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LES CLAYPOOL Recalls His METALLICA Audition On LARS ULRICH's 'It's Electric!' Show (Video)

Lars Ulrich interviewed PRIMUS frontman Les Claypool on for the October 1 episode of "It's Electric!", the METALLICA drummer's online radio show on Apple Music's Beats 1. During the chat, Les talked about auditioning for the then-vacant bassist slot in METALLICA following the September 1986 death of the group's previous bassist, Cliff Burton. "I got ...

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GENE HOGLAN Set For 'Late Night With Seth Meyers' Guest Stint

Legendary extreme metal drummer Gene Hoglan (TESTAMENT, DARK ANGEL, DEATH, DETHKLOK, FEAR FACTORY, GALAKTIKON) will hold down the drum chair on "Late Night With Seth Meyers" from Monday, October 2 through Thursday, October 5. His guest stint in THE 8G BAND, the show's house group led by "Portlandia" star Fred Armisen, follows brief residencies by ...

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Listen To New PRIMUS Song 'The Scheme'

PRIMUS will release its ninth studio album, "The Desaturating Seven", on September 29 via ATO Records. This is the band's first studio collection of original material since 1995's "Tales From The Punchbowl" with the classic PRIMUS lineup of Les Claypool (vocals, bass), Larry LaLonde (guitar) and Tim Alexander (drums). "The Desaturating Seven" is inspired by ...

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PRIMUS: Lyric Video For New Single 'The Seven'

PRIMUS will release its ninth studio album, "The Desaturating Seven", on September 29 via ATO Records. This is the first studio album of original material since 1995's "Tales From The Punchbowl" with the classic PRIMUS lineup of Les Claypool (vocals, bass), Larry LaLonde (guitar) and Tim Alexander (drums). "The Desaturating Seven" is inspired by a ...

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MAYNARD JAMES KEENAN Explains TOOL Album Delay

During a recent appearance on "The Joe Rogan Experience", the podcast hosted by UFC personality and stand-up comedian Joe Rogan, TOOL frontman Maynard James Keenan explained for the first time why it is taking so long for the group to get the material written and recorded for its long-awaited follow-up to 2006's "10,000 Days" album. ...

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CLUTCH To Release 'Psychic Rockers From West Group' Box Set

Maryland rockers CLUTCH will release a box set titled "Psychic Rockers From The West Group" tomorrow (Friday, June 23) via Weathermaker Music. "Psychic Rockers From The West Group" is a five-CD-and-one-DVD package that contains "El Rojo" from CLUTCH's instrumental blues jam side project THE BAKERTON GROUP, "Strange Cousins From The West", "Earth Rocker Deluxe" (two ...

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Watch CLUTCH Perform Two New Songs In Belfast

Fan-filmed video footage of Maryland rockers CLUTCH performing two new songs — "How To Shake Hands" and "We Love A Good Fire" — on June 14 at The Limelight 1 in Belfast, Northern Ireland can be seen below. As previously reported, CLUTCH has written "handful of tunes" for the follow-up to 2015's "Psychic Warfare", with ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION's DAVE NAVARRO To Perform National Anthem For 'Bellator NYC: Sonnen Vs. Silva'

World-renowned musician, artist and filmmaker Dave Navarro of JANE'S ADDICTION will perform the national anthem prior to the main event for Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva at the legendary Madison Square Garden in New York City on Saturday, June 24. Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva, the biggest event in Bellator history, features the long-awaited bout ...

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