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  • JOSH TODD Says BUCKCHERRY 'Wanted To Step It Up' On New Album 'Warpaint' July 14, 2019
    In a recent interview with Spence from Minnesota radio station Rock 95, Josh Todd spoke about BUCKCHERRY's musical development on the band's new studio album, "Warpaint". The follow-up to 2015's "Rock 'N' Roll" is the first since the departures of guitarist Keith Nelson and drummer Xavier Muriel. "We wanted to step it up and bring […]
  • First-Ever Heavy Metal Knitting Championship Held In Finland (Video) July 14, 2019
    Video footage from the first-ever heavy metal knitting championship, which was held this past Thursday, July 11 in Joensuu, Finland, can be seen below. 12 groups took part in the event, with finalists coming from Denmark, Finland, Japan, Latvia, Russia, Sweden, the U.K. and the U.S. The winner of the competition was Japan's GIGA BODY […]
  • ARMORED SAINT Performs 'Underdogs' Live For First Time In 32 Years (Video) July 14, 2019
    Californian metallers ARMORED SAINT played "Underdogs", the closing track of their 1987 album, "Raising Fear", live for the first time in 32 years on Friday, July 12 at the Luppolo In Rock festival in Cremona, Italy. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below (courtesy of Loud And Proud Italy). ARMORED SAINT is […]
  • SAXON's BIFF BYFORD: 'We're Still Making Great Metal Albums' July 14, 2019
    "Bods Mayhem Hour" recently conducted an interview with vocalist Biff Byford of British metal legends SAXON. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what SAXON's expectations were upon the release of the band's 1979 self-titled debut album: Biff: "[When] the first album came out, we were […]
  • STEVEN ADLER Performs Live For First Time Since Stabbing Incident (Video) July 14, 2019
    Fan-filmed video footage of ADLER'S APPETITE, the band featuring former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler, performing on July 12 at the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas, Nevada can be seen below. The Vegas concert marked Adler's first live appearance since he was hospitalized for a self-inflicted stab wound. On June 27, local authorities responded […]
  • MARDUK Guitarist: 'I Will Never Let Anybody Tell Me What To Do' July 14, 2019
    Jerry of Rauta conducted an interview with guitarist Morgan Steinmeyer Håkansson of Swedish black metal veterans MARDUK after the band's May 18 performance at this year's Steelfest in Hyvinkää, Finland. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On new drummer Simon "BloodHammer" Schilling: Morgan: "The thing is, when […]
  • Watch WHITESNAKE Perform At Finland's SAUNA OPEN AIR July 14, 2019
    Fan-filmed video footage of WHITESNAKE's July 13 performance at the Sauna Open Air festival in Tampere, Finland can be seen below. WHITESNAKE is touring in support of its latest album, "Flesh & Blood", which was released on May 10 via Frontiers Music Srl. The disc follows the 2011 critically acclaimed studio album "Forevermore" and 2015's […]
  • MAX CAVALERA Hopes To Release New KILLER BE KILLED Album In 2020 July 14, 2019
    Lee Bros Meats conducted an interview with SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera prior to the band's July 5 show at iBoat in Bordeaux, France. You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's 2018 studio album, "Ritual": Max: "It was necessary for SOULFLY […]
  • HALESTORM Singer On Whether Rap Artists Are New 'Rock Stars': 'Unless You're Underground With Us, You're Probably Not' July 14, 2019
    Last December, BRING ME THE HORIZON frontman Oli Sykes rekindled the debate over the so-called decaying current state of rock music, echoing the sentiment of the mainstream that rap artists are the new "rock stars" based largely on their flamboyant lifestyles and oversized fanbases. "Rappers are almost the new rock 'n' roll or punk or […]
  • Watch TARJA TURUNEN Perform With WITHIN TEMPTATION At Czech Republic's MASTERS OF ROCK Festival July 14, 2019
    Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen joined Dutch symphonic rockers WITHIN TEMPTATION on stage last night (Saturday, July 13) at the Masters Of Rock festival in Vizovice, Czech Republic to perform the song "Paradise (What About Us?)". Fan-filmed video footage of her appearance can be seen below. The studio version of "Paradise (What About Us?)" — […]