status-quo in - News, CD Reviews, DVD Reviews

ATREYU's BRANDON SALLER To Release Debut AMERICAN GENTLEMEN EP

AMERICAN GENTLEMEN, the project of ATREYU drummer, vocalist and songwriter Brandon Saller and platinum-selling producer Christopher "C4" Umana, will release an EP, titled "Ghosts", on October 18. The five-song effort will be available on Spotify and Apple Music. AMERICAN GENTLEMEN is not the type of music most would expect from either member of this Los ...

Read more

Posted in: News

CLUTCH, GWAR Mourn Death Of Longtime Manager JACK FLANAGAN

CLUTCH and GWAR are mourning the loss of their longtime friend and manager, Jack Flanagan. CLUTCH announced Flanagan's passing in a social media post earlier today. The band wrote: "We lost a hero today. Jack Flanagan was super human in every way. For 25 years, Jack guided the band through every conceivable situation with a ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SONS OF APOLLO Completes Mixing And Mastering Second Album

SONS OF APOLLO — the progressive metal supergroup featuring vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (TALISMAN, JOURNEY), bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, DAVID LEE ROTH), guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (GUNS N' ROSES), keyboardist Derek Sherinian (DREAM THEATER, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION) and drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, THE WINERY DOGS) — has completed work on its second album. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TOMMY LEE Slams 'Idiot' DONALD TRUMP

Tommy Lee has slammed President Donald Trump as an "idiot." The MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer took to his Twitter late Friday night (October 11) to react to a CNN report that Trump made at least 12 false claims during his rally one day earlier in Minneapolis, Minnesota. "Of coarse [sic] he did...," Tommy wrote, adding: "@CNN ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ROB ZOMBIE And SHERI MOON ZOMBIE To Take Part In Q&A Following '3 From Hell' Screening In Universal City

Rob Zombie and his wife, Sheri Moon Zombie, will take part in a question-and-answer session at Universal Cinema AMC at CityWalk Hollywood in Universal City, California on October 14, immediately following the encore screening of his movie "3 From Hell". The sequel to Zombie's 2005 film "The Devil's Rejects", "3 From Hell" brings back Sid ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SAXON Begins Recording 23rd Studio Album

Biff Byford has confirmed that SAXON has commenced work on its 23rd studio album. The singer checked in via video message on his Twitter account — his first since undergoing an emergency triple bypass surgery last month. "I want to thank everybody for the brilliant messages you've sent," he said. "Brilliant. Thank you very much. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

CHRIS IMPELLITTERI Slams 'Larger Metal Sites' For Not Promoting His Latest Video: 'They Either Hate Us Or We Do Not Conform To Their Standards'

**UPDATE** Chris Impellitteri has made a new Instagram post saying that the Impellitteri Twitter account calling out BLABBERMOUTH.NET directly for not covering his band's latest video was fake (and it has since apparently been deleted). However, he did stand by the rest of the original message on the aforementioned Twitter account as it relates to ...

Read more

Posted in: News

HOLE Members Reunite For Rehearsal Session In Los Angeles

The much-rumored HOLE reunion finally appears to be a reality. On Monday (October 7), Courtney Love posted a since-deleted Instagram photo of her, drummer Patty Schemel and bassist Melissa Auf Der Maur playing together on a studio stage. Love captioned the post, "Whose rusty af? Ladies !!!" and included the hashtags "#hole #rehearsal # tonight ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ALICE IN CHAINS Collaborates With FEW SPIRITS On New Bourbon Finished In Tequila Barrels

Few Spirits and Warner Music Artist Services have announced All Secrets Known, a new, limited-release bourbon distilled by Few Spirits master distiller Paul Hletko in collaboration with Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum-selling Seattle grunge pioneers ALICE IN CHAINS. Bottles feature a custom-designed label by artist Justin Helton. All Secrets Known (SRP: $75/750 ml), a nod to the ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ARTILLERY's Founding Guitarist MORTEN STÜTZER Dead At 57

Morten Stützer, guitarist and founding member of Danish thrash metal veterans ARTILLERY, has died. He was only 57 years old. The surviving members of the band broke the news of Morten's passing in a Facebook post earlier today. They wrote: "Dear loyal friends and fans, it is with a heavy heart, a great deal of ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SEPULTURA Unveils 'Quadra' Album Artwork, Performs New Song 'Isolation' For First Time (Video)

Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA have set "Quadra" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in February 2020 via Nuclear Blast Records. The band revealed the name and cover artwork of the record during its appearance Friday night (October 4) at the Rock In Rio festival. SEPULTURA also performed the album's opening track, "Isolation", for ...

Read more

Posted in: News

PAUL STANLEY Putting Finishing Touches On SOUL STATION Album

KISS frontman Paul Stanley is putting the finishing touches on the debut album from his R&B band SOUL STATION. On Friday (October 4), Stanley shared a photo of him with some of his SOUL STATION bandmates in the studio, along with the following caption: "SOUL STATION In The Studio! Home Stretch Now!" Earlier this year, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

IN THIS MOMENT Teases New Song 'The In-Between'

IN THIS MOMENT has released a teaser for a new song apparently called "The In-Between". The full track will make its online debut on October 31. Last month, IN THIS MOMENT began playing another new song called "Legacy" during its concerts. Both tracks are expected to appear on the band's upcoming album, "Mother". The disc ...

Read more

Posted in: News

VOLBEAT Walks Off Stage In Belfast After One Song (Video)

Danish/American rockers VOLBEAT left the stage during the opening minutes of their concert in Belfast, Northern Ireland last night (Thursday, October 2). Frontman Michael Poulsen and his bandmates reportedly made two attempts — within 10 minutes of each other — to play VOLBEAT's recent single "Pelvis On Fire" before walking off, leaving fans at Ulster ...

Read more

Posted in: News

GENE SIMMONS: First Post-Surgery Photo Available

Gene Simmons's wife has confirmed that he underwent a successful kidney stones surgery earlier this week. The KISS bassist/vocalist was admitted into Cedars-Sinai Hospital early Tuesday morning to undergo a medical procedure that should help get rid of the stones. According to TMZ, the non-invasive operation only took about an hour to complete and involved ...

Read more

Posted in: News