SABATON bassist Pär Sundström was recently interviewed by Australia’s Sticks For Stones. The full chat can be heard below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On recent and upcoming tourmates AMON AMARTH: Pär: “We are great friends, and I like their music. We’ve toured together before, so even if there was a few
Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen was recently interviewed by Sweetwater‘s Nick Bowcott (former guitarist of GRIM REAPER). The full chat can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On his musical influences: Yngwie: “I listened to all those blues records. They were great — Clapton, John Mayall. Then eventually I heard GENESIS
In the new issue of Music Week magazine, Lars Ulrich addressed his comments in a 2012 SPIN interview in which he said that if METALLICA were to become the band everyone wants them be, it would kill them. “What I was attempting to say is that in the somewhat conservative corners of the hard rock
“Johnny Guitar”, the new video from KING’S X guitarist Ty Tabor, can be seen below. The song is taken from Tabor‘s upcoming solo album, “Alien Beans”, which will be released on January 12, 2018 via Rat Pak Records. “Alien Beans” is a double-disc album that features 10 new studio tracks and a “best-of” compilation disc.
On May 8, 2016, SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor performed a sold-out solo acoustic set at Koko in London, England. The full performance will be released for the first time to the public on December 18, 2017 at thecoreytaylor.com. Part one of the question-and-answer session, taken from “Live In London”, is available below.
Meltdown of Detroit’s WRIF radio station recently conducted an interview with PAPA ROACH frontman Jacoby Shaddix. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. Speaking about the recent suicide of LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington, Jacoby said: “I knew him quite well. I went out to dinner with him about a
“Out Of The Darkness”, a brand new song from WITHIN TEMPTATION frontwoman Sharon Den Adel‘s solo project, called MY INDIGO, can be streamed below. The track is taken from MY INDIGO‘s self-titled debut album, which will be released on April 20, 2018. The singer announced the new project’s existence via a video message on Facebook
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH guitarist Jason Hook was recently interviewed on MÖTLEY CRÜE and SIXX:A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx‘s syndicated rock radio show “Sixx Sense With Nikki Sixx”. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH continuing to use Canadian producer Kevin Churko, who
The influential Los Angeles-based heavy psych trio NEBULA will end its eight-year hiatus in 2018 and return to action with a new studio album and a series of European tour dates. Formed in 1997 by guitarist Eddie Glass and drummer Ruben Romano upon leaving FU MANCHU, NEBULA released its debut EP, “Let It Burn”, via
STONE TEMPLE PILOTS have released the official lyric video for their new single, “Meadow”. Check it out below. One-time “The X Factor” contestant Jeff Gutt made his live debut as STONE TEMPLE PILOTS‘ new vocalist during a SiriusXM special event on November 14 at the Troubadour nightclub in Los Angeles. “Meadow” was serviced to radio
Rob Halford of British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST has shared the letter his band received from the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame informing them that they failed to make the 2018 class of Rock Hall inductees. BON JOVI, DIRE STRAITS, THE MOODY BLUES, THE CARS and Nina Simone will all be inducted into
LINKIN PARK co-frontman Mike Shinoda told Billboard that the healing process for him and his bandmates is ongoing, five months after singer Chester Bennington‘s suicide. “Grief is a non-linear process,” he said. “It doesn’t have ‘stages’ that go in order, it has phases that come and go at random. Some people are having sad days,
Chicago experimental metallers THE ATLAS MOTH have unveiled a brand new music video for the title track of their upcoming fourth album, “Coma Noir”. The disc will be released on February 9, 2018 via Prosthetic Records. Guitarist/vocalist Stavros commented: “This is our third video collaboration with our close personal friend and co-conspirator, director Ryan Oliver.
“Without You”, a solo song from legendary rocker Rick Parfitt of STATUS QUO fame, can be streamed below. When the awful news broke on Christmas Eve 2016 that Parfitt had passed, fans around the world were devastated that one of rock’s most iconic performers had been silenced. However, unknown to almost anyone, Parfitt had, in
Before the symphonic black metal legends DIMMU BORGIR finally return to the spotlight with their highly anticipated ninth studio album in spring 2018, the Norwegians now unleash the re-releases of their early classics on vinyl. From their raw and ground-breaking debut 1994’s “For All Tid” to “Death Cult Armageddon”, which saw them hit No. 2