GEORGE LYNCH And JEFF PILSON Cover DURAN DURAN, PRINCE, OASIS, Others On 'Heavy Hitters' Album

Guitar-shredding virtuoso George Lynch has reteamed with his former DOKKEN bandmate Jeff Pilson for a set of new studio recordings that turn pop music classics into powerful metal anthems. Due on December 18 via Deadline Music, a division of Cleopatra Records, Inc., "Heavy Hitters" features jaw-dropping renditions of DURAN DURAN's "Ordinary World", Prince's "Kiss", ONEREPUBLIC's ...

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VIO-LENCE Has 'Four Songs Done' For Upcoming EP

Guitarist Phil Demmel of reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers VIO-LENCE has confirmed to Wicked Pix Photography that the band is continuing work on new original music that will tentatively arrive in late 2021. "It's been a pretty slow process, just because everybody's kind of working on [other things]," Phil said (see video below). "We've ...

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COREY TAYLOR Says STONE SOUR Is Still 'On Indefinite Hiatus'

Corey Taylor has once again said that STONE SOUR is "on indefinite hiatus." The SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman, who released his debut solo album in October, discussed STONE SOUR's current status during an appearance on the "Talk Is Jericho" podcast. He said (hear audio below): "We're just kind of on indefinite hiatus, let's put ...

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