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NORTHWARD Feat. NIGHTWISH Singer And PAGAN'S MIND Guitarist: 'While Love Died' Video Released

NORTHWARD, the hard rock project featuring current NIGHTWISH singer Floor Jansen and PAGAN'S MIND guitarist Jørn Viggo Lofstad, has unleashed its debut single, "While Love Died", alongside a video for the track. The song is taken from NORTHWARD's self-titled debut album, which will be released on October 19 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork for ...

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SPINAL TAP Bassist DEREK SMALLS: 'MRI' Video

"MRI", the new video from Derek Smalls, the bass force formerly of the fabled heavy metal band formerly known as SPINAL TAP, can be seen below. The song is taken from his first full-length solo venture, "Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)", which was released on April 13 via Twanky Records/BMG on digital, CD and vinyl. ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer And PAGAN'S MIND Guitarist Join Forces In NORTHWARD

It was during the "all-star jam" at ProgPower USA festival in 2007 when current NIGHTWISH singer Floor Jansen and PAGAN'S MIND guitarist Jørn Viggo Lofstad spontaneously joined forces on stage for some cover songs and noticed a certain creative magic between them. Although the two musicians had never met before, they soon discovered their mutual ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's PHIL CAMPBELL Talks About His Guitar Heroes (Video)

Kerrang! has posted a very special interview with MOTÖRHEAD's Phil Campbell about his guitar heroes — and it was conducted by the magazine's very own special guest interviewer, SKUNK ANANSIE's Martin "Ace" Kent. Check it out below. Campbell's forthcoming solo album is expected to feature guest appearances by Chris Fehn of SLIPKNOT, JUDAS PRIEST frontman ...

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SLASH, PAUL STANLEY, JERRY CANTRELL, JOHN 5 Featured In 'Turn It Up!' Documentary

Celebrating the electric guitar, the full-length documentary film "Turn It Up!" will be released on January 22. A cinematic and auditory tour de force, the film — shot in high definition — is a combination of stunning photography, musical performances, world-class collections, and in-depth interviews – from international legends to "everyman" collectors. Released by 71st ...

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Video Premiere: SKUNK ANANSIE's 'Love Someone Else'

British rockers SKUNK ANANSIE will release their sixth studio album, "Anarchytecture", on January 15, 2016. The follow-up to 2012's "Black Traffic" was produced by Tom Dalgety (ROYAL BLOOD, KILLING JOKE, BAND OF SKULLS) at RAK Studios in London, with mixing duties divided between Dalgety and Jeremy Wheatley, and mastering handled by the legendary Ted Jensen ...

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SKUNK ANANSIE: Lyric Video For New Single 'Love Someone Else'

British rockers SKUNK ANANSIE will release their sixth studio album, "Anarchytecture", on January 15, 2016. The follow-up to 2012's "Black Traffic" was produced by Tom Dalgety (ROYAL BLOOD, KILLING JOKE, BAND OF SKULLS) at RAK Studios in London, with mixing duties divided between Dalgety and Jeremy Wheatley, and mastering handled by the legendary Ted Jensen ...

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SKUNK ANANSIE To Release New Album 'Anarchytecture' In January

British rockers SKUNK ANANSIE will release their sixth studio album, "Anarchytecture", on January 15, 2016. The follow-up to 2012's "Black Traffic" was produced by Tom Dalgety (ROYAL BLOOD, KILLING JOKE, BAND OF SKULLS) at RAK Studios in London, with mixing duties divided between Dalgety and Jeremy Wheatley, and mastering set to be handled by the ...

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VINNIE PAUL: 'I Still Drink Every Night And I Love It'

Former PANTERA and current HELLYEAH drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott says that the "fun side of rock and roll" seems to be missing from many of the tours nowadays, with most musicians preferring to relax on their buses and catch up with their loved ones instead of partaking in the kind of debauchery that was embraced ...

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OBITUARY: New Album Title Revealed

Florida death metal veterans OBITUARY have set "Inked In Blood" as the title of their ninth studio album, tentatively due at the end of October via the band's new partnership with Relapse Records. OBITUARY drummer Donald Tardy revealed the CD title during an interview with the Italian blog Metal Skunk before the group's ...

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STEVE VAI Talks To GuitarMania In Vienna (Video)

GuitarMania conducted an interview with legendary guitarist Steve Vai on April 4 at Szene in Vienna, Austria. You can now watch the chat below. The inaugural Steve Vai's Vai Academy Song Evolution Camp will take place June 23-27 at the pastoral Gideon Putnam Resort in Saratoga Springs, New York. This unique vacation experience will be ...

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STEVE VAI's Inaugural 'Vai Academy Song Evolution Camp' Set For June

The inaugural Steve Vai's Vai Academy Song Evolution Camp will take place June 23-27 at the pastoral Gideon Putnam Resort in Saratoga Springs, New York. This unique vacation experience will be hosted by multi-platinum three-time Grammy Award-winning guitar legend Steve Vai, who will be joined by various respected guitar and music industry heavies, including Jeff ...

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GLOBAL NEWS Video Report: Are Black Women Who Love Heavy Metal Discriminated Against?

Laina Dawes, author of the book "What Are You Doing Here?: A Black Woman's Life And Liberation In Heavy Metal" (Bazillion Points), appeared Saturday, January 18, on the award-winning newsmagazine program "16x9" airing on Global Television — Canada's second most-watched broadcast television network. The episode, titled "Black Metal", covered women of color in ...

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