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DEEP PURPLE Members To Read Citation For POLAR MUSIC PRIZE Laureates METALLICA; GHOST, CANDLEMASS Members To Perform

DEEP PURPLE's Ian Paice and Roger Glover will read the citation for METALLICA (pictured) when the San Francisco heavy metal giants are honored with the prestigious Polar Music Prize next month. The ceremony traditionally features Swedish artists performing the Laureates' music, and this year, members of GHOST and CANDLEMASS will play a METALLICA song at ...

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Video: Ex-METALLICA Bassist JASON NEWSTED Performs With CHOPHOUSE BAND At Norton Sculpture Garden In West Palm Beach

Video footage of former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted and his THE CHOPHOUSE BAND performing the song "Blackbird" at the Norton Sculpture Garden in West Palm Beach, Florida can be seen below (clip filmed by Michelle Pariseleti). Named after Jason's four recording studio facilities around the U.S. and featuring a fluid roster of players, THE CHOPHOUSE ...

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THE MENTORS: 'Kings Of Sleaze Rockumentary' Available On DVD

After a world premiere debut at Night Visions Film Festival in Helsinki, Finland, Dream Evil Pictures has announced the DVD release of "The Mentors: Kings Of Sleaze Rockumentary". This feature-length documentary explores the intrigue of THE MENTORS, one of the most controversial rock bands to emerge from the 1970s. Most known for their shock rock ...

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TOOL Members Hold Their First Music Clinic

According to The Pulse Of Radio, the members of TOOL hosted their first in a series of musical clinics in St. Paul, Minnesota on Friday night (May 11). The intimate event, which starred guitarist Adam Jones, drummer Danny Carey, and bassist Justin Chancellor, featured a discussion and demonstration of the band's songwriting process, along with ...

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Episode II - GALACTIC EMPIRE

What if BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME and John Williams met up at a "Star Wars" premiere after party and, after an unlikely brodown, agreed to collaborate for shits and giggles? GALACTIC EMPIRE was formed by CENTURY's Carson Slovak and Grant McFarland—you probably tripped over GALACTIC EMPIRE in 2016 while laughing yourselves silly at MAC ...

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Is DEVILDRIVER's 'Outlaws 'Til The End' A Country Album?

DEVILDRIVER's long-awaited full-length album of outlaw country-gone-metal anthems, "Outlaws 'Til The End", will be released on July 6 via Napalm Records. The disc is described in a press release as "both a startling curveball and a ferocious statement of individuality from a band who have been a constant and effective force in the heavy metal ...

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DANKO JONES Announces First U.S. Concerts In Five Years

The Canadian rock trio DANKO JONES — whose namesake front man recently appeared on VOLBEAT's #1 Active Rock hit "Black Rose" — will make its long-awaited return to the U.S. this month when the group performs headline dates in Los Angeles and San Diego. Tickets are on sale now. Although the group has toured America ...

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FOREIGNER: 'Urgent' Performance Video From 'Foreigner With The 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus' DVD

A performance clip of the song "Urgent" from FOREIGNER's "Foreigner With The 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus" DVD can be seen below. In May 2017, FOREIGNER performed two sold-out shows in Lucerne, Switzerland, together with the 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, conducted by Ernst Van Tiel. "Foreigner With The 21st Century Symphony Orchestra ...

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Seattle Hotel Opens 'PEARL JAM Suite'

According to The Pulse Of Radio, the Edgewater Hotel in Seattle, which already has a BEATLES-themed suite, is now taking booking for its PEARL JAM suite. The hotel partnered with the band and their fan club to put together the new accommodations. The hotel's web site says the suite includes "industrial, grunge-inspired designs," ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Singer Is Resting After Undergoing Vocal Cord Surgery

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE singer Jesse Leach is resting after undergoing vocal cord surgery. The procedure was apparently performed earlier today (Monday, April 30) at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City by Dr. Peak Woo, a board-certified otolaryngologist with special interests in the voice, voice disorders, and surgery designed specifically to improve the voice. Leach ...

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TOOL Debuts New Music In Tour Promo Video

A snippet of a new TOOL song called "Descending" is apparently featured in a promotional video for the band's upcoming music clinic tour. The track has been performed live during TOOL's recent live performances and is expected to appear on the band's long-awaited new album, which TOOL has been tracking for the last month and ...

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3TEETH Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Transgressive five-piece 3TEETH has signed with Century Media Records. The announcement coincides with 3TEETH's back-to-back co-headlining shows in the band's hometown of Los Angeles, which precedes its headlining European tour this spring. 3TEETH will release its third full-length album later this year. On 3TEETH's signing, frontman Alexis Mincolla shares: "It was a perfect-storm moment for ...

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THE OFFSPRING To Debut New Song On Tour This Summer

THE OFFSPRING lead guitarist Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman has once again confirmed that the band is putting the finishing touches on its long-awaited tenth studio album — three years after releasing a single called "Coming For You". Speaking to Q103's Candace, he said (hear audio below): "The record is almost done — legitimately almost done. I ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Reunites With Singer HOWARD JONES For New Song

Massachusetts metallers KILLSWITCH ENGAGE have reunited with former singer Howard Jones for a new song. The collaboration was revealed by current KILLSWITCH frontman Jesse Leach, who posted a photo of Instagram of him, Jones and guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz in the studio, along with the caption: "This dude was in the neighborhood, so I figured hey ...

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