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MIKE PATTON Cancels National Anthem Performance At NFL Playoffs

FAITH NO MORE frontman Mike Patton has announced a last-minute cancelation of his national anthem performance at today's (Saturday, January 12) NFL playoff game between the Los Angeles Rams and Dallas Cowboys. "Sorry, football folks, I woke up feeling horrible," he wrote in a Facebook message this afternoon. "No anthem today for me!" Patton was ...

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DEF LEPPARD: Video Recap Of 'Hysteria & More' Tour

DEF LEPPARD has released a video recap of the 2018 leg of the band's "Hysteria & More" tour of U.K. and Ireland, celebrating 31 years since the release of its seminal "Hysteria" album, which was played in its entirety in track order. The clip, which was created by Lee Ford and Ben McFarlane, can be ...

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FAITH NO MORE's MIKE PATTON To Sing National Anthem At Los Angeles Rams Vs. Dallas Cowboys NFL Playoff Game

FAITH NO MORE frontman Mike Patton will sing the U.S. national anthem at tomorrow's (Saturday, January 12) NFL playoff game between the Los Angeles Rams and Dallas Cowboys at LA Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California. Patton will voice his rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" prior to kickoff, which is scheduled for 8:15 p.m. ET ...

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Listen To New DREAM THEATER Song 'Fall Into The Light'

"Fall Into The Light", a brand new song from progressive music titans DREAM THEATER, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming 14th studio album, "Distance Over Time", which will be released on February 22. The disc showcases a newfound creativity for DREAM THEATER while maintaining the elements that have garnered ...

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TÝR To Release 'Hel' Album In March

On March 8, Faroese folk metal band TÝR will release its eighth full-length, "Hel", via Metal Blade Records. "Hel" is a collection of ruthlessly melodic and irresistibly compelling progressive folk metal that will immediately resonate with any who have followed the group at any point over the two decades of its storied career. For a ...

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GARY HOEY To Release 'Neon Highway Blues' Album In March

Mascot Label Group and Gary Hoey have announced a March 15 global release date for "Neon Highway Blues" via Provogue Records. The album's eleven tracks display Hoey's confidence and assuredness alongside the freshness of someone who's still in the process of discovery and refinement. Hoey produced the album himself at his New Hampshire-based home studio, ...

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Video Premiere: JINJER's 'Perennial'

The official music video for the song "Perennial" from the Ukrainian metal act JINJER can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming five-song EP, "Micro", which will be released on January 11 via Napalm Records. "Micro" EP track listing: 01. Ape 02. Dreadful Moments 03. Teacher, Teacher! 04. Perennial 05. Micro ...

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ANDY LA ROCQUE Says Music For KING DIAMOND's Upcoming Album Is 'Getting Back More Towards' Band's 'Classical Style'

KING DIAMOND guitarist Andy La Rocque spoke to The Metal Voice about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the long-awaited follow-up to the band's 2007 "Give Me Your Soul... Please" album. "It's probably gonna be two separate albums — not released in the same package," Andy said (hear audio below). "But the next album ...

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THE MUTE GODS' 'Atheists And Believers' Album To Feature Guest Appearance By RUSH's ALEX LIFESON

THE MUTE GODS, featuring Nick Beggs (STEVEN WILSON, STEVE HACKETT), Roger King (STEVE HACKETT) and Marco Minnemann (THE ARISTOCRATS, THE SEA WITHIN), will release its third studio album, "Atheists And Believers", on March 22. Arriving just over two years after its predecessor, "Tardigrades Will Inherit The Earth", "Atheists And Believers" sees Beggs once again turning ...

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DEMONS & WIZARDS Feat. JON SCHAFFER And HANSI KÜRSCH: Long-Awaited Third Album To Arrive In January 2020

DEMONS & WIZARDS, the side project of ICED EARTH mainman Jon Schaffer and BLIND GUARDIAN singer Hansi Kürsch, is tentatively planning to release its long-awaited third album in January 2020. Schaffer spoke about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the follow-up to 2005's "Touched By The Crimson King" during an appearance on the ICED ...

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SABATON Is In Studio Recording New Album

Swedish metallers SABATON have entered the studio to begin recording their new album. The follow-up to 2016's "The Last Stand" will be released next year via Nuclear Blast Records. SABATON singer Joakim Brodén and bassist Pär Sundström released a short video message earlier today letting their fans know what they can expect from the group ...

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CARNAL FORGE: 'Reforged' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for "Reforged", a brand new song from the Swedish thrash metal band CARNAL FORGE, can be seen below. The track is taken from the group's upcoming album, "Gun To Mouth Salvation", which will be released on January 25, 2019 via ViciSolum Productions. It is CARNAL FORGE's first LP since 2007's "Testify ...

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DEF LEPPARD Drummer RICK ALLEN To Embark On Northeast Art Tour

Wentworth Gallery will present, in its northeast U.S. premiere, DEF LEPPARD drummer Rick Allen's works from his latest collection titled "Rick Allen: Legends & Dreams". Rick's art is currently being showcased exclusively in Wentworth Gallery locations throughout the United States. Friday, January 18 - Hard Rock Atlantic City (5-8 p.m.) Saturday, January 19 - The ...

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SODOM Frontman: 'I Hate The Situation In This World. I'm Scared For The Kids And The Next Generation'

Diamond Oz of Metal Underground conducted an interview with frontman Tom "Angelripper" Such of German thrash metal veterans SODOM after the band's December 6 concert at Electric Ballroom in London, England, United Kingdom during the MTV "Headbanger's Ball" tour alongside EXODUS, DEATH ANGEL and SUICIDAL ANGELS. You can watch the entire chat below. ...

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SHINEDOWN Singer: 'We're Never Gonna Phone An Album In'

Brent Smith has told "The Morning Blaze" in a new interview that SHINEDOWN never approaches the making of its albums with the intention of topping its previous releases. "We try not to compare anything and put it in the idea of, 'I need to beat the last record that we did,'" the singer said. "The ...

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SLAYER's PAUL BOSTAPH: 'Blood Red' Drum-Cam Footage From London

Drum-cam footage of SLAYER drummer Paul Bostaph performing the song "Blood Red" during the band's November 3, 2018 concert at Wembley SSE Arena in London, England can be seen below. Bostaph, who was previously SLAYER's drummer from 1992 until 2001 and recorded four albums with the band, rejoined SLAYER in 2013 after the group's original ...

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