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TED NUGENT Says He Will No Longer Engage In 'Hateful Rhetoric': 'We Have Got To Be More Respectful'

Outspoken conservative rocker Ted Nugent has promised to do away with his "hateful rhetoric" after a gunman opened fire at a GOP baseball practice Wednesday morning, critically wounding House Majority Whip Steve Scalise. The attack has prompted calls for media and lawmakers of all political stripes to dial down their comments. During an appearance on ...

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STAIND's AARON LEWIS Releases 'Folded Flag' Single

STAIND frontman Aaron Lewis, who is widely considered to be one of the most politically conservative musicians in rock, has released a new single, "Folded Flag", across digital retailers. A patriot through and through, Lewis has spent much of his career honoring those who sacrifice their lives every day to protect our nation and the ...

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TED NUGENT Says KATHY GRIFFIN's TRUMP Photograph Was 'Vulgar, Obscene And A Genuine Variation Of A Death Threat'

Outspoken conservative rocker Ted Nugent has slammed comedian Kathy Griffin for her most recent act — a photo of Griffin holding a bloody, severed head in the likeness of President Trump — calling it "downright vulgar, obscene and a genuine variation of a death threat." After Griffin's image — taken by photographer Tyler Shields — ...

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METALLICA, PEARL JAM, SOUNDGARDEN, LINKIN PARK Members Pay Tribute To CHRIS CORNELL At Memorial Service (Photos)

Members of METALLICA, PEARL JAM, LINKIN PARK, NIRVANA and JANE'S ADDICTION are among the friends and colleagues who paid their respects to SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell earlier today (Friday, May 26) as his ashes were laid in his final resting place. The private event on the Fairbanks Lawn at Hollywood Forever Cemetery included eulogies by ...

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SOUNDGARDEN's Front-Of-House Engineer Says CHRIS CORNELL Seemed 'High' And 'F**ked Up' During Last Concert

Chris Cornell seemed to be under the influence of drugs during his last-ever performance, says his longtime front-of-house engineer and tour manager. The 52-year-old SOUNDGARDEN frontman was pronounced dead early Thursday morning after being found unresponsive in his Detroit hotel room on Wednesday night. The band had played a concert at the Fox Theatre earlier ...

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TED NUGENT Says PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP 'Defies, Denounces And Crushes All Things Status Quo'

During an appearance on "The Rock Brigade" podast, outspoken conservative rocker Ted Nugent spoke about his surprise appearance last fall's Donald Trump campaign rally in Sterling Heights, Michigan. The "Motor City Madman" pumped up the crowd before the then-Republican presidential candidate arrived at the event on November 6 — two days before Election Day — ...

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RUDY SARZO Joins New 'Thrash' Band Featuring Ex-ANTHRAX Guitarist DAN SPITZ, Former JOURNEY Drummer DEEN CASTRONOVO

Legendary bass player Rudy Sarzo has joined the new thrash band launched by former ANTHRAX guitarist Dan Spitz and ex-JOURNEY drummer Deen Castronovo. Since the early 1980s, Sarzo has played with some of the biggest bands and artists in hard rock and heavy metal, including OZZY OSBOURNE (alongside renowned guitarist Randy Rhoads), QUIET RIOT, WHITESNAKE, ...

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KOBRA AND THE LOTUS Releases 'You Don't Know' Video

The official video for "You Don't Know", a brand new song from Canadian hard rockers KOBRA AND THE LOTUS, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Prevail I", which will be released on May 12 via Napalm Records. The disc was produced by Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, AMARANTHE, EPICA) and ...

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DAN SPITZ Explains Why He Left ANTHRAX After 2006 Reunion Tour

During an appearance on "Talking Bollocks", the monthly metal podcast hosted by ACID REIGN frontman-turned-stand-up-comedian Howard H. Smith, former ANTHRAX guitarist Dan Spitz spoke about the new thrash band he formed with ex-JOURNEY drummer Deen Castronovo. He said: "We have a singer; I just can't say who it is yet. But it's pretty monumental. It's ...

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THE CHARM THE FURY Releases 'Blood And Salt' Video

The official video for the song "Blood And Salt" from the Amsterdam-based metal band THE CHARM THE FURY can be seen below. The track is taken from the group's sophomore album, "The Sick, Dumb & Happy", which was released on March 17 via Nuclear Blast / Arising Empire. The disc was recorded at Wisseloord, ICP ...

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GWAR To Release 'Orgasmageddon' Comic In June

Following up on an incredibly successful Kickstarter campaign late last year, GWAR will bring the blasphemous, blood-soaked series that fans demanded to print in June, courtesy of Dynamite Entertainment. GWAR has released an official video announcing the Dynamite partnership, which can be viewed below. From the depths of outer space to the frozen wasteland of ...

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TED NUGENT Doesn't Rule Out U.S. Senate Run: 'There's Nothing I Wouldn't Do To Make America Great Again'

Outspoken conservative rocker Ted Nugent hasn't ruled out a run for Senate in 2018, saying there's nothing he "wouldn't do to make America great again." The 68-year-old Republican and avid Second Amendment supporter confirmed his interest in competing for Michigan Democrat Debbie Stabenow's Senate seat last week during an appearance on "The Lars Larson Show". ...

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KOBRA AND THE LOTUS Releases New Song 'You Don't Know'

"You Don't Know", a brand new song from Canadian hard rockers KOBRA AND THE LOTUS, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Prevail I", which will be released on May 12 via Napalm Records. The disc was produced by Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, AMARANTHE, EPICA) and mastered by Grammy Award-winning ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER Announces 'Michael Schenker Fest' European Tour

Celebrated rock guitarist Michael Schenker has announced that he will be touring "Michael Schenker Fest" throughout the U.K. in November 2017. The four concerts take in London O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire (November 2), Sheffield O2 Academy (November 3), Manchester O2 Ritz (November 4) and Hull City Hall (November 5). Tickets for the concerts at O2 ...

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ARMORED SAINT Singer Doesn't 'Want To Alienate Any Particular Possible Fan Because Of A Political Belief'

William Richards of Metal Wani recently conducted an interview with former ANTHRAX and current ARMORED SAINT singer John Bush. You can listen to the full chat below. A few excerpts follow below (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether ARMORED SAINT is thinking about a follow-up to 2015's "Win Hands Down": John: "We haven't really collectively started ...

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THE CHARM THE FURY Releases 'Echoes' Video

The official video for the song "Echoes" from the Amsterdam-based metal band THE CHARM THE FURY can be seen below. The track is taken from the group's sophomore album, "The Sick, Dumb & Happy", which will be released on March 17 via Nuclear Blast / Arising Empire. The disc was recorded at Wisseloord, ICP Belgium. ...

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