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Why Wasn't VIVIAN CAMPBELL Interviewed For RONNIE JAMES DIO Documentary? Co-Director Explains

Demian Fenton, co-director of "Dio: Dreamers Never Die", the first-ever career-spanning documentary on the life and times of legendary metal icon Ronnie James Dio, was asked in a new interview why original DIO and current DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell wasn't interviewed for the film. He resp...
October 1, 2022
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SIMON WRIGHT Looks Back On His Time With AC/DC In New Episode Of 'Beyond The Thunder' Podcast

"Were you the first official member of AC/DC to quit?" That's the question posed to former AC/DC drummer, Simon Wright, during the latest episode of "AC/DC Beyond The Thunder", a podcast that features high-profile guests who've been influenced by, or in this case involved with, the Rock And Roll Hal...
September 30, 2022
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PANTERA To Co-Headline Mexico's MONTERREY METAL FEST In December

PANTERA will perform at the Monterrey Metal Fest on December 6 at Estadio Mobil Super in Monterrey, Mexico. Also scheduled to appear are JUDAS PRIEST, MERCYFUL FATE, BEHEMOTH and STRYPER, among others. As previously reported, PANTERA will also co-headline the first night of this year's edition of Me...
September 30, 2022
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One Of MOTÖRHEAD Legend 'FAST' EDDIE CLARKE's Last-Ever Interviews Published In Its Entirety

A few short months before his untimely death in January 2018, MOTÖRHEAD guitarist "Fast" Eddie Clarke gave one of his most revealing interviews ever to Rock Candy magazine editor Howard Johnson. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of MOTÖRHEAD's fifth studio album, "Iron Fist", Rock Candy brings you t...
September 30, 2022
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DAVE NAVARRO To Sit Out JANE'S ADDICTION's Fall 2022 Tour Due To His Nearly Year-Long Battle With 'Long COVID'

Guitarist Dave Navarro will sit out JANE'S ADDICTION's upcoming tour with SMASHING PUMPKINS due to his continuing battle with "long COVID", a condition characterized by symptoms of COVID-19 and other syndromes months after the initial illness has subsided. He will be replaced on the road by QUEENS O...
September 30, 2022
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TROY LUCCKETTA Doesn't Know If He Will Ever Play With TESLA Again

Troy Luccketta says that he doesn't know if he will ever play with TESLA again. Last September, the 62-year-old drummer, who lives outside Nashville, Tennessee, announced that he would "take a little time from the road" to spend with family and friends. He is being replaced at TESLA's gigs by Steve...
September 29, 2022
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LAMB OF GOD's RANDY BLYTHE To Celebrate 12 Years Of Sobriety Next Month

During an appearance on yesterday's (Wednesday, September 28) episode of SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk", LAMB OF GOD frontman Randy Blythe revealed that he will celebrate the twelfth anniversary of his getting sober in October. Speaking about his alcohol- and drug-free lifestyle, the 51-...
September 29, 2022
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IRON MAIDEN Announces 'The Number Of The Beast' Triple Vinyl Release To Commemorate 40th Anniversary

BMG has announced the release of a commemorative triple black vinyl album in honor of the 40th anniversary of IRON MAIDEN's seminal third album, "The Number Of The Beast", which was to become the record which catapulted the band to international stardom. Included in the new vinyl package is "Beast O...
September 29, 2022
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COREY TAYLOR On Late SLIPKNOT Drummer JOEY JORDISON: 'He Had Demons That Would've Killed Normal People'

SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor says that "the world is less cool without" Joey Jordison in it. The founding SLIPKNOT drummer died "peacefully in his sleep" in July 2021 of an unspecified cause. He was 46 years old. Taylor addressed Jordison's death in a new interview with Zane Lowe of Apple Music 1....
September 28, 2022
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SAMMY HAGAR Talks Proposed EDDIE VAN HALEN Tribute Concert: 'I Would Love To Play Those Songs Again'

Sammy Hagar has once again weighed in on the proposed all-star VAN HALEN tribute concert, saying "would love to play music" with Alex Van Halen and Michael Anthony again. No progress has been reported on a possible VAN HALEN tribute show since April when former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted reveal...
September 28, 2022
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Watch NIKKI SIXX And TOMMY LEE Perform MÖTLEY CRÜE Classics At TAYLOR HAWKINS Tribute Concert

MÖTLEY CRÜE's Nikki Sixx and Tommy Lee played two of the band's classic songs at last night's (Tuesday, September 27) Taylor Hawkins tribute concert at the Kia Forum in Los Angeles. Sixx and Lee were introduced to the stage by Hawkins's FOO FIGHTERS bandmate Dave Grohl, who told the crowd: "Taylor a...
September 28, 2022
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Watch: MILEY CYRUS Joins DEF LEPPARD Members For 'Photograph' Performance At TAYLOR HAWKINS Tribute Concert

Miley Cyrus joined members of DEF LEPPARD on stage at last night's (Tuesday, September 27) Taylor Hawkins tribute concert at the Kia Forum in Los Angeles, California to perform the band's 1983 hit "Photograph". Sharing the stage with Cyrus, Joe Elliott, Rick Savage and Phil Collen for the "Photograp...
September 28, 2022
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COREY TAYLOR Announces 'Half Sold Out: CMFT Live At The Palladium' Global Livestream Event

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor has announced a very special livestream event, "Half Sold Out: CMFT Live At The Palladium", which is set to broadcast from the world-renowned London venue on October 17. The sold-out London Palladium show, also featuring THE CHERRY BOMBS, will be a benef...
September 28, 2022
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Watch WOLFGANG VAN HALEN Shred VAN HALEN's 'Panama' And 'Hot For Teacher' At TAYLOR HAWKINS Tribute Concert In L.A.

Wolfgang Van Halen joined Dave Grohl, THE DARKNESS singer Justin Hawkins and acclaimed session drummer Josh Freese at the second Taylor Hawkins tribute concert at Los Angeles's Kia Forum on September 27 to perform two classic VAN HALEN songs, "Hot For Teacher" and "Panama". Fan-filmed video can be s...
September 28, 2022
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Watch GEEZER BUTLER, LARS ULRICH, SEBASTIAN BACH And DAVE GROHL Cover BLACK SABBATH At TAYLOR HAWKINS Tribute Concert In L.A.

BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler, METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich and former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach joined Dave Grohl and some of his FOO FIGHTERS bandmates on stage at last night's (Tuesday, September 27) Taylor Hawkins tribute concert at the Kia Forum in Los Angeles, California to perfo...
September 28, 2022