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W.A.S.P.'s BLACKIE LAWLESS Explains Why He Performed While Seated At SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

In a new interview with Canada's The Metal Voice, W.A.S.P. frontman Blackie Lawless was asked for an update on his health, 10 months after he underwent a successful surgery to treat two herniated discs and a broken vertebra. Lawless said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "When people say, 'How's...
June 11, 2024
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W.A.S.P.'s BLACKIE LAWLESS Performs While Seated At First Post-Surgery Concert

W.A.S.P. frontman Blackie Lawless performed while seated during the band's first concert in 13 months, which took place this past Thursday, June 6 at this year's Sweden Rock Festival in Sölvesborg, Sweden. Fan-filmed video of the show can be seen below. During an appearance on the May 29 episode of...
June 9, 2024
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W.A.S.P.'s BLACKIE LAWLESS On His Post-Surgery Recovery: 'It's Been A Long Road'

During an appearance on the May 29 episode of SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk", W.A.S.P. frontman Blackie Lawless was asked for an update on his health, nearly 10 months after he underwent a successful surgery to treat two herniated discs and a broken vertebra. Lawless said (as transcribed...
June 1, 2024
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MARK OSEGUEDA Didn't Tell His DEATH ANGEL Bandmates He Was Working With KERRY KING Until Four Months Ago

During an appearance on the latest episode of the "Let There Be Talk" podcast with rock and roll comedian Dean Delray, Mark Osegueda was asked how he broke the news to his DEATH ANGEL bandmates that he was joining Kerry King in the solo project from the SLAYER guitarist. The singer said (as transcri...
May 30, 2024
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W.A.S.P.'s BLACKIE LAWLESS Rules Out Guest Appearances By Former Members On Upcoming Tour: 'There's Very Little Chance Of That Happening'

During an appearance on the May 29 episode of SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk", Blackie Lawless spoke about the 40th anniversary of the release of W.A.S.P.'s first album. To celebrate this classic metal album, W.A.S.P. will, for the first time in 40 years, play the entire album from top to...
May 30, 2024
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W.A.S.P. To Perform Entire Debut Album On Fall 2024 Tour; DEATH ANGEL To Support

August 17, 2024, marks the 40th anniversary of the release of W.A.S.P.'s first album. To celebrate this classic metal album, W.A.S.P. will, for the first time in 40 years, play the entire album from top to bottom, start to finish, on their North American tour, dubbed "Album ONE Alive", this fall. Su...
May 28, 2024
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JUDAS PRIEST's ROB HALFORD: 'You've Gotta Let Young People Find Their Own Way In Life'

Back in the mid-1980s, the PMRC (Parents' Music Resource Center) published a list called "The Filthy Fifteen" which consisted of the top fifteen songs they wanted banned due to objectionable lyrics suggesting violence, sex, drugs, alcohol or the occult. They petitioned for lyrics to be printed on th...
May 13, 2024
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ARMORED SAINT Once Again Recruits DANGEROUS TOYS' JASON MCMASTER To Fill In For JOHN BUSH

Fan-filmed video of ARMORED SAINT's May 9 concert at Jannus Live in St. Petersburg, Florida can be seen below. Jason McMaster (DANGEROUS TOYS, BROKEN TEETH) fronted ARMORED SAINT for three shows this week — May 7 in Atlanta, Georgea, May 9 in St. Petersburg and May 10 in Orlando, Florida — as the re...
May 12, 2024
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DEF LEPPARD's JOE ELLIOTT Says He Doesn't Care About Being Accused Of Using Backing Tracks During Live Shows

DEF LEPPARD's Joe Elliott has once again dismissed accusations that his band is using backing tracks during live performances, saying "we don't cheat." The 64-year-old singer and founding member of the iconic British band made the comment while discussing DEF LEPPARD's reputation as a formidable liv...
May 4, 2024
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Doom Metal Legends TROUBLE Announce New Drummer GARRY NAPLES

Doom metal legends TROUBLE have announced Garry Naples as their new drummer. Naples has already begun rehearsals with TROUBLE and will be recording drums for the band's upcoming studio album, the details of which are still pending and will be announced separately. Naples, a Chicago-based drummer, ha...
April 17, 2024
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JOE ELLIOTT Pushes Back Against CHUCK BILLY's And CHRIS HOLMES's DEF LEPPARD 'Backing Tracks' Claim: They've Got It 'Completely Wrong'

DEF LEPPARD's Joe Elliott has dismissed accusations that his band is using backing tracks during live performances, saying "we've never done that." The 64-year-old singer and founding member of the iconic British band made the comment while responding to a question about DEF LEPPARD's "polished"-but...
April 11, 2024
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Watch: RILEY'S L.A. GUNS Performs Without Late Drummer STEVE RILEY In Connecticut

RILEY'S L.A. GUNS played its first concert without founding drummer Steve Riley this past Saturday (January 20) at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. Also appearing on the bill were Stephen Pearcy of RATT, QUIET RIOT and VIXEN. Fan-filmed video of RILEY'S L.A. GUNS's performance, whic...
January 22, 2024
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RILEY'S L.A. GUNS To Release 'The Dark Horse' Album On What Would Have Been STEVE RILEY's 68th Birthday

RILEY'S L.A. GUNS will release its sophomore album, "The Dark Horse", on January 22 via Golden Robot Records. The effort will arrive more than two months after the death of the band's drummer and leader, Steve Riley, who would have celebrated his 68th birthday on the day of "The Dark Horse"'s releas...
January 14, 2024
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L.A. GUNS Singer PHIL LEWIS On STEVE RILEY's Death: 'It Was Awful. I Didn't Wanna See That.'

L.A. GUNS singer Phil Lewis says that "it was awful" to hear about the passing of the band's former drummer Steve Riley. Steve died on October 24 after "battling a severe case of pneumonia for several weeks," his family confirmed in a statement. He was 67 years old. In a new interview with  Radioact...
December 19, 2023
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W.A.S.P.'s BLACKIE LAWLESS Pays Tribute To KISS: 'What That Band Was In The Beginning Was Astonishing'

W.A.S.P. leader Blackie Lawless paid tribute to KISS on the eve of the legendary rockers' final-ever concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City. On Saturday (December 2),Lawless took to his social media to share an early KISS promotional photo, and he included the following message: "Next Ma...
December 3, 2023