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COAL CHAMBER: New Song 'I.O.U. Nothing' Available For Streaming

"I.O.U. Nothing", a brand new song from COAL CHAMBER, the reformed '90s alt-metal band fronted by current DEVILDRIVER singer Dez Fafara, can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track is taken from COAL CHAMBER's comeback album, "Rivals", which will be released on May 19 North America via Napalm. The band's first CD in ...

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COAL CHAMBER: Second 'Rivals' Webisode

The second in a series of webisodes leading up to the release of "Rivals", the comeback album from COAL CHAMBER, the reformed '90s alt-metal band fronted by current DEVILDRIVER singer Dez Fafara, can be seen below. Due on May 19 North America via Napalm, the band's first CD in over thirteen years was recorded in ...

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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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AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

Minneapolis, Minnesota's AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE has inked a new deal with Austrian metal label Napalm Records. The band's new album, "Tango Umbrella", will be released later in the year. The CD was recorded last summer with producer Dave Fortman (UGLY KID JOE, EVANESCENCE, EYEHATEGOD, SLIPKNOT, MUDVAYNE, GODSMACK) at Third Sky Studio in Richmond, Kentucky. The ...

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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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COAL CHAMBER To Release 'Rivals' Album In May

COAL CHAMBER, the reformed '90s alt-metal band fronted by current DEVILDRIVER singer Dez Fafara, will release its comeback album, "Rivals", on May 19 North America via Napalm. The band's first CD in over thirteen years was recorded in part at Audiohammer studio in Sanford, Florida with producer Mark Lewis (DEVILDRIVER, CANNIBAL CORPSE). Comments Fafara: "This ...

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TREMONTI: Audio Samples Of Five New Songs

Audio samples of five songs from the forthcoming second album from TREMONTI, the band led by CREED and ALTER BRIDGE guitarist Mark Tremonti, can be streamed below. The tracks available for preview are "Another Heart", "Cauterize", "Flying Monkey", "Providence" and "Sympathy". The follow-up to 2012's "All I Was", TREMONTI's new CD was helmed by producer ...

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Hold It In - THE MELVINS

King Buzzo might as well be called "King Tireless" after recently releasing an acoustic solo album, "This Machine Kills Artists", behind two THE MELVINS albums last year, the Mike Dillard reunion album "Tres Cabrones" and the covers album "Everybody Loves Sausages". This time, Buzz Osborne kicks THE MELVINS back into action with another changeup, restoring ...

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COAL CHAMBER's FAFARA Talks AL JOURGENSEN Collaboration: 'No Other Artist Would Have 'Fit' The Bill'

MINISTRY mainman Al Jourgensen makes a guest appearance on the much-anticipated comeback studio album from COAL CHAMBER, the reformed '90s alt-metal band fronted by current DEVILDRIVER singer Dez Fafara. The CD was recently completed at Audiohammer studio in Sanford, Florida with producer Mark Lewis (DEVILDRIVER, CANNIBAL CORPSE) for a tentative early 2015 release via Napalm ...

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TREMONTI's GARRETT WHITLOCK Talks Upcoming Album: 'We're All Really Happy With The Final Product'

TREMONTI, the band led by CREED and ALTER BRIDGE guitarist Mark Tremonti, recently finished recording its second album for an early 2015 release. The follow-up to 2012's "All I Was" was helmed by producer Michael "Elvis" Baskette, who previously worked with ALTER BRIDGE and SLASH. Speaking to the American Forces Network last week, TREMONTI drummer ...

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TREMONTI: New Album Sneak Peek

TREMONTI, the band led by CREED and ALTER BRIDGE guitarist Mark Tremonti, recently finished recording its second album for an early 2015 release. The follow-up to 2012's "All I Was" was helmed by producer Michael "Elvis" Baskette, who previously worked with ALTER BRIDGE and SLASH. Video footage from the studio can be seen below. A ...

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COAL CHAMBER Completes Recording New Album

COAL CHAMBER, the reformed '90s alt-metal band fronted by current DEVILDRIVER singer Dez Fafara, has completed recording its comeback album at Audiohammer studio in Sanford, Florida with producer Mark Lewis (DEVILDRIVER, CANNIBAL CORPSE) for a tentative early 2015 release via Napalm Records. COAL CHAMBER will embark on a North American headlining tour in the spring ...

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POISON IDEA To Release 'Confuse & Conquer' Album Via SOUTHERN LORD RECORDINGS

Long-running Portland, Oregon-based American hardcore punk outfit POISON IDEA will release its new album, "Confuse & Conquer", in the spring of 2015 via Southern Lord Recordings. Over recent months, out of the public eye, the current POISON IDEA lineup has been intermittently raiding Audiosiege in Portland for clandestine recording and mastering sessions, covertly harnessing their ...

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SIXX: A.M.: 'Stars' Video Released

The video for "Stars", a brand new song from SIXX: A.M., the band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx alongside guitarist DJ Ashba and vocalist James Michael, can be seen below. The track is taken from SIXX: A.M.'s third album, "Modern Vintage", which was released on October 7 via Eleven Seven Music. James Michael called ...

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SIXX: A.M.'s DJ ASHBA On 'Modern Vintage': We Wanted To 'Make A Record Like The Ones We Used To Grow Up On'

BackstageAxxess.com recently conducted an interview with guitarist DJ Ashba of SIXX: A.M. and GUNS N' ROSES. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On SIXX: A.M.'s new album, "Modern Vintage", drawing influences from a variety of '70s rock powerhouses: Ashba: ...

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WOLFGANG VAN HALEN Lays Down Bass On New TREMONTI Album

VAN HALEN bassist Wolfgang Van Halen has finished laying down bass tracks for 20 songs that are being considered for inclusion on the second album from TREMONTI, the band led by CREED and ALTER BRIDGE guitarist Mark Tremonti. The follow-up to 2012's "All I Was" is being helmed by producer Michael "Elvis" Baskette (ALTER BRIDGE, ...

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SIXX: A.M.: Pro-Shot Footage Of iHeartRadio Performance

SIXX: A.M., the band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx alongside guitarist DJ Ashba and vocalist James Michael, released its third album, "Modern Vintage", on October 7 via Eleven Seven Music. SIXX: A.M. celebrated the CD release by playing its first full live show since 2009 the same night. The performance took place at the ...

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W.A.S.P. Guitarist DOUGLAS BLAIR To Introduce SIGNAL2NOISE Project To Finnish Audiences

With the next W.A.S.P. release — tentatively titled "Golgotha" — and the band's subsequent tour slated for spring of 2015, Douglas Blair, the group's American lead guitarist, stands poised to finally introduce his long-mothballed "main" project, the aptly named power duo SIGNAL2NOISE, to Finnish audiences during the interim. In association with Rock Academy Finland — ...

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ACE FREHLEY, DUFF MCKAGAN, DEE SNIDER, ALICE COOPER Featured In ARTISAN NEWS' REVOLVER Special (Video)

Artisan News has uploaded a 70-minute Revolver Golden Gods black-carpet special featuring "complete" interviews with: * Wendy Dio (Ronnie James Dio's manager/wife) * Dee Snider (TWISTED SISTER) * Mike Portnoy, Billy Sheehan, Richie Kotzen (THE WINERY DOGS) * 12 FOOT NINJA * James Michael (SIXX: A.M.) * DJ Ashba, Richard Fortus, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal Bumblefoot ...

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