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TOMMY VICTOR On PRONG's Sound: 'We Wanted To Be Different; We Didn't Want To Be Part Of Any Particular Movement Or Genre'

Rene Botello of Rock All Photography conducted an interview with mainman Tommy Victor of American industrial metal power trio PRONG prior to the band's May 7 concert at House Of Rock in Corpus Christi, Texas, alongside HELMET. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On PRONG's ...

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MACHINE HEAD's PHIL DEMMEL, JARED MACEACHERN Pay Tribute To CHRIS CORNELL With 'I Am The Highway' Cover (Video)

Before the first of MACHINE HEAD's two shows in London, guitarist Phil Demmel and bassist Jared MacEachern paid tribute to Chris Cornell on the first anniversary of the SOUNDGARDEN and AUDIOSLAVE singer's death. The duo performed a cover version of the AUDIOSLAVE song "I Am The Highway", with Demmel on acoustic guitar and MacEachern on ...

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LIKE A STORM To Release 'Catacombs' Album In June

New Zealand rock act LIKE A STORM will release its new album, "Catacombs", on June 22 via RED Music. The disc marks the first collection of new music from the band in three years since the release of "Awaken The Fire", which spawned the hit singles "Love The Way You Hate Me", "Become The Enemy", ...

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GHOST Releases New Song 'Dance Macabre' Via Instagram Stories

Grammy Award-winning rock band GHOST today treated fans to an early listen of track "Dance Macabre" off its forthcoming fourth sacred psalm, "Prequelle". The song is available to stream in its entirety for a limited time exclusively via @thebandghost Instagram Stories. Watch Sister Imperator, Chris Jericho, Kirk Hammett, Charlie Benante, Mike Mckenna, Aleister Black, Jessica ...

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GEORGE LYNCH And COREY GLOVER Team Up In ULTRAPHONIX: 'Original Human Music' Album Due In August

earMUSIC has announced the worldwide release of the debut album by ULTRAPHONIX, the new creation of Corey Glover (LIVING COLOUR) and George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB), alongside the great rhythm section formed by drummer Chris Moore and Pancho Tomaselli on bass. "Original Human Music" was co-produced by Bob Daspit (SAMMY HAGAR) and it displays the ...

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CAULDRON To Release 'New Gods' Album In September

Canadian metal trio CAULDRON will release its new album, "New Gods", on September 7 via The End Records (North America) and Dissonance Productions (Europe). For the follow-up to their critically acclaimed 2016 album "In Ruin", Jason Decay (lead vocals, bass), Ian Chains (guitar) and Myles Deck (drums), along with producer Chris Stringer, honed and recorded ...

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AMARANTHE Completes Work On Fifth Album

Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE have completed work on their fifth album at Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, EPICA, DELAIN). The follow-up to 2016's "Maximalism" will mark the band's first release with DYNAZTY's Nils Molin, who officially joined AMARANTHE in July 2017 as the replacement for Jake E. Commented guitarist Olof ...

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REDEMPTION To Release 'Long Night's Journey Into Day' Album In July

REDEMPTION, the U.S. progressive metal band led by guitarist/songwriter Nick Van Dyk, will release its seventh full-length album, "Long Night's Journey Into Day", on July 27 via Metal Blade. The disc was produced by Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, PRIMAL FEAR, AMARANTHE, DORO). The follow-up to 2016's "The Art Of Loss", which Van Dyk counts amongst REDEMPTION's ...

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IMPENDING DOOM: 'Everything's Fake' Video Released

California metallers IMPENDING DOOM have released a video for the track "Everything's Fake". The clip was directed by J.D. Butler from Adapt Cinema. IMPENDING DOOM's David Sittig says, "This is the best IMPENDING DOOM video to date. The director understood our sound and takes the viewer visually into the darkness we've created." "Everything's Fake" is ...

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REPENTANCE Feat. STUCK MOJO, Ex-SOIL Members: 'Collide' Song

"Collide", the first song from REPENTANCE, the new band featuring former SOIL and DIRGE WITHIN guitarist Shaun Glass and STUCK MOJO frontman Robby J. Fonts, can be streamed below. The track was recorded at Mercenary Studios with Scott Creekmore (DIRGE WITHIN, LIONHEART, BROKEN HOPE) and mixed and mastered by Chris Collier (PRONG, LAST IN LINE, ...

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PEARL JAM's MIKE MCCREADY Honored At MusiCares Event

According to The Pulse Of Radio, PEARL JAM guitarist Mike McCready was honored last Thursday night (May 10) at the Showbox in Seattle, where he was bestowed with the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award from MusiCares, the charity that supports musicians dealing with addiction. McCready was presented with the award by GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff ...

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DAVE GROHL Joined By 12-Year-Old Daughter VIOLET For Cover Of ADELE's 'When We Were Young' (Video)

FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl was joined by his 12-year-old daughter Violet for a performance of Adele's song "When We Were Young" at last night's "Notes + Words" event. The concert benefiting UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital in Oakland was held at the Fox Theater in Oakland and featured additional appearances by George Saunders, Kelly Corrigan ...

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THE PRETTY RECKLESS Frontwoman Vows To Return Following Losses Of CHRIS CORNELL And Producer KATO KHANDWALA

THE PRETTY RECKLESS frontwoman Taylor Momsen has paid tribute to Chris Cornell, nearly one year after the SOUNDGARDEN singer's shocking death. Cornell was found hanged in a Detroit hotel room last May 18 after a SOUNDGARDEN concert earlier that night. Momsen, whose band THE PRETTY RECKLESS was the opening act for SOUNDGARDEN's spring 2017 run ...

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Listen To LAMB OF GOD's Cover Of BAD BRAINS' 'I Against I'

Richmond, Virginia metallers LAMB OF GOD will release their covers album as BURN THE PRIEST, "Legion: XX", next Friday, May 18 via Nuclear Blast in celebration of BURN THE PRIEST's upcoming 20th anniversary. "Legion: XX" is a collection of songs reflecting the greatness of the classic punk, hardcore, crossover and noise artists that influenced them ...

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