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UNDERØATH: 'ihateit' Video Released

Fresh off an electrifying performance at the Aftershock festival over the weekend, where singer Spencer Chamberlain performed while still nursing a still-healing broken foot that he sustained during the band's appearance at Riot Fest, UNDERØATH has released the cinematic and thematically arresting video for "ihateit". "The 'ihateit' video is a glimpse into what it's like ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS Premiere BILLY CORGAN-Directed Video For 'Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts)'

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS have released a music video for their current single, "Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts)". Directed by Billy Corgan and longtime visual collaborator Linda Strawberry, the clip is a beautifully crafted riff on cult horror movie conventions. The video sees Corgan, James Iha, Jimmy Chamberlin and Jeff Schroeder challenged to spend the night in a ...

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Watch KORN, GODSMACK, DEFTONES Members Pay Tribute To VINNIE PAUL At AFTERSHOCK Festival

Members of KORN, GODSMACK, HELLYEAH, DEFTONES, SHINEDOWN and SEVENDUST are among the musicians who took part in a special tribute to late PANTERA and HELLYEAH drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott on Saturday, October 13 at the Aftershock festival in Sacramento, California. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. Featured musicians (among others): * ...

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AUGUST BURNS RED, MEMPHIS MAY FIRE, ISSUES Members To Perform At Memorial Concert For WE CAME AS ROMANS Singer

Kyle Pavone, the charismatic and talented singer of WE CAME AS ROMANS, tragically and unexpectedly passed away in August. The band will honor his memory with the "Promise Me Tribute Show" on Sunday, October 28 at The Fillmore in Detroit, Michigan. The concert will benefit the Kyle Pavone Foundation, which serves members of the music ...

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Video Premiere: HALESTORM's 'Do Not Disturb'

HALESTORM has released the official music video for the song "Do Not Disturb". The clip was directed by Roboshobo (a.k.a. Robert Schober), who has previously worked with METALLICA, ALICE IN CHAINS, MASTODON, DISTURBED and GREEN DAY, among others. "Do Not Disturb" is taken from HALESTORM's latest album, "Vicious", which came out in July via Atlantic. ...

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CHRIS CORNELL Statue Unveiled In Seattle: Video, Photos

On Sunday, October 7, Vicky Cornell and the Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) celebrated Seattle's son, music icon and late Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Chris Cornell, with the public unveiling of a commemorative statue. The life-size statue, commissioned and donated to the museum by Vicky Cornell, will stand outside MoPOP's south entrance facing Fifth Avenue North. ...

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HALESTORM Releases 'Uncomfortable' And 'I Am The Fire' VR/360-Degree Live Videos

HALESTORM has released two live VR videos, "I Am The Fire" and "Uncomfortable", filmed this past summer at the band's concert at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut. The 360-degree clips were shot with a multi-rig VR camera system with director Craig Ziogas and producers Mike Mushok (STAIND, SAINT ASONIA) and Charlie Callahan. "Uncomfortable" recently landed ...

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THE SMASHING PUMPKINS Announce Special 30th-Anniversary Live Shows

Grammy-winning, acclaimed alternative rock luminaries THE SMASHING PUMPKINS have announced a string of 30th-anniversary live shows that kick off November 28 at The Sylvee in Madison, Wisconsin. In addition to their previously announced sold-out date in Chicago, these upcoming shows will see the band performing in St. Louis, Tulsa, San Antonio, Tucson, and Phoenix. Tickets ...

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Watch HALESTORM Perform Acoustic Cover Of LED ZEPPELIN's 'That's The Way' At PLANET ROCK Studio

As part of Zeptember, Planet Rock's celebration of LED ZEPPELIN's 50th anniversary, HALESTORM's Joe Hottinger and Lzzy Hale performed a stripped-back cover of "That's The Way" live at the U.K. digital rock music radio station's studios. Check out video footage below. Lzzy told Revolver magazine that LED ZEPPELIN's "Led Zeppelin III" (1970) was one of ...

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NICK HOLMES On PARADISE LOST Returning To Its Gothic Doom Roots On 'Medusa': 'It's Like Putting On An Old Jacket'

Mark Uricheck of "The Rock Writer's Ramble" podcast recently conducted an interview with frontman Nick Holmes of British gothic doom pioneers PARADISE LOST. You can listen to the entire chat via the Spreaker widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how he and lead guitarist/primary songwriter Greg Mackintosh still manage to "push ...

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Watch BRANT BJORK's 'Chocolatize' Video

Brant Bjork has premiered a brand new music video for the track "Chocolatize", taken from his critically acclaimed 13th solo album, "Mankind Woman". Although this is indeed a Brant Bjork record, it is the first effort where Brant so closely collaborated with a producer and co-writer: his LOW DESERT PUNK BAND guitarist and friend Bubba ...

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HALESTORM Stays Away From Politics And Religion On Its Albums

In a brand new interview with Scotty Mars of the Live 105 radio station in Halifax, HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale was asked if it was hard to avoid writing about politics on the band's latest album, "Vicious", in light of the current political and social climates in the U.S. "Absolutely," she responded (hear audio below). ...

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Video Premiere: DEE SNIDER's 'American Made'

"American Made", the new video from TWISTED SISTER singer Dee Snider, can be seen below. The song is taken from Dee's latest solo album, "For The Love Of Metal", which was released on July 27 via Napalm Records. The disc, which was produced by HATEBREED vocalist Jamey Jasta, features contributions from Howard Jones (ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE), ...

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