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MIKE PORTNOY On SONS OF APOLLO: 'It's The Way It Was In DREAM THEATER Where I'm Calling The Shots And I'm In Control'

OD from Parisian radio station Morow recently conducted an interview with Mike Portnoy about the former DREAM THEATER drummer's new band, SONS OF APOLLO. SONS OF APOLLO features Portnoy alongside his former DREAM THEATER bandmate, keyboardist Derek Sherinian, guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (ex-GUNS N' ROSES), bassist Billy Sheehan (THE WINERY DOGS, MR. BIG, ...

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Watch DEEP PURPLE's Video For 'The Surprising'

British/American hard rock legends DEEP PURPLE are setting sail into new waters with their first-ever animated video. The official clip for "The Surprising", one of the fan-favorite tracks from the band's latest album, "inFinite", takes the viewer on a journey through the magical fifty-year history of the band. With high attention to detail, the animated ...

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Paranormal - ALICE COOPER

Alice Cooper's first studio release in six years shares many of the same elements as 2011's "Welcome 2 My Nightmare", which was a reimagination of Alice's first solo effort, 1975's "Welcome to My Nightmare". The album was intended as a collection of standalone songs to contrast with the previous "concept" offering, and on it, original ...

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Dimension Hatröss - VOIVOD

I'm going to ask for your indulgence and forgiveness for this review's blatantly personal tone. If you've been reading my writing, you're used to it already when it comes to VOIVOD. This is a band that has affected my core as much as much my ears since 1987 when a longtime buddy placed the cassettes ...

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WARBEAST Releases 'Hitchhiker' 18-Minute Horror Movie

"Hitchhiker", the new video from Texas thrashers WARBEAST, can be seen below. The tune, delivered as an eighteen-minute horror movie, is based on Edwin Neal's character in the original "Texas Chain Saw Massacre". States WARBEAST vocalist Bruce Corbitt: "I've actually had this idea of using Ed Neal for a music video for a long time. ...

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Resurrected DIRGE WITHIN Plays First Comeback Concert (Video)

Resurrected Chicago metallers DIRGE WITHIN played their first comeback concert this past Saturday, August 5 at Route 20 at Route 20 in Sturtevant, Wisconsin. Video footage of the gig can be seen below. DIRGE WITHIN in June released a new version of the song "Memories". The track was mixed by Joel Wanasek, who has previously ...

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ALICE COOPER: 'Paranormal' Track-By-Track Interview

A track-by-track interview with legendary rocker Alice Cooper about his new album, "Paranormal", can be seen in the YouTube playlist below. Released on July 28 via earMUSIC, the disc features two songs written and recorded with the original members of the ALICE COOPER band and also has guest appearances by ZZ TOP guitarist Billy Gibbons, ...

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ALICE COOPER: Audio Samples Of Entire 'Paranormal' Album

Audio samples of all the tracks that are set to appear on Alice Cooper's new album, "Paranormal", can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. Due on July 28 via earMUSIC, the disc features two songs written and recorded with the original members of the ALICE COOPER band and also has guest appearances by ZZ ...

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ALICE COOPER: Official Lyric Video For New Song 'Paranormal'

The official lyric video for Alice Cooper's new song "Paranormal" can be seen below. The song is the title track of his new album, which will be released on July 28 via earMUSIC. As previously announced, "Paranormal" features two songs written and recorded with the original members of the ALICE COOPER band and also has ...

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ALICE COOPER Reunites Original Band For 2017 U.K. Tour

On May 14, following Alice Cooper's customary execution via guillotine on stage at his Nashville concert, fans were treated to something rarely seen since 1973. The stage went dark and original band members, bassist Dennis Dunaway, guitarist Michael Bruce and drummer Neal Smith reunited to perform a five song mini-set of their classic hits with ...

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Southern California's WITCH CASKET Releases 'Hatred Index' Video

Southern California progressive blackened death metal outfit WITCH CASKET has released the video for "Hatred Index", the title track of its upcoming album. The clip was filmed in Los Angeles with director Matt Eskew. WITCH CASKET lead vocalist Drogoth said: "We wanted to do something fairly simple for our first video with footage of the ...

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Resurrected DIRGE WITHIN Releases New Version Of 'Memories'

Two months after revealing their resurrection and reformation, Chicago metallers DIRGE WITHIN are ready to make new "Memories" with the release of their comeback single, available today on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and other digital outlets. "Things have been moving slow and steady in our camp since reuniting this spring," said founding guitarist Shaun Glass. "After ...

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Listen To New ALICE COOPER Single 'Paranoiac Personality'

Alice Cooper's new single, "Paranoiac Personality", can be streamed below. The song is taken from his new album, "Paranormal", which will be released on July 28 via earMUSIC. As previously announced, "Paranormal" features two songs written and recorded with the original members of the ALICE COOPER band and also has guest appearances by ZZ TOP ...

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ALICE COOPER Teases 'Paranoiac Personality' Single

A teaser for Alice Cooper's new single, titled "Paranoiac Personality", is available below. The track will be released tomorrow (Friday, June 9). "Paranoiac Personality" is the first single off Cooper's new album, "Paranormal", which is due on July 28 via earMUSIC. It will be made available on 2CD digipak, 2LP, limited-edition box set and on ...

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WARBEAST To Release 'Enter The Arena' Album In August

Texas metal titans WARBEAST will release their new album, "Enter The Arena", on August 4 via Philip H. Anselmo's Housecore Records. Captured at Anselmo's Nodferatu's Lair, mixed by Mike Thompson at the Riff Factory and mastered by Lee Russell, the disc features newest WARBEAST recruits, guitarist Drew Shoup and bassist Lyric Ferchaud, and stands among ...

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