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TESTAMENT's CHUCK BILLY: 'We're Working On New Music Now'

In a new interview with La Mesa Del Metal, TESTAMENT singer Chuck Billy spoke about how he and his bandmates have been staying busy during the coronavirus pandemic. He said (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "We're maybe working on some new music. We might as well start writing another record." Adding that fans can probably expect to ...

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CRASHDÏET Returns With New Single 'No Man's Land'

Swedish glam metal/sleaze rockers CRASHDÏET recently signed to Golden Robot Records and are currently in the studio working on their sixth album, due out early 2022. The band has just released the first taste of what is to come in the form of a new single, "No Man's Land", which is out now on all ...

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ROB HALFORD Says He Also Received Bullet Containing LEMMY's Ashes

JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford has confirmed to the "SpeedFreaks" radio show that he was one of several people who received a bullet from late MOTÖRHEAD frontman Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister as a personal gift. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "When Lemmy passed away, I had this beautiful opportunity to speak at his memorial. We ...

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TESTAMENT, EXODUS And DEATH ANGEL: Five Dates Added To Rescheduled U.S. Leg Of 'The Bay Strikes Back Tour'

Five new dates have been added to the rescheduled North American leg of "The Bay Strikes Back Tour" featuring TESTAMENT, EXODUS and DEATH ANGEL. Newly confirmed shows will take place in Orlando, Florida (April 25); Chattanooga, Tennessee (April 28); Seattle, Washington (May 22); Portland, Oregon (May 23); and Sacramento, California (May 25). Tickets go on ...

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KISS's Second Las Vegas Residency Will Now Happen In Late 2022, Says Band's Longtime Manager

In a new interview with The Rock Experience With Mike Brunn, KISS's longtime manager Doc McGhee blamed COVID-related matters for the cancelation of the band's second Las Vegas residency. Ticketmaster notified ticket holders of the 12-date residency's cancelation via e-mail earlier in the month. The Las Vegas Review-Journal's initial report cited ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Pull Out Of WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE Festival After Positive COVID-19 Test

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS have scrapped the remaining shows on their current tour after a "member" of the band's "organization" tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. STONE TEMPLE PILOTS announced the cancelation in a social media post on Wednesday (November 10). The band wrote: "During routine Covid-19 testing of our band ...

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SHINEDOWN Completes Work On Seventh Studio Album

SHINEDOWN has completed recording and mixing its seventh studio album for an early 2022 release. The follow-up to 2018's "Attention Attention" was recorded in part at a new studio in Charleston, South Carolina spearheaded by the group's bassist and producer Eric Bass. SHINEDOWN frontman Brent Smith offered an update on the new LP's recording sessions ...

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Watch STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Perform In Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

Fan-filmed video footage of STONE TEMPLE PILOTS' November 7 performance at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania can be seen below. STONE TEMPLE PILOTS features three original members — guitarist Dean DeLeo, bassist Robert DeLeo and drummer Eric Kretz. Singer Jeff Gutt, a 45-year-old Michigan native who spent time in the early-2000s nu-metal act DRY ...

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REPENTANCE Shares 'No Innocence' Song From Upcoming EP

November 26 will see the release of "Volume I - Reborn", the brand new EP from Chicago, Illinois-based metal act REPENTANCE. With five tracks of aggressive, fast-paced and technical compositions, the band delivers an impressive Noble Demon debut and a perfect appetizer for a full-length to follow in the not-so-distant future. After the previously released ...

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RANDY RHOADS: New Video Of Gravesite Posted Online

A new video tour (filmed on October 24, 2021) of late OZZY OSBOURNE/QUIET RIOT guitarist Randy Rhoads's gravesite at the Mt. View Mortuary & Cemetery in San Bernardino, California is available below (courtesy of registered YouTube user "Desperate Cry Cover Sepultura Rehearsal 1993"). People reportedly travel from around the world, as far as Japan and ...

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Watch PAUL STANLEY's Cooking Class From This Year's 'Kiss Kruise'

KISS frontman Paul Stanley once again demonstrated his cooking chops in the kitchen overseeing "cruisers" aboard this year's Kiss Kruise. The ship departed from New Orleans on October 29 for a five-day journey that took participants from Miami to Harvest Caye, Belize and Roatan, Honduras aboard Norwegian Jewel. Check out video footage below (courtesy of ...

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