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JASON BECKER's Three Most Important Guitars Sell For $230,000

Legendary guitarist and composer Jason Becker, who has been living with ALS for over 30 years, sold three of his most important and rare guitars for a total of $230,000 at on online auction. These guitars are being sold as part of a fundraiser, co-organized by DRAGONFORCE guitarist Herman Li, to provide funds for Jason's ...

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IRON MAIDEN Announces 17th Studio Album, 'Senjutsu'

BMG will release IRON MAIDEN's 17th studio album, "Senjutsu", the band's first in six years, on September 3. It was recorded in Paris with longstanding producer Kevin Shirley and co-produced by Steve Harris. It was preceded on Thursday, July 15 by an already highly acclaimed animated video for the first single "The Writing On The ...

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Watch GEORGE LYNCH Rejoin DOKKEN On Stage In Ashland, Virginia

George Lynch rejoined DOKKEN on stage this past Friday night (July 16) at Richmond Harley-Davidson in Ashland, Virginia to perform three of the band's classic songs. Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below. Prior to Friday's concert, George had played with DOKKEN on July 9 in Moline, Illinois and in early ...

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TED NUGENT: 'There Isn't A Gun Problem In America'

Ted Nugent says that recidivism is to blame for the recent rise in violent crime and gun violence in America. Homicides spiked by 30% in 2020 over the previous year, according to data provided by the White House. In the first quarter of this year, the nationwide homicide rate was 24% higher than it was ...

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EXODUS, MACHINE HEAD, HIRAX Members Perform 'A Lesson In Violence' At TOM HUNTING Benefit Concert (Video)

Current and former members of EXODUS, MACHINE HEAD, HIRAX and FORBIDDEN performed the EXODUS classic "A Lesson In Violence" with hardcore punk legends THE BONELESS ONES last night (Saturday, July 17) at Holy Diver in Sacramento, California. The event was a benefit for EXODUS drummer Tom Hunting who recently underwent a successful total gastrectomy, less ...

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Ex-CRO-MAGS Frontman JOHN JOSEPH Calls Out DAVE GROHL For Playing 'Vaccinated-Only' Shows: 'What Kind Of Bulls**t Is That?'

Former CRO-MAGS frontman John Joseph has called out Dave Grohl for playing vaccinated-only shows. A vaccine passport is a physical or digital document that displays whether someone is fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Critics say that such passports are a violation of privacy and an example of government overreach. Meanwhile, supporters point out that federal immigration ...

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AUTOPSY Parts Ways With Longtime Bassist JOE TREVISANO

AUTOPSY has announced the departure of longtime bassist Joe Trevisano. The highly influential U.S. death metal pioneers made his exit official in a social media post on Saturday (July 17). The band wrote: "Surreal as it is, our long time bass player and friend Joe Trevisano has left the band. "Joe has been making records ...

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Watch EXODUS Singer's AC/DC Tribute Band AC/DZ Perform In Concord, California

AC/DZ, the long-running San Francisco Bay Area-based AC/DC tribute band featuring EXODUS singer Steve "Zetro" Souza and DEATH ANGEL drummer Will Carroll, performed last night (Saturday, July 17) at Vinnie's Bar And Grill in Concord, California. Fan-filmed video footage of the show is available below. In addition to Souza and Carroll, AC/DZ's current lineup includes ...

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DECAPITATED Pushes Back Against Attempts 'To Cause Damage' To Band By Revisiting Four-Year-Old Rape Charges

Polish tech death masters DECAPITATED have pushed back against attempts by unnamed individals to force the cancelation of the band's recently announced European 25th-anniversary tour. The controversy stems from the fact all four members of DECAPITATED were accused by a woman of gang-raping her after a concert in 2017 in Spokane, Washington. In January 2018, ...

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Bassist LEXXI FOXX Quits STEEL PANTHER

Bassist Lexxi Foxx has left California glam metal jokesters STEEL PANTHER. The band announced Foxx's departure in a tongue-in-cheek social media post earlier today (Saturday, July 17). STEEL PANTHER wrote: "The End of an Era "The great pandemic of 2020-2037 has affected all of us. For some though, it has opened doors of opportunity and ...

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THE WILDHEARTS Drop New Single, 'Sort Your F**king S**t Out'

THE WILDHEARTS will release a new studio album, "21st Century Love Songs", on September 3 through Graphite Records. It is the follow-up to "Renaissance Men", THE WILDHEARTS' highest-charting album since 1994's "P.H.U.Q.", which debuted at No. 11. The LP's latest single, "Sort Your Fucking Shit Out", can be streamed below. THE WILDHEARTS frontman Ginger (real ...

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ANTHRAX's JOEY BELLADONNA Sings JOURNEY's 'Don't Stop Believin'' With STEEL PANTHER At Wisconsin's ROCK FEST (Video)

ANTHRAX singer Joey Belladonna joined STEEL PANTHER on stage on Thursday, July 15 at the Rock Fest in Cadott, Wisconsin to perform a cover version of the JOURNEY classic "Don't Stop Believin'". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below (courtesy of YouTube user "Concert Mania"). Two months ago, Belladonna told "The Johnny ...

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RAGE Releases Music Video For New Single 'Virginity'

German metallers RAGE will release their new album, "Resurrection Day", on September 17 via SPV/Steamhammer. The official music video for the disc's first single, "Virginity", can be seen below. RAGE fans were overjoyed when in summer 2020 frontman Peavy Wagner presented the group's new lineup featuring two guitarists, announcing a return to the constellation that ...

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INSOMNIUM Drops New Single 'The Antagonist', Announces 'Argent Moon' EP

Finnish melodic death metal pioneers INSOMNIUM have released a new single, "The Antagonist". The track, along with previously issued singles "The Conjurer" and "The Reticent", will appear on the band's upcoming EP, "Argent Moon", due on September 17 via Century Media Records. INSOMNIUM frontman Niilo Sevänen stated about the "Argent Moon" EP: "When the corona ...

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