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GODSMACK Frontman Says Response To 'When Legends Rise' Album Is 'Exactly' What Band Hoped It Would Be

GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna and drummer Shannon Larkin were recently interviewed by 95 WIIL ROCK's "Tom & Emily Morning Show". You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Asked about the response to GODSMACK's latest album, "When Legends Rise", Sully said: "We're getting some really positive reactions so far. It's reacting ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT: 'Truth' Performance Video From 'Ocean Machine - Live at the Ancient Roman Theatre Plovdiv'

On September 22, 2017, DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT played a special show at the Ancient Roman Theatre in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, celebrating the 20th anniversary of Devin's landmark "Ocean Machine" album in full, as well as a set of fan-requested tracks alongside the Orchestra of Plovdiv State Opera. This concert was filmed, and on July 6, 2018, ...

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JOE SATRIANI On RITCHIE BLACKMORE: 'It's Unfortunate When Somebody You Look Up To Has Something Negative To Say About You'

Joe Satriani says that "it's unfortunate" that Ritchie Blackmore would say anything negative about his guitar playing. The CHICKENFOOT guitarist, who played with DEEP PURPLE after Blackmore decided to leave the band for good in 1993, made the remark in response to an apparently two-decade-old interview with Ritchie which was posted earlier this ...

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TRIVIUM Guitarist Says Returning To Heavier Sound On 'The Sin And The Sentence' Album 'Was Very Natural'

Andrew Pecoraro of Peck's Metal Picks conducted an interview with guitarist Corey Beaulieu of Florida metallers TRIVIUM prior to their May 6 concert at The Filmore Silver Spring in Silver Spring, Maryland. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On TRIVIUM returning to the heavier sound ...

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TALLAH Feat. MAX PORTNOY: 'Placenta' Video Released

Pennsylvania metal band TALLAH — which features in its ranks Max Portnoy, son of Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, THE WINERY DOGS, SONS OF APOLLO) — has released a video for the song "Placenta". The track is expected to appear on the group's upcoming five-song EP. Max stated about video: "It's like 2001, but ...

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SEVENDUST Vocalist Says Current Rock Festival 'Movement' Reminds Him Of Early Days Of OZZFEST And LOLLAPALOOZA

Prior to the group's performance at the Carolina Rebellion festival earlier this month, SEVENDUST vocalist Lajon Witherspoon was interviewed by LA Lloyd. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as followed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On his earliest musical influences: Lajon: "Growing up for me, church was [my] first introduction to music, growing ...

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BOBBY 'BLITZ' ELLSWORTH: 'OVERKILL Has Never Aired Its Dirty Laundry In Public'

OVERKILL vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth was recently interviewed by "The Classic Metal Show". The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On OVERKILL's momentum in recent years, when they've released numerous critically acclaimed albums and delivered strong live performances: Bobby: "I think that for the 30-plus years that ...

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DORO: 'All For Metal' Single, Video To Be Released Next Month

The long-awaited new studio album from German metal queen Doro Pesch will be released on August 17 via Nuclear Blast. Doro's 20th LP, "Forever Warriors, Forever United" will be a huge milestone as her first-ever double album, so fans can expect 24 brand new songs, including some stunning surprises. On "Forever Warriors", Doro channels her ...

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GLENN HUGHES: Millennials Want All The Power And All The Money Without Working For It

Legendary vocalist-bassist Glenn Hughes has spoken out about his decision to put CALIFORNIA BREED to rest only several months after the release of the group's debut album. CALIFORNIA BREED, the band originally built around the foundation of Hughes, drummer extraordinaire Jason Bonham and newcomer guitarist-singer-songwriter Andrew Watt, split up in January 2015 because Hughes said ...

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Listen To METAL CHURCH's Cover Of NAZARETH Classic 'Please Don't Judas Me' From 'Deep Cuts & Rarities' Album

METAL CHURCH's cover version of the NAZARETH classic "Please Don't Judas Me" can be streamed below. The song is taken from "Deep Cuts & Rarities", a limited-edition 15-track compilation CD that includes rare unreleased and previously released cover songs which are performed by various artists from the rock and hard rock genres. Due on Friday, ...

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Memories in Rock II - RITCHIE BLACKMORE'S RAINBOW

Longing for days gone by is especially heartfelt in hard rock and heavy metal music, the genre's diehards pining for substance in a music climate growing characterless. More so, they cling to familiarity like syrup to peaches. The mere suggestion of paying to watch a Freddie Mercury hologram, much less Ronnie James Dio in a ...

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NITA STRAUSS On Releasing Solo Album Independently: 'I Didn't Want To Have To Get Anybody's Approval On Anything'

Kris Englehart of Backstage Axxess recently conducted an interview with guitarist Nita Strauss (ALICE COOPER, WE START WARS) about her forthcoming debut solo album, "Controlled Chaos". You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On using a Kickstarter campaign to finance the making of "Controlled Chaos": ...

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JOEY Z 'Cannot Wait' To Record Next LIFE OF AGONY Studio Album: 'We Have Such Cool Song Seeds Happening Right Now'

Chris of Montclair, New Jersey's 90.3 WMSC FM's "The Metal Teddy Bear Experience" radio show recently conducted an interview with guitarist Joseph Zampella (a.k.a. Joey Z) of Brooklyn hard rock veterans LIFE OF AGONY. You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On keeping ...

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