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ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES And CROBOT Members Cover RUSH's 'Subdivisions' While In Quarantine (Video)

Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Roberto "Ra" Diaz (SUICIDAL TENDENCIES), Brandon Yeagley (CROBOT) and Mee Eun Kim (TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA) have shared their version of another classic RUSH song, "Subdivisions", recorded with each member separated in his or her own home. Benante uploaded a video of the performance to his YouTube channel, writing in an ...

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TED NUGENT Once Again Denies Benefit Of Wearing Masks, Questions Efficacy Of COVID-19 Vaccines

Ted Nugent has once again denied the benefit of wearing masks and questioned the efficacy of vaccines while also repeating false claims about voter fraud in last year's presidential election. The outspoken conservative rocker made his latest comments in a Facebook Live stream on Friday (April 2). While praising the exuberance and enthusiasm of his ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Refuses To Shut Up About Politics

Serj Tankian has defended his right to speak out on political issues. The SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman, who is currently promoting a new documentary about his life and activist work, discussed his decision to publicly express his political views in a new interview with Brazil's G1. Asked how he responds to criticism from SYSTEM ...

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SLIPKNOT's SHAWN 'CLOWN' CRAHAN Reflects On His Daughter's Death

In the second of a six-part interview with Terry "Beez" Bezer of Knotfest.com's "Mosh Talks With Beez", SLIPKNOT percussionist and co-founder M. Shawn "Clown" Crahan revisited grieving the loss of his daughter and how his connection with his community has prompted him to understand the value of sharing his art and vibration with the world. ...

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TONY IOMMI Says It Was 'Wrong' For GEOFF NICHOLLS's Estate To Release DIO-Era BLACK SABBATH Song 'Slapback'

Tony Iommi says that it was "wrong" for the Ronnie James Dio-era BLACK SABBATH song titled "Slapback" to be released without the band's knowledge. Gary Rees, the stepson and executor of the estate of SABBATH's longtime keyboardist Geoff Nicholls, uploaded the track to YouTube in early March, writing in an accompanying message that he had ...

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ALEXI LAIHO's Bandmate DANIEL FREYBERG On Late CHILDREN OF BODOM Frontman's Legacy: 'He Created His Own Sound, His Own Style'

Alexi Laiho's CHILDREN OF BODOM and BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT bandmate Daniel Freyberg has paid tribute to the late guitarist/vocalist, saying he was "a very charismatic frontman" who "created his own sound" and "style." Freyberg, who played with NAILDOWN and NORTHER before joining CHILDREN OF BODOM in 2016, discussed his late bandmate in a new interview ...

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NAPALM DEATH Signs New Deal With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

U.K. grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH have signed a new deal with Century Media Records, extending the long-running co-operation between the parties once more. NAPALM DEATH vocalist Mark "Barney" Greenway commented: "Very happy to let people know that we have put pen to paper and taken the plunge with Century Media again. Crucial to NAPALM DEATH ...

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AT THE GATES Announces New Album 'The Nightmare Of Being'

Swedish melodic death metal pioneers AT THE GATES have completed recording their new studio album, "The Nightmare Of Being", for a July 2 release via Century Media Records. While main parts for "The Nightmare Of Being" were recorded in several different Swedish studios — drums at Studio Gröndal with Jens Bogren, guitars and bass with ...

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Ischemic - ISCHEMIC

An entirely DIY effort from these Canadian miscreants, "Ischemic" is the kind of stripped down and seething sludge record that people seldom seek to make anymore. It probably helps that the whole thing absolutely reeks of claustrophobia and a sense of being helplessly hemmed in: the last year in a grim and violent nutshell, basically. ...

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Burn In Many Mirrors - WODE

Over the course of a decade and two imperious studio records, WODE have steadily become one of the most revered names in British black metal. Consider that febrile potential, along with the unerring great taste of 20 BUCK SPIN RECORDS, and it comes as no surprise that "Burn In Many Mirrors" is an album of ...

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OPETH's 'Evolution XXX: By Request' Fall 2021 European Tour Moved To November 2022

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Swedish progressive metallers OPETH have been forced to push back their "Evolution XXX: By Request" European headline tour, originally planned for this October, to November 2022. OPETH guitarist/vocalist Mikael Åkerfeldt comments: "So, we're planning to celebrate a belated band-birthday, also known as BBB. How do we celebrate a thing ...

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DETHKLOK's BRENDON SMALL Unveils His Third EPIPHONE Electric Guitar

Epiphone, the leading accessible guitar brand, has released the new Brendon Small GhostHorse Explorer in Galaktikon Burst. The GhostHorse Explorer is created by Brendon Small — musician, writer, showrunner, director, actor, and mastermind behind the massive metal band DETHKLOK and the Adult Swim animated TV series "Metalocalypse" — and the luthiers at Epiphone in Nashville, ...

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THE PRETTY RECKLESS's TAYLOR MOMSEN Talks To CHRIS CORNELL's Daughter About Mental Health Struggles (Video)

Taylor Momsen, lead singer/songwriter of the band THE PRETTY RECKLESS, was a guest on the latest episode of "Mind Wide Open", the IGTV series and podcast hosted by Chris Cornell's daughter Lily Cornell Silver. "Mind Wide Open" aims to "help destigmatize the conversation around mental health," according to a press release. Guests include mental health ...

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THE TROOPS OF DOOM Feat. Ex-SEPULTURA Guitarist JAIRO 'TORMENTOR' GUEDZ: Music Video For 'Whispering Dead Words'

The official music video for the song "Whispering Dead Words" from THE TROOPS OF DOOM, the new Brazilian band featuring former SEPULTURA guitarist Jairo "Tormentor" Guedz, can be seen below. The track is taken from THE TROOPS OF DOOM's debut EP, "The Rise Of Heresy", which was released last October via Nuclear Blast's digital subsidiary, ...

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