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CHUCK SCHULDINER Tribute Concert To Be Livestreamed Next Weekend

Former DEATH members will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the passing of the band's mastermind Chuck Schuldiner by playing two special shows in Florida this month. On Saturday, December 11 and Sunday, December 12, James Murphy (guitar) and Terry Butler (bass) will perform DEATH's classic third album, "Spiritual Healing" (1990), in its entirety under the ...

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DAVID ELLEFSON Says He Has Become More 'Hardlined' About Separation Between His Professional And Family Lives

In a new interview with the "All Access Live! With Kevin Rankin" podcast, former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson spoke about the challenges of navigating work and personal life in the months since sexually tinged messages and explicit video footage involving him were posted on Twitter. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): ...

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Watch Former IRON MAIDEN Singer PAUL DI'ANNO Receive Lymphatic Drainage Massage Treatments

Video of former IRON MAIDEN singer Paul Di'Anno receiving lymphatic drainage treatments earlier this week in Zagreb, Croatia can be seen below. A lymphatic drainage massage relieves swelling that happens when medical treatment or illness blocks the lymphatic system. It involves gently manipulating specific areas of the body to help lymph move to an area ...

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STEVE VAI: Complete 'Inviolate' Album Details Revealed

Steve Vai and Favored Nations / Mascot Label Group have announced his new studio album titled "Inviolate" will be released digitally and on CD January 28, 2022. The LP will follow on March 18. Today, they present the song "Little Pretty" which can be previewed below. The recording is a dark-toned fusion-funk workout played almost ...

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EXODUS's GARY HOLT Is 'A Big Supporter Of Law Enforcement' But Says Some Cops 'Need To Do A Better Job'

EXODUS guitarist Gary Holt spoke to Germany's "Pommesgabel" podcast about the lyrical inspiration for "The Beatings Will Continue (Until Morale Improves)", the first single from the band's recently released album, "Persona Non Grata". He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "When I was watching all the rioting and stuff, and the riot cops just beating people ...

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STEVE VAI To Release 'Inviolate' Album In January

Steve Vai will release his new album, "Inviolate", on January 28, 2022. Vai's 10th studio album — his first in six years — will feature nine songs, including the previously released "Knappsack" and "Candle Power". Vai wrote and recorded "Knappsack" with just one hand at a time when he was recovering from trigger finger surgery ...

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Legacies Of OZZY OSBOURNE, BRUCE DICKINSON, STEVEN TYLER And DAVID LEE ROTH Focus Of New REELZ Specials

Reelz has announced December 2021 premieres with four new original specials "Frontman" exploring the real lives and success stories of infamous and immensely talented lead singers Ozzy Osbourne, Bruce Dickinson, Steven Tyler and David Lee Roth with insight from people who knew them best. As lead vocalists for game changing hard rock bands BLACK SABBATH, ...

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SLASH, PAUL STANLEY And ALICE COOPER Memorabilia Part Of 'Guitar Icons' Auction To Benefit MUSIC RISING

U2's The Edge and producer Bob Ezrin, co-founders of Music Rising, have announced "Guitar Icons: A Musical Instrument Auction To Benefit Music Rising", to take place December 11, 2021, starting at 10:00 a.m. PST. Hosted by Van Eaton Galleries in Los Angeles, the live and online auction will offer a significant collection of guitars and ...

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TOTO Announces February/March 2022 U.S. Headlining Tour

TOTO will return to the road in early 2022. The band will begin the "Dogz Of Oz" world tour in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 25. Initial dates on sale this week are presented below, while additional appearances will be announced in the coming weeks. In April and May 2022, TOTO will perform an additional ...

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EXODUS: 'Persona Non Grata' Guitar Book Coming In December

SubLevel Records has announced the brand new EXODUS "Persona Non Grata" guitar book, featuring guitar tab and notation for all 12 killer songs from the new EXODUS album. All songs were transcribed note for note from the original recordings by HEATHEN guitarist — and occasional EXODUS touring member — Kragen Lum and Ernie Ball's Match ...

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DEEP PURPLE Releases Music Video For Cover Of HUEY 'PIANO' SMITH's 'Rockin' Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie Flu'

DEEP PURPLE's next studio effort will be an album of covers titled "Turning To Crime". Due on November 26 via earMUSIC, the LP will contain DEEP PURPLE's versions of great rock classics and musical jewels — including songs originally recorded by Bob Dylan, FLEETWOOD MAC, Bob Seger, CREAM and THE YARDBIRDS — carefully chosen by ...

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STEVE RILEY Claims PHIL LEWIS And TRACII GUNS 'Do Not Like Each Other', Says Their Musical Reunion Has 'Stalled'

Former L.A. GUNS drummer Steve Riley has blasted Phil Lewis and Tracii Guns, saying the singer and the guitarist "don't like each other" and insisting that the musical reunion between the pair has already "stalled." Guns and Lewis began working on new music together again in 2016 after playing periodic dates together — billed as ...

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STEVE HARRIS's BRITISH LION Kicks Off U.K. Headlining Tour (Video)

BRITISH LION, the side project of IRON MAIDEN bassist and founder Steve Harris, kicked off its U.K. headlining tour on November 18 in Hornchurch. The first behind-the-scenes video from the trek, which was uploaded to BRITISH LION's YouTube channel, can be seen below. Remaining BRITISH LION U.K. tour dates: Nov. 22 - Bristol, The Fleece ...

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JUSTIN HAWKINS Explains Why STEVE HARRIS's BRITISH LION Withdrew From THE DARKNESS U.K. Tour

Last month, BRITISH LION, the side project of IRON MAIDEN bassist and founder Steve Harris, withdrew from the previously announced U.K. tour with THE DARKNESS, citing "completely unacceptable" tour "protocols." THE DARKNESS's U.K. trek kicked off on November 17 in Brighton and will conclude on December 17 in London. Asked in a new interview with ...

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EXODUS Drops Lyric Video For New Song 'Prescribing Horror'

San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal veterans EXODUS have just released their new album, "Persona Non Grata", via Nuclear Blast Records. The official lyric video for the disc's fourth single, "Prescribing Horror", can be viewed below. The song's lyrics tell the story of Thalidomide, the drug developed in west Germany as a sedative in the ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Vocalist GEORGE 'CORPSEGRINDER' FISHER Announces Debut Solo Album

On February 4, CANNIBAL CORPSE vocalist George "Corpsegrinder" Fisher will release a solo album, titled "Corpsegrinder". The 10-song effort, co-produced by Nick Bellmore (DEE SNIDER, KINGDOM OF SORROW) and Jamey Jasta (HATEBREED), features a guest appearance from Erik Rutan (CANNIBAL CORPSE, HATE ETERNAL) on the track "Acid Vat". It will be released through Jasta's new ...

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