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COREY TAYLOR Defends NFL Players Taking A Knee

Corey Taylor has stood up for the NFL players' protest of racial injustice in the wake of the backlash from President Donald Trump. The SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman, who has described himself as "a socially liberal and fiscally conservative guy," discussed the athletes kneeling in protest during the national anthem while speaking to the ...

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BEAST IN BLACK To Support W.A.S.P. On European Tour

BEAST IN BLACK, the Helsinki, Finland-based metal band led by former BATTLE BEAST guitarist and main songwriter Anton Kabanen, will support legendary heavy metallers W.A.S.P. on the European leg of their "Re-Idolized: The Crimson Idol 25th Anniversary" tour. Anton stated: "It's a great pleasure and honor to go on tour with the legendary W.A.S.P., which ...

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BLACK SABBATH Drummer, DREAM THEATER Keyboardist, Others To Be Inducted Into 'Hall Of Heavy Metal History'

BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward, DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess, bass virtuoso Billy Sheehan. and other metal royalty will be inducted into the Hall Of Heavy Metal History on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at the Anaheim Wyndham Garden Grove in Anaheim, California. Television and radio personality Eddie Trunk will host the event. An all-star jam, ...

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SCORPIONS Have Recorded Two New Songs For Best-Of-Ballads Compilation

German hard rock veterans SCORPIONS have just finished recording a couple of new songs for a forthcoming compilation album that will collect the most popular of their ballad-type material. "There's a best-of-ballads album coming out with Sony Music later this year, in the fall," SCORPIONS singer Klaus Meine said during yesterday's (Tuesday, September 12) SiriusXM ...

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Watch WOLFGANG VAN HALEN Play 'Eruption'

Wolfgang Van Halen commemorated the fortieth anniversary of the recording of his father's classic instrumental "Eruption" by posting a video of the VAN HALEN bassist playing the song on the original guitar it was tracked with. Check out the clip below. Wolfgang is currently working on his debut solo album, tentatively due next year. The ...

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Former BATTLE BEAST Guitarist ANTON KABANEN's BEAST IN BLACK To Release 'Berserker' Album In November

BEAST IN BLACK, the Helsinki, Finland-based metal band led by former BATTLE BEAST guitarist and main songwriter Anton Kabanen, will release its debut album, titled "Berserker", in November via Nuclear Blast. The disc was produced by Kabanen and recorded primarily at his studio, Sound Quest Studio. The cover artwork is a collaboration between Anton and ...

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WOLFGANG VAN HALEN Posts Brief Clip Of Upcoming Solo Album

A ten-second clip of a song from Wolfgang Van Halen's upcoming debut solo album is available below. The snippet was originally posted by Eddie Van Halen's son earlier this week as an Instagram Story. All Instagram Stories are automatically deleted by Instagram twenty-four hours after they're posted. It was reported earlier this year by Van ...

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PEARL JAM To Release Documentary Film 'Let's Play Two'

In celebration of the band's legendary sold-out performances at Wrigley Field on August 20 and August 22, 2016 during the Chicago Cubs' historic World Series championship season, PEARL JAM is set to release documentary film "Let's Play Two" and accompanying soundtrack album. "Let's Play Two" is directed by renowned director/photographer Danny Clinch and produced by ...

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Third Annual 'Bowl For Ronnie' Bowling Party Announced

The third annual Bowl For Ronnie bowling party, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund, will take place on Friday, October 6, at the Pinz Bowling Center in Studio City, California. The event, hosted by Eddie Trunk, will include a celebrity bowling tournament and a raffle drawing. Last year's Bowl For ...

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