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STAIND Guitarist Joins NEWSTED

STAIND guitarist Mike Mushok has joined NEWSTED, the new band led by former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist Jason Newsted. NEWSTED is: Jason Newsted - Bass, Lead Vocals Jesus Mendez Jr. (THE NAPOLEON BLOWNAPARTS) - Drums Jessie Farnsworth - Guitar, Backing Voice Mike Mushok (STAIND) – Guitar A photo of the current NEWSTED ...

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Keep NONPOINT On The Road

NONPOINT has launched an IndieGogo campaign to help financially support the band's upcoming touring plans. To give back to their fans, they have arranged perks that feature exclusive merchandise and unique experiences for fans ranging from $5.00 digital demos to $5,000 for a private acoustic performance. The band is currently out on the ...

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UPON WINGS: Another Song Available For Streaming

"Take Away", a brand new song from UPON WINGS, can be streamed using the SoundCloud below. The track comes off the project's new EP, "Afterlife", which was released on March 5 via Sword Of The Spirit Records LLC. The CD features guest vocals and production from Brett Hestla (ex-CREED, DARK NEW DAY). "Afterlife" track listing: ...

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JASON NEWSTED, MIKE MUSHOK: The Chophouse Porch Jam

Video footage of guitarist Mike Mushok of Massachusetts rockers STAIND and former METALLICA/VOIVOD bassist Jason Newsted jamming together on the porch of Newsted's house in Walnut Creek, California on February 23 can be seen below. "Metal", the debut EP from Jason's new project, dubbed simply NEWSTED, sold around 6,200 copies in the United States in ...

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UPON WINGS: 'Afterlife' Video Released

UPON WINGS' video for the song "Afterlife" can be seen below. The track is the title cut of the band's new EP, which will be released on March 5 via Sword Of The Spirit Records LLC. The CD features guest vocals and production from Brett Hestla (ex-CREED, DARK NEW DAY). "Afterlife" track listing: 01. Afterlife ...

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NONPOINT Frontman's Back Injury Forces Concert Postponement

Florida's NONPOINT has released the following statement: "Due to an injury that has taken place with Elias [Soriano, vocals] and his back during a recent performance, at this time we are forced to reschedule [Monday night's] show. "Anyone who has seen a NONPOINT show knows how passionate we are about the live performance and giving ...

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NONPOINT Interviewed In Sacramento (Video)

AmbPirate of Capital Chaos TV conducted an interview with NONPOINT on February 5 at Ace Of Spades in Sacramento, California. You can now watch the chat below. NONPOINT's new self-titled album, which sold 7,300 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 62 on The Billboard 200 ...

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MEGADETH: New Video Footage From The Studio Posted Online

MEGADETH recently resumed work on its fourteenth studio album with producer Johnny K (full name: John Karkazis), who has previously worked with DISTURBED, SEVENDUST, MACHINE HEAD and STAIND. The CD is currently being recorded at MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine's Vic's Garage studio in San Marcos, California for a late spring release via an as-yet-undisclosed label ...

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NONPOINT: New Audio Interview With ROBB RIVERA

On February 1, Rustyn Rose of Metalholic.com conducted an interview with NONPOINT drummer Robb Rivera. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. "I Said It", the new video from NONPOINT, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Ramon Boutviseth, who has previously worked with TRIVIUM, DARKEST HOUR, INCUBUS ...

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MEGADETH Begins Mixing New Album

MEGADETH recently resumed work on its fourteenth studio album with producer Johnny K (full name: John Karkazis), who has previously worked with DISTURBED, SEVENDUST, MACHINE HEAD and STAIND. The CD is currently being recorded at MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine's Vic's Garage studio in San Marcos, California for a late spring release via an as-yet-undisclosed label ...

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MEGADETH Bassist Talks to RadioScreamer At NAMM (Video)

Dave Castagno of RadioScreamer and Screamer Magazine conducted an interview with MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, a massive music-products convention that took place January 24-27 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. You can now watch the chat below. MEGADETH recently resumed work on its ...

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MEGADETH Working On 'Dark', 'Heavy' And 'Fast' New Album

Full Metal Jackie conducted an interview with MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine for Dean Guitars' "Live From NAMM" webcast from this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, a massive music-products convention that took place January 24-27 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. You can now watch the chat below. "We're actually in ...

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MEGADETH: 10 Songs Tracked For New Album So Far

MEGADETH recently resumed work on its fourteenth studio album with producer Johnny K (full name: John Karkazis), who has previously worked with DISTURBED, SEVENDUST, MACHINE HEAD and STAIND. The CD is currently being recorded at MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine's Vic's Garage studio in San Marcos, California for an early 2013 release via an as-yet-undisclosed label ...

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UPON WINGS To Release 'Afterlife' EP

UPON WINGS will release its new EP, "Afterlife", on March 5 via Sword Of The Spirit Records LLC. The CD features guest vocals and production from Brett Hestla (ex-CREED, DARK NEW DAY). The EP's debut single and title track is set to hit alternative and rock radio and digital outlets on January 15, but you ...

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NONPOINT: 'I Said It' Video Released

"I Said It", the new video from NONPOINT, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Ramon Boutviseth, who has previously worked with TRIVIUM, DARKEST HOUR, INCUBUS and ALL THAT REMAINS, among others. It was filmed at the Majestic Theater in Madison, Wisconsin. Commented NONPOINT frontman Elias Soriano: "It's been a long time since ...

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MEGADETH's MUSTAINE Is 'So Impressed' With Drummer SHAWN DROVER's Performance On New Album

MEGADETH recently resumed work on its fourteenth studio album with producer Johnny K (full name: John Karkazis), who has previously worked with DISTURBED, SEVENDUST, MACHINE HEAD and STAIND. The CD is currently being recorded at MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine's Vic's Garage studio in San Marcos, California for an early 2013 release via an as-yet-undisclosed label ...

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MUSTAINE Inspired By 'Jesus And CLINT EASTWOOD' While Laying Down Vocals For New MEGADETH Album

MEGADETH recently resumed work on its fourteenth studio album with producer Johnny K (full name: John Karkazis), who has previously worked with DISTURBED, SEVENDUST, MACHINE HEAD and STAIND. The CD is currently being recorded at MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine's Vic's Garage studio in San Marcos, California for an early 2013 release via an as-yet-undisclosed label ...

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MEGADETH Mainman Issues New Album Update

MEGADETH has resumed work on its fourteenth studio album with producer Johnny K (full name: John Karkazis), who has previously worked with DISTURBED, SEVENDUST, MACHINE HEAD and STAIND. The CD is tentatively due in early 2013 via an as-yet-undisclosed label following MEGADETH's recent split with Roadrunner Records. In a tweet earlier today, MEGADETH mainman Dave ...

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MEGADETH Resumes Work On New Studio Album

MEGADETH has resumed work on its fourteenth studio album with producer Johnny K (full name: John Karkazis), who has previously worked with DISTURBED, SEVENDUST, MACHINE HEAD and STAIND. The CD is tentatively due in early 2013 via an as-yet-undisclosed label following MEGADETH's recent split with Roadrunner Records. Mustaine previously told NME about the direction of ...

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NONPOINT Frontman Interviewed By MusicTourReviews (Video)

Peter Lizano of MusicTourReviews recently conducted an interview with NONPOINT vocalist Elias Soriano. You can now watch the chat below. The new self-titled album from NONPOINT sold 7,300 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 62 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's previous CD, "Miracle" ...

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STAIND Frontman Discusses Full-Length Country Debut (Video)

STAIND singer Aaron Lewis recently spoke to Broadway's Electric Barnyard about his first full-length country album, "The Road", which came out on November 13 via Blaster Records through Warner Music Nashville. You can now watch the chat below. "The Road" follows up Lewis' 2011 debut solo EP, "Town Line", which entered the Billboard Country Albums ...

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Video: TESTAMENT Frontman Talks About 'Native Blood' On 107.7 THE BONE

Vocalist Chuck Billy of Bay Area thrash metal legends TESTAMENT was interviewed on November 6 by Nikki Blakk of the San Francisco, California radio station 107.7 The Bone. The singer discussed TESTAMENT's "Native Blood" video, which was honored in the "Best Music Video" category at Native American Film Institute's 37th annual American Indian Film Festival ...

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SEVENDUST: New Album Title Revealed

SEVENDUST has set "Black Out The Sun" as the title of its ninth album, tentatively due in April 2013. The CD was recorded at Architekt Music studios in Butler, New Jersey with engineer Mike Ferretti. "It's a basic SEVENDUST record," guitarist Clint Lowery recently told "Source Of The Sound With Wendy Campbell". "There's nothing, like, ...

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