JOHN PETRUCCI Says DREAM THEATER's Musical Showmanship Comes From A 'Genuine And Natural Place'

Rob Chapman from Ernie Ball Music recently conducted an interview with guitarist John Petrucci of progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On producing DREAM THEATER albums himself and whether he favors the guitar over other instruments: John: "I've always said this and ...

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HALESTORM's LZZY HALE Is 'Disappointed And Disheartened' By VINNIE PAUL's Exclusion From GRAMMY AWARDS' 'In Memoriam' Segment

HALESTORM's Lzzy Hale says that she is "disappointed and disheartened" that Vinnie Paul Abbott (PANTERA, HELLYEAH), Oli Herbert (ALL THAT REMAINS) and Kyle Pavone (WE CAME AS ROMANS) "were not acknowledged" in the televised portion of the Grammy Awards ceremony's "In Memoriam" segment. This year, The Recording Academy recognized Mac Miller, who passed away last ...

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MIKE TRAMP Has No Interest In Resurrecting WHITE LION: 'I Don't Wanna Go Out And Try To Be Something I Don't Feel In My Heart'

Ex-WHITE LION singer Mike Tramp says that he has no interest in resurrecting his former band. The Danish-born singer hasn't played with his former songwriting partner and bandmate, guitarist Vito Bratta, since WHITE LION performed its last concert in Boston in September 1991. Speaking to "Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon", Tramp said that he has ...

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