SEVENDUST Singer On Next Album: ‘The Writing Process Is About To Start Right Now’

SEVENDUST singer Lajon Witherspoon has confirmed to Australia's Loud that the band has begun collecting ideas for the follow-up to last year's "All I See Is War" album. "We're going to get our feet wet a little bit and figure...

Former CANDLEMASS Singer ROBERT LOWE Teams Up With GRIEF COLLECTOR

Minnesota doom metal masters GRIEF COLLECTOR have teamed up with vocalist Robert Lowe, formerly of doom metal legends CANDLEMASS and SOLITUDE AETURNUS. GRIEF COLLECTOR's new album, "From Dissension to Avowal", is a five-song concept effort that takes you on...

I AM MORBID Parts Ways With Guitarist IRA BLACK, Announces Replacement

I AM MORBID has parted ways with guitarist Ira Black (METAL CHURCH, LIZZY BORDEN) and has replaced him with Kelly McLauchlin. McLauchlin will make his live debut with I AM MORBID on the "Morbidfest 2019" European tour in April. Also...

DAVID COVERDALE Has No Time For His Ex-Bandmates In DEEP PURPLE: ‘I’m Happy They’ll Remain Ex-Colleagues’

David Coverdale says that the current lineup of DEEP PURPLE "prevented" Ritchie Blackmore from joining his former bandmates onstage during the 2016 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony. Blackmore is a co-founder of DEEP PURPLE and wrote many...

Former SKID ROW And SAIGON KICK Drummer PHIL VARONE Explains Decision To Retire From Drumming: ‘I’m Just Not Feeling It Anymore’

Former SKID ROW and SAIGON KICK drummer Phil Varone spoke to Detroit's WRIF radio station about his retirement from drumming. The 51-year-old rocker, who is currently on tour with Jake E. Lee's RED DRAGON CARTEL, made his decision official via...

IRON MAIDEN’s BRUCE DICKINSON: ‘You Are Much Safer’ Flying On An Airplane Than You Are Driving Around In Traffic

IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson, who is also a licensed commercial pilot, was asked during a recent question-and-answer session in Utrecht, Netherlands what happens with a plane if all the engines stop working in mid-air. He responded (see video...

Watch DEE SNIDER Perform In São Paulo, Brazil

Fan-filmed video footage of Dee Snider's March 23 concert at Tom Brasil in São Paulo, Brazil can be seen below. The TWISTED SISTER frontman is continuing to play shows in support of his latest solo album, "For The Love Of...

MÖTLEY CRÜE Manager Says ‘The Dirt’ Movie ‘Deglamorizes’ Rock And Roll Excess

Pete Mitchell of U.K.'s Virgin Radio recently conducted an interview with MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx and manager Allen Kovac about the band's new biopic, "The Dirt", which is based on CRÜE's 2001 New York Times bestselling autobiography. You...

GUNS N’ ROSES Keyboardist’s HOOKERS & BLOW Signs With GOLDEN ROBOT RECORDS

HOOKERS & BLOW, the project formed by longtime GUNS N' ROSES keyboardist Dizzy Reed and QUIET RIOT guitarist Alex Grossi, has signed a global merchandise and recording deal with Golden Robot Records. The band's debut album is due later...

BOBBY ‘BLITZ’ ELLSWORTH Says It’s ‘Flattering’ When OVERKILL Is Compared To MOTÖRHEAD

Diamond Oz of Metal Underground conducted an interview with frontman Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth of New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL prior to the band's March 21 show at Islington Academy in London, England. You can watch the entire chat...