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STAIND, Ex-THREE DAYS GRACE Members Form New Group SAINT ASONIA

According to The Pulse Of Radio, SAINT ASONIA is the name of a new rock "supergroup" led by former THREE DAYS GRACE frontman Adam Gontier, with the rest of the group reportedly consisting of STAIND guitarist Mike Mushok, ex-FINGER ELEVEN drummer Rich Beddoe and journeyman bassist Corey Lowery. While that lineup has not been officially ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH's JASON HOOK Explains MANDY MOORE Stint

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH guitarist Jason Hook has teamed up with documentary filmmaker Fran Strine and music manager Jamie Talbot to chronicle the story of world-renowned musicians who are not household names, but are instead the session and backup musicians who have performed at concerts and on countless recordings with huge stars yet remain largely ...

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RUDY SARZO On Becoming Professional Musician: 'A Good Place To Start Is To Get Into Somebody Else's Band'

Metal Life magazine conducted an interview with legendary bassist Rudy Sarzo (Geoff Tate's QUEENSRŸCHE, OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT, WHITESNAKE, DIO, ANIMETAL USA) at this year's NAMM show, which took place at the end of January in Anaheim, California. You can now watch chat below. Sarzo is featured in "Hired Gun", a new documentary spotlighting session ...

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JASON HOOK On Joining FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH: 'I Just Wanted To Be Able To Write Songs And Make Records'

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH guitarist Jason Hook has teamed up with documentary filmmaker Fran Strine and music manager Jamie Talbot to chronicle the story of world-renowned musicians who are not household names, but are instead the session and backup musicians who have performed at concerts and on countless recordings with huge stars yet remain largely ...

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ADELITAS WAY To Release 'Deserve This' EP

Las Vegas hard rockers ADELITAS WAY will release their new EP, "Deserve This", on March 17. The EP was produced by Matt Dougherty (AIRBOURNE, ARANDA, MEGADETH, STAIND, DISTURBED) and the band at Groovemaster Studios. The group is currently on the road as part of the SnoCore tour along with FLYLEAF, FRAMING HANLEY, and FIT FOR ...

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Most Viewed BLABBERMOUTH.NET Stories Of 2014

2014 was a massive year at BLABBERMOUTH.NET. With more than one hundred million page views originating from all corners of the globe, not to mention millions of shares and external social media impressions, "staggering growth" seems the appropriate term here. From rants and raves to absurdities and tragedies, below is a compilation of the top ...

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JASON NEWSTED Has No Immediate Plans To Revive NEWSTED Band, Says MIKE MUSHOK

STAIND guitarist Mike Mushok says that there are no plans for the NEWSTED band to regroup for any further touring or recording, explaining that former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted "shut down" the project nearly a year ago. Jason in February canceled an appearance at Australia's Soundwave festival with NEWSTED, citing "private and personal circumstances." The ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH's JASON HOOK To Help Tell Story Of Music's Unsung Heroes In 'Hired Gun'

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH guitarist Jason Hook, documentarian Fran Strine ("Dolly Parton: Live In London", "Battlefield Of The Mind") and music manager/producer Jamie Talbot have joined forces to tell a compelling story of world-renowned players who are not household names. We've heard them perform at concerts and on countless recordings. They are the "first call, ...

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STATIC-X Frontman WAYNE STATIC Dead At 48

Singer/guitarist Wayne Static (born Wayne Richard Wells) of the industrial metal band STATIC-X has passed away at the age of 48. His death was confirmed by Wayne's publicists at FiXT Publicity. There has been no official confirmation of the cause of death, but some of Static's music industry colleagues suggested in their reactions that drugs ...

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NONPOINT's 'The Return' Cracks U.S. Top 40

NONPOINT's eighth studio album, "The Return", sold 8,100 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 39 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's previous, self-titled CD opened with 7,300 units back in 2012 to land at No. 62. NONPOINT's 2010 album, "Miracle", registered a first-week tally ...

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NONPOINT: 'Breaking Skin' Video Released

"Breaking Skin", the new video from NONPOINT, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's eighth studio album, "The Return", which will be released on September 30 via Razor & Tie (one day earlier internationally via Metal Blade Records). The clip was directed by Justin Reich, who has previously worked with HATEBREED, ...

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STAIND's AARON LEWIS Safe After Plane Scare

STAIND frontman Aaron Lewis was forced to cancel his appearance Saturday night (September 20) at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma after a private charter jet he was a passenger on veered off the taxiway and got stuck in mud. Lewis had been filming a segment for his TV show "On The Road" for the ...

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The Return - NONPOINT

Seventeen years in the life and a new album cover liberally borrowing from the "Spiderman" movie poster art, Florida rockers NONPOINT are back with their latest offering, "The Return". Bringing aboard Grammy-nominated producer Johnny K (DISTURBED, STAIND, MEGADETH) for the second album in a row, let that serve notice as to what you're getting on ...

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NONPOINT: First 'The Return' Studio Webisode

NONPOINT will release its eighth studio album, "The Return", on September 30 via Razor & Tie (one day earlier internationally via Metal Blade Records). The first in a series of webisodes featuring footage from the making of the CD can be seen below. After 17 years in the game, the Florida quintet sustains the same ...

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NONPOINT: 'The Return' Trailer Available

NONPOINT will release its eighth studio album, "The Return", on September 30 via Razor & Tie (one day earlier internationally via Metal Blade Records). A 26-second trailer for "The Return" is available below. After 17 years in the game, the Florida quintet sustains the same energy that sparked its foundation back in 1997. The riffs ...

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NONPOINT To Release 'The Return' Album In September

NONPOINT will release its eighth studio album, "The Return", on September 29 via Metal Blade Records (excluding North America). After 17 years in the game, the Florida quintet sustains the same energy that sparked its foundation back in 1997. The riffs crack with intensity, the bass and drums forge an unmatched groove, and the vocals ...

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NONPOINT Parts Ways With Guitarist DAVE LIZZIO

NONPOINT has parted ways with guitarist Dave Lizzio and has replaced him with B.C. Kochmit (EYE EMPIRE, SWITCHED). Comments Lizzio: "I know that there has recently been a lot of speculation, question, worry, and concern regarding my current position with the band. And to clarify, once and for all — I am very, very heartbroken ...

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