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Ex-W.A.S.P. Guitarist CHRIS HOLMES Films Sequel To Infamous Pool Interview, Says He's Been Sober For More Than 20 Years

Former W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes is perhaps best known for the infamous scene in the 1988 movie "The Decline Of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years" in which he was interviewed while floating in a swimming pool, fully clothed and visibly quite intoxicated while his mother sat poolside. The interview stood out in stark ...

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BAD WOLVES Feat. Former DEVILDRIVER, GOD FORBID, DIVINE HERESY Members: 'Learn To Live' Video Released

"Learn To Live", the first video from BAD WOLVES, can be seen below. When art can't be pigeonholed or pinned down, it elevates the very medium itself. BAD WOLVES thrives on that sort of unpredictability, standing confidently at a crossroads between anthemic hard rock infectiousness and thought-provoking technically-charged heavy metal. Think a cross between the ...

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Former DEVILDRIVER, GOD FORBID, DIVINE HERESY Members Join Forces In BAD WOLVES

A teaser for "Learn To Live", the first single and video from BAD WOLVES, is available below. When art can't be pigeonholed or pinned down, it elevates the very medium itself. BAD WOLVES thrives on that sort of unpredictability, standing confidently at a crossroads between anthemic hard rock infectiousness and thought-provoking technically-charged heavy metal. Think ...

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HAMMERFALL Guitarist Discusses Band's 'SPINAL TAP-Like' History With Drummers

Italy's Rock Rebel Magazine recently conducted an interview with guitarist Oscar Dronjak of Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On HAMMERFALL's recent drummer changes: Oscar: "Well, that's a little bit of a tricky situation, because, let's see, right when we released '(r)Evolution' [2014] ...

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Watch Front-Row Video Footage Of GUNS N' ROSES' Melbourne Concert

Heavy music magazine has uploaded front-row video footage of GUNS N' ROSES performing the song "Paradise City" on February 14 at Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne, Australia. Check it out below. As previously reported, GUNS N' ROSES was booed at its concert in Melbourne after the band's announcer mistakenly called out the wrong city at ...

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SLIPKNOT's MICK THOMSON Undergoes Spinal Surgery

SLIPKNOT guitarist Mick Thomson recently underwent spinal surgery at Beverly Hills Spine Surgery in Los Angeles, California. Overseeing the procedure was Brian Perri, DO, an orthopedic spine surgeon who is an attending surgeon Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Thomson revealed the surgery via a post on his Instagram account. He shared a flexion and ...

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JOEY JORDISON's VIMIC Postpones European Tour

Former SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison has decided to postpone the previously announced European tour from his new band VIMIC so the latter group can finish work on its debut album, to be released later this year. "The band and I feel horrible but I want to give fans the best experience possible and we felt ...

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Ex-SLIPKNOT Drummer JOEY JORDISON: 'I'm Literally Stronger Than I've Ever Been In My Life'

Neomedia Group recently conducted an interview with former SLIPKNOT and current VIMIC and SINSAENUM drummer Joey Jordison. You can listen to the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how he recovered from acute transverse myelitis, an inflammation of the spinal cord which damages nerve fibers: Joey: "What happened was toward ...

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Video: JOEY JORDISON's VIMIC Performs In San Antonio, Texas

Fan-filmed video footage of VIMIC's December 30 performance at the Aztec Theater in San Antonio, Texas as the support act for HELLYEAH can be seen below. VIMIC is the new band featuring former SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison alongside singer Kalen Chase Musmecci, who has toured with KORN as a backing vocalist and percussionist, and Joey's ...

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AUSTIN CARLILE Quits OF MICE & MEN

**UPDATE**: Remaining OF MICE & MEN members Aaron Pauley (bass), Phil Manansala (guitar), Alan Ashby (guitar) and Valentino Arteaga (drums) have released the following statement: "Dear OF MICE & MEN fans, "It's with heavy hearts that we announce Austin's departure from the band for reasons pertaining to his health. "As many of you are aware, ...

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Video: JOEY JORDISON's VIMIC Performs In Janesville, Wisconsin

Fan-filmed video footage of VIMIC's December 27 performance at The Back Bar in Janesville, Wisconsin can be seen below. VIMIC is the new band featuring former SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison alongside singer Kalen Chase Musmecci, who has toured with KORN as a backing vocalist and percussionist, and Joey's former SCAR THE MARTYR bandmates Jed Simon ...

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