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SLASH Explains Why GUNS N' ROSES Plays Three-And-A-Half-Hour Live Shows

In a new interview with Japanese music critic and radio personality Masa Ito of TVK's "Rock City", GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash spoke about what it has been like for him and his bandmates to return to the road after being sidelined by the pandemic for the past couple of years. He said (as transcrib...
July 2, 2022
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STEVE VAI Hopes To Bring His 'Hydra' One-Of-A-Kind Instrument On Tour In The Fall

Steve Vai will bring The Hydra one-of-a-kind instrument out on tour and perform the jaw-dropping solo piece "Teeth Of The Hydra" as early as the end of the year. The guitarist made the revelation while talking to Eonmusic on June 23 at Hellfest in Clisson, France. Vai's comments came during a press...
July 1, 2022
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FRANK ZAPPA's Recordings, Song Catalog And Film Archive Acquired By UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP

Universal Music Group (UMG),the world leader in music-based entertainment, today announced an agreement between Moon, Dweezil, Ahmet and Diva Zappa (the Zappa Trust) to acquire Frank Zappa's estate, including his expansive recordings, publishing catalog of iconic songs, film archive, and the comple...
June 30, 2022
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DEE SNIDER And Z2 COMICS Honor His Fight Against Censorship And PMRC In Original Graphic Novel 'He's Not Gonna Take It'

More than 35 years ago, TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider marched into the United States Senate's Committee on Commerce in a jeans jacket and tank top to confront a band of concerned Washington housewives hellbent on silencing the howl of metal and beyond. Co-founded by Tipper Gore, a committee of...
June 30, 2022
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IRON ALLIES Feat. Former ACCEPT Members HERMAN FRANK And DAVID REECE: First Promotional Photo Released

The first promotional photo of IRON ALLIES, the new band featuring former ACCEPT members Herman Frank and David Reece, can be seen above. Earlier this year, IRON ALLIES entered Horus Sound Studio in Hannover, Germany to begin recording its debut album. The LP, which is being co-produced by Arne Neur...
June 28, 2022
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Watch: TESLA Performs New Song 'Time To Rock' In Des Plaines, Illinois

Fan-filmed video of TESLA performing a new song called "Time To Rock" on June 26 at Des Plaines Theater in Des Plaines, Illinois can be seen below. The studio version of "Time To Rock" is expected to be released in July. TESLA guitarist Frank Hannon spoke about the track earlier in the month in an i...
June 27, 2022
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Watch: MARK TREMONTI Sings FRANK SINATRA Classics At Sold-Out Charity Concert

On May 14, Mark Tremonti — guitarist/singer-songwriter/founding member of the rock bands CREED, ALTER BRIDGE and TREMONTI — performed a set of Frank Sinatra classics with members of Frank's orchestra at The Abbey in Orlando, Florida. Video of the concert is available below. Last month, Tremonti rele...
June 25, 2022
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ANTHRAX Shares 'The Devil You Know' From 40th-Anniversary Livestream Concert, 'Anthrax XL'

ANTHRAX has released "The Devil You Know", the second "early taste" single/music video from the band's 40th-anniversary livestream concert, "Anthrax XL". The release will be available in North America on Blu-ray, CD and digital on July 15 (Megaforce),and will have a European digital release on Ju...
June 24, 2022
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KATATONIA Signs Worldwide Deal With NAPALM RECORDS

Napalm Records has announced the signing of legendary Swedish masters of melancholy KATATONIA to a worldwide deal. Piercing through the core in 1991 when KATATONIA was brought to life by the inimitable Jonas Renkse (now vocalist) and renowned guitarist Anders Nyström, the unit has taken a fascinatin...
June 23, 2022
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ANTHRAX's FRANK BELLO Announces Debut Solo EP, 'Then I'm Gone'

Frank Bello and Rare Bird have announced the ANTHRAX bassist's debut solo EP, "Then I'm Gone". Issued as a deluxe gatefold split 12-inch, the EP contains three songs alongside excerpts from his 2021 autobiography, read by the author and accompanied by additional new music. Bello performs all instrum...
June 16, 2022
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ALICE COOPER: 'Story Of The Songs' To Premiere On REELZ This Weekend

"Alice Cooper: Story Of The Songs" will premiere on Reelz on Sunday, June 19 at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT. Cooper has his own wild chapter in the story of rock music as one of the greatest showmen to ever perform. The band of the same name was led by his signature brand of theatricality which shocked a...
June 16, 2022
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TESLA To Release New Single 'Time To Rock' In July

In a new interview with Robert Cavuoto of Sonic Perspectives, TESLA guitarist Frank Hannon was asked if DEF LEPPARD's Phil Collen, who produced TESLA's latest album, 2019's "Shock", will return to helm the band's follow-up effort. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "The 'Shock' album...
June 13, 2022
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BILLY GIBBONS Says ZZ TOP And DUSTY HILL's Family Were Not Involved In Last Weekend's 'Estate Sale'

ZZ TOP frontman Billy Gibbons has confirmed that the band was not involved in a recently announced estate sale from the group's late bassist Dusty Hill. This past weekend, an estate sale "of the contents of [Dusty's] prior home" was held at The Guilded Monkey Market warehouse in southwest Houston, T...
June 13, 2022
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KINGDOM COME Blasted For 'S**t' Performance At SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL: The Event's 'Biggest F***up'

KINGDOM COME has been blasted for its disastrous performance at the Sweden Rock Festival in Sölvesborg, Sweden, with one reviewer calling it the event's "biggest fuckup." KINGDOM COME's current lineup consists of drummer James Kottak alongside guitarists Danny Stag and Rick Steier, bassist Johnny B....
June 12, 2022
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Watch ACCEPT Perform At 2022 SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Fan-filmed video of ACCEPT's June 9 performance at the Sweden Rock Festival in Sölvesborg, Sweden can be seen below. This past February, it was announced that ACCEPT had inked a worldwide deal with Napalm Records. ACCEPT's latest album, "Too Mean To Die", came out in January 2021 via Nuclear Blast....
June 10, 2022