DISTURBED Comments On Stagehand’s Death: ‘This Horrible Tragedy Is Almost Too Much To Bear’

A stagehand working the AVENGED SEVENFOLD, DISTURBED and CHEVELLE show in Stuttgart, Germany last night (Monday, February 20) was killed after another crewman fell on top of him while trying to take down the front lighting truss. The 26-year-old...

JACK RUSSELL: ‘I’ve Been Waiting For A Long Time To Put A Record Out’

BackstageAxxess.com recently conducted an interview with former GREAT WHITE and current JACK RUSSELL'S GREAT WHITE singer Jack Russell. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On why it took so long...

Video: GLENN HUGHES Performs In Dornbirn, Austria

Fan-filmed video footage of Glenn Hughes's (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION) February 20 performance at Conrad Sohm in Dornbirn, Austria can be seen below. Hughes's new solo album, "Resonate", was released in November via Frontiers Music Srl. It...

MIKE PORTNOY’S SHATTERED FORTRESS: Video Footage Of Acoustic Rehearsal

Iconic drummer and former member of DREAM THEATER, Mike Portnoy performed the band's "12 Step Suite" in its entirety for the first time ever on the Cruise To The Edge, which sailed out of Tampa, Florida on February 7....

MEGADETH Fans Want To Hear ‘Mindblowing, Complex Riffs,’ Says DAVID ELLEFSON

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson was interviewed on the on "SixX Strings" radio show. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On METALLICA's "Master Of Puppets" being played by the Grammy Awards...

Stagehand Dies After AVENGED SEVENFOLD Concert In Stuttgart, Germany

A roadie working at AVENGED SEVENFOLD's concert in Stuttgart, Germany Monday night (February 20) was killed when a colleague fell on him as they were dismantling the stage. While the 26-year-old survived the 2:00 a.m. incident with serious injuries, the...

BLACK SABBATH, DISTURBED, MEGADETH, OPETH Featured In OZZFEST 2016 Recap Video

A video recap of the first day of Ozzfest Meets Knotfest, which was held on September 24-25, 2016 at San Manuel Amphitheater in Devore, California, can be seen below. About 37,000 people attended the first day of the event, with...

STEVE STEVENS Talks About Writing Music For OZZY OSBOURNE’s Next Solo Album

Guitarist Steve Stevens has spoken about his collaboration with Ozzy Osbourne on material for the BLACK SABBATH singer's upcoming solo album. As previously reported, Osbourne and Stevens connected through their mutual friend Billy Morrison, who plays alongside Stevens in Billy...

ARMORED SAINT: Official ‘Last Train Home’ Performance Video From WACKEN OPEN AIR

ARMORED SAINT will release a new live album, "Carpe Noctum", on February 24 via Metal Blade. Having toured with METALLICA, WHITESNAKE, ALICE COOPER, SCORPIONS and many other artists since their inception in the early '80s, ARMORED SAINT has always been...

ALTER BRIDGE Announces Spring U.S. Headline Dates With IN FLAMES And METAL CHURCH

Hot on the heels of its most successful headline tour of North America, ALTER BRIDGE has announced the next leg of "The Last Hero" tour in the United States hitting the road this spring. The headline dates will be...