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JANE'S ADDICTION's DAVE NAVARRO To Perform National Anthem For 'Bellator NYC: Sonnen Vs. Silva'

World-renowned musician, artist and filmmaker Dave Navarro of JANE'S ADDICTION will perform the national anthem prior to the main event for Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva at the legendary Madison Square Garden in New York City on Saturday, June 24. Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva, the biggest event in Bellator history, features the long-awaited bout ...

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OPETH's MIKAEL ÅKERFELDT Says His Proposed Project With DEVIN TOWNSEND Will Focus On Lead Vocals

Vocalist/guitarist Mikael Åkerfeldt of Swedish progressive metallers OPETH was interviewed by Rock Hard publisher Holger Stratmann at this year's Rock Hard Festival, which was held June 2-4 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. You can now watch the chat in four parts below. When asked about his proposed project with Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend, Mikael said: "Well, actually, ...

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MASTODON's BRENT HINDS Ties The Knot

MASTODON's Brent Hinds married his girlfriend Raísa Moreno less than a month after proposing to her onstage during the band's April 28 concert in Birmingham, Alabama. Pictures of the low-key wedding — which was attended by Raísa's mother and Brent's best man, Tom Cheshire — were posted on Hinds's and Moreno's Instagram accounts. "It was ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, SHINEDOWN, A DAY TO REMEMBER, HALESTORM Set For REVOLUTION ROCK FESTIVAL

After an incredible inaugural year that drew 15,000 fans, Revolution Rock Festival, fueled by Monster Energy, returns Saturday, September 9 with FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, SHINEDOWN, A DAY TO REMEMBER, HALESTORM, STEEL PANTHER and more outdoors at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. New in 2017, fans who purchase VIP tickets or hotel packages will ...

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Emperor of Sand - MASTODON

Oh, the dilemmas of high-profile tech wizards who, 30 years ago, would've faced less scrutiny than they do in the face of a sophisticated and far more opinionated metal community. Then again, people cried foul at IRON MAIDEN for utilizing synthesizers and writing a rock-friendly tune on "Somewhere in Time". That was an album viewed ...

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SHINEDOWN Announces U.S. Tour With LACEY STURM

SHINEDOWN will hit the road in July with support from former FLYLEAF singer Lacey Sturm. The dates are as follows: Jul. 01 - Milwaukee, WI - Summerfest Jul. 02 - Naperville, IL - Ribfest Jul. 03 - Traverse City, MI - National Cherry Festival Jul. 05 - Lafayette, IN - Lafayette Theater Jul. 07 - ...

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ICED EARTH: Watch Lyric Video For New Song 'Raven Wing'

The official lyric video for "Raven Wing", a brand new song from ICED EARTH, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Incorruptible", which will be released on June 16 via Century Media. The cover artwork for the disc (as well as additional illustrations to every song) was created by ...

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ICED EARTH: 'Incorruptible' Format Details Revealed

ICED EARTH will release its new album, "Incorruptible", on June 16. The cover artwork for the disc (as well as additional illustrations to every song) was created by David Newman-Stump from Skeleton Crew Tattoo (pencil illustrations) and Roy Young (colors). "Incorruptible" track listing: 01. Great Heathen Army (5:21) 02. Black Flag (4:56) 03. Raven Wing ...

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ICED EARTH: 'Incorruptible' Cover Artwork Unveiled

ICED EARTH will release its new album, "Incorruptible" (formerly "The Judas Goat"), in mid-June. The cover artwork for the disc has just been unveiled and can be seen below. "Incorruptible" track listing: 01. Great Heathen Army 02. Black Flag 03. Raven Wing 04. The Veil 05. Seven Headed Whore 06. The Relic (Part 1) 07. ...

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GIRAFFE TONGUE ORCHESTRA Feat. ALICE IN CHAINS, MASTODON, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Members: Video Of U.S. Live Debut

GIRAFFE TONGUE ORCHESTRA, the band featuring ALICE IN CHAINS singer William DuVall alongside members of MASTODON and THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, made its U.S. live debut last night (Friday, March 17) at The Sunset Room in Austin, Texas during this years South By Southwest (SXSW). Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. ...

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ICED EARTH To Release 'Incorruptible' Album In June

ICED EARTH has completed work on its new album, "Incorruptible" (formerly "The Judas Goat"), for a mid-June release. The track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Great Heathen Army 02. Black Flag 03. Raven Wing 04. The Veil 05. Seven Headed Whore 06. The Relic (Part 1) 07. Ghost Dance (Awaken The Ancestors) ...

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SHINEDOWN Is Working On Possible Concept Album, Says BRENT SMITH

SHINEDOWN has officially begun working on material for its sixth studio album for a likely 2018 release. Frontman Brent Smith told Johnnie Walker of the WGRD radio station in Grand Rapids, Michigan about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the follow-up to 2015's "Threat To Survival": "Eric Bass, our bass player, when we were ...

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FOO FIGHTERS Guitarist CHRIS SHIFLETT To Release 'West Coast Town' Solo Album

"West Coast Town", the new solo album from acclaimed musician, songwriter and performer Chris Shiflett, will be released April 14 on SideOneDummy Records. In advance of the release, the title track can be streamed below. Working with Grammy Award-winning producer Dave Cobb and Grammy Award-winning engineer/mixer Matt Ross-Spang, the ten-track album was recorded at Nashville's ...

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BAD RELIGION's GREG GRAFFIN To Release 'Millport' Solo Album In March

Greg Graffin, frontman of the iconic Los Angeles punk band BAD RELIGION as well as a renowned author, will release a brand new solo album titled "Millport" on March 10 via Anti-. "Millport" delivers a stirring though perhaps unexpected reinterpretation of the classic Laurel Canyon country-rock sound alongside Graffin's insightful lyricism, all propelled by some ...

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ICED EARTH To Release 'Incorruptible' Album In May; Listen To New Song 'The Great Heathen Army'

Metal Wani's Fernando Bonenfant conducted an interview with ICED EARTH founder, chief songwriter, and guitarist Jon Schaffer before the band's December 6 concert at Electric Brixton in London, England. You can now watch the chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On ICED EARTH's upcoming studio album, originally titled "The Judas Goat": Schaffer: ...

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RUDY SARZO, MONTE PITTMAN, PHIL DEMMEL, MATT STARR Celebrate RANDY RHOADS's 60th Birthday

Rudy Sarzo (OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT), Phil Demmel (MACHINE HEAD), Roy Z (HALFORD), Chas West (BONHAM), Brent Woods (SEBASTIAN BACH), Matt Starr (ACE FREHLEY, MR. BIG), Monte Pittman (PRONG, MADONNA) and Derek Sherinian (BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION) are among the musicians who took part in a jam to celebrate would have been iconic OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist ...

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GIRAFFE TONGUE ORCHESTRA Cancels U.S. Tour Following BRENT HINDS's 'Motorcycle Incident'

GIRAFFE TONGUE ORCHESTRA, the band featuring ALICE IN CHAINS singer William DuVall alongside members of MASTODON and THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, has canceled its previously announced U.S. tour. The group said in a statement: "We deeply regret to inform everyone that GIRAFFE TONGUE ORCHESTRA has to cancel our U.S. tour. [MASTODON and GIRAFFE TONGUE ORCHESTRA ...

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MASTODON's BRENT HINDS Breaks Leg In Motorcycle Accident

MASTODON's Brent Hinds has broken his leg in a motorcycle accident, it has been revealed. The guitarist/vocalist posted a photo of himself laying in bed with a cast on his right leg and the caption: "broke my fucking leg starting my motorcycle goddamnit. sorry to all the shows I was about to play with gto ...

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