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Ex-MANOWAR Guitarist ROSS THE BOSS Inducted Into 'Hall Of Heavy Metal History' At WACKEN OPEN AIR (Video)

Wacken Open Air, one of the world's largest heavy metal music festivals, and the Hall Of Heavy Metal History have joined forces to former MANOWAR and DICTATORS guitarist Ross "The Boss" Friedman as the first-ever "Global Metal Ambassador." The onstage induction ceremony took place August 3 in front of 75,000 metal fans, in Wacken, Germany. ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Salutes DAVID BOWIE With Music Video For 'Heroes' Cover

Celebrating their love of interpreting the music of fellow legends and giving it a thorough 'Motörheading', MOTÖRHEAD recently announced the release of a covers compilation album, "Under Cöver" — a collection of some of the band's best covers. Today, MOTÖRHEAD has released a never-before-heard cover and music video of David Bowie's timeless classic "Heroes". The ...

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MOTÖRHEAD To Release 'Under Cöver' In September

One thing Lemmy Kilmister, Phil Campbell and Mikkey Dee liked to do throughout their years together in MOTÖRHEAD was grab a favorite song by another artist and give it a good old fashioned "Motörheading." To run them through the Motörizer, if you will. To rock them, roll them and even give them an extra twist ...

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Video: MICHAEL MONROE Performs At Finland's LAHDEN YÖT Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of Michael Monroe's July 15 performance at the Lahden Yöt festival in Lahti, Finland can be seen below. The former HANOI ROCKS frontman has just released "The Best", the first official collection of his (ongoing) solo musical exploits, featuring prime tracks from 1987 right up to 2017. It arrived June 30 via ...

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HEADCAT Feat. Ex-MORBID ANGEL Frontman DAVID VINCENT: Tribute Single To LEMMY, 'Born To Lose, Live To Win', Due This Week

In 1999, Lemmy (MOTÖRHEAD), Slim Jim Phantom (THE STRAY CATS) and rockabilly guitar-slinger Danny B. Harvey (ROCKATS) teamed up to create a high-energy, take-no-prisoners combo to remind the world how rock 'n' roll was supposed to sound. For over sixteen years, HEADCAT (formerly THE HEAD CAT) continued doing just that to the accolades of fans ...

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SAXON's 'Thunderbolt' Album Could Feature Appearance By Late MOTÖRHEAD Icon LEMMY

"Thunderbolt", the forthcoming album from British heavy metal legends SAXON, could include a special appearance by the band's longtime friend, late MOTÖRHEAD frontman Lemmy. The follow-up to 2015's "Battering Ram", which is once again being recorded with British producer Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, EXODUS, TESTAMENT), will feature the song "They Played Rock And Roll", written about ...

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SAXON To Release 'Thunderbolt' Album In January 2018

British heavy metal legends SAXON have set "Thunderbolt as the title of their new album, tentatively due in January 2018. The follow-up to 2015's "Battering Ram" is once again being recorded with British producer Andy Sneap, who has previously worked with MEGADETH, EXODUS and TESTAMENT, among others. SAXON singer Biff Byford last year revealed that ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Videogame 'Motörhead Through The Ages' Now Available

MOTÖRHEAD, in partnership with developer Haemimont Games, is delighted to announce its own videogame experience, "Motörhead Through The Ages", is available now. Included as part of "Victor Vran: Overkill Edition", "Motörhead Through The Ages" is available for the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, Windows PC ...

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HEADCAT Feat. Ex-MORBID ANGEL Frontman DAVID VINCENT: Listen To Cover Version Of 'T For Texas'

HEADCAT (formerly THE HEAD CAT), the high-energy, "take-no-prisoners" combo featuring former MORBID ANGEL frontman David Vincent, Slim Jim Phantom (THE STRAY CATS) and Danny B. Harvey (ROCKATS, 13 CATS, LONESOME SPURS), has posted its cover version of an old public domain song called "T For Texas". The track, which features Vincent on bass and vocals, ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Whisky: By The Band And For The Fans

The Motörhead Whisky is the perfect tribute to one of the greatest rock'n'roll bands in music history. Lemmy himself was really proud of the Swedish whisky and even had a nickname for it: Swhisky. With a seventh batch hitting the shelves all over Europe and Canada, the spirit of MOTÖRHEAD lives on. It was not ...

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MICHAEL MONROE To Release 'The Best' Collection In June

In the leather-bound history of heartfelt rock 'n' roll, not only will Michael Monroe have at least one chapter all to himself but his name will be colorfully threaded throughout, such has been his impact, his appeal, and his ongoing never-surrender story; a powerful, inspirational tale told in detail on "The Best" — the first ...

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Video: BLAZE BAYLEY Performs In Kaunas, Lithuania

Fan-filmed video footage of British heavy metal vocalist Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) performing on May 9 at Lemmy in Kaunas, Lithuania can be seen below. Bayley's ninth solo album, "Endure And Survive", was released on March 3 via Blaze Bayley Recording. The disc was recorded at Birmingham, England's Robannas Studios and said to be ...

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Former MORBID ANGEL Frontman DAVID VINCENT Replaces LEMMY In HEADCAT

Former MORBID ANGEL frontman David Vincent has joined HEADCAT (formerly THE HEAD CAT), the high-energy, "take-no-prisoners" combo featuring Slim Jim Phantom (THE STRAY CATS) and Danny B. Harvey (ROCKATS, 13 CATS, LONESOME SPURS). Vincent steps into HEADCAT as the replacement for Lemmy Kilmister, the iconic MOTÖRHEAD leader who passed away in December 2015 at the ...

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BIFF BYFORD Says SAXON's Motto Is 'Never Surrender'

The Jimmy Cabbs 5150 Interview Series conducted an interview with SAXON frontman Biff Byford prior to the band's March 16 show at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles, California where they were the support act for UFO. You can watch the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On SAXON's longevity: Biff: ...

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