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FEAR FACTORY: Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of Entire Rostov-On-Don Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of FEAR FACTORY's entire August 28 performance in Rostov-On-Don, Russia can be seen below. Asked whose idea it was to perform FEAR FACTORY's classic classic 1995 sophomore album, "Demanufacture", on the band's recently completed Australian tour, vocalist Burton C. Bell told The Rockpit: "It was kinda like a joke at first. Last ...

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GENE HOGLAN Found Out Via BLABBERMOUTH.NET That He Was No Longer Needed By FEAR FACTORY

Arto Lehtinen of Metal-Rules.com recently conducted an interview with legendary extreme-metal drummer Gene Hoglan (TESTAMENT, DEATH, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, DARK ANGEL, DETHKLOK). A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Metal-Rules.com: You had many, many years break [from] working with TESTAMENT but last year you ended up playing on "Dark Roots Of ...

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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD Turns 50 On Saturday

According to The Pulse Of Radio, METALLICA singer/guitarist James Hetfield turns 50 years old on Saturday (August 3). Born in 1963 in Downey, California, James was the son of a truck driver named Virgil and a singer named Cynthia. Hetfield's parents were Christian Scientists and strongly disapproved of the use of any kind of medicine ...

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METALLICA Plays 'Secret' Show In San Diego; Video Footage Available

In addition to making its first-ever visit this week to San Diego for the massive geek culture event known as Comic-Con, METALLICA also played a surprise show last night (Friday, July 19) at the Spreckels Theatre. Writer Ryan J. Downey, who attended last night's concert, tells BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "Bradley Cooper, the Oscar-nominated star of 'Silver Linings ...

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Return to Annihilation - LOCRIAN

Contrary to what its title suggests, LOCRIAN's latest, "Return to Annihilation", is no predictable swan-dive off the done-to-death avant-garde black metal cliff - a move that would frankly do this astoundingly prolific, ever-evolving Chicago ensemble's blossoming career a major disservice. Instead, and in agreement with their eternally restless discography, this too is a vastly diverse ...

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Forestelevision - LESBIAN

Bet the members of LESBIAN (all boys, though they probably DO like girls) wish they could take back that chosen band name - nowadays probably an unwanted distraction from their musical talents and not worth even the immediate and undeniable catchiness it provides. Having said that, their choice is hardly the end of the world, ...

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HIM Frontman Interviewed By 'Natalie's World' (Audio)

Natalie Perez of Natalie's World recently conducted an interview with vocalist Ville Valo of Finnish "love" metallers HIM. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. HIM's new album, "Tears On Tape", sold 20,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 15 ...

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FEAR FACTORY: Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of Entire Sydney Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of FEAR FACTORY's entire July 5 performance at UNSW Roundhouse in Sydney, Australia can be seen below. Asked whose idea it was to perform FEAR FACTORY's classic classic 1995 sophomore album, "Demanufacture", on the band's Australian tour, vocalist Burton C. Bell told The Rockpit: "It was kinda like a joke at first. ...

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AC/DC Bassist Sells New York Condo

According to Property Observer, AC/DC bassist Cliff Williams has sold his West Village, New York condo. The condo at 63 Downing Street appeared on the Streeteasy web site as listed at $1.899 million, and now appears as sold for $2.3 million through Corcoran Group Real Estate. The second-floor renovated apartment includes two privates ...

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Video: MACHINE HEAD Plays Second Show With New Bassist

Bassist Jared MacEachern played his second with San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD last night (Wednesday, June 26) at Hawthorne Theatre in Portland, Oregon. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. Some fans might remember MacEachern from MACHINE HEAD's 2007 "The Black Tyranny" tour, on which he performed with his previous ...

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MACHINE HEAD: More Video Footage Of New Bassist's Live Debut

Bassist Jared MacEachern (pictured below) made his live debut with San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD this past Monday night (June 24) in Spokane, Washington. More fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. Some fans might remember MacEachern from MACHINE HEAD's 2007 "The Black Tyranny" tour, on which he performed with ...

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MACHINE HEAD Announces New Bassist

San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD have announced Jared MacEachern as their new bass player. Jared has already begun rehearsals with the rest of the band for the upcoming Rockstar Energy Mayhem Drink Festival tour and will soon relocate from North Carolina to Northern California to begin pre-production for MACHINE HEAD's upcoming eighth studio ...

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Video: METALLICA Bassist Takes On 'Orion Music + More'

A new 25-minute MetOnTour recap video from METALLICA's sophomore Orion Music + More festival, which took place June 8-9 in Detroit, Michigan, can be seen below. This clip looks back on METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo's crazy weekend of playing four live shows in two days. Footage includes "(Anesthesia) Pulling Teeth" and "Whiplash" from the secret ...

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