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AEROSMITH To Perform At 2020 GRAMMY AWARDS

AEROSMITH is among the artists that will perform at the 2020 Grammy Awards on January 26 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Also scheduled to appear are Billie Eilish, Lizzo, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani. The event will once again be hosted by Alicia Keys. AEROSMITH will be honored as the 2020 MusiCares Person ...

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METALLICA Pledges More Than $500,000 To Australia Fire Relief Efforts

METALLICA has pledged $750,000 AUD (approximately $516,000) to NSW Rural Fire Service and the Victoria Country Fire Authority to help the victims of Australia's devastating bushfire crisis. The band said in a statement: "We are totally overwhelmed by the news of the wildfires sweeping through millions of acres across Australia, with major impact in New ...

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TAYLOR HAWKINS & THE COATTAIL RIDERS Debut 'Middle Child' Video

TAYLOR HAWKINS & THE COATTAIL RIDERS ring in the new year with a brand new video for "Middle Child", the latest single from last year's "Get The Money" album (Shanabelle/RCA Records). Directed by Wiley Hodgden, Taylor Hawkins and Jeff Coffman, the "Middle Child" clip's vintage green screen vibes recall the halcyon days of early '80s ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE And ELTON JOHN Are Collaborating On A Song

Ozzy Osbourne is working on a new song with Elton John. The news of the surprise collaboration was broken earlier today (Monday, January 6) by Ozzy's wife and manager Sharon on her daytime TV talk show "The Talk". Asked by co-host Carrie Ann Inaba what 2020 has in store for Ozzy, Sharon said (see video ...

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KINGDOM COME Announces West Coast Shows

KINGDOM COME will play three West Coast shows at the end of the month. Singer Lenny Wolf is not involved with KINGDOM COME's current reunion tour, which recently celebrated the 30th anniversary of the release of the band's self-titled debut album. The trek, which kicked off in September 2018, features drummer James Kottak alongside guitarists ...

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GEORGE LYNCH, BRAD GILLIS, CARMINE APPICE, JACK RUSSELL, Others To Pay Tribute To RONNIE MONTROSE

Iconic American rock guitarist Ronnie Montrose will be saluted by a stellar lineup of musicians whose own careers were influenced by the legendary and powerful Montrose sound at "Ronnie Montrose Remembered" — one of the most-talked-about shows of NAMM 2020. This celebratory concert highlighting Montrose's career will feature his greatest hits from early MONTROSE, EDGAR ...

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MASTODON Has Been 'Sifting Through Ideas' For Next Album

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON have been " sifting through ideas" for their next album, according to bassist/vocalist Troy Sanders. The follow-up to 2017's "Emperor Of Sand" will mark MASTODON's first release since the death of longtime manager Nick John and the passing of tour manager Bob Dallas. "Artistically, we usually respond well to tragedy," Troy ...

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JOHN 5 Says MÖTLEY CRÜE 'Killed It In The Studio' During Recording Sessions For 'The Dirt' Soundtrack

In a recent interview with Lana Morgan of Milwaukee's 102.9 The Hog radio station, former MARILYN MANSON and current ROB ZOMBIE guitarist John 5 spoke about his involvement with the soundtrack to MÖTLEY CRÜE's biopic "The Dirt", based on CRÜE's 2001 New York Times bestselling autobiography. "Me and Nikki [Sixx, MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist] are like ...

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JOE ELLIOTT 'Wouldn't Say No' To Proper DEF LEPPARD Biopic

Joe Elliott says that DEF LEPPARD's 2001 biopic was a "low-budget experiment that wasn't really great." "Hysteria - The Def Leppard Story" was produced by VH1 and was described as "the true story of one of the most successful pop-metal bands of the '80s." Upon its release, it was slammed by Deseret News music editor ...

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RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS' FLEA Comments On JOHN FRUSCIANTE's Return

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS bassist Flea has commented on the return of guitarist John Frusciante and the departure of the latter's replacement, Josh Klinghoffer, after 10 years. Less than two weeks ago, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS announced that they were parting ways with Klinghoffer, who played on the band's last two studio albums, 2011's "I'm ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist CHRIS POLAND Is Working On 'Liar' Memoir

Former MEGADETH guitarist Chris Poland is working on a memoir with the help of Thom Hazaert, who recently co-authored MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson's "More Life With Deth". The book is titled "Liar: Truth, Highs, And Consequences", and will tentatively be released sometime in 2020, in partnership with Combat Records and Ellefson Books. It will also ...

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ARMORED SAINT's GONZO SANDOVAL Completes Drum Tracks For New Album

ARMORED SAINT drummer Gonzo Sandoval has completed laying down drum tracks for the band's new album. According to Gonzo, he recorded his parts for 11 songs over a six-day period at Eldorado Recording Studio in Burbank, California with engineer Josh Newell and producer and ARMORED SAINT bassist Joey Vera. The follow-up to 2015's "Win Hands ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON: Why I Like GHOST

In a brand new interview with Argentina's TMPlay, MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson was asked which other artists he likes to listen to. He responded: "The band I've kind of had a real affinity for in the last couple of years is GHOST. I realize they had many records out early on ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman's ME AND THAT MAN Project Releases 'Burning Churches' Christmas Song

Blackened blues project ME AND THAT MAN — founded in 2013 by BEHEMOTH frontman Adam "Nergal" Darski — has released a new single, "Burning Churches", accompanied by an obscure audiovisual. Mat McNerney's (GRAVE PLEASURES) raspy, gripping vocal performance accents this outlaw country-inspired blackened blues piece, forging an ominous atmosphere. The story of "Burning Churches" goes ...

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Listen To New SEPULTURA Song 'Last Time'

"Last Time", a brand new song from Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Quadra", which will be released on February 7, 2020 via Nuclear Blast Records. After relentless touring for its previous opus, 2017's "Machine Messiah", SEPULTURA returned to Sweden's Fascination Street Studios to once ...

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