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Watch: JUDAS PRIEST Plays To 15,000 Fans In Prague

JUDAS PRIEST, SAXON and URIAH HEEP drew 15,000 fans to their March 29 "Metal Masters" tour stop at O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic. Fan-filmed video of PRIEST's performance can be seen below. PRIEST's 17-song setlist included three songs from the band's latest album, "Invincible Shield": the titl...
March 31, 2024
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DAN LILKER Says He Is 'Just Filling In' For FRANK BELLO At Upcoming ANTHRAX Shows: 'I'm Doing My Friends A Favor'

Earlier this week, ANTHRAX announced that, due to personal reasons, bassist Frank Bello will not be able to accompany the band on its upcoming South American tour, set to kick off April 13 at MXMF The Metal Fest in Mexico City. Filling in on those dates, as well as two U.S. festival shows in May, wi...
March 30, 2024
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DEEP PURPLE's ROGER GLOVER Says Decision To Enlist DWEEZIL ZAPPA To Remix 'Machine Head' Was 'Probably A Marketing' Idea

In a new interview with Poland's Eska Rock, DEEP PURPLE's Roger Glover was asked about the decision to enlist Dweezil Zappa, son of Frank Zappa, remix the band's iconic album "Machine Head" for the new super deluxe edition. Dweezil performed with PURPLE at the 2016 Montreux Jazz Festival in what has...
March 30, 2024
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JUDAS PRIEST's IAN HILL: Mentally, 'I'm Still 12 Years Old'

In a new interview with Riff X's "Metal XS", JUDAS PRIEST bassist Ian Hill spoke about the musical direction of the band's latest album, "Invincible Shield", compared to its predecessor, 2018's "Firepower". He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET):  "This one is a lot busier. The songs are more...
March 30, 2024
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JOHN BUSH 'Would Be Open To Doing Something Really Fun And Cool' With ANTHRAX Again

In a brand new interview with Nikki Blakk of the San Francisco radio station 107.7 The Bone, former ANTHRAX and current ARMORED SAINT frontman John Bush was once again asked whether he is still open to the idea of embarking on a special tour — either with the current ANTHRAX band or with a specially...
March 29, 2024
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See Official Unboxing Video For BLACK SABBATH's Box Set Of TONY MARTIN-Era Recordings, 'Anno Domini 1989-1995'

An official unboxing video for the "Anno Domini 1989-1995" box set of the Tony Martin-era BLACK SABBATH albums can be seen below. BLACK SABBATH's history with singers Ozzy Osbourne and Ronnie James Dio has been chronicled extensively through the years in multiple collections. Until now, no boxed set...
March 28, 2024
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ANTHRAX To Be Rejoined By Bassist DAN LILKER After 40-Year Absence For April/May 2024 Tour Dates

ANTHRAX has announced that, due to personal reasons, bassist Frank Bello will not be able to accompany the band on its upcoming South American tour, set to kick off April 13 at MXMF The Metal Fest in Mexico City. Filling in on those dates, as well as two U.S. festival shows in May, will be ANTHRAX f...
March 28, 2024
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The Internet Says JOHN BUSH Is Worth 40 Million Dollars; He Says That Figure Is 'Really Far Off'

In a new interview with That Metal Interview Podcast, former ANTHRAX and current ARMORED SAINT vocalist John Bush addressed the fact that web sites that estimate celebrity net worth are notoriously unreliable, saying (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "There's some weird thing on Wikipedia or som...
March 27, 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
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Watch: JUDAS PRIEST Performs In Munich During 2024 'Metal Masters' European Tour

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST played at Olympiahalle in Munich, Germany on Monday, March 25 as part of the band's "Metal Masters" European tour. Fan-filmed video of the concert can be seen below. PRIEST's 17-song setlist included three songs from the band's latest album, "Invincible Shiel...
March 26, 2024
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ARMORED SAINT's Cover Of 'One Chain Don't Make No Prison' To Arrive In June

In a new interview with Classic Rock History, ARMORED SAINT bassist Joey Vera revealed that the band's cover version of "One Chain Don't Make No Prison" will be released in a couple of months. He said: "Currently, we have recorded a single, which will be released in June 2024 on Metal Blade Records...
March 26, 2024
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JUDAS PRIEST's IAN HILL: 'The Time To Think About Retiring Is When Your Performances Start To Dip'

In a new interview with Spain's Rock FM, JUDAS PRIEST's Ian Hill was asked if he and his bandmates have thought about a possible retirement yet. The 72-year-old bassist responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "No, we have no plan to retire yet. We're still able to perform. The time to think...
March 25, 2024
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GLENN HUGHES To Record New Solo Album In June

Legendary vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes will enter the studio in June to record the long-awaited follow-up to his 2016 solo album "Resonate". The 72-year-old Glenn, who just played a couple of shows with his supergroup BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION, confirmed his recording plans in a social media post on...
March 24, 2024
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K.K. DOWNING Says It's 'A Mystery' Why TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS-Era JUDAS PRIEST Albums Are Not Available On Streaming Services

In a new interview with Rob Rush of Long Island's 94.3 The Shark radio station, former JUDAS PRIEST and current KK'S PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing was asked why the two studio albums singer Tim "Ripper" Owens recorded with JUDAS PRIEST — 1997's "Jugulator" and 2001's "Demolition" — are not available...
March 23, 2024
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Watch: JUDAS PRIEST Plays 'Killing Machine' During Soundcheck In Birmingham

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST played their classic song "Killing Machine" during soundcheck prior to the band's hometown concert Tuesday night (March 19) at the Resorts World Arena in Birmingham, England. Video of the rendition — which did not include singer Rob Halford — can be seen belo...
March 23, 2024