BUTCHER BABIES Begin Recording Third Album; Short Clip Of New Song Available

BUTCHER BABIES have begun recording the follow-up to their 2015 album "Take It Like A Man" for a tentative late 2017 release via Century Media Records. A short clip of a new song with the working title "Chevelle" can be...

STRATOVARIUS Is Not Interested In Recording Album Of Covers

Wave TV conducted an interview with vocalist Timo Kotipelto and keyboardist Jens Johansson of Finnish/Swedish melodic metallers STRATOVARIUS prior to the band's November 19, 2016 show at Pakkahuone in Tampere, Finland where they were playing their 1996 "Episode" album...

GUS G. Says New FIREWIND Vocalist HENNING BASSE Is ‘One Of The Best Power Metal Singers Of Our Generation’

Metal Assault recently conducted an interview with Greek guitar virtuoso Gus G., well known in rock and metal circles for his work as Ozzy Osbourne's guitarist and as leader of his own band FIREWIND. You can listen to the...

DESTRUCTION Frontman Says Internet ‘Keyboard Warriors’ Are ‘A Bit Ridiculous’

Metal Wani's Carla Morton conducted an interview with DESTRUCTION vocalist/bassist Schmier prior to the band's January 31 show at Fabrica in Bucharest, Romania. You can listen to the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On...

THE NEARLY DEADS To Release ‘Revenge Of The Nearly Deads’ EP In May

Nashville rock band THE NEARLY DEADS will release a brand new EP, "Revenge Of The Nearly Deads", on May 26. In making their third EP and follow-up to their 2014 full-length album, "Invisible Tonight", the group called on their...

DISBELIEF: Listen To New Song ‘Full Of Terrors’

"Full Of Terrors", a brand new song from German death metallers DISBELIEF, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "The Symbol Of Death", which will be released on April 21 via Listenable Records....

DAVE MUSTAINE Says He Is One ‘The Fantastic Four’ Of Hard Rock/Metal Rhythm Guitar Players

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine believes that he is one of the best rhythm guitar players in the world — part of what he calls "the fantastic four," alongside James Hetfield (METALLICA), Malcolm Young (AC/DC) and Rudolf Schenker (SCORPIONS). Mustaine,...

DAVE MUSTAINE Says He Is One Of ‘The Fantastic Four’ Of Hard Rock/Metal Rhythm Guitar Players

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine believes that he is one of the best rhythm guitar players in the world — part of what he calls "the fantastic four," alongside James Hetfield (METALLICA), Malcolm Young (AC/DC) and Rudolf Schenker (SCORPIONS). Mustaine,...

ANATHEMA To Release ‘The Optimist’ Album In June

After ANATHEMA's 2012 award-winning album "Weather Systems" and 2014's spellbinding "Distant Satellites", the ambient rockers are back with their eleventh full-length, "The Optimist". Due for release on June 9 through Kscope, the album will soon reveal some of the...

New GHOST Lineup Performs Live For First Time (Video)

The new GHOST lineup kicked off its 2017 "Popestar" European tour last night (Friday, March 24) at Norwich UEA in Norwich, England. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. None of the GHOST bandmembers' real names have...