25 February 2020
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TOM KEIFER Wasn't Really Surprised To See MÖTLEY CRÜE Reneging On 'Cessation Of Touring' Agreement
says that he wasn't particularly surprised to see
reneging on its infamous "cessation of touring" contract. After vowing in 2015 never to play together again,
announced last December that they will be touring in 2020 with fellow hard rock veterans
. "That's very common,"
LACUNA COIL's CRISTINA SCABBIA Plays Down Coronavirus Impact On Her Life In Italy: 'We Fear Nothing'
says that she is going about her "regular life", despite the fact that Italy is struggling with the worst flare-up of coronavirus cases in Europe. Italy is now the third worst-hit country in the world after China and South Korea, with 220 cases reported and seven dead. Earlier today,
took to her social media to write: "To all the coilers around the world who are sending me messages being worried for the virus going on right now:...
SALIVA, POWERMAN 5000, ADEMA And FLAW To Team Up For 'Nu-Metal Revival 2020' Tour
will hit the road this summer as part of the
"Nu-Metal Revival 2020"
tour. Also appearing on the bill be the Salt Lake City rap/metal artist
Andrew W. Boss
. So far, only one date has been revealed: July 17 at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, New Jersey. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, February 28 at 10 a.m., with more details expected later this week. Last fall, it was announced that
DIRKSCHNEIDER To Support HELLOWEEN On Fall 2020 European Tour
, the German band led by former
, will support
on the European leg of the
"United Alive World Tour Part II"
2020 tour in the fall. The
portion of the trek will kick off on September 26 in Zvolen, Slovakia and conclude on October 31 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Tour dates: ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Sep. 26 - SK - Zvolen, Ice Stadium Sep. 27 - AT - Vienna,...
DEF LEPPARD To Release 'London To Vegas' DVD And Blu-Ray In April
"London To Vegas"
on April 24 in 2DVD/4CD and 2Blu-ray/4CD editions. The official product description reads as follows: "Special deluxe edition featuring 2 unique shows! In 2018 Sheffield's finest made their long-awaited debut at London's O2 Arena.
performed the ground-breaking...
MEGADETH, ANTHRAX And VENOM ReAction Figures Coming From Super7
showed off prototypes and production samples for upcoming heavy metal
figures for the first time at this year's
in New York. The prototypes include
, the demon from the cover of
album the person who is featured on the cover of
"Among The Living"
is the premier pop-culture design house and producer of lifestyle-oriented...
MIKE PORTNOY Praises OZZY OSBOURNE's 'Surprisingly Great' New Album 'Ordinary Man'
SONS OF APOLLO
's new album,
, calling it a "surprisingly great" effort with "some seriously poignant introspective life reflections." Earlier today,
took to his
to share the
album cover and he included the following message: "In all honesty, I haven't checked out a new @ozzyosbourne album in a long time...but I...
MOTIONLESS IN WHITE Announces 'The Black And Blue' Tour With KNOCKED LOOSE, STICK TO YOUR GUNS
After a sold-out winter run on the
"Diseased & Disguised"
and tallying 50 million-plus streams on its latest album
MOTIONLESS IN WHITE
"The Black And Blue Tour"
. The Scranton, Pennsylvania band will be joined by special guests
STICK TO YOUR GUNS
. The trek kicks off April 28 at Pops in St. Louis, Missouri and rolls through cities in the Midwest, South, and...
LAMB OF GOD Guitarist Discusses 'Checkmate' Single In First Album Trailer
The first trailer for
LAMB OF GOD
's new, self-titled album can be seen below. In the two-minute clip, guitarist
discusses the LP's first single,
, and how it came together.
"Lamb Of God"
will be released on May 8 via
in the U.S. and
Nuclear Blast Records
in Europe. The follow-up to
"VII: Sturm Und Drang"
LAMB OF GOD
's first recordings with
, who joined the band last July as the...
Ex-BLACK SABBATH Singer TONY MARTIN Wishes OZZY OSBOURNE Well In His Recovery
well in his recovery from his recent health issues. A week ago,
's 2020 North American tour was canceled. This decision was made months in advance to accommodate fans who've been holding tickets for rescheduled shows. The original
frontman, who suffers from Parkinson's disease, publicly announced his diagnosis last month, but was actually diagnosed back in 2003. Earlier today,...
Ex-ABBATH Bassist MIA WALLACE: 'The Last Three Months Have Been The Darkest And Most Painful Period Of My Life'
, bassist for
TRIUMPH OF DEATH
, says that the last three months "have been the darkest and most painful period" of her life. The Italian-born musician, who announced her departure from
in January, opened up about her struggles in a
post, saying that recent events have left her physically and emotionally destroyed. She wrote: "It's not easy for me to write this post. "The last three months of my life have been the...
TRIVIUM To Release New Single, 'Catastrophist', On Thursday
will release a new single called
on Thursday, February 27. A teaser for the track can be found below.
is the first single from
's next studio album, due later in the year via
. The LP will be the follow-up to
"The Sin And The Sentence"
, which came out in October 2017. That effort marked the band's first release with drummer
, who joined...
PAUL DI'ANNO Doesn't Blame IRON MAIDEN For Firing Him
says that he doesn't blame the band for firing him.
recorded two classic albums with
before being dismissed over his party-heavy lifestyle and replaced by
. He went on to front a number of other bands, including
, and released several solo records. Speaking to...
BARONESS And AGAINST ME! Announce Spring 2020 North American Co-Headlining Tour
will return to North American venues this spring, kicking off a month-long, co-headlining tour with
on May 1 at Detroit's Majestic Theatre.
support on the first half of the tour, with
supporting on the second half. "It's extremely exciting to get back out on the road in the U.S., this time with our friends in
. "We love tours that offer this much...
JETHRO TULL's IAN ANDERSON Says LED ZEPPELIN's Tales Of Debauchery Are 'Probably Wildly Exaggerated'
has spoken about the long-delayed release of his new album, as well as his supposed "feud" with
, in a brand new interview with
. In a treat for longtime fans, the prog god has promised that the new set, his first since 2014's
will be a brand new concept...
SEBASTIAN BACH: 'Anyone Is Smarter' Than Who We Have As President Now
says that any presidential candidate is "smarter" than
. The former
singer made the comment while responding to a question from a
follower about his "honest thoughts on
," an early favorite for the Democratic nomination. "My honest thoughts are that voting for an actual politician to be a politician will always be better than voting for a reality TV show host to be a politician,"
SAXON's BIFF BYFORD: How I First Became Aware I Needed Triple Bypass Surgery
spoke to the
about how he first became aware that he had a health problem before undergoing an emergency triple bypass surgery last September. "I was out training on my bicycle,"
recalled. "I like to keep fit. But going up a hill that day, it began to feel as if my lungs were straining a bit too much....
URIAH HEEP Announces 50th-Anniversary U.K. Tour
Legendary progressive rock band
will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a fall tour of the U.K. The six-date trek will kick off at Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall on November 1 and conclude at Cardiff's St. David's Hall on November 7. Guitarist
comments: "Who would have imagined back in 1970 that
would still be here celebrating their 50th anniversary? "It is an amazing feat especially as the band are still a vibrant force in the live arena...
FAITH NO MORE Bassist BILL GOULD To Release First TALKING BOOK Album In Nine Years
, the San Francisco-born experimental trio whose music evokes the "distorted sepia tone imagery of a bygone era" (
), returns with its first album in nine years,
"Talking Book II"
, on April 24 via
. The group features
FAITH NO MORE
OZZY OSBOURNE Hopes To Begin Work On New Studio Album Next Month
says that he hopes to begin work on the follow-up to his
album later this year while he continues to recover from various health issues. Speaking to
at last night's (Monday, February 24)
: "I'm hoping...