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JOE BONAMASSA To Release 'Royal Tea' Album In October

Joe Bonamassa's new solo studio album, "Royal Tea", inspired by his British heroes Jeff Beck, JOHN MAYALL & THE BLUESBREAKERS, Eric Clapton, LED ZEPPELIN and CREAM, was recorded at the legendary Abbey Road Studios and will be released on October 23 via J&R Adventures. Bonamassa also surprised his fans this past Friday with his latest ...

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Former MACHINE HEAD, DAVID LEE ROTH, JOURNEY Members Team Up For Cover Of VAN HALEN's 'Loss Of Control' (Video)

Former MACHINE HEAD and current VIO-LENCE guitarist Phil Demmel has teamed up with singer Jeff Scott Soto (SONS OF APOLLO, JOURNEY), bassist Billy Sheehan (SONS OF APOLLO, THE WINERY DOGS, DAVID LEE ROTH) and drummer Dave McClain (SACRED REICH, MACHINE HEAD) to record a "quarantine" cover version of the VAN HALEN song "Loss Of Control" ...

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SEPULTURA's ANDREAS KISSER Decries Rise Of Right-Wing Forces In Society And Politics: 'It Seems That We Are Going Backwards'

This past Thursday (July 23), SEPULTURA guitarist took part in a question-and-answer session with fans at Nuclear Blast's "[email protected]" event on Twitch. Speaking to a Polish fan about how the current global political situation can be used as a source of musical and lyrical inspiration, Kisser said: "The whole world, pretty ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's JOHN DOLMAYAN Says 'Black Lives Matter' Movement 'Could Care Less' About Black People

SYSTEM OF A DOWN drummer John Dolmayan has criticized players for the Major League Baseball for taking a knee during the national anthem to take a stand against systemic racism. Major League Baseball's coronavirus-delayed season finally kicked off on Thursday with players dropping to one knee in a gesture of solidarity with the "Black Lives ...

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IN FLAMES Releases Animated Video For Re-Recorded Version Of 'Pinball Map'

Swedish veteran metallers IN FLAMES are celebrating two major milestones in 2020 with their 30th anniversary as a band and 20th anniversary of their seminal, critically acclaimed album "Clayman". In honor of this monumental occasion, Nuclear Blast Records presents a special 20th-anniversary edition of "Clayman", to be released on August 28. "Clayman 20th Anniversary Edition" ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Unveils Music Video For 'Hear Me Calling'

The official music video for "Hear Me Calling", a brand new song from German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's 13th studio album, "Metal Commando", which is being released today (Friday, July 24) via Nuclear Blast. Bassist and producer Mat Sinner comments: "The special thing about ...

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IN FLAMES' BJÖRN GELOTTE On 'Clayman 20th Anniversary Edition': 'We Didn't Wanna Re-Record The Whole Thing'

Swedish veteran metallers IN FLAMES are celebrating two major milestones in 2020 with their 30th anniversary as a band and 20th anniversary of their seminal, critically acclaimed album "Clayman". In honor of this monumental occasion, Nuclear Blast Records presents a special 20th-anniversary edition of "Clayman", to be released on August 28. "Clayman 20th Anniversary Edition" ...

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Watch DOKKEN Play 'Socially Distanced' Concert In Arkansas

DOKKEN played the second "socially distanced" concert last Saturday night (July 18) at Timberwood Amphitheater at Magic Springs Water And Theme Park in Hot Springs, Arkansas. The performance featured special guest guitarist Reb Beach (WINGER, WHITESNAKE), who was filling in for DOKKEN's longtime guitarist Jon Levin. Jon had opted to sit out the show due ...

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ACCEPT Has Resumed Recording New Album

German/American metallers ACCEPT have resumed recording their new studio album. The sessions for the follow-up to 2017's "The Rise Of Chaos" are taking place remotely, with producer Andy Sneap working at his studio in Ripley, Derbyshire, England and guitarist Wolf Hoffmann laying down tracks in his hometown of Nashville, Tennessee. The project is being completed ...

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THE PRETTY RECKLESS's TAYLOR MOMSEN On Dealing With Coronavirus Crisis: 'I Keep Telling Everyone To Turn To Music As A Salvation'

In a new interview with "Whiplash", the KLOS radio show hosted by Full Metal Jackie, THE PRETTY RECKLESS frontwoman Taylor Momsen was asked how the coronavirus crisis has changed her worldview in terms of the things she wants to express through music. She responded (hear audio below): "That's a good question. I don't know. I ...

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ASHBA's Debut Single To Feature Guest Appearance By CALI TUCKER

The debut single from ASHBA, the solo project of former GUNS N' ROSES and current SIXX:A.M. guitarist DJ Ashba, will feature a guest appearance by Cali Tucker, the daughter of country music singer LaCosta Tucker and niece of country music legend Tanya Tucker. ASHBA's first full-length effort, which will include "different singers from different genres ...

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DOKKEN Performs With Guitarist REB BEACH In Virginia (Video)

DOKKEN played a "socially distanced" concert last night (Friday, July 17) at Dr. Pepper Park in Roanoke, Virginia that featured special guest guitarist Reb Beach (WINGER, WHITESNAKE). He was filling in for DOKKEN's longtime guitarist Jon Levin, who had opted to sit out the show due to the coronavirus pandemic which is sweeping the globe. ...

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