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METALLICA's ROBERT TRUJILLO, KIRK HAMMETT Perform EUROPE's 'The Final Countdown' In Stockholm (Video)

Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett played a cover version of the EUROPE classic "The Final Countdown" during METALLICA's May 5 concert " at Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden. Professionally filmed video footage of their performance can be seen below. METALLICA played 21 shows in Europe since early February and has another three dates booked between ...

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SLEEP Releases First New Album Since 1998, 'The Sciences'

SLEEP has just released its first full-length album of new recordings since 1998. Years after the release of "Volume One" in 1991, "Holy Mountain" in 1992 and "Dopesmoker" in 2003, the sonic titans reaffirm their place at the top of the riff pyramid with this brand-new double album, "The Sciences", available on Jack White's Third ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Bassist Says 'Energy And Enthusiasm' Were 'A Little Bit Lacking Towards The End Of The K.K. DOWNING Era'

iHeartRadio Canada's Jason Rockman conducted an interview with JUDAS PRIEST guitarist Richie Faulkner and bassist Ian Hill prior to the band's March 25 concert in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On Faulkner's addition to JUDAS PRIEST following the departure of original guitarist ...

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OTEP Announces 'Fire & Fury' U.S. Tour Dates

OTEP, the band led by singer, poet, illustrator, author and activist Otep Shamaya, recently announced the release of its eighth full-length album, due later this year via Napalm Records. Shamaya says: "After every album, there's an overwhelming sense of excitement, but this time it's in the stratosphere. This time, we hold nothing back. It's an ...

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Video Premiere: ANGRA's 'Insania'

The official video for the song "Insania" from Brazilian/Italian metallers ANGRA can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's ninth studio album, "Ømni", which was released on February 16 via earMUSIC. 2018 marks the beginning of yet another era in ANGRA's history. At age 26, the band shows motivation and strength like ...

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AEROSMITH, METALLICA, FOO FIGHTERS, JANE'S ADDICTION, MÖTLEY CRÜE Drummers Featured In 'Beyond The Beats' Book

A new book hitting shelves and kindles in April features exclusive interviews with the superstar drummers from the biggest bands in rock and metal, including Lars Ulrich of METALLICA, Joey Kramer of AEROSMITH, Tommy Lee of MÖTLEY CRÜE, Taylor Hawkins of the FOO FIGHTERS, Chad Smith of the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, Doug "Cosmo" Clifford ...

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MATT SORUM Plans To Record Album With KINGS OF CHAOS

Drummer Matt Sorum (GUNS N' ROSES, THE CULT, VELVET REVOLVER) says that he wants to make an album with his all-star band KINGS OF CHAOS. Originally formed in 2012 as ROCK 'N' ROLL ALL STARS, KINGS OF CHAOS features a core lineup of members as well as a rotating cast of guest musicians, including well-known ...

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Listen To MELVINS' 'Stop Moving To Florida'

MELVINS' song "Stop Moving To Florida" can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Pinkus Abortion Technician", which will be released on April 20 via Ipecac Recordings. The disc features both MELVINS' regular bass player Steven McDonald (REDD KROSS, OFF!) and BUTTHOLE SURFERS' Jeff Pinkus on bass. "Stop Moving To ...

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Video Premiere: ANGRA's 'War Horns'

"War Horns", the new video from Brazilian/Italian metallers ANGRA, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's ninth studio album, "Ømni", which will be released on February 16 via earMUSIC. 2018 marks the beginning of yet another era in ANGRA's history. At age 26, the band shows motivation and strength like never ...

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METAL CHURCH Drummer STET HOWLAND's Cancer Is In Remission

Former W.A.S.P. and current METAL CHURCH drummer Stet Howland is in remission from Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), an aggressive type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma that develops from the B-cells in the lymphatic system. Howland revealed the good news on his Facebook page, saying that results from last Friday's a positron emission tomography (PET) scan showed ...

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MELVINS To Release 'Pinkus Abortion Technician' Album In April

MELVINS will release their new album, "Pinkus Abortion Technician", on April 20 via Ipecac Recordings. The disc features both MELVINS' regular bass player Steven McDonald (REDD KROSS, OFF!) and BUTTHOLE SURFERS' Jeff Pinkus on bass. "With our upcoming release, we double your bass player with Steven McDonald and Jeff Pinkus holding down the bottom," explains ...

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ANGRA Teases 'War Horns' Video

A teaser for "War Horns", the new video from Brazilian/Italian metallers ANGRA, is available below. The full clip will be made available on February 13. The song is taken from the band's ninth studio album, "Ømni", which will be released on February 16 via earMUSIC. 2018 marks the beginning of yet another era in ANGRA's ...

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Former VINNIE VINCENT INVASION Drummer BOBBY ROCK To Release 'The Boy Is Gonna Rock' Memoir In May

Veteran rock drummer Bobby Rock (VINNIE VINCENT INVASION, NELSON, LITA FORD) will tentatively release his memoir, "The Boy Is Gonna Rock: A Drummer's Journey From Houston To Hollywood In Search Of Hair Metal Heaven", in May. Describing the book as "a very detailed and personal 12-chapter memoir about the entire VINNIE VINCENT INVASION saga," Rock ...

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KIP WINGER: Trailer For 'Solo Box Set Collection'

On March 23, Frontiers Music Srl will release a box set collecting all the solo works of acclaimed Grammy-nominated composer Kip Winger into one collection. The set will be comprised of Kip's solo albums, including: * This Conversation Seems Like A Dream (1997) * Down Incognito (1998) * Songs From The Ocean Floor (2000) * ...

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OTEP Aims To Incite Social Change With Upcoming Album

OTEP, the band led by singer, poet, illustrator, author and activist Otep Shamaya, will release its as-yet-untitled eighth album later in the year via Napalm Records. Shamaya and her band are currently recording at The Lair in Los Angeles, completely utilizing the same equipment used on their first album, "Sevas Tra" (down to her original ...

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Video: ANTHRAX's JOEY BELLADONNA Sings DIO's 'Holy Diver' With KILLSWITCH ENGAGE In Stroudsburg

Fan-filmed video footage of ANTHRAX singer Joey Belladonna performing the DIO classic "Holy Diver" with KILLSWITCH ENGAGE on January 27 at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania can be seen below. KILLSWITCH ENGAGE played in Stroudsburg as part of "KillThrax II", a co-headlining bill with ANTHRAX that also features HAVOK as support. As with the inaugural ...

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