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DAVE MUSTAINE Says METALLICA Didn't Pay Him His 'Fair Share' For Band's Early Songs

In a new interview with Greg Prato of Songfacts, MEGADETH leader Dave Mustaine was asked to elaborate on his recent comment that he would like to collaborate again with METALLICA frontman James Hetfield. Asked if he actually discussed that with James, Dave said: "The last time we talked it didn't en...
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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JAMES LOMENZO Says He Was 'Excited' About DAVID ELLEFSON's Return To MEGADETH In 2010

Bass player James LoMenzo spoke to Ashdown Engineering about how he ended up returning to MEGADETH as a permanent member of the band. LoMenzo was MEGADETH's bass player in the mid-2000s and stepped back in as a touring member for the 2021 leg of "The Metal Tour Of The Year". In May 2022, it was anno...
November 20, 2022
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Watch: JOHN BUSH Rejoins ARMORED SAINT On Stage After Sitting Out Shows Due To Respiratory Infection

ARMORED SAINT frontman John Bush rejoined his bandmates on stage last night (Saturday, November 19) at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania. It was his first full show back with the group after dealing with a bad respiratory infection for several days. Bush missed three shows on ARMORED SAINT's U...
November 20, 2022
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NICKELBACK's CHAD KROEGER Picks METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD As His 'Rock God'

NICKELBACK's Chad Kroeger was the featured guest on BBC's "The Rock Show With Johnnie Walker" during the "Rock God" segment. Chad picked METALLICA's James Hetfield and stated about his choice: "I mean, have you seen METALLICA play? There's something about James live that just makes me wanna grit my...
November 19, 2022
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DINO CAZARES Says New FEAR FACTORY Singer Is 'Nobody Famous'

In a new interview with the "Everblack" podcast, FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares once again opened up about his band's search for a new vocalist following the departure of Burton C. Bell more than two years ago. Regarding the decision to keep the new singer's identity a secret for so long, he sa...
November 18, 2022
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BRUCE DICKINSON's Next Studio Album 'Sounds Brilliant', Says His Longtime Collaborator

At last night's "Bowl For Ronnie" event in Studio City, California, Bruce Dickinson's longtime collaborator Roy "Z" Ramirez was asked by The Metal Voice about the progress of the recording sessions for the IRON MAIDEN singer's next solo album. He responded: "I can't really say much. It's being worke...
November 18, 2022
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KORN Bassist FIELDY's STILLWELL Project Shares 'Welcome To My World' Music Video

STILLWELL, the band featuring KORN bassist Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, vocalist/guitarist Anthony "Q-Unique" Quiles and P.O.D. drummer Noah "Wuv" Bernardo, has released the official Ahren Anthony-directed music video for its new single, "Welcome To My World". The track is taken from STILLWELL's upcomi...
November 18, 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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DAVE MUSTAINE Says 'Publishing Discrepancy' Led To Shelving Of METALLICA's Expanded 'No Life 'Til Leather' Release

In a new interview with Guitar.com, MEGADETH leader Dave Mustaine was asked if his reputation for being outspoken has benefited or hindered his career in the long run. He responded: "There's three sides to every story, right. There's my side, there would be the other person's side, and then there wo...
November 17, 2022
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JETHRO TULL Completes Work On 23rd Studio Album

British progressive rock luminaries JETHRO TULL have completed work on the recording of their 23rd studio album, following swift on the heels of their critically acclaimed return earlier this year with "The Zealot Gene", their first LP in two decades. JETHRO TULL leader Ian Anderson comments: "We ha...
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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Watch: SHINEDOWN's BRENT SMITH Performs 'Simple Man' With LYNYRD SKYNYRD

SHINEDOWN's Brent Smith joined LYNYRD SKYNYRD on stage this past Sunday (November 13) at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee to perform the classic LYNYRD SKYNYRD song "Simple Man". Fan-filmed video of his appearance can be seen below. SHINEDOWN recorded a cover of "Simple Man" in 2004 as a...
November 16, 2022
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LION'S SHARE Releases New Single And Video 'Run For Your Life'

Swedish heavy metal band LION'S SHARE has made a new song, "Run For Your Life", available on streaming services and digital service providers. LION'S SHARE guitarist Lars Chriss commented: "These heavy and doomy riffs are what's closest to my heart and what comes out most natural when I pick up a gu...
November 16, 2022