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JUDAS PRIEST, GUNS N' ROSES, RUSH, DEF LEPPARD Members To Be Profiled In 'Rock Icons' Documentary Series

Banger Films and VH1 Classic present "Rock Icons", an original documentary series profiling the most legendary artists in the history of rock music, premiering Saturday, February 21 on VH1 Classic. "Rock Icons" is 10 groundbreaking 30-minute episodes that go past the veil of mystery and beyond the velvet ropes with in-depth, intimate portraits revealing who ...

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CARMINE And VINNY APPICE's 'Drum Wars': Official Fan-Filmed Video

Drumming demi-gods Carmine and Vinny Appice have both had extraordinary careers behind the drum kit, beginning with Carmine's tenure in such legendary classic rock bands as VANILLA FUDGE and CACTUS as well as supporting stints with Rod Stewart and Ozzy Osbourne. Meanwhile, younger brother Vinny made his name as a metal drummer for monster acts ...

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MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT, EXODUS Members Perform As 'Metal Allegiance' In Anaheim: Video Of Full Concert

After a critically acclaimed premiere on the inaugural voyage of MOTÖRHEAD's Motörboat alongside their recent addition as a co-headliner on Shiprocked 2015, Metal Allegiance brought their musical crusade to the House of Blues in Anaheim, California on January 21. The complete lineup for Metal Allegiance was as follows: * Frank Bello (ANTHRAX) * Charlie Benante ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH, RUDY SARZO, ALEX SKOLNICK Perform At 'Randy Rhoads Remembered' Event In California (Video)

Sebastian Bach (SKID ROW), Rudy Sarzo (QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, Joel Hoekstra (WHITESNAKE, NIGHT RANGER), Kiko Loureiro (ANGRA), Marzi Montazeri (PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS), Mike Orlando (ADRENALINE MOB), Rowan Robertson (DIO), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE, FOREIGNER, OZZY OSBOURNE, BILLY IDOL), Phil X (BON JOVI), Mark Zavon (KILL DEVIL HILL) and Michael ...

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SLAYER's DAVE LOMBARDO, ANTHRAX's CHARLIE BENANTE Honored With 'Legend' Award For Pioneering Thrash Metal

Dave Lombardo (SLAYER, PHILM) and Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX) were honored with the "Legend" award at last night's (Thursday, January 22) "Bonzo Bash" at The Observatory in Santa Ana, California for pioneering the genre of music known as "thrash metal." Video footage of the award presentation (courtesy of Bizarre Guitar), as well as a performance of ...

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MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT, DEATH ANGEL, EXODUS Members Perform Metal Classics As 'Metal Allegiance' (Video)

After a critically acclaimed premiere on the inaugural voyage of MOTÖRHEAD's Motörboat alongside their recent addition as a co-headliner on Shiprocked 2015, Metal Allegiance brought their musical crusade to the House of Blues in Anaheim, California on January 21. The complete lineup for Metal Allegiance was as follows: * Frank Bello (ANTHRAX) * Charlie Benante ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION, COAL CHAMBER, ALICE COOPER Members Perform At WAYNE STATIC Memorial Concert (Video)

SNOT, ILL NIÑO's Cristian Machado and Diego Verduzco, ORGY's Jay Gordon, Lita Ford, JANE'S ADDICTION's Dave Navarro, COAL CHAMBER's Miguel "Meegs" Rascon, ALICE COOPER guitarist Nita Strauss and OTEP frontwoman Otep Shamaya are among the musicians who performed at the Wayne Static memorial concert on Tuesday, January 20 at the Whisky A Go Go in ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS: 'Being Beige' Video Released

SMASHING PUMPKINS' video for the song "Being Beige" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album "Monuments To An Elegy", which was released on December 9, 2014 via Martha's Music/BMG. "Monuments To An Elegy" marks the iconic alternative band's eighth studio album and is the follow-up to their 2012 critically ...

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THE WINERY DOGS: Photos From Songwriting Sessions For Second 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 reconvened in Los Angeles to begin work on its sophomore album, to be made available later in the year. A world ...

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SNOT To Perform At WAYNE STATIC Memorial Concert

Reunited Santa Barbara metal/punk rock hybrid SNOT will play a six-song set at the Wayne Static memorial concert on Tuesday, January 20 at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California. Also scheduled to appear are the remaining members of Wayne's solo band, who will perform STATIC-X's debut album, "Wisconsin Death Trip", in its ...

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GUNS N' ROSES, MEGADETH, TESTAMENT, MACHINE HEAD Members Featured On 'Randy Rhoads Remembered Vol. I' Album

Tish Tone Records has announced the release of a powerful, heartfelt album celebrating the legacy of legendary guitarist Randy Rhoads (OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT). Blessed by the Rhoads family and including a track by Randy's brother Kelle Rhoads, the CD's final tracks are being laid down as we speak before it gets mixed and mastered ...

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TESTAMENT In The Studio Demoing New Material; Photos Available

Vocalist Chuck Billy and guitarist Eric Peterson of San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT are back in the studio demoing material for the follow-up to the band's 2012 album "Dark Roots Of Earth". Several photos from the latest writing sessions can be seen below. In a recent interview with Josh Rundquist (a.k.a. That Drummer Guy), ...

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Ex-PANTERA Bassist REX BROWN, SLAYER/EXODUS Guitarist GARY HOLT Added To 'Metal Allegiance'

After a critically acclaimed premiere on the inaugural voyage of MOTÖRHEAD's Motörboat alongside their recent addition as a co-headliner on Shiprocked 2015, Metal Allegiance will be bringing their musical crusade to stateside on January 21 at the House of Blues in Anaheim, California. Joining the already impressive lineup of musicians is PANTERA/KILL DEVIL HILL bassist ...

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THE WINERY DOGS To Begin Work On Sophomore Album This Month

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), will reconvene this month to begin work on its sophomore album, to be made available later in the year. A world tour ...

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BILLY CORGAN Is Open To Collaborating With MILEY CYRUS

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Billy Corgan, frontman for the SMASHING PUMPKINS, recently gave us an interesting window into just who he would — and wouldn’t — collaborate with. In an interview with OUI FM Rock Sessions, he said he definitely would work with Miley Cyrus if she called. Corgan explained, "Actually I was ...

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Only to Rise - SWEET & LYNCH

It'd be tacky to grab an easy pun and say here's a match made in you-know-where, yet an alliance between STRYPER's Michael Sweet and guitar hero George Lynch is most definitely a match. This pairing only seems awkward upon first glance, but there's a perfect logic to these guys hooking up. Michael Sweet himself has ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Joins ROYAL MACHINES On Stage In West Hollywood (Video)

Legendary BLACK SABBATH singer Ozzy Osbourne joined ROYAL MACHINES on stage last night (Friday, December 19) at The Roxy in West Hollywood, California to perform the songs "War Pigs" (BLACK SABBATH) and "Crazy Train". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below. ROYAL MACHINES is the new "all-star covers fun-times band" featuring former ...

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