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DAVE MUSTAINE Says He Has Been Able To Recover A Lot Of His Vocal Range After Undergoing Surgery

Mindy Novotny of the Milwaukee, Wisconsin radio station 102.9 The Hog recently conducted an interview with MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine. You can now listen to the chat in two parts below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson: Mustaine: "He's very Midwestern, purebred kind of wholesome dude. So I ...

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TÝR Frontman Pushes Back Against Concert Boycott Efforts Over His Participation In Whaling

Faroe Islands natives TÝR have reportedly several shows on their 17-date November European tour supporting the Norwegian metal band SIRENIA canceled over lead singer Heri Joensen's participation in the Faroese practice of whaling. The owners of the Hamburg, Germany club Logo issued the following statement about their cancelation: "It came to our attention only after ...

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Video Premiere: MEGADETH's 'Conquer Or Die!'

MEGADETH's official video for the instrumental song "Conquer Or Die!" can be seen below. The track, which is taken from the band's latest album, "Dystopia", showcases the classical-style acoustic guitar playing of the band's Brazilian lead guitarist Kiko Loureiro. "He plays so many different instruments, too!" MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine told Revolver magazine. ...

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Video Premiere: AMON AMARTH's 'Raise Your Horns'

Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH have released the official music video for the song "Raise Your Horns". The clip, which can be seen below, which features cameos from figures across metal, sports, television and horror cinema, including King Diamond, Zakk Wylde, Dave Mustaine, members of SLAYER, DISTURBED, MACHINE HEAD, BEHEMOTH, NIGHTWISH and many other bands, ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT Praises EERIE VON's 'Misery Obscura' Photo Book

METALLICA's Kirk "Von" Hammett has stepped out in advance of the November release of Eerie Von's forthcoming MISFITS / SAMHAIN / DANZIG photo book, "Misery Obscura: The Photography Of Eerie Von (1981–2009)", to sing the book's praises: "'Misery Obscura' has an amazing fly-on-the-wall feel that is mesmerizing but unequivocal," says Hammett. "Eerie puts me right ...

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BLACK STAR RIDERS To Release 'Heavy Fire' Album

BLACK STAR RIDERS will hit the road next year with a comprehensive U.K. tour in support of their new album, "Heavy Fire", set for release in early 2017. After a full year off the road, BLACK STAR RIDERSRicky Warwick, Scott Gorham, Damon Johnson, Robert Crane and Jimmy DeGrasso — are back with a ...

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PANTERA, L.A. GUNS, BUTCHER BABIES Members Perform 'Ace Of Spades' At Ultimate Jam Night's Tribute To LEMMY

Ultimate Jam Night, the long-running free weekly music program founded by QUIET RIOT's Chuck Wright, held a "Tribute To Lemmy" honoring the famed leader of MOTÖRHEAD on Tuesday, August 23 at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California. Video footage of Rex Brown (PANTERA, KILL DEVIL HILL), Tracii Guns (L.A. GUNS), Carla Harvey ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY's Iconic Logo Realized As Solid Sterling Silver Ring

U.K.-based alternative jewelry company Seventh Circle Artworks has collaborated with American rockers CORROSION OF CONFORMITY on a limited release of their iconic logo, realized as a solid sterling silver ring. Alex from Seventh Circle Artworks comments: "We have spoken to Woodroe [CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist Woody Weatherman] a few times over the past couple of ...

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JON OLIVA Recovering From Stroke

Jon Oliva, the American composer, multi-instrumentalist and singer who is best known as the founder of and keyboardist and lead vocalist for SAVATAGE, has revealed that he suffered a stroke back in April. He writes on his Facebook page: "It was not as serious as it could have been, but it did leave me with ...

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BUTCHER BABIES' HEIDI SHEPHERD: 'We've Created Our Own Path'

Hales of the Columbus, Ohio radio station 99.7 The Blitz conducted an interview with BUTCHER BABIES frontwoman Heidi Shepherd at this year's Rock On The Range festival, which was held May 20-22 in Columbus, Ohio. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Asked what adive she has for female rockers ...

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STITCHED UP HEART Releases 'Monster' Video

STITCHED UP HEART's debut full-length offering, "Never Alone", is set for a June 17 release via Another Century. The group's new video for the Active Rock single "Monster" can be seen below. STITCHED UP HEART singer Mixi states: "The track 'Monster' was the very first song we wrote for the new record with Another Century. ...

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