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EXHORDER Parts Ways With Founding Guitarist VINNIE LABELLA

New Orleans-based thrash metal pioneers EXHORDER have parted ways with founding guitarist Vinnie LaBella. The remaining members of the group have issued a statement saying that they will fulfill their "touring and recording obligations for 2020 and beyond." "EXHORDER and guitarist Vinnie LaBella have mutually agreed to part ways," the statement reads. "We wish the ...

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DIMEBAG's Girlfriend Would 'Definitely' Be Okay With PHILIP ANSELMO And REX BROWN Performing PANTERA Songs On Tribute Tour

"Dimebag" Darrell Abbott's longtime girlfriend says that she would "definitely" be in favor of Philip Anselmo, Rex Brown and Zakk Wylde embarking on a special tour celebrating the music of PANTERA. Rita Haney discussed the possibility of the former PANTERA members and the OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist paying tribute to Dimebag and his brother Vinnie Paul ...

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Listen To EXHORDER's New Single 'The Man That Never Was'

Just days away from kicking off their U.S. tour with OVERKILL, thrash metal legends EXHORDER have debuted a brand-new single "The Man That Never Was". The groove-laden, face-melter was recorded during the sessions for the band's recently released album, "Mourn The Southern Skies", their first in nearly three decades. Fans can stream the track now ...

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PANTERA Surpasses 1 Billion Streams

PANTERA's social media manager has shared a graphic indicating that the band has surpassed one billion streams across Amazon, Apple, Deezer, Google and Spotify. An accompanying caption reads: "Thank you all for listening!" Drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott and his brother, guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, formed PANTERA in the mid-eighties in Texas. The band recorded four ...

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FOO FIGHTERS Hint At New Music

FOO FIGHTERS have shared several cryptic photos on social media, apparently hinting that new music from the band will be coming soon. Along with the images were the hashtags #FF2020 and #FF25. This year, 2020, will mark the 25th anniversary of the FOO FIGHTERS' self-titled 1995 debut. Frontman Dave Grohl and other members of the ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Is Once Again Warming Up To Idea Of One Day Writing His Autobiography

Former PANTERA frontman Philip Anselmo appears to be once again warming up to the idea of one day releasing his autobiography. Anselmo and BloodyDisgusting.com writer Corey Mitchell in 2013 secured a deal with Jeremie Ruby-Strauss, senior editor at Simon & Schuster's Gallery Books imprint, for Anselmo's memoir, which was supposed to be titled "Mouth For ...

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Read Exclusive Excerpt From Former MORBID ANGEL Frontman DAVID VINCENT's 'I Am Morbid' Autobiography

Jawbone Press has announced the long-awaited autobiography of David Vincent, the legendary frontman for extreme metal pioneers MORBID ANGEL, and outlaw country artist who is now the frontman for two supergroups, VLTIMAS and I AM MORBID. Written with the bestselling author Joel McIver and with a foreword by Rosetta space mission project scientist Dr. Matt ...

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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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SLAUGHTER Vocalist Is 'Talking To What's Left Of' Former Record Label About Potential 30th-Anniversary Reissue Of Band's Debut Album

SLAUGHTER frontman Mark Slaughter recently spoke with Rockin' Metal Revival. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the state of SLAUGHTER in 2019: Mark: "We're out still playing and sending out the good message of, 'Long live rock n' roll'... The bottom ...

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Ex-JOURNEY Singer STEVE PERRY Releases Music Video For His New Christmas Single, 'Silver Bells'

Former JOURNEY singer Steve Perry has released the official music video for his stunning new version of the all-time Christmas classic "Silver Bells", available both digitally and on seven-inch vinyl, along with brand-new, special edition merchandise exclusively at Perry's online store. In addition, this holiday EP contains a newly remixed version ...

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