eddie-vedder in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

TWISTED SISTER's DEE SNIDER Says He Had To 'Beg' Producer TOM WERMAN To Include 'We're Not Gonna Take It' On 'Stay Hungry' Album

TWISTED SISTER singer Dee Snider has once again slammed Tom Werman over the veteran hard rock producer's collaboration with the group on the triple-platinum "Stay Hungry" album. During an appearance on "The Jasta Show", the Internet program hosted by HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta, Snider said (see video below): "A producer, and this is just a ...

Read more

Posted in: News

MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Taps Members Of ANTHRAX, TWISTED SISTER, TESLA For 'No Cover' LP

ELLEFSON, the solo band of Grammy-winning MEGADETH bassist/co-founder David Ellefson, will release "No Cover", an LP featuring more than 13 cover songs, including classic tracks from MOTÖRHEAD, W.A.S.P., DEF LEPPARD, CHEAP TRICK, QUEEN, JUDAS PRIEST, TWISTED SISTER, FASTWAY, FIGHT, DEAD KENNEDYS, and more, on October 2 via Combat Records. The LP once again features cover ...

Read more

Posted in: News

MIKE PORTNOY And JOHN PETRUCCI Reunite On DREAM THEATER Guitarist's New Solo Album, 'Terminal Velocity'

Former DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy played drums on "Terminal Velocity", the upcoming solo album from DREAM THEATER guitarist John Petrucci. Due in the fall, the disc also features Dave LaRue (DIXIE DREGS) on bass. Portnoy revealed his involvement with "Terminal Velocity" in a social media post earlier today (Wednesday, July 1). He also shared ...

Read more

Posted in: News

JIMMY DEGRASSO: RATT Needs WARREN DEMARTINI

Drummer Jimmy DeGrasso spoke to SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk" about his decision to exit RATT after playing a number of shows with the veteran California hard rock act in 2017 alongside three members of RATT's classic lineup — singer Stephen Pearcy, bassist Juan Croucier and guitarist Warren DeMartini. "I played with them back ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Former UFO Guitarist PAUL CHAPMAN Dead At 66

Paul Chapman, the Welsh rock guitarist best known for his work in UFO and WAYSTED, has died at the age of 66. His passing was confirmed by his son, who wrote on Paul's Facebook page: "It is with a heavy heart writing this, today is my dads 66th birthday. He passed away earlier this afternoon. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

BPMD Feat. BOBBY 'BLITZ' ELLSWORTH, MIKE PORTNOY, PHIL DEMMEL And MARK MENGHI: Listen To Cover Of 'We're An American Band'

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) — will release its debut album, "American Made", on June 12 via Napalm Records. The 10-track homage to some of rock ...

Read more

Posted in: News

PEARL JAM: 'Art Of Do The Evolution' Art Book Provides Behind-The-Scenes Look At Grammy-Nominated Video

Twenty-two years after legendary rock band PEARL JAM debuted its Grammy Award-nominated "Do The Evolution" music video, its hypnotic and shocking imagery is perhaps even more relevant to social and environmental issues than during the band's 1998 "Yield" tour. Directed by visionary comics legend Todd McFarlane ("Spawn") and veteran animator Kevin Altieri ("Batman: The Animated ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TODD LA TORRE Celebrates Eight Years Of Fronting QUEENSRŸCHE

QUEENSRŸCHE singer Todd La Torre has taken to social media to celebrate the eight-year mark of him joining the legendary Seattle-based progressive metal band. Late Monday night (June 8), La Torre wrote: "8 years ago I was fortunate enough to join Queensryche. It has been and continues to be amazing. It isn't easy to rebuild ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TWISTED SISTER Collaborates With PLAY'N GO On Online Game

Swedish firm Play'n GO, one of the most well-known online slot game providers, has released another title into the market, a collaboration with famed American rock band TWISTED SISTER. The band reached worldwide acclaim during the 1980s with their album "Stay Hungry", and the game is a cascading gridslot based around two of the biggest ...

Read more

Posted in: News

JORDAN RUDESS Says 'It Looks Very Good' That LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT Will Regroup

DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess says that "it looks very good" that LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT will regroup in the not-too-distant future. LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT is the instrumental progressive rock/metal project featuring Rudess and fellow DREAM THEATER member John Petrucci (guitar), alongside ex-DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy and progressive rock icon Tony Levin (bass) of KING ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ANTHRAX Members Team Up With SKID ROW Guitarist For Quarantine Cover Of IRON MAIDEN's 'Transylvania' (Video)

ANTHRAX members Charlie Benante (drums), Frank Bello (bass) and Jonathan Donais (guitar) have teamed up with SKID ROW guitarist Dave "Snake" Sabo to record a "quarantine" cover version of the IRON MAIDEN instrumental classic "Transylvania". Benante uploaded a video of the performance to his YouTube channel, writing in an accompanying message: "IRON MAIDEN, Who doesn't ...

Read more

Posted in: News