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SLIPKNOT Members At Richard Petty Driving Experience

On Sunday, August 21, Shawn Crahan and Sid Wilson from SLIPKNOT experienced Richard Petty Driving Experience's American Muscle Car Challenge at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Crahan and Wilson drove iconic muscle cars, including a Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, Shelby Ford Mustang and Dodge Challenger Hellcat, around the Speedway at speeds up to 140 mph. SLIPKNOT ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND: 'I Never Wanted To Be A Singer'

Metal Wani recently conducted an interview with Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the new DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT album "Transcendence": Devin: "This album was a real experiment for me. Everything that I do has very little to do with the music itself; it's more to do with the ...

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Former RATT Bandmates STEPHEN PEARCY, JUAN CROUCIER And CARLOS CAVAZO To Reunite At ROCK N SKULL Festival

Juan Croucier and Carlos Cavazo will be two of the "special guests" at his former RATT bandmate Stephen Pearcy's upcoming headlining appearance on October 30 at the Rock N Skull festival at The Tree Performing Arts Center in Joliet, Illinois. Croucier previously performed with Pearcy in May at M15 in Corona, California. Video footage of ...

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ICED EARTH Guitarist TROY SEELE Quits

Guitarist Troy Seele has announced his departure from ICED EARTH due to family responsibilities. He says: "After close to ten years as a guitarist in ICED EARTH, the time has come for me to step away. "Some of you know, but many do not, that I have a child with autism. In the past, I ...

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EVANESCENCE Announces Fall U.S. Tour

EVANESCENCE will embark on a U.S. tour in the fall. The trek kicks off October 28 in Dallas, Texas and wraps November 23 in Huntington, New York. Tickets for the trek go on sale August 26, with a fan club pre-sale scheduled for Tuesday at 10 a.m. local time. "Just when you thought I was ...

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Video Premiere: HARDLINE's 'Where Will We Go From Here'

The official video for the song "Where Will We Go From Here" from HARDLINE can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Human Nature", which will be released on October 14 via Frontiers Music Srl. Following the rebirth of the band that happened with the release of "Danger Zone" in ...

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Watch Video For ZAKK WYLDE's Collaboration With COREY TAYLOR

Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE) has released an all-new video for the track "Sleeping Dogs", featuring a guest appearance on vocals by SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR singer Corey Taylor. The song is featured on Zakk's "Book Of Shadows II" album, which was released in April via Entertainment One Music (eOne Music). Asked why ...

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Video: SYSTEM OF A DOWN's DARON MALAKIAN Performs With MILLENNIALS In West Hollywood

SYSTEM OF A DOWN's Daron Malakian performed with the Los Angeles-based alternative music project MILLENNIALS on August 18 at The Troubadour in West Hollywood, California. Combining elements of punk, reggae, dance music and jazz, MILLENNIALS feature drummer Mike Tree, saxophonist Matt Silberman, keyboardist Mesrop Sarkisyan and guitarist/vocalist Orbel Babayan. Babayan says: "Most of us have ...

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Watch TARJA TURUNEN Perform With WITHIN TEMPTATION At Germany's M'ERA LUNA

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen joined Dutch symphonic rockers WITHIN TEMPTATION on stage on August 14 at M'Era Luna festival at Flugplatz Hildesheim-Drispenstedt in Hildesheim, Germany to perform the song "Paradise (What About Us?)". Professionally filmed video footage of her appearance can be seen below. The studio version of "Paradise (What About Us?)" — also ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Fronts EYEHATEGOD At New Orleans Concert (Video)

Former PANTERA and current DOWN/SUPERJOINT singer Philip Anselmo fronted fellow New Orleans noise merchants EYEHATEGOD at a hometown concert last night (Friday, August 19) at the Southport Music Hall. He was filling in for EYEHATEGOD singer Michael IX Williams, who was unable to make the concert due to "health issues." Video footage of the performance ...

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Hold - PERIHELION

Hungarian ambient rock quartet PERIHELION (not to be confused with the Baltimore tech metal band) only released their second LP "Zeng" last October and already they're back with a 500-copy limited-edition EP, "Hold", or "moon", as translated in their native tongue. "Hold" is comprised of three new songs followed by a stirring cover of "Sycamore ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Was 'Devastated' By PRINCE's Death

Lars Ulrich says that he was "devastated" by the passing of legendary singer, guitarist, songwriter and producer Prince, explaining that METALLICA could relate to his resolve to make music on his own terms. Prince's body was discovered on April 21 in the elevator of his Minnesota estate Paisley Park. The coroner later ruled that he ...

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Watch Pro-Shot Footage Of TWISTED SISTER's Last-Ever U.K. Concert

Professionally filmed video footage of TWISTED SISTER's entire August 12 performance at this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held at Catton Hall, Walton-On-Trent, West Midlands, United Kingdom, can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. What You Don't Know (Sure Can Hurt You) 02. The Kids Are ...

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