skillet in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

GODSMACK Answers Fans' Questions In Google+ Hangout Session (Video)

The four members of GODSMACK answered a number of fans-submitted questions during a live Google+ Hangout session earlier today (Thursday, July 24). You can now watch the question-and-answer session below. GODSMACK has released a second new song from the band's upcoming album, "1000hp" (One Thousand Horsepower), called "Generation Day". Singer Sully Erna told Grammy.com that ...

Read more

Posted in: News

GODSMACK's ROBBIE MERRILL Speaks To METAL LIFE Magazine (Audio)

Metal Life magazine metal queen Karila Shannis recently conducted an interview with GODSMACK bassist Robbie Merrill. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. GODSMACK has released a second new song from the band's upcoming album, "1000hp" (One Thousand Horsepower), called "Generation Day". Singer Sully Erna told Grammy.com that the tune ...

Read more

Posted in: News

NEW MEDICINE: 'Breaking The Model' Due In August

Minneapolis-based alternative rock quartet NEW MEDICINE will release its sophomore album, "Breaking The Model", on August 25 via Imagen Records. The first single from CD is "One Too Many", an upbeat rocker that every person who has ever had an alcoholic drink can relate to. The song was mixed by Chris Lorde Alge and a ...

Read more

Posted in: News

BUCKCHERRY: 'F**k' EP Details Revealed

California rockers BUCKCHERRY have announced plans to release a new EP, simply titled "Fuck", on August 19. The record is scheduled for release just days after the band joins GODSMACK, SEETHER and SKILLET on the Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival tour. Pre-orders for the EP are available now at Buckcherry.com and the CD's first single, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

PAPA ROACH's ESPERANCE, PALERMO Share Tour Tips

In the three-minute video below, PAPA ROACH bassist Tobin Esperance and drummer Tony Palermo share their top tips for being on tour (courtesy of Digital Tour Bus). The clip was shot on August 23, 2013 in Tinley Park, Illinois during the Carnival Of Madness tour with SHINEDOWN, SKILLET and IN THIS MOMENT. PAPA ROACH has ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SKILLET Frontman Talks To GuitarMania.eu (Video)

On October 31, GuitarMania.eu conducted an interview with SKILLET frontman John Cooper in Vienna, Austria. You can now watch the chat below. SKILLET's new album, "Rise", debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard album chart, selling 60,000 copies in its first week of release. The band's ninth studio offering also debuted at No. 1 on ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SHINEDOWN: 'Adrenaline' Video Released

"Adrenaline", the video for the fifth single from SHINEDOWN's 20120 album "Amaryllis", can be seen at Billboard.com. The clip, which was filmed on the Carnival Of Madness tour earlier this year, was shot by Rob Fenn and it "showcases SHINEDOWN's penchant for a high-energy rock show, featuring both video and photo stills taken ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SHINEDOWN Guitarist Talks To 105.7 THE POINT (Video)

Ashley "Lux" Elzinga of the 105.7 The Point radio station in St. Louis, Missouri conducted an interview with SHINEDOWN guitarist Zach Myers. You can now watch the chat below. According to The Pulse Of Radio, Loudwire asked Myers what SHINEDOWN has coming up next on its schedule after this summer's Carnival Of Madness tour. Myers ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SHINEDOWN's PREMIER GUITAR Rig Rundown

On August 25, Premier Guitar's Chris Kies was on location in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where he caught up with SHINEDOWN guitarist Zach Myers and bassist Eric Bass during the 2013 Carnival Of Madness tour. In the 35-minute segment below, Myers talks about his dozen PRS models — including some that were built ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Vocal Rest, Covers EP On Agenda For SHINEDOWN

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Loudwire asked SHINEDOWN guitarist Zach Myers what the band has coming up next on its schedule after this summer's Carnival Of Madness tour. Myers said, "We're going to go home. Brent [Smith, frontman] has to rest his voice. He's not allowed to talk during the day right now. He's ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SKILLET Becoming More Of A Family Affair

According to The Pulse Of Radio, SKILLET has always made music a family affair, with frontman John Cooper and his wife, keyboardist Korey Cooper, bringing their kids on the road for several years now. But the Coopers expanded on that recently by including both their son and daughter on their latest album, "Rise". John Cooper ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SHINEDOWN To Stay On The Road After 'Carnival' Tour

SHINEDOWN kicked off the 2013 edition of the Carnival Of Madness tour this past Sunday (August 11th) at the Stone Pony Summerstage in Asbury Park, New Jersey, with SKILLET, SEVENDUST, IN THIS MOMENT and WE AS HUMAN also on the bill. While SHINEDOWN has been on the road steadily since the March 2012 release of ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SKILLET's 'Rise' Cracks U.S. Top 5

"Rise", the new album fom the two-time Grammy-nominated rock band SKILLET, sold 60,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 4 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD's explosive start was fueled by the success of a four-song rollout at iTunes which saw the first two ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SHINEDOWN: New Video Interview Posted Online

Michelle Lewis recently conducted an interview with SHINEDOWN. You can now watch the chat below. SHINEDOWN's fourth album, "Amaryllis", was released last year. The CD debuted atop Billboard's "Rock Albums" chart and at #4 overall on The Billboard 200 — SHINEDOWN's biggest chart debut thus far — with over 105,000 units sold its first week ...

Read more

Posted in: News

More Video Footage Of SHINEDOWN Performing For WAAF Listeners

On June 13, SHINEDOWN performed for an exclusive group of listeners of the Worcester/Boston, Massachusetts radio station WAAF. You can now watch more video footage of the performance below. SHINEDOWN's fourth album, "Amaryllis", was released last year. The CD debuted atop Billboard's "Rock Albums" chart and at #4 overall on The Billboard 200 — SHINEDOWN's ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Video: SHINEDOWN Performs 'Simple Man' For WAAF Listeners

On June 13, SHINEDOWN performed for an exclusive group of listeners of the Worcester/Boston, Massachusetts radio station WAAF. You can now watch video footage of the performance below. SHINEDOWN's fourth album, "Amaryllis", was released last year. The CD debuted atop Billboard's "Rock Albums" chart and at #4 overall on The Billboard 200 — SHINEDOWN's biggest ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Behind a Mask - LOUNA

There's been a dramatic mutiny with the state of rock in Russia at the forefront if you've been keeping tabs on the PUSSY RIOT fiasco. While there's been numerous rock and metal artists over the past few decades from the west who have set foot upon the turf of Mother Russia with their wares, an ...

Read more

Posted in: CD Reviews

SHINEDOWN: 'I'll Follow You' Video Released

"I'll Follow You", the new video from SHINEDOWN, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's fourth album, "Amaryllis", which was released last year. The CD debuted atop Billboard's "Rock Albums" chart and at #4 overall on The Billboard 200 — SHINEDOWN's biggest chart debut thus far — with over 105,000 units sold ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SHINEDOWN: 'I'll Follow You' Video To Premiere On Friday

"I'll Follow You", the new video from SHINEDOWN, will make its online debut on June 14 at VH1.com. A teaser clip can be seen below. "I'll Follow You" comes off SHINEDOWN's fourth album, "Amaryllis", which was released last year. The CD debuted atop Billboard's "Rock Albums" chart and at #4 overall on The Billboard 200 ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Black Out the Sun - SEVENDUST

SEVENDUST is one of those rare bands that generally gets a pass from the metal community no matter how much they've veered towards AOR. Part of it is because the band's riffs are historically tighter than a double stitch and thicker than a lug nut. Part of it's because Lajon Witherspoon is the definition of ...

Read more

Posted in: CD Reviews