joe-bonamassa in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

HATEBREED Replaces IN FLAMES On 'The Metal Tour Of The Year'

Due to international visa issues, Swedish metallers IN FLAMES have pulled out of "The Metal Tour Of The Year", co-headlined by MEGADETH and LAMB OF GOD and featuring special guests TRIVIUM. Replacing them on the bill will be HATEBREED. Earlier today (Tuesday, July 13), IN FLAMES released the following statement: "In light of the ongoing ...

Read more

Posted in: News

IRON MAIDEN Drops Another 'Belshazzar's Feast' Video Teaser

British heavy metal legends IRON MAIDEN have released another video teaser inviting their fans to the "Belshazzar's Feast". "Belshazzar's Feast" is the story of the writing on the wall in the Bible, and IRON MAIDEN fans have been speculating that the band has been teasing the announcement of its 17th album, possibly to be titled ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SERJ TANKIAN Releases 'Cool Gardens Poetry Suite', A Collection Of Cinematic Compositions With Poetry

Serj Tankian has released "Cool Gardens Poetry Suite", a rich collection of four elegant cinematic works layered with intimate recital of poetry performed by Tankian. The Suite is available now on all major streaming platforms. The verses, which are migrated from his first ever published poetry book of the same name, complement the musical landscape. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Onward To Glory - DOMINATION CAMPAIGN

If your day job tends to favor the more-is-more approach, days off are probably best spent taking it easy. Not that PSYCROPTIC frontman Jason Peppiatt has taken the foot of the accelerator for one second with DOMINATION CAMPAIGN, his new project and a(nother) collaboration with PSYCROPTIC guitarist Joe Haley, here playing drums. We are still ...

Read more

Posted in: CD Reviews

JOE ELLIOTT Says Performing 'All The Young Dudes' At FREDDIE MERCURY Tribute Concert Was 'The Best Four Minutes Of My Life On Stage'

During an appearance on the latest installment of 95.5 KLOS's "New & Approved" music series, DEF LEPPARD singer and founding member Joe Elliott was asked what it was like to join surviving members of QUEEN, along with Ian Hunter, David Bowie and Mick Ronson, for a performance of "All The Young Dudes" at the Freddie ...

Read more

Posted in: News

DAVID COVERDALE: 'I've Always Challenged Myself As A Singer'

During an appearance on acclaimed guitarist Joe Bonamassa's hit interview series "Live From Nerdville", WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale spoke about his evolution as a vocalist. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I've always challenged myself as a singer. And, of course, those [early] songs become more challenging as you get older. Just like you — ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Serpent & Spirit - URNE

There is no point in obfuscating and building up to it with a meandering preamble: URNE are seriously special, and this is an absolutely monstrous debut album on every conceivable level. Music critics tend not to hurl their temporary secrets into the air with quite that much abandon, but "Serpent & Spirit" is the kind ...

Read more

Posted in: CD Reviews

DEF LEPPARD's JOE ELLIOTT Says There Will Be A 40th-Anniversary 'Hysteria' Re-Release With Bonus Material

DEF LEPPARD singer Joe Elliott has confirmed to "The Jeremy White Podcast" that there are tentative plans for the band to release a 40th-anniversary expanded version of mega-selling album "Hysteria" in 2027. "We did put our foot down and say we're not doing any more 35th- or 37th-anniversary releases," he said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). ...

Read more

Posted in: News

METALLICA, GUNS N' ROSES, SCORPIONS And NINE INCH NAILS Among 350 Artists Who Will Perform At 2022 Edition Of France's HELLFEST

METALLICA, GUNS N' ROSES, SCORPIONS, DEFTONES, FAITH NO MORE, AVENGED SEVENFOLD and NINE INCH NAILS will headline next year's edition of Hellfest, set to take place over two weekends, June 17-19, 2022 and June 23-26, 2022, in Clisson, France. No less than 350 artists will perform on six stages, with additional appearances by such acts ...

Read more

Posted in: News

STAIND's AARON LEWIS: 'Every Racist Law That's Ever Been Put Into Place, Every Scar On America Was The Democrats'

STAIND frontman Aaron Lewis has accused the U.S. Democratic Party of fighting against every major civil rights initiative and of having a long history of discrimination. The outspoken conservative rocker, who reinvented himself as a solo country artist in the last decade, voiced his views before performing a new song called "Am I The Only ...

Read more

Posted in: News

JASON BECKER Initiative Raises Nearly Quarter-Million Dollars

Nearly a quarter-million dollars has been raised so far as part of the as part of the #ShredforJasonBecker fundraising initiative. In recent weeks, artists from across the world of rock and metal — including METALLICA, Steve Vai, Paul Stanley and Joe Satriani — donated instruments and autographed guitars to help Jason Becker. Becker — the ...

Read more

Posted in: News

HALESTORM Is 'At The Tail End' Of Making New Album: 'We Already Have A First Single Picked,' Says LZZY HALE

During an appearance on yesterday's (Friday, June 11) edition of SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation Virtual Invasion", HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale spoke about the progress of the recording sessions for the band's follow-up to 2018's "Vicious" album. She said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "It's going great. We're actually kind of in the eleventh hour. Everything is starting ...

Read more

Posted in: News