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What Would CLIFF BURTON Think About METALLICA's Music If He Was Still Alive? 'It's A Great Question,' Says LARS ULRICH

During a career-spanning interview on November 5 at 92Y in New York City, METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich was asked which songs from the band's "Black", "Load" and "Reload" albums late METALLICA bassist Cliff Burton would have liked. "I've got an easy answer: all of 'em," Lars responded. Next [question]! No. Listen, it's a great question. ...

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CREMATORY To Release 'Oblivion' Album In April

German gothic metal band CREMATORY is in the studio recording a new album titled "Oblivion" for an April 13, 2018 release via SPV/Steamhammer. The band is once again working with producer Kristian Bonifer at the Kohlekellerstudio. Through collaboration with new idea donors and arrangers such as Stefan Glass, Dirk Riegner and Walter Stobbe, as well ...

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LOU GRAMM Says There May Be More Original FOREIGNER Reunion Shows In 2018

Lou Gramm says that "it was great" to perform with fellow original FOREIGNER members this past summer. Gramm (vocals), Dennis Elliott (drums), Al Greenwood (keyboards), Ian McDonald (multi-instrumentalist) and FOREIGNER's second bassist, Rick Wills, rejoined FOREIGNER's founder Mick Jones (guitar) on stage for a two-night special event on October 6 and October 7 at the ...

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SAMMY HAGAR's Next Recording Project Will Either Be CHICKENFOOT's Third Album Or THE CIRCLE's Studio Debut

Sammy Hagar says that his next recording project will either be the third album from CHICKENFOOT or the first studio effort from THE CIRCLE. CHICKENFOOT, which features the former VAN HALEN frontman alongside legendary guitarist Joe Satriani, ex-VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS drummer Chad Smith, has been largely inactive since ...

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OVERKILL's JASON BITTNER: Drum-Cam Footage Of 'Mean, Green, Killing Machine' Performance From Denver

Sick Drummer Magazine has uploaded drum-cam footage of OVERKILL drummer Jason Bittner performing the song "Mean, Green, Killing Machine" with his bandmates on September 26 at the Summit Music Hall in Denver, Colorado. Check it out below. OVERKILL singer Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth recently said that Bittner has elevated the band's musicianship since the ...

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TOM KEIFER Performs Acoustic Version Of THE BEATLES' 'With A Little Help From My Friends' On 'Nights With Alice Cooper' (Video)

CINDERELLA frontman Tom Keifer and his solo band stopped by the "Nights With Alice Cooper" video studio and performed an acoustic version of THE BEATLES' "With A Little Help From My Friends". Check out video footage below. "With A Little Help From My Friends" is featured on "The Way Life Goes - Deluxe Edition", an ...

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Legendary Rockers ZEBRA To Celebrate 35th Anniversary Of Debut Album With West Coast Mini Tour

Legendary rock band ZEBRA will celebrate the thirty-fifth anniversary of its debut album by performing the LP in its entirety. The group's first West Coast tour in three decades will take place in February and will feature all original members: Randy Jackson, Felix Hanneman and Guy Gelso. Founded in 1975 in Louisiana, ZEBRA eventually relocated ...

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Ex-METALLICA Bassist JASON NEWSTED Calls THE CHOPHOUSE BAND 'A Fun, Joyful Vehicle To Get Our Ya-Ya's Out'

Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted spoke to Florida's InJupiter magazine about his THE CHOPHOUSE BAND. Named after his four recording studio facilities around the U.S. and featuring a fluid roster of players, the group began in 1992 when Newsted founded The Chophouse Records Studio in San Francisco. Following the success of METALLICA's 1991 ...

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Listen To New FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Song 'Trouble'

A brand new FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH song called "Trouble" has been released via Spotify. The track, which can be streamed below, is one of two new cuts which will be included on the band's upcoming greatest-hits collection, apparently titled "A Decade Of Destruction" and due in December. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH recently resolved its ...

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OZZFEST Vs. OZY FEST

According to TMZ, Ozzy Osbourne's Ozzfest has filed a lawsuit against the organizers of the interactive outdoor festival OZY Fest, claiming that the New York City event and its logo were confusing music fans. OZY Fest, billed last year as OZY Fusion Fest, returned to Central Park's Rumsey Playfield this past July, featuring ...

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