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Isolate and Medicate - SEETHER

Once modest champs of the grunge underground, SEETHER have risen through the ranks of AOR to become trusty rock venue fillers. Some would argue this commercial favorability has come at much cost to their original sound and there's evidence of that claim on the trio's latest album, "Isolate and Medicate". Sometimes AOR yields a few ...

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APOCALYPTICA Featuring Singer FRANKY PEREZ: Fan-Filmed Footage of HEAVY MONTREAL Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of APOCALYPTICA's August 9 performance at the Heavy Montreal festival in Montreal, Quebec, Canada can be seen below. APOCALYPTICA is putting the finishing touches on its eighth full-length studio album, to be released in early 2015. Following the release of "7th Symphony", APOCALYPTICA took a break from the standard album cycle in ...

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APOCALYPTICA Putting Finishing Touches On Eighth Album

Innovative Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA are putting the finishing touches on their eighth full-length studio album, to be released early 2015. Following the release of "7th Symphony", APOCALYPTICA took a break from the standard album cycle in 2013 to pursue a range of musical projects. While Eicca Toppinen switched to drums in his side band ...

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JOHN SYKES: New Album Studio Musicians Revealed

Since guitarist/vocalist John Sykes (WHITESNAKE, BLUE MURDER, THIN LIZZY) left the THIN LIZZY reunion band a few years back, he has been immersed in the studio writing and arranging new tracks. He has written well over 30 songs so far and has also had new equipment fitted in his studio, where he records all his ...

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Video: BRENDON SMALL’S GALAKTIKON Makes Its Live Debut At WESFEST 8 Benefit Concert

BRENDON SMALL'S GALAKTIKON, the critically acclaimed side-project of Brendon Small — the creative mastermind behind the smash-hit animated [adult swim] TV show "Metalocalypse" and the band DETHKLOK — became the first metal act to headline an all-star lineup for WesFest 8: A Concert To Benefit The Wes Wehmiller Endowed Scholarship At Berklee College Of Music ...

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PAPA ROACH Featured In This Week's 'Guitar Center Sessions' Episode; Another Preview Clip

Guitar Center, the world's largest retailer of musical instruments and equipment, and DirecTV, one of the world's leading providers of digital television entertainment services, will spotlight PAPA ROACH in a new episode of the award-winning music series Guitar Center Sessions on Friday, December 28. Guitar Center Sessions features exclusive performances and intimate, enlightening conversations conducted ...

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PAPA ROACH Featured In Next Week's 'Guitar Center Sessions' Episode; Preview Clip Available

Guitar Center, the world's largest retailer of musical instruments and equipment, and DirecTV, one of the world's leading providers of digital television entertainment services, will spotlight PAPA ROACH in a new episode of the award-winning music series Guitar Center Sessions on Friday, December 28. Guitar Center Sessions features exclusive performances and intimate, enlightening conversations conducted ...

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SOUNDGARDEN: 'King Animal' Track Listing, Final Cover Artwork Unveiled

Reformed Seattle grunge legends SOUNDGARDEN will release "King Animal", the band's first new studio album in over 15 years, via Tom Whalley's new record label, a partnership between his Seven Four Entertainment and Republic Records, on November 13. The album's first single, "Been Away Too Long", will be available via digital retailers on September 27. ...

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AUGUST BURNS RED: Song From Christmas Album Available For Streaming

After releasing an amped-up cover of a holiday classic in each of the past four years, Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based Christian metalcore quintet AUGUST BURNS RED will issue a full-length Christmas album, "August Burns Red Presents: Sleddin' Hill, A Holiday Album". The 13-track release features not only fresh takes on classics such as "Jingle Bells", "Winter Wonderland" ...

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Yellow & Green - BARONESS

In the beginning, it appeared BARONESS was chasing the sludge-prog shadows of MASTODON and ISIS. Between "The Red Album" and their 2007 split with UNPERSONS, "A Grey Sigh in a Flower Husk", the uber-talented BARONESS initially made a name for themselves by turning ugly tones into frequently stunning grandiosity. Of course, the Amazonian-mused psychedelics adorning ...

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AUGUST BURNS RED: Christmas Album Detailed

After releasing an amped-up cover of a holiday classic in each of the past four years, Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based Christian metalcore quintet AUGUST BURNS RED will issue a full-length Christmas album, "August Burns Red Presents: Sleddin' Hill, A Holiday Album". The 13-track release features not only fresh takes on classics such as "Jingle Bells", "Winter Wonderland" ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: New Video Interview With TOMMY STINSON

La Boite Noire conducted an interview with GUNS N' ROSES bassist Tommy Stinson at this year's edition of the Hellfest festival, which took place June 15-17 in Clisson, France. You can now watch the chat below. Stinson released his second solo effort, "One Man Mutiny", through his own Done To Death Music label last August. ...

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MEGADETH: 'Trust' Performance Clip From 'Guitar Center Sessions' Available

Guitar Center, the world's largest retailer of musical instruments and equipment, and DirecTV , one of the world's leading providers of digital television entertainment services, spotlighted MEGADETH in a new episode of the award-winning music series Guitar Center Sessions on Friday, July 13. Guitar Center Sessions features exclusive performances and intimate, enlightening conversations conducted by ...

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Exclusive Video Premiere: MEGADETH Performing 'Angry Again' On 'Guitar Center Sessions'

Guitar Center, the world's largest retailer of musical instruments and equipment, and DirecTV , one of the world's leading providers of digital television entertainment services, will spotlight MEGADETH in a new episode of the award-winning music series Guitar Center Sessions on Friday, July 13. Guitar Center Sessions features exclusive performances and intimate, enlightening conversations conducted ...

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MEGADETH's 'Guitar Center Sessions' Episode On DirecTV: Preview Clip Available

Guitar Center, the world's largest retailer of musical instruments and equipment, and DirecTV , one of the world's leading providers of digital television entertainment services, will spotlight MEGADETH in a new episode of the award-winning music series Guitar Center Sessions on Friday, July 13. Guitar Center Sessions features exclusive performances and intimate, enlightening conversations conducted ...

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WES BORLAND's BLACK LIGHT BURNS: New Song Available For Streaming

BLACK LIGHT BURNS, the avant-garde alter ego of LIMP BIZKIT/ex-MARILYN MANSON guitarist Wes Borland, will release its long-awaited sophomore album, "The Moment You Realize You're Going To Fall", on August 14 via Rocket Science Ventures/THC: Music. "This is a really personal record for me," says Wes. "I spent three years writing it . . . ...

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VELVET REVOLVER Guitarist Talks PUSHERJONES In Video Interview

VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Dave Kushner has launched an "animated" rock band called PUSHERJONES, featuring "The Simpsons" creative director Dave Warren, singer Frankie Perez (CAMP FREDDY, SCARS ON BROADWAY), bassist Scott Shriner (WEEZER) and drummer Joey Castillo (QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE). The group's first single, "Count Me Out", was released on May 1. The song, ...

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