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EDENBRIDGE To Release 'The Great Momentum' Album In February

Austrian symphonic metal act EDENBRIDGE spent more than a year working on its latest album. Now guitarist/composer Lanvall has announced the release date at last: "The Great Momentum" will be available from February 17, 2017 through SPV/Steamhammer. Like its predecessor "The Bonding" (2013), "The Great Momentum" was produced by Lanvall and again mixed by Karl ...

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ACE FREHLEY On Rumored KISS Return: 'It's A Possibility'

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley hasn't ruled out a reunion with his former band, saying that "if it was handled correctly, it could be great." Rumors about Frehley's return to KISS gained strength earlier this year after he teamed up with KISS lead singer Paul Stanley on a cover of FREE's "Fire And Water", marking ...

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WESTFIELD MASSACRE Feat. Ex-SNOT/DIVINE HERESY Singer TOMMY VEXT: 'Respect Resistance' Video Released

"Respect Resistance", the new video from WESTFIELD MASSACRE, the Los Angeles-based band featuring former DIVINE HERESY and SNOT singer Tommy Vext, can be seen below. The clip features footage from WESTFIELD MASSACRE's summer 2016 tour with SEVENDUST and TRIVIUM, and sees Vext joined by lead guitarist Ira Black (METAL CHURCH, LIZZY BORDEN), guitarist Stephen Brewer, ...

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Watch IRON MAIDEN Bassist's BRITISH LION Perform In Leipzig, Germany

Fan-filmed video footage of IRON MAIDEN bassist Steve Harris's solo/side project BRITISH LION performing on November 25 at Hellraiser in Leipzig, Germany can be seen below. BRITISH LION previously debuted two new songs, "Spitfire" and "Bible Black", during its summer 2015 tour. Asked if BRITISH LION has been road-testing new material on its recent tours ...

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Ex-SCORPIONS Drummer JAMES KOTTAK: As One Chapter Closes, A Thousand New Doors Have Opened

Former SCORPIONS drummer James Kottak has thanked fans for their support after he was dismissed from the band during his well-publicized his battle with alcoholism. Back in September, SCORPIONS announced the addition of former MOTÖRHEAD member Mikkey Dee as a permanent replacement for Kottak, who was previously said to be on break while he sought ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Guitarist DARIO LORINA To Release 'Death Grip Tribulations' Instrumental Album

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY guitarist Dario Lorina will release his second instrumental album, "Death Grip Tribulations", on February 24, 2017 via Shrapnel Records, known for discovering and recording guitarists of extraordinary ability. Dario's new record is a powerful show of songwriting infused with shred guitar, vintage modern influence, and a richly musical band consisting of longtime ...

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DEE SNIDER Shares His Secret To A Successful Marriage

In a business not known for fostering healthy and stable relationships, TWISTED SISTER singer Dee Snider and his wife, Suzette, have made their marriage work for more than three and a half decades, even as Dee traveled the world as the frontman for one of the most successful bands of the glam-metal era. How have ...

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Pro-Shot Footage Of PHILIP ANSELMO Fronting EYEHATEGOD In New Orleans

Professionally filmed video footage of former PANTERA and current DOWN/SUPERJOINT singer Philip Anselmo fronting New Orleans noise merchants EYEHATEGOD at a hometown concert on August 19 at the Southport Music Hall can be seen below. The clip was shot by Mike Holderbeast, Carolyn Babauta, Ritchi Rooster, Steven W. Richardson and Lauren LaCaze, with audio recorded ...

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Make Some Noise - THE DEAD DAISIES

Rock supergroup THE DEAD DAISIES, in the span four years, sure has had a ton going on! What MINK's David Lowy and Jon Stevens of INXS/NOISEWORKS had in mind when putting this group together surely couldn't have included a revolving-door policy. It rings more like an open-door policy as the collective has gone through enough ...

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UFO Is Recording Covers Album

British hard rock legends UFO are in the studio recording a "covers" album for a tentative early 2017 release. According to UFO guitarist Vinnie Moore, there are "just a couple acoustic guitar parts to finish," with the vocal sessions scheduled to begin "in a couple weeks." UFO's upcoming CD will be the follow-up to the ...

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TNT, Ex-KISS, QUIET RIOT, EUROPE Members Guest On ROBERT HAGLUND's 'I Wanna Be Somebody'

Melodic hard rock classics meet big band jazz on Robert Haglund's new album, "I Wanna Be Somebody". In addition to Robert's reliable vocals and the exquisite band arrangements, the album features prominent guests from bands like KISS, WHITESNAKE, EUROPE and TNT. Swedish singers Svante Thuresson and Jan Johansen also contribute duet vocals. Robert Haglund has ...

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SCORPIONS And MIKKEY DEE Pay Tribute To MOTÖRHEAD's LEMMY With 'Overkill' Cover (Video)

German hard rock veterans SCORPIONS paid tribute to late MOTÖRHEAD frontman Lemmy Kilmister by performing a cover version of the MOTÖRHEAD classic "Overkill" Saturday night (September 3) at Citibank Hall in São Paulo, Brazil. SCORPIONS' current touring lineup includes MOTÖRHEAD drummer Mikkey Dee. Dee is filling in for James Kottak, who is currently on break ...

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BLACK STAR RIDERS To Release 'Heavy Fire' Album

BLACK STAR RIDERS will hit the road next year with a comprehensive U.K. tour in support of their new album, "Heavy Fire", set for release in early 2017. After a full year off the road, BLACK STAR RIDERSRicky Warwick, Scott Gorham, Damon Johnson, Robert Crane and Jimmy DeGrasso — are back with a ...

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Echo - DAMON JOHNSON

Damon Johnson has a trad rocker's soul. With that comes coveted stints playing guitar for THIN LIZZY, BLACK STAR RIDERS, BROTHER CANE and Alice Cooper. Now trying out a solo venture, Johnson offers a five-song EP, "Echo", which covers a broad spectrum of styles a la his ventures without really hitting on any of them. ...

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Crazy Eyes - FILTER

Richard Patrick has been searching for that next great moment in FILTER, one automatically held accountable to "Short Bus" and "Title of Record". Though it's a curse no artist wishes to be burdened with, Patrick has been answerable for NINE INCH NAILS, from which he and Brian Liesegang founded this band. They hit runaway success, ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Fronts EYEHATEGOD At New Orleans Concert (Video)

Former PANTERA and current DOWN/SUPERJOINT singer Philip Anselmo fronted fellow New Orleans noise merchants EYEHATEGOD at a hometown concert last night (Friday, August 19) at the Southport Music Hall. He was filling in for EYEHATEGOD singer Michael IX Williams, who was unable to make the concert due to "health issues." Video footage of the performance ...

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