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Watch DOKKEN Perform In Las Vegas During Summer/Fall 2023 Tour

Fan-filmed video of DOKKEN's November 17 concert at The Showroom at the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas, Nevada can be seen below. Joining frontman Don Dokken and his bandmates on stage for the last couple of numbers of their set was the group's former guitarist George Lynch, whose long-running act LYNCH...
December 2, 2023

UGLY KID JOE To Support SCORPIONS At 2024 Las Vegas Residency

UGLY KID JOE will support SCORPIONS at their 2024 Las Vegas residency. Promoted by Live Nation and Caesars Entertainment, "Scorpions - Love At First Sting Las Vegas" kicks off on Thursday, April 11, 2024 at Bakkt Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. UGLY KID JOE singer Whitfield Crane sa...
November 30, 2023

Watch: MIKKEY DEE Performs MOTÖRHEAD Classics In Nord-Odal, Norway

Former MOTÖRHEAD drummer Mikkey Dee performed some of the band's classic songs on October 28 at Milepelen Kulturhus in Nord-Odal, Norway. He was joined at the gig by THE DRIPPERS members Viktor Skatt on bass and vocals, and Stig William Rickard on guitar. Fan-filmed video can be seen below. In a rec...
November 19, 2023

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

ULI JON ROTH Has Been 'Recording A Lot' In Recent Months: 'There Are Quite A Few Tracks In The Making'

In a new interview with Canada's The Metal Voice, legendary German guitarist Uli Jon Roth was asked if there are any plans for him to release a new studio album in the not-too-distant future. He responded: "I've been recording a lot, particularly recently in Cologne [Germany] at the Dierks Studios w...
November 14, 2023

TRIXTER's MARK 'GUS' SCOTT Fires Back At STEVE BROWN Over 'Adequate Drummer' Comment, Rumored Trademark Dispute

In a new interview with Artists On Record Starring ADIKA Live!, TRIXTER drummer Mark "Gus" Scott was asked to respond to TRIXTER guitarist Steve Brown's recent comment that the band will never reunite with him and that he was "an adequate drummer at best". Mark said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.N...
November 8, 2023

DON DOKKEN Rules Out Autobiography: 'I Don't Wanna Throw Anybody Under The Bus'

In a new interview with Rockin' Metal Revival, DOKKEN leader Don Dokken spoke about the possibility of writing an autobiography. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I've had offers for decades. A lot of bands write their — they call their autobiography, like [MÖTLEY CRÜE's] 'The Dirt' and...
November 6, 2023


In a new interview with Chris Akin Presents, Croatian singer/multi-instrumentalist Dino Jelusick, who was enlisted by WHITESNAKE for its last European tour, was asked if there was any truth to the rumor that he was brought in to assist David Coverdale with the lead vocals on the trek. He responded (...
November 3, 2023

New THUNDERMOTHER Lineup Releases First Single, 'I Left My License In The Future'

The new THUNDERMOTHER lineup has released its first single, "I Left My License In The Future". Helmed again by Danish producer Søren Andersen (PRETTY MAIDS, D-A-D, Glenn Hughes, Mike Tramp),the track sees founding THUNDERMOTHER guitarist Filippa Nässil joined by singer Linnéa Vikström (THERION, AT...
November 3, 2023

SCORPIONS Announce 2024 'Love At First Sting' Las Vegas Residency

SCORPIONS, one of the most iconic and influential hard rock bands of all time, are returning to the Las Vegas Strip in 2024 with a brand new exclusive headlining residency show in celebration of the 40th anniversary of their iconic album "Love At First Sting", performing the album plus all of their...
November 3, 2023

SNOWY SHAW Pays Tribute To KING DIAMOND With 'If I Was King For A Day' Song

Swedish multi-instrumentalist Snowy Shaw has released the official lyric video for his song "If I Was King For A Day". The track, which features guest appearances by Snowy's former bandmates in KING DIAMOND, Andy La Rocque and Hal Patino, can be seen below. Snowy comments: "Are you familiar with the...
November 1, 2023

DORO PESCH Picks ROB HALFORD As Her 'Rock God': 'He Was Such A Great Inspiration'

German metal queen Doro Pesch was the featured guest on BBC's "The Rock Show With Johnnie Walker" during the "Rock God" segment. Doro picked JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford and stated about her choice (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I was a big, big JUDAS PRIEST fan, and I was so lucky to do...
October 29, 2023

ULI JON ROTH Says There Are Early SCORPIONS Songs That RUDOLF SCHENKER Didn't Play On

Uli Jon Roth has revealed that there were songs on some early SCORPIONS albums on which Rudolf Schenker did not play. Saying that it was "just quicker" for Roth to record the parts himself, the guitarist said that tracks on the likes of 1978's "Virgin Killer" and 1979's "Taken By Force" did not feat...
October 23, 2023

DAVID COVERDALE Wants To Invite Former WHITESNAKE Members To Participate In 'Farewell' Studio Album

During an appearance on the latest episode of the "Totally 80s" podcast with host Lyndsey Parker, former DEEP PURPLE frontman and current WHITESNAKE leader David Coverdale was asked if he is retiring from music. The 72-year-old British-born singer responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "No....
October 16, 2023

DON DOKKEN: Touring With METALLICA In 1988 Was 'Kind Of Maybe The Reason' Classic DOKKEN Lineup Broke Up

During an appearance on the latest episode of the "Battleline" podcast, Don Dokken reflected on DOKKEN's participation in the 1988 "Monsters Of Rock" U.S. stadium tour, also featuring VAN HALEN, SCORPIONS, METALLICA and KINGDOM COME. The trek kicked off in East Troy, Wisconsin on May 27 that year an...
October 12, 2023