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Video: Ex-MEGADETH Members CHRIS BRODERICK, SHAWN DROVER Perform METALLICA, MOTÖRHEAD Covers In Mexico City

Video footage of former MEGADETH and current ACT OF DEFIANCE members Shawn Drover (drums) and Chris Broderick (guitar) performing cover versions of METALLICA and MOTÖRHEAD classics during their April 1 clinic at the Brotherhood Metal Fest in Mexico City can be seen below. In addition to Broderick and Drover, ACT OF DEFIANCE features ex-SCAR THE ...

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TOOL Announces Southern California Concert With PRIMUS, MELVINS

Iconic band TOOL will bring its unparalleled sonic and visual experience to Glen Helen Amphitheater in Southern California with PRIMUS, a "special" guest to be announced, MELVINS, and DJ sets by THE CRYSTAL METHOD on Saturday, June 24. This is a unique opportunity to experience live performances by some of the most highly acclaimed artists ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER Announces 'Michael Schenker Fest' European Tour

Celebrated rock guitarist Michael Schenker has announced that he will be touring "Michael Schenker Fest" throughout the U.K. in November 2017. The four concerts take in London O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire (November 2), Sheffield O2 Academy (November 3), Manchester O2 Ritz (November 4) and Hull City Hall (November 5). Tickets for the concerts at O2 ...

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DREAM THEATER Guitarist Says 'The Astonishing' Songwriting Process Was 'Really Fun And Very Different'

Warner Music Italy recently conducted an interview with guitarist John Petrucci of progressive metallers DREAM THEATER. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the songwriting process for the band's wildly ambitious 2016 double concept LP, "The Astonishing", Petrucci said: "It was actually really interesting and really fun and very different. What we did ...

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DREAM THEATER Launches 'The Astonishing' Mobile Game

Progressive metallers DREAM THEATER have launched a mobile game based on their 2016 double concept album "The Astonishing". "The Astonishing Game" is the definite interactive dramatization of DREAM THEATER's epic rock opera "The Astonishing", and is an artistic collaboration between Turbo Tape Games and DREAM THEATER. The game recites the original story from the album ...

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Video: DAVID ELLEFSON, NITA STRAUSS, TONY MACALPINE, JILL JANUS Perform IRON MAIDEN's 'The Number Of The Beast'

David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Tony MacAlpine, Jill Janus (HUNTRESS), Nita Strauss (ALICE COOPER) and Glen Sobel (ALICE COOPER) performed a cover version of the IRON MAIDEN classic "The Number Of The Beast" at the 42nd weekly "Soundcheck Live" on January 18 at Lucky Strike Live in Los Angeles, California. Check out video footage below High-quality photos ...

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Video: HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES Perform At 32nd Annual NAMM TEC Awards

Winners in 31 technical and creative achievement categories were announced at the 32nd annual NAMM TEC Awards, presented annually by the NAMM Foundation and held January 21 in Anaheim, California. The annual event celebrates the best in professional audio and sound production and is held during the NAMM Show, the world's leading global music industry ...

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ACT OF DEFIANCE/Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist CHRIS BRODERICK: Watch Highlights Of Replay Guitar Exchange Clinic

Replay Guitar Exchange, a Tampa, Florida store that specializes in new, pre-owned and vintage guitars and professional sound equipment, hosted a free guitar clinic by former MEGADETH and current ACT OF DEFIANCE guitarist Chris Broderick on November 18, 2016. Some of the highlights of the event can be seen in the YouTube clip below. The ...

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Watch TOM MORELLO, NUNO BETTENCOURT, RICHIE KOTZEN Perform AUDIOSLAVE's 'Cochise'

Steve Vai, Tom Morello (RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, AUDIOSLAVE, PROPHETS OF RAGE), Nuno Bettencourt (EXTREME), Richie Kotzen (THE WINERY DOGS), Marty O'Brien (LITA FORD) and Glen Sobel (ALICE COOPER) performed at the 41st weekly "Soundcheck Live" on January 11 at Lucky Strike Live in Los Angeles, California. Bettencourt curated the event, which saw him performing ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist CHRIS BRODERICK Featured In Latest Episode Of ERNIE BALL's 'String Theory'

Ernie Ball's latest "String Theory" episode features former MEGADETH and current ACT OF DEFIANCE guitarist Chris Broderick. In the seven-minute clip below, Broderick talks about how he discovered the guys who influenced his style of play ("I got into the shredders — Yngwie [Malmsteen], [Paul] Gilbert and Jason Becker, and they've been torturing these fingers ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER To Release New Live Recording Feat. GARY BARDEN, GRAHAM BONNET, ROBIN MCAULEY

Michael Schenker, one of music's greatest rock guitarists, will release "Michael Schenker Fest Tokyo" – a stunning new live recording and filmed concert released by inakustik on CD, DVD, Blu-ray and digital on Friday, March 24, 2017. Filmed and recorded at Tokyo's International Forum on August 24, 2016, this historic concert features guest appearances from ...

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New ACT OF DEFIANCE Material Is 'Sounding Very Strong' And 'Heavy'

ACT OF DEFIANCE, the band featuring former MEGADETH members Shawn Drover (drums) and Chris Broderick (guitar), alongside ex-SCAR THE MARTYR singer Henry Derek Bonner, and SHADOWS FALL's Matt Bachand (bass), is continuing work on material for its sophomore album, tentatively due before the end of the year. Drover says in a new Facebook post: "I ...

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DREAM THEATER To Be Joined By HALESTORM's LZZY HALE For 'Our New World' Performance In Anaheim

Progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER will be joined by special guest Lzzy Hale of HALESTORM at their November 16 concert at Anaheim, California's City National Grove Of Anaheim for a one-of-a-kind performance of "Our New World". The song is featured on DREAM THEATER's acclaimed double concept album "The Astonishing", with the recently released version featuring ...

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