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HALESTORM Frontwoman Calls For Improved Awareness Around Mental Health Following JILL JANUS's Suicide

HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale has called for improved awareness around mental health following the tragic death of Jill Janus. Janus, who was the singer for the California heavy metal band HUNTRESS, passed away on Tuesday, August 14. A longtime sufferer of mental illness, she took her own life outside of Portland, Oregon. Earlier today, Hale ...

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HALESTORM Didn't Realize How 'Heavy' New Album 'Vicious' Was Until Band Started Playing Songs Live

HALESTORM vocalist Lzzy Hale and guitarist Joe Hottinger were recently interviewed by Backstage Axxess. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On making their new album, "Vicious": Joe: "The process was organic, for sure. Nick Raskulinecz, our producer, kind of just sat us in a ...

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HALESTORM's LZZY HALE 'Empowers People,' Says JOE HOTTINGER

HALESTORM guitarist Joe Hottinger says that lead singer Lzzy Hale has a knack for making the band's fans feel empowered. "She does that; she empowers people," he told the Wichita, Kansas radio stations KICT and KFXJ (hear audio below). "She gets on social media — on Twitter and stuff — and she's just, like, 'Ask ...

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Watch HALESTORM's LZZY HALE And JOE HOTTINGER Perform Acoustic Version Of 'Vicious' Title Track At BANDIT ROCK Studios

Video footage of HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale and guitarist Joe Hottinger performing acoustic versions of the songs "Vicious" and "Amen" live at the studios of Sweden's Bandit Rock radio station can be seen below. HALESTORM's fourth album, "Vicious", was released on July 27 via Atlantic. The disc was recorded last year at Nashville, Tennesse's Rock ...

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NEW YEARS DAY: 'Disgust Me' Video Released

NEW YEARS DAY's video for the song "Disgust Me" can be seen below. The track is the sole new original piece of music on the band's latest EP, "Diary Of A Creep", which was released in January via RED/Century Media. "Diary Of A Creep", which follows the tradition of landmark releases like "Garage Days" by ...

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FOZZY Releases Music Video For 'Burn Me Out'

FOZZY's video for the song "Burn Me Out" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Judas", which came out last October via Century Media. The production duties on the disc were handled by Johnny Andrews, who co-wrote FOZZY's "Lights Go Out" track back in 2014 and has written songs ...

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HALESTORM Announces Fall 2018 Tour Dates With IN THIS MOMENT, NEW YEARS DAY; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale Available

Grammy-winning hard rock band HALESTORM and Atlantic/Roadrunner band IN THIS MOMENT announced today a third leg of their all-female fronted tour, with NEW YEARS DAY supporting. The new dates begin November 16 in Norfolk, Virginia and run through December 16, wrapping in St. Petersburg, Florida. "You asked for it, and now you're gonna get it," ...

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Listen To New HALESTORM Song 'Do Not Disturb'

"Do Not Disturb", a brand new song from HALESTORM, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's fourth album, "Vicious", which will be released on July 27 via Atlantic. Although based on a true story, the raunchy song wasn't originally intended to be a HALESTORM track. Frontwoman Lzzy Hale explains: "I don't ...

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IN FLAMES Is Working On 'Very Melodic,' 'Uptempo' New Album

Earlier this year, Swedish metallers IN FLAMES entered West Valley Recording Studios in Woodland Hills, California with producer Howard Benson to begin recording the follow-up to 2016's "Battles" album. The group's 13th full-length disc, which is tentatively due later this year, will mark IN FLAMES' first effort since the departure of bassist Peter Iwers. Benson, ...

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SKID ROW's RACHEL BOLAN On Addition Of Singer ZP THEART: 'The Online Trolls Found Less Reasons To Hate Us'

Andrew McKaysmith of Australia's "Scars and Guitars" podcast recently conducted an interview with SKID ROW bassist Rachel Bolan. You can listen to the entire chat via the Whooshkaa widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On SKID ROW's fanbase now sharing a strong sense of sentimentality to their hit songs: Rachel: "It's really ...

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IN THIS MOMENT's MARIA BRINK + CHRIS HOWORTH Release New Song 'The Calling' For DC COMICS' 'Dark Nights: Metal'

Vocalist Maria Brink and guitarist Chris Howorth of IN THIS MOMENT have recorded a brand new song, "The Calling", which coincides with "Dark Nights: Metal Deluxe Edition". This deluxe hardcover collects issues #1-6 of the "Dark Nights: Metal Deluxe Edition" monthly series and is written and drawn by the best-selling team of writer Scott Snyder ...

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Watch HALESTORM's Official Visualizer Video For 'Black Vultures'

HALESTORM has released the official "visualizer" video for its new single, "Black Vultures". Check it out below. The track is taken from the band's fourth album, "Vicious", which will be released on July 27 via Atlantic. Recorded last year at Nashville, Tennesse's Rock Falcon recording studio with producer Nick Raskulinecz, "Vicious" is available for pre-order ...

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SKID ROW Performs At Colorado's FREEDOM FEST (Video)

Fan-filmed video footage of SKID ROW's June 23 performance at the Freedom Fest in Littleton, Colorado can be seen below. 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 ...

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Listen To New HALESTORM Single 'Black Vultures'

HALESTORM will release its fourth album, "Vicious", on July 27 via Atlantic. The second single from the disc, "Black Vultures", can be streamed below. Recorded last year at Nashville, Tennesse's Rock Falcon recording studio with producer Nick Raskulinecz, "Vicious" is available for pre-order at all DSPs and streaming services. Deluxe album packages are available for ...

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