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SAXON To Release Covers Album Called 'Inspirations'

British heavy metal legends SAXON are putting the finishing touches on a cover album titled "Inspirations". Singer Biff Byford broke the news of the project's completion in a video message on Tuesday (November 17). He said (see video below): "I wanna tell you about a project we're getting really excited about. We're just finishing it; ...

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PANTERA And TEXAS ALE PROJECT Announce Beer Collaboration

Dallas craft brewery Texas Ale Project has announced a new beer collaboration with legendary Texas music icons PANTERA. Pantera Golden Ale, 5.4% ABV, the first beer to bear the PANTERA name, will be available March 2021. "We love creating fine ales and enjoy all kinds of music," says Brent Thompson, founder and brewmaster of Texas ...

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PAUL STANLEY Blasts TRUMP Adviser SCOTT ATLAS For Telling Michigan To 'Rise Up' Against COVID-19 Restrictions

KISS frontman Paul Stanley has blasted White House coronavirus task force member Dr. Scott Atlas, a neuroradiologist and senior fellow at the University's Hoover Institution, after he wrote a tweet that many interpreted as potentially inciting violence. On Sunday, Atlas tweeted: "The only way this stops is if people rise up. You get what you ...

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CLUTCH Releases Music Video For New Version Of 'Passive Restraints' Featuring LAMB OF GOD's RANDY BLYTHE

Maryland rockers CLUTCH have released their new single "Passive Restraints". "Passive Restraints" originally appeared as the title track to the band's second EP released in 1992. This newly recorded version is part of the "Weathermaker Vault Series" and features guest vocals by Randy Blythe from LAMB OF GOD. CLUTCH and Blythe have collaborated on this ...

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KENNY ARONOFF Joins LATIN PERCUSSION Family

Latin Percussion (LP) has announced that Kenny Aronoff has joined its percussive family. One of the most influential session and live drummers in the world, Kenny has worked with a list of artists that reads like a who's who of rock royalty: THE ROLLING STONES, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Sting, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Mellencamp, ...

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Rockers React To Death Of Iconic 'Jeopardy!' Host ALEX TREBEK

Paul Stanley (KISS), Gene Simmons (KISS), Peter Frampton, Joe Bonamassa and Tom Morello (RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE) are among the rockers who have reacted on social media to the passing of "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek. He was 80 years old. "Jeopardy! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early this ...

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RAMMSTEIN: Trailer For 'Herzeleid (XXV Anniversary Edition - Remastered)'

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of RAMMSTEIN's debut album, "Herzeleid", Vertigo/UMe will release limited, remastered editions of the groundbreaking LP on December 4, 2020. "Herzeleid (XXV Anniversary Edition - Remastered)" will feature the album's original track listing on a single CD, housed in a lavish, cross-shaped digipak with deluxe slipcase, and, for the first time ...

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ASPHYX Releases Music Video For New Song 'Botox Implosion'

Dutch death doom elite ASPHYX will release its 10th studio album, "Necroceros", on January 22, 2021 via Century Media Records. The LP was recorded at Tom Meier's Tom Meier Studio and at Paul Baayens's The Mörserstudio, and mixed and mastered by Sebastian "Seeb" Levermann at Greenman Studios. It once again features front cover artwork by ...

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OBSCURA Taps Producer FREDRIK NORDSTRÖM For New Album

German progressive titans OBSCURA have recruited award-winning producer Fredrik Nordström for their upcoming sixth full-length album. The band booked famous Studio Fredman, located in Gothenburg, Sweden, to begin recording the follow-up to 2018's "Diluvium" for a 2021 release via Nuclear Blast. OBSCURA's Steffen Kummerer said: "With 'Diluvium', we closed a ten-year long-lasting chapter of the ...

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PAUL STANLEY: 'What Has This Country Become And How Did We Get Here?'

Paul Stanley has lamented the fact that businesses and retailers across the United States have begun boarding up their storefront windows and taking other security measures in anticipation of potential unrest on or around Election Day. High-end shopping areas of major cities — including Boston, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and Washington, D.C. ...

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COREY TAYLOR Announces 'Secret' Los Angeles Performance

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor has launched a charity campaign today via Propeller to benefit the Sweet Relief COVID-19 Fund. Fans can enter today for a chance to win tickets to a private, socially distanced, secret performance from Taylor in Los Angeles on November 5 by donating $5.00 to the fund at

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PHILIP ANSELMO's SCOUR Taps Actor JASON MOMOA For 'The Black EP'

SCOUR, the extreme metal supergroup featuring Philip H. Anselmo (PANTERA, DOWN, EN MINOR), John Jarvis (AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED), Derek Engemann (PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS), Mark Kloeppel (MISERY INDEX) and Adam Jarvis (PIG DESTROYER, LOCK UP) will release its long-anticipated record "The Black EP" on Black Friday, November 27. Forged in 2015, SCOUR made its ...

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Canadian Artist Paints EDDIE VAN HALEN Memorial Mural

An artist in Canada has paid tribute to legendary VAN HALEN guitarist Eddie Van Halen with a mural. Airbrush artist Paul Archer painted the mural on the back wall of Archer Airbrushing shop in Victoria, British Columbia. Archer, who was a huge fan of VAN HALEN and got to know members of the band on ...

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