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TESLA's BRIAN WHEAT: 'If They Listed The Top 100 Bass Players In Rock, I Wouldn't Be On The List'

In a recent interview with Amy Harris of The Travel Addict, TESLA's Brian Wheat was asked what the longest is that he has gone without playing bass or guitar. He responded: "Oh, I don't know. Maybe a week. I'm not one of those guys that sits around and practices my bass. I did that when I was young....
April 21, 2024
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JEFF PILSON Says 'The Fun Part Of DOKKEN' Is 'Underreported' By The Rock Media

In a new interview with Gruff Gushnowski of Stingray, Jeff Pilson was asked if being part of DOKKEN in the 1980s was as chaotic as it seemed to be and fans were led to believe by the media. The bassist responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Sometimes. Yeah, sometimes it was. But what's sad...
April 21, 2024
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LITA FORD: 'A Lot Of The Great Musicians Are Really Nonjudgmental People'

During an appearance on The Hook Rocks! podcast, Lita Ford spoke about what it was like for her in the 1980s when she was the exception on the testosterone-fueled, male-dominated hair metal scene, where women were relegated to eye candy. She said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "It was a lot o...
April 19, 2024
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JEFF PILSON's Advice For Working Musicians: 'Be Passionate, Be Dedicated And Listen To Your Instincts'

In a new interview with Terrie Carr of the Morristown, New Jersey radio station 105.5 WDHA, former DOKKEN and current FOREIGNER bassist Jeff Pilson was asked what piece of advice he would give to a working musician in 2024. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Well, for one thing, you...
April 18, 2024
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ARMORED SAINT's Music Video For 'One Chain Don't Make No Prison' Will 'Show A Different Side Of The Band'

In a new interview with "THAT Rocks!", the YouTube series hosted by Eddie Trunk, Jim Florentine and Don Jamieson, ARMORED SAINT bassist Joey Vera spoke about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band's follow-up to 2020's "Punching The Sky" album. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH....
April 18, 2024
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STEVE MORSE On DEEP PURPLE: SIMON MCBRIDE 'Is Fitting Them Better Than I Was'

In July 2022, guitarist Steve Morse officially left DEEP PURPLE to care for his wife, Janine, who was battling cancer. He was replaced by Simon McBride. Morse's announcement came four months after the guitarist said that he would be taking a hiatus from the band, in the hope of rejoining his bandmat...
April 17, 2024
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Why TESLA Fans Shouldn't Hold Their Breath For A New Studio Album

While appearing on the April 12 episode of SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk", TESLA bassist Brian Wheat and guitarist Frank Hannon spoke about the band's new song "It's All About Love" which they have been performing during TESLA's just-completed Las Vegas residency (see video below). Brian...
April 15, 2024
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VINNY APPICE Reflects On His Brief Stint As VERIZON Employee: 'I'm Definitely A Computer Nerd'

In a new interview with "The Double Stop With Brian Sword" podcast, legendary drummer Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, LAST IN LINE) reflected on the time in the late 1990s when he briefly worked for the American telecommunications conglomerate Verizon. He said (as transcribed by...
April 15, 2024
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BRIAN WHEAT Jokes That He Is The President Of TESLA Car Company

In a new interview with Fox 5 Las Vegas, TESLA bassist Brian Wheat was asked what it has been like to have the same name as the car company, which delivered 1.8 million vehicles globally last year. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Well, the funny thing is up until about 20 years ago, I...
April 13, 2024
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Watch: LITA FORD Performs At Whisky A Go Go During Spring 2024 Tour

Fan-filmed video of Lita Ford's April 11 concert at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California can be seen below. In a late 2023 interview with Robert Miguel of Uvalde Radio Rocks, Lita spoke about the delay in releasing her long-awaited new studio album. She said: "Well, I just did an intervi...
April 12, 2024
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Watch LYNCH MOB Perform In Flint During 'The Final Ride' Tour

The Jordan's Rock Vault YouTube channel has uploaded video of LYNCH MOB's entire April 6 concert at The Machine Shop in Flint, Michigan. You can now watch the footage below. Featured songs: 00:00 Lightnin' Strikes Again 03:50 River Of Love 09:28 For A Million Years 17:00 Just Got Lucky 22:20 No...
April 11, 2024
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DEEP PURPLE Announces Summer 2024 U.S. Tour With YES

DEEP PURPLE, one of Britain's most influential bands, today announced "=1 More Time Tour" of the U.S., to celebrate over 50 years of "Smoke On The Water". They will be shaking the walls of North American amphitheaters this summer with an explosive lineup of unforgettable hits taken from their repert...
April 9, 2024
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THE END MACHINE Feat. GEORGE LYNCH, JEFF PILSON: 'Hell Or High Water' Music Video Released

THE END MACHINE, the collaborative project featuring former DOKKEN members, guitarist George Lynch and bassist Jeff Pilson, has released the official music video for the song "Hell Or High Water". The track is taken from THE END MACHINE third album, "The Quantum Phase", which arrived on March 8 via...
April 4, 2024
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TRIXTER's STEVE BROWN On Reunion With Singer PETE LORAN At Arizona Concert: 'It Was Awesome'

TRIXTER guitarist Steve Brown and bassist P.J. Farley, who have been performing acoustic TRIXTER shows backed by Ben Hans on percussion, were joined by the band's lead singer Pete Loran on stage during their concert on March 22 at The 44 Sports Grill And Nightlife in Glendale, Arizona. Speaking to S...
April 3, 2024
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LARS ULRICH And CHAD SMITH To Make Cameos In Sequel To Iconic Mockumentary 'Spinal Tap'

According to Deadline, METALLICA's Lars Ulrich and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS' Chad Smith will make cameos the sequel to the iconic mockumentary "This Is Spinal Tap", which is now in production in New Orleans, Louisiana. Rob Reiner has returned to direct and write, and original stars/writers Christopher...
March 26, 2024