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INFECTED RAIN Teams Up With BUTCHER BABIES' HEIDI SHEPHERD For 'The Realm Of Chaos' Single

Moldovan extreme metal outfit INFECTED RAIN will release its fifth album, "Ecdysis", on January 7, 2022 via Napalm Records. Following the success of singles/videos "Postmortem Pt. 1" and "Fighter", INFECTED RAIN turns up the heat once more with electrifying third single "The Realm Of Chaos" featuring guest vocals from Heidi Shepherd of BUTCHER BABIES. The ...

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ZZ TOP's BILLY GIBBONS Collaborates With Austin Bootmaker ALVIES On First-Of-Its-Kind Boot

Austin-based Alvies, a direct-to-consumer cowboy boot company, has announced its newest boot, the BFG. The boot was co-designed with Billy F Gibbons as part of a licensing agreement with the legendary ZZ TOP frontman. Alvies says the limited-edition boot is a first-of-its-kind collaboration in the boot industry. "We haven't seen anything like it before," said ...

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ARCH ENEMY Releases Another New Single, 'House Of Mirrors'

Swedish/Canadian/American melodic death metallers ARCH ENEMY have released another new song, "House Of Mirrors". Mixed and mastered by Jacob Hansen, an accompanying music video for the track — directed by Grupa13 — can be seen below. Guitarist Michael Amott comments: "Musically, this is an idea that has been bouncing around in my head for a ...

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Watch JUDAS PRIEST's ROB HALFORD In BAD PENNY's Music Video For 'Push Comes To Shove'

JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford makes an appearance in the music video for the song "Push Comes To Shove" from the rock supergroup BAD PENNY, which features former QUEEN + PAUL RODGERS bassist Danny Miranda, BLUE ÖYSTER CULT drummer Jules Radino and guitar virtuoso/songwriter Mike Holtzman. BAD PENNY's previous releases feature former JOURNEY lead singer ...

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LZZY HALE On HALESTORM's Upcoming Record: 'Everyone's Going To See Some Of Themselves On This Album'

In a new interview with Brandy Richey of Pittsburgh's 105.9 The X radio station, HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale spoke about the band's upcoming follow-up to 2018's "Vicious" LP. She said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "We just finished our new album. We're actually getting mixes and masters back as we speak. But during the time that ...

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STEVE HARRIS's BRITISH LION Performs In London (Video)

Fan-filmed video footage of BRITISH LION, the side project of IRON MAIDEN bassist and founder Steve Harris, performing on December 4 at the Underworld in London, England can be seen below. BRITISH LION kicked off its U.K. headlining tour on November 18 in Hornchurch. Support act on the trek was AIRFORCE. In october, BRITISH LION ...

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TED NUGENT: SEBASTIAN BACH 'Wants To Be More Of A Pop Star Than A Music Guy'

In a new interview with Sofa King Cool, Ted Nugent spoke about his involvement with DAMNOCRACY, the short-lived project he formed with ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian, former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach, ex-BIOHAZARD bassist/vocalist Evan Seinfeld and drummer Jason Bonham (BONHAM, UFO, FOREIGNER). DAMNOCRACY was featured in the 2006 VH1 "reality" television show "SuperGroup". The ...

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Imprisoned - MERCURY X

Putting aside the age-old debate about the difference between 'progressive' and 'prog' for a moment, it's always exciting to hear someone gleefully nailing a classic sound. Thunderously heavy but technically adept on a level that seems slightly unfair, MERCURY X are undoubtedly going to excite a huge number of DREAM THEATER and SYMPHONY X fans ...

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SEVENDUST: Deluxe Edition Of 'Blood & Stone' To Include Five Previously Unreleased Tracks

SEVENDUST will release a digital expanded edition of its latest album, "Blood & Stone", on December 10. "Blood & Stone Deluxe" contains five new tracks, including three never-before-released remixes and two newly recorded songs. Jake Bowen of PERIPHERY, Richard Wicander of FIRE FROM THE GODS and Justin deBlieck, formerly of ICE NINE KILLS, provide remixes ...

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JETHRO TULL Releases Video For New Single 'Sad City Sisters'

British progressive rock luminaries JETHRO TULL will release their first studio album of new material in over 18 years, "The Zealot Gene", on January 28, 2022 via InsideOut Music. The music video for the LP's second single, "Sad City Sisters", can be seen below. The clip was directed by Iranian filmmaker Sam Chegini, who previously ...

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TED NUGENT To DEE SNIDER: 'When You're Ready To Be A Man And Apologize, I Will Expect And Accept Your Apology'

Ted Nugent has blasted Dee Snider for seemingly celebrating the fact that the controversial rocker was diagnosed with coronavirus. After Nugent went public with the fact that he was battling COVID-19 in April, TESTAMENT guitarist Alex Skolnick shared a couple of headlines highlighting the fact that Nugent was previously spreading false information about the pandemic, ...

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PHIL DEMMEL On Upcoming VIO-LENCE EP: 'It's Definitely My Best Playing That's Ever Been Recorded'

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers VIO-LENCE recently completed work on a new EP, "Let The World Burn", for an early 2022 release via Metal Blade Records. The effort was recorded at Trident Studios in Pacheco, California with producer Juan Urteaga, who has previously worked with TESTAMENT, MACHINE HEAD and EXODUS, among many others. Mixing ...

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Ohio Club Where DIMEBAG Was Murdered Finally Gets Demolished (Video)

The Alrosa Villa nightclub in Columbus, Ohio, where PANTERA and DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott was murdered 17 years ago has officially been demolished. Plans are afoot to build a 180-unit fully affordable apartment community on the site where Dimebag and three other people were killed by a 25-year-old ex-Marine named Nathan Gale. Located at ...

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K.K. DOWNING: 'I Was In Disbelief' When GLENN TIPTON Picked ANDY SNEAP To Replace Him On 'Firepower' Tour

In a brand new interview with Metal Edge magazine's "Another FN Podcast With Izzy Presley", founding JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing, who is promoting the debut album from his KK'S PRIEST project, spoke about the circumstances that led to his departure from PRIEST more than a decade ago. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "In ...

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