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BILLY CORGAN Releases Video For 'The Spaniards' Solo Song

SMASHING PUMPKINS frontman Billy Corgan has shared "The Spaniards", the second track off his forthcoming Rick Rubin-produced solo album, "Ogilala". The ethereal song is available now at all digital retailers. "Ogilala" is due for release on October 13 via BMG and is available for pre-order now. Fans who pre-order the album will receive instant downloads ...

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LIGHT THIS CITY Reunites To Record First New Album In A Decade

San Francisco-based band LIGHT THIS CITY has reunited to record its first new album in a decade. The group will enter Castle Ultimate Studios with Zack Ohren in December to record its fifth full-length LP. Vocalist Laura Nichol states: "Performing and writing with LIGHT THIS CITY has never stopped being fun. Now that I have ...

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Paranormal - ALICE COOPER

Alice Cooper's first studio release in six years shares many of the same elements as 2011's "Welcome 2 My Nightmare", which was a reimagination of Alice's first solo effort, 1975's "Welcome to My Nightmare". The album was intended as a collection of standalone songs to contrast with the previous "concept" offering, and on it, original ...

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Add Violence - NINE INCH NAILS

Many have been eagerly awaiting "Add Violence" since Trent Reznor said we should expect a trilogy of Eps; the first, "Not the Actual Events", surfaced in December of 2016. Though Reznor is the infamous heart and soul of NINE INCH NAILS, he is rejoined by his longtime collaborator/cowriter Atticus Ross, the duo has worked on ...

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BILLY CORGAN Says Reunion Of Original SMASHING PUMPKINS Lineup 'Has Been Knocked About'

SMASHING PUMPKINS founding member and main songwriter Billy Corgan has hinted at a reunion of the band's original lineup. Corgan has been touring under the SMASHING PUMPKINS name for several years with a newer lineup of musicians, although drummer Jimmy Chamberlin rejoined the band two years ago. More significantly, Corgan confirmed last year that he ...

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TESTAMENT: Classic Albums To Be Reissued With New Artwork

Five classic albums from San Francisco Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT will be re-released on November 17 via Nuclear Blast. Albums being reissued: * "Live At The Fillmore" (1995) * "Demonic" (1997) * "The Gathering" (1999) (remastered by Andy Sneap) * "First Strike Still Deadly" (2001) * "Live At Eindhoven '87" (2009) Commented TESTAMENT guitarist Eric ...

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BILLY CORGAN Announces 'Pillbox', A Silent Film Set To Music From His Forthcoming Solo Album 'Ogilala'

SMASHING PUMPKINS frontman Billy Corgan today announced "Pillbox", a silent film set to music from his forthcoming Rick Rubin-produced solo album "Ogilala", due out October 13 via BMG. Corgan today also shared the film's official trailer which can be seen below. "I thought it was a different approach to listening to an album, to watch ...

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METALLICA's 'One' Featured In 'The Punisher' Trailer

METALLICA's classic song "One" is featured in the brand new trailer for "The Punisher", the latest series from Marvel and Netflix. Due later in the year, the series stars former "The Walking Dead" cast member Jon Bernthal as the title character, reprising the role he originated in season 2 of "Daredevil". It's billed as an ...

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BLACK SABBATH Drummer, DREAM THEATER Keyboardist, Others To Be Inducted Into 'Hall Of Heavy Metal History'

BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward, DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess, bass virtuoso Billy Sheehan. and other metal royalty will be inducted into the Hall Of Heavy Metal History on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at the Anaheim Wyndham Garden Grove in Anaheim, California. Television and radio personality Eddie Trunk will host the event. An all-star jam, ...

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MIKE PORTNOY Shuts Down His Official Forum After 18 Years, Says He Can 'Only Take So Much' Bickering And Negativity

Mike Portnoy has shut down his official forum, explaining that he could no longer take all the "bickering and negativity." Back in June 1999, the former DREAM THEATER drummer created a place for his fans to interact with each other using Infopop's Ultimate Bulletin Board software. Since then, he has hosted the forum at MikePortnoy.com, ...

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TOM KEIFER's 'The Way Life Goes - Deluxe Edition' To Include New Version Of 'Nobody's Fool' Featuring LZZY HALE

CINDERELLA frontman Tom Keifer once sang, "You're only going once around the ride." He's proving that theory wrong with the highly anticipated release of "The Way Life Goes - Deluxe Edition", an expanded compilation of his critically acclaimed solo debut album, "The Way Life Goes", chock full of bonus content and special artwork. "The Way ...

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YES Cancels Tour Dates Following Death Of STEVE HOWE's Son

Due to the tragic, unexpected death of guitarist Steve Howe's beloved younger son Virgil, progressive rockers YES have canceled the remaining dates of their "Yestival" tour. Ticket refunds for the affected tour dates (in Moorhead, Cedar Rapids, London, Rochester, Boston and Huntington) will be available at point of purchase. The YES members — Howe, Alan ...

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SONS OF APOLLO Feat. PORTNOY, SHEEHAN, BUMBLEFOOT, SOTO, SHERINIAN: Teaser For 'Coming Home' Video

A teaser for "Coming Home", the new video from SONS OF APOLLO, the band featuring former DREAM THEATER members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian alongside Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (ex-GUNS N' ROSES), Billy Sheehan (THE WINERY DOGS, MR. BIG, DAVID LEE ROTH) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-JOURNEY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN'S RISING FORCE), is available below. The song ...

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Video: BUMBLEFOOT Performs Acoustic Versions Of IRON MAIDEN, KISS, GUNS N' ROSES Classics In Osaka

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal performed Paul McCartney, IRON MAIDEN, KISS and GUNS N' ROSES classics during his September 7 solo acoustic concert at the Twice Café in Shinsaibashi, Osaka, Japan. Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below. Thal recently said that he agonized over his decision to leave ...

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YES Announces 50th-Anniversary Tour

The year 2018 marks half a century since the formation of the legendary group YES, one of the biggest bands in prog-rock history and true pioneers of the genre. To celebrate this remarkable milestone YES will embark on a European tour next March — #YES50. On this not-to-be-missed tour, YESSteve Howe, Alan White, ...

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SONS OF APOLLO Feat. PORTNOY, SHEEHAN, BUMBLEFOOT, SOTO, SHERINIAN: Introduction Video Part Two

SONS OF APOLLO, the new band featuring former DREAM THEATER members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian alongside Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (ex-GUNS N' ROSES), Billy Sheehan (THE WINERY DOGS, MR. BIG, DAVID LEE ROTH) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-JOURNEY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN'S RISING FORCE), will release its debut album, "Psychotic Symphony", on October 20 via InsideOut Music. ...

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'Hired Gun' Blu-Ray, DVD, VOD Proceeds To Benefit MusiCares

Los Angeles-based distributor Vision Films will donate a portion of "Hired Gun: Out Of The Shadows, Into The Spotlight" Blu-ray, DVD and VOD proceeds to benefit MusiCares, the Recording Academy's charity providing a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. "Hired Gun" was released by Vision Films in theaters across ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH, GEORGE LYNCH, VINNY APPICE Perform DOKKEN, SKID ROW, BLACK SABBATH Classics At 'Hair Metal Heaven' (Video)

An all-star band featuring Sebastian Bach (SKID ROW), George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB) and Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, DIO) headlined the Hair Metal Heaven festival last night (Sunday, August 27) at the Hull City Hall in Kingston upon Hull, England. Fan-filmed video of the performance — which consisted of renditions of classic songs by SKID ...

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BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION: Making Of 'BCCIV' Album Part 2 (Video)

The second in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "BCCIV", the long-awaited fourth album from BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION, can be seen below. The disc will be released on September 22 via Mascot Records. This is BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION's first studio album since 2013's "Afterglow". BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION is the ...

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JOE PERRY, GLENN HUGHES Guest On New BILLY RAY CYRUS Album, 'Set The Record Straight'

Billy Ray Cyrus is celebrating his birthday with the announcement of his new album, "Set The Record Straight", due on November 10. The disc features collaborations with Joe Perry (AEROSMITH), George Jones, Loretta Lynn, Bryan Adams, Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION), Jencarlos Canela, Ronnie Milsap and Billy's daughter, Miley Cyrus. "I'm ...

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SONS OF APOLLO Feat. PORTNOY, SHEEHAN, BUMBLEFOOT, SOTO, SHERINIAN: Introduction Video Part One

SONS OF APOLLO, the new band featuring former DREAM THEATER members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian alongside Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (ex-GUNS N' ROSES), Billy Sheehan (THE WINERY DOGS, MR. BIG, DAVID LEE ROTH) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-JOURNEY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN'S RISING FORCE), will release its debut album, "Psychotic Symphony", on October 20 via InsideOut Music. ...

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