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JAMES HETFIELD Is 'Honored' METALLICA's Music Was Used By U.S. Military To 'Help Us Stay Safe'

James Hetfield says that he is "honored" the U.S. military used METALLICA's music to psychologically torture prisoners of war because it "help[ed] us stay safe." According to U.K. publication The Guardian, U.S. interrogators seeking to disorientate and break Iraqi prisoners played music from METALLICA and other heavy rock acts such as AC/DC, RAGE AGAINST THE ...

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SLAYER's 'American Carnage' Tour Back In Headlines After DONALD TRUMP's Inauguration Speech

During Friday night's (January 20) broadcast of "The Rachel Maddow Show" on MSNBC, host Rachel Maddow opened the program by drawing an unlikely connection between the 2010 "American Carnage" tour featuring SLAYER, MEGADETH and TESTAMENT and President Donald Trump's grim inaugural address, which painted a bleak picture of the America he now leads, declaring, as ...

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Video Premiere: ETHS' 'Nihil Sine Causa'

"Nihil Sine Causa", the new video from French modern metallers ETHS, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, which was released on April 22 via Season Of Mist. Commented ETHS guitarist Stéphane "Staif" Bihl: "We are really glad to present you the first clip from our new album 'Ankaa' ...

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ETHS: New Song 'Kumari Kandam' Available For Streaming

"Kumari Kandam", a brand new song from French modern metallers ETHS, can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track is taken from the band's forthcoming album, "Ankaa", which will be released on April 22 via Season Of Mist. ETHS guitarist Staif Bihl comments: "I am glad to introduce a third new track from ...

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Former BURNT BY THE SUN Members Launch RIVER BLACK

Season Of Mist has announced the signing of RIVER BLACK, the band featuring guitarist John Adubato (ex-BURNT BY THE SUN), vocalist Mike Olender (ex-BURNT BY THE SUN, FOR THE LOVE OF..., ENDEAVOR), bassist Brett Bamberger (REVOCATION, PUBLICIST UK, ex-EAST OF THE WALL), and drummer Dave Witte (MUNICIPAL WASTE, PUBLICIST UK, ex-BURNT BY THE SUN, DISCORDANCE ...

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ETHS: New Song 'Alnilam' Available For Streaming

"Alnilam", a brand new song from French modern metallers ETHS, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's forthcoming album, "Ankaa", which is due on April 22 via Season Of Mist. ETHS guitarist Staif Bihl comments: "I'm proud to present the first track of our brand new album entitled 'Ankaa' (the main ...

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ETHS To Release 'Ankaa' Album In April

French metallers ETHS will release a new album, "Ankaa", on April 22 via Season Of Mist. A trailer for the CD featuring footage from their recording studio can be seen below. ETHS in 2014 released an EP, "Ex Umbra In Solem", with their new vocalist, Rachel Aspe. The EP's title track was a new song ...

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Video: HALESTORM's LZZY HALE Performs With SKID ROW, CINDERELLA Members At Nashville Benefit Concert

Nashville hard rock band THE EAST SIDE GAMBLERS held a benefit concert on January 8 at the Mercy Lounge in Nashville, Nashville to help a friend pay for chemotherapy bills. Joining them throughout the evening were Tom Keifer (CINDERELLA), Lzzy Hale and Joe Hottinger from HALESTORM, Damon Johnson (BROTHER CANE, ALICE COOPER, BLACK STAR RIDERS), ...

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SKID ROW Splits With Singer TONY HARNELL

Vocalist Tony Harnell has confirmed that he has parted ways with SKID ROW, less than a year after he first joined the band. Harnell wrote in a Facebook post on Tuesday (December 29): "I'm sorry to inform everyone that I'm no longer the lead singer for SKID ROW. I thank the fans for their love ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Visits Pennsylvania For HISTORY Channel Show

Legendary BLACK SABBATH singer Ozzy Osbourne stopped by the Rachel's Roadhouse restaurant and bar in Butler, Pennsylvania Tuesday night (December 1) while he was in the area filming a new show for the History channel. Ozzy was reportedly accompanied by an entourage of a couple dozen or so as he ordered an appetizer of chicken ...

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Video: SKID ROW Performs In Uncasville

Fan-filmed video footage of SKID ROW's November 6 performance at Wolf Den at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut can be seen below. The new SKID ROW lineup — featuring former TNT singer Tony Harnell — made its live debut on May 22 at Living Sky Casino in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada. Harnell officially joined SKID ...

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Video: SKID ROW Performs At FOOD TRUCK & ROCK CARNIVAL

Fan-filmed video footage of SKID ROW's September 19 performance at the Food Truck & Rock Carnival in Clark, New Jersey can be seen below. The new SKID ROW lineup — featuring former TNT singer Tony Harnell — made its live debut on May 22 at Living Sky Casino in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada. Harnell officially ...

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