Pat and Dan of "The Shred Shack" on MyWCWP 89.7FM recently conducted an interview with guitarist Wolf Hoffmann of German/American metallers ACCEPT. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On ACCEPT's latest album, "Blind Rage": Wolf: "I think it's another typical old-school record by ACCEPT, and it's getting a great response. I ...Read more ›
Guitarist/vocalist Adam "Nergal" Darski of Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH spoke to UK's Metal Hammer magazine about the group's May 2014 tour of Russia which was cut short when he and his bandmates were ordered to leave the country after allegedly violating Russia's visa regulations. "Russia definitely was an important in our… in ['The Satanist'] album cycle and also in the band's career, because, after ...Read more ›
Japanese pop-metal group BABYMETAL will release the "Live At Budokan: Red Night & Black Night Apocalypse" DVD/Blu-ray on January 7, 2015. The set will contain the band's Nippon Budokan performances from March 2014 when the three BABYMETAL singers/dancers became the youngest artists to ever appear at the famed venue. A new four-minute trailer for "Live At Budokan: Red Night & Black Night Apocalypse" ...Read more ›
According to TVLine, former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach has laid down vocals on a song for ABC's upcoming musical comedy "Galavant". The series is part fairytale, part Broadway musical that follows a dashing hero, Galavant (Joshua Sasse), who loses the love of his life, Madalena (Mallory Jansen), to the evil King Richard (Timothy Omundson) and must take revenge to restore his "happily ever after." Bach's ...Read more ›
GODSMACK singer Sully Erna, who made his acting debut last year in a low-budget horror film called "Army Of The Damned", tells Artisan News that he doesn't delude himself into believing that he will automatically be treated like a superstar by the acting world. "I think any actor will tell you that there's always work to be done, and I'm certainly still young at this and learning as I go along," Erna said ( ...Read more ›
Fan-filmed video footage of ARCH ENEMY performing the song "My Apocalypse" on December 14 at Z7 in Pratteln, Switzerland can be seen below. ARCH ENEMY last month parted ways with guitarist Nick Cordle and replaced him with Jeff Loomis (ex-NEVERMORE). Loomis is making his live debut with ARCH ENEMY on the band's European tour, which kicked off on November 26. Said Loomis: "I'm very excited to be playing with ...Read more ›
GUNS N' ROSES' BUMBLEFOOT To Focus On His Solo Career: 'I've Tried To Do Both, And It's Been Really Difficult'
GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal says that he is focusing on his solo career after spending eight years playing in the Axl Rose-fronted band. Thal, who is putting the finishing touches on his next solo album, held a press event on Friday, December 12 at The Good Room in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York, where he gave attendees a taste of the upcoming CD. Speaking to Jo Schüftan of Horns Up Rocks! ...Read more ›
The second behind-the-scenes clip from the making of the video for "Face Everything And Rise", the new single from Californian rockers PAPA ROACH, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's eighth full-length album, "F.E.A.R.", which will be released on January 27, 2015 via Eleven Seven Music). The new disc was recorded in Las Vegas, taking the band out of their Sacramento, California home base fo ...Read more ›
CORROSION OF CONFORMITY drummer Reed Mullin has revealed more details about the band's plans to reunite with its onetime guitarist and vocalist Pepper Keenan in 2015 to record a new studio album and embark on a tour. Keenan, who has been focusing on DOWN in recent years, is still considered to be a member of CORROSION OF CONFORMITY but was not involved in the reunion of C.O.C.'s "Animosity" lineup, which wa ...Read more ›
Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist CHRIS BRODERICK On DAVE MUSTAINE: He 'Knows What He Wants, And He's Very Decisive'
On October 9, Argentinean rock journalist Lucas H. Gordon conducted an interview with former MEGADETH guitarist Chris Broderick at T.J. Martell Foundation's Rock 'N' Bowl tournament at the PINZ Bowling Center in Studio City, California. You can now watch the chat below. (Note: The interview was conducted roughly six weeks before Broderick and drummer Shawn Drover announced their departures from MEGADETH.) A ...Read more ›