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DAVID ELLEFSON's THE LUCID Drops Another New Song, 'Risk Machine'

THE LUCID, the four-piece hard rock band featuring bassist David Ellefson (ex-MEGADETH),vocalist Vinnie Dombroski (SPONGE),guitarist Drew Fortier and drummer Mike Heller (RAVEN, FEAR FACTORY),has released another new song called "Risk Machine". It is the third single from THE LUCID's upcoming EP,...
January 10, 2023
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Watch JOHN 5 Play Along To MÖTLEY CRÜE's 'Home Sweet Home'

Former ROB ZOMBIE and MARILYN MANSON guitarist John 5 has uploaded a video of him playing along to "Home Sweet Home", a song from MÖTLEY CRÜE's third album, "Theatre Of Pain", which was originally released in 1985. The 52-year-old rocker captioned the clip: "Happy Motley Monday everyone it's raining...
January 9, 2023
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MÖTLEY CRÜE And DEF LEPPARD Announce 'Intimate Show' In Hollywood, Florida

MÖTLEY CRÜE and DEF LEPPARD have announced an "intimate show" at the Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, Florida on Sunday, March 12. Pre-sales start Tuesday, January 10 at 10 a.m., with general tickets going on sale Friday, January 13 at 10 a.m. local time via Ticketmaster. Hot off the heels of the bigges...
January 9, 2023
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Watch: CHARLIE BENANTE Performs PANTERA's 'Walk' And ANTHRAX's 'Indians' With SEAHAWKS BLUE THUNDER Drumline

Drummer Charlie Benante (PANTERA, ANTHRAX) performed PANTERA's "Walk" and ANTHRAX's "Indians" with the Seahawks Blue Thunder drumline yesterday (Sunday, January 8) at Lumen Field in Seattle, Washington. The 60-year-old musician later took to his social media to share a few photos and video clips of...
January 9, 2023
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K.K. DOWNING's KK'S PRIEST To Perform At Sweden's TIME TO ROCK Festival

Former JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing's new band KK'S PRIEST will perform at this summer's Time To Rock festival, set to take place July 8-10 in Knislinge, Sweden The announcement comes one month after KK'S PRIEST revealed that it would co-headline this year's edition of the Alcatraz open air h...
January 9, 2023
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SCHMIER: Why DESTRUCTION Will Never Slow Down And Change Its Sound

In a recent interview with Felipe Canales of Chile's iRock, DESTRUCTION frontman Schmier was asked if he and his bandmates have ever considered changing their sound in order to reach a wider audience. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "In Germany, we say, 'Don't change your winning...
January 8, 2023
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ADEMA Singer Says Upcoming Album Will Sound Like It Came After 'Unstable'

During an appearance on the "Nothing Shocking Podcast", ADEMA's latest singer Ryan Shuck, who joined the group in 2019, spoke about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band's upcoming studio album. He said in part (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "We are all from the same fucking t...
January 8, 2023
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Watch MIKE PORTNOY, FRANK BELLO Perform At Tribute Concert To Late RUSH Drummer NEIL PEART

Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, THE WINERY DOGS),Frank Bello (ANTHRAX),Jason Bittner (SHADOWS FALL, OVERKILL),Jon Dinklage ("Clockwork Angels" string ensemble),Joe Bergamini (drum instructor, author),John Wesley (PORCUPINE TREE) and Seven Antonopoulos (OPIATE FOR THE MASSES) are among the guests w...
January 8, 2023
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MICHAEL WILTON: How QUEENSRŸCHE Weathered Rise Of Grunge In 1990s

In a recent interview with Max Davallo of the "Sonic Dorms"music talk show, QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton spoke about how the rise of grunge in the early 1990s forced most hard rock bands off the radio and MTV, with album and tour sales plummeting. "I think as far as the metal, the progressiv...
January 7, 2023
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THE WINERY DOGS Share Music Video For New Single 'Mad World'

THE WINERY DOGS — the powerhouse trio consisting of guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen, bassist/vocalist Billy Sheehan and drummer/vocalist Mike Portnoy — will release its third album, "III", on February 3 via the band's Three Dog Music label (via Burnside Distribution/The Orchard). Following in the f...
January 6, 2023
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JIMMY BOWER On PANTERA's New Lineup: 'It's, To Me, The Closest Thing You're Gonna Get'

In a new interview with Pod Scum, EYEHATEGOD guitarist Jimmy Bower was asked if he was "excited" that PANTERA was "back together". He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Yeah. I think it's more of a tribute than anything. I'm absolutely excited for them. Being somebody that… We toured w...
January 6, 2023
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Can NICKELBACK Members Guess Their Songs Played Backwards?

In a new episode of SiriusXM's "Reverse The Verse", NICKELBACK's Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake and Daniel Adair attempt to identify the band's songs after hearing just ten seconds played backwards. Check out the results below. During a recent appearance on the "Pat's Soundbytes Unplugged" podcast, NICKEL...
January 5, 2023
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SOULFLY Recruits PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS Guitarist MIKE DELEON

SOULFLY has recruited Mike DeLeon as its new guitarist. The Max Cavalera-fronted outfit announced DeLeon's addition to the group in a social media post earlier today (Thursday, January 5). SOULFLY shared a picture of Max and drummer Zyon Cavalera along with Mike, and it included the following captio...
January 5, 2023
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Watch ANTHRAX's FRANK BELLO Rehearse For Tribute Concert To Late RUSH Drummer NEIL PEART

ANTHRAX bassist Frank Bello has shared a video of him practicing for this weekend's "Bubba Bash 2023", a charity concert in celebration of RUSH's late drummer Neil Peart" on the third anniversary of his passing. The show will be held at the Keswick Theatre in Glenside, Pennsylvania on January 7, 202...
January 4, 2023
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Watch JOHN 5 Play Along To MÖTLEY CRÜE's 'Louder Than Hell'

Former ROB ZOMBIE and MARILYN MANSON guitarist John 5 has uploaded a video of him playing along to "Louder Than Hell", a song from MÖTLEY CRÜE's third album, "Theatre Of Pain", which was originally released in 1985. The 52-year-old rocker captioned the clip: "Happy Crue year everyone here is one of...
January 2, 2023