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IRON ALLIES Feat. Former ACCEPT Members HERMAN FRANK And DAVID REECE: First Promotional Photo Released

The first promotional photo of IRON ALLIES, the new band featuring former ACCEPT members Herman Frank and David Reece, can be seen above. Earlier this year, IRON ALLIES entered Horus Sound Studio in Hannover, Germany to begin recording its debut album. The LP, which is being co-produced by Arne Neur...
June 28, 2022
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Ex-W.A.S.P. Guitarist CHRIS HOLMES Lost 40 Pounds While Undergoing Radiation Therapy In His Battle With Cancer

Former W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes recently completed seven weeks of radiation therapy in his battle with cancer in throat and neck. Earlier today (Tuesday, June 14),the 63-year-old musician shared a video update on his health, saying in part: "I finished the last radiation at the end of April...
June 14, 2022
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W.A.S.P.'s BLACKIE LAWLESS On Russia's Invasion Of Ukraine: 'People Thought That This Could Never Happen Again'

For his birthday on Tuesday (May 24),Ukrainian metalhead Vladyslav Stadnyk, who goes by the name Metal Pilgrim, received an unexpected surprise in the form of a chat with W.A.S.P. leader Blackie Lawless courtesy of BBC Radio 5 Live host Nihal Arthanayake. During the conversation, Lawless touched up...
May 25, 2022
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W.A.S.P.'s BLACKIE LAWLESS On Writing His Upcoming Autobiography: 'It's Been One Of The Most Fun Things I've Ever Done In My Life'

In a new interview Meltdown of Detroit's WRIF radio station, W.A.S.P. leader Blackie Lawless spoke about the status of his long-in-the-works autobiography. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "It's taken a whole lot longer than I thought it would, but it's been one of the most fun things I...
May 20, 2022
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Metal And Rock Musicians React To Death Of THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER's TREVOR STRNAD

Members of TESTAMENT, SUICIDE SILENCE, EXODUS, HATEBREED, AMON AMARTH and QUEENSRŸCHE are among the musicians who have reacted on social media to the passing of Trevor Strnad, vocalist of the Michigan death metal band THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER. Strnad's death was announced by his bandmates on social...
May 11, 2022
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THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Frontman TREVOR STRNAD Dead At 41

Trevor Strnad, vocalist of Michigan death metallers THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, has died at the age of 41. Strnad's passing was announced by his bandmates on social media earlier today. They wrote: "It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Trevor Scott Strnad. Beloved son, brother, and S...
May 11, 2022
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Watch: DAVID ELLEFSON And JEFF YOUNG Perform MEGADETH Songs Together For First Time In 34 Years

Former MEGADETH members David Ellefson and Jeff Young reunited on stage last night (Tuesday, May 10) at Ultimate Jam Night, the long-running community-oriented show in residency at the famed Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California, as part of a special tribute to the so-called "Big Four" of 198...
May 11, 2022
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Former MEGADETH, ANTHRAX And W.A.S.P. Members To Perform At 'Big Four' Tribute Concert At Whisky A Go Go

Ultimate Jam Night, the long-running community-oriented show in residency at the famed Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California, will hold a special tribute to the so-called "Big Four" of 1980s thrash metal — METALLICA, MEGADETH, SLAYER and ANTHRAX — on Tuesday, May 10. Among the musicians sched...
May 7, 2022
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Former W.A.S.P. Guitarist CHRIS HOLMES Completes Sixth Week Of Radiation Treatment For Throat And Neck Cancer

Former W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes has completed his sixth week of radiation therapy in his battle with cancer in throat and neck. Earlier today (Monday, April 18),the 63-year-old musician's wife and manager, Cathy-Sarah Holmes, who first shared the news of his diagnosis in a social media post...
April 18, 2022
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Ex-W.A.S.P. Guitarist CHRIS HOLMES Releases Music Video For 'I Am What I Am'

Former W.A.S.P. lead guitarist Chris Holmes has released the official music video for the song "I Am What I Am". The track is taken from his latest studio album, "Unbearable Influences", which came out last September. Holmes joined W.A.S.P. in 1982 and remained with the group until 1990. In 1996, th...
April 11, 2022
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Former W.A.S.P. Guitarist CHRIS HOLMES Completes Third Week Of Radiation Treatment For Throat And Neck Cancer

Former W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes has completed his third week of radiation therapy in his battle with cancer in throat and neck. On Friday (March 25),the 63-year-old musician's wife and manager, Cathy-Sarah Holmes, who first shared the news of his diagnosis in a social media post last month,...
March 26, 2022
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MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP Announces Fall 2022 U.S. Tour

MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, the band led by legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker, will embark on a U.S. tour this fall. The trek will kick off on September 27 in San Juan Capistrano, California and end on November 6 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Tour dates: With Eric Martin, IMAGES OF EDEN: Sep. 27 - The C...
March 23, 2022
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Former W.A.S.P. Guitarist CHRIS HOLMES Is In Second Week Of Radiation Treatment For Throat And Neck Cancer

Former W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes is in his second week of radiation therapy in his battle with cancer in throat and neck. On Friday (March 18),the 63-year-old musician's wife and manager, Cathy-Sarah Holmes, who first shared the news of his diagnosis in a social media post last month, issued...
March 19, 2022
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W.A.S.P.'s BLACKIE LAWLESS Blasts 'Bully' PUTIN: 'Today, I Am Ukrainian'

W.A.S.P. leader Blackie Lawless has blasted Russian president Vladimir Putin as a "bully" whose motivation for invading Ukraine was "simple, godless selfishness." Earlier today, Lawless released the following statement via W.A.S.P.'s official web site: "With regards to any invading force, I am an Am...
March 17, 2022
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IRON ALLIES Feat. Former ACCEPT Members HERMAN FRANK And DAVID REECE: Debut Album To Be Released Via AFM RECORDS

IRON ALLIES, the new band featuring former ACCEPT members Herman Frank and David Reece, has entered Horus Sound Studio in Hannover, Germany to begin recording its debut album. The LP, which is being co-produced by Arne Neurand, will be released later in the year via AFM Records. Joining Frank and Re...
March 12, 2022