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DAVE GROHL Says KISS Inspired Him To Become Musician

According to The Pulse Of Radio, FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl paid tribute to KISS on Wednesday night (April 29) during the ASCAP Pop Music Awards, where the legendary band was recognized for their influence as songwriters. Grohl presented founding members Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons with the ASCAP Founders Award while recalling when he ...

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Former MORBID ANGEL Drummer PETE SANDOVAL: How 'I Fell In Love With God'

On March 7, AndrewHaug.com, Australia's first-ever dedicated 24/7 rock and metal online radio station launched by Andrew Haug, the former host of Triple J Australia's "The Racket" radio show (originally "Full Metal Racket"; 2001-2011), conducted an interview with drummer Pedro "Pete" Sandoval (MORBID ANGEL, TERRORIZER) at the Hammersonic festival in Jakarta, Indonesia. You ...

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KATAKLYSM: 'Of Ghosts And Gods' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Montreal-based death metallers KATAKLYSM will release new album, "Of Ghosts And Gods", on July 31 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork for the follow-up to "Waiting For The End To Come" was created by up-and-coming dark and macabre artist Art By Surtsey and can be seen below. According to KATAKYSM, the "cover art echoes a ...

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CARCASS's JEFF WALKER On Making Of 'Surgical Steel': 'It Started Off Fun, And Then It Turned Into Complete Torture'

Ilias "Nerevarine" Kytidis of Greece's Rock Overdose recently conducted an interview with bassist/vocalist Jeff Walker of reactivated British extreme metal pioneers CARCASS. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. Speaking about the recording sessions for CARCASS's comeback album, 2013's "Surgical Steel", Walker said: "It started off fun, and ...

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CANCER BATS: 'True Zero' Video Released

Canadian hardcore-punk-metal band CANCER BATS will release its fifth studio album, "Searching For Zero", in the U.S. on March 10 via Metal Blade Records. The CD features 10 tracks, including "True Zero", for which the Jim Agapito-directed video can be seen below. The iTunes version of the album will include two exclusive tracks titled "Kill ...

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Legendary THE RUNAWAYS Producer KIM FOWLEY Dies At 75

Legendary Hollywood impresario/producer Kim Fowley died earlier today (Thursday, January 15) after a long battle with bladder cancer. He was 75. Fowley is best known for his role behind a string of novelty and cult pop rock singles in the 1960s, and for managing THE RUNAWAYS in the 1970s. He produced the band's 1976 self-titled ...

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DAVID LEE ROTH, PAUL STANLEY, SLASH, ALICE COOPER Join FOO FIGHTERS On Stage In Los Angeles (Video)

VAN HALEN singer David Lee Roth joined FOO FIGHTERS on stage last night (Saturday, January 10) at the Forum in Los Angeles to perform two of his band's biggest hits, "Panama" and "Ain't Talking About Love". Other onstage guests included MOTÖRHEAD's Lemmy Kilmister, Alice Cooper, Trombone Shorty, Joe Walsh, Perry Farrell (JANE'S ADDICTION), Zakk Wylde ...

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SAIGON KICK: Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of St. Petersburg Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of the reunited acclaimed 1990s rock band SAIGON KICK performing on December 27 at State Theatre in St. Petersburg, Florida can be seen below. Bassist Chris McLernon was forced to sit out the St. Petersburg concert "due to unforeseen circumstances" and was replaced by SAIGON KICK's original bassist, Tom Defile. In a ...

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Mass & Volume - PIG DESTROYER

Perhaps one of the unlikeliest breakouts in metal is PIG DESTROYER. Their superb grindcore blaster "Book Burner" was one of 2012's best slabs and for the band's fans, the long-shelved "Mass & Volume" EP finally sees the light of day. Its main attraction is to expose a different dimension to the band, especially to those ...

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POISON IDEA To Release 'Confuse & Conquer' Album Via SOUTHERN LORD RECORDINGS

Long-running Portland, Oregon-based American hardcore punk outfit POISON IDEA will release its new album, "Confuse & Conquer", in the spring of 2015 via Southern Lord Recordings. Over recent months, out of the public eye, the current POISON IDEA lineup has been intermittently raiding Audiosiege in Portland for clandestine recording and mastering sessions, covertly harnessing their ...

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CARCASS: Fan-Filmed Footage Of Entire Richmond Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of CARCASS' entire November 5 performance at The Broadberry in Richmond, Virginia can be seen below. CARCASS will issue a collection of previously unreleased and hard-to-find tracks this November. Titled "Surgical Remission / Surplus Steel", all the songs on the EP were recorded during the sessions for "Surgical Steel", which was produced ...

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TESLA Drummer TROY LUCCKETTA Releases Debut SAVILLE ROW Album

SAVILLE ROW, the band featuring TESLA drummer Troy Luccketta, has just released its debut album, "The Way Around It", via Varese Sarabande Records. SAVILLE ROW began 2011 when Luccketta introduced Mika Greiner, former vocalist for the West Coast band REDLINE 5, to Marc Bonilla (TOY MATINEE, Keith Emerson, Ronnie Montrose), prominent guitarist and composer in ...

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CARCASS: 'The Granulating Dark Satanic Mills' Music Video Released

"The Granulating Dark Satanic Mills", the new video from British extreme metal icons CARCASS, can be seen below. CARCASS will issue a collection of previously unreleased and hard-to-find tracks this November. Titled "Surgical Remission / Surplus Steel", all the songs on the EP were recorded during the "Surgical Steel" sessions, which was produced by Colin ...

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CARCASS To Release 'Surgical Remission / Surplus Steel' EP

British extreme metal icons CARCASS will issue a collection of previously unreleased and hard-to-find tracks this November. Titled "Surgical Remission / Surplus Steel", all the songs on the EP were recorded during the "Surgical Steel" sessions, which was produced by Colin Richardson (NAPALM DEATH, BOLT THROWER, GOREFEST, CANNIBAL CORPSE, SINISTER, RODRIGO Y GABRIELA) and mixed/mastered ...

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ACE FREHLEY Interviewed On FOX 5 (Video)

Fox 5 co-anchor Steve Lacy recently conducted an interview with original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley. You can now watch the segment below. "Space Invader", the first new solo album from Frehley in five years, sold around 19,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 9 on ...

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ACE FREHLEY's 'Space Invader' Cracks U.S. Top 10

"Space Invader", the first new solo album from original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley in five years, sold around 19,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 9 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD arrived in stores on August 19 via Entertainment One Music (eOne Music). ...

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ACE FREHLEY Guests On 'Elliot In The Morning' (Audio)

Earlier this month, original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley was interviewed on "Elliot In The Morning", the morning radio talk show hosted by DJ Elliot Segal. You can listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. "Space Invader", the first new solo album from Ace Frehley in five years, is likely to sell between 17,000 ...

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