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ANGUS YOUNG Denies BRIAN JOHNSON Was Fired From AC/DC

AC/DC has taken to social media to address the circumstances surrounding singer Brian Johnson's exit from the band. Bassist Cliff Williams and guitarist Angus Young, along with GUNS N' ROSES frontman Axl Rose, who is filling in for Brian, filmed a one-minute video explaining why Johnson had decided to step down as AC/DC's lead singer. ...

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AXL ROSE Makes First On-Camera Appearance With AC/DC (Video)

Axl Rose has made his first on-camera appearance with AC/DC in a new video promoting the band's upcoming show in Lisbon, Portugal. The short clip features Axl, Angus Young and bassist Cliff Williams sitting in their rehearsal studio and inviting Portugese fans to the first rescheduled date of their "Rock Or Bust" world tour. "Lisbon, ...

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FEAR FACTORY Is 'Tossing Around' Idea Of Performing Entire 'Obsolete' Album On Upcoming Tour

Nev Pearce of Australia's "Rabid Noise" podcast recently conducted an interview with FEAR FACTORY frontman Burton C. Bell. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On performing FEAR FACTORY's 1995 album, "Demanufacture" in its entirety to celebrate the LP's 20th anniversary: Burton: "It's fun. It's more ...

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Watch METALLICA Perform Live At Berkeley's Rasputin Music

Grammy Award-winning Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductees and 2016 Record Store Day Ambassadors METALLICA performed live earlier today (Saturday, April 16) at Berkeley, California's legendary record store Rasputin Music in celebration of Record Store Day 2016. While a few lucky Met Club members and Rasputin customers won tickets to see the rare in-store ...

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ROB CAGGIANO Says 'There's No Real Musical Boundaries' In VOLBEAT

Guitarist Rob Caggiano of Danish/American rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT recently spoke to HardDrive Radio about the band's forthcoming sixth full-length album, "Seal The Deal & Let's Boogie". You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how the recording process for "Seal The Deal & Let's Boogie" was ...

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Video Premiere: FEAR FACTORY's 'Expiration Date'

"Expiration Date", the new video from Los Angeles industrial metallers FEAR FACTORY, can be seen below. The clip was filmed with director Tommy Jones, who has previously worked with KATAKLYSM, SOILWORK, LAMB OF GOD, CARCASS and TESTAMENT, among others. "Expiration Date" is taken from FEAR FACTORY's latest album, "Genexus", which was released on August 7, ...

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KISS's GENE SIMMONS: Having THAYER And SINGER Wear 'Spaceman' And 'Catman' Makeup Was 'Right Decision'

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons has once again defended the band's decision to have current KISS members Tommy Thayer and Eric Singer dress up as Peter Criss's and Ace Frehley's respective "Spaceman" and "Catman" personas, explaining that every musician is replaceable. Speaking to Rolling Stone, Simmons said: "The saddest thing of all is here ...

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VOLBEAT: Video Footage Of Studio Sessions For New Album

Danish/American rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT have finished mixing their sixth full-length album with Joe Barresi, the American record engineer and producer who has previously worked with bands such as KYUSS, MELVINS, TOOL, CHEVELLE and QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE. The follow-up to 2013's "Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies" was once again co-produced by Rob Caggiano, ...

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METALLICA's 'Master Of Puppets' Album Selected For Induction Into National Recording Registry

METALLICA's classic 1986 LP "Master Of Puppets" is among the albums that have been selected for induction into the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry. Under the terms of the National Recording Preservation Act of 2000, the Librarian, with advice from the Library's National Recording Preservation Board (NRPB), annually selects 25 recordings that ...

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FEAR FACTORY Filming Music Video For 'Expiration Date'

Los Angeles industrial metallers FEAR FACTORY are filming a music video for their song "Expiration Date" with director Tommy Jones (KATAKLYSM, SOILWORK, LAMB OF GOD, CARCASS, TESTAMENT) of Videohammer Studios. The clip is expected to make its online debut in the coming weeks. "Expiration Date" is taken from FEAR FACTORY's latest album, "Genexus", which was ...

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VOLBEAT Completes Mixing New Album

Danish/American rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT have finished mixing their sixth full-length album with Joe Barresi, the American record engineer and producer who has previously worked with bands such as KYUSS, MELVINS, TOOL, CHEVELLE and QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE. The follow-up to 2013's "Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies" was once again co-produced by Rob Caggiano, ...

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