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POWERWOLF To Enter Studio In January

German metallers POWERWOLF will enter Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden in January to begin recording their seventh studio album. Due in 2018 on Napalm Records, the follow-up to 2015's "Blessed & Possessed" will be produced by Jens Bogren, who has previously worked with KREATOR, DRAGONFORCE, SEPULTURA and PARADISE LOST, among others. "It feels exciting ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH On '18 And Life On Skid Row' Autobiography: 'I Just Knew I Wanted It To Be A Fun Book'

Tony Tone of Vintage Sound 93.1 recently conducted an interview with Sebastian Bach about the newly released paperback version of the former SKID ROW frontman's autobiography, "18 And Life On Skid Row". You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what readers can expect from the paperback ...

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GEOFF TATE Says 'A New Reality' Will Be 'The Last Album' For OPERATION: MINDCRIME

JZ from "The Dark" on Minnesota radio station FM94 recently conducted an interview with former QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME frontman Geoff Tate. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On making OPERATION: MINDCRIME a reality: Geoff: "First off, it's not an actual band. OPERATION: MINDCRIME is ...

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THE ANSWER Frontman To Release 'White Feather' Solo Album

Cormac Neeson of Irish rockers THE ANSWER will release his first solo album, "White Feather", in 2018. The disc will be recorded in Nashville starting in January with producer Blue Miller, who played in the pop group JULIA and performed and recorded with Bob Seger before recording three solo albums and creating Emmy-winning music for ...

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DIMMU BORGIR's New Album To Arrive In Early 2018: 'Everything Is Pretty Much Set To Go'

Guitarist Sven Atle Kopperud (a.k.a. Silenoz) of Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR spoke to Metal Shock Finland about the status of the band's upcoming long-awaited follow-up to 2010's "Abrahadabra" album. "Everything is pretty much set to go," he said. We're still in the final stages of getting everything, artwork-wise, ready, [as well ...

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KREATOR Releases Music Video For 'Hail To The Hordes'

German thrash titans KREATOR have partnered with Record Store Day to release a Black Friday exclusive. This Friday, November 24, a limited-edition (1,000 copies) of "Hail To The Hordes" on picture-disc vinyl will be available exclusively at your local indie record stores. In celebration of the release, KREATOR has issued a music video for "Hail ...

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KORPIKLAANI: First Video From The Studio

Finnish folk metallers KORPIKLAANI are currently in the studio, working on the follow-up to 2015's "Noita" album. The effort is expected to arrive in early 2018 via Nuclear Blast. The first video report from the studio can be seen below. In February 2018, KORPIKLAANI will kick off an extensive European headline run with support from ...

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Watch W.A.S.P. Perform In Tilburg

Fan-filmed video footage of W.A.S.P.'s November 12 performance at 013 in Tilburg, Netherlands can be seen below. Brazilian drummer Aquiles Priester made his live debut with W.A.S.P. at the opening show of the band's "Re-Idolized - The Crimson Idol 25th Anniversary World Tour" on September 25 at Trädgår'n in Gothenburg, Sweden. Aquiles said in a ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY: 'All That Once Shined' Video Premiere

"All That Once Shined", the new video from BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming tenth full-length album, "Grimmest Hits", which will be released January 19, 2018 via Entertainment One (eOne). The clip was directed by BLACK LABEL SOCIETY's longtime collaborator Justin Reich. Both "All That Once ...

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Video: MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Performs Acoustic Version Of 'Symphony Of Destruction' With RON KEEL BAND

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson returned to his former hometown of Jackson, Minnesota on Saturday, November 18 for a special end-of-the-year/birthday celebration at Kat's Hog Heaven, the newest Ellefson Coffee Co. retail location. Located at 608 2nd St, Kat's is the pride of Jackson, serving a full BBQ dining menu, and now serving and selling Ellefson ...

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WITCHERY Guitarist PATRIK JENSEN Says Newer Album Production Jobs Give Him 'Metal Fatigue'

Metal Wani's Chuck Marshall recently conducted an interview with guitarist Patrik Jensen of Swedish thrashers WITCHERY. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On why WITCHERY established the goal of releasing their new "I Am Legion" studio album a year after their previous "In His Infernal Majesty's ...

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Members Of SLIPKNOT, KORN, MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, POISON, Others React To Passing Of MALCOLM YOUNG

Members of SLIPKNOT, MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, WHITESNAKE, POISON, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, STRYPER, KORN, OVERKILL, KREATOR, SEPULTURA and VOLBEAT are among the rock musicians and scores of other artists who reacted on social media to the passing of Malcolm Young. The 64-year-old guitarist and co-founder of the legendary Australian hard rock band AC/DC had been suffering ...

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