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DEF LEPPARD Has Finished Recording Its New Album

DEF LEPPARD has completed recording its new album for a late 2015 release. The news was revealed by the band's lead singer, Joe Elliott, during the intro to his radio show which is currently being broadcast on Planet Rock in the U.K. Joe said: "Yes, I do sound very jolly, don't I?! I'm jolly because ...

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BILLY CORGAN Declares War On Pop Music, Disses KANYE WEST

According to The Pulse Of Radio, SMASHING PUMPKINS frontman Billy Corgan has declared war on pop music. Corgan stopped by a local morning show this week while on tour in Australia, where he was asked about the state of pop and replied, "To me [pop music) is headed towards a form of pornography. You have ...

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RAGING SPEEDHORN To Release 'Halfway To Hell' Single

Resurrected Corby, U.K. metallers RAGING SPEEDHORN will launch their much-awaited new single, "Halfway To Hell", as a limited-edition seven-inch at the end of May through Welsh label Palm Reader Records. Following on from their tour and stunning sets at Sonisphere and Damnation festivals, RAGING SPEEDHORN will hit the road again this May with mighty U.S. ...

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Concerns About EYEHATEGOD Singer's 'Mental Stability And Health' Force Australia And Mexico Tour Cancelation

On the heels of the recent cancelation of their Australian tour, EYEHATEGOD was regrettably forced to postpone their three-day run through Mexico as well. In an official statement, the band notes: "We regret to have to cancel both our Australian and Mexican dates until further notice. Vocalist Mike IX Williams' mental stability and health are ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON, TESTAMENT's ALEX SKOLNICK Interviewed At 'Randy Rhoads Remembered' (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), David Ellefson (MEGADETH), 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 Angelo ...

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Former TESTAMENT Bassist GREG CHRISTIAN Launches TRINITY FALLEN

Former TESTAMENT bassist Greg Christian has joined forces with KINNEFRET guitarist Artak Ozan in a new band called TRINITY FALLEN. According to Christian, the two musicians are currently "looking for a real singer — someone with range, dynamics, and the beat, someone with vocal skills comparable to my bass skills or Artak's guitar skills — ...

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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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