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GEOFF TATE Says Current Tour 'Might Be The Last Time' He Will Perform QUEENSRŸCHE's Entire 'Operation: Mindcrime' Album

Original QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate has told the "Iron City Rocks" podcast in a new interview that he never expected to be spending most of this year celebrating the 30th anniversary of the band's landmark concept album "Operation: Mindcrime". "You never even know when you're making an album that it's going to affect people the ...

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GUS G. On Being Replaced By ZAKK WYLDE In OZZY OSBOURNE's Band: 'I Think Some People Were More Upset About It Than I Was'

Greek guitar virtuoso Gus G. has reiterated his claim that he was okay with being replaced by the returning Zakk Wylde in Ozzy Osbourne's solo band. It was announced in April 2016 April that Wylde would be rejoining Ozzy's backing group for all his upcoming solo show dates. Osbourne's touring lineup also includes Rob "Blasko" ...

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GUNS N' ROSES To Tour Asia In November

GUNS N' ROSES will embark on a seven-show Asian tour in November. The trek, which will kick off on November 8 in Jakarta, Indonesia, will include the band's first-ever visit to Manila, Philippines, as well as stops in Kuala Lumpur, Taipei, Hong Kong and Abu Dhabi. GUNS N' ROSES' "Not In This Lifetime" ranks as ...

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Watch Entire Final Show Of METALLICA's European Tour

Fan-filmed video footage of METALLICA's entire May 11 concert at Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland can be seen below. Featured songs: 00:00 The Ecstasy Of Gold 02:00 Hardwired 05:35 Atlas, Rise! 11:45 Seek & Destroy 19:05 The Four Horsemen 24:28 Welcome Home (Sanitarium) 32:00 Now That We're Dead 42:31 Dream No More 49:36 For Whom ...

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MARDUK Guitarist On New Album 'Viktoria': 'It Has A Lot Of Variation, Power, Aggression, Devotion, Feeling'

Impact metal channel conducted an interview with guitarist Morgan Steinmeyer Håkansson of Swedish black metallers MARDUK prior to the band's May 4 concert at Blue Hell in Budapest, Hungary. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what to expect from MARDUK's forthcoming "Viktoria" studio album: ...

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METALLICA To Embark On European Stadium Tour In 2019

METALLICA will embark on a European stadium tour in May 2019. The trek, which will run through August 2019, is expected to be officially announced in September. METALLICA just completed a 24-date European tour and is next scheduled to hit the road at the end of the summer for the 2018-2019 North American leg of ...

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Video Premiere: MISS MAY I's 'Under Fire'

The official video for "Under Fire" from MISS MAY I can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "Shadows Inside", which was released last June via SharpTone Records. The disc was co-produced by Drew Fulk (MOTIONLESS IN WHITE, EMMURE, CROWN THE EMPIRE) and Nick Sampson (ASKING ALEXANDRIA, BORN OF OSIRIS). ...

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SKID ROW's Next Album To Feature Collaborations With COREY TAYLOR, HALESTORM Members

SKID ROW has collaborated with several other artists, including members of SLIPKNOT and HALESTORM, on the songwriting process for the final installment of the band's "United World Rebellion" trilogy. The follow-up to 2014's "Rise Of The Damnation Army - United World Rebellion: Chapter Two" and 2013's "United World Rebellion: Chapter One" will mark the band's ...

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HELLOWEEN's ANDI DERIS On Relationship With MICHAEL KISKE: 'He's A Good Friend Of Mine, Which I Never Expected'

Tony Webster of the "Metal Command" radio show recently conducted an interview with frontman Andi Deris of German power metal legends HELLOWEEN about the band's current "Pumpkins United" tour, which features former HELLOWEEN members Michael Kiske (vocals) and Kai Hansen (guitar, vocals) alongside Deris, guitarists Michael Weikath and Sascha Gerstner, bassist Markus Grosskopf and drummer ...

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JOE SATRIANI: 'Beyond The Supernova' Documentary To Air On AXS TV

AXS TV, the premier destination for classic rock programming, takes viewers on an unforgettable journey with one of rock's greatest guitar gurus in the broadcast premiere of the 2017 documentary "Joe Satriani: Beyond The Supernova" — airing on Tuesday, March 6 at 10:00 p.m. EST / 7:00 p.m. PST. Directed by Satriani's talented filmmaker son ...

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METALLICA To Announce 2018 North American Tour On Monday?

METALLICA is teasing a special announcement that will be delivered on Monday, February 26 via the band's official web site and social media channels. Although there has been no official word on the matter, the group is widely expected to reveal the details of a late summer and early fall 2018 North American arena tour. ...

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OVERKILL Frontman On 'The Grinding Wheel': 'It Still Has The Feeling That It's A Five-Knuckle Punch'

Australia's Heavy magazine recently conducted an interview with frontman Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth of veteran New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how he feels about the band's latest studio album, "The Grinding Wheel", a year after its release: Bobby: "I think after ...

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THUNDER: 'The Thing I Want' Performance Clip From 'Stage' DVD

On March 23, THUNDER will release the brand new live album, "Stage", through earMUSIC. "Stage" features hits from right across the band's career and includes fan-favorite classics, like "Backstreet Symphony", "Low Life In High Places" and "Love Walked In", and brings things right up to date with tracks from the 2017-released, Top 3 U.K. chart ...

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THUNDER To Release 'Stage' Live Album

On March 23, THUNDER will release the brand new live album, "Stage", through earMUSIC. "Stage" features hits from right across the band's career and includes fan-favorite classics, like "Backstreet Symphony", "Low Life In High Places" and "Love Walked In", and brings things right up to date with tracks from the 2017-released, Top 3 U.K. chart ...

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