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Welcome To My Nightmare - ALICE COOPER

In 1975, ALICE COOPER, along with his innovative manager, Shep Gordon, decided it was time to use the momentum and attention generated in the previous six or so years and shift everything to a higher gear. Alienating some of his long-time fans, he disbanded the group ALICE COOPER and literally became ALICE COOPER by legally ...

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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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Soul Pretender - PRIMITIVE RACE

Originally staked as an industrial supergroup mirroring the essence of REVOLTING COCKS, FRONT 242 and NITZER EBB, the PRIMITIVE RACE cotillion, and sound, has been shaken up—drastically. Founded by LORDS OF ACID/REVOLTING COCKS bassist Chris Kniker, PRIMITIVE RACE was fortified in 2013 by Erie Loch (LUXT, BLOWNLOAD, EXAGEIST), Raymond Watts (KMFDM, PIG), Mark Gemini Thwaite ...

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Deep Calleth Upon Deep - SATYRICON

You may have heard the phrase "game changer" accompanying early reports to SATYRICON's ninth album, "Deep Calleth Upon Deep". At present, Satyr seems indecisive if he's reached the finish line with this band. In the event he and Frost call it quits in the near future, they've created a logical, minimalist album close in thought ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Singer Says LINKIN PARK Has 'Every Right To Move Forward' Following Death Of CHESTER BENNINGTON

AVENGED SEVENFOLD's M. Shadows says that LINKIN PARK has "every right to move forward" following the passing of Chester Bennington. The LINKIN PARK frontman died on July 20 at his Los Angeles area home after committing suicide at the age of 41. LINKIN PARK paid tribute to Bennington on October 27 with an emotional three-hour ...

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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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Listen To New PRETTY BOY FLOYD Song 'We Got The Power'

Frontiers Music Srl will release the new album from PRETTY BOY FLOYD, titled "Public Enemies", on December 1. The second track from the upcoming release, "We Got The Power", can be streamed below. "Public Enemies" is exactly what'd you expect from these seasoned Sunset Strip veterans — a fun record meant to be played at ...

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WARPED TOUR To Come To An End After 2018 Run

According to The Pulse Of Radio, the Vans Warped Tour, the last major annual traveling music festival in North America, has announced that 2018 will be its final year, marking the tour's 24th edition since it first launched in 1995. No lineup has been announced as of yet, but the tour itinerary has been confirmed. ...

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MIKE PORTNOY On His Exit From AVENGED SEVENFOLD: 'They Just Weren't Ready To Commit Yet'

Mike Portnoy says that drummer Brooks Wackerman is "the perfect fit" for AVENGED SEVENFOLD. In 2015, Wackerman officially replaced Arin Ilejay, who was AVENGED SEVENFOLD's first full-time drummer after the passing of founding member Jimmy "The Rev" Sullivan in 2009. Following Sullivan's death, AVENGED SEVENFOLD recruited his favorite drummer, Portnoy, to record the drum tracks ...

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Ex-IRON MAIDEN Singer BLAZE BAYLEY Announces 'The Redemption Of William Black' Album, World Tour

British heavy metal vocalist Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) will release the third album in his "Infinite Entanglement" trilogy on March 2, 2018 and has announced pre-order packages, plus an exciting world tour schedule for Europe, USA, Canada and Latin America. There are three pre-order packages — "Regular," "Membership" and "Ultimate Membership." The latter sold ...

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Former BOLT THROWER, MASSACRE Singers Join Forces In TROIKADON

TROIKADON is the triple-throated band featuring Kam Lee (ex-MASSACRE, DEATH), Dave Ingram (ex-BOLT THROWER, HAIL OF BULLETS) and Karl Willetts (MEMORIAM, ex-BOLT THROWER) on vocals, along with Rogga Johansson (PAGANIZER, DOWN AMONG THE DEAD MEN) on guitar, Jonny Pettersson (ASHCLOUD, WOMBBATH) on bass, and Travis Ruvo (CROPSY MANIAC, ECHELON, HELLFROST & FIRE) on drums. This ...

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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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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Says HARVEY WEINSTEIN Allegations Started A Conversation That Was 'Long Overdue'

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich has addressed the wave of allegations against Harvey Weinstein, saying that it's great that the disgraced Hollywood producer's case is being used as a valuable start point for vitally important discussions about the casting couch culture, wilful silence in the face of sexual harassment and sexual predators in the working environment. ...

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TESTAMENT, EXODUS, DEATH ANGEL Members And Others To Perform At Benefit Concert For VIO-LENCE's SEAN KILLIAN

Members of TESTAMENT, EXODUS, DEATH ANGEL, FORBIDDEN, MORDRED, VIO-LENCE and many more Bay Area thrash outfits will perform at a benefit concert for VIO-LENCE singer Sean Killian on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the Oakland Metro Operahouse in Oakland, California. "Killian On Command: An Evening Of Vio-Lence" will see the musicians play only VIO-LENCE material ...

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