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METALLICA's Onetime Therapist PHIL TOWLE: 'I Have Such Deep Love And Respect For The Band, The Guys And Their Families'

METALLICA's "performance coach" Phil Towle, a former psychotherapist who was brought into the picture in January 2001 to help James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett and Lars Ulrich repair their relationship with Jason Newsted, was recently interviewed on "Speak N' Destroy", a podcast about all things METALLICA, hosted by longtime journalist and METALLICA fan Ryan J. Downey. ...

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LEE AARON To Release New Album 'Radio On!' In June

On June 18, award-winning Canadian vocalist Lee Aaron will release "Radio On!", a collection of 12 brand-new originals that invite you to tune into the heartbeat of your personal radio dial and hear the best of what this rock 'n' roll legend has to offer. Like the FM stations that once ruled the airwaves, "Radio ...

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SLIPKNOT's SHAWN 'CLOWN' CRAHAN Reflects On His Daughter's Death

In the second of a six-part interview with Terry "Beez" Bezer of Knotfest.com's "Mosh Talks With Beez", SLIPKNOT percussionist and co-founder M. Shawn "Clown" Crahan revisited grieving the loss of his daughter and how his connection with his community has prompted him to understand the value of sharing his art and vibration with the world. ...

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How METALLICA's 'Some Kind Of Monster' Became Honest Examination Of One Of World's Most Successful Heavy Metal Bands

Joe Berlinger, who co-produced the METALLICA documentary "Some Kind Of Monster", has opened up about how the film ended up becoming such an honest examination of one of the world's most successful heavy metal bands. Originally intended to be a promotional video paid for by Elektra Records to document the members of METALLICA going back ...

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PERRY FARRELL Is Hopeful For LOLLAPALOOZA Return In August

JANE'S ADDICTION frontman Perry Farrell has told iHeartRadio's Jason Rockman in a new interview that he is hopeful there will be a 2021 edition of Lollapalooza's flagship event in Chicago. "If we can all stay on course, get vaccinated, stay socially distanced and masked up, maybe — please, God, maybe — we'll get to go ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION: 'Replay 2020' Now Streaming Exclusively On 'The Coda Collection'

Legendary Los Angeles rock band JANE'S ADDICTION is back with "Replay 2020" — a new documentary and concert film featuring interviews with the group's Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Stephen Perkins and Chris Chaney paired with a seven-song performance from the band's Virtual Lollapalooza performance captured in the summer of 2020 (their first performance in three ...

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Recovering Drug Addict DEEN CASTRONOVO Says He Was On Opiates For Over A Year While Waiting For Surgery During Pandemic

Former JOURNEY drummer Deen Castronovo says that he was on opiates for over a year while waiting to get his back surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic. The 56-year-old musician, who had been sober for nearly five years after being fired from JOURNEY, revealed his latest ordeal in an Instagram post earlier today. He wrote: "Quick ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION's PERRY FARRELL Gets COVID-19 Vaccine

JANE'S ADDICTION singer Perry Farrell has just received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. On Friday (March 19), the 61-year-old singer took to his Twitter to share a video of him holding his "COVID-19 vaccination receipt" after he got the shot, and he wrote in an accompanying message: "My heart smiled a little more ...

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KORN's BRIAN 'HEAD' WELCH Clarifies His Comments About Christianity: 'Some Of The Choices I Made Were Reminiscent Of A True Fanatic'

KORN guitarist Brian "Head" Welch has clarified his recent comments about Christianity, insisting that he was only referring to his early fanaticism with the religion. During an appearance on MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn's "No Fuckin' Regrets With Robb Flynn" podcast, Welch — who left KORN in early 2005, at the same time announcing that ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Releases Lyric Video For 'I Refuse'

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has released a lyric video for "I Refuse". The song was included on the second installment of FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH's greatest-hits collection, "A Decade Of Destruction - Volume 2", which came out in October. "A Decade Of Destruction - Volume 2" contains four previously unreleased tracks: "Broken World", the Steve ...

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Ex-GUNS N' ROSES Drummer MATT SORUM's Autobiography, 'Double Talkin' Jive', Is Now Scheduled To Arrive In September

Former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Matt Sorum's long-awaited autobiography, "Double Talkin' Jive: True Rock 'N' Roll Stories From The Drummer Of Guns N' Roses, The Cult, And Velvet Revolver", will now arrive on September 7, 2021 via Rare Bird Books after being delayed several times due to the coronavirus pandemic. In "Double Talkin' Jive", Sorum ...

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Watch KORN Guitarist BRIAN 'HEAD' WELCH's LOVE AND DEATH Project Perform 'Down' During Livestreamed Concert

Video of KORN guitarist Brian "Head" Welch's LOVE AND DEATH project performing the song "Down" during its February 12 livestreamed concert can be seen below. The track is taken LOVE AND DEATH's latest album, "Perfectly Preserved", which arrived on the same day via Earache Records. "Perfectly Preserved" is described in a press release as "a ...

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DAVE GROHL And His Mother To Host 'From Cradle To Stage' TV Show

Former NIRVANA drummer and current FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl and his mother Virginia Hanlon Grohl will host a new docu-series on Paramount+. The six-part series, directed by Dave Grohl, will be based on a book that Virginia published back in 2017 called "From Cradle To Stage: Stories From The Mother Who Rocked And Raised ...

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Why PERRY FARRELL Will Never Write Tell-All Autobiography

In a new interview with Lyndsey Parker of Yahoo Entertainment, JANE'S ADDICTON frontman Perry Farrell said that he is unlikely to ever write a tell-all autiobiography. "I'm a little reserved to tell you everything about my life," he explained (see video below). "Some of it's downright embarrassing. And I've got kids now. Even though I'm ...

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ABBATH Enters Studio to Record Third Album

Norwegian black metal titans ABBATH, the solo project of former IMMORTAL frontman Abbath (real name Olve Eikemo), have entered the studio to begin the recording of their third full-length album. The recording sessions are taking place at the Dub Studio in Kristiansand, Norway with producer Endre Kirkesola. The LP is due later this year via ...

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