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New CHILDREN OF BODOM Guitarist DANIEL FREYBERG 'Fits Perfectly On Every Single Level,' Says ALEXI LAIHO

On November 24, Shred Shack conducted an interview with CHILDREN OF BODOM guitarist/vocalist Alexi Laiho. You can now listen to the chat below. Asked how former NORTHER guitarist Daniel Freyberg is fitting in with CHILDREN OF BODOM since stepping into the group nearly two years ago, Laiho said: "He fits perfectly on every single level ...

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Watch MARILYN MANSON's NSFW 'KILL4ME' Video Featuring JOHNNY DEPP

Marilyn Manson's NSFW (not-safe-for-work) music video for the song "KILL4ME" can be seen below. The clip once again features an appearance by the shock rocker's close friend, actor and fellow musician Johnny Depp. "KILL4ME" is taken from Manson's latest album, "Heaven Upside Down", which was released on October 6. On the disc, he reunites with ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM To Enter Studio In Late March

Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM will enter the studio at the end of March to begin recording their new album for a late 2018 release. The follow-up to 2015's "I Worship Chaos" will once again be recorded at the band's own Danger Johnny Studios in Helsinki where the group's last two efforts were laid down. ...

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KNOTFEST 2017: Video Wrap-Up

A video wrap-up of this year's Knotfest, which was held on November 5 in Devore, California, can be seen below. This was the second year Ozzy Osbourne's Ozzfest has merged with SLIPKNOT's Knotfest for a two-day heavy metal juggernaut dubbed Ozzfest Meets Knotfest. In 2016, the two festivals combined, with SLIPKNOT headlining one night and ...

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Only Six People Arrested At OZZFEST Concert In San Bernardino

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, six people were arrested during the first day of Ozzfest Meets Knotfest on November 4 in Devore, California. Five people were arrested for public intoxication and one on an assault charge during the Ozzfest concert at Glen Helen Amphitheater. In addition, two people were transported to local ...

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MARILYN MANSON Recruits THE MARS VOLTA Bassist JUAN ALDERETE

MARILYN MANSON has recruited Juan Alderete (THE MARS VOLTA) as the band's new bassist following the recent departure of Jeordie White (a.k.a. Twiggy Ramirez). Alderete, who gained recognition in the '80s as a member of RACER X, made his live debut with Manson on November 5 at Ozzfest Meets Knotfest in Devore, California. Manson fired ...

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TOM MORELLO Says PROPHETS OF RAGE Is 'A Band That's Here To Stay'

PROPHETS OF RAGE guitarist Tom Morello was interviewed on the October 29 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 (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On combining music and activism: Tom: "My twin passions were always shredding ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Says He's Been Sober For Almost Five Years

Ozzy Osbourne and Zakk Wylde recently guested on MÖTLEY CRÜE and SIXX:A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx's syndicated rock radio show "Sixx Sense With Nikki Sixx". The entire chat can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the origins of Ozzfest: Ozzy: "How it happened was that [Ozzy's wife and manager] Sharon ...

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Day Of The Gusano - SLIPKNOT

It takes mucho cojones—18 of them, apparently—to stage a giant, carnival-like festival for your first live appearance in a foreign country, and that's exactly what SLIPKNOT did in December of 2015 when they held the seventh Knotfest in Toluca, Mexico (about an hour's drive west of Mexico City). The band's performance was captured on the ...

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SLIPKNOT: Watch 'Psychosocial' Full-Song Clip From 'Day Of The Gusano' Documentary

The new SLIPKNOT documentary "Day Of The Gusano" will be released on DVD/Blu-ray on October 20 via Eagle Rock Entertainment. Directed by SLIPKNOT's own M. Shawn Crahan, a.k.a. Clown, "Day Of The Gusano" documents the Iowa band's first-ever visit to Mexico in December 2015 and features exclusive interviews with SLIPKNOT's members talking about the importance ...

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