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GLENN HUGHES Completes Writing Music For His New Solo Album

Over the weekend, legendary vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes took to his social media to write that he has "finished writing new music" for his upcoming solo album. The long-awaited follow-up to Hughes's 2016 solo album "Resonate" will be recorded in June in Copenhagen, Denmark. The 72-year-old Glenn,...
April 3, 2024
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LZZY HALE Says She Will 'Most Likely' Do More Than Four Shows With SKID ROW

HALESTORM's Lzzy Hale has described her upcoming performances with SKID ROW as a "full-circle" moment that is all coming "from the right place". The 40-year-old singer, who has fronted her band HALESTORM for more than two and a half decades, will handle the vocal duties for SKID ROW for four shows o...
April 3, 2024
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How ROBERT TRUJILLO Ended Up Guesting On APOCALYPTICA's Upcoming Album 'Apocalyptica Plays Metallica Vol. 2'

APOCALYPTICA lead cellist Perttu Kivilaakso spoke to the DJ Force X Podcast about the band's upcoming album, "Apocalyptica Plays Metallica Vol. 2". Due on June 7 via Throwdown Entertainment, the LP will continue the journey that began in 1996 when cellists from Helsinki's world-renowned Sibelius Aca...
April 1, 2024
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JASON MCMASTER Explains How WATCHTOWER's Latest Reunion Came About

In a new interview with Mark Kadzielawa of 69 Faces Of Rock, WATCHTOWER singer Jason McMaster spoke about how the reunion of the legendary Texas progressive metal band came about. McMaster is joined in WATCHTOWER's current lineup by bassist Doug Keyser, guitarist Ron Jarzombek and drummer Ric Colalu...
April 1, 2024
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SEBASTIAN BACH 'Can Definitely See' A SKID ROW Reunion Happening

In a new interview with Metal Hammer magazine, Sebastian Bach once again addressed the fact that he hasn't performed with the other members of the classic SKID ROW lineup in nearly three decades. He said: "For me, doing three albums with SKID ROW, I was just getting started. I didn't think it would...
March 31, 2024
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LZZY HALE: 'If It Weren't For SKID ROW In My Bones, I Would Not Be The Rocker I Am Today'

HALESTORM's Lzzy Hale says that "there will be blood left on the stage" after she performs with SKID ROW later this spring. The 40-year-old singer, who has fronted her band HALESTORM for more than two and a half decades, will handle the vocal duties for SKID ROW for four shows only after the group's...
March 29, 2024
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Ex-SKID ROW Singer ERIK GRÖNWALL 'Didn't Really Enjoy' Himself On The Road Due To Pressures Of Balancing His Health And Touring Lifestyle

Erik Grönwall, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in March 2021, has released a new video message in which he offered an even lengthier explanation for his decision to leave SKID ROW. In the clip, which was uploaded to his YouTube channel earlier today (Friday, March 29),the 36-yea...
March 29, 2024
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RYAN PEAKE Explains NICKELBACK's Longevity

In a new interview with iHeart Radio Canada's Jesse and JD, guitarist Ryan Peake of Canadian rockers NICKELBACK talked about the band's longevity, having formed the group in 1995 with brothers Mike and Chad Kroeger in Hanna, Alberta, Canada. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I think bei...
March 29, 2024
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BILLY SHEEHAN Is 'Not Opposed' To Music Streaming: 'As Long As' People 'Are Listening, I Think It's Good'

In a new interview with The Rock N' Roll & Coffee Show, legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, THE WINERY DOGS, TALAS) was asked how he has been able to adapt to the access-over-ownership business model of streaming music. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET):  "Well, it's just differ...
March 29, 2024
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FOZZY's CHRIS JERICHO: 'Not As Many People Watch Music Videos Anymore'

In a new interview with The Mistress Carrie Podcast, FOZZY frontman Chris Jericho spoke about the success of the band's latest standalone single, "Spotlight", which was released last October via Madison Records/The Orchard. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Yeah, it's amazing because if...
March 28, 2024
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AC/DC Sold 1.5 Million Tickets In One Day For Upcoming European Tour: 'It's Staggering'

Chris Dalston, who serves as co-head of international touring at CAA, spoke to Pollstar about the wild success of ticket sales for AC/DC's upcoming "Power Up" tour, which launches in Germany in May. Regarding how he approached the band's first tour since 2016, Chris said: "There was a lot of thought...
March 28, 2024
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Ex-SKID ROW Singer ERIK GRÖNWALL's Autobiography Due In September

HarperCollins has set a September 12 release date for "Power - Musiken, Döden, Livet" (English: "Power: Music, Death, Life"),the Swedish-language autobiography from former SKID ROW and H.E.A.T. singer Erik Grönwall. Erik went from auditioning for the competition show "Swedish Idol" back in 2009 by...
March 28, 2024
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See Official Unboxing Video For BLACK SABBATH's Box Set Of TONY MARTIN-Era Recordings, 'Anno Domini 1989-1995'

An official unboxing video for the "Anno Domini 1989-1995" box set of the Tony Martin-era BLACK SABBATH albums can be seen below. BLACK SABBATH's history with singers Ozzy Osbourne and Ronnie James Dio has been chronicled extensively through the years in multiple collections. Until now, no boxed set...
March 28, 2024
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ERIK GRÖNWALL: Why I Decided To Leave SKID ROW

Erik Grönwall, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in March 2021, has offered a lengthy explanation for his decision to leave SKID ROW, saying that he wanted to focus on his "full recovery". Earlier today (Wednesday, March 27),the 36-year-old Swedish singer shared the following stat...
March 27, 2024
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APOCALYPTICA's PERTTU KIVILAAKSO On Split With Drummer MIKKO SIRÉN: 'It Was Time'

In a new interview with I Ask No One With Kevin Re LoVullo, APOCALYPTICA lead cellist Perttu Kivilaakso spoke about the recent departure of longtime drummer Mikko Sirén. Sirén laid down his drum tracks on APOCALYPTICA's upcoming album, "Apocalyptica Plays Metallica Vol. 2", before officially exiting...
March 27, 2024