QUIET RIOT Drummer Says Veteran Acts Who Don't Continue Releasing New Music 'Become A Caricature'

QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali recently spoke with Sydney Taylor of MA Entertainment Global. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's chemistry with current vocalist James Durbin: Frankie: "It's been really great. Chuck Wright, our bassist, and I have been working together on and ...

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Guitarist JOHN 5: 'I'm Always Looking For Inspiration'

Guitarist John 5 (ROB ZOMBIE, MARILYN MANSON) recently spoke with WSOU 89.5 FM — the South Orange, New Jersey-based college radio station of Seton Hall University — about "Invasion", the forthcoming new album by his solo band JOHN 5 AND THE CREATURES. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed ...

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DAMON JOHNSON Discusses Leaving BLACK STAR RIDERS To Pursue Solo Career: 'I'm Really Inspired Right Now'

Singer/guitarist Damon Johnson (BROTHER CANE, ALICE COOPER, BLACK STAR RIDERS) recently appeared on "The Classic Metal Show" to discuss his forthcoming solo album, "Memoirs Of An Uprising". The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his career path to date, and choosing to go solo: Damon: "I ...

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UNIVERSAL MUSIC Sues Australian Politician Accused Of Using Rewritten Version Of TWISTED SISTER Classic

According to The Sydney Morning Herald, Universal has filed a lawsuit against the Australian politician accused of rewriting a TWISTED SISTER song without permission. Clive Palmer adopted the melody and rhythm of TWISTED SISTER's hit single "We're Not Gonna Take It" in his political advertisements for the United Australia Party. The advertisements feature ...

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NEW YEARS DAY Reveals First 'Unbreakable' Album Details

NEW YEARS DAY has set "Unbreakable" as the title of its new album, due later in the year. The follow-up to 2015's "Malevolence" will include the song "Skeletons", which was released in November as a standalone single, as well as "Done With You", "Misunderstood", "Come For You" and the title track. Frontwoman Ash Costello spoke ...

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