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WHITESNAKE: 'Story Of Their Songs' To Premiere On REELZ This Weekend

Reelz will premiere "Whitesnake: Story Of Their Songs" on Saturday, February 19 at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT. The official synopsis for the episode reads as follows: "Spawned from the mind of former DEEP PURPLE frontman David Coverdale, the British rock band WHITESNAKE first appeared on the English music...
February 16, 2022
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CHRIS POLAND On Being DAVE MUSTAINE's Inspiration For Song 'Liar': 'It's Like The Pot Calling The Kettle Black'

Former MEGADETH guitarist Chris Poland has confirmed to Sofa King Cool that the song "Liar" from the band's 1988 album "So Far, So Good... So What?" was written by Dave Mustaine about him. He said: "Oh, yeah. Obviously, Dave was very upset with me when I left the band — when he fired me, basically."...
February 15, 2022
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Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist CHRIS POLAND Hasn't Spoken To DAVE MUSTAINE In Nearly Two Decades

In a new interview with Pierre Gutiérrez of Rock Talks, former MEGADETH guitarist Chris Poland reflected on the lawsuit he reportedly filed against Dave Mustaine over the 2004 reissue of the band's "Rust In Peace" album, which contained demos on which Chris performed. "I know there was some flak aft...
February 6, 2022
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Watch LITA FORD Answer Questions And Perform At Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Museum

Last July, Lita Ford took time with Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame's director of education, Mandy Smith, for a question-and-answer session specifically intended for a story made available on Rock Hall EDU, home to tons of free online learning resources. Before performing an amazing set in "The Garage" a...
January 22, 2022
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Hear DEE SNIDER, EDDIE OJEDA, MIKE PORTNOY And RUDY SARZO Cover MOUNTAIN's 'Theme From An Imaginary Western'

Provogue Records / Mascot Label Group has presented a new lyric video to the classic MOUNTAIN hit "Theme From An Imaginary Western" in front of the March 25 release of "Legacy: A Tribute To Leslie West". The recording features TWISTED SISTER bandmates Dee Snider on vocals and Eddie Ojeda on guitar,...
January 20, 2022
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Watch LITA FORD Perform At Florida's ROKISLAND FEST

Fan-filmed video of Lita Ford's January 17 performance at RokIsland Fest in Key West, Florida can be seen below. Lita recently completed recording her long-awaited new solo album. The follow-up to 2012's "Living Like A Runaway" was once again helmed by guitarist/producer Gary Hoey, who contributes s...
January 18, 2022
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MARTY FRIEDMAN Says 'It's Been Too Long' Since He Last Performed Outside Japan

In celebration of his latest music video for the song "For A Friend", former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman recently answered some questions submitted by fans through the Jackson Instagram story and showed off his Jackson guitars. Asked what his plans for 2022 are, Friedman said: "Hopefully that'...
January 13, 2022
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TARJA TURUNEN's OUTLANDERS Project Releases First Single 'Closer To The Sky'

OUTLANDERS, launched by Finnish soprano legend Tarja Turunen (ex-NIGHTWISH) and EDM pioneer Torsten Stenzel, has released the official visualizer to "Closer To The Sky". The track features guitarist Trevor Rabin, best known as guitarist of prog rock icons YES, as well as a top Hollywood blockbuster...
January 5, 2022
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MARTY FRIEDMAN Says He Will Never Completely Feel Like He 'Belongs' In Japan

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman, who has been living and recording music in Japan since 2003, recently took part in the fourth event in Cardiff University's Cardiff-Japanese Lecture Series where he spoke about how the mastery of the Japanese language unlocked opportunities for his life and...
November 15, 2021
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DAVE MUSTAINE Names His Favorite MEGADETH Guitar Solos That He Has Written

MEGADETH's Dave Mustaine has named "Holy Wars" and "Wake Up Dead" as the songs that contain two of his favorite guitar solos that he has ever written. Mustaine discussed his lead guitar playing while filming a new video message on Cameo, which lets users hire celebrities to record brief, personalize...
November 11, 2021
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SLASH, ZAKK WYLDE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, MARTY FRIEDMAN, GEORGE LYNCH, Others To Guest On LESLIE WEST Tribute Album

Leslie West passed away on December 23, 2020. Provogue Records / Mascot Label Group has announced the release of "Legacy: A Tribute To Leslie West" on March 25 in celebration of the guitarist. Friends, and many whom were influenced by the loved West, have contributed to this special release. Amongs...
November 11, 2021
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Does DAVID ELLEFSON Still Have A Friendship With DAVE MUSTAINE? The Bassist Responds

In a new interview with "The Cassius Morris Show", David Ellefson once again opened up about his dismissal from MEGADETH six months ago, just days after sexually tinged messages and explicit video footage involving the bassist were posted on Twitter. At the time, Ellefson released a statement on Ins...
November 4, 2021
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DAVID COVERDALE On TAWNY KITEAN's Death: 'I Didn't See That One Coming'

David Coverdale says that he was shocked to hear about the death of actress Julie E. "Tawny" Kitaen, who is best known in the rock world for her appearance in the band's video for "Here I Go Again". While WHITESNAKE was working on it 1987 self-titled album, Coverdale started dating Kitaen, who had r...
October 31, 2021
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DAVID ELLEFSON Asked MEGADETH Not To Remove His Bass Tracks From Upcoming Album

The Metal Voice East Coast journalist Kenny Kessel conducted an interview with former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson and filmmaker Drew Fortier at the Chiller Theatre convention at the Hilton Parsippany in Parsippany, New Jersey on October 30. Asked if he he is bothered by the fact that MEGADETH re...
October 31, 2021
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TARJA TURUNEN Teams Up With German Electronic Dance Producer TORSTEN STENZEL On OUTLANDERS Project

OUTLANDERS, the new project created by Finnish soprano legend Tarja Turunen (NIGHTWISH) and EDM pioneer Torsten Stenzel, will release its first song, "Closer To The Sky", on November 26 via earMUSIC. The track marks the start of a release series of eight tracks preceding a full-length album; each so...
October 29, 2021