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JOE LYNN TURNER Says He Is 'Comfortable' Without The Wig Now: 'I Like The Way I Look'

Joe Lynn Turner says that he is "comfortable" being seen in public without the hairpiece he has worn since the age of 14 after being diagnosed with alopecia at three years old. The former RAINBOW and DEEP PURPLE singer, who turned 71 in August, went public with his new look in a series publicity ima...
November 26, 2022
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TONY MARTIN Says A Box Set Of His Recordings With BLACK SABBATH Will Now Arrive In 2023

In a new interview with Canada's The Metal Voice, former BLACK SABBATH singer Tony Martin spoke about previously announced plans to reissue the albums he recorded with the band. Martin said: "Honestly, I have no idea what's happening with it. I know it's gonna be next year, but that's all I know." T...
November 23, 2022
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JOE LYNN TURNER Wasn't 'Ready' To Ditch The Wig Until This Year

Joe Lynn Turner says that now was the right time to finally drop the hairpiece he has worn since the age of 14 after being diagnosed with alopecia at three years old. The former RAINBOW and DEEP PURPLE singer, who turned 71 this summer, went public with his new look on August 25 in a series publicit...
November 23, 2022
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DAVE MUSTAINE Says 'It's Time For METALLICA To Step Up' And Organize Another 'Big Four' Concert

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has once again said that there should be at least one more "Big Four" concert. The so-called "Big Four" of 1980s thrash metal — METALLICA, MEGADETH, SLAYER and ANTHRAX — played together for the first time in history on June 16, 2010 in front of 81,000 fans at the Sonis...
November 21, 2022
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DOUG ALDRICH Explains Why He Only Has Brief Appearance In DIO Documentary 'Dreamers Never Die'

In a new interview with "The Neil Jones Rock Show" on TotalRock, guitarist Doug Aldrich, who was a member of DIO for a short period between 2002 and 2006, was asked if he has seen "Dio: Dreamers Never Die", the first-ever career-spanning documentary on the life and times of legendary metal icon Ronn...
November 20, 2022
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JOE LYNN TURNER On Challenges Of Pandemic-Era Touring: 'I Don't Know Where We're Gonna End Up With This'

In a new interview with Rockin' Metal Revival, legendary hard rock singer Joe Lynn Turner (RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) touched upon the fact that inflation and the surplus of shows in the pandemic era has affected sales for most tours, with musicians not only competing with one another f...
November 20, 2022
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RONNIE JAMES DIO Documentary 'Dreamers Never Die' To Receive Television Premiere Next Month

"Dio: Dreamers Never Die", the first-ever career-spanning documentary on the life and times of legendary metal icon Ronnie James Dio, will have its television premiere on Showtime on December 1. It will also be available to stream via the Showtime app. Executive-produced by Dio's widow and longtime...
November 17, 2022
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JOE LYNN TURNER Blasts KISS For Allegedly Using Backing Tracks: 'All It's Doing Is Destroying Your Legacy'

In a new interview with Andrew Daly of Metal Castle, legendary hard rock vocalist Joe Lynn Turner (RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) was asked for his thoughts on his contemporaries using backing tracks in the live setting. He said: "I think it's become too much. I understand some groups need...
November 17, 2022
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RONNIE JAMES DIO Gets His Own FUNKO Pop! Figure

The popular vinyl collectible company Funko — best known for its big-headed Pop! figures — has unveiled another one of its latest artist collaborations: legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio. Announced as part of Funko's 2022 Popapalooza (also styled as Pop!apalooza) lineup, the Ronnie James...
November 16, 2022
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Former CHILDREN OF BODOM Members Officially Launch Bar And Band Museum: Video, Photos

Three former members of CHILDREN OF BODOM — Jaska Raatikainen (drums), Henri "Henkka T. Blacksmith" Seppälä (bass) and Janne Wirman (keyboards) — officially opened their own bar and a band museum this past Thursday, November 10 in Espoo, Finland. In addition to serving as an "unholy concoction...
November 12, 2022
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ROSS THE BOSS Says JOEY DEMAIO Firing Him From MANOWAR Was 'The Worst Possible Mistake Ever Made'

Former MANOWAR guitarist Ross "The Boss" Friedman says that his dismissal from the band more than three decades ago was "the worst possible mistake ever made". A founding member of MANOWAR, Ross recorded six albums with the band before leaving after 1988's "Kings Of Metal". His work with MANOWAR inc...
November 8, 2022
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RITCHIE BLACKMORE Says DEEP PURPLE's Music Became 'A Bit Monophonic' Before His Final Departure

In a new interview with Long Island Weekly, DEEP PURPLE and RAINBOW legend Ritchie Blackmore spoke about his reliance on non-traditional instruments with his medieval and Renaissance band BLACKMORE'S NIGHT, in which he is joined by his wife, singer Candice Night. "I'm not really interested in the mo...
November 1, 2022
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DAVID ELLEFSON Says KINGS OF THRASH Is 'Working On Some Live Stuff And Some Studio Stuff' For Future Release

KINGS OF THRASH, the new band featuring former MEGADETH members David Ellefson (bass) and Jeff Young (guitar), recently entered the studio to begin recording the first of four original songs. The group, which also includes drummer Fred Aching as well as guitarist/vocalist Chaz Leon, along with...
October 30, 2022
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MATT SORUM Wanted To 'Put The Spirit Of LEMMY' Into His Vocal Performance On KINGS OF CHAOS Single 'Judgement Day'

Matt Sorum, the Grammy-winning drummer of GUNS N' ROSES and VELVET REVOLVER, spoke to AXS TV about "Judgement Day", the new single and video from his all-star musical collective KINGS OF CHAOS. The track is a scorching rocker that was performed and co-written by Sorum and his VELVET REVOLVER bandmat...
October 28, 2022
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JOE LYNN TURNER Shares Music Video For 'Tortured Soul'

Legendary hard rock singer Joe Lynn Turner (RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE) has just released his new album, "Belly Of The Beast", via Music Theories Recordings / Mascot Label Group. The official music video for the LP's third single, "Tortured Soul", can be seen below. Turner shares: "Today, October 28, 2022...
October 28, 2022