Chickenfoot Returning to the Road for 2012 U.S. Spring Tour
After taking a couple months to recharge their batteries after their successful fall tour in support of their latest album, the boys in Chickenfoot have lined up a new string of dates that will see them rocking cities across the United States throughout May and June.
Korn’s Jonathan Davis: ‘We’re Not a Metal Band’
Korn have never exactly been the kind of band that tries to please critics — or, for that matter, anyone else but themselves — so when their tenth studio album, ‘The Path of Totality,’ was greeted with wildly mixed reactions last December, it was pretty much par for the course, albeit with one cruci…
Jesse Leach on Auditioning for His Killswitch Engage Return + Band’s New Material
Now that the official announcement is out of the way, Jesse Leach can start talking publicly about his reunion with Killswitch Engage — and he hasn’t wasted any time, offering a few hints about what fans can expect from the band’s new material during a recent radio interview.
In Flames Concert Cut Short After Bomb Threat
The audience at last night’s (Feb. 9) Albuquerque, N.M., stop on the In Flames and Trivium tour missed out on seeing the full experience, due to a bomb threat that forced In Flames to cut their set short before completing their final song of the show.
Black Sabbath’s Ozzy Osbourne: If Tony Iommi Dies, I’m Gonna Kill Him!
While fan outcry grows over the recent rift between Bill Ward and the rest of his bandmates in the newly reunited Black Sabbath, guitarist Tony Iommi continues his battle against cancer — and he can count on vocal support (in more ways than one) from Ozzy Osbourne.
Killswitch Engage Officially Confirm Jesse Leach as New Singer
Confirming an earlier report, Killswitch Engage have replaced recently departed singer Howard Jones by turning to a familiar face (and voice): original vocalist Jesse Leach.
Slash Wraps Sessions for Upcoming Solo Album
While you were focusing on the Super Bowl over the weekend, Slash was hard at work — and all that dedication paid off with a brand new video and completed tracks for his next studio album.
Slayer Hitting Studio in March for New Album
Good news, Slayer fans: Your long wait for new music is almost over. The band has announced plans to head into the studio next month to start laying down tracks for their twelfth studio album, and first since 2009′s ‘World Painted Blood.’
Iron Maiden Singer Bruce Dickinson Goes on Submarine Voyage
By now, pretty much everybody knows that Iron Maiden‘s Bruce Dickinson moonlights as an airplane pilot when he isn’t fronting the band, but he’s never been known for his sea voyages — until recently, when a British submarine crew was surprised to learn that Dickinson had join…
Guns N’ Roses To Invade U.S. Clubs
Nearly a quarter of a century after they staged their fan favorite ‘Live at the Ritz’ concert, Guns N’ Roses are set to return to the renowned New York City theater as part of a six-date jaunt through the Northeast that will also take them into Maryland, New Jersey, and Illinois.
Velvet Revolver Perform Set With Scott Weiland at Charity Gig
Four years after their acrimonious split, the members of Velvet Revolver reunited with lead singer Scott Weiland for a brief live set last night (Jan. 12) — and now a message on the band’s website is causing some to question whether Weiland could be back in the fold on a more permanent b…
Eddie Van Halen Donates 75 Guitars to School Music Programs
Being in the school band just got a whole lot cooler for some of the kids in the Los Angeles area: Eddie Van Halen has teamed up with the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation to donate 75 guitars from his personal collection to schools that don’t have enough funding to pay for instruments. For Van Halen, i…