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BLACK SABBATH To Begin Mixing New Album In February

Eddie Trunk — co-host of the VH1 Classic television program "That Metal Show" who has a long-running radio show, "Friday Night Rocks", on New York's Q104.3 FM — conducted an interview with BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler for Hartke at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, a massive music-products convention that took ...

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BLACK SABBATH Bassist Talks New Album, Upcoming Tour In Video Interview

Frankie DiVita, radio personality at Southern California's 96.7 KCAL Rocks, conducted an interview with BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. You can now watch the chat below. A few excerpts from the chat follow. On BLACK SABBATH guitarist ...

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Video: SOUNDGARDEN Frontman Performs At 'Commander-In-Chief's Ball'

SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell performed at the Commander-In-Chief's Ball, helping President Obama and Vice President Biden honor U.S. armed forces, on Monday, January 21 at the Washington Convention Center. Video footage of Cornell's appearance can be seen below. The Commander-In-Chief's Ball recognized Medal of Honor recipients and Wounded Warriors with a guest list that included ...

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AEROSMITH's 'Can't Stop Lovin' You' Released To Radio

After a busy year that saw the band unleash its acclaimed 15th studio album "Music From Another Dimension!" (Columbia) and triumph with two North American legs of "The Global Warming Tour" on which prisoners were indeed taken, AEROSMITH is ramping up 2013 with the release of the album's new single, "Can't Stop Lovin' You". Released ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS To Release 'Electric Punishment' In April

San Francisco Bay Area metal veterans VICIOUS RUMORS have entered Trident Studios in Pacheco, California with producers Juan Urteaga and Geoff Thorpe to begin recording their new album, "Electric Punishment", for an April release via Steamhammer/SPV. Geoff Thorpe, Brian Allen, Larry Howe, Stephen Goodwin and Thean Rasmussen are back with nine new songs and a ...

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SHINEDOWN Singer Supports THREE DAYS GRACE After Frontman Exit

When SHINEDOWN and THREE DAYS GRACE hit the road along with P.O.D. for a lengthy North American tour next month, one thing will be missing: THREE DAYS GRACE frontman Adam Gontier, who announced his resignation earlier this month from the band he co-founded 20 years ago. According to The Pulse Of Radio, SHINEDOWN singer Brent ...

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DAVE GROHL And SOUND CITY PLAYERS Announce Los Angeles Concert

Dave Grohl and his SOUND CITY PLAYERS will perform at the historic Hollywood Palladium in Hollywood, California on Thursday, January 31 immediately following the Los Angeles premiere of "Sound City: Real To Reel", a new documentary produced and directed by Grohl. Joining Dave at the gig will be fellow FOO FIGHTERS members Pat Smear, Taylor ...

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Slovenian Thrashers ERUPTION Release Sophomore Album

"Tenses Collide", the sophomore release by Slovenain thrashers ERUPTION, has just been released via Xtreem Music. Picking up where they left off with their debut, "Lifeless Paradise", ERUPTION's new CD is described in a press release as "lethal, unadulterated thrash similar to that of such well-known stalwarts of the genre as TESTAMENT, FORBIDDEN and VIO-LENCE." ...

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Y&T Frontman Interviewed On 'Rich Davenport's Rock Show' (Audio)

Dave Meniketti of Y&T and KING'S X frontman Doug Pinnick were interviewed on the latest edition of "Rich Davenport's Rock Show". The program can be streamed using the Mixcloud player below. Y&T's new live album, "Live At The Mystic", was released on November 23 via Frontiers Records. Following original bassist Phil Kennemore's untimely passing from ...

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FLYLEAF: 'Call You Out' Video Released

"Call You Out", the new video from FLYLEAF can be seen below. The animated clip follows an angry bear destined to destroy the smaller animals towns, only to find himself faced with the masses. The "Call You Out" video was directed by Brad Scott, who had this to say about the band and creating the ...

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SPEAKING THE KING'S Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Orange County, California progressive hardcore band SPEAKING THE KING'S has inked a worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast Records. Commented SPEAKING THE KING'S vocalist Bobby Burap: "Very few bands get the opportunity to take their act to an international level. That being said... we are extremely excited to announce that SPEAKING THE KING'S have signed to ...

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SANCTUARY: Pro-Shot Footage From U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

Professionally filmed video footage of the reunited '80s cult metal outfit SANCTUARY's performance at this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held August 9-12 at Catton Park, Derbyshire in the United Kingdom, can be seen below. Asked about the progress of the songwriting sessions for SANCTUARY's "comeback" album — tentatively titled ...

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AEROSMITH's BRAD WHITFORD Checks In From Austin (Video)

A two-minute video clip of AEROSMITH guitarist Brad Whitford checking in from backstage in Austin, Texas during the band's "The Global Warming Tour" can be seen below. "Music From Another Dimension!", the 15th studio album and the first studio collection of all-new material in 11 years from AEROSMITH sold 63,000 copies in the United States ...

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BENEDICTUM Singer To Release Solo Album

Singer Veronica Freeman and her band BENEDICTUM have been busy working on a new studio album which will be "a complete return to a traditional-but-powerful feel — much like the band's first two [CDs]," according to a press release. Working with the band on the production is Grammy Award nominee and Billboard-charting producer John Herrera ...

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AEROSMITH's 'Music From Another Dimension!' Cracks U.S. Top 5

"Music From Another Dimension!", the 15th studio album and the first studio collection of all-new material in 11 years from AEROSMITHSteven Tyler (vocals), Joe Perry (guitar), Brad Whitford (guitar), Tom Hamilton (bass) and Joey Kramer (drums) — sold 63,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at ...

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FORBIDDEN Guitarist Talks SPIRALARMS In New Video Interview

Avinash Mittur of Metal Assault conducted an interview with FORBIDDEN/SPIRALARMS guitarist Craig Locicero prior to SPIRALARMS' November 8 concert at Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California. You can now watch the chat below. SPIRALARMS is the San Francisco Bay Area-based heavy rock band featuring Locicero, Tim Narducci (ex-SYSTEMATIC) on vocals, Chris "Cornbread" Lombardo ...

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Video: AEROSMITH Performs On Streets Of Boston

1325 Commmonwealth Avenue is the building in Boston where it all began some 40 years ago for AEROSMITH, in an apartment where Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Brad Whitford, Tom Hamilton and Joey Kramer lived and wrote songs together in the early '70s. It was where they planted the seed that would catapult them to become ...

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AEROSMITH's TYLER, PERRY Discuss Today's Hometown Show (Video)

AEROSMITH will play 1325 Commonwealth Ave. in Boston, Massachusetts today (Monday, November 5). This performance event, free to the public, will have America's greatest rock band — Steven Tyler (vocals), Joe Perry (guitar), Brad Whitford (guitar), Tom Hamilton (bass) and Joey Kramer (drums) — playing their beloved hometown streets as they encourage fans everywhere to ...

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