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EDDIE VEDDER Offers PEARL JAM Birthday Package For COVID-19 Relief

PEARL JAM frontman Eddie Vedder has accepted the "All In Challenge" to raise money for COVID-19 relief efforts, offering a special concert "birthday package" that includes opportunity to join the band on stage. No matter when your birthday actually falls, you can join Vedder for a concert experience you'll never forget. You'll start the day ...

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SiriusXM Launches New Channels from GUNS N' ROSES, LED ZEPPELIN And METALLICA

SiriusXM has collaborated with acclaimed and iconic artists and their representatives to create personally curated audio experiences for listeners everywhere. The collection of exclusive music channels launching on Friday, May 1 — and in conjunction with SiriusXM's extended Stream Free period through May — are dedicated to megastars David Bowie, EAGLES, FLEETWOOD MAC, George Strait, ...

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SLIPKNOT's JIM ROOT Wants To Launch Solo Project

SLIPKNOT guitarist Jim Root says that he is using the coronavirus downtime to compile ideas for a possible solo album. Root spoke about the possibility of launching a solo project during an interview with Loudwire conducted while he was in quarantine. "Now that we have this bananas, insane pandemic thing going ...

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MARILYN MANSON's New Album Is 'Finished' And It Is A 'Masterpiece,' Says Collaborator SHOOTER JENNINGS

Marilyn Manson has completed work on his highly anticipated new studio album. The project's status was revealed by collaborator Shooter Jennings, who took to his Instagram to say that the follow-up to 2017's "Heaven Upside Down" was "finished," also calling it a "masterpiece." Manson replied to Shooter's post, writing in the comments "Finished masterpiece album" ...

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Bassist JEROEN PAUL THESSELING Rejoins OBSCURA

Veteran bass player Jeroen Paul Thesseling (QUADVIUM, SALAZH TRIO, ex-PESTILENCE) has rejoined the German progressive death metallers OBSCURA as a permanent member after a nine-year break. Thesseling, known for his signature fretless playing in death metal and world fusion, joined OBSCURA in 2007 and appeared on the band's critically acclaimed full-length albums "Cosmogenesis" (2009) and ...

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SATANIC PLANET Feat. DAVE LOMBARDO: New Album Will Sound 'Really Disjointed' And 'Uneasy'

Former SLAYER and current SUICIDAL TENDENCIES drummer Dave Lombardo has been using the coronavirus downtime to work on "some unexpected projects," including SATANIC PLANET, which also features his DEAD CROSS bandmate Justin Pearson, producer Luke Henshaw, Justin's PLANET B bandmate Luke Henshaw, and Lucien Greaves, founder of The Satanic Temple. Other musicians contributing to the ...

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Video Premiere: EVANESCENCE's 'Wasted On You'

The official music video for "Wasted On You", the new single from EVANESCENCE, can be seen below. The song will appear on will the band's first album of new original music in nine years, "The Bitter Truth", which will be made available over the course of this year via BMG. The video for "Wasted On ...

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Listen To EVANESCENCE's New Single 'Wasted On You'

EVANESCENCE will release its first album of new original music in nine years, "The Bitter Truth" (BMG), over the course of this year, beginning with the first song and video, "Wasted On You". The video for "Wasted On You", which will premiere later today, was shot by each band member — lead singer-songwriter and pianist ...

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BRUCE KULICK On His Dispute With His Brother BOB: 'It's Unfortunate That It Went That Way'

Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick says that his relationship with his brother, legendary guitarist and record producer Bob Kulick, is "not healthy." Bruce discussed his estranged older brother five months after Bob made a public post on his personal Facebook page as as well as on his Instagram accusing Bruce of contributory "copyright infringement" over ...

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SKINLAB Releases Music Video For 'Amerikill (The Trigger)'

"Amerikill (The Trigger)", the new music video from veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers SKINLAB, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "Venomous", which was released in October via Art Is War Records. Bassist/vocalist Steev Esquivel said: "We are excited to release our new video for 'Amerikill'. This will ...

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First Seven Shows Of 'The Big Rock Summer Tour' Feat. RATT, TOM KEIFER, SKID ROW And SLAUGHTER Officially Postponed

The first seven shows of the previously announced "The Big Rock Summer Tour" — featuring RATT, CINDERELLA's Tom Keifer, SKID ROW and SLAUGHTER — have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic that is sweeping the globe. Affected dates: June 03 - Farmingville, NY - Long Island Community Hospital Amphitheater at Bald Hill June 06 ...

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FOO FIGHTERS Classic To Be Covered As Charity Single

The BBC is bringing together some of the biggest and most respected artists from the U.K. and around the world for the most ambitious "Live Lounge" in its history, in support of the global effort to stay safe and stay home during the coronavirus crisis. The "Stay Home Live Lounge" will be released at midday ...

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Stare Into Death And Be Still - ULCERATE

ULCERATE is a force to be reckoned with; a truly intense musical expression, but not in the typical sense. There is a feverish, smoldering death metal attack including the prototypical growling vocals and blasting drum work, but ULCERATE only periodically goes for the jugular, not perpetually, like more conventional death metal bands do. The emphasis ...

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CYNIC's PAUL MASVIDAL Asks Fans For Help In Making Special Communication Device Available During COVID-19 Pandemic

CYNIC guitarist/vocalist Paul Masvidal has taken to social media to ask his fans and supporters to donate to a GoFundMe campaign launched by Vidatak, a supplier of communication products for hospital-based patients, which is providing free EZ Boards — simple-to-use communication boards designed for non-verbal patients — to hospitals during this ...

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JASON BECKER Tribute Guitar Sells For $26,000

A Kiesel JB24 Jason Becker tribute guitar signed by a number of guitar legends has sold for $26,111. This exceptional and exquisitely unique instrument is a truly one-of-a-kind signature series axe that not only plays like a beast but has also been signed (with love) by Jason Becker and by 16 of the most celebrated ...

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KISS's PAUL STANLEY On U.S. Media Polarization: 'We're Living In Separate Universes'

Paul Stanley has blasted right-wing influencers and QAnon supporters who are waging an information war against Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases and top-ranking member of the White House's Coronavirus Task Force, for falsely claiming that Fauci is working the "deep state" to cause an economic collapse and ...

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