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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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MESHUGGAH: 'The Violent Sleep Of Reason' Album Details Revealed

Swedish extreme tech-metal pioneers MESHUGGAH will release their eighth album, "The Violent Sleep Of Reason", on October 7 via Nuclear Blast. The effort was inspired by a Goya painting called "The Sleep Of Reason Produces Monsters". "The Violent Sleep Of Reason" was produced by the band and was engineered by Tue Madsen of Puk Studios ...

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MARILYN MANSON To Release 'SAY10' Album Next February

Shock-rocker Marilyn Manson announced that his tenth studio album, cleverly titled "SAY10", will be released on Valentine's Day 2017. Speaking with Alternative Press after receiving the Icon Award at this year's Alternative Press Music Awards, Manson said the follow-up to 2015's "The Pale Emperor" will arrive on February 14, 2017. No further details are currently ...

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DEFTONES Songwriting Process Is An 'Organic Experience'

Rizzuto of the 105.7 The Point radio station conducted an interview with DEFTONES singer Chino Moreno and bassist Sergio Vega at the Pointfest on May 21 at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Maryland Heights, Missouri. You can now watch the chat below. Asked how the members of DEFTONES get together to write new music now that ...

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MESHUGGAH Announces North American Tour With HIGH ON FIRE

Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH will embark on a North American headlining tour in October. Support on the trek will come from U.S. metallers HIGH ON FIRE. A special BLABBERMOUTH.NET presale for select dates (denoted by *) will begin on Wednesday, July 20 at 10:00 a.m. and end on Thursday, July 21 at 10:00 p.m. ...

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GHOST: Quality Video Footage Of GRASPOP METAL MEETING Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of GHOST's June 18 performance at the Graspop Metal Meeting in Dessel, Belgium can be seen below. GHOST recently announced the "Popestar" U.S. headlining tour — a 35-city run that will include two rituals at The Wiltern in Los Angeles this coming October. Tickets purchased for select shows will include a digital ...

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Watch DEFTONES Frontman Perform Inside Icelandic Volcano

DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno played a special solo acoustic set inside an Icelandic volcano on Saturday, June 18. The intimate show took place during Iceland's Secret Solstice festival, where DEFTONES headlined a bill that included 177 acts. Moreno was picked to play "Secret Solstice Presents Inside The Volcano," which marked the first time in history ...

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CHINO MORENO On What Makes DEFTONES Albums Sound So Original (Video)

DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno was interviewed by Kerrang! Radio at this year's edition of the Download festival, which was held June 10-12 at Donington Park in Leicestershire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. Asked about rumors of internal strife within DEFTONES after guitarist Stephen Carpenter made comments in which he expressed being ...

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CLUTCH Announces U.S. Headlining Tour With ZAKK SABBATH, KYNG

Maryland rockers CLUTCH will be back on the road this fall, headlining another leg of their U.S. tour. Support on the trek will come from ZAKK SABBATH, the BLACK SABBATH cover band featuring guitarist/vocalist Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE), bassist Rob "Blasko" Nicholson (OZZY OSBOURNE, ROB ZOMBIE) and drummer Joey Castillo (DANZIG, QUEENS ...

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GHOST Announces 'Popestar' U.S. Tour

Swedish occult rockers GHOST have announced the "Popestar" U.S. headlining tour — a 35-city run that will include two rituals at The Wiltern in Los Angeles this coming October. Tickets for these dates will be available for purchase beginning Friday, June 17 at 10:00 a.m. local time. Tickets purchased for select shows will include a ...

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SERGIO VEGA On Perception That STEPHEN CARPENTER is Most 'Metal' Member Of DEFTONES: 'It's Not True'

Lorenzo Gandolfi of Chitarre.com recently conducted an interview with DEFTONES bassist Sergio Vega. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On DEFTONES guitarist Stephen Carpenter's recent comments in which he expressed being unhappy with the direction of the group's new album, "Gore": Sergio: "Stephen started ...

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