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JOE PERRY Joined By CHEAP TRICK, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, EXTREME Members At 'The Sound Of Rock' Concert In Las Vegas

Joe Perry of AEROSMITH headlined Monster's annual CES (Consumer Electronics Show) concert Wednesday night (January 10). The performance came nine days before the release of his "Sweetzerland Manifesto" album. This year's concert and awards program, dubbed "The Sound Of Rock", honored Monster's top retail partners and was held at the Brooklyn Bowl in Las Vegas. ...

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EXODUS And MUNICIPAL WASTE To Join Forces For 'Mr. Pickles Thrashtacular' Tour; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale

Adult Swim is moshing its way around the country with an immersive, fan-centric 13-city metal "thrash-tastic" tour featuring bands EXODUS and MUNICIPAL WASTE in support of the new season of its animated series "Mr. Pickles". Along with enjoying face melting guitar riffs, fans attending the "Thrashtacular" metal tour can take photos in the "Mr. Pickles" ...

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SKINLAB Rejoined By Guitarist STEVE 'SNAKE' GREEN

Reactivated San Francisco Bay Area metallers SKINLAB have announced the return of guitarist Steve Green, best known to fans as Snake. The news comes ahead of the band's first live activities of 2018, the "Brothers In Blood Tour", also featuring PISSING RAZORS and SHATTERED SUN. "We are very excited to announce that our brother Snake ...

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JOE PERRY To Be Joined By CHEAP TRICK, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, EXTREME Members At Los Angeles Concert

Joe Perry — legendary guitarist, co-founding member, principal songwriter and co-producer of AEROSMITH — has assembled an all-star band to perform alongside him at the sold-out record-release show Tuesday, January 16 at The Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood, California. The show comes three days before the release of his "Sweetzerland Manifesto" album. "Sweetzerland Manifesto" collaborators ...

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Legendary Rock Producer CHRIS TSANGARIDES Dead At 61

Legendary rock producer Chris Tsangarides passed away early this morning (Sunday, January 7) after reportedly being taken ill at the start of the year. According to his daughter Anastasia Tsangarides, Chris was battling pneumonia and heart failure at the time of his death. He was 61 years old. The British Grammy-nominated record producer, sound engineer, ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER: 'I Became Famous Without Asking For It'

Michael Schenker says he "became famous without asking for it." The legendary German guitarist, who first appeared on SCORPIONS' 1972 "Lonesome Crow" debut, earned acclaim in the 1970s on classic UFO albums such as "Phenomenon" and "Lights Out" before rejoining SCORPIONS for 1979's "Lovedrive". He departed soon thereafter to launch MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP. And while ...

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Guitar Lesson With MICHAEL SCHENKER (Video)

France's Guitare Xtreme magazine has uploaded a video guitar lesson with legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker. Featured songs include "Rock Bottom", "Live And Let Live" and "Captain Nemo". Check it out below. "Resurrection", the new album from Schenker's MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST project, will be released on March 2 via Nuclear Blast. The disc, ...

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Video: ROB HALFORD, SLASH, ACE FREHLEY, DAVID ELLEFSON Perform At ALICE COOPER's 'Christmas Pudding'

Rob Halford (JUDAS PRIEST), Ace Frehley (KISS), Slash (GUNS N' ROSES) and David Ellefson (MEGADETH) are among the musicians who performed at Alice Cooper's 16th annual "Christmas Pudding" show to benefit the legendary rocker's Solid Rock Teen Center. Also appearing at the event, which was held on Saturday (December 9) at the Celebrity Theatre in ...

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Watch EXTREME Perform In Stuttgart, Germany

Fan-filmed video footage of EXTREME's December 7 performance at LKA Longhorn in Stuttgart, Germany can be seen below. EXTREME's long-awaited follow-up to to 2008's "Saudades de Rock" album is tentatively due next year. Singer Gary Cherone told Metalholic in October 2016 that EXTREME's fans will be pleased with the musical direction of the group's new ...

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SEPTIC TANK Feat. REPULSION, Ex-CATHEDRAL Members: 'Rotting Civilisation' Album Due In April

SEPTIC TANK, the long-running project featuring vocalist Lee Dorrian (CATHEDRAL), guitarist Gary Jennings (CATHEDRAL) and bassist Scott Carlson (REPULSION), has completed work on its debut album, "Rotting Civilisation". The disc, which was recorded and mixed by producer/engineer Jaime Gomez Arellano at Orgone Studios, will be released on April 13, 2018 via Rise Above Records. "Rotting ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST To Release 'Resurrection' Album In March; Video For 'Warrior' Single Available

"Resurrection", the new album from legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker's MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST project, will be released on March 2, 2018 via Nuclear Blast. The disc, which was produced by Michael Voss-Schön, was recorded in four different locations over a five-month period and features guest appearances by METALLICA's Kirk Hammett, Wayne Findlay and Michael Voss-Schön ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Narrates CHARLES MANSON Documentary 'His Final Words'

Musician and director Rob Zombie has narrated "Charles Manson: His Final Words", a new documentary which will air this Sunday, December 3 on the Reelz channel. The documentary focuses on the Manson family murders told from Manson's perspective using never-before-seen case files, pictures and exclusive interviews with Manson himself from inside California State Prison. "Charles ...

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Soul Pretender - PRIMITIVE RACE

Originally staked as an industrial supergroup mirroring the essence of REVOLTING COCKS, FRONT 242 and NITZER EBB, the PRIMITIVE RACE cotillion, and sound, has been shaken up—drastically. Founded by LORDS OF ACID/REVOLTING COCKS bassist Chris Kniker, PRIMITIVE RACE was fortified in 2013 by Erie Loch (LUXT, BLOWNLOAD, EXAGEIST), Raymond Watts (KMFDM, PIG), Mark Gemini Thwaite ...

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LITA FORD Says Her New Album Is Turning Out 'Pretty Badass'

Lita Ford says that the songwriting process for new album is "going great." Helming the project once again is guitarist/producer Gary Hoey, who previously worked with Lita on 2012's "Living Like A Runaway" disc. Speaking to Noise Blitz, Ford stated that the new songs are turning out "pretty badass. It's just been Gary Hoey and ...

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WILDESTARR To Release 'Beyond The Rain' Album In December

U.S. metal band WILDESTARR will release its new album, "Beyond The Rain", on Friday, December 8 via Scarlet Records. The first single from the disc is the title track, the official lyric video for which can be seen below. "Beyond The Rain" track listing: 01. Metamorphose 02. Beyond The Rain 03. Pressing The Wires 04. ...

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GWAR Releases Video For 'I'll Be Your Monster'

GWAR's David Brodsky-directed music video for "I'll Be Your Monster" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "The Blood Of Gods", which will be released on October 20 via Metal Blade. The disc was produced, recorded, mixed and mastered by Ronan Chris "Lord God" Murphy and will be made ...

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Watch EXODUS Perform In Sacramento

Capital Chaos TV has uploaded video footage of EXODUS's October 6 performance at the Ace Of Spades in Sacramento, California. Check it out below. Although it was originally reported that EXODUS would go into the studio in October to begin recording the new effort, it now appears that fans will have to wait ...

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