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Genexus – FEAR FACTORY

As one metal's mightiest acts, FEAR FACTORY has also been one of its most embattled. We won't rehash the roundabout events of division between Burton C. Bell, Dino Cazares, Raymond Herrera and Christian Olde Wolbers, considered by most to be the band's definitive lineup. With only Bell and Cazares representing the revered team (and Cazares rejoining FEAR FACTORY in 2009 after departing himself for a while), ...

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VII: Sturm und Drang – LAMB OF GOD

A lot has happened in the LAMB OF GOD camp the past five years, the most intense events surrounding vocalist Randy Blythe. Consult the band's haunting "As the Palaces Burn" docufilm if you're not up to speed on Blythe's exoneration following his captivity in Prague following the death of a fan at a 2010 LAMB OF GOD show in the Czech Republic. John Campbell was forced to bow out for much of the band's 2013 t ...

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DISTURBED's DAVID DRAIMAN On 'Immortalized': 'I Just Want People To Walk Away Feeling Powerful'

After a four-year hiatus, Grammy Award-nominated, multiplatinum hard rock titans DISTURBED have announced their return with their sixth studio album, titled "Immortalized", to be released August 21 through Reprise Records. Lead single "The Vengeful One" is out now, along with the accompanying animated video from award-winning filmmaker Phil Mucci, and "Immortalized" is available for pre-order everywhere. Th ...

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BILL WARD: I'm Still Not Happy With The Bass-Drum Sound On BLACK SABBATH's 'Iron Man'

Former KNAC-FM personality Mike Stark recently conducted an interview with estranged BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward about Bill's new solo album, "Accountable Beasts". You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On why it's taken him so long to release the follow-up to his 1997 solo album "When The Bough Breaks": "It's not always easy. Let's get rid of th ...

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STEVEN TYLER To Release 'Love Is Your Name' Video On Friday

The official video for AEROSMITH singer Steven Tyler's first country single, "Love Is Your Name", will make its debut this coming Friday, July 3. The clip, which was filmed just outside Nashville, will be previewed on ABC's "Good Morning America" before it goes live online. "Love Is Your Name" recently landed at position No. 33 on Billboard's Country Airplay chart (dated May 30). The track, written by Linds ...

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KING DIAMOND: Video Footage Of San Bernardino Concert

Kanon Madness and Heavy Metal Greg have uploaded video footage of KING DIAMOND's June 27 performance at San Manuel Amphitheater in Devore, California as part of this year's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. Check it out below. "Dreams Of Horror", a 2xCD collection of KING DIAMOND songs, newly enhanced into ultimate editions by King Diamond and Andy La Rocque themselves, sold around 1,200 copies in the ...

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WARRANT's JERRY DIXON: JANI LANE's Death Was 'A Sad Ending To Something That Was Really Good'

In a brand new interview with Metal Sludge, WARRANT bassist Jerry Dixon spoke about the tragic passing of the band's former frontman Jani Lane, who suffered from "acute ethanol poisoning" when he died in August 2011 at a Comfort Inn motel room in Woodland Hills, California. The singer had battled alcoholism for years and also had a history of alcohol-related arrests. "That whole story was just a bad ending ...

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SLAYER: Video Footage Of 'Repentless' Performance From San Bernardino

Kanon Madness has uploaded video footage of SLAYER performing the title track of its forthcoming album, "Repentless", on June 27 at San Manuel Amphitheater in Devore, California. Check it out below. SLAYER's eleventh studio album, "Repentless", will be released on September 11 via Nuclear Blast. The CD's title track is now on sale digitally virtually everywhere, including on Amazon, iTunes and Google. "Repe ...

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KISS Guitarist TOMMY THAYER Doesn't Rule Out New Studio Album

Juan Destroyer of MariskalRock.com conducted an interview with KISS guitarist Tommy Thayer on June 22 in Madrid, Spain. You can now watch the chat below. Asked if there is a chance that KISS will make another studio album in the not-too-distant future, Thayer responded: "I hope so. But I can tell you that nothing's planned. But it doesn't necessarily mean that we won't do one either. I know that you've hear ...

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Report: AC/DC's Music To Be Made Available On Subscription Streaming Music Services

According to The New York Times, AC/DC's music will become available on a variety of subscription streaming music services as early as Tuesday (June 30), including Spotify, Rdio and Apple's new service, Apple Music. AC/DC's 25 albums became available on iTunes for the first time in November 2012. All tracks were mastered for iTunes, and fans have had the ability to download full albums or simply purchase th ...

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