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  • THE PRETTY RECKLESS's TAYLOR MOMSEN Explains 'Death By Rock And Roll' Cover Artwork July 14, 2020
    THE PRETTY RECKLESS frontwoman Taylor Momsen spoke to the 104.9 The X radio station about the band's fourth album, "Death By Rock And Roll". Asked what the "goal" was with the LP's cover artwork, Momsen said (see video below): "It's a lot of goals. The first thing was, 'We need to make something that's as […]
  • LITA FORD: 'We Have Made The Decision To Refund All 2020 VIP And Guitar Experiences' July 14, 2020
    Lita Ford says that refunds will be issued to anyone who purchased a "VIP Experience" to one of her previously announced shows. As the novel coronavirus continues to spread across the country and the world, thousands of concerts and festivals have either been postponed or canceled, as social distancing and self-quarantining make performing live music […]
  • VENOMOUS CONCEPT Feat. NAPALM DEATH And BRUTAL TRUTH Members: New Song 'Eliminate' Available For Streaming July 14, 2020
    Grindcore/hardcore punk veterans VENOMOUS CONCEPT — featuring members of BRUTAL TRUTH and NAPALM DEATH — will release their fourth full-length album, "Politics Versus The Erection", on August 28 via Season Of Mist. The disc's second single, "Eliminate", can be streamed below. Track listing: 01. Simian Flu (03:20) 02. Hole In The Ground (00:53) 03. Eliminate […]
  • Hear CHUCK BILLY's Foreword To Audio Edition Of JONNY Z's 'Heavy Tales' Book July 14, 2020
    An audio edition of Megaforce Records founder Jon Zazula's acclaimed autobiography, "Heavy Tales: The Metal. The Music. The Madness. As Lived By Jon Zazula", read by the author himself and featuring more than two hours of bonus material, will be available July 21 via Audible. Like the print edition, the Audible book contains TESTAMENT vocalist […]
  • STEEL PANTHER To Play Another Virtual Concert, 'Rockdown In The Lockdown', In August July 14, 2020
    After effectively saving the world with the very successful "Concert To Save The World" in June, California glam metal jokesters STEEL PANTHER are now back with another virtual concert event, "Rockdown In The Lockdown". The show will take place on Sunday, August 16 from the ultra-sanitized, production-filled, multi-camera Drum Channel Studio at Drum Workshop, located […]
  • SLIPKNOT Bassist ALESSANDRO 'VMAN' VENTURELLA Ties The Knot July 14, 2020
    SLIPKNOT bassist Alessandro "VMan" Venturella has married his longtime girlfriend Lisa Graham. The British musician took to his Instagram to share the news of the nuptials, which apparently took place in the couple's hometown of London. "We finally did it. Me and @lisagraham138 got married." Alessandro wrote in a photo caption. Venturella began working with […]
  • ICED EARTH's JON SCHAFFER On Coronavirus Pandemic: 'I Disagree Completely With The Way The Governments Have Handled The Whole Thing' July 14, 2020
    In a new interview with Anne Erickson of Audio Ink Radio, ICED EARTH leader Jon Schaffer discussed how the coronavirus pandemic has turned a lot of people's lives upside down and how it has affected him personally. He said (hear audio below): "This was planned to be a year of some time off and studio […]
  • WOLFGANG VAN HALEN On Upcoming Solo Album: 'I'm Not Trying To Be My Father; I'm Trying To Be Me' July 14, 2020
    Wolfgang Van Halen says that he has no intention of copying VAN HALEN with his upcoming solo album. The 29-year-old VAN HALEN bassist has spent the last few years working on his debut solo LP, which he has repeatedly said will not feature any contributions from his father, VAN HALEN guitarist Eddie Van Halen. Wolfgang […]
  • NIGHTWISH's FLOOR JANSEN: 'After 20 Years Of Rock And Metal, I Think I Would Like To Do Something Else' July 14, 2020
    In a new interview with Metal Hammer magazine, NIGHTWISH singer Floor Jansen was asked if she had any plans to make another album with the NORTHWARD project, in which she was joined by Jørn Viggo Lofstad, the guitarist of Norwegian band PAGAN'S MIND. "I'm not sure I will," she said. "That project was written in […]
  • FALLING IN REVERSE Drops Previously Unreleased Song 'Carry On' July 14, 2020
    FALLING IN REVERSE has shared the not-so-new song "Carry On". The track was originally recorded during the sessions for 2017's "Coming Home" and was previously unreleased. The band revisited the track and decided now was the time to share it with the world. FALLING IN REVERSE's latest smash hit single, "Popular Monster", enjoyed a multi-week […]