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MATT SORUM: 'Musicians Aren't Allowed To Tour But Our President Can Throw A Rally To 20K People In An Arena?'

Matt Sorum has expressed his bewilderment over the fact that President Donald Trump was allowed to host a campaign rally in Oklahoma amid warnings from health officials about the coronavirus. The former GUNS N' ROSES drummer tweeted out his comments as Trump held his first rally since early March inside Tulsa's 19,000-seat Bank Of Oklahoma ...

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Video Premiere: PRIMAL FEAR's 'I Am Alive'

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR will release their 13th studio album, "Metal Commando", on July 24 via Nuclear Blast. The official music video for the disc's second single, "I Am Alive", can be seen below. Bassist and producer Mat Sinner comments: "'I Am Alive' is the opening track of the new album and a statement ...

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TRIPP EISEN Says He Has 'Six Or Seven Songs' On New STATIC-X Album 'Project Regeneration Vol. 1'

Ex-STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen says that "its exciting" to see his former bandmates putting out some of the previously unreleased songs he wrote with the group's late frontman Wayne Static. In 2018, STATIC-X announced plans to release "Project Regeneration", its first new album in a decade, featuring the last recordings of Wayne, who passed away ...

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We Are The Night - MAGNUS KARLSSON'S FREE FALL

Hats off, as they say, to MAGNUS KARLSSON. The Swede already has plenty on his plate, what with being lead guitarist for PRIMAL FEAR and routinely charged with putting together projects for FRONTIERS MUSIC, the recent ALLEN/OLZON album included. In fact, it's impressive that Karlsson has found the time to revisit his FREE FALL project, ...

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RAVEN To Release 'Metal City' Album In September

British/American metal trio RAVEN has set "Metal City" as the title of its new album, due on September 18 via SPV/Steamhammer. According to the label, the long-awaited follow-up to 2015's "ExtermiNation" contains "ten metallic masterpieces tapping heavily into that 'Wiped Out' vein of speed, power and insanity, while taking a quantum leap forward technically and ...

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FROM ASHES TO NEW Unveils New Single 'What I Get'

If there is a central theme on "Panic", the third album from the Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based act FROM ASHES TO NEW, it's that the only way to rise above obstacles is to trust in yourself. The new single from the album, "What I Get", talks about falling into self-destructive patterns that we have to break ourselves ...

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All Of SLIPKNOT's 2020 Tour Dates Are Being Moved To 2021: 'Same Time Next Year,' Says COREY TAYLOR

SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor has confirmed that all of the band's previously announced 2020 tour dates have been scrapped due to the coronavirus pandemic which is sweeping the globe. "This whole year was booked, and some stuff that hadn't necessarily been announced…," he said during an appearance on yesterday's (Wedneday, June 3) episode of SiriusXM's ...

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TOOL Cancels All Previously Announced 2020 Tour Dates

TOOL has canceled all of its previously announced 2020 tour dates due to the coronavirus pandemic which is sweepin the globe. The band has issued the following statement regarding the matter: "As so many music lovers have come to realize over the last several weeks, there is no playbook that artists, promoters and venues can ...

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NEUROSIS's STEVE VON TILL Releases New Single 'Shadows On The Run'

Steve Von Till swan-dives into the darkness of modern life with a sonic document of rural psychedelia that transcends the physical world—towards a greater spiritual acceptance that connects naturalism, spiritualism, and the corporeal form. As uncertainty abounds, Von Till's forthcoming album, "No Wilderness Deep Enough", and debut book, "Harvestman: 23 Untitled Poems And Collected Lyrics", ...

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Virus - HAKEN

Firstly, well done for picking a very pertinent title. Secondly, we should probably congratulate HAKEN for making exactly the kind of absorbing, detailed and substantial record that most of us now have more than enough time to digest. The sequel to 2018's fiery but finessed "Vector", the British prog metal crew's sixth full-length starts with ...

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DINO CAZARES Addresses FEAR FACTORY's Status, Sets Record Straight On Rumored 'Soul Of A New Machine' Tour

FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares discussed the band's current status during a live interview earlier today (Saturday, May 30) on the latest episode of Nuclear Blast's "Saturday Night Lockdown" with host Francesco Paoli of FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE. "At the moment, the last three years, unfortunately, FEAR FACTORY has been plagued with lawsuits, so it has been ...

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ANTHRAX Members Team Up With SKID ROW Guitarist For Quarantine Cover Of IRON MAIDEN's 'Transylvania' (Video)

ANTHRAX members Charlie Benante (drums), Frank Bello (bass) and Jonathan Donais (guitar) have teamed up with SKID ROW guitarist Dave "Snake" Sabo to record a "quarantine" cover version of the IRON MAIDEN instrumental classic "Transylvania". Benante uploaded a video of the performance to his YouTube channel, writing in an accompanying message: "IRON MAIDEN, Who doesn't ...

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