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AEROSMITH Brings Entire Recorded Catalog To UNIVERSAL MUSIC

AEROSMITH, the best-selling American hard rock band of all time, and Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, today announced a new expansive worldwide alliance spanning the iconic group's entire discography, merchandise and audio-video projects, that marks the beginning of a new era in the band's celebrated and illustrious career. For the ...

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TRIVIUM's MATT HEAFY: SLIPKNOT's First Album 'Changed My Life'

In a new interview with Meltdown of Detroit's WRIF radio station, TRIVIUM frontman Matt Heafy was asked which musician deaths in the past year he's been most affected by. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "It's been so many. There's three I wanna go over. Joey Jordison, obviously. SLIPKNOT's '(sic)' was the first song TRIVIUM ...

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DIMEBAG Guitar Designer BUDDY 'BLAZE' WEBSTER Dies

Buddy "Blaze" Webster, the instrument designer who alleged that he hadn't been paid for sales of the late PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott's classic "Dean From Hell" guitar, which he said he helped create, died over the weekend. No cause for his death has been revealed. In April 2017, Webster filed a lawsuit against Armadillo ...

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TIIT - SUN OF THE SUNS

While the term "modern metal" seems to have become conversational shorthand, among the half-hearted, for "don't panic, it doesn't sound like SAXON!", there are still a few emerging bands that genuinely fit the bill. SUN OF THE SUNS are a box-fresh, tech-metal trio from Italy, featuring former members of esteemed deathcore crew THE MODERN AGE ...

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COREY TAYLOR And Solo Band Don KISS Makeup For Springfield, Missouri Concert (Video)

Corey Taylor and his solo band donned KISS's signature black-and-white makeup for their concert last night (Monday, August 16) at the Gillioz Theatre in Springfield, Missouri. Special guests CHERRY BOMBS, led by Taylor's wife Alicia Taylor, were unable to perform for reasons that haven't been disclosed. Earlier today, the SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman took ...

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Grindcore Legends TERRORIZER Sign With EARACHE RECORDS

American grindcore icons TERRORIZER have signed a worldwide deal with Earache Records. Before drummer Pete Sandoval recorded MORBID ANGEL's first album, 1989's "Altars Of Madness", he performed on two demos and a split album with his original band TERRORIZER. Today, the group's 1989 full-length debut "World Downfall" is still considered a pinnacle for death metal ...

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MAX And IGOR CAVALERA To Perform Songs From SEPULTURA's 'Beneath The Remains' And 'Arise' At Next Year's MARYLAND DEATHFEST

Former SEPULTURA members Max Cavalera and Igor Cavalera will perform select tracks from the band's seminal "Beneath The Remains" and "Arise" albums during their appearance at next year's Maryland Deathfest, set to take place May 26-29, 2022 at several venues, including Rams Head Live, Soundstage and the Edison Lot. Max and Igor kicked off a ...

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GLENN HUGHES: 'I've Embraced The Internet'

In a new interview with Brazil's Wikimetal, legendary bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION) discussed the rapid popularization of the Internet technology and how it changed the way people listen to music and communicate with each other. "Back in the days, before the Internet, you didn't get to connect ...

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QUIET RIOT's CHUCK WRIGHT On RUDY SARZO's Return: 'I've Supported' The Band 'For 40 Years And Will Continue To Do So'

QUIET RIOT bassist Chuck Wright has made his first public comments since the announcement that the band's former bassist, Rudy Sarzo, will be returning to the group after an 18-year absence. Rudy was one of the original founding members of the legendary "Metal Health" lineup. He played bass on the "Metal Health" album, which sold ...

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Bay Area Legends BLIND ILLUSION To Release Long-Awaited New Album, 'Wrath Of The Gods', In 2022

Hammerheart Records has announced a co-operation with San Francisco Bay Area legends BLIND ILLUSION. The band's new album, "Wrath Of The Gods", will arrive in 2022. BLIND ILLUSION's current lineup features founding member Marc Biedermann (guitars and vocals), along with Tom Gears (bass), Doug Piercy (guitar; ex-HEATHEN) and Andy Galeon (drums; ex-DEATH ANGEL). Formed in ...

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SEPULTURA's ANDREAS KISSER On JOEY JORDISON's Death: 'It's A Great Loss For All Of Us'

In a brand new interview with Knotfest.com's "Talk Toomey" podcast, SEPULTURA's Andreas Kisser reflected on the recent passing of former SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I had the privilege to work very closely with Joey and [late SLIPKNOT bassist] Paul Gray on the 'Roadrunner United' album and party that was ...

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Late RUSH Drummer NEIL PEART's Classic Sports Car Collection Headed To Auction: Video Report

Gooding & Company, the official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, recently announced its offering of the world-renowned rock drummer and lyricist Neil Peart's collection of classic cars at its 17th annual Pebble Beach Auctions. The opportunity to bid on these extraordinary classic cars, dubbed the "Silver Surfers" by the legendary musician, will ...

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Watch JOURNEY Perform At LOLLAPALOOZA

Fan-filmed video footage of JOURNEY's July 31 performance at Lollapalooza at Grant Park in Chicago can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Separate Ways (Worlds Apart) 02. Only The Young 03. Stone In Love 04. Be Good To Yourself 05. Just The Same Way 06. Lights 07. Still They Ride 08. ...

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Watch ZZ TOP Play First Show Following DUSTY HILL's Death

Fan-filmed video footage of ZZ TOP's July 30 performance in Tuscaloosa, Alabama can be seen below. The concert at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater marked the band's first since the death of Dusty Hill, bass player, singer and songwriter for a trio that has stayed together for more than 50 years. Filling in for Hill at the ...

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KURT COBAIN's Childhood Home Is Officially a Landmark

Last week, the house in Aberdeen, Washington where NIRVANA icon Kurt Cobain lived from 1968 to 1984, was officially approved for inclusion on Washington state's Department Of Archaeology And Historic Preservation's "Heritage Register" of culturally important buildings. The home's current co-owner, Lee Bacon, told Rolling Stone that he is almost finished ...

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