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HELLOWEEN Is 'Looking Forward' To Completing Next Studio Album

The reunited expanded classic lineup of German power metallers HELLOWEEN has announced plans to take the next few months off from the road to make another album to follow up 2021's acclaimed self-titled effort. After playing 60 extremely emotional shows in support of their chart-topping album "Hello...
November 22, 2023

PANTERA's PHILIP ANSELMO Offers Advice On How To Cope With 'Post-Halloween Blues'

The YouTube channel of Housecore Records, the record label launched in 2001 by PANTERA frontman Philip Anselmo, has uploaded a video of Anselmo giving "a little advice on how to cope with post-Halloween blues." But Housecore cautions: "It may involve pigs, pumpkins, and an unruly amount of Halloween...
November 20, 2023

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

GREEN DAY Announces Massive Global 2024 Stadium Tour

Global rock superstars GREEN DAY — Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tré Cool — have officially shared details on their massive 2024 global stadium tour with support from with the illustrious rock luminaries THE SMASHING PUMPKINS, RANCID and THE LINDA LINDAS in North America and NOTHING BUT THIEV...
November 2, 2023


Longtime SMASHING PUMPKINS guitarist Jeff Schroeder has announced his departure from the band. Earlier today, the 49-year-old musician, who has played with SMASHING PUMPKINS for the past 16 years, released the following statement via the band's social media: "It's easy to say now that when I joined...
October 24, 2023

Watch: BILLY CORGAN Joins SAMMY HAGAR And MICHAEL ANTHONY To Perform VAN HALEN's 'Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love'

SMASHING PUMPKINS frontman Billy Corgan joined Sammy Hagar and his supergroup THE CIRCLE on stage last night (Friday, October 20) at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana to perform the VAN HALEN classic "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love". Fan-filmed video of Billy's appearance can be seen below. SAMMY HAGAR...
October 21, 2023

(HED) P.E. Unleashes New Single 'Too Late' From Upcoming Album 'Detox'

Long-running SoCal band (HED) P.E. has released a new single, "Too Late", from the band's upcoming album "Detox". Frontman Jared Gomes comments: "The new song 'Too Late' is about taking shit for granted and by the time you realize it's too late. I spent more time on this record than every record bef...
October 14, 2023

NAPALM DEATH's SHANE EMBURY Talks New Book And Life In Extreme Metal: 'I Can't Believe The Adventures I've Had'

By David E. Gehlke Bassist Shane Embury joined the already influential U.K. grindcore act NAPALM DEATH in 1987. He missed playing on the band's "Scum" debut but has been a mainstay ever since, appearing on every NAPALM studio effort and subsequently plotting its creative direction, which, now at 16...
October 12, 2023

TRAPEZE's Lost Tapes Vol. 1' To Arrive In November

TRAPEZE's "Lost Tapes Vol. 1" will be released on November 24 via Metalville Records. When rock band TRAPEZE called it a day, they left behind them a series of now-classic albums. Their influence on other groups has been immense, individual members themselves going on to join heavyweight rock acts s...
October 5, 2023

Watch: KISS Plays Three-Song Set At 2023 Australian Football League Grand Final

KISS performed during the Telstra pre-game entertainment at the 2023 Australian Football League (AFL) Grand Final earlier today (Saturday, September 30) in Melbourne, Australia. The legendary rockers were a late inclusion to the AFL's biggest day being announced after CROWDED HOUSE pulled out just u...
September 30, 2023

ALICE COOPER Has No Plans To Retire: 'I'll Be Up There At 90 If I'm Still In Good Enough Shape'

Speaking exclusively to Rock Candy magazine as part of an in-depth 16-page cover story, legendary shock rocker Alice Cooper told writer Andrew Daly that he's determined to buck the current trend of rock stars retiring. "A farewell tour hasn't crossed my mind at all," said Alice, who turned 75 this y...
September 29, 2023

RIVAL SONS Share New Song 'Mercy' From Upcoming 'Lightbringer' Album

Two-time-Grammy-nominated band RIVAL SONS have unleashed a brand new single titled "Mercy", available on all streaming platforms now. It heralds the impending arrival of their new album, "Lightbringer", on October 20. It notably marks the group's second full-length offering to be unveiled in 2023, f...
September 23, 2023

ALICE COOPER: 'I Could Have Retired 30 Years Ago, But, Man, That's No Fun'

During an appearance on yesterday's (Thursday, September 7) episode of SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk", legendary rocker Alice Cooper was asked how long he thinks he can keep touring before it will be time for him to retire. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "It's all in...
September 8, 2023

SMASHING PUMPKINS To Recreate 'Siamese Dream' Release Event With '90s Tower Records Pop-Up And Performance

Continuing the 30th anniversary celebrations of their groundbreaking album "Siamese Dream", THE SMASHING PUMPKINS have teamed up with Tower Records to recreate their historical album release event in 1993 with a special Tower Records pop-up at Madame Zuzu's in Highland Park, Illinois. Beginning Sept...
September 6, 2023

BILLY CORGAN Laments Lack Of 'Innovation' In Rock Music

In a recent interview with "Soundcheck" host Jen Eckert, SMASHING PUMPKINS frontman Billy Corgan discussed the impact the Internet and social media have had on the evolution of rock music over the decades. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "We've faced a sort of economic, cultural change...
September 2, 2023