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Video: BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT Performs In Sacramento

Fan-filmed video footage of Bobby Blotzer's new RATT performing on April 8 at Ace Of Spades in Sacramento, California can be seen below. Blotzer's RATT recently parted ways with bassist Scotty Griffin (ex-L.A. GUNS) and replaced him with Robbie Crane. Crane previously played bass for RATT from 1996 to 2012 and appeared on the band's ...

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CRAIG LOCICERO Says Goodbye To SPIRALARMS, Comments On Possibility Of FORBIDDEN Reunion

SPIRALARMS, the San Francisco Bay Area-based heavy rock band featuring Craig Locicero (FORBIDDEN, MANMADEGOD) on guitar, Tim Narducci (SYSTEMATIC) on vocals, Chris "Cornbread" Lombardo on bass, Brad Barth on keyboards, Anthony Traslavina on rhythm guitar and Andy Galeon (DEATH ANGEL) on drums, has called it quits. Explains Locicero in a statement: "Tim and I started ...

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Video: BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT Performs At ROCK FEST ’80S

Fan-filmed video footage of Bobby Blotzer's new RATT performing on April 3 at the Rock Fest ’80s festival in Sunrise, Florida can be seen below. Blotzer's RATT recently parted ways with bassist Scotty Griffin (ex-L.A. GUNS) and has replaced him with Robbie Crane. Crane previously played bass for RATT from 1996 to 2012 and ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE Is Reconsidering His Decision To Never Play 'The Conjuring' Again

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine says that he is reconsidering his decision to never play the band's 1986 song "The Conjuring" again, explaining that he wouldn't mind reintroducing the track at MEGADETH's live shows "as long as it doesn't hurt anybody." Mustaine wrote in his autobiography, "Mustaine: A Heavy Metal Memoir", that he practiced black magic ...

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PAUL DI'ANNO 'Had More Opportunities In The Music Business Than Just About Anybody Else,' Says Former Bandmate SID FALCK

Drummer Sid Falck has slammed his former bandmate Paul Di'Anno, explaining that the ex-IRON MAIDEN singer has "had more opportunities in the music business than just about anybody else" to return to his former glories. Falck played in Di'Anno's BATTLEZONE for around three years in the mid-1980s before leaving the band and joining OVERKILL. He ...

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Video: BOBBY BLOTZER's New RATT Performs In Northfield, Ohio

Fan-filmed video footage of RATT's December 26 performance at the Hard Rock Rocksino in Northfield, Ohio can be seen below. According to RATT drummer Bobby Blotzer, a court ruling was made last month denying RATT guitarist Warren DeMartini's request for an injunction to prevent Blotzer from using and touring under the RATT trademark. DeMartini filed ...

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Video: BOBBY BLOTZER's New RATT Performs In Las Vegas

Fan-filmed video footage of RATT's November 29 performance at Vinyl, inside the Hard Rock Hotel And Casino, in Las Vegas, Nevada, can be seen below. According to RATT drummer Bobby Blotzer, a court ruling was made last month denying RATT guitarist Warren DeMartini's request for an injunction to prevent Blotzer from using and touring under ...

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Video: New RATT Lineup Performs In St. Petersburg

Fan-filmed video footage of RATT's November 6 performance at Ferg's Sports Bar & Grill in St. Petersburg, Florida can be seen below. RATT guitarist Warren DeMartini filed a lawsuit in September against the group's drummer, Bobby Blotzer, claiming that the drummer is falsely advertising his "tribute band" as the real thing. Blotzer announced ...

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Owners Of Bucharest Club Arrested Over Deadly Blaze

The owners of the Bucharest nightclub where a fire killed 32 people and left almost 200 injured have been arrested. The fire reportedly started after heavy metal band GOODBYE TO GRAVITY's pyrotechnical show went awry, causing the ceiling and a pillar to catch alight and producing heavy smoke. Media reported that clubgoers initially thought the ...

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DEFTONES Are Still Finalizing New Album Title, Artwork And Songtitles

Izzy of the 105.1 The Blaze radio station conducted an interview with DEFTONES drummer Abe Cunningham and turntablist/keyboardist Frank Delgado at this past weekend's Aftershock fetival in Sacramento, California. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On DEFTONES' upcoming follow-up to 2012's "Koi No Yokan" album: Delgado: ...

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Video: Ex-IRON MAIDEN Singer BLAZE BAYLEY Performs At Germany's MUSIC FROM THE BEAST Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of British heavy metal vocalist Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) performing on October 10 performance at the second edition of the Music From The Beast festival at Burgwiesenhalle in Oberursel, Germany can be seen below. The 52-year-old Bayley, who was born in Birmingham, was the original frontman in WOLFSBANE, but left in ...

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