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ANTHRAX Celebrates Sixth GRAMMY Nomination With Unveiling Of Its Own Bourbon Brand, 'Indians'

What better way for the members of ANTHRAX to celebrate their sixth Grammy nomination than to toast it with a glass of their own brand of bourbon, "Indians". ANTHRAX has aligned with Jefferson's Bourbon, the Kentucky-based company that produces special, limited edition "small batch" whiskeys by blending a variety of aged bourbons and rye whiskeys. ...

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CHRIS CORNELL To Join MIKE MCCREADY, DUFF MCKAGAN At MAD SEASON's 'Sonic Evolution' Concert

SOUNDGARDEN's Chris Cornell will perform with MAD SEASON featuring Mike McCready (PEARL JAM) and Duff McKagan (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) plus the Seattle Symphony orchestra at a special "Sonic Evolution" concert at Seattle's Benaroya Hall on January 30. Tickets start at $50 and may be purchased at www.seattlesymphony.org, by calling the Seattle Symphony ticket ...

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ANTHRAX: New Video Footage From The Studio

ANTHRAX, along with producer Jay Ruston, is currently in a Los Angeles studio recording the follow-up to the band's 2011 Grammy-nominated, critically-acclaimed album "Worship Music". The group — Charlie Benante (drums), Frank Bello (bass), Joey Belladonna (vocals), Scott Ian (guitar) and Jon Donais (guitar) — has been writing and demoing new songs over the past ...

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Mass & Volume - PIG DESTROYER

Perhaps one of the unlikeliest breakouts in metal is PIG DESTROYER. Their superb grindcore blaster "Book Burner" was one of 2012's best slabs and for the band's fans, the long-shelved "Mass & Volume" EP finally sees the light of day. Its main attraction is to expose a different dimension to the band, especially to those ...

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ANTHRAX Members Pay Tribute To DIMEBAG

ANTHRAX members Scott Ian, Charlie Benante and Frankie Bello, who just officially started recording the band's new album, have posted a video message in which they remember late PANTERA and DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott on the 10th anniversary of his death. Check it out below. Back in 2012, Ian stated about Abbott: "[Dimebag's] one ...

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AC/DC's ANGUS YOUNG On Carrying On Without Brother MALCOLM: 'We've Gotta Give It A Shot'

AC/DC guitarist Angus Young and singer Brian Johnson were recently interviewed by Austalia's ABC News. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how difficult it was for AC/DC to continue following guitarist Malcolm Young's dementia diagnosis: Angus: "That was always the thing with Malcolm and myself. ...

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ILL NIÑO's CRISTIAN MACHADO Offers 'Tour Tips' (Video)

Each episode of "Tour Tips" features a touring act sharing five pieces of advice for artists who want to hit the road. In this episode, which was filmed on July 20 in Tinley Park, Illinois, ILL NIÑO vocalist Cristian Machado shares his tips for being on the road while on this past summer's Rockstar Energy ...

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SLASH To Be Honored With Les Paul Award At 30th Annual NAMM TEC Awards

Iconic guitarist Slash will receive the prestigious Les Paul Award during the 30th annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards, to be held Saturday, January 24, 2015 in Anaheim, California. Comedian Sinbad will provide the laughs as the evening's host. The NAMM TEC Awards honors individuals and companies across 30 categories, for outstanding achievement in ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of Entire Medina Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of QUEENSRŸCHE's entire October 24 performance at Medina Entertainment Center in Hamel, Minnesota can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Nightrider 02. Breaking The Silence 03. Walk In The Shadows 04. The Whisper 05. En Force 06. Warning 07. X2 08. Where Dreams Go To Die 09. Guitar ...

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HELLION: 'Betrayer' Video Released

"Betrayer", the new video from Los Angeles-based female-fronted metallers HELLION, can be seen below. The clip features footage from the HELLION North American tour, including stops in Seattle, Toronto, Boise, Los Angeles, and more. The musicians enlisted by vocalist Ann Boleyn for the new HELLION are drummer Simon Wright (AC/DC, DIO, UFO, QUEENSRŸCHE), keyboard player ...

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DAVE LOMBARDO Explains His Double-Bass Technique (Video)

Video footage of former SLAYER and current PHILM drummer Dave Lombardo's November 22 clinic at Cueva Rock in Quartucciu, Sardinia, Italy can be seen below. Lombardo was effectively fired from SLAYER after sitting out the band's Australian tour in February/March 2013 due to a contract dispute with the other members of the group. He has ...

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AC/DC's ANGUS YOUNG Says STEVIE YOUNG Was 'The Logical Choice' To Step In For MALCOLM YOUNG

Sweden's Aftonbladet recently conducted an interview with AC/DC guitarist Angus Young and bassist Cliff Williams. You can now watch the chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether founding AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young approved of the band continuing without him after he was diagnosed with dementia: Angus: "It was Malcolm himself [who ...

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AEROSMITH's STEVEN TYLER To Perform At 'Nobel Peace Prize Concert'

Nobel Peace Prize Concert organizers have announced that iconic songwriter and prolific singer Steven Tyler, hip-hop star Queen Latifah, Bollywood sensation Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, British soul singer Laura Mvula, Norway's Gabrielle, the inspirational Girls Of The World, and a sparkling Bollywood number will entertain audiences at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert on December ...

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BLIND GUARDIAN's 'The Bard's Song' Covered By HARP TWINS (Video)

Identical twins Camille and Kennerly Kitt have covered BLIND GUARDIAN's "The Bard's Song" as an electric duet harp arrangement. Check it out in the YouTube clip below. The track is now available on iTunes. Known as the "harp twins," Camille and Kennerly perform internationally as a dynamic acoustic and electric rock harp duo. As the ...

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CREED Members Have Not Spoken With SCOTT STAPP Since 2012

According to The Pulse Of Radio, CREED and ALTER BRIDGE guitarist Mark Tremonti said in a new interview with Classic Rock that he, bassist Brian Marshall and drummer Scott Phillips — who all play in both bands — have not spoken with CREED singer Scott Stapp since the end of the band's 2012 tour. Tremonti ...

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