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DESTRUCTION Officially Parts Ways With Founding Guitarist MIKE SIFRINGER, Announces Replacement

German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION have officially parted ways with founding guitarist Michael "Mike" Sifringer and have replaced him with Martin Furia. The Argentinian-born, Belgian-based Furia is best known for his work as sound engineer and producer for such bands as NERVOSA and EVIL INVADERS. DESTRUCTION frontman Schmier commented: "The last two years have been ...

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KISS Kicks Off Summer 2021 Tour In Mansfield (Video)

KISS kicked off the summer 2021 leg of its "End Of The Road" farewell tour last night (Wednesday, August 18) at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, Massachusetts. The concert marked the band's first full-length live appearance in front of an audience since March 2020. KISS frontman Paul Stanley tweeted after the show: "FIFTEEN THOUSAND PEOPLE ...

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Slain In The Spirit - NECRONAUTICAL

There was something compellingly convincing about NECRONAUTICAL from the start. Even on their DIY 2014 debut, "Black Sea Misanthropy", the Brits exuded a strong sense of conceptual and musical cohesion. With obvious forebears like HECATE ENTHRONED and CRADLE OF FILTH to emulate, at least on some aesthetic level, this Manchester quartet have steadily become one ...

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HALESTORM Returns With New Single 'Back From The Dead'

HALESTORM has just released a new single, "Back From The Dead". The track is taken from the band's upcoming fifth full-length album, due in 2022. The video for "Back From The Dead" also premiered this morning via YouTube. Directed by Dustin Haney (Noah Cyrus, Luke Combs) and produced by Revolution Pictures, the clip features frontwoman ...

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Hear METALLICA's 'Sad But True' Covered By ROYAL BLOOD

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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LACUNA COIL's CRISTINA SCABBIA: What I Miss The Most About Touring

In a brand new interview with Alicia Atout, LACUNA COIL singer Cristina Scabbia was asked what she misses the most about touring while she is spending time at home during the pandemic. She responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I just miss the traveling. Because the traveling includes everything — meeting fans, playing shows, discovering new ...

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BLACK SABBATH's TONY IOMMI Gets Signature SG Special From GIBSON

BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi's iconic riffs, heavy tones, and massively influential albums created the blueprint for heavy metal and many other genres to follow. His career, like the man himself, is universally loved and revered. And while his innovative tuning and playing styles were a major part of his monstrous tones, a heavily modified ...

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COREY TAYLOR And Solo Band Don KISS Makeup For Springfield, Missouri Concert (Video)

Corey Taylor and his solo band donned KISS's signature black-and-white makeup for their concert last night (Monday, August 16) at the Gillioz Theatre in Springfield, Missouri. Special guests CHERRY BOMBS, led by Taylor's wife Alicia Taylor, were unable to perform for reasons that haven't been disclosed. Earlier today, the SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman took ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS And BUSH Announce Fall 2021 Tour

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS and BUSH will team up for a co-headline tour this fall. The 11-city outing kicks off Thursday, September 30 in Mesa, Arizona and wraps Sunday, October 17 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The multi-platinum bands will create an unforgettable night of music, with each group taking the stage in a different order of ...

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SEETHER Releases Music Video For 'Wasteland'

SEETHER has released the official music video for "Wasteland", a song from the band's eighth album, the acclaimed "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum" ("If You Want Peace, Prepare For War"). "Wasteland" also appears on the "Wasteland - The Purgatory" EP, which was issued digitally and on CD July 30 and will be made available on ...

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Primordial Arcana - WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM

Pacific Northwest black metal collective WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM have spent the last two decades firmly establishing themselves as a musical force isolated from the majority of scene politics and accepted imagery. Their fairly minimalist approach to non-musical aesthetics and live performance forcefully keeps focus exactly on their music. The brother duo of Aaron ...

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