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JACK BLADES Says NIGHT RANGER Is 'One Of Those Rare Bands That All Still Like Each Other'

NIGHT RANGER bassist/vocalist Jack Blades was recently interviewed by the Cleveland radio station WKYC. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the importance of continuing to write and record new music: Jack: "With NIGHT RANGER, it's always about [that] we just want to keep creating. I ...

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MACHINE HEAD Releases Brand New 'Folk' Song Called 'Bastards'

"Bastards", a brand new song from San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's ninth studio album, "Catharsis", which will be released on January 26 via Nuclear Blast. The effort will be made available in several formats, including a CD/DVD digipak edition which contains footage ...

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MACHINE HEAD Frontman Discusses Importance Of Craftsmanship When Creating Physical Music Product (Video)

In the three-and-a-half-minute clip below, MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn discusses the importance of craftsmanship when producing physical formats of new music releases. MACHINE HEAD's new album, "Catharsis", will be released on January 26 via Nuclear Blast. The effort will be made available in several formats, including a CD/DVD digipak edition which contains footage of ...

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Former MOTÖRHEAD Guitarist 'FAST' EDDIE CLARKE Dead At 67

Former MOTÖRHEAD and FASTWAY guitarist "Fast" Eddie Clarke passed away yesterday (January 10) after a battle with pneumonia. He was 67 years old. Clarke was a member of MOTÖRHEAD from 1976 until 1982. He was one-third of the band's classic lineup, which also included drummer Philthy "Animal" Taylor, who died in November 2015 of liver ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER: 'I Became Famous Without Asking For It'

Michael Schenker says he "became famous without asking for it." The legendary German guitarist, who first appeared on SCORPIONS' 1972 "Lonesome Crow" debut, earned acclaim in the 1970s on classic UFO albums such as "Phenomenon" and "Lights Out" before rejoining SCORPIONS for 1979's "Lovedrive". He departed soon thereafter to launch MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP. And while ...

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MEGADETH, L.A. GUNS, WARRANT, DOKKEN Members To Perform At 'Ronnie Montrose Remembered' Concert

Iconic American rock guitarist Ronnie Montrose will be saluted by a stellar rock-star lineup whose own careers were influenced by the legendary and powerful Montrose sound at "Ronnie Montrose Remembered" — one of the most-talked-about shows of NAMM 2018. This celebratory concert highlighting Montrose's career will feature his greatest hits from early MONTROSE, EDGAR WINTER, ...

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MACHINE HEAD's ROBB FLYNN Says It Would Be 'Really Hard' For Him To Sing 'Davidian' In Las Vegas Following Concert Massacre

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn was recently interviewed by The Conductor of the WSOU radio station in South Orange, New Jersey. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the musical direction of the new MACHINE HEAD album, "Catharsis": Robb: "It's definitely ...

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Guitar Lesson With MICHAEL SCHENKER (Video)

France's Guitare Xtreme magazine has uploaded a video guitar lesson with legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker. Featured songs include "Rock Bottom", "Live And Let Live" and "Captain Nemo". Check it out below. "Resurrection", the new album from Schenker's MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST project, will be released on March 2 via Nuclear Blast. The disc, ...

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MARCO MENDOZA: 'Viva La Rock' Album To Feature Guest Appearances By GUNS N' ROSES, Ex-WHITE LION Members

Marco Mendoza will release his long-awaited new solo album, "Viva La Rock", on March 2, 2018 via Mighty Music. The disc was recorded in Copenhagen with the multi-talented producer and guitar player Søren Andersen (Glenn Hughes, Mike Tramp) at the helm. The Søren/Mendoza collaboration proved to be the right way forward with the chemistry exploding ...

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MACHINE HEAD's ROBB FLYNN On 'Catharsis' Album: 'It's A Game Changer For Us'

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn was interviewed on a recent installment of HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta's official podcast, "The Jasta Show". You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Speaking about MACHINE HEAD's ninth studio album, "Catharsis", Flynn said: "I've been telling our fans, 'Lower your expectations for the heaviness. Lower ...

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ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN Looks Back On VH1's 'SuperGroup': 'I Had A Blast Doing That'

During a recent interview with Long Island Pulse, ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian spoke about his involvement with "SuperGroup", the 2006 VH1 "reality" TV program starring Ian, former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach, Ted Nugent, ex-BIOHAZARD bassist/vocalist Evan Seinfeld and drummer Jason Bonham (BONHAM, UFO, FOREIGNER). The premise of the show, which was filmed ...

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Video Premiere: MACHINE HEAD's 'Catharsis'

"Catharsis", the new video from San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD, can be seen below. The song is the title track of the band's ninth full-length album, which will be released on January 26, 2018 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Bloodstone & Diamonds" was produced by MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn and ...

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MACHINE HEAD: Making Of 'Catharsis' Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Catharsis", the new video from San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD, can be seen below. The song is the title track of the band's ninth full-length album, which will be released on January 26, 2018 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Bloodstone & Diamonds" was produced by ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST To Release 'Resurrection' Album In March; Video For 'Warrior' Single Available

"Resurrection", the new album from legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker's MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST project, will be released on March 2, 2018 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 Findlay and Michael Voss-Schön ...

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MORDRED To Perform At Benefit Concert For VIO-LENCE's SEAN KILLIAN

Reunited late '80s/early '90s San Francisco Bay Area funk-metallers MORDRED have been announced as the first support act at a benefit concert for VIO-LENCE singer Sean Killian (pictured) on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the Oakland Metro Operahouse in Oakland, California. "Killian On Command: An Evening Of Vio-Lence" will see musicians from TESTAMENT, EXODUS, DEATH ...

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TOM MORELLO 'Wasn't Down' With 'Misogynist' And 'Quasi-Devil-Worshipping' Message Of MÖTLEY CRÜE And AC/DC, But Loved Their Music

PROPHETS OF RAGE, the supergroup featuring members of RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, PUBLIC ENEMY and CYPRESS HILL, was recently interviewed by HardDrive Radio. You can now watch the chat in two parts below. PROPHETS OF RAGE guitarist Tom Morello, who has been extremely critical and outspoken about Donald Trump's presidency, was asked about more right-leaning ...

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ROBB FLYNN Discusses MACHINE HEAD's 'Very Grooving' And 'Melodic' New Album 'Catharsis': 'This Isn't Us At Our Heaviest'

San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD will release their ninth full-length album, "Catharsis", on January 26, 2018 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Bloodstone & Diamonds" was produced by MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn and recorded, mixed, and co-produced by Zack Ohren (FALLUJAH, ALL SHALL PERISH) at Sharkbite Studios in Oakland, California. Mastering ...

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