Day: June 9, 2020

KANSAS, America’s legendary progressive rock band, has released another the official music video for its song “Jets Overhead”, taken from the group’s highly anticipated new studio album “The Absence Of Presence”, due out June 26 through InsideOut Music. “‘Jets Overhead’ has become one of my favorite songs on the album, says KANSAS guitarist Zak Rizvi, who wrote the music for the track. […]

PEARL JAM has released an uncensored version of its Mark Pellington-directed “Jeremy” video. The song, from the group’s 1991 album “Ten”, describes an unpopular boy who brings a gun into his classroom and starts shooting people. It is based on the real-life suicide of high school student Jeremy Wade Delle, who shot himself in front of his classmates in January 1991. […]

Legendary guitarist Steve Vai has released a new song called “Candle Power”. Earlier today, Vai posted a video of him performing the track via his social media, and he included the following message: “Hey Folks, Vai here. I wanted to challenge myself for my 60th birthday and decided to record a simple trio track. I gave myself some parameters to work within. […]

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has released the second official video from its new album, “F8”, for the track “A Little Bit Off”, which is now Top 5 at Active Rock radio. The clip was shot during lockdown in a deserted car-free Las Vegas where singer Ivan Moody is the only soul on a sidewalk usually crowded with people. Having conceptualized […]

TOKYO MOTOR FIST, the band featuring DANGER DANGER vocalist Ted Poley and TRIXTER guitarist Steve Brown, will release its sophomore album, “Lions”, on July 10 via Frontiers Music Srl. The official music video for the LP’s second single, “Around Midnight”, can be seen below. Written and produced by Brown, “Lions” was mixed by Bruno Ravel (DANGER DANGER, THE DEFIANTS) and mastered by Maor Appelbaum (FAITH NO MORE, YES, DOKKEN). The LP’s title track features a […]

OVERKILL/SHADOWS FALL drummer Jason Bittner has teamed up with guitarists Felipe Roa (SHADOWS FALL) and Bobby Koeble (DEATH), and bassist Steve DiGiorgio (TESTAMENT, DEATH) to record a quarantine cover version of DEATH‘s “Overactive Imagination”, with each musician separated in his own home. Bittner uploaded a video of the performance to his YouTube channel, writing in an accompanying message: “Well there’s a bunch of explaining that goes along with this video […]

June 7, 1954: With Big Joe Turner's "Shake, Rattle and Roll" riding high on the Billboard R&B chart, Bill Haley And His Comets enter the Decca Records' New York studio to record their version of the song. It will enter the Pop chart in August 1954 for an amazing 27 week run, peaking at #7, […]

9 June 1964, During an evening session Bob Dylan recorded Mr. Tambourine Man at Columbia Recording Studios in New York City. This was the first session for the Another Side Of Bob Dylan, which saw Dylan recording fourteen original compositions that night. The Byrds later recorded a version of Mr. Tambourine Man that was released […]

YES Guitarist STEVE HOWE Releases Instrumental Song ‘The Headlands’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/yes-guitarist-steve-howe-releases-instrumental-song-the-headlands/ YES Guitarist STEVE HOWE Releases Instrumental Song ‘The Headlands’ Legendary YES guitarist Steve Howe will release "Love Is" on July 31 via BMG Records. "Love Is" marks Howe's first solo album since the all-instrumental "Time" in 2011 and has a balance of five ins… Read […]

BPMD Feat. BOBBY ‘BLITZ’ ELLSWORTH, MIKE PORTNOY, PHIL DEMMEL And MARK MENGHI: Listen To Cover Of ‘We’re An American Band’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/bpmd-feat-bobby-blitz-ellsworth-mike-portnoy-phil-demmel-and-mark-menghi-listen-to-cover-of-were-an-american-band/ BPMD Feat. BOBBY ‘BLITZ’ ELLSWORTH, MIKE PORTNOY, PHIL DEMMEL And MARK MENGHI: Listen To Cover Of ‘We’re An American Band’ BPMD — the new heavy metal juggernaut featuring vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth (OVERKILL), drummer […]


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