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DEFTONES Frontman Says He Would 'Definitely' Play Shows With KORN

DEFTONES singer Chino Moreno says that he would "definitely" tour with KORN — despite previously admitting that his band was once trying to avoid playing shows with the Jonathan Davis-fronted outfit. Moreno's latest comments come only days after he and guitarist Stephen Carpenter were quoted by Metal Hammer magazine — in an an article focusing ...

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'Damn The Machine - The Story Of Noise Records' Book Author Guests On 'Black Night Meditations' (Audio)

On Friday, March 3, WSCA 106.1 FM's metal show "Black Night Meditations" broadcast a special four-hour program that focused solely on seminal German record label Noise Records, airing music from KREATOR, CORONER, DARK AVENGER, GRINDER, DEATHROW, WATCHTOWER, D.A.M., HELLOWEEN, VENDETTA, IRON FORCE, CELTIC FROST, MIDAS TOUCH, V2, ROSY VISTA, and many more. In addition to ...

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The Coyote Who Spoke in Tongues - JOHN GARCIA

Post-KYUSS, John Garcia's been on a bit of a roll. You have UNIDA, you have SLO BURN, VISTA CHINO and HERMANO. Additionally, John Garcia has been collaborating with THE CRYSTAL METHOD, KARMA TO BURN and DANKO JONES while dropping a solo album in 2014. Garcia even had a brief reunion in 2005 with former KYUSS ...

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DEFTONES And RISE AGAINST Announce Co-Headlining Summer Tour

DEFTONES (pictured) will join forces with RISE AGAINST this summer for an extensive co-headline tour. Produced by Live Nation, the North American run will kick off on June 9 in Chicago, Illinois at Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island. It will include shows at the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, New York (June ...

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GHOST Reaches No. 1 At Active Rock Radio With 'Square Hammer'

Swedish occult rockers GHOST have topped the Active Rock chart with current single "Square Hammer" and are the first Swedish band to have a No. 1 song on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Songs chart. "Square Hammer" is featured on the band's most recent EP release, "Popestar", which debuted at the No. 1 position on Billboard's Top ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE And ANTHRAX To Join Forces For 'The Killthrax Tour'; Special BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale

Metalcore forefathers KILLSWITCH ENGAGE (pictured) and thrash legends ANTHRAX will hit the road next spring to co-headline a 27-date North American tour, presented by SiriusXM. The bands' itinerary will also include an April 15 appearance at the Texas Independence Festival in Austin, as well as each band headlining two solo shows separate from the double ...

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TESTAMENT To Tour North America With SEPULTURA, PRONG; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale Available

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT will launch a massive North American tour next April in support of their latest album, "Brotherhood Of The Snake". Support on the trek will come from Brazilian/American thrashers SEPULTURA and genre-defying stalwarts PRONG. "After four successful tours through Europe over the last six months, we are looking forward ...

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NICK OLIVERI To Release 'N.O. Hits At All'

Desert punk icon Nick Oliveri has announced the release of a series of compilations titled "N.O. Hits At All", to be issued next year on Heavy Psych Sounds Records. Oliveri comments: "This record is the Volume One of a series of compilations in which I recorded the vocals. "Bands that I like and bands that ...

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GHOST's 'Meliora' Certified Platinum In Sweden

"Meliora", the latest album from Swedish occult rockers GHOST, has been certified platinum in Sweden for sales in excess of 40,000 copies. (Note: The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry [IFPI] in Sweden has revised the sales requirements for albums to reach platinum status in the country three times in the last 20 years — ...

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GHOST's Nameless Ghoul Has Had 'A Lifelong Fear Of The Dark'

Ned of the Rock 108 radio station conducted an interview with one of the Nameless Ghouls from Swedish occult rockers GHOST on October 5 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the influence of horror movies on GHOST's stage presentation and overall image, the Nameless Ghoul said: "I think ...

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GHOST's Follow-Up To 'Meliora' Will Be A 'Darker' Album

One of the Nameless Ghouls from Swedish occult rockers GHOST was interviewed on the October 31 edition of "Whiplash", the KLOS radio show hosted by Full Metal Jackie. You can now listen to the chat using the widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the lyrical and musical themes that will be ...

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Authorized Biography Of BAD BRAINS Frontman Due In January

Lesser Gods has announced the release of the first fully authorized biography of Paul "H.R." Hudson, one of rock's most enigmatic, mysterious and troubled lead singers, who founded and fronted the seminal punk/hardcore band and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame nominees BAD BRAINS. The book, called "Finding Joseph I: An Oral History Of H.R. ...

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