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Witch Mountain - WITCH MOUNTAIN

When bands shake up their lineups, the changes can be significant as far as the nature of future output as well as public perception. The impact is oftentimes much more profound when the change involves the vocalist, especially with regard to how the audience will respond. Needless to say, it was a big deal to ...

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JONATHAN DAVIS: KORN Is Not Using Outside Songwriters For Next Album

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis has shot down as false Internet speculation that the band is using outside writers for material for its next studio album. Rumors of KORN collaborating with different writers began swirling when Davis told the KLOS radio show "Whiplash" that KORN guitarists James "Munky" Shaffer and Brian "Head" Welch "have been writing ...

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SANCTUARY Guitarist Says Vocalist JOSEPH MICHAEL Has 'Breathed New Life Into The Band'

After their recent performance alongside ICED EARTH in Detroit, Michigan, SANCTUARY guitarist Lenny Rutledge and touring vocalist Joseph Michael (WITHERFALL) spoke with Chuck Marshall of Metal Wani. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the decision to honor their touring commitments as a tribute to late ...

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CHUCK SCHULDINER's CONTROL DENIED: 'The Fragile Art Of Existence' To Be Released On Vinyl

CONTROL DENIED, the progressive heavy metal brainchild of legendary DEATH mastermind Chuck Schuldiner, released its first and only album, "The Fragile Art Of Existence", in 1999 to massive critical acclaim. Now available for the first time ever as an official vinyl release, "The Fragile Art Of Existence" has been fully remastered with additional bonus tracks ...

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SEPULTURA's Official Documentary, 'Sepultura Endurance', To Receive DVD, Blu-Ray Release In The Fall

SEPULTURA's official documentary, "Sepultura Endurance", will tentatively be released on DVD and Blu-ray this fall. The film, which received its world premiere in May 2017 at the Regent theater in Los Angeles, shows the journey from SEPULTURA's humble rural beginnings to decades spent on the international stage, giving an in-depth look into how the band ...

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GENE SIMMONS On #MeToo Movement: 'Anybody Can Say Anything And There's No Presumption Of Innocence'

Gene Simmons has voiced his concern about the "heinous collateral damage" caused by the ongoing #MeToo movement, saying that "anybody can say anything and there's no presumption of innocence." The #MeToo and Time's Up movements were launched following the sexual misconduct scandal surrounding Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. The scandal inspired many women to come forward ...

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SANCTUARY Taps Guitarist JOEY CONCEPCION For ICED EARTH Tour

Joey Concepcion (ARMAGEDDON, THE ABSENCE) will join Seattle metal legends SANCTUARY as their second guitarist during the band's North American tour with ICED EARTH. These upcoming shows will act as a tribute to the musical legacy of SANCTUARY singer Warrel Dane, who passed away last December. Guest vocals for SANCTUARY on the trek will be ...

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Original PANTERA Singer 'Couldn't Believe How Harsh' REX BROWN Was On VINNIE PAUL In 'Official Truth, 101 Proof' Book

Former PANTERA singer Terrence Lee "Terry" Glaze says that he was surprised by how negatively Vinnie Paul Abbott was portrayed in Rex Brown's book, explaining that "if anybody deserves a break," it is the ex-PANTERA drummer. Glaze was the frontman of PANTERA during the band's early'-'80s "party metal" phase and sang on the group's first ...

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