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BODY COUNT Wins 'Best Metal Performance' GRAMMY For 'Bum-Rush'

BODY COUNT was honored with a Grammy in the "Best Metal Performance" category in the pre-telecast ceremony at the 63rd annual Grammy Awards, which is being held tonight (Sunday, March 14) at an undisclosed building in Los Angeles. BODY COUNT was nominated for "Bum-Rush", a track from its 2020 album "Carnivore". The nominees in the ...

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HELLOWEEN: New Album Cover Artwork Unveiled

The reunited expanded classic lineup of German power metallers HELLOWEEN will release its new, self-titled album on June 18 via Nuclear Blast. The disc's first single, "Skyfall", will arrive on April 2. The cover artwork for "Helloween", which can be seen below, was painted by artist Eliran Kantor, who has previously worked with HATEBREED, SOULFLY, ...

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HELLOWEEN To Release New Album In June

The reunited expanded classic lineup of German power metallers HELLOWEEN will release its new, self-titled album on June 18 via Nuclear Blast. The disc's first single, "Skyfall", will arrive on April 2. The "Pumpkins United" lineup features returning singer Michael Kiske and guitarist/vocalist Kai Hansen alongside current singer Andi Deris, guitarists Michael Weikath and Sascha ...

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SKILLET's JOHN COOPER Is 'Happy' To See ANDREW CUOMO 'Bitten By His Own Complete Love Of Injustice'

John Cooper, the frontman and bassist for the Grammy-nominated Christian rock band SKILLET, says that he is "happy" to see New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo "get bitten by his own complete love of injustice." Cuomo, who is facing intense scrutiny after three different women came forward with sexual-harassment allegations, called for then-Supreme Court nominee Brett ...

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AC/DC Partners With Australian Jewelry, Accessories And Lifestyle Brand HEART OF BONE

AC/DC has partnered with Australian jewelry, accessories and lifestyle brand Heart Of Bone. Almost two years in the making, this incredible collection fuses advanced bio molecular microscopy technology with traditional craftsmanship to create Heart Of Bone x AC/DC — a high-voltage unisex luxury rockware inspired by the band's rock 'n' roll legacy. There is something ...

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Paradigm Shift - AMON ACID

I wish I lived in California. To be honest, I'd settle for Uruguay. Unfortunately, life's a bitch and marijuana is still firmly illegal in the UK, and so I cannot possibly enjoy the new AMON ACID in the way that nature intended. A terrible shame, of course, but you're stuck with the cards you're dealt. ...

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New MEGADETH Album Will Include A Cover Song, Says DAVE MUSTAINE

During a recent episode of his Gimme Radio program "The Dave Mustaine Show", the MEGADETH leader offered an update on the progress of the recording sessions for the band's follow-up to 2016's "Dystopia" album. He said (hear audio below): "Lyrics, all done. Singing, almost all done. Guitar solos, in the process. And all the other ...

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SKILLET's JOHN COOPER: 'I Gave My Life To Christ When I Was A Kid'

John Cooper, the frontman and bassist for the Grammy-nominated Christian rock band SKILLET, spoke to "The Andrew Brunet Show" about his recently released debut book, "Awake & Alive To Truth (Finding Truth In The Chaos Of A Relativistic World)". Regarding his inspiration for writing the book, John said (see video below): "I gave my life ...

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More IRON MAIDEN Jigsaw Puzzles To Be Released In April

Several more IRON MAIDEN titles will get the jigsaw puzzle treatment in April. Zee Productions will release "The Trooper", "No Prayer For The Dying", "Fear Of The Dark", "The X Factor", "Virtual XI" and "The Book Of Souls" as 500-piece jigsaws on its Rock Saws imprint. "The Trooper" is also available as a 1000-piece jigsaw. ...

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ROB ZOMBIE: How And Why I Became Vegan

Rob Zombie, a vegetarian since the age of 18 who went full vegan nine years ago, spoke to GQ about what led him to cut out meat from his diet. "The vegetarian thing started when I was in high school," he said. "I never really liked eating meat. Whenever I was ...

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BLACK VEIL BRIDES Singer ANDY BIERSACK's 'They Don't Need To Understand' Memoir Is Now Available As An Audiobook

Singer, songwriter, actor, podcast host and comic book creator are all descriptions that can be used when talking about BLACK VEIL BRIDES founder Andy Biersack. Now No. 1-selling author can also be added to that list with the release of his autobiography "They Don't Need To Understand: Stories Of Hope, Fear, Family, Life, And Never ...

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ORIANTHI Partners With GIBSON On New Acoustic Guitar

Gibson has announced a new partnership with the Australian-born guitarist Orianthi Panagaris. The new Gibson Orianthi SJ-200 Custom in Cherry will be available worldwide this coming May 2021. "Creating a signature acoustic with the amazing Gibson team was truly an honor! I couldn't be happier!" says Orianthi. "It's the same full SJ-200 sound, but it ...

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CODE ORANGE Drops 'Autumn And Carbine' Animated Video

Grammy-nominated band CODE ORANGE has shared the official music video for "Autumn And Carbine". The animated clip, which was directed and animated by the band's own Eric "Shade" Balderose and Jami Morgan (NOWHERE2RUN Productions), follows CODE ORANGE into a dystopian wasteland as they confront the thieving overlords of a ruined future society. The band also ...

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VIO-LENCE Begins Recording First New Music In Over 30 Years

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers VIO-LENCE have entered Trident Studios in Pacheco, California to begin recording their new EP, tentatively due in late summer via Metal Blade Records. Helming the sessions is producer Juan Urteaga, who has previously worked with TESTAMENT, MACHINE HEAD and EXODUS, among many others. Earlier today, guitarist Phil Demmel shared ...

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NERVOSA Releases Music Video For 'Under Ruins'

NERVOSA's music video for the song "Under Ruins" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Perpetual Chaos", which will arrive on January 22 via Napalm Records. The LP was recorded in Malaga at Artesonao Casa de Grabación Studio by Martin Furia, who also produced the new full-length with founding ...

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QUIET RIOT's ALEX GROSSI To Appear As Celebrity Guest Judge On Glass-Blowing Competition Show 'Operation: Pipe Dreamers'

QUIET RIOT guitarist Alex Grossi has signed on to appear as celebrity guest judge on the glass-blowing competition show "Operation: Pipe Dreamers". "Operation: Pipe Dreamers" (OPD) is a breathtaking visual competition featuring 12 renowned American glass blowers clashing in a high-end, creative battle — each with the dream of hoisting the coveted Pipe Dreamers flame. ...

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