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ANVIL Frontman Says METALLICA Came Across Like They Were 'Whining And Complaining' In 'Some Kind Of Monster' Documentary

"Rock Hard With Jay Conroy" recently conducted an interview with frontman Steve "Lips" Kudlow of Canadian metal legends ANVIL. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what territories ANVIL had a record deal while opening up for larger bands during the early part of their career: ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN Says AXL ROSE Is 'A Super-Smart Guy': 'If You're Going To Try To Compete With Him Intellectually, You've Lost'

Duff McKagan says that Axl Rose is "a super-smart guy" who is "concerned about his country." The GUNS N' ROSES bassist made his comment while speaking to Rolling Stone magazine about Rose's support of a number of left-wing causes on Twitter, where the singer has repeatedly criticized President Donald Trump's policies. "If he ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Completes Work On Sixth Album

ALTER BRIDGE has completed work on its sixth album for a tentative fall release. Bassist Brian Marshall tweeted earlier today that the band had finished recording and mixing the follow-up to 2016's "The Last Hero". He added: "Album artwork looking sick! Can not wait for you all to hear this." Guitarist Mark Tremonti, who has ...

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ACE FREHLEY Completes Work On 'Origins Vol. 2'

Ace Frehley has confirmed that he has completed work on "Origins Vol. 2", the sequel to his 2016 collection of cover songs that inspired the former KISS guitarist. "Pretty much the whole concept behind that album is redoing songs of bands that influenced me growing up," Ace told Oklahoma's KATT Rock 100.5 radio station in ...

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SLASH Confirms New GUNS N' ROSES Music Is On The Way

Slash has confirmed that GUNS N' ROSES will start work on new music in the fall. The guitarist had previously said that there was talk of GUNS putting new ideas together, but he was reluctant to say that fans could definitely expect to hear fresh material from the reunited group. Explaining why he had been ...

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SEVENDUST's CLINT LOWERY On His Upcoming Solo Album: It's 'Something That I've Wanted To Do For A Long Time'

SEVENDUST guitarist Clint Lowery will enter the studio in June to begin recording his first solo album. Helming the disc will be Michael "Elvis" Baskette, who has previously worked with SEVENDUST, ALTER BRIDGE and SLASH, among others. A late 2019 release via Rise Records is expected. Lowery originally announced his plans to record a solo ...

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FOZZY Frontman CHRIS JERICHO Is Holding A Yard Sale

FOZZY singer and former WWE wrestling superstar Chris Jericho is having a big estate sale at his old home in Odessa, Florida this weekend. "We're selling everything," Jericho said in a Facebook video posted Thursday. "All the books, all the magazines, all the records, all the Chris Jericho 8x10s, hockey cards, you name it. It's ...

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Video Premiere: SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS' 'Boulevard Of Broken Hearts'

SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS have released an official live video for "Boulevard Of Broken Hearts", recorded at the band's sold-out live performance at The Eventim Apollo in London on February 20. The stunning clip features the album version of the song overlaid with intimate backstage footage and live footage from the Eventim ...

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Is SLASH Recording New GUNS N' ROSES Music This Weekend?

Slash will reportedly record guitar parts for some brand new GUNS N' ROSES material this weekend at singer Axl Rose's studio in Malibu, California. The news of the recording session was broken in a social media post by Kruse Kontrol Amplification, which performs amplifier modifications for customers from the entire U.S. and Canada. In the ...

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JOE SATRIANI Joins IK MULTIMEDIA Roster

IK Multimedia has welcomed legendary guitarist Joe Satriani to its family of artists. A long-time IK user, Satriani enthuses: "I'm happy to be working with IK Multimedia. I've used AmpliTube software at home, in the studio and on several albums. And now, the AXE I/O ups my game in the studio", referring to IK's new ...

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