyle, ...

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HELLOWEEN Plays First Reunion Show With MICHAEL KISKE, KAI HANSEN (Video)

The reunited expanded classic lineup of German power metallers HELLOWEEN — featuring seven musicians, including former vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist Kai Hansen alongside current singer Andi Deris and guitarist Sascha Gerstner — played the first show of its "Pumpkins United" world tour last night (Thursday, October 19) at Escena in Monterrey, Mexico. The concert ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's MICK MARS Is Continuing Work On Solo Album

Mick Mars is continuing work on his debut solo release. The MÖTLEY CRÜE guitarist has spent the last couple of years writing and recording material for his first solo album at a studio in his hometown of Nashville, Tennessee. Mars told SiriusXM radio DJ Eddie Trunk last week that he was "weeding out crap songs ...

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EXIT EDEN Feat. AVANTASIA, VISIONS OF ATLANTIS Singers: Video For Cover Of DEPECHE MODE's 'A Question Of Time'

EXIT EDEN, the all-female four-piece ensemble featuring Amanda Somerville, Clémentine Delauney, Marina La Torraca and Anna Brunner, has released a video for its cover version of the song "A Question Of Time", originally recorded by DEPECHE MODE. EXIT EDEN unites all attributes ascribed to the new millennium: cosmopolitan, self-confident-independent and ready to do their very ...

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FOO FIGHTERS Release New Song To Benefit PLANNED PARENTHOOD

According to The Pulse Of Radio, FOO FIGHTERS have released a new track titled "Soldier" as part of a series of digital tracks issued to benefit Planned Parenthood. An eventual vinyl version of the series, dubbed "7-Inches For Planned Parenthood", is in the works as well. The song itself is an outtake from the sessions ...

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SWEET & LYNCH Featuring MICHAEL SWEET, GEORGE LYNCH: Third EPK For 'Unified' Album

The third EPK (Electronic Press Kit) for "Unified", the sophomore album from SWEET & LYNCH — the band featuring guitarist/vocalist Michael Sweet of STRYPER, legendary guitarist George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB), bassist James LoMenzo (MEGADETH, WHITE LION, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY) and drummer Brian Tichy (THE DEAD DAISIES, WHITESNAKE) — is available below. The disc will ...

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EVANESCENCE Releases Music Video For 'Imperfection'

EVANESCENCE has released the official music video for the song "Imperfection". Taken from the band's next album, "Synthesis", which is due on November 10, the track features full orchestration in a completely synthetic world of beats and sounds, with help from arranger and composer David Campbell. "Synthesis" will feature two new EVANESCENCE songs in addition ...

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