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BLACK FLAG And MADBALL Among Confirmed Artists For WHEN WE WERE HUNGRY Festival

What started as a meme created by MODERN DAY ESCAPE bassist and songwriter William Wenz about hosting a festival in a Denny's parking lot turned to reality as he created the When We Were Hungry festival alongside co-founder/director and artist manager Mal Levy. The inaugural event will take place in...
August 3, 2022
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LEMMY Sculptor Interviewed On Latest Episode Of Official MOTÖRHEAD Podcast (Audio)

Caroline Brisset, an emerging French sculptor who created the massive new statue of MOTÖRHEAD frontman Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister at this year's Hellfest in Clisson, France, was interviewed on the latest episode of "The Motörcast", the official podcast series celebrating the extraordinary world of MOTÖRH...
August 1, 2022
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BAD RELIGION Cancels Remainder Of European Tour Due To 'Family Emergency'

Punk rock veterans BAD RELIGION have canceled the remainder of their 2022 European tour due to "a family emergency within the band." Earlier today, BAD RELIGION released the following statement via social media: "There has been a family emergency within the band, and as a result, we must cancel the...
August 1, 2022
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FOO FIGHTERS' CHRIS SHIFLETT Drops New Single 'Long, Long Year'

Punk veteran. Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee. Alt-country songwriter. Modern-day guitar hero. For more than 25 years, FOO FIGHTERS six-stringer Chris Shiflett has blurred the lines between genre and generation, balancing his full-band projects with an ongoing solo career. With his new single, "...
July 29, 2022
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Ex-MEGADETH Members ELLEFSON, YOUNG And POLAND To Perform Entire 'Killing Is My Business' And 'So Far, So Good' Albums

Former MEGADETH members David Ellefson (bass) and Jeff Young (guitar) have 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 Aching...
July 27, 2022
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Watch: JOE PERRY And GARY CHERONE Perform AEROSMITH And LED ZEPPELIN Classics In Atlantic City

AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry played with his group THE JOE PERRY PROJECT Saturday night (July 23) at Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Fan-filmed video of the concert is available below. THE JOE PERRY PROJECT is made up of Perry, lead singer Gary Cherone (VAN...
July 24, 2022
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Watch: SOUNDGARDEN's KIM THAYIL Joins THE BLACK CROWES On Stage In Seattle

SOUNDGARDEN's Kim Thayil joined THE BLACK CROWES on stage at the latter band's Seattle-area show this past Wednesday (July 20). Also appearing with them was R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck. The musicians came out during the encore of THE BLACK CROWES' concert at Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery Amphitheatre...
July 24, 2022
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DAVID ELLEFSON's 'Simple Truth': A Video Lesson

David Ellefson, who was fired from MEGADETH last year following a sex video scandal, has shared a clip in which he teaches you how to play his solo song "Simple Truth". The bassist, who turned 57 last November, filmed the video as a message on Cameo, which lets users hire celebrities to record brief...
July 22, 2022
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Watch DAVID ELLEFSON 'Let It Go' In New Video From SERPENT FROM EDEN

Former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson played bass on "Let It Go", a new song from SERPENT FROM EDEN, the project spearheaded by John Goodwin. The accompanying music video for the "Ronnie Montrose/Michael Schenker-inspired rocker," which was written and produced by Goodwin, features Ellefson on guit...
July 20, 2022
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Estate Of Late METALLICA Bassist CLIFF BURTON To Launch Branded Beer In Collaboration With KNUCKLEBONZ

KnuckleBonz, Inc. and the Cliff Burton estate will launch a Cliff Burton-branded beer and a KnuckleBonz limited-edition collectible statue, with a portion of all proceeds going to the Cliff Burton Music Scholarship Foundation for rising youth musicians. The beer is the first product to come out, wit...
July 20, 2022
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SLIPKNOT's JAY WEINBERG: Multi-Cam Video Of 'The Chapeltown Rag' Performance From MODERN DRUMMER

Modern Drummer magazine has uploaded multi-camera video of Jay Weinberg's performance of SLIPKNOT's latest single "The Chapeltown Rag" during the band's recent U.S. tour. Check it out below. The studio version of "The Chapeltown Rag", which was released on November 5, 2021, was produced by Joe Barre...
July 19, 2022
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NAPALM DEATH Announces Fall 2022 U.S. Tour With BRUJERIA

British grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH will embark on the "Campaign For Musical Destruction" U.S. tour this fall. Support on the trek will come from BRUJERIA, with additional support from FROZEN SOUL, CRYPTIC SLAUGHTER and MDC on select dates. The tour dates are as follows: With BRUJERIA Oct. 12 -...
July 18, 2022
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Founding VENOM Guitarist JEFF 'MANTAS' DUNN On Early Tourmates METALLICA: 'They Are The Sweetest Guys'

In a new interview with Friday 13th Metal, ex-VENOM and current VENOM INC. guitarist Jeff "Mantas" Dunn spoke about his relationship with early tourmates METALLICA. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I love METALLICA; I love James [Hetfield, vocals/guitar], I love Lars [Ulrich, drums], I...
July 17, 2022
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Singer RAY WEST On His Short-Lived Collaboration With GEORGE LYNCH: 'I Gave' It 'A Shot And It Didn't Work Out'

Singer Ray West (SPREAD EAGLE) says that his collaboration with George Lynch in GEORGE LYNCH AND THE ELECTRIC FREEDOM "didn't work out." West played two shows with the former DOKKEN guitarist — on July 8 in Saginaw, Michigan and on July 9 in in Woodhaven, Michigan — before the 67-year-old axeman pul...
July 16, 2022
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ROBERT TRUJILLO's Son Says His Contribution To 'Master Of Puppets' In 'Stranger Things' Turned Out 'Better' Than He Expected

Tye Trujillo, the 17-year-old son of METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo, contributed "additional guitar tracks" to the version of METALLICA's "Master Of Puppets" which appears in Netflix's season four finale of "Stranger Things". In the finale, the Eddie Munson character performs what he calls "the m...
July 16, 2022