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VOLBEAT Teases New Song

Danish/American rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT have uploaded short video clip of the band playing a new riff in their rehearsal room. Check it out below. Asked about the new riff by Nivens of the 98.9 The Rock radio station at this past weekend's (Saturday, June 3) Rockfest at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, VOLBEAT frontman ...

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Reunited RATT 'Would Love To' Release New Studio Album In 2018

The reunited RATT, featuring three members of the band's classic lineup — singer Stephen Pearcy, bassist Juan Croucier and guitarist Warren DeMartini — "would love" to complete the follow-up to the group's latest studio album, 2010's "Infestation". Pearcy, Croucier and DeMartini have played several shows so far this year after reforming in 2016 in the ...

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HALESTORM Is Working With Producer NICK RASKULINECZ On Fourth Album

HALESTORM is collaborating with Nick Raskulinecz on material for the band's fourth album. At least some of the sessions are taking place at the Dark Horse Recording studios just outside Nashville. Raskulinecz is an acclaimed producer who has previously worked with RUSH, KORN, ALICE IN CHAINS and DEFTONES, in addition to having helmed HALESTORM's third ...

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GODSMACK Is Hoping To Release New Single In January

GODSMACK is hoping to release a new single in the first few weeks of 2018 before following it up with a full-length album by early spring. Speaking to Nivens of the 98.9 The Rock radio station at yesterday's (Saturday, June 3) Rockfest at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna stated about the ...

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DEEP PURPLE Releases 'Johnny's Band' Video

DEEP PURPLE has released a video for the song "Johnny's Band", featured on the band's new album, "InFinite". Issued on April 7 via earMUSIC, the disc was tracked in February 2016 at a studio in Nashville, Tennessee and was once again helmed by Bob Ezrin, who has previously worked with KISS, PINK FLOYD, PETER GABRIEL, ...

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VENOM INC. Announces North American Tour With GOATWHORE, TOXIC HOLOCAUST

VENOM INC., the new band featuring original VENOM members Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and Anthony "Abaddon" Bray (drums) alongside ex-VENOM bassist/vocalist Tony "Demolition Man" Dolan, has announced the "Blood Stained Earth Tour", featuring support from GOATWHORE, TOXIC HOLOCAUST and THE CONVALESCENCE. The trek will kick off in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on September 1 and visit several ...

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KANSAS Cancels European Tour Due To 'Safety And Security' Concerns

Classic rock band KANSAS has scrapped its entire 22-concert European tour this summer. The group explained in a statement: "The cancelation is based on safety and security warnings issued by the United States government and various U.S. law enforcement agencies concerning Americans traveling in Europe this summer. KANSAS is extremely saddened that the band will ...

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DEEP PURPLE Launches 'About The Band' Video Series

British/American hard rock veterans DEEP PURPLE have launched a new video series, "About The Band", in support of their new studio album, "InFinite". Check out parts one and two below. "InFinite" was released on April 7 via earMUSIC. The disc was tracked in February 2016 at a studio in Nashville, Tennessee and was once again ...

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CHEAP TRICK Joins Forces With PledgeMusic For 'We're All Alright!' Album

Rock icons CHEAP TRICK are partnering with PledgeMusic on a pre-order campaign for their anticipated forthcoming album, "We're All Alright!" Fans who order the album will not only be among the first to hear brand-new tracks, but will also have access to limited-edition CHEAP TRICK merchandise available exclusively through PledgeMusic. Pledgers can pre-order the album ...

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KORN Postpones May Headlining Shows

Due to "unforeseen circumstances," KORN has postponed more than half a dozen headlining shows it was scheduled to play in May. The band states: "We will still be performing at Carolina Rebellion on May 6th, Pointfest on May 13th and Rock On The Range on May 20th. All tickets will be honored, or refunded at ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Is Putting Finishing Touches On New Album, Says ROB HALFORD

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST are putting the finishing touches on their long-awaited follow-up to 2014's "Redeemer Of Souls" album, singer Rob Halford has confirmed. Helming the sessions for the new disc are the band's longtime producer Tom Allom, acclaimed British knob-twiddler Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, EXODUS, TESTAMENT, ACCEPT) and engineer Mike Exeter (BLACK SABBATH). ...

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DEEP PURPLE: Track-By-Track Breakdown Of 'InFinite' Album

A series of video clips in which the members of DEEP PURPLE break down the band's new album, "InFinite", can be seen below. "InFinite" was released on April 7 via earMUSIC. The disc was tracked in February 2016 at a studio in Nashville, Tennessee and was once again helmed by Bob Ezrin, who has previously ...

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ZAKK WYLDE's ZAKK SABBATH To Release 'Live In Detroit' EP In June

ZAKK SABBATH, the all-star BLACK SABBATH cover band featuring guitarist/vocalist Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE), bassist Rob "Blasko" Nicholson (OZZY OSBOURNE, ROB ZOMBIE) and drummer Joey Castillo (DANZIG, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, BL'AST!), will release a limited-edition EP, "Live In Detroit", on June 16 via Southern Lord Recordings. The three tracks comprising ...

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DEEP PURPLE Members Interviewed In Rapid-Fire Session (Video)

earMUSIC has uploaded a four-minute clip in which the members of DEEP PURPLE were asked some questions in a rapid-fire session. Check it out below. DEEP PURPLE's new studio album, "InFinite", will be released on April 7 via earMUSIC. The disc was tracked in February 2016 at a studio in Nashville, Tennessee and was once ...

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