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KIRK HAMMETT And ROBERT TRUJILLO Play Late-Night Set Of Covers Following METALLICA's 40th-Anniversary Concert (Video)

After METALLICA finished its first 40th-anniversary concert at the Chase Center in San Francisco, California Friday night (December 17), guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo cut across town to the legendary Fillmore where they performed a late-night set of cover tunes with THE WEDDING BAND. In addition to Hammett and Trujillo, THE WEDDING BAND's ...

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METALLICA Plays Career-Spanning Set At First 40th-Anniversary Show At San Francisco's Chase Center (Video)

METALLICA played the first of two shows celebrating its 40th anniversary last night (Friday, December 17) at San Francisco, California's Chase Center. While in-person tickets were available exclusively to members of the group's Fifth Member fan club, METALLICA fans across the globe were able to view the performance live from home or on mobile via ...

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Watch MACHINE HEAD's ROBB FLYNN And JARED MACEACHERN Perform METALLICA Covers In Honor Of 40th Anniversary

MACHINE HEAD's Robb Flynn and Jared MacEachern held the latest "Electric Happy Hour" earlier today (Friday, December 17) during which they performed a "handful" of METALLICA covers — including "For Whom The Bell Tolls", "Damage, Inc." and "No Remorse" — in honor of the legendary band's 40th anniversary. You can now watch the session below. ...

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Watch LARS ULRICH's Sons Play TAIPEI HOUSTON Concert At METALLICA's 'San Francisco Takeover'

TAIPEI HOUSTON, the new band featuring Myles and Layne Ulrich, sons of METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich, performed last night (Thursday, December 16) at the August Hall in San Francisco, California. Fan-filmed video of the concert, which was part of a series of METALLICA's "San Francisco Takeover" events to help mark the group's 40th anniversary, can ...

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ICED EARTH's JON SCHAFFER Shares First Instagram Post In A Year

ICED EARTH guitarist Jon Schaffer has apparently returned to social media, just days after he was sued by District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine in an effort to recover the millions of dollars the city spent to defend the U.S. Capitol during the January 6 attack. Earlier today (Friday, December 17), the official ICED ...

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CANDLEBOX Announces Spring 2022 Acoustic Tour

On the heels of their critically acclaimed, acoustic release of "Riptide", which was produced by Peter Cornell (brother of the late Chris Cornell), multi-platinum rockers CANDLEBOX have announced dates for their "Candlebox Unplugged" tour. The 14-show routing will kick off April 20 in Cincinnati, Ohio at Memorial Hall and hit the southern and East Coast ...

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DJ ASHBA Says He Walked Away From 'One Of The Biggest Paychecks In The World' When He Left GUNS N' ROSES

In a new interview with Darren Paltrowitz, host of the "Paltrocast With Darren Paltrowitz", DJ Ashba spoke about his decision to leave GUNS N' ROSES more than six years ago and eventually launch a dance/rock hybrid called GDM (Guitar Dance Music) with his ASHBA project. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Financially, thank God, I'm ...

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ZZ TOP's BILLY GIBBONS Joined By MATT SORUM, GILBY CLARKE, JOE BONAMASSA, Others At 72nd-Birthday Bash: Video, Photos

Former GUNS N' ROSES members Matt Sorum and Gilby Clarke, along with blues rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa, were among the guests who performed with Billy Gibbons at the ZZ TOP frontman's 72nd-birthday bash last night (Thursday, December 16) at The Troubadour in West Hollywood, California. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. ...

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KISS's PAUL STANLEY Undergoes Shoulder Surgery

KISS frontman Paul Stanley underwent a shoulder surgery this past Tuesday (December 14). Several hours after the procedure, the vocalist/guitarist, who will turn 70 next month, took to his Twitter to share a post-op photo of himself resting at home, and he included the following message: "SHOULDER SURGERY TODAY! How many show related surgeries have ...

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SION Feat. Ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Singer HOWARD JONES And YouTube Guitar Sensation JARED DINES: 'Inside The Hollow' Music Video

SION, the new project featuring former KILLSWITCH ENGAGE singer Howard Jones and modern guitar virtuoso/content creator Jared Dines, has released the official music video for the song "Inside The Hollow". The track is the fourth single from SION's self-titled debut album, which came out at the end of November. The 12-song effort was "almost two ...

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Watch Pro-Shot Video Of KREATOR Performing 'Terrible Certainty' At U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR

Professionally filmed video footage of German thrash metal veterans KREATOR performing the song "Terrible Certainty" during their August 14 appearance at the Bloodstock Open Air festival at Catton Park, Walton-on-Trent, United Kingdom can be seen below. This past summer, KREATOR entered Hansa Tonstudio in Berlin, Germany to begin recording its new album for a tentative ...

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EVANESCENCE Releases Cover Of THE BEATLES' 'Across The Universe'

EVANESCENCE has released a studio recording of its cover version of THE BEATLES' "Across The Universe". The track, which was previously covered by Amy Lee and her bandmates on their 2018 "Synthesis" tour, was also featured on disc two, "A Live Session From Rock Falcon Studio", of the limited box-set version of EVANESCENCE's latest album, ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's Daughter And PETE THORN Perform 'Nothing Compares 2 U' On 'Jimmy Fallon' (Video)

Chris Cornell's daughter Toni Cornell performed her late father's Grammy-nominated cover of Prince's "Nothing Compares 2 U" on last night's (Thursday, December 16) episode of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon". The 17-year-old singer was joined on acoustic guitar by Pete Thorn, who had performed with Chris Cornell on tours supporting the SOUNDGARDEN frontman's "Carry ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS Announce 'Eyes Of Oblivion' Album, Drop 'Reap A Hurricane' Music Video

Swedish high-energy rock and rollers THE HELLACOPTERS will release a new studio album, "Eyes Of Oblivion", on April 1, 2022 via Nuclear Blast. It will mark their first full-length collection of new material since 2008's "Head Off". THE HELLACOPTERS guitarist/vocalist Nicke Andersson states: "The album has 10 songs, and although it's obviously not easy to ...

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'METALLICA Day' Proclaimed In San Francisco On Band's 40th Anniversary

San Francisco mayor London Breed proclaimed Thursday (December 16) as "Metallica Day" in the city, ahead of the band’s citywide "takeover" this weekend for its 40th anniversary. Earlier today, METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich and bassist Robert Trujillo appeared with Breed and Another Planet Entertainment president Gregg Perloff for a press event where an official proclamation ...

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COREY TAYLOR Says 'The Greatest Misconception' Is That JOEY JORDISON And PAUL GRAY Wrote All The Music For SLIPKNOT

SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor spoke to Lou Brutus of HardDrive Radio about the progress of the recording sessions for the band's follow-up to 2019's "We Are Not Your Kind" album. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "When we started first putting the new music together, it was a lot of flying around, people doing it ...

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Deathcall - AGNES VEIN

Heavyweights of the Greek underground, AGNES VEIN have been all but silent since 2013's sophomore effort "Soulship", with only an excellent split release with fellow countrymen SADHUS, released in 2016, to confirm their ongoing existence. Judging by the music on "Deathcall", the queasy morbidity that informed the band's first two albums has not diminished over ...

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See More Photos Of ALEXI LAIHO's Final Resting Place

More photos have been posted online of Alexi Laiho's final resting place. The CHILDREN OF BODOM frontman's ashes were buried earlier this month — nearly a year after his tragic passing at the age of 41. He was laid to rest at the Malmi Cemetery, a large cemetery located in the Malmi district in Helsinki, ...

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DREAM THEATER's JAMES LABRIE Is 'Really Excited' About His Upcoming Solo Album: 'It Came Out Fantastic'

DREAM THEATER singer James LaBrie spoke to Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show about his upcoming solo album "Beautiful Shade Of Gray", which is due on May 20, 2022 via InsideOut Music. Unlike previous LPs "Elements Of Persuasion" (2005), "Static Impulse" (2010) and "Impermanent Resonance" (2013), which were written and recorded as a collaboration ...

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