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VOLBEAT Frontman Says The Music Business 'Has Lost Its Soul'

HardDrive Radio host Lou Brutus conducted an interview with frontman Michael Poulsen of Danish/American rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT before the band's May 12 concert at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as the support act for METALLICA. You can watch the full interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he can ...

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HELMET To Release 25th-Anniversary Colored-Vinyl Edition Of Landmark LP 'Meantime'

In the heady musical atmosphere of the early 1990s, HELMET's 1992 breakthrough album, "Meantime", stood out for its uniquely dynamic approach. Often described as a thinking person's heavy metal band, the New York foursome merged the influence of leader Page Hamilton's avant-garde background with a hard-rocking sensibility to create some of the era's most innovative ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Taps MISSING PERSONS Drummer ANDY SANESI

Former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach has recruited Andy Sanesi to play drums in his solo band. Bach says: "Andy Sanesi was recommended to me by my friend Adam Jones from the band TOOL. Andy Sanesi is the drummer who replaced Terry Bozzio in the incredible Los Angeles band MISSING PERSONS. He is a great ...

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Fans Note Similarities Between SEETHER And TOOL Songs

According to The Pulse Of Radio, SEETHER's recent single "Let You Down" is apparently drawing some comparisons to TOOL's "Stinkfist", with a number of fans pointing out similarities between the two songs. "Let You Down" is the first single from SEETHER's just-released new album, "Poison The Parish", which came out this past Friday (May 12). ...

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ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN Gives Tour Of His Stage Rig (Video)

Fret12 has uploaded a video clip of ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian giving a tour of his stage rig. Check it out below. Asked in a 2015 interview with Guitar Interactive magazine what advice he would give to up-and-coming guitarists, some of whom believe that strong social-media skills are as important to success as the ability ...

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REVOLVER Magazine Sold To Digital Media Company PROJECT M GROUP; Brand Relaunch Planned For This Fall

Revolver magazine, North America's long-running hard rock and metal magazine, has been sold to digital media and e-commerce company Project M Group, LLC. Returning to Revolver magazine is both former editor in chief Brandon Geist, who will now be editorial director and chief content officer, as well as former photography director Jimmy Hubbard who will ...

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METALLICA To Release Webster Hall Concert On Triple Vinyl

As METALLICA gets ready to hit the road and kick off its North American tour, the band thought it might be cool to revisit the very beginning of "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct" by pressing one of the live release celebrations on vinyl. It all started with the Fifth Member show at the 1,500-capacity Webster Hall in ...

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METALLICA Bassist Says Son Is Taking KORN Gig Very Seriously

METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo's 12-year-old son Tye made his live debut on bass with KORN on Monday night (April 17) at Gran Carpa de las Américas in Bogota, Colombia. Tye is filling in for KORN's regular bassist, Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, who was unable to make the band's South American tour due to what the group ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE 'Ignored The Fear Of People Potentially Not Liking' Band's New Album

TheMetalTris recently conducted an interview with guitarist Mark Heylmun of California deathcore masters SUICIDE SILENCE. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about SUICIDE SILENCE's more experimental songwriting approach on the band's latest, self-titled album, Mark said: "For the most part, I would think that most bands, when you start — and this is ...

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TOOL Announces Southern California Concert With PRIMUS, MELVINS

Iconic band TOOL will bring its unparalleled sonic and visual experience to Glen Helen Amphitheater in Southern California with PRIMUS, a "special" guest to be announced, MELVINS, and DJ sets by THE CRYSTAL METHOD on Saturday, June 24. This is a unique opportunity to experience live performances by some of the most highly acclaimed artists ...

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THE FERRYMEN Feat. RAINBOW Singer, PRIMAL FEAR Guitarist Joined By Drummer MIKE TERRANA

THE FERRYMEN, the new project featuring guitarist Magnus Karlsson (MAGNUS KARLSSON'S FREE FALL, PRIMAL FEAR) and vocalist Ronnie Romero (LORDS OF BLACK, RAINBOW), has been joined by acclaimed drummer Mike Terrana (TARJA, RAGE, AXEL RUDI PELL, VISION DIVINE). THE FERRYMEN's debut album will be released this summer via Frontiers Music Srl. Musically, you can expect ...

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TOOL Adds Five More Shows To Growing Spring/Summer Tour

TOOL has added five more dates to the band's summer North American tour, including stops in St. Paul, Minnesota and Canadian gigs in Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver. According to The Pulse Of Radio, the tour will now end with a concert at the legendary Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Washington. The shows in George, Edmonton and ...

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