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BLACK SABBATH, METALLICA, SAXON, MEGADETH, Ex-GUNS N' ROSES Members, Others Pay Tribute To PETE WAY

Geezer Butler (BLACK SABBATH), Biff Byford (SAXON), Gilby Clarke (GUNS N' ROSES), David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Frank Bello (ANTHRAX), Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), Stephen Perkins (JANE'S ADDICTION) and Andrew Freeman (LAST IN LINE) are among the rockers who have reacted on social media to the passing of iconic bass player Pete Way. The founder of UFO, WAYSTED ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS To Release 'Celebration Decay' Album In August

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers VICIOUS RUMORS will release their new album, "Celebration Decay", on August 21 via SPV/Steamhammer. The official lyric video for the disc's first single, "Death Eternal", can be seen below. Every new album has its own history, and the latest recording by VICIOUS RUMORS has a pretty unusual one at ...

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KIM MITCHELL To Release First Album In 13 Years, 'The Big Fantasize'

Multi-platinum Juno Award-winning rock icon, Canadian Songwriters Hall Of Fame inductee and ex-MAX WEBSTER leader Kim Mitchell has surprise released his brand new single "Wishes". The song is taken from his forthcoming album "The Big Fantasize" (El Mocambo Records), Kim's first full-length recording since 2007's "Ain't Life Amazing". When it comes to "Wishes", the way ...

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DORO Teases 'Brickwall' Video

"Brickwall", the new single and video from German metal queen Doro Pesch, will be made available on Friday, June 26. A couple of teaser clips are available below. "Brickwall" will be released digitally via Nuclear Blast and on vinyl on July 31. One and a half years after the release of her extremely successful double ...

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Worlds Beyond - PARALYDIUM

Seemingly out of nowhere, PARALYDIUM have conjured one of the melodic metal albums of the year. Armed with the same rhythm section as fellow Swedes' DYNAZTY, who have already dropped an absolute melodic-ripper this year, this band operate on similar territory, but "Worlds Beyond" is a deceptively unconventional beast. Herein, overwrought balladry, ultra-uplifting power metal ...

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EPICA's MARK JANSEN Blasts Dutch News Site For 'Sensation Seeking And Stirring The Pot' In The Age Of Coronavirus

EPICA guitarist/vocalist Mark Jansen has blasted a site for apparently posting pictures which made it look like it was overcrowded on the Dutch beaches. The Netherlands imposed restrictions more than two months ago, in mid-March, to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. Earlier today, Jansen shared an article from the Dutch news site

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SOILWORK's BJÖRN 'SPEED' STRID Comments On Sweden's Controversial Coronavirus Strategy

SOILWORK vocalist Björn "Speed" Strid has commented on Sweden's controversial handling of the coronavirus. Unlike most of the developed world, including neighboring Norway or Denmark, Sweden left schools, bars, cafes and restaurants open to the public. Social distancing remains, for the most part, voluntary, provided the group in question has fewer than 50 people. Swedish ...

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LINKIN PARK Is One Of 10 Most-Streamed Music Groups On YouTube

According to Chart Data, LINKIN PARK is one of the 10 most-streamed music groups on YouTube. The Chester Bennington-fronted outfit came in at No. 9 on the list, which is based on views generated by "official videos" and "features" on the Google-owned video site. Also appearing the chart are MAROON 5, BTS, COLDPLAY and IMAGINE ...

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Watch SLIPKNOT's Entire Headline Set From Last Year's DOWNLOAD Festival

SLIPKNOT's headline set from last year's Download festival was uploaded to the Knotfest YouTube channel. The 100-minute video, which includes a question-and-answer session with Alessandro "Vman" Venturella, can be seen below. SLIPKNOT premiered three exclusive merch items — a t-shirt, sweatshirt and sweatpants — during the stream, with 10% of the profits being donated to ...

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CARCASS's New Album Delayed Due To Novel Coronavirus

British extreme metal pioneers CARCASS have announced that their new album, "Torn Arteries", has been delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The LP had been previously scheduled to arrive on August 7 via Nuclear Blast. Earlier today, CARCASS took to its social media to write: "Well there's no way our new album is gonna get ...

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