METALLICA: Pro-Shot Footage Of ‘Hardwired’ Performance From Albany

Professionally filmed video footage of METALLICA performing the song "Hardwired" on October 29 at Times Union Center in Albany, New York can be seen below. The second North American leg of METALLICA's "WorldWired" features in-the-round production and a few firsts,...

LOU GRAMM On Current FOREIGNER Lineup: ‘It’s The Continued Legacy Of The Band’

During a November 6 appearance on KTLA, former FOREIGNER singer Lou Gramm spoke about his participation in the band's "Double Vision: Then And Now" concerts, which kicked off this past Friday (November 9) at Los Angeles's Microsoft Theater. The shows...

AVENGED SEVENFOLD Singer Blasts Music News Web Sites Which ‘Blow Everything Out Of Proportion’

In the brand new issue of Metal Hammer magazine, AVENGED SEVENFOLD singer M. Shadows was asked if it "really annoys" him when certain music web sites types "blow things out of proportion." He responded: "It annoys me when something...

Members Of BAD BRAINS, MONSTER MAGNET And MURPHY’S LAW Pay Tribute To TODD YOUTH At New York City Memorial

A memorial for Todd "Youth" Schofield, the American guitarist best known for his work with WARZONE, MURPHY'S LAW and DANZIG, was held this past Thursday night (November 8) in New York City. The event took place at Niagara in...

BRET MICHAELS’s Concert In Greeneville, Tennessee Postponed Due To ‘Medical Emergency’

POISON frontman Bret Michaels canceled his November 11 concert at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Greeneville, Tennessee "due to a medical emergency." According to a statement posted on Bret's social media sites, the performance was called off because Michaels...

STATIC-X Bassist Says ‘Project Regeneration Is ‘The Send-Off WAYNE STATIC Deserves’

STATIC-X bassist Tony Campos has addressed "questions and misinformation surrounding the dynamics" of his relationship with the band's frontman Wayne Static, particularly in the years prior to Wayne's tragic passing in 2014. Static founded STATIC-X in 1994...

KLAUS MEINE’s Illness Forces SCORPIONS Sydney Concert Cancelation

German hard rock veterans SCORPIONS were forced to cancel their concert in Sydney, Australia Saturday night — just two days after calling off their Melbourne show with DEF LEPPARD. SCORPIONS vocalist Klaus Meine issued the following statement: "Dear Australian fans,...

FOREIGNER’s Original Members Reunite On Stage In Los Angeles (Video)

Legendary rockers FOREIGNER played the first of four "Double Vision: Then And Now" concerts Friday night (November 9) at Los Angeles's Microsoft Theater Friday. The show, which marked the 40th anniversary of FOREIGNER's second album, "Double Vision", featured all...

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Vocalist Has Never Liked The Term ‘Metalcore’: ‘I’d Say We’re More Of A Metal Band’

Simon Takla of PBS Metal Genesis recently conducted an interview with frontman Jesse Leach of Massachusetts metallers KILLSWITCH ENGAGE. You can listen to the entire chat via the Soundcloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On...

FLOOR JANSEN Laments Split Of Her Pre-NIGHTWISH Band AFTER FOREVER: ‘I Was Not Too Pleased With Stopping’

Holland's FaceCulture recently conducted an interview with NIGHTWISH frontwoman Floor Jansen about NORTHWARD, her hard rock project with PAGAN'S MIND guitarist Jørn Viggo Lofstad. You can watch the entire interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On...