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WHITESNAKE's DAVID COVERDALE Diagnosed With Infection Of Sinus And Trachea; More Concerts Canceled

WHITESNAKE has been forced to cancel its concerts in Milan, Italy (June 28) and Vienna, Austria (June 30) due to an infection of the sinus and trachea suffered by the band's frontman, David Coverdale. On Monday (June 27),Coverdale released the following statement via the official WHITESNAKE web sit...
June 28, 2022
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Ex-KORN Drummer DAVID SILVERIA Exits BREAKING IN A SEQUENCE 'To Spend More Time With His Family'

Former KORN drummer David Silveria has announced his departure from the Huntington Beach, California-based alternative hard rock/metal band BREAKING IN A SEQUENCE. On Friday (June 24),the remaining members of BREAKING IN A SEQUENCE — bassist Chris Dorame, guitarists Joe Taback and Mike Martin and s...
June 26, 2022
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GAVIN ROSSDALE Says BUSH's New Single Will Arrive This Summer

BUSH frontman Gavin Rossdale spoke to Germany's Radio Bob! about the band's upcoming follow-up to 2020's "The Kingdom" album. He said: "I just got the green light for the first song. We just finished the record. Two weeks ago, we played two songs for the label. And they said, 'Oh, can you give us…'...
June 26, 2022
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WHITESNAKE's DAVID COVERDALE Says TOMMY ALDRIDGE Was Simply 'Under The Weather' And 'Is Getting Better'

WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale has shot down as "misleading" the claim that Tommy Aldridge is suffering from "severe health problems", saying that the drummer was simply "under the weather" when the band was forced to cancel its appearance at a Spanish festival. On Saturday (June 25), the...
June 26, 2022
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ALAN PARSONS Undergoes 'Urgent Spinal Surgery'

Iconic producer, composer, and performer Alan Parsons is "comfortably resting at home" after undergoing "urgent spinal surgery." Earlier this month, Parsons had a serious spinal issue suddenly flare up, drastically affecting his mobility. His doctors ordered him to cancel his previously announced Eu...
June 25, 2022
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WHITESNAKE Cancels Spanish Festival Appearance; Promoter Says TOMMY ALDRIDGE Is Suffering From 'Severe Health Problems'

**Update**: Earlier today, the Twitter account @tadrums, which appears to be controlled by Tommy Aldridge, responded to a repost of the Rock Imperium statement claiming that the WHITESNAKE drummer's "severe health problems" caused the cancelation of the band's appearance at the event. "This is paten...
June 25, 2022
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DAVE MUSTAINE Will Forgive DAVID ELLEFSON But 'Won't Play Music With Him Anymore'

MEGADETH's Dave Mustaine says that he won't play music with David Ellefson anymore, more than a year after firing the bassist from the band they formed together nearly four decades ago. Ellefson's exit came just days after sexually tinged messages and explicit video footage involving him were posted...
June 24, 2022
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Rockers React To Repeal Of Roe v. Wade: 'The Religious Cults Are One Step Closer To A Theocracy'

PEARL JAM, David Draiman (DISTURBED),Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT),Todd La Torre (QUEENSRŸCHE) and Brian Fair (SHADOWS FALL) among the musicians who have reacted on social media to the news that the Supreme Court ruled Friday (June 24) that Americans no longer have a constitutional right to abortion....
June 24, 2022
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STEVE VAI Pays Tribute To Former DAVID LEE ROTH Keyboardist BRETT TUGGLE: 'One Of The Finest People I Have Ever Met'

Steve Vai has paid tribute to Brett Tuggle, his former bandmate in the David Lee Roth group. The 70-year-old keyboardist, who also spent two decades in FLEETWOOD MAC during the band's reunion era, died on Sunday, June 19 from complications related to cancer. Tuggle's son Matt confirmed his death to...
June 24, 2022
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Watch: STEVE VAI Joins WHITESNAKE On Stage At France's HELLFEST To Perform 'Still Of The Night'

Steve Vai joined WHITESNAKE on stage earlier tonight (Thursday, June 23) at Hellfest in Clisson, France to perform the band's classic song "Still Of The Night". Fan-filmed video of his appearance can be seen below. (Above image credit: Twinmusix.com) Vai had a brief tenure in WHITESNAKE more than th...
June 23, 2022
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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE On DAVID ELLEFSON: 'It Was Hard On Me Letting Him Go'

MEGADETH's Dave Mustaine says it was "hard" for him to fire David Ellefson more than a year ago, just days after sexually tinged messages and explicit video footage involving the bassist were posted on Twitter. At the time, Ellefson released a statement on Instagram denying all social media chatter...
June 23, 2022
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MEGADETH Announces 'The Sick, The Dying… And The Dead!' Album, Shares 'We'll Be Back' Single

MEGADETH will cap a summer of successful global touring with the release of its highly anticipated sixteenth studio album, "The Sick, The Dying… And The Dead!", on September 2 via UMe. Featuring twelve new tracks, "The Sick, The Dying… And The Dead!" will be made available on CD, vinyl, and cassette...
June 23, 2022
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WHITESNAKE Fans Are Concerned About Guitarist REB BEACH After He Misses Four Shows In A Row

Fans have expressed their concern about the well-being of WHITESNAKE's longtime guitarist Reb Beach after he missed several shows on the band's ongoing European tour. Beach sat out four dates on WHITESNAKE's current trek, which kicked off in early May in Dublin, Ireland: June 14 in Prague, Czech Rep...
June 22, 2022
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TALAS To Release '1985' Album In September; 'Crystal Clear' Single Available

TALAS will release a new album, "1985", on September 23 via Metal Blade Records. The LP's latest single, "Crystal Clear", can be streamed below. Formed in the early 1970s and dissolved in 1985, TALAS may have never reached arena-headlining status but they were an integral part of the early 1980s har...
June 22, 2022
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Ex-MEGADETH Bassist DAVID ELLEFSON Is Mourning Death Of His 15-Year-Old Cat: 'He Was My Little Sidekick And Best Friend'

Former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson is mourning the death of his cat Percy. On social media, the 57-year-old musician said Percy died earlier today. "It's with deep sadness and a heavy heart that we say goodbye to our lovely kitty Percy, who passed at 6:20am today from kidney failure," David wrot...
June 20, 2022