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STEVE VAI, ZAKK WYLDE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, NUNO BETTENCOURT To Join Forces For Second North American 'Generation Axe' Tour

The term "supergroup" gets thrown around on a regular basis these days. However, "Generation Axe" undisputedly brings together some of the greatest guitarists of all time. Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt and Tosin Abasi once again will join together to tour North America to stage 32 appearances across the country. Beginning on ...

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WILSON To Release 'Tasty Nasty' Album In August

WILSON will release a new album of original material, "Tasty Nasty", on August 24 via RED Music. Produced by the band alongside Scott "The Ninja" Stevens, the disc is currently available for pre-order here. Comprised of Chad Nicefield (vocals), Jason Spencer (lead guitars), Kyle Landry (rhythm guitars), James Lascu (bass) and Matt Puhy ...

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THE LOCAL BAND Feat. CHILDREN OF BODOM, THE 69 EYES, RECKLESS LOVE Members: Video Of June 2018 Helsinki Concert

THE LOCAL BAND, the Finnish covers act featuring Alexi Laiho (CHILDREN OF BODOM), Jussi 69 (THE 69 EYES), Olli Herman (RECKLESS LOVE) and Archie Kuosmanen (SANTA CRUZ), performed on June 10 at Kaisaniemi Park in Helsinki, Finland as the support act for the HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES. Fan-filmed video footage of the entire concert can be seen ...

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GREG PUCIATO's THE BLACK QUEEN To Release 'Infinite Games' Album In September

THE BLACK QUEEN, the unbridled experimental electronic-meets-alternative trio of Greg Puciato (ex-THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN), Josh Eustis (TELEFON TEL AVIV) and Steven Alexander Ryan (NINE INCH NAILS, A PERFECT CIRCLE technician), returns with its sophomore album, "Infinite Games", on September 28. The 10-track album marks the debut release to come from the band's newly formed ...

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LAIR OF THE MINOTAUR To Release New EP In August

The brutalizing LAIR OF THE MINOTAUR trio rears its gnarled head once again in 2018; the band has just recorded a new EP and announced live plans for late summer. Following an extensive hiatus sharpening their axes, the Gods have called LAIR OF THE MINOTAUR back to battle. The classic "road dog" lineup of Steven ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE Releases 2D Clip Of 'The Contrarian'

A PERFECT CIRCLE has released a 2D clip of the song "The Contrarian", taken from the band's recently released recently released album, "Eat The Elephant". Footage in the video is taken from the Steven Sebring-directed ("Horses: Patti Smith And Her Band", "Dream Of Life") companion film for "Eat The Elephant". The clip is part of ...

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RICHIE KOTZEN Releases Music Video For 'Riot'

Guitarist, singer and songwriter Richie Kotzen has just released a music video for a new song called "Riot". The clip, which also features bassist Dylan Wilson and drummer Mike Bennett, was shot on location in Los Angeles, California by Vicente Cordero. The single be available Thursday, June 7 on all digital platforms. Kotzen explains: "I'm ...

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HEART's ANN WILSON: More 'Immortal' Album Details Revealed

Ann Wilson of HEART, one of rock's most distinctive and powerful vocalists, will release her new solo album on September 14 via BMG, marking her debut for the label. Fittingly titled "Immortal", the album features 10 musically diverse tracks that pay homage to some of the singer's favorite songs and artists, all of whom have ...

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IZZY STRADLIN Offers Glimpse Of Post-GUNS N' ROSES Life

According to The Pulse Of Radio, former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Izzy Stradlin opened up about his private life to The Wall Street Journal reporter Neil Shah after the latter contacted Stradlin about why he was not part of the current GN'R reunion. Stradlin, who has not given an interview in years, exchanged e-mails with ...

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Pinkus Abortion Technician - MELVINS

The eccentric entity known as the MELVINS has been around for decades, releasing dozens of albums and pressing through a variety of musical and cultural trends with its bizarre, one-of-a-kind music. At the core, two people drive the band: singer/guitarist Buzz Osborne and drummer/singer Dale Crover. Other folks have entered and exited a revolving door ...

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Watch NANCY WILSON And NUNO BETTENCOURT Perform HEART's 'Barracuda' At 'Soundcheck Live'

HEART's Nancy Wilson made an unannounced appearance at this past Saturday's (May 26) weekly "Soundcheck Live" event at Lucky Strike Live in Los Angeles, California. Wilson, one of the founding members of legendary Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame group, joined event curator Nuno Bettencourt (EXTREME), bassist Marty O'Brien (LITA FORD, TOMMY LEE, DISTURBED, STATIC-X) ...

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ASKING ALEXANDRIA Releases Video For 'Alone In A Room'

U.K. hard rock sensation ASKING ALEXANDRIA has released the video for its hit single "Alone In A Room". Directed by Sumerian Films' Steven Contreras, this video marks the second chapter — the prequel — of the trilogy that began with "Into The Fire" last year, from the band's fifth, self-titled album. "'Alone In A Room' ...

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Video: ADLER'S APPETITE Performs In Auckland, New Zealand

The newly formed ADLER'S APPETITE FEATURING CONSTANTINE MAROULIS band, featuring ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler, performed earlier tonight (Thursday, May 24) at the Powerstation in Auckland, New Zealand. Video footage of the concert can be seen below. Joining Adler in the new group are Constantine Maroulis (vocals), Carl Restivo (rhythm guitar), Michael Thomas (lead ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE Releases 2D Clip Of 'TalkTalk'

A PERFECT CIRCLE has a 2D clip of "TalkTalk", taken from the Steven Sebring-directed ("Horses: Patti Smith And Her Band", "Dream Of Life") companion film for the band's recently released album, "Eat The Elephant". "It is very much a combined experience of the tactile and the visual. I come from an era where the physical ...

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STEVEN ADLER Celebrates Four Years And Four Months Of Sobriety

Former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler says that he has "never been happier" after recently celebrating four years and four months of sobriety. During an interview with Argentinean rock journalist Lucas H. Gordon at this month's Ride For Ronnie motorcycle ride and concert, Steven was asked how is health is at the moment. He ...

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