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Former DEVILDRIVER Drummer JOHN BOECKLIN On DEZ FAFARA: 'He Just Didn't Like Me And I Didn't Like Him'

In a brand new interview with MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn's "No Fuckin' Regrets With Robb Flynn" podcast, BAD WOLVES drummer John Boecklin reflected on his 2014 exit from DEVILDRIVER, the California-based band led by former COAL CHAMBER singer Dez Fafara. Speaking about DEVILDRIVER's 2011 European tour with MACHINE HEAD during which he constantly butted ...

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BLACK STONE CHERRY Completed Recording New Album Just Before Stay-At-Home Order Went Into Effect

Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY have completed work on their new album. The follow-up to 2018's "Family Tree" is tentatively due before the end of the year via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group. BLACK STONE CHERRY vocalist/guitarist Chris Robertson discussed the band's new disc during the latest episode of "Cherry Chat", also featuring SHINEDOWN. Speaking about ...

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Listen To New AUTOGRAPH Single 'Souls On Fire'

Classic rockers AUTOGRAPH have just released their new single, "Souls On Fire", via EMP Label Group. Proceeds from the single, featuring artwork by Melody Myers (ELLEFSON, ALTITUDES AND ATTITUDE, ESCAPE THE FATE), will go to Trinity Health Of New England, benefitting front line nurses and health-care workers, with the ability to purchase PPE and other ...

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ALEXISONFIRE Releases Fan-Fueled Music Video For 'Season Of The Flood'

ALEXISONFIRE has released a fan-fueled music video for the song "Season Of The Flood". The clip is notably comprised of footage shot exclusively by ALEXISONFIRE concert-goers in Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver. During the band's January 2020 Western Canadian tour, fans were encouraged to shoot footage of the live performance of "Season Of The Flood" ...

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EVANESCENCE's AMY LEE Reunites With LINDSEY STIRLING For Quarantine Version Of 'Wasted On You'

EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee reunited with famed violinist Lindsey Stirling to record a special quarantine version of the new EVANESCENCE single "Wasted On You" as part of Lindsey's "String Sessions" series. A video of the performance, including a short interview, can be seen below. Amy tweeted on Friday: "It was so good reuniting with @LindseyStirling ...

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VINNY And CARMINE APPICE Release RONNIE JAMES DIO Tribute Video For 10th Anniversary Of Singer's Death

Legendary drummers and brothers Carmine and Vinny Appice have released a new video to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the passing of the late, great Ronnie James Dio. "Monsters And Heroes" is taken from Vinny and Carmine's first joint studio album, "Sinister", which was released in October 2017 through SPV/Steamhammer. "Monsters And Heroes" credits: Carmine ...

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DEATH: Previously Unreleased 1995 Concert Recording From Corona, California Now Available

Relapse Records is continuing its DEATH "Non Analog - On Stage Series" with the fourth installment, "Showcase Theater, CA 07-14-1995". "Showcase Theater, CA 07-14-1995" captures the band live during the "Symbolic" tour at the Showcase Theatre in Corona, California. Track listing: 01. Spiritual Healing 02. The Philosopher 03. Suicide Machine 04. Crystal Mountain 05. Jealousy ...

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CLUTCH And CROWBAR Announce Virtual Concert

CLUTCH will perform a streamed concert titled "Live From The Doom Saloon Volume 1" on May 27. They will be supported remotely by CROWBAR, BLACKTOP MOJO and SAUL. This unique online concert format has been produced in conjunction with Sound Talent Group (STG), and LiveFrom Events and will use cutting-edge streaming technology to close the ...

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TRIPTYKON Releases 'Rex Irae' Video From 'Requiem (Live At Roadburn 2019)' CD + DVD

Swiss avant-garde extreme metal band TRIPTYKON has just released "Requiem (Live At Roadburn 2019)" on May 15 via Prowling Death Records/Century Media Records. "Requiem (Live At Roadburn 2019)" marks the bombastic conclusion of a project over 30 years in the making: The legendary CELTIC FROST/TRIPTYKON "Requiem" performed for the first time in its entirety and ...

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Watch MICHAEL ANGELO BATIO's 'The Badlands' Video

Shred guitar pioneer Michael Angelo Batio will release his 12th studio album, "More Machine Than Man", on June 12 via Rat Pak Records. The all-instrumental follow-up to 2013's "Intermezzo" features 13 tracks and is "sure to resonate with past fans, as well as garner new fans along the way," according to a press release. From ...

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ANTHRAX Announces Virtual Clinics, Unveils 'The Quarantine Drop' Wear

ANTHRAX's Charlie Benante, Frank Bello, Scott Ian and Jonathan Donais will helm their own virtual classrooms that will offer programs in songwriting, guitar, bass, drums and questiona-and-answer sessions, all via the Topeka Live platform. Scott will offer a "Guitar Session", a "Songwriting Session" and a "20 Questions Session"; Frank will present a "Bass Clinic", a ...

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DEE SNIDER Teases New Single, 'Prove Me Wrong'

A teaser for Dee Snider's new single, "Prove Me Wrong", is available. The song is expected to appear on the TWISTED SISTER frontman's new solo CD/DVD set, "For The Love Of Metal Live!", which will arrive this summer via Napalm Records. The concert portion of the effort was recorded during the touring cycle for his ...

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Listen To RUSH Perform 'The Spirit Of Radio' And 'Freewill' From 'Permanent Waves - 40th Anniversary' Set

On May 29, UMe/Mercury/Anthem label group continues its extensive RUSH 40th-anniversary album series with a new, imagination-capturing expanded edition of all the magic music that comprises the band's remarkable 1980 release, "Permanent Waves". "Permanent Waves", RUSH's seventh studio album, was originally released in January 1980, and its forward-thinking music signalled a new direction for the ...

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Watch Former ACCEPT Members UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER, PETER BALTES And STEFAN KAUFMANN Reunite In U.D.O.'s 'We Are One' Video

U.D.O., the German metal band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, has collaborated with Das Musikkorps der Bundeswehr, the military band of the German federal armed forces, on an album called "We Are One", to be released on July 17 via AFM Records/Soulfood Music. The official music video for the "We Are One" title ...

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