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PHILIP ANSELMO Launches SCOUR Extreme Metal Project

Former PANTERA and current DOWN and SUPERJOINT frontman Philip Anselmo has launched a new project called SCOUR, also featuring contributions from John Jarvis (PIG DESTROYER, AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED, FULGORA), Derek Engemann (CATTLE DECAPITATION), Chase Fraser (ex-ANIMOSITY, DECREPIT BIRTH), and Jesse Schobel (STRONG INTENTION, CAST THE STONE). In a brand new interview with Hellbound.ca, Anselmo ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: More 'Wedding Extravaganza' Details Revealed

Former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach and fiancée Suzanne Le will celebrate their nuptials with a reception gala at the Rockbar in San Jose, California this coming weekend. Going big and in rock-star fashion, Bach needed a large stage to for him and his friends rock out and celebrate the couple's new life together. He ...

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The Essential Rob Halford - ROB HALFORD

For JUDAS PRIEST fans, it's referred to (and in some cases, mocked) as "the Ripper years." However, it was more than just that seven year stretch from 1996 to 2003 when Tim "Ripper" Owens realized the dream a lifetime (and its correlating nightmares) by stepping into the boots of heavy metal royalty. It began in ...

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Video Premiere: KATAKLYSM's 'The Black Sheep'

The official video for the song "The Black Sheep" from Montreal-based death metallers KATAKLYSM can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Of Ghosts And Gods", which will be released on July 31 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork for the follow-up to "Waiting For The End To Come" was ...

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Video Premiere: KATAKLYSM's 'Breaching The Asylum'

The official video for the song "Breaching The Asylum" from Montreal-based death metallers KATAKLYSM can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Of Ghosts And Gods", which will be released on July 31 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork for the follow-up to "Waiting For The End To Come" was ...

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KATAKLYSM: New Song 'Soul Destroyer' Available For Streaming

Montreal-based death metallers KATAKLYSM will release new album, "Of Ghosts And Gods", on July 31 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork for the follow-up to "Waiting For The End To Come" was created by up-and-coming dark and macabre artist Art By Surtsey and can be seen below. The song "Soul Destroyer", which appears on "Of ...

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CARCASS To Join Forces With NAPALM DEATH, OBITUARY, VOIVOD For 'Deathcrusher' European Tour

Reactivated British extreme metal pioneers CARCASS will embark on the "Deathcrusher" tour alongside NAPALM DEATH, OBITUARY, VOIVOD and HEROD. This vociferous lineup will be hitting Europe this fall. CARCASS bassist/vocalist Jeff Walker comments: "Off the back of touring the U.S. with OBITUARY and Australia and New Zealand with NAPALM DEATH, we thought it would be ...

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DISTURBED's DAVID DRAIMAN On 'Immortalized': 'I Just Want People To Walk Away Feeling Powerful'

After a four-year hiatus, Grammy Award-nominated, multiplatinum hard rock titans DISTURBED have announced their return with their sixth studio album, titled "Immortalized", to be released August 21 through Reprise Records. Lead single "The Vengeful One" is out now, along with the accompanying animated video from award-winning filmmaker Phil Mucci, and "Immortalized" is available for pre-order ...

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DEF LEPPARD Guitarist VIVIAN CAMPBELL's Cancer Returns

DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell, who has been battling Hodgkin's lymphoma since 2013, has posted the following statement on his Facebook page: "I'm saddened by the fact that my cancer has returned. However, I'm beyond consolation that its return will prevent me from being able to do my job for a while. "I'm still working ...

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Freedom Conspiracy - WINO AND CONNY OCHS

It was no fluke doom-legend Scott "Wino" Weinrich and German troubadour Conny Ochs came together a few years ago. What began as tour mates immediately matured into a thing of beauty, a collaborative stroke of genius between two men who "get" one another enough to push the boundaries of acoustic rock. Wino and Ochs wield ...

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Video: New SAIGON KICK Lineup Performs In Orlando

Video footage of SAIGON KICK's new touring lineup — featuring drummer Jonathan Mover (Joe Satriani, Alice Cooper, Aretha Franklin, Mick Jagger, Peter Frampton) and bassist Jason Rosner — performing on May 30 at The Social in Orlando, Florida can be seen below. Bassist Chris McLernon announced his departure from SAIGON KICK on May 16, only ...

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POISON IDEA Taking Hiatus To Address 'Health Issues' And 'Personal Matters'

Upon returning from its successful European tour which lasted several weeks, long-running Portland, Oregon-based American hardcore punk outfit POISON IDEA has announced that it will be taking a hiatus for an undetermined amount of time to "address some health issues and personal matters." As a result, all previously announced POISON IDEA have been canceled. Additional ...

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Bassist CHRIS MCLERNON Quits SAIGON KICK

Bassist Chris McLernon has left acclaimed 1990s rockers SAIGON KICK, only three days after the group parted ways with drummer Phil Varone. Says McLernon in a statement: "I'm leaving my post on stage right. It's been a humbling honor to see you all, and I can't ever express sufficient gratitude for your undying dedication and ...

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SAIGON KICK Parts Ways With Drummer PHIL VARONE

Reunited acclaimed 1990s rock band SAIGON KICK has parted ways with drummer Phil Varone. Says Varone in a statement: "I have officially left SAIGON KICK effective immediately. I would like to thank all the fans for coming out to the shows over the last couple of years, it was fun to play for you. I ...

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