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JAMES HETFIELD On Side Projects: 'I Want It To Add To Me, Not Subtract From METALLICA'

During an interview with METALLICA's fan-club magazine So What!, the band's frontman, James Hetfield, was asked if bassist Robert Trujillo doing his projects and guitarist Kirk Hammett pursuing his horror-related ventures has given him more fortitude to develop some projects like that for himself. He responded: "That's a great question, because, for me, it's always ...

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FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE: 'King' Album Artwork Unveiled

Italian symphonic-death metal masters FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE have revealed the cover artwork to their upcoming album, "King". This stunning visualization was created by acclaimed contemporary artist Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, ICED EARTH, KATAKLYSM, HATEBREED). Comments the band: "This work of art is nothing more than the picture of an old world coming to an end.The author, Eliran ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO On His Latest Knee Injury: 'My Skeleton Has Betrayed Me More Times Than I Can Count'

Jimmy Cabbs conducted an interview with Philip Anselmo (PANTERA, DOWN, SUPERJOINT, PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS) before SUPERJOINT's October 31 concert in Los Angeles with DANZIG, VEIL OF MAYA, PRONG and WITCH MOUNTAIN. You can now watch the chat in two parts below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his latest ...

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Former GOD FORBID Guitarist DOC COYLE Launches VAGUS NERVE

VAGUS NERVE is a brand new hard rock band featuring Doc Coyle, formerly of GOD FORBID. This is his first creative output since leaving GOD FORBID in August 2013. According to a press release, VAGUS NERVE is "focused solely on artistic integrity, devoid of any commercial ulterior motives. It's just a few guys who love ...

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Singer MIKE HOWE Explains His Return To METAL CHURCH (Video)

The first part of an Electronic Press Kit (EPK) for the forthcoming METAL CHURCH album — featuring the band's returning vocalist Mike Howe — is available below. Howe, who fronted METAL CHURCH from 1988 until 1994, officially rejoined the band in April. In the summer of 2014, METAL CHURCH suddenly found themselves in need of ...

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Video: JACK RUSSELL'S GREAT WHITE Performs Cover Of LED ZEPPELIN's 'Going To California' In Ramona

Fan-filmed video footage of JACK RUSSELL'S GREAT WHITE — which features Jack Russell on vocals alongside former GREAT WHITE bassist-turned-guitarist Tony Montana (as a guitar player and keyboardist), bassist Chris Tristram, lead guitarist Robby Locher and drummer Dicki Fliszar — performing a cover version of the LED ZEPPELIN classic "Going To California" on October 16 ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Joined By Fan On Stage In Charlotte (Video)

A fan jumped on stage during STONE TEMPLE PILOTS' set at the Weenie Roast in Charlotte, North Carolina on September 12 while the band was performing the track "Interstate Love Song". The fan attempted to sing the song with STP frontman Chester Bennington and briefly danced, and then collapsed. He quickly picked himself back up ...

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WHITESNAKE: Video Footage Of St. Charles Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of WHITESNAKE's August 16 performance in St. Charles, Missouri can be seen below. WHITESNAKE's new touring lineup — David Coverdale (vocals), Joel Hoekstra (guitar), Reb Beach (guitar), Michael Devin (bass), Tommy Aldridge (drums) and Michele Luppi (keyboards) — made its live debut on May 28 at Northern Quest Casino in Airway Heights, ...

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New Song Premiere: MASTERS OF METAL's 'Evolution Of Being'

MASTERS OF METAL, the Los Angeles-based thrash metal outfit launched by seasoned veterans and members of AGENT STEELJuan Garcia (guitars), Bernie Versailles (guitars, vocals), Robert Cardenas (bass, backing vocals) and Rigo Amezcua (drums) — will release its full-length debut, "From Worlds Beyond", in North America on September 18 via Metalville Records. The eleven-song ...

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MASTERS OF METAL Feat. AGENT STEEL Members: 'From Worlds Beyond' Album Due In September

MASTERS OF METAL, the Los Angeles-based thrash metal outfit launched by seasoned veterans and members of AGENT STEELJuan Garcia (guitars), Bernie Versailles (guitars, vocals), Robert Cardenas (bass, backing vocals) and Rigo Amezcua (drums) — will release its full-length debut, "From Worlds Beyond", in North America on September 18 via Metalville Records. The eleven-song ...

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DEF LEPPARD's PHIL COLLEN On Upcoming Album: 'It's Probably The Most Diverse Thing We've Done'

DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen was was recently interviewed by Mike Hsu of the Worcester/Boston, Massachusetts radio station WAAF. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On DEF LEPPARD's new, self-titled album: "It's gonna come out in October. We've actually done some backing vocals on it ...

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NIRVANA's Self-Titled Collection To Debut On Vinyl And Blu-Ray Pure Audio

On August 28, NIRVANA's self-titled, double-platinum-selling (United States) / seven-times-platinum-selling (worldwide) posthumous collection "Nirvana" (UMe) makes its debut on 45rpm double LP, pressed on 200-gram heavy weight vinyl and packaged in a furnace black gatefold sleeve with liner notes and a digital download card for 96kHz 24-bit HD audio; as well as a 33rpm single ...

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JOURNEY Helps Raise Record Amount At Hollywood Bowl Opening

One of Los Angeles' most iconic concert venues, the Hollywood Bowl, launched its 94nd season with the 2015 Opening Night Concert, featuring ever-popular and long-enduring rock band and recent Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame inductees JOURNEY, Saturday, June 20, at 8 p.m. JOURNEY — original members Neal Schon (guitars, backing vocals) and Ross Valory (bass, ...

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