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Singer JAKE E Is 'Stepping Off The AMARANTHE Tour Bus' To Pursue Other Projects

Vocalist Joacim "Jake E" Lundberg has broken his silence regarding his departure from AMARANTHE, the successful Swedish melodic metal band he co-founded. AMARANTHE has kept an active touring schedule in between recording and releasing four studio albums. Following AMARANTHE's tour of Japan with HELLOWEEN last September, Jake E, one of the band's three vocalists, announced ...

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Kiss Rocks Vegas - KISS

Playing Vegas for a succession of dates used to carry a stigma, perhaps because it was where Elvis Presley reeled off a legendary number of performances in the waning moments of his life and career before. A musician or band hitting Vegas for more than two gigs in one trip was frequently, if mostly in ...

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SLIPKNOT Posts 'Killpop' Fan-Filmed Video

On August 19, 2015, SLIPKNOT invited fans to film the band from their point of view at the Red Rocks show in Morrison, Colorado. The footage has been compiled and is currently being edited for a series of clips, including for the song "Killpop", which can be seen below. SLIPKNOT percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan recently ...

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Video: HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES Perform At 32nd Annual NAMM TEC Awards

Winners in 31 technical and creative achievement categories were announced at the 32nd annual NAMM TEC Awards, presented annually by the NAMM Foundation and held January 21 in Anaheim, California. The annual event celebrates the best in professional audio and sound production and is held during the NAMM Show, the world's leading global music industry ...

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Gods Of Violence - KREATOR

One thing about there being no "Headbangers Ball" or "Uranium" these days, KREATOR, or any metal band, doesn't have video censorship standards hanging over it. If you haven't seen the explicit promotional clip for the title track from KREATOR's 14th studio album, "Gods Of Violence", you're in for it. Stocked with massive nudity and a ...

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LITA FORD Covers LED ZEPPELIN's 'The Lemon Song' With LEZ ZEPPELIN (Audio)

Favored Nations Entertainment has announced the upcoming release of the all-female compilation "She Rocks, Volume 1". This collection of kick-ass guitar goddesses is produced by author and former Guitar World editor Brad Tolinski with iconic guitarist Steve Vai as executive producer, and showcases eleven female guitarists, each a virtuoso in her own right. From the ...

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NIGHT RANGER To Release 'Don't Let Up' Album In March

Frontiers Music Srl will release "Don't Let Up", the new studio album from NIGHT RANGER, on March 24. The disc will be available in both a standard edition and a deluxe edition (featuring bonus track and bonus DVD — physical format only). The song "Somehow Someway", taken from "Don't Let Up", can be streamed below. ...

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NINE INCH NAILS Members Score Documentary On Vietnam

According to The Pulse Of Radio, NINE INCH NAILS members Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross are composing the score for an upcoming ten-part documentary on the Vietnam War from filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, which will premiere this September on PBS. The film, titled "The Vietnam War", will feature more than two hours of ...

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SLIPKNOT Posts 'Before I Forget' Fan-Filmed Video

On August 19, 2015, SLIPKNOT invited fans to film the band performing the song "Before I Forget" from their point of view at the Red Rocks show in Morrison, Colorado. The footage has finally been compiled and has been edited for the clip below. SLIPKNOT percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan recently confirmed to Metal Insider that ...

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VINCE NEIL's Drinking Creates Drama On 'The New Celebrity Apprentice'

MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil is among the celebrities competing on NBC's "The New Celebrity Apprentice", which shifts to Los Angeles for its eighth season where twice-elected California governor, successful businessman and international movie superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger takes control of the boardroom. "The New Celebrity Apprentice" will premiere on January 2 and will air weekly ...

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KORPIKLAANI Releases 'FC Lahti' Video

Finnish folk metallers KORPIKLAANI have released a video for their latest digital single, "FC Lahti". The song is a very special track written in support of the 20th anniversary of the band's local football team, FC Lahti, which plays in Finland's premier football division Veikkausliiga. The "FC Lahti" video contains footage from KORPIKLAANI's appearance at ...

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OPETH And GOJIRA To Join Forces For Short U.S. Tour In May

Swedish progressive metallers OPETH will join forces with France's GOJIRA for a short run of U.S. dates in May. The details are as follows: May 04 - Nashville, TN - War Memorial Auditorium May 05 - Concord, NC - Charlotte Motor Speedway (Carolina Rebellion) May 06 - Philadelphia, PA - Electric Factory May 07 - ...

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DISTURBED Singer: 'There Is Not A Single News Source In Existence That Is Simply Reporting The News'

DISTURBED frontman David Draiman was recently interviewed on "The Rubber Room" radio show, which airs on Australia's Triple M. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether the current political climate will inspire more artists to use their lyrics as commentary ...

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