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IN THIS MOMENT Releases Performance Video For 'River Of Fire'

IN THIS MOMENT's live video for the song "River Of Fire" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Ritual", which was released last July by Atlantic Records in partnership with Roadrunner Records. The disc features a guest appearance from JUDAS PRIEST frontman Rob Halford on the song "Black Wedding". ...

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ANDREW W.K. Releases Music Video For 'Ever Again'

Andrew W.K. continues his quest to reach "pure party euphoria" with the release of "Ever Again", the second single from his upcoming album, "You're Not Alone" (due out March 2 via RED Music/Sony Music). The new track debuted this morning as Zane Lowe's "World Record" on Beats 1/Apple Music. In a surprise twist, Zane himself ...

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TORA TORA To Release New Studio Album In 2019

Frontiers Music Srl has announced the signing of Memphis's TORA TORA. The band will commence recording a new studio album in 2018 for a tentative release in early 2019. TORA TORA's mixture of hard rock with its hometown's legendary blues style put the group in a class of its own and the label was thrilled ...

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GENE SIMMONS Denies Sexual Battery Allegations, Says Evidence Will Prove His Innocence

Gene Simmons has denied groping and making "unwanted, unwarranted sexual advances" toward a radio and television broadcaster during a November 1 interview. The woman, identified as "Jane Doe," filed a lawsuit against Simmons in Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday (December 15), alleging that the KISS bassist/vocalist grabbed her hand multiple times and "forcefully placed ...

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JOURNEY Guitarist NEAL SCHON Releases Holiday EP

JOURNEY guitarist Neal Schon has released his first-ever holiday EP that includes "Ave Maria", "Can't Help Falling In Love" and instrumental renditions of JOURNEY hits "Open Arms" and "Faithfully". Schon founded JOURNEY in 1972 and has been the only consistent member, having participated in every album and tour to date. He is a Grammy-nominated guitarist, ...

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The End - BLACK SABBATH

The end of an era, perhaps. Or perhaps not. What we know as we close 2017 is that BLACK SABBATH completed a presumably final stretch of tour dates that culminated where it all began nearly half a century ago: Birmingham, England. Tony Iommi, who announced around the release of the album "13" that he has ...

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GENE SIMMONS Weighs In On HARVEY WEINSTEIN Scandal: 'Right Now What's Happening Is A Revolution'

Gene Simmons has commended women for finally opening up about their experiences with sexual harassment/assault in the wake of allegations of misconduct by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Since the Weinstein story broke, about one in five Americans said they had seen their friends or family post stories about sexual harassment on social media, according to ...

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MARIA BRINK Wants 'People To Really Feel Emotions And Passion' When They See IN THIS MOMENT Perform

97.1 The Eagle's Ayo conducted an interview with IN THIS MOMENT singer Maria Brink at this year's edition of the Freakers' Ball, which was held on October 15 at the Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie, Texas. Speaking about IN THIS MOMENT's highly theatrical live show, Brink said: "Everyone's got their different way of expressing [themselves]. ...

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TRIXTER's MARK 'GUS' SCOTT Salutes America's Veterans

For a guy who has visited and performed on every major military base in the U.S., Mark "Gus" Scott shows no signs of losing support for America's military heroes. The TRIXTER drummer met with several military officials on his recent tour of Washington D.C. and filming of his latest video, "Ave Maria". The clip shows ...

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DEFTONES Bassist Makes Plea For Puerto Rico

According to The Pulse Of Radio, DEFTONES bassist Sergio Vega has gotten involved in the efforts to bring more aid to Puerto Rico following the devastation left behind there by Hurricane Maria. Six weeks after the storm hit on September 20, there is still no adequate drinking water or electricity on the island, and thousands ...

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Video Premiere: IN THIS MOMENT's 'Roots'

IN THIS MOMENT's video for the song "Roots" can be seen below. The clip was directed by Maria Brink and Robert Kley. "Roots" is taken from IN THIS MOMENT's latest album, "Ritual", which was released this past July by Atlantic Records in partnership with Roadrunner Records. The disc features a guest appearance from JUDAS PRIEST ...

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COREY TAYLOR Defends NFL Players Taking A Knee

Corey Taylor has stood up for the NFL players' protest of racial injustice in the wake of the backlash from President Donald Trump. The SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman, who has described himself as "a socially liberal and fiscally conservative guy," discussed the athletes kneeling in protest during the national anthem while speaking to the ...

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JAG PANZER: Lyric Video For New Song 'Fire Of Our Spirit'

Colorado metallers JAG PANZER have released the official lyric video for their song "Fire Of Our Spirit". The track is taken from the band's new album, "The Deviant Chord", which will be released on September 29 via SPV/Steamhammer. For JAG PANZER, team spirit is more important than anything else. Without team spirit, guitarist Mark Briody ...

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BRUJERIA Announces Fall 2017 U.S. Tour With POWERFLO, PIÑATA PROTEST

Extreme metallers BRUJERIA have announced another leg of headlining tour dates in support of their latest, fourth full-length album, "Pocho Aztlan". Joining them on the trek will be POWERFLO (featuring current and former members of CYPRESS HILL, FEAR FACTORY, BIOHAZARD and DOWNSET) and San Antonio-based punkers PIÑATA PROTEST. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 20 ...

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TRIXTER Drummer MARK GUS SCOTT Releases 'Ave Maria' Solo Video

On this somber day in American history, the latest pop-classical solo effort from TRIXTER drummer Mark Gus Scott reinforces the mantra "We Will Not Forget!" His latest video shows Mark performing an emotional version of Franz Schubert's "Ave Maria" among numerous iconic New York City and Washington D.C. landmarks in a story-telling fashion that Mark ...

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Ritual - IN THIS MOMENT

At this point, IN THIS MOMENT is unstoppable. The band may yet have HALESTORM and LACUNA COIL to contend with if supremacy over this branch of hard rock is its goal. Yet the band's newest offering, "Ritual", for all its witty pop and electronic shakes behind a perpetual theme of repent and deliverance (you be ...

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