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SERJ TANKIAN Putting Finishing Touches On Third Solo Studio Album

Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, poet, political activist and SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian is in his Serjical Strike Studios in Los Angeles putting the finishing touches on his third solo studio album, "Harakiri", the follow-up to 2010's "Imperfect Harmonies", which will be released this summer on Serjical Strike/Reprise Records. Much of the new record ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS, JOHN 5, GLENN HUGHES, RUDY SARZO Remember DIMEBAG At 'Dimebash' (Audio)

The latest episode of comedian Jim Florentine's "Comedy Metal Midgets" podcast features interview Jim conducted with Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, DIO DISCIPLES), John 5 (ROB ZOMBIE, MARILYN MANSON), Rudy Sarzo (DIO, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, QUIET RIOT, WHITESNAKE, OZZY OSBOURNE) and Glenn Hughes (BLACK SABBATH, DEEP PURPLE, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION) at this ...

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DIMEBASH 2011: New Photos, Video Footage Available

Members of BLACK SABBATH, DISTURBED, ALICE IN CHAINS, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and MACHINE HEAD took part in a massive gathering last Wednesday night (December 14) at the Key Club in Hollywood, California to help celebrate the life and music of "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott (PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN) as part of this year's Dimebash. During ...

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BLACK SABBATH, DISTURBED, ALICE IN CHAINS Members Pay Tribute To DIMEBAG At 'Dimebash' (Video)

Members of BLACK SABBATH, DISTURBED, ALICE IN CHAINS, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and MACHINE HEAD took part in a massive gathering last night (Wednesday, December 14) at the Key Club in Hollywood, California to help celebrate the life and music of "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott (PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN) as part of this year's Dimebash. Fan-filmed ...

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BLACK SABBATH's GEEZER BUTLER Added To Tonight's 'Dimebash'

One of the founding fathers of heavy metal, bass player and lyricist for BLACK SABBATH, Geezer Butler, will lend his earth-moving rhythms to this massive gathering to help celebrate the life and music of "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott (PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN) at this year's Dimebash. Geezer has described Dimebag as "one of the greatest musicians to grace ...

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DIO DISCIPLES, KILL DEVIL HILL To Perform At 'Dimebash'

DIO DISCIPLES the new project featuring former DIO members Simon Wright (drums), Craig Goldy (guitar), Scott Warren (keyboards) and Rudy Sarzo alongside singers Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) and Toby Jepson (LITTLE ANGELS, GUN) and KILL DEVIL HILL the band featuring Vinny Appice (HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, DIO) ...

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RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE Guitarist Interviewed On CBC's 'Q' (Video)

Jian Ghomeshi of CBC's cultural affairs show "Q" recently conducted an interview with political activist and RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitar shredder Tom Morello. You can now watch the chat below. Morello's third folk-oriented album under the THE NIGHTWATCHMAN name, "World Wide Rebel Songs", came out this past summer via New West Records. THE NIGHTWATCHMAN ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Drummer Interviewed On Chile's 'CQC' (Video)

Chile's "CQC" conducted an interview with SYSTEM OF A DOWN drummer John Dolmayan when the band played at Estadio Bicentenario Municipal De La Florida in Santiago on October 7. You can now watch the shrot chat below. During an interview with Brazil's Multishow after SYSTEM OF A DOWN's performance at the Rock In Rio festival ...

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RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE Guitarist Talks Politics At 'Occupy Wall Street' (Video)

RT's Lucy Kafanov conducted an interview with Tom Morello after the RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist's performance as his alter ego THE NIGHTWATCHMAN at the Occupy Wall Street demonstration Thursday (October 13) in New York at Liberty Plaza/Zuccotti Park. Morello spoke about Barack Obama, the state of America, bailouts, banks and the Occupy movement. Check ...

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STONE SOUR: Audio Sample Of Previously Unreleased Song

An audio sample of a previously unreleased STONE SOUR track called "The Pessimist" can be streamed at iTunes. The song appears on the iTunes deluxe edition of the album to the hotly anticipated motion picture "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" the third film in the Oscar-nominated summer blockbuster "Transformers" series which was released ...

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FAIR TO MIDLAND: 'Musical Chairs' Video Released

"Musical Chairs", the new video from Texas natives FAIR TO MIDLAND, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's new full-length album, "Arrows And Anchors", which will be released on June 14 via eOne Music. The follow-up to 2007's "Fables From A Mayfly: What I Tell You Three Times Is True" was produced ...

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STAIND, MASTODON, BLACK VEIL BRIDES Featured On 'Transformers: Dark Of The Moon' Soundtrack

On June 14, Warner Bros. Records will release the album to the hotly anticipated motion picture "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" the third film in the Oscar-nominated summer blockbuster "Transformers" series, which hits theaters nationwide on June 29. Released in Standard, iTunes Deluxe, and Game Stop configurations, the "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" album features ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN: Inglewood Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of SYSTEM OF A DOWN's May 24, 2011 concert at Forum in Inglewood, California can be viewed below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Prison Song 02. B.Y.O.B. 03. Know 04. Needles 05. Deer Dance 06. Attack 07. Radio/Video 08. Hypnotize 09. Question! 10. Suggestions 11. Psycho 12. Chop Suey! 13. ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN: Vancouver Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of SYSTEM OF A DOWN's May 12, 2011 concert at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada can be viewed below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Prison Song 02. B.Y.O.B. 03. Know 04. Needles 05. Deer Dance 06. Attack 07. Radio/Video 08. Hypnotize 09. Question! 10. Suggestions 11. Psycho 12. ...

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TOM MORELLO To Release 'Union Town' EP

According to The Pulse Of Radio, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist Tom Morello will release a new EP, "Union Town", digitally on May 17 and as a CD and vinyl album on July 19. All profits from "Union Town" will benefit The America Votes Labor Unity Fund via SaveWorkers.org. The disc consists of eight pro-union ...

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FAIR TO MIDLAND: New Webisode Available

Texas natives FAIR TO MIDLAND have released a webisode entitled "'Musical Chairs' Behind The Scenes" to give fans an inside look on their newest single. Check it out below. FAIR TO MIDLAND will release its new full-length album, "Arrows And Anchors", on June 14 via eOne Music. The follow-up to 2007's "Fables From A Mayfly: ...

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