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SKILLET's Jesus-Loving Frontman Says 'Christians Have Been Praying For 50 Years' About Getting Abortion Rights Overturned

John Cooper, the frontman and bassist for the Grammy-nominated Christian rock band SKILLET, has reacted to a leaked draft opinion published by Politico on Monday (May 2) that shows a majority of the U.S. Supreme Court has voted to overturn the landmark 1973 ruling Roe v. Wade that established the ri...
May 5, 2022
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DISTURBED's DAVID DRAIMAN: 'The Government Should Not Be Able To Tell Anyone What They Can And Cannot Do With Their Own Body'

DISTURBED's David Draiman and SHINEDOWN's Zach Myers have reacted to a leaked draft opinion published by Politico on Monday (May 2) that shows a majority of the U.S. Supreme Court has voted to overturn the landmark 1973 ruling Roe v. Wade that established the right to abortion nearly 50 years ago. A...
May 3, 2022
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MICHAEL SWEET, JOEL HOEKSTRA, MARCO MENDOZA And TOMMY ALDRIDGE Join Forces In New Supergroup ICONIC

Frontiers Music Srl has announced the signing of a new hard rock supergroup, ICONIC, featuring Michael Sweet (guitars),Joel Hoekstra (guitars),Marco Mendoza (bass),Tommy Aldridge (drums),and Nathan James (vocals). ICONIC's debut album, "Second Skin", will be released on June 17. The official mus...
April 22, 2022
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TESLA's FRANK HANNON Admits He 'Denied COVID-19's Existence For The First Year', Says He Still Feels It In His Lungs

In a new interview with Dawn Osborne of TotalRock, TESLA guitarist Frank Hannon reflected on his COVID-19 battle, saying (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "COVID hit us last August, of last year, 2021. We all got sick with it. I have to be honest, myself, I denied its existence for the first yea...
April 18, 2022
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Here's 'A Small Taste' Of STRYPER's Upcoming Studio Album

Michael Sweet of openly Christian rockers STRYPER has shared a snippet of a song that will appear on the band's next album. The 58-year-old guitarist/vocalist, who recently underwent surgery for a re-detached retina, took to his Instagram on Tuesday (April 5) to post a 42-second video from the studi...
April 6, 2022
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CREED's SCOTT STAPP To STRYPER's MICHAEL SWEET: 'Without You, I Would Not Have Followed The Path God Had For Me'

CREED's Scott Stapp has credited STRYPER's Michael Sweet with "inspiring" and "influencing" him "on so many levels". Stapp made his comments in response to an Instagram post from Sweet in which the STRYPER guitarist/vocalist praised CREED for "bringing back heavy guitars mixed with inspiring lyrics"...
March 28, 2022
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STRYPER, Ex-QUIET RIOT And RIOT Members Join Forces In CLEANBREAK

Former QUIET RIOT singer and "American Idol" finalist James Durbin has joined forces with STRYPER members Robert Sweet and Perry Richardson (bass; also ex-FIREHOUSE) and RIOT guitarist Mike Flyntz in a new project called CLEANBREAK. The band's debut single and video will be released next month via F...
March 19, 2022
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JACK RUSSELL Says It Was 'Difficult' For Him To Hear People Calling Him A 'Murderer' In Documentary About GREAT WHITE Concert Fire

Former GREAT WHITE frontman Jack Russell spoke to "The SDR Show" about "America's Deadliest Concert: The Guest List", a documentary about the infamous concert fire nearly two decades ago that killed a hundred people and injured hundreds more. The film received its premiere on Reelz on February 20. T...
February 28, 2022
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DEE SNIDER Releases Music Video For 'Stand', Featuring Footage From Documentary About Deadly GREAT WHITE Concert Fire

TWISTED SISTER vocalist Dee Snider was recently interviewed for "America's Deadliest Concert: The Guest List", a Reelz documentary about the infamous GREAT WHITE concert fire nearly two decades ago that killed a hundred people and injured hundreds more. Featured on the documentary soundtrack is one...
February 25, 2022
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Heavy Metal Community Reacts To Russia-Ukraine Crisis

David Coverdale (WHITESNAKE),David Draiman (DISTURBED),Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman (THE OFFSPRING),Michael Sweet (STRYPER) and Adam "Nergal" Darski (BEHEMOTH) are among the hard rock and heavy metal musicians around the world who have reacted to the escalating crisis in eastern Europe, after Russia...
February 24, 2022
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TESLA Announces Spring/Summer 2022 Tour Dates

Californian rockers TESLA have announced nearly two dozen live shows for this spring and summer. The trek will kick off on March 10 in Plant City, Florida and will include stops at the Florida Strawberry Festival and M3 Rock Festival before concluding on August 6 in Monroe, Michigan. The dates are a...
February 21, 2022
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DEE SNIDER Defends GREAT WHITE Over Deadly Concert Fire: 'They Would Never, Ever Intentionally Hurt Any Of Their Fans'

TWISTED SISTER singer Dee Snider spoke to the New Orleans radio station Bayou 95.7 about his involvement in "America's Deadliest Concert: The Guest List", a documentary about the infamous GREAT WHITE concert fire nearly two decades ago that killed a hundred people and injured hundreds more. The film...
February 20, 2022
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Documentary About Deadly GREAT WHITE Concert Fire To Premiere On REELZ Later This Month

"America's Deadliest Concert: The Guest List", a documentary about the infamous GREAT WHITE concert fire nearly two decades ago that killed a hundred people and injured hundreds more, will receive its premiere on Reelz on February 20. A trailer for the film is available below. This past December, fo...
February 5, 2022
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ALL THAT REMAINS Frontman Calls SPOTIFY CEO 'A D**k', Says Streaming Giant Doesn't Pay Artists Well

ALL THAT REMAINS frontman Phil Labonte is the latest musician to take issue with Spotify CEO Daniel Ek's suggestion that artists need to be more prolific in the streaming age. For years, Spotify has been criticized for offering paltry payouts to musicians and songwriters, with some claiming that the...
February 5, 2022
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TESLA's FRANK HANNON Pulls Out Of 'Monsters Of Rock' Cruise Due To 'Ongoing And Changing COVID Issues'

TESLA guitarist Frank Hannon has canceled his previously announced solo shows in February, including his appearance on the Monsters Of Rock cruise, due to "the ongoing and changing COVID issues." The 55-year-old musician, who battled the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus last year, shared...
February 2, 2022