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Lies They Tell Our Children

Avowedly passionate about truth, justice and personal politics, ANTI-FLAG have never been a band concerned with appealing to the masses. The popularity and prominence that they have earned, while remaining resolute and fearless in both their lyrics and real-world support for many righteous causes, i...
January 4, 2023

GOJIRA's MARIO DUPLANTIER: 'Our Only Goal Is To Bring Something Positive' For Humanity

In a new interview with Australia's, drummer Mario Duplantier of GOJIRA spoke about his band's environmentalist outcries and reputation as metal's next sociopolitical visionaries. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "We grew up exactly in the same place in France, in the sou...
December 25, 2022

Disclaimer (Deluxe Edition)"

Regardless of your personal like or dislike for post-grunge, there's no ignoring that the musical movement was one of the most influential in the mid-to-late-90s and early-2000s. It spawned bands that still top the active rock chart today. While groups such as CANDLEBOX and BUSH may have been the fi...
December 21, 2022

WES SCANTLIN Admits PUDDLE OF MUDD's Cover Of NIRVANA's 'About A Girl' 'Looked And Sounded Like Total S**t'

PUDDLE OF MUDD frontman Wes Scantlin has reflected on his band's cover version of NIRVANA's "About A Girl", saying that "it looked and sounded like total shit." Although PUDDLE OF MUDD's acoustic performance at the SiriusXM studios had been online since January 2020, it only blew up on YouTube three...
December 19, 2022

PEARL JAM's STONE GOSSARD: 'I Don't Think We Reinvented Anything'

In a new interview with Meltdown of Detroit's WRIF radio station, PEARL JAM guitarist Stone Gossard was asked for his take on the long-running narrative that grunge reinvented the rock and roll genre and killed the career of many hard rock and heavy metal musicians. He replied (as transcribed by BLA...
December 15, 2022

MUSE Frontman MATT BELLAMY Reveals Appreciation For YNGWIE MALMSTEEN: 'I Got Into' His Music 'In The Early '90s'

In a new interview with Classic Rock magazine, MUSE frontman Matt Bellamy revealed an appreciation for Yngwie Malmsteen after Classic Rock's Amit Sharma pointed out that a lick in the MUSE song "You Make Me Feel Like It's Halloween" sounds like something the legendary Swedish guitarist might play. "...
December 12, 2022

JUDAS PRIEST's ROB HALFORD: 'For The Longest Time, I Had A Real Problem With Nostalgia'

In a recent interview with "The Best Show With Tom Scharpling", JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford spoke about the band's need to continue creating new music and not resting on its laurels. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "This has been vital to PRIEST. Whenever we've toured, apart from t...
December 11, 2022

GOJIRA 'Wanted To Find The Perfect Moment To Release' 'Our Time Is Now' Song

This past October, French progressive metallers GOJIRA released a new song titled "Our Time Is Now". The track appears on the soundtrack to EA Sports' long-running NHL video game franchise "NHL 23". In a new interview with Australia's "Everblack" podcast, GOJIRA drummer Mario Duplantier stated abou...
December 8, 2022

GOJIRA Frontman Needs To Recharge His Batteries Before Starting Work On Next Album

In a new interview with Australia's Heavy, guitarist/vocalist Joseph Duplantier of French metallers GOJIRA was asked if there are plans for him and his bandmates to begin work on the follow-up to last year's "Fortitude" album. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Yeah, that would be a...
December 5, 2022

KURT COBAIN's 1989 Stage-Played, Smashed And Signed Guitar Used On NIRVANA's First U.S. Tour Sells For $486,400

Julien's Auctions, the acclaimed auction house to the stars, held on Friday, November 11 through Sunday, November 13 their headline-making "Icons And Idols: Rock 'N' Roll" auction featuring an incredible line-up of over 1,500 lots featuring memorabilia, wardrobe, musical equipment, jewelry and more...
November 14, 2022

PIERCE THE VEIL Announces 'The Jaws Of Life' Album, Shares 'Emergency Contact' Music Video

PIERCE THE VEIL will release its fifth album, "The Jaws Of Life", on February 10, 2023 via longtime label Fearless Records. The official music video for the LP's latest single, "Emergency Contact", can be seen below. "There's so much desperation underlying the lyrics of this song," shares guitarist/...
November 11, 2022

TAYLOR MOMSEN On TAYLOR HAWKINS Tribute Concert: 'It Was An Absolute Honor To Be Asked To Sing At That'

THE PRETTY RECKLESS singer Taylor Momsen spoke to NME about her involvement with the tribute show for FOO FIGHTERS drummer Taylor Hawkins in California in September. At the event, Momsen fronted a band including former NIRVANA members Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic and SOUNDGARDEN's Matt Cameron and...
November 2, 2022

VOIVOD's AWAY On Rise Of Grunge In Early 1990s: 'We Could Feel The Wind Changing'

Drummer Michel Langevin (a.k.a. Away) of Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD spoke to the "When Words Fail…Music Speaks" podcast 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. "When we toured wi...
November 1, 2022

GOJIRA Releases New Song 'Our Time Is Now'

French progressive metallers GOJIRA have released a new song titled "Our Time Is Now". The track appears on the soundtrack to EA Sports' long-running NHL video game franchise "NHL 23", which is being made available today (Friday, October 14). GOJIRA guitarist/vocalist Joseph Duplantier commented: "...
October 14, 2022

GOJIRA Teases New Song 'Our Time Is Now'

French progressive metallers GOJIRA have shared a teaser for their new song titled "Our Time Is Now". The track will appear on the soundtrack to EA Sports' long-running NHL video game franchise "NHL 23", which is due out this Friday, October 14. A total of 42 songs are featured in the 2023 edition...
October 11, 2022