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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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DROWNING POOL's Return To Guantánamo Bay Draws Controversy

DROWNING POOL performed at this year's 4th of July "Freedom Fest" at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. The Texas heavy rockers' appearance at the event was notable because their music was once used to interrogate detainees at the the American wartime prison located within Guantánamo Bay Naval Base. DROWNING POOL's song "Bodies" was used as a tool ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Releases Cover Of MR. BUNGLE's 'Retrovertigo'

As previously announced, AVENGED SEVENFOLD is expanding its new album, "The Stage", into an evolving body of work by adding a series of new tracks over the course of the coming months. Today sees the release of the album's latest addition, their rendition of MR. BUNGLE's "Retrovertigo". "Retrovertigo" follows the recent release of AVENGED SEVENFOLD's ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE Guitarist Knew Some Fans Wouldn't Like Controversial Self-Titled Album

"Mike James Rock Show" conducted an interview with guitarist Mark Heylmun of California deathcore masters SUICIDE SILENCE at this year's Download festival, which was held June 9-11 at Donington Park in Leicestershire, England. You can watch the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On SUICIDE SILENCE's controversial new self-titled album, which ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE Announces Fall 2017 U.S. Tour

A PERFECT CIRCLE, which recently wrapped up a sold-out U.S. tour, will return to the road this fall, kicking off a North American trek at the Aftershock festival on October 21. Tickets for all non-festival shows are on-sale this Friday, June 23 at 10 a.m. local time. VIP packages will be available simultaneously. Tour dates: ...

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VOLBEAT Frontman Says The Music Business 'Has Lost Its Soul'

HardDrive Radio host Lou Brutus conducted an interview with frontman Michael Poulsen of Danish/American rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT before the band's May 12 concert at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as the support act for METALLICA. You can watch the full interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he can ...

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