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Former LIMP BIZKIT Guitarist Resurfaces In EVOLVER

EVOLVER, the Baltimore, Maryland-based band fronted by former LIMP BIZKIT/SNOT guitarist Mike Smith, is recording songs for its first full-length album at Deep End Studio in the group's hometown. EVOLVER, which will support industrial heavyweights FILTER next month, has described its music as "heavy and powerful with catchy wide-open vocal melodies." It was this combination ...

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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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DANKO JONES: 'I Think Bad Thoughts' Video Released

DANKO JONES's video for "I Think Bad Thoughts", the third and final installment of the "Below The Belt" video trilogy, can be viewed below (courtesy of Billboard.com). The video marks the return of an all-star cast that had been previously featured in both of the band's epic "Full of Regret" and "Had Enough" videos. "I ...

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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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STRYPER: New Tour Dates Announced

Christian hard rockers STRYPER have scheduled the following dates: Mar. 02 - Seattle, WA - El Corazón Mar. 03 - Portland, OR - Aladdin Theatre Mar. 05 - Santa Clara, CA - Avalon Nightclub Mar. 08 - San Juan Capistrano, CA - The Coach House Mar. 09 - Los Angeles, CA - Club Nokia LA ...

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STRYPER: Pro-Shot Footage Of 'Breaking The Law' Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of Christian hard rockers STRYPER performing a cover version of the JUDAS PRIEST classic "Breaking The Law" in October 2010 in Jakarta, Indonesia can be viewed below. The clip also includes an excerpt from an interview with PRIEST singer Rob Halford in which he comments on STRYPER's version of the song. ...

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STRYPER: New Video Interview Posted Online

Frankie DiVita, radio personality for 96.7 KCAL Rocks, conducted an interview with Christian hard rockers STRYPER at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California as part of the 2011 NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, a massive music-products convention that took place January 13-16. You can now watch the chat below. STRYPER's new covers ...

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DANKO JONES Interviewed By NIKKI SIXX (Audio)

DANKO JONES frontman and namesake was interviewed on a recent edition of "Sixx Sense", the new national radio program hosted by MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx. You can now listen to the chat below. DANKO JONES recently released the second in the soon-to-be music video trilogy from the album "Below the Belt" (Bad Taste Records/Caroline). ...

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE To Release 'Fever Tour Edition'

Welsh metallers BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE will deliver a deluxe CD/DVD edition of their third full-length album, "Fever", titled "Fever Tour Edition", on February 15. The album will accompany an upcoming U.S. tour — dates to be announced shortly. The set will feature three new songs recorded live at Xfm radio in the U.K. ("Fever", ...

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THE NEW BLACK: 'The King I Was' Video Released

"The King I Was", the brand new video from THE NEW BLACK — the German band featuring members of SINNER, RUNAMOK, ABANDONED and MCF — can be viewed below. The track comes off the group's sophomore album, "II: Better In Black", which will be released on January 21 in Europe via AFM Records. "II: Better ...

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STRYPER To Be Joined By CHRIS JERICHO, JEFF SCOTT SOTO At Anaheim Show

Christian hard rockers STRYPER will be joined by FOZZY singer and WWE wrestling superstar Chris Jericho and legendary hard rock vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (TALISMAN, JOURNEY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA) when they perform at the House Of Blues in Anaheim, California on Saturday, January 15 during the winter NAMM show. STRYPER will play its classics ...

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STRYPER: 'The Covering' Cover Artwork Unveiled

"The Covering", the much-anticipated covers album from Christian hard rockers STRYPER, will tentatively be released on February 1, 2011 via Big3 Records. The band has already released its cover versions of BLACK SABBATH's "Heaven And Hell" and KANSAS' "Carry On Wayward Son", which are available for download from iTunes. Produced by frontman Michael Sweet, "The ...

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STRYPER Schedules One-Off Show In California

Christian hard rockers STRYPER will perform at the House Of Blues in Anaheim, California on Saturday, January 15, 2011 during the winter NAMM show. They will play their classics as well as some material from their upcoming covers album, "The Covering", which will be released on February 1. Line6 is sponsoring the event and STRYPER ...

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STRYPER: 'The Covering' Tentative Release Date Announced

"The Covering", the much-anticipated covers album from Christian hard rockers STRYPER, will tentatively be released on February 1, 2011 via Big3 Records. The band has already released its cover of BLACK SABBATH's "Heaven And Hell" and as of today (December 14), KANSAS' "Carry On Wayward Son", which is available for download from iTunes. ...

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE: 'Bittersweet Memories' Video Released

"Bittersweet Memories", the new video from Welsh metallers BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by award-winning filmmaker Nigel Dick (GUNS N' ROSES, BLACK SABBATH, DEF LEPPARD, NICKELBACK). "Bittersweet Memories" comes off BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE's third album, "Fever", which sold 71,000 copies in the United States in its first ...

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THE NEW BLACK: New Album Artwork Unveiled

THE NEW BLACK — the German band featuring members of SINNER, RUNAMOK, ABANDONED and MCF — will release its sophomore album, "II: Better In Black", on January 28, 2011 in Europe via AFM Records. Check out the cover artwork below. THE NEW BLACK has released a new song from "II: Better In Black" as part ...

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