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Singer ONI LOGAN Once Again Exits LYNCH MOB

Singer Oni Logan has once again left LYNCH MOB, the band he has been in and out of for almost three decades. In a Facebook post headlined "A brother has left the building," Logan wrote: "As a new year shines a light, so do new beginnings. Some that make the heart flutter and some that ...

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Former TRIBE OF GYPSIES Singer GREGG ANALLA Dies In Motorcycle Crash

Acclaimed singer Gregg Analla (SLAVIOR, SEVENTHSIGN, TRIBE OF GYPSIES) was killed Thursday afternoon (January 4) when he lost control of his motorcycle and struck a curb in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He thrown from the bike after hitting the center median and was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Officer Simon Drobik, ...

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KXM Featuring KORN, KING'S X, Ex-DOKKEN Members: Back In The Studio For Third Album

KXM, the band featuring bassist/vocalist Doug "dUg" Pinnick (KING'S X), guitarist George Lynch (LYNCH MOB, DOKKEN) and drummer Ray Luzier (KORN), is currently recording its third album with producer/engineer Chris Collier — who also helmed the group's first two releases — at Steakhouse Studio in North Hollywood, California. The album will be released by Rat ...

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The End - BLACK SABBATH

The end of an era, perhaps. Or perhaps not. What we know as we close 2017 is that BLACK SABBATH completed a presumably final stretch of tour dates that culminated where it all began nearly half a century ago: Birmingham, England. Tony Iommi, who announced around the release of the album "13" that he has ...

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DISCHARGE Releases Official Music Video For 'The Broken Law'

U.K. hardcore punk legends DISCHARGE have released the official music video for the song "The Broken Law". The clip was shot in the fall of 2017 in London by Stuart Sterling. "The Broken Law" is taken from DISCHARGE's latest album, "End Of Days", which was released in April 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The band states: ...

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Video Premiere: LYNCH MOB's 'Miles Away'

"Miles Away", the new video from LYNCH MOB, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "The Brotherhood", which was released on September 8 via Rat Pak Records. The disc was produced by Chris "The Wizard" Collier (FLOTSAM AND JETSAM, PRONG, KXM) and features eleven brand new hard rock tracks. ...

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CANDLEMASS, TREAT Members Join Forces In REVERTIGO

Frontiers Music Srl has announced the signing of REVERTIGO, the Stockholm, Sweden-based duo of Mats Levén (vocals) and Anders Wikström (guitar). Their debut album will be released in early 2018. As close personal and musical friends for nearly thirty years, REVERTIGO is the next chapter in an ongoing collaboration between the two culminating with their ...

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VIXEN Singer JANET GARDNER Releases 'Rat Hole' Video

"Rat Hole", the new video from VIXEN frontwoman Janet Gardner, can be seen below. The track, which was inspired by Gardner's frustration with health care insurance companies, is taken from her self-titled debut solo album, released last week via Pavement Entertainment. "Janet Gardner" is a collaboration between the singer, who works days as a part-time ...

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Video Premiere: LYNCH MOB's 'Mr. Jekyll And Hyde'

"Mr. Jekyll And Hyde", the new video from LYNCH MOB, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "The Brotherhood", which will be released on Friday, September 8 via Rat Pak Records. The disc was produced by Chris "The Wizard" Collier (FLOTSAM AND JETSAM, PRONG, KXM) and features eleven brand ...

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THE OFFERING Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Century Media Records has announced the signing of THE OFFERING to a worldwide deal. Hailing from Boston, Massachusetts, the five players behind THE OFFERING first came together in Tampa, Florida to invent their signature version of progressive, furious, and technical power metal with a strong death and thrash approach. The wild mixture of elements from ...

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VIXEN Vocalist JANET GARDNER: More Solo Album Details Revealed

Janet Gardner, best known as the lead vocalist of the all-female rock band VIXEN, will release her self-titled debut solo album on August 18 via Pavement Entertainment in conjunction with Pavement's cohorts Eternal Sound Records for Europe. All songs were written, performed and produced by Gardner and her husband of more than a year, Justin ...

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