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SLASH Recalls Recording Song With CHESTER BENNINGTON

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Slash revealed in a new interview with Variety that he recently rediscovered a never-before-heard collaboration between him and late LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington. The track was intended for Slash's first solo album, although he ended up recording it with late MOTÖRHEAD frontman Lemmy Kilmister on vocals. ...

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MOTOR SISTER Feat. ANTHRAX, FATES WARNING, Ex-WHITE ZOMBIE Members: Second Album In The Works

On September 8, rock supergroup MOTOR SISTER — featuring Jim Wilson (MOTHER SUPERIOR), Scott Ian (ANTHRAX), Pearl Aday (Scott's wife and daughter of actor/musician Meat Loaf), Joey Vera (ARMORED SAINT, FATES WARNING) and John Tempesta (THE CULT) — will appear at Molly Malone's in Los Angeles for a special show. Following the event, MOTOR SISTER ...

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HUNTRESS Singer JILL JANUS Dies By Suicide

HUNTRESS singer Jill Janus has died by suicide. She was only 42 years old. Jill's family and bandmates have released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "It is with a heavy heart that we announce that Jill Janus — frontwoman for the California heavy metal band HUNTRESS — passed away on Tuesday, August 14. A longtime ...

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SEPULTURA: Third Behind-The-Scenes Video From Summer 2018 European Tour

The third in a series of clips featuring backstage and behind-the-scenes footage from SEPULTURA's ongoing summer 2018 European tour can be seen below. SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser confirmed to TotalRock Radio that the band has commenced the songwriting process for the follow-up to 2017's "Machine Messiah" album. "Already, me, Eloy [Casagrande, drums], Derrick [Green, vocals] ...

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OTEP Condemns Hate Groups in New Anthem 'Molotov'

OTEP's lyric video for the anti-hate group, Nazi-stomping anthem "Molotov" can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's most uncompromising, candid, all-inclusive and controversial assessment of the current residing political regime that it has ever released — the new album "Kult 45". Throughout the span of her career, OTEP frontwoman Otep Shamaya ...

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NONPOINT Releases Music Video For 'Chaos And Earthquakes'

NONPOINT's music video for the song "Chaos And Earthquakes" can be viewed below. The track is taken from the band's tenth album, "X", which will be released on August 24. The follow-up to 2016's "The Poison Red" was produced by Fred Archambault, who has previously worked with ATREYU and AVENGED SEVENFOLD, among others. "We've had ...

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MAYAN Feat. EPICA's MARK JANSEN: Making Of 'Dhyana' Album (Video)

A three-minute video featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Dhyana", the new album from MAYAN — the band featuring EPICA guitarist/songwriter Mark Jansen alongside Jack Driessen (ex-AFTER FOREVER) and Frank Schiphorst — can be seen below. The disc will be released on September 21 via Nuclear Blast. "Dhyana" track listing: 01. The Rhythm Of ...

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SEPULTURA: Video Of BRUTAL ASSAULT Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of SEPULTURA's August 11 performance at the Brutal Assault festival in Josefov, Czech Republic can be seen below. SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser confirmed to TotalRock Radio that the band has commenced the songwriting process for the follow-up to 2017's "Machine Messiah" album. "Already, me, Eloy [Casagrande, drums], Derrick [Green, vocals] and Paulo ...

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Ex-MORBID ANGEL Drummer PETE SANDOVAL: 'I Believe In God. I Believe That He's My Helper'

Drumtalk, the video podcast by German drummer and videographer Philipp Koch, conducted an interview with former MORBID ANGEL and current TERRORIZER drummer Pedro "Pete" Sandoval and MONSTROSITY drummer and TERRORIZER guitaristLee Harrison. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what he loves most about drumming: ...

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OTEP SHAMAYA: I Think 'Resident Chump' Is A Racist

Lou Brutus of HardDrive Radio conducted an interview with OTEP frontwoman Otep Shamaya at the 2018 installment of Rock Fest, which was held last month in Cadott, Wisconsin. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On getting feedback on the strong messages often found within OTEP's music: Otep: ...

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COREY GLOVER On ULTRAPHONIX Project With GEORGE LYNCH: 'We Didn't Want To Make Cookie-Cutter Kind Of Music'

LIVING COLOUR vocalist Corey Glover recently spoke with Andy Hall of the Des Moines, Iowa radio station Lazer 103.3 about ULTRAPHONIX, his new project with guitarist George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB, KXM). The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On "Original Human Music", the debut album by ...

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SEPULTURA: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Summer 2018 European Tour

Backstage and behind-the-scenes footage from SEPULTURA's ongoing summer 2018 European tour can be seen below. SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser confirmed to TotalRock Radio that the band has commenced the songwriting process for the follow-up to 2017's "Machine Messiah" album. "Already, me, Eloy [Casagrande, drums], Derrick [Green, vocals] and Paulo [Xisto Pinto Jr., bass], we have ...

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HIGH ON FIRE: Lyric Video For 'Electric Messiah' Title Track

California heavy rockers HIGH ON FIRE have released the official lyric video for the title track of their upcoming album, "Electric Messiah". The disc will be issued on October 5 via Entertainment One (eOne). "I had a dream about Lemmy," says HIGH ON FIRE frontman Matt Pike, explaining the inspiration behind the title of the ...

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Listen To New KEN MODE Song 'Not Soulmates'

Canadian metallic noise rock band KEN MODE will release its seventh studio album, "Loved", on August 31 through Season Of Mist. A song from the disc, titled "Not Soulmates", can be streamed below. KEN MODE vocalist/guitarist Jesse Matthewson comments on the track: "The main 'chorus' line, I suppose you could call it, 'You're going to ...

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CHTHONIC To Release 'Battlefields Of Asura' Album In October

CHTHONIC, the Taiwanese metal band recognized for its unique signature performance, will release its eighth album, "Battlefields Of Asura" — the follow-up to 2013's "Butik" — on October 10. Formed in 1995, CHTHONIC has toured in over 40 countries, played hundreds of concerts and festivals, and become the most visible Taiwanese metal band with international ...

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THY ART IS MURDER Guitarist ANDY MARSH Says Vocalist CJ MCMAHON 'Probably Has Some Kind Of Borderline Personality Disorder'

Guitarist Andy Marsh of Australian deathcore masters THY ART IS MURDER spoke to the Illawarra Mercury about the 2015 departure of the band's vocalist, CJ McMahon, over financial woes and substance-abuse issues. The frontman has since returned to the fold for latest album, "Dear Desolation". "CJ's one of those people, he's never been ...

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