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BLIND GUARDIAN Announces New Bassist BAREND COURBOIS

German power metallers BLIND GUARDIAN have announced the addition of Dutch bassist Barend Courbois to the group's ranks. Courbois has played over 4,000 shows and recorded over 60 albums. He has worked with such musicians as Adrian Vandenberg (WHITESNAKE), Zakk Wylde (OZZY OSBOURNE) and Atma Anur (JOURNEY). In 2004 he was voted best metal and ...

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CARMINE And VINNY APPICE's 'Drum Wars': Official Fan-Filmed Video

Drumming demi-gods Carmine and Vinny Appice have both had extraordinary careers behind the drum kit, beginning with Carmine's tenure in such legendary classic rock bands as VANILLA FUDGE and CACTUS as well as supporting stints with Rod Stewart and Ozzy Osbourne. Meanwhile, younger brother Vinny made his name as a metal drummer for monster acts ...

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DAVID LEE ROTH, PAUL STANLEY, SLASH, ALICE COOPER Join FOO FIGHTERS On Stage In Los Angeles (Video)

VAN HALEN singer David Lee Roth joined FOO FIGHTERS on stage last night (Saturday, January 10) at the Forum in Los Angeles to perform two of his band's biggest hits, "Panama" and "Ain't Talking About Love". Other onstage guests included MOTÖRHEAD's Lemmy Kilmister, Alice Cooper, Trombone Shorty, Joe Walsh, Perry Farrell (JANE'S ADDICTION), Zakk Wylde ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE To ZAKK WYLDE: 'My Schlong Doesn't Work'

During an appearance on the nationally syndicated "Loveline" radio show with hosts Dr. Drew Pinsky and Mike Catherwood, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY mainman Zakk Wylde recounted some of his favorite memories as the guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne's band. Check out the clip below. Recalling one backstage incident from an Osbourne tour, Zakk said: "I remember the ...

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ZAKK WYLDE, BLASKO, JOHN TEMPESTA Perform Set Of BLACK SABBATH Covers (Video)

ZAKK SABBATH, the BLACK SABBATH cover band featuring guitarist/vocalist Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE), bassist Rob "Blasko" Nicholson (OZZY OSBOURNE, ROB ZOMBIE) and drummer John Tempesta (THE CULT, EXODUS, TESTAMENT), opened for ROYAL MACHINES on December 20 at Th Roxy in West Hollywood, California. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen ...

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ZAKK WYLDE Interviewed By NIKKI SIXX (Audio)

Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE) was interviewed on a recent edition of the "Sixx Sense" radio show hosted by MÖTLEY CRÜE and SIXX: A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx. You can now listen to the chat below. BLACK LABEL SOCIETY's new studio album, "Catacombs Of The Black Vatican", sold around 26,000 copies in the United ...

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Today Marks 10th Anniversary Of DIMEBAG DARRELL's Death

Today (Monday, December 8) marks the 10th anniversary of the death of PANTERA and DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. Abbott, one of the most beloved and respected musicians in hard rock, was shot onstage during a DAMAGEPLAN concert on this date in 2004 at the Alrosa Villa club in Columbus, Ohio by a 25-year-old ex-Marine ...

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Video: ZAKK WYLDE, BLASKO And VINNY APPICE Perform BLACK SABBATH's 'War Pigs' In Brazil

Fan-filmed video footage of Zakk Wylde (guitar, vocals; BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE), Rob "Blasko" Nicholson (bass; OZZY OSBOURNE, ROB ZOMBIE) and Vinny Appice (drums; HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, DIO) performing the BLACK SABBATH classic "War Pigs" during the November 22 "Metal All Stars" concert at Espaço das Américas in São Paulo, Brazil can ...

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DOWN: Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of 'Motörboat' Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of DOWN's September 23 performance on MOTÖRHEAD's Motörboat cruise can be seen below. The first annual MOTÖRHEAD's Motörboat sailed from Miami, visiting the ports of Key West , Florida and Cozumel just off Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula for the September 22-26 cruise on the Carnival Ecstasy. "The Loudest Boat In The World" featured ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO, REX BROWN, SCOTT IAN, CHRIS BRODERICK Perform PANTERA Classics On 'Motörboat' (Video)

Heavy metal all-star band METAL ALLEGIANCE — featuring members of PANTERA, MEGADETH, ANTHRAX and TESTAMENT – played a set of heavy metal's most influential and recognizable songs during MOTÖRHEAD's Motörboat cruise, which took place last week. Taking part in the performance were singers Philip Anselmo (DOWN, ex-PANTERA), Joey Belladonna (ANTHRAX), and Chuck Billy (TESTAMENT), guitarists ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE's Medical Issues Force MEGADETH To Withdraw From MOTÖRHEAD's 'Motörboat' Cruise

MEGADETH has been forced to withdraw from MOTÖRHEAD's Motörboat cruise for medical reasons. Heavy metal all-star band METAL ALLEGIANCE — featuring MEGADETH's David Ellefson and Chris Broderick — has been added to the September 22-26 cruise. METAL ALLEGIANCE promises Motörboaters the rare opportunity to see a diverse group of metal legends interacting and performing together ...

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