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BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT: First Official Photo Of New Lineup

The first official photo of the new lineup of Bobby Blotzer's RATT can be seen below. Blotzer's RATT recently announced the addition of Mitch Perry (TALAS, HEAVEN, STEELER, MSG, LITA FORD) and Stacey Blades (L.A. GUNS) on guitar and Brad Lang (Y&T) on bass. They joined the band as the replacements for Nicholas "Blaze" Baum, ...

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METALLICA, SLIPKNOT, AEROSMITH, MÖTLEY CRÜE Drummers Featured In 'From The Riser' Book

David Phillips has launched his latest book, "From The Riser: A Drummer's Perspective II", a follow-up to the critically acclaimed "A Drummer's Perspective". The beautifully designed "From The Riser" is a photographic celebration of many of today's greatest drummers and percussionists. It unashamedly captures the energy, emotion and elegance of the world's best, playing with ...

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Video: New Lineup Of BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT Performs In Akron

Fan-filmed video footage of Bobby Blotzer's RATT performing on September 4 at Goodyear Theater in Akron, Ohio can be seen below. Blotzer's RATT recently announced the addition of Mitch Perry (TALAS, HEAVEN, STEELER, MSG, LITA FORD) and Stacey Blades (L.A. GUNS) on guitar and Brad Lang (Y&T) on bass. They joined the band as the ...

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BILL WARD Accuses BLACK SABBATH Of 'Selfishness, Self-Centeredness, Dishonesty And Disloyalty'

Estranged BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward has accused his bandmates of "selfishness, self-centeredness, dishonesty and disloyalty" in connection with his absence from the group's farewell tour. SABBATH singer Ozzy Osbourne recently gave an interview with Rolling Stone in which he said he hadn't completely given up on the chance of Ward returning for the band's ...

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STEVEN TYLER's 'We're All Somebody From Somewhere' Tops BILLBOARD's Country Albums Chart

According to Billboard.com, AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler's debut solo album, "We're All Somebody From Somewhere", has entered Billboard's Top Country Albums chart at No. 1 with first-week sales of 17,000 copies, according to Nielsen Music. On the all-genre, consumption-based Billboard 200, it starts at No. 19, with 18,000 equivalent album units. "We're All ...

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RINGWORM: Entire 'Snake Church' Album Available For Streaming

"Snake Church",, the eighth full-length album from Cleveland hardcore/thrash heavyweights RINGWORM, can be streamed in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. The CD will be released on July 29 via Relapse. After having converted metalheads and hardcore fans alike with their intense, no-holds-barred live shows and consistently punishing albums over the course of the ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS: 'Take It Or Leave It' Video Released

"Take It Or Leave It", the new video from San Francisco Bay Area metallers VICIOUS RUMORS, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's twelfth studio album, "Concussion Protocol", which will be released on August 26 via SPV/Steamhammer. It will be made available as a digipak version (including a poster), on 2LP ...

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JOE PERRY Is Doing 'Better Than Feared' After Health Scare

Joe Perry is doing "better than feared" after collapsing during a HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES show Sunday night (July 10), according to his AEROSMITH bandmate Tom Hamilton. Perry staggered off the stage at a concert at the Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk in Brooklyn, New York, with a number of witnesses reporting that he had appeared ...

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Video: SLASH Joins WHITFORD/ST. HOLMES On Stage In Nashville

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash joined WHITFORD/ST. HOLMES, featuring the dynamic duo of AEROSMITH guitarist Brad Whitford and TED NUGENT vocalist/guitarist Derek St. Holmes, on stage last night (Thursday, July 7) at Exit/In in Nashville, Tennessee to perform the songs "Red House" (Jimi Hendrix) and "Stranglehold" (Ted Nugent). Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can ...

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RINGWORM Releases 'Shades Of Blue' Video

"Shades Of Blue", the new video from Cleveland hardcore/thrash heavyweights RINGWORM, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's eighth full-length album, "Snake Church", which will be released on July 29 via Relapse. RINGWORM vocalist James "Human Furnace" Bulloch describes the "Shades Of Blue" clip as "not horror, but more of a ...

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STEVEN TYLER Says AEROSMITH's 'Farewell' Tour Will Launch In 2017

During a live call-in interview on "The Howard Stern Show" on SiriusXM satellite radio earlier today (Tuesday, June 21), AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler revealed that the band will embark on a farewell tour in 2017. Tyler, who will release his first-ever solo album, "We're All Somebody From Somewhere", on July 15, added the caveat that ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS: Lyric Video For New Song 'Chasing The Priest'

"Chasing The Priest", the new lyric video from San Francisco Bay Area metallers VICIOUS RUMORS, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's twelfth studio album, "Concussion Protocol", which will be released on August 26 via SPV/Steamhammer. It will be made available as a digipak version (including a poster), on 2LP gatefold ...

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