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Watch GRETA VAN FLEET Perform 'Heat Above' On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

Grammy Award-winning four-piece GRETA VAN FLEET performed the song "Heat Above" on Wednesday night's (April 14) episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" The "Kimmel" appearance marks the fourth national late night show GRETA VAN FLEET has performed on. The band previously appeared on "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" in December 2020, performed two songs on ...

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POSSESSED's JEFF BECERRA Recovering From Flap Surgery

Jeff Becerra of Californian death metal pioneers POSSESSED is recovering after recently undergoing flap surgery. The 52-year-old revealed his latest heath battle in a Tumblr blog post on Wednesday (April 14). He wrote: "Week six after surgery. Had a skin flap reconstructive surgery which essentially is cutting out a large spot of flesh from my ...

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THE OFFSPRING Is 'Discussing' Possible Livestream Concert

In a new interview with Germany's Radio Bob!, THE OFFSPRING guitarist Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman was asked if he and his bandmates have considered staging a livestream concert during the coronavirus pandemic. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Yeah, but we'd wanna make it a real spectacle. We wouldn't wanna do something that just comes across ...

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EXODUS Drummer Begins First Round Of Chemotherapy For Cancer Treatment

EXODUS's Tom Hunting has started treatment for squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the stomach. Earlier today, the official EXODUS Instagram shared a photo of the drummer flashing the "devil horns" at the hospital, and included the following words from him: "Getting my 1st Chemikill Concocted Cancer Killing Cocktail!! Thank You ALL for your support!! —Tom ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON And ANTHRAX's FRANK BELLO Collaborate With Guitar String Jewelry Manufacturer STRÜNG

Strüng is a lifestyle brand for music lovers made by musicians Jenny Mann and Tim Barbour who discovered a unique way to repurpose their broken guitar strings and turn them into distinctive jewelry pieces for both men and women themed to a classic song. With over 80 tracks ranging in genres including rock/metal, country/blues, hip-hop/rap ...

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LED ZEPPELIN: 'The Biography' Book Due In November

Penguin Press has set November 9 release date for Bob Spitz's new book, "Led Zeppelin: The Biography". From the author of the definitive New York Times bestselling history of THE BEATLES comes the authoritative account of the group Jack Black and many others call the greatest rock band of all time, arguably the most successful, ...

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TED NUGENT Says Capitol Rioters Were 'Black Lives Matter' And 'Antifa' Supporters 'Wearing TRUMP Shirts'

Ted Nugent has repeated the baseless conspiracy theory that the riot at the U.S. Capitol was orchestrated by Antifa and Black Lives Matter. On January 6, supporters of former president Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol, vandalized the building and assaulted police officers. Five people died, including a Capitol police officer and a woman shot ...

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TONY HARNELL Doesn't Rule Out TNT Return: 'Never Say Never'

Ex-TNT singer Tony Harnell, who has been in and out of the group several times throughout its four-decade existence, has told "The Chuck Shute Podcast" that he doesn't rule out a renewed collaboration with his former bandmates. "[Guitarist] Ronni [Le Tekrø] and I, contrary to popular belief, we talk often," he said (as transcribed by ...

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TOTO To Release 'With A Little Help From My Friends' In June

TOTO and The Players Club/Mascot Label Group have announced the global release of "With A Little Help From My Friends" on June 25. The performance captures one special night on November 21, 2020 when Steve Lukather, Joseph Williams and David Paich appeared with the new lineup of TOTO for a global event originating from Los ...

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ARTILLERY Drops 'Turn Up The Rage' Music Video

On May 7, ARTILLERY will release its tenth full-length, "X", via Metal Blade Records. The official music video for the disc's second single, "Turn Up The Rage", can be seen below. In the mid-1980s, Denmark's ARTILLERY established itself as being at the cutting edge of the thrash movement, and nearly 40 years later, it continues ...

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APOCALYPTICA + PAPA ROACH's JACOBY SHADDIX: Watch Music Video For Cover Of CREAM's 'White Room'

Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA have released the official music video for their collaboration with PAPA ROACH singer Jacoby Shaddix on a cover version of the CREAM classic "White Room". The track was produced by Howard Benson at West Valley Recording Studios in Woodland Hills, California and mixed by Chris Lorde-Alge. Says APOCALYPTICA: "We were really ...

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DESTRUCTION Signs Worldwide Deal With NAPALM RECORDS

Napalm Records has announced the signing of German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION to a worldwide deal. DESTRUCTION bassist/vocalist Schmier stated about the signing: "Well, this decision was a long way coming! "We are super excited to join the Napalm family, because I have been a fan of the label and their philosophy for a long ...

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NIGHTWISH's FLOOR JANSEN Recovering After Gallbladder Surgery

NIGHTWISH's Floor Jansen is recovering after undergoing gallbladder removal surgery. The Dutch-born vocalist, who resides in Sweden with her husband, SABATON drummer Hannes Van Dahl, revealed her health scare in a social media post earlier today (Wednesday, April 14). She shared a photo of herself enjoying the sun and surrounded by trees, and she wrote: ...

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MICHAEL MONROE On His Upcoming Official Documentary: 'It's A Fascinating Story, Even If I Say So Myself'

During an appearance on a video podcast hosted by Todd Kerns, the bassist of SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS, former HANOI ROCKS singer Michael Monroe offered an update on the status of the long-in-the-works documentary about his life. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "It's gonna be finished hopefully by 2022. [It's gonna ...

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METALLICA's Onetime Therapist PHIL TOWLE: 'I Have Such Deep Love And Respect For The Band, The Guys And Their Families'

METALLICA's "performance coach" Phil Towle, a former psychotherapist who was brought into the picture in January 2001 to help James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett and Lars Ulrich repair their relationship with Jason Newsted, was recently interviewed on "Speak N' Destroy", a podcast about all things METALLICA, hosted by longtime journalist and METALLICA fan Ryan J. Downey. ...

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DEE SNIDER 'Would Love To' Reunite With TWISTED SISTER For Appearance On 'Jimmy Fallon' Or At A Charity Event

In a brand new interview with "Lipps Service With Scott Lipps", Dee Snider was asked if thinks TWISTED SISTER will ever play live again, nearly five years after the band completed its farewell tour. The singer responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "We've been on the same page with this. I would absolutely reunite with the ...

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