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METALLICA: More Photos From 'Obey Your Master' Exhibition

METALLICA is the inspiration for new "Obey Your Master", a new art exhibition which sees pieces from a range of different artists who have interpreted various songs from the band in their own unique way. Among the artists who are displaying pieces at Exhibit A Gallery in Los Angeles are SLIPKNOT percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan, ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION: 'The New Guys' Speak (Video)

In the five-minute clip below, Mike Coolen (drums) and Stefan Helleblad (rhythm guitar), the "new guys" from the Dutch female-fronted symphonic metal band WITHIN TEMPTATION, talk about what it's like to be on the road and perform all around the world during the "Unforgiving" tour. "Fire And Ice", the new video from Dutch symphonic metallers ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION: 'Underground' Video Released

Alternative rock pioneers JANE'S ADDICTION recently filmed a video for the song "Underground" off the band's latest album, "The Great Escape Artist". Shot with director Robert Hales (STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, NINE INCH NAILS, BRITNEY SPEARS, MILEY CYRUS, KID ROCK) in Los Angeles at the club Fais Do-Do, originally a speakeasy from the 1920s with a ...

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MYCHILDREN MYBRIDE To Release Self-Titled Album In March

Solid State Records has set a March 13 release date for MYCHILDREN MYBRIDE's third, self-titled album. The eagerly awaited CD is the band's third release in six years, and the first since 2010's lauded "Lost Boy", which debuted at No. 183 on The Billboard 200 chart. For MYCHILDREN MYBRIDE, the self-titled album represents a new ...

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INTO ETERNITY Recruits Female Singer For Upcoming Shows

Regina, Saskatchewan-based Canadian extreme progressive metallers INTO ETERNITY have recruited Amanda Kiernan of the Edmonton, Alberta-based metal band THE ORDER OF CHAOS as their new touring singer. States Amanda: "This is a wonderful opportunity for me that I couldn't pass up. I look forward to this experience. However, THE ORDER OF CHAOS will remain my ...

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STEVEN TYLER Teaming Up With CARRIE UNDERWOOD 'CMT Crossroads'

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler and Carrie Underwood will team up for a special episode of "CMT Crossroads", which pairs country music stars with popular artists from other genres — pop, rock, R&B — to play together, swap stories, and share their common love of music. "CMT Crossroads: Steven Tyler & Carrie Underwood Live From the ...

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LADY GAGA Reveals Love For DEF LEPPARD

Pop superstar Lady Gaga has revealed she's a massive fan of DEF LEPPARD, stating her own music is influenced by the British rockers. She told The Sun, "With my music there's lots of really big DEF LEPPARD-style melodies in the choruses but it's electronic dance music. I'd call it avant-garde techno rock. It ...

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INTO ETERNITY: 'Fukushima' Song Preview Available

Regina, Saskatchewan-based Canadian extreme progressive metallers INTO ETERNITY have posted studio and rehearsal footage of their new song "Fukushima". The track was written about the Fukushima Daiichi, Japan nuclear disaster (a series of equipment failures, nuclear meltdowns, and releases of radioactive materials at the Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant following the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami ...

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METALLICA Bassist Performs With BAD RELIGION Drummer At 'Drum Off Grand Finals' (Video)

Drummer Brooks Wackerman (BAD RELIGION, TENACIOUS D) played with Robert Trujillo (METALLICA) and Armand Sabal-Lecco (PAUL SIMON), both on bass, this past Saturday (January 14) at the twenty-third annual Guitar Center's Drum-Off, the nationwide search for the next great undiscovered drummer, at Club Nokia in Los Angeles, California. You can now watch video footage of ...

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MALICE Guitarist Comments On New Record Deal

Reunited Los Angeles heavy metal legends MALICE have inked a deal with SPV/Steamhammer. The band recently entered Silvercloud Recording studio in Redondo Beach, California with producer Joe Floyd (HALFORD, BRUCE DICKINSON, WARRIOR) to record updated versions of six classic MALICE metal anthems such as "Stellar Masters" and "No Haven For The Raven" as well as ...

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METALLICA 30th-Anniversary Celebration Discussed In Latest 'Shockwaves Skull Sessions' Podcast

Shockwaves Skull Sessions episode #54 is the METALLICA 30th-anniversary podcast covering the band's four shows at the Fillmore in San Francisco as part of the week-long celebration for fan club members only. The episode includes two separate discussions, the first featuring Ron Quintana, Patrick Scott and Tobe Baad along with host Bob Nalbandian; and the ...

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METALLICA Bassist To Perform At Guitar Center's 'Drum-Off'; PETER CRISS To Be Inducted

Guitar Center, the world's largest musical instrument retailer, has announces additional performers and judges for the twenty-third annual Guitar Center's Drum-Off, the nationwide search for the next great undiscovered drummer, at Club Nokia in Los Angeles on January 14, 2012. In addition to the five grand finalists competing for the nearly $50,000 grand prize, the ...

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EBENEZER BLOOD: Debut Album Available For Streaming

Craig Silverman (ONLY LIVING WITNESS, SLAPSHOT), Steve Young (SINNERS & SAINTS, CONFRONT), Robert Falzano (SHATTER MESSIAH, ANNIHILATOR), Mark Lind (SINNERS & SAINTS, DUCKY BOYS) and Will Toxic (TOXIC NARCOTIC) have joined forces in a new Boston, Massachusetts-based band called EBENEZER BLOOD. EBENEZER BLOOD began in 2010 as a recording project between Lind and Falzano. The ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION Announces 'Theatre Of The Escapists' Tour

From the beginning, JANE'S ADDICTION has thrown the most unique parties in rock, mixing a fierce musicality with theatrical flair onstage. 2012 sees the band — who've always outrageously combined electricity, sex and danger — return in support of their acclaimed album "The Great Escape Artist" (Capitol Records), which features the now-buzzing-at-radio track "Underground". Starting ...

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SATARIEL Rejoined By Founding Guitarist

Swedish melodic death metallers SATARIEL have announced the return of guitarist and founding member Mikael Granqvist to the group's ranks. Commented the band: "When Mike decided to quit after recording the 'Chifra' EP, we lost an important creative force and also a big part of the SATARIEL spirit. It isn't an overstatement to say that ...

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MAYHEM: New Video Interview With ATTILA CSIHAR

Robert Williams of Metal-Rules.com conducted a video interview with vocalist Attila Csihar of Norwegian/Hungarian black metallers MAYHEM prior to the band's December 4, 2011 performance at the Emo's in Austin, Texas. You can now watch the chat below. MAYHEM last year parted ways with French guitarist Silmaeth (ex-VORKREIST) and replaced him with Teloch ...

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NECROPHOBIC: Footage From EINDHOVEN METAL MEETING Posted Online

Video footage of NECROPHOBIC's December 18, 2011 performance at the Eindhoven Metal Meeting at Effenaar in Eindhoven, Holland can be seen below. NECROPHOBIC recently inked a deal with Season Of Mist. The band, which was recently joined by guitarists Robert Sennebäck (DISMEMBER, UNLEASHED) and Fredrik Folkare (UNLEASHED), is currently writing material for its seventh album, ...

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LITA FORD: Video Interview Posted Online

Robert Williams of Metal-Rules.com conducted an interview with '80s hard rock queen Lita Ford in October 2011 in San Antonio, Texas. You can now watch the chat below. In a 2011 interview with Classic Rock Revisited, Lita said that fans can expect to hear her "real comeback album" later this year. She explained, ...

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