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ROBERT TRUJILLO Is 'Excited' To Play METALLICA's New Songs And 'Blow People's Minds'

#PunkRockPolitics recently conducted an interview with METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below (starting at around the 36-minute mark). A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the fan response to METALLICA's tenth studio album, "Hardwired...To Self-Destruct", which is scheduled for a November 18 release ...

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RAINBOW Singer, PRIMAL FEAR Guitarist Join Forces In THE FERRYMEN

Magnus Karlsson (MAGNUS KARLSSON'S FREE FALL, PRIMAL FEAR) and Ronnie Romero (LORDS OF BLACK, RAINBOW) have joined forces in a brand new project, dubbed THE FERRYMEN. Musically, you can expect an overdose of melodic metal melting the songwriting and epics of the great ALLEN/LANDE records with the Ronnie James Dio-esque vocal approach from Romero. THE ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY's MIKE DEAN Launches LIGHTNING BORN

Video footage of LIGHTNING BORN, the new project featuring CORROSION OF CONFORMITY bassist Mike Dean, performing on September 26 at Lincoln Theatre in Raleigh, North Carolina can be seen below (courtesy of Randy Ada). LIGHTNING BORN is: * Mike Dean (CORROSION OF CONFORMITY) - Bass * Erik Sugg (DEMON EYE) - Guitar * Doza Hawes ...

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Making Of METALLICA's New Song 'Moth Into Flame' (Video)

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of METALLICA's new song "Moth Into Flame" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's tenth studio album, "Hardwired...To Self-Destruct", which is scheduled for a November 18 release via Blackened Recordings. The long-awaited follow-up to 2008's "Death Magnetic" consists of two discs, containing a dozen songs and ...

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METALICA's JAMES HETFIELD Says 'Hardwired... To Self-Destruct' Is 'Coming Out At Exactly The Right Time'

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield was interviewed on a recent edition of the "Sixx Sense" radio show hosted by MÖTLEY CRÜE and SIXX:A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On not paying too much attention to other people's opinions of METALLICA's music: Hetfield: ...

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METALLICA Shares Tour Tales In 'The Tonight Show' Web-Exclusive Clip

METALLICA made its "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" debut last night (Thursday, September 29), performing their new song "Moth Into Flame" for the first time on national television. While backstage at "The Tonight Show", James Hetfield, Robert Trujillo, Lars Ulrich and Kirk Hammett shared road stories about tour hygiene, a close call with Ozzy ...

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Video: METALLICA Performs 'Hardwired' On 'The Howard Stern Show'

Newly released video footage of METALLICA performing its new song "Hardwired" live on Monday, September 26 on "The Howard Stern Show" on Howard Stern's exclusive SiriusXM channel Howard 100 can be seen below. Additionally, the band recorded a special edition of SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series — answering questions from a select group of SiriusXM listeners ...

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Watch METALLICA Perform 'Moth Into Flame' On 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'

METALLICA performed its new song "Moth Into Flame" on last night's (Thursday, September 29) edition of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon". You can now watch video footage of the band's appearance below. "Moth Into Flame" is taken from METALLICA's tenth studio album, "Hardwired...To Self-Destruct", which is scheduled for a November 18 release via Blackened ...

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RIK EMMETT's RESOLUTION9: Lyric Video For 'Human Race' Featuring ALEX LIFESON

TRIUMPH legend Rik Emmett and his new band, RESOLUTION9, will release their electrifying new album, "Res 9", worldwide on November 11 via Mascot Label Group. "Res 9" features contributions from RUSH guitarist Alex Lifeson, DREAM THEATER vocalist James LaBrie, and Rik Emmett's onetime TRIUMPH bandmates, bassist Mike Levine and drummer Gil Moore. The official lyric ...

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STYX To Salute PITTSBURGH STEELERS Linebacker KEVIN GREENE

As any STYX fan in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania knows, their signature track "Renegade" has been an adopted theme song of the Pittsburgh Steelers football team for over a decade. They've sung the national anthem at many Steelers games in recent years and they'll be proudly singing it once again at the Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs ...

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METALLICA's New Song 'Murder One' Is A Tribute To LEMMY

During Monday's (September 26) Town Hall event at SiriusXM's New York studios, METALLICA revealed that the song "Murder One" from its forthcoming "Hardwired... To Self-Destruct" LP is a tribute to late MOTÖRHEAD frontman Lemmy Kilmister and uses many of his songtitles in the lyrics. "MOTÖRHEAD had a lot to do with METALLICA sitting here right ...

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Video: METALLICA Performs On 'The Howard Stern Show'

METALLICA performed live this morning (Monday, September 26) on "The Howard Stern Show" on Howard Stern's exclusive SiriusXM channel Howard 100. Video footage of their appearance can be seen below. The in-studio performance featured METALLICA playing songs from their 30-plus-year career, including music from their upcoming album "Hardwired…To Self-Destruct", scheduled to be released on November ...

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ENUFF Z'NUFF To Release 'Clowns Lounge' Album In December

ENUFF Z'NUFF's new album, "Clowns Lounge", will be released on December 2 via Frontiers Music Srl. "Clowns Lounge" is a collection of rarities and early demos that have been reworked and re-recorded by the band. This exceptional collection also features a guest appearance from the late Jani Lane (WARRANT) as well as an appearance from ...

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METALLICA Releases Video For New Song 'Moth Into Flame'

METALLICA's official video for the song "Moth Into Flame" can be seen at Metallica.com. The clip was directed by Tom Kirk (MUSE). "Moth Into Flame" is taken from METALLICA's tenth studio album, "Hardwired...To Self-Destruct", which is scheduled for a November 18 release via Blackened Recordings. The long-awaited follow-up to 2008's "Death Magnetic" consists ...

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Video: Ex-METALLICA Bassist JASON NEWSTED Performs With CHOPHOUSE BAND In Sebastopol, California

Fan-filmed video footage of former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted and his THE CHOPHOUSE BAND (named after his four recording studio facilities around the U.S. and featuring a fluid roster of players) performing on September 15 at Hopmonk Tavern in Sebastopol, California can be seen below. THE CHOPHOUSE BAND began in 1992 when Newsted founded The ...

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METALLICA To Perform Live On 'The Howard Stern Show'

METALLICA will perform live on "The Howard Stern Show" on Howard Stern's exclusive SiriusXM channel Howard 100 on Monday, September 26. The in-studio performance will feature METALLICA performing songs from their 30-plus-year career, including music from their upcoming album "Hardwired…To Self-Destruct", scheduled to be released on November 18 on the band's Blackened Recordings. Additionally, on ...

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KORN To Play Private Concert For SiriusXM In Los Angeles

KORN will perform a special invitation-only show for SiriusXM on Friday, October 21 at the beautifully ornate Theatre at Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles. The performance will air live on SiriusXM's Octane channel. The special performance for SiriusXM will feature KORN performing songs from their upcoming studio album, "The Serenity Of Suffering", which is ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE Cried For Days After Death Of METALLICA Bassist CLIFF BURTON, Says CHRIS POLAND

In an extensive 4,600-word feature by music journalist Joel Gausten regarding the 30th anniversary of MEGADETH's 1986 album, "Peace Sells… But Who's Buying?", former MEGADETH guitarist Chris Poland discusses a number of topics, including the recording of the album, his struggles with sobriety, his rocky relationship with MEGADETH leader Dave Mustaine, his post-MEGADETH ...

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