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SKID ROW Bassist On New Singer ZP THEART: 'He Brought This Excitement To The Band That We Haven't Had For Quite Some Time'

Rachel Bolan says that ZP Theart has brought an "excitement" to SKID ROW that the band hadn't had "for quite some time." The South African-born, British-based Theart was in DRAGONFORCE, TANK and I AM I before playing his first gig as SKID ROW's vocalist more than two years ago. Speaking to U.K.'s TotalRock Radio, Bolan ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE, SLAYER, JUDAS PRIEST, ALICE IN CHAINS, GHOST Set For Australia's DOWNLOAD Festival

OZZY OSBOURNE, SLAYER, JUDAS PRIEST, ALICE IN CHAINS and GHOST are among the confirmed bands for the 2019 installment of Australia's Download festival, set tot take place in Sydney and Melbourne next March. Download 2019 will be a two-date, five-stage affair, hitting Sydney's Parramatta Park on Saturday, March 9 and Melbourne's Flemington Racecourse on Monday, ...

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HALESTORM Stays Away From Politics And Religion On Its Albums

In a brand new interview with Scotty Mars of the Live 105 radio station in Halifax, HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale was asked if it was hard to avoid writing about politics on the band's latest album, "Vicious", in light of the current political and social climates in the U.S. "Absolutely," she responded (hear audio below). ...

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ALL THAT REMAINS Unleashes Brutal New Song 'F**k Love'

A new ALL THAT REMAINS song titled "Fuck Love" has been released via the band's official YouTube channel and can be streamed below. The track is expected to appear on ALL THAT REMAINS's upcoming album, which was reportedly produced by THE ACACIA STRAIN guitarist Daniel "DL" Laskiewicz and will arrive in early 2019. Earlier this ...

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New ALL THAT REMAINS Album Is 'Done,' Says PHIL LABONTE

ALL THAT REMAINS singer Phil Labonte has confirmed to "Jon's Untitled Podcast" that the band's new album is "done." As for the musical direction of the follow-up to last year's "Madness", Phil said (hear audio below): "I don't wanna start talking about what the new record sounds like yet. 'Cause we haven't talked about the ...

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RACHEL BOLAN Believes SKID ROW's Upcoming Album Will Be 'Pivotal'

Prior to SKID ROW's headlining performance at the Stonedeaf festival in Newark, United Kingdom on August 25, bassist Rachel Bolan spoke with Midlands Metalheads Radio. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On current SKID ROW vocalist ZP Theart: Rachel: "We became friends a few years before ...

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PEARL JAM, LINKIN PARK's MIKE SHINODA Join Suicide Prevention Campaign

Entercom announced today a two-hour live commercial-free broadcast special to raise awareness around mental health and suicide prevention as part of its multi-platform "I'm Listening" campaign. The "I'm Listening" broadcast will air across all of the company's stations nationwide on Sunday, September 9 at 7:00 a.m. in their respective time zone, and via their livestreams ...

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HALESTORM Frontwoman Calls For Improved Awareness Around Mental Health Following JILL JANUS's Suicide

HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale has called for improved awareness around mental health following the tragic death of Jill Janus. Janus, who was the singer for the California heavy metal band HUNTRESS, passed away on Tuesday, August 14. A longtime sufferer of mental illness, she took her own life outside of Portland, Oregon. Earlier today, Hale ...

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HALESTORM Didn't Realize How 'Heavy' New Album 'Vicious' Was Until Band Started Playing Songs Live

HALESTORM vocalist Lzzy Hale and guitarist Joe Hottinger were recently interviewed by Backstage Axxess. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On making their new album, "Vicious": Joe: "The process was organic, for sure. Nick Raskulinecz, our producer, kind of just sat us in a ...

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HALESTORM's LZZY HALE 'Empowers People,' Says JOE HOTTINGER

HALESTORM guitarist Joe Hottinger says that lead singer Lzzy Hale has a knack for making the band's fans feel empowered. "She does that; she empowers people," he told the Wichita, Kansas radio stations KICT and KFXJ (hear audio below). "She gets on social media — on Twitter and stuff — and she's just, like, 'Ask ...

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Watch HALESTORM's LZZY HALE And JOE HOTTINGER Perform Acoustic Version Of 'Vicious' Title Track At BANDIT ROCK Studios

Video footage of HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale and guitarist Joe Hottinger performing acoustic versions of the songs "Vicious" and "Amen" live at the studios of Sweden's Bandit Rock radio station can be seen below. HALESTORM's fourth album, "Vicious", was released on July 27 via Atlantic. The disc was recorded last year at Nashville, Tennesse's Rock ...

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NEW YEARS DAY: 'Disgust Me' Video Released

NEW YEARS DAY's video for the song "Disgust Me" can be seen below. The track is the sole new original piece of music on the band's latest EP, "Diary Of A Creep", which was released in January via RED/Century Media. "Diary Of A Creep", which follows the tradition of landmark releases like "Garage Days" by ...

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FOZZY Releases Music Video For 'Burn Me Out'

FOZZY's video for the song "Burn Me Out" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Judas", which came out last October via Century Media. The production duties on the disc were handled by Johnny Andrews, who co-wrote FOZZY's "Lights Go Out" track back in 2014 and has written songs ...

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HALESTORM Announces Fall 2018 Tour Dates With IN THIS MOMENT, NEW YEARS DAY; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale Available

Grammy-winning hard rock band HALESTORM and Atlantic/Roadrunner band IN THIS MOMENT announced today a third leg of their all-female fronted tour, with NEW YEARS DAY supporting. The new dates begin November 16 in Norfolk, Virginia and run through December 16, wrapping in St. Petersburg, Florida. "You asked for it, and now you're gonna get it," ...

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Listen To New HALESTORM Song 'Do Not Disturb'

"Do Not Disturb", a brand new song from HALESTORM, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's fourth album, "Vicious", which will be released on July 27 via Atlantic. Although based on a true story, the raunchy song wasn't originally intended to be a HALESTORM track. Frontwoman Lzzy Hale explains: "I don't ...

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