DEEP PURPLE's IAN PAICE: Why I Don't Play Double-Bass Drums

DEEP PURPLE's Ian Paice was asked during a recent question-and-answer session with fans if he has ever felt the need to play double-bass drums. He responded (see video below): "Well, not really. The only time I ever really did it was on 'Fireball' because it added something to the track. The way the riff rolled ...

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VIO-LENCE Has 'Two Songs Done' For Comeback EP

Guitarist Phil Demmel of reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers VIO-LENCE spoke to EXODUS frontman Steve "Zetro" Souza's YouTube channel, Zetro's Toxic Vault, about the progress of the songwriting sessions for VIO-LENCE's new EP, tentatively due in 2021 via Metal Blade Records. He said (see video below): "We've got two songs done. We've got ideas ...

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TESTAMENT's ALEX SKOLNICK Doesn't Believe In Hologram Shows

TESTAMENT guitarist Alex Skolnick says that he doesn't "believe in hologram shows." Over the course of the past four years, former BLACK SABBATH and RAINBOW vocalist Ronnie James Dio, who died in 2010 at the age of 67, has been the subject of a touring show in which his three-dimensional representation is backed by members ...

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