Interviews

Earlier this week, AC/DC released “Shot In The Dark”, the first single from the band’s long-awaited comeback album, “Power Up”, which is due on November 13. The follow-up to 2014’s “Rock Or Bust” features AC/DC‘s reunited lineup of Brian Johnson (vocals), Phil Rudd (drums), Cliff Williams (bass), Angus Young (guitar) and Stevie Young (guitar). Johnson and Williams both left in 2016 for health reasons; and Rudd was sidelined in 2015 with various legal issues. Brian told NFL Network‘s “Good Morning Football” about […]

In a new interview with Alicia Atout, original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley was asked if there is anybody in the world of rock and roll that he hasn’t met that he would still like to meet. He responded (see video below): “I’ve met just about everybody. I’ve been in this business for over 45 years, and I’ve met most of […]

The 50th anniversary of “Paranoid”, the second studio album by the legendary British heavy metal band BLACK SABBATH, is being celebrated with a 5-LP/4CD edition, released today (Friday, October 9), featuring the vinyl debut of two 1970 concerts. To mark the “Paranoid: Super Deluxe Edition” release, SABBATH drummer Bill Ward took to his social media to write: “In 1969 and 1970 my musical […]

PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS, the band featuring MOTÖRHEAD guitarist Phil Campbell alongside his sons Todd, Dane and Tyla, plus vocalist Neil Starr, will release its new album, “We’re The Bastards”, on November 13 via Nuclear Blast. The official music video for the latest single from the disc, the title track, can be seen below. Starr says: “It’s definitely great to know that we have an […]

Former VAN HALEN members Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony paid tribute to Eddie Van Halen on Thursday (October 8) at Hagar‘s annual birthday bash, which was moved to Catalina Island in California due to the coronavirus pandemic. Prior to launching into a rendition of the VAN HALEN classic “Right Now” with the rest of THE CIRCLE band, Hagar led the audience in a moment of silence as they stood quietly for 20 […]

MEGADETH bassist spoke to Sydney Taylor of the “Metal From The Inside” podcast about the progress of the songwriting and recording sessions for the band’s follow-up to 2016’s “Dystopia” album. He said (hear audio below): “It’s been long [laughs] — it’s been a long process. It’s interesting that in hindsight, it’s all part of the story. And an album is just that […]

CHEVELLE has uploaded video footage of the band in the studio writing what it says is “the last song” for its upcoming album. Last year, CHEVELLE vocalist/guitarist Pete Loeffler said that he wrote “about 25 songs” for the band’s next disc, but that only eight had been recorded at that point at Joe’s House Of Compression studio in Pasadena, California with producer Joe […]

Legendary rockers AEROSMITH spent most of the past year in Las Vegas as part of their ongoing “Deuces Are Wild” residency at Park Theater at Park MGM. The band has now released an “End Of 2019” sizzle reel, along with the following statement from frontman Steven Tyler: “Vegas… Thank you for an amazing year! If you thought 2019 was hot, […]

Mike Portnoy says that he would “love” to make music with John Petrucci again. The drummer commented on the possibility of working with his former bandmate in DREAM THEATER just a couple of weeks after Portnoy took to his social media to upload two photos of him and the DREAM THEATER guitarist, along with their respective families, at what appeared to be the Christmas […]

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 […]


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