DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell performed an acoustic version of the band's song "Hysteria" during a recent appearance on SEX PISTOLS guitarist Steve Jones's radio show, "Jonesy's Jukebox", on the 95.5 KLOS station in Los Angeles. He was joined by his LAST IN...read more
STRYPER will return to the road in May for the 2019 "History Tour - Greatest Hits & Covers That Influenced Our Generation". The trek comes on the heels of the band's yearlong "God Damn Evil" world tour, which concluded in Japan in February. "The music of our...read more
Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach is about to sign a new record deal for his upcoming solo album. The disc, which is not expected to arrive before late 2019 at the earliest, will feature contributions from several well-known guitarists, including John 5 (ROB...read more
BUCKCHERRY Singer Says Bassist KELLY LEMIEUX Is Doing 'Great,' Nearly Three Years After Being Diagnosed With Acute Myeloid Leukemia
BUCKCHERRY frontman Josh Todd recently spoke to Australia's Wall Of Sound about bassist Kelly LeMieux's battle with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). The rocker was diagnosed with the life-threatening disease in June 2016 and has been in remission for more than two years....read more
Presidential Candidate BETO O'ROURKE Says 'It Would Be An Honor' To Have THE MARS VOLTA Perform At His Inauguration
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke says that it would be "an honor" to have THE MARS VOLTA perform at his inauguration if he were to win the 2020 election. As a high schooler in El Paso, the former Texas congressman was in a called band FOSS with Cedric...read more
"War", the new David Gesslbauer-directed video from EMIGRATE, the side project of RAMMSTEIN guitarist Richard Z. Kruspe, can be seen below. The song is taken from EMIGRATE's third album, "A Million Degrees", which was released last November 30 via Spinefarm Records....read more
MÖTLEY CRÜE's TOMMY LEE On Hearing LED ZEPPELIN's 'Physical Graffiti' For First Time: 'It Freaked Me Out'
During an appearance on "Winyl", the podcast hosted by former Rolling Stone staff writer and New York Times bestselling author Anthony Bozza, MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee talked about hearing LED ZEPPELIN's "Physical Graffiti" album for the first time and how John...read more
CHRIS JERICHO Defends PAUL STANLEY Over Lip-Sync Accusations: 'He's Singing His Ass Off As Much As He Possibly Can'
FOZZY frontman Chris Jericho has defended Paul Stanley's vocal performance on KISS's "End Of The Road" tour, explaining that the "Star Child" "has nothing to prove to anybody." Ever since KISS's "End Of The Road" trek launched in late January, there has been...read more
Ted Nugent has announced 13 new U.S. shows, which are set to take place between the middle of July and end of August. The trek will once again feature Greg Smith (BILLY JOEL, ALICE COOPER, RITCHIE BLACKMORE'S RAINBOW) on bass, Jason Hartless (JOE LYNN TURNER, MITCH...read more
The official video for "Wired For Madness - Part 1" from DREAM THEATER's Jordan Rudess can be seen below. The song is taken from his brand new spiralling and stunning solo album, "Wired For Madness", which will be released on April 19 via Music Theories Recordings /...read more
A collection of previously unreleased demos by Joe Satriani's first band, THE SQUARES, will be made available on April 5 via his own Strange Beautiful Music imprint. The song "So Used Up" from "Best Of The Early '80s Demos" can be streamed below. THE SQUARES featured...read more
SHINEDOWN singer Brent Smith was interviewed by Lux of the 105.7 The Point radio station before the band's March 17 concert in St. Louis. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about what it's like for SHINEDOWN to still be performing live nearly two decades into...read more
MEGADETH's Dave Mustaine spoke to Music Radar about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the follow-up to 2016's "Dystopia" album. "Whenever I've been home, I've been working on new music from 10 in the morning to seven at night," he said. "My co-producer...read more
"Bloodshed", a new song from the godfathers of American doom metal SAINT VITUS, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming, self-titled album, which will be released on May 17 via Season Of Mist. "Saint Vitus" track listing: 01. Remains (6:23)...read more
WILLIE NELSON, ROBBY KRIEGER, JOE BONAMASSA Among Guests In Fourth Season Of 'Rock & Roll Road Trip With Sammy Hagar'
AXS TV has announced the return of the popular music interview series "Rock & Roll Road Trip With Sammy Hagar", premiering Sunday, May 5 at 8 p.m. ET. Hosted by beloved rock showman Sammy Hagar, the upcoming series puts the spotlight on 12 all-new episodes as The...read more
TURILLI/LIONE RHAPSODY — the band featuring original RHAPSODY members Luca Turilli and Fabio Lione, along with former RHAPSODY members Dominique Leurquin, Patrice Guers and Alex Holzwarth — has signed to Nuclear Blast and King Records (Japan and rest of Asia) for the...read more
A new trailer for "High Crimes", the upcoming album from THE DAMNED THINGS, can be seen below. In the trailer, guitarist Joe Trohman discusses the band's new single, "Cells", and the idea behind the accompanying music video. The "Cells" clip was directed by Brandon...read more
Carla Harvey has gone public with her relationship with Charlie Benante. Although the BUTCHER BABIES co-frontwoman and the ANTHRAX drummer have been dating for at least three years, they apparently chose to keep their relationship quiet. But that all changed over the...read more
Former MANOWAR guitarist Ross "The Boss" Friedman says that he doesn't believe the band's current farewell tour is truly the end of the legendary New York-based metal act. "The one thing I know that MANOWAR, what they're doing now, this is not the final battle," Ross...read more
Legendary drummer Vinny Appice spoke to the WSOU radio station about Ronnie James Dio's last-ever concert, which took place on August 29, 2009 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The final show of HEAVEN & HELL's "The Devil You Know" tour "was the last time I ever...read more
MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON: 'It's Nice That We Can Still Write New And Compelling Music That Has Real Depth'
In a brand new interview with RockSverige, MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson spoke about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band's follow-up to 2016's "Dystopia" album. "We're working on it," he said. "We literally had no leftover material for 'Dystopia'....read more
Phil Lewis says that Steve Riley "will make a fool of himself" when he assembles his own version of L.A. GUNS to play an East Coast festival this spring. When the M3 Rock Festival — one of the largest annual '80s rock-themed events in America, if not the world —...read more