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SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS Release Live-Action, Animated Video For 'Driving Rain'

SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS have released the new video for "Driving Rain", featuring hilarious live-action, animated adventure with ragdoll puppets. The song is the first single from SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS' new album, "Living The Dream", which was released on September 21 via Slash's own label Snakepit Records, in ...

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SHINEDOWN Guitarist Recalls Group's 'Some Kind Of Monster' Moment

SHINEDOWN guitarist Zach Myers recently spoke with Two Doods Reviews. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the group's new single, "Get Up", the lyrics for which were inspired by bassist Eric Bass's battles with depression: Zach: "We started writing the same way that we always ...

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SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS Debut Five New Songs During Whisky A Go Go Concert (Video)

SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS debuted several new songs during their concert for SiriusXM Tuesday night (September 11) at the famed Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California. The intimate set saw SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS play the first two singles from their upcoming album, "Living The Dream" ("Driving ...

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VAN HALEN Singer DAVID LEE ROTH Performs At BRENT SHAPIRO FOUNDATION's 'Summer Spectacular': Video, Photos

VAN HALEN frontman David Lee Roth performed at the Brent Shapiro Foundation's Summer Spectacular on Friday (September 7) at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The invite-only gala — which also featured a performance by CLETO AND THE CLETONES (house band from "Jimmy Kimmel Live!") — celebrated the 13th year of the foundation, ...

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MASTODON's Longtime Manager NICK JOHN Dies After Battle With Pancreatic Cancer

MASTODON's longtime manager has died. Nick John of The Rick Sales Entertainment Group passed away earlier today after a battle with pancreatic cancer. MASTODON vocalist/guitarist Brent Hinds broke the news of John's death, writing on Instagram "R.I.P. Nick John" and adding a broken heart emoji. Acclaimed rock photographer Andrew Stuart also weighed in on Nick's ...

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SLASH On Re-Teaming With MYLES KENNEDY And THE CONSPIRATORS: 'I Wanted To Come Back And Finish What We Started'

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash recently spoke with SiriusXM DJ Jose Mangin about "Living The Dream", his new solo album featuring Myles Kennedy and THE CONSPIRATORS. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On juggling two bands: Slash: "I've been working with Myles and THE CONSPIRATORS since 2010, so up until just recently, everything ...

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SLASH On Collapse Of Music Industry: 'All The Warning Signs Were There, And The Record Business Didn't Want To Hear It'

Slash has lamented the state of the music industry, saying that the current market conditions are especially difficult for younger artists. Major record labels were caught off guard by new technology in the late 1990s and tried to force the issue by suing the original Napster file-sharing service out of existence rather than making partnership ...

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SLASH To Perform On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' Next Week

Slash and his solo band, MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS, will be the musical guests on the Wednesday, September 12 episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" The band will perform several songs on the show's outdoor stage in front of a standing-room-only crowd. "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" airs every weeknight at 11:35 p.m. and features a diverse ...

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MASTODON Members Comment On Manager's Cancer Battle

Members of MASTODON have commented on their longtime manager's cancer battle. Late last month, the Atlanta progressive metal band canceled its tour with DINOSAUR JR. "due to a critical situation of a member of the MASTODON family," according to a statement released by the group. Over the weekend, vocalist/guitarist Brent Hinds and drummer/vocalist Brann Dailor ...

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STEEL PANTHER Drummer Defends 'Pussy Melter' Distortion Guitar Pedal: We 'Will Not Be Told What To Say Or Do'

STEEL PANTHER drummer Stix Zadinia has defended his group against criticism over the guitar effect preset called "Pussy Melter", saying that he and his bandmates "will not be told what to say or do." This past July, TC Electronic stopped advertising the "Pussy Melter" after a number of musicians blasted the Danish audio company for ...

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SHINEDOWN Unveils Video For Powerful New Single 'Get Up'

SHINEDOWN's new single, "Get Up", has quickly found its way into the hearts and minds of many people and for good reason — the moving, uplifting track offers hope and encouragement in the face of personal struggles, whatever they may be. For frontman Brent Smith, the song was born out of watching his friend, SHINEDOWN ...

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SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS: 'Living The Dream' Artwork Unveiled; 'Driving Rain' Single Available

SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS will release their new album titled "Living The Dream" on September 21 via Slash's own label Snakepit Records, in partnership with Roadrunner Records. The group unleashed "Driving Rain" — the first single off "Living The Dream" — today, to radio. Listen to "Driving Rain" below. Slash describes the ...

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SHINEDOWN Frontman On 'Attention Attention' Album: 'I Think There Is A Massive Amount Of Genuine Substance In This Work Of Art'

Holland's FaceCulture recently conducted an interview with SHINEDOWN frontman Brent Smith. You can watch the entire chat in two parts below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his early musical upbringing: Brent: "The thing was for me, when I was 10 years old, I kind of figured out exactly what I ...

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Tormentor - THE AGONY SCENE

In the mid 2000s, one of the most respected bands in the metal underground was Tulsa's THE AGONY SCENE. Though it bounced from Solid State Records to Roadrunner to Century Media within a four-year span, THE AGONY SCENE was widely considered one of the top quality dark metalcore bands around. Its momentary breakup in 2008 ...

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