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RUSH's GEDDY LEE: 'It Always Bugged Us' When Critics Would Call Us 'Pretentious'

On December 5, RUSH's Geddy Lee was interviewed by PRIMUS's Les Claypool as part of a virtual event to promote the release of Lee's memoir, "My Effin' Life". Asked by Les why it was important for him to talk in the book about how much it annoyed him and his RUSH bandmates when they were dismissed by...
December 10, 2023
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KILLING JOKE Members Pay Tribute To KEVIN 'GEORDIE' WALKER

KILLING JOKE's surviving original members Jaz Coleman (vocals, keyboards),Martin "Youth" Glover (bass) and Paul Ferguson (drums) have paid tribute to the band's guitarist Kevin "Geordie" Walker who died on Sunday (November 26) in Prague, Czech Republic after suffering a massive stroke. He was 64 ye...
November 28, 2023
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KILLING JOKE's MARTIN 'YOUTH' GLOVER Pays Tribute To KEVIN 'GEORDIE' WALKER: 'No Man Was Cooler Than' Him

KILLING JOKE co-founder Martin "Youth" Glover has paid tribute to the band's guitarist Kevin "Geordie" Walker who died on Sunday (November 26) in Prague, Czech Republic after suffering a massive stroke. He was 64 years old. Earlier today, Youth took to his social media to write: "Still in shock and...
November 27, 2023
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KILLING JOKE Guitarist KEVIN 'GEORDIE' WALKER Dead At 64

**UPDATE**: KILLING JOKE has issued a statement on Kevin "Geordie" Walker's passing, writing: "It is with extreme sadness we confirm that at 6:30am on 26th November 2023 in Prague, KILLING JOKE's legendary guitarist Kevin 'Geordie' Walker passed away after suffering a stroke, he was surrounded by fa...
November 26, 2023
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Watch: GEDDY LEE In Conversation With NIRVANA's KRIST NOVOSELIC At Seattle Stop Of Book Tour

Geddy Lee's "My Effin' Life In Conversation" tour made a stop at Seattle, Washington's Moore Theatre Friday night (November 24). The trek sees the RUSH singer/bassist bring to life his memoir "My Effin' Life", which was released on November 14 on HarperCollins. Produced by Live Nation, the 14-city t...
November 26, 2023
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FRANK HANNON: TESLA Wasn't 'Trying To Compete With The Glam Bands' In 1980s

In a recent interview with My Weekly Mixtape, TESLA guitarist Frank Hannon was asked if he and his bandmates received any pressure from their record company, Geffen, in the 1980s to compete with the so-called "hair metal" bands that were popular at the time or if Geffen was "100 percent" in TESLA's...
November 16, 2023
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BIFF BYFORD Reflects On SAXON's 'Most Challenging Period'

In a new interview with Gustavo Maiato, SAXON frontman Biff Byford was asked to reflect on "the most challenging" moment in the group's career and how he and his bandmates overcame it. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I think the most challenging period in our career and a lot of...
November 16, 2023
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ROBERT TRUJILLO Says He Hung Out With GEDDY LEE 'For Two Days Solid' During Filming Of 'Are Bass Players Human Too?'

In a new interview with Meltdown of Detroit's WRIF radio station, METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo spoke about his participation in Geddy Lee's new four-part TV documentary series "Geddy Lee Asks: Are Bass Players Human Too?" The Paramount+ series will feature the RUSH legend digging into the lives...
November 12, 2023
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FLYLEAF's LACEY STURM Says PANTERA Inspired Her To Start Screaming

In a new interview with Rock Feed, FLYLEAF singer Lacey Sturm was asked if there was a band that she heard when she was young that made her go, "I want to do hard rock music like them." She responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "PANTERA. The thing about PANTERA was that my brother liked th...
November 7, 2023
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DAVE GROHL's 'The Storyteller' Available Now In Paperback With New Content

Dey Street Books has published the new trade paperback edition of "The Storyteller" by Grammy-winning musician, Emmy-winning director and bestselling author Dave Grohl. "The Storyteller" created a sensation when it was published and has gone on to sell over two million copies around the world. Reade...
October 31, 2023
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GOJIRA Has 'A Lot Of Ideas' For Next Album: 'I Have A Feeling It Is Going To Be Heavier', Says MARIO DUPLANTIER

In a new interview with Colombia's El Expreso Del Rock, GOJIRA drummer Mario Duplantier was asked if he and his bandmates have commenced work on the follow-up to 2021's "Fortitude" album. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Yeah. Oh, yeah, yeah. We work on new stuff for a long time,...
October 25, 2023
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RUSH's GEDDY LEE Joined By NIRVANA's KRIST NOVOSELIC And METALLICA's ROBERT TRUJILLO In New Docuseries

Geddy Lee, legendary bassist and vocalist of RUSH, stars in a new docuseries set out to answer one question: Are bass players human, too? He visits fellow bass players Krist Novoselic of NIRVANA, Melissa Auf Der Maur of HOLE, Robert Trujillo of METALLICA and Les Claypool of PRIMUS to explore their e...
October 25, 2023
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NIRVANA Releases Visualizer For Remastered 'Dumb' From 30th-Anniversary Reissue Of 'In Utero'

Today marks the release of the quasi-psychedelic visualizer for the newly remastered track "Dumb" from the upcoming 30th-anniversary reissue of NIRVANA's "In Utero". The clip, which can be seen below, was directed and created by RuffMercy from hand-painted Super-8mm film. Also available is the digit...
October 13, 2023
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FRANK HANNON Says TESLA 'Wasn't Really Affected' By Rise Of Grunge In 1990s

TESLA guitarist Frank Hannon has weighed in on the never-ending debate 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. Asked in a new interview with Real Music With Gary Stuckey how he and his bandmates were aff...
October 5, 2023
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FIREHOUSE Singer CJ SNARE To Undergo Abdominal Surgery

FIREHOUSE frontman CJ Snare will sit out a "a few" of the band's shows in order to undergo an abdominal surgery. He will be replaced at those gigs by an as-yet-undisclosed "fill-in singer." Earlier today (Tuesday, September 26),Snare released the following message via social media : "To all our fan...
September 26, 2023