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AC/DC's BON SCOTT Honored With Permanent Sculpture In Melbourne, Australia (Video)

Late AC/DC singer Bon Scott has been honored with a sculpture in Melbourne, Australia. The three-meter-high-and-two-meter-wide metal-and-plaster sculpture was officially unveiled Tuesday morning (March 6) on AC/DC Lane, named for the Australian rock band. The sculpture is part of the Victorian Government's "Rockin' The Laneways" Initiative. Cherry Bar owner and booker James Young collaborated with ...

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POP EVIL Vocalist On Current State Of Rock: 'We're At The Bottom Of The Sea In The Music Business'

Holland's FaceCulture recently conducted an interview with vocalist Leigh Kakaty of Michigan hard rockers POP EVIL. You can watch the entire three-part chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what originally inspired him when he started writing his own songs: Leigh: "I think, honestly, what inspired me is when I ...

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POISON Announces U.S. Tour With CHEAP TRICK, POP EVIL

Music fans wanting a little variety with their summer tour package will get that very thing with the "Poison…Nothin' But A Good Time 2018" tour. Iconic rock band POISON, with all original members, will be joined by CHEAP TRICK and POP EVIL on its trek across the U.S. this summer. The tour is set to ...

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JOE PERRY Joined By SLASH, JOHNNY DEPP, CHRIS ROBINSON At Record-Release Concert In L.A. (Video)

Joe Perry — legendary guitarist, co-founding member, principal songwriter and co-producer of AEROSMITH — assembled an all-star band to perform alongside him at the sold-out record-release show last night (Tuesday, January 16) at The Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood, California. The show came three days before the release of his "Sweetzerland Manifesto" album. "Sweetzerland Manifesto" ...

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Listen To New TURBONEGRO Song 'Hurry Up & Die'

TURBONEGRO's ninth studio album, "RockNRoll Machine", will be released on February 2, 20 years to the day since the band began its "Apocalypse Trilogy" with 1998's "Apocalypse Dudes". First new song shared was the title track, "RockNRoll Machine", a song perfectly hitting the fine line between clever and stupid, without ever turning lukewarm. Everyone has ...

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LIONE/CONTI Feat. Italian Singers FABIO LIONE And ALESSANDRO CONTI: 'You're Falling' Song Premiere

Frontiers Music Srl will release the self-titled debut album from LIONE/CONTI on January 26, 2018. The track "You're Falling", taken from the upcoming disc, can be streamed below. "'You're Falling' is a mid-tempo song with modern and progressive sound that remind me some great bands that I love like QUEENSRŸCHE or KAMELOT," says Alessandro Conti. ...

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JOE PERRY Joined By CHEAP TRICK, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, EXTREME Members At 'The Sound Of Rock' Concert In Las Vegas

Joe Perry of AEROSMITH headlined Monster's annual CES (Consumer Electronics Show) concert Wednesday night (January 10). The performance came nine days before the release of his "Sweetzerland Manifesto" album. This year's concert and awards program, dubbed "The Sound Of Rock", honored Monster's top retail partners and was held at the Brooklyn Bowl in Las Vegas. ...

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JOE PERRY To Be Joined By CHEAP TRICK, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, EXTREME Members At Los Angeles Concert

Joe Perry — legendary guitarist, co-founding member, principal songwriter and co-producer of AEROSMITH — has assembled an all-star band to perform alongside him at the sold-out record-release show Tuesday, January 16 at The Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood, California. The show comes three days before the release of his "Sweetzerland Manifesto" album. "Sweetzerland Manifesto" collaborators ...

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BABYMETAL Guitarist MIKIO FUJIOKA Dies At 36

Mikio Fujioka, one of the guitarists in the the KAMI BAND, which serves as the backing group for the Japanese pop-metal outfit BABYMETAL, has died at the age of 36. "The 'Little' Guitar Kami of #BABYMETAL's #Kamiband has passed away in the METAL GALAXIES," BABYMETAL tweeted on Tuesday. "We hope that he is now with ...

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Vessel Of Light EP - VESSEL OF LIGHT

It's been a while since we've seen Dan Lorenzo from HADES, NON-FICTION and THE CURSED, and while the metal underground continues to wallow in morbid fascination with anything containing a sludgy, doomy palette to it, he emerges with a timely new project. Bringing guitars, bass and songwriting to the table, Lorenzo is partnered with Nathan ...

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For the Demented - ANNIHILATOR

Jeff Waters is in both a wonderful and awkward spot in his prolific career. He's creative control as the primary force behind a legendary metal moniker that stands for two different things: the entity itself and the conductor operating it mostly on his own like a thrasher's Lionel set. Now, if you peel open the ...

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JOE PERRY Announces Los Angeles Show To Celebrate Release Of 'Sweetzerland Manifesto' Solo Album

Joe Perry — legendary guitarist, co-founding member, principal songwriter and co-producer of AEROSMITH — will perform a special record-release show Tuesday, January 16 at The Roxy in West Hollywood, California. Taking place three days before the January 19 release of his solo album "Sweetzerland Manifesto", this "Joe Perry And Friends" gig will encompass material from ...

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MICHAEL MONROE To Record New Solo Album In March

Former HANOI ROCKS frontman Michael Monroe was interviewed by Planet Rock following his December 3 performance at the Planet Rockstock festival in Trecco Bay, South Wales. The full chat can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On how he prepares for his high-energy live performances: Michael: "I'm way too impatient ...

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ACCEPT Guitarist WOLF HOFFMANN: 'We Made A Vow That We're Never Going To Be A Nostalgia Band'

Brazil's Heavy Talk conducted an interview with guitarist Wolf Hoffmann of veteran German metallers ACCEPT prior to the band's November 15 concert at Teatro Ademir Rosa (CiC) in Florianópolis, Brazil. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the creation of the band's new "The Rise Of Chaos" ...

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Deep Calleth Upon Deep - SATYRICON

You may have heard the phrase "game changer" accompanying early reports to SATYRICON's ninth album, "Deep Calleth Upon Deep". At present, Satyr seems indecisive if he's reached the finish line with this band. In the event he and Frost call it quits in the near future, they've created a logical, minimalist album close in thought ...

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