DISTURBED Guitarist Says Some Of ‘Evolution’ Album ‘Will Completely Surprise People’

DISTURBED guitarist Dan Donegan recently spoke with Meltdown of the Detroit radio station 101 WRIF. The complete conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the group's new album, "Evolution": Dan: "We wanted to kind...

CHRIS SLADE Hasn’t Seen Any Of AC/DC Guys Since End Of ‘Rock Or Bust’ Tour

This past June, AC/DC's drummer for the "Rock Or Bust" tour, Chris Slade, was intervewed by France's United Rock Nations. The chat took place just several weeks before AC/DC members Brian Johnson, Phil Rudd, Angus Young and Stevie Young...

Ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Singer HOWARD JONES On JESSE LEACH: ‘It’s Cool To Call Him A Friend’

Howard Jones says that "it was cool" to "hang out" with his former bandmates in KILLSWITCH ENGAGE last weekend. Jones made appearances during KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's two concerts at the O2 Arena in London, England on August 10 and August 11,...

GENE SIMMONS Gets Choked Up While Paying Tribute To ARETHA FRANKLIN (Video)

Gene Simmons paid tribute to Aretha Franklin, the "Queen of Soul," who died Thursday after it was reported earlier this week that she was "gravely ill" in Detroit. Her family said that the cause of death was advanced pancreatic...

ENUFF Z’NUFF’s CHIP Z’NUFF: ‘In The Old Days, We Did More Cocaine Than GUNS N’ ROSES And AEROSMITH Put Together’

ENUFF Z'NUFF vocalist/bassist Chip Z'Nuff recently spoke with Heavy New York. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the group's new album, "Diamond Boy": Chip: "There's no rules or regulations, no need...

SLASH Recalls Recording Song With CHESTER BENNINGTON

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Slash revealed in a new interview with Variety that he recently rediscovered a never-before-heard collaboration between him and late LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington. The track was intended for Slash's first solo album,...

MIKE PORTNOY Calls METAL ALLEGIANCE His ‘Ultimate Metal Outlet’

Drummer Mike Portnoy (SONS OF APOLLO, THE WINERY DOGS, METAL ALLEGIANCE) recently spoke with Josh Rundquist of That Drummer Guy. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the new METAL ALLEGIANCE...

GHOST’s TOBIAS FORGE Critiques ‘Lack Of Ingenuity’ In Today’s Rock Scene

GHOST frontman Tobias Forge recently spoke with the Atlanta radio station Rock 100.5. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his recent comments about a lack of ambition in the modern...

STRYPER Performs As Three-Piece At Australian Tour Kick-Off (Video)

STRYPER kicked off its Australian tour last night (Friday, August 17) at Max Watts in Melbourne. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. The band is touring without its guitarist Oz Fox, who was forced to stay...

Here Is BREAKING BENJAMIN Covering METALLICA’s ‘Sad But True’ In Camden, New Jersey

Fan-filmed video footage of BREAKING BENJAMIN performing a cover version of the METALLICA classic "Sad But True" on August 15 at the BB&T Pavilion in Camden, New Jersey can be seen below. BREAKING BENJAMIN is continuing to tour in support...