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Former MOTÖRHEAD Guitarist 'FAST' EDDIE CLARKE Dead At 67

Former MOTÖRHEAD and FASTWAY guitarist "Fast" Eddie Clarke passed away yesterday (January 10) after a battle with pneumonia. He was 67 years old. Clarke was a member of MOTÖRHEAD from 1976 until 1982. He was one-third of the band's classic lineup, which also included drummer Philthy "Animal" Taylor, who died in November 2015 of liver ...

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Benefit Concert For VIO-LENCE's SEAN KILLIAN Moves To Larger Venue

Due to high ticket demand, the previously announced benefit concert for VIO-LENCE singer Sean Killian (pictured) is moving to a larger venue. The event, originally scheduled for Saturday, January 20 at the Oakland Metro Operahouse in Oakland, California, will now take place the same night at The Midway (900 Marin Street) in San Francisco. This ...

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AC/DC's MALCOLM YOUNG To Be Honored With Charity Concert

According to The Pulse Of Radio, late AC/DC co-founder and rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young will be honored with a charity tribute concert in Australia this February. The event will take place at Melbourne's Corner Hotel on Saturday, February 17, the same day AC/DC released its debut album, "High Voltage", in 1975. Artists confirmed for the ...

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HALESTORM, AEROSMITH, SKID ROW, KIX Members Perform At 'Chemokaze VI' Nashville Charity Event (Video)

HALESTORM members Lzzy Hale, Joe Hottinger and Josh Smith, along with Brad Whitford (AEROSMITH), Rachel Bolan (SKID ROW) and Jimmy Chalfant (KIX) are among the musicians who joined THE EAST SIDE GAMBLERS on stage this past Saturday night (January 6) at the Mercy Lounge in Nashville, Tennessee at the Chemokaze VI charity event. Fan-filmed video ...

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Legendary Rock Producer CHRIS TSANGARIDES Dead At 61

Legendary rock producer Chris Tsangarides passed away early this morning (Sunday, January 7) after reportedly being taken ill at the start of the year. According to his daughter Anastasia Tsangarides, Chris was battling pneumonia and heart failure at the time of his death. He was 61 years old. The British Grammy-nominated record producer, sound engineer, ...

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BRIAN TATLER On DIAMOND HEAD Being Called 'Next LED ZEPPELIN': 'It Might Have Been A Little Bit Of Wishful Thinking'

Mark Taylor of Metal Talk conducted an interview with guitarist Brian Tatler of NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD prior to the band's December 6 concert at O2 Academy Islington in London, England. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On DIAMOND ...

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Invincible - DEUCE

If you're Aron Erlichman, your HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD years must seem a lifetime ago, ditto for when he first laid down the tracks to his second solo album under his alter ego, "Deuce". The fourteen songs on "Invincible" were laid down five years ago, and due to legal entanglement, they're just now emerging as an official ...

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Rock Photographer ROBERT KNIGHT Announces 'Rock Gods: Fifty Years Of Rock' Exhibition

Robert Knight will unveil hundreds of iconic images taken during his prolific career as both a rock and travel photographer, including 30-plus years of intimate, behind-the-scenes images taken at Hollywood RockWalk, a sidewalk gallery honoring musical innovators. His deep catalog includes LED ZEPPELIN, Jimi Hendrix, SANTANA, Jeff Beck, Tom Petty, Slash, VAN HALEN, Buddy Guy, ...

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MEGADETH, L.A. GUNS, WARRANT, DOKKEN Members To Perform At 'Ronnie Montrose Remembered' Concert

Iconic American rock guitarist Ronnie Montrose will be saluted by a stellar rock-star lineup whose own careers were influenced by the legendary and powerful Montrose sound at "Ronnie Montrose Remembered" — one of the most-talked-about shows of NAMM 2018. This celebratory concert highlighting Montrose's career will feature his greatest hits from early MONTROSE, EDGAR WINTER, ...

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CLUTCH Enters Nashville Studio To Begin Recording New Album

Maryland rockers CLUTCH entered Sputnik Sound studio in Nashville, Tennessee with producer and engineer Vance Powell (THE WHITE STRIPES, RED FANG) on January 3 to begin recording their new album. Guitarist Tim Sult recently told The Advocate that he was excited about finally working on the follow-up to 2015's "Psychic Warfare" . "They're my favorite ...

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THE HEARD Feat. Ex-CRUCIFIED BARBARA, DEATHSTARS Members: Lyric Video For First Single 'White Lightning'

THE HEARD, the new Swedish rock band featuring former CRUCIFIED BARBARA guitarist Klara "Force" Rönnqvist Fors, bassist Ida "Evileye" Stenbacka and drummer Nikki Wicked (a.k.a. Jannicke Lindström) alongside DEATHSTARS bassist Jonas "Skinny Disco" Kangur (on lead guitar) and burlesque performer, model and singer Pepper Potemkin, has released the official lyric video for its first single, ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO On Hypothetical PANTERA 'Reunion' Concert: 'It Would Be A Great Idea If Everyone Else Felt It Was A Great Idea'

Former PANTERA and current DOWN and SUPERJOINT frontman Philip Anselmo was recently interviewed by Metal Wani's Jake Patton. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On a hypothetical PANTERA reunion concert featuring all surviving members of the band paying tribute to late ...

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RATT To Tour In 2018

According to a fresh post on RATT's official Facebook page, the band will tour in 2018. No further details have been provided. RATT's classic-era members Juan Croucier (bass), Stephen Pearcy (vocals) and Warren DeMartini (guitar) reunited in October 2016 for a surprise performance on a Monsters Of Rock cruise. The trio has since ...

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Official LED ZEPPELIN Illustrated Book Coming In 2018

In 2018, LED ZEPPELIN will celebrate 50 years since the band's formation by collaborating with London's Reel Art Press on an official illustrated book. More details will be made available soon. Jimmy Page said in a recent interview that previously unheard and unreleased LED ZEPPELIN material will see the light of day in 2018. The ...

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LIFE OF AGONY Parts Ways With Drummer SAL ABRUSCATO

Drummer Sal Abruscato has "amicably" left LIFE OF AGONY, the band he was in, on and off, for the past two and a half decades. Abruscato seemingly alluded to his exit from LIFE OF AGONY in a December 19 post on his personal Facebook page. He wrote: "Sometimes you just have to let go and ...

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NEVERMORE's 'The Complete Collection' Due In March

Due on March 9, 2018 via Century Media is "The Complete Collection" by acclaimed U.S. progressive/thrash metallers NEVERMORE. A strictly limited 12-disc box set covering all recordings by these Seattle innovators, it includes all albums (some with bonus tracks), all EP and live releases, plus an extra disc of rarities and previously unreleased demo and ...

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ARCH ENEMY To Release '1996 - 2017' Deluxe Vinyl Box Set

Extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY will release a deluxe vinyl box set including all 10 studio albums and a bonus gatefold 2LP featuring covers and bonus tracks recorded between 1996 and 2017 on February 16, 2018. The hand-numbered box set also comes with a 36-page-booklet with liner notes. All albums are mastered for vinyl. "1996 - ...

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