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LAMB OF GOD's MARK MORTON: Video Of Entire Solo Tour Kickoff

LAMB OF GOD guitarist Mark Morton kicked off his solo tour Wednesday night (March 13) at The Broadberry in Richmond, Virginia. Fan-filmed video footage of the entire concert can be seen below. Making a special guest appearance at the show for the song "The Truth Is Dead" was Mark's LAMB OF GOD bandmate, vocalist Randy ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND: 'Evermore' Video Released

The official music video for "Evermore", a brand new song from the Canadian heavy music artist Devin Townsend, can be seen below. The track is taken from his upcoming album, "Empath", which will be released on March 29 via InsideOut Music. Devin explains in a letter direct to his fans: "So with the release of ...

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BUCKCHERRY: 'Warpaint' Track-By-Track Breakdown (Video)

A track-by-track breakdown of "Warpaint", the latest album from Californian rockers BUCKCHERRY, can be seen below. Released on March 8 via Century Media/RED Music, the 12-song disc, featuring 11 new BUCKCHERRY songs along with a cover of the NINE INCH NAILS classic "Head Like A Hole", was produced by Mike Plotnikoff, whose last collaboration with ...

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STEVEN WILSON Calls GRETA VAN FLEET A 'Terrible Band' And A 'Third-Rate Impersonation Of LED ZEPPELIN'

British musician and progressive rock pioneer Steven Wilson has blasted GRETA VAN FLEET, calling the Michigan rockers "a terrible band" that is nothing more than a "third-rate impersonation of LED ZEPPELIN." Despite the fact that GRETA VAN FLEET has managed to sell out shows all over the world, the four-piece has been criticized for channeling ...

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SOUNDGARDEN Celebrates 35th Anniversary By Launching Album-Of-The-Month Club

Since its formation in 1984, SOUNDGARDEN has become one of the world’s most important and influential rock bands — a generation-changing, multiplatinum-selling, Grammy-winning group whose music has stood the test of time. To commemorate the band's 35th anniversary, A&M/UMe is issuing a series of SOUNDGARDEN albums on limited-edition color vinyl. For a limited time, fans ...

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OF MICE & MEN Releases Music Video For 'How To Survive'

"How To Survive", the new video from OF MICE & MEN, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Zev Deans (DENZEL CURRY, GHOST). Hinging on hard-hitting grooves and airtight riffing, the track snaps from visceral verses into an instantly chant-worthy growl of "In a world that teaches eye for an eye, I'll show ...

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Anesthetic - MARK MORTON

There is nothing to be gained from being cynical about albums like this. Clearly created as a very personal labor of love, "Anesthetic" captures the devoted musician and all-round good guy that we know from LAMB OF GOD exploring other sides of his songwriting and inviting a bunch of friends and idols to chip in ...

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SKILLET Partners With Z2 COMICS For 'Eden' Graphic Novel

Coming on the heels of "Apocrypha: The Legend Of Babymetal" and the upcoming "The Ghost Of Ohio" graphic novel, Z2 Comics is pleased to announce their next title is a collaborative partnership with Grammy-nominated rockers SKILLET. "Eden: A Skillet Graphic Novel" is based on an original story idea created by SKILLET frontman John Cooper alongside ...

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Watch Pro-Shot Footage Of DAVE GROHL, ROBERT TRUJILLO, TOM MORELLO And BRAD WILK Performing 'Show Me How To Live'

Professionally filmed video footage of FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl, METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo, and AUDIOSLAVE members Tom Morello and Brad Wilk performing a version of AUDIOSLAVE's "Show Me How To Live" at this past January's Chris Cornell tribute concert at the Forum in Los Angeles, California can be seen below. A number of other ...

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MARK MORTON Says In-Progress LAMB OF GOD Music Is 'Exciting' and 'Fresh': 'It's Got An Awesome Energy To It'

LAMB OF GOD guitarist Mark Morton recently spoke with Carl O'Rourke of Metal Wani about his debut solo album, "Anesthetic". The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by Metal Wani and BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the fact that "Anesthetic" showcases different sides of his musical personality than his work with LAMB ...

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Video Premiere: THE DAMNED THINGS' 'Cells'

"Cells", the new video from THE DAMNED THINGS, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Brandon Dermer, who has previously worked with PANIC! AT THE DISCO and NEKROGOBLIKON. "Cells" is taken from THE DAMNED THINGS' upcoming album, "High Crimes", which will be released on April 26 via Nuclear Blast. The supergroup comprised of ...

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GRETA VAN FLEET Postpones European Tour

Michigan rockers GRETA VAN FLEET have been forced to postpone their European tour after singer Josh Kiszka failed to cover from the upper respiratory infection which led to the earlier cancelation of the band's dates in Australia. In a statement on Facebook, the band said: "Dear European fans, we have some sincerely unfortunate news regarding ...

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The 13th Beast - MALEVOLENT CREATION

Even though CANNIBAL CORPSE is rightfully known as a Florida death metal band, the genre leaders were actually originally from Buffalo, NY. Similarly, the long-running Florida death metal machine MALEVOLENT CREATION had originally migrated from the same city in New York. Connecting the dots on the death metal map may seem like anecdotal metal nerd ...

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BUCKCHERRY Releases Music Video For 'Bent'

Californian rockers BUCKCHERRY have released a brand new video for previously released single "Bent". The clip, which was shot behind the scenes and on the road during the first five days of the band's recent U.K. headline tour, can be seen below. The video was directed by Phil Wallis and produced by Alexander Milas/Twin V ...

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SILVERSTEIN To Release 'Redux: The First 10 Years' In April

Fresh off back-to-back tours celebrating the 15th anniversary of their 2003 full-length debut album "When Broken Is Easily Fixed", Canadian rockers SILVERSTEIN are gearing up to release "Redux: The First 10 Years". The album features all-new recordings of 12 classic songs from the band's first 10 years as a unit. Consider it a "sonic update" ...

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LAMB OF GOD's MARK MORTON Didn't Want His Debut Solo Album To Feature 'Just A Bunch Of Smelly Dudes'

LAMB OF GOD guitarist Mark Morton recently spoke with Australia's Heavy magazine about his debut solo album, "Anesthetic". The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On "Cross Off", which features vocals by late LINKIN PARK vocalist Chester Bennington: Mark: "'Cross Off' is a really special song, and ...

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Video: GEOFF TATE Performs QUEENSRŸCHE's Entire 'Operation: Mindcrime' Album In Thessaloniki, Greece

Fan-filmed video footage of OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, performing on February 13 at Principal in Thessaloniki, Greece can be seen below (courtesy of Industry Kills channel). For most of 2018 and the first couple of months of 2019, Tate has celebrated the 30th anniversary of QUEENSRŸCHE's "Operation: Mindcrime" ...

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OF MICE & MEN Releases New Song 'How To Survive'

OF MICE & MEN spent much of the fall hunkered down in the studio working on new material with producer Josh Wilbur. They have stormed out of the gates with a brand new, battering ram of a song titled "How To Survive". Hinging on hard-hitting grooves and airtight riffing, the track snaps from visceral verses ...

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