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LENNY KRAVITZ's Memoir, 'Let Love Rule', Due In October

Lenny Kravitz will chronicle the first 25 years of his life in the upcoming memoir, "Let Love Rule", which will be published on October 6 via the Henry Holt And Company imprint. "I see my story as a suite of songs that have a magical connection," says Lenny. "I never understood that connection until I ...

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DAVID LEE ROTH 'Changes' His Name

David Lee Roth has shared another piece of original artwork which was inspired by the COVID-19 crisis and protests over George Floyd 's death. The latest piece contains a tongue-in-cheek announcement of sorts, with the VAN HALEN frontman claiming to be changing his name. According to Roth, his decision to change his name to David ...

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Ex-LAMB OF GOD Drummer CHRIS ADLER Teams Up With Former MEGADETH Bassist JAMES LOMENZO In FIRSTBORNE

Grammy Award-winning artist Chris Adler has teamed up with fellow MEGADETH alum James LoMenzo on new project FIRSTBORNE. FIRSTBORNE's self-titled debut EP marks the acclaimed drummer's first dedicated band release since his departure from MEGADETH and LAMB OF GOD. FIRSTBORNE features Girish Pradhan on vocals and guitar, Myrone on guitar, LoMenzo on bass, and Adler ...

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HEATHEN: Trailer For 'Empire Of The Blind' Album

A trailer for "Empire Of The Blind", the forthcoming album from San Francisco Bay Area metallers HEATHEN, is available below. The disc is due later in the year via Nuclear Blast Records. "Empire Of The Blind" is the follow-up to "The Evolution Of Chaos", which was released as a 10th-anniversary remastered reissue on January 31 ...

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DISTURBED Announces 2021 Dates For 'The Sickness 20th Anniversary Tour'

DISTURBED has confirmed the rescheduled 2021 dates for its "The Sickness 20th Anniversary Tour", co-produced by Frank Productions and Live Nation. The amphitheater tour, with very special guest STAIND and BAD WOLVES, will begin on July 7, 2021 at iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre and all previously purchased tickets will be honored for their rescheduled dates. "The ...

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DISTURBED Is Working On New Music While In Quarantine

DISTURBED has commenced the songwriting process for its next studio album. Singer David Draiman, who resides in Hawaii with his wife and their son, discussed DISTURBED's plans for the follow-up to 2018's "Evolution" album during a brand new interview with Download Festival TV presenter Kylie Olsson. Asked how he has been spending his coronavirus downtime, ...

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WHITESNAKE's DAVID COVERDALE Is 'Still Waiting' To Undergo Surgery For Bilateral Inguinal Hernia

Back in late March, it was announced that all of WHITESNAKE's previously announced touring activities, including this summer's U.S. trek with SAMMY HAGAR & THE CIRCLE and NIGHT RANGER, were being canceled so that frontman David Coverdale could undergo surgery for bilateral inguinal hernia. In a new interview with Michele Amabile of 107.1 The Boss, ...

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MACHINE HEAD Taps KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Frontman JESSE LEACH For New Song 'Stop The Bleeding'; 'Civil Unrest' Single Out Now

San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD have released "Civil Unrest", a two-song digital single featuring A-side "Stop The Bleeding" and B-side "Bulletproof", with the former featuring additional guest vocals from KILLSWITCH ENGAGE frontman Jesse Leach. This pair of fierce protest anthems were both written days after the back-to-back murders of George Floyd and Ahmaud ...

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DAVID COVERDALE On WHITESNAKE's 'Red, White And Blues' Trilogy: 'We've Given Everything A Fresh Coat Of Paint'

WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale spoke to "The Slacker Morning Show" about the band's "Red, White And Blues" trilogy, a series of fresh, new collections organized by musical themes that will include: "Love Songs" (red), "The Rock Album" (white) and "The Blues Album" (blue). He said (hear audio below): "We've got 'The Rock Album' that's coming ...

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