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AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ALICE IN CHAINS, SLAYER, VOLBEAT Among Confirmed Acts For ROCK ALLEGIANCE Festival

Monster Energy Rock Allegiance returns to Talen Energy Stadium (formerly PPL Park) in Chester, Pennsylvania, just outside Philadelphia, on September 17 and September 18, 2016 with a lineup of over 35 bands on three stages, led by AVENGED SEVENFOLD and ALICE IN CHAINS, along with SLAYER, THE OFFSPRING, BREAKING BENJAMIN, VOLBEAT and more. Monster Energy ...

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UGLY KID JOE Frontman's RICHARDS/CRANE To Release Debut Album In May

RICHARDS/CRANE, a brand new project birthed from UGLY KID JOE frontman Whitfield Crane and guitarist/vocalist Lee Richards (ANOTHER ANIMAL, GODSMACK, DROPBOX), will release its debut album this May via Metalville Records. The self-titled effort will feature a collection of heartfelt, stripped down songs including the new single "Black & White", featuring Myles Kennedy (ALTER BRIDGE, ...

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CROSSFAITH's 'Wildfire' Video Featuring SKINDRED's BENJI WEBBE

Japanese electro-metal heroes CROSSFAITH have unveiled their new video for the track "Wildfire", from last year's "Xeno" album. Featuring SKINDRED's Benji Webbe, the epic new video captures CROSSFAITH's irresistible energy and insanity of the live performances from last year's SKINDRED/CROSSFAITH tour. "'Wildfire' is the sound of CROSSFAITH live shows," explains frontman Kenta Koie. "It's crazy, ...

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SKINDRED Frontman BENJI WEBBE Slashed In Knife Attack

Singer Benji Webbe of the Welsh "ragga metal" act SKINDRED and his partner were assaulted Friday night in their hometown of Newport. Benji and Julie Christian were returning home after attending his friend Iffy Harris's birthday party when the attack happened. Webbe says that he was "slashed across the face and throat" while Christian was ...

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SKINDRED: Audio Samples Of Entire 'Volume' Album

Audio samples of all the songs that are set to appear on "Volume", the new album from the Welsh "ragga metal" act SKINDRED, can be streamed below. The CD will be released on October 30 via Napalm Records. In the U.S., the deluxe edition of the album containing the "Rude Boys For Life" film as ...

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Video Premiere: SKINDRED's 'Volume'

"Volume", the video for the title track of the new album from the Welsh "ragga metal" act SKINDRED, can be seen below. The CD will be released on October 30 via Napalm Records. In the U.S., the deluxe edition of the album containing the "Rude Boys For Life" film as a bonus DVD will be ...

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CROSSFAITH Unveils 'Xeno' Comic

Japanese rockers CROSSFAITH have unvelied a complex comic detailing the story of their new album "Xeno". The first page has just gone live and can be viewed at www.xenocomic.com. Over the course of this week, a page will be revealed every day at 3 p.m. GMT on the above link for five days ...

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SKINDRED: 'Under Attack' Video Released

"Under Attack", the new video from the Welsh "ragga metal" act SKINDRED, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Volume", which will be released on October 30 via Napalm Records. In the U.S., the deluxe edition of the CD containing the "Rude Boys For Life" film as a bonus ...

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CROSSFAITH: 'Devil's Party' Video Released

"Devil's Party", the new video from Japanese rockers CROSSFAITH, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new studio album, "Xeno", which will be released on September 18 in North America via Razor & Tie. Says CROSSFAITH frontman Kenta "Ken" Koie: "This is the first music video from our new album, 'Xeno', ...

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SKINDRED To Release 'Volume' Album In October

Welsh "ragga metal" act SKINDRED is putting the finishing touches on its sixh studio album, titled "Volume", due on October 30 via Napalm Records. The CD was recorded at The Strongroom studio in East London and was produced by longtime collaborator James 'Lerock" Loughrey (WHITE ZOMBIE, DEPECHE MODE, MANIC STREET PREACHERS). SKINDRED has also just ...

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UGLY KID JOE's WHITFIELD CRANE Joins Forces With Original GODSMACK Guitarist LEE RICHARDS In RICHARDS/CRANE

UGLY KID JOE singer Whitfield Crane has joined forces with original GODSMACK guitarist Lee Richards in a new project called RICHARDS/CRANE. The new band's first single, "Black & White", is a duet with ALTER BRIDGE/SLASH singer Myles Kennedy. The track is taken from RICHARDS/CRANE's forthcoming debut album, "World Stands Still", which is due later in ...

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Video: METALLICA Bassist ROBERT TRUJILLO's MASS MENTAL Project Pays Tribute To BLACK SABBATH At 'Warwick Open Day'

METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo resurrected his MASS MENTAL project for a couple of appearances in late August and early September. The first show took place on August 26 at the Whisky A Go-Go in West Hollywood, California and was followed by a performance at Warwick in Markneukirchen, Germany. The second concert was held this past ...

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METALLICA's ROBERT TRUJILLO Talks MASS MENTAL Project In New Video Interview

Argentinean rock journalist Lucas H. Gordon, who currently resides in Hollywood, California, recently conducted an interview with METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo about Robert's resurrected MASS MENTAL project. You can now watch the chat below. MASS MENTAL was reactivated for a couple of appearances in late August and early September. The first show took place on ...

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