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CHRIS JERICHO Sings A Cappella Version Of QUIET RIOT's 'Metal Health' In Honor Of FRANKIE BANALI (Video)

In honor of QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali, who passed away earlier this week, FOZZY frontman Chris Jericho sang an a cappella version of QUIET RIOT's "Metal Health" during last night's (August 22) episode of "Saturday Night Special", Jericho's weekly live series which airs on his YouTube channel and Facebook page. Check out video of ...

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ATHEIST Releases Quarantine Playthrough Video Of 'Mother Man'

Florida's ATHEIST is widely regarded by those in the know as the pioneers of technical death metal, influencing many of today's top technical extreme metal bands. During quarantine, ATHEIST members Daniel Martinez, Chris Martin, Yoav Ruiz-Feingold and Anthony Medaglia kept their chops and produced a series of playthrough videos. The first of the series is ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS Drummer's JIMMY CHAMBERLIN COMPLEX Announces New Album, 'Honor'

JIMMY CHAMBERLIN COMPLEX will release a new album, "Honor", on September 25 via Make Records. Legendary SMASHING PUMPKINS drummer Jimmy Chamberlin teams up with bassist/producer Billy Mohler and guitarist Sean Wollstenhulme for "Honor", while also featuring Frank Catalano and KNEEBODY members Adam Benjamin, Ben Wendell and Shane Endsley. Forbes premiered the first single, "Humility", praising ...

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CHRIS CORNELL Statue In Seattle Vandalized

The Chris Cornell statue at Seattle's Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) has been vandalized. Late Thursday night (August 20), Seattle station KIRO 7 News posted a photo of the statue of the SOUNDGARDEN frontman after it was painted white. Earlier today, Chris Cornell's widow Vicky released a statement about the statue's defacing via the late ...

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PAUL STANLEY, SLASH, RUDY SARZO, DEE SNIDER, GLENN HUGHES, Others React To Passing Of QUIET RIOT's FRANKIE BANALI

Paul Stanley (KISS), Slash (GUNS N' ROSES), David Coverdale (WHITESNAKE), Dee Snider (TWISTED SISTER), Rudy Sarzo (QUIET RIOT), Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE), Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, SONS OF APOLLO), Jeff Scott Soto (SONS OF APOLLO), Ron Keel (KEEL) and BULLETBOYS are among the musicians who have reacted to the passing of QUIET ...

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VIO-LENCE Covers DEAD KENNEDYS' 'California Über Alles' (Video)

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers VIO-LENCE have released a new digital single, "California Über Alles", a cover version of the DEAD KENNEDYS classic. The band also recently filmed a music video for the song with director Scott Kirkeeng. Check it out below. VIO-LENCE comments: "Being musicians in the Bay Area thrash metal scene, VIO-LENCE ...

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COREY TAYLOR Releases Music Video For 'Black Eyes Blue'

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor will release his debut solo album, "CMFT", on October 2 via Roadrunner Records. Taylor recorded the solo effort with his band consisting of Jason Christopher on bass, Dustin Schoenhofer on drums, and Zach Throne and Christian Martucci (STONE SOUR) on guitar. The LP was completed at Kevin Churko's ...

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Watch Trailer For Ex-W.A.S.P. Guitarist CHRIS HOLMES's 'Mean Man' Documentary

Cleopatra Entertainment has secured the North American, U.K., Australian, New Zealand and South African distribution rights to the documentary film "Mean Man: The Story Of Chris Holmes". Written and directed by French filmmakers Antoine De Montremy and Laurent Hart (whose music production career includes televised interviews with SCORPIONS, DEEP PURPLE, SLAYER, GUNS N' ROSES and ...

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DEE SNIDER Is 'Already Writing Material' For Next Studio Album

TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider says that he is returning to the studio to record his next solo album. The upcoming disc will be the follow-up to "For The Love Of Metal", which was released in July 2018 via Napalm Records. That effort, which was produced by HATEBREED vocalist Jamey Jasta, featured contributions from Howard ...

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NICLAS ENGELIN Says He Is Still A Member Of IN FLAMES

Guitarist Niclas Engelin, who has been sitting out IN FLAMES' tour dates for the past year and a half, was asked in a new interview with the "MetalBreak" podcast what his "future" with the band is. He responded (hear audio below), "I choose to pass on that [question]," before quickly adding, "I'm still in the ...

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'Metal Hall Of Fame' Gala Now Available On Amazon Prime

The annual Metal Hall Of Fame gala is now available exclusively on Amazon Prime and can be streamed on Amazon Fire, ROKU, Apple TV and Comcast Xfinity cable TV via the Amazon Prime video app by its 150 million subscribers. "The 2020 awards gala was a spectacular event, and the closing all-star jam was phenomenal," ...

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Ex-KORN Drummer DAVID SILVERIA: 'We Changed The Music Scene And Put The Course Of Heavy Music On A Different Route'

Ex-KORN drummer David Silveria says that his former band was responsible for pioneering the so-called "nu metal 'genre. KORN's self-titled debut, which came out in 1994, went on to sell more than 10 million copies worldwide and featured the band's first classic, "Blind". The LP is credited with launching the nu metal movement, setting the ...

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STEEL PANTHER's MICHAEL STARR Says It Was 'Not Cool' Of SEBASTIAN BACH To Call Out CHRIS JERICHO

STEEL PANTHER singer Michael Starr is the latest musician to have come to Chris Jericho's defense after Sebastian Bach accused FOZZY's lead singer of using pre-recorded vocal tracks during live performances. Last month, Jericho challenged Bach to a "singoff" with "no effects, no tuning, no bullshit" in response to Sebastian's allegation that Chris "mimes to ...

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HATEBREED Teams Up With Connecticut's Witchdoctor Brewing Company To Launch 'Live For This' Lager

Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED have teamed up with Witchdoctor Brewing Company to launch "Live For This" lager under the band's new Breedbrew brand. The lager is named after the Grammy-nominated song from the band's 2003's album "The Rise Of Brutality". HATEBREED offered its own draft beer at its sold-out 25th-anniversary show in New Haven, Connecticut ...

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BLACK SABBATH, METALLICA, SAXON, MEGADETH, Ex-GUNS N' ROSES Members, Others Pay Tribute To PETE WAY

Geezer Butler (BLACK SABBATH), Biff Byford (SAXON), Gilby Clarke (GUNS N' ROSES), David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Frank Bello (ANTHRAX), Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), Stephen Perkins (JANE'S ADDICTION) and Andrew Freeman (LAST IN LINE) are among the rockers who have reacted on social media to the passing of iconic bass player Pete Way. The founder of UFO, WAYSTED ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Named 'Best Live Act' At AIM AWARDS

Las Vegas-based metallers FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH are currently on the set of new horror movie "The Retaliators", filming their parts and recording a music video for the film soundtrack. In other news, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH is celebrating yet another achievement in its career by winning the prestigious "Best Live Act" award at tonight's ...

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