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QUEEN's ADAM LAMBERT Wants DONALD TRUMP To Speak Less And 'Let The Medical Professionals Step In' During COVID-19 Crisis

QUEEN frontman Adam Lambert spoke to CNBC's Tania Bryer about recording new music in lockdown, honoring frontline health workers, the political response to the COVID-19 crisis and his philanthropic foundation which supports LGBTQ+ communities. You can watch the chat below. Assesing how the government has handled the COVID-19 outbreak, Lambert said: "There are cases where ...

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VOLBEAT Releases Animated Video For 'Leviathan'

Danish/American rockers VOLBEAT have released a new animated video for "Leviathan", the latest single off the band's seventh studio album, "Rewind, Replay, Rebound". "Leviathan" was directed and animated by Steven Mertens and is based on a painting by Karsten Sand that originally appeared in the album artwork for "Rewind, Replay, Rebound". In "Leviathan", frontman Michael ...

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NIGHTWISH's FLOOR JANSEN Records Song For Dutch Documentary

NIGHTWISH singer Floor Jansen has recorded a Dutch-language song called "De Beelden Blijven" for the documentary "Kinderen In Oorlog: 75 Jaar Later" in cooperation with War Child. You can now listen to the track below. An English version of the song will also be released. War Child is an organization that provides education and psychological ...

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BEHEMOTH Covers THE CURE's 'A Forest' On New EP

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH will release a new EP, "A Forest", on May 29 via Metal Blade. The EP's title track is a cover of THE CURE classic, and it features a guest appearance by SHINING frontman Niklas Kvarforth. The "A Forest" EP also includes a live version of the title track as well as ...

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How PAUL RODGERS Preserves His Voice As He Ages

In the latest episode of "Ask Bad Company", BAD COMPANY frontman Paul Rodgers was asked what he does to keep his voice in such great shape after five decades. He responded (see video below): "It's something you live with, really. I do a lot of warming up before I go on stage. Actually, if I've ...

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SEPULTURA Performs 'Kairos' While In Quarantine (Video)

SEPULTURA recently launched "SepulQuarta", a weekly event where the band gives insight into its colorful history, take part in question-and-answer sessions with fans and performs music while in quarantine. In the latest video, which can be seen below, SEPULTURA plays through the "Kairos" title track. SEPULTURA's latest album, "Quadra", was released on February 7 via ...

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'KISS Kruise X' Postponed To October 2021

"Kiss Kruise X", which was scheduled to take place October 30 - November 4, 2020 aboard Norwegian Pearl, has been officially postponed to October 2021. KISS frontman Paul Stanley announced the postponement in a video message earlier today. He said: "Hey, everybody. I hope you're staying safe and I hope you're staying sane. I have ...

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Palace For The Insane - SHRAPNEL

It is probably due to British thrash metal's failure to ever produce a world-beating band that SHRAPNEL have yet to truly register on the global radar. In terms of quality, you may find it hard to fault anything the band have released to date: both 2014's "The Virus Conspires" and 2017's "Raised On Decay" were ...

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10 YEARS To Release New Single, 'The Shift', On Friday

Knoxville, Tennessee rockers 10 YEARS will release a new single, "The Shift", on Friday, May 15 at 7:00 a.m. PT. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, which was recently recorded at West Valley Recording Studios in Woodland Hills, California with Grammy-nominated producer Howard Benson, who previously worked on 10 YEARS' 2010 effort, ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Covers THE GO-GO'S' 'We Got The Beat'

POWERMAN 5000's reimagining of the classic '80s new wave smash "We Got The Beat" will be included on the band's upcoming album "The Noble Rot". "We Got The Beat" was originally released in 1981 as part of THE GO-GO'S' multi-platinum debut album "Beauty And The Beat". POWERMAN 5000 frontman Spider One commented: "Oddly enough, THE ...

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SLIPKNOT Officially Cancels Summer 2020 Tour Dates, Including 'Knotfest Roadshow' And KNOTFEST UK

SLIPKNOT has canceled all of its previously announced summer 2020 tour dates, including the "Knotfest Roadshow", Knotfest UK and Knotfest At Sea, due to the coronavirus pandemic which is sweeping the globe. Earlier today, SLIPKNOT released the following statement: "Unfortunately SLIPKNOT's summer 2020 touring, including the North American Knotfest Roadshow, Knotfest UK and Knotfest At ...

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JINJER Releases 'Noah' Music Video

Ukrainian modern metallers JINJER have released a new music video for the hard-hitting epos "Noah", off their latest LP, "Macro". In a vortex of clean vocals, vibrant growls and blazing drums JINJER bends the progressive metal horizon. Accompanying an artful audiovisual featuring stormy, tumultuous and disturbing yet comforting imagery, JINJER draws the viewer into a ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE To Return To GIMME RADIO On Thursday

Dave Mustaine, the Grammy Award-winning guitarist, lead singer, songwriter and founder of legendary band MEGADETH, returns to Gimme Radio, the world's only 24/7, all-metal, interactive, streaming radio station, as host of "The Dave Mustaine Show". The show returns at noon PT / 3 p.m. ET on Thursday, May 14, with a new show airing at ...

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OBSCURA Recruits Drummer DAVID DIEPOLD

Austrian virtuoso drummer David Diepold (BENIGHTED, HATE, BELPHEGOR, GIVE EM BLOOD, COGNIZANCE), known for his highly technical signature playing in extreme metal, has joined the German progressive death metallers OBSCURA as a permanent member. He collaborated internationally with several groups as session player and is also working as drum teacher. Diepold appeared on COGNIZANCE's first ...

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