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Dimension Hatröss - VOIVOD

I'm going to ask for your indulgence and forgiveness for this review's blatantly personal tone. If you've been reading my writing, you're used to it already when it comes to VOIVOD. This is a band that has affected my core as much as much my ears since 1987 when a longtime buddy placed the cassettes ...

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Former NOTHINGFACE Singer MATT HOLT Dies

Matt Holt, former singer of NOTHINGFACE, passed away at home in Maryland on April 15. He had been battling a degenerative illness for several years. He is survived by his parents and his younger brother. While he had not been active musically in recent years, Holt, who toured the world several times over with his ...

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HELLYEAH's CHAD GRAY Doesn't Know If MUDVAYNE Has A Future

On September 6, Gastão Moreira of Brazil's Kazagastão (KZG) conducted an interview with HELLYEAH drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott and singer Chad Gray. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On working with producer Kevin Churko on the last two HELLYEAH albums: Vinnie: "It was time to have ...

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Post Society - VOIVOD

In 1989 and 1990, I was the assistant editor of my college newspaper, thus I was given free rein to write a weekly column dedicated to music and film. It was during that period I abused my privileges by not only dedicating the whole thing one week to VOIVOD, I geeked over them and swelled ...

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Video: New MEGADETH Guitarist KIKO LOUREIRO Plays IRON MAIDEN Classics During 'Ultimate Jam Night'

New MEGADETH guitarist Kiko Loureiro performed a couple of IRON MAIDEN classics — "2 Minutes To Midnight" and "Wasted Years" — during this past Wednesday's (December 2) "Ultimate Jam Night" at Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood, California. Joining him on stage were Tim Yeung (MORBID ANGEL, DIVINE HERESY, WESTFIELD MASSACRE) on drums, Courtney Cox (THE ...

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HELLYEAH Joins DOWN As Headliners Of Michigan's DIRT FEST

HELLYEAH has been added as a co-headliner of Michigan's Dirt Fest 2015, alongside DOWN. This marks the first time former PANTERA bandmates Philip Anselmo and Vinnie Paul Abbott have been billed together as headliners (albeit on different days) since the band's split in 2003. HELLYEAH, featuring Vinnie Paul, Chad Gray (MUDVAYNE), Tom Maxwell (NOTHINGFACE), Kyle ...

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VINNIE PAUL Is One Of The Most 'Humble' And 'Giving' People You Could Ever Meet, Says HELLYEAH's TOM MAXWELL

On September 14, Rock Hard Live conducted an interview with HELLYEAH guitarist Tom Maxwell at the Aftershock festival in in Sacramento, California. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what it's like being in a band with former PANTERA drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott: Tom: ...

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VINNIE PAUL Doesn't Want To Let DIMEBAG Down

PlanetMosh recently conducted an interview with former PANTERA and current HELLYEAH drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. PlanetMosh: [HELLYEAH's] new album, "Blood For Blood", comes out on June 9. When did you start writing the album? Vinnie Paul: I started writing it back in October shortly ...

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HELLYEAH: Video Footage Of New Lineup's First Show

Video footage of HELLYEAH performing the song "Drink Drank Drunk" at The Patio in Abilene, Texas on April 5 during the kick-off show of the band's current tour can be seen below. As previously reported, HELLYEAH has recruited Christian Brady as its new touring guitarist following the recent departure of Greg Tribbett (MUDVAYNE). A former ...

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Exclusive: HELLYEAH 'Blood For Blood' Album Artwork Unveiled

HELLYEAH's fourth studio album, "Blood For Blood", will be released on June 10 via Eleven Seven Music. The CD was helmed by producer Kevin Churko at his The Hideout Recording Studio in Las Vegas, Nevada. Churko is the Canadian musician, sound engineer, songwriter and record producer who has previously worked with OZZY OSBOURNE, FIVE FINGER ...

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Meet HELLYEAH's New Bassist KYLE SANDERS (Video)

A one-and-a-half-minute video clip introducing HELLYEAH's new bassist, Kyle Sanders (former member of BLOODSIMPLE and the brother of MASTODON's Troy Sanders), can be seen below. HELLYEAH drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott spoke with RockNLive.org about the band's recent dismissal of bassist Bob "Zilla" Kakaha and guitarist Greg Tribbett, the recruitment of Sanders and the recording ...

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HELLYEAH: More 'Blood For Blood' Album Details Revealed

HELLYEAH's fourth studio album, "Blood For Blood", will be released on June 10 via Eleven Seven Music. The CD was helmed by producer Kevin Churko at his The Hideout Recording Studio in Las Vegas, Nevada. Churko is the Canadian musician, sound engineer, songwriter and record producer who has previously worked with OZZY OSBOURNE, FIVE FINGER ...

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HELLYEAH Taps Director ROBERT SEXTON For 'Sangre Por Sangre (Blood For Blood)' Video

HELLYEAH has finished filming a video for the song "Sangre Por Sangre (Blood For Blood)" with director Robert Sexton (SOULFLY, DEATH ANGEL, THE DWARVES, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, AMEN, MONDO GENERATOR, GENÖCIDE) in Hollywood, California. The track is the first single from HELLYEAH's fourth studio album, "Blood For Blood", which will arrive on June 10. "Sangre Por ...

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