K.K. DOWNING: 'When GLENN TIPTON Retired, I Fully Expected That That Would Be The Opening' For Me To Return To JUDAS PRIEST

Founding JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing says that it is "absolutely" not true that he retired from the music industry after his exit from the band a decade ago. Downing left PRIEST in 2011 amid claims of band conflict, shoddy management and declining quality of performance. He was replaced by Richie Faulkner, nearly three decades ...

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DORO To Release 'Triumph And Agony Live' In September

In celebration of 35 years of WARLOCK's "Triumph And Agony" album, Doro Pesch will release "Triumph And Agony Live" in various formats, including CD, vinyl, cassette, DVD, Blu-ray, and a huge box set, on September 24 through Doro's own label, Rare Diamonds Productions. Doro says: "It was always my dream to play the 'Triumph And ...

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SEPULTURA's DERRICK GREEN Would Love To See Artists Get What They Deserve From Streaming Music Services: 'It's Completely Unfair'

In a new interview with "The Garza Podcast", hosted by SUICIDE SILENCE guitarist Chris Garza, SEPULTURA guitarist Derrick Green was asked where he sees the music industry going in the future. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "That's a good question. I can't really predict the future. I just hope that artists are gonna be ...

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THRICE Announces Fall 2021 U.S. Tour

After a year of no live music, California rock band THRICE is back and hitting the road this fall. The trek will kick off on September 24 in Houston, Texas, and will be visiting cities throughout the United States with special guests TOUCHÉ AMORÉ, JIM WARD (appearing at Texas dates only), and SELF DEFENSE FAMILY. ...

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AFI Announces 2022 U.S. Tour

AFI will embark on a U.S. tour in early 2022. The "Bodies" trek will kick off on February 11 in San Diego, California, and wrap up on March 25 in Los Angeles, California. Support on all shows will come from COLD CAVE. "So anxiously, we've awaited the ability to perform our eleventh record for you," ...

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