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ERIC MARTIN Wants RICHIE KOTZEN To Support MR. BIG On What He Believes Will Be Band's Final Tour

Prior to his October 28 solo acoustic performance in Pontypridd, Wales, MR. BIG vocalist Eric Martin spoke with Midlands Metalheads Radio. The complete conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On guitarist Paul Gilbert's departure from the group in 1999: Eric: "It was weird circumstances. Paul just left us. ...

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VENOM To Release 'Storm The Gates' Album In December

Black metal pioneers VENOM will release their 15th full-length studio album, "Storm The Gates", on December 14 through Spinefarm Records. The follow-up to 2015's "From The Very Depths" will be made available on CD and digital formats, with vinyl and cassette versions to arrive in early 2019. Frontman Conrad "Cronos" Lant commented: "Get ready for ...

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Backstage With DEF LEPPARD's PHIL COLLEN (Video)

DEF LEPPARD wrapped up an extensive summer and fall tour with JOURNEY and is now finishing up the year with stops in Japan, Australia and the U.K. At one of the band's sold-out stateside stops, the Jackson team caught up with DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen to get another look at his extensive live guitar ...

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FEVER 333 To Release 'Strength In Numb333rs' Album In January

FEVER 333 will release its new album, "Strength In Numb333rs", on January 18, 2019 via Roadrunner/333 Wreckords Crew. The album is led by the incendiary new single "Burn It", which is streaming today at all DSPs and is joined by an official music video, directed by FEVER 333 vocalist Jason Aalon Butler and Djay Brauner. ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarist JOE PERRY Releases 'Quake' Video Feat. Vocals By GARY CHERONE

Joe Perry — legendary guitarist, co-founding member, principal songwriter and co-producer of AEROSMITH — has just announced a new single, video and tour dates with his AEROSMITH bandmate Brad Whitford and Gary Cherone of EXTREME. The music video for "Quake" is available below. "Quake" featuring Cherone is being released today (Friday, November 9). The hard-charging ...

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ALL THAT REMAINS Recruits Guitarist JASON RICHARDSON, Plans To Honor OLI HERBERT On Upcoming Tour

Last month, Massachusetts metallers ALL THAT REMAINS suffered a tragic and incredibly painful loss when their globally renowned, highly respected, and immeasurably talented lead guitarist and founding member Oli Herbert, unexpectedly passed away. Herbert played on all nine albums in the band's discography and was especially proud of the new album, "Victim Of The New ...

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AUGUST BURNS RED Releases 'Winter Wilderness' EP

AUGUST BURNS RED is gearing up for the holiday season by dropping a thoroughly festive and metallic EP, "Winter Wilderness". The EP features the band's signature take on four Christmas classics as well as two new and original compositions, "Winter Wilderness" and "Avalanche". "Winter Wilderness" is available digitally and as a 10-inch solid-white LP. The ...

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RAMMSTEIN Guitarist's EMIGRATE Project: Making Of '1234' Video

EMIGRATE, the side project of RAMMSTEIN guitarist Richard Z. Kruspe, will release its third album, "A Million Degrees", on November 30 via Spinefarm Records. Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the video for the disc's first single, "1234", can be seen below. If there's a description that, personally and professionally, fits Kruspe like a Savile ...

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ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN: Why I Love Touring With SLAYER

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian has told BBC Radio 1's "Rock Show With Daniel P. Carter" that he initially connected with the members of SLAYER nearly three and a half decades ago at a concert on the East Coast. "The first time we met, we were all hanging out at a MERCYFUL FATE show at L'Amour ...

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Former WHITESNAKE Guitarist ADRIAN VANDENBERG Subject Of New Documentary 'Hour Of The Wolf'

A trailer for "Uur Van De Wolf" (English-language translation: "Hour Of The Wolf"), a new documentary about Dutch guitarist Adrian Vandenberg (WHITESNAKE, VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS), can be seen below. The documentary, which will premiere tonight (Thursday, November 8) at 23:00 on the Dutch television channel NPO2, was directed by Marcel De Vré and features interviews with ...

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