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NIKKI SIXX Offers Update On MÖTLEY CRÜE's Biopic 'The Dirt'

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx spoke to Mark Goodman and Alan Light, hosts of SiriusXM's "Debatable", about the status of the long-awaited film adaptation of the group's biography, "The Dirt - Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band". He said (hear audio below): "'The Dirt', it's now being moved around. Some different companies are ...

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OPETH And GOJIRA To Join Forces For Short U.S. Tour In May

Swedish progressive metallers OPETH will join forces with France's GOJIRA for a short run of U.S. dates in May. The details are as follows: May 04 - Nashville, TN - War Memorial Auditorium May 05 - Concord, NC - Charlotte Motor Speedway (Carolina Rebellion) May 06 - Philadelphia, PA - Electric Factory May 07 - ...

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TOM MORELLO Pays Tribute To Late FIDEL CASTRO

According to The Pulse Of Radio, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE and AUDIOSLAVE guitarist Tom Morello paid tribute to Cuba's former communist dictator Fidel Castro on Instagram after Castro died on Friday night (November 25) at the age of 90. Morello wrote: "While I don't agree with all that Fidel Castro did, there is ample reason ...

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HELLYEAH's VINNIE PAUL On Digital Recording: 'I Would Give Anything If It Went Back To Analog Age'

Rockstar Interviews recently spoke to HELLYEAH drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott and bassist Kyle Sanders. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the wide acceptance of Pro Tools recording software, with the vast majority of music being recorded digitally onto computer hard drives, Vinnie Paul said: "I would give anything if it went back ...

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PRIMAL FEAR: First Taste Of Forthcoming Concert DVD

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR are putting the finishing touches on their new concert DVD, to be released in 2017. A couple of preview clips are available below. As previously reported, PRIMAL FEAR will celebrate its 20th anniversary next year with a special concert in the band's home country. Vocalist Ralf Scheepers told Metal Master ...

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Video Premiere: FOREIGNER's 'The Flame Still Burns'

FOREIGNER turns 40 in 2017! To get the celebration started early, the band — Mick Jones (lead guitar), Kelly Hansen (lead vocals), Jeff Pilson (bass, vocals), Tom Gimbel (rhythm guitar, sax, vocals), Michael Bluestein (keyboards), Bruce Watson (guitar) and Chris Frazier (drums) — has some exciting plans for their fans during the remainder of 2016. ...

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MIKAEL ÅKERFELDT: 'The Essence Of OPETH Is Change'

Guitarist/vocalist Mikael Åkerfeldt and guitarist Fredrik Åkesson of Swedish progressive metallers OPETH recently spoke to Guitar World magazine about the band's twelfth album, "Sorceress", which was released at the end of September. "It's got a little bit of everything," Åkerfeldt said of the album's musical direction. "There are some progressive moments, some jazz ...

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GHOST's 'Meliora' Certified Platinum In Sweden

"Meliora", the latest album from Swedish occult rockers GHOST, has been certified platinum in Sweden for sales in excess of 40,000 copies. (Note: The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry [IFPI] in Sweden has revised the sales requirements for albums to reach platinum status in the country three times in the last 20 years — ...

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FOREIGNER To Release 'The Flame Still Burns' EP For Record Store Day's Black Friday Event

FOREIGNER turns 40 in 2017! To get the celebration started early, the band — Mick Jones (lead guitar), Kelly Hansen (lead vocals), Jeff Pilson (bass, vocals), Tom Gimbel (rhythm guitar, sax, vocals), Michael Bluestein (keyboards), Bruce Watson (guitar) and Chris Frazier (drums) — has some exciting plans for their fans during the remainder of 2016. ...

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Video Premiere: METALLICA's 'Spit Out The Bone'

In an unprecedented move for METALLICA, the band is releasing music videos for each song from their forthcoming album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct", on Metallica.com and simultaneously with editorial partners around the world for every two hours. New songs and their videos will premiere right up to when the clock turns over at midnight in New ...

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Video Premiere: METALLICA's 'Halo On Fire'

In an unprecedented move for METALLICA, the band is releasing music videos for each song from their forthcoming album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct", on Metallica.com and simultaneously with editorial partners around the world for every two hours. New songs and their videos will premiere right up to when the clock turns over at midnight in New ...

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Video Premiere: METALLICA's 'Am I Savage?'

In an unprecedented move for METALLICA, the band is releasing music videos for each song from their forthcoming album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct", on Metallica.com and simultaneously with editorial partners around the world for every two hours. New songs and their videos will premiere right up to when the clock turns over at midnight in New ...

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Video Premiere: METALLICA's 'Here Comes Revenge'

In an unprecedented move for METALLICA, the band is releasing music videos for each song from their forthcoming album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct", starting today at 12:00 p.m. EST on Metallica.com and simultaneously with editorial partners around the world for every two hours. New songs and their videos will premiere right up to when the clock ...

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Video Premiere: METALLICA's 'Now That We're Dead'

In an unprecedented move for METALLICA, the band is releasing music videos for each song from their forthcoming album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct", starting today at 12:00 p.m. EST on Metallica.com and simultaneously with editorial partners around the world for every two hours. New songs and their videos will premiere right up to when the clock ...

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Video Premiere: METALLICA's 'ManUNkind'

In an unprecedented move for METALLICA, the band is releasing music videos for each song from their forthcoming album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct", starting today at 12:00 p.m. EST on Metallica.com and simultaneously with editorial partners around the world for every two hours. New songs and their videos will premiere right up to when the clock ...

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Video Premiere: METALLICA's 'Confusion'

In an unprecedented move for METALLICA, the band is releasing music videos for each song from their forthcoming album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct", starting today at 12:00 p.m. EST on Metallica.com and simultaneously with editorial partners around the world for every two hours. New songs and their videos will premiere right up to when the clock ...

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Video Premiere: METALLICA's 'Dream No More'

METALLICA's video for the song "Dream No More" can be seen below. The clip was directed by MUSE's media manager Tom Kirk. "Dream No More" is taken from METALLICA's tenth studio album, "Hardwired...To Self-Destruct", which will be released on November 18 via Blackened Recordings. The long-awaited follow-up to 2008's "Death Magnetic" consists of two discs, ...

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METALLICA To Unleash Music Videos For Every Song On 'Hardwired…To Self-Destruct' Today And Tomorrow

In an unprecedented move for METALLICA, the band will release music videos for each song from their forthcoming album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct", starting today at 12:00 p.m. EST on Metallica.com and simultaneously with editorial partners around the world for every two hours. New songs and their videos will premiere right up to when the clock ...

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GHOST: 'The Summoning VII: Are You Ready'

Swedish occult rockers GHOST have unveiled a new clip titled "The Summoning VII: Are You Ready" in the wake of the conclusion of their critically acclaimed 41-city headlining U.S. "Popestar" tour, which included sold-out shows from coast to coast. GHOST is known for its eccentric performances and is composed of six members easily recognized for ...

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AEROSMITH Announces 'Aero-Vederci Baby!' 2017 European Tour

AEROSMITH will embark on a European tour in May. Dubbed "Aero-Vederci Baby!", the 17-date trek will launch in Tel Aviv, Israel, on May 17 and wrap up in Zurich, Switzerland, on July 5. Frontman Steven Tyler says: "AEROSMITH just got done ripping through South America like true ambassadors of rock. The band is unstoppable right ...

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Watch ANTHRAX's JOEY BELLADONNA Sing National Anthem At Chicago Bulls Vs. Washington Wizards Game

ANTHRAX frontman Joey Belladonna sang the U.S. national anthem Saturday night (November 12) at the Chicago Bulls vs. Washington Wizards game at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. You can now watch fan-filmed video footage of his performance below. Back in December 2004, Belladonna received poor reviews for his performance of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at ...

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