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LINKIN PARK Is Trying To Make An Album With 'Stellar Songs'

LINKIN PARK has released a video update from the studio in which the members of the band discuss the lyrical themes covered on their upcoming seventh album. The yet-to-be-titled new LINKIN PARK effort does not yet have a release date, but will follow up 2014's "The Hunting Party". LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington said: "There ...

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BLACK SABBATH: Official Video Footage Of Final Song And Bow

BLACK SABBATH ended its nearly five-decade touring career Saturday night (February 4) with a two-hour concert at the NEC Arena in the band's hometown of Birmingham, England. The show at the NEC Arena saw the heavy metal legends play fifteen songs, including set closer "Paranoid". Ticker tape and balloons fell as SABBATH singer Ozzy Osbourne ...

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BLACK SABBATH's TONY IOMMI On BILL WARD: 'I Still Love Him'

BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi says that he wants to bury the hatchet with the band's former drummer, Bill Ward. Ward was on board for the SABBATH reunion when it was first announced in November 2011, but backed out soon after. He later claimed that he sat out the recording and touring sessions because of ...

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STEPHEN PEARCY On Whether JIMMY DEGRASSO Will Play Drums At Upcoming RATT Shows: 'We're Still Figuring That Out'

Three members of RATT's classic lineup — singer Stephen Pearcy, bassist Juan Croucier and guitarist Warren DeMartini — performed a full set of the band's classic songs as the "surprise band" on October 1, 2016 on the Monsters Of Rock Cruise West, also known as Monsterwood. Joining Pearcy, Croucier and DeMartini on stage at the ...

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Video: HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES Perform At 32nd Annual NAMM TEC Awards

Winners in 31 technical and creative achievement categories were announced at the 32nd annual NAMM TEC Awards, presented annually by the NAMM Foundation and held January 21 in Anaheim, California. The annual event celebrates the best in professional audio and sound production and is held during the NAMM Show, the world's leading global music industry ...

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Watch AUDIOSLAVE's First Performance In More Than A Decade

AUDIOSLAVE reunited for its first performance in over a decade on Friday, January 20 at the Teragram Ballroom in Los Angeles. The band played three songs — "Cochise", "Like A Stone" and "Show Me How To Live" — as part of the Anti-Inaugural Ball, a star-studded concert protesting the 45th president Donald Trump hours after ...

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RATT's STEPHEN PEARCY On BOBBY BLOTZER: 'We Got Rid Of The Cancer'

RATT singer Stephen Pearcy says that the band has gotten "rid of the cancer" by taking control of the RATT name following a legal dispute with drummer Bobby Blotzer. Currently based around the vocalist and fellow "classic-era" members Warren DeMartini and Juan Croucier with later-period RATT guitarist Carlos Cavazo (ex-QUIET RIOT), the group will make ...

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LITA FORD Covers LED ZEPPELIN's 'The Lemon Song' With LEZ ZEPPELIN (Audio)

Favored Nations Entertainment has announced the upcoming release of the all-female compilation "She Rocks, Volume 1". This collection of kick-ass guitar goddesses is produced by author and former Guitar World editor Brad Tolinski with iconic guitarist Steve Vai as executive producer, and showcases eleven female guitarists, each a virtuoso in her own right. From the ...

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NIGHT RANGER To Release 'Don't Let Up' Album In March

Frontiers Music Srl will release "Don't Let Up", the new studio album from NIGHT RANGER, on March 24. The disc will be available in both a standard edition and a deluxe edition (featuring bonus track and bonus DVD — physical format only). The song "Somehow Someway", taken from "Don't Let Up", can be streamed below. ...

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Concert By BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT Shut Down Over Name Dispute

A concert by by Bobby Blotzer's version of RATT was canceled last night just hours before showtime after a Michigan venue received a cease-and-desist letter from the drummer's former bandmates. Blotzer is embroiled in a legal a dispute over the group's name with singer Stephen Pearcy, guitarist Warren DeMartini and bassist Juan Croucier. The Soaring ...

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DRESS THE DEAD Feat. Former THE HAUNTED Singer, Ex-FORBIDDEN Guitarist: Video Of San Francisco Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of DRESS THE DEAD, the new band featuring former THE HAUNTED frontman Peter Dolving alongside ex-FORBIDDEN guitarist Craig Locicero, perfoming the song "No Hallelujah" on December 17 at Slim's in San Francisco, California can be seen below. The show marked DRESS THE DEAD's second-ever live show and was part of a two-date ...

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First Embedded Anti-Theft Device For Musical Instruments To Be Introduced AT NAMM 2017

GearSecure, a newly launched company from Los Angeles, California, will introduce at NAMM 2017 patented technology designed to be the first embedded anti-theft device for musical instruments and other assorted gear. The technology provides a bridge between RFID and GPS technology providing help in instant recovery of lost or stolen gear. Demonstrations and inquiries can ...

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Video: BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT Performs In Amarillo, Texas

Fan-filmed video footage of Bobby Blotzer's RATT performing on December 9 at Azteca Music Hall in Amarillo, Texas can be seen below. Blotzer earlier in the month refuted Warren DeMartini's claim that the drummer has been expelled from the RATT partnership and therefore no longer has an interest in the band's name. At the end ...

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