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Arrows - RED FANG

Portland, Oregon quartet RED FANG have established themselves as one metal's more engaging acts. The infectious stoner metal contained on a trilogy of killer full-length records, starting with 2011's "Murder the Mountains" and ending with 2016's "Only Ghosts", coalesced with energetic live performances and an everyman aesthetic endearing them to audiences that just wanted to ...

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TED NUGENT: 'If You Are On The Side Of JOE BIDEN, You're Just Plain A Rotten Human Being'

Ted Nugent has declared Joe Biden a "rotten" human being and railed against Democrats who support the president's "ugly policies." The outspoken conservative rocker, who is an avid supporter of former U.S. president Donald Trump, discussed Biden's performance during an appearance on "The Wild Initiative" podcast. He told host Samuel Ayres (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): ...

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Watch COREY TAYLOR Sing Along To DURAN DURAN's 'Rio'

Jason Christopher, who plays bass in Corey Taylor's solo band, has uploaded a short video of him, the SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman and Corey's guitarist Zach Throne singing along to DURAN DURAN's classic song "Rio" backstage at a recent stop on Taylor's current solo tour (with drummer Dustin Schoenhofer air drumming behind them). Check ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Drummer JOHN DOLMAYAN Announces 'Torpedo Con 2021' Mega-Collectors Convention

Torpedo Comics, which is owned by SYSTEM OF A DOWN drummer John Dolmayan, has announced the Torpedo Collectors Convention (Torpedo Con) 2021, a three-day collectors convention hosted at the historic Hollywood Palladium in Hollywood, California. Guests should expect over 100 vendors specializing in hard-to-find collectibles in areas such as comic books, graded video games, original ...

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3 DOORS DOWN Announces 'The Better Life 20th Anniversary Tour'

3 DOORS DOWN will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its debut album, "The Better Life", this summer by hitting major markets in amphitheaters across the U.S. for "The Better Life 20th Anniversary Tour". "Kryptonite", which launched 3 DOORS DOWN's career, has become a juggernaut hit across the globe that generations now sing. 2020 marked the ...

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SLIPKNOT Announces 2021 'Knotfest Roadshow' U.S. Tour With KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, FEVER 333 And CODE ORANGE

SLIPKNOT has announced a return to the road for its incendiary 2021 incarnation of the "Knotfest Roadshow". Support will come from three Grammy-nominated heavy music luminaries, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, FEVER 333 and CODE ORANGE. The 28-date run, produced by Live Nation, kicks off following the band's previously announced Knotfest Iowa hometown show in Des Moines on ...

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ARCH ENEMY Celebrates 25th Anniversary: 'It's Been An Awesome Experience,' Says MICHAEL AMOTT

Swedish/Canadian/American metallers ARCH ENEMY are celebrating their 25th anniversary in 2021. When ARCH ENEMY released its debut album, "Black Earth", in 1996, death metal was stagnating and in desperate need of a kick up the ass. Guitarist Michael Amott's blueprint for the purest of metal strains proved an instant underground hit, both in Europe and ...

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RISE AGAINST Drops Music Video For New Song 'Talking To Ourselves'

Punk rock band RISE AGAINST has released the official music video for another track from its upcoming album "Nowhere Generation". The Brian Roettinger-directed clip for "Talking To Ourselves" can be seen below. "Nowhere Generation", RISE AGAINST's first new studio effort in four years, is due on June 4 via Loma Vista Recordings. On the upcoming ...

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WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival Postponed Once Again

The promoters of Wacken Open Air, the world's largest heavy metal festival, have announced that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the edition planned for the end of July will not be able to take place as scheduled. The 31st edition of the cult festival will therefore take place in August 2022, from August 4 ...

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Watch COREY TAYLOR Perform In Chattanooga During Solo Tour (Video)

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor performed at The Signal in Chattanooga, Tennessee Sunday night (May 30) as part of his solo tour, "CMFTour 2021". Taylor and his band ran through anthems from his critically acclaimed solo debut "CMFT", choice cuts from his SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR catalogs, and various covers and surprises. Fan-filmed ...

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RAMMSTEIN's TILL LINDEMANN Releases 'I Hate Kids' Music Video

RAMMSTEIN singer Till Lindemann has just released a new solo single, "Ich Hasse Kinder" (English translation: "I Hate Kids"). The song's official Serghey Grey-directed music video can be seen below. Earlier this month, Lindemann released a music video for the orchestral version of his latest solo single, "Lubimiy Gorod", sung entirely in Russian, for the ...

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JOSH TODD Says 'Hellbound' Is BUCKCHERRY's 'Best' Album To Date

BUCKCHERRY singer Josh Todd spoke to Rodolfo Roman of "The Roman Show" about the band's new album, "Hellbound", which will be released on June 25 via Round Hill Records. The follow-up to 2019's "Warpaint" was recorded last fall in Nashville, Tennessee with producer and songwriter-for-hire Marti Frederiksen, who has previously collaborated with AEROSMITH, DEF LEPPARD, ...

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Former ILL NIÑO Members Launch LIONS AT THE GATE

Former ILL NIÑO members Cristian Machado (vocals), Ahrue "Luster" Ilustre (guitar) and Diego Verduzco (guitar) have launched a new band called LIONS AT THE GATE. The group's lineup is completed by bassist Stephen Brewer (WESTFIELD MASSACRE) and drummer Fern Lemus. LIONS AT THE GATE's debut single, "Not Even Human", will be released on Friday, June ...

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LEE AARON Turned Down Chance To Front VIXEN In 1990s

In a new interview with the "Ouch, You're On My Hair" podcast, Canadian rock icon Lee Aaron, who is known primarily as a solo artist and songwriter, was asked if she was ever presented with an opportunity to front a major band during her four-decade career. She responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Yeah. I can't ...

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CHEAP TRICK Bassist TOM PETERSSON Is 'Doing A Lot Better,' Three Months After Open-Heart Surgery

CHEAP TRICK bassist Tom Petersson has opened up about his recent operation. The 71-year-old musician underwent open-heart surgery three months ago, forcing him to sit down during the band's early April appearance on "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert". Petersson offered an update on his health while speaking to Meltdown of Detroit's WRIF radio station. ...

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