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STEVE VAI On Performing With YNGWIE MALMSTEEN: 'It's A Peak Moment For Me In The Pantheon Of My Live Touring Experience'

Andy Hall of the Iowa radio station Lazer 103.3 recently conducted an interview with guitar virtuoso Steve Vai about his "Generation Axe" tour. You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he had a "wish list" for the "Generation Axe" tour: Steve: ...

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Video Premiere: SKINLAB's 'Dead Tomorrow'

San Francisco Bay Area metal veterans SKINLAB have released the official Josh Vargas-directed music video for the song "Dead Tomorrow". The track, which was recorded with Juan Urteaga at Trident Studios, is taken from the band's upcoming fifth studio album, which is tentatively due in 2019 via Art Is War Records. Earlier in the year, ...

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Listen To New FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Song 'Recover'

Arizona metal veterans FLOTSAM AND JETSAM have released a new song called "Recover". The track is taken from the band's 14th album, "The End Of Chaos", due on January 18, 2019 via AFM Records. The album will be available as digipak, clear orange, gatefold vinyl (limited to 450 units), black gatefold vinyl (limited to 450 ...

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Listen To New METAL CHURCH Song 'Out Of Balance'

"Out Of Balance", a brand new song from West Coast metal veterans METAL CHURCH, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming 12th full-length studio album, "Damned If You Do", which will be released on December 7 via Rat Pak Records. The effort will also be available in Europe via Nuclear ...

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Watch BUTCHER BABIES' Entire Moscow Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of BUTCHER BABIES' entire October 24 concert at ZIL Arena in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. BUTCHER BABIES' third album, "Lilith", was released in October 2017 via Century Media. The follow-up to 2015's "Take It Like A Man" was produced by Steve Evetts (THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, SEPULTURA, SUICIDE SILENCE) and ...

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TOM MORELLO Joins MasterClass To Teach Guitar

MasterClass, the online education company that enables anyone to learn from the best in the world, announced today that Grammy Award-winning musician and RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE co-founder Tom Morello will offer his first online class on electric guitar exclusively through its platform. In his MasterClass, Morello will teach students a wide range of guitar ...

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Watch NITA STRAUSS Jam With STEVE VAI At 'The Big Mama Jama Jam-A-Thon'

Nita Strauss, the guitarist who has rocked out on stage with ALICE COOPER, FEMME FATALE, Jermaine Jackson, THE IRON MAIDENS and more, joined Steve Vai on stage on September 28 at "The Big Mama Jama Jam-A-Thon" event at Musicians Institute's LiveHouse in Los Angeles, California. The "improvisational music/art event" benefited Extraordinary Families and featured 52 ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman: 'Life Is Too Short To Try To Be Liked By Everybody'

Steve Harrison of "The Unchained Rock Show" recently conducted an interview with frontman Adam "Nergal" Darski of Polish black/death overlords BEHEMOTH. You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether the title of BEHEMOTH's new album, "I Loved You At Your Darkest", is ...

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DEF LEPPARD's JOE ELLIOTT On Seeing RICK ALLEN Play Drums With One Arm For The First Time: 'It Was Astonishing'

DEF LEPPARD vocalist Joe Elliott was recently interviewed by "All Things Considered" host Dave Lawrence of HPR/Hawaii Public Radio. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's rapid rise during their 1983 in support of "Pyromania": Joe: "It was all a bit of a whirlwind, ...

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Watch DUFF MCKAGAN Join SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS For 'It's So Easy' Performance In Hollywood

The iconic Grammy-winning guitarist Slash and his band SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS wrapped their nationwide, sold-out headlining tour — their first in four years — on Tuesday night (October 16) at the Palladium in Hollywood, California. The group ripped through a 22-song, electrifying two-hour show which included a special guest appearance from ...

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ADRENALINE MOB Guitarist MIKE ORLANDO To Release 'Sonic Stomp' DVD

ADRENALINE MOB guitarist Mike Orlando will release an instrumental DVD, "Mike Orlando's Sonic Stomp", on December 3. It features drummer extraordinaire Aquiles Priester (ANGRA, TONY MACALPINE, W.A.S.P.), keyboardist Junior Carelli and bassist Fernando Quesada. "Mike Orlando's Sonic Stomp" was recorded live in at Thiago Bianchi's Fusao Studios in Brazil and was filmed by Junior Carelli ...

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Video Premiere: METAL CHURCH's 'Damned If You Do'

The official music video for "Damned If You Do", the title track of the 12th full-length studio album from West Coast metal veterans METAL CHURCH, can be seen below. The song is quintessential METAL CHURCH and showcases the sound that has garnered the band fans all around the globe, with its driving guitar riffs, punishing ...

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