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Former MONTROSE Singer Pays Tribute To RONNIE MONTROSE

Vocalist Robert "Bob" James, who replaced Sammy Hagar in MONTROSE and sang on the band's albums "Warner Bros. Presents" (1975) and "Jump On It" (1976), has released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET regarding the passing of his former bandmate Ronnie Montrose (MONTROSE, GAMMA): "I am sorry to hear of Ronnie's passing at a time that ...

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JOHN 5: 'God Told Me To' Due In May

ROB ZOMBIE/ex-MARILYN MANSON guitarist John 5 will release his new full-length solo CD/DVD, "God Told Me To", on May 8 via Rocket Science Ventures. "God Told Me To" was recorded and produced by John 5, Chris Baseford (ROB ZOMBIE, TOMMY LEE) and Bob Marlette (SEBASTIAN BACH, BLACK SABBATH) in 2011. The cover art for the ...

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EKTOMORF: 'To Smoulder' Video Released

"To Smoulder", the new video from Hungarian extreme metallers EKTOMORF, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's very special "acoustic" album, "The Acoustic", which will be released on February 17 via AFM Records. "The Acoustic" contains cover versions (LYNYRD SKYNYRD's "Simple Man" and "Folsom Prison Blues" by JOHNNY CASH), re-recorded EKTOMORF classics ...

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SLAYER Autographed Motorcycle Helmets Now Available

SLAYER, the Grammy-winning, undisputed kings of thrash/punk/metal, in 2008 joined forces with O'Neal USA, one of the leading manufacturers of motorcycle and BMX accessories, to produce a limited edition of SLAYER helmets that feature the band's distinguished and celebrated artwork. The helmets launched under the name of RockHard, and were sold at all Cycle Gear ...

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ROB HALFORD, GLENN DANZIG, JERRY CANTRELL Perform With METALLICA At Third 30th-Anniversary Show

Rob Halford (JUDAS PRIEST), Glenn Danzig (DANZIG, MISFITS, SAMHAIN), Jerry Cantrell (ALICE IN CHAINS), Pepper Keenan (DOWN, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY), Gary Rossington (LYNYRD SKYNYRD), Nick "Animal" Culmer (ANTI-NOWHERE LEAGUE) and former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted joined METALLICA on stage last night (Friday, December 9) for the third of four intimate shows at the Fillmore in ...

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URIAH HEEP: New Video Interview With MICK BOX

Barry Anderson of Metal Storm conducted an interview with guitarist Mick Box of progressive rockers URIAH HEEP on December 2, 2011 in Holmfirth, England. You can now watch the chat below. Concert Live, which enables fans all over the world to relive the experience with instant recordings of live gigs available within ...

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ELECTRIC BOYS Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Reunited Swedish rockers ELECTRIC BOYS have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 6-9, 2012 in Slvesborg, Blekinge in southern Sweden. Around 70 bands will perform on the festival's five stages next summer. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLUE YSTER CULT BONAFIDE DANKO ...

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France's HELLFEST: More Acts Announced

MACHINE HEAD, CANNIBAL CORPSE, AMON AMARTH, DEVILDRIVER and EXODUS are among the confirmed bands for next year's edition of Hellfest, set to take place June 15-17, 2012 in Clisson, France. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABORTED ACID KING ALCEST ALL FOR NOTHING ALL PIGS MUST DIE ALPHA TIGER AMENRA AMON AMARTH ANAAL ...

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GIRLSCHOOL Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Veteran British female hard rockers GIRLSCHOOL have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 6-9, 2012 in Slvesborg, Blekinge in southern Sweden. Around 70 bands will perform on the festival's five stages next summer. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLUE YSTER CULT BONAFIDE ...

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URIAH HEEP Once Again Teaming Up With 'Concert Live'

Concert Live, which enables fans all over the world to relive the experience with instant recordings of live gigs available within minutes of the last note being played, will team up with progressive rockers URIAH HEEP to produce exclusive live CDs from the band's European tour. To pre-order your exclusive CD of URIAH HEEP's recent ...

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SACRED REICH Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Reactivated Arizona thrashers SACRED REICH have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 6-9, 2012 in Slvesborg, Blekinge in southern Sweden. Around 70 bands will perform on the festival's five stages next summer. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLUE YSTER CULT BONAFIDE DANKO ...

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SYMPHONY X Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

New Jersey progressive metallers SYMPHONY X have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 6-9, 2012 in Slvesborg, Blekinge in southern Sweden. Around 70 bands will perform on the festival's five stages next summer. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLUE YSTER CULT BONAFIDE ...

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BRET MICHAELS Talks About Upcoming 'Reality-TV' Projects

POISON singer Bret Michaels who starred in VH1's "Rock Of Love" and won NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice 3" in 2010 recently spoke to RumorFix about his two new reality TV shows which are currently in the works (see video below). "Something to Believe In" was previously described by Billboard as a network-targeted, philanthropic feel-good program that ...

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CHICKENFOOT Schedules Free Concert And Q&A Session

CHICKENFOOT the hard rock supergroup featuring Sammy Hagar, Joe Satriani, Michael Anthony and Chad Smith is offering fans a very special free live concert webcast, "Chickenfoot Presents III", on the release date of the band's sophomore album, "Chickenfoot III", September 27. At 6 p.m. PST, the band will perform tracks from the new album at ...

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REDSCREAM Adds Third Guitarist

REDSCREAM, the new Stockholm, Sweden-based project featuring three members of the legendary Swedish death metal band GRAVE and American guitarist Ralph Santolla (OBITUARY, DEICIDE), has announced the addition of guitarist Mika Lagreen (FACEBREAKER, GRAVE) to the group's ranks. Commented REDSCREAM: "Three guitars! LYNYRD SKYNYRD! IRON MAIDEN! Volume wars! "We had intended to be a three-guitar ...

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CHICKENFOOT: 'Big Foot' Video Released

"Big Foot", the new video from CHICKENFOOT the hard rock supergroup featuring Sammy Hagar, Joe Satriani, Michael Anthony and Chad Smith can be seen below. CHICKENFOOT has made it official: veteran drummer Kenny Aronoff will sit behind the kit on the road while Chad Smith tours with his main band, the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS. ...

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CHICKENFOOT: 'Big Foot' Video To Debut Tomorrow

"Big Foot", the new video from CHICKENFOOT the hard rock supergroup featuring Sammy Hagar, Joe Satriani, Michael Anthony and Chad Smith will make its online debut tomorrow (Tuesday, August 30). CHICKENFOOT has made it official: veteran drummer Kenny Aronoff will sit behind the kit on the road while Chad Smith tours with his main band, ...

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