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SEVENDUST Frontman: 'How Can You Continue To Write Good Songs When All You Do Is Continue To Tour?'

"Midwest Beatdown" recently conducted an interview with SEVENDUST frontman Lajon Witherspoon. You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On SEVENDUST's latest studio album, "All I See Is War": Lajon: "What a pleasure it was doing this album and actually being able to record ...

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Watch KORN, GODSMACK, DEFTONES Members Pay Tribute To VINNIE PAUL At AFTERSHOCK Festival

Members of KORN, GODSMACK, HELLYEAH, DEFTONES, SHINEDOWN and SEVENDUST are among the musicians who took part in a special tribute to late PANTERA and HELLYEAH drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott on Saturday, October 13 at the Aftershock festival in Sacramento, California. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. Featured musicians (among others): * ...

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DISTURBED Singer Explains Decision To Remove Chin Piercings: 'It Felt Weird Walking Around Like A 45-Year-Old Hot Topic Kid'

In a brand new interview with Germany's Deutsche Welle, DISTURBED singer David Draiman spoke about his decision to finally remove his signature double labret vertical piercings, the long hook- or talon-shaped decoration that came down over his chin. "They're kind of a pain in the butt, to be honest," Draiman said about the ...

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Teases 'Not Dead Yet' Video

Welsh metallers BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE have released a teaser for their music video for the song "Not Dead Yet". The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Gravity", which was issued in June. The effort was made available through BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE's new label home, Search And Destroy, the imprint launched in ...

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NIKKI SIXX: MÖTLEY CRÜE Is Preparing 'Surprise That Will Confirm That We're Outta Our Minds'

MÖTLEY CRÜE recently recorded four new songs for the film adaptation of the group's biography, "The Dirt - Confessions Of The World's Most Notorious Rock Band". The movie, which is being helmed by "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa" director Jeff Tremaine, was picked up by Netflix after being previously developed at Focus Features and before that ...

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New SLIPKNOT Album To Arrive In The Summer, Says COREY TAYLOR

Corey Taylor has told Spain's Resurrection Fest TV that SLIPKNOT's follow-up to 2014's ".5: The Gray Chapter" album will likely arrive next summer. Saying that 2019 will be "a big year for SLIPKNOT," Taylor added that the band's plans for the coming months include the launch of "a big world tour." But, he cautioned, "it ...

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LAMB OF GOD Drummer's Management Company Announces Partnership With U.K.'s DYSCARNATE

Kintsugi Management, the talent management agency launched by LAMB OF GOD drummer Chris Adler and music industry executive Jason Lekberg, has announced a partnership with the acclaimed U.K. death metal band DYSCARNATE. Formed in 2004, DYSCARNATE combines astonishing balance of grooves and relentlessly pummeling riffs that are one of a kind. The symmetry of the ...

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NERGAL Says Side Project ME AND THAT MAN Made BEHEMOTH's New Album 'More Dynamic': 'It Opened Me Up'

BEHEMOTH vocalist/guitarist Adam "Nergal" Darski recently spoke with Christina Rowatt of Australia's "The Void With Christina" podcast. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his personal philosophy: Nergal: "I just try to keep my eyes open and process the world, because at every corner, you can ...

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AUDIOTOPSY Feat. MUDVAYNE Members: Listen To 'War' Song

"War", a new song from AUDIOTOPSY, the American heavy rock quartet featuring the deft musical talents of guitarist Greg Tribbett and drummer Matt McDonough — both of Grammy-nominated metal band MUDVAYNE — as well as SKRAPE vocalist Billy Keeton and bassist Perry Stern, can be streamed below. The track is taken from AUDIOTOPSY's second full-length ...

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ADRENALINE MOB Guitarist MIKE ORLANDO To Release 'Sonic Stomp' DVD

ADRENALINE MOB guitarist Mike Orlando will release an instrumental DVD, "Mike Orlando's Sonic Stomp", on December 3. It features drummer extraordinaire Aquiles Priester (ANGRA, TONY MACALPINE, W.A.S.P.), keyboardist Junior Carelli and bassist Fernando Quesada. "Mike Orlando's Sonic Stomp" was recorded live in at Thiago Bianchi's Fusao Studios in Brazil and was filmed by Junior Carelli ...

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Listen To New ALL THAT REMAINS Song 'Wasteland'

"Wasteland", a brand new song from Massachusetts metallers ALL THAT REMAINS, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming ninth full-length album, "Victim Of The New Disease", which is due on November 9 via Fearless. The disc was produced by THE ACACIA STRAIN guitarist Daniel "DL" Laskiewicz. The cover artwork for ...

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Video Premiere: METAL CHURCH's 'Damned If You Do'

The official music video for "Damned If You Do", the title track of the 12th full-length studio album from West Coast metal veterans METAL CHURCH, can be seen below. The song is quintessential METAL CHURCH and showcases the sound that has garnered the band fans all around the globe, with its driving guitar riffs, punishing ...

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