k-k-downing in - News, CD Reviews, DVD Reviews

BLACK SABBATH: 'Paranoid' Super Deluxe Edition To Be Released On Vinyl For 50th Anniversary

Widely regarded as innovators of the musical genre which came to be known as heavy metal, legendary Birmingham-bred BLACK SABBATH celebrates the 50th anniversary in 2020 of its multi-million selling album "Paranoid" with a 5-LP/4CD edition released on October 9, featuring the vinyl debut of two 1970 concerts. "Paranoid: Super Deluxe Edition" includes the original ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ADEMA's DAVID DEROO Says He Contracted COVID-19, Urges People To Wear Masks: 'I've Been Careless And Callous'

ADEMA bassist David DeRoo has urged people to wear face masks after he was diagnosed with COVID-19. Earlier today (Saturday, July 18), DeRoo took to his personal Facebook page to say that he originally believed COVID-19 was blown out of proportion and was questioning "how 'real' it is/was." But once he started experiencing the usual ...

Read more

Posted in: News

QUEENSRŸCHE's TODD LA TORRE Says 'F**k This Place' As Florida Breaks Record With 11,458 New COVID-19 Cases

QUEENSRŸCHE singer Todd La Torre has expressed his frustration with his home state of Florida after The Florida Department of Health announced more than 11,000 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, breaking the state's one-day record of 10,109, set just two days prior. Earlier today, Todd tweeted: "More winning!!!! NEW: Florida sets state record in ...

Read more

Posted in: News

THE OFFSPRING's New Album Is 'On Hold'

THE OFFSPRING vocalist/guitarist Bryan "Dexter" Holland spoke to Kylie Olsson of Download TV about the status of the band's long-awaited tenth album. The follow-up to 2012's "Days Go By" was once again produced by Bob Rock, who also worked on the band's last two LPs. Dexter said (see video below): "It's basically done. We were ...

Read more

Posted in: News

K.K. DOWNING Once Again Defends JUDAS PRIEST's 'Nostradamus': 'It Was Something Original'

Former JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing has once again defended the band's controversial symphonic heavy metal concept double album about Nostradamus, saying it was "something original" which allowed him and his then-bandmates to show what they "could actually do as musicians." Released in 2008, the two-CD, 23-track journey through the life of the controversial, 16th-century ...

Read more

Posted in: News

MR. BUNGLE Releases First Music In 20 Years: A Cover Of THE EXPLOITED's 'USA'

MR. BUNGLE roars back with their first recorded music since 1999, releasing a blistering cover of THE EXPLOITED's politically charged anthem "USA", available now on all digital platforms via Ipecac Recordings. The San Francisco Bay Area band, whose current incarnation features original members Trevor Dunn, Mike Patton and Trey Spruance, along with Scott Ian (ANTHRAX, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

KK'S PRIEST's Debut Album Still Needs To Be Mixed And Mastered

Founding JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing says that the debut album from KK'S PRIEST still needs to be mixed and mastered. KK'S PRIEST is Downing's collaboration with former PRIEST singer Tim "Ripper" Owens and ex-PRIEST drummer Les Binks. The band, which pays homage to Downing's past, is rounded out by guitarist A.J. Mills (HOSTILE) and ...

Read more

Posted in: News