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CANNIBAL CORPSE Guitarist PAT O'BRIEN Released From Jail

CANNIBAL CORPSE guitarist Patrick "Pat" O'Brien has been released from jail, less than a week after he was arrested on charges of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer and burglary of an occupied dwelling with assault. Deputies say he burglarized a house and charged at a deputy with a knife. According to the Hillsborough ...

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SHINEDOWN Singer: 'We're Never Gonna Phone An Album In'

Brent Smith has told "The Morning Blaze" in a new interview that SHINEDOWN never approaches the making of its albums with the intention of topping its previous releases. "We try not to compare anything and put it in the idea of, 'I need to beat the last record that we did,'" the singer said. "The ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Guitarist PAT O'BRIEN Is 'A Standup Guy' Who Is 'True To His Friends, Family And His Band,' Says Drummer's Wife

A fundraising campaign for CANNIBAL CORPSE guitarist Pat O'Brien has been launched by Deana Mazurkiewicz, the wife of the band's drummer, Paul Mazurkiewicz. O'Brien was arrested Monday (December 10) on charges of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer and burglary of an occupied dwelling with assault. Deputies say he burglarized a house and charged ...

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STEVE HARRIS On BLAZE BAYLEY's 'Bloody Good' Albums With IRON MAIDEN: 'It Was An Important Part Of Our Career'

During a recent appearance on FOZZY frontman Chris Jericho's "Talk Is Jericho" podcast, IRON MAIDEN bassist Steve Harris praised the era during which the group was fronted by former WOLFSBANE vocalist Blaze Bayley. After Jericho said that 1995's "The X Factor" was one of his two favorite MAIDEN albums, Harris responded (audio below), "I really ...

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Way of the Road - SKULL FIST

At this point in the year of 2018, the modern heavy metal scene is heavily saturated with newer bands throwing back to the sounds of the early 1980s. Scores of bands are aping the riffs and chord progressions popularized by the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Bay Area thrash, and the heavier ends of ...

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HALESTORM Vocalist Says Her Brother Is 'Good' With Doing Backing Vocals For Threesome-Inspired Song 'Do Not Disturb'

HALESTORM vocalist Lzzy Hale recently spoke with the Fresno, California radio station 105.1 The Blaze. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what she enjoys doing during her spare time: Lzzy: "I go to a lot of metal shows when we're home. I don't know why, ...

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METALLICA Donates $100,000 To California Wildfire Relief Efforts

METALLICA has donated $100,000 toward wildfire relief efforts in California. The band made the donation through its All Within My Hands non-profit foundation, which was launched in 2017 to help creating sustainable communities by tackling the issues of hunger and workforce education and encouraging volunteerism. "Sadly once again communities in California are experiencing historically devastating ...

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AXL ROSE, TOMMY LEE And SEBASTIAN BACH Condemn TRUMP's 'Insensitive' Response To California's Wildfires

GUNS N' ROSES frontman Axl Rose, MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee and ex-SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach have slammed President Donald Trump over his tweets about the California wildfires, which have forced tens of thousands of people to quickly evacuate their homes, including several high-profile celebrities. In his tweet early Saturday, Trump blamed the "costly" ...

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KAMELOT Keyboardist On 'Fantastic' Touring Drummer ALEX LANDENBURG: 'I Hope He Stays'

KAMELOT keyboardist Oliver Palotai recently spoke with Finland's Metalliluola. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the group's latest album, "The Shadow Theory": Oliver: "The creation of the album was not without troubles. Some albums are just born under difficult circumstances, and I was ...

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Voluptuous Worship of Rapture and Response - REBEL WIZARD

The modern era of digital music platforms such as Bandcamp and SoundCloud have opened up the channels of distribution for any musician with access to recording equipment and/or software. One of the side effects of this floodgate opening is the deluge of one-man bedroom and basement projects in all genres of music drowning listeners with ...

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Burst Into Flame - Haunt

Guitarist/vocalist Trevor William Church has already become a fave musician of the stoner-metal scene over the last five years thanks to consistently strong output from his Fresno-based occult-themed band, BEASTMAKER. While not reinventing the wheel, Church has capably aped the tropes of that end of the genre to strong results, most notably on that band's ...

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THE THREE TREMORS Feat. TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS, SEAN PECK And HARRY CONKLIN: 'When The Last Scream Fades' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "When The Last Scream Fades" from THE THREE TREMORS, the new project featuring acclaimed heavy metal singers Tim "The Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), Harry "The Tyrant" Conklin (JAG PANZER) and Sean "The Hell Destroyer" Peck (CAGE, DEATH DEALER, DENNER/SHERMANN), can be seen below. THE ...

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Lucifer II - LUCIFER

One of the great losses of future potential in the metal world occurred when German/Swedish occult-doomsters THE OATH broke up in 2014. The group's self-titled debut that year showcased the melodic vocal croons of Johanna Sadonis, who showed promise as a rising metal vocalist to keep an eye on. After of THE OATH's breakup, Sadonis ...

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THE THREE TREMORS Feat. TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS, SEAN PECK And HARRY CONKLIN: 'Invaders From The Sky' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "Invaders From The Sky" from THE THREE TREMORS, the new project featuring acclaimed heavy metal singers Tim "The Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), Harry "The Tyrant" Conklin (JAG PANZER) and Sean "The Hell Destroyer" Peck (CAGE, DEATH DEALER, DENNER/SHERMANN), can be seen below. THE THREE ...

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ALDO NOVA Returns With First Album In More Than 30 Years

On October 19, Canadian guitarist, vocalist, keyboardist, songwriter and producer Aldo Nova will release his first new album release in over three decades. Titled "2.0" (Megaforce), it's a collection of supercharged reinventions of six classic songs off his self-titled smash debut, plus one new original, "I'm A Survivor", initially written for FOREIGNER singer Lou Gramm. ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS, SEAN PECK And HARRY CONKLIN Are THE THREE TREMORS: Debut Album Due In September

Acclaimed heavy metal singers Tim "The Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), Harry "The Tyrant" Conklin (JAG PANZER) and Sean "The Hell Destroyer" Peck (CAGE, DEATH DEALER, DENNER/SHERMANN) have joined forces in a new project called THE THREE TREMORS. THE THREE TREMORS' self-titled debut LP is due on September 20. Check out audio ...

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IRON MAIDEN Performs In Krakow, Poland (Video)

Fan-filmed video footage of IRON MAIDEN's July 27 performance at Tauron Arena in Krakow, Poland can be seen below. IRON MAIDEN has been opening its concerts on the current trek with "Aces High" and continuing with "Where Eagles Dare". Other notable tracks aired during the set include the Blaze Bayley-era classics "The Clansman" and "Sign ...

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IRON MAIDEN: New Official Footage Of 'Legacy Of The Beast' Tour

British heavy metal legends IRON MAIDEN have released more official footage from their recently launched "Legacy Of The Beast" world tour. Check it out below. IRON MAIDEN has been opening its concerts on the current trek with "Aces High" and continuing with "Where Eagles Dare". Other notable tracks aired during the set include the Blaze ...

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IRON MAIDEN: More Official Footage Of 'Legacy Of The Beast' Tour

British heavy metal legends IRON MAIDEN have released more official footage from their recently launched "Legacy Of The Beast" world tour. Check it out below. IRON MAIDEN has been opening its concerts on the current trek with "Aces High" and continuing with "Where Eagles Dare". Other notable tracks aired during the set include the Blaze ...

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NICKO MCBRAIN On IRON MAIDEN's Future: 'If We Ever Became A Parody Of Ourselves, That Would Be Time To Hang It Up'

Finland's Kaaos TV conducted an interview with drummer Nicko McBrain of British heavy metal legends IRON MAIDEN prior to the band's May 28 concert at Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's current "Legacy Of The Beast" tour: ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY: 'I'd Love To Get Back Onstage With IRON MAIDEN'

"I'd love to get back onstage with [IRON] MAIDEN," says ex-vocalist Blaze Bayley in the latest issue of Rock Candy magazine. With the 25th anniversary of his joining IRON MAIDEN coming up next year, Bayley would jump at the chance of reuniting with his former colleagues for some special guest appearances. "I'm always ready if ...

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