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Former LYNYRD SKYNYRD Guitarist ED KING Dead At 68

Former LYNYRD SKYNYRD guitarist Ed King died Wednesday. He was 68 years old. Although a cause of death has not yet been revealed, he had been reportedly been battling lung cancer and had recently been hospitalized. King's family confirmed his passing on his Facebook page. They wrote: "It is with great sorrow we announce the ...

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EXODUS Frontman: 'I Support' PRESIDENT TRUMP

EXODUS frontman Steve "Zetro" Souza says that he supports President Donald Trump. Souza made his comments while giving an interview to Impact metal channel in early July in Budapest, Hungary. Asked for his opinion on the state of U.S politics since Trump's election, Souza said: "The economy in the United States… the unemployment is the ...

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Watch JOE BONAMASSA's Music Video For 'Evil Mama'

Two-time-Grammy-nominated blues-rock titan Joe Bonamassa has released the music video for his track "Evil Mama", taken from his upcoming studio album, "Redemption", which is due on September 21 via his own record label J&R Adventures. "Redemption", Bonamassa's 13th solo studio album and third in a row of all-original material, sees him at his most ambitious ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST: 'Take Me To The Church' Video Premiere

"Take Me To The Church", the new video from legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker's MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST project, can be seen below. The clip was shot during a recent trip to St. Petersburg, Russia. Schenker comments: "Today we are releasing the new video for 'Take Me To The Church', released from MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST's debut ...

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Members Of LYNYRD SKYNYRD Sit Down With Music Personality MATT PINFIELD For All-New Episode Of 'Speakeasy'

On August 14, New York City's Triad Theater hosts television's critically acclaimed conversation series "Speakeasy". This episode features southern rock icons Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant and Rickey Medlocke of LYNYRD SKYNYRD as they sit down with former MTV and VH1 fixture Matt Pinfield. Doors will open to the public at 1:00 p.m. and the ...

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Watch JOE BONAMASSA's Music Video For 'King Bee Shakedown'

Two-time-Grammy-nominated blues-rock titan Joe Bonamassa has released the music video for his track "King Bee Shakedown", taken from his upcoming studio album, "Redemption", which is due on September 21 via his own record label J&R Adventures. According to a press release, "King Bee Shakedown" "is reminiscent of high-energy swing and jump-blues, styles artists like Brian ...

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EXODUS's Next Album Will Be 'Very Violent And Very Heavy'

EXODUS frontman Steve "Zetro" Souza said during a press conference at this year's Hellfest in Clisson, France that the band will wait for guitarist Gary Holt to complete his touring activities with SLAYER before they officially begin work on the follow-up to 2014's "Blood In Blood Out" album. "We all know where Gary Holt is ...

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TOM MORELLO: 'We Don't Need You' Music Video Feat. VIC MENSA

Tom Morello has released the official music video for his solo song "We Don't Need You". The track, which features a guest appearance by Vic Mensa, is taken from the RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, AUDIOSLAVE and PROPHETS OF RAGE guitarist's upcoming solo album, "The Atlas Underground", which will be released on October 12 through Mom ...

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CAST THE STONE Feat. Members of MISERY INDEX, CATTLE DECAPITATION: 'A Plague Of Light' Lyric Video

American death/black metallers CAST THE STONE have released the official lyric video for the song "A Plague Of Light", taken from their recently announced six-track EP, "Empyrean Atrophy". The disc is due for release on August 31 via Agonia Records. CAST THE STONE is Mark Kloeppel (MISERY INDEX, SCOUR), Derek Engemann (CATTLE DECAPITATION, SCOUR), Jesse ...

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SKINDRED Announces 'That's My Jam' U.S. Tour

Welsh "ragga metal" band SKINDRED has announced its return to North America in support of its new album, "Big Tings", which features the active rock radio smash "That's My Jam". The trek kicks off September 26 in Jacksonville, Florida and runs through October 12 in Tempe, Arizona. Support on the tour will come from SUMO ...

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AEROSMITH's JOE PERRY Releases Music Video For 'Aye, Aye, Aye'

Joe Perry — legendary guitarist, co-founding member, principal songwriter and co-producer of AEROSMITH — has just released the new video for "Aye, Aye, Aye", the first single from his "Sweetzerland Manifesto" album. The clip can be viewed below. Filmed earlier this year at The Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood, California, the video (and track) features ...

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EXODUS To Headline European 'MTV Headbangers Ball Tour'

As San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal legends EXODUS are just finishing their summer run across Europe, the band has announced that it will return to the continent in November and December to headlline the 2018 edition of the renowned "MTV Headbangers Ball Tour", which will lead them through 17 cities and venues in nine ...

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PALLBEARER Releases Music Video For 'Thorns'

Ascending Arkansas progressive doom quartet PALLBEARER will head to European shores next week for a run of shows and festival appearances and has announced a fall 2018 North American tour with Sweden's TRIBULATION. In anticipation of the forthcoming tour dates, PALLBEARER has unleashed a live music video for the track "Thorns", taken from the band's ...

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CAST THE STONE Feat. Members of MISERY INDEX, CATTLE DECAPITATION: 'Jesusatan' Video

American death/black metallers CAST THE STONE have released the official music video for their cover of INFESTDEAD's "Jesusatan", taken from their recently announced six-track EP, "Empyrean Atrophy". The disc is due for release on August 31 via Agonia Records. CAST THE STONE is Mark Kloeppel (MISERY INDEX, SCOUR), Derek Engemann (CATTLE DECAPITATION, SCOUR), Jesse Schobel ...

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STEVE 'ZETRO' SOUZA Doesn't Foresee EXODUS Retiring Anytime Soon: 'I'm Not Tired Of This Yet'

Steve "Zetro" Souza says he cannot picture EXODUS following in the retirement footsteps of their longtime thrash counterparts SLAYER. SLAYER, which announced its "final tour" earlier this year, currently features in its ranks EXODUS guitarist/primary songwriter Gary Holt as a replacement for deceased guitarist Jeff Hanneman. While both bands got their start in the Bay ...

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JOE BONAMASSA To Release 'Redemption' Album In September

Two-time-Grammy-nominated blues-rock titan Joe Bonamassa returns with a brand-new studio album, "Redemption", which will be released on September 21 via his own record label J&R Adventures. As part of today's announcement, he shares the official music video for the hard-hitting title-track single "Redemption". "Redemption", Bonamassa's 13th solo studio album and third in a row of ...

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MATTHEW GREYWOLF Says POWERWOLF 'Explored New Ground' On 'The Sacrament Of Sin'

Finnish journalist Janne Vuorela recently conducted an interview with guitarist Matthew Greywolf (real name: Benjamin Buss) and keyboardist Falk Maria Schlegel of German metallers POWERWOLF. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's forthcoming "The Sacrament Of Sin" studio album: Matthew: It's the most diverse we've ...

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Pro-Shot Footage Of SLAYER And EXODUS Guitarist GARY HOLT's In-Store Appearance At Rock City Music Company

SLAYER and EXODUS guitarist Gary Holt took part in an meet-and-greet and in-store performance on May 26 at Rock City Music Company in Livonia, Michigan. Check out professionally filmed video footage below (shot by Chris Honoway and Adam White). In a June 2012 interview with Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show, SLAYER's Kerry King ...

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Video: LITA FORD Performs In Houston

Fan-filmed video footage of Lita Ford's June 7 performance at the Proof Rooftop Lounge in Houston, Texas can be seen below. Ford's backing band continues to consist of drummer Bobby Rock, guitarist Patrick Kennison and bassist Marty O'Brien. Lita revealed in a recent interview that she is planning to release a standalone song this summer. ...

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