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TOBIAS FORGE Says New GHOST Song 'Grift Wood' Was Written About MIKE PENCE: 'He's Just This Awful, Awful Person'

GHOST leader Tobias Forge has revealed to Kerrang! magazine that the band's new song "Grift Wood", from the upcoming album "Impera", takes aim at Donald Trump-era U.S. vice president Mike Pence who led Christian evangelicals into becoming apologists for what many believe was the most destructive president of modern times, while ...

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STABBING WESTWARD Drops New Single 'Ghost'

As the anticipation grows for the brand-new STABBING WESTWARD album "Chasing Ghosts" to be released — the band's first new LP in more than 20 years — the four-piece gives another taste of the new music with their latest single, "Ghost". Fans who buy the physical or digital edition of the single will be gifted ...

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GHOST Postpones 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' Appearance

GHOST has postponed its previously announced appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" to an as-yet-unspecified "later date." The Swedish occult rockers were scheduled to perform on the Thursday night (January 20) episode of the ABC show, but pulled out just hours before, explaining that they "had a bit too much going on in Reno, getting all ...

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GHOST Announces 'Impera' Album, Shares Music Video For New Single 'Call Me Little Sunshine'

Swedish occult rockers GHOST will release their fifth album, "Impera", on March 11 via Loma Vista/Concord. The official music video for the LP's latest single, "Call Me Little Sunshine", lensed by iconic director Matt Mahurin and starring Ruby Modine, can be seen below. According to a press release, "Impera" "finds GHOST transported literally hundreds of ...

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KING DIAMOND And MERCYFUL FATE Classics Turned Into Sweet Lullabies

Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star, the company which creates "beautiful lullaby versions of your favorite artists," has just released "Lullaby Versions Of King Diamond & Mercyful Fate" via Roma Music Group. "Lullaby Versions Of King Diamond & Mercyful Fate" track listing: 01. Abigail (KING DIAMOND) 02. Welcome Home (KING DIAMOND) 03. Halloween (KING DIAMOND) 04. ...

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GHOST And VOLBEAT Commemorate Co-Headlining Tour With Single Featuring METALLICA Covers

GHOST and VOLBEAT will be co-headlining across the U.S. beginning January 25, and to commemorate the monumental tour, the bands have teamed up with Blackened Recordings to release a limited-edition double-A-side seven-inch single featuring each band's contributions to "The Metallica Blacklist" charity album: GHOST's cover of "Enter Sandman" on "Side G" and VOLBEAT's "Don't Tread ...

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NEAL SCHON Explains JEFF SCOTT SOTO's Dismissal From JOURNEY

JOURNEY guitarist Neal Schon has explained Jeff Scott Soto's dismissal from the band, saying the singer's voice wasn't what he and keyboardist Jonathan Cain wanted. Soto, who previously sang with Yngwie Malmsteen, joined JOURNEY about a week and half into a six-week summer 2006 tour with DEF LEPPARD, after Steve Augeri began having vocal issues. ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Has 'Many Exciting Things Planned For 2022'

Vocalist Dani "Filth" Davey of veteran British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH says that he and his bandmates have "many exciting things planned for 2022." The 48-year-old musician looked ahead to the upcoming year while sharing a year-end message via Instagram. He wrote: "Firstly, in this festive address, I'd like to wish everyone a Happy ...

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DEFTONES Frontman's CROSSES Releases Cover Of Q LAZZARUS's 'Goodbye Horses' As A Digital Single

††† (CROSSES)DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno's project with FAR guitarist Shaun Lopez — has released its cover of Q Lazzarus's "Goodbye Horses" as a digital single. The track was previously covered by ††† (CROSSES) back in 2014. Earlier this week, Lopez confirmed that ††† (CROSSES) had signed a new deal with Warner Records. Prior ...

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OVERKILL Announces March 2022 U.S. Tour With PRONG

New Jesrey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL will embark on a U.S. tour in March 2022. Support on the trek will come from PRONG. The dates are as follows: March 03 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance March 04 - Worcester, MA @ The Palladium March 05 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Jergels March 06 - Cleveland, ...

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THE AMITY AFFLICTION Drops Another New Song, 'Death Is All Around'

Australian metalcore trailblazers THE AMITY AFFLICTION have announced a limited-edition seven-inch EP "Somewhere Beyond The Blue", with the third and final single to be released out today, "Death Is All Around". The seven-inch title "Somewhere Beyond The Blue" is an extrapolation from a message one of singer Ahren Stringer's close friends sent him not long ...

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EDDIE VAN HALEN: FUNKO Pop! Figure Coming In 2022

The popular vinyl collectible company Funko — best known for its big-headed Pop! figures — has announced its latest artist collaboration: Eddie Van Halen. Due in January 2022, the vinyl figure is approximately 3.75 inches tall. It comes packaged in a window display box. Earlier today, Eddie Van Halen's son Wolfgang took to his Instagram ...

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PRIEST Feat. Former Members Of GHOST: Video Of Stockholm Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of PRIEST, the synthwave act featuring former members of the Grammy Award-winning Swedish rock act GHOST, performing this past Friday, November 26 at Hus 7 in Stockholm, Sweden can be seen below. Hailing from the same icy darkness of the Scandinavian inland that birthed GHOST, PRIEST consists of a trio of musicians ...

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GHOST Announces Spring 2022 European Headlining Tour

GHOST will embark on a massive European headlining tour in April 2022. "Imperatour" will kick off on April 9 in Manchester, U.K. and conclude on May 18 in Budapest, Hungary. Support on all shows will come from UNCLE ACID AND THE DEADBEATS and TWINTEMPLE. "Imperatour" 2022 European dates: Apr. 09 - Manchester, Arena, UK Apr. ...

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CRASHDÏET Returns With New Single 'No Man's Land'

Swedish glam metal/sleaze rockers CRASHDÏET recently signed to Golden Robot Records and are currently in the studio working on their sixth album, due out early 2022. The band has just released the first taste of what is to come in the form of a new single, "No Man's Land", which is out now on all ...

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