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AEROSMITH's JOE PERRY To Take Part In Vatican Conference On COVID-19 And Other Global Health Threats

AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry will take part in the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Culture and The Cura Foundation's Fifth International Vatican Conference, which is being held on May 6-8. The conference is uniting the foremost leading physicians, scientists, leaders of faith, ethicists, patient advocates, policymakers, philanthropists and influencers to engage in powerful conversations on the ...

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RISE AGAINST Drops Music Video For New Song 'The Numbers'

Punk rock band RISE AGAINST has released another track from its upcoming album "Nowhere Generation". For "The Numbers", the group worked alongside Indecline, an American activist collective comprised of graffiti writers, filmmakers, photographers, full-time rebels, and activists, to produce a suitably provocative visual to match the track's intensity. The collective commented: "'The Numbers' has given ...

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GOJIRA's JOSEPH DUPLANTIER On 'Incredible' Musical Chemistry With His Brother: 'We Don't Need To Talk. We Just Play.'

In a new interview with the "Behind The Vinyl" podcast, GOJIRA frontman Joseph Duplantier was asked if he ever has arguments with his brother and bandmate, drummer Mario Duplantier. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Sometimes, but we're pretty patient. We have anger. I wouldn't say we have anger issues, but sometimes I wonder. We ...

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SODOM To Release 'Bombenhagel' EP In August

German thrash metal veterans SODOM will release a new EP, "Bombenhagel", on August 20 via Steamhammer/SPV. The effort will be made available on CD, 12-inch vinyl and as a digital download. The pre-sale will start on May 21. "Bombenhagel" was the title of a song from SODOM's second studio album, "Persecution Mania", which came out ...

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TED NUGENT Slams JOE BIDEN, Says People From All Over The World Are Saying, 'What The Hell Are You Guys Letting Happen To America?'

During an appearance Friday (April 30) on Newsmax, outspoken conservative rocker and pro-gun activist Ted Nugent discussed President Joe Biden's recent push for stricter gun laws as well as call for the Congress to pass a police reform bill. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I've gotta tell you, I hang around with a lot ...

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CHEVELLE Releases Music Video For 'Mars Simula'

The official Josh Stone-directed music video for CHEVELLE's song "Mars Simula" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's follow-up to 2016's "The North Corridor", "Niratias" (Nothing Is Real And This Is A Simulation), which came out on March 5. "Niratias" (Nothing Is Real And This Is A Simulation) stands out as ...

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Members Of YES, DEEP PURPLE, DREAM THEATER, QUEENSRŸCHE And Others Perform PINK FLOYD's 'Wish You Were Here' In Its Entirety

PINK FLOYD's 1975 album "Wish You Were Here" surely counts as one of the greatest rock albums of the 20th century. A musically and emotionally complex tribute to the band's former leader, vocalist Syd Barrett, whose deteriorating mental health had caused the band to oust him in 1968, the album has become a touchstone for ...

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JOE BONAMASSA Reaches $500,000 Goal For Musicians In Need Following His Second Annual Stream-A-Thon Event

In just over one year, Joe Bonamassa and the Keeping The Blues Alive foundation have exceeded expectations for their fundraising goals by bringing in $500,000 to benefit their Fueling Musicians program. The initiative provides immediate $1,500 cash payments to musicians to help them get back on the road after being sidelined for over a year ...

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Ex-FORBIDDEN Guitarist CRAIG LOCICERO And MACHINE HEAD Drummer CHRIS KONTOS Join Forces In Reformed BONELESS ONES

Former FORBIDDEN guitarist Craig Locicero has joined the San Francisco Bay Area skate punk/thrash/crossover band BONELESS ONES. The group, which also features MACHINE HEAD drummer Chris Kontos, recently reunited after a 35-year beak and is working on a new studio album, to be released via Beer City Records. BONELESS ONES formed in 1984, inspired by ...

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Fortitude - GOJIRA

Discerning metalheads may be inclined to agree that GOJIRA are one of the best things to happen to heavy music over the last 20 years. Even ignoring the French band's humility, humanity and inspirational devotion to noble causes, the metal world has thralled to nearly everything they have done since breaking into the broader consciousness ...

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PERRY FARRELL Says He Is 'Inspired' By JOE BIDEN

In a recent interview with "The Electric Theater With Clown", the Internet show hosted by SLIPKNOT's M. Shawn "Clown" Crahan, JANE'S ADDICTION singer Perry Farrell discussed his need to use his voice to speak out on political issues in a polarized society where a political stance can alienate half the fanbase. "I've got friends," Perry ...

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MADBALL Headlines Massive Hardcore Show At New York City's Tompkins Square Park (Video)

After 14 months in lockdown, hardcore shows have officially returned to Tompkins Square Park in New York City. MADBALL headlined a concert at the East Village outdoor venue on Saturday (April 24), with support from MURPHY'S LAW, BLOODCLOT (former CRO-MAGS frontman John Joseph) and THE CAPTURERS. Donations were being accepted at the all-ages, daytime event, ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Drummer, Staunch TRUMP Supporter, Thanks PRESIDENT BIDEN For Recognizing Armenian Genocide

SYSTEM OF A DOWN drummer John Dolmayan has publicly expressed his gratitude to President Joe Biden for officially recognizing the Armenian Genocide of 1915. On Saturday (April 24), the Armenian-American musician thanked the president on social media for officially recognizing the killing of 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Empire forces in the early 20th century ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS Guitarist JEFF SCHROEDER Records Theme Song For NWA's 'When Our Shadows Fall' Pay-Per-View

The National Wrestling Alliance has announced a second live and worldwide television event, "When Our Shadows Fall", presented exclusively on FITE. Set to take place on June 6 at 4 p.m. EST, "When Our Shadows Fall" will feature NWA stars such as world's heavyweight champion Nick Aldis and national champion Chris Adonis, plus women's champion ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: 2020 'Was The Worst Year Any Of Us Ever Had'

Earlier today (Tuesday, April 20), former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach was interviewed by "Great Day Houston" about "Rock Camp: The Movie", the recently released documentary about Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp, which has been bringing together musicians from all walks of life for an unforgettable experience with legendary rock stars for a quarter century. ...

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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD: 'Music Has Saved My Life Daily'

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield made an appearance during Little Kids Rock' annual benefit that celebrates the transformational power of music education on Wednesday, April 14. Presented by Hot Topic Foundation, the event featured musical performances, an online auction, speeches, and testimonials to celebrate the organization's mission of bringing free musical instruments and lessons to over ...

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SKID ROW Signs With earMUSIC; New Album In The Works

earMUSIC has announced the signing of SKID ROW to a worldwide deal. The band is working with Grammy Award-winning producer Nick Raskulinecz (FOO FIGHTERS, DEFTONES, MASTODON, RUSH) on its latest sessions after previously collaborating several times with Michael Wagener, who also helmed the group's 1989 self-titled debut and 1991's "Slave To The Grind". SKID ROW ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Drops Lyric Video For 'Your Mom'

Serj Tankian has unveiled a lyric video for the song "Your Mom". The clip was directed by artist and animator David Bradford, who has worked with Tankian on solo projects as well as projects with SYSTEM OF A DOWN. Bradford explains his concept for the "Your Mom" clip: "As I listened to the beginning of ...

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ZZ TOP's BILLY GIBBONS Releases New Solo Single, 'Desert High'

"Hardware", the third solo album from ZZ TOP frontman Billy Gibbons, has wrapped recording and post-production and is set for release June 4 by Concord Records. The album was recorded at Escape Studio in California's high desert, near Palm Springs, and was produced by Gibbons along with Matt Sorum and Mike Fiorentino, with engineer Chad ...

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Former SCORPIONS Drummer JAMES KOTTAK Says Climate Change Doesn't Exist, Calls JOE BIDEN 'The Dumbest Of The Dumb'

Former SCORPIONS and current KINGDOM COME drummer James Kottak has once again expressed doubt about climate change. Apparently reacting to news reports that President Joe Biden is preparing to instruct federal agencies to take sweeping action to combat climate-related financial risks to government and the economy, including moves that could impose new regulations on businesses, ...

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