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DAVE NAVARRO And BILLY MORRISON Join Forces With Musician Friends And Special Guest Performers To Present 'Above Ground'

Dave Navarro (JANE'S ADDICTION) and Billy Morrison (BILLY IDOL) have joined forces with their musician friends and special guest performers to present "Above Ground" on Monday, April 16 at The Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles. This immersive evening of art and music — beginning at 8 p.m. — will celebrate the vinyl album as ...

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RATT Singer STEPHEN PEARCY Preparing To Record Fifth Solo Album

According to a February 14 Facebook post from RATT singer Stephen Pearcy, he is preparing to enter the studio to begin recording his fifth solo album. Stephen's fourth solo album, "Smash", was released in January 2017 via Frontiers Music Srl. Speaking about the songwriting process for his solo material, Pearcy told Music Existence: "RATT's music ...

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GODSMACK Teases New Music

GODSMACK has released a short video teaser for its upcoming album, tentatively due out this spring. The band's follow-up to 2014's "1000hp" will arrive to coincide with the 20th anniversary of GODSMACK's debut LP. The group's seventh studio disc was produced by Erik Ron, who has previously worked with PANIC! AT THE DISCO and SAOSIN. ...

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GODSMACK Gets Help From SEBASTIAN BACH, BILLY RAY CYRUS For New Video

GODSMACK filmed a video for the band's new single on Thursday, February 7 at a Los Angeles-area studio. The clip, which is being directed by the band's longtime visual collaborator Troy Smith, features television host and personality Chris Jacobs ("Overhaulin'") playing a fireman and cameo appearances by former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach and country ...

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W.E.T. Feat. JEFF SCOTT SOTO: Audio Visualizer For 'Urgent' Song

An audio visualizer for the song "Urgent" from the Swedish/American melodic hard rock supergroup W.E.T., which features vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (SONS OF APOLLO, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, TALISMAN), guitarist/vocalist Erik Martensson (ECLIPSE, NORDIC UNION, AMMUNITION) and guitarist Robert Säll (WORK OF ART), can be seen below. The track is taken from W.E.T.'s third album, "Earthrage", which ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's Biopic 'The Dirt' Finally Starts Pre-Production

MÖTLEY CRÜE's film adaptation of the group's biography, "The Dirt - Confessions Of The World's Most Notorious Rock Band", has finally started pre-production. The latest update on the long-awaited project came via drummer Tommy Lee, who tweeted earlier today: "Hey kids! Good news!!! The Motley Crüe movie 'The Dirt' has begun pre production! Starts shooting ...

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W.E.T. Feat. JEFF SCOTT SOTO: Behind-The-Scenes Look At Making Of 'Earthrage' Album

A five-minute behind-the-scenes look at the making of "Earthrage", the third album from the Swedish/American melodic hard rock supergroup W.E.T., which features vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (SONS OF APOLLO, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, TALISMAN), guitarist/vocalist Erik Martensson (ECLIPSE, NORDIC UNION, AMMUNITION) and guitarist Robert Säll (WORK OF ART), is available below. The disc will be released on ...

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Sinister - APPICE

When it comes to hard rock and heavy metal drumming royalty, the lordly name of Appice should automatically spring to mind. Individually, Vinny and Carmine Appice have canvassed the history of heavy music in their times with BLACK SABBATH, the Ozzy Osbourne band, DIO, VANILLA FUDGE, CACTUS, KING KOBRA, BLUE MURDER, HEAVEN AND HELL and ...

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W.E.T. Feat. JEFF SCOTT SOTO: 'Watch The Fire' Video Released

"Watch The Fire", the new video from the Swedish/American melodic hard rock supergroup W.E.T., which features vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (SONS OF APOLLO, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, TALISMAN), guitarist/vocalist Erik Martensson (ECLIPSE, NORDIC UNION, AMMUNITION) and guitarist Robert Säll (WORK OF ART), can be seen below. The song is taken from W.E.T.'s third studio album, "Earthrage", which ...

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Melodic Rock Supergroup W.E.T. To Release 'Earthrage' Album In March; First Single Unveiled

The Swedish/American melodic hard rock supergroup W.E.T., which features vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (SONS OF APOLLO, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, TALISMAN), guitarist/vocalist Erik Martensson (ECLIPSE, NORDIC UNION, AMMUNITION) and guitarist Robert Säll (WORK OF ART), will release its third studio album, "Earthrage", on March 23 via Frontiers Records Srl. The first single from the album, "Watch The ...

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GODSMACK Is 'Almost Done' Recording New Album; Teaser Clip Available

GODSMACK is "almost done" recording its follow-up to 2014's "1000hp" album. The group's seventh studio disc is being produced by Erik Ron (PANIC! AT THE DISCO, SAOSIN) and will arrive in 2018 to coincide with the twentieth anniversary of GODSMACK's debut album. Earlier today, GODSMACK's official Twitter account was updated with a video from the ...

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Listen To New MORBID ANGEL Song 'For No Master'

"For No Master", a brand new song from the legendary death metal unit MORBID ANGEL, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's ninth studio album, which will be released on December 1 via Silver Lining Music and JVC in Japan. Titled "Kingdoms Disdained", the record reunites founding guitarist Trey Azagthoth with ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Worked 'Extra Hard' On 'Red Before Black' Album, Says PAUL MAZURKIEWICZ

Finland's Metalliluola recently conducted an interview with drummer and founding member Paul Mazurkiewicz of Florida-based death metal veterasn CANNIBAL CORPSE. You can now listen to the chat below. Speaking about CANNIBAL CORPSE's 14th studio album, "Red Before Black", Paul said: "I think it's one of our best albums we've done — best collections of songs ...

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EDENBRIDGE Releases 'The Die Is Not Cast' Performance Video

Austrian symphonic metallers EDENBRIDGE will release a new live album, "Live Momentum", on November 29. Limited to 1,000 copies worldwide, it will only be available through the band's webstore without any label support. "Live Momentum" track listing: 01. The Force Within (Intro) 02. Mystic River 03. Alight A New Tomorrow 04. Skyline's End 05. Shiantara ...

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