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DEMON HUNTER: Lyric Video For New Song 'The Last One Alive'

The official lyric video for the song "The Last One Alive" from Seattle-based Christian metallers DEMON HUNTER can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Extremist", which will be released on March 18 via Solid State. "Extremist" track listing: 01. Death 02. Artificial Light 03. What I'm Not 04. The ...

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DOWN's PEPPER KEENAN Speaks To Australia's MUSIC FEEDS (Video)

Music Feeds conducted an interview with DOWN guitarist Pepper Keenan earlier today (Sunday, February 23) at the Sydney stop of this year's Soundwave festival in Australia. You can now watch the chat below. DOWN recently completed work on its new EP for a spring release. The CD was recorded at singer Philip Anselmo's New Orleans ...

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JASON NEWSTED Says 'Private And Personal Circumstances' Caused His Band To Pull Out Of SOUNDWAVE

NEWSTED — the new band featuring former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist Jason Newsted and STAIND guitarist Mike Mushok — has confirmed that it will no longer be coming to Australia for the Soundwave festival, which begins tomorrow (Saturday, February 22) in Brisbane. Said Jason in a statement: "Due to private and personal ...

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NEWSTED Pulls Out Of Australia's SOUNDWAVE Festival?

Update: Australian touring mogul and Soundwave promoter AJ Maddah has posted a message on Twitter saying that he is "trying to find NEWSTED and figure out what is going on.' He added: "The band's equipment just arrived in Brisbane so not sure what's up." He also wrote: "I can't get hold of any of [Jason's] ...

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GODHEAD To Release 'The Shadow Realigned' In April

"The Shadow Realigned", a new collection from GODHEAD, will be released on April 29 via Warrior Records. The set features 14 remixes from 14 different producers that GODHEAD has come to be friends with and fans of over the coure of its career. GODHEAD singer and founder Jason C. Miller says, "I also went back ...

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NEWSTED: '… As The Crow Flies' Video Released

"… As The Crow Flies", the new video from the new video from NEWSTED — the new band featuring former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist Jason Newsted and STAIND guitarist Mike Mushok — can be seen below. The clip was filmed with director Leon Melas, who previously helmed NEWSTED's videos for the tracks ...

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KILL DEVIL HILL: 'Leave It All Behind' Video Released

"Leave It All Behind", the new video from KILL DEVIL HILL — the band featuring legendary drummer Vinny Appice (DIO, BLACK SABBATH, HEAVEN & HELL) alongside Rex Brown (PANTERA, DOWN) on bass, Mark Zavon (RATT, W.A.S.P., 40 CYCLE HUM) on guitar and Jason "Dewey" Bragg (PISSING RAZORS) on vocals — can be seen below. The ...

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DEMON HUNTER: Lyric Video For New Song 'Artificial Light'

The official lyric video for "Artificial Light", a brand new song from Seattle-based Christian metallers DEMON HUNTER, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Extremist", which will be released on March 18 via Solid State. "Extremist" tracklisting: 01. Death 02. Artificial Light 03. What I'm Not 04. The Last ...

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MARTY FRIEDMAN Speaks To METAL INJECTION (Video)

Metal Injection recently conducted an interview with former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman. You can now watch the chat below. Friedman's new solo album, "Inferno", will be released in May via Prosthetic Records. The CD will contain several collaborations with players influenced by Friedman, including Alexi Laiho (CHILDREN OF BODOM), REVOCATION guitar whiz David ...

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BILL WARD Hopes To Be Playing Drums Again By Mid-March

Legendary BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward has posted the following message on his official Facebook page: "I'm re-starting the ['Rock 50' monthly] radio show [which airs on WPMD, a college radio station at Cerritos College in California] on Saturday, February, 15th, 2014. "As many of you know, I've been in hospital for a while (our ...

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MEGADETH Pulls Out Of SOUNDWAVE Festival After DAVE MUSTAINE Fails To Get Apology From Promoter

MEGADETH has canceled its previously announced Australian tour dates after the promoter allegedly erroneously blamed the band for removing former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted's new project, simply called NEWSTED, from the billing of MEGADETH's "off" dates during this year's Soundwave festival. A number of news outlets reported last week that NEWSTED had been taken off ...

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JASON NEWSTED, WILLIAM DUVALL Discuss What It's Like To Replace Hugely Influential Departed Musicians

Backstage at last year's Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards event in London, England, Invade TV bumped into William DuVall (ALICE IN CHAINS) and Jason Newsted (NEWSTED, METALLICA, VOIVOD, ECHOBRAIN). An interesting conversation developed, giving some insight into what it's like to come into a band that already existed and taking over the role of departed ...

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SAIGON KICK's JASON BIELER Guests On 'Hangar 19' Podcast (Audio)

Cutter of Envision Radio Networks' "Hangar 19" podcast recently conducted an interview with guitarist Jason Bieler of the reunited acclaimed 1990s rock band SAIGON KICK. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. SAIGON KICK parted ways with bassist Tom DeFile last year. According to Tom, the split happened because of ...

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BUTCHER BABIES Interviewed By HEAVY METAL ICU (Video)

Heavy Metal ICU recently conducted an interview with frontwomen Carla Harvey and Heidi Shepherd of the BUTCHER BABIES. You can now watch the chat below. BUTCHER BABIES' debut album, "Goliath", sold around 3,300 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 107 on The Billboard 200 chart. ...

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GLENN HUGHES And JASON BONHAM Launch CALIFORNIA BREED

Think of California and you think of brilliant color and bright sunlight. Think of a breed and it's all about bloodlines and brotherhood. Put the two together as CALIFORNIA BREED and you have the most exciting new band of 2014. Built around the foundation of legendary vocalist-bassist Glenn Hughes and drummer extraordinaire Jason Bonham, with ...

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CYNIC: Entire 'Kindly Bent To Free Us' Album Available For Streaming

Legendary progressive rock innovators CYNIC — consisting of guitarist/vocalist Paul Masvidal, drummer Sean Reinert and bassist Sean Malone — will release their new album, "Kindly Bent To Free Us", on February 14 via Season Of Mist. The CD was produced by CYNIC at L.A.'s Perfect Sound Studios. The effort was engineered by Jason Donaghy (BAND ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE Not Responsible For Booting NEWSTED Off Australian Shows

A MEGADETH representative has shot down reports that the band was responsible for removing former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted's new project, simply called NEWSTED, from the lineup of MEGADETH's upcoming Australian tour. Earlier this week, a number of news outlets reported that NEWSTED had been booted from MEGADETH's side shows in Sydney and Melbourne while ...

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DEATH ANGEL: 'Left For Dead' Video Released

"Left For Dead", the new video from San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Tommy Jones, who has previously worked with SOILWORK and TESTAMENT, among others. "Left For Dead" is taken from DEATH ANGEL's seventh album, "The Dream Calls For Blood", which sold 5,400 copies in ...

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MARTY FRIEDMAN To Up-And-Coming Guitarists: Don't Waste Your Time With Instrumental Music

Ivan Chopik of GuitarMessenger.com conducted an interview with former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, which took place January 23-26 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. You can now watch the chat below. Asked what advice he could offer to guitarists coming into ...

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