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DAVE LOMBARDO: 'If The Internet Existed Back When SLAYER Released Their Very First Album, We Would Have Been Destroyed'

In a new interview with The Pit's MoshTalks Cover Stories, former SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo discussed the importance of staying authentic and following your heart when it comes to making music. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "If the Internet existed back when SLAYER released their very first album, we would ...

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LIVE NATION And VEEPS To Set Up 60+ Major Venues For Livestreaming

Live Nation Entertainment, the world's leading live entertainment company, and Veeps, the artist-first livestream platform run by co-founders Joel and Benji Madden of the band GOOD CHARLOTTE, today announced they have started equipping more than 60 concert venues across the United States to offer turnkey livestreaming. This new Veeps setup gives any artist playing at ...

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SUSPECT208 Drops 'You Got It' Single

SUSPECT208 has released "You Got It", the second single with its new singer Cody Houston. The track, which can be heard below, arrives three months after the departure of Noah Weiland, the son of late STONE TEMPLE PILOTS vocalist Scott Weiland. SUSPECT208, which includes drummer London Hudson (son of GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash) and ...

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BON JOVI Bassist HUGH MCDONALD Finds Clarity In Remote Work With ClearOne Aura Versa 50 Audio And Video Solution

As the bassist and backup singer for legendary rock band BON JOVI, Hugh McDonald admits that his performances rely on trusted legacy equipment and he doesn't concern himself too much with following the latest performance gear and technology. But after a year of cancelled tours and countless hours using the integrated webcam and microphone on ...

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Liquid Tension Experiment 3 - LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT

Expectations are set unreasonably high when a revered band records its first album in over twenty years, especially when it's from a collection of musicians as extraordinary as LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT. The supergroup — consisting of DREAM THEATER guitarist John Petrucci, now DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess, former-DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy and bassist / ...

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QUICKSAND Returns With New Single 'Inversion'

New York City post-hardcore band QUICKSAND has made its long-awaited return with the new single "Inversion". The track follows the band's successful album from 2017, "Interiors". Thoughtful, driving, and powerful, like the long-lived band itself, the song has an emotional resonance that is only amplified by the events of the past stressed-out, locked-down year. "The ...

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TIMO TOLKKI'S AVALON Announces New Album 'The Enigma Birth' Feat. JAMES LABRIE, FABIO LIONE

Frontiers Music Srl will release the fourth album from TIMO TOLKKI'S AVALON, "The Enigma Birth", on June 18. Again featuring a slew of talented guest vocalists, the album sees the Finnish guitar maestro's skills on display once again. Today, the first single from the album, "Master Of Hell", featuring up-and-coming Brazilian vocalist Raphael Mendes (ICON ...

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MICK JAGGER Collaborates With DAVE GROHL On New Song 'Eazy Sleazy'

Mick Jagger today unveils an exciting surprise for his fans worldwide in the form of the instant release of a track titled "Eazy Sleazy". The hard-rocking tune written by THE ROLLING STONES singer in lockdown features Jagger on vocals and guitar in collaboration with FOO FIGHTERS mainman Dave Grohl providing his signature powerhouse drums, guitar ...

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FOO FIGHTERS, EDDIE VEDDER To Perform At Streamed Concert To Fund COVID-19 Vaccines

International advocacy organization Global Citizen today announced "Vax Live: The Concert To Reunite The World", a global broadcast and streaming special that aims to inspire vaccine confidence worldwide and help get the COVID-19 vaccines to everyone, everywhere. During the special, Global Citizen, will call on philanthropists and corporations to donate enough "dollars-for-doses" to vaccinate more ...

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EVANESCENCE And WITHIN TEMPTATION Push Back European Tour To 2022

Due to the ongoing restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainty that local authorities will be able to provide a safe environment in which their European fans can thoroughly enjoy shows by September of this year, EVANESCENCE and WITHIN TEMPTATION have unfortunately had to make the decision to push back their highly anticipated ...

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EXODUS Drummer TOM HUNTING Diagnosed With Squamous Cell Carcinoma

EXODUS drummer Tom Hunting has been diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the stomach. The 56-year-old musician revealed the diagnosis in a statement released earlier today (Tuesday, April 13). He said: "Today I will be starting treatment for a squamous cell carcinoma. It's a gastric tumor that was diagnosed in my upper stomach in ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Drummer Says 'Cancel Culture' Is 'Ridiculous': 'Everybody Seems To Be Offended By Everything'

CANNIBAL CORPSE drummer Paul Mazurkiewicz has spoken out against the rise of political correctness in the social media era, saying "everybody seems to be offended by everything" these days. Mazurkiewicz, whose band has been the subject of much controversy over its horrifically graphic cover art and lyrical content, discussed what some believe is selective censorship ...

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Violence Unimagined - CANNIBAL CORPSE

CANNIBAL CORPSE is the biggest band in the history of death metal. It's ultimately a subjective argument as to whether or not they're the best death metal band ever, but that's indisputably a valid contention. The band has made waves within the world of heavy metal and well beyond. They've been on the brunt-end of ...

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SALIVA Releases 2021 Version Of Classic Single 'Click Click Boom'

SALIVA has released the second single, "Click Click Boom", from "Every Twenty Years", an EP featuring re-recorded SALIVA classics with current vocalist Bobby Amaru to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the band's major label debut, "Every Six Seconds". "Re-recording 'Click Click Boom' was much easier than the original recording because we already had the blueprint ...

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Listen To New GOJIRA Song 'Into The Storm'

French progressive metallers GOJIRA have unleashed a new track titled "Into The Storm". It stands out as the fourth song shared from their widely anticipated new album, "Fortitude", which will be released April 30 via Roadrunner Records. "Into The Storm" is available today on all streaming platforms and is accompanied by a visual. Vocalist/guitarist Joseph ...

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ANN WILSON Releases Another New Single, 'Black Wing'

Legendary rock musician Ann Wilson has released another new single, "Black Wing". It is one of several songs the HEART frontwoman recorded last fall in Seattle with the help of local musicians, including current HEART bassist Andy Stoller and keyboardist Dan Walker. In addition to "Black Wing", Wilson recorded "Tender Heart" as well as covers ...

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