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Legendary Guitarist JOHN SYKES Splits With GOLDEN ROBOT RECORDS Without Releasing Long-Awaited New Album

Legendary English guitarist John Sykes (TYGERS OF PAN TANG, THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE, BLUE MURDER, SYKES) has parted ways with Golden Robot Records without releasing a single record through the label. Sykes's partnership with the Australian company was first announced in January. At the time, John promised that his his first album in 19 years would ...

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SLIPKNOT's SID WILSON To Release 'Sexcapades Of The Hopeless Robotic Vol. 2' Solo Album In December

Sidney George Wilson, better known as the mask-wearing turntablist for heavy metal group SLIPKNOT, will release the second of his trilogy of albums, "∫∑x©∆p∆D∑∫ øƒ †h3 høP∑£3∫∫ ®øbø†¡¢ Vol. 2" (Sexcapades Of The Hopeless Robotic Vol. 2) on December 13. The effort will feature guest appearances by Killah Priest, Rome Fortune, DJ Q*bert, Bizzythowed, Deewillalien, ...

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Ex-STRATOVARIUS Guitarist TIMO TOLKKI Accuses Swedish Band ECLIPSE Of 'Ripping Off' His Song

Timo Tolkki has accused the Swedish band ECLIPSE of "ripping off" a song from his post-STRATOVARIUS project REVOLUTION RENAISSANCE. According to the guitarist, the ECLIPSE track "The Masquerade", which appears on the group's latest album, "Paradigm", is a copy of the song "Revolution Renaissance" from the band he founded after he left STRATOVARIUS in 2008. ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND Kicks Off European 'Empath' Tour (Video)

Canadian heavy music artist Devin Townsend kicked off his European "Empath" tour on November 15 in Paris, France. Fan-filmed video footage of the second show of the trek, which took place last night (Saturday, November 16) at Trix in Antwerp, Belgium, can be seen below. Since disbanding the DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT, Devin has been tracking ...

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KISS To Play Concert For Great White Sharks Without PAUL STANLEY

KISS's previously announced concert for great white sharks will go ahead without the band's frontman, Paul Stanley. Although KISS has canceled its Australian farewell tour after Stanley was diagnosed with a bad case of the flu, the legendary rockers will still perform under the sea for great white sharks and eight fans separated from them ...

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DETHKLOK Plays First Show In Five Years: Setlist, Video

DETHKLOK, the stars of the Adult Swim series "Metalocalypse", performed this past Friday (November 15) as part of the Adult Swim Festival at the Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles. The show marked DETHKLOK's first live appearance since taking part in the 2014 edition of Festival Supreme in L.A. DETHKLOK played a 19-song set ...

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THE BLACK CROWES' RICH ROBINSON On Reconnecting With Brother CHRIS: 'Family Is More Important' Than Anything Else

Brothers Chris and Rich Robinson spoke to Marci Wiser of the 95.5 KLOS radio station about their 46-date summer tour, marking THE BLACK CROWES' first shows together since 2013. The group will perform its multi-platinum 1990 debut album "Shake Your Money Maker" in its entirety, along with a smattering of other hits and favorites. THE ...

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EUROPE's JOEY TEMPEST Slams Britain's Conservative Party For Using 'The Final Countdown' Without His Permission

EUROPE singer Joey Tempest has slammed Britain's Conservative Party for using the band's classic song "The Final Countdown" without his permission. The Conservative Party, led by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, has been playing the track to motivate campaigners at the party headquarters. But Tempest, who wrote the song in 1986, has asked the party to ...

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Watch QUEENSRŸCHE's Entire Concert In Thessaloniki, Greece

The IndustryKills YouTube channel has uploaded video footage of QUEENSRŸCHE's entire November 15 concert at Fix Factory Of Sound in Thessaloniki, Greece. You can now watch it below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Blood Of The Levant 02. I Am I 03. NM 156 04. Operation: Mindcrime 05. Condition Hüman 06. Queen Of ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: 'F**k Guns' And 'F**k The NRA'

Sebastian Bach has once again slammed lawmakers for failing to enact tougher guns laws after a teenager shot five fellow students in a killing rampage at a Southern California high school. Nathaniel Tennosuke Berhow pulled a gun from his backpack Thursday at Saugus High School in the Los Angeles suburb of Santa Clarita, shot five ...

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METALLICA Bassist ROBERT TRUJILLO, Ex-FAITH NO MORE Guitarist JIM MARTIN To Perform With INFECTIOUS GROOVES This Weekend

METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo and ex-FAITH NO MORE guitarist Jim Martin will be part of INFECTIOUS GROOVES' reunited lineup when the band performs at this weekend's Sick Bastards Social Fest in Brazil. The festival, which is being curated by SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and INFECTIOUS GROOVES frontman Mike Muir, celebrates 34 years of the Brazilian radio station ...

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JOSH HOMME And BRODY DALLE Have Filed For Legal Separation

According to TMZ, Josh Homme's wife has filed for separation after 12 years of marriage. THE DISTILLERS' Brody Dalle filed the documents on Friday (November 15). The QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE frontman and Dalle got married in 2007 and have three children, 13-year-old daughter Camille, 8-year-old son Orrin, and 3-year-old ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE: OZZY 'Used To Dress Up For Me'

Ozzy Osbourne's wife says that he "used to dress up" in evening wear for her. Sharon Osbourne made the revelation during a discussion on her daytime TV talk show "The Talk" about couples engaging in "sex bartering" with their partners. After co-host Eve confessed, "I don't like the bartering kind of control part, but I ...

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EDDIE VAN HALEN Photographed At Spinal Neurosurgeon's Office

Eddie Van Halen was recently photographed with Dr. Todd Lanman in Beverly Hills, California. Lanman, one of the world's chief spinal neurosurgeons, shared the picture on social media on October 25, writing in an accompanying caption: "Great seeing ‪Eddie Van Halen‬ in my office yesterday. #movementislife #EddieVanHalen #VanHalen #Spine #SpineHealth" Lanman, who did not disclose ...

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Former EXODUS Frontman ROB DUKES Sings JUDAS PRIEST's 'Turbo Lover' On NEW MESSIAH's Debut Album (Audio)

NEW MESSIAH, the band featuring C. Will Harden on guitars and Craig Cefola (DUKES, WHEELHOUSE JUNCTION) on drums, recently released its debut album, "Voice Of Choice". The disc includes 20 cover songs that showcase several singers, including legendary drummer Tom Hunting (EXODUS). Tom handpicked the Stevie Wonder classic "You Haven't Done Nothin'" as a song ...

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