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Former CHILDREN OF BODOM Members To Launch Bar And Band Museum

Three former members of CHILDREN OF BODOM — Jaska Raatikainen (drums),Henri "Henkka T. Blacksmith" Seppälä (bass) and Janne Wirman (keyboards) — have announced plans to open their own bar and a band museum. In addition to serving as an "unholy concoction of a hard rock café and a dive bar," Bodom B...
September 8, 2022
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Watch: Ex-MEGADETH Members DAVID ELLEFSON, JEFF YOUNG And CHRIS POLAND Begin Rehearsals For 'Kings Of Thrash' Tour

Former MEGADETH members David Ellefson (bass) and Jeff Young (guitar) recently announced the first four shows of the KINGS OF THRASH "The MEGA Years" tour. They will be joined at the dates by another former MEGADETH member, Chris Poland (guitar). KINGS OF THRASH, which also includes drummer Fred Ach...
September 7, 2022
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MACHINE HEAD Announces Fall 2022 U.S. Tour, BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale

This fall, San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD will embark on an intimate venue tour through small-town America as part of their "Electric Happy Hour (Live)". Dates include some tour favorites that MACHINE HEAD have had over the years such as oft-missed places Minot, North Dakota; Springf...
September 6, 2022
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THE DEAD DAISIES Unleash New Single 'Face Your Fear'

THE DEAD DAISIES will release their sixth studio album, "Radiance", on September 30. The LP's fourth single, "Face Your Fear", can be streamed below. The official music video for the track will arrive on September 9. "Face Your Fear" features an intoxicating hook driven by Doug Aldrich's and David L...
September 2, 2022
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MASTODON's TROY SANDERS: Going Back On Tour After Pandemic-Related Break Was 'Really Fantastic'

During an appearance on the latest episode of the "Rock & Roll Beer Guy" podcast, MASTODON singer/bassist Troy Sanders spoke about what it was like returning to the road for the first time since being forced to take a pandemic-related break. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "It defi...
August 30, 2022
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LAST IN LINE Feat. VIVIAN CAMPBELL, VINNY APPICE: Fall 2022 U.S. Tour Announced

LAST IN LINE will embark on a U.S. tour in late September. The run of shows is in support of the band's upcoming EP, "A Day In The Life", which will arrive on November 11 via earMUSIC. The effort is numbered and limited to 3,000 copies worldwide. The title track, which is described in a press releas...
August 27, 2022
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MASTODON Releases 90-Minute Documentary On Making Of 'Hushed And Grim' Album

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON have released "The Making of Hushed & Grim", a 90-minute documentary that chronicles the Grammy Award-winning group's critically acclaimed ninth studio album. The film is an intimate look at the bandmembers' creative process, which was largely influenced by...
August 24, 2022
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Watch: BRUCE DICKINSON Shows Off His Dance Moves At Son AUSTIN's Wedding

Earlier this month, IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson and his girlfriend, French fitness instructor Leana Dolci, attended the wedding of his son Austin. Photos and video from the event have since been shared on social media and can be found below. Austin, 31, is Bruce's son with his second wife, Pa...
August 20, 2022
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Watch: MEGADETH Kicks Off Summer/Fall 2022 U.S. Tour As Support Act For FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH

MEGADETH kicked off its summer/fall 2022 U.S. tour as the support act for FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH last night (Friday, August 19) at RV Inn Style Resorts Amphitheater in Ridgefield, Washington. MEGADETH's setlist was as follows, according to Setlist.fm: 01. Hangar 18 02. Dread And The Fugitive Mind 0...
August 20, 2022
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KROKUS Announces Return To Live Stage

Legendary Swiss hard rockers KROKUS will play a special concert on September 10 on the steps of the St. Ursus Cathedral in Solothurn, Switzerland. In addition, Solothurn will honor the band with a "Stone Of Honor" on its 2000th anniversary. KROKUS said in a statement: "We are happy to be honored by...
August 20, 2022
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ADEMA Singer RYAN SHUCK Blasts Original Frontman MARKY CHAVEZ: He 'Hasn't Respected The Fans And The Band'

During an appearance on the latest episode of the "J-Bunny's Music Hub Podcast", ADEMA's latest singer Ryan Shuck, who joined the group in 2019, was asked if he thinks there is a chance the band will at some point work with original ADEMA frontman Marky Chavez again. He responded (as transcribed by...
August 17, 2022
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JEFF BECK Announces Fall 2022 U.S. Tour

Jeff Beck will tour the U.S. this fall in support of the newly released, highly anticipated musical collaboration with Johnny Depp, "18". The tour will kick off on September 23 in Del Valle, Texas, where Beck will share the bill for the first six shows with longtime musical friends ZZ TOP. Beck will...
August 15, 2022
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ARCH ENEMY's ALISSA WHITE-GLUZ On Pandemic-Related Restrictions: 'I Definitely Don't Think That It Was Handled Very Well'

ARCH ENEMY vocalist Alissa White-Gluz spoke to Montreal Rocks about how she ended up flying to Germany from her native Canada in 2021 to work on her band's 11th album, "Deceivers". She ended up staying in Germany for a year due to the stiff pandemic-related restrictions in her hometown of Montreal a...
August 10, 2022
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MARQ TORIEN Says METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD 'Was A Big Champion For The BULLETBOYS' In 1980s

In a new interview with Radioactive MikeZ, host of the 96.7 KCAL-FM program "Wired In The Empire", BULLETBOYS frontman Marq Torien recalled hanging out with members of METALLICA in the 1980s while both bands were on the rise on the California hard rock and metal scene. "I love [METALLICA frontman] J...
August 9, 2022
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Ex-MEGADETH Bassist DAVID ELLEFSON On Tour With JEFF YOUNG And CHRIS POLAND: 'This Is A Celebration, Not A Retaliation'

Former MEGADETH members David Ellefson (bass) and Jeff Young (guitar) recently announced the first four shows of the KINGS OF THRASH "The MEGA Years" tour. They will be joined at the dates by another former MEGADETH member, Chris Poland (guitar). KINGS OF THRASH, which also includes drummer Fred Ach...
August 7, 2022