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QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton spoke to Ruben Mosqueda of We Go To 11 about the band's upcoming album, "Digital Noise Alliance", which will arrive on October 7 via Century Media. The record was once again helmed by Chris "Zeuss" Harris, who previously worked with QUEENSRŸCHE on 2015's "Conditi...
Posted: September 25, 2022, 2:17 am

DISTURBED's upcoming album, "Divisive", marks the first time the band has included a guest feature on an LP, boasting the epic emotionally charged duet "Don't Tell Me" with HEART's Ann Wilson. Regarding how the collaboration came about, DISTURBED guitarist Dan Donegan told Meltdown of Detroit's WRIF...
Posted: September 25, 2022, 1:46 am

Ted Nugent has once again railed against large social-media companies that block users from their platforms. The outspoken conservative rocker is an ardent supporter of former U.S. president Donald Trump who was famously suspended from his social accounts in January 2021 over public safety concerns...
Posted: September 25, 2022, 12:49 am

Video of former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson recording the debut DIETH album with producer Kristian Kohle at Kohlekeller Studio in Frankfurt, Germany can be seen below. DIETH is the new band featuring Ellefson, Swedish guitarist/vocalist Guilherme Miranda (formerly of ENTOMBED A.D.) and drummer M...
Posted: September 24, 2022, 8:44 pm

David Lee Roth has shared a new solo version of the VAN HALEN classic "Dance The Night Away". The track, like the previously released "Panama" and "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love", was laid down on May 3, 2022 during a session at Henson Recording Studio in Hollywood, California. Joining Roth in the studio...
Posted: September 24, 2022, 7:21 pm

A short video of Slash accidentally bumping into Axl Rose during GUNS N' ROSES' September 18 concert in Florianópolis, Brazil can be seen below. In the eight-second clip, the guitarist can be seen walking backward at Hard Rock Live while performing the GN'R song "Estranged" and colliding with Rose,...
Posted: September 24, 2022, 7:02 pm

In a new interview with the WSOU 89.5 FM radio station, MEGADETH leader Dave Mustaine was asked what keeps him and his bandmates motivated to write and record new music four decades into the group's career. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET) "I don't know. I think it's just the music...
Posted: September 24, 2022, 6:33 pm

Thrash metal pioneers and metal icons MEGADETH were presented with plaques to commemorate the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) certification for platinum sales of 1992's "Symphony Of Destruction" and the gold status of 1986's "Peace Sells…But Who's Buying?" and 1990's "Holy Wars…The...
Posted: September 24, 2022, 6:30 pm

At this past Tuesday's (September 20) premiere of the first-ever career-spanning documentary on the life and times of legendary metal icon Ronnie James Dio at TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California, ANTHRAX singer Joey Belladonna spoke to "The Blairing Out With Eric Blair Show" about what life...
Posted: September 24, 2022, 5:52 pm

Former ACCEPT bassist Peter Baltes is playing bass for U.D.O., the band fronted by original ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider, on the group's ongoing European tour. Baltes is filling in for U.D.O.'s regular bassist Tilen Hudrap who was hospitalized after the band's show in Munich, Germany on September...
Posted: September 24, 2022, 5:06 pm

Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, HEAVEN & HELL, DIO) has uploaded video of the invitation-only premiere of the first-ever career-spanning documentary on the life and times of legendary metal icon Ronnie James Dio, which was held Tuesday night (September 20) at TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, Calif...
Posted: September 24, 2022, 4:38 pm

ANTHRAX recently canceled shows in continental Europe as part of its fall 2022 touring activities, citing "ongoing logistical issues" and "costs that are out of our control." The band just wrapped a U.S. tour with BLACK LABEL SOCIETY. HATEBREED served as special guests. In a recent interview with BL...
Posted: September 24, 2022, 3:32 pm

Former VENOM and VENOM INC. drummer Abaddon (real name: Anthony Bray) revealed earlier this week that he has been diagnosed with lymphoma and has started chemotherapy. On Wednesday (September 21), Bray took to his Facebook page to write: "I noticed a mass growing on the side of my neck in July 2022,...
Posted: September 24, 2022, 3:14 pm

Texas hard rock stalwarts DROWNING POOL have released "A Devil More Damned", the third single from "Strike A Nerve", their first new record since 2016. DROWNING POOL's heaviest record to date, "Strike A Nerve" will be released on CD, 180-gram vinyl and digital on September 30 via T-Boy/UMe. DROWNING...
Posted: September 24, 2022, 7:00 am

Professionally filmed video of BUTCHER BABIES' entire August 14 performance on the Ronnie James Dio Stage at this year's Bloodstock Open Air festival at Catton Park, Walton-on-Trent, United Kingdom can be seen below. At last month's Brutal Assault festival in Jaromer, Czech Republic, BUTCHER BABIES...
Posted: September 24, 2022, 6:38 am

Michael Monroe, who turned 60 in June, celebrated the milestone with a bang Friday night (September 23) at the Helinki Ice Hall (Helsingin Jäähalli) in Finland. As the grand finale of the concert, the original lineup of HANOI ROCKS, one of Finland's most significant rock bands of all time, took the...
Posted: September 24, 2022, 6:21 am

According to TMZ, MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has once again relisted his home in Calabasas, California. Lee put the house on the market in April 2016 for $5,995,000, but that price came down in July 2016 by three hundred thousand to $5,699,000, in November 2016 by another two hundred thousand to...
Posted: September 24, 2022, 5:47 am

CHASTAIN singer Leather Leone will release a new solo album, "We Are The Chosen", on November 25 via Steamhammer/SPV. The LP's lead single, "We Take Back Control", can be streamed below. It marks her first solo material since her 2018 effort "Leather II". Leone has a mission, and not just recently,...
Posted: September 23, 2022, 7:06 pm

MEGADETH's Dirk Verbeuren has shared drum-cam video of the first-ever live performance of the band's song "Soldier On!" on September 20 at Lakeview Amphitheatre in Syracuse, New York. Check it out below. "Soldier On!" is taken from MEGADETH's sixteenth studio album, "The Sick, The Dying… And The Dea...
Posted: September 23, 2022, 6:40 pm

German thrash metal veterans SODOM have released a new single, "After The Deluge". The track is taken from the band's upcoming 40th-anniversary album, "40 Years At War - The Greatest Hell Of Sodom", which will arrive on October 28 through Steamhammer/SPV. Commented SODOM bassist/vocalist Thomas "Ang...
Posted: September 23, 2022, 5:44 pm

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release its ninth album, "A Paranormal Evening With The Moonflower Society", on October 21 via Nuclear Blast. The disc will be the follow-up to "Moonglow", which came out in 2019. The official video for the LP's latest single, "The Inmost Light",...
Posted: September 23, 2022, 5:24 pm

"The Cage" EP, the new release from Billy Idol, is out now via Dark Horse Records. This new music follows Idol's 2021 "The Roadside" EP, which received praise from fans and critics alike. As on "The Roadside", Idol is joined on the new project by his longtime collaborator, co-writer and guitarist St...
Posted: September 23, 2022, 4:49 pm

UGLY KID JOE will release a new studio album, "Rad Wings Of Destiny", on October 21. The official music video for the LP's fourth single, "Failure", can be seen below. "Rad Wings Of Destiny" sees UGLY KID JOE re-teaming producer Mark Dodson who was behind the desk for the band's debut album, "Americ...
Posted: September 23, 2022, 4:28 pm

Finnish rockers THE RASMUS have just released their tenth studio album, "Rise", via Playground Music. To celebrate, the band has shared a video for the jubilant opening track "Live And Never Die". The clip is made up of live footage showcasing the band's high energy stage show and connection with fa...
Posted: September 23, 2022, 4:15 pm

Following the release of "Patient Number 9", Ozzy Osbourne is providing an inside look into the making of the album with a three-part video series featuring interviews and in-studio clips with some of featured performers. The series includes exclusive interviews with Ozzy and the album's producer An...
Posted: September 23, 2022, 3:55 pm

Swedish metallers AVATAR have released a new song, "Valley Of Disease". The track is taken from the band's upcoming album which was recently recorded and mixed for an early 2023 release. AVATAR vocalist Johannes Eckerström comments on "Valley Of Disease": "There is a sickness, a stranger, and a harm...
Posted: September 23, 2022, 3:35 pm

METAL CHURCH guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof has confirmed to Metal-Rules that the band has found a replacement for singer Mike Howe. Howe was found dead at his home in Eureka, California in July 2021. According to TMZ, Howe's official cause of death was determined to be asphyxia due to hanging. A spokes...
Posted: September 23, 2022, 2:37 pm

DISTURBED will release its eighth full-length album, "Divisive", on November 18 via Reprise. The official lyric video for the LP's second single, "Unstoppable", can be seen below. About "Divisive", DISTURBED singer David Draiman noted: "Partisan tribal warfare has become a part of our regular existe...
Posted: September 23, 2022, 2:06 pm

THE PRETTY RECKLESS will release a new collection of music, "Other Worlds", on November 4 via Fearless Records. The effort sees the group delivering its first proper acoustic recordings, unexpected covers and other reimaginings. Today, the band has shared the visualizer for the acoustic version of...
Posted: September 23, 2022, 1:41 pm

After emerging as one of the most quietly disruptive forces in culture, Grammy Award-nominated alternative insurgent Poppy will unleash her new "Stagger" EP on October 14. It notably marks her debut for Lava/Republic. She comes out of the gate swinging with the new single "FYB". Powered by a thrash-...
Posted: September 23, 2022, 1:25 pm

 

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