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PHILIP ANSELMO's DOWN Bandmate KIRK WINDSTEIN Says PANTERA Reunion Will Be 'Amazing'

CROWBAR frontman Kirk Windstein has weighed in on the news that PANTERA's surviving members Philip Anselmo (vocals) and Rex Brown (bass) will unite with guitarist Zakk Wylde (OZZY OSBOURNE, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY) and drummer Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX) for a world tour under the PANTERA banner. Anselmo...
November 9, 2022
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DAVE MUSTAINE, SCOTT STAPP Among Performers At 'Rock To Remember' Concert In Nashville

Gibson Gives — the charitable arm of Gibson, the iconic American instrument brand — and Guitars For Vets have announced the third annual "Rock To Remember" live concert on Tuesday, November 8 at the Gibson Garage in Nashville, Tennessee. The "Rock To Remember" live concert at the Gibson Garage will...
November 3, 2022
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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD Dressed Up As 'Stranger Things'' EDDIE MUNSON For Halloween

For this year's Halloween, METALLICA frontman James Hetfield dressed up as "Stranger Things"' long-haired, leather-clad character Eddie Munson, who played an instrumental version of the band's 1986 track "Master Of Puppets" in one of the season four's final episode's key scenes. METALLICA's official...
November 1, 2022
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Watch: METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT Talks About His Love Of Horror In New Episode Of 'Metal And Monsters'

Gibson TV, the iconic, American guitar maker's award-winning, worldwide online network, has released the second episode of "Metal And Monsters", the network's first show dedicated to the worlds of heavy metal and monster culture. In the first-ever "Metal And Monsters" Halloween special, host Count D...
October 27, 2022
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TRIVIUM's MATT HEAFY: IRON MAIDEN's STEVE HARRIS 'Compared Us To METALLICA'

In a new interview with Meltdown of Detroit's WRIF radio station, TRIVIUM frontman Matt Heafy spoke about how he and his bandmates prepare for the shows on their current U.S. headlining tour. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "We definitely put the time in. I think we prep more than any...
October 15, 2022
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WEDNESDAY 13 Names His Favorite METALLICA Album

In a new interview with Radioactive MikeZ, host of the 96.7 KCAL-FM program "Wired In The Empire", Wednesday 13 was asked which METALLICA song he would cover if he had to. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "My favorite METALLICA record is '…And Justice For All'. I'm not a giant META...
October 14, 2022
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DAVID ELLEFSON Says METALLICA 'Did The Right Thing' By Crediting DAVE MUSTAINE: 'They Gave Him A Chance For A Second Chance'

In a new interview with Artists On Record Starring ADIKA Live!, original MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson discussed Dave Mustaine's early rivalry with his former band METALLICA. Mustaine, who founded MEGADETH nearly four decades ago, is credited with co-writing four songs on METALLICA's 1983 debut al...
October 8, 2022
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Watch: METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT Performs 'Enter Sandman' And 'Wheel In The Sky' With JOURNEY

METALLICA's Kirk Hammett joined JOURNEY onstage Thursday night (October 6) in Hawaii to play JOURNEY's "Wheel In The Sky" and METALLICA's "Enter Sandman". Fan-filmed video of the performance can be seen below below. Hammett's guest appearance took place at the second of JOURNEY's two shows at the Ne...
October 7, 2022
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DAVE MUSTAINE Is Still Hoping To Write New Music With JAMES HETFIELD: 'The World Really Does Want Us To Do That'

In a new interview with Vinyl Writer Music, MEGADETH leader Dave Mustaine said that he has been "secretly hoping there'd be a day" when he could write music again with his former bandmate in METALLICA, James Hetfield. He added: "I think the world really does want us to do that, and I think there is...
September 29, 2022
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DAVE MUSTAINE Says It Was 'Dumb' Of Him To Punch JAMES HETFIELD: 'I Really Respect Him'

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine recently answered a number of fan-submitted questions for Revolver magazine. During the chat, which can be seen below, Mustaine spoke about his relationship with his former bandmate, METALLICA frontman James Hetfield. Referencing a widely circulated video of Hetfield f...
September 21, 2022
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METALLICA's 'Blackened' Unveils Second Release In 'Masters Of Whiskey Series'

Blackened American Whiskey continues to push the boundaries of whiskey with the second release in its "Masters Of Whiskey Series," introducing Blackened x Wes Henderson Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey finished in white port wine casks. The limited-edition expression was created in partnership with...
September 17, 2022
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OZZY OSBOURNE: RANDY RHOADS 'Didn't Have A Nice Thing To Say' About EDDIE VAN HALEN

In a new interview with Rolling Stone, Ozzy Osbourne discussed the supposed cross-town rivalry Randy Rhoads, the first guitarist Osbourne worked with after BLACK SABBATH, had with Eddie Van Halen. Rhoads's pre-Ozzy band QUIET RIOT had been gigging on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, California at...
September 15, 2022
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Ex-METALLICA Bassist RON MCGOVNEY Casts Doubt On DAVE MUSTAINE's 'Alpha Male' Claim: 'That's Not How I Remember Those Days'

Former METALLICA bassist Ron McGovney has cast doubt on the veracity of Dave Mustaine's claim that Dave was "the alpha male" while he was a member of METALLICA. In a recent interview with Classic Rock magazine, Mustaine was asked about a comment he made in his 2010 autobiography, "Mustaine: A Heavy...
September 12, 2022
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DAVE MUSTAINE Says He Was 'The Alpha Male' While He Was In METALLICA

In a recent interview with Classic Rock magazine, MEGADETH leader Dave Mustaine was asked about a comment he made in his 2010 autobiography, "Mustaine: A Heavy Metal Memoir", where he referred to himself as "the leader of the band" when he was in METALLICA in the early 1980s. After the interviewer,...
September 9, 2022
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Watch: JASON NEWSTED And THE CHOPHOUSE BAND Play Free Concert In Skaneateles, New York

Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted and his CHOPHOUSE BAND headlined the village volunteer fire department's annual Field Days this past Saturday, September 3 at Austin Park in Skaneateles, New York. Video of his appearance can be seen below. Newsted, who bought and moved into a $6 million home o...
September 5, 2022