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Translations: Apocrypha Remixed - ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS

For those still perplexed by Burton C. Bell's decision to quit FEAR FACTORY just as new album "Aggression Continuum" burst into view, part of the explanation is available here. Criminally overlooked upon its original release in 2020, ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS' second album "Apocrypha" thoroughly deserves a second crack at the whip, not least because ...

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BADFLOWER To Release 'This Is How The World Ends' Album In September

Gold-certified Los Angeles-bred and Nashville-based BADFLOWER siphons stress, sleeplessness, sex, sadness, mania, pain, and truth into revelatory alternative anthems. Lead singer/guitarist Josh Katz's quivering confessions seep into climactic distortion and, like any good rush, you need more. They deliver this rush on their forthcoming second full-length offering, "This Is How The World Ends", which is ...

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THE OFFSPRING Releases Music Video For 'This Is Not Utopia'

Southern California rockers THE OFFSPRING have released the official Samuel Bayer-directed music video for the song "This Is Not Utopia". The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Let The Bad Times Roll", which arrived in April via Concord Records. The follow-up to 2012's "Days Go By" was once again produced by Bob Rock, ...

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New AVENGED SEVENFOLD Album To Arrive Before Next Summer

AVENGED SEVENFOLD's M. Shadows has confirmed that the band's next album will be released before the summer of 2022. The singer touched upon a possible timeline for the new LP's release while appearing on "That Space Zebra Show", hosted by Bobby Schubenski (Blackcraft founder), Wes Borland (LIMP BIZKIT) and Josh Balz (STRANGE KIDS, ex-MOTIONLESS IN ...

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Hear METALLICA's 'Holier Than Thou' Covered By BIFFY CLYRO And OFF!

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of METALLICA's self-titled album, the Grammy-winning, 16-times-platinum-certified LP is receiving its definitive re-release on September 10 via the band's own Blackened Recordings. Remastered for ultimate sound quality, The Black Album remaster will be available in multiple configurations including 180-gram double vinyl LP, standard CD and 3 CD expanded edition, digital, ...

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GWAR To Release 'Scumdogs Live' In September

Last year when everyone else was stuck at home, your Lords and Masters GWAR braved the pandemic to reunite with their lost Scumdog brethren for an evening of pure shock rock madness they dubbed "Scumdogs XXX Live". The show, which was billed as a "once-in-a-lifetime" pay-per-view event, was filmed in an empty crack house in ...

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SAVING ABEL Rejoined By Original Singer JARED WEEKS

SAVING ABEL has announced the return of original vocalist Jared Weeks. A new EP, "Shade Of Grace - Twenty Year Songs", which revisits some of the group's earliest material, will be released this Friday, July 9. "Shade of Grace - Twenty Year Songs", a nod to SAVING ABEL's original moniker when the band first formed ...

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IRON MAIDEN's ADRIAN SMITH: 'We Saw The Devil And Lived'

IRON MAIDEN guitarist Adrian Smith recently went on "Side Jams With Bryan Reesman" to discuss his book "Monsters Of River & Rock: My Life As Iron Maiden's Compulsive Angler", his love for fishing, the importance of conservation, and meeting a real Tasmanian Devil. Smith was asked about the types of fisherman and fishing behaviors he ...

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METALLICA Shares Rehearsal Recording Of 'Holier Than Thou' From Remastered Deluxe Box Set Of 'Black' Album

METALLICA has shared "Holier Than Thou (Pre-Production Rehearsal)", taken from the "Pre-Production Rehearsals" CD included in the remastered deluxe box set of its self-titled fifth album — also known as "The Black Album" — due on September 10 via the band's own Blackened Recordings. The track was recorded live during pre-production rehearsals at Bayview Studios ...

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WHITESNAKE Announces First Two Concerts Of 'The Farewell Tour'

WHITESNAKE has announced the first two concerts as part of its upcoming "farewell" tour. The David Coverdale-fronted outfit is scheduled to perform at next year's Rock Imperium Festival, set to take place June 24-25, 2022 at Parque El Batel in Cartagena, Spain. The band will also play at Hellfest in Clisson, France on June 23, ...

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DEF LEPPARD's PHIL COLLEN Explains How His Collaboration With CHAKA KHAN Came About

DEF LEPPARD lead guitarist Phil Collen joined the iconic queen of funk Chaka Khan on stage during the Black Girls Rock! 15th-anniversary fundraising gala, which streamed on June 18 on the newly launched BGR!TV network. The virtual gala, powered by Microsoft, was an illustrious celebration of black girl magic featuring additional musical performances by Grammy-nominated ...

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Watch WARRANT Perform At M3 Rock Festival

Video footage of WARRANT's July 4 performance at the M3 Rock Festival at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland can be seen below. This past May, WARRANT singer Robert Mason was asked in an interview with the "Thunder Underground" podcast if there had been any talk of a follow-up to 2017's "Louder Harder Faster" ...

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MYLES KENNEDY Announces Summer/Fall 2021 U.S. Solo Tour

ALTER BRIDGE and SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS vocalist Myles Kennedy will embark on a 15-city U.S. solo tour later this summer. Support on the trek will come from Tyler Bryant. Myles said: "Happy to be hitting the road with the full band and our friend Tyler Bryant as support." Public on-sale begins ...

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Former URIAH HEEP Singer JOHN LAWTON Dead At 74

Former URIAH HEEP singer John Lawton has died at the age of 74. Lawton was URIAH HEEP's frontman from 1976 to 1979, appearing on three of the band's studio albums: "Firefly" (1977), "Innocent Victim" (1977) and "Fallen Angel" (1978) Earlier today, URIAH HEEP issued the following statement: "It is with deep regret that we share ...

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