Interviews

Ozzy Osbourne is “on the mend” after battling a host of health issues and will be back performing “soon,” his daughter Kelly has said. In early April, Ozzy postponed all his 2019 tour dates, both in North America and Europe, as he recovered from an injury sustained while dealing with his recent bout of pneumonia. The singer fell at his […]

SHINEDOWN vocalist Brent Smith recently spoke with Jonathan Clarke of the New York City radio station Q104.3. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether any classic concept albums influenced the band’s latest album, the conceptual “Attention Attention”: Brent: “Obviously, PINK FLOYD‘s ‘The Wall’ is pretty significant in my brain. That’s the first kind of people I ever saw where an artist, a […]

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis was the featured guest on BBC‘s “The Rock Show With Johnnie Walker” during the “Rock God” segment. Davis picked Ozzy Osbourne and stated about his choice: “I love Ozzy. For one, he took us on our very first big arena tour. He presented me with my first gold record. He taught me a lot about the music business. He had me open up for […]

In a recent interview with Myglobalmind, Myles Kennedy — the acclaimed singer/songwriter known for his work with ALTER BRIDGE as well as SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS — was asked about his decision to perform a stripped-down version of IRON MAIDEN‘s “The Trooper” during his solo tour last year. He responded: “There wasn’t a lot of thinking about it. I recall being in […]

Tom Keifer has told Sonic Perspectives in a new interview that he has no plans to revisit any of his previously unreleased CINDERELLA song ideas for his current solo project. “The most leftover songs are from the first record,” Tom explained. “That is why they warn you about the sophomore jinx, because you spend your entire life writing for that first record. […]

VOLBEAT frontman Michael Poulsen spoke to Consequence Of Sound about the band’s history touring extensively as the support act for METALLICA, with whom the Danish/American rockers share management. “Having the offer from METALLICA to tour with them was a huge compliment,” Michael said. “First, you’re really high on getting the opportunity and getting picked out by METALLICA. After that, it’s about sharing that stage with METALLICA and being […]

IRON MAIDEN bassist Steve Harris spoke to SiriusXM‘s “Trunk Nation” about the band’s current setlist, which includes two Blaze Bayley-era songs,. Asked why was it important to the band to still play those songs even though Bruce Dickinson has been back in the band for so many years, Harris responded: “We’re doing ‘The Clansman’, which is from [1998’s] ‘Virtual XI’ [album], and we’re doing ‘Sign Of The Cross’, which is […]

L.A. GUNS frontman Phil Lewis has defended GRETA VAN FLEET over accusations that the Michigan rockers have ripped off LED ZEPPELIN. Despite the fact that GRETA VAN FLEET has managed to sell out shows all over the world, the four-piece has been criticized for channeling a sound uncannily similar to LED ZEPPELIN, with some music fans slamming singer Josh Kiszka for allegedly copy-and-pasting Robert Plant‘s vocal style. […]

Brian May, guitarist and co-founder of QUEEN, will induct DEF LEPPARD into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame at the 34th annual ceremony, which takes place tonight (March 29) at Brooklyn, New York’s Barclays Center. “It was a no-brainer for us,” singer Joe Elliott tells the New York Post of asking May to do the honors. “He’s always been an incredible supporter of the band […]

During an appearance on yesterday’s (Thursday, March 28) episode of “The Rich Eisen Show”, Duff McKagan was asked if he had an update on the upcoming GUNS N’ ROSES studio album that he and guitarist Slash had previously confirmed was in the works. “Do I have an update on it? No,” the bassist said (see video below). “I will say things are […]


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