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ANTHRAX Has 'Raised The Bar' On Upcoming Album

ANTHRAX, five-time-Grammy-nominated, platinum-selling, and card-carrying-member of the "Big Four," will begin the set-up of its brand new album when the band hits the road late next month. First up, a six-week-plus North American trek that will include 24 dates with VOLBEAT, as well as appearances at five major outdoor festivals — Northern Invasion (outside of ...

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AC/DC's ANGUS YOUNG Turns 60 Years Old

The Pulse Of Radio reports that AC/DC lead guitarist Angus Young turns 60 years old on Tuesday (March 31). Since 1974, Angus has been the iconic image of the band in his trademark schoolboy uniform, while also influencing generations of guitar players with his fluid solos and the no-nonsense, blues-inspired, straightforward writing style he's shared ...

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SCOTT WEILAND's THE WILDABOUTS Guitarist JEREMY BROWN Dies

Jeremy Brown (pictured), guitarist for former STONE TEMPLE PILOTS/VELVET REVOLVER singer Scott Weiland and his backing band THE WILDABOUTS, has died. The group was scheduled to perform a record-release show Monday (March 30) in Hollywood for its debut album, "Blaster", which comes out today (Tuesday, March 31). In a post on his official Facebook page, ...

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FAILURE To Release 'The Heart Is A Monster' Album In June

FAILURE will release "The Heart Is A Monster", the Los Angeles-based trio's follow-up to 1996's "Fantastic Planet", on June 30 via INgrooves Music Group's artist services division, INresidence. "Trying to follow up 'Fantastic Planet' was a bit daunting," said Ken Andrews, who mixed the 18-song collection with the band acting as producers. "We've pushed the ...

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CRAIG GOLDY's ENDANGERED SPECIES: Video Footage Of San Jose Concert

Video footage of ENDANGERED SPECIES, the new band featuring former DIO guitarist Craig Goldy alongside ex-QUIET RIOT frontman Mark Huff, guitarist/keyboardist Wayne Findlay (MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP), drummer Chris Moore and bassist Dario Seixas (FIREHOUSE, STEPHEN PEARCY, JACK RUSSELL'S GREAT WHITE), performing on March 7 at RockBar Theater in San Jose, California can be seen below. ...

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SUN & SAIL CLUB To Release 'The Great White Dope' Album In May

SUN & SAIL CLUB, the band featuring Bob Balch (FU MANCHU) on guitar, Scott Reeder (FU MANCHU, SMILE) on drums and Scott Thomas Reeder (KYUSS, FIREBALL MINISTRY, THE OBSESSED) on bass, has announced the addition of vocalist and punk legend Tony Adolescent (THE ADOLESCENTS) to the group's ranks. Asked how Tony became part of the ...

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Former DEATH Bassist SCOTT CLENDENIN Dies At 47

Former DEATH bassist Scott Clendenin has passed away. He was 47 years old. Eric Greif, the former manager of DEATH and president of Perseverance Holdings Ltd., which manages Chuck Schuldiner's (DEATH, CONTROL DENIED) legacy, wrote on the band's official Facebook page: "With a sense of shock, I'm letting all of you know of the passing ...

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TARJA TURUNEN's 'Luna Park Ride': Trailer Available

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen's "Luna Park Ride" live performance will be made available for the first time as an audio CD and standalone video — including over 70 minutes of bonus material. A trailer for the effort is available below. Imagine an enchanted audience in front of an enormous stage in Buenos Aires, Argentina. ...

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MOTOR SISTER Feat. ANTHRAX, FATES WARNING, Ex-WHITE ZOMBIE Members: Whisky A Go Go Concert Footage

Guitarist Scott Ian (ANTHRAX), his wife Pearl Aday (daughter of actor/musician Meat Loaf), drummer John Tempesta (formerly of EXODUS, TESTAMENT, WHITE ZOMBIE, HELMET and other bands) and bassist Joey Vera (current ARMORED SAINT and FATES WARNING member, who was briefly in ANTHRAX) in 2013 joined forces with Jim Wilson, guitarist/vocalist of MOTHER SUPERIOR (who doubled ...

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Ride - MOTOR SISTER

On his fiftieth birthday, ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian gave himself a wet dream present. As a huge fan of long-ago L.A. rock trio MOTHER SUPERIOR (who eventually went on to become Henry Rollins' backing band), Ian was able to persuade guitarist/vocalist Jim Wilson to jet over to his place for an impromptu jam session of ...

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Suspended at Aphelion - WHILE HEAVEN WEPT

Virginia-based WHILE HEAVEN WEPT consists of the core seven players of Rain Irving (lead vocals), Jim Hunter (bass), Jason Lingle (keys/vocals), Scott Loose (electric guitar), Tom Phillips (electric and acoustic guitars and synths), Michelle Schrotz (keys/vocals) and Trevor Schrotz (drums/percussion). Many, including Tom Phillips, have been in the prog metal band BRAVE at one point ...

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QUIET RIOT: Fan-Filmed Footage Of Miami Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of QUIET RIOT's March 5 performance at Grand Central in Miami, Florida can be seen below. QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali recently spoke to Indiewire's SydneysBuzz about the band's decision to enlist Jizzy Pearl (LOVE/HATE, L.A. GUNS, ADLER'S APPETITE, RATT) as its third post-Kevin DuBrow lead singer following the departures ...

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TWISTED SISTER Drummer A.J. PERO Dies At 55

TWISTED SISTER drummer A.J. Pero has died at the age of 55. According to the Associated Press, Pero was on tour with the band ADRENALINE MOB when members of that group were unable to rouse him on their bus Friday morning. He was taken to a hospital in Poughkeepsie, New York, where he died of ...

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TARJA TURUNEN's 'Luna Park Ride' Due In May

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen's "Luna Park Ride" live performance will be made available for the first time as an audio CD and standalone video — including over 70 minutes of bonus material. Imagine an enchanted audience in front of an enormous stage in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Thousands of fans screaming just for her: the ...

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HELLOWEEN: 'My God-Given Right' Album Track Listing Revealed; 'Battle's Won' Single Due In April

German power metallers HELLOWEEN will release their 15th studio album, "My God-Given Right", on May 29 via Nuclear Blast. The CD was recorded between October 2014 and February 2015 at the band's MiSueno Studio on the isle of Tenerife with producer Charlie Bauerfeind (GOTTHARD, HAMMERFALL). "My God-Given Right" track listing: 01. Heroes 02. Battle's Won ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Drop 'With Chester Bennington' From Name

According to The Pulse Of Radio, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS have finally been able to drop the added "With Chester Bennington" from their name after settling their legal issues with former singer Scott Weiland. The band began working with Bennington in May 2013 after firing Weiland three months earlier, but an exchange of lawsuits over, among ...

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