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RICHIE FAULKNER 'Offered To Opt Out' Of ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME Performance: 'I Didn't Need To Be There'

In a new interview with Lauren "Lern" Elwell of the KSHE radio station, JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford spoke about Richie Faulkner's participation in the group's performance at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame even though the guitarist wasn't being inducted along with his bandmates. "He's a miracle m...
November 19, 2022
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ROB HALFORD Says It Was 'Magical' Performing With K.K. DOWNING At ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME

In a new interview with Lauren "Lern" Elwell of the KSHE radio station, JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford was asked what it was like performing with former PRIEST members K.K. Downing and Les Binks at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony on November 5 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angel...
November 15, 2022
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ROB HALFORD Wanted To Make 'Biblical' An 'Informative' And 'Emotional Read'

JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford spoke to Full Metal Jackie's syndicated radio show about his just-released book, "Biblical: Rob Halford's Heavy Metal Scriptures". In the follow-up to his 2020 autobiography "Confess", Halford runs his lively eye over all facets of the hard rock history and the heavy...
November 15, 2022
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FOREIGNER Announces Farewell Tour

Legendary rockers FOREIGNER have announced their farewell tour. The trek is set to launch on July 6, 2023, at Atlanta's Ameris Bank Amphitheatre, the area's largest outdoor venue. For the first leg of the U.S. Live Nation-produced tour, FOREIGNER will be joined by LOVERBOY, one of the 1980s biggest...
November 14, 2022
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RICHIE FAULKNER: Performing With Both K.K. DOWNING And GLENN TIPTON 'Was An Experience I'll Never Forget'

Richie Faulkner says that performing with Glenn Tipton and K.K. Downing at last night's (Saturday, November 5) Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony in Los Angeles was an experience he will "never forget." PRIEST received the Musical Excellence Award at the event, which honored Eminem, Dolly...
November 6, 2022
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Watch: JUDAS PRIEST Performs With K.K. DOWNING At ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME Induction Ceremony

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST were reunited with guitarist K.K. Downing and drummer Les Binks for a performance at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony Saturday night (November 5) at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. PRIEST received the Musical Excellence Award at the eve...
November 6, 2022
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SAMMY HAGAR: 'ALEX VAN HALEN And I Don't Talk'

Sammy Hagar has once again weighed in on the proposed all-star VAN HALEN tribute concert, saying it would be "fantastic" to play with Alex Van Halen and Michael Anthony again. No progress has been reported on a possible VAN HALEN tribute show since April when former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted r...
November 2, 2022
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ROB HALFORD On His New Book 'Biblical': It's 'A Really Cool, Funny, Interesting Book Full Of Inside Stories'

JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford spoke to Mark Strigl of SiriusXM's Ozzy's Boneyard about his just-released book, "Biblical: Rob Halford's Heavy Metal Scriptures". In the follow-up to his 2020 autobiography "Confess", Halford runs his lively eye over all facets of the hard rock history and the heavy...
November 2, 2022
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MINISTRY Announces Livestream Concert

MINISTRY has announced its first-ever livestream to be hosted on streaming platform HITKOR. Featuring the full band and possible special guests, the show will take place November 20 at 3 p.m. PT/5 p.m. CT/6 p.m. ET/10 p.m. GMT and will feature classic hits from the band's 40-year history as well as...
November 1, 2022
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STEVE VAI: 'Property From The Archives Of Steve Vai' Auction Coming In November

Julien's Auctions, the auction house to the stars, proudly presents "Property From The Archives Of Steve Vai", an exclusive presentation honoring the legendary three-time Grammy Award-winning rock maestro, guitar pioneer, renowned axe-slinger for David Lee Roth, WHITESNAKE and Frank Zappa and collab...
October 28, 2022
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DAVID ELLEFSON: 'I Do Not Own A Copy Of The New' MEGADETH Album, 'Nor Will I'

In a new interview with Canada's The Metal Voice, former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson was asked if he has heard the band's latest album, "The Sick, The Dying… And The Dead!" He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I heard bits and pieces of it as it was being put together — obviously,...
October 28, 2022
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Saudi Arabia's IMMORTAL PAIN Becomes First Metal Band To Perform At Large Public Event In Kingdom

According to Arab News, Saudi melodic death metal band IMMORTAL PAIN became the first group to perform heavy metal at a large public event when it played at Comic Con Arabia on Friday (October 21). IMMORTAL PAIN, which sings original songs in English, performed on the second day of the multi-genre p...
October 22, 2022
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DAVID LEE ROTH Shares Newly Recorded Version Of 'You Really Got Me'

David Lee Roth has shared a new solo version of THE KINKS classic "You Really Got Me", a track which was famously covered by VAN HALEN for that band's 1978 self-titled debut album. The new recording, like the previously released "Dance The Night Away", "Panama" and "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love", was la...
October 13, 2022
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Original VENOM Guitarist MANTAS Clarifies Comments About 'Black Metal' 40th-Anniversary Celebration

Former VENOM and current VENOM INC. guitarist Jeff "Mantas" Dunn has clarified his previous comment that he would like to see the classic VENOM lineup celebrate the 40th anniversary of the band's "Black Metal" album. Released in 1982, "Black Metal" is considered a major influence on thrash metal and...
October 5, 2022
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CHRIS IMPELLITTERI Says There Is 'No Rivalry' Between Him And YNGWIE MALMSTEEN

Neo-classical guitarist Chris Impellitteri has once again dismissed suggestions that he is an "Yngwie Malmsteen clone," saying that he views himself as much more of a child of players like Al Di Meola blended with a Eddie Van Halen and Randy Rhoads. Impellitteri first made his mark in 1987 with the...
October 2, 2022