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STYX's TOMMY SHAW Doesn't Want To 'Just Hand' New Album To SPOTIFY Without Being Able To Tour Behind It

During an October 14 appearance on SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk", STYX guitarist/vocalist Tommy Shaw spoke about the progress of the writing and recording sessions for the follow-up to "The Mission". Released in June 2017, that disc marked STYX's first new LP in 14 years. It was recorded at Blackbird Studios in Nashville, co-produced ...

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SCOTT STAPP Postpones European Tour Until 2022

Scott Stapp has announced the postponement of his European tour, which was scheduled to take place this October/November. Due to the ongoing global pandemic, the trek is now being pushed to early 2022, kicking of in Leeds, U.K. on February 10. "The Survivor Tour Europe 2022" dates: Feb. 10 - UK - Leeds / Warehouse ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Offers Visually Stunning Social Commentary Via 'Living The Dream' Music Video

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has released the third official video from its current album, "F8", for the track "Living The Dream", which is currently climbing the rock charts. Shot in Los Angeles, California last month, the clip is rife with symbolism and implicit social commentary. Having conceptualized the tongue-in-cheek idea for the video, FIVE FINGER ...

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Enlightened in Eternity - SPIRIT ADRIFT

Since starting SPIRIT ADRIFT as a solo project in 2015, after a stint with Phoenix goth-metallers TAKE OVER AND DESTROY, vocalist/guitarist/bassist Nate Garrett has gradually evolved the project from an exercise in melodic doom-metal to a well-oiled heavy metal powerhouse, all while maintaining the sense of beautiful melancholy that drove his initial works. The latest ...

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Former AC/DC Bassist PAUL MATTERS Dies

Former AC/DC bassist Paul Matters has died. The news of his passing was revealed by his friend Rod Wescombe as well as AC/DC biographer Jesse Fink, author of the book "Bon: The Last Highway". According to Wikipedia, Matters joined AC/DC in 1975 after the recording of the band's debut album, "High ...

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We Move As One - IRONED OUT

If you're already feeling frustrated at being unable to attend live shows, wait until you hear IRONED OUT. Metallic hardcore has always been custom designed to get bodies moving and beers flying, but albums as explosive and individual as this one come along only once in a blood-splattered blue moon. With a collective pedigree that ...

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Watch JEFF SCOTT SOTO's Music Video For 'Without You'

The official music video for the song "Without You" from veteran hard rock vocalist Jeff Scott Soto can be seen below. The track is taken his new upcoming album, "Wide Awake (In My Dreamland)", which will be released on November 6 via Frontiers Music Srl. Produced by and written with Alessandro Del Vecchio, the release ...

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BOBBY 'BLITZ' ELLSWORTH, MIKE PORTNOY, PHIL DEMMEL Pay Tribute To EDDIE VAN HALEN With Cover Of VAN HALEN's 'D.O.A.'

BPMD — the new heavy metal juggernaut featuring vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth (OVERKILL), drummer Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, SONS OF APOLLO), bassist Mark Menghi (METAL ALLEGIANCE) and guitarist Phil Demmel (VIO-LENCE, ex-MACHINE HEAD) — released its debut full album of '70s rock covers, "American Made", in June via Napalm Records. Since the members of ...

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Dawn Of The Damned - NECROPHOBIC

Black metal has come a long way in its forty-plus years of existence and evolution. These days, our options vary from the utterly low-fi and feral DIY end of the genre to the glossy, high production values of the post-DIMMU set, with all manner of weird, wild and grotesque alternatives swirling around somewhere in the ...

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Rockers React To Passing Of EDDIE VAN HALEN

Paul Stanley (KISS), Gene Simmons (KISS), David Coverdale (WHITESNAKE), Neal Schon (JOURNEY), Richie Faulkner (JUDAS PRIEST) and Flea (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) are among the rockers who have reacted on social media to the passing of Eddie Van Halen. The legendary VAN HALEN guitarist died earlier today (Tuesday, October 6) at the age of 65. ...

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EDDIE VAN HALEN Dead At 65

Eddie Van Halen has passed away after a long battle with cancer. The legendary VAN HALEN guitarist was 65 years old. His death was confirmed by his son, and VAN HALEN bassist, Wolfgang Van Halen. Wolfgang wrote: "I can't believe I'm having to write this, but my father, Edward Lodewijk Van Halen, has lost his ...

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INSIDIOUS DISEASE Feat. DIMMU BORGIR, Ex-MORGOTH Members: Listen To New Song 'Born Into Bondage'

"Born Into Bondage", a new song from INSIDIOUS DISEASE — the old-school death metal project featuring Marc Grewe (vocals; formerly of MORGOTH) and Sven Atle Kopperud (a.k.a. Silenoz; guitar; also of DIMMU BORGIR) — can be streamed below. The track is taken from INSIDIOUS DISEASE's long-awaited sophomore album, "After Death", which will be released on ...

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KISS's GENE SIMMONS Blasts Anti-Maskers: 'It's Not About You; It's About The Rest Of Us'

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons has blasted people who are defiantly skeptical of mask wearing, saying that their refusal to follow the rules is putting all of our health at risk. The Centers For Disease Control And Prevention has emphasized social distancing for the general population and self-quarantine for people with COVID-19 symptoms. In a new ...

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