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MICHAEL ANTHONY: CHICKENFOOT Will 'Definitely' Play Again

Michael Anthony says that CHICKENFOOT will "definitely" reunite for more live shows and possible new music. The supergroup, which features the ex-VAN HALEN bassist, alongside legendary guitarist Joe Satriani, former VAN HALEN singer Sammy Hagar and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS drummer Chad Smith, has been largely inactive since 2012 when it toured with Kenny Aronoff ...

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PERRY FARRELL Is Hopeful For LOLLAPALOOZA Return In August

JANE'S ADDICTION frontman Perry Farrell has told iHeartRadio's Jason Rockman in a new interview that he is hopeful there will be a 2021 edition of Lollapalooza's flagship event in Chicago. "If we can all stay on course, get vaccinated, stay socially distanced and masked up, maybe — please, God, maybe — we'll get to go ...

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CHEVELLE's PETE LOEFFLER Is Ready To Get COVID-19 Vaccine: 'Anything To Start The Process Of Getting Back To Normal'

CHEVELLE vocalist/guitarist Pete Loeffler spoke to the KFMA 102.1 radio station about what it will take for him and his bandmates to feel comfortable about returning to the road during the pandemic. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "We're all kind of waiting and watching — waiting for them to open up the vaccines to ...

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HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES Cancel Summer 2021 European Tour

HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES have canceled their previously announced summer 2021 European tour due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The band, which consists of AEROSMITH's Joe Perry, actor Johnny Depp and legendary rocker Alice Cooper, was originally set to play the shows in September 2020 but pushed them back to August 2021. They have now confirmed that ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Drops Music Video For 'Electric Yerevan'

Serj Tankian's critically revered "Elasticity" EP, the SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer's first solo release since 2013's "Orca", is available now. The Los Angeles- and New Zealand-based musician has simultaneously unveiled a second video from the five-song collection, for the track "Electric Yerevan". Tankian said of the tune: "The song was inspired by the successful ...

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ANTHRAX's CHARLIE BENANTE Announces 'Silver Linings' Covers Album

ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante has announced a brand new album, "Silver Linings", due out May 14 via Megaforce Records. The 14-track effort features an all-star cast of "who's who" in the thrash, metal, and rock worlds, with all cuts culled from Benante's acclaimed "quarantine jam" video series. Benante has earmarked a portion of the "Silver ...

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RISE AGAINST Announces New Album, 'Nowhere Generation'

Punk rock band RISE AGAINST is back with a provocative and dynamic new album, "Nowhere Generation", the group's first new studio effort in four years. On the upcoming release, the outspoken band points a finger at big business and politics for stacking the social and economical deck against Millennials', Gen Y's and Gen Z's pursuit ...

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SKID ROW Taps Producer NICK RASKULINECZ For New Album Sessions

SKID ROW guitarist Dave "Snake" Sabo has told the "Behind The Vinyl" podcast that he and his bandmates will regroup in less than two weeks in Nashville, Tennessee to begin pre-production on some of its new material. Asked if they will once again work with producer Michael Wagener, who also helmed the group's 1989 self-titled ...

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PETE LOEFFLER Says CHEVELLE Hasn't Made Any Money Off Record Sales Despite Selling More Than Six Million Albums

CHEVELLE vocalist/guitarist Pete Loeffler has revealed to "The KiddChris Show" on Cincinnati's WEBN radio station that his band is a free agent after fulfilling its contractual agreement with longtime label Epic. "We just finished our record contract," he said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). "How many bands can say that? We just handed in our last ...

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LZZY HALE: HALESTORM's New Album Will Be 'A Musical Documentary Of What We've Gone Through' During Pandemic

HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale spoke to Matt Pinfield of KLOS's "New & Approved" series about the songwriting sessions for the band's follow-up to 2018's "Vicious" album. She said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "It's been a roller-coaster ride, because we were writing for the record and actually getting together right here in my home studio every ...

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THE OFFSPRING Explains 'Let The Bad Times Roll' Album Title

THE OFFSPRING singer Bryan "Dexter" Holland and guitarist Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman spoke to Lou Brutus of HardDrive Radio about the band's upcoming tenth studio album, "Let The Bad Times Roll", which will arrive on April 16 via Concord Records. The follow-up to 2012's "Days Go By" was produced by Bob Rock, who also worked on ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Releases Lyric Video For 'I Refuse'

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has released a lyric video for "I Refuse". The song was included on the second installment of FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH's greatest-hits collection, "A Decade Of Destruction - Volume 2", which came out in October. "A Decade Of Destruction - Volume 2" contains four previously unreleased tracks: "Broken World", the Steve ...

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