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BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT: First Official Photo Of New Lineup

The first official photo of the new lineup of Bobby Blotzer's RATT can be seen below. Blotzer's RATT recently announced the addition of Mitch Perry (TALAS, HEAVEN, STEELER, MSG, LITA FORD) and Stacey Blades (L.A. GUNS) on guitar and Brad Lang (Y&T) on bass. They joined the band as the replacements for Nicholas "Blaze" Baum, ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE Cried For Days After Death Of METALLICA Bassist CLIFF BURTON, Says CHRIS POLAND

In an extensive 4,600-word feature by music journalist Joel Gausten regarding the 30th anniversary of MEGADETH's 1986 album, "Peace Sells… But Who's Buying?", former MEGADETH guitarist Chris Poland discusses a number of topics, including the recording of the album, his struggles with sobriety, his rocky relationship with MEGADETH leader Dave Mustaine, his post-MEGADETH ...

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ASKING ALEXANDRIA Guitarist And Former Singer End Beef

According to The Pulse Of Radio, ASKING ALEXANDRIA guitarist Ben Bruce and former singer Danny Worsnop have apparently ended their beef that began when Worsnop abruptly quit the band in early 2015. Worsnop tweeted on Sunday (September 18) that he and Bruce "partied old school style" while drinking "almost a handle of Jameson." Bruce later ...

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Video: New Lineup Of BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT Performs In Akron

Fan-filmed video footage of Bobby Blotzer's RATT performing on September 4 at Goodyear Theater in Akron, Ohio can be seen below. Blotzer's RATT recently announced the addition of Mitch Perry (TALAS, HEAVEN, STEELER, MSG, LITA FORD) and Stacey Blades (L.A. GUNS) on guitar and Brad Lang (Y&T) on bass. They joined the band as the ...

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BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT Recruits SLASH Bassist TODD KERNS, Ex-L.A. GUNS Guitarist STACEY BLADES

Bobby Blotzer's RATT has recruited former L.A. GUNS and current ANGELS IN VEIN guitarist Stacey Blades and bassist Todd Kerns of SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS to replace the recently departed Nicholas "Blaze" Baum and Robbie Crane, respectively. Blades and Kerns made their live debut with RATT last night (Thursday, August 11) at ...

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ROBBIE CRANE Quits BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT

Bobby Blotzer's RATT has parted ways with bassist Robbie Crane. He is the second member to exit the band after guitarist Nicholas "Blaze" Baum's departure from the group was announced by Blotzer. In a Facebook post, Crane says: "As of today, I have resigned my position as the bass player of Bobby Blotzer's band RATT. ...

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TRENT REZNOR Dismisses Reports Of New NINE INCH NAILS Single

One day after word began to spread that a new NINE INCH NAILS single was dropping in September, main man Trent Reznor took to Twitter to offer a two-word response, simply writing, "Not true." Reznor did not offer any further elaboration nor any indications of what he was currently working on. According to The Pulse ...

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LINKIN PARK's CHESTER BENNINGTON: 'We Kept Metal Alive'

Chester Bennington has laughed off the perception from some metal purists that LINKIN PARK was nothing more than a boy band with guitars when the group released its debut album, "Hybrid Theory", in 2000. Reflecting on the LP and the reaction to it, the LINKIN PARK frontman said his band was partially responsible for bringing ...

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INTEGRITY Signs With RELAPSE RECORDS

Relapse Records has announced the signing of hardcore legends INTEGRITY. Originally formed in 1988, INTEGRITY is known for being one of the most incendiary and influential bands in American hardcore and modern metal history. The group, which has issued eleven full-length albums and a litany of splits/EPs, including a recent split with POWER TRIP, will ...

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REVOCATION: Lyric Video For New Song 'Crumbling Imperium'

Boston, Massachusetts-based technical metal act REVOCATION will release its new album, "Great Is Our Sin", on July 22 via Metal Blade. The official lyric video for the song "Crumbling Imperium" can be seen below. Having delivered five killer albums boasting some of the most potent, technical and abrasive metal unleashed over the last decade, it ...

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IMMORTAL Completes Writing New Album

Norwegian black metallers IMMORTAL — now consisting of lyricist/guitarist Demonaz (real name Harald Nævdal) and drummer Horgh (real name Reidar Horghagen) — have completed the writing process for their ninth full-length studio album. Comments the band: "This will be our darkest and coldest album in a long time: pure Blashyrkh metal the way our fans ...

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REVOCATION To Release 'Great Is Our Sin' Album In July

Boston, Massachusetts-based technical metal act REVOCATION will release its new album, "Great Is Our Sin", on July 22 via Metal Blade. The first song from the album, titled "Communion", is available for streaming below. Having delivered five killer albums boasting some of the most potent, technical and abrasive metal unleashed over the last decade, it ...

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Former ASKING ALEXANDRIA Singer DANNY WORSNOP Slams Band

According to The Pulse Of Radio, former ASKING ALEXANDRIA singer Danny Worsnop slammed the group in a new interview with Alternative Press, saying: "My priority always lies with my art, and that has never changed and will never change. I ended up leaving [ASKING ALEXANDRIA] because it lost the art to me. It lost its ...

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