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CRAIG GOLDY Says He Would Be 'A Great Fit' For WHITESNAKE: 'I Love DAVID COVERDALE's Voice'

In a new interview with "The Card King Sports Variety Show", former DIO guitarist Craig Goldy confirmed that he got a call from WHITESNAKE's A&R executive in the late 1980s about joining the David Coverdale-fronted band as the replacement for John Sykes. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.N...
February 18, 2024

Watch: LAMB OF GOD Plays First Concert Of 2024 In Sunrise, Florida

LAMB OF GOD played the first concert of 2024 last night (Saturday, February 3) at the Amerant Bank Arena in Sunrise, Florida as the support act for PANTERA. Fan-filmed video of the entire show can be seen below. LAMB OF GOD's setlist was as follows: 01. Memento Mori 02. Walk With Me In Hell 03. Now...
February 4, 2024

ART CRUZ Reveals 'Hardest Part' About Joining LAMB OF GOD

LAMB OF GOD's Art Cruz was recently live in the Drumeo studio to perform some of the band's most iconic tracks. He also sat down with Drumeo's Brandon Toews to discuss his career, his drumming style and his role as the drummer for one of the biggest metal acts in the world. Asked what he would say w...
January 30, 2024

LAMB OF GOD Drummer ART CRUZ Launches His First Apparel Collection

LAMB OF GOD drummer Art Cruz has launched his first apparel collection. He states: "I wanted it to be something everyone could wear. With the help of [designer/illustrator Ken Adams], we created a design that not only honors my culture, but celebrates the union of my influential identities." Last Ju...
January 28, 2024


"Glen Campbell Duets - Ghost On The Canvas Sessions", which reimagines Campbell's critically acclaimed, history-making 2011 farewell album with some of the biggest icons in music, will be released April 19 via Big Machine Records and Surfdog Records. The project is the first of its kind, an album re...
January 26, 2024

VIVIAN CAMPBELL: 'I'm A Very, Very Physical' Guitar 'Player Because Of My Influences'

In a new interview with Sweetwater, former DIO and current DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell was asked what it was about Gary Moore's playing style that was such a huge influence on his own guitar-playing approach. Vivian responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "The intensity. He just wa...
January 11, 2024

MOTÖRHEAD PHIL CAMPBELL: LEMMY 'Did It His Way Right To The End, Which I'm Really Proud Of'

In a recent interview with "Rock Of Nations With Dave Kinchen And Shane McEachern", former MOTÖRHEAD guitarist Phil Campbell reflected on the final days of the band's leader Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister who passed away in December 2015 at the age of 70, shortly after learning he had been diagnosed with can...
January 4, 2024

LAST IN LINE Announces Early 2024 Tour Dates

LAST IN LINE — the band featuring frontman Andrew Freeman, bassist Phil Soussan (ex-OZZY OSBOURNE) and original DIO members Vivian Campbell (DEF LEPPARD) and Vinny Appice (ex-BLACK SABBATH) — has announced the following shows for early 2024: Jan. 26 - Las Vegas, NV - Golden Nugget Jan. 27 - Anaheim,...
December 31, 2023

MIKKEY DEE Doesn't Want To Take His MOTÖRHEAD 'Tribute Thing' On World Tour: 'I Just Wanna Keep It A Show Here And There'

In a new interview with Sweden's TellUs Rock, former MOTÖRHEAD drummer Mikkey Dee spoke about his recently completed run of shows under the "Mikkey Dee With Friends" banner where he performed some of the band's classic songs. The 60-year-old Swedish-born musician, who has been a member of the SCORPI...
December 31, 2023

DEF LEPPARD's JOE ELLIOTT Takes You On A Tour Of His Hotel Room (Video)

DEF LEPPARD has shared a new two-and-half-minute video in which singer Joe Elliott takes you on a tour of his hotel room and offers a look at how the band lives on the road. Check it out below. Earlier this year, Elliott told Classic Rock magazine that he spent most of the 2022 "The Stadium Tour" wi...
November 30, 2023

VINNY APPICE Says 'The Time Is Right' For Him To Pay Tribute To BLACK SABBATH With His Touring Project

Vinny Appice spoke to Backstage Pass about his recently completed Brazilian tour during which he paid tribute to the music of BLACK SABBATH and DIO. The legendary 66-year-old drummer, who has played with BLACK SABBATH, DIO and HEAVEN & HELL, was backed during the trek by Fernando Giovannetti (ba...
November 25, 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

Watch: VINNY APPICE Performs BLACK SABBATH And DIO Classics In São Paulo, Brazil

Professionally filmed video of Vinny Appice's entire October 26 concert at Café Piu Piu in São Paulo, Brazil can be seen below. The legendary 66-year-old drummer, who has played with BLACK SABBATH, DIO and HEAVEN & HELL, was backed during the set by Fernando Giovannetti (bass),Nando Fernandes (...
November 18, 2023

DEF LEPPARD's RICK ALLEN Is Still 'Trying To Work Through' Trauma Of Being Assaulted

DEF LEPPARD drummer Rick Allen has revealed that he is still dealing with the trauma of being assaulted outside a Florida hotel earlier this year. Allen, who was in South Florida to perform a show with his DEF LEPPARD bandmates at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, was attacked in March while...
November 11, 2023

DEF LEPPARD's RICK ALLEN On Possible Retirement: 'We Never Talk About The Last Show'

In a new interview with The Jeremy White Show, Rick Allen was asked if DEF LEPPARD plans to call it quits when the band is no longer able to fill arenas around the world. The 60-year-old British-born drummer responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "We never talk about the last show. That's k...
November 10, 2023