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ENSLAVED's IVAR BJØRNSON On New Record 'E': 'Now It Feels Like We Are Starting To Get It Right Properly After 14 Albums'

Josh Rundquist of That Drummer Guy recently conducted an interview with guitarist and primary songwriter Ivar Bjørnson of Norwegian progressive black avantgardists ENSLAVED. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the reception to the band's most recent studio album, "E": Ivar: "It's been crazy, ...

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NIKKI SIXX Steps Down As Host Of Syndicated Radio Program 'Sixx Sense With Nikki Sixx': 21-Minute Video Recap

"Sixx Sense With Nikki Sixx", the radio show hosted by MÖTLEY CRÜE and SIXX: A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx, has uploaded a 21-minute video recap featuring footage shot during the program's nearly eight-year existence (February 2010 - December 2017). Said the "Sixx Sense With Nikki Sixx" producers: "When 'Sixx Sense' began, it was our mission to ...

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METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH Featured In 'The Rise Of L.A. Thrash Metal': Part One Of Doc Series Due In January

Throughout history, the San Francisco Bay Area has long been deemed as the epicenter for thrash metal, whereas Los Angeles has invariably been considered the stomping ground for glam and hair metal. True, San Francisco has birthed many exceptional thrash bands since the early '80s, but the fact remains — Los Angeles is the rightful ...

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Reunited GALACTIC COWBOYS Release 'Zombies' Video

"Zombies", the new video from '90s progressive metal adventurers GALACTIC COWBOYS, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's first album in seventeen years, "Long Way Back To The Moon", which was released on November 17 via Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label Group. The group's reunited original lineup — lead vocalist Ben Huggins, ...

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NEMESEA Releases Video For Alternate Version Of 'Hear Me'

Dutch female-fronted rockers NEMESEA have released an alternate version of the song "Hear Me". The track, which originally appeared on the band's latest album, 2016's "Uprise" (Napalm Records), features vocals by NEMESEA's latest addition, Sanne Mieloo. Sanne joined NEMESEA in May 2017 as the replacement for Manda Ophuis, who decided to leave the band in ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Concludes World Tour With Epic Los Angeles Show

According to The Pulse Of Radio, GUNS N' ROSES concluded its 18-month "Not In This Lifetime" reunion tour with a nearly four-hour, 37-song concert at the Forum in the band's hometown of Los Angeles last Wednesday night (November 29). The set featured relatively rare performances of two tracks from the 2008 "Chinese Democracy" album, "Catcher ...

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RUSH: Unboxing Video For Deluxe Edition Of 40th-Anniversary, Expanded Edition Of 'A Farewell To Kings' Album

RUSH has just released a lavish, new and expanded edition of the landmark album "A Farewell To Kings" — the fifth studio album originally released in 1977, which introduced the radio hit "Closer To The Heart", album tracks "A Farewell To Kings", "Madrigal", "Cinderella Man", as well as enduring fan favorites with "Xanadu" and "Cygnus ...

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Reunited GALACTIC COWBOYS Release 'Next Joke' Song From 'Long Way Back To The Moon' Album

Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label Group has announced the signing of '90s progressive metal adventurers GALACTIC COWBOYS. The band's reunited original lineup — lead vocalist Ben Huggins, drummer/vocalist Alan Doss, guitarist/vocalist Dane Sonnier and vocalist/bassist Monty Colvin — will release its first album in seventeen years, "Long Way Back To The Moon", on November 17. They ...

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