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DEE SNIDER Testifies In Case Against Australian Politician Over Re-Written Version Of TWISTED SISTER's 'We're Not Gonna Take It'

TWISTED SISTER singer Dee Snider has testified in a case involving Australian politician Clive Palmer and the band's classic song "We're Not Gonna Take It". Palmer adopted the melody and rhythm of "We're Not Gonna Take It" in his political advertisements for the United Australia Party. The advertisements feature a vocalist singing the TWISTED SISTER ...

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FIRSTBORNE Feat. CHRIS ADLER And JAMES LOMENZO: New Single 'Cut The Strings' Now Available

The official lyric video for "Cut The Strings", the new single from FIRSTBORNE, the band featuring Grammy Award-winning artist Chris Adler and fellow MEGADETH alum James LoMenzo, can be seen below. The track is the follow-up to FIRSTBORNE's self-titled debut EP, which came out earlier this year and marked the acclaimed drummer's first dedicated band ...

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ANTHRAX's CHARLIE BENANTE: What EDDIE VAN HALEN Meant To Me

ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante has reflected on the passing of Eddie Van Halen, calling him "one of the greatest" guitar players of all time. The legendary VAN HALEN axeman died on October 6 at the age of 65 after a long battle with cancer. Benante spoke about his admiration for Van Halen during an appearance ...

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Video: QUIET RIOT Plays First Concert After FRANKIE BANALI's Death

Fan-filmed video footage of QUIET RIOT's first concert after drummer Frankie Banali's death can be seen below. The group, which now features drummer Johnny Kelly (DANZIG, TYPE O NEGATIVE), played on October 9 at at the Grand Stage Amphitheater near Urich, Missouri. Banali, who joined QUIET RIOT in 1982 and played on its breakthrough album, ...

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KREATOR/Ex-DRAGONFORCE Bassist FRÉDÉRIC LECLERCQ Releases 'WTTP' Music Video From AMAHIRU Project

AMAHIRU, the musical collaboration between Frédéric Leclercq (KREATOR, ex-DRAGONFORCE) and Saki (MARY'S BLOOD, NEMOPHILA), will release its self-titled debut album on November 27 via earMUSIC in Europe and the U.S. and and Ward Records in Japan. The official music video for AMAHIRU's second single, "WTTP", can be seen below. Frédéric and Saki's friendship started in ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT Collaborates With Music Director EDWIN OUTWATER On Horror-Themed Instrumentals

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett has collaborated with music director Edwin Outwater on two horror-themed instrumentals that were supposed to be played with the Vancouver Symphony next month. Outwater previously worked with METALLICA and the 70-piece San Francisco Symphony on the chart-topping album "Metallica And San Francisco Symphony: S&M²". Speaking to the METALLICA fan-club magazine

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STRYPER's MICHAEL SWEET Praises Supreme Court Nominee AMY CONEY BARRETT: 'Absolute Genius'

Michael Sweet of openly Christian rockers STRYPER has praised Amy Coney Barrett, recently nominated to the Supreme Court, for answering questions during confirmation hearings "with poise, grace, patience, humility and intelligence." While some Democrats have bashed Barrett for being an extremist because of her Catholic faith and for previously criticizing abortion and a Supreme Court ...

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ANDREW W.K. Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

Napalm Records has announced the signing of Andrew W.K. to an exclusive worldwide recording contract. The label said in a statement: "We at Napalm Records are thrilled to propel Andrew W.K. to new heights, having been longtime fans of the work since the beginning. To say partnering (and partying) with the team at Andrew W.K. ...

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BAD RELIGION Releases New Track 'What Are We Standing For'

Punk rock icons BAD RELIGION have released "What Are We Standing For", an outtake from the band's critically acclaimed 2019 album "Age Of Unreason". The song is one of support and compassion for professional athletes, and others, who have taken a knee to protest police brutality and racism. BAD RELIGION has always advocated for humanism, ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS Release Two More New Songs: 'Anno Satana' And 'Birch Grove'

SMASHING PUMPKINS have released two more songs from their upcoming double album, "Cyr". "Anno Satana" and "Birch Grove" arrived Thursday night alongside the third episode of the band's five-part animated series "In Ashes". "Anno Satana" and "Birch Grove" come on the heels of previously released "Cyr" tracks "Confessions Of A Dopamine Addict", "Wrath", "The Colour ...

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STEEL PANTHER Announces 'The Halloweenie Ride Livescream'

California glam metal jokesters STEEL PANTHER are back with another livestream concert event on October 31, "The Halloweenie Ride Livescream". The concert event will be live from the iconic Viper Room in West Hollywood, California, a new location for STEEL PANTHER's livestreams but an old home in the band's history. The show will be live ...

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Rockers React To Passing Of EDDIE VAN HALEN

Paul Stanley (KISS), Gene Simmons (KISS), David Coverdale (WHITESNAKE), Neal Schon (JOURNEY), Richie Faulkner (JUDAS PRIEST) and Flea (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) are among the rockers who have reacted on social media to the passing of Eddie Van Halen. The legendary VAN HALEN guitarist died earlier today (Tuesday, October 6) at the age of 65. ...

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SEETHER Reaches No. 1 At Rock Radio With 'Dangerous'

SEETHER has claimed the No. 1 spot at rock radio for the current week with "Dangerous", the lead single off the band's new album, "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum" ("If You Want Peace, Prepare For War") — released August 28 via Fantasy Records. The milestone marks the multi-platinum rock band's 16th No. 1 song and ...

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MICHAEL SWEET Once Again Defends KISS Against DEE SNIDER's Criticism: 'It's Really None Of His Business' What They Do

STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet has once again defended KISS after Dee Snider criticized Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons for having current KISS members Tommy Thayer and Eric Singer dress up as Peter Criss's and Ace Frehley's respective "Spaceman" and "Catman" personas. In a recent interview with the "Appetite For Distortion" podcast, the TWISTED SISTER frontman ...

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ORIANTHI Releases Music Video For New Single 'Impulsive'

Australian guitarist Orianthi (ALICE COOPER, RSO, Michael Jackson) has released the official music video for her new single called "Impulsive". The track is taken from her first new studio album in seven years and her first new music as a solo artist in six years, "O", due on November 6 via Frontiers Music Srl. Says ...

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VOIVOD Announces Live Release 'Lost Machine - Live'

Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD return with a much-overdue new live release. Titled "Lost Machine - Live", the album was recorded in Québec City during the worldwide touring cycle for the band's latest studio album, "The Wake", and will be released on November 27 worldwide via Century Media Records. "Lost Machine - Live" consists ...

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