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METALLICA To Receive Prestigious Swedish Award POLAR MUSIC PRIZE

METALLICA will be honored with the prestigious Polar Music Prize. The San Francisco Bay Area heavy metal giants have been chosen as one of the 2018 recipients of Sweden's biggest music award. The announcement was made Wednesday (February 14) morning at Stockholm City Hall by Alfons Karabuda, chairman of the Polar Music Prize award committee. ...

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Video: JOE LYNN TURNER Performs RAINBOW, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Classics In Westland, Michigan

Quality multi-camera video footage of legendary hard rock singer Joe Lynn Turner's (RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) January 19 performance at the Token Lounge in Westland, Michigan can be seen below (clips edited and produced by George S Pogacich and Ken Kitt). Turner last year slammed Ritchie Blackmore for the guitarist's decision to go out ...

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TESLA To Release 'Shock' Album In The Fall

TESLA has set "Shock" as the title of its ninth full-length album, tentatively due in the fall. The long-awaited follow-up to 2014's "Simplicity" was helmed by DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen, who co-wrote and produced the TESLA song "Save That Goodness", which was released in August 2016 and included on the "Mechanical Resonance Live!" album. ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's 'You Never Knew My Mind' Featured On 'Johnny Cash: Forever Words' Album; Trailer Available

Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release "Johnny Cash: Forever Words" — a collaborative album consisting of songs created from Johnny Cash's unknown poetry, lyrics, and letters set to music by an astounding array of contemporary artists — on Friday, April 6. "Johnny Cash: Forever Words" will be available on CD, 2LP ...

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METALLICA Covers BARÓN ROJO Classic At Madrid Concert (Video)

Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett performed a cover of BARÓN ROJO's "Los Rockeros Van Al Infierno" during METALLICA's February 5 concert in Madrid, Spain. Fan-filmed video footage of their rendition can be seen below. BARÓN ROJO is a Spanish heavy metal band which had some international success in the 1980s. The band's original lineup included ...

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W.E.T. Feat. JEFF SCOTT SOTO: Audio Visualizer For 'Urgent' Song

An audio visualizer for the song "Urgent" from the Swedish/American melodic hard rock supergroup W.E.T., which features vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (SONS OF APOLLO, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, TALISMAN), guitarist/vocalist Erik Martensson (ECLIPSE, NORDIC UNION, AMMUNITION) and guitarist Robert Säll (WORK OF ART), can be seen below. The track is taken from W.E.T.'s third album, "Earthrage", which ...

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FRANK ZAPPA Hologram Tour Band Lineup Announced

Live music's premier hologram production company Eyellusion today announced that a who's who of Zappa fan favorite musicians will support "The Bizarre World Of Frank Zappa" hologram tour set to hit music venues in late 2018. Longtime and legendary Zappa players Ray White, Mike Keneally, Scott Thunes, Robert Martin and Joe "Vaultmeister" Travers are set ...

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IRON ANGEL: Teaser For 'Ministry Of Metal' Video

IRON ANGEL will release its new album, "Hellbound", on May 4 through Scandinavia's premiere metal-rock label Mighty Music. Watch a teaser for the "Ministry Of Metal" video below. IRON ANGEL is one of the true cult legends of the German speed metal genre. Formed in the Hamburg-area back in 1980 and known for two classic ...

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METALLICA Manager Explains How Band Tripled Ticket Prices

According to The Pulse Of Radio, METALLICA co-manager Peter Mensch has explained in a new BBC documentary series how the band was able to triple ticket prices over the last few years without upsetting fans. Speaking on the second episode of the show, titled "Hits, Hype & Hustle: An Insider's Guide to the Music Business", ...

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DELTA DEEP Feat. DEF LEPPARD, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Members: 'Whiskey' Performance Video

DELTA DEEP, the critically acclaimed blues-based band featuring Phil Collen (lead guitarist of DEF LEPPARD) and Robert DeLeo (bassist for STONE TEMPLE PILOTS), in addition to Debbi Blackwell-Cook (back-up vocalist for such artists as Michael Bublé and Gregory Hines) and Forrest Robinson (drummer for India.Arie, Joe Sample & THE CRUSADERS, TLC), has just released a ...

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