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METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH Featured In 'The Rise Of L.A. Thrash Metal': Part One Of Doc Series Due In January

Throughout history, the San Francisco Bay Area has long been deemed as the epicenter for thrash metal, whereas Los Angeles has invariably been considered the stomping ground for glam and hair metal. True, San Francisco has birthed many exceptional thrash bands since the early '80s, but the fact remains — Los Angeles is the rightful ...

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ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN Looks Back On VH1's 'SuperGroup': 'I Had A Blast Doing That'

During a recent interview with Long Island Pulse, ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian spoke about his involvement with "SuperGroup", the 2006 VH1 "reality" TV program starring Ian, former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach, Ted Nugent, ex-BIOHAZARD bassist/vocalist Evan Seinfeld and drummer Jason Bonham (BONHAM, UFO, FOREIGNER). The premise of the show, which was filmed ...

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DEEP PURPLE's ROGER GLOVER On Being Inducted Into ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME: 'It's Not That Special To Us'

Morgan Richards Interviews recently had a chat with DEEP PURPLE bassist Roger Glover. You can now listen to the question-and-answer session below. Asked about DEEP PURPLE's ongoing "The Long Goodbye Tour", which has fueled speculation that the band is planning to retire from the road after travelling the globe countless times over the course of ...

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BLITZKRIEG Releases Music Video For 'Reign Of Fire'

NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) veterans BLITZKRIEG have released the official music video for their new song "Reign Of Fire". The track is the title cut of the band's new single, which was released as a seven-inch vinyl EP on December 8 in a limited edition of five hundred copies embraced by amazing ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Bassist On IVAN MOODY's Personal Issues: 'The Last Three Years Were A Little Tumultuous'

Metalshop TV conducted an interview with FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH bassist Chris Kael prior to the band's November 26 concert at Forum Karlín in Prague, Czech Republic. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the direction of FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH's as-yet-titled new studio album: Chris: "You ...

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