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DISTURBED, LYNYRD SKYNYRD, GODSMACK, DEFTONES, STAIND, Others Added To Next Year's WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE Festival

With a new home at the world-renowned Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, the 10th year of Welcome To Rockville features an unparalleled lineup of today's top rock and metal artists and up-and-coming talent for Florida's Biggest Rock Experience, happening on Friday, May 8, Saturday, May 9 and Sunday, May 10, 2020. As previously ...

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BLACK SWAN Feat. JEFF PILSON, ROBIN MCAULEY, REB BEACH And MATT STARR: 'Shake The World' Music Video

Vocalist Robin McAuley (MCAULEY SCHENKER GROUP), guitarist Reb Beach (WINGER, WHITESNAKE), bassist Jeff Pilson (FOREIGNER, THE END MACHINE, ex-DOKKEN), and drummer Matt Starr (ACE FREHLEY, MR. BIG) have joined forces in BLACK SWAN, a new band project signed to Frontiers Music Srl. Their debut album, "Shake The World", is a delightful romp of powerful hard ...

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BLACK SWAN Feat. JEFF PILSON, ROBIN MCAULEY, REB BEACH And MATT STARR: 'Shake The World' Album Due In February

BLACK SWAN, the new band featuring bassist Jeff Pilson (DOKKEN, FOREIGNER), vocalist Robin McAuley (MCAULEY SCHENKER GROUP, SURVIVOR), guitarist Reb Beach (WINGER, WHITESNAKE) and drummer Matt Starr (MR. BIG, ACE FREHLEY), will release its debut album, "Shake The World", on February 14, 2020 via Frontiers Music Srl. The disc's lead single and music video for ...

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AC/DC's 'Back in Black' Certified 25 Times Platinum In U.S.

On December 6, AC/DC's 1980 breakthrough album "Back in Black" was certified by the Recording Industry Association Of America for U.S. shipments of 25 million copies. "Back in Black" first went platinum in October 1980 and had previously been certified 22 times platinum in December 2007. The RIAA lists "Back In Black" as the fourth ...

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Demon Solar Totem - THE DEATHTRIP

Anything or anyone that encourages people to listen to more interesting forms of heavy music has got to be a good thing. That seems to be the theory that motivates Mat McNerney — also known as Kvohst – whose presence on THE DEATHTRIP's second album makes perfect sense and will doubtless, and quite rightly, bring ...

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A Pyrrhic Existence - ESOTERIC

If you've ever wondered who the heaviest band of all time is, you might want to consider ESOTERIC as strong contenders for the title. If not the inventors of funeral doom metal, then certainly the band that have taken the genre furthest into the fathomless cosmos. The Brits have amassed a substantial but sporadic catalogue ...

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Edge Of Existence - SILVERTOMB

SILVERTOMB has risen from the ashes of TYPE O NEGATIVE and, more recently, SEVENTH VOID. Half of the drab four, vocalist/guitarist Kenny Hickey and drummer Johnny Kelly, stand at the core of the New York-based act. The pair has jammed together since they were kids. Their tight bond both musically and personally shines throughout the ...

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Today Marks 15th Anniversary Of DIMEBAG DARRELL's Death

Today (Sunday, December 8) marks the 15th anniversary of the death of PANTERA and DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. Abbott, one of the most beloved and respected musicians in hard rock, was shot onstage during a DAMAGEPLAN concert on this date in 2004 at the Alrosa Villa club in Columbus, Ohio by a 25-year-old ex-Marine ...

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JERRY CANTRELL Joined By GREG PUCIATO, GIL SHARONE, JAMES LOMENZO At Los Angeles Concert (Video)

ALICE IN CHAINS vocalist/guitarist Jerry Cantrell played a solo concert Friday night (December 6) at The Pico Union Project in Los Angeles, California. He was joined at the gig by ex-THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN frontman Greg Puciato, drummer Gil Sharone (ex-MARILYN MANSON, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN) and bassist James LoMenzo (MEGADETH, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY), among ...

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BLINK-182 Releases 'Not Another Christmas Song'

Just in time for the holidays, Grammy-nominated California rock heavyweights BLINK-182 have released "Not Another Christmas Song". The new track comes with an official claymation video by animator Johnny McHone that follows the band through Santa's workshop as chaos ensues. Watch the crafted-from-scratch, stop-motion animated video below. BLINK-182 is featured on two high-profile collaborations — ...

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FEVER 333 Shares New Song 'Vandals'

Grammy Award-nominated activists FEVER 333 have shared "Vandals", a powerful new standalone single. Available now on all streaming platforms, "Vandals" was originally recorded during sessions for FEVER 333's acclaimed debut LP, "Strength In Numb333rs". FEVER 333 recently wrapped up a run of European "D333monstrations", which extended a truly epic year of touring for the group. ...

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Listen To WILLIAM SHATNER's Guest Appearance On New EP From L.A. GUNS Feat. PHIL LEWIS And TRACII GUNS

Just in time for the holiday season and, most importantly, Christmas carolling season, L.A. GUNS have released a brand new digital EP, "Another Xmas In Hell". Featuring covers of holiday classics by THE DAMNED, RAMONES, SLADE and Billy Squier, these tracks will surely liven up your holiday festivities and provide a suitable soundtrack to guzzling ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman's ME AND THAT MAN Project Releases 'Run With The Devil' Video

Blackened blues project ME AND THAT MAN — founded in 2013 by BEHEMOTH frontman Adam "Nergal" Darski — has released a new single, "Run With The Devil", featuring Jørgen Munkeby of Norwegian "blackjazz" collective SHINING. The song is accompanied by an outstanding-yet-unsettling official video, directed by Roman Przylipiak and inspired by the unmistakable atmosphere of ...

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NIKKI SIXX Slams THE BLACK CROWES Manager For Leaking MÖTLEY CRÜE Reunion On 'The Howard Stern Show'

Nikki Sixx has slammed THE BLACK CROWES manager Mark DiDia for leaking the MÖTLEY CRÜE reunion on "The Howard Stern Show" in mid-November, ruining any well-organized strategies CRÜE's management had in making the major announcement. CRÜE will team up with DEF LEPPARD, POISON and JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS for a 22-date North American stadium ...

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ANVIL: Cartoon Lyric Video For New Song 'Nabbed In Nebraska'

The official cartoon lyric video for the song "Nabbed In Nebraska" from Canadian metal legends ANVIL can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Legal At Last", due on February 14, 2020 via AFM Records as a digipak, on digital, black vinyl and some limited colored vinyl. ANVIL, a Toronto-based ...

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KISS's TOMMY THAYER: New Limited-Edition EPIPHONE Guitar Now Available

Epiphone, the leader in affordable professional instruments presents the fourth Epiphone signature guitar from KISS guitarist Tommy "Spaceman" Thayer. The new, limited-edition Tommy Thayer Electric Blue Les Paul Outfit features a unique Electric Blue finish with mirrored pickguard, Seymour Duncan JB Humbuckers, and Grover Rotomatic tuners. All previous guitar collaborations with Tommy and Epiphone have ...

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SLIPKNOT, SOUNDGARDEN, ANTHRAX, EXODUS, STEEL PANTHER Members Among Guests On BRIAN POSEHN's 'Grandpa Metal' Album

Comedian/actor/ writer Brian Posehn will release his new comedy/metal album, "Grandpa Metal", on February 14, 2020 via Megaforce Records. Produced, engineered and mixed by Jay Ruston (ANTHRAX, STEEL PANTHER), the disc features guest appearances from some of metal's finest, including Brendon Small (DETHKLOK), Scott Ian and Jonathan Donais (ANTHRAX), Corey Taylor (SLIPKNOT, STONE SOUR), Gary ...

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