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STEVE HARRIS's BRITISH LION Kicks Off U.K. Headlining Tour (Video)

BRITISH LION, the side project of IRON MAIDEN bassist and founder Steve Harris, kicked off its U.K. headlining tour on November 18 in Hornchurch. The first behind-the-scenes video from the trek, which was uploaded to BRITISH LION's YouTube channel, can be seen below. Remaining BRITISH LION U.K. tour dates: Nov. 22 - Bristol, The Fleece ...

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WHITESNAKE Parts Ways With Longtime Bassist MICHAEL DEVIN

WHITESNAKE has parted ways with longtime bassist Michael Devin. The David Coverdale-fronted outfit shared the news of Devin's departure in a social media post earlier today (Sunday, November 21). The band wrote: "WHITESNAKE & bassist Michael Devin have decided to go their separate ways after an amazingly successful decade together… "We all wish Michael every ...

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WHITESNAKE's DAVID COVERDALE Says Pandemic Is A Public Health Issue, Not A Political One

David Coverdale has lamented the politicization of the coronavirus pandemic, calling it "heartbreaking." The WHITESNAKE leader touched upon the pandemic's devastating impact on artists' ability to perform, to create and to earn a living from their music while discussing his upcoming "farewell" tour, which is scheduled to launch in 2022. "This very much is gonna ...

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JUSTIN HAWKINS Explains Why STEVE HARRIS's BRITISH LION Withdrew From THE DARKNESS U.K. Tour

Last month, BRITISH LION, the side project of IRON MAIDEN bassist and founder Steve Harris, withdrew from the previously announced U.K. tour with THE DARKNESS, citing "completely unacceptable" tour "protocols." THE DARKNESS's U.K. trek kicked off on November 17 in Brighton and will conclude on December 17 in London. Asked in a new interview with ...

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VAN HALEN's 'Lost' Singer MITCH MALLOY Celebrates EDDIE VAN HALEN's Musical Legacy: 'D.O.A.' Multi-Camera Video

Mitch Malloy, who auditioned to replace Sammy Hagar in VAN HALEN in the summer of 1996, celebrated Eddie Van Halen's musical legacy with MITCH MALLOY'S VH EXPERIENCE on October 9 at Mattie Kelly Arts Village in Destin, Florida. Mitch was backed by a band featuring Pete Thorn (Chris Cornell, Don Henley, Melissa Etheridge) on guitar, ...

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ROB HALFORD Says He Hasn't Heard K.K. DOWNING's New Band

JUDAS PRIEST frontman Rob Halford says that he hasn't heard KK'S PRIEST, the new band launched by PRIEST's founding guitarist K.K. Downing. The 70-year-old singer, who is promoting the recently released limited-edition PRIEST box set "50 Heavy Metal Years Of Music", was asked about his former bandmate's new group in a new interview with Spain's ...

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DAVID DRAIMAN Says DISTURBED Won't Put Out 'Traditional Full-Length' Album; Two Separate Releases Planned

David Draiman of DISTURBED, which recently played its first pandemic-era shows, spoke to Lou Brutus of HardDrive Radio about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band's follow-up to 2018's "Evolution" album. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "It's on in a big, big, big fucking way. It really, really is. I mean, we ...

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A Valediction - OBSCURA

When you consider who the men behind OBSCURA are at this point, it almost seems unfair to everybody else. Steffen Kummerer (also a member of THULCANDRA), Jeroen Paul Thesseling, Christian Münzner (also in ALKALOID, ETERNITY'S END and PARADOX) and David Diepold (see also COGNIZANCE) are, simply and undeniably, four of the greatest virtuoso musicians the ...

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New Man, New Songs, Same Shit, Vol.2 - ME AND THAT MAN

A side project with legs, ME AND THAT MAN has plainly been a godsend (devilsend?) for Nergal: a self-evident workaholic who only ever sits down long enough to plot another artistic assault on the status quo. The BEHEMOTH mastermind's restless spirit must have been in danger of going stir crazy during the last two years, ...

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AEROSMITH: Previously Unreleased Rehearsal Recording From 1971 To See Light Of Day For 'Record Store Day'

On November 26, the four-time Grammy-winning and diamond-certified rock legends AEROSMITH will release "Aerosmith - 1971: The Road Starts Hear" (UMe), a rare and previously unheard rehearsal from 1971 as part of Record Store Day 2021. Recently discovered in the AEROSMITH vaults, the original tape had not been touched in decades. This historic recording features ...

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NERGAL's ME AND THAT MAN Recruits GHOST's TOBIAS FORGE For New Single 'Under The Spell'

BEHEMOTH mastermind Adam "Nergal" Darski and his dark folk/blues/Americana influenced solo project ME AND THAT MAN continues its celebrity team-up with the new Western-inspired single "Under The Spell" featuring the mysterious Mary Goore, better known as GHOST's Tobias Forge, alongside a captivating music video. In contrast to the recently released soulful blues-rock ballad "Angel Of ...

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