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DAVE MUSTAINE Talks About His 'Guitar Prodigy' Interactive App

Ranked No. 1 by Joel McIver in "The 100 Greatest Metal Guitarists" book, Dave Mustaine godfathered fast-heavy-metal guitar generations, first as the original lead guitarist for METALLICA, and then as the founder of legendary MEGADETH. Now, Mustaine has teamed with the creators of Rock Prodigy to give his legions of fans an entirely new way ...

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THE MINI BAND Stunned By METALLICA Video Message Of Support

THE MINI BAND — the Thatcham, United Kingdom-based group made up of 8- and 10-year-olds whose performance of METALLICA's "Enter Sandman" has racked up more than three million YouTube views in ten weeks — was stunned when METALLICA sent them a video message ahead of a recent gig. THE MINI BAND said it had been ...

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LUCA TURILLI Talks Next RHAPSODY Album In New Interview

In August 2011, RHAPSODY OF FIRE guitarist Luca Turilli and keyboardist Alex Staropoli announced their decision to go their separate ways. Due to legal reasons, Staropoli will continue under the RHAPSODY OF FIRE name. Turilli, on the other hand, will make his future efforts available under the RHAPSODY moniker (RHAPSODY OF FIRE's original name), in ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION: 'Fire And Ice' Video Released

"Fire And Ice", the new video from Dutch symphonic metallers WITHIN TEMPTATION, can be seen below. The clip features both live footage and video footage that was filmed for use during the band's live performances. "Fire And Ice" comes off WITHIN TEMPTATION's fifth studio album, "The Unforgiving", which sold around 12,000 copies in the United ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarist To Take Part In 'Experience Hendrix Tour'

The 2012 edition of the critically acclaimed Experience Hendrix concert tour will launch with a three-week run of dates starting March 6 featuring an all-star lineup of musical greats paying homage to the abiding genius of Jimi Hendrix. Presented by Fender Musical Instruments, this year's tour will include performances by the following musicians: * Buddy ...

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AMANDA SOMERVILLE Talks TRILLIUM On 'Rich Davenport's Rock Show' (Audio)

American singer/songwriter Amanda Somerville was interviewed on the December 15, 2011 edition of "Rich Davenport's Rock Show". The program can be streamed using the Mixcloud player below. (Note: The Somerville interview begins around the 23-minute mark.) Somerville's metal project TRILLIUM released its debut album, "Alloy", on November 1 in North America (three days later in ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION Taps Director ROBERT HALES For 'Underground' Video

Alternative rock pioneers JANE'S ADDICTION have tapped Robert Hales (STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, NINE INCH NAILS, BRITNEY SPEARS, MILEY CYRUS, KID ROCK) to direct the video for their song "Underground". The clip is expected to make its online debut during the coming weeks. "Underground" comes off JANE'S ADDICTION's new album, "The Great Escape Artist", which sold ...

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THE QUILL: 'Medicine' Video Released

"Medicine", the new video from Sweden's THE QUILL, can be viewed below. The clip was shot in October during at Tierp Arena in Sweden — Northern Europe's most acclaimed new raceway for drag racing. It was shot live in front of racers, personnel, firemen and, of course, the thousands of wild drag-racing fans on site. ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE, GEEZER BUTLER, DAVE MUSTAINE Perform With METALLICA At Final Anniversary Show

Former METALLICA members Dave Mustaine (currently in MEGADETH), Jason Newsted, Lloyd Grant, Ron McGovney, Hugh Tanner, along with the band's longtime producer Bob Rock, as well as BLACK SABBATH legends Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler joined METALLICA on stage last night (Saturday, December 10) for the fourth and final intimate show at the Fillmore in ...

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ZAKK WYLDE Performs AC/DC Classic With GUNS N' ROSES In Indianapolis; Video, Photos

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY mainman Zakk Wylde joined GUNS N' ROSES on stage last night (Thursday, December 8) at the Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana to perform the AC/DC classic "Whole Lotta Rosie". Zakk tweeted after the show: "INDIANAPOLIS ORDER OF THE BLACK!!! "WHOLE LOTTA ROSIE"!! ASS-KICKING Time W/The GnR Gang!!" Fan-filmed video footage of the ...

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KATAKLYSM Frontman And CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS Join Forces To Launch ROCK THE NATION AMERICA

The North American metal scene just got a lot heavier. The launch of Rock The Nation America celebrates a groundbreaking booking agency partnership between KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono, his agent and Canadian metal promoter Stephan Mellul, and Century Media Records. Rock The Nation America will be focused on bringing the best names in heavy metal ...

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METALLICA's 30th-Anniversary Kickoff Concert: More Photos, Video Footage Available

Jason Newsted (METALLICA, VOIVOD, FLOTSAM AND JETSAM), John Marshall (METAL CHURCH, former METALLICA guitar tech and occasional James Hetfield fill-in), Sean Harris (DIAMOND HEAD), Brian Tatler (DIAMOND HEAD), Biff Byford (SAXON) and APOCALYPTICA joined METALLICA on stage last night (Monday, December 5) for the first of four intimate shows at the 1,200-capacity Fillmore in San ...

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APOCALYPTICA, SAXON, DIAMOND HEAD Members Perform With METALLICA At 30th-Anniversary Kick-Off

Jason Newsted (METALLICA, VOIVOD, FLOTSAM AND JETSAM), John Marshall (METAL CHURCH, former METALLICA guitar tech and occasional James Hetfield fill-in), Sean Harris (DIAMOND HEAD), Brian Tatler (DIAMOND HEAD), Biff Byford (SAXON) and APOCALYPTICA joined METALLICA on stage last night (Monday, December 5) for the first of four intimate shows at the Fillmore in San Francisco ...

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SACHA BARON COHEN's QUEEN Biopic Given Title

Producer Graham King has revealed that the upcoming movie about legendary QUEEN frontman Freddie Mercury has been given the title "Mercury". Comic and filmmaker Sacha Baron Cohen will portray the British singer in the film focusing on QUEEN's developing years up until the band's historic 1985 Live Aid set. GK Films ("The Tourist"), Robert De ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION: More Behind-The-Scenes Footage From European Tour

Several new additions to a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from WITHIN TEMPTATION's current European headlining tour can be seen below. WITHIN TEMPTATION's fifth studio album, "The Unforgiving", sold around 12,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 50 on The Billboard 200 chart. ...

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CAGE: 'Flying Fortress' Video Released

"Flying Fortress", the new video from the San Diego, California metal band CAGE, can be seen at this location. The clip depicts the historic recount of the crucial attack by the allies on the ball-bearing plant in Schweinfurt, Germany on August 17, 1943. The song refers to the B17 bomber which was known ...

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METALLICA Frontman Interviewed On Dubai's 'That's Entertainment' (Video)

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield was interviewed by "That's Entertainment", Dubai One's weekly entertainment show, ahead of the band's first-ever concert in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates at Yas Island on October 25. You can now watch the chat below. (Note: The Hetfield segment begins around the 14-minute mark.) Official Metallica.com footage of METALLICA's pre-show meet-and-greet, ...

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