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QUEENSRŸCHE Guitarist Dismisses GEOFF TATE Reunion Talk: 'We Are Doing Great' With TODD LA TORRE

QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton has once again dimissed talk of a reunion with the band's original singer, Geoff Tate. Todd La Torre joined QUEENSRŸCHE as the replacement for Tate after the latter was fired in 2012. QUEENSRŸCHE has released two albums thus far with the former CRIMSON GLORY frontman on vocals: 2013's "Queensrÿche" and 2015's ...

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STEEL PANTHER 'Really Felt Unwelcome' While Touring With MÖTLEY CRÜE

STEEL PANTHER drummer Stix Zadinia says that his band "really felt unwelcome" during its tour with MÖTLEY CRÜE several years ago. The Michael Starr-fronted glam rockers from Los Angeles, California, who are mostly known for their profane and humorous lyrics, as well as their exaggerated onstage personas that parody the stereotypical 1980s "glam metal" lifestyle, ...

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HARDCORE SUPERSTAR: 'Have Mercy On Me' Single And Video Out Now

Fresh off a successful summer of high-profile festival appearances, Gothenburg, Sweden-based rockers HARDCORE SUPERSTAR have headed back into the studio to put the finishing touches to the first single from their highly anticipated new album, "You Can't Kill My Rock 'N' Roll", that is scheduled for release in the spring of 2018. "Have Mercy On ...

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MADBALL Parts Ways With Longtime Guitarist BRIAN 'MITTS' DANIELS

MADBALL has parted ways with longtime guitarist Brian "Mitts" Daniels. The New York hardcore veterans called the split "a very hard and heartbreaking decision for all involved." The band added in a statement: "[We] want to thank Mitts for all his years of service — for his loyalty, passion and stellar guitar playing. He shared ...

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DORO PESCH: 'The Fans Are Why I Get Out Of Bed Every Day'

The Jimmy Cabbs 5150 Interview Series conducted an interview with German metal queen Doro Pesch prior to her September 16 concert at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California, where she was celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of WARLOCK's "Triumph And Agony" album by performing the LP in its entirety. You can watch the ...

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VOIVOD Drummer Says Next Studio Album Will Be 'Intricate' With 'Lots Of Psychedelia'

Impact metal channel conducted an interview with drummer Michel "Away" Langevin of legendary Canadian sci-fi progressive metallers VOIVOD prior to the band's October 4 show at Room 041 in Dürer Kert, Budapest, Hungary. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether VOIVOD would ever play classic albums ...

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New FOREIGNER Musical, 'Jukebox Hero', To Premiere In Summer 2018

Annerin Theatricals and FOREIGNER announced today that, as part of FOREIGNER's fortieth-anniversary celebration, they are creating a brand-new musical titled "Jukebox Hero". Based on the screenplay written by the prolific writing duo, Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, responsible for films "The Commitments" and "Across The Universe", and "The Tracey Ullman TV Show", "Jukebox Hero" ...

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Listen To New QUICKSAND Song 'Cosmonauts'

"Cosmonauts", a brand new song from QUICKSAND, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the New York City post-hardcore band's upcoming album, "Interiors", which will be released on November 10 via Epitaph. QUICKSAND's first album in twenty-two years, "Interiors" features the band's original (and only) lineup of drummer Alan Cage, frontman/guitarist Walter Schreifels, ...

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KREATOR Frontman: 'I'm Always Overwhelmed By The Fact That There's People Out There Who Like What We Do'

Cassandra from Australia's Silver Tiger Media recently conducted an interview with frontman Mille Petrozza of veteran German/Finnish thrash metallers KREATOR. You can listen to the full chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his favorite songs from the band's new studio album, "Gods Of Violence": Mille: "I like ...

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Former CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Vocalist ERIC EYCKE Dies

Eric Eycke, who sang on CORROSION OF CONFORMITY's 1984 debut album, "Eye For An Eye", has passed away. Just prior to his death, Eycke had reportedly been in hospice with various maladies. C.O.C. said in a statement that Eric's "broad musical knowledge shaped the band's early identity," adding that "[his] energy is evident on our ...

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WE CAME AS ROMANS Releases Video For 'Lost In The Moment'

"Lost In The Moment", the new video from the Michigan post-hardcore outfit WE CAME AS ROMANS, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's fifth album, "Cold Like War", which will be released on October 20 through SharpTone Records. According to a press release, the disc represents adversity — in all of ...

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LAMB OF GOD's RANDY BLYTHE Joins GIMME RADIO

Randy Blythe, frontman of LAMB OF GOD, has joined Gimme Radio as one of their newest DJs. The first installment of his show, "The Power Remains", premieres Friday, September 22 at 12 noon PT / 3:00 p.m. ET, with new episodes airing each week. During "The Power Remains", Randy explores how differing genres of music ...

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Listen To New MARILYN MANSON Song 'Kill4me'

Marilyn Manson's new song "Kill4me" can be streamed below. The track is taken from his new album, "Heaven Upside Down", which will be released on October 6. On the disc, he reunites with producer and film composer Tyler Bates following an epic collaboration on Manson's critically acclaimed 2015 release, "The Pale Emperor". Manson told Loudwire ...

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AGNOSTIC FRONT's ROGER MIRET Says Brother FREDDY CRICIEN Of MADBALL Was 'Emotionally Touched' After Reading New Book

The Conductor of WSOU 89.5 FM recently conducted an interview with frontman Roger Miret of New York hardcore pioneers AGNOSTIC FRONT. You can listen to the full chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his autobiography, "My Riot: Agnostic Front, Grit, Guts & Glory": Roger: "It's basically my ...

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FOZZY Releases New Single, 'Drinkin' With Jesus'

"Drinkin' With Jesus", a brand new song from FOZZY — the band featuring WWE wrestling superstar Chris Jericho alongside members of STUCK MOJO — can be streamed below. The track is taken from FOZZY's upcoming album, "Judas", which will be released on October 13 via Century Media. Jericho states: "'Drinkin' With Jesus' is a song ...

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DAVE GROHL Says SEPULTURA's 'Roots' 'Became The Gauge For Every Studio Album FOO FIGHTERS Did For Ten Years'

In the latest issue of U.K.'s Mojo magazine, former NIRVANA drummer and current FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl shares the albums and songs that saved his life and shaped his sonic imagination — a list that includes pivotal releases from THE BEATLES, HÜSKER DÜ, AC/DC, 10CC, SEPULTURA and BAD BRAINS. Speaking about SEPULTURA's ...

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WE CAME AS ROMANS To Release 'Cold Like War' Album In October

Michigan post-hardcore outfit WE CAME AS ROMANS will release its fifth album, "Cold Like War", on October 20 through SharpTone Records. According to a press release, the disc represents adversity — in all of its various forms. It is a thrilling, energetic and immensely catchy compendium of songs that run the full gambit of emotion ...

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ACT OF DEFIANCE Feat. Ex-MEGADETH Members: 'Overexposure' Video

ACT OF DEFIANCE's video for the song "Overexposure" can be seen below. Directed by Vince Edwards, the melodic scorcher is backed with fast-paced imagery of the bandmembers in their finest form — churning out a precise metal assault! ACT OF DEFIANCE is the group featuring former MEGADETH members Shawn Drover (drums) and Chris Broderick (guitar), ...

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