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Ex-W.A.S.P. Guitarist CHRIS HOLMES: How EDDIE VAN HALEN Ended Up Using My Guitar To Record 'Women And Children First'

In a special bonus interview feature in the Blu-ray version of the upcoming documentary film "Mean Man: The Story of Chris Holmes", due out January 15, 2021 via Cleopatra Entertainment, former W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes speaks in loving tones of his late, longtime friend and fellow guitarist Eddie Van Halen. Said Holmes: "The one who ...

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Rockers React To Passing Of EDDIE VAN HALEN

Paul Stanley (KISS), Gene Simmons (KISS), David Coverdale (WHITESNAKE), Neal Schon (JOURNEY), Richie Faulkner (JUDAS PRIEST) and Flea (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) are among the rockers who have reacted on social media to the passing of Eddie Van Halen. The legendary VAN HALEN guitarist died earlier today (Tuesday, October 6) at the age of 65. ...

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SCORPIONS: 'Wind Of Change: The Iconic Song' Unboxing Video

As one of the greatest hard rock bands of all time, SCORPIONS are celebrating the 30th anniversary of the first release of "Wind Of Change" by releasing an exclusive box set. "Wind Of Change: The Iconic Song" is dedicated exclusively to the power ballad written by Klaus Meine, which became the soundtrack for the end ...

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SCORPIONS Resume Work On New Album

Mikkey Dee has shared a couple of new video updates from the studio where SCORPIONS are working on their new album. The drummer and his bandmates have just regrouped to resume work on the effort, which is tentatively due in 2021. The short videos focus on what Mikkey calls a "fascinating microphone set-up" for his ...

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New Line Of KISS-Branded Spirits Due Before End Of 2020

Swedish drinks producers Brands For Fans have struck a new collaboration with legendary rock and roll band KISS for forthcoming spirits, in a deal brokered by Epic Rights. The plan is to take the band's spirit releases to a premium level. As of today, there are two products in the pipeline, with more information to ...

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SCORPIONS' KLAUS MEINE: If I'm Honest, Nothing We've Done In The Past Three Decades Matches 'Crazy World'

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of their classic album "Crazy World" and its worldwide smash hit single "Wind Of Change", lynchpin SCORPIONS members Klaus Meine, Rudolf Schenker and Matthias Jabs have all given extensive and exclusive interviews to Rock Candy magazine for a huge 16-page cover story feature. Together with respected musician and lyricist Jim ...

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TRIXTER Drummer Defends Himself Against Criticism From Bandmates

TRIXTER drummer Mark "Gus" Scott has defended himself against harsh comments made by his bandmates, insisting that he is only "concerned" about what is best for the TRIXTER brand. Both TRIXTER guitarist Steve Brown and bassist P.J. Farley have been critical of Scott in recent interviews, with Steve saying that the drummer is on "the ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP: 'Immortal' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Michael Schenker will release a new MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP album, "Immortal", on January 8, 2021 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork of the LP, which was created by Zsofia Dankova (POWERWOLF), can be seen below. "We have a lot of guest musicians, who will undoubtedly help to make it an exceptional success," Schenker said. "First ...

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SCORPIONS Are 'Making Progress' On New Album

SCORPIONS drummer Mikkey Dee has posted a short video update from Peppermint Park Studios in Hannover, Germany, where he and his bandmates are rehearsing and doing pre-production for their upcoming studio album. Tentatively due in 2021, the disc will mark the German hard rock legends' first release since 2017's "Born To Touch Your Feelings - ...

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Watch Trailer For Ex-W.A.S.P. Guitarist CHRIS HOLMES's 'Mean Man' Documentary

Cleopatra Entertainment has secured the North American, U.K., Australian, New Zealand and South African distribution rights to the documentary film "Mean Man: The Story Of Chris Holmes". Written and directed by French filmmakers Antoine De Montremy and Laurent Hart (whose music production career includes televised interviews with SCORPIONS, DEEP PURPLE, SLAYER, GUNS N' ROSES and ...

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WINGER's New Album 'Should Easily Be Out By January'

During an appearance on the latest episode of the "In The Trenches With Ryan Roxie" podcast, WINGER frontman Kip Winger spoke about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band's new studio album. The disc will be the follow-up to "Better Days Comin'", which came out in 2014. "Reb [Beach, guitar] and I got ...

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