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WARRANT Guitarist Looks Back On 'Crazy' Tour In Support Of 'Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich'

WARRANT guitarist Erik Turner recently appeared on the "Talking Metal" podcast. The full conversation can be streamed below (interview starts at the 41-minute mark). A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's current tour: Erik: "We're calling it the 'Dirty 30' tour in 2019. 'Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich', our first CD, ...

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HELLWITCH To Release New Album This Year

Florida death metal veterans HELLWITCH have inked a deal with Listenable Records. The band is finishing up the songwriting for its new album, to be recorded this spring for a late 2019 release. HELLWITCH's main songwriter and founder Patrick Ranieri comments: "After a decade of strategic planning and musical manipulation... the new HELLWITCH album will ...

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How STEVEN TYLER Inspired SCOTT STAPP's New Single, 'Purpose For Pain'

Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum songwriter, vocalist, and frontman Scott Stapp spoke to iHeartRadio heritage rock station WJRR about his new single, "Purpose For Pain". The song, which was released last Friday, is taken from the CREED frontman's upcoming album, "The Space Between The Shadows", due in July via Napalm Records. "It's a bangin' rock track," Stapp ...

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ANVIL's LIPS Is Still Waiting For 'A Real Break'

Guitarist/vocalist Steve "Lips" Kudlow of Canadian metal legends ANVIL says that he believed from the beginning that the band's documentary, "Anvil! The Story Of Anvil", would have the kind of impact that it ended up having. "I knew immediately, because it wasn't some jackass with a video camera," he told A&P-Reacts in a new interview ...

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SAMMY HAGAR To Be Joined By CHAD KROEGER, JOE SATRIANI, MICHAEL ANTHONY At 'Acoustic-4-A-Cure VI' Benefit Concert

Sammy Hagar has announced the lineup for the sixth annual "Acoustic-4-A-Cure" benefit concert, set to take place on May 15 at The Fillmore in San Francisco. Artists performing at "Acoustic-4-A-Cure VI" include (in alphabetical order): Tom Johnston (THE DOOBIE BROTHERS), Chad Kroeger (NICKELBACK), Lukas Nelson, Joe Satriani, Rick Springfield, Nancy Wilson (HEART) and SAMMY HAGAR ...

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AEROSMITH Shares Video From 'Deuces Are Wild' Rehearsals

AEROSMITH has shared video footage from the rehearsal sessions for its "Deuces Are Wild" Las Vegas residency. The legendary rockers recently announced 17 additional dates for their headlining residency at Park Theater at the new Park MGM resort. America's all-time top-selling rock 'n' roll band will launch "Aerosmith: Deuces Are Wild" on Saturday, April 6. ...

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STEVEN WILSON Calls GRETA VAN FLEET A 'Terrible Band' And A 'Third-Rate Impersonation Of LED ZEPPELIN'

British musician and progressive rock pioneer Steven Wilson has blasted GRETA VAN FLEET, calling the Michigan rockers "a terrible band" that is nothing more than a "third-rate impersonation of LED ZEPPELIN." Despite the fact that GRETA VAN FLEET has managed to sell out shows all over the world, the four-piece has been criticized for channeling ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN Recalls GUNS N' ROSES' 'Pretty Ferocious' First Rehearsal: 'It Was On; You Could Tell Immediately'

During this year's Upfront Summit, an invitation-only technology conference that took place in Los Angeles in late January, GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan was interviewed by Milana Rabkin Lewis, the co-founder and CEO of digital music distribution company Stem Disintermedia Inc. The full conversation can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed ...

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WARRANT Drummer STEVEN SWEET Declared Cancer-Free

WARRANT's longtime drummer Steven Sweet has announced that he is cancer-free. The rocker made the announcement three months after it was revealed that he had been diagnosed with moderately aggressive prostate cancer. Sweet's first concert with WARRANT after beating the disease will take place on March 15 at Gas Monkey Live! in Dallas, Texas. Last ...

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AEROSMITH's 'Hollywood Walk Of Fame' Star Ceremony Postponed

Due to severe weather conditions today, the unveiling of AEROSMITH's Hollywood Walk Of Fame star has been postponed. Singer Steven Tyler was scheduled to be joined by actress Sharon Stone in speaking at the 11:30 a.m. ceremony in front of the Musicians Institute. That ceremony is now postponed until further notice. Steven tweeted earlier today: ...

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