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TWISTED SISTER's JAY JAY FRENCH Doesn't Have A Problem With Classic Rock Bands Touring With Non-Original Members

TWISTED SISTER guitarist Jay Jay French was interviewed on the latest episode of the GUNS N' ROSES-centric "Appetite for Distortion" podcast. You can now listen to the chat below. Asked for his opinion of GUNS N' ROSES playing massive stadiums around the world while only having three members from its classic lineup, French said: "Unlike ...

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GOOD CHARLOTTE Returns With New Single 'Last December'

GOOD CHARLOTTE has returned with a new single, "Last December", out now via the band's MDDN label. Marking GOOD CHARLOTTE's first new music since their acclaimed 2018 album "Generation Rx", the track is an introspective rock anthem that fittingly arrives during this year's 20th anniversary of the group's debut album. GOOD CHARLOTTE has also unveiled ...

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UFO Guitarist VINNIE MOORE Tests Positive For COVID-19

Vinnie Moore has tested positive for COVID-19. The UFO guitarist revealed his health status in a social media post earlier today (Tuesday, December 15). He wrote: "I was recording some new songs a couple weeks back and was going to post about it, but started not feeling so well and unfortunately tested positive for covid. ...

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GENE SIMMONS On KISS's Touring Plans: 'We're Gonna Go Back Out As Soon As This Pandemic Is Over'

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons recently took part in the "15 Minutes Show" hosted by international artist Tomer Peretz. In Peretz's "15 Minutes Show", the artist creates portraits of universally known icons of today live on Instagram. Each subject is carefully curated to be leading pioneers in their field, whose passion and talent speak for themselves. ...

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KILLING JOKE Drummer BIG PAUL FERGUSON Signs With CLEOPATRA RECORDS For New Solo Album

Los Angeles-based independent record label Cleopatra Records and Big Paul Ferguson, the British percussionist for proto-industrial post-punk legends KILLING JOKE, have announced their new partnership, which was officially cemented this year. Ferguson founded KILLING JOKE, along with vocalist Jaz Coleman, in London 1978 and the two quickly expanded to a four-piece guitarist Geordie Walker and ...

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ASPHYX: Lyric Video For New Song 'Knights Templar Stand'

Dutch death doom elite ASPHYX will release its 10th studio album, "Necroceros", on January 22, 2021 via Century Media Records. The LP was recorded at Tom Meier's Tom Meier Studio and at Paul Baayens's The Mörserstudio, and mixed and mastered by Sebastian "Seeb" Levermann at Greenman Studios. It once again features front cover artwork by ...

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LAMB OF GOD Announces Its Second Coffee Blend, 'Overlord'

LAMB OF GOD has collaborated with Nightflyer Roastworks once again to create Overlord Dark Roast, the band's second signature coffee. Overlord was created at the behest of LAMB OF GOD frontman Randy Blythe and perfected by guitarist Willie Adler and Nightflyer Roastworks' Paul Waggoner. "I loved what Willie came up with for Memento Mori, but ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Pinball Machine Coming Soon

Stern Pinball, Inc., the world's oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball machines, is teasing the availability of a new line of pinball machines that honor the classic rock band LED ZEPPELIN. Earlier today, Stern uploaded a short video featuring LED ZEPPELIN's iconic logo, along with the message, "Rocking soon!" Stern is a global lifestyle ...

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GRETA VAN FLEET Releases Music Video For 'Age Of Machine'

GRETA VAN FLEET will release its second album, "The Battle At Garden's Gate", on April 16, 2021 via Lava/Republic Records. The official music video for the disc's latest single, "Age Of Machine", can be seen below. The clip, which was co-directed by GRETA VAN FLEET and Matthew Daniel Siskin, creates a new universe filled with ...

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CYNIC Bassist SEAN MALONE Dead At 50

CYNIC's longtime bassist Sean Malone has passed away. He was 50 years old. No cause of death has yet been revealed. The news of Malone's passing was broken by his CYNIC bandmate, guitarist/vocalist Paul Masvidal, who took to his social media earlier tonight (Wednesday, December 9) to write: "I learned today that Sean Malone has ...

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NITA STRAUSS Partners With LEVY'S For Signature Guitar Strap

Nita Strauss, the Los Angeles-based guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, has teamed up with Levy's to launch her signature guitar strap. Handcrafted in Nova Scotia, Canada, the two-inch-wide, one-ply woven polyester strap is adjustable from 35 inches to 60 inches, featuring a black-and-gold Baroque design with a swirl icon and Strauss's signature embossed ...

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Today Marks 16th Anniversary Of DIMEBAG DARRELL's Death

Today (Tuesday, December 8) marks the 16th anniversary of the death of PANTERA and DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. Abbott, one of the most beloved and respected musicians in hard rock, was shot onstage during a DAMAGEPLAN concert on this date in 2004 at the Alrosa Villa club in Columbus, Ohio by a 25-year-old ex-Marine ...

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