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JUDAS PRIEST's New Album Contains 'Some Real Classic Moments,' Says Producer ANDY SNEAP

JUDAS PRIEST's long-awaited new album contains "good energy" and "some real classic moments," according to a producer who worked on the disc. The follow-up to 2014's "Redeemer Of Souls" was helmed by the band's longtime collaborator Tom Allom, acclaimed British knob-twiddler Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, EXODUS, TESTAMENT, ACCEPT) and engineer Mike Exeter (BLACK SABBATH). Sneap, who ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE On OZZY's Cheating: 'Things Happen'

Sharon Osbourne has once again opened up about Ozzy's past infidelities, saying that "things happen" when you are involved in a decades-long relationship and accepting some of the blame by explaining that she "wasn't always around." In August of last year, Ozzy apologized to the women he had sexual relationships with and admitted to undergoing ...

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EVANESCENCE: Making Of 'Synthesis' Album Part Two (Video)

The second in a series of webisodes featuring footage from the making of EVANESCENCE's next album, "Synthesis", can be seen below. In the second episode of "Inside Synthesis", we explore the making of EVANESCENCE's new single, "Imperfection". "Synthesis" is due on November 10. The effort features full orchestration in a completely synthetic world of beats ...

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CYHRA Joined By Former SHINING Guitarist EUGE VALOVIRTA

CYHRA, the new band featuring former IN FLAMES members Peter Iwers (bass) and Jesper Strömblad (guitar) alongside ex-AMARANTHE singer Joacim "Jake E" Lundberg and LUCA TURILLI'S RHAPSODY drummer Alex Landenburg, has recruited former SHINING guitarist Euge Valovirta. CYHRA said in a statement: "We're thrilled to inform that Finnish guitarist Euge Valovirta will be joining CYHRA ...

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BLACK VEIL BRIDES To Release 'Vale' Album In January; Listen To New Song 'My Vow'

Los Angeles rockers BLACK VEIL BRIDES will release their fifth album, "Vale", on January 12 via Lava/Universal Republic. The follow-up to BLACK VEIL BRIDES' 2014 self-titled effort, which was originally expected to arrive in September, was produced by John Feldmann at his Southern California studio. BLACK VEIL BRIDES frontman Andy Biersack said: "We cannot wait ...

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BLACK VEIL BRIDES And ASKING ALEXANDRIA To Join Forces For North American Tour; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale

BLACK VEIL BRIDES (pictured) are back. To launch into 2018, the Los Angeles rock powerhouse will embark on a North American co-headline tour, dubbed "The Resurrection Tour", with ASKING ALEXANDRIA, kicking off January 10 at The Complex in Salt Lake City, Utah, rolling through major markets coast to coast, and concluding in Las Vegas, Nevada ...

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Listen To ROBERT PLANT And CHRISSIE HYNDE Duet On Cover Of 'Bluebirds Over The Mountain'

"Bluebirds Over The Mountain", a brand new song from Robert Plant, can be streamed below. The track, which features a guest appearance by PRETENDERS singer Chrissie Hynde, is taken from the LED ZEPPELIN frontman's eleventh solo album, "Carry Fire", which will be released on October 13 via Nonesuch/Warner. The follow-up to 2014's "Lullaby And… The ...

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BLITZKRIEG To Release 'Reign Of Fire' Single In December

NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) veterans BLITZKRIEG will release a new seven-inch vinyl EP, "Reign Of Fire", on December 8 in a limited edition of five hundred copies embraced by amazing handdrawn old-school metal artwork by Lee Murphy. Says BLITZKRIEG guitarist Ken Johnson: "We are very excited about the 'Reign Of Fire' EP ...

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Paranormal - ALICE COOPER

Alice Cooper's first studio release in six years shares many of the same elements as 2011's "Welcome 2 My Nightmare", which was a reimagination of Alice's first solo effort, 1975's "Welcome to My Nightmare". The album was intended as a collection of standalone songs to contrast with the previous "concept" offering, and on it, original ...

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BEAST IN BLACK To Support W.A.S.P. On European Tour

BEAST IN BLACK, the Helsinki, Finland-based metal band led by former BATTLE BEAST guitarist and main songwriter Anton Kabanen, will support legendary heavy metallers W.A.S.P. on the European leg of their "Re-Idolized: The Crimson Idol 25th Anniversary" tour. Anton stated: "It's a great pleasure and honor to go on tour with the legendary W.A.S.P., which ...

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EVANESCENCE: Making Of 'Synthesis' Album Part One (Video)

The first in a series of webisodes featuring footage from the making of EVANESCENCE's next album, "Synthesis", can be seen below. In the first episode of "Inside Synthesis", we get introduced to the new disc from EVANESCENCE and gain some insight into the process. "Synthesis" is due on November 10. The effort features full orchestration ...

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BLACK SABBATH Drummer, DREAM THEATER Keyboardist, Others To Be Inducted Into 'Hall Of Heavy Metal History'

BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward, DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess, bass virtuoso Billy Sheehan. and other metal royalty will be inducted into the Hall Of Heavy Metal History on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at the Anaheim Wyndham Garden Grove in Anaheim, California. Television and radio personality Eddie Trunk will host the event. An all-star jam, ...

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Could MARILYN MANSON And TRENT REZNOR Collaborate Again?

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Marilyn Manson said in a new interview with Apple Music that he and NINE INCH NAILS mainman Trent Reznor are on good terms again and that the possibility of the two musicians collaborating is not too far-fetched. Speaking with Zane Lowe of Beats 1, Manson said that the recent ...

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