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DEEP PURPLE's IAN PAICE Shares Personal Practice Video

In the 17-minute video below, DEEP PURPLE drummer Ian Paice shares some of his personal practice footage and talks about how he gets ready for recording albums. Some consider Paice to be the forefather of today's rock drumming. Such hits as "Space Truckin'", "Hush", "Fireball" and "Smoke On The Water" prove that Ian was helping ...

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Rockers Mourn Passing Of Actress BETTY WHITE

DISTURBED members David Draiman and John Moyer, THE OFFSPRING guitarist Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman and ANTHRAX bassist Frank Bello are among the rockers who have reacted on social media to the passing of Betty White. The beloved "Golden Girls" actress, comedian and American icon died peacefully in her sleep at her home early Friday morning (December ...

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MAX CAVALERA Says It Was 'Unreal' To Hear People Like DAVE GROHL And LEMMY Praising SEPULTURA's 'Roots' Album

In a recent interview with Chicago's WXAV 88.3 FM radio station, former SEPULTURA frontman Max Cavalera reflected on the group's groundbreaking 1996 album "Roots", on which he and his bandmates collaborated with the Brazilian Xavante tribe. "The 'Roots' record, which was heavily influenced [by] tribal music — the mix of tribal music and metal was ...

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Bay Area Legends BLIND ILLUSION Release First Music Video In 42 Years

San Francisco Bay Area legends BLIND ILLUSION have released a music video for the song "Straight As The Crowbar Flies". The clip was produced by BLIND ILLUSION and directed by George Anderson and BLIND ILLUSION's founding lead guitarist and vocalist Marc Biedermann. "Straight As The Crowbar Flies" is the first single from BLIND ILLUSION's upcoming ...

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DISTURBED's DAVID DRAIMAN: 'Jews Are Being Attacked On Streets Of Major U.S. Cities On A Regular Basis Right Now'

DISTURBED singer David Draiman has taken up a social media challenge dubbed the IDF Shirt Challenge which encourages people to post photos of themselves wearing Israel Defense Forces shirts in solidarity with two men who were allegedly victims of an antisemitic attack in Brooklyn, New York. Blake Zavadsky and Ilan Kaganovich were allegedly called "dirty ...

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DIRTY HONEY To Kick Off NHL's Winter Classic With PRINCE Cover

DIRTY HONEY, one of rock's hottest new bands, will help kick off the 2022 National Hockey League (NHL) Winter Classic on New Year's Day as part of TNT's event coverage. Filmed on one of Minnesota's iconic frozen lakes and directed by Turner Sports' Tyler Lassiter and Craig Murray, the band — Marc LaBelle (vocals), John ...

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Watch Ex-GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist DJ ASHBA Perform At 'ONEVEGAS' Event At Las Vegas's Allegiant Stadium

Former GUNS N' ROSES and current SIXX:A.M. guitarist DJ Ashba performed last night (Wednesday, December 29) at the Las Vegas Bowl's "ONEVEGAS" presented by Toyota, an event that brought the sports and entertainment community together at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas to celebrate their collective year in sports while showing support for the Southern Nevada ...

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RUSH Pinball Machine Coming Soon

Stern Pinball, Inc., the world's oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball machines, announced today a new line of pinball machines based on the legendary Canadian rock band RUSH and its music. A teaser video for the pinball machine contains the owl featured on the cover of RUSH's "Fly By Night" album and includes titles ...

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AEROSMITH: 'On Tour: 1973-1985' Book Now Available

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the formation of the classic AEROSMITH lineup — Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Brad Whitford, Tom Hamilton and Joey Kramer — a new book, "Aerosmith On Tour: 1973-1985", exhaustively chronicles for the first time the band's career on the road, from early gigs in high school auditoriums and ratty clubs to ...

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STEVE VAI Releases Official Music Video For 'Little Pretty'

Steve Vai and Favored Nations / Mascot Label Group have presented an official music video for "Little Pretty". The composition is featured on Vai's upcoming studio album titled "Inviolate" which will be released digitally and on CD January 28, 2022. The LP will follow on March 18. The clip, which captures Vai performing in his ...

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ORIANTHI To Film Concert DVD In Los Angeles

Australian musician, singer and songwriter Orianthi will film a concert DVD on January 8, 2022 at the Bourbon Room in Los Angeles. The set will be released at a later date via Frontiers Music Srl. Orianthi announced the DVD filming in a video message on social media. She said: "We're shooting a live DVD at ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS' BILLY CORGAN Mourns Death Of Father

SMASHING PUMPKINS mainman Billy Corgan is mourning the death of his father, musician William Corgan Sr. The 74-year-old reportedly suffered a heart attack on Friday (December 17) while in his home. Paramedics arrived to find him dead, before miraculously reviving him for a short time. En route via helicopter to a medical facility, he passed ...

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CANDLEBOX Announces Spring 2022 Acoustic Tour

On the heels of their critically acclaimed, acoustic release of "Riptide", which was produced by Peter Cornell (brother of the late Chris Cornell), multi-platinum rockers CANDLEBOX have announced dates for their "Candlebox Unplugged" tour. The 14-show routing will kick off April 20 in Cincinnati, Ohio at Memorial Hall and hit the southern and East Coast ...

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BIFF BYFORD Looks Back On METALLICA's 1982 Gig As Support Act For SAXON: 'They Didn't Talk To Us For A Long Time' After That

During an appearance on "The Chuck Shute Podcast", vocalist Biff Byford of British heavy metal legends SAXON was asked to recount a "good story" involving the members of METALLICA. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Back in the day, METALLICA, they supported us. [We played at] the Whisky [A Go Go] club [in West Hollywood ...

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Original AC/DC Singer DAVE EVANS Collaborates With Former METALLICA Producer FLEMMING RASMUSSEN

Original AC/DC singer Dave Evans has recorded two new songs with legendary producer Flemming Rasmussen, best known for having been helmed three of METALLICA's early albums, plus winning a Grammy for his work on METALLICA's "One" in 1989. One of the songs, "Guitarman", was written by Danish musician and composer Nicholas Hill, while the second ...

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