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Triumphant Hearts - JASON BECKER

Some of you reading this will know the name Jason Becker through his work in CACOPHONY, and his guitar and songwriting contributions with David Lee Roth and Marty Friedman. Additionally, you also might've seen the movie "The Theory of Everything", which painfully illustrates the physical debilitation of theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, one of our time's ...

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STEVEN TYLER And MICK FLEETWOOD To Play Benefit Concert For JANIE'S FUND In Maui

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler and FLEETWOOD MAC's Mick Fleetwood, along with Tyler's backing group, Nashville's LOVING MARY BAND, will perform a benefit concert for Janie's Fund tonight (Thursday, January 3) at Fleetwood's On Front St. in Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii. Janie's Fund is a philanthropic initiative created by Tyler in partnership with one of America's most ...

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ANN WILSON Releases Music Video For Cover Of AUDIOSLAVE's 'I Am The Highway' In Tribute To CHRIS CORNELL

HEART singer Ann Wilson's official music video for her cover version of AUDIOSLAVE's "I Am The Highway" can be seen below. Late SOUNDGARDEN and AUDIOSLAVE vocalist Chris Cornell is one of the many artists whom Wilson pays tribute to with her new collection, "Immortal", which came out in September. The album features Wilson's versions of ...

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STEVEN TYLER's JANIE'S FUND Donates More Than Half Million Dollars In Support Of Foster Youth Across U.S.

Iconic music legend and humanitarian Steven Tyler, through his philanthropic initiative Janie's Fund, announced a year-end donation of $532,000 to support young women who have aged out of foster care in Boston, New York City, Nashville and the state of North Carolina. Funds in all markets will be used to support public/private partnerships for YVLifeSet ...

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RICHIE KOTZEN Says THE WINERY DOGS 'Helped' His Solo Career

Guitarist Richie Kotzen (THE WINERY DOGS, POISON, MR. BIG) recently spoke with Ryan Witting of the "Rockin' You All Night" podcast. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his plans from now until late April, when THE WINERY DOGS will reunite for an American tour: Richie: ...

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RIVAL SONS: Official Visualizer For 'Feral Roots' Title Track

Long Beach, California's RIVAL SONS have released an official visualizer for the title track of their much-anticipated new album, "Feral Roots", which arrives everywhere on January 25 via Low Country Sound/Atlantic Records. The clip was shot by RIVAL SONS vocalist Jay Buchanan and Steven Bradley in the woods of Franklin, Tennessee. "Feral Roots" was produced ...

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FOO FIGHTERS, TOOL And KORN To Headline EPICENTER Festival

Epicenter festival — a new three-day destination music experience from premier independent U.S. music festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents — brings a massive music lineup to its 2019 debut, with over 65 music artists performing on four stages, led by FOO FIGHTERS, TOOL and KORN. The inaugural festival takes place in the heart of the ...

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PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS: Pro-Shot Footage Of 'The Ignorant Point' Performance From New Orleans

Professionally filmed video footage of PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS performing the song "The Ignorant Point" live on September 6 at Santos in New Orleans, Louisiana can be seen below (courtesy of Mike Holderbeast). The audio was recorded and mastered by Steven W. Richardson. PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS' sophomore album, "Choosing Mental ...

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ANN WILSON 'Was Not Surprised' By CHRIS CORNELL's Suicide

Ann Wilson says that she "was not surprised" by the suicide of SOUNDGARDEN and AUDIOSLAVE singer Chris Cornell. The HEART frontwoman, whose latest album, "Immortal", features a cover of AUDIOSLAVE's "I Am The Highway" as a tribute to Cornell, spoke about the passing of her friend during a brand new interview with SiriusXM. "I was ...

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See SLIPKNOT's SID WILSON Like You've Never Seen Him Before In Photos From Horror Comedy 'The Midnight Snack'

SLIPKNOT's Sid Wilson, a.k.a. DJ Starscream, plays the lead role of John in Deathaus Films' new offbeat horror/comedy project "The Midnight Snack". For his character transformation, Sid's numerous tattoos, including his trademark gas mask face tat, neck ink, and transformers hand tattoos were all covered by expert FX make-up artist and "Face Off" (SyFy) alumni ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE Releases Gleefully Apocalyptic Video For 'So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish'

A PERFECT CIRCLE has released a gleefully apocalyptic video for "So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish" as the Billy Howerdel- and Maynard James Keenan-led outfit continues its U.S. tour, performing tomorrow at Detroit's Masonic Temple Theatre. "Welcome to the new normal," said Keenan of the Kyle Cogan-directed clip. A PERFECT CIRCLE's current trek ...

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AEROSMITH Bassist TOM HAMILTON Partners With PRIMARY WAVE MUSIC PUBLISHING

Primary Wave Music Publishing continues to dramatically expand, announcing today a new acquisition. The firm, which is considered one of the leading U.S. independent publishing companies, announces their partnership with Tom Hamilton, the songwriter and bassist in the Grammy Award-winning and legendary rock band AEROSMITH. The agreement includes some of Hamilton's biggest hits for AEROSMITH, ...

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Video Premiere: JOAN JETT's 'Fresh Start'

The official music video for "Fresh Start", a brand new song from Joan Jett, can be seen below. The track is included in the Jett documentary "Bad Reputation", which was released in theaters and on demand on September 28. The film, which premiered in January at the Sundance Film Festival, was directed by Kevin Kerslake ...

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STEVEN TYLER And NUNO BETTENCOURT's Cover Of THE ROLLING STONES' 'Brown Sugar': Behind-The-Scenes Look

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler's cover version of THE ROLLING STONES' 1971 hit "Brown Sugar" is featured on "Muscle Shoals… Small Town, Big Sound", a compilation album in tribute to Alabama's Muscle Shoals sound, which was released September 28 on BMG. EXTREME guitarist Nuno Bettencourt also played on the track, which was recorded at FAME Studios. ...

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