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MIKE PORTNOY Says It Would Be 'Nice' If DREAM THEATER Could Bring Back 'Crazy' Setlist Ideas For Upcoming Shows

In a January 29, 2024 interview with the "Pure Saturation" radio show, drummer Mike Portnoy was asked if he will go back to preparing a different setlists for every DREAM THEATER concert now that he is once again playing with the band or if he will "kind of have to just see how it is for a little bi...
February 28, 2024
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THE DAMNED Announces Spring 2024 North American Tour With Return Of Drummer RAT SCABIES

THE DAMNED has announced a 10-date North American tour for May and June 2024, bringing the band's '80s lineup back together with the return of Rat Scabies for the first time in America in 35 years. David Vanian, Captain Sensible, Rat Scabies and Paul Gray will play shows across the USA, the first ti...
February 28, 2024
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MAX CAVALERA: No New SOULFLY Music Before 2025

In a new interview with Ghost Cult 's Keefy, Max Cavalera, who is current touring with his GO AHEAD AND DIE project, spoke about his plans for the follow-up to SOULFLY's 2022 album "Totem". He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I'm starting to get the ideas formed for SOULFLY. It's new in t...
February 27, 2024
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JUDAS PRIEST's IAN HILL On Recording Process For 'Invincible Shield': 'It Was Different'

In a new interview with Nicholas Kobe of WOUB.org, JUDAS PRIEST bassist Ian Hill spoke about the songwriting process for the band's upcoming album, "Invincible Shield", which will arrive on March 8 via Sony Music. He said: "Well, I'm not one of the writers. That'll be Richie [Faulkner, guitar], Glen...
February 26, 2024
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SHINEDOWN's BRENT SMITH: 'We've Been Working On New Material For A While'

In a new interview with James Steele of the FM 101.9 radio station, SHINEDOWN frontman Brent Smith was asked about the band's plans for the rest of 2024. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Man, [SHINEDOWN's latest single] 'A Symptom Of Being Human' is taking a very interesting traje...
February 26, 2024
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METALLICA And BLACKENED Share 'The Core Of Collaboration' Episode Of 'The Blending Sessions' Video Series

Blackened master distiller and blender Rob Dietrich and METALLICA have shared "The Core Of Collaboration", a new episode in an exclusive series of conversations titled "The Blending Sessions" in which they reveal what goes into making music and whiskey. Tune in to learn more about their creative pro...
February 26, 2024
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PETER BALTES On ACCEPT: 'I Felt Like We Were Always Doing The Same Album Or Concept Again And Again, Only With Different Lyrics'

In a new interview with Marko Syrjala of Metal Rules, former ACCEPT and current U.D.O. bassist Peter Baltes was asked about the songwriting process in U.D.O. and how it compares to that of ACCEPT. He said: "Everyone is involved in songwriting in U.D.O. It's great because so many different writing st...
February 26, 2024
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Watch: Young DIMEBAG Lookalike Joins PANTERA On Stage To Sing 'F***ing Hostile'

A young "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott lookalike joined PANTERA on stage during the band's February 24 concert at the CFG Bank Arena in Baltimore, Maryland to sing the PANTERA classic "Fucking Hostile". Prior to launching into the track, PANTERA singer Philip Anselmo pointed out the fan, whose name is Hun...
February 26, 2024
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New MEGADETH Guitarist TEEMU MÄNTYSAARI: 'I Never Thought Something Like This Would Happen To Me'

In a new interview with Guitar World magazine, guitarist Teemu Mäntysaari spoke about his addition to MEGADETH. The 37-year-old Finnish musician stepped in last September for MEGADETH's longtime axeman Kiko Loureiro, who announced earlier that month that he would sit out the next leg of MEGADETH's "...
February 25, 2024
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APOCALYPTICA Enlists METALLICA's ROBERT TRUJILLO For 'Plays Metallica Vol. 2' Album

Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA have announced a follow-up to their legendary debut record. "Apocalyptica Plays Metallica Vol. 2" will continue the journey that began in 1996 when cellists from Helsinki's world-renowned Sibelius Academy played symphonic tribute to the biggest of the big four–heav...
February 23, 2024
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JUDAS PRIEST Releases New Song 'The Serpent And The King' From Upcoming 'Invincible Shield' Album

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST have released the official lyric video for "The Serpent And The King", the fourth single from their upcoming studio album, "Invincible Shield". You can check it out below. JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford told Zane Lowe of Apple Music 1 about "The Serpent And...
February 22, 2024
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BILLY CORGAN To Star In New Unscripted Series About His Life

Grammy Award-winning founder of THE SMASHING PUMPKINS and National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) president Billy Corgan has announced an exclusive streaming deal for NWA with The CW. Under this newly minted all-encompassing partnership, multiple NWA programs will be streaming and on-demand via The CW pla...
February 22, 2024
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APOCALYPTICA Announces 'Plays Metallica Vol. 2' 2024 European Tour

Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA have announced a European tour in support of the follow-up to their legendary debut record. "Plays Metallica Vol. 2" tour will continue the journey that began in 1996 when cellists from Helsinki's world-renowned Sibelius Academy played symphonic tribute to the bigg...
February 21, 2024
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DAVE MUSTAINE Blasts Musicians Who Think They're 'Better Than Other People': 'We're All The Same'

In a new interview with Carmen Coronado of Monterrey Rock, MEGADETH leader Dave Mustaine was asked about the critical and fan response to the band's latest album, 2022's "The Sick, The Dying… And The Dead!" He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Well, it's been very well received. It was suc...
February 20, 2024
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JETHRO TULL Parts Ways With Guitarist JOE PARRISH-JAMES

JETHRO TULL has announced the departure of guitarist Joe Parrish-James. Parrish-James will officially exit the band at the end of February to concentrate on his own band ALBION, which recently released a new album, "Lakesongs Of Elbid". He will be replaced by Jack Clark, who previously played bass a...
February 20, 2024