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TONY IOMMI's Longtime Guitar Tech MIKE CLEMENT Dies

Tony Iommi's longtime guitar tech Mike Clement passed away earlier today (Monday, November 28). The news of his death comes seven months after it was reported that Mike was in "an induced coma" after taking a "serious tumble while working at his business." The legendary BLACK SABBATH guitarist share...
November 28, 2022
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DEEP PURPLE's IAN GILLAN Explains Why He Doesn't Perform 'Child In Time' Anymore

In a new interview with Spain's RockFM, DEEP PURPLE singer Ian Gillan discussed his apparent unwillingness to perform the band's classic song "Child In Time" live. He explained (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "No, no. It's not possible. I could drop the key down, but it wouldn't sound the same....
November 27, 2022
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KING DIAMOND Outlines Differences Between Songwriting Styles Of MERCYFUL FATE And His Namesake Band

During a recent appearance on Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show, legendary Danish heavy metal singer King Diamond spoke about the differences in the songwriting styles between MERCYFUL FATE and his namesake band. He said: "Well, Hank [Shermann, MERCYFUL FATE guitarist] is a differ...
November 26, 2022
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DR. FEELGOOD Guitarist WILKO JOHNSON Dead At 75

Wilko Johnson, guitarist and vocalist of British rock band DR. FEELGOOD, has died at the age of 75. News of Johnson's passing was confirmed on his social media pages early this morning. The message states: "This is the announcement we never wanted to make, & we do so with a very heavy heart: Wil...
November 23, 2022
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TARJA TURUNEN Says She Is Supportive Of Current NIGHTWISH Singer FLOOR JANSEN: 'We Are Sisters In Metal'

During an appearance on a recent episode of the "Scars And Guitars" podcast, former NIGHTWISH vocalist Tarja Turunen was asked if she has ever had any interactions with current NIGHTWISH singer Floor Jansen. She responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "We are in touch, and recently more, bec...
November 22, 2022
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DOUG ALDRICH Explains Why He Only Has Brief Appearance In DIO Documentary 'Dreamers Never Die'

In a new interview with "The Neil Jones Rock Show" on TotalRock, guitarist Doug Aldrich, who was a member of DIO for a short period between 2002 and 2006, was asked if he has seen "Dio: Dreamers Never Die", the first-ever career-spanning documentary on the life and times of legendary metal icon Ronn...
November 20, 2022
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JAMES LOMENZO Says He Was 'Excited' About DAVID ELLEFSON's Return To MEGADETH In 2010

Bass player James LoMenzo spoke to Ashdown Engineering about how he ended up returning to MEGADETH as a permanent member of the band. LoMenzo was MEGADETH's bass player in the mid-2000s and stepped back in as a touring member for the 2021 leg of "The Metal Tour Of The Year". In May 2022, it was anno...
November 20, 2022
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JOHN CORABI Looks Back On His Time With MÖTLEY CRÜE: 'The Universe Gave Me Something That I Needed' For Those Five Years

Ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE singer John Corabi says that the "universe" gave him something that he needed during his time with the band. Corabi joined CRÜE in 1992 as the replacement for the group's original singer, Vince Neil, who was dismissed due to personal differences. With Corabi on vocals, MÖTLEY CRÜE rel...
November 18, 2022
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VENOMOUS CONCEPT Feat. NAPALM DEATH And Ex-BRUTAL TRUTH Members: 'The Good Ship Lollipop' Album Announced

VENOMOUS CONCEPT — the punk band formed by NAPALM DEATH's Shane Embury and former BRUTAL TRUTH vocalist Kevin Sharp — will return with its most expansive, boundary-obliterating album to date, "The Good Ship Lollipop", on February 24 via Decibel Records. The effort finds Sharp and Embury joined by NA...
November 18, 2022
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LOUDNESS Releases Music Video For 'Tengoku No Tobira (Heaven's Door)'

Veteran Japanese metallers LOUDNESS have released the official music video for the song "Tengoku No Tobira (Heaven's Door)". The track is taken from the band's latest studio album, "Sunburst", which was released in July outside Japan via earMUSIC. The effort was originally made available in Japan la...
November 18, 2022
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NIGHTWISH's FLOOR JANSEN: 'I Am Cancer Free'

NIGHTWISH's Floor Jansen has revealed that she is "cancer free" after recently undergoing surgery to have a tumor removed following a breast cancer diagnosis. Earlier today (Friday, November 18),Floor took to her social media to write: "Great news! I am cancer free. The surgery took everything canc...
November 18, 2022
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Watch: SKID ROW Performs At 100th-Anniversary Celebration Of Swedish Ice Hockey In Stockholm

On Thursday, November 17, SKID ROW performed the song "The Gang's All Here" at Avicii Arena in Stockholm, Sweden as part of a special event celebrating 100 years of Swedish ice hockey. During the "Tidernas Hockeygala" event, Swedish ice hockey's great successes was celebrated, classic moments were r...
November 18, 2022
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RONNIE JAMES DIO Documentary 'Dreamers Never Die' To Receive Television Premiere Next Month

"Dio: Dreamers Never Die", the first-ever career-spanning documentary on the life and times of legendary metal icon Ronnie James Dio, will have its television premiere on Showtime on December 1. It will also be available to stream via the Showtime app. Executive-produced by Dio's widow and longtime...
November 17, 2022
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SKID ROW's SCOTTI HILL Praises Vocalist ERIK GRÖNWALL: 'He's An Incredible Talent. His Singing Is Amazing.'

SKID ROW guitarist spoke to France's Loud TV about the addition of Erik Grönwall to the group's lineup. The Swedish vocalist joined SKID ROW in January as the replacement for ZP Theart, who had been in the group for more than six years. Theart played his final gig with SKID ROW in February before be...
November 16, 2022
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Watch: METALLICA Honors JON And MARSHA ZAZULA In Touching Tribute Video

METALLICA celebrated the life, legacy, and achievements of Megaforce Records founder Jon "Jonny Z" Zazula and his wife Marsha Zazula with a special concert on November 6 in Hollywood, Florida. Prior to the launch of the show, METALLICA showed a 10-minute video in which drummer Lars Ulrich, guitarist...
November 15, 2022