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ANTHRAX, FATES WARNING, THE CULT Members Join Forces In MOTOR SISTER; 'Fork In The Road' Video

Guitarist Scott Ian (ANTHRAX), his wife Pearl Aday (daughter of actor/musician Meat Loaf), drummer John Tempesta (currently of THE CULT, 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 ...

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MEGADETH's 'A Tout Le Monde' Covered By HARP TWINS (Video)

Identical twins Camille and Kennerly Kitt have covered MEGADETH's "A Tout Le Monde" 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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MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, EXODUS, TESTAMENT Members Cover Metal Classics On SHIPROCKED Cruise (Video)

Fan-filmed video footage of the heavy metal all-star band METAL ALLEGIANCE performing during ShipRocked — the ultimate rock music cruise vacation — which sailed roundtrip between Port Miami and Great Stirrup Cay in the Bahamas February 2-6 onboard Norwegian Pearl, can be seen below. The following musicians took part in the performance: * Scott Ian ...

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The Killer Instinct - BLACK STAR RIDERS

Bombshell covers are suddenly the rage in comic books and now hard rock albums. 2012 saw four members of THIN LIZZY (Ricky Warwick, Scott Gorham, Damon Johnson and Marco Mendoza) come together with former MEGADETH and ALICE COOPER drummer Jimmy DeGrasso. On that merit alone, BLACK STAR RIDERS sparked an immediate buzz. Now in place ...

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ANTHRAX: New Songtitles Revealed

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 ...

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SCOTT WEILAND Talks 'Blaster' Lyrical Inspiration (Video)

Former STONE TEMPLE PILOTS and VELVET REVOLVER singer Scott Weiland and his band THE WILDABOUTS will release their first album ever on March 31. Titled "Blaster", the CD was produced by Rick Parker (BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB) and recorded throughout 2014 at Lavish Studios in Burbank and at The Sandbox in Beachwood Canyon. "Blaster" features ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON, TESTAMENT's ALEX SKOLNICK Interviewed At 'Randy Rhoads Remembered' (Video)

Sebastian Bach (SKID ROW), Rudy Sarzo (QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, Joel Hoekstra (WHITESNAKE, NIGHT RANGER), Kiko Loureiro (ANGRA), Marzi Montazeri (PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS), David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Rowan Robertson (DIO), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE, FOREIGNER, OZZY OSBOURNE, BILLY IDOL), Phil X (BON JOVI), Mark Zavon (KILL DEVIL HILL) and Michael Angelo ...

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ANTHRAX Producer JAY RUSTON On New Album: 'We Have 18 Songs We're Working With'

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 ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist BUMBLEFOOT To Release 'Little Brother Is Watching' Album

Guitar virtuoso, singer, songwriter, multi instrumentalist and producer Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal will release his tenth CD, titled "Little Brother Is Watching", on February 24. The disc is an eccentric, upbeat collection of modern epic rock with haunting melodies, huge choruses and witty lyrics about life in the digital age and beyond. Specifically, his own life ...

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ANTHRAX: New Video Clip 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 ...

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Video: SLASH Honored With Les Paul Award At 30th Annual NAMM TEC Awards

Iconic guitarist Slash received the prestigious Les Paul Award during the 30th annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards on Saturday, January 24 in Anaheim, California. Comedian Sinbad provided the laughs as the evening's host. The NAMM TEC Awards honors individuals and companies across 30 categories, for outstanding achievement in professional audio technology and production. ...

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MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT, EXODUS Members Perform As 'Metal Allegiance' In Anaheim: Video Of Full Concert

After a critically acclaimed premiere on the inaugural voyage of MOTÖRHEAD's Motörboat alongside their recent addition as a co-headliner on Shiprocked 2015, Metal Allegiance brought their musical crusade to the House of Blues in Anaheim, California on January 21. The complete lineup for Metal Allegiance was as follows: * Frank Bello (ANTHRAX) * Charlie Benante ...

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OCEANO: 'Dawn Of Descent' Lyric Video Released

Chicago deathcore heavyweights OCEANO will release their new studio album, "Ascendants", on March 24 (one day earlier internationally) via Earache. The follow-up to 2013's "Incisions" was recorded at The Nook studio in New Lenox, Illinois with producer Nick Nativo (MONSTERS). Comments OCEANO frontman Adam Warren: "This album is an evolution of our brand of heaviness. ...

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CANCER BATS: 'True Zero' Video Released

Canadian hardcore-punk-metal band CANCER BATS will release its fifth studio album, "Searching For Zero", in the U.S. on March 10 via Metal Blade Records. The CD features 10 tracks, including "True Zero", for which the Jim Agapito-directed video can be seen below. The iTunes version of the album will include two exclusive tracks titled "Kill ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH, RUDY SARZO, ALEX SKOLNICK Perform At 'Randy Rhoads Remembered' Event In California (Video)

Sebastian Bach (SKID ROW), Rudy Sarzo (QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, Joel Hoekstra (WHITESNAKE, NIGHT RANGER), Kiko Loureiro (ANGRA), Marzi Montazeri (PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS), Mike Orlando (ADRENALINE MOB), Rowan Robertson (DIO), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE, FOREIGNER, OZZY OSBOURNE, BILLY IDOL), Phil X (BON JOVI), Mark Zavon (KILL DEVIL HILL) and Michael ...

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APOCALYPTICA's MIKKO SIRÉN Says 'Shadowmaker' Album Includes A Couple Of 'Really Epic, Mellow Tracks'

Nev Pearce of Australia's "Rabid Noise" podcast recently conducted an interview with Mikko Sirén of Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA. You can now listen to the chat using the Spreaker widget below. Asked what his favorite song is to perform is from the forthcoming APOCALYPTICA album, "Shadowmaker", Mikko said: "We haven't played those songs in, maybe, ...

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SLAYER's DAVE LOMBARDO, ANTHRAX's CHARLIE BENANTE Honored With 'Legend' Award For Pioneering Thrash Metal

Dave Lombardo (SLAYER, PHILM) and Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX) were honored with the "Legend" award at last night's (Thursday, January 22) "Bonzo Bash" at The Observatory in Santa Ana, California for pioneering the genre of music known as "thrash metal." Video footage of the award presentation (courtesy of Bizarre Guitar), as well as a performance of ...

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MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT, DEATH ANGEL, EXODUS Members Perform Metal Classics As 'Metal Allegiance' (Video)

After a critically acclaimed premiere on the inaugural voyage of MOTÖRHEAD's Motörboat alongside their recent addition as a co-headliner on Shiprocked 2015, Metal Allegiance brought their musical crusade to the House of Blues in Anaheim, California on January 21. The complete lineup for Metal Allegiance was as follows: * Frank Bello (ANTHRAX) * Charlie Benante ...

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