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JAMES HETFIELD Performs Acoustic Version Of METALLICA's 'Motorbreath' At At 'Acoustic-4-A-Cure' Concert

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield and ex-VAN HALEN singer Sammy Hagar held their Acoustic-4-A-Cure concert on Sunday night (May 15) at The Fillmore in San Francisco. The event saw Hetfield perform an acoustic version of "Motorbreath", a song that first appeared on METALLICA's 1983 album "Kill 'Em All", as well as METALLICA's "The Unforgiven" and a ...

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Lullaby Versions Of TRIVIUM Out Now; Audio Samples Available

Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star, the company which creates "beautiful lullaby versions of your favorite artists," has just released "Lullaby Versions Of Trivium" via Roma Music Group. "Lullaby Versions Of Trivium" track listing: 01. Until The World Goes Cold 02. Strife 03. Silence In The Snow 04. In Waves 05. Dying In Your Arms 06. ...

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BUTCHER BABIES Say Nipple Tape Was Meant As 'F**k You' To Music Industry, Deny It Had Anything To Do With Sex

Metal Underground conducted an interview with BUTCHER BABIES frontwomen Heidi Shepherd and Carla Harvey on April 22 at the Underworld in London, England. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On being called "slut metal": Carla: "It's funny because years ago, someone said,' Oh, this is a ...

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Reunited THE HELLACOPTERS To Release New 12-Inch Single

The original lineup of the Swedish garage rock band THE HELLACOPTERS will celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the release of its debut album, "Supershitty To The Max!", with an appearance at this year's edition of the Sweden Rock Festival on June 10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. One week earlier, on June 3, the band will release ...

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Video: BUTCHER BABIES, Ex-DIVINE HERESY, HELLYEAH Members Perform PANTERA, METALLICA Covers At 'Ultimate Jam Night'

The "Ultimate Jam Night" debuted its residency at the world-famous Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California on Tuesday, March 29. Among the participating musicians were Tommy Vext (WESTFIELD MASSACRE, DIVINE HERESY), Ira Black (WESTFIELD MASSACRE, LIZZY BORDEN), Monte Pittman (Madonna), Jerry Montano (DEATH DIVISION, HELLYEAH, DANZIG) and Dio Britto (WESTFIELD MASSACRE) who performed ...

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Lullaby Versions Of ANTHRAX Out Now; Audio Samples Available

Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star, the company which creates "beautiful lullaby versions of your favorite artists," has just released "Lullaby Versions Of Anthrax" via Roma Music Group. "Lullaby Versions Of Anthrax" track listing: 01. Antisocial 02. Caught In A Mosh 03. A.I.R. 04. Neon Knights 05. Indians 06. Among The Living 07. Madhouse The song ...

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BUTCHER BABIES To Take Most Of Summer Off To Write Next Album

The Front Row Report recently conducted an interview with BUTCHER BABIES frontwomen Heidi Shepherd and Carla Harvey. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On BUTCHER BABIES' plans for the follow-up to last year's "Take It Like A Man" album: Heidi: "We're taking most of the summer ...

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Video: BUTCHER BABIES Perform In Vancouver

Fan-filmed video footage of BUTCHER BABIES' February 24 performance in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada can be seen below. In a 2015 interview with Houston Press, BUTCHER BABIES frontwoman Heidi Shepherd was asked if she ever feels like the media just focuses on the band's sexuality and not its music. She responded: "Yeah. [The fact that ...

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BUTCHER BABIES: 'We're Poor As S**t'

BUTCHER BABIES frontwomen Heidi Shepherd and Carla Harvey were interviewed on a recent edition of the "Rise To Offend" podcast. You can now listen to the chat using the Spreaker widget below. Asked what the most disappointing this has been about becoming singers in a heavy metal band after holding down other types of jobs ...

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GHOST Wins Swedish GRAMMIS Award For 'Best Hard Rock/Metal' Album

Swedish occult rockers GHOST were honored in the "Best Hard Rock/Metal" category at the Swedish Grammis awards (Swedish Grammy equivalent). The band also performed the song "He Is" at the ceremony, which was held earlier tonight (Wednesday, February 24) at Cirkus in Stockholm. Video footage of GHOST's acceptance speech and performance can be seen below. ...

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UGLY KID JOE Frontman's RICHARDS/CRANE To Release Debut Album In May

RICHARDS/CRANE, a brand new project birthed from UGLY KID JOE frontman Whitfield Crane and guitarist/vocalist Lee Richards (ANOTHER ANIMAL, GODSMACK, DROPBOX), will release its debut album this May via Metalville Records. The self-titled effort will feature a collection of heartfelt, stripped down songs including the new single "Black & White", featuring Myles Kennedy (ALTER BRIDGE, ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: Video Footage Of San Antonio Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of CRADLE OF FILTH's February 12 performance at the Aztec Theatre in San Antonio, Texas can be seen below. Support on CRADLE OF FILTH's North American tour is coming from BUTCHER BABIES and NE OBLIVISCARIS. CRADLE OF FILTH's eleventh studio album, "Hammer Of The Witches", was released on July 10 via Nuclear ...

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Lullaby Versions Of NIGHTWISH Out Now; Audio Samples Available

Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star, the company which creates "beautiful lullaby versions of your favorite artists," has just released "Lullaby Versions Of Nightwish" via Roma Music Group. "Lullaby Versions Of Nightwish" track listing: 01. Bye Bye Beautiful 02. Amaranth 03. Nemo 04. Elan 05. Wish I Had An Angel 06. Sleeping Sun 07. Storytime 08. ...

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Lullaby Versions Of HALESTORM Out Now; Audio Samples Available

Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star, the company which creates "beautiful lullaby versions of your favorite artists," has just released "Lullaby Versions Of Halestorm" via Roma Music Group. "Lullaby Versions Of Halestorm" track listing: 01. Amen 02. I Get Off 03. I Miss The Misery 04. Apocalyptic 05. Here's To Us 06. Mz. Hyde 07. Love ...

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CULT OF LUNA To Release 'Mariner' Album In April

With their mind-melting eighth epos, CULT OF LUNA and Julie Christmas bring you to the outer rim of the ever expanding boundaries of the cosmos — where the rules of man is not applicable and the cold, dark nothing envelops the harsh realities of the universe. "Mariner" will be released on April 8 via Indie ...

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Video: BUTCHER BABIES' HEIDI, CARLA Perform PANTERA, DROWNING POOL Covers At 'Ultimate Jam Night'

BUTCHER BABIES frontwomen Heidi Shepherd and Carla Harvey performed a cover version of PANTERA's "Fucking Hostile" during this past Wednesday night's (January 13) "Ultimate Jam Night" at Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood, California. Joining them on stage were Ira Black (LIZZY BORDEN, DEATH DIVISION), Jason Christopher (PRONG, COREY TAYLOR) and Henry Flury (BUTCHER BABIES), among ...

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DESTRUCTION To Release 'Under Attack' Album In May

German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION will release their new album, "Under Attack", on May 13 via Nuclear Blast. The band started the recording sessions after the summer festivals last year and has been recording segments in various studios between September 2015 and January 2016. So far they have finished the drum recordings with Martin Buchwalter ...

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Video: MIKKEY DEE Performs MOTÖRHEAD Classics With Members Of BUTCHER BABIES, STONE SOUR

MOTÖRHEAD drummer Mikkey Dee paid tribute to the band's iconic frontman Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister by performing a couple of MOTÖRHEAD songs with an all-star lineup of musicians during last night's (Wednesday, January 13) "Ultimate Jam Night" at Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood, California. Joining Dee on stage were Carla Harvey (BUTCHER BABIES), Ira Black (LIZZY ...

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DESTRUCTION Pays Tribute To LEMMY With 'Ace Of Spades' Performance (Video)

German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION paid tribute to iconic MOTÖRHEAD frontman Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister by playing the MOTÖRHEAD classic "Ace Of Spades" during their January 9 concert at Club Citta in Kawasaki, Japan. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. DESTRUCTION's 30th-anniversary album, "Spiritual Genocide", was released on November 23, 2012 via ...

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