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Video: DAVE LOMBARDO, RUDY SARZO, DAVE KUSHNER Pay Tribute To BON SCOTT At DEAN DELRAY's Birthday Bash

Dave Lombardo (SLAYER), Rudy Sarzo (OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT), Michael Devin (WHITESNAKE) and Dave Kushner (VELVET REVOLVER) are among the musicians who took part in a Bon Scott (AC/DC) tribute at rock and roll comedian Dean Delray's 50th-birthday bash on February 2 at El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Fan-filmed video footage can be ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Guitarist Slams Singer Who Turned Them Down

When STONE TEMPLE PILOTS revealed last November that singer Chester Bennington was leaving the band, HIGHLY SUSPECT frontman Johnny Stevens tweeted that he had been contacted by STP guitarist Dean DeLeo about the gig and had turned it down. Now in an interview with Detroit radio station WRIF, Dean said that things went down a ...

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HELLOWEEN Releases 'Heroes' Performance Video

"Heroes", the new performance video from German power metallers HELLOWEEN, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's 15th studio album, "My God-Given Right", which was released in May 2015 via Nuclear Blast. The CD was recorded between October 2014 and February 2015 at the band's MiSueno Studio on the isle of ...

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MEGADETH Bassist DAVID ELLEFSON's EMP LABEL GROUP Signs North American Distribution Deal With ENTERTAINMENT ONE

EMP Label Group, the label founded by MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson, has signed an exclusive North American distribution deal with Entertainment One (eOne), North America's leading independent music brand. In addition to offering traditional wholesale and managed inventory services to some of North America's largest retailers, eOne will provide a wide range of digital strategic ...

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ACE FREHLEY's 'Origins Vol. 1' To Feature Guest Appearances By PAUL STANLEY, SLASH, MIKE MCCREADY, LITA FORD

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley will release "Origins Vol. 1", a collection of twelve newly recorded classics from Ace's formative years featuring some of the biggest names in rock and roll, on April 15. Most notably, KISS frontman Paul Stanley joins Ace on FREE's hit "Fire And Water". This collaboration marks the first time that ...

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SKELETONWITCH Recruits WOLVHAMMER's ADAM CLEMANS As New Singer

Ohio-based blackened metallers SKELETONWITCH have announced the addition of singer Adam Clemans (WOLVHAMMER) to the group's ranks. A new EP featuring Clemans was completed last month at Baltimore's Developing Nations studio with producer Kevin Bernsten (MAGRUDERGRIND, NOISEM, MUTILATION RITES) for a summer release via Prosthetic Records. SKELETONWITCH's new music can be previewed in a brief ...

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FALLUJAH To Release 'Dreamless' Album In April

Progressive death metallers FALLUJAH will release their third full-length album, titled "Dreamless", on April 29 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. "Dreamless" was recorded at Sharkbite Studios with producer Zack Ohren (ANIMOSITY, SUFFOCATION, ALL SHALL PERISH, DECREPIT BIRTH), and was mixed and mastered by Mark Lewis (DEVILDRIVER, CANNIBAL CORPSE, WHITECHAPEL, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, CARNIFEX) at Audiohammer ...

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CRO-MAGS Frontman's BLOODCLOT Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

BLOODCLOT, the band led by CRO-MAGS frontman John Joseph, has inked a deal with Metal Blade Records. Joining Joseph in BLOODCLOT's current lineup are Todd Youth (DANZIG) on guitar, Joey Castillo (QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE) on drums and Phil Caivano (MONSTER MAGNET) on bass. A different lineup of BLOODCLOT — then called BLOODCLOT! — ...

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SKELETONWITCH Completes Recording New EP

SKELETONWITCH recently completed recording a new EP, the Ohio quintet's first new material since 2013's critically acclaimed "Serpents Unleashed". The as-yet-untitled release — tentatively due out this summer — was recorded last month with Kevin Bernsten at Baltimore's Developing Nations (NOISEM, MAGRUDERGRIND, MUTILATION RITES) and will feature the group's new vocalist, whose identity will be ...

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ANTHRAX: Video Footage Of Entire Corpus Christi Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of ANTHRAX's entire February 6 performance at Concrete Street Amphitheater in Corpus Christi, Texas can be seen below. ANTHRAX's U.S. tour with LAMB OF GOD will come to a close in Los Angeles, California on February 12. ANTHRAX's long-awaited new album, "For All Kings", will be released on February 26 via Nuclear ...

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FILTER's RICHARD PATRICK: Why SCOTT WEILAND Passed Away

FILTER frontman Richard Patrick says that he was trying to help Scott Weiland when he publicly called out the former STONE TEMPLE PILOTS singer for abusing drugs a few months prior to Weiland's death. Patrick said in an interview last spring that STONE TEMPLE PILOTS fans were the "biggest enabler" for Weiland. He explained: "The ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO's SOTO Band Releases 'FreakShow' Lyric Video

SOTO, the band led by vocalist Jeff Scott Soto, has completed work on its second studio album, "Divak", due on April 1 via earMUSIC. "Divak" (pronounced "dee-vock") comes shortly after the band's debut release, "Inside The Vertigo". It's a mere 15 months later, partly due to Jeff Scott Soto's insistence on continuing to create and ...

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ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN Says 'PHILIP ANSELMO's Actions Were Vile'

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian has weighed in on last month's incident when ex-PANTERA singer Philip Anselmo made a "white power" gesture onstage at a concert. Anselmo performed the PANTERA classic "Walk" at the January 22 "Dimebash" event at the Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood, California in honor of his former bandmate, late PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" ...

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