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MAX CAVALERA Talks 20th Anniversary Of SEPULTURA's 'Roots', Slams METALLICA's 'Lulu' Album

In a brand new interview with GigsAndFestivals.com, former SEPULTURA frontman Max Cavalera has confirmed and he will team up with brother and fellow ex-SEPULTURA member Igor Cavalera (drums) to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the band's classic album "Roots" by performing the LP in its entirety on an American tour later this year. He said: "We're trying to [make the tour happen]. We thought it would ...

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GLENN HUGHES Undergoes Dual Knee-Replacement Surgery, Reschedules U.S. Tour

Former DEEP PURPLE bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes has rescheduled his recently announced U.S. headline tour. The trek, which was originally set to begin on March 2 in San Jose, California, will now launch on August 9 in Annapolis, Maryland. The 64-year old icon underwent dual knee-replacement last month and delays in the recovery from those operations are the reason for the rescheduling of the tour. "I am so ...

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DEFTONES Frontman Explains 'Gore' Album Title, Cover Artwork

California-based rock band DEFTONES will release its eighth studio album, titled "Gore", on April 8 via Warner Bros. Records. The album was produced by Matt Hyde and DEFTONES. DEFTONES singer Chino Moreno told U.K.'s Kerrang! magazine about the new album title: "If you look at the title and the artwork, it's about a juxtaposition that, for me, is very beautiful. "I think DEFTONES have always flirted with dy ...

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DEFTONES Frontman Explains 'Gore' Album Title, Cover Artwork

California-based rock band DEFTONES will release its eighth studio album, titled "Gore", on April 8 via Warner Bros. Records. The album was produced by Matt Hyde and DEFTONES. DEFTONES singer Chino Moreno told U.K.'s Kerrang! magazine about the new album title: "If you look at the title and the artwork, it's about a juxtaposition that, for me, is very beautiful. "I think DEFTONES have always flirted with dy ...

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Releases Innovative Mobile App In Partnership With DISCIPLE MEDIA

Welsh metallers BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE have announced the launch of their interactive smartphone app through the industry-leading provider of direct-to-fan mobile apps Disciple Media. The app will launch during the band's biggest U.S. headlining tour to date, promising fans a unique glimpse of the life on the road. The band and their management, Raw Power Management, chose the Disciple Media mobile platfor ...

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HOLY GRAIL: 'Sudden Death' Video Released

The official video for "Sudden Death", a brand new song from the Los Angeles-based shred quintet HOLY GRAIL, can be streaseenmed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Times Of Pride And Peril", which is being released on February 12 via Prosthetic. Recorded with Grammy Award-winning producer John Spiker (TENACIOUS D, FILTER), "Times Of Pride And Peril" encompasses the rise and fall of an emp ...

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HOLY GRAIL: 'Sudden Death' Video Released

The official video for "Sudden Death", a brand new song from the Los Angeles-based shred quintet HOLY GRAIL, can be streaseenmed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Times Of Pride And Peril", which is being released on February 12 via Prosthetic. Recorded with Grammy Award-winning producer John Spiker (TENACIOUS D, FILTER), "Times Of Pride And Peril" encompasses the rise and fall of an emp ...

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ABORTED To Release 'Retrogore' Album In April

Belgium's gore-mongers ABORTED will release their ninth full-length album, "Retrogore", in April via Century Media. The CD's highly detailed artwork was masterfully crafted by Christopher Lovell. After delivering two seriously drenched and critically acclaimed albums in the form of "Global Flatline" (2012) and "The Necrotic Manifesto" (2014), ABORTED have returned to not only deliver another album jam-packe ...

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FEAR FACTORY To Perform Entire 'Demanufacture' Album On U.S. Tour; SOILWORK To Support

Los Angeles-based cyber metallers FEAR FACTORY will embark on a U.S. headlining tour next month. Support on the trek, which will see the band perform its classic second album "Demanufacture" in its entirety, will come from Swedish metallers SOILWORK. So far the following dates have been leaked: Mar. 24 - San Antonio, TX - The Korova Mar. 25 - Dallas, TX - Trees Mar. 26 - Houston, TX - Scout Bar Apr. 12 - Pi ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Manager Denies Pressuring AXL ROSE To Reunite Classic Lineup

Former GUNS N' ROSES manager Irving Azoff has denied that he tried to pressure the band's lead singer, Axl Rose, into reuniting the original lineup of the group, explaining that "nobody tells Axl to do anything." Rose was sued by Front Line Management in March 2010 for nearly $2 million dollars in unpaid commissions. The company filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles, claiming that Rose owed the company $1.9 millio ...

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