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THE DEAD DAISIES Announce Summer 2018 North American Tour

THE DEAD DAISIES are returning to North America. After a sold-out tour across Europe, the band is looking forward to rocking out with its U.S. and Canadian fans. Their current single, "Rise Up", is climbing the U.S. Active Rock chart and being used extensively in NASCAR promotional campaigns across the country. The guys are also ...

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SCORPIONS/Ex-MOTÖRHEAD Drummer MIKKEY DEE: Video Walkthrough Of New SONOR Drum Kit

Watch the two-and-a-half-minute video below for a walkthrough of former MOTÖRHEAD and current SCORPIONS drummer Mikkey Dee's new "Scorpions" Sonor Drums SQ² drum kit. The clip was filmed at Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam, Netherlands and was uploaded to the official SCORPIONS YouTube channel. In September 2016, the 54-year-old Swedish musician was named as a permanent ...

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GENE HOGLAN Discusses His Art Piece 'The Full Rah' (Video)

Last November, drum legend Gene Hoglan unveiled his fine-art debut collection. Completed with art team SceneFour, the release was a pioneering effort in the new medium of crafting visual art through drum performance. In the clip below, shot during the production of his art collection, Gene discusses "The Full Rah", one of his favorite pieces ...

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SCORPIONS Announce U.S. Shows With QUEENSRŸCHE

German rockers SCORPIONS have announced five U.S. shows this summer with special guests QUEENSRŸCHE. The dates are as follows: Aug. 31 - Stateline, NV - Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena Sep. 02 - Irvine, CA - Five Point Amphitheatre Sep. 07 - San Antonio, TX - Freeman Coliseum Sep. 12 - Hollywood, FL - Seminole Hard ...

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TNT Releases New Single, 'Tears In My Eyes'

Norwegian/Spanish hard rockers TNT have released their first "official" new single, "Tears In My Eyes". The track, which can be streamed below, is taken from their upcoming studio album, "XIII", due on June 8 via Frontiers Music Srl. "Tears In My Eyes" is the second track from "XIII" to be made available to the public. ...

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New Song Premiere: TNT's 'Get Ready For Some Hard Rock'

Norwegian/Spanish hard rockers TNT have released a new song called "Get Ready For Some Hard Rock". The track, which can be streamed below, is taken from their upcoming studio album, "XIII", due on June 8 via Frontiers Music Srl. TNT guitarist Ronni Le Tekrø stated about "XIII": "The musical direction on the new album contains ...

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TNT Teases New Song 'Get Ready For Some Hard Rock'

Norwegian/Spanish hard rockers TNT have released a short teaser video for their upcoming studio album, "XIII", which is due on June 8 via Frontiers Music Srl. The 20-second clip includes a first taste of the song "Get Ready For Some Hard Rock", which is featured on the disc. The full track is expected to be ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT And ROBERT TRUJILLO Pay Tribute To MICHAEL SCHENKER In Hamburg (Video)

Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett played a cover of MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP's "Into The Arena" and UFO's "Rock Bottom" during METALLICA's March 29 concert in Hamburg, Germany. Fan-filmed video footage of their performance can be seen below. Hammett is a featured guest on "Resurrection", the new album from legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker's MICHAEL SCHENKER ...

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Video Premiere: BONFIRE's 'Stand Or Fall'

The official video for the song "Stand Or Fall" from German hard rockers BONFIRE can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Temple Of Lies", which will be released on April 13 via AFM Records. Few German rock acts can look back at as long and successful a career as ...

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TNT To Release 'XIII' Album In June

Norwegian/Spanish hard rockers TNT will release a new studio album, "XIII", on June 8 via Frontiers Music Srl. Spanish singer Baol Bardot Bulsara made his live debut with TNT last November at the Oslo Spektrum on Oslo, Norway, where the band performed as the support act for the SCORPIONS. TNT said in a statement: "This ...

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ACCEPT Guitarist On Sticking To Classic Formula On 'The Rise Of Chaos': 'It's Not Really That Easy To Pull Off'

Journalist Janne Vuorela conducted an interview with guitarist Wolf Hoffmann of veteran German/American metallers ACCEPT prior to the band's January 17 concert at Huxleys Neue Welt in Berlin, Germany. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how ACCEPT chooses songs for their concert setlists this late into ...

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BONFIRE: Lyric Video For New Song 'Crazy Over You'

A lyric video for the song "Crazy Over You" from German hard rockers BONFIRE can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Temple Of Lies", which will be released on April 13 via AFM Records. Few German rock acts can look back at as long and successful a career as ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST: Fourth Trailer For 'Resurrection' Album

The fourth trailer for "Resurrection", the new album from legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker's MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST project, is available below. Due on March 2 via Nuclear Blast, the disc, which was produced by Michael Voss-Schön, was recorded in four different locations over a five-month period and features guest appearances by METALLICA's Kirk Hammett, Wayne ...

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Former JUDAS PRIEST, SCORPIONS, ALICE COOPER, OZZY OSBOURNE Members Join Forces In A NEW REVENGE

A NEW REVENGE (formerly PROJECT ROCK and ROCKSTAR) — the band featuring former members of JUDAS PRIEST, ALICE COOPER, OZZY OSBOURNE and SCORPIONS — has inked a deal with Australia's fastest-growing independent record label Golden Robot Records. The group's debut album will be released later this year. A NEW REVENGE features one of the finest ...

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JOE SATRIANI On 'G3' Tourmates JOHN PETRUCCI And PHIL COLLEN: 'We're Definitely Out There Pushing Each Other'

"G3" tourmates Joe Satriani, John Petrucci (DREAM THEATER) and Phil Collen (DEF LEPPARD) were recently interviewed by the New York City classic rock radio station Q104.3. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On how Collen came to be invited to join the tour: Joe: "Last August, ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER Discusses KIRK HAMMETT Collaboration In New 'Resurrection' Trailer

The third trailer for "Resurrection", the new album from legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker's MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST project, is available below. Due on March 2 via Nuclear Blast, the disc, which was produced by Michael Voss-Schön, was recorded in four different locations over a five-month period and features guest appearances by METALLICA's Kirk Hammett, Wayne ...

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Rise to Glory - LOUDNESS

If you were there in the mid-eighties, you couldn't help but root for LOUDNESS. To an American heavy metal audience of the day, LOUDNESS, EZO, ANTHEM and EARTHSHAKER were a novelty. In Japan, however, these bands and a slew of others formed an entire movement centered around the "Kansai" and "Kanto" hard rock scenes. By ...

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Members Of KREATOR, SEPULTURA, DESTRUCTION, SABATON, CANNIBAL CORPSE And Other Bands Take Part In '70000 Tons Of Metal' All-Star Jam (Video)

Fifty heavy metal musicians — including members of KREATOR, SEPULTURA, DESTRUCTION, SABATON, CANNIBAL CORPSE and METAL CHURCH — took part in this year's edition of "Jamming With Waters In International Waters", the official 70000 Tons Of Metal all-star jam hosted by ANNIHILATOR's Jeff Waters. Fan-filmed video footage of the entire event can be seen below ...

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ULI JON ROTH's Younger Brother ZENO ROTH Dead At 61

Zeno Roth, the younger brother of legendary German guitarist Uli Jon Roth (SCORPIONS), passed away on Monday (February 5). He was 61 years old. Uli said in a statement: "[Zeno] died in his sleep after years of illness and finally moved on to a much better place. "Speaking on behalf of all his family and ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Frontman On SLAYER's 'Farewell' Tour: 'I Don't Believe It For An Instant. Maybe It's Another Way For Them To Boost Their Sales'

Sam Sheppard of Mammoth Metal TV conducted an interview with frontman Dani "Filth" Davey of veteran British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH prior to their January 28 concert at Columbia Theater in Berlin, Germany. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the recording process for ...

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BONFIRE To Release 'Temple Of Lies' Album In April

German hard rockers BONFIRE will release their new album, "Temple Of Lies", on April 13 via AFM Records. Few German rock acts can look back at as long and successful a career as BONFIRE. Counting the predecessor — a group called CACUMEN, which was also founded by Hans Ziller and featured more or less the ...

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