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THE HALO EFFECT Feat. Former IN FLAMES Members: Record Label Home And First Tour Announced

THE HALO EFFECT, the new project featuring five former members of the Swedish metal band IN FLAMESJesper Strömblad (guitar), Daniel Svensson (drums), Peter Iwers (bass), Niclas Engelin (guitar) and Mikael Stanne (vocals) — has signed a deal with Nuclear Blast. THE HALO EFFECT's debut single, "Shadowminds", will arrive on November 9. THE HALO ...

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Watch RANDY RHOADS's Induction Into ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME

Legendary Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Randy Rhoads was posthumously inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame during the 2021 ceremony. Rhoads, who played in Ozzy's band four decades ago, received the Musical Excellence Award at this year's event, which was held yesterday (Saturday, October 30) at Cleveland, Ohio's Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. The Musical Excellence ...

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LIMP BIZKIT's 'Still Sucks' Album To Be Released This Weekend

LIMP BIZKIT will release its long-awaited new album, "Limp Bizkit Still Sucks", this Sunday, October 31. Check out the cover art below. Also available is a special album "review" from Jake Bacon, a.k.a. LIMP BIZKIT guitarist Wes Borland. Borland commented on social media: "Our first album in over a decade comes out this Sunday! Happy ...

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EVANESCENCE Unveils 'The Revolution Of Cassandra' As Second Book In Graphic Anthology Series

EVANESCENCE and Incendium have announced the second book in EVANESCENCE's "Echoes From The Void" Graphic anthology series, "The Revolution Of Cassandra", now on sale through Incendium's OPUS imprint of music-driven books. Written by film director Eric D. Howell, the second book in EVANESCENCE's fantasy series connects Howell's original story to the story behind EVANESCENCE's hit ...

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French Astronaut Becomes One Of First People To Hear Upcoming RAMMSTEIN Album

RAMMSTEIN drummer Christoph Schneider says that European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Thomas Pesquet was one of the first people to hear a song from the band's upcoming album. Earlier this month, Pesquet became commander of the International Space Station, taking over from Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut and fellow Crew-2 member Akihiko Hoshide. Thomas will ...

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NEAL SCHON Mourns Death Of Longtime JOURNEY Manager HERBIE HERBERT

JOURNEY guitarist Neal Schon has paid tribute to the band's longtime manager Walter James "Herbie" Herbert II, who died at his home in Orinda, California on Monday, October 25, of natural causes. He was 73. Herbert had been suffering from a "prolonged illness," his longtime assistant Maria Hoppe, who is the executive director of Sweetwater ...

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SCORPIONS Unveil 'Peacemaker' Single Cover Artwork

SCORPIONS have unveiled the cover artwork for their new single, "Peacemaker". The track, which was originally scheduled for release on October 21, will now arrive on November 4. The band said: "Here it is: the Peacemaker Cover Artwork! This photo captures perfectly how we feel as a band. So excited for you all to hear ...

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SLASH Says GUNS N' ROSES Has Yet To Start Writing New Music, Explains Decision To Rework Old Songs

Slash says that GUNS N' ROSES has yet to begin writing new material after recently releasing two reworked songs from the "Chinese Democracy"-era sessions. Last month, the guitarist and his bandmates dropped "Hard Skool", which came more than a month after their performance and subsequent official release of "Absurd", a reworking of GUNS N' ROSES ...

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JINJER Drummer Tests Positive For COVID-19; Band Vows To Not Cancel Any Shows On U.S. Tour

Ukrainian metallers JINJER will perform without their drummer Vlad Ulasevich at the opening show of their North American tour tonight (Friday, October 22) after he tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Earlier today, JINJER issued the following statement via social media: "Brothers and sisters, there is no easy way to ...

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Watch DOKKEN Perform In Agoura Hills, California

Fan-filmed video footage of DOKKEN's Octoebr 21 concert at The Canyon in Agoura Hills, California can be seen below. DOKKEN recently announced a seven-date fall 2021 tour of California. The trek kicked off in Agoura Hills and will conclude with a pair of shows at the legendary West Hollywood venue Whisky A Go Go. The ...

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ANTHRAX Reunites With CHUCK D At NEW YORK COMIC CON (Video)

ANTHRAXFrank Bello, Charlie Benante, Scott Ian, Joey Belladonna and Jon Donais — made a special appearance at the New York Comic Con earlier this month, in support of the band's graphic novel, "Among The Living", released in July via Z2 Comics. In addition to signing copies of "Among The Living" and taking photos ...

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Watch STEEL PANTHER Perform With New Bassist RIKKI DAZZLE

California glam metal jokesters STEEL PANTHER have recruited Rikki Dazzle as their new bassist following the departure of Lexxi Foxx. Fan-filmed video footage of some of STEEL PANTHER's recent live performances, featuring Dazzle on bass, can be seen below. Earlier this month, Lexxi — whose real name is Travis Haley — told Rocking With Jam ...

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Prophecies Of Eternal Darkness - NECROFIER

Try to avoid driving or operating machinery when you listen to "The Black Flame Burns" for the first time. The opening track on NECROFIER's debut album has an untamed and dangerous feel to it, as if these Texan reprobates were genuinely channeling evil forces and hoping for a swift escalation in hostilities with anyone silly ...

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NIKKI SIXX On Moving To Wyoming With His Wife And Daughter: 'It Was One Of The Greatest Things We've Done'

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx spoke to the "Lipps Service With Scott Lipps" podcast about his recent decision to leave Southern California, where he had lived for more than four decades, and relocate to Wyoming, the least populous U.S. state. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "[My wife Courtney and I] sold our house [in ...

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