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New Lineup Of KINGDOM COME Performs Live For First Time (Video)

The new lineup of KINGDOM COME — featuring original guitarists Danny Stag and Rick Steier, and bassist Johnny B. Frank, along with the band's latest additions, vocalist Ezekiel "Zeke" Kaplan and drummer Matt Muckle — played its first two shows on March 15 at The Lamp Theater in Irwin, Pennsylvania a...
March 17, 2024
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FOREIGNER/Ex-DOKKEN Bassist JEFF PILSON Hopes To Release His Yoga Book In 2025

In a new interview with Scott Itter of Dr. Music, former DOKKEN and current FOREIGNER bassist Jeff Pilson was asked if he has ever given any thought to writing a book. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Yes, I've thought about that. My analysis is kind of, like, I don't know if I'm...
March 14, 2024
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DARKTHRONE Announces New Album 'It Beckons Us All'

Norwegian black metal veterans DARKTHRONE will release a new album, "It Beckons Us All", on April 26 via Peaceville Records. Pioneers of a sound that changed the world. Lifelong disciples of suspense and mystery. An enigmatic duo like no other, hell-bent on haunting souls through the eternities. The...
March 14, 2024
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LEMMY's Ashes To Be Displayed Annually At U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK Festival

Bloodstock, by arrangement with MOTÖRHEAD management, have announced that our legendary, late, great Lemmy Kilmister will be permanently memorialized at the heavy metal festival. Some of Lemmy's ashes will be housed at Bloodstock — one of only a few places globally — in a unique urn, with the festiv...
March 14, 2024
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KINGDOM COME Bassist JOHNNY B. FRANK: JAMES KOTTAK Was 'A Closet Drinker' Who 'Would Deny That He Was An Alcoholic'

In a new interview with Artists On Record Starring ADIKA Live!, KINGDOM COME bassist Johnny B. Frank reflected on the passing of the band's drummer James Kottak. Kottak, who also played with the SCORPIONS for 20 years, died on January 9 in Louisville, Kentucky. He was 61 years old. No cause of death...
March 13, 2024
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JOEY ALLEN: 'Nothing's Going On Right Now' When It Comes To Making New WARRANT Music

In a new interview with the "Rimshots With Sean" podcast, WARRANT guitarist Joey Allen spoke about whether there has been any talk of a follow-up to 2017's "Louder Harder Faster" album. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "New record? I don't know. The last one was fun to make, and [produc...
March 11, 2024
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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS On His Singing: 'My High Notes Are Better Now Than, I Think, They've Ever Been'

During a question-and-answer session aboard this year's Monsters Of Rock cruise, former JUDAS PRIEST and current KK'S PRIEST frontman Tim "Ripper" Owens was asked what he does to take care of his singing voice. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Well, I'm lucky, 'cause the voice is...
March 3, 2024
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RITCHIE BLACKMORE: ABBA Is 'Probably My Favorite Band Of All Time'

During a new question-and-answer session posted on Instagram, legendary DEEP PURPLE and RAINBOW guitarist Ritchie Blackmore was asked to name his favorite ABBA song. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "There's too many. I love them. They are incredible. Their progressions and it's ju...
March 3, 2024
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GREAT WHITE's MARK KENDALL On New Singer BRETT CARLISLE: 'He Just Goes Out And Totally Handles It Every Night'

In a new interview with The Logan Show, GREAT WHITE guitarist Mark Kendall spoke about the band's latest addition, 26-year-old singer Brett Carlisle, who was officially named GREAT WHITE's new vocalist in October 2022. Brett joined the group as the replacement for Andrew Freeman (LAST IN LINE),who...
March 1, 2024
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RONNIE JAMES DIO 2024 'Rock For Ronnie' Benefit Concert To Be Held In Woodland Hills

The Lou Bredlow Pavilion at Warner Center Park in Woodland Hills, California is the new site of this year's "Rock For Ronnie" concert in the park fundraising event, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund. Set for Sunday afternoon, May 19 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., the cancer cha...
February 29, 2024
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PETER BALTES On ACCEPT: 'I Felt Like We Were Always Doing The Same Album Or Concept Again And Again, Only With Different Lyrics'

In a new interview with Marko Syrjala of Metal Rules, former ACCEPT and current U.D.O. bassist Peter Baltes was asked about the songwriting process in U.D.O. and how it compares to that of ACCEPT. He said: "Everyone is involved in songwriting in U.D.O. It's great because so many different writing st...
February 26, 2024
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Watch: TESTAMENT Plays Special 'The Legacy' + 'The New Order' Set In Connecticut

TESTAMENT played a special set focusing on the band's first two albums, 1987's "The Legacy" and 1988's "The New Order", on February 18 at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Fan-filmed video of the concert can be seen below. According to Setlist.fm, TESTAMENT's setlist was as follow...
February 19, 2024
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CRAIG GOLDY Says He Would Be 'A Great Fit' For WHITESNAKE: 'I Love DAVID COVERDALE's Voice'

In a new interview with "The Card King Sports Variety Show", former DIO guitarist Craig Goldy confirmed that he got a call from WHITESNAKE's A&R executive in the late 1980s about joining the David Coverdale-fronted band as the replacement for John Sykes. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.N...
February 18, 2024
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LION'S SHARE Releases New Single And Video 'Live Forever'

Swedish heavy metal band LION'S SHARE has made a new song, "Live Forever", available on streaming services and digital service providers. LION'S SHARE singer Nils Patrik Johansson commented: "This song is truly about how you can stand up for yourself while still being someone who cares for others. I...
February 18, 2024
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KEITH ST JOHN Exits KINGDOM COME; Band To Carry On With New Singer And Drummer

Singer Keith St John has announced his departure from KINGDOM COME after a five-year run with the band. St John joined KINGDOM COME in 2018 after original vocalist Lenny Wolf opted not to be involved in the group's reunion alongside drummer James Kottak, guitarists Danny Stag and Rick Steier, and ba...
February 11, 2024