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MOTÖRHEAD's LEMMY Apologizes To São Paulo Fans For Missing MONSTERS OF ROCK Festival

MOTÖRHEAD frontman Lemmy Kilmister has released a video message apologizing to the band's fans in São Paulo, Brazil for the cancelation of the group's appearance at the Monsters Of Rock festival. Said Lemmy: "Hello, São Paulo. I'm really sorry I missed the show. I got a stomach bug and was throwing up. So it's not much fun. I couldn't do it. But we are playing in Curitiba, Porto Alegre, Buenos Aires and San ...

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SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR Says 'Killpop' Single Deals With His Love-Hate Relationship With Music Industry

In a brand new interview with the WGRD 97.9 FM radio station in Grand Rapids, Michigan, SLIPKNOT singer Corey Taylor spoke about "Killpop", the third single from the band's latest album, ".5: The Gray Chapter". "You know, what's funny [is] over the last few weeks, I've really gotten everyone's interpretation of what that song means to them, and it's nowhere near what I wrote about," he said. "So it's kind o ...

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EVANESCENCE Confirmed For OZZFEST JAPAN

EVANESCENCE has been confirmed for Ozzfest Japan, the first major international music festival to ever travel to Japan, which will return to Makuhari Messe Arena (just outside of Tokyo) Saturday, November 21 and Sunday, November 22. The two-day event, which will feature more than 22 performers, will be headlined by two Ozzfest veterans: festival namesake OZZY OSBOURNE (who will perform as Ozzy & Friends ...

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Video: DUFF MCKAGAN As FAITH NO MORE's 'Gimp' Character

Former GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan reportedly appeared as FAITH NO MORE's Gimp character during the second Los Angeles show of the Mike Patton-fronted band's current North American tour. The FAITH NO MORE vocalist joked from the stage that McKagan was the Gimp on Thursday night, April 23 at at the Wiltern, and Duff tweeted a photo of himself dressed as the Gimp. The Gimp character has been accompanyi ...

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Video: METALLICA's 'Seek & Destroy' Gets 'Hillbillified' By STEVE'N'SEAGULLS

Finnish band STEVE 'N' SEAGULLS, which made headlines in 2014 by releasing its dueling banjo-standup-bass-washboard-and-more take on the IRON MAIDEN classic "The Trooper", has released a video for its cover version of METALLICA's "Seek & Destroy". Check it out below. What became a genuine international viral phenomenon actually started out on a farm in central Finland; in a barn, to be precise... There, ...

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Video: MARTY FRIEDMAN Talks To Argentina's CN23 About His ÁSTOR PIAZZOLLA Tribute

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman teamed up with Argentine tango-jazz act ESCALANDRUM to pay tribute to Argentine tango composer, bandoneon player and arranger Ástor Piazzolla on April 9 at the Usina del Arte’s Sala Sinfónica in Buenos Aires. The concert featured such songs as "Tangueria", "Vayamos Al Diablo", "Oblivion", "Adiós Nonino", "Libertango" and Friedman's own "Undertow". Video footage of Ma ...

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DANZIG's 'Legacy' Special Can Now Be Streamed For $9.99

Legendary frontman Glenn Danzig (DANZIG, MISFITS, SAMHAIN) has released the long-awaited "Danzig Legacy" TV special, produced and directed by Mark Brooks (Adult Swim's "Metalocalypse") and Evilive Records. A 50-minute showcase with appearances by former MISFITS guitarist Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein, PRONG mainman Tommy Victor and Steve Zing, the special — which was was filmed in May 2012 in Glendale, Ca ...

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CHUCK BILLY Says Forthcoming TESTAMENT Album 'Is Definitely A Thrash Record'

Vocalist Chuck Billy of San Francisco Bay Area metal veterans TESTAMENT was interviewed on the March 27-29 edition of Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show. You can now listen to the chat using the Podbean widget below. A couple of excerpts follow. Full Metal Jackie: Chuck, how are you progressing with the new album and how much do TESTAMENT songs generally change over the course of the creat ...

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SLAYER: Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of New Orleans Concert

RockShowTrader.com has uploaded video footage of SLAYER's April 26 performance at the Civic Theatre in New Orleans, Lousiana. Check it out below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. World Painted Blood 02. Postmortem 03. Hate Worldwide 04. Die By The Sword 05. Chemical Warfare 06. War Ensemble 07. Mandatory Suicide 08. Necrophiliac 09. Spill The Blood 10. Hell Awaits 11. At Dawn They Sleep 12. Altar Of S ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS' New York City Concert To Be Streamed On YAHOO!; More Dates Announced

As they wrap up their current sold-out tour, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS have announced more dates this fall, kicking off September 15 at the House of Blues in Cleveland, Ohio. Tickets go on sale to the public May 1, but a special pre-sale begins Wednesday, April 28 at 10:00 a.m. local time. There will be a limited number of VIP tickets available that include a meet-and-greet with the band. $1 per ticket will be do ...

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