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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Talks New JACKSON Basses (Video)

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson is working closely with Jackson on expanding their line of basses. At the 2012 NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show — a massive music-products convention that took place January 19-22 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California — he gave TheMusicZoo.com a rundown on what's new and what's coming ...

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MEGADETH Bassist Visits JACKSON Showcase At NAMM (Video)

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson visited the Jackson showcase at the 2012 NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, a massive music-products convention that is taking place January 19-22 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Check out the footage below. The U.S.A. Custom Shop David Ellefson Signature Model Jackson Concert Bass is based on ...

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HOLLENTHON: Pro-Shot Footage Of Vienna Concert Available - Part 2

Austrian symphonic extreme metal outfit HOLLENTHON is making professionally filmed video footage of its entire December 4, 2010 concert at Szene in Vienna available for streaming in five parts. The second clip can be seen below, with the third part set to follow on January 22. HOLLENTHON's latest EP, "Tyrants and Wraiths", came out in ...

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TED NUGENT-Branded High-Performance Hunting Ammunition Coming Soon

Pierce Munitions, LLC has entered an exclusive agreement to manufacture high-performance hunting ammunition for the legendary Ted Nugent. Pierce Munitions is a company whose main focus is producing high quality performance ammunition. The Ted Nugent brand will be available for retail distribution exclusively through American Tactical, Rochester, New York. Under the Nugent brand, Pierce will ...

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THE GATES OF SLUMBER's 'Suffer No Guilt' To Be Reissued

THE GATES OF SLUMBER's "Suffer No Guilt" album will be reissued in a glorious six-panel, matte-finished digipak through Deep Send Records. THE GATES OF SLUMBER should be a household name to all lovers of true doom metal. To the uninitiated, their magnum sophomore album, "Suffer No Guilt", is the perfect place to start your journey. ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON At Jackson Custom Shop In Corona (Video)

In the three-minute video clip below, MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson and master builder Mike Shannon offer an update from the Fender factory in Corona, California where Ellefson's new signature Jackson guitars are currently being produced. Also available is footage of Ellefson demonstrating his signature Jackson bass at a stop on his recent clinic tour (courtesy ...

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HIGH ON FIRE Begins Recording New Album

Oakland, California hard rock band HIGH ON FIRE has entered Salem, Massachusetts' GodCity Studios with producer and CONVERGE guitarist Kurt Ballou to begin tracking its as-yet-untitled new album. Tentative songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Serums of Liao", "Madness Of An Architect", "De Vermis Mysteriis", "Spiritual Rites" and "Warhorn". A press release describes ...

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MEDICATED: 'Ways To Make You Fall' Video Released

"Ways To Make You Fall", the new video from MEDICATED — the Finnish metal band featuring former IMPERANON and current NORTHER vocalist Aleksi Sihvonen, can be seen below. The song is the title track of the group's EP, which came out last year. MEDICATED's "Magnum For Amen" EP, was released in 2008. Formed in 2005, ...

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SNAKECHARMER Performs Live For First Time

New classic rock outfit SNAKECHARMER was finally introduced to the industry on December 5 with an intimate launch party, where selected members of the press listened to an exquisite four tracks appetizer, equally split between unforgettable WHITESNAKE classics and SNAKECHARMER's own unreleased work. A special guest appearance with URIAH HEEP at London's Shepherds Bush Empire ...

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SNAKECHARMER Music Premieres On 'Rich Davenport's Rock Show' (Audio)

Former WHITESNAKE and current SNAKECHARMER guitarist Micky Moody was interviewed on the November 24, 2011 edition of "Rich Davenport's Rock Show". The program which features two exclusive preview tracks from SNAKECHARMER's forthcoming debut album can be streamed using the Mixcloud player below. (Note: The interview begins around the 12:06 mark.) With two brand new songs ...

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MAGNUM: 'Evolution' Audio Samples Available

Hugely influential British melodic hard rock group MAGNUM will release its new album, "Evolution", in Europe on November 14 via Steamhammer/SPV. The set will come in a high-value ecol book. MAGNUM's lineup of guitarist/songwriter/producer Tony Clarkin, vocalist Bob Catley, keyboard player Mark Stanway, bassist Al Barrow and drummer Harry James excelled itself on "Evolution", which ...

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MAGNUM: 'Evolution' Album Details Revealed

Hugely influential British melodic hard rock group MAGNUM will release its new album, "Evolution", in Europe on November 14 via Steamhammer/SPV. The set will come in a high-value ecol book. MAGNUM's lineup of guitarist/songwriter/producer Tony Clarkin, vocalist Bob Catley, keyboard player Mark Stanway, bassist Al Barrow and drummer Harry James excelled itself on "Evolution", which ...

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AVANTASIA: Pro-Shot Footage Of WACKEN OPEN AIR Performance

AVANTASIA the project led by EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet closed out this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival on Saturday, August 6 in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. The concert, which was broadcast live on German TV station ZDFkultur, can now be seen below. (Note: ZDFkultur only aired a ...

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AVANTASIA: Band Lineup For WACKEN OPEN AIR Performance Revealed

AVANTASIA the project led by EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet will perform at this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6, 2011 in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. In addition to Sammet, AVANTASIA's lineup for the Wacken performance will include the following ten musicians: * ...

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MAGNUM Singer Interviewed In Berlin (Video)

More-Classic-Rock.com conducted an interview with MAGNUM singer Bob Catley on March 11, 2011 in Berlin, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. MAGNUM's latest album, "The Visitation", was released in January via Steamhammer/SPV. The five MAGNUM members — Tony Clarkin (guitar), Bob Catley (vocals), Mark Stanway (keyboards), Al Barrow (bass) and Harry ...

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HIGH ON FIRE Frontman Interviewed On SOUNDWAVE TV (Video)

Heavy music presenter Christina Rowatt of Soundwave TV of the conducted an interview with Matt Pike of the San Francisco Bay Area hard rock band HIGH ON FIRE during Australia's Soundwave traveling festival. You can now watch the chat below. HIGH ON FIRE was on tour and set to perform in Tokyo, Japan on March ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE 1981 'Paperback Writer' Performance Unearthed

Never-before-seen footage from MÖTLEY CRÜE's second concert (see below) has been unearthed to promote the hard rock/heavy metal-themed auctions of eBay seller EliteWorks. On April 25, 1981 MÖTLEY CRÜE was opening for Y&T at The Starwood, and their manager at the time (Allan Coffman) hired Bell Piper to videotape the performance which featured the CRÜE's ...

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