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GODSMACK Interview From VH1 'Rock Honors' 2006 Available Online

The latest episode of "Talking Metal", entitled "Best of VH1 Rock Honors 2006", features the podcast premiere of interviews host John Ostronomy conducted with GODSMACK and FOO FIGHTERS as well as "black carpet" interviews Ostronomy conducted with Ian Hill, K.K. Downing, and Scott Travis of JUDAS PRIEST, Joe Elliott and Phil Collen of DEF LEPPARD, ...

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GUNS N' ROSES To Kick Off 2007 World Tour In Mexico

GUNS N' ROSES havee announced that their 2007 World Tour will begin on June 2 in Monterrey Mexico. The tour had been delayed due to an injury to bassist Tommy Stinson's left wrist. Fortunately, the sprain is healing nicely and soon the band will be ready to rock like only they can. June will see ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Announces New Zealand Show

Chris Schulz of Stuff.co.nz reports that GUNS N' ROSES have announced show in Auckland, New Zealand in June. The "Chinese Democracy World Tour" is scheduled to play Auckland's Vector Arena on Friday, June 29. It's the first time New Zealand fans will have the chance to see GUNS N' ROSES since a huge ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist BUMBLEFOOT Comments On Latest Song Leak

The WMMR radio station in Philadelphia played what appeared to be a rough-mix album version of the new GUNS N' ROSES track "Better" Wednesday morning (February 21). The song has also popped up various download sites, prompting the band's management to contact all sites carrying the MP3 to request its removal. Current GUNS N' ROSES ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist To Guest On 'Uncensored Net Noise'

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal will be the featured guest on the Morning Show Central's "Uncensored Net Noise" on Friday, February 23 at 9:00 p.m. EST. Bumblefoot will discuss his solo career as well as the recent GN'R tour. For information on how you can be part of the "live" interview, visit

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GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist BUMBLEFOOT Says It Was Dream Come True To Play Madison Square Garden

GNRFansAroundTheWorld recently conducted an interview with GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal. A couple of excerpts from the question-and-answer session follow: GNRFansAroundTheWorld: We all saw that you like playing fretless guitars. There's not a lot of guitarist playing them. What made you start playing fretless guitar? And wich one you like better...fretless ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: New BUMBLEFOOT Special Podcast Posted Online

TalkingMetal.com has posted episode 125 of their "Talking Metal" podcast. In this special episode, titled "Mr. and Mrs. Bumblefoot", hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy are joined by GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal and his wife Jen on location at Bumblefoot's recording studio. Interview topics include Frank Ferrer, Chris Pitman, Ace Frehley, Gene ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY: JOHN 'J.D.' DESERVIO Audio Interview Posted Online

TalkingMetal.com has posted episode 121 of their "Talking Metal" podcast. In part two of their BLACK LABEL SOCIETY special coverage, hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy are joined by BLACK LABEL SOCIETY bassist John "J.D." DeServio. Interview topics include Zakk Wylde, Richie Kotzen, Derek Sherinian, Louis "Red" Deutch, and the Bum Bar Bastards. Additional podcast ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist BUMBLEFOOT Discovers Pirate Metal Band SWASHBUCKLE

TalkingMetal.com has posted episode 116 of their "Talking Metal" podcast. In this episode, host Mark Strigl interviews SWASHBUCKLE, a pirate metal band "discovered" by GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal. Also interviewed is Q*Ball, president of SWASHBUCKLE's label, Bald Freak Records, and Bumblefoot's musical collaborator. Additional topics covered by co-host John Ostronomy and Strigl ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Manager: 'I Believe In AXL ROSE'

Former GUNS N' ROSES manager Merck Mercuriadis has issued the following "open letter" to the group's fans: "Along with all of the other GUNS N' ROSES fans around the world I read 'An Open Letter To The Fans From Axl' this evening with much interest. About half way through it occurred to me that I ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist: 'Life's Too Damn Short To Be Upset About What You Don't Have'

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal has issued a response to the news that the Italian GUNS N' ROSES fan site Gnronline.it has gone "on strike" to protest the lack of official information regarding the band and its long-awaited album, "Chinese Democracy". As previously reported, the Gnronline.it administrators are claming that GN'R management is ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Summit: 'Countdown To Chinese Democracy Part III' Podcast Posted Online

TalkingMetal.com has posted episode 108 of their "Talking Metal" podcast. In this special episode, titled "Guns N' Roses Summit: Countdown to Chinese Democracy Part III", hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy broadcast from Beverly Hills, CA and New York City. Topics include a post-show report from the East Rutherford, NJ concert, Bumblefoot, Richard Fortus, Frank ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: View From The Side Of The Stage

Longtime GUNS N' ROSES associate Del James has released the following report via the band's official web site: "Hello and welcome to 'View From The Side Of The Stage.' I was asked to write a column for GunsNRoses.com and have mixed emotions about doing so. I have a 21-year history with GUNS N' ROSES dating ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: New BUMBLEFOOT Interview Posted Online

AlienRockPodcast.com has posted episode 6 of their "Alien Rock" podcast. In this episode, hosts Captain T and John Ostronomy are joined by Bald Freak Music recording artist Q*Ball and GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal. Podcast topics include Q*Ball's music and history with Bumblefoot, Black Pig, Swashbuckel, pirate metal, and Seth Kushner. The 30-minute ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: BUMBLEFOOT Audio Interview Posted Online

TalkingMetal.com has posted episode 102 of their "Talking Metal" podcast. In this special, titled "Eating with Bumblefoot", hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy sample Sadie's Pennsylvania Amish food with GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Ron 'Bumblefoot" Thal. Additional podcast topics include "Metal" Mike Chlasciak, Q-Ball, Bald Freak Music, the Partridge family, and MySpace. New photos as ...

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