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IRON MAIDEN's NICKO MCBRAIN: BRUCE DICKINSON Is 'My Hero'

Paul Anthony of Planet Rock spoke to IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain ahead of the band's much-anticipated closing set on Sunday, June 12 at the U.K.'s Download festival. Nicko talked about the phenomenal success of MAIDEN's latest album, "The Book of Souls", saying: "It's been so well received; it's great. It's beyond our wildest expectations, ...

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Watch BLACK SABBATH Perform In Berlin, Germany

Fan-filmed video footage of BLACK SABBATH's June 8 performance at Waldbühnein in Berlin, Germany can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Black Sabbath 02. Fairies Wear Boots 03. After Forever 04. Into The Void 05. Snowblind 06. War Pigs 07. Behind The Wall Of Sleep 08. N.I.B. 09. Hand Of Doom ...

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BRUCE DICKINSON's Son Pays Tribute To LEMMY (Video)

Austin Dickinson, vocalist of the London five-piece AS LIONS and son of IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson, was interviewed by Ticketmaster UK at this year's edition of the Download festival, which is being held June 10-12 at Donington Park in Leicestershire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about Download's decision to ...

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STONE SOUR To Enter Studio In January

STONE SOUR will enter the studio in January 2017 to begin recording its long-awaited follow-up to its last collection of original music, "House Of Gold And Bones", a double concept album which was released in two parts in 2012 and 2013. The new CD will take two months to record and one month to mix, ...

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GARY MOORE's Guitar Collection To Be Auctioned This Month

More than 35 guitars and amplifiers from the collection of late Irish guitarist Gary Moore will be offered at Bonhams Entertainment Memorabilia sale, which will take place on June 29 at the auctioneer's location in Knightsbridge, London. Moore made a name for himself in the late 1960s with the Dublin-based SKID ROW, before following bass ...

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DESPISED ICON Releases 'The Aftermath' Video

"The Aftermath", the new Matt Charland-directed video from the Montreal-based deathcore act DESPISED ICON, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Beast", which will be released on July 22. The CD was produced and engineered by former guitarist Yannick St-Amand (BENEATH THE MASSACRE, NEURAXIS) and mixed/mastered by Andy Sneap ...

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Watch AXL ROSE-Fronted AC/DC Perform In Manchester

Fan-filmed video footage of AC/DC's June 9 performance at Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Rock Or Bust 02. Shoot To Thrill 03. Hell Ain't A Bad Place To Be 04. Back In Black 05. Got Some Rock N' Roll Thunder 06. Dirty Deeds Done ...

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VADER To Release 'The Empire' Album In September

Polish death metal veterans VADER will release their new studio album, "The Empire", on September 23 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Tibi Et Igni" was recorded at Hertz Studios in Bialystok, Poland with producers Wojtek and Slawek Wiesawski. A special ten-inch single, "Iron Times", will arrive on August 12. It includes the following ...

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KREATOR: Video Footage Of Entire METALHEAD MEETING Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of KREATOR's June 3 performance at Metalhead Meeting at Arenele Romane in Bucharest, Romania can be seen below. In early 2017, KREATOR will tour Europe in support of its upcoming, yet-untitled new record. Legendary guitarist/singer Mille Petrozza and his crew will be accompanied by a varied as well as iconic billing. Brazilian-American ...

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BUTCHER BABIES' HEIDI SHEPHERD: 'We've Created Our Own Path'

Hales of the Columbus, Ohio radio station 99.7 The Blitz conducted an interview with BUTCHER BABIES frontwoman Heidi Shepherd at this year's Rock On The Range festival, which was held May 20-22 in Columbus, Ohio. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Asked what adive she has for female rockers ...

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BLACK SABBATH To Play Last-Ever U.S. Show In San Antonio

British heavy metal legends BLACK SABBATH will play their last show ever in the U.S. on November 12 at AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. This just-announced performance is one of three headlining arena concerts the band has added to the final North American leg of their massive 2016 "The End" world tour. The new ...

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SOILWORK To Release 'Death Resonance' Collection Of Rarities

Swedish metallers SOILWORK will release a special collection of rarities titled "Death Resonance" on August 19 via Nuclear Blast. Commented the band: "Attention SOILWORK fans! Although 'The Tour Majestic' is far from over, we've put together a very special release for you all. 'Death Resonance' compiles fifteen rare and unreleased tracks ranging all the way ...

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MESHIAAK Feat. Former SLAYER/TESTAMENT Drummer JON DETTE: 'Drowning, Fading, Falling' Video Released

"Drowning, Fading, Falling", the new video from MESHIAAK, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming debut album, "Alliance Of Thieves", which will be released on August 19 via Mascot. The CD was recorded at GREEN DAY's Jingletown Recording Studios in Oakland, California. Based in Melbourne, Australia, MESHIAAK features veteran extreme ...

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DEICIDE Members Share 'Crazy Tour Stories' (Video)

On the latest episode of Digital Tour Bus's "Crazy Tour Stories", Florida death metallers DEICIDE shares wild moments from their time on the road. Check it out below. DEICIDE drummer Steve Asheim told Metal Wani in a recent interview about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band's follow-up to 2013's "In The Minds ...

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