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WESTFIELD MASSACRE Releases 'Famine' Video

WESTFIELD MASSACRE, which features in its ranks singer Seann Nicols (a.k.a. Sheldon Tarsha; formerly of Bobby Blotzer's RATT, ADLER'S APPETITE and QUIET RIOT), has released the official Ron Underwood-directed music video for its new single, "Famine". The track is taken from the band's forthcoming full-length album. Nicols took over as the lead vocalist for WESTFIELD ...

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WESTFIELD MASSACRE To Release 'Famine' Single This Week

WESTFIELD MASSACRE, which features in its ranks singer Seann Nicols (a.k.a. Sheldon Tarsha; formerly of Bobby Blotzer's RATT, ADLER'S APPETITE and QUIET RIOT), will release a new single, "Famine", on August 3. The track, which is taken from the band's forthcoming full-length album, will be accompanied by a brand new music video directed by Ron ...

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MONSTER TRUCK: 'Evolution' Video Released

MONSTER TRUCK's video for the song "Evolution" can be seen below.. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "True Rockers", which will be released on September 14 via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group. Speaking about the track and video, singer/bassist Jon "Marv" Harvey explained: "'Evolution', as a song, was a real shift in a ...

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SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS: 'Living The Dream' Artwork Unveiled; 'Driving Rain' Single Available

SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS will release their new album titled "Living The Dream" on September 21 via Slash's own label Snakepit Records, in partnership with Roadrunner Records. The group unleashed "Driving Rain" — the first single off "Living The Dream" — today, to radio. Listen to "Driving Rain" below. Slash describes the ...

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ALTER BRIDGE: New Trailer For 'Live At The Royal Albert Hall'

A new trailer for ALTER BRIDGE's "Live At The Royal Albert Hall" can be seen below. After 14 years performing together, five full-length studio albums, and countless sold-out shows around the globe, there aren't many items left on a band's bucket list. For ALTER BRIDGE, one of the remaining list items was crossed off in ...

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BILLY SHEEHAN On THE WINERY DOGS' Hiatus: 'We Wanted To Give It A Break For A While So It Didn't Get Stale'

Bassist Billy Sheehan (SONS OF APOLLO, THE WINERY DOGS, MR. BIG) was recently interviewed by Steve Harrison of "The Unchained Rock Show". The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On his recent hectic schedule: Billy: "I went out with MR. BIG. We did Australia, China, Southeast Asia. ...

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VIVIAN CAMPBELL On Strained Relationship With RONNIE JAMES DIO: 'We Both Made The Mistake Of Going After Each Other Through The Media'

Clint Switzer of the "Music Mania" podcast recently conducted an interview with DEF LEPPARD and LAST IN LINE guitarist Vivian Campbell. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On DEF LEPPARD's current co-headlining North American tour with JOURNEY: Vivian: "It's incredible, actually. It's a really good fit. ...

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SPINAL TAP Bassist DEREK SMALLS On The Key To His Longevity: 'Refusal To Learn Another Trade'

SPINAL TAP bassist Derek Smalls — the metallic alter-ego of comedic actor Harry Shearer ("Saturday Night Live", "The Simpsons") — recently discussed his debut solo album, "Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)", with Meltdown of Detroit, Michigan's WRIF 101.1 FM radio station. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On comparisons of his ...

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THE APOCALYPSE BLUES REVUE Feat. GODSMACK Members: New Song 'Nobody Rides For Free' Available

THE APOCALYPSE BLUES REVUE will release its new album, "The Shape Of Blues To Come", on July 20 via Provogue/Mascot Label Group. The third single from the disc, "Nobody Rides For Free", can be streamed below. Following 2016's self-titled debut, GODSMACK's Shannon Larkin (drums) and Tony Rombola (guitar) return with some more bone-shaking blues with ...

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VAN HALEN Bassist WOLFGANG VAN HALEN Completes Work On Solo Album

VAN HALEN bassist Wolfgang Van Halen has completed work on his debut solo album. The disc was mixed by producer Michael "Elvis" Baskette, who has previously worked with ALTER BRIDGE, Slash and SEVENDUST, among many others. Baskette wrote in a social-media post: "There are no words to describe the sense of excitement and accomplishment of ...

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TOBIAS FORGE Still Considers GHOST To Be A 'Metal Band'

GHOST's Tobias Forge was interviewed backstage at this year's edition of the Graspop Metal Meeting, which was held earlier this month in Dessel, Belgium. The full conversation can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On what inspired him to form GHOST: Tobias: "It's a myriad of different things, but over ...

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Late AC/DC Guitarist MALCOLM YOUNG Honored By GRETSCH With Signature JET Guitar

Gretsch has honored the late Malcolm Young, whose rock-solid rhythm guitar swagger and songwriting provided the unshakeable foundation for monumental rock titans AC/DC, with the G6131-MY Malcolm Young Signature Jet. The G6131-MY pays homage to Young's famously battle-hardened Gretsch Jet. Nicknamed "The Beast," Malcolm certainly made the instrument his own, not least by removing two ...

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THE SMASHING PUMPKINS Release Music Video For New Single 'Solara'

Acclaimed alternative rock pioneers THE SMASHING PUMPKINS have released a music video for their new single, "Solara". Directed by Nick Koenig, the dreamlike clip expands on the theatrics of the band's catalog of iconic music videos. "Solara" marks the band's first recording to feature frontman Billy Corgan, guitarist James Iha and drummer Jimmy Chamberlin together ...

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EDDIE VAN HALEN Unveils New 'Eruption' Model Guitars

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of 1978 landmark album "Van Halen", Eddie Van Halen has unveiled three tribute "Eruption" models, including the Super '78, '78 Eruption Relic and '78 Eruption. On the cover of VAN HALEN's eponymous debut album, Eddie Van Halen thrusts his black-and-white striped instrument towards the camera as if he's showing ...

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