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Former SEPULTURA Drummer IGOR CAVALERA Breaks Down 'Troops Of Doom' Song In 'Beneath The Drums' Video Series

Former SEPULTURA drummer Igor "Iggor" Cavalera recently launched a video series, "Beneath The Drums", on his YouTube channel, where he dissects some of the best-known songs from his recording history. In the seventh episode, which can be seen below, he gives the backstory of the SEPULTURA song "Troops Of Doom" and also performs a playthrough ...

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QUEEN Teams Up With AMAZON For 'Queen Trivia Challenge'

Legendary rock band QUEEN has teamed up with Amazon for the newest Alexa interactive skill experience. With over 400 questions, the Queen Trivia Challenge takes fans on an immersive trip through QUEEN's music and history, revealing some surprising facts and insights into one of the most iconic bands in the world. Queen Trivia Challenge skill ...

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JESSE LEACH Was 'Super Insecure' About Rejoining KILLSWITCH ENGAGE After HOWARD JONES's Exit

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE singer Jesse Leach spoke to the "Talk Toomey" podcast about his decision to collaborate with the band's former vocalist Howard Jones on "The Signal Fire", a song from KILLSWITCH's latest album, "Atonement". He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "When I initially [re]joined [KILLSWITCH in 2012], I was super insecure about [stepping in after ...

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GHOST's TOBIAS FORGE Says METALLICA's 'The Thing That Should Not Be' Has Been 'A Huge Inspiration' For Him For Over 30 Years

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of METALLICA's "Black Album" and the upcoming "The Metallica Blacklist" 53-song covers album, GHOST, Juanes and RODRIGO Y GABRIELA have curated exclusive Apple Music playlists showcasing their love for METALLICA as well as tracks from other beloved rock icons. GHOST frontghoul Tobias Forge includes METALLICA's "The Thing That Should ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE Says DAVID ELLEFSON's Parts On New MEGADETH Album Have Already Been Re-Recorded By Another Bassist

Dave Mustaine has confirmed that David Ellefson's long-completed bass tracks on the upcoming MEGADETH album have been removed and re-recorded by another bassist prior to the record's release. Mustaine made the revelation while filming a new video message on Cameo, which lets users hire celebrities to record brief, personalized video messages ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Debut Live Version Of 'Tumble In The Rough' From 25th-Anniversary Deluxe Edition Of 'Tiny Music'

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS will celebrate the 25th anniversary of their 1996 LP "Tiny Music…Songs From the Vatican Gift Shop" by releasing a three-disc/one-LP deluxe edition. Due on July 23, it will feature a remastered version of the original album, alternate versions and mixes of several of the songs, and a complete concert taped at the ...

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LAURA JANE GRACE Announces Appearance At Four Seasons Total Landscaping In Philadelphia

Emmy-nominated artist, author, activist and musician Laura Jane Grace (AGAINST ME!, THE DEVOURING MOTHERS) is proud and honored to announce her most prestigious appearance of 2021. Taking place on Saturday, August 21, Grace will perform a full solo set at the now-famous Four Seasons Total Landscaping in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In what will be her most ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Drops Another New Song, '(Si Vis Pacem) Parabellum'

Yngwie Malmsteen will release his new studio album titled "Parabellum" on July 23 via Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label Group. The disc's latest single, "(Si Vis Pacem) Parabellum", can be streamed below. Malmsteen states: "'(Si Vis Pacem) Parabellum' is a piece of great difficulty. Octave arpeggios it is very satisfying to apply this extremely challenging violin ...

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TREMONTI To Release Fifth Studio Album, 'Marching In Time', In September

World-renowned guitarist/songwriter Mark Tremonti is back with his fifth album from his solo band TREMONTI. The new album, titled "Marching In Time", is scheduled for global release on September 24, 2021 via Napalm Records and is available for pre-order beginning today. Tremonti is no stranger to storytelling. Throughout his years with top-charting bands ALTER BRIDGE ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's SERJ TANKIAN Releases Animated Video For 'Disarming Time: A Modern Piano Concerto (With Poetry)'

SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian has released a David Bradford-directed and -animated video for "Disarming Time: A Modern Piano Concerto (With Poetry)". The video arrives three weeks after the release of Serj's 24-minute modern classical composition titled "Disarming Time: A Modern Piano Concerto" on his Serjical Strike Records label. "Disarming Time: A Modern ...

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DISTURBED: Interior Art Preview From 'Dark Messiah' Graphic Novel

An interior art preview from the first issue of Incendium's DISTURBED collaboration, the all-new "Dark Messiah" comic book series, is available below. DISTURBED's "Dark Messiah" begins with a five-issue arc. Published under Heavy Metal Entertainment and Incendium's music-focused OPUS imprint, the story was conceptualized by Incendium CEO Llexi Leon and Tim Seeley ("Nightwing", "Hack/Slash") and ...

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Translations: Apocrypha Remixed - ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS

For those still perplexed by Burton C. Bell's decision to quit FEAR FACTORY just as new album "Aggression Continuum" burst into view, part of the explanation is available here. Criminally overlooked upon its original release in 2020, ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS' second album "Apocrypha" thoroughly deserves a second crack at the whip, not least because ...

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ENUFF Z'NUFF To Release Vintage '80s Demos In New Box Set 'Never Enuff'

From the vault of bassist Chip Z'Nuff and vocalist Donnie Vie comes this long-buried treasure of early '80s demos that chronicle the very birth of melodic glam rockers ENUFF Z'NUFF. "Never Enuff - Rarities & Demos", officially scheduled for release on August 27, features high-quality studio recordings consisting entirely of previously unreleased, original material written ...

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APOCALYPTICA Launches Its Own Brand Of Coffee

Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA will launch their first brand of coffee on Friday, July 9. The iconic symphonic metal band has been at the forefront of its genre for almost 30 years now. Apocalyptica Coffee comes in time to celebrate the group's latest album, "Cell-0", and upcoming live performances. APOCALYPTICA chose Helsinki Coffee Roastery's 50/60 ...

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