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ANVIL's LIPS On Passing Of TWISTED SISTER's A.J. PERO: 'The Saddest Part Is Not Going For Checkups To The Doctor'

Jack Antonio conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Steve "Lips" Kudlow of Canadian metallers ANVIL on March 25 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. You can now listen to the chat using the Mixcloud player below. Speaking about the recent passing of TWISTED SISTER drummer A.J. Pero, Lips said: "Well, A.J.'s, of course, an old acquaintance. We met ...

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GIRLSCHOOL: Two Never-Before-Released Early 1980s Concert Recordings To Be Made Available

From the vault of one of the most respected and groundbreaking British hard rock outfits to emerge from the NWOBHM scene, the legendary GIRLSCHOOL, come two never-before-released concert recordings now ready to be shared with the world courtesy of Deadline Music. Both shows present powerhouse performances by the original, classic GIRLSCHOOL lineup featuring guitarist/vocalist Kim ...

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ExtermiNation - RAVEN

41 years, sheesh, it's hard to believe where the time goes. RAVEN often gets left off the radar, especially when discussing both the NWOBHM and thrash, but here's a trio equally deserving of the celebratory comeuppance ANVIL enjoyed a few years ago following their film documentary. While RAVEN's "Rock Until You Drop" DVD from a ...

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GIRLSCHOOL To Release Limited-Edition 'Propaganda!' EP

Legendary all-girl British hard rockers GIRLSCHOOL are gearing up to storm North America for the first time in 20 years, reclaiming their rightful place as the hardest-rocking bunch of females to ever destroy a stage. Support on the trek will come from CRUCIFIED BARBARA, OLD JAMES and VELVET BLACK. GIRLSCHOOL will be previewing tracks from ...

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Video: ANVIL Performs At Whisky A Go Go

Video footage of Canadian metal legends ANVIL performing the song "School Love" on March 17 at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California can be seen below. ANVIL's latest album, "Hope In Hell", sold a little under 800 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The disc followed up ...

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METALLICA, GUNS N' ROSES, LED ZEPPELIN, IRON MAIDEN, AC/DC Classics Get 'Hillbillified' On STEVE'N'SEAGULLS' 'Farm Machine'

What became a genuine international viral phenomenon actually started out on a farm in central Finland; in a barn, to be precise... There, a bunch of like-minded countrymen — with the emphasis on "country" — played a customized version of AC/DC's "Thunderstruck" using homespun instrumentation, everything from banjo picking to anvil bangin' to achieve their ...

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ANVIL: 'Hope In Hell' Video Released

"Hope In Hell", the new video from Canadian metal legends ANVIL, can be seen below. The clip was again created by Swedish director Rene U Valdes of Greenworks Productions. "Hope In Hell" is the title track of ANVIL's latest album, which sold a little under 800 copies in the United States in its first week ...

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FATES WARNING To Embark On U.S. Tour In October

American progressive metallers FATES WARNING will embark on a U.S. tour in October. So far the following dates have been confirmed: October 09 - Hartford, CT @ Webster Theater October 10 - Worcester, MA @ Palladium October 11 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance October 23 - Dallas, TX @ Trees October 24 - Houston, ...

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ANVIL's LIPS: 'Maybe GENE SIMMONS Is Right. Maybe Rock Is Dead.'

Jo Schüftan of Horns Up Rocks! recently conducted an interview with vocalist/guitarist Steve "Lips" Kudlow of Canadian metal legends ANVIL. You can now watch the chat below. Asked what he would do differently if his band was starting out today, Lips said: "I don't think there's anything that can be done differently. You know, there ...

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FATES WARNING: Fan-Filmed Footage Of Brescia Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of FATES WARNING's November 9 performance at Circolo Colony in Brescia, Italy can be seen below. FATES WARNING's eleventh studio album, "Darkness In A Different Light", sold around 2,700 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD was issued in North America on October 1, 2013 via ...

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FATES WARNING: Video Footage Of Helmond Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of FATES WARNING's October 31 performance at Cacaofabriek in Helmond, The Netherlands can be seen below. FATES WARNING's eleventh studio album, "Darkness In A Different Light", sold around 2,700 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD was issued in North America on October 1, 2013 via ...

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ANVIL Meets NECROSEXUAL (Video)

Necrosexual, the goatlord of perversion, recently conducted an interview with Canadian metal legends ANVIL about life being hell, dying, and dildos as musical instruments. You can watch the chat below. ANVIL has completed the songwriting process for its new album, tentatively due next year. The band's drummer, Robb Reiner, told Canadian journalist Mitch Lafon last ...

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ANVIL Completes Writing Follow-Up To 2013's 'Hope In Hell'

Canadian metal legends ANVIL have completed the songwriting process for their new album, tentatively due next year. The band's drummer, Robb Reiner, told Canadian journalist Mitch Lafon earlier in the month: "We're still touring [2013's] 'Hope In Hell', which is, you know… I guess it's latest record. It's not that new anymore. But it did ...

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CROWBAR: 'Symmetry In Black' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Symmetry In Black", the new album from New Orleans sludge metal veterans CROWBAR, sold around 3,900 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 68 on The Billboard 200 chart. CROWBAR's previous CD, 2011's "Sever The Wicked Hand", opened with around 3,500 units to land at position ...

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Video Premiere: CROWBAR's 'Walk With Knowledge Wisely'

"Walk With Knowledge Wisely", the new video from New Orleans sludge metal veterans CROWBAR, can be seen below. Directed by Mike Holderbeast (DOWN, EYEHATEGOD), this is the first of two clip fans can expect to see from the band's new album, "Symmetry In Black", which came out this week. "For this video, we decided to ...

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ANVIL: Fan-Filmed Footage Of New York City Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of ANVIL's May 20 performance at Santos Party House in New York City can be seen below. ANVIL's new album, "Hope In Hell", sold a little under 800 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The disc follows up "Juggernaut Of Justice", which opened with around 1,600 units ...

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