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  • MIKE PORTNOY Looks Back On His Exit From DREAM THEATER: 'It Was Something I Had To Do' January 23, 2020
    Mike Portnoy spoke about his decision to leave DREAM THEATER during a career-spanning interview with "Everyone Loves Guitar", the podcast hosted by Craig Garber. Portnoy, who co-founded DREAM THEATER 35 years ago, abruptly quit the band in September 2010 while on tour with AVENGED SEVENFOLD. He has since been replaced by Mike Mangini (ANNIHILATOR, EXTREME, […]
  • Ex-LAMB OF GOD Drummer CHRIS ADLER Pays Tribute To NEIL PEART: 'He Defined And Continues To Define The Drummer's Role' January 23, 2020
    Former LAMB OF GOD drummer Chris Adler has paid tribute to Neil Peart, who died on January 7 in Santa Monica, California after a three-year battle with glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer. The iconic RUSH drummer was 67 years old. Earlier today, Adler released the following message to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "I was a lil […]
  • EVANESCENCE: Making Of 'The Chain' Video January 23, 2020
    EVANESCENCE recently returned with its first new rock recording in eight years, "The Chain (From Gears 5)". The band recorded its signature-rock version of the FLEETWOOD MAC classic following lead singer Amy Lee having lent her vocals to the launch trailer for the Xbox Game Studios' "Gears 5" for Xbox One, Windows 10, and Steam, […]
  • SEBASTIAN BACH: Why I Chose STITCHED UP HEART As Support Act For 'Skid Row' 31st-Anniversary Tour January 23, 2020
    Former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach has announced STITCHED UP HEART as the opening act on his spring 2020 North American tour celebrating the 31st anniversary of SKID ROW's debut album. Bach explained his choice of support acts in a social media post on Wednesday (January 22). He wrote: "In the 31 years since the […]
  • SEPULTURA To Release 'Means To An End' Music Video January 23, 2020
    SEPULTURA singer Derrick Green has revealed to The Underground Australia that the band recently completed filming a video for the song "Means To An End". The track is taken from SEPULTURA's upcoming album, "Quadra", which will be released on February 7 via Nuclear Blast Records. "We just did the video here — we worked on […]
  • DUFF MCKAGAN Explains How He Ended Up Co-Writing And Playing On New OZZY OSBOURNE Album, 'Ordinary Man' January 23, 2020
    During a January 20 appearance on SEX PISTOLS guitarist Steve Jones's radio show, "Jonesy's Jukebox", on the 95.5 KLOS station in Los Angeles, GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan spoke about his involvement with Ozzy Osbourne's upcoming album, "Ordinary Man". Recorded in Los Angeles, the LP features Andrew Watt on guitars, McKagan on bass and […]
  • Watch SYSTEM OF A DOWN Drummer And AVENGED SEVENFOLD Singer Cover RADIOHEAD's 'Street Spirit' January 23, 2020
    SYSTEM OF A DOWN drummer John Dolmayan will release his solo debut, "These Grey Men", on February 28. The eight-song LP contains covers of tracks by such varied artists as Madonna, RADIOHEAD, AFI, Eminem and David Bowie. The official music video for the disc's first single, a reworking of RADIOHEAD's "Street Spirit", can be seen […]
  • CHESTER BENNINGTON's Pre-LINKIN PARK Band GREY DAZE's History Detailed In New Documentary January 23, 2020
    GREY DAZE, the mid-1990s band that bore one of rock music's most iconic frontmen, Chester Bennington, has released a documentary that highlights both the group's Phoenix-based origins and Bennington's vision to bring GREY DAZE's music into the modern era. The clip, which can be seen below, opens with footage of Bennington announcing the GREY DAZE […]
  • PEARL JAM's STONE GOSSARD Says 'Gigaton' Album 'Definitely' Contains 'Some Really Straight-Ahead Rock Songs' January 23, 2020
    PEARL JAM guitarist Stone Gossard spoke about the band's upcoming album, "Gigaton", in a new interview with Zane Lowe on Beats 1 radio. One day after PEARL JAM shared "Dance Of The Clairvoyants", the first single and video from the disc, Gossard said the track represents "the outer edge of something that we haven't tried […]
  • SLAYER Warns Fans Against Fake Tickets For 2020 Comeback Performance January 23, 2020
    SLAYER has warned fans about fake tickets for a 2020 performance by the band at a Swedish festival. Earlier today, SLAYER took to social media to write: "WARNING TO SLAYER FANS! There are tickets being offered on Viagogo for a SLAYER performance at Sweden Rocks [sic] June 2020. Buyer beware this is a resale site […]