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Video: MIKKEY DEE Performs MOTÖRHEAD Classics With Members Of BUTCHER BABIES, STONE SOUR

MOTÖRHEAD drummer Mikkey Dee paid tribute to the band's iconic frontman Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister by performing a couple of MOTÖRHEAD songs with an all-star lineup of musicians during last night's (Wednesday, January 13) "Ultimate Jam Night" at Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood, California. Joining Dee on stage were Carla Harvey (BUTCHER BABIES), Ira Black (LIZZY ...

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ZAKK WYLDE To Release 'Book Of Shadows II' In April

Guitar icon Zakk Wylde will release "Book Of Shadows II" on April 8 via Entertainment One Music (eOne Music). Zakk's first solo release in 20 years is the highly anticipated follow-up to 1996's "Book Of Shadows", a classic album Wylde released between his work with Ozzy Osbourne that has since become a fan favorite. "Book ...

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PANTERA, SLAYER, ALICE IN CHAINS, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Members To Honor DIMEBAG At This Year's 'Dimebash'

The Monster Energy Ride For Dime Dimebash 2016 is a benefit honoring late PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott at Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood, California on January 22 with performances by members of PANTERA, SLAYER, ALICE IN CHAINS, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY and more. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up ...

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New Song Premiere: DESTRÖYER 666's 'Live And Burn'

Renegade black/thrash maniacs DESTRÖYER 666 return with their long-awaited new manifesto, "Wildfire", due on February 26 via Season Of Mist. With "Wildfire", the band delivers one of 2016's most forceful heavy metal albums. Anthemic tracks such as "Traitor", "Live and Burn", "Hounds At Ya Back" and the title track are feral, full-on ragers that hunt ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO's SUPERJOINT Recording New Music

Former PANTERA and current DOWN frontman Philip Anselmo's SUPERJOINT RITUAL project — now known simply as SUPERJOINT for legal reasons — has entered his New Orleans-area studio, Nodferatu's Lair, to record some of its brand new material. Several photos from the sessions can be seen below. SUPERJOINT's new lineup includes guitarists Kevin Bond (CHRIST INVERSION, ...

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SLASH, DUFF MCKAGAN, MATT SORUM, ROBERT TRUJILLO Perform At LEMMY's 70th-Birthday Party; Pro-Shot Video Highlights

Professionally filmed video highlights of MOTÖRHEAD frontman Lemmy's 70th birthday party, which was held on December 13 at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California, can be seen below (clip directed and produced by Robert John and Greg Olliver). The following musicians performed at the event, among others: Slash (GUNS N' ROSES) Duff ...

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GUNS N' ROSES, METALLICA, ANTHRAX Members Celebrate LEMMY's 70th Birthday At Hollywood Bash; Video, Photos

Slash (GUNS N' ROSES), Duff McKagan (GUNS N' ROSES), Matt Sorum (GUNS N' ROSES), Gilby Clarke (GUNS N' ROSES), Robert Trujillo (METALLICA), Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), Scott Ian (ANTHRAX), Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY), Steve Jones (SEX PISTOLS), Billy Duffy (THE CULT), Chris Jericho (FOZZY), Franky Perez (APOCALYPTICA), Sebastian Bach (SKID ROW), Whitfield Crane (UGLY KID ...

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Skeletons - DANZIG

Glenn Danzig has been no stranger to throwing his listeners a curveball, the POWER FURY ORCHESTRA being one glaring example, his industrial-kissed fifth solo album "Blackacidevil" and the "Black Aria" series being others. Danzig is reportedly seeking to do a dark blues album with cowpunk maverick Hank, III in the future. Suffice it to say, ...

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PRONG's 'X - No Absolutes' Album: Official Teaser

PRONG's new album, "X - No Absolutes", will be released on February 5, 2016 through SPV/Steamhammer as a digipak (including bonus track+poster), 2LP gatefold version (colored vinyl, CD in paper sleeve) and as a digital download. The official teaser for "X - No Absolutes" is available below. "X - No Absolutes" track listing: 01. Ultimate ...

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Video: New MEGADETH Guitarist KIKO LOUREIRO Plays IRON MAIDEN Classics During 'Ultimate Jam Night'

New MEGADETH guitarist Kiko Loureiro performed a couple of IRON MAIDEN classics — "2 Minutes To Midnight" and "Wasted Years" — during this past Wednesday's (December 2) "Ultimate Jam Night" at Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood, California. Joining him on stage were Tim Yeung (MORBID ANGEL, DIVINE HERESY, WESTFIELD MASSACRE) on drums, Courtney Cox (THE ...

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PRONG: 'X - No Absolutes' Cover Artwork, Release Date Unveiled

PRONG's new album, "X - No Absolutes", will be released on February 5, 2016 through SPV/Steamhammer as a digipak (including bonus track+poster), 2LP gatefold version (colored vinyl, CD in paper sleeve) and as a digital download. After a self-prescribed hiatus, 2012 saw PRONG blow the hinges off the door with the release of "Carved Into ...

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Blackout States - MICHAEL MONROE

As one of the frontrunners of glam rock, Michael Monroe is still on a roll. His look may be out of step with modern rock conventions, but that's never seemed to faze him. Whether it's HANOI ROCKS, DEMOLITION 23, JERUSALEM SLIM or in this case his solo work, Monroe does his thing and more often ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO On His Latest Knee Injury: 'My Skeleton Has Betrayed Me More Times Than I Can Count'

Jimmy Cabbs conducted an interview with Philip Anselmo (PANTERA, DOWN, SUPERJOINT, PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS) before SUPERJOINT's October 31 concert in Los Angeles with DANZIG, VEIL OF MAYA, PRONG and WITCH MOUNTAIN. You can now watch the chat in two parts below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his latest ...

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BLACK SABBATH's BILL WARD Pays Tribute To LARS ULRICH, DAVE LOMBARDO, CHARLIE BENANTE (Video)

This weekend's edition of legendary BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward's radio show "Rock 50" included his tribute to five drummers: Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), Lars Ulrich (METALLICA), Dave Lombardo (SLAYER, PHILM), Gene Hoglan (DARK ANGEL, TESTAMENT, DETHKLOK) and Johnny Kelly (TYPE O NEGATIVE, DANZIG). Check out a highlights video below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by ...

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PRONG Announces North American Tour

PRONG will embark on a North American tour in April 2016 in support of the band's new studio album, "X (No Absolutes)". The CD will be released on January 29, 2016 via Steamhammer/SPV. The first digital single from the new album, "Ultimate Authority", was recently made available to coincide with the kick-off of PRONG's North ...

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DEVIL YOU KNOW: Making Of 'They Bleed Red' Part One (Video)

The first in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "They Bleed Red", the sophomore album from DEVIL YOU KNOW — the creative union of Howard Jones (ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE), Francesco Artusato (ALL SHALL PERISH) and John Sankey (DEVOLVED) — can be seen below. The CD will be released on November ...

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DANZIG Signs North American Deal With NUCLEAR BLAST ENTERTAINMENT

Glenn Danzig will release his long-awaited covers record, "Skeletons", on November 27 in North America via Nuclear Blast Entertainment/Evilive Music. A labor of love that dates back to 1979, "Skeletons" sees Danzig pulling back the curtain behind his influences with a collection of ten covers spanning artists as diverse as Elvis Presley, ZZ TOP, and ...

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It Wouldn’t Be GLENN DANZIG Without ELVIS PRESLEY And BLACK SABBATH In His Life

Glenn Danzig will release his long-awaited covers record, "Skeletons", on November 27 via Evilive Music/AFM. The CD, which was recorded with PRONG guitarist/vocalist Tommy Victor and former TYPE O NEGATIVE drummer Johnny Kelly, will include the former MISFITS frontman's take on songs by BLACK SABBATH ("N.I.B."), ZZ TOP ("Rough Boy"), THE TROGGS ("A Girl Like ...

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Video: Ex-HANOI ROCKS Singer MICHAEL MONROE Performs In Sheffield

Fan-filmed video footage of former HANOI ROCKS frontman Michael Monroe's October 10 performance at Corporation in Sheffield, England can be seen below. Monroe released his new studio album, "Blackout States", on October 9 via Spinefarm Records. The 13-track follow-up to 2013's "Horns And Halos" was produced by Chips Kiesbye (HELLACOPTERS, NOMADS) in Gothenburg, Sweden, and ...

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