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SAMMY HAGAR: Why MICHAEL ANTHONY Is My Favorite Guy To Party With

Guy Favazz of the St. Louis, Missouri radio station KSHE conducted an interview with legendary rocker Sammy Hagar before the former VAN HALEN frontman's July 19 "A Journey Through The History Of Rock" concert in the city. You can now watch the chat below. Hagar's backing band for the "A Journey Through The History Of Rock" tour includes Jason Bonham, son of the late LED ZEPPELIN drummer John Bonham, plus fo ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS Complete Recording New Album

According to The Pulse Of Radio, the SMASHING PUMPKINS announced plans to record two new albums and it looks like they're moving right along with their plans as Billy Corgan recently revealed the first album, "Monuments For An Elegy" featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE's Tommy Lee on drums, is done. Corgan told Loudwire: "So it's done now, 'Monuments For An Elegy', that is; and what a relief." The album still has to be m ...

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SCOTT WEILAND: 'I Wanna Make A Rock And Roll Record Again'

MSN Canada's Matt Schichter recently conducted an interview with former STONE TEMPLE PILOTS and VELVET REVOLVER singer Scott Weiland. You can now watch the chat at this location. Weiland's current tour with his solo band THE WILDABOUTS features him playing STP classics and select VELVET REVOLVER cuts alongside two songs from THE WILDABOUTS' forthcoming album, tentatively due in November. So far, seven songs ...

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COURTNEY LOVE Says KURT COBAIN Biopic Will Start Shooting Next Year

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Courtney Love recently revealed that a biopic on her late husband, Kurt Cobain, will go into production next year. No one has landed the lead role but Love has a few ideas on who could capture the essence of the former NIRVANA frontman. She told Inquirer Entertainment, "The biopic should start within the next year or so… I won't name names because I don't want to jinx it for ...

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JOE PERRY's Mystery Recording Session With PAUL MCCARTNEY

AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry has revealed to the Chicago Sun-Times that he "did a [recording] session with Paul McCartney a month and a half ago for a private thing." Perry added: "I met him once or twice [over the years] to say hello. To spend 6 or 8 hours in studio with him recording! He makes you feel like [you're recording with just another guy]. He just happens to be a motherfucking huge talent! Every ...

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'Millionaire' DAVE MUSTAINE Is 'Pissed Off' That He Has To Wait To Get Approval For CT Scan

Earlier this month, Cutter of Envision Radio Networks' "Hangar 19" podcast conducted an interview with MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. A couple of excerpts from the interview follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the songwriting process for MEGADETH's follow-up to last year's "Super Collider" album: Mustaine: "Believe it or not, I've been u ...

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TED NUGENT Slams Critics As 'Unclean Vermin' Who Are Upset By His 'Positive Energy'

Outspoken rocker Ted Nugent, who is known for causing a stir with his colorful comments, has slammed his critics as "unclean vermin" who are "upset by [his] positive energy." Earlier this week, it was reported that an Idaho Native American tribe had canceled one of Nugent's concerts because of the legendary guitarist's "racist and hate-filled remarks." "The Motor City Madman" was scheduled to perform for Co ...

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LOSTPROPHETS Singer IAN WATKINS Loses Bid To Reduce Sentence For Child-Abuse Crimes

According to BBC News, former LOSTPROPHETS frontman Ian Watkins' appeal to have his prison sentence reduced was denied. Watkins was sentenced to 29 years in prison for child-abuse crimes, including the attempted rape of an 11-month-old baby. The appeal judges in Cardiff stated that the offenses were "of such shocking depravity that they demanded a lengthy prison sentence." Commenting on Watkins' case, the l ...

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Heavy Metal Youngsters UNLOCKING THE TRUTH Get Judge's Approval To Sign SONY Deal

According to the New York Daily News, UNLOCKING THE TRUTH — the heavy metal band from Flatbush, Brooklyn made up of three African American boys, 13-year-old guitarist Malcolm Brickhouse, 13-year-old bassist Alec Atkins and 12-year-old drummer Jarad Dawkins — got permission from a New York judge on Tuesday (July 22) to sign a multi-album deal with Sony. The musicians needed the judge's approval because they ...

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METALLICA: Official Footage Of Warsaw Concert

METALLICA's official YouTube channel Metallica TV has been updated with fly-on-the-wall footage shot by a MetOnTour.com reporter on July 11 in Warsaw, Poland. The 26-minute clip includes footage of bassist Robert Trujillo, guitarist Kirk Hammett and drummer Lars Ulrich in the Met Club meet-and-greet, warming up in the Tuning Room and "For Whom The Bell Tolls" and "The Call Of Ktulu" from the show. The band' ...

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