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GLENN HUGHES Talks CALIFORNIA BREED Split, Upcoming Solo Album And Collaboration With BILLY RAY CYRUS

On June 5, myRockworld conducted an interview with legendary bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION, CALIFORNIA BREED). You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the breakup of CALIFORNIA BREED: "Well, to be very, very honest with you, I haven't really spoken ...

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THE WINERY DOGS Begin Recording Sophomore Album

THE WINERY DOGS, the power trio featuring drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ADRENALINE MOB), legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, TALAS, DAVID LEE ROTH) and guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen (MR. BIG, POISON), has entered a Los Angeles-area studio to begin recording its sophomore album, to be released in North America this fall on Loud ...

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MUDVAYNE Members' AUDIOTOPSY Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

AUDIOTOPSY, the new band featuring guitarist Greg Tribbett (MUDVAYNE, HELLYEAH), drummer Matt McDonough (MUDVAYNE), vocalist Billy Keeton (SKRAPE) and bassist Perry Stern, has signed a worldwide deal with Napalm Records. The group's debut album is scheduled for release in the fall. "AUDIOTOPSY is the band that has been waiting to happen," says Greg. "All the ...

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Video: MARILYN MANSON And SMASHING PUMPKINS' BILLY CORGAN Hold Press Conference To Talk About Upcoming Tour

On Monday, May 18, Marilyn Manson and SMASHING PUMPKINS mainman Billy Corgan held a press conference in Chicago to promote their upcoming "The End Times" co-headlining tour. You can watch video footage of the question-and-answer session below. Corgan told The Pulse Of Radio that the tour came about organically after he and Manson recently re-established ...

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Founding YES Bassist CHRIS SQUIRE Diagnosed With Leukemia

Founding YES bassist Chris Squire has been diagnosed with a form of leukemia called acute erythroid leukemia. As a result, he will be forced to miss the group's tour this summer for the first time to receive medical treatment in Phoenix, where he resides. He will be temporarily replaced by Billy Sherwood, who played guitar ...

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On The Tour Bus With TESTAMENT (Video)

Digital Tour Bus, which gives fans "an all-access pass" to the tour buses that their favorite bands travel in, has posted its latest "Bus Invaders" episode, focusing on San Francisco Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT. The six-minute clip can be seen below. TESTAMENT kicked off the "Dark Roots Of Thrash II" tour with EXODUS and SHATTERED ...

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THE HAUNTED To Release New Studio Album This Year

Swedish metallers THE HAUNTED have commenced the songwriting process for the follow-up to 2014's "Exit Wounds" album. Guitarist Patrik Jensen states: "Not known as a band that likes to rest on our laurels, we're pushing ahead with the follow-up to last year's 'Exit Wounds' album! We have most of the stuff written already, [and are] ...

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BEAUVOIR FREE: 'Angels Cry' Video Released

Frontiers Music Srl will release "American Trash", the new album from rock and roll veterans Jean Beauvoir and Micki Free, on June 3 in Europe and June 7 in North America. The official video for the song "Angels Cry" can be seen below. Best known as the driving force behind the legendary CROWN OF THORNS ...

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Noita - KORPIKLAANI

Finnish folk metal favorites KORPIKLAANI are back with their ninth album, "Noita", which is, according to the traditional connotation, a shamanistic healer versus the witchcraft tag forced upon it by pious delusion. Being the upbeat band KORPILAANI is, they celebrate the original inference by embracing their folk elements to the hilt. Thus "Noita" pushes violin ...

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Hope Within Hatred - SHATTERED SUN

Texas-based sextet SHATTERED SUN has been around for about a decade and are just now releasing their debut full-length album, "Hope Within Hatred". Along the way, the band dropped four EPs and ran the ruts of personnel changes before being signed to the Breaking Bands, LLC management team, spearheaded by the legendary Jon Zazula of ...

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Officially Licensed AC/DC, GUNS N' ROSES Guitar Bags Available

Canadian family-owned leather company Perri's Leathers Limited has announced the launch of new officially licensed guitar bags featuring AC/DC, GUNS N' ROSES and PINK FLOYD. The AC/DC licensed bag is based on the album that was the band's major career breakthrough, "Highway To Hell". Like this album from the Grammy Award-winning Australian act, the guitar ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS' BILLY CORGAN Lands Job With Wrestling Organization

According to The Pulse Of Radio, SMASHING PUMPKINS frontman Billy Corgan has landed a position as senior producer, creative and talent development at TNA Wrestling, where he'll be responsible for, among other things, developing characters and creating storylines for TNA's "Impact Wrestling", which airs Fridays at 9:00 p.m. ET on Destination America. Corgan said in ...

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BRITNY FOX Has Reunited And Is Back In Studio

'80s glam rockers BRITNY FOX, featuring bassist Billy Childs, vocalist/rhythm guitarist Tommy Paris and drummer Johnny Dee, alongside new lead guitarist Chris Sanders, have returned from a long hiatus fully charged and ready to rock. The band is currently writing material for a new album, with plans to book and perform select dates. In late ...

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TESTAMENT's CHUCK BILLY Talks About His 'The Chief' Vaporizer Pen

Lord Vaper Pens has released the The Chief Herbal Vaporizer, a collaboration with Chuck Billy, lead singer of the San Francisco Bay Area heavy metal band TESTAMENT. This vaporizer pen is first installment of the Lord Vaper Signature Series. The Chief Herbal Vaporizer is a 100% custom, non-combustion, convection vape pen for dry grinds complete ...

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Don't Expect Next TESTAMENT Album Before 2016, Says ERIC PETERSON

Robb Chavez of "Robb's Metalworks" conducted an interview with guitarist Eric Peterson of San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT on April 6 in San Antonio, Texas. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the progress of the songwriting sessions for TESTAMENT's follow-up to 2012's "Dark Roots Of Earth", Eric said: "I would say, ...

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RAGING SPEEDHORN To Record New Studio Album

Following on from their near-sellout tour, stunning sets at Sonisphere, Damnation and Hammerfest, resurrected Corby, U.K. metallers RAGING SPEEDHORN are set to launch a Pledge Music campaign for their hotly anticipated fifth album. RAGING SPEEDHORN has been teasing fans with the prospect of a new record since the band's return in February 2014. Earlier this ...

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BEAUVOIR FREE To Release 'American Trash' Album In June

Frontiers Music Srl will release "American Trash", the new album from rock and roll veterans Jean Beauvoir and Micki Free, on June 3 in Europe and June 7 in North America. Best known as the driving force behind the legendary CROWN OF THORNS self-titled debut album in 1994, Beauvoir and Free's collective credits read like ...

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