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RUSH Celebrates 40th Anniversary Of 'Moving Pictures' By Making Rare Photo Outtakes Available

Photographer Deborah Samuel is credited for capturing the now-iconic album cover images for the RUSH albums "Permanent Waves", "Moving Pictures", "Exit…Stage Left" and "Signals". Now in the 40th anniversary year of "Moving Pictures" — long considered one of rock's all-time classic albums — fans will be able to obtain extremely rare photograph outtakes from the ...

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NONPOINT To Release 'Ruthless' EP This Month

NONPOINT will release its new EP, "Ruthless", on December 27. The official music video for single "Back In The Game" will arrive on the same day. With the roar of one word "independence", NONPOINT has transcended the underground and taken its rightful place in metal history. Even now they continue to change the rules with ...

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In Absentia Dei - BEHEMOTH

Starved of the spectacular, metal fans have had little choice but to embrace the era of live streamed events. Fortunately, our genre is far better suited to the idea than any other, and BEHEMOTH have proved themselves to be better equipped to raise the virtual roof than just about anyone else. Recorded in September 2020, ...

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EXODUS's GARY HOLT On Getting Sober: 'I Don't Crave Or Feel Any Desire For Alcohol'

During an appearance on "Talking Bollocks", the monthly metal podcast hosted by ACID REIGN frontman-turned-stand-up-comedian Howard H. Smith, EXODUS's Gary Holt once again opened up about his decision to quit drinking alcohol. The 57-year-old musician, who resides in Northern California, said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Like millions of people worldwide, I was a victim of ...

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MUSHROOMHEAD Drops Eerie, Cinematic Music Video For 'A Requiem For Tomorrow'

Cleveland masked metallers MUSHROOMHEAD have returned with a holiday gift for fans in the form of an eerie, cinematic and brutally blasphemous new music video for the "A Wonderful Life" favorite "A Requiem For Tomorrow", featuring the haunting contributions of the Cleveland Chamber Choir. Their hair-raising vocal backdrop combined with the band's trademark gruesome aesthetic, ...

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PAPA ROACH 'Went Through Hell And Heaven' To Make Upcoming Album

PAPA ROACH singer Jacoby Shaddix spoke to Dammy Wimmer Presents about the band's upcoming follow-up to 2019's "Who Do You Trust?" album, tentatively due in early 2022. "We're always trying to push the bar," he said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). "We're always trying to raise the bar. We're always trying to bring rock into the ...

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BIFF BYFORD Looks Back On METALLICA's 1982 Gig As Support Act For SAXON: 'They Didn't Talk To Us For A Long Time' After That

During an appearance on "The Chuck Shute Podcast", vocalist Biff Byford of British heavy metal legends SAXON was asked to recount a "good story" involving the members of METALLICA. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Back in the day, METALLICA, they supported us. [We played at] the Whisky [A Go Go] club [in West Hollywood ...

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Former DEATH Members Honor CHUCK SCHULDINER At Second Tribute Concert In Tampa (Video)

On Sunday (December 12), former DEATH members played the second of two shows commemorating the 20th anniversary of the passing of the band's mastermind Chuck Schuldiner at Brass Mug in Tampa, Florida. James Murphy (guitar) and Terry Butler (bass) performed DEATH's classic third album, "Spiritual Healing" (1990), in its entirety under the LIVING MONSTROSITY banner, ...

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10 Babymetal Budokan - BABYMETAL

The metal world is roughly divided into two camps: those who think BABYMETAL are a splendid and wildly entertaining force for heavy metal joy, and those who would rather have their limbs sawn off with a rusty Samurai sword than ever hear the Japanese crew's pop-metal hybrid again. A thunderous encapsulation of the BABYMETAL live ...

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THE AMITY AFFLICTION Drops Another New Song, 'Death Is All Around'

Australian metalcore trailblazers THE AMITY AFFLICTION have announced a limited-edition seven-inch EP "Somewhere Beyond The Blue", with the third and final single to be released out today, "Death Is All Around". The seven-inch title "Somewhere Beyond The Blue" is an extrapolation from a message one of singer Ahren Stringer's close friends sent him not long ...

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THEORY Announces Winter 2022 Tour

Fresh off a successful fall 2021 tour, THEORY OF A DEADMAN (a.k.a. THEORY) is returning to the road this winter on the "Say Nothing" tour. THEORY will embark on a headline run, kicking off February 11 in Indianapolis and running through March 13 in Charleston, South Carolina. Support includes BLACK STONE CHERRY from February 11 ...

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STRYPER Announces May 2022 U.S. Tour

Openly Christian rockers STRYPER will embark on a U.S. tour in May 2022. The trek will include a stop at the M3 Rock Festival at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland, where they will be joined by SKID ROW and TESLA, among many others. "We are so excited about touring again," said STRYPER frontman ...

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