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GWAR To Release 'The Blood Of Gods' Album In October

On October 20, GWAR will release a new studio album titled "The Blood Of Gods" via Metal Blade Records. The disc is nothing less than a sacred text chronicling the rise of humanity against their makers, and the massive battle between GWAR and the forces of all that is uptight and wrong with the world. ...

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DORO PESCH Reunites With Ex-WARLOCK Guitarist TOMMY BOLAN For 'Triumph And Agony' Performance At SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

German metal queen Doro Pesch is celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of WARLOCK's "Triumph And Agony" album by performing the LP in its entirety at select shows around the globe. "Triumph And Agony" was WARLOCK's fourth and final album. By the late 1980s, Pesch was the only original member remaining in the group, and under legal ...

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VIXEN Bassist Says 'It Was Really Awkward' To Reform Without Founding Guitarist JAN KUEHNEMUND

Emily Strigl of the "Talking Metal" podcast conducted an interview with VIXEN guitarist Britt Lightning and bassist Share Ross prior to the band's April 29 performance at the M3 Rock Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland. You can watch the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how Lightning ...

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Video: VIXEN Performs At M3 ROCK FESTIVAL

Fan-filmed video footage of VIXEN's April 29 performance at the M3 Rock Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland can be seen below. VIXEN recently parted ways with guitarist Gina Stile and replaced her with Britt Lightning. The band also welcomed a new keyboardist, Tyson Leslie. Lightning and Leslie made their live debut with ...

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JAMES HETFIELD Is 'Honored' METALLICA's Music Was Used By U.S. Military To 'Help Us Stay Safe'

James Hetfield says that he is "honored" the U.S. military used METALLICA's music to psychologically torture prisoners of war because it "help[ed] us stay safe." According to U.K. publication The Guardian, U.S. interrogators seeking to disorientate and break Iraqi prisoners played music from METALLICA and other heavy rock acts such as AC/DC, RAGE AGAINST THE ...

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SLAYER's 'American Carnage' Tour Back In Headlines After DONALD TRUMP's Inauguration Speech

During Friday night's (January 20) broadcast of "The Rachel Maddow Show" on MSNBC, host Rachel Maddow opened the program by drawing an unlikely connection between the 2010 "American Carnage" tour featuring SLAYER, MEGADETH and TESTAMENT and President Donald Trump's grim inaugural address, which painted a bleak picture of the America he now leads, declaring, as ...

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Video Premiere: ETHS' 'Nihil Sine Causa'

"Nihil Sine Causa", the new video from French modern metallers ETHS, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, which was released on April 22 via Season Of Mist. Commented ETHS guitarist Stéphane "Staif" Bihl: "We are really glad to present you the first clip from our new album 'Ankaa' ...

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ETHS: New Song 'Kumari Kandam' Available For Streaming

"Kumari Kandam", a brand new song from French modern metallers ETHS, can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track is taken from the band's forthcoming album, "Ankaa", which will be released on April 22 via Season Of Mist. ETHS guitarist Staif Bihl comments: "I am glad to introduce a third new track from ...

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Former BURNT BY THE SUN Members Launch RIVER BLACK

Season Of Mist has announced the signing of RIVER BLACK, the band featuring guitarist John Adubato (ex-BURNT BY THE SUN), vocalist Mike Olender (ex-BURNT BY THE SUN, FOR THE LOVE OF..., ENDEAVOR), bassist Brett Bamberger (REVOCATION, PUBLICIST UK, ex-EAST OF THE WALL), and drummer Dave Witte (MUNICIPAL WASTE, PUBLICIST UK, ex-BURNT BY THE SUN, DISCORDANCE ...

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ETHS: New Song 'Alnilam' Available For Streaming

"Alnilam", a brand new song from French modern metallers ETHS, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's forthcoming album, "Ankaa", which is due on April 22 via Season Of Mist. ETHS guitarist Staif Bihl comments: "I'm proud to present the first track of our brand new album entitled 'Ankaa' (the main ...

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ETHS To Release 'Ankaa' Album In April

French metallers ETHS will release a new album, "Ankaa", on April 22 via Season Of Mist. A trailer for the CD featuring footage from their recording studio can be seen below. ETHS in 2014 released an EP, "Ex Umbra In Solem", with their new vocalist, Rachel Aspe. The EP's title track was a new song ...

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Video: HALESTORM's LZZY HALE Performs With SKID ROW, CINDERELLA Members At Nashville Benefit Concert

Nashville hard rock band THE EAST SIDE GAMBLERS held a benefit concert on January 8 at the Mercy Lounge in Nashville, Nashville to help a friend pay for chemotherapy bills. Joining them throughout the evening were Tom Keifer (CINDERELLA), Lzzy Hale and Joe Hottinger from HALESTORM, Damon Johnson (BROTHER CANE, ALICE COOPER, BLACK STAR RIDERS), ...

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