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KISS Officially Releases Only Known Soundboard Recording With Guitarist MARK ST. JOHN

On April 7, rock icons KISS will release the next installment of their "Off The Soundboard" official live bootleg series with "Off The Soundboard: Poughkeepsie, New York, 1984". Recorded live at the Mid-Hudson Arena on November 28, 1984, during the "Animalize" world tour, this is the fifth in a seri...
January 27, 2023

Soundtrack Teaser Released For Late MEGADETH Drummer NICK MENZA's 'This Was My Life' Documentary

Snippets of two songs, "Almost There" and "Realty Check", from the soundtrack to the upcoming, long-awaited Nick Menza documentary film "This Was My Life: The Story Of Nick Menza", can be heard in the YouTube clip below. The "This Was My Life: The Story of Nick Menza" soundtrack is a very diverse po...
January 25, 2023

TESTAMENT Announces 'Titans Of Creation' Spring 2023 European Tour With EXODUS And VOIVOD

TESTAMENT, EXODUS and VOIVOD will join forces for the "Titans Of Creation" European tour this spring. Tickets go on sale this Wednesday, January 25 at 10 a.m. CET. TESTAMENT shows with EXODUS and VOIVOD: May 26 - DE - Wiesbaden, Schlachthof May 28 - DE - Munich, Backstage May 30 - FR - Lyon, Transbo...
January 23, 2023

JETHRO TULL Announces 23rd Studio Album, 'RökFlöte'

JETHRO TULL will release its 23rd studio album, "RökFlöte", on April 21 via InsideOut Music. Following 2022's "The Zealot Gene", the group's first LP in two decades, Ian Anderson and his bandmates are returning with a 12-track record based on the characters and roles of some of the principle gods of...
January 20, 2023

PAUL STANLEY Doesn't Rule Out One-Off KISS Concerts After Final Show Of 'End Of The Road' Tour

In a new interview with Yahoo! entertainment music editor Lyndsey Parker, KISS frontman Paul Stanley was asked if there are any plans for him and his bandmates to do anything special to celebrate their 50th anniversary. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "The fact that we still not o...
January 18, 2023

DEATH TO ALL Feat. GENE HOGLAN And STEVE DIGIORGIO: March/April 2023 North American Tour Announced

DEATH TO ALL (DTA) — which features former members of DEATH celebrating the life and music of Chuck Schuldiner — will embark on a North American tour in March. The trek will kick off on March 2 in Seattle, Washington and will conclude on April 1 in Denver, Colorado. Support on the tour will come fro...
January 18, 2023

GENE SIMMONS Praises ABBA's 'Undeniable Songwriting'

Gene Simmons has praised the Swedish pop quartet ABBA for its "undeniable songwriting". The KISS bassist/vocalist expressed his appreciation for ABBA, which recently launched a virtual "ABBA Voyage" concert series in London, while discussing the 10 albums that changed his life with Goldmine magazine...
January 18, 2023

JOHN 5, RIKKI ROCKETT And RICHARD FORTUS Confirmed For 'Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp: 80s Anthems'

Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp, the experiential music camp giving fans the opportunity to make their rock star dreams a reality, has "80s Anthems" camp featuring John 5, former guitarist for ROB ZOMBIE and MARILYN MANSON and current guitarist for MÖTLEY CRÜE; Rikki Rockett, drummer and co-founder of PO...
January 17, 2023

PAUL STANLEY On KISS's Final Tour: 'Before We Have No Choice, I'd Like To End It'

In a new interview with American Songwriter, KISS frontman Paul Stanley spoke about the band's "End Of The Road" farewell tour, which is expected to conclude at the end of this year, five decades after KISS's formation. "Being on tour is pretty much three hours of elation, and 21 hours of being away...
January 16, 2023

Rockers React To JEFF BECK's Death

Jimmy Page (LED ZEPPELIN),Paul Stanley (KISS),Gene Simmons (KISS),Ozzy Osbourne (BLACK SABBATH),Tony Iommi (BLACK SABBATH) and David Coverdale (WHITESNAKE, DEEP PURPLE) are among the rockers who have reacted on social media to the passing of Jeff Beck. The legendary guitarist died on Tuesday (Ja...
January 11, 2023

DARK ANGEL To Perform Entire 'Darkness Descends' Album At April 2023 Los Angeles Concert

Reunited California thrashers DARK ANGEL will perform their legendary album "Darkness Descends" in its entirety at a special concert on Friday, April 14 at the Teragram Ballroom in Los Angeles, California. Support at the show will come from fellow thrash metal veterans EVILDEAD. Last fall, DARK ANGE...
January 6, 2023

GENE SIMMONS Says It's 'A Crime' That OZZY OSBOURNE Didn't Place Higher On ROLLING STONE's '200 Greatest Singers' List

Gene Simmons has blasted Rolling Stone magazine for placing Ozzy Osbourne at No. 112 on its list of the 200 greatest singers of all time. The updated list, which began in 2008, ranges from Aretha Franklin to Rosalía and other artists known for standout singing. This time around, the list excludes po...
January 5, 2023

DINO CAZARES Says FEAR FACTORY Won't Take Part In Any Paid Meet-And-Greets During 'Rise Of The Machine' Tour

Dino Cazares says that FEAR FACTORY won't be taking part in any paid meet-and-greets during the band's upcoming North American tour with STATIC-X, MUSHROOMHEAD and DOPE. Earlier today (Tuesday, December 27),Dino took to his Twitter to write: "If anyone bought VIP tix for the upcoming 'Rise Of The M...
December 27, 2022

DAVID ELLEFSON On Bands Relying On Backing Tracks During Concerts: 'If You Need It For Your Show, Use 'Em'

Former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson has weighed in on bands who rely heavily on pre-recorded tracks during their live performances. In recent years, more and more artists have been given a pass for relying on pre-recorded tracks, drum triggers and other assorted technology that makes concerts mor...
December 18, 2022

Watch ACE FREHLEY Perform In Holland, Michigan

The addresses YouTube channel has uploaded video of Ace Frehley's December 11 performance at the Holland Civic Center in Holland, Michigan. Check it out below. As previously reported, Ace is putting the finishing touches on his new solo album for a tentative early 2023 release. The original KISS gui...
December 12, 2022