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SLAYER's TOM ARAYA And KERRY KING Are Still Working Out 'The Business Aspects Of Things' Following JEFF HANNEMAN's Death

Tom Araya says that SLAYER is still working out "the business aspects of things" in the aftermath of the passing of the band's co-founding guitarist Jeff Hannemann. Hanneman died in May 2013 from alcohol-related cirrhosis of the liver. He is credited for writing many of SLAYER's classic songs, including "Angel Of Death" and "South Of ...

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SLAYER's TOM ARAYA: America Has Become 'A Nation Of Crybabies'

SLAYER frontman Tom Araya says that the United States Of America has become "a nation of crybabies" following the election of Donald Trump as president, with many of its citizens unable to "even laugh at themselves" because they are "mad" that "they didn't get their way." Araya drew criticism from some SLAYER fans in January ...

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Members Of DREAM THEATER, WHITESNAKE, LIVING COLOUR, JOURNEY, ARCH ENEMY, Others React To Passing Of ALLAN HOLDSWORTH

Members of DREAM THEATER, WHITESNAKE, LIVING COLOUR, JOURNEY and ARCH ENEMY are among the rock musicians and scores of other artists who reacted on social media to the passing of the groundbreaking British guitarist Allan Holdsworth. The news of Holdsworth's death was broken by his daughter's Louise on her Facebook page earlier this evening. In ...

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DAVE GROHL Pens Foreword To His Mother's New Book On Rock Moms

According to The Pulse Of Radio, FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl has written in the foreword to his mother's new book that she "understands there are some kids who work outside of conventional systems." The book, titled "From Cradle To Stage: Stories From The Mothers Who Rocked And Raised Rock Stars", features interviews that Virginia ...

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LEATHERWOLF Releases 'Kill And Kill Again' Video

Southern California's long-running triple axe attack LEATHERWOLF has released the "Kill And Kill Again" video, including footage from the band's celebrated 2015 Keep It True festival appearance in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. The audio track was mixed by legendary producer/engineer Chris Tsangarides (JUDAS PRIEST, THIN LIZZY, ANVIL) at Ecology Room Studios in Kent, England and mastered by ...

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SODOM In Kiev, Ukraine: Video Report, Interview

HolyMayhem.com has uploaded a seven-minute video report on SODOM's March 25 concert in Kiev, Ukraine. The clip, which includes an interview with SODOM bassist/vocalist Thomas "Angelripper" Such, can be seen below. SODOM's latest album, "Decision Day", was released last August via SPV/Steamhammer. Such, guitarist Bernd "Bernemann" Kost and drummer Markus "Makka" Freiwald spent ...

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JOEY BELLADONNA Explains ANTHRAX's Enduring Popularity

"Will And Tom" conducted an interview with ANTHRAX singer Joey Belladonna on February 13 at Rock City in Nottingham, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. Comparing studio work to performing live, Joey said: "I love both. Obviously in the studio, you're creating something from the start. You can rearrange it, you can ...

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SINNER Releases 'Road To Hell' Video

German rockers SINNER — who are led by PRIMAL FEAR bassist Mat Sinner — have released the official video for the song "Road To Hell". Check it out below. "Road To Hell" is taken from SINNER's new album, "Tequila Suicide", which will be released on March 31 via AFM. The disc was produced by Mat ...

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Read CELTIC FROST Chapter From 'Damn The Machine - The Story Of Noise Records' Book

Deliberation Press and Iron Pages Books have just released the book "Damn The Machine - The Story Of Noise Records", which tackles the complicated history of Germany's Noise Records, one of the most influential European independent heavy metal record companies of the 1980s. The creation of Karl-Ulrich Walterbach, Noise was responsible for signing and developing ...

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Former BOSTON Drummer SIB HASHIAN Dead At 67

According to TMZ, former BOSTON drummer John Thomas "Sib" Hashian has died at the age of 67. His son, Adam, told TMZ that Sib collapsed onstage Wednesday night (March 22) while performing on the Legends Of Rock cruise. A witness says CPR was performed and a defibrillator was used but to no avail. ...

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TOM MORELLO To Guest On CHUCK BERRY's Final Album 'Chuck'

Dualtone Records (an Entertainment One Company) has set a June 16 release date for "Chuck", the final album and first new recordings in nearly four decades by founding rock and roll legend Chuck Berry (pictured), who passed away last week at the age of 90. Comprised of ten new recordings, eight of which were written ...

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See First Photo Of JUDAS PRIEST And Production Team For New Studio Album

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST have entered the studio to begin recording their long-awaited follow-up to 2014's "Redeemer Of Souls" album. Helming the sessions for the new disc are the band's longtime producer Tom Allom, acclaimed British knob-twiddler Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, EXODUS, TESTAMENT, ACCEPT) and engineer Mike Exeter (BLACK SABBATH). The first photo of ...

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VINNIE PAUL: 'Rock Will Never Die'

In September 2014, KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons made headlines when he declared in an Esquire article that rock was "finally dead." In the months and years that followed, many a musician has weighed in on the topic in a variety of interviews, with some digging a little deeper into Simmons's full comments and others just ...

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