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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS' DEAN DELEO Is 'Still Trying To Make Heads Or Tails' Of What Went Down During Pandemic

In a new interview with Ned of the Waterloo, Iowa radio station Rock 108, Dean DeLeo, guitarist and songwriter from STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, was asked how he and his bandmates dealt with the coronavirus downtime. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Honestly, we haven't toured since the summer of '19. We toured extensively for 2019 ...

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JUDAS PRIEST's RICHIE FAULKNER Hospitalized For 'Major Medical Heart Condition Issues'; Remainder Of U.S. Tour Postponed

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST have postponed the remainder of their U.S. tour due to "major medical heart condition issues" suffered by guitarist Richie Faulkner. Produced by Live Nation, the rescheduled "50 Heavy Metal Years" trek kicked off on September 8 in Reading, Pennsylvania and was slated to run through October before concluding on ...

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MARK TREMONTI: CREED Reunion Is 'Just Not Doable' Right Now

Mark Tremonti says that a reunion of CREED is not possible right now. More than a year ago, CREED updated its Facebook profile with an old photo, igniting rumors of the multi-platinum act's imminent return. Mark, who is promoting the fifth album from his solo band TREMONTI, "Marching In Time", discussed the chances of a ...

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Former STEEL PANTHER Bassist TRAVIS HALEY (a.k.a. LEXXI FOXX) Is Back With New Band HOLLYWOOD GODS N' MONSTERS

Former STEEL PANTHER bassist Travis Haley (a.k.a. Lexxi Foxx) has announced the formation of his new band HOLLYWOOD GODS N' MONSTERS with longtime friend and television celebrity from MTV's "Pimp My Ride", Diggity Dave. After performing for over two decades with his former band, Haley had amicably decided to move on and do something a ...

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Watch EXODUS Singer And DEATH ANGEL Drummer Perform AC/DC Covers In San Francisco

AC/DZ, the long-running San Francisco Bay Area-based AC/DC tribute band featuring EXODUS singer Steve "Zetro" Souza and DEATH ANGEL drummer Will Carroll, performed this past Friday night (September 24) at Bottom Of The Hill in San Francisco, California. Fan-filmed video footage of the show is available below. In addition to Souza and Carroll, AC/DZ's current ...

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GODSMACK's 'When Legends Rise' Album Certified Gold In U.S.

GODSMACK's latest album, "When Legends Rise", has been certified gold on by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) for sales in excess of half a million copies. In addition, two more of the LP's singles (the title track and "Under Your Scars") have also been officially certified gold by the RIAA. The album's first ...

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RITCHIE BLACKMORE Photo Book From ROSS HALFIN Coming In December

Rufus Publications and Ross Halfin have announced a new, limited-edition book, "Ritchie Blackmore By Ross Halfin", featuring hundreds of unseen images from Ross's extensive library. Blackmore, from DEEP PURPLE through to RAINBOW and now BLACKMORE'S NIGHT, is one of our most influential guitarists and Ross started photographing him and RAINBOW from 1980 onwards. This new ...

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TOOL Announces Extensive 2022 Tour Dates For U.S. And Europe

TOOL has announced a mammoth 2022 tour, with the Los Angeles-based band spending three months traversing the U.S. followed by a month of European dates. TOOL elected to kick off the highly anticipated trek in Eugene, Oregon as a nod to the abrupt halt to their 2020 "Fear Inoculum" tour. Slated to play the Matthew ...

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GLENN HUGHES On Becoming Sober More Than Two Decades Ago: 'I Was Sick And Tired Of Waking Up Sick And Tired'

Legendary bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes, who has been clean and sober for more than two decades, was asked in a new interview with "The Chuck Schute Podcast" if there was anything someone could have said to him to get him to quit drinking sooner. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Trust me, everybody that loved me ...

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STATUS QUO's FRANCIS ROSSI Pays Tribute To ALAN LANCASTER

STATUS QUO's Francis Rossi has paid tribute to the band's original bassist Alan Lancaster who died earlier today (Sunday, September 26) at the age of 72. Rossi wrote in a statement: "I am so sorry to hear of Alan's passing. We were friends and colleagues for many years and achieved fantastic success together as the ...

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Former IRON MAIDEN Singer PAUL DI'ANNO Is Still Waiting For His Knee Surgery: The Situation Is 'Only Getting Worse'

Kastro Pergjoni, operations director of the Cart & Horses pub in Stratford, London, England where IRON MAIDEN made its live debut in 1976, who recently raised £13,100 (approximately $18,000) so former MAIDEN vocalist Paul Di'Anno can undergo his long-delayed knee surgery, has posted a new photo of the 63-year-old musician, saying ...

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LIVING COLOUR Drops Off 'Summerland Tour 2021' Due To 'Transportation Issues'

LIVING COLOUR has pulled out of the last six shows of the "Summerland Tour 2021" with EVERCLEAR, HOOBASTANK and WHEATUS "due to continued transportation issues." Earlier today, LIVING COLOUR announced that it will no longer perform in Post Falls, Idaho (September 28); New Haven, Kentucky (October 1); Portsmouth, Virginia (October 2); Mableton, Georgia (October 3); ...

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SHINEDOWN Bassist ERIC BASS Tests Positive For COVID-19; Band To Play Next Two Shows As A Three-Piece

SHINEDOWN bassist Eric Bass has tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, the band's next two concerts — tonight (Saturday, September 25) at The Pavilion At Toyota Music Factory in Irving, Texas and tomorrow night (Sunday, September 26) at Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion in Rogers, Arkansas — will see SHINEDOWN perform as a three-piece. SHINEDOWN ...

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Watch SOULFLY's Entire Performance In Long Beach

Fan-filmed video footage of SOULFLY's entire September 23 concert at Alex's Bar in Long Beach, California can be seen below. FEAR FACTORY's Dino Cazares is playing guitar for SOULFLY on the Max Cavalera-fronted band's current U.S. tour which kicked off on August 20 at Launchpad in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The 33-date trek will conclude tonight ...

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THE WINERY DOGS' Third Album Is 'Sounding Great,' Says MIKE PORTNOY: 'Everything Is Super Strong From Top To Bottom'

During an appearance this past Wednesday (September 22) on SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk", drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD) spoke about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the third album from THE WINERY DOGS, his power trio with guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen and legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, TALAS, DAVID LEE ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS' JERRY CANTRELL: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Making Of 'Brighten' Music Video

ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist and vocalist Jerry Cantrell has released behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the official music video for the title track of his upcoming solo album, "Brighten". Due on October 29, "Brighten" was co-produced by Jerry over the past year with film composer Tyler Bates and Cantrell's longtime engineer Paul Figueroa. They ...

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