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Former VENGEANCE Bassist Gets SERIOUS

"Circle Of Lies", the new video from SERIOUS, the five-piece band featuring Jan Bijlsma, a founding member of legendary Dutch rockers VENGEANCE, can be seen below. The track comes off SERIOUS' debut album, "Rising", which is currently being mixed by Oscar Holleman (WITHIN TEMPTATION, AYREON, GOREFEST, MY FAVORITE SCAR) for an early 2012 release. According ...

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ALTER BRIDGE: New Tour Webisode Posted Online

A new ALTER BRIDGE webisode featuring interview clips sand never-before-seen live footage from the band's recently completed "Carnival Of Madness" tour can be seen below. According to The Pulse Of Radio, ALTER BRIDGE drummer Scott Phillips has confirmed that the band will take 2012 off so that the instrumental members of ALTER BRIDGE Phillips, bassist ...

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ALTER BRIDGE: 'AB III.5' CD/DVD Special Edition Detailed

ALTER BRIDGE has confirmed the track listing for the special edition of its latest album, AB III", to be released on October 25 (October 17 in Europe). The special edition will include three additional songs "Zero", "Home" and "Never Born To Follow" making a total of 17 tracks on the album, as well as an ...

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MTLEY CRE Guitarist To Play On JAMES DURBIN's Solo Album

MTLEY CRE guitarist Mick Mars revealed via Twitter yeterday (Wednesday, September 14) that he was in the studio working on "a killer track" with James Durbin, the 22-year-old rocker from Santa Cruz, California who was one of the finalists on the last season of "American Idol". "That's right! That's Mick Fuckin Mars!!!!! Playing on MY ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Going On Break Next Year As CREED Returns

According to The Pulse Of Radio, ALTER BRIDGE drummer Scott Phillips has confirmed that the band will take 2012 off so that the instrumental members of ALTER BRIDGE Phillips, bassist Brian Marshall and guitarist Mark Tremonti can return to CREED. Meanwhile, ALTER BRIDGE singer Myles Kennedy will get back to work with guitar legend Slash ...

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'American Idol' Metalhead JAMES DURBIN Signs Record Deal

James Durbin, the 22-year-old rocker from Santa Cruz, California who was one of the finalists on the last season of "American Idol", has inked a deal with Wind-Up Records (EVANESCENCE, CREED). Commented Gregg Wattenberg, Wind-Up's Chief Creative Officer, "When the possibility of signing James Durbin to Wind-Up Records came up, we knew it was a ...

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Previously Unreleased Second DARK NEW DAY Album To See Light Of Day

The previously unreleased second album, as well as a collection of 14 songs of B-side material, from DARK NEW DAY the band featuring Clint Lowery (guitar; SEVENDUST), Corey Lowery (bass; ex-STEREOMUD, STUCK MOJO), Brett Hestla (vocals, guitar; ex-CREED, VIRGOS MERLOT), Will Hunt (drums; EVANESCENCE, ex-SKRAPE, TOMMY LEE) and Bradley "BC" Kochmit (guitar; SWITCHED a.k.a. SW1TCHED) ...

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Former FULL DEVIL JACKET Guitarist Dies

Mike Reaves, the former guitarist of the West Tennessee rock group FULL DEVIL JACKET, passed away on July 25 after battling cancer, according to The Jackson Sun. "Mike was one of the absolute funniest people you'd ever met," said Reaves' former bandmate Kevin Bebout. "He was just so great to work with. He'd ...

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VAN HALEN Rumored To Be Releasing New Single Soon

VAN HALEN lead singer David Lee Roth posted a simple-yet-cryptic message on his official web site "Get Ready..." fuelling rumors that the band will release a new single soon. VAN HALEN's long-awaited new studio album in tentatively due in the fall, which is when the band is also expected to hit the road in support ...

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HAIL!HORNET To Release 'Disperse The Curse' In July

Relapse Records will release the brand new, long-awaited album from southern metal band HAIL!HORNET this summer., The follow-up to the band's self-titled 2007 debut, "Disperse The Curse" will be made available on July 19 in North America. HAIL!HORNET is "Dixie" Dave Collins (WEEDEATER, BUZZOV*EN, BONGZILLA) on bass, Erik Larson (ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY, BIRDS OF PREY, PARASYTIC) ...

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ALTER BRIDGE/CREED Guitarist Working On Speed/Thrash Metal Album

San Antonio cult TV show "Robb's MetalWorks" has released a four-minute preview of an interview with Mark Tremonti of ALTER BRIDGE and CREED conducted on May 3, 2011 at the House of Blues in Chicago, Illinois. Mark discusses ALTER BRIDGE's new album, "ABIII"; the rumors of an ALTER BRIDGE/CREED tour; his upcoming "Tremonti Project" release ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM: New Video Interview With JANNE WIRMAN

Metal Creed conducted an interview with keyboardist Janne Wirman of Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM before the band's April 2, 2011 concert at the Manchester Academy in Manchester, England with AMON AMARTH. You can now watch the chat below. CHILDREN OF BODOM is working on a photo book, and you can be a part of ...

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SLASH Confirmed For U.K.'s HIGH VOLTAGE Festival

Legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES) has been confirmed for this year's edition of Classic Rock magazine's award-winning High Voltage festival, set to take place Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24, 2011 in Victoria Park, London, England. Slash will perform on the main stage on July 23 just before JUDAS PRIEST. The ...

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ALTER BRIDGE: Limited-Edition Concert USBs Available

Abbey Road Live will be doing high-quality multi-track recordings of many of the upcoming ALTER BRIDGE shows, which will then be loaded onto USB drives for you! These are custom USBs shaped like the Tremonti SE guitar, that will not only be loaded with the show of your choice — available to take home THAT ...

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SAXON's Innovative Charity Idea

British heavy metal legends SAXON have come up with an innovative idea to collect charity donations for Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy and Childline on their forthcoming U.K. tour. They have invited 20 fans per venue to come and watch them soundcheck for a donation to charity of £10 per person. Fans inundated the web site ...

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THIN LIZZY Confirmed For U.K.'s HIGH VOLTAGE Festival

THIN LIZZY has been confirmed for this year's edition of Classic Rock magazine's award-winning High Voltage festival, set to take place Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24, 2011 in Victoria Park, London, England. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMPLIFIER ANATHEMA ATTICA RAGE BARCLAY JAMES HARVEST BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION ...

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SAXON: New Single Available For Streaming

British heavy metal legends SAXON will release their new album, "Call To Arms", on May 23 via Militia Guard Music, UDR and EMI. The follow-up to 2009's "Into The Labyrinth" (SPV/Steamhammer) features a guest appearance by legendary keyboardist Don Airey (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW). The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Hammer Of ...

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SAXON: New Album Artwork, Track Listing, Release Date Revealed

British heavy metal legends SAXON will release their new album, "Call To Arms", on May 23 via Militia Guard Music, UDR and EMI. The follow-up to 2009's "Into The Labyrinth" (SPV/Steamhammer) features a guest appearance by legendary keyboardist Don Airey (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW). The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Hammer Of ...

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CORRODED Produces Main Soundtrack For 'Battlefield Play4Free' Game

Swedish heavy rockers CORRODED recently teamed up with Electronic Arts, one of the biggest video game publishers, to produce the main soundtrack "Age of Rage" for the upcoming free to play First Person Shooter game Battlefield Play4Free. A worldwide digital release of the "Age of Rage" single is planned for March 31, while Battlefield Play4Free ...

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SAXON: Two New Songs To Appear In 'Hybrid Theory' Film

British heavy metal legends SAXON have written two tracks for the forthcoming film "Hybrid Theory", starring Noel Clarke ("Kidulthood"), Martin McCann ("Killing Bono", "Clash Of The Titans"), Martin Compston ("Disappearance Of Alice Creed"), Craig Conway ("Descent, Dog Soldiers", "Doomsday") and directed by James Erskin ("One Night in Turin"). Shooting will begin in June this year. ...

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RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE Guitarist Talks About Wisconsin

According to The Pulse Of Radio, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist Tom Morello spoke with Spinner.com about playing last week at the massive protests at the state capitol in Madison, Wisconsin, where demonstrators and union members are battling Governor Scott Walker's attempt to strip public unions of collective bargaining rights. Morello explained, "I was asked ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Drummer Interviewed In Milan (Video)

Italian web site SpazioRock.it conducted an interview with drummer Scott Phillips (ALTER BRIDGE, CREED) before ALTER BRIDGE's December 1, 2011 concert in Milan, Italy. You can now watch the chat below. ALTER BRIDGE's 2008 concert DVD, "Live From Amsterdam", was released on Blu-ray disc on January 11. Since the original was the band's ...

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