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SAMMY HAGAR And MICHAEL ANTHONY On EDDIE VAN HALEN's Death: 'It Was Just Like Getting Hit By A Freaking Mack Truck'

Former VAN HALEN members Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony have released a new video message, filmed on Wednesday (October 7) at rehearsals for Hagar's annual birthday bash, which was moved to Catalina Island in California due to the coronavirus pandemic. In the clip, Sammy and Michael talk about the passing of their longtime VAN HALEN ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN And JERRY CANTRELL Celebrate Birthday And Work Of PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER With 'A Satisfied Mind' Acoustic Cover

GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan and ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist/vocalist Jerry Cantrell have released a performance video of their acoustic cover version of "A Satisfied Mind", a song originally written by Joe "Red" Hayes and Jack Rhodes. McKagan and Cantrell recorded the track as a way of wishing former president Jimmy Carter a happy ...

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SLIPKNOT's 'Unsainted' Single Certified Gold In U.S.

SLIPKNOT's "Unsainted" single was certified gold by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association Of America) on October 7 for accumulating 500,000 certified units. According to the RIAA, one equivalent song unit is equal to a single digital song sale, or 150 on-demand audio and/or video streams. "Unsainted" is taken from SLIPKNOT's latest album, "We Are Not ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Joined By AL JOURGENSEN, CHARLIE BENANTE For Cover Of CHEAP TRICK's 'Auf Wiedersehen' (Video)

ELLEFSON, the solo band of MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson, will release its covers album, "No Cover", on November 20 via earMUSIC (Europe) and Ward Records (Japan). The effort will be made available in conjunction with Ellefson's revived Combat Records, which will issue the album in North America via Amped. ELLEFSON's music video for its cover ...

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STEEL PANTHER Announces 'The Halloweenie Ride Livescream'

California glam metal jokesters STEEL PANTHER are back with another livestream concert event on October 31, "The Halloweenie Ride Livescream". The concert event will be live from the iconic Viper Room in West Hollywood, California, a new location for STEEL PANTHER's livestreams but an old home in the band's history. The show will be live ...

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Listen To Remastered Version Of PANTERA's 'Immortally Insane' From 'Reinventing The Steel' 20th-Anniversary Reissue

A remastered version of PANTERA's song "Immortally Insane", taken from the upcoming 20th-anniversary reissue of the band's final opus, "Reinventing The Steel", can be streamed below. The track was originally included on the soundtrack to "Heavy Metal 2000" (the sequel to the 1981 animated cult film). "Reinventing The Steel" represented a recommitment to everything the ...

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COREY TAYLOR: Making Of 'Black Eyes Blue' Music Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the Djay Brawner-directed music video for the song "Black Eyes Blue" from Corey Taylor can be seen below. The track is taken from the SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman's debut solo album, "CMFT", which was released on October 2 via Roadrunner Records. Taylor recorded the effort with his band ...

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SHADOWS FALL To Reissue 'Of One Blood' On Black Friday

In conjunction with the album's 20th anniversary, M-Theory Audio has announced the first-ever domestic vinyl release of "Of One Blood", the breakthrough album from Grammy-nominated New Wave Of American Heavy Metal pioneers SHADOWS FALL. This new blood-red pressing — to be released on Black Friday 2020 (November 27; exclusive to indie stores via RSD) — ...

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Iconic Producer QUINCY JONES Pays Tribute To EDDIE VAN HALEN

Iconic producer Quincy Jones has paid tribute to Eddie Van Halen, who passed away on Tuesday (October 6) at the age of 65. Jones and Van Halen famously worked together when Eddie made a guest appearance on Michael Jackson's masterpiece album "Thriller". He was a surprise guest on "Beat It", the LP's third single. According ...

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VOLBEAT Announces 'Hokus Bonus' Release For 'Record Store Day' Black Friday

VOLBEAT has announced its "Record Store Day" Black Friday release, "Hokus Bonus", a vinyl-only compilation of "bonus tracks" from special and international editions of the band's previous albums. Limited to 3,000 copies, the LP features brand new cover art from long-time VOLBEAT illustrator Karsten Sand and will be pressed on "Magician's Smoke" colored vinyl. "Hokus ...

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Dawn Of The Damned - NECROPHOBIC

Black metal has come a long way in its forty-plus years of existence and evolution. These days, our options vary from the utterly low-fi and feral DIY end of the genre to the glossy, high production values of the post-DIMMU set, with all manner of weird, wild and grotesque alternatives swirling around somewhere in the ...

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