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FOO FIGHTERS' 'Sonic Highways' Projected To Sell 200K First Week

FOO FIGHTERS' new studio album, "Sonic Highways", is likely to sell around 200,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to industry web site Hits Daily Double. The estimate was based on one-day sales reports compiled after the record arrived in stores on November 10 via Roswell/RCA. The chart will ...

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METALLICA Planned To Fire LARS ULRICH In 1986, Confirms ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian has confirmed long-running rumors that METALLICA planned to fire Lars Ulrich back in the mid-'80s, but believes that James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett and Cliff Burton would have changed their minds before dismissing their Danish-born drummer. The story of METALLICA's alleged dissatisfaction with Ulrich gained credence back in 2009 when former METALLICA ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE Slams U2 Over 'Free' Album

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Ozzy Osbourne's wife and manager Sharon is the latest entertainment figure to slam U2 for teaming with Apple to put the band's new album, "Songs Of Innocence", on every single iTunes account in the world for free regardless of whether it was wanted or not. Sharon wrote on Twitter, ...

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FOO FIGHTERS: Audio Clip Of New Music

Bob "Moz" Moczydlowsky, the recently appointed head of music at Twitter and former senior vice president of product and marketing at Topspin Media, has posted a short snippet of some new FOO FIGHTERS music. Check it out below. Bob took to Vine to post: "Holy guitars, Batman! New @foofighters record makes 'em sound 100 feet ...

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Ex-ANTHRAX Singer NEIL TURBIN Performs New Song 'Ride With Death' At HEADBANGERS OPEN AIR (Video)

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release of ANTHRAX's debut album, "Fistful Of Metal", the band's former lead singer, Neil Turbin, and a backing group of musicians calling themselves DEATHRIDERS (not to be confused with Neil's long-running Los Angeles-based band of the same name) performed the entire LP on their recent European tour. Fan-filmed ...

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'Millionaire' DAVE MUSTAINE Is 'Pissed Off' That He Has To Wait To Get Approval For CT Scan

Earlier this month, Cutter of Envision Radio Networks' "Hangar 19" podcast conducted an interview with MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. A couple of excerpts from the interview follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the songwriting process for MEGADETH's follow-up to last year's "Super Collider" album: ...

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