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LARS ULRICH Worries METALLICA Will Get Too Old To Perform Songs Like 'Battery' And 'Master Of Puppets'

During a brand new interview with CBC Radio One's arts and culture program "Q", METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich spoke about the issue of drummers and health, particularly after RUSH admitted that the Canadian rock trio's retirement from the road has happened, in large part, because of drummer Neil Peart's tendonitis and diminishing physical abilities. "When ...

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SOUNDGARDEN, DEF LEPPARD, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, A PERFECT CIRCLE Confirmed For Next Year's CAROLINA REBELLION

SOUNDGARDEN (Friday), DEF LEPPARD (Saturday) and AVENGED SEVENFOLD (Sunday) will headline the seventh annual Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion, set to take place May 5-7, 2017 at Rock City Campgrounds at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina. The Mid-Atlantic's Biggest Rock Festival will feature three days of today's best rock — along with legendary classic ...

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HELLYEAH's VINNIE PAUL On Digital Recording: 'I Would Give Anything If It Went Back To Analog Age'

Rockstar Interviews recently spoke to HELLYEAH drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott and bassist Kyle Sanders. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the wide acceptance of Pro Tools recording software, with the vast majority of music being recorded digitally onto computer hard drives, Vinnie Paul said: "I would give anything if it went back ...

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STEEL PANTHER Teams With VRLIVE To Offer Fans 360-Degree Virtual Reality Live Stream Of Upcoming Concert

Los Angeles glam-metal jokesters STEEL PANTHER announced their partnership with VRLIVE, a virtual reality broadcast network, to offer fans a 360-degree virtual reality live stream of their concert from The Roxy Theatre in Los Angeles on Tuesday, November 22. The stream will be available on SteelPantherRocks.com and for mobile, fans can access the ...

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GHOST's 'Meliora' Certified Platinum In Sweden

"Meliora", the latest album from Swedish occult rockers GHOST, has been certified platinum in Sweden for sales in excess of 40,000 copies. (Note: The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry [IFPI] in Sweden has revised the sales requirements for albums to reach platinum status in the country three times in the last 20 years — ...

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GHOST: 'The Summoning VII: Are You Ready'

Swedish occult rockers GHOST have unveiled a new clip titled "The Summoning VII: Are You Ready" in the wake of the conclusion of their critically acclaimed 41-city headlining U.S. "Popestar" tour, which included sold-out shows from coast to coast. GHOST is known for its eccentric performances and is composed of six members easily recognized for ...

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GHOST's Nameless Ghoul Has Had 'A Lifelong Fear Of The Dark'

Ned of the Rock 108 radio station conducted an interview with one of the Nameless Ghouls from Swedish occult rockers GHOST on October 5 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the influence of horror movies on GHOST's stage presentation and overall image, the Nameless Ghoul said: "I think ...

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GHOST's Follow-Up To 'Meliora' Will Be A 'Darker' Album

One of the Nameless Ghouls from Swedish occult rockers GHOST was interviewed on the October 31 edition of "Whiplash", the KLOS radio show hosted by Full Metal Jackie. You can now listen to the chat using the widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the lyrical and musical themes that will be ...

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New Song Premiere: PAPA ROACH's 'Crooked Teeth'

"Crooked Teeth", a brand new song from PAPA ROACH, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, which is tentatively due in early 2017. PAPA ROACH singer Jacoby Shaddix recently told "The Scotty Mars Show" about the follow-up to 2015's "F.E.A.R.": "I definitely feel there's a ...

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PAPA ROACH: Teaser For Upcoming Album

A short teaser for PAPA ROACH's upcoming album is available below. The disc is tentatively due in early 2017. PAPA ROACH singer Jacoby Shaddix recently told "The Scotty Mars Show" about the follow-up to 2015's "F.E.A.R.": "I definitely feel there's a change in the sound of the band on this record, more so than in ...

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ALL THAT REMAINS Frontman Says Upcoming Album Was Written From 'A Vocal Perspective'

Massachusetts metallers ALL THAT REMAINS recently spent time recording their eighth album at West Valley Studios in Woodland Hills, California with producer Howard Benson, who has previously worked with such acts as MOTÖRHEAD, PAPA ROACH, THREE DAYS GRACE, FLYLEAF, P.O.D. and HALESTORM. ALL THAT REMAINS frontman Phil Labonte told Revolver magazine about the ...

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MASTODON Re-Teams With Producer BRENDAN O'BRIEN For Upcoming Album

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON have re-teamed with producer Brendan O'Brien for the recording sessions for their new album, tentatively due in early 2017. O'Brien, who has previously worked with AC/DC, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS and PAPA ROACH, among many others, helmed MASTODON's 2009 effort, "Crack The Skye". MASTODON's new CD is being recorded at an Atlanta-area ...

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PAPA ROACH Wanted To 'Shake Things Up' On Upcoming Album

Scotty Mars of "The Scotty Mars Show", which airs on the Live 105 radio station in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, recently conducted an interview with PAPA ROACH singer Jacoby Shaddix. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Speaking about PAPA ROACH's forthcoming studio album, which is tentatively due in the ...

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GHOST: Identity Of New Female Bassist Finally Confirmed?

Swedish occult rockers GHOST are believed to have enlisted Megan Thomas from the New York-based all-female LED ZEPPELIN tribute band LEZ ZEPPELIN to play bass on their "Popestar" North American tour, which kicked off September 16 at Main Street Armory in Rochester, New York. As with all the members of the band, the new member's ...

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GHOST Recruits Female Bassist For American Tour

Swedish occult rockers GHOST have enlisted a female bassist for their "Popestar" North American tour, which kicked off Friday night, September 16 at Main Street Armory in Rochester, New York. The exact identity of the musician playing the four-string has not been disclosed, although a couple of separate rumors point to either Sean Yseult, best ...

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Watch GHOST's Video For New Single 'Square Hammer'

The official video for "Square Hammer", a brand new song from Swedish occult rockers GHOST, can be seen below. The track appears on the band's new EP, "Popestar", which is being released today (Friday, September 16). The effort, which consists primarily of covers, was helmed by English producer Tom Dalgety, who has previously worked with ...

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