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EXTREME's 'Pornograffitti Live 25: Metal Meltdown' Blu-Ray, DVD, CD Pushed Back To October

The release date of EXTREME's "Pornograffitti Live 25: Metal Meltdown" DVD has been pushed back to October 14 from the previously announced September 23. Last year marked the 25th anniversary of EXTREME's classic multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated "Pornograffitti", the definitive album of the band's career. To mark the anniversary, "Pornograffitti Live 25: Metal Meltdown" will be released ...

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GLENN HUGHES And JOE BONAMASSA Begin Writing Fourth BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION Album

Legendary bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) and blues-rock guitarist/vocalist Joe Bonamassa began writing material today (Monday, September 5) for the forthcoming fourth album from BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION. The sessions took place at Hughes's Los Angeles-area home. In addition to Hughes and Bonamassa, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION features drummer Jason Bonham (LED ZEPPELIN, FOREIGNER) and ...

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Video: MICHAEL SCHENKER Performs With GARY BARDEN, GRAHAM BONNET, ROBIN MCAULEY In Osaka

Legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker completed a Japanese tour, Michael Schenker Fest, earlier this month. The concerts featured appearances by three MSG singers: Gary Barden, Graham Bonnet and Robin McAuley. They were joined by Ted McKenna on drums, Chris Glen on bass and Steve Mann on guitar/keyboards. Combined, these men are responsible for such albums ...

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FEAR FACTORY: Pro-Shot Footage Of Entire BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Concert

Professionally filmed video footage of FEAR FACTORY's entire performance at this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held August 11-14 at Catton Hall, Walton-On-Trent, West Midlands, United Kingdom, can be seen below. FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares recently confirmed that the band will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its 1998 album ...

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BOB DAISLEY Discusses OZZY OSBOURNE Lawsuit

In his first interview since filing a lawsuit last week against Ozzy Osbourne for unpaid royalties, veteran bassist Bob Daisley talks with music journalist Joel Gausten about his reasons behind taking legal action, the mechanics of songwriting and performance royalties and his response to Osbourne's recent statement about the suit. An excerpt from ...

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EXODUS To Begin Work On New Material In January

Spark TV, which is part of the Czech monthly magazine Spark, recently conducted an interview with drummer Tom Hunting of San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal veterans EXODUS. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the progress of the songwriting sessions for EXODUS's follow-up ...

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SLAYER/EXODUS Guitarist GARY HOLT Joins METAL ALLEGIANCE On Stage At U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR (Video)

SLAYER/EXODUS guitarist Gary Holt joined metal supergroup METAL ALLEGIANCE on stage at this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival to perform cover versions of MOTÖRHEAD's "Iron Fist" and ACCEPT's "Fast As A Shark". METAL ALLEGIANCE's lineup for the August 14 performance at Catton Hall in Walton-on-Trent, England included TESTAMENT's Alex Skolnick on guitar, ...

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LED ZEPPELIN's Attempt To Recoup 'Stairway' Trial Legal Fees Denied

LED ZEPPELIN's publisher Warner/Chappell Music has lost its bid to recoup almost $800,000 in fees in connection with the lawsuit filed by the estate of SPIRIT's Randy California over "Stairway To Heaven". The plaintiffs had argued that the song borrowed heavily from SPIRIT's "Taurus", but a jury in L.A. disagreed, finding unanimously in favor of ...

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EXTREME Celebrates 25th Anniversary Of 'Pornograffiti' With 'Pornograffitti Live 25: Metal Meltdown' Blu-Ray, DVD, CD

Last year marked the 25th anniversary of EXTREME's classic multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated "Pornograffitti", the definitive album of the band's career. To mark the anniversary, "Pornograffitti Live 25: Metal Meltdown" will be released this fall by the production company Rock Fuel Media in association with Loud & Proud Records as part of their four-part "Metal Meltdown" DVD ...

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GARY MOORE's Guitars Sell At Auction For $190,000

More than 35 guitars and amplifiers from the collection of late Irish guitarist Gary Moore were offered at Bonhams Entertainment Memorabilia sale, which took place on June 29 at the auctioneer's location in Knightsbridge, London. Leading the collection — which sold for a total of £143,235 (approximately $190,000) — was a 1963 Fender Stratocaster. The ...

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SLAYER Releases 'You Against You' Single

Today marks the release of SLAYER's new single, "You Against You", after the thrash titans unleashed their bloody music video to the world earlier this year. You can purchase the two vinyl editions of the single (in black and bi-colored versions) here. With the video for "You Against You", SLAYER deliver the prequel ...

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