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KING DIAMOND: 'I Don't Take Tomorrow For Granted'

Danish heavy metal singer King Diamond, who underwent open-heart triple-bypass surgery in November 2010, says that he was never particularly concerned about the financial setback incurred due to high expenses of surgery and recuperating during convalescence period. He told "The Metal Voice" in a new interview (hear audio below): "I have not thrown my money ...

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KING DIAMOND Best-Of Collection Due In November

Danish heavy metal singer King Diamond has revealed to Full Metal Jackie that a comprehensive "best-of" collection from his namesake band will be made available on November 11 via Metal Blade Records. The musician, who is also working on a new studio album from KING DIAMOND, says: "Metal Blade got the chance, through getting some ...

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Video: CHRIS CORNELL Reunites With Former AUDIOSLAVE Bandmate TOM MORELLO At Seattle Benefit Concert

SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell made a guest appearance last night (Friday, September 26) during a performance by his former AUDIOSLAVE bandmate, guitarist Tom Morello, at the El Corazon in Seattle. Morello's acoustic set was part of a benefit concert for 15 Now, the grassroots organization that successfully fought for a $15 minimum wage in Seattle. ...

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SICK OF IT ALL's KOLLER Brothers Discuss Sandy Hook And 9/11 Conspiracy Theories (Video)

Germany's EMP Rock Invasion recently conducted an interview with Lou (vocals) and Pete Koller (guitar) of New York hardcore legends SICK OF IT ALL. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how the U.S. mainstream media is owned directly by large multinational corporations, which are connected ...

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CHRIS CORNELL To Reunite With Former AUDIOSLAVE Bandmate TOM MORELLO At Seattle Benefit Concert

SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell will make a guest appearance during a performance by his former AUDIOSLAVE bandmate, guitarist Tom Morello, on September 26 at the El Corazon in Seattle. Morello's acoustic set will be part of a benefit concert for 15 Now, the grassroots organization that successfully fought for a $15 minimum wage in Seattle. ...

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Bassist HAL PATINO Fired From KING DIAMOND

Bassist Hal Patino has been relieved of his duties with KING DIAMOND "for reasons very similar to why he was fired from the band in 1990," according to the group's frontman and namesake, Danish heavy metal singer King Diamond. King adds: "This will have NO negative impact on our upcoming shows whatsoever. On the contrary." ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN's BEN WEINMAN Launches PARTY SMASHER INC.

THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN guitarist Ben Weinman has launched Party Smasher Inc., a collective of creative professionals and artistic provocateurs. PartySmasherInc.com is a one-stop portal for musicians, photographers, illustrators, fashion designers and industry mavericks of all stripes. The shared principle that unites this otherwise diverse collection of contributors and curators is simple: self-determination. ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's VINCE NEIL Featured In LMN's 'The Haunting Of': Entire Episode Available Online

MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil was featured in last week's episode of LMN's (Lifetime Movie Network) original series "The Haunting Of". The series follows world-renowned psychic-medium Kim Russo as she shares the experiences of celebrities who have had their lives changed by paranormal events. You can now watch the entire episode of "The Haunting Of" ...

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VINCE NEIL Is Being 'Followed By Dark Energy' That 'Has Been Causing Devastating Consequences In His Life'

MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil is featured in this week's episode of LMN's (Lifetime Movie Network) original series "The Haunting Of". The series follows world-renowned psychic-medium Kim Russo as she shares the experiences of celebrities who have had their lives changed by paranormal events. Each episode of "The Haunting Of" features celebrities' real-life encounters with ...

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KING DIAMOND Announces North American Tour

KING DIAMOND has confirmed what has been rumored for several weeks: the band will return to North America for a full tour this fall! The trek, which will wrap up with the previously announced performance at Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, Texas, begins on October 11 in Atlanta, Georgia. A limited-edition KING DIAMOND jacket ...

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Kids' World - BLITZKRIEG BABY

One would expect a music entity called BLITZKRIEG BABY to be a fun punk romp in the vein of the RAMONES, but abandon hope now. One look at the frightening cover photo of the "Kids' World" EP pulls a dank shade over that prospect. Instead, BLITZKRIEG BABY throws recent high school, college and mall shoot-ups ...

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SOUNDGARDEN's CHRIS CORNELL Talks To 'HardDrive' About 20th Anniversary Of 'Superunknown' (Video)

In May, "HardDrive" and "HardDrive XL" producer Roxy Myzal conducted an interview with SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell. You can now watch the chat in three parts below. SOUNDGARDEN's breakthrough 1994 album, "Superunknown", was reissued this week in a deluxe 20th anniversary edition featuring a remastered version of the album and plenty of bonus content like ...

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Video: SOUNDGARDEN Performs On 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'

Reunited grunge legends SOUNDGARDEN performed on last night's (Tuesday, June 3) episode of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon". The group played the song "Spoonman" on the program, with an additional performance of "My Wave" available exclusively via the web. Check out the footage below. SOUNDGARDEN's breakthrough 1994 album, "Superunknown", was reissued yesterday in a ...

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SOUNDGARDEN To Perform On 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'

Reunited grunge legends SOUNDGARDEN will perform on tonight's (Tuesday, June 3) episode of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon". The group is expected to play the song "Spoonman" on the show, with an additional performance to be made available exclusively via the web. SOUNDGARDEN's breakthrough 1994 album, "Superunknown", is reissued today in a deluxe 20th ...

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SOUNDGARDEN Planning Deluxe Edition Of 'Badmotorfinger', B-Sides Compilation

Reunited grunge legends SOUNDGARDEN, who will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the release of their 1994 album, "Superunknown", by reissuing in a deluxe edition, are tentatively planning to give a similar treatment to 1991's "Badmotorfinger", most likely in 2016. "We definitely have discussed giving this treatment to 'Badmotorfinger', for sure," SOUNDGARDEN guitarist Kim Thayil told ...

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THE DUSKFALL Signs With APOSTASY RECORDS

Swedish metallers THE DUSKFALL have inked a deal with Apostasy Records. The band's fifth album, which is currently being recorded at Tico Tico Studio in Kemi, Finland, will be released later in the year. According to a press release, THE DUSKFALL's forthcoming CD will contain "11 tracks of old-school, melodic metal,"and will be made available ...

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THE DUSKFALL To Enter Studio Tomorrow

Swedish metallers THE DUSKFALL will travel to Finland tomorrow to begin laying down the drums for their fifth album. The band states: "We will return to the classic grounds of Tico-Tico studios. Last time [we were] there was 18 years ago for the recordings of 'A Bloodred Path'." According to a press release, THE DUSKFALL's ...

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