23 May 2019
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BRIAN WHEAT On New TESLA Album 'Shock': 'Some People Hate It, Some People Love It'
has weighed in on the reception to the band's latest studio album,
, which has divided fans due to its lighter, pop-like sound, with some blaming its direction on producer and
, who co-wrote many of its tracks. The disc was recorded piecemeal while
was on tour with
, with some of the tracking taking place in backstage areas and hotel room lobbies. "Some people...
PAUL STANLEY Says Debut Album From His R&B Band SOUL STATION Is 'Almost Done'
has confirmed to
Real Radio 104.1
that he is still working on the debut album from his R&B band
. "It's almost done," he said (hear audio below). "But we're gonna wait [to release it], because it really deserves full attention and my full commitment. So until we can do great live performances — the band is amazing live — and until we can promote it the way we should, it's just going to simmer. But it's...
JUDAS PRIEST's ROB HALFORD: 'We're A Band That's Always Moving Forward'
was asked by the
if there has ever been consideration to producing a retro-sounding album that sounds something like the band's music from the late '70s or '80s. "That's a good question," he replied. "When I listen to those very early recordings —
VIVIAN CAMPBELL: Why I Prefer VAN HALEN With DAVID LEE ROTH
In a recent interview with
"Zach Martin's Big Fat American Rock Show!"
LAST IN LINE
was asked which version of
he prefers — the classic
David Lee Roth
on vocals, or the "Van Hagar" era with
. He responded (hear audio below): "
Dave Lee Roth
, no doubt. That was part of the original character of the band. There was a humor in early
DEADLAND RITUAL Feat. GEEZER BUTLER, MATT SORUM, STEVE STEVENS: First Music Video Coming Soon
, the new band featuring bassist
(BLACK SABBATH), guitarist
(BILLY IDOL, VINCE NEIL), drummer
(GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) and singer
(APOCALYPTICA), has just filmed a music video for an as-yet-undisclosed song.
shared a short clip from the video set, along with the caption: "Video coming soon"
will make its U.S. live debut on May 28 at the Troubadour...
HELLYEAH's CHAD GRAY: 'I Do Believe That VINNIE PAUL And DIMEBAG Are Still With Us'
Rock 100.5 The KATT
radio station recently conducted an interview with
. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by
). On how he is feeling almost a year since the passing of
Vinnie Paul Abbott
: "There's a calm over me, man. I feel like
AXL ROSE Did A 'Great' Job Singing For AC/DC, Says DUFF MCKAGAN
did a "great" job performing with
postponed the last 10 dates of its spring 2016 North American trek after singer
was advised to stop playing live or "risk total hearing loss." The band went on to complete the European and North American legs of its
"Rock Or Bust"
tour with the
GUNS N' ROSES
frontman as a "guest vocalist."
, who is one-third of the reunited partial...
CHRIS JERICHO: No New FOZZY Album Before 2020
— the band featuring former
alongside members of
— will enter the studio later this year to begin recording its new album for a tentative early 2020 release.
in a new interview: "
, who produced the last record, have been writing for...
SLIPKNOT's M. SHAWN CRAHAN Thanks Fans For Their Support After His Daughter's Death
percussionist and co-founder
M. Shawn "Clown" Crahan
has thanked fans for their support after the passing of his 22-year-old daughter.
died on Saturday (May 18). No cause of death has been revealed.
was one of four children
had with his wife,
, whom he married in June 1992 in Des Moines, Iowa.
and older sister
both expressed their grief over her...
Legendary SLAYER Cover Artist LARRY CARROLL Dead At 65
Lawrence "Larry" Carroll
, the Australian-born, American-raised painter who was responsible for creating the cover artwork for
"Reign In Blood"
"South Of Heaven"
"Seasons In The Abyss"
albums, has died at the age of 65. His death on Tuesday morning was announced by his Cologne gallery,
, which has represented the artist since 1999.
began working with
in 1986 after he was...
MEGADETH Shares New Photos From Pre-Production Sessions For Upcoming Album
has shared new photos from the pre-production sessions for its follow-up to 2016's
album. Earlier today, the band tweeted out four pictures from the studio along with the caption: "Hard at work #megadeth16" Work on
's new disc is apparently taking place in Franklin, Tennessee with co-producer
, who previously worked on
. In a recent interview with the Detroit radio station
IN FLAMES Singer: 'When We Go In And Record An Album, We Don't Really Think That Much'
spoke to the
"Mike James Rock Show"
about the making of the band's latest album,
"I, The Mask"
. Released this past March, the disc was recorded at
West Valley Recording Studios
in Woodland Hills, California with producer
, who also worked on 2016's
. "When we go in and record an album, we don't really think that much,"
said (see video below). "It's just whatever happens, happens...
STARBREAKER Feat. TONY HARNELL, MAGNUS KARLSSON: 'How Many More Goodbyes' Music Video
The official music video for the song
"How Many More Goodbyes"
can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's third album,
, which was released on January 25 via
Frontiers Music Srl
, the critically acclaimed singer/songwriter and former vocalist of hard rock band
guitarist extraordinaire, have rejoined forces for the release of...
SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR On 'We Are Not Your Kind' Album: 'It's Some Of The Darkest Writing I've Done In Years'
magazine about the band's sixth album,
"We Are Not Your Kind"
, which will be released on August 9 via
. The disc was once again recorded at a Los Angeles studio with producer
, who engineered and mixed
's 2004 album
NITA STRAUSS Is 'Very, Very Proud' Of Her Debut Solo Album
In a recent interview with
of the Detroit's
was asked if her debut solo album, last year's
, turned out to be exactly the kind of record she wanted to make. "It really is," she said (hear audio below). "I'm very, very proud and very pleased with how it came out. And for it to make the statement the way that it did, for
to debut in the Top 10 of the
rock chart… We...
Winter Ethereal - ARCH/MATHEOS
Some voices are simply undeniable. You may need to be a prog metal aficionado to truly appreciate the significance of this ongoing collaboration between two founding members of
, but regardless of historical context,
provides a timely reminder that
has one of the greatest voices in metal history. As an added bonus, guitarist
seems to be reaching new creative heights with his old sparring partner, reveling in the...
Wolf God - GRAND MAGUS
Sweden is a hotbed of all things metal—from djent progenitors
and prog inclined wizards
, all the way over to the nation's signature death, black and melodeath scenes. In recent years, the likes of
have churned out catchy, classic metal—or metal inspired—songs delivered with a modern twist, gaining commercial acclaim globally. But the nation has had a considerable history with more traditional forms of metal,...
Saint Vitus - SAINT VITUS
Given the dogmatic way of things, this review should probably be full of dramatic statements about
being the original and therefore the ultimate frontman for
, undisputed lords of American doom. But let's face it, arguing about whether
deserve the requisite accolade is a bit like arguing about which pile of free cash you should stuff into your rucksack first. 2012's
Life Metal - SUNN O)))
is a key figure in the realm of forward-thinking heavy music. He is a co-founder of
Southern Lord Records
, and he's the guitarist for doom fiends
. Additionally, he has worked on a variety of projects alongside
, a revered artist in his own right—both in terms of music and visual arts.
have collaborated on the bleak death doom act
, the psychopathic band
Death Becomes My Voice - RINGWORM
You don't need to be of any particular political persuasion to have noticed that civilization, if we can still call it that, is going through something of a sticky patch at present. As a result, you might expect to be bombarded with incredibly angry records by young bands protesting the state of things. And while there are undoubtedly many examples of the latter, it seems to have been left to a veteran metallic hardcore band, with nearly 30 years of active service under their blood-spattered...