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TOMMY THAYER Says Las Vegas Is A 'Strong Contender' For KISS Avatar Show

Tommy Thayer says that Las Vegas is "a strong contender" for the KISS avatar show. Using cutting-edge technology, Pophouse Entertainment Group, which was founded by ABBA's Björn Ulvaeus, will create digital versions of KISS. The project was previewed at the final KISS show in New York in December 20...
May 23, 2024
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GENE SIMMONS Says JIMMY PAGE Gave Him The 'Highest Compliment' About His Bass Playing

During an appearance on the latest episode of "The Adam Carolla Show", Gene Simmons reflected on what he called "one of the most iconic moments" of his life involving another legendary rocker. The 74-year-old KISS bassist/vocalist said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Jimmy Page, for those of...
May 22, 2024
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Long-Awaited New DARK ANGEL Album Will Have 'A Lot Of The JIM DURKIN Influence On It'

In a new interview with Rocking With Jam Man, Gene Hoglan was asked if there is any truth the rumors that there will be a new studio album from reunited California thrash metal pioneers DARK ANGEL later this year. Gene responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I am, unfortunately, not at libe...
May 21, 2024
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DEICIDE's STEVE ASHEIM On 'Banished By Sin' A.I. Artwork Controversy: 'Everyone's All Up In Arms About The Whole Thing'

In a new interview with the Heavy Demons radio show, DEICIDE drummer Steve Asheim addressed the controversy surrounding the cover artwork for the band's latest album, "Banished By Sin". Released on April 26 via Reigning Phoenix Music, the LP features art that some people believe was generated by art...
May 20, 2024
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Watch: SEBASTIAN BACH Performs SKID ROW Classics In Bensalem During Spring 2024 North American Tour

The Tully Blanchard YouTube channel has uploaded video of Sebastian Bach's entire May 18 concert at Xcite Center at Parx Casino in Bensalem, Pennsylvania. Bach's 16-song set included two tracks from his new solo album, "Child Within The Man" — "What Do I Got To Lose?" and "Everybody Bleeds" — a...
May 19, 2024
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BRUCE KULICK Says KISS's Final Concert Was 'A Missed Opportunity' To Celebrate The Band's Past

In a new interview with Finland's Chaoszine, former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick once again confirmed that he wasn't asked to perform at the band's final show and wasn't invited to attend the event, which was held last December at New York City's Madison Square Garden. "I got a sense that it wasn't g...
May 15, 2024
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SLASH To Perform On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' Next Week

In celebration of his forthcoming album "Orgy Of The Damned", out May 17 on Gibson Records, GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash will perform songs all next week on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Tune in on Monday, May 20, Tuesday, May 21 and Wednesday, May 22 to watch Slash perform a selection of songs from his sta...
May 15, 2024
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SEBASTIAN BACH: 'The Days Of My Figure-Eight Headbanging Are Past Me Now'

On the May 10 episode of SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk", former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach addressed a physical injury that he sustained during his recently completed run of dates in Latin America. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "We just did six or seven shows in South...
May 15, 2024
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GODSMACK Announces September/October 2024 U.S. Tour

GODSMACK will embark on a fall 2024 U.S. tour with support from NOTHING MORE, FLAT BLACK, HALESTORM and DOROTHY on select dates. The GODSMACK artist presale will begin on Wednesday, May 15 at 10 a.m. local time and end on Thursday, May 16 at 10 p.m. local time. Use the password "LIGHTING" to access...
May 14, 2024
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OZZY OSBOURNE And Family Reflect On MTV Reality Show 'The Osbournes' And Impact It Had On Their Lives

Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, along with their children Jack and Kelly, have released the latest episode of their revived podcast in which they talk about recently sitting down together and re-watching classic moments from their MTV reality show "The Osbournes", which followed the lives of the BLACK SA...
May 14, 2024
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SLASH On OZZY OSBOURNE Being Inducted Into ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME As Solo Artist: 'It's A No-Brainer'

In a new interview with Janne Innanfors of the Swedish radio station Rockklassiker,  GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash was asked about the recent announcement that Ozzy Osbourne will be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame later this year as a solo artist in its 2024 class, marking his second en...
May 5, 2024
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MÖTLEY CRÜE's MICK MARS Names Accomplishments He Is Most Proud Of

In a recent interview with Steve Cooper of Cooper Talk, MÖTLEY CRÜE guitarist Mick Mars was asked to name some of the accomplishments he is most proud of over the course of his nearly five-decade music career. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Well, first off, making it to the big...
May 4, 2024
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PHIL DEMMEL Defends KERRY KING Over Some Fans' Claim That JEFF HANNEMAN Wrote All The Good SLAYER Songs

On a recent episode of the "The Metal Forge" podcast, Phil Demmel spoke about the upcoming debut album from Kerry King's solo project. "From Hell I Rise" will be released on May 17 via Reigning Phoenix Music. All material for the LP was written by the 59-year-old SLAYER guitarist, who was accompanie...
May 3, 2024
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JIMMY PAGE Pays Tribute To DUANE EDDY: 'He Was Such A Lovely Man'

LED ZEPPELIN's Jimmy Page has paid tribute to Duane Eddy, a pioneering guitar hero who died earlier this week at age 86. Eddy passed away of cancer Tuesday at the Williamson Health hospital in Franklin, Tennessee, according to his wife, Deed Abbate. On Friday (May 3),Jimmy took to his Instagram to...
May 3, 2024
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TESTAMENT Is Recording New Album: 'It's Happening'

TESTAMENT frontman Chuck Billy has confirmed that he and his bandmates have entered the studio to begin recording their long-awaited new album. On April 28, TESTAMENT drummer Chris Dovas posted a photo of his drum kit in the recording studio and he captioned it, "It's happening". A day later, Billy...
May 1, 2024