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LIPS On Upcoming ANVIL Album: 'The Songs Were Totally Written Before I Showed Them To The Other Guys'

In a recent interview with rob wog, ANVIL frontman Steve "Lips" Kudlow spoke about the band's upcoming 20th studio album. The effort was recorded late last summer with longtime producer Martin "Mattes" Pfeiffer and Jörg Uken at Uken's Soundlodge studios in Germany. The same production team was...
January 7, 2024

BRUCE DICKINSON Collaborates With Z2 On 12-Issue Limited Comic Series 'The Mandrake Project'

Award-winning independent publisher Z2 has collaborated with IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson for an original comic series tied to his upcoming solo album "The Mandrake Project", being released by BMG on March 1, 2024. "Bruce Dickinson's The Mandrake Project" #1 arrives in comic shops and at Z2c...
December 11, 2023

THE RODS To Release New Studio Album, 'Rattle The Cage', In January

Veteran metallers THE RODS have signed with Massacre Records. The band's new studio album, titled "Rattle The Cage", will be available as a CD digipak, limited vinyl LP and digital formats on January 12, 2024. THE RODS are a storied heavy metal band that rocked their way through the '80s with a powe...
November 9, 2023

ANVIL's LIPS To Undergo Heart Procedure For Atrial Fibrillation

In a new interview with The Metal Voice, Steve "Lips" Kudlow of Canadian metallers ANVIL spoke about the band's touring plans in support of their recently completed 20th studio album. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "We're not doing anything until the new album comes out. And that coul...
October 7, 2023

ANVIL Completes Pre-Production Rehearsals For Next Studio Album

Canadian metal legends ANVIL have completed the pre-production rehearsals for their upcoming studio album. According to drummer Robb Reiner, the sessions have yielded "another 14 tracks crushing true to form". ANVIL was scheduled to fly from Canada to Germany on Sunday (August 20) to begin recording...
August 21, 2023

ROBERT PLANT's SAVING GRACE Announces November 2023 U.K. Tour; New Song 'As I Roved Out' Available To Ticket Buyers

Robert Plant's SAVING GRACE, the co-operative featuring Suzi Dian (vocals),Oli Jefferson (percussion),Tony Kelsey (mandolin, baritone, acoustic guitar),and Matt Worley (banjo, acoustic, baritone guitars, cuatro),has announced a full U.K. tour in November 2023. Starting in Brighton on Wednesday,...
August 16, 2023

Rockers React To Death Of Legendary Singer TONY BENNETT

Ozzy Osbourne, Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons and Richie Sambora are among the rockers who have reacted on social media to the passing of Tony Bennett. The legendary singer died earlier today (Friday, July 21) at age 96, according to his longtime publicist Sylvia Weiner. In 2016, Bennett was diagnosed w...
July 21, 2023

ENSLAVED Guitarist IVAR BJØRNSON To Sit Out North American Tour

Guitarist Ivar Bjørnson of Norwegian metal avant-gardists ENSLAVED will sit out the group's North American tour "due to immediate family issues that needed to be taken care of." His bandmates will perform as a quartet on the month-long, North American co-headline trek with INSOMNIUM, which is schedu...
April 5, 2023

ANVIL's LIPS On Bands Using Backing Tracks During Live Shows: 'I Completely Disagree With That Concept'

ANVIL frontman Steve "Lips" Kudlow says that he "completely disagrees" with artists enhancing their show by using backing tracks during their concerts. In recent years, more and more artists have been given a pass for relying on pre-recorded tracks, drum triggers and other assorted technology that m...
March 16, 2023

LIPS: Why ANVIL Won't Change Its Sound

In a new interview with Got Faded Japan, ANVIL frontman Steve "Lips" Kudlow discussed his band's longevity, saying (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "We're certainly trying to last. And we will last as long as we can and not change, stay true to ourselves and our fans. You're gonna get what peop...
February 16, 2023

ANVIL Announces Spring 2023 U.S. Tour, Begins Pre-Production For New Album

Canadian metal legends ANVIL will embark on a U.S. headlining tour this spring. The trek, which will feature support from MIDNITE HELLION, will kick off on March 31 in Providence, Rhode Island and run through May 13 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In other news, ANVIL has revealed that it has begun "pre-...
January 24, 2023


Former OVERKILL and ANVIL guitarist Sebastian Marino has died at the age of 57. According to Sebastian's friend Bruce Pilato, Marino died suddenly in the early hours of January 1 after being rushed to a hospital while doing a sound job on New Year's Eve in Florida. Sebastian played on ANVIL's 1991 a...
January 2, 2023

ANVIL Documentary 'Anvil! The Story Of Anvil' To Be Released On Blu-Ray And DVD With Special Features

MVD Marquee Collection has set a January 20, 2023 release date for the "Ultimate Edition" Blu-ray and "Standard Edition" DVD of ANVIL's acclaimed documentary, "Anvil! The Story Of Anvil". The new version of the film will arrive in time for its 13th anniversary and will feature remastered picture and...
December 28, 2022

Watch 4K Video Of JUDAS PRIEST's Entire Kalamazoo Concert From Fall 2022 North American Tour

The addresses YouTube channel has uploaded 4K video of JUDAS PRIEST's entire October 21, 2022 concert at Wings Event Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Featured songs: * Electric Eye 0:00 * Riding On The Wind 5:15 * You've Got Another Thing Comin' 9:33 * Jawbreaker 15:31 * Firepower 19:21 * Never The He...
December 15, 2022

ENSLAVED Announces 2023 North American Co-Headlining Tour With INSOMNIUM

Norwegian metal avant-gardists ENSLAVED have announced a month-long, North American co-headline tour with INSOMNIUM. The run will take place in April 2023, shortly after the release of ENSLAVED's new studio album, "Heimdal", out March 3. Support on the trek will come from BLACK ANVIL. ENSLAVED's Iva...
December 14, 2022