Empyre sign with Kscope

EMPYRE have signed with Kscope! Since emerging and causing a stir with 2019’s debut album, Self Aware, the UK rock band have taken the next step in their career through signing with prestigious…

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Jamie Lenman announces new album ‘The Atheist’

JAMIE LENMAN has announced a new album! Titled The Atheist, the upcoming album from the alternative/indie-pop songwriter is the follow-up to 2020’s King Of Clubs, and is scheduled to be released in November…

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W.A.S.P.'s BLACKIE LAWLESS: Stage Production For Upcoming 40th-Anniversary Tour Will Be Like A 'Dark Carnival'

During an appearance on a recent episode of “The Ron Keel Podcast”, W.A.S.P. leader Blackie Lawless spoke about what fans can expect to see on the band’s upcoming 40th-anniversary tour. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): “Well, in ’86 we did a record called ‘Inside The Electric Circus’. A…

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HARLEY FLANAGAN Says JOHN JOSEPH Will No Longer Be Able To Use CRO-MAGS JM Name: 'The Charade And Confusion Is Over'

CRO-MAGS founder Harley Flanagan says that his former bandmate John Joseph McGowan will no longer be able to use the CRO-MAGS JM name to promote his live shows.
As part of a settlement between Flanagan and Joseph filed on September 30 at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York,…

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SKID ROW's RACHEL BOLAN Says Decision To Fire Singer ZP THEART Wasn't Taken Lightly: It Was 'Really Hard'

SKID ROW bassist Rachel Bolan says that it was “a really hard decision” to part ways with singer ZP Theart and replace him with ex-H.E.A.T. frontman Erik Grönwall.
Theart, a former member of DRAGONFORCE, who hooked up with SKID ROW in 2016 following the departure of Tony Harnell (TNT, STARBREAKER),…

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ROB HALFORD, SLASH, JOHN TEMPESTA, TRACII GUNS And Others Donate Items For KITTEN RESCUE's 'Fur Ball' Charity Auction

Metal never rests, and neither does Los Angeles’s Kitten Rescue. To help raise funds for the group’s lifesaving rescue efforts, rockers have come together donating items for the group’s charity auction. Items available include JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford’s autographed HISS t-shirt and Full Moon…

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Ripped To Shreds release new song ‘Violent Compulsion For Conquest’

RIPPED TO SHREDS have released a brand new song! The new song, titled Violent Compulsion For Conquest, is taken from the Bay Area-based death metal band’s upcoming album 劇變 (Jubian), which is…

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BLACK SABBATH: 'Sabotage'-Era 'Rock Iconz' Statues Coming From KnuckleBonz

KnuckleBonz has announced its team of artists is well into production on a new officially licensed, limited-edition BLACK SABBATH set of hand-cast and painted collectible statues. These Rock Iconz statues are created featuring the band from a moment in performance history during their 1975 “Sabotage…

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Epiphone joins forces with Joe Bonamassa yet again for elegant, well-appointed signature 1962 ES-335 guitar

Based on the 1962 Gibson ES-335 Bonamassa used on his debut album, this Epiphone is armed with a pair of Gibson Burstbucker pickups

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Karg announce new album ‘Resignation’

KARG have announced a new album! Titled Resignation, the upcoming album from the Austrian post-black metal band is the follow-up to 2020’s Traktat (and 2021’s EP Resilienz), and is scheduled to be released in November…

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