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Former STEEL PANTHER Bassist's New Band HOLLYWOOD GODS N' MONSTERS Drops Another 'Smashup' Song Snippet

A snippet of another song from HOLLYWOOD GODS N' MONSTERS, the new band featuring former STEEL PANTHER bassist Travis Haley (a.k.a. Lexxi Foxx) alongside longtime friend and television celebrity from MTV's "Pimp My Ride", Diggity Dave, is available below. HOLLYWOOD GODS N' MONSTERS states: "And another new song. HOLLYWOOD GODS N' MONSTERS putting a smash ...

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Street Lethal - CRAZY LIXX

While arguably more celebrated in the world of compulsory satin tour jackets than in the metal mainstream, Sweden's CRAZY LIXX have made a mockery of the notion that '80s glam metal is a stale idea. There are certainly plenty of bands peddling something similar, but the mighty H.E.A.T. aside, no one nails the sound ...

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Watch First Episode Of IRON MAIDEN Singer BRUCE DICKINSON's 'Psycho Schizo Espresso' Video Podcast

The first episode of "Psycho Schizo Espresso", a brand new podcast from IRON MAIDEN's Bruce Dickinson and Oxford University psychologist and best-selling author Dr. Kevin Dutton, officially launched across all podcast platforms on Sunday, October 31. New episodes will be made available every other Tuesday. Episode One features New Testament scholar Professor Steven J. Friesen ...

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SEVENDUST's LAJON WITHERSPOON Has 'A Couple Of More' Songwriting Sessions Left To Do For His Debut Solo Album

SEVENDUST frontman Lajon Witherspoon spoke to Meltdown of Detroit's WRIF radio station about the progress of the songwriting and recording sessions for his long-in-the-works debut solo album. He said: "I'll start writing again after this [SEVENDUST] tour. I've got a couple of more sessions I wanna do, a couple of people I'd like to write ...

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Watch RANDY RHOADS's Induction Into ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME

Legendary Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Randy Rhoads was posthumously inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame during the 2021 ceremony. Rhoads, who played in Ozzy's band four decades ago, received the Musical Excellence Award at this year's event, which was held yesterday (Saturday, October 30) at Cleveland, Ohio's Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. The Musical Excellence ...

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New FREDDIE MERCURY Documentary Coming To BBC TWO In November

In November, BBC Two will broadcast "Freddie Mercury: The Final Act" — the story of the extraordinary final chapter of Freddie Mercury's life, as well as the journey leading up to the Freddie Mercury tribute concert at Wembley Stadium that followed. Thirty years after Freddie died (in November 1991) from complications of AIDS, "Freddie Mercury: ...

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GOJIRA Releases Music Video For 'Sphinx'

French progressive metallers GOJIRA have released a music video for the song "Sphinx". The clip was directed and animated by Zev Deans, who has previously helmed videos for BEHEMOTH, GHOST and more. "Sphinx" is taken from GOJIRA's latest album, "Fortitude", which entered Billboard's Top Albums chart at No. 1 last May, while also claiming the ...

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METALLICA To Teach Class On Being A Band

MasterClass, the streaming platform where anyone can learn from the world's best across a wide range of subjects, today announced that METALLICA will teach a class on being a band. In celebration of the group's 40th anniversary and as the first rock band to teach on MasterClass, James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett and Robert ...

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Bleed The Future - ARCHSPIRE

There are occasional golden moments in the life of an extreme metal fan when new music is so ridiculously brutal and over-the-top that the only fitting response is to burst into hysterical laughter. That is not to say that there is anything lightweight or comical about ARCHSPIRE, as anyone that has listened to the Vancouver ...

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IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON On Satanic Imagery In Heavy Metal: It 'Shocked People'

"Psycho Schizo Espresso", a brand new podcast from IRON MAIDEN's Bruce Dickinson and Oxford University psychologist and best-selling author Dr. Kevin Dutton, will launch across all podcast platforms on October 31, 2021. New episodes will be made available every other Tuesday. Episode One features New Testament scholar Professor Steven J. Friesen from the University of ...

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EVANESCENCE Unveils 'The Revolution Of Cassandra' As Second Book In Graphic Anthology Series

EVANESCENCE and Incendium have announced the second book in EVANESCENCE's "Echoes From The Void" Graphic anthology series, "The Revolution Of Cassandra", now on sale through Incendium's OPUS imprint of music-driven books. Written by film director Eric D. Howell, the second book in EVANESCENCE's fantasy series connects Howell's original story to the story behind EVANESCENCE's hit ...

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French Astronaut Becomes One Of First People To Hear Upcoming RAMMSTEIN Album

RAMMSTEIN drummer Christoph Schneider says that European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Thomas Pesquet was one of the first people to hear a song from the band's upcoming album. Earlier this month, Pesquet became commander of the International Space Station, taking over from Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut and fellow Crew-2 member Akihiko Hoshide. Thomas will ...

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METALLICA: Autographed Copy Of 'Black Album' Remastered Deluxe Box Set To Raise Funds For 'All Within My Hands'

METALLICA has given away a rare autographed copy of "The Black Album" remastered deluxe box set. This rare band-autographed copy of the black album remastered deluxe box set is raising funds for the METALLICA's All Within My Hands foundation as it works to create sustainable communities by supporting workforce education, the fight against hunger, and ...

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