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Ex-MEGADETH Drummer SHAWN DROVER Says Making New ACT OF DEFIANCE Album Was 'Seamless'

Rustyn Rose of Metalholic recently conducted an interview with former MEGADETH and current ACT OF DEFIANCE drummer Shawn Drover. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the songwriting process for ACT OF DEFIANCE's forthcoming sophomore album, "Old Scars, New Wounds": Shawn: "The main difference in songwriting ...

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KORN, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, SYSTEM OF A DOWN Members To Perform With LINKIN PARK At CHESTER BENNINGTON Tribute Concert

AVENGED SEVENFOLD's M. Shadows and Synyster Gates, KORN's Jonathan Davis, SYSTEM OF A DOWN's Daron Malakian, Shavo Odadjian and John Dolmayan, the members of BLINK-182, BRING ME THE HORIZON's Oli Sykes, YELLOWCARD's Ryan Key, Machine Gun Kelly and Kiiara will perform with the surviving members of LINKIN PARK at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles ...

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Watch LARS ULRICH's Full Interview With DAVE GROHL

Lars Ulrich interviewed FOO FIGHTERS leader Dave Grohl on a recent episode of "It's Electric!", the METALLICA drummer's online radio show on Apple Music's Beats 1. During the chat, which can now be seen in its entirety below, Grohl told the the story of how FOO FIGHTERS became Mick Jagger's backing band on "Saturday Night ...

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ACT OF DEFIANCE Feat. Ex-MEGADETH Members: 'Overexposure' Video

ACT OF DEFIANCE's video for the song "Overexposure" can be seen below. Directed by Vince Edwards, the melodic scorcher is backed with fast-paced imagery of the bandmembers in their finest form — churning out a precise metal assault! ACT OF DEFIANCE is the group featuring former MEGADETH members Shawn Drover (drums) and Chris Broderick (guitar), ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Guitarist On 'The Stage': It Was Kind Of Our Punk Rock, Heavy Metal, Progressive 'Dark Side Of The Moon'

In a brand new interview with The Salt Lake Tribune, AVENGED SEVENFOLD guitarist Zacky Vengeance defended the band's decision to evolve again with its latest album, 2016's "The Stage", knowing full well that it wouldn't appeal to everyone. "It was kind of our punk rock, heavy metal, progressive 'Dark Side Of The Moon', ...

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SAVAGE MESSIAH Signs With CENTURY MEDIA

Century Media Records has announced the signing of the British heavy metal act SAVAGE MESSIAH. The band will release its fourth full-length album, titled "Hands Of Fate", on October 27. The official music video for the disc's title track can be seen below. "Hands Of Fate" is also available as a digital single on all ...

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GOJIRA Announces U.S. Tour With TORCHE, CODE ORANGE

French progressive metallers GOJIRA have announced details of a U.S. headline tour with special guests TORCHE and CODE ORANGE which is set to get underway October 2 at the House of Blues in Cleveland, Ohio (see attached itinerary). Artist presale tickets for the new headline dates will be available today at 2:00 p.m. local time, ...

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THE WINERY DOGS Reunite For First Performance In Almost A Year At 'Ultimate Jam Night' (Video)

THE WINERY DOGS, the power trio featuring drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ADRENALINE MOB), legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, TALAS, DAVID LEE ROTH) and guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen (MR. BIG, POISON), reunited for its first live performance in almost a year last night (Tuesday, August 1) during the "Ultimate Jam Night" at the ...

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METALLICA: Pro-Shot Footage From Montreal, Toronto Concerts

Professionally filmed video footage of METALLICA performing the song "Motorbreath" on July 19 at at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montréal, Québec, Canada, and "Sad But True" on July 16 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada can be seen below. The North American leg of METALLICA's "WorldWired" trek will hit stadiums in eight more cities before ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD To Headline Closing Night Of HOUSTON OPEN AIR

AVENGED SEVENFOLD will close out the final night (Sunday, October 15) of the second annual Monster Energy Houston Open Air at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman in The Woodlands, Texas. Festival producers Danny Wimmer Presents are very excited to bring the band back to Houston, after dangerous storms and lightning in the ...

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METALLICA: Pro-Shot Footage From Miami, Atlanta Concerts

Professionally filmed video footage of METALLICA performing the song "Creeping Death" on July 7 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida, and "Battery" on July 9 at SunTrust Park in Atlanta, Georgia can be seen below. The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame band is touring in support of its tenth studio album, "Hardwired... To ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Teams With GAMELOFT To Premiere New Song 'Dose'

"Dungeon Hunter 5", the latest episode of Gameloft's successful hack-and-slash series, has announced a partnership with Universal Music Group and multi-platinum-selling rock band AVENGED SEVENFOLD. The game will offer its players an exciting experience around the universe of the band, with a special bat-themed dungeon and featured in-game assets. The collaboration will also grant fans ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH: Why I Don't Have Any Tattoos

11Alive conducted an interview with METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich prior to the band's July 9 concert at SunTrust Park in Atlanta, Georgia. You can now watch the chat below. Asked why he chose not to have any tattoos, Ulrich said: "I never really thought about why I haven't. It's just the idea of somebody sticking ...

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METALLICA: Pro-Shot Footage Of 'Fuel' Performance From Orlando

Professionally filmed video footage of METALLICA performing the song "Fuel" on July 5 at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida can be seen below. The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame band is touring in support of its tenth studio album, "Hardwired... To Self-Destruct", which came out last November, eight years after "Death Magnetic". METALLICA ...

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