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CHRIS JERICHO Defends PAUL STANLEY Over Lip-Sync Accusations: 'He's Singing His Ass Off As Much As He Possibly Can'

FOZZY frontman Chris Jericho has defended Paul Stanley's vocal performance on KISS's "End Of The Road" tour, explaining that the "Star Child" "has nothing to prove to anybody." Ever since KISS's "End Of The Road" trek launched in late January, there has been persistent online chatter about Paul allegedly singing to a backing tape. The ...

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NITA STRAUSS Announces Spring 2019 U.S. Tour Dates

Having wowed fans across the U.S. on her co-headline tour with Angel Vivaldi at the end of 2018, Nita Strauss, the Los Angeles-based guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, has announced a new run of dates. The trek will start on April 10 in Hermosa Beach, California and continue across the country with a ...

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Video Premiere: BLAZE BAYLEY's 'The Dark Side Of Black'

The official music video for the song "The Dark Side Of Black" from British heavy metal vocalist Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) can be seen below. The track is taken from the third album in his"Infinite Entanglement" trilogy, which was released last March. "The Redempton Of William Black" was third part of the trilogy, bringing ...

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HATEBREED Frontman JAMEY JASTA Releases Second Episode Of 'Metal Dudes Doing Non-Metal Things' Web Series

HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta has released the second episode of "Metal Dudes Doing Non-Metal Things", a hilarious web series that captures exactly what its name implies. Watch it below. In Episode 2, Jasta takes you backstage at the Bloodstock Open Air, which is the U.K.'s premier metal festival, while on tour with JASTA & FRIENDS. ...

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STEVE VAI, BILLY SHEEHAN, RIKKI ROCKETT, DOUG ALDRICH, Others To Perform At 2019 'Ultimate NAMM Night'

"Ultimate Jam Night", the long-running community-oriented show in residency at the Whisky A Go Go, presents its second annual show at NAMM dubbed "Ultimate NAMM Night - The Power Of Music" on Saturday, January 26 at the Hilton Anaheim California Ballroom. The show is sponsored by DW drums, Ampeg, Mezzabara, Morley, Axis, Wedgie, Gear Secure, ...

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SHINEDOWN, GODSMACK And FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Set For INKCARCERATION MUSIC AND TATTOO FESTIVAL

The Inkcarceration Music And Tattoo Festival has announced the massive lineup scheduled to perform at its second annual event, set to feature colossal rock headliners SHINEDOWN, GODSMACK and FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH. Quickly becoming one of the nation's premier rock festivals, Inkcarceration — taking place this year on July 12, 13 and 14 at the ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY Says He's 'So Proud' That IRON MAIDEN Is Still Performing Two Songs From His Time With The Band

Former IRON MAIDEN vocalist Blaze Bayley (BLAZE, WOLFSBANE) recently appeared on the "Talking Maiden" podcast. The full conversation can be streamed below (interview begins at the 24:45 mark). A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the fact that IRON MAIDEN has been performing two songs from his time with the group during its ...

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CHRIS JERICHO Says 'Judas' Has Become FOZZY's 'Enter Sandman' Or 'You Shook Me All Night Long'

Ty Jordan of Winnipeg's Power 97 radio station recently conducted an interview with FOZZY singer and WWE wrestling superstar Chris Jericho. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Speaking about the success of "Judas", the title track of FOZZY's latest album, Chris said: "For whatever reason, people really connected with ...

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THE GUESS WHO Releases 'In America' Video

"In America", the new George A. Johnson-directed video from THE GUESS WHO, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "The Future Is What It Used To Be", which was released in September via Cleopatra Records. THE GUESS WHO is responsible for countless rock classics, which still retain a major ...

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FOZZY's CHRIS JERICHO On 'Judas' Success: 'We're Bigger In Every Country Than We Were The Album Before'

Metal Master Kingdom conducted an interview with FOZZY frontman Chris Jericho prior to the band's November 28 concert at The Rockpile in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how producer Johnny Andrews became involved in the songwriting process for the band's ...

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RUDY SARZO Recalls MOTÖRHEAD Opening For OZZY OSBOURNE: 'It Was Like Touring With Pirates'

During a recent appearance on FOZZY frontman Chris Jericho's "Talk Is Jericho" podcast, veteran bassist Rudy Sarzo (OZZY OSBOURNE, DIO, WHITESNAKE, QUIET RIOT) discussed how he ended up joining Canadian classic rockers THE GUESS WHO ("American Woman"). Said Sarzo: "It's really a roundabout way. The path towards me joining started maybe four years ago. I ...

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STEVE HARRIS On BLAZE BAYLEY's 'Bloody Good' Albums With IRON MAIDEN: 'It Was An Important Part Of Our Career'

During a recent appearance on FOZZY frontman Chris Jericho's "Talk Is Jericho" podcast, IRON MAIDEN bassist Steve Harris praised the era during which the group was fronted by former WOLFSBANE vocalist Blaze Bayley. After Jericho said that 1995's "The X Factor" was one of his two favorite MAIDEN albums, Harris responded (audio below), "I really ...

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Watch KORN, GODSMACK, DEFTONES Members Pay Tribute To VINNIE PAUL At AFTERSHOCK Festival

Members of KORN, GODSMACK, HELLYEAH, DEFTONES, SHINEDOWN and SEVENDUST are among the musicians who took part in a special tribute to late PANTERA and HELLYEAH drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott on Saturday, October 13 at the Aftershock festival in Sacramento, California. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. Featured musicians (among others): * ...

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FOZZY's CHRIS JERICHO: 'If You Don't Expect To Be The Biggest Band In The World, You Shouldn't Be Doing It'

FOZZY frontman Chris Jericho recently spoke with Metal Wani. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how he'd describe the group's live concert experience: Chris: "From note one to note done, it's just a high-energy, high-impact show. There's always 'FOZZY' chants happening; there's always energy, always ...

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TOURNIQUET: Lyric Video For 'Sinister Scherzo' Feat. TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS, CHRIS POLAND

U.S. thrash/heavy metal veterans TOURNIQUET have released a lyric video for the single "Sinister Scherzo". The track, which features guest appearances by former JUDAS PRIEST and ICED EARTH singer Tim "Ripper" Owens and ex-MEGADETH guitarist Chris Poland, is taken from the band's forthcoming album, "Gazing At Medusa", which is due mid-October via TOURNIQUET's own label, ...

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VINNIE PAUL: Official Cause Of Death Revealed

Vinnie Paul Abbott's cause of death has been revealed. The 54-year-old PANTERA and HELLYEAH drummer died of dilated cardiomyopathy — an enlarged heart — as well as severe coronary artery disease, a heart condition. Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg told TMZ he died of natural causes. Dilated cardiomyopathy results in is a chronic ...

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Visiting VINNIE PAUL And DIMEBAG's Final Resting Place (Video)

A husband-and-wife duo of PANTERA fans recently visited Vinnie Paul Abbott's final resting place and posted a 10-minute video of the experience. Check it out below. The PANTERA and HELLYEAH drummer was buried on June 30 next to his brother, PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, and their mother, Carolyn, at Moore Memorial Gardens cemetery in ...

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