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ADRIAN SMITH And RICHIE KOTZEN Officially Announce Collaboration; First Single 'Taking My Chances' Now Available

BMG has announced that two of rock's most admired musicians have joined forces for an exciting new side-project. SMITH/KOTZEN is the electrifying collaboration between guitarists and vocalists Adrian Smith and Richie Kotzen. Part-time Los Angeles neighbors, full time friends with a healthy mutual respect. Both artists are seasoned performers on the global stage, having honed ...

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CYNIC Bassist SEAN MALONE Dead At 50

CYNIC's longtime bassist Sean Malone has passed away. He was 50 years old. No cause of death has yet been revealed. The news of Malone's passing was broken by his CYNIC bandmate, guitarist/vocalist Paul Masvidal, who took to his social media earlier tonight (Wednesday, December 9) to write: "I learned today that Sean Malone has ...

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Watch Former NIGHTWISH Singer TARJA TURUNEN And Current Vocalist FLOOR JANSEN Chat About Life And Music

On Tuesday, December 8, former NIGHTWISH vocalist Tarja Turunen took part in an Instagram Live chat with current NIGHTWISH singer Floor Jansen. You can now watch th entire 48-minute discussion below. Speaking about how she has been spending her coronavirus downtime, Floor said: "I'm writing new music. I would like to release a solo record ...

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SHIPROCKED 2021 Cruise Officially Canceled

The 2021 installment of the ShipRocked cruise, which was originally scheduled for January 2021 and was then rescheduled for May 9-14, 2021 on the Carnival Magic, has now been officially canceled. Earlier today, Carnival Cruise Line announced that it would be delaying dry docks for three ships, including Carnival Magic, which had its cruises scrapped ...

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YES Members Launch New Progressive Rock Band ARC OF LIFE

Frontiers Music Srl will release ARC OF LIFE's self-titled debut album on February 12, 2021. ARC OF LIFE is a new progressive rock supergroup featuring three members of the current YES lineup — vocalist/guitarist Jon Davison, bassist/vocalist Billy Sherwood and additional drummer Jay Schellen — plus Dave Kerzner (SOUND OF CONTACT) on keyboards and Jimmy ...

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AC/DC Drops Official Music Video For 'Demon Fire'

AC/DC's music video for "Demon Fire" can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "Power Up", which recently hit the No. 1 spot in 18 countries, including in the U.S., where it sold over 117,000 copies in the first week. "Demon Fire" was featured in the final tense shooting sequence ...

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Nucleus - DEEDS OF FLESH

Erik Lindmark's untimely passing in 2018 sent authentic shockwaves through the death metal scene and beyond. Not just a significant player with his own band DEEDS OF FLESH, but a diehard DM lifer with the inestimable UNIQUE LEADER RECORDS to his credit, he was an underground talisman who truly believed in this wild, brutal music ...

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