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SEVENDUST's LAJON WITHERSPOON Is 'Looking Forward' To Performing Entire 'Animosity' Album During Livestream Event

SEVENDUST singer Lajon Witherspoon spoke to Midwest Beatdown about the band's upcoming performance of its entire "Animosity" album. The January 8 event will be livestreamed from Opav in Orlando, Florida. "Oh my God. There's some songs on there that we've never played, I think," Lajon said (hear audio below). "It's gonna be fun to get ...

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PAPA ROACH: The Story Of 'Last Resort' Told By VICE (Video)

"Last Resort" by PAPA ROACH was a surprise hit given the song's raw and vivid portrayal of mental health and suicide. And although lead singer Jacoby Shaddix wrote "Last Resort" about his friend's struggle, the track took on new personal relevance for Jacoby years later when he was battling his own demons. In the 27-minute ...

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PAPA ROACH Drops '20/20' EP Featuring 'New Takes On Old Jams'

California rockers PAPA ROACH have released a five-song EP, "20/20", featuring "new takes on old jams," including "Last Resort" and "Scars". "20/20" EP track listing: 01. Scars (Español) (2020) 02. Last Resort (2020) 03. Scars (2020) 04. Getting Away With Murder (2020) 05. Between Angels And Insects (2020) You can now stream all five songs ...

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MOUNTAIN Legend LESLIE WEST Dead At 75

Leslie West, the legendary guitarist, vocalist and original founding member of MOUNTAIN, has died at the age of 75. Leslie's brother, Larry West Weinstein, confirmed the musician's passing to Rolling Stone. West suffered cardiac arrest at his home near Daytona, Florida on Monday (December 21) and was rushed to a hospital, ...

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THERION Drops 'Die Wellen Der Zeit' Music Video

Sweden's symphonic metal pioneers THERION have released the official music video for the song "Die Wellen Der Zeit". The track is taken from the band's upcoming 17th studio album, "Leviathan", which is due on January 22, 2021 via Nuclear Blast. Band leader Christofer Johnsson comments: "Once again we worked with Carlos Toro and Abyss Production ...

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HELLYEAH's CHAD GRAY Featured In HYRO THE HERO's 'Fight' Music Video

Better Noise Music recording artist, and critically acclaimed rapper/singer, Hyro The Hero has released his new single and music video for "Fight", featuring Chad Gray, lead singer of metal band HELLYEAH. Hyro's dramatic and powerful single "We Believe" was released earlier this year and features DISTURBED frontman David Draiman. "Fight" is the perfect next step. ...

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JOHN PETRUCCI To Be Joined By KIKO LOUREIRO, JASON RICHARDSON, TOSIN ABASI At Rescheduled 'Guitar Universe 3.0' Camp

John Petrucci has announced details of his rescheduled "Guitar Universe 3.0" camp. The event, which was originally scheduled to take place August 1-5, 2020 at Hotel Irvine in Orange County, California, will now take place July 27-31, 2021. The first West Coast iteration of the camp will see the DREAM THEATER guitarist joined by an ...

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SEPULTURA's DERRICK GREEN Says His Comments About Reunion With MAX CAVALERA Were 'Completely' Misinterpreted

SEPULTURA frontman Derrick Green says that the comments he made earlier this year about a possible reunion with founding guitarist/vocalist Max Cavalera were "completely" misinterpreted. SEPULTURA's classic lineup fell apart in 1996 with the exit of Max after the rest of the band split with his wife, Gloria, as their manager. His brother, drummer Igor ...

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HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD Announces 'House Party' Global Pay-Per-View Event

Los Angeles party legends HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD have announced the "Hollywood Undead House Party" — a wild, no-holds-barred virtual global party event on December 18, featuring classic UNDEAD hits and new never-before-seen favorites from their forthcoming album "New Empire Vol. 2", and maybe even some very special party-crashing guests. The event, produced in partnership with Danny ...

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