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JUDAS PRIEST's ROB HALFORD On Possible Reunion With K.K. DOWNING At ROCK HALL Induction: 'Everything's On The Table'

Rob Halford says that that JUDAS PRIEST is open to reuniting with longtime guitarist K.K. Downing for a one-off performance at a Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony. PRIEST is among the first-time nominees to the Rock Hall, part of a list of nineteen potential candidates that was unveiled on Wednesday evening (October ...

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CHRIS CORNELL To Be Honored With Human Rights Hero Award

Cassia co-owners Kim Luu-Ng and chef Bryant Ng host the second LA Chefs for Human Rights (LACHR) fundraising dinner, benefitting Program for Torture Victims (PTV), at their acclaimed Southeast Asian brasserie in Santa Monica on September 25. The exclusive event honors Chris Cornell, posthumously, for his original song "The Promise", recorded for the film of ...

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ANNIHILATOR To Release 'For The Demented' Album In November; Cover Artwork Unveiled

Canadian thrashers ANNIHILATOR will release their new album, "For The Demented", on November 3. The cover artwork for the disc can be seen below. ANNIHILATOR's follow-up to 2015's "Suicide Society" will include the song "Twisted Lobotomy", which the band performed live on its recent European tour. ANNIHILATOR guitarist and main songwriter Jeff Waters recently told ...

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'Hired Gun' Blu-Ray, DVD, VOD Proceeds To Benefit MusiCares

Los Angeles-based distributor Vision Films will donate a portion of "Hired Gun: Out Of The Shadows, Into The Spotlight" Blu-ray, DVD and VOD proceeds to benefit MusiCares, the Recording Academy's charity providing a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. "Hired Gun" was released by Vision Films in theaters across ...

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Life Of AC/DC's ANGUS YOUNG Examined In New Book

Due on August 28 from Nero is "High Voltage: The Life Of Angus Young", the first biography of AC/DC's co-founder and last surviving original member. Its author, Jeff Apter, believes the story of the man he describes as the "face, sound and sometimes the exposed backside" of the band is worth telling in detail. In ...

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Video: ANNIHILATOR Performs New Song 'Twisted Lobotomy' At BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR

Fan-filmed video footage of Canadian thrashers ANNIHILATOR performing a brand new song called "Twisted Lobotomy" on August 12 at the Bloodstock Open Air festival at Catton Hall, Walton-On-Trent, West Midlands, United Kingdom can be seen below. "Twisted Lobotomy" is expected to appear on ANNIHILATOR's upcoming follow-up to 2015's "Suicide Society" album, tentatively due at the ...

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Former AC/DC Bassist MARK EVANS Joins ROSE TATTOO

Mark Evans, who played bass for AC/DC from 1975 until 1977, has joined fellow legendary Australian hard rockers ROSE TATTOO. News of the 61-year-old musician's addition to ROSE TATTOO's lineup was broken in a Facebook post by another new member, former ANGELS guitarist Bob Spencer. Joining Evans and Spencer in ROSE TATTOO's current incarnation are ...

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AC/DC's 'Back In Black' Featured In 'Death Wish' Trailer

AC/DC's classic song "Back In Black" is featured in the first trailer for director Eli Roth's next film, "Death Wish", starring Bruce Willis and Dean Norris. Due in the fall, it is a remake of the 1974 film of the same name that starred Charles Bronson. The new "Death Wish", featuring Willis in his comeback ...

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METALLICA's 'Enter Sandman' Gets 'Jazz' Treatment By ROBERT HAGLUND With Help From BRUCE KULICK

Bruce Kulick (KISS), Rudy Sarzo (QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITESNAKE), Kee Marcello (EUROPE) and Tony Harnell (TNT) are among the guest musicians who appear on Robert Haglund's new album, "I Wanna Be Somebody". Famous Swedish singers like Svante Thuresson and Jan Johansen also contribute duet vocals. Haglund has been a professional musician for 20 years ...

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The Last Real Rock n' Roll - RHINO BUCKET

Let's be real here. For every ten hard rock and metal bands out there, eight are Jonesing to be one of the following: METALLICA, BLACK SABBATH, SLAYER, MOTORHEAD, IRON MAIDEN, FATES WARNING, JUDAS PRIEST or AC/DC. Indeed, the most emulated of these is AC/DC, a band that struck the right chord with the right rock ...

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JEFF WATERS On Upcoming ANNIHILATOR Album: 'This Is One Of The Best Ones We've Done'

Metal Wani's Laura Vezer recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Jeff Waters of Canadian thrash metal veterans ANNIHILATOR. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On ANNIHILATOR's upcoming follow-up to 2015's "Suicide Society" album, tentatively due at the end of October: Jeff: "Every artist, of course, ...

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LINKIN PARK Scores Sixth No. 1 Album With 'One More Light'

According to The Pulse Of Radio, LINKIN PARK landed the sixth No. 1 album of its career on Sunday night (May 28) when the band's seventh full-length studio effort, "One More Light", debuted atop the Billboard 200 album chart. The disc sold 111,000 total copies, of which 100,000 were traditional physical CDs and the rest ...

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