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ASKING ALEXANDRIA Guitarist Doesn't Know What To Believe When It Comes To Sexual Misconduct Allegations In Metal

ASKING ALEXANDRIA guitarist Ben Bruce has commented on the recent wave of allegations of sexual assault, harassment and misconduct against other musicians, saying that he doesn't "know what to believe and what not to believe." A number of women have opened up about their experiences with sexual harassment/assault in the wake of allegations of misconduct ...

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Original DIXIE DREGS Lineup Featuring DEEP PURPLE Guitarist, WINGER Drummer To Embark On U.S. Tour

Six-time Grammy Award-nominated musical virtuosos DIXIE DREGS are gearing up for a national U.S. tour starting February 28. The performances will mark the first time in 40 years the original band — Steve Morse (guitar), Andy West (bass), Allen Sloan (violin), Steve Davidowski (keyboards) and Rod Morgenstein (drums) — will share the stage. Tickets are ...

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Skeletons In The Closet - BOB KULICK

Every hard rock fan knows the name Bob Kulick, often by way of his younger brother, Bruce. Both were, at various stages, part of KISS, the latter coming through recommendation by his elder sibling. Bob contributed guitars to three of the studio tracks on side four of KISS's "Alive II", plus "Unmasked", the four newer ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH On '18 And Life On Skid Row' Autobiography: 'I Just Knew I Wanted It To Be A Fun Book'

Tony Tone of Vintage Sound 93.1 recently conducted an interview with Sebastian Bach about the newly released paperback version of the former SKID ROW frontman's autobiography, "18 And Life On Skid Row". You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what readers can expect from the paperback ...

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Members Of SLIPKNOT, KORN, MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, POISON, Others React To Passing Of MALCOLM YOUNG

Members of SLIPKNOT, MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, WHITESNAKE, POISON, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, STRYPER, KORN, OVERKILL, KREATOR, SEPULTURA and VOLBEAT are among the rock musicians and scores of other artists who reacted on social media to the passing of Malcolm Young. The 64-year-old guitarist and co-founder of the legendary Australian hard rock band AC/DC had been suffering ...

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JOE PERRY's 'Sweetzerland Manifesto' Album To Feature Guest Appearances By JOHNNY DEPP, ROBIN ZANDER

Joe Perry — legendary guitarist, co-founding member, principal songwriter and co-producer of AEROSMITH — is readying his new solo album, "Sweetzerland Manifesto", for release on January 19. Due out on his own Roman Records imprint (distributed worldwide by Amped Distribution), "Sweetzerland Manifesto" marks Joe's sixth solo album and is comprised of 10 new tracks. They ...

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LARS ULRICH Says METALLICA's 'Whole Business Model Changed' After Getting Rights To All Of Band's Master Recordings

During an interview on November 5 at 92Y in New York City, METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich spoke about how important achieving independence by owning all of the band's master recordings — including both music and long-form videos — has been in having a long and successful career. "[METALLICA's longtime managers, Q Prime founders] Cliff [Burnstein] ...

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DEE SNIDER's Voice 'Is Up There With' ROB HALFORD, BRUCE DICKINSON And RONNIE JAMES DIO, Says JAMEY JASTA

TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider is currently in the studio working on a new solo album, which is being produced by HATEBREED vocalist Jamey Jasta. The as-yet-untitled disc will feature contributions from Howard Jones (ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE), Mark Morton (LAMB OF GOD), Joel Grind and Nick Bellmore (TOXIC HOLOCAUST) and Charlie Bellmore (KINGDOM OF SORROW), and ...

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KISS Kruise To Rock Again In 2018

KISS has once again partnered up with the industry leaders in music festivals at sea, Sixthman, to announce the upcoming voyage of The KISS Kruise VIII. The cruise is set to sail on Halloween October 31, 2018 on Norwegian Jade leaving out of Miami, Florida. The announcement comes on the heels of the recent return ...

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Original ALICE COOPER Members Reunite On Stage In Leeds (Video)

Three members of the original ALICE COOPER band have joined him on tour in the U.K., returning to the shores 46 years after they first shocked and enthralled fans on their historic 1971 tour. Fan-filmed video footage of bassist Dennis Dunaway, guitarist Michael Bruce and drummer Neal Smith performing with Cooper on November 11 at ...

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BRUCE DICKINSON Calls New Autobiography 'A Celebration Of Life'

IRON MAIDEN vocalist Bruce Dickinson recently spoke with New York City's Q104.3 about his new autobiography, "What Does This Button Do?" The full chat can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the inspiration behind the book's title: Bruce: "My dad... one of the great things he did for me ...

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OBSESSION: Early EP And Albums To Be Reissued

Inner Wound Recordings has announced reissues of the first three releases from the classic U.S. heavy metal band OBSESSION. The "Marshall Law" EP, "Scarred For Life" and "Methods Of Madness" will all be re-released on CD and digital on December 1. The CD editions come with a 12-page booklet that includes lyrics as well as ...

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IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON Discusses What He Will Miss About Being On The Road In 'The Book Of Souls: Live Chapter' Promo Clip

Warner Music will release IRON MAIDEN's "The Book Of Souls: Live Chapter" on November 17 worldwide (through BMG in the USA). This live recording comprises fifteen songs captured during "The Book Of Souls World Tour", which covered thirty-nine countries across six continents during 2016 and 2017, and was seen by over two million fans. "The ...

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