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SHINEDOWN Releases 'The Library Sessions' Inspired By Crossover Hit Single 'A Symptom Of Being Human'

Multi-platinum, chart-topping band SHINEDOWN has released "The Library Sessions" inspired by its current crossover hit single "A Symptom Of Being Human". In the spirit of Giving Tuesday, today's special broadcast event is benefiting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP),an organizat...
November 28, 2023


During a recent appearance on "The Adam Carolla Show", Sharon Osbourne discussed Ozzy's absence from the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame as a solo artist. Ozzy, along with the rest of the original lineup of BLACK SABBATH, was inducted into the Rock Hall in 2006, but the legendary heavy metal singer has y...
November 24, 2023

Former LYNYRD SKYNYRD Drummer ARTIMUS PYLE Collaborates SAMMY HAGAR On New Version Of 'Simple Man'

Artimus Pyle, a distinguished Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee and former drummer for LYNYRD SKYNYRD, unveils the soulful "Simple Man" in collaboration with fellow Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer Sammy Hagar. This heartfelt duet stands as the second digital single release from Pyle's highly anticipat...
November 20, 2023

KID ROCK To Co-Headline Inaugural 'Rock The Country' Festivals

The producers of the highly acclaimed Rock The South festival are thrilled to announce their latest venture, Rock The Country. This two-day country music extravaganza will be unlike anything seen before, as it travels to seven cities across the United States, bringing massive shows and unforgettable...
November 13, 2023

ZZ TOP And LYNYRD SKYNYRD Announce 2024 Leg Of 'The Sharp Dressed Simple Man Tour'

Titans of American classic rock ZZ TOP and LYNYRD SKYNYRD have announced 36 additional appearances of their joint co-headlining tour, "The Sharp Dressed Simple Man Tour". The trek kicks off on Friday, March 8 at Enmarket Arena in Savannah, Georgia, with stops across the Southeast, Midwest and South...
October 30, 2023

JOHN 5 Releases New Instrumental Song 'The Ghost'

Former MARILYN MANSON and ROB ZOMBIE and current MÖTLEY CRÜE guitarist John 5 has released a new instrumental song called "The Ghost". About this release, John 5 says: "This song called 'The Ghost' is pretty much about my guitar that came out earlier this year. The guitar is, to me, the perfect guit...
October 27, 2023

PHIL COLLEN Doesn't Think DEF LEPPARD's Story Is 'Interesting' Enough For Proper Biopic: 'It's Been Done'

In a recent interview with Guitar Interactive magazine, DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen was asked if he thinks there will ever be a proper LEPPARD biopic in the style of QUEEN's mega-successful "Bohemian Rhapsody" and Elton John's "Rocketman". He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I don't...
October 25, 2023

MÖTLEY CRÜE Guitarist JOHN 5: How AC/DC 'Changed The World'

Former ROB ZOMBIE and MARILYN MANSON and current MÖTLEY CRÜE guitarist John 5 was interviewed for the latest episode of "The Kenny Aronoff Sessions", the podcast hosted by Kenny Aronoff, one of the most accomplished drummers in rock and roll history. You can now watch the chat below. Asked to name s...
October 19, 2023

ARTIMUS PYLE's New Album 'Anthems - Honoring The Music Of Lynyrd Skynyrd' To Feature SAMMY HAGAR, DOLLY PARTON

Long considered the "wild man" of LYNYRD SKYNYRD, Artimus Pyle's powerful and distinctive double bass drumming helped define the legendary SKYNYRD sound. Artimus got his first real break at the Charlie Daniels Volunteer Jam. His first recording lists — Artimus Pyle, percussion. Then with other work...
September 28, 2023

LYNYRD SKYNYRD's JOHNNY VAN ZANT Doesn't Rule Out New Studio Album

LYNYRD SKYNYRD's Johnny Van Zant spoke to Goldmine for the band's cover feature in the magazine's fall 2023 issue. In the interview, the vocalist — who is the younger brother of original LYNYRD singer Ronnie Van Zant — explained the significance of continuing the SKYNYRD legacy after founding guitar...
September 21, 2023

BLACK STONE CHERRY Has 'Gone Up Musically Another Level' After Bassist Switch

In a new interview with Scott Itter of Dr. Music, BLACK STONE CHERRY guitarist Ben Wells spoke about the 2021 departure of bassist Jon Lawhon and addition of his replacement, Steve Jewell Jr. (ex-OTIS). He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Yeah, it was kind of an adjustment at first. It wa...
September 8, 2023

Former POISON, MÖTLEY CRÜE And TWISTED SISTER Producer TOM WERMAN To Release 'Turn It Up!' Book In November

Jawbone Press has set a November 2023 release date for "Turn It Up! My Time Making Hit Records In The Glory Days Of Rock Music", the new book from legendary rock producer Tom Werman. Growing up in the Boston suburbs, Werman was deeply affected by pop music from a young age. He long dreamed of a care...
September 8, 2023

JOHN 5 Still Hasn't Spoken To ROB ZOMBIE Since His Announcement That He Was Joining MÖTLEY CRÜE

In a new interview with "THAT Rocks!", the weekly YouTube series hosted by Eddie Trunk, Jim Florentine and Don Jamieson, former ROB ZOMBIE guitarist John 5 was asked if he has "had dialogue" with the shock rocker since joined MÖTLEY CRÜE last fall as the replacement for the latter band's co-founding...
September 6, 2023


BLACK STONE CHERRY has announced a co-headline tour with GIOVANNIE AND THE HIRED GUNS. The run begins on November 2 at Piere's in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Fourteen appearances have been announced, wrapping with a performance on November 18 at Columbia, Missouri's Blue Note. Tickets go on sale to the gene...
August 24, 2023

JOHN 5 Announces First Solo Tour Since Joining MÖTLEY CRÜE

JOHN 5 AND THE CREATURES, the band led by former MARILYN MANSON and ROB ZOMBIE guitarist John 5, has announced the first tour since he joined MÖTLEY CRÜE as the replacement for Mick Mars. The trek will kick off NAMM weekend in January 2024 with two special Southern California performances with speci...
August 9, 2023