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LYNYRD SKYNYRD 'Street Survivors' Film To Be Released In June

Cleopatra Entertainment's feature film "Street Survivors: The True Story Of The Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash" has been officially selected for inclusion in the upcoming Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival taking place at the Staples Center/LA Live in Los Angeles from February 12 through February 27. The film will premier there on Sunday, February 16 at ...

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Former TESLA Guitarist TOMMY SKEOCH Launches RESIST & BITE

Former TESLA guitarist Tommy Skeoch has launched a new project called RESIST & BITE. Joining him in the group are ex-LYNCH MOB lead vocalist Nathan Utz, guitarist Steve Stokes, drummer David Parks and bassist Brian Powell. Skeoch stated: "[I'm] very excited about this band. Been working with the band now about a [year]. And our ...

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LINDEMANN Feat. RAMMSTEIN Singer, PAIN/HYPOCRISY Mainman: 'Platz Eins' Music Video

LINDEMANN, the project featuring vocalist Till Lindemann of German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN and Swedish producer and multi-instrumentalist Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN), has released a Zoran Bihac-directed music video for the song "Platz Eins". The track is taken from LINDEMANN's second album, "F & M", which arrived in November. The follow-up to 2015's "Skills In Pills" ...

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LAMB OF GOD Teases New Single 'Checkmate'

LAMB OF GOD has released a teaser for a new single called "Checkmate". The short video, which consists of clips of current political figures and footage of the band recording in the studio, can be seen below. The lyrics for the track, which is expected to be released this Thursday, February 6, were also made ...

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COHEED AND CAMBRIA Announces 'Neverender NWFT' Tour 2020

Modern progressive rock band COHEED AND CAMBRIA will return to the road for the 40-plus-date "Neverender NWFT" tour in 2020. Continuing the popular "Neverender" tour series, the group will perform its 2007 fourth studio album, "Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV, Volume II: No World For Tomorrow", in its entirety. Additionally, fans can expect performances ...

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THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER To Release 'Verminous' Album In April

On April 17, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER will release its new album, "Verminous", via Metal Blade Records. The disc is described in a press release as the band's most dynamic, rousing and emotional release to date, and it achieves this without compromising one iota of heaviness. "I think this is the biggest evolutionary leap we've ...

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NIGHTWISH's TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN On 'Human. :II: Nature': 'It's A Concept Album Without Intending It To Be'

Arto Mäenpää of Finland's Kaaos TV recently conducted an interview with keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen and drummer Kai Hahto of Finnish/British/Dutch symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how Holopainen emerged from writer's block to write the band's forthcoming "Human. :II: ...

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INCUBUS Announces New EP, Summer Tour With 311

INCUBUS has announced summer North American amphitheater tour. Produced by Live Nation, the trek will kick off July 15 in Auburn, Washinigton and will travel to more than 35 cities across the country before concluding September 5 in Noblesville, Indiana. The Grammy-nominated band will be joined on the trek by alternative rock stalwarts 311, who ...

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SLIPKNOT Announces 'Knotfest Roadshow' 2020 Tour With A DAY TO REMEMBER, UNDEROATH And CODE ORANGE

Following the enormous success of 2019's inaugural "Knotfest Roadshow" tour, the multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning hard rock band SLIPKNOT has announced that they will once again be hitting the road this summer to headline the "Knotfest Roadshow" 2020 North American tour produced by Live Nation. Joining them and rounding out a killer lineup showcasing the best ...

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GIRLSCHOOL Members Recall Meeting MOTÖRHEAD's LEMMY The First Time: 'It Was Like Serendipity'

In an interview with TotalRock Radio's Dawn Osbourne prior to their January 30 show at London Underworld in London, England, United Kingdom, members of veteran all-girl British hard rockers GIRLSCHOOL recalled their first encounter with legendary MOTÖRHEAD frontman Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister. The two bands teamed up for the 1981 "St. Valentine's Day Massacre" EP that ...

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GLENN TIPTON, ROB HALFORD And RICHIE FAULKNER Are Working On Music For Next JUDAS PRIEST Album

JUDAS PRIEST members Rob Halford, Glenn Tipton and Richie Faulkner have commenced the official songwriting sessions for the band's follow-up to "Firepower" album. Released in March 2018, "Firepower" was the second LP to feature the 40-year-old Faulkner, who was selected to fill the void left by founding guitarist K.K. Downing following his exit in 2011. ...

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GEOFF TATE Says Performing QUEENSRŸCHE's Entire 'Empire' Album Is A 'Completely Selfish Endeavor'

Australia's Heavy magazine recently conducted an interview with former QUEENSRŸCHE frontman Geoff Tate. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On rehearsing QUEENSRŸCHE's 1988 classic album, "Operation: Mindcrime" more than three decades after its release for a run of 30th-anniversary tour dates: Geoff: ...

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STRYPER Frontman Defends This Year's SUPER BOWL Halftime Show: It Was 'Very Entertaining To Watch'

STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet has defended this year's Super Bowl halftime performance, saying it was "pretty amazing" and "very entertaining to watch." Sunday's (February 2) halftime show saw Shakira and Jennifer Lopez teaming up for a history-making performance that honored the Latino community. Shakira sang a medley of some of her hit songs before swapping ...

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Video Premiere: RICHIE KOTZEN's 'Devil's Hand'

"Devil's Hand", the new video from singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Richie Kotzen, can be seen below. The track is taken from his his 22nd solo album, "50 For 50" — which is now available via his own custom label, Headroom-Inc. The three-disc collection is just what the title implies: a collection of 50 previously unreleased ...

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