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ADEMA's Original Lineup Reunites, Begins Work On New Material

The original lineup of the California rock band ADEMA — vocalist Mark Chavez, vocalist/guitarist Tim Fluckey, guitarist Mike Ransom, bassist Dave DeRoo and drummer Kris Kohls — has reunited and is writing material for a new album, to be recorded later in the year. The reactivated group will play its first comeback show on Wednesday, ...

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RIKKI ROCKETT Thinks POISON Should Get A ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME Nomination 'For The Sake Of Our Genre'

Tigman of the Q103 radio station in Albany, New York recently conducted an interview with POISON drummer Rikki Rockett. You can listen to the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's current co-headlining tour with DEF LEPPARD: Rikki: "It's been great, honestly. We get along with both TESLA and ...

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Video: RATT Performs At M3 ROCK FESTIVAL

The newly reunited RATT, featuring three members of the band's classic lineup — singer Stephen Pearcy, bassist Juan Croucier and guitarist Warren DeMartini — performed on April 29 at M3 Rock Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. As before, Pearcy, Croucier and DeMartini ...

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Watch Reunited RATT Perform In Philadelphia

The newly reunited RATT, featuring three members of the band's classic lineup — singer Stephen Pearcy, bassist Juan Croucier and guitarist Warren DeMartini — performed at the Theatre Of Living Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on April 27. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. As before, Pearcy, Croucier and DeMartini were joined ...

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Video: PENTAGRAM Performs In Baltimore Without BOBBY LIEBLING

On Thursday, April 20, legendary U.S. heavy/doom metal band PENTAGRAM played the first of its previously announced four U.S. shows without frontman and founding member Bobby Liebling in Baltimore, Maryland. All lead vocals at the gig were handled by PENTAGRAM's guitar player Victor Griffin. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below (courtesy ...

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PENTAGRAM To Play Four East Coast Shows Without BOBBY LIEBLING

Legendary U.S. heavy/doom metal band PENTAGRAM will play its previously announced four U.S. shows at the end of April without its frontman and founding member Bobby Liebling. All lead vocals at the gigs will be handled by PENTAGRAM's guitar player Victor Griffin. Griffin, bassist Greg Turley and drummer Pete Campbell have released the following statement ...

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Watch POISON Perform In Baltimore

Fan-filmed video footage of POISON's reunited original lineup — Bret Michaels, Bobby Dall, Rikki Rockett and C.C. DeVille — performing on April 14 at Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, Maryland as part of its North American tour with DEF LEPPARD can be seen below. POISON's setlist was as follows: 01. Look What The Cat Dragged ...

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BRIAN 'HEAD' WELCH Says 'The Lord' Led Him Back To KORN

KORN guitarist Brian "Head" Welch was recently interviewed on the "Hour Of Power With Bobby Schuller" American Christian television program. You can now watch the chat below. Welch, who left KORN in 2005 after becoming a Christian and returned to the band eight years later, talked about the circumstances that led to him to reconnect ...

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Watch POISON Perform In Montreal

Fan-filmed video footage of POISON's reunited original lineup — Bret Michaels, Bobby Dall, Rikki Rockett and C.C. DeVille — performing on April 10 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as part of its North American tour with DEF LEPPARD can be seen below. POISON's setlist was as follows: 01. Look What The Cat Dragged In 02. Ride ...

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POISON: First 2017 Photo Of Reunited Original Lineup

POISON singer Bret Michaels has released the first photo of the band's original lineup as it begins rehearsing for its upcoming tour. He wrote in the accompanying caption: "Rocking hard, feeling great. Haven't killed each other yet, this tour is happening. #music #poison #tour #springbreak #party" POISON will perform all its greatest hits as they ...

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STEPHEN PEARCY Says BOBBY BLOTZER Needs 'Help'

RATT singer Stephen Pearcy, who, along with some of his bandmates, is involved in a legal battle with drummer Bobby Blotzer over the rights to the group's name, spoke in a brand new interview with "Sound Matters" about the fact that a legendary act like FOREIGNER is continuing to tour with Mick Jones as the ...

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Video: JOE LYNN TURNER Performs RAINBOW Classics In Oslo

Fan-filmed video footage of Joe Lynn Turner's March 24 performace at the Hard Rock Café in Oslo, Norway can be seen below (courtesy of Mr AOR). Joe Lynn Turner last year slammed Ritchie Blackmore for the guitarist's decision to go out and perform classic DEEP PURPLE and RAINBOW material with a new group musicians instead ...

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Video Premiere: OVERKILL's 'Shine On'

"Shine On", the new video from New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "The Grinding Wheel", which was released on February 10 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was produced by OVERKILL and mixed by Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, EXODUS, ACCEPT). The artwork was created ...

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