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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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FILTER Covers AEROSMITH's 'Sweet Emotion' For Movie Soundtrack

FILTER has recorded a cover version of the AEROSMITH classic "Sweet Emotion" for an as-yet-undisclosed movie soundtrack. FILTER frontman Richard Patrick described his band's rendition as "all creepy and weird like [FILTER's previously released version of THE TURTLES' '60s pop classic] 'Happy Together' [which was recorded in 2009 for the movie 'The Stepfather'] but way ...

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FILTER Interviewed By INDUSTRY INSIDER (Video)

Industry Insider conducted an interview with Richard Patrick and Jonathan Radtke of the modern rock band FILTER during this year's Soundwave festival in Australia. You can now watch the chat in three parts below. FILTER's "Surprise" video features singer Richard Patrick and guitarist Jonny Radtke as well as Patrick's daughter Sloan and was directed by ...

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Til Death Do Us Part - BLACKLIST UNION

They say the best form of expression stems from experience, which is never truer in the writing and recording arts. Former L.A. GUNS singer Tony West has a few things to say on the third album under his BLACKLIST UNION project, "Til Death Do Us Part". So do a lot of singers, sure, but West ...

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FILTER Interviewed By Australia's THE AU REVIEW (Video)

The AU Review conducted an interview with Richard Patrick and Jonathan Radtke of the modern rock band FILTER on Sunday, February 23 at the Sydney stop of this year's Soundwave festival in Australia. You can now watch the chat in two parts below. FILTER's "Surprise" video features singer Richard Patrick and guitarist Jonny Radtke as ...

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FILTER: 'Surprise' Video Premiere

"Surprise", the new video from the modern rock band FILTER, can be seen below. The clip features singer Richard Patrick and guitarist Jonny Radtke as well as Patrick's daughter Sloan and was directed by Gus Black (ATLAS GENIUS, DEFTONES). "This video is the best FILTER video so far," said Richard Patrick. "I had an idea ...

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Video: Reunited SNOT Plays First Show In Five Years

Reunited legendary Santa Barbara metal/punk rock hybrid SNOT — featuring vocalist Tommy "Vext" Cummings (ex-DIVINE HERESY) — played its first show in five years this past Tuesday, February 11 at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California. Proceeds from the event were going to SFG12, which offers uniquely curtailed financial and spiritual assistance ...

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MOTÖRHEAD, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, STAIND, TWISTED SISTER, Others Confirmed For ROCKLAHOMA

Rocklahoma — America's biggest Memorial Day Weekend party — will rock the Midwest with an all-star lineup featuring KID ROCK, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, STAIND, TWISTED SISTER, DEFTONES, MOTÖRHEAD, and many more from May 23 to May 25 at "Catch the Fever" Festival Grounds in Pryor, Oklahoma. The three-day camping festival, featuring the top current ...

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TORCHE Signs With RELAPSE RECORDS

TORCHE, the Florida-meets-Georgia quartet whose album "Harmonicraft" was proclaimed "one of the strongest guitar-rock records 2012 will yield" by Alternative Press, has signed with Relapse Records. "We're looking forward to working with a label that has stood the test of time while continuing to expand their diverse roster," explained TORCHE's Jonathan Nuñez, adding, "Releasing this ...

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Reunited SNOT To Play First Show In Five Years Next Month

Reunited legendary Santa Barbara metal/punk rock hybrid SNOT — featuring vocalist Tommy "Vext" Cummings (ex-DIVINE HERESY) — will play its first show in five years on February 11 at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California. Proceeds from the event will go to SFG12, which offers uniquely curtailed financial and spiritual assistance programs ...

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KAMCHATKA To Release 'The Search Goes On' In February

Swedish hard rock trio KAMCHATKA will release its fifth studio album, "The Search Goes On", on February 19 via Despotz Records. The CD was recorded at the band's own Shrimpmonkey Studios in Varberg, Sweden with bassist/vocalist Per Wiberg (CANDLEMASS, ex-OPETH, SPIRITUAL BEGGARS) handling production. "The Search Goes On" track listing: 01. Somedays 02. Tango Decadence ...

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BY MAKER Featuring Ex-FILTER, YEAR LONG DISASTER Members To Appear On 'I, Frankenstein' Soundtrack

Lakeshore Records will release "I, Frankenstein – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack" digitally and on CD on January 7, 2014. The soundtrack features ten songs written and performed by BY MAKER, the collaboration between Geno Lenardo (FILTER, DEVICE) and Daniel Davies (YEAR LONG DISASTER). "'Misgiving' was the first song we wrote for the project," said Davies. ...

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