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BRUCE DICKINSON On Leaving IRON MAIDEN In 1993: 'It Was All About Stepping Out Of What Was A Pretty Comfortable Regime'

Tom Bedell of Q104 radio station in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada recently conducted an interview with Bruce Dickinson about the IRON MAIDEN frontman's new autobiography, "What Does This Button Do?" You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On why he decided to write ...

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DEF LEPPARD's JOE ELLIOTT On AC/DC's Handling Of BRIAN JOHNSON's Hearing Loss: 'I Wouldn't Have Done It Like That'

DEF LEPPARD's Joe Elliott says that Axl Rose "did a pretty good job" fronting AC/DC but he believes that the legendary Australian hard rock outfit could have handled Brian Johnson's apparent exit from the group differently. AC/DC postponed the last ten dates of its North American tour last year after doctors told Johnson he faced ...

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IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON: 'We're Only A Heartbeat Away From Auschwitz'

IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson spoke to Newsweek about visiting the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial And Museum and memorial in Oświęcim, Poland during the band's 1984 "Powerslave" tour. The museum and memorial, which occupy the site where the Nazis murdered approximately 1.1 million prisoners, preserve Auschwitz's history through powerful exhibitions — display cases fill the ...

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BRUCE DICKINSON Says He Was 'Surprised' IRON MAIDEN Chose BLAZE BAYLEY As His Replacement In 1994

Jack Antonio from the "Do You Know Jack?" radio show recently conducted an interview with Bruce Dickinson about the IRON MAIDEN frontman's new autobiography, "What Does This Button Do?" You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the high level of vocabulary and specific literary references found ...

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MARK SLAUGHTER: 'I'd Rather Be A Has-Been Than A Never-Been'

Mark Slaughter (SLAUGHTER, VINNIE VINCENT INVASION) was recently interviewed by Tigman of the Albany, New York radio station Q103. The full chat can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On his new solo album, "Halfway There": Mark: "I engineered it and recorded everything, played the guitar, wrote it, produced it. ...

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Watch IRON MAIDEN Singer BRUCE DICKINSON's Powerful Keynote Speech At 'One Young World' Summit

Environmental activist and IRON MAIDEN lead singer Bruce Dickinson gave a powerful keynote speech and introduced delegate speaker Marek Kubik at this year's edition of the "One Young World" summit. The world's premier forum for young leaders was held in early October in Bogotá, Colombia and brought together 1,300 delegates from more than 190 countries, ...

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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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IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON Says 'Top End' Of His Voice Is 'Maybe Even Better' Than It Was Before His Cancer Diagnosis

During a recent appearance on the Swedish TV show "Malou Efter Tio", IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson spoke about how his singing voice has changed following his cancer diagnosis three years ago. "[It's] a little bit different," he said. "Two things are slightly different. One is my saliva, which obviously lubricates your throat a little ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Performs BLACK SABBATH Favorites, Solo Classics With ROYAL MACHINES (Video)

Ozzy Osbourne joined ROYAL MACHINES on stage last night (Saturday, December 16) at The Roxy in West Hollywood, California to perform six songs, including "I Don't Know" and the BLACK SABBATH classics "Paranoid" and "Iron Man". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below. ROYAL MACHINES is the "all-star covers fun-times band" featuring ...

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ANTHRAX To Release 'Kings Among Scotland' Concert DVD In April

Multi-Grammy-nominated thrash icons ANTHRAX will see "Kings Among Scotland", the band's long-awaited live-in-concert DVD, arrive in stores and online on April 27, 2018 (Megaforce). Captured last February 15 at the band's sold-out concert at Glasgow's historic venue Barrowland Ballroom, the two-hour "Kings Among Scotland" incorporates the band's entire live show along with interviews, behind-the-scenes footage ...

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IRON MAIDEN Singer BRUCE DICKINSON's Next Solo Album Will 'Probably' Include Reworked Version Of 'If Eternity Should Fail'

Bruce Dickinson says that the long-awaited follow-up to his 2005 solo album "Tyranny Of Souls" will likely include a reworked version of "If Eternity Should Fail", the opening track on the latest IRON MAIDEN disc "The Book Of Souls". During the press junket for "The Book Of Souls", Dickinson revealed that he had about "half" ...

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CARCASS Has 'Tons Of Material' For Next Studio Album

On November 17, guitarist Bill Steer of British extreme metal pioneers CARCASS was interviewed by "Met Al Metal", Israel's metal radio show hosted by brothers Lior and Niv Peleg. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. Asked if CARCASS is planning to release the follow-up to 2013 comeback album, "Surgical ...

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BRUCE DICKINSON Blasts 'Trolling Journalists' For Writing 'Really Offensive' Things About Him And His Wife In Wake Of His Cancer Diagnosis

Bruce Dickinson says that he covered his cancer battle in great detail in his autobiography partly because he wanted to "redress the balance from some of the really salacious shitty stuff that the trolling journalists" wrote about him when his diagnosis was first revealed. In "What Does This Button Do?", the IRON MAIDEN singer talked ...

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Watch W.A.S.P.'s Entire Moscow Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of W.A.S.P.'s entire November 30 performance at Stadium in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. Brazilian drummer Aquiles Priester made his live debut with W.A.S.P. at the opening show of the band's "Re-Idolized - The Crimson Idol 25th Anniversary World Tour" on September 25 at Trädgår'n in Gothenburg, Sweden. Aquiles said in ...

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