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Former ALICE COOPER Guitarist DICK WAGNER Undergoes Heart Surgery

Former ALICE COOPER guitarist Dick Wagner was hospitalized on July 8 after he complained of breathing problems. He has since undergone surgery to have artery cleaned up and has gained 30 percent better blood flow, but was still suffering from a severe lung infection after the operation. He remains under observation. Back in 2007, Wagner ...

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OVERKILL: 'Armorist' Video Released

"Armorist", the new video from New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "White Devil Armory", which will be released on July 22 in North America via eOne Music and on July 18 in Europe through Nuclear Blast Records. The effort was tracked at ...

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OVERKILL: Lyric Video For New Song 'Armorist'

The official lyric video for "Armorist", a brand new song from New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "White Devil Armory", which will be released on July 22 in North America via eOne Music and on July 18 in Europe through Nuclear Blast ...

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MISERY INDEX: 'The Calling' Video Released

"The Calling", the new video from American death metal extremists MISERY INDEX, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's fifth studio album, "The Killing Gods", which was released on May 23 via Season Of Mist. "The Killing Gods" was recorded at Wright Way Studios in Baltimore, Maryland and was engineered by ...

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Kids' World - BLITZKRIEG BABY

One would expect a music entity called BLITZKRIEG BABY to be a fun punk romp in the vein of the RAMONES, but abandon hope now. One look at the frightening cover photo of the "Kids' World" EP pulls a dank shade over that prospect. Instead, BLITZKRIEG BABY throws recent high school, college and mall shoot-ups ...

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ACE FREHLEY's 'Space Invader' Pushed Back To August

"Space Invader", the first new solo album from original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley in five years, will has had its North American release date pushed back to August 19 from the previously announced June 24 via Entertainment One Music (eOne Music). The CD, which will be made available in Europe on August 29 through SPV/Steamhammer, ...

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CARCASS Guitarist BILL STEER: 'Technology Is Making A Large Number Of Musicians Quite Lazy'

AndrewHaug.com, Australia's first-ever dedicated 24/7 rock and metal online radio station launched by Andrew Haug, the former host of Triple J Australia's "The Racket" radio show (originally "Full Metal Racket"; 2001-2011), recently conducted an interview with guitarist Bill Steer of reactivated British extreme metal pioneers CARCASS. You can now listen to the chat ...

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Napalm Nights - NOCTURNAL BREED

It's been seven years since Norwegian death-thrash vets NOCTURNAL BREED put out a new album. A band that has shared with the metal world members of SATYRICON, DIMMU BORGIR, AETERNUS and GEHANNA, NOCTURNAL BREED's contributions, oddly enough, get mentioned far less than they should. Following a lengthy sojourn from their last offering "Fields of Rot", ...

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ACE FREHLEY Talks About 'Space Invader' Album (Video)

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley recently spoke to Ultimate Classic Rock about his upcoming "Space Invader" album. "I think it's gonna be maybe a little heaver than [2009's] 'Anomaly'," he said. "I listened to my '78 solo album with 'New York Groove', my first solo record, and ['Space Invader'] has elements of everything from the ...

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OVERKILL: 'White Devil Armory' Release Dates Announced

New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL filmed videos for the songs "Bitter Pill" and "Armorist" this past weekend with veteran director Kevin J. Custer (HATEBREED, TESTAMENT, SUFFOCATION). Custer previously worked with OVERKILL on the "Electric Rattlesnake" and "Bring Me The Night" clips. Says OVERKILL frontman Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth: "[It's] fantastic to have Kevin on board ...

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VADER: Entire 'Tibi Et Igni' Album Available For Streaming

"Tibi Et Igni" (a Latin phrase which translates to "For You And Fire"), the new album from Polish death metal veterans VADER, can be streamed in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. Due on May 30 via Nuclear Blast, the follow-up to 2011's "Welcome To The Morbid Reich" was recorded at Hertz Studio in ...

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OVERKILL Filming 'Bitter Pill' And 'Armorist' Videos With Director KEVIN J. CUSTER

New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL are filming videos for the songs "Bitter Pill" and "Armorist" with veteran director Kevin J. Custer (HATEBREED, TESTAMENT, SUFFOCATION). Custer previously worked with OVERKILL on the "Electric Rattlesnake" and "Bring Me The Night" clips. "Bitter Pill" and "Armorist" are both taken from OVERKILL's new album, "White Devil Armory", which ...

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