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CHAS WEST And ROY Z Join Forces In WEST BOUND; 'Volume I' Album Due In February

WEST BOUND is a hard-hitting new rock band formed in the Los Angeles area by vocalist Chas West (RESURRECTION KINGS, BONHAM, LYNCH MOB) and renowned guitarist/producer Roy Z (BRUCE DICKINSON, HALFORD, TRIBE OF GYPSIES), with a lineup completed by Jimmy Burkard (guitar), Jason Cornwell (bass) and Dave "Chilli" Moreno (drums). Additionally, Stephen LeBlanc provides keyboards ...

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Way of the Road - SKULL FIST

At this point in the year of 2018, the modern heavy metal scene is heavily saturated with newer bands throwing back to the sounds of the early 1980s. Scores of bands are aping the riffs and chord progressions popularized by the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Bay Area thrash, and the heavier ends of ...

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Fan Dies At BRING ME THE HORIZON Concert In London

A fan died during BRING ME THE HORIZON's concert at Alexandra Palace in London Friday night (November 30). The band has issued the following statement regarding the mater: "Words cannot express how horrified we are feeling this evening after hearing about the death of a young man at our show last night. Our hearts and ...

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METALLICA, DEF LEPPARD/JOURNEY, FOO FIGHTERS And GRETA VAN FLEET Among POLLSTAR AWARDS Nominees

METALLICA, DEF LEPPARD/JOURNEY, FOO FIGHTERS and GRETA VAN FLEET are among the nominees at the 30th annual Pollstar Awards honoring the top achievers in the live entertainment industry. The ceremony will conclude the 30th annual Pollstar Live! Conference, which runs February 11-13, 2019 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. The awards, presented by ...

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IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON: Why I Voted For Brexit

IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson has defended his decision to vote for Brexit, saying that the United Kingdom's plan to leave the European Union (EU) will enable the country "to be more flexible." A public vote — called a referendum — was held in June 2016 when voters were asked just one question: whether the ...

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SPIRITS OF FIRE Feat. TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS, CHRIS CAFFERY, STEVE DIGIORGIO And MARK ZONDER: Debut Album Details

Frontiers Music Srl is known for building new bands/projects featuring musicians of outstanding quality and who come from unique backgrounds. After an intense brainstorming session, a dream team of renowned metal musicians including Tim "Ripper" Owens (ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH), Chris Caffery (SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA), Steve DiGiorgio (TESTAMENT, DEATH) and Mark Zonder (ex-FATES WARNING, WARLORD) ...

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THE AMORETTES: Lyric Video For 'Born To Break' Title Track

Scottish all-female hard rock trio THE AMORETTES has released the official lyric video for the title track of its latest album, "Born To Break". The clip was created by Andy Pilkington at Very Metal Art. "'Born To Break' is the title track from the current album," says guitarist/vocalist Gill Montgomery. "and it's consequently what inspired ...

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PAUL STANLEY Says KISS's 'End Of The Road' Tour Will 'Hopefully' Include Guest Appearances By Past Members

In the weeks after KISS announced its "End Of The Road" farewell tour, fans wondered openly if past members of the group would be involved in any capacity, especially considering the apparent current goodwill between Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons and former guitarist Ace Frehley. Frehley's new album "Spaceman" — a title suggested by Simmons ...

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ACE FREHLEY Rejoins KISS On Stage At 'Kiss Kruise' (Video)

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley rejoined his former bandmates on Wednesday during this year's "Kiss Kruise" to perform an acoustic set of KISS classics. Also appearing with them was former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick. The legendary rockers — Paul Stanley (vocals, guitar), Gene Simmons (bass, vocals), Tommy Thayer (guitar) and Eric Singer (drums) — are ...

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JACK RUSSELL Laments Death Of Album Format: 'There Was A Ritual To Music That Has Been Lost In The Age Of Streaming'

Former GREAT WHITE singer Jack Russell has lamented the death of the album format in light of how comprehensively streaming music services are decimating record sales. Speaking about the widespread belief that the current generation of music fans doesn't understand that artists are not being properly compensated by industry giants like Spotify and Apple Music, ...

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TOM MORELLO Joins MasterClass To Teach Guitar

MasterClass, the online education company that enables anyone to learn from the best in the world, announced today that Grammy Award-winning musician and RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE co-founder Tom Morello will offer his first online class on electric guitar exclusively through its platform. In his MasterClass, Morello will teach students a wide range of guitar ...

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IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON On Success Of His Spoken-Word Tour: 'All Of A Sudden, I've Got Myself This Little Extra Gig'

On October 15, IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson appeared on the New Zealand TV show "The Project" to discuss his current speaking tour, which made a stop in Auckland the next day. The intimate event, which was held at The Cordis, saw the rocker share stories from his autobiography, "What Does This Button Do?" Speaking ...

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HEART's ANN WILSON Talks About 'Immortal' Album

HEART singer Ann Wilson, one of rock's most distinctive and powerful vocalists, recently sat down to discuss her latest solo album, "Immortal". Released on September 14 on BMG, marking her debut for the label, the critically acclaimed album features 10 musically diverse tracks that pay tribute to some of Ann's influences and friends who've recently ...

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BRUCE KULICK 'Would Love To Be There' If KISS's Farewell Tour Included Special Show With Former Members

Former KISS and current GRAND FUNK RAILROAD guitarist Bruce Kulick recently spoke with Rock Titan. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his upcoming KISS-themed performances with bassist Todd Kerns and drummer Brent Fitz of Slash's backing band, THE CONSPIRATORS: Bruce: "The songs that ...

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SLIPKNOT Drummer's Charity Show In Nashville To Feature MASTODON, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Members

SLIPKNOT drummer Jay Weinberg is hosting a one-night-only covers show on October 16 at Basement East in Nashville, Tennessee. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the event will benefit Buddies On The Beat, Weinberg's charity through Best Buddies Tennessee — a nonprofit that creates one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, and leadership development for people with ...

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Watch ALICE COOPER's Entire Concert In Albany

Fan-filmed video footage of Alice Cooper's entire October 4 concert at the Palace Theater in Albany, New York can be seen below. In August, Cooper released the live album "A Paranormal Evening At The Olympia Paris". The legendary rocker is continuing to tour in support of his most recent album, 2017's "Paranormal". The current leg ...

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