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Video: STEEL PANTHER Performs KANYE WEST Song In Wiesbaden

Fan-filmed video footage of STEEL PANTHER's March 26 performance in Wiesbaden, Germany can be seen below. STEEL PANTHER's current setlist includes the Los Angeles-based band's musical response to Kanye West following the rapper's unexpected appearance onstage this year's Grammy Awards. The track, in which STEEL PANTHER accuses West of sounding like everything from "hamster turds" to "a donkey fart," also re ...

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Early GUNS N' ROSES And POISON Manager VICKY HAMILTON To Release 'Appetite For Dysfunction' Memoir

Vicky Hamilton, who is best known for managing the early careers of GUNS N' ROSES and POISON, in addition to serving as a management consultant for MÖTLEY CRÜE, has launched a crowdfunding campaign for the release of her memoir, titled "Appetite For Dysfunction". Says Vicky: "I have been writing this book for seven years. While I was living it, I was as high as the bands I was working with. So in recounting ...

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QUIET RIOT's FRANKIE BANALI: KEVIN DUBROW 'Was My Biggest Asset And My Biggest Liability'

In a brand new interview with Bucks Local News, QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali was asked what changed his mind after he said in 2008 that the band was over following singer Kevin DuBrow's death. "Kevin, rest in peace, passed in November of 2007," Frankie responded. "After spending the greater part of my musical career sharing the world stage with Kevin for over 27 years, and what became a lifelong friend ...

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SEVENDUST Completes Recording Tenth Studio Album

SEVENDUST has finished recording its tenth studio album for a tentative July release. The CD was once again recorded at Architekt Music studios in Butler, New Jersey. In a recent interview with Loudwire, SEVENDUST guitarist John Connolly stated about the band's new material: "It's funny, you come out of acoustic world and immediately you're, like, 'All right, let's get metal again. Let's get heavy.'" He con ...

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MEGADETH: More CHRIS ADLER-Like Drum-Cam Footage From The Studio

Another 15-second video clip of an as-yet-unidentified drummer — believed to be Chris Adler (LAMB OF GOD) — laying down tracks for MEGADETH's new album can be seen below. A photo that was taken on March 19 of MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine and Adler having a discussion at what appeared to be a fast-food restaurant or a coffee shop was posted on Twitter by former MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE drummer Bob Bryar. As BLA ...

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EXODUS/SLAYER Guitarist GARY HOLT Talks About His Pedals (Video)

A three-minute video clip in which EXODUS and SLAYER guitarist Gary Holt talks about the pedals and effects he uses — which include Vortex Flanger, Shaker Vibrato and G-major 2 from TC Electronic — can be seen below. During an appearance at this past January's NAMM show in Anaheim, California, Holt unveiled his new signature model based on the ESP Eclipse. The Gary Holt signature models come in a high-end E ...

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OVERKILL Signs Worldwide Deal With NUCLEAR BLAST; New Box Set Due In The Fall

New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL have inked a new worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast Records. Previously signed to the label for Europe only, OVERKILL's first worldwide release on Nuclear Blast will be a special box set comprised of the band's entire back catalog, due out this fall. "OVERKILL is now a part of the Nuclear Blast family for the entire world," states OVERKILL manager John Finberg. "I ha ...

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HELMET's PAGE HAMILTON To Unveil Art Collection From Guitar Performance

On May 1, HELMET leader Page Hamilton will unveil an art collection from a new medium, guitar performance. Get information more information and see it before the release by signing up at www.pagehamiltonart.com. In a January 2012 interview, Hamilton stated about his musical upbringing: "I'm 51 years old and I've been playing for 35 years. I got a guitar when I was 17, and fell in love with it in hindsight. ...

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SLAYER's New Album To Feature One Song Recorded Before JEFF HANNEMAN's Death

SLAYER bassist/vocalist Tom Araya spoke to Revolver magazine about the progress of the recording sessions for the band's eleventh studio album, due later in the year. "We're in kind of the beginning stages of the finishing stages, if that makes any sense," he said. "We're doing the mixing and mastering now, but we still need to sit down and figure out the album title, the album cover, the song titles, and t ...

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LIMP BIZKIT Frontman: I Am 'Not ROBERT' DURST

LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst has posted a photo of him wearing a hooded sweatshirt with the words "Not Robert" written on the front. The picture apparently pokes fun at the fact that the venerable news organization the Associated Press recently confused the rap-rocker with Robert Durst, the wealthy real estate heir who is accused of murdering his friend Susan Berman in 2000 and who is the subject of the ...

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