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CHRIS BRODERICK On ACT OF DEFIANCE: 'We Wanted The Freedom To Be Able To Write What We Felt Passionate About'

Heavy New York recently conducted an interview with former MEGADETH and current ACT OF DEFIANCE guitarist Chris Broderick. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he would consider ACT OF DEFIANCE's sophomore album, "Old Scars, New Wounds", to be a "new start" for the band: ...

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CLUTCH's NEIL FALLON Says Playing Live Is 'The Only Exercise' He Gets All Day While On Tour

Shawn Wiseman of Rock All Photography recently conducted an interview with frontman Neil Fallon of Maryland rockers CLUTCH about the band's forthcoming "Book Of Bad Decisions" studio album. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On regularly conjuring up the live-show energy as CLUTCH's frontman: ...

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CLUTCH: Lyric Video For New Song 'Gimme The Keys'

The David Brodsky-created lyric video for "Gimme The Keys", a brand new song from Maryland rockers CLUTCH, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Book Of Bad Decisions", which is due on September 7 via the group's own Weathermaker Music label. The disc was completed at Sputnik Sound studio ...

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CLUTCH Frontman Explains 'Book Of Bad Decisions' Album Title

Maryland rockers CLUTCH are tentatively set to release their new album, "Book Of Bad Decisions", in September. The disc was recently completed at Sputnik Sound studio in Nashville, Tennessee with producer and engineer Vance Powell (THE WHITE STRIPES, RED FANG). Speaking to "The Liquid Conversations" host Shawn SixX at this past weekend's Las Rageous festival ...

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Video: Former JUDAS PRIEST, MEGADETH Members Perform Heavy Metal Classics In Montreal

Vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), guitarist Glen Drover (MEGADETH, KING DIAMOND, TESTAMENT, EIDOLON), drummer Shawn Drover (MEGADETH, ACT OF DEFIANCE, EIDOLON) and bassist Adrian Robichaud (EIDOLON) joined forces to perform heavy metal classics under the A NIGHT OF METAL banner on April 12 at Piranha Bar in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ...

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ACT OF DEFIANCE's CHRIS BRODERICK On 'Old Scars, New Wounds' Album: 'You Can Hear Our Individuality In Different Songs'

"Robb's MetalWorks" recently conducted an interview with former MEGADETH and current ACT OF DEFIANCE guitarist Chris Broderick. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the more collaborative songwriting process on ACT OF DEFIANCE's sophomore album, "Old Scars, New Wounds", compared to that on 2015's "Birth And The Burial", Broderick said: "You can hear ...

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VOLBEAT To Enter Studio Before End Of 2018

Danish/American rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT are planning to enter studio before the end of the year to begin recording their seventh album for a tentative 2019 release. The follow-up to "Seal The Deal & Let's Boogie" will mark the band's first full-length effort to feature bassist Kaspar Boye Larsen, who joined VOLBEAT too late to ...

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Here Is COREY TAYLOR Working On Lyrics For Next SLIPKNOT Album

Corey Taylor has posted a photo on Instagram of him apparently writing lyrics for SLIPKNOT's next album. The snap, which was captioned "Working... #slipknot," can be seen below. Although he's still on the road with STONE SOUR, Taylor recently said that he has already begun putting together lyrical ideas for SLIPKNOT's follow-up to 2014's ".5: ...

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ARSIS Signs With AGONIA RECORDS

Virginia Beach, Virginia's ARSIS, a standout in the technical, melodic death metal genre, has inked a record deal with Agonia Records. The agreement excludes North, South and Central America, where the band's product will be released by Nuclear Blast Records. ARSIS entered AudioHammer Studio in Sandord, Florida in late 2017 with producer Mark Lewis (WHITECHAPEL, ...

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DAVID ELLEFSON Says MEGADETH Has 'Always Been On The Front Edge Of Technology'

"The Rockside Chronicles with Shawn Sixx" conducted an interview with MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson during January's NAMM convention in Anaheim, California. You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether caffeine is the new "drug of choice" for veteran rockers: David: "It's been ...

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ACT OF DEFIANCE Guitarist Says New Album Is 'Much More Of A Group Effort' Than Band's Debut

During the 2018 NAMM convention, ACT OF DEFIANCE guitarist Chris Broderick (ex-MEGADETH, ex-NEVERMORE) and vocalist Henry Derek Bonner (ex-SCAR THE MARTYR) spoke with RadioactiveMike Z about the differences between the group's new album, "Old Scars, New Wounds", and the band's 2015 debut, "Birth And The Burial". "'Birth And The Burial' was much more Shawn [Drover, ...

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ROB HALFORD On JUDAS PRIEST's Longevity: 'We've Never Slacked Off'

JUDAS PRIEST vocalist Rob Halford was recently interviewed by "The Rockside Chronicles With Shawn Sixx". The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On whether he feels he's still "living the dream": Rob: "Yeah, absolutely. It's just a glorious journey that PRIEST has been on for almost 50 ...

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STRYPER's OZ FOX On TIM GAINES's Exit: 'I'm Really Bummed Out That It Ended Up The Way It Did'

STRYPER guitarist Oz Fox was interviewed on the newly launched "The Liquid Conversations" podcast hosted by Aaron Nordstrom of GEMINI SYNDROME and Boston radio veteran Shawn SixX. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABERMOUTH.NET). On whether STRYPER's Christian faith and believing in ...

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