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DOKKEN Has 'An Insane Amount Of Material' For Next Album

Don Dokken recently spoke to the WSOU radio station about the progress of the songwriting sessions for DOKKEN's new album — the group's first since 2012's "Broken Bones". "The problem we're having is we're booked solid till August on tour," he said (hear audio below). "So we're, like, 'When do we have time to record?' ...

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I PREVAIL To Release 'Trauma' Album In March

After generating nearly half a billion streams, going gold in a climate where that achievement is becoming more and more rare, and launching a two-year whirlwind of sold-out shows, Detroit's I PREVAIL returns with its second full-length album, "Trauma". Due on March 29 via Fearless Records, "Trauma" represents a victorious moment in the wake of ...

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GODSMACK Side Project THE APOCALYPSE BLUES REVUE Calls It Quits

THE APOCALYPSE BLUES REVUE, the project featuring GODSMACK's Shannon Larkin and Tony Rombola, has called it quits. The group, which also featured Brian Carpenter on bass and Ray "Rafer John" Cerbone on vocals, released its second album, "The Shape Of Blues To Come", last July via Provogue/Mascot Label Group. The news of THE APOCALYPSE BLUES ...

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SILVERSTEIN To Release 'Redux: The First 10 Years' In April

Fresh off back-to-back tours celebrating the 15th anniversary of their 2003 full-length debut album "When Broken Is Easily Fixed", Canadian rockers SILVERSTEIN are gearing up to release "Redux: The First 10 Years". The album features all-new recordings of 12 classic songs from the band's first 10 years as a unit. Consider it a "sonic update" ...

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SWORN ENEMY: 'Prepare For Payback' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "Prepare For Payback" from the the Queens, New York-based band SWORN ENEMY can be seen below. Says vocalist Sal Lococo: "'Prepare For Payback' just had that old SWORN ENEMY feel to it. It was very angry and hard as fuck, and definitely could've been the opening track on ...

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Watch PAPA ROACH Perform 'Elevate' At The Roxy

Last month, PAPA ROACH played a special run of five shows in its home state of California to celebrate the release of the band's 10th studio album, "Who Do You Trust?" The group closed out the run with three very special shows at the landmark West Hollywood venue The Roxy, presented by SiriusXM. Professionally ...

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Former GILLAN And OZZY OSBOURNE Guitarist BERNIE TORMÉ Is 'Extremely Ill' And In Intensive Care

Former GILLAN and OZZY OSBOURNE guitar legend Bernie Tormé has been hospitalized with double pneumonia. The news of the Irish musician's health issues was broken via his Facebook page earlier today. The post reads: "Bernie Tormé is extremely ill in intensive care with virulent double pneumonia. We ask for your prayers." According to the University ...

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OVERKILL's BOBBY 'BLITZ' ELLSWORTH Says 'The Wings Of War' Has 'Old Is New Again' Vibe

Corey Gorechrist of the "Fantasm" podcast recently conducted an interview with frontman Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth of New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL about the band's forthcoming studio album, "The Wings Of War". You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the fact that "The Wings Of War" ...

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BURTON C. BELL Reveals New FEAR FACTORY Album Title, Cover Art

FEAR FACTORY has set "Monolith" as the title of its long-awaited new album, tentatively due later this year. The effort, which will once again be made available via Nuclear Blast, will mark the Californian band's first collection of new music since 2015's "Genexus" LP. The news of FEAR FACTORY's album title was broken by singer ...

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UNIVERSAL MUSIC Sues Australian Politician Accused Of Using Rewritten Version Of TWISTED SISTER Classic

According to The Sydney Morning Herald, Universal has filed a lawsuit against the Australian politician accused of rewriting a TWISTED SISTER song without permission. Clive Palmer adopted the melody and rhythm of TWISTED SISTER's hit single "We're Not Gonna Take It" in his political advertisements for the United Australia Party. The advertisements feature ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND On NICKELBACK's CHAD KROEGER: 'I Feel Like I Owe Him A Real Debt Of Gratitude'

Devin Townsend says that he owes Chad Kroeger "a real debt of gratitude" for giving him invaluable career advice. Last August, Townsend surprised longtime fans by revealing his unexpected friendship with the NICKELBACK frontman. Four months later, it was announced that Kroeger would appear on Devin's upcoming "Empath" album, along with guitarists Steve Vai, Mike ...

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TWISTED SISTER Guitarist Says Australian Politician 'Broke The Law' By Releasing Rewritten Version Of 'We're Not Gonna Take It'

TWISTED SISTER guitarist Jay Jay French says that the Australian politician accused of rewriting the band's song without permission "broke the law" by releasing it commercially. Clive Palmer adopted the melody and rhythm of TWISTED SISTER's hit single "We're Not Gonna Take It" in his political advertisements for the United Australia Party. The advertisements feature ...

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MEGADETH: Trailer For 'Warheads On Foreheads' Career Retrospective

On March 22, MEGADETH will celebrate its 35th anniversary with the release of "Warheads On Foreheads", a 35-track career retrospective. The anthology spans the band's entire studio recording career, from its first album "Killing Is My Business…And Business Is Good" to its 2016 Grammy Award-winning release "Dystopia", and will be available as a 3-CD set, ...

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Former ARMAGEDDON Members Launch DAUGHTER CHAOS

From the ashes of Swedish melodic death metal band ARMAGEDDON — which featured in its ranks former ARCH ENEMY guitarist Christopher AmottDAUGHTER CHAOS was born. DAUGHTER CHAOS is a five-piece ensemble churning out ripping melodic death metal with a high-energy live show, virtuosic guitar shred, and a heaping dose of raw power. This ...

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SHINEDOWN Announces June/July 2019 North American Tour Dates

SHINEDOWN has announced new summer tour dates as part of its 2019 "Attention Attention" world tour, beginning June 21 through July 27. BADFLOWER, DINOSAUR PILE-UP and BROKEN HANDS will support SHINEDOWN on these coast-to-coast dates produced by Live Nation. Fan club presale begins February 5 at 10 a.m. local time. Citi is the official presale ...

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Video Premiere: EVERGREY's 'End Of Silence'

"End Of Silence", the new video from acclaimed Swedish dark melodic metal masters EVERGREY, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest studio album, titled "The Atlantic", which was released on January 25. The clip was directed by Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, ...

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Verkligheten - Soilwork

SOILWORK's latest record, "Verkligheten", is a remarkable testament to the consistency and reliability of the well-worn sound that the Swedish outfit has traded in since working through the growing pains of its early years. Birthed during the tail end of the '90s melodic death metal scene that spawned fellow native acts such as IN FLAMES ...

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