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KORN, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, SYSTEM OF A DOWN Members To Perform With LINKIN PARK At CHESTER BENNINGTON Tribute Concert

AVENGED SEVENFOLD's M. Shadows and Synyster Gates, KORN's Jonathan Davis, SYSTEM OF A DOWN's Daron Malakian, Shavo Odadjian and John Dolmayan, the members of BLINK-182, BRING ME THE HORIZON's Oli Sykes, YELLOWCARD's Ryan Key, Machine Gun Kelly and Kiiara will perform with the surviving members of LINKIN PARK at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles ...

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TRIBULATION Begins Recording New Album

Swedish quartet TRIBULATION has entered the studio to record the follow-up to the band's critically acclaimed 2015 release "The Children Of the Night". "After tracking all the drums in the classic Soundtrade Studios, we are now residing in Studio Cobra," the band states. "It is a strange and wicked brew that we are currently concocting ...

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BABYLON A.D. To Release 'Revelation Highway' Album In November

BABYLON A.D. is one of the few hard rock bands from the late '80s/early '90s that are still operating with all of their original members: vocalist Derek Davis, guitarists John Matthews and Ron Freschi, drummer Jamey Pacheco and bassist Robb Reid. The group formed in 1987 and to celebrate its thirtieth anniversary, BABYLON A.D. will ...

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KORN Frontman Says BABYMETAL Is 'Entertaining As Hell,' Calls Japanese Band's Critics 'Closed-Minded'

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis has defended BABYMETAL against online criticism, saying that the Japanese pop metal act is "entertaining as hell." Established in 2010, BABYMETAL is the offshoot of the Japanese pop idol group SAKURA GAKUIN that performs a distinctly Japanese mix of schoolgirl J-pop and heavy metal. BABYMETAL's members — Suzuka Nakamoto (a.k.a. Su-Metal, ...

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AT THE DRIVE IN: 'Call Broken Arrow' Video Released

"Call Broken Arrow", the new video from AT THE DRIVE IN, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's first album in seven years, "Inter Alia" (Latin for "among other things"), which was released on May 5 via Rise Records. Directed by Rob Shaw, "Call Broken Arrow" acts as the prequel to ...

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THE UNGUIDED To Release 'And The Battle Royale' Album In November

THE UNGUIDED — the Swedish band featuring former SONIC SYNDICATE members Richard Sjunnesson (vocals) and Roger Sjunnesson (guitar; Richard's brother) — will release its new album, "And The Battle Royale", on November 10 via Napalm Records. THE UNGUIDED last year parted ways with guitarist/singer Roland Johannsson (also ex-SONIC SYNDICATE) and replaced him with Jonathan Thorpenberg. ...

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IN MOTIVE Signs With SUMERIAN RECORDS

Los Angeles-based label Sumerian Records has announced the signing of IN MOTIVE. The band — made up of longtime Sumerian artists Lee McKinney (guitar; BORN OF OSIRIS), Nick Rossi (guitar; ex-CITY IN THE SEA), Conor White (drums), plus newcomer Devin Barrus (vocals) — crafts a sound that ebbs and flows between progressive metallic intricacy and ...

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Graveyard Shift - MOTIONLESS IN WHITE

Unless you've been following the band since 2005, you'd never guess MOTIONLESS IN WHITE hails from Scranton, Pennsylvania. The group carries itself like a UK goth band with a twist of Marilyn Manson, and after gaining notoriety with the 2014 album "Reincarnate", MIW landed its coveted signing with Roadrunner Records. The unit's latest album, "Graveyard ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Becomes Danish Knight

According to Ekstra Bladet, METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich has been awarded the Knight's Cross of the Order of Dannebrog. The Order of Dannebrog is an Order of Denmark, instituted by Christian V in 1671. In the beginning, only noblemen could be decorated, but in 1808 Frederik VI changed the requirements so non-nobles could ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION's DAVE NAVARRO To Perform National Anthem For 'Bellator NYC: Sonnen Vs. Silva'

World-renowned musician, artist and filmmaker Dave Navarro of JANE'S ADDICTION will perform the national anthem prior to the main event for Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva at the legendary Madison Square Garden in New York City on Saturday, June 24. Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva, the biggest event in Bellator history, features the long-awaited bout ...

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Watch KORN's Creepy Video For 'Black Is The Soul'

KORN's music video for the song "Black Is The Soul" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "The Serenity Of Suffering", which came out at the end of October. Said KORN singer Jonathan Davis: "'Black Is The Soul' is a song about being pulled away from the right path ...

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TRIBULATION Working On New Album

With the release of "The Children Of The Night" in 2015, Sweden’s TRIBULATION left a permanent mark on the metal scene worldwide. After excessive touring in North America and Europe TRIBULATION took a well-deserved break not only to recover from the intense album campaign, but also to focus on what lies ahead: a new album ...

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W.A.S.P. Cancels Summer Festival Appearances

W.A.S.P. has canceled its previously announced four festival appearances in June — including the Graspop Metal Meeting in Belgium and Hellfest in France — in order to complete work on its upcoming 25th-anniversary release, "Re-Idolized". Says W.A.S.P. in a statement: "The recording of the new album 'Re-Idolized' and the accompanying film for 'The Crimson Idol' ...

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ADEMA's Reunited Original Lineup Plays First Comeback Show (Video)

The reunited original lineup of the California rock band ADEMA — vocalist Mark Chavez, vocalist/guitarist Tim Fluckey, guitarist Mike Ransom, bassist Dave DeRoo and drummer Kris Kohls — played its first comeback show last night (Wednesday, May 24) at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can ...

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ANTHRAX Singer Would Be In Favor Of More 'Big Four' Shows

David Glessner recently conducted an interview with ANTHRAX guitarist Jonathan Donais and singer Joey Belladonna. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about persistent rumors of more shows featuring the so-called "Big Four" of 1980s thrash metal — METALLICA, ANTHRAX, SLAYER and MEGADETHJoey said: "I don't know. I really don't. I don't ...

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MOTIONLESS IN WHITE Singer Says Hearing JONATHAN DAVIS's Vocals In 'Necessary Evil' Is 'A Really Emotional Moment'

MOTIONLESS IN WHITE singer Chris Motionless spoke about KORN frontman Jonathan Davis's guest appearance in the MOTIONLESS IN WHITE song "Necessary Evil", which is featured on the latter band's new album, "Graveyard Shift". "That came about because a couple of months prior we had done a tour with [KORN] and BREAKING BENJAMIN throughout the U.S.," ...

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W.A.S.P.: Watch Trailer For "Re-Idolized: The 25th Anniversary Of The Crimson Idol'

The first official trailer for W.A.S.P.'s upcoming 25th-anniversary release, "Re-Idolized", can be seen below. In 1992 W.A.S.P. released "The Crimson Idol". It's the story of Jonathan Aaron Steele, an abused child looking for love. Discovering music years later, he rises to international superstardom. Later followed by a catastrophic fall. 2017 marks the 25th anniversary of ...

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ADEMA's Original Lineup Reunites, Begins Work On New Material

The original lineup of the California rock band ADEMA — vocalist Mark Chavez, vocalist/guitarist Tim Fluckey, guitarist Mike Ransom, bassist Dave DeRoo and drummer Kris Kohls — has reunited and is writing material for a new album, to be recorded later in the year. The reactivated group will play its first comeback show on Wednesday, ...

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