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GLENN HUGHES On BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION Reunion: 'The World Needs Another Big Rock Album'

Glenn Hughes spoke to the Danish metal magazine Metalized about BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION's plans to reunite for a fourth studio album in 2017. BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION was the Anglo-American rock supergroup featuring Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, TRAPEZE), drummer Jason Bonham (LED ZEPPELIN, FOREIGNER), keyboardist Derek Sherinian (DREAM THEATER, ALICE COOPER, BILLY IDOL) and blues-rock ...

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Jury: LED ZEPPELIN Did Not Steal 'Stairway To Heaven' Intro

A federal court jury decided Thursday (June 23) in LED ZEPPELIN's favor in the copyright-infringement lawsuit over the band's 1971 classic "Stairway To Heaven". Jimmy Page and Robert Plant were sued by Michael Skidmore, the trustee of the Randy Craig Wolfe Trust, on behalf of the late SPIRIT guitarist. The lawsuit argued that the opening ...

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Video: MICHAEL SCHENKER Performs With GARY BARDEN, GRAHAM BONNET, ROBIN MCAULEY At SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker played a very special show, Michael Schenker Fest, at this year's Sweden Rock Festival, on June 11 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The concert 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 ...

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GARY MOORE's Guitar Collection To Be Auctioned This Month

More than 35 guitars and amplifiers from the collection of late Irish guitarist Gary Moore will be offered at Bonhams Entertainment Memorabilia sale, which will take place on June 29 at the auctioneer's location in Knightsbridge, London. Moore made a name for himself in the late 1960s with the Dublin-based SKID ROW, before following bass ...

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FEAR FACTORY Is 'Tossing Around' Idea Of Performing Entire 'Obsolete' Album On Upcoming Tour

Nev Pearce of Australia's "Rabid Noise" podcast recently conducted an interview with FEAR FACTORY frontman Burton C. Bell. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On performing FEAR FACTORY's 1995 album, "Demanufacture" in its entirety to celebrate the LP's 20th anniversary: Burton: "It's fun. It's more ...

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SLAYER/EXODUS Guitarist GARY HOLT Talks About Having His Own Blood Used To Paint Signature ESP Guitar

At this year's NAMM show in Anaheim, California, groundbreaking blood-wielding surrealist Vincent Castiglia and SLAYER/EXODUS guitarist Gary Holt officially revealed a custom-painted Gary Holt signature ESP electric guitar, detailed completely with Holt's very own blood. The blood was drawn from Holt backstage after a SLAYER show on Long Island, New York. Castiglia collected 18 vials, ...

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