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FOREIGNER's MICK JONES Says Recent Concerts With LOU GRAMM 'Opened The Door' To Possibility Of Additional Shows Together

FOREIGNER founding guitarist Mick Jones was recently interviewed by RockBandReviews.com. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On how he got into music as a child: Mick: "The first thing that sort of affected me, I guess, was my parents had a collection of Les ...

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Former VINNIE VINCENT INVASION Drummer BOBBY ROCK To Release 'The Boy Is Gonna Rock' Memoir In May

Veteran rock drummer Bobby Rock (VINNIE VINCENT INVASION, NELSON, LITA FORD) will tentatively release his memoir, "The Boy Is Gonna Rock: A Drummer's Journey From Houston To Hollywood In Search Of Hair Metal Heaven", in May. Describing the book as "a very detailed and personal 12-chapter memoir about the entire VINNIE VINCENT INVASION saga," Rock ...

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LEAVES' EYES: Lyric Video For New Song 'Jomsborg'

LEAVES' EYES new album, "Sign Of The Dragonhead", will be released on January 12 via AFM Records. Produced by Alexander Krull at Mastersound Studio, the disc features cover artwork by Stefan Heilemann (LINDEMANN, EPICA, KAMELOT). The official lyric video for the song "Jomsborg", taken from "Sign Of The Dragonhead", can be seen below. "Sign Of ...

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The Missing Peace - L.A. GUNS

The saga of L.A. GUNS is far too exhaustive and contentious to recount within an album review. Most fans don't need much beyond a bullet-point recount that Tracii Guns started the band and once had Axl Rose in his arsenal before history altered the pair's mutual courses. While L.A. GUNS never came within the commercial ...

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LEAVES' EYES Releases Video For New Song 'Across The Sea'

LEAVES' EYES new album, "Sign Of The Dragonhead", will be released on January 12 via AFM Records. Produced by Alexander Krull at Mastersound Studio, the disc features cover artwork by Stefan Heilemann (LINDEMANN, EPICA, KAMELOT). The official video for the song "Across The Sea", taken from "Sign Of The Dragonhead", can be seen below. "Sign ...

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ICED EARTH Releases 'Black Flag' Video

U.S. metal masters ICED EARTH have released a jaw-dropping video for the song "Black Flag", taken from the band's latest album, "Incorruptible". The clip, directed and produced by Serbia's iCODE, can be seen below. ICED EARTH guitarist and main songwriter Jon Schaffer told Shockwave Magazine about "Black Flag": "It's actually a very accurate telling of ...

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ICED EARTH To Tour Europe With FREEDOM CALL, METAPRISM

ICED EARTH will embark on a European tour in January with support from FREEDOM CALL and METAPRISM. ICED EARTH guitarist Jon Schaffer stated: "Brothers and sisters, the time is drawing near! We're happy to announce FREEDOM CALL and METAPRISM as support for our upcoming January dates in Europe. Lots of 'Incorruptible' and lots of classics ...

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New FOREIGNER Musical, 'Jukebox Hero', To Premiere In Summer 2018

Annerin Theatricals and FOREIGNER announced today that, as part of FOREIGNER's fortieth-anniversary celebration, they are creating a brand-new musical titled "Jukebox Hero". Based on the screenplay written by the prolific writing duo, Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, responsible for films "The Commitments" and "Across The Universe", and "The Tracey Ullman TV Show", "Jukebox Hero" ...

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Incorruptible - ICED EARTH

With the current upsurge of the popularity of traditional metal styles stateside, the heavy music climate is favorable for longtime titans ICED EARTH. If we allow the conversation to devolve into a debate over which metallic branch the band leans more toward on the tree of heavy metal subgenres, there will be obvious mentions of ...

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FOREIGNER Musical 'Juke Box Hero' To Premiere In Alberta, Canada

FOREIGNER is turning forty this year and celebrating with a Canadian tour, fortieth-anniversary album, and new musical, "Juke Box Hero", premiering in Alberta sometime in 2018. FOREIGNER's ten-city Canadian tour is set to launch in Calgary, Alberta on October 11 and trek across Western Canada as the band — Mick Jones (lead guitar), Kelly Hansen ...

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ARJEN LUCASSEN's AYREON Releases 'Run! Apocalypse! Run!' Lyric Video

AYREON, the highly acclaimed project from singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer Arjen Lucassen, has released the official lyric video for the song " Run! Apocalypse! Run!", taken from the recently released album "The Source". Check it out below. "The Source" is an exciting new chapter in the AYREON saga, with contributions from renowned vocalists ...

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YES, MARILLION, MIKE PORTNOY + DEREK SHERINIAN Set For Next Year's 'Cruise To The Edge'

Details for the fifth annual Cruise To The Edge excursion — progressive rock's largest festival at sea hosted by classic rock icons YES — have been announced. Featuring some of the world's greatest prog-rock musical artists, the five-night cruise out of Tampa, Florida next February 3-8, will return aboard Royal Caribbean's award-winning Brilliance Of The ...

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ICED EARTH: Watch Lyric Video For New Song 'Raven Wing'

The official lyric video for "Raven Wing", a brand new song from ICED EARTH, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Incorruptible", which will be released on June 16 via Century Media. The cover artwork for the disc (as well as additional illustrations to every song) was created by ...

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ARJEN LUCASSEN's AYREON Releases 'Star Of Sirrah' Lyric Video Feat. DREAM THEATER, NIGHTWISH, BLIND GUARDIAN Members

AYREON, the highly acclaimed project from singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer Arjen Lucassen, has released the official lyric video for the song "Star Of Sirrah", taken from the upcoming album "The Source". Check it out below. "The Source" is an exciting new chapter in the AYREON saga, with contributions from renowned vocalists like James ...

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ICED EARTH: 'Incorruptible' Format Details Revealed

ICED EARTH will release its new album, "Incorruptible", on June 16. The cover artwork for the disc (as well as additional illustrations to every song) was created by David Newman-Stump from Skeleton Crew Tattoo (pencil illustrations) and Roy Young (colors). "Incorruptible" track listing: 01. Great Heathen Army (5:21) 02. Black Flag (4:56) 03. Raven Wing ...

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ICED EARTH: 'Incorruptible' Cover Artwork Unveiled

ICED EARTH will release its new album, "Incorruptible" (formerly "The Judas Goat"), in mid-June. The cover artwork for the disc has just been unveiled and can be seen below. "Incorruptible" track listing: 01. Great Heathen Army 02. Black Flag 03. Raven Wing 04. The Veil 05. Seven Headed Whore 06. The Relic (Part 1) 07. ...

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JUNKYARD: New Song 'Wallet' Available For Streaming

"Wallet", a brand new song from JUNKYARD, can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track is taken from the band's first official album in 26 years, "High Water", which will be released on April 21 via Acetate Records. While odds and sods have been released over the decades, "High Water" is a firm ...

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JUNKYARD To Release 'High Water' Album In April

Eleven songs — raucous, blues-based, uncompromising — mark a triumphant return for "Hollywood" rockers JUNKYARD on their first official album in 26 years, due on April 21 via Acetate Records. While odds and sods have been released over the decades, "High Water" is a firm statement of the band's 2017, and onward, intent. As singer ...

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ICED EARTH To Release 'Incorruptible' Album In June

ICED EARTH has completed work on its new album, "Incorruptible" (formerly "The Judas Goat"), for a mid-June release. The track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Great Heathen Army 02. Black Flag 03. Raven Wing 04. The Veil 05. Seven Headed Whore 06. The Relic (Part 1) 07. Ghost Dance (Awaken The Ancestors) ...

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